Category: Economic Growth

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Economic Growth

The flattening yield curve

The current flattening of the US yield curve: the result of trade policy, FOMC policy or much ado about nothing?

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Economists on Russia

De Grauwe, Milanovic, Piketty and al. on Russia’s economic future and inequality.

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Technology shocks and spillovers

Which countries benefit from technology spillovers.

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Repairing fiscal multipliers

Two new research papers on how to correct the high estimates of fiscal multipliers in New-Keynesian models at the zero bound.

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Warning signs from the US economy

The uncertainty indexes have shot up and the yield curve is flattening. Is the US heading towards a recession?

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The return of the zombies

Empirical regularities between the growing incidence of zombie firms and declining interest rates.

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The scandals

Two scandals have damaged the World Bank’s reputation and led to the resignation of its Chief Economist, Paul Romer.

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Thinking outside the box…

…about productivity.

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Fragile global growth

As 2018 begins the global economy is gathering speed but not all of the news is good.

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Views on 2018

Is the global economy on solid ground?

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