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.
Joan-Maria Esteban, Gilat Levy, and Laura Mayoral show how religiosity can have an impact on individual preferences and, thus, on labor supply.
Jaume Ventura talks about the objectives, challenges, and potential impact of his ERC Advanced Grant Project.
Manuel García-Santana, Enrique Moral-Betino, Josep Pijoan-Mas and Roberto Ramos show that negative TFP growth was caused by the increase in within-industry misallocation of production factors.
How is individual behavior affected by the emotional attachment to one’s own language? Do individuals change their economic decisions because of the identification they experience with their language? And if so, how should policies be designed to enhance economic welfare? Ramon Caminal and Antonio Di Paolo take two important steps to answer these crucial questions.