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The Phillips curve is alive in the euro area!

The Phillips curve lives in Europe! First, we confirm, using simple models and testing different cycle indicators, the existence of ...
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/ Monetary Policy

Populism: economics or culture?

The economic argument By studying a model with two ethnic groups, three goods and three skill levels, we have identified ...
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/ Macro

Machine learning and financial crises

Can machine learning predict financial crises? Predicting systemic financial crises has been elusive. It is however a key input for ...
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/ Tech

Is demography destiny?

Population projections In June 2019 the UN published the World Population Prospects 2019. Some of the highlights include: From an ...
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/ Demographics

Lobbying and the economy

Lobbying and productivity Huneeus and Kim study the endogeneity between firms’ lobbying expenditure and their size. They find that: A ...
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/ Macro

Cyber risk and regulation

Recent stats on cyber attacks Cyber attacks and financial stability A cyber attack can affect financial stability when: A major ...
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/ Tech

Corporate debt in the US

Is there too much business debt? In the US, nonfinancial corporate debt is at a fifty year high ratio to ...
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/ Financial Markets

Facebook’s Libra

A strong case against Libra One might well ask: What is Facebook’s business model, and why do so many seem ...
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/ Tech

The IFS Deaton Review

The goal of the IFS Deaton Review We will also think about how we might address concerns about inequality and ...
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/ New Economic Initiatives

Optimal currency area and the EMU

Does Europe look like an optimal currency area? Barry Eichengreen argues that after the introduction of the Euro: Positive supply ...
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/ Macro

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