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.
Researchers in the Barcelona GSE community have written several widely-read articles on CEPR’s policy portal, VoxEU.
Yusuf Soner Baskaya, Julian di Giovanni, Sebnem Kalemli-Özcan, and Mehmet Fatih Ulu argue that, during periods of high global risk appetite, capital inflows fuel a credit expansion in emerging markets by reducing the costs of borrowing.