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"The cost of living crisis is very apparent in the latest forecasts published by the OECD. This column identifies structural reforms, including raising in-kind family benefits and reducing the labour-income tax wedge, that tend to boost _...Read More_
"The cost of living crisis is very apparent in the latest forecasts published by the OECD. This column identifies structural reforms, including raising in-kind family benefits and reducing the labour-income tax wedge, that tend to boost _...Read More_
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>"The war in Ukraine has clouded the near-term economic outlook. However, the European Fiscal Board concludes that current policy plans for 2023 amount to a broadly appropriate fiscal stance for the euro area as a whole. A moderate _...Read More_
>"The war in Ukraine has clouded the near-term economic outlook. However, the European Fiscal Board concludes that current policy plans for 2023 amount to a broadly appropriate fiscal stance for the euro area as a whole. A moderate _...Read More_
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"Import tariffs on Russian exports are an important tool available to the international coalition of sanctioning countries (the ‘Allies’). This column analyses the optimal sanctions in terms of the scope of sectors targeted, the magnitude _...Read More_
"Import tariffs on Russian exports are an important tool available to the international coalition of sanctioning countries (the ‘Allies’). This column analyses the optimal sanctions in terms of the scope of sectors targeted, the magnitude _...Read More_
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>"Market imperfections strongly influence the volume of greenhouse gas emissions, which is a key driver of climate change. While governments should lead _...Read More_
>"Market imperfections strongly influence the volume of greenhouse gas emissions, which is a key driver of climate change. While governments should lead _...Read More_
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"Previous studies report the propagation of shocks via supply chains from downstream, but little is known about the propagation from customers to suppliers driven by demand shocks. This column uses Japanese firm-level input-output data to _...Read More_
"Previous studies report the propagation of shocks via supply chains from downstream, but little is known about the propagation from customers to suppliers driven by demand shocks. This column uses Japanese firm-level input-output data to _...Read More_
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>"As fertility rates have declined in high-income countries, the cross-country relationship between women’s labour supply and fertility has reversed. Today, in countries where more women are working, more babies are born. This column _...Read More_
>"As fertility rates have declined in high-income countries, the cross-country relationship between women’s labour supply and fertility has reversed. Today, in countries where more women are working, more babies are born. This column _...Read More_
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"The May 2022 CfM survey asked the members of its UK panel to forecast the prospects for UK economic growth and propose policies that might improve the UK’s economic performance in the upcoming decade. The panellists are nearly unanimous _...Read More_
"The May 2022 CfM survey asked the members of its UK panel to forecast the prospects for UK economic growth and propose policies that might improve the UK’s economic performance in the upcoming decade. The panellists are nearly unanimous _...Read More_
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"The rate of inflation has a bearing on the relative price of individual products and therefore on demand for those products. Using new micro price data, this column investigates how high the optimal inflation rate must be to prevent _...Read More_
"The rate of inflation has a bearing on the relative price of individual products and therefore on demand for those products. Using new micro price data, this column investigates how high the optimal inflation rate must be to prevent _...Read More_
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>"The notion that fiscal rules are necessary to safeguard fiscal responsibility is a widely accepted tenet of fiscal policy. However, experience with the implementation of EU fiscal rules has been mixed, driving a wedge between initial _...Read More_
>"The notion that fiscal rules are necessary to safeguard fiscal responsibility is a widely accepted tenet of fiscal policy. However, experience with the implementation of EU fiscal rules has been mixed, driving a wedge between initial _...Read More_
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"Offshoring is a controversial aspect of globalisation, and its impact on source country welfare remains ambiguous. This column analyses the impacts of offshoring on local labour market outcomes in Japan. It finds that offshoring exposure _...Read More_
"Offshoring is a controversial aspect of globalisation, and its impact on source country welfare remains ambiguous. This column analyses the impacts of offshoring on local labour market outcomes in Japan. It finds that offshoring exposure _...Read More_
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"High poverty rates in Nigeria have led many businesses, including those in tech, to adopt sachet marketing to survive."
"High poverty rates in Nigeria have led many businesses, including those in tech, to adopt sachet marketing to survive."
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"Financing the green transition while consolidating fiscal budgets is a challenging task for many European countries. This column argues that the Spanish Christmas Lottery – with its high level of participation, large prizes, and geographic _...Read More_
"Financing the green transition while consolidating fiscal budgets is a challenging task for many European countries. This column argues that the Spanish Christmas Lottery – with its high level of participation, large prizes, and geographic _...Read More_
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"Since the start of the pandemic, global demand for tradable goods relative to non-tradable services has been exceptionally high. This column argues that this unusual demand pattern can push the global economy into stagflation, driven by _...Read More_
"Since the start of the pandemic, global demand for tradable goods relative to non-tradable services has been exceptionally high. This column argues that this unusual demand pattern can push the global economy into stagflation, driven by _...Read More_
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"Higher education programmes are essential for innovation and economic growth. This column introduces the education–innovation gap, a metric that captures the distance between education content and the knowledge frontier. Among US higher _...Read More_
"Higher education programmes are essential for innovation and economic growth. This column introduces the education–innovation gap, a metric that captures the distance between education content and the knowledge frontier. Among US higher _...Read More_
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"The recent surge in inflation has put central banks back into the spotlight. This column proposes a novel method to determine exogenous changes in monetary policy. Using information in the language of documents that economists at the _...Read More_
"The recent surge in inflation has put central banks back into the spotlight. This column proposes a novel method to determine exogenous changes in monetary policy. Using information in the language of documents that economists at the _...Read More_