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  • An empirical analysis of budgetary follow-up in the EU | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Macroeconomic projections are an essential building block of any budgetary plan. This column studies the one-year-ahead...

  • Reckoning with the growing demand for long-term care | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Declining fertility rates and longer life expectancies are producing an ageing global population. This column investigates...

  • Learning the hard way. The effect of conflict on education | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The war in Ukraine is destroying the educational opportunities of young people. Research from a conflict...

  • Monopsony makes firms not only small but also unproductive | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Differences in labour market outcomes between East and West Germany persist, 30 years after reunification. Using...

  • Effects of an embargo on Russian gas | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The April 2022 CfM survey asked members of its European panel to assess the effects of...

  • The education–innovation gap | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Higher education programmes are essential for innovation and economic growth. This column introduces the education–innovation gap,...

  • Consumption effects of mortgage payment holidays during Covid-19 | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Mortgage payment holidays were introduced in the UK March 2020 to help households who might have...

  • Rising cereal prices and political violence in the croplands of Africa | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    We tend to associate rioting and mass protest with cities, but a surge in agricultural commodity...

  • A new perspective on Chinese agricultural development | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    A pessimistic view of Chinese agriculture development is based on a Malthusian trap, characterised by diminishing...

  • Energy sanctions: IGM Forum survey | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues and many call for a strengthening of sanctions, an alternative...

  • Russian invasion tests EU economic resilience | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led the European Commission to revise its EU growth outlook downwards,...

  • Impacts of firm global value chain participation on productivity | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Participation in global value chains is commonly seen as an important driver of productivity growth. This...

  • The impact of institutions on innovation | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    A large part of the world operates under oligarchic and authoritarian regimes, where access to economic...

  • The food crisis has no respect for borders | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    This week António Guterres, secretary-general of the UN, warned that the war in Ukraine would tip...

  • Remote wages in a globalised labour market | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Web-based job platforms that match employers and workers around the world to trade tasks which are...

  • Measuring robot quality | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    A large literature explores the implications of the introduction of robots into the workplace for the...

  • Russia’s e-commerce trade in the aftermath of the 2022 invasion | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Whether economic sanctions against Russia have real effects has been increasingly called into question. This column...

  • The long-run effects of climate change on the corporate sector | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The question of whether firms are able to adapt to a changing climate is central to...

  • Using historical newspaper data to deal with measurement error | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Researchers typically collect newspaper-based data for use as outcome, treatment, or control variables in statistical analysis. This column argues that data generated...

  • Understanding the unemployment and welfare effects of the China shock | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Concerns about international trade have grown, as recent studies document a negative effect of Chinese import...

  • Identifying monetary policy shocks | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The recent surge in inflation has put central banks back into the spotlight. This column proposes a...

  • Manager pay: Size matters, and so does monopoly | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Since the 1980s, the pay of superstar workers has increased sharply, closely linked to the performance...

  • Is the road to hell paved with good intentions? Budget projections that miss the mark | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Member states supply budgetary projections as part of EU Stability and Convergence Programmes. How good are...

  • Political power and market power: Evidence from mergers | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Industry concentration leads to increased market power, but can it also lead to increased political power?...

  • Sanctions and the exchange rate | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Despite an increasing number of sanctions imposed on the Russian economy since its invasion of Ukraine...

  • The surprising benefits of voting for change | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Voters often face a key choice between continuity and change. But does voting for change –...

  • The long-run impacts of court-ordered desegregation | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Many US school districts are currently weighing policies to improve racial integration in public schools. This...

  • Assortative mating and the wealth inequality debate | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The literature on assortative mating has largely focused on whether children of wealthy parents tend to...

  • American treasure and the decline of Spain | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Spain was one of the world’s richest countries around 1500. Two centuries later, it was a...

  • What can helicopter money do? | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    If you're going to drop lots of money from a helicopter, what will happen to the...

  • Analysing cost-push inflation using world input-output tables | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The rise of global value chains has led to a greater use of input-output tables to...

  • Algorithmic stablecoins and devaluation risk | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    On 10 May 2022, the price of TerraUSD, an algorithmic stablecoin operating on the Terra blockchain, fell and it...

  • A central bank view of reforming Europe’s fiscal framework | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The economic landscape has changed dramatically since the European fiscal rules were designed some 30 years...

  • Seizures of foreign exchange reserves will not weaken the dollar’s role as dominant reserve currency | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Recent sanctions imposed by the US on Russia have called into question the US dollar’s dominant...

  • Rank effects in education | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    A burgeoning literature on rank effects in education has found that students who are highly ranked in their...

  • Skill-biased production makes high-skill workers more efficient in rich countries | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    How does the productivity of different types of workers vary across countries? This column uses micro...

  • The effect of China’s two-child policy on household savings | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    China’s high household savings rate remains a puzzle, with potential explanations including demographic, policy, and financial...

  • Shocks, international trade, and diversification | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Trade in goods has rebounded quickly from the pandemic, while trade in services has not. This...

  • Implications of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine for its value chains | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The trade disruptions resulting from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have revealed the vulnerabilities of relying on...

  • Taxes and labour mobility: Why lowering income tax rates might not be a winning strategy | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    It is not only countries but also sub-national jurisdictions such as states that compete for high-income taxpayers....

  • A Blueprint for the Reconstruction of Ukraine. Rapid Response Economics 1 | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The first of CEPR’s Rapid Response Economics series spells out a proposal to ensure that the...

  • Unaccounted long-term health cost of wars on wartime children | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The Russian invasion of Ukraine has forced millions of Ukrainian children to leave their schools and...

  • Intergenerational costs of allocating refugees randomly | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Existing research on the integration of refugees has focused on the impact on the refugees themselves....

  • The matching between workers and jobs explains productivity differentials across firms | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Recent research has highlighted the contribution that managerial decisions make to firms’ productivity. This column uses a...

  • Explaining the disappointing trade effects of regional trade agreements | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    What can explain the small or even negative effects of regional trade agreements on trade? Using...

  • European recessions and Native American conflict | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Recessions in Europe often pushed Europeans to migrate to the US in search of better economic...

  • Campaign finance rules and their effects on election outcomes | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Democracies around the world have instituted reforms to level their electoral playing fields. This column studies the...

  • Learning about inflation expectations from the data | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Inflation has surged to historic levels around the globe. Designing the correct policy responses requires a...

  • Getting more out of policing in the US | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    In the wake of widely publicised instances of police misconduct, calls to defund the police have...

  • How remote collaboration impacts innovation | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Face-to-face interactions are critical for the cross-fertilisation of ideas. Yet, the share of geographically distributed teams...