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   Social Policy in Mexico and Argentina
Levy Economic Institute
29-Jan-2019
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2602

This paper is a comparison between two programs implemented to combat poverty in Latin America: Prospera (Prosper) in Mexico and Asignaci n Universal por Hijo (Universal Assignment for Child) in Argentina. The first section offers a review of the emergence of the welfare state, examining economic an....
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   It Pays to Study for the Right Job: Exploring the Causes and Consequences of Education-Occupation Job Mismatch
Levy Economic Institute
5-Feb-2019
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2603

With the rapid increase in educational attainment, technological change, and greater job specialization, decisions regarding human capital investment are no longer exclusively about the quantity of education, but rather the type of education to obtain. The skills and knowledge acquired in specific f....
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   Economic Planning under Capitalism: The New Deal and Postwar France Experiments
Levy Economic Institute
6-Feb-2019
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2604

By the beginning of the 20th century, the possibility and efficacy of economic planning was believed to have been proven by totalitarian experiments in Germany, the Soviet Union, and, to a lesser degree, Fascist Italy; however, the possibilities and limitations of planning in capitalist democracies ....
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   Induced Shifting Involvements and Cycles of Growth and Distribution
Levy Economic Institute
27-Feb-2019
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2605

The paper builds on the concept of (shifting) involvements, originally proposed by AlbertHirschman (2002 [1982]). However, unlike Hirschman, the concept is framed in class terms.....
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   Fighting for Gender Equality in Economics Is Not Nearly Enough
INET Economics
28-Feb-2019
//www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/fighting-for-gender-equality-in-economics-is-not-nearly-enough

This post represents the authors’ own opinions and not that of any organization with which they are affiliated.

The problem of discrimination against women and minorities concerns virtually all academic fiel....
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   Do Real Estate Markets Make Our Cities Less Livable?
INET Economics
3-Mar-2019
//www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/do-real-estate-markets-make-our-cities-less-livable

Economics Editor Aaron Freedman talks to Samuel Stein, a geography PhD candidate at the City University of New York Graduate Center and an Urban Studies instructor at Hunter College, about his new boo....
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   Why We Need the Knightian Uncertainty Hypothesis
INET Economics
4-Mar-2019
//www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/why-we-need-the-knightian-uncertainty-hypothesis

INET’s new Knightian Uncertainty Economics (KUE) program is led by Roman Frydman. F....
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   Joan Robinson, the Rational Rebel
INET Economics
4-Mar-2019
//www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/joan-robinson-the-rational-rebel

Joan Robinson (1903-1983) was destined to be a rebel.

Her father was Sir Fredrick Maurice, who ended his military career by publicly accusing British Prime Minister David Lloyd George of lying about the strength of the Army on World War I’s Western Fr....
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   Economic Consequences of the U.S. Convict Labor System
INET Economics
7-Mar-2019
//www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/the-lasting-harm-of-convict-labor

While labor coercion in agricultural and preindustrial economies is well-studied, few papers address the effects of coercive institutions in an industrial setting (Naidu and Yuchtman, 2013). The most common form of labor coercion in modern times is convict lab....
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   Why We Need Diversity and Pluralism in Economics
INET Economics
8-Mar-2019
//www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/perspectives-on-diversity-and-pluralism-in-economics

In a series of interviews—part of our larger series "Diversity and Pluralism in Economics: Problems and Solutions"&m....
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   Diversity and Excellence: Not A Zero Sum Game
INET Economics
10-Mar-2019
//www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/diversity-and-excellence-not-a-zero-sum-game

The lack of pluralism of economic theories and methodologies has been a problem for a long time, but it became particularly obvious in the wake of the global financial crisis. A decade later, there is still much to be done to open up spaces for al....
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   Why Economists Failed as “Experts”—and How to Make Them Matter Again
INET Economics
11-Mar-2019
//www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/why-economists-failed-as-experts-and-how-to-make-them-matter-again

"I think people in this country have had enough of experts."
-Michael Gove

Michael Gove, winner of the Brexit referendum (though loser in the game of politics, having failed to become leader of his party, and so, ma....
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   Better Labor Standards Must Underpin the Future of Work
INET Economics
13-Mar-2019
//www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/better-labor-standards-must-underpin-the-future-of-work

In recent decades, there has been a systematic underappreciation of the human impact of rapid economic change, whether due to technology or policy liberalization, in the priorities of national economic policy and the corresponding international institutional a....
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   Populism, Trump, and the Future of Democracy
INET Economics
14-Mar-2019
//www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/populism-trump-and-the-future-of-democracy

These are dangerous times for democracy. Russia, Turkey, Hungary, Poland, and other places that once offered democratic hope are now, in varying degrees, falling into authoritarianism. Democracy is also in trouble in sturdier places.

In the United State....
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   Contribution to Growth: The European Digital Single Market
Bruegel - Publications
12-Feb-2019
http://bruegel.org/2019/02/contribution-to-growth-the-european-digital-single-market/

Numerous legislative measures have been initiated or enacted in support of the overall achievement of a Digital Single Market (DSM). This in-depth analysis provides a brief stock-taking of what has been achieved in economic terms, of what remains to be done, and of candidate initiatives for the next....
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   Deep Focus: Developing Europe’s digital single market
Bruegel - Publications
12-Feb-2019
http://bruegel.org/2019/02/deep-focus-developing-europes-digital-single-market/

Bruegel senior fellow J. Scott Marcus joins Sean Gibson for this episode of Deep Focus on the 'The Sound of Economics', elaborating on a Bruegel study for the European Parliament into the progress made with the Commission's Digital Single Market Strategy since 2015.....
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   Greening monetary policy
Bruegel - Publications
19-Feb-2019
http://bruegel.org/2019/02/greening-monetary-policy/

The author proposes a tilting approach to steer the allocation of the Eurosystem’s assets and collateral towards low-carbon sectors, which would reduce the cost of capital for these sectors relative to high-carbon sectors. Central banks have already started to look at climate-related risks in the ....
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   Director’s Cut: Balancing free trade with national security interests
Bruegel - Publications
19-Feb-2019
http://bruegel.org/2019/02/directors-cut-balancing-free-trade-with-national-security-interests/

In this episode of Director's Cut, Stephanie Segal of CSIS joins Bruegel's Guntram Wolff and Maria Demertzis for a conversation about the tension between free trade and national security issues, and the emerging threats to multilateralism.....
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   Deep Focus: A greener monetary policy approach for the ECB
Bruegel - Publications
21-Feb-2019
http://bruegel.org/2019/02/deep-focus-a-greener-monetary-policy-approach-for-the-ecb/

Bruegel fellow Dirk Schoenmaker walks Sean Gibson and 'The Sound of Economics' listeners through his latest working paper, focusing on how to make monetary policy in Europe more climate-friendly....
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   Backstage: The next decade of European energy transition
Bruegel - Publications
26-Feb-2019
http://bruegel.org/2019/02/bruegel-backstage-the-next-decade-of-european-energy-transition/

This episode of 'The Sound of Economics' features Bruegel research fellow Simone Tagliapietra in conversation with Sir Philip Lowe and Alberto Pototschnig about the progress of the European energy transition as we prepare to enter the third decade of the 21st century. ....
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   Backstage: Reforming the European asylum system
Bruegel - Publications
7-Mar-2019
http://bruegel.org/2019/03/backstage-reforming-european-asylum-system/

This episode of 'The Sound of Economics' features Bruegel visiting fellow Elina Ribakova in conversation with Marc-Olivier Padis and Jean-Paul Tran Thiet about the reform of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS).....
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   Director’s Cut: The case for a legislative remedy for recessions
Bruegel - Publications
12-Mar-2019
http://bruegel.org/2019/03/directors-cut-the-case-for-a-legislative-remedy-for-recessions/

Bruegel's Maria Demertzis welcomes Yale Law School professor Yair Listokin to this Director's Cut of 'The Sound of Economics', to discuss how law might be deployed as a macroeconomic tool to counter financial crisis.....
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   Towards EU-MENA shared prosperity
Bruegel - Publications
14-Mar-2019
http://bruegel.org/2019/03/towards-eu-mena-shared-prosperity-2/

This joint publication collects the papers produced as part of the third collaboration between Bruegel and the Policy Center for the New South (PCNS). Within the theme “Towards EU-MENA Shared Prosperity”, the two organisations launched a “Platform for Advanced & Emerging Economies Policy ....
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   The European Union’s response to the trade crisis
Bruegel - Publications
14-Mar-2019
http://bruegel.org/2019/03/the-european-unions-response-to-the-trade-crisis/

The global trading system is under attack on various fronts. In this Policy Contribution, the authors examine the root causes of the current problems, develop good and bad scenarios for what could happen next, and provide recommendations for how the EU should respond. ....
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   The European Union must change its supervisory architecture to fight money laundering
Bruegel - Blogs
26-Feb-2019
http://bruegel.org/2019/02/the-european-union-must-change-its-supervisory-architecture-to-fight-money-laundering/

Money laundering scandals at EU banks have become pervasive. The authors here detail the weaknesses the current AML architecture's fundamental weaknesses and propose a new framework. ....
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