Christopher Hansman, Jonas Hjort, Gianmarco León, and Matthieu Teachout explain how exporters in developing countries use vertical integration to upgrade output quality and gain access to high end markets in the developed world.
Xavier Cuadras Morató and Toni Rodon question whether the increase in support for independence in Catalonia is a by-product of the Great Recession.
Diego Restuccia and Raül Santaeulàlia-Llopis use micro data from Malawi to investigate agricultural land misallocation and the potential economic effects of efficient reallocation.
Ana Tur-Prats shows that men with traditional views about the appropriate roles of women and men use violence to redress their masculine identity as breadwinners.
Davide Debortoli, Jinill Kim, Jesper Lindé, and Ricardo Nunes argue that stabilizing measures of economic activity should be one of the primary objectives of central banks, in some cases even more important than stabilizing inflation.
Salvador Barberà and Matthew O. Jackson develop a model of collective action, focusing on the role of information in mass protests.