Joachim Jungherr shows that the socially desirable level of bank transparency trades off market discipline with a stabilizing role of the Hirshleifer effect.
Albert Banal-Estañol, Inés Macho-Stadler and David Pérez-Castrillo show that if we want to avoid missing the next academic Beatles, we cannot just “let it be.”
José Ramón García and Valeri Sorolla show that the bargaining structure of southern European economies can lead to higher unemployment.
This is the second of two roundups of VoxEU articles written by Barcelona GSE researchers.
Researchers in the Barcelona GSE community have written several widely-read articles on CEPR’s policy portal, VoxEU.
Pierre Azoulay, Christian Fons-Rosen, and Joshua Graff Zivin examine how the death of 452 star scientists, who passed away while at the peak of their scientific abilities, affected the direction of scientific knowledge.