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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....
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   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....
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   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....
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   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....
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   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....
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   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 ....
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   Blind spots and unintended consequences of the 14 economists’ Policy Insight
VoxEU - Vox Talks
11-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/blind-spots-and-unintended-consequences-14-economists-policy-insight

The recently published CEPR Policy Insight by a team of French and German economists proposes a package of reforms to make progress on risk sharing and risk reduction in the euro area. This column, which forms part of VoxEU's Euro Area Reform debate, argues that while many of the package’s ....
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   The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund: Time for a reset
VoxEU - Vox Talks
11-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/european-globalisation-adjustment-fund-time-reset

It is only in the last decade that the EU has had an active policy to reintegrate workers who lost their jobs as a result of globalisation, through the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund. This column assesses the performance of the Fund and makes three recommendations to improve its effectivenes....
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   How information frictions affect trade and price patterns
VoxEU - Vox Talks
11-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/how-information-frictions-affect-trade-and-price-patterns

Flows of information, though critical for the efficient functioning of markets, are often limited in reality, potentially distorting trade flows and price patterns. This column uses the transatlantic telegraph connection of 1866 to explore how changes in information frictions affected cotton markets....
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   Non-performing loans and the credit allocation mechanism
VoxEU - Vox Talks
12-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/non-performing-loans-and-credit-allocation-mechanism

It has recently been argued that high non-performing loan stocks can limit banks’ lending ability, and thus impair the effectiveness of monetary policy. This column questions this claim and argues for a more nuanced view. It points to the lack of a serious theoretical analysis of the relationship ....
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   Financial inclusion: Drivers and real effects
VoxEU - Vox Talks
12-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/financial-inclusion-drivers-and-real-effects

Research has shown that financial inclusion is closely linked to economic development and growth. However, more work is needed to establish the magnitude and channels of this effect and to pinpoint the types of financial services that have a stronger payoff without threatening financial stability. T....
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   The leverage ratio as a macroprudential policy instrument
VoxEU - Vox Talks
12-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/leverage-ratio-macroprudential-policy-instrument

The leverage ratio requirement should supplement microprudential the risk-based capital requirements framework to serve as a backstop that ensures sufficient levels of equity in banks. However, the 3% level for this ratio should not be treated as the end-goal, as recent research on optimal capital l....
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   Learning by exporting in global value chains
VoxEU - Vox Talks
13-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/learning-exporting-global-value-chains

Participation in global value chains provides emerging economies with opportunities for fast-track development and technological upgrading. This column argues that countries need to diversify their exports into knowledge-intensive products and services that generate high value added to make the most....
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   EMU: Liquidity of solvent member states more important than fiscal stabilisation
VoxEU - Vox Talks
13-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/emu-liquidity-solvent-member-states-more-important-fiscal-stabilisation

The smooth functioning of the EMU requires risk sharing. This column, which joins VoxEU's Euro Area Reform debate, argues, however, that its best use is not in the support of fiscal expansion in recession countries, but in ensuring the liquidity of solvent sovereigns under market pressure. Giving t....
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   Wage returns to schooling and early work experience
VoxEU - Vox Talks
14-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/wage-returns-schooling-and-early-work-experience

An important determinant of wages is how much human capital one possesses. This column considers the effect of schooling and early career work experience on later life wages, and whether these effects have changed across recent cohorts of men in the US. It finds that the returns to an additional yea....
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   Joint ventures and technology transfer in China
VoxEU - Vox Talks
15-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/joint-ventures-and-technology-transfer-china

China’s government mandates that foreign investors in certain industries form joint ventures with a domestic Chinese partner. The column uses a dataset accounting for all joint ventures in China from 1998 to 2007 to show that this policy is successful in its aim of encouraging technology transfer ....
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   The dollar-euro exchange rate, 2016-2018
VoxEU - Vox Talks
4-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/dollar-euro-exchange-rate-2016-2018

It was generally expected that the new US administration’s economic policies would lead to an appreciation of the US dollar. Yet the opposite has happened. This column argues that a large part of the fluctuations of the US dollar against the euro since the election of President Trump can be tied t....
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   A trade war will increase average tariffs by 32 percentage points
VoxEU - Vox Talks
5-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/trade-war-will-increase-average-tariffs-32-percentage-points

There are growing signs that a trade war is possible, and that the multilateral trading system may not be able to prevent it. This column asks what would happen with tariffs around the world if countries were to move from cooperative tariff setting within the WTO to non-cooperative tariff setting ou....
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   The crux of disagreement on euro area reform
VoxEU - Vox Talks
5-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/crux-disagreement-euro-area-reform

A recent report by a group of French and German economists proposed a set of reforms to improve euro area’s financial stability, political cohesion, and potential for delivering prosperity to its citizens. This column, which joins VoxEU's Euro Area Reform debate, discusses some specific aspects o....
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   Loan valuations in the age of expected loss provisioning
VoxEU - Vox Talks
6-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/loan-valuations-age-expected-loss-provisioning

The shift from incurred to expected loss provisioning under IFRS 9 is one of the most important changes in the history of financial reporting of banks, and materially alters the way banks value loans and calculate credit loss provisions. This column outlines the major changes and associated implemen....
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   The economic impacts of immigration to the UK
VoxEU - Vox Talks
6-Apr-2018
https://voxeu.org/article/economic-impacts-immigration-uk

Much public and policy concern has focused on the distributional impacts of immigration – in particular, potential negative impacts on employment and wages for low-skilled workers. This column summarises evidence and draws conclusions from the now considerable literature on the impact of migration....
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