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   The Economics of Instability: An Abstract of an Excerpt
Levy Economic Institute
16-Apr-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2562

The dominant postwar tradition in economics assumes the utility maximization of economic agents drives markets toward stable equilibrium positions. In such a world there should be no endogenous asset bubbles and untenable levels of private indebtedness.....
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   "America First" and Financial Stability
Levy Economic Institute
16-Apr-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2563

A conference organized by the Levy Economics Institute of Bard CollegeThe proceedings include the 2017 conference program, transcripts of keynote speakers' remarks, synopses of the panel sessions, and biographies of the participants.....
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   Public Service Employment: A Path to Full Employment
Levy Economic Institute
17-Apr-2018
http://www.levyinstitute.org/publications/?docid=2564

Despite reports of a healthy US labor market, millions of Americans remain unemployed and underemployed, or have simply given up looking for work. It is a problem that plagues our economy in good times and in bad-there are never enough jobs available for all who want to work.....
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   BRICS to Play a Leading Role in Driving Future Global Economic Growth
INET Economics
20-Apr-2018
//www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/brics-to-play-a-leading-role-in-driving-future-global-economic-growth

This post is part of an INET series on BRICS and the global economy. The series is written by authors of the New Development Ba....
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   The impact of the Brexit vote on European Capital Markets Union
VoxEU - Recent
18-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/impact-brexit-vote-european-capital-markets-union

The Brexit vote was a clear setback in the effort to integrate European capital markets. It slowed down the implementation of the Capital Markets Union agenda to avoid pre-empting the Brexit negotiations, and risks an inefficient break-up in the activities of clearing houses that deal in euro-denomi....
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   Higher growth needed in Latin America and the Caribbean
VoxEU - Recent
19-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/higher-growth-needed-latin-america-and-caribbean

The rate of economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean in coming years is predicted to be below that of the rest of the world and substantially below that of the fast-growing countries of emerging Asia. This column looks at the drivers behind these growth gaps. To converge more rapidly to hi....
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   The role of the ECB in the reform proposals in CEPR Policy Insight 91
VoxEU - Recent
19-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/role-ecb-reform-proposals-cepr-policy-insight-91

One criticism of the recent CEPR Policy Insight on euro area reform is its supposed silence on the role of the ECB. In this column,  which we add to VoxEU's Euro Area Reform debate, two of the authors of the Policy Insight argue that the reforms proposed in it actually have significant implication....
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   Barriers to trade in services reduce multinational production
VoxEU - Recent
19-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/barriers-trade-services-reduce-multinational-production

Multinational enterprises that produce goods rely on services to organise their value chain, so barriers to investment in services are likely to affect their production. The column uses a new and comprehensive OECD database to measure the share of services in the exports of multinational enterprises....
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   Gaining competitiveness through trade credit
VoxEU - Recent
20-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/gaining-competitiveness-through-trade-credit

Firms have responded to increased competitive pressures due to globalisation in various ways. This column suggests another margin of adjustment – provision of trade credit. It shows that extending trade credit attenuates the price response to increased competition. Ignoring the trade credit channe....
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   International transmission of monetary policy via banks
VoxEU - Recent
20-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/international-transmission-monetary-policy-banks

The channels through which one country’s monetary policy affects the international economy are still not that well understood. This column presents findings from latest project of the International Banking Research Network, which reveal that monetary policy spillover effects via bank lending are s....
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   Marx and modern microeconomics
VoxEU - Recent
21-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/marx-and-modern-microeconomics

Few economists doubt that Marx flunked economics, a judgement mostly based on his labour theory of value. But this column argues that Marx’s representation of the power relationship between capital and labour in the firm is an essential insight for understanding and improving modern capitalism. In....
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   Winners and losers from rising American inequality
VoxEU - Recent
21-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/winners-and-losers-rising-american-inequality

The increase in US income inequality since 1970 largely reflects gains made by households in the top 20% of the income distribution. The framework presented in this column shows that households outside of this group have suffered significant losses from forgone consumption, measured relative to a sc....
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   How communication technologies shape firm organisation and productivity
VoxEU - Recent
22-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/how-communication-technologies-shape-firm-organisation-and-productivity

Research has shown that lower communication costs can act as a centralising force, prompting workers tend to rely more on the help of others and to specialise on a narrower set of tasks. This column reveals how reduced travel times resulting from a new high-speed rail transport in France fostered fu....
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   Media and resistance against authoritarian regimes
VoxEU - Recent
22-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/media-and-resistance-against-authoritarian-regimes

During WWII the BBC was actively engaged in fostering opposition to the German occupation throughout Europe. This column uses data on variations in radio signal strength during the war to analyse the role played by the BBC’s “Radio Londra” programmein civilian and partisan resistance against ....
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   The impact of the Brexit vote on European Capital Markets Union
VoxEU - Vox Talks
18-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/impact-brexit-vote-european-capital-markets-union

The Brexit vote was a clear setback in the effort to integrate European capital markets. It slowed down the implementation of the Capital Markets Union agenda to avoid pre-empting the Brexit negotiations, and risks an inefficient break-up in the activities of clearing houses that deal in euro-denomi....
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   Higher growth needed in Latin America and the Caribbean
VoxEU - Vox Talks
19-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/higher-growth-needed-latin-america-and-caribbean

The rate of economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean in coming years is predicted to be below that of the rest of the world and substantially below that of the fast-growing countries of emerging Asia. This column looks at the drivers behind these growth gaps. To converge more rapidly to hi....
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   The role of the ECB in the reform proposals in CEPR Policy Insight 91
VoxEU - Vox Talks
19-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/role-ecb-reform-proposals-cepr-policy-insight-91

One criticism of the recent CEPR Policy Insight on euro area reform is its supposed silence on the role of the ECB. In this column,  which we add to VoxEU's Euro Area Reform debate, two of the authors of the Policy Insight argue that the reforms proposed in it actually have significant implication....
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   Barriers to trade in services reduce multinational production
VoxEU - Vox Talks
19-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/barriers-trade-services-reduce-multinational-production

Multinational enterprises that produce goods rely on services to organise their value chain, so barriers to investment in services are likely to affect their production. The column uses a new and comprehensive OECD database to measure the share of services in the exports of multinational enterprises....
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   Gaining competitiveness through trade credit
VoxEU - Vox Talks
20-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/gaining-competitiveness-through-trade-credit

Firms have responded to increased competitive pressures due to globalisation in various ways. This column suggests another margin of adjustment – provision of trade credit. It shows that extending trade credit attenuates the price response to increased competition. Ignoring the trade credit channe....
Read More
   International transmission of monetary policy via banks
VoxEU - Vox Talks
20-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/international-transmission-monetary-policy-banks

The channels through which one country’s monetary policy affects the international economy are still not that well understood. This column presents findings from latest project of the International Banking Research Network, which reveal that monetary policy spillover effects via bank lending are s....
Read More
   Marx and modern microeconomics
VoxEU - Vox Talks
21-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/marx-and-modern-microeconomics

Few economists doubt that Marx flunked economics, a judgement mostly based on his labour theory of value. But this column argues that Marx’s representation of the power relationship between capital and labour in the firm is an essential insight for understanding and improving modern capitalism. In....
Read More
   Winners and losers from rising American inequality
VoxEU - Vox Talks
21-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/winners-and-losers-rising-american-inequality

The increase in US income inequality since 1970 largely reflects gains made by households in the top 20% of the income distribution. The framework presented in this column shows that households outside of this group have suffered significant losses from forgone consumption, measured relative to a sc....
Read More
   How communication technologies shape firm organisation and productivity
VoxEU - Vox Talks
22-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/how-communication-technologies-shape-firm-organisation-and-productivity

Research has shown that lower communication costs can act as a centralising force, prompting workers tend to rely more on the help of others and to specialise on a narrower set of tasks. This column reveals how reduced travel times resulting from a new high-speed rail transport in France fostered fu....
Read More
   Media and resistance against authoritarian regimes
VoxEU - Vox Talks
22-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/media-and-resistance-against-authoritarian-regimes

During WWII the BBC was actively engaged in fostering opposition to the German occupation throughout Europe. This column uses data on variations in radio signal strength during the war to analyse the role played by the BBC’s “Radio Londra” programmein civilian and partisan resistance against ....
Read More
   The Globalization Backlash Paradox
Project-Syndicate
16-Apr-2018
https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/globalization-backlash-financial-integration-risks-by-arvind-subramanian-2018-04

Today, the very countries that have spent 70 years building multilateral institutions and establishing global trade rules are busy undermining them. In this context, the absence of even a whiff of protest against financial integration demands explanation.

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