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New and noteworthy books in economics (June)

Disrupted Economic Relationships - Disasters, Sanctions, Dissolutions Authors: Tibor Besedeš and Volker Nitsch - Georgia Institute of Technology, Darmstadt University ...
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/ Books

Economic red flags

Potential recession triggers Trade wars with China and other countries, along with restrictions on migration, foreign direct investment, and technology ...
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/ Economic Growth

In favor of QE

Endogenous QE can overcome the ZLB Sims and Wu developed a quantitative DSGE framework to systematically evaluate three different types ...
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/ Monetary Policy

The new currency manipulators

Germany and Italy suspected for "currency manipulation"! In May 2019 the Treasury published its currency manipulation report. The Treasury puts ...
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/ International Economics

Mini-BOTs

What is a mini-BOT? The current Italian government, last year, put forth a parallel currency proposal the so-called mini-BOT.  According ...
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/ Macro

On foreign direct investments

The decline of FDI FDI flows fell by 27% in 2018 and by 16% in 2017; Foreign capital inflows to ...
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/ International Economics

Trade in intermediates, inequality and public policy

The connection between low productivity, inequality and public policy Brookings and the Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership conducted a ...
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/ Inequality

“Laffering”*

Does the Laffer curve exist? We have no idea what the Laffer curve looks like, let alone where the peak ...
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/ Macro

Looking back at the Irish and Greek crises

On Ireland [T]he Troika programme did not cause Ireland’s austerity; it eased it. Ninety per cent of the job losses ...
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/ Eurozone

CBDC: where do we stand

Central Bank Digital Currency might not undermine financial stability Brunnermeier and Niepelt develop a framework for the analysis of monetary ...
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/ Tech

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