Bookmarks (288)

  • The economics of Brexit: A new eBook | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    What has Brexit meant for the UK economy? Six years on from the referendum, and over...

  • A green industrial revolution is coming | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Pressing social and environmental concerns are leading many to question the usefulness of economic growth. This...

  • Land speculation, booms, and busts with endogenous phase transitions | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Standard macro models with rational expectations struggle to explain the 2008 global crisis. This column provides...

  • Ukraine’s deepening population challenge | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    War lowers income by reducing the size of the population and reducing total factor productivity through...

  • Commercial policies and regulations now fragment the digital economy | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The last inventory of digital economy policies was published in 2018. Since then, officials have gone...

  • Fiscal policy staying the course in troubled times | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The war in Ukraine has clouded the near-term economic outlook. However, the European Fiscal Board concludes that current...

  • State ownership and corporate leverage | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Political economy is an important source of distortions in financial markets. For example, state ownership may...

  • Crypto currencies and digital money: Taking stock | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The crash in crypto currency valuations may trigger a radical reassessment. But, just as excessive hype...

  • Social pressure in football matches | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Our behaviours are highly influenced by social pressure. This column takes as a natural experiment the...

  • Bitcoin isn’t much of a macro hedge | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Bitcoin is often sold as protection against adverse macroeconomic outcomes. This column argues that this depiction...

  • Inflation and Europe’s public finances | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Recorded live at CEPR Paris Symposium 2022: What are the consequences of an extended period of...

  • Real-time food price inflation in Germany | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Unprecedented events, including the Covid-19 pandemic and the Russian invasion of Ukraine, have boosted the demand...

  • The logic behind Australia’s news media bargaining code | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Australia’s news media bargaining code has been successful in achieving the single objective set for it: to...

  • Dale Jorgenson: Investment, growth accounting, and economic measurement | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Dale Jorgenson, who passed away in June 2022, was a central contributor to a wide range...

  • Temporary work contracts and female labour market outcomes | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Little is known about the effects of being a temporary contract holder on young workers’ subsequent...

  • Spending effects of fiscal transfers in a pandemic | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Similar to many other government policies around the world, Germany's fiscal response to the Covid-19 pandemic...

  • The Economics of Brexit | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The latest CEPR ebook investigates the impact of Brexit so far on the economies of the...

  • The Economics of Brexit: What Have We Learned? | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    This eBook, produced by VoxEU/CEPR and UK in a Changing Europe, brings together leading academic researchers on...

  • The consequences of war for the EU | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Recorded live at CEPR Paris Symposium 2022. What are the long-term consequences of the conflict in...

  • Past and present inflation are more similar than you think | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Housing inflation in the US before 1983 was measured in a way that made the Consumer...

  • The short-term impact of war on economic activity in Ukraine | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The war in Ukraine has severely limited the ability to gather statistical information and assess the...

  • Banks and their interest rate risk sensitivity | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Interest rate risks on banks’ balance sheets represent a relevant financial stability concern with a view to...

  • The ability gradient in tax responsiveness | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    How does people’s ability influence their taxpaying behavior? This column links administrative tax and military enlistment...

  • Technology and local state capacity | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Studies show that investing in a government’s capacity to collect tax revenues is beneficial for economic...

  • The role for monetary policy in the green transition | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Central banks are increasingly being called upon to engage in climate change issues, not only in...

  • Why climate change is relevant for monetary policy | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    While the implications of climate change for financial stability and prudential supervision are widely recognised, those...

  • Socially responsible divestment | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Responsible investing has become an increasingly popular practice, with the blanket exclusion of ‘brown’ industries –...

  • Searching for ‘optimal’ sanctions on Russia | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Import tariffs on Russian exports are an important tool available to the international coalition of sanctioning...

  • Piketty on equality | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Recorded live at CEPR Paris Symposium 2022: Thomas Piketty’s short new book promises A brief history...

  • Combating climate change: The role of female managers | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Given the scale of climate risks, achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 represents an urgent priority. This column...

  • Patent publication and innovation | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Patents seek to trade off the benefits to the inventor of exclusivity with the social benefits...

  • Women in early modern academia: A Catholic phenomenon | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Academia has seen remarkable progress in gender equality over the last 50 years, but has yet...

  • Revisiting the anticompetitive effects of common ownership | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The rise of common ownership of publicly traded companies has important implications for competition in product...

  • Insights on distributive politics from a new way to measure aridity | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Economic studies of drought episodes typically use rainfall as a proxy for water scarcity, yet this...

  • The sobering story of the website that attempted to bring unemployment down | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    A large literature documents the positive effects of experiments aiming to alleviate the informational and behavioural...

  • Western sanctions on Russia are working, an energy embargo now is a costly distraction | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The path to an EU embargo on Russian energy has now been agreed, but with an...

  • For climate economics, preferences can and should be treated as endogenous | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    In economic analysis, preferences are usually assumed to be fixed. This column analyses the impacts of...

  • The foster care-to-prison pipeline | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    There is a well-documented correlation between foster care and crime, but little evidence on the long-term...

  • How demand shocks propagate through an input-output network | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Previous studies report the propagation of shocks via supply chains from downstream, but little is known...

  • A new era in the economics of fertility | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    As fertility rates have declined in high-income countries, the cross-country relationship between women’s labour supply and...

  • Learning-by-doing and productivity growth among high-skilled workers | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Learning-by-doing is believed to be a major source of economic growth, human capital, and comparative advantage,...

  • Male and female voices in economics | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    We know women are under-represented in economics. But if male economists are more comfortable expressing a...

  • Restarting Ukraine’s agricultural exports | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Russia has imposed a naval blockade on Ukraine, suffocating the country’s agricultural exports. The last time...

  • The fear of technology-driven unemployment and its empirical base | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    New technologies may replace human labour, but can simultaneously create jobs if workers are needed to...

  • Central banks, climate change, and economic efficiency | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Market imperfections strongly influence the volume of greenhouse gas emissions, which is a key driver of...

  • Fostering soft skills in active labour market programmes | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Active labour market programmes typically target hard skills, yet soft skills are also important determinants of...

  • Global supply chains rattled by winds of war | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The Russian invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent sanctions imposed on Russia are adding strains to...

  • Prospects for UK economic growth | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The May 2022 CfM survey asked the members of its UK panel to forecast the prospects...

  • Financial stability at the ‘climate Minsky point’ | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Central banks have begun integrating climate-related risks into their financial stability assessments, but estimating risks to...

  • The Sound and the Fury in Ukraine | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The war in Ukraine is having immediate and stark humanitarian and economic impacts, yet its long-term...