Using a structural model for the U.S. economy, Joan Llull empirically quantifies the importance of two mechanisms: the differential labor market competition induced by immigration on male and female workers, and the availability of cheaper childcare services.
Ramon Caminal examines the motivation behind time restrictions on loyalty awards and their implications for consumers and firms.
Recent VoxEU contributions by Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors
Santiago Caicedo, Miguel Espinosa, and Arthur Seibold investigate firm responses to apprenticeship programs and how firms can be effectively incentivized to train apprentices.
Andrej Angelovski, Jordi Brandts, and Werner Güth conduct a novel experiment in which men and women obtain ranked positions in stylized hierarchies by bidding against each other.
Chiara Fumagalli, Massimo Motta and Emanuele Tarantino study the effects of acquiring potential competitors and the optimal policy for regulating such mergers.