Researchers in the Barcelona GSE community have written several widely-read articles on CEPR’s policy portal, VoxEU.
Giacomo Ponzetto talks about the objectives, challenges, and potential impact of his ERC Starting Grant Project.
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.”
Can economic uncertainty make it easier for politicians to implement painful but beneficial reforms? Alessandra Bonfiglioli and Gino Gancia find evidence that indeed this is the case.
Jan Eeckhout and Nezih Guner analyze how federal income taxes affect the size of cities by characterizing how optimal taxes reallocate workers across cities in the United States, and the implications for the overall economy.