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  • Service offshoring and export experience | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Trade in services is important but difficult to measure. This column introduces a new dataset that...

  • Trade and innovation | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    International trade is a key determinant of firm profitability and survival, so it is natural to...

  • A policy framework for achieving negative emissions | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    In order to limit global climate change, the world may eventually need to remove more carbon...

  • Let me work from home, or I will find another job | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Employers in the US are grappling with whether and how to bring employees back to the...

  • The effects of currency strength on international trade | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The strength of the US dollar in currency markets has drawn the attention of researchers, policymakers,...

  • The impact of fundamentals and promotion policy on trade invoicing | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The US dollar has a dominant role in currency invoicing of global trade, covering around 40%...

  • A macroprudential framework for non-bank financial intermediation | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The policy framework developed so far on non-bank financial intermediation has been based mainly on microprudential tools,...

  • Central bank digital currency for the UK | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Central banks across the world are starting to experiment with digital currencies. This column summarises the...

  • A new dataset to better understand homelessness in the US | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Data on the US homeless population are sorely lacking, leaving key questions about their number, deprivation...

  • Competition from online platforms and the impoverishment of newspapers | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Newspapers advertising revenues have declined steadily over the past decades due to competition from online platforms....

  • The mental health effects of same-sex marriage legalisation | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Same-sex marriage was legalised in the Netherlands in 2001. This column shows that this legislation improved...

  • Invoicing currency choices by Japanese overseas subsidiaries | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The currency a firm chooses to invoice in reveals lessons on the prominence of that currency...

  • Does economics do enough race-related research? | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Imran Rasul tells Tim Phillips about new research that shows the fraction of published economics research...

  • How crowds affect the performance of discriminated groups | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Racism in football returned to the headlines recently following racial abuse of England players on social...

  • The merits of in-kind settlements for environmental violations | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Every year in the US around 5,000 cases are brought against defendants for violating federal environmental...

  • The impacts of the shift to telemedicine | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The use of telemedicine rose sharply under the COVID-19 pandemic, and in the coming years we...

  • Reforming the macroprudential regulatory architecture in the US | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    That a shock the size of the Covid-19 pandemic would trigger distress in financial markets is...

  • The aftermath of sovereign debt crises | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    There is little consensus on the macroeconomic impacts of sovereign debt crises, despite the regularity of...

  • The Great Migration and civil rights | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    More than 4 million African Americans moved from the South to the North of the United...

  • Monetary policy in Latin America and the Caribbean during COVID-19 | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The ‘right’ monetary policy response to COVID-19 has depended on any number of factors for central...

  • The Covid-19 lockdown trade-off in low- and middle-income countries | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    There has been ongoing debate over what type of lockdowns are warranted to counter Covid-19 and...

  • The long-run effects of pandemics on inflation | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    How did past major pandemics affect inflation dynamics? This column estimates the long-run effects of pandemics...

  • Foreign investment, European integration, and the Single Market | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Do different economic integration arrangements vary in terms of their capacity to attract foreign direct investment?...

  • Dating business cycles in France | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Identifying the peaks and troughs of recessionary episodes helps economists to understand the conditions surrounding crises....

  • How businesses are surviving Covid-19 | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    As the economy locked down in March 2020, businesses across the UK struggled to operate. And...

  • The ECB’s new monetary policy strategy | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The outcome of the long-awaited second review of the ECB’s monetary policy strategy was communicated by...

  • A cure for Friday morning fever | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    People everywhere sometimes pretend to be sick on a Friday because a day off work means...

  • How boards and shareholders design CEO pay – and where they disagree | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    How CEO pay is set has been studied extensively, but most theoretical models do not capture...

  • Container shipping and US business cycle fluctuations | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    An essential feature of the globalisation of the economy since the 1990s has been the growing...

  • The effects of the US-China trade war on firms’ vacancy postings | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Tariffs are often advertised as an effective tool to protect or even create jobs in specific...

  • Marriage market sorting, labour market sorting, and inequality | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    While progress in closing gender gaps has been made, women around the world still earn less...

  • Moving from a poor economy to a rich one: The role of migrant job tasks | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    What are the gains for workers from moving from a poor economy to a rich one?...

  • Inflationary pressures: Likely temporary but challenging for policy design | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Global inflation has rebounded from last year’s lows faster and sooner than after any previous global...

  • Carbon pricing and relocation: Evidence from Dutch industry | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Pricing carbon and placing a tax on industrial emissions could be a centrepiece of national climate...

  • Institutional design and the quality and behaviour of government officials | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    There are many ways to select and retain public officials in representative democracies, and considerable variation...

  • Populism and Covid-19 | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Many analysts expected Covid-19 to expose the contradictions of ‘populist’ politicians and cited various reasons for...

  • Climate change will unevenly impact the European financial system | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Climate change will impact those parts of the financial system most exposed to its disruptive effects....

  • Monetary policy and the exchange rate under fiscal distress | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Textbook models predict that a monetary policy tightening should lift the exchange rate. Yet the empirical...

  • Resuscitating multilateral trade cooperation: A new eBook | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Rising geopolitical and geoeconomic tensions among major trade powers are undermining the rules-based multilateral trade order. A...

  • Understanding the opioid epidemic: When innovation fails | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Over 90,000 Americans died from opioids in the year ending November 2020, bringing the death total...

  • Rebooting Multilateral Trade Cooperation: Perspectives from China and Europe | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Joint leadership by China and the EU to establish a balanced work programme spanning old and new issues...

  • How not to disengage from a conflict: Evidence from Afghanistan | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Previous research in economics has focused on the causes of conflict, while the ending of military interventions...

  • The race between vaccine rollout and new COVID variants | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Variants of the virus causing COVID-19 account for a large part of the resurgence of infections...

  • Anywhere jobs and the future of work | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The Covid pandemic has helped to loosen the binds that previously tied a job to a...

  • Estimating the economic impact of climate change from weather variation | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    If economists are going to be able to offer clear guidance about the appropriate ambition of...

  • Epidemic exposure, fintech adoption, and the digital divide | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Although epidemics are frequently cited as inducing changes in economic behaviour and accelerating technological and behavioural...

  • What makes children lie? | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    If some kids lie a little, and some lie a lot, is that just the way...

  • Divergence in bankruptcy law across advanced and developing economies | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    The economic shock triggered by Covid-19 shut down thousands of businesses and cost millions of workers their...

  • Integrating climate change into the financial stability framework | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Financial stability is at the core of central banking. This column assesses the various risks to...

  • Central bank digital currency: The battle for the soul of the financial system | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

    Central banks are thinking about whether they should substitute publicly issued digital currency for the bank-issued...