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  • The Right to Energy & Carbon Tax: A Game Changer in IndiaINET Economics
    June 10, 2019

    This piece was originally submitted to Ideas for India (I4I), an economic and policy portal run by the India Program of the International Growth Centre (IGC).

    Climate scientists have pressed the panic button......

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  • What Lehman Brothers Tells Us About American CapitalismINET Economics
    June 10, 2019

    Lehman Brothers played a pivotal role in the 2008 financial crisis, but long before that it was at the center of an American economy that moved from slavery to industry to finance. In his English-language adaptation of Stefano Massini’s play
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  • Backstage: Making the most of climate modellingBruegel - Publications
    June 6, 2019

    Bruegel senior fellow Georg Zachmann interviews Massimo Tavoni, professor at the Politecnico di Milano and director of EIEE, on the purpose of climate and energy models, what they can deliver and what are the most recent developments in their formulation......

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  • Volume of retail trade down by 0.4% in euro areaEuroStat - Statistics Release
    June 5, 2019

    In April 2019 compared with March 2019, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade decreased by 0.4% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.3% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In March 2019, the retail trade volume remained unchanged in t.....

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  • Industrial producer prices down by 0.3% in euro areaEuroStat - Statistics Release
    June 5, 2019

    In April 2019, compared with March 2019, industrial producer prices fell by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and remained unchanged in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In March 2019, prices decreased by 0.1% in the euro area and remained uncha.....

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  • GDP up by 0.4% and employment up by 0.3% in the euro areaEuroStat - Statistics Release
    June 6, 2019

    GDP growth in the euro area and EU28 Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.4% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.5% in the EU28 during the first quarter of 2019, compared with the previous quarter, according to an estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the fourth .....

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  • The Right to Energy & Carbon Tax: A Game Changer in IndiaINET Economics
    June 10, 2019

    This piece was originally submitted to Ideas for India (I4I), an economic and policy portal run by the India Program of the International Growth Centre (IGC).

    Climate scientists have pressed the panic button......

    Read more →

  • What Lehman Brothers Tells Us About American CapitalismINET Economics
    June 10, 2019

    Lehman Brothers played a pivotal role in the 2008 financial crisis, but long before that it was at the center of an American economy that moved from slavery to industry to finance. In his English-language adaptation of Stefano Massini’s play
    Read more →
  • Too crowded bets on “7” for USDCNY could be dangerousBruegel - Blogs
    June 6, 2019

    The Chinese yuan has been under pressure in recent days due to the slowing economy and, more importantly, the escalating trade war with the US. While the Peoples Bank of China has never said it will safeguard the dollar-yuan exchange rate against any particular level, many analysts have treated '7' .....

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  • Techies, trade, and skill-biased productivityVoxEU - Vox Talks
    January 23, 2019

    Economists have studied the nexus between labour demand, globalisation, and technology adoption for decades, but quantifying the relative importance of these factors is challenging. Using firm-level data from France, this column proposes a new measure of productivity based on the number of workers .....

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  • The impact of regularising migrant workersVoxEU - Vox Talks
    January 24, 2019

    Legalisation of immigrant workers is a simple policy to implement and can be very effective in reducing undeclared labour, yet economists know relatively little about how host economies are affected. This column analyses Italy's largest ever legalisation to examine how the policy affects firms’ .....

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  • Negative interest rate policy and the bank lending channelVoxEU - Vox Talks
    January 24, 2019

    Several central banks implemented negative policy rates in response to the financial crisis, but there is little consensus on the overall effect of this policy. This column examines the transmission of policy rates to bank lending rates, focusing on the case of Sweden. While the first two cuts in ne.....

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