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.
Salvador Barberà and Matthew O. Jackson develop a model of collective action, focusing on the role of information in mass protests.
Pau Milán uses data from community networks in the Bolivian Amazon to analyze a model of informal insurance.
Roberto Burguet and József Sákovics provide a tractable framework for analyzing the market for sports talent.
Matthew Ellman and Sjaak Hurkens show that information may be a more important aspect of crowdfunding than the funding itself.
Researchers in the Barcelona GSE community have written several widely-read articles on CEPR’s policy portal, VoxEU.