Research roundup: Holiday reading 2020

In case you missed them, here is a roundup of recent contributions by Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors to VoxEU, CEPR’s policy portal.

(Articles are listed in chronological order from September 1 – December 10, 2020. Work already featured in Barcelona GSE Focus articles has not been included in this list.)

Does social media make us xenophobic?

Maria Petrova (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE)


Income inequality and the welfare state during COVID-19

Oriol Aspachs (CaixaBank), Ruben Durante (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE), José García-Montalvo (UPF and Barcelona GSE), Alberto Graziano (CaixaBank), Josep Mestres (CaixaBank), Marta Reynal-Querol (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE)


Building a strategy for resilience

Natalia Fabra (UC3M), Massimo Motta (UPF and Barcelona GSE), Martin Peitz (Mannheim)


Internal migration and the spread of COVID-19

Michele Valsecchi (NES) and Ruben Durante (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE)


VoxVideo: Security Design in Non-Exclusive Markets with Asymmetric Information

Victoria Vanasco (CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE) and Vladimir Asriyan (CREI and Barcelona GSE), presented by Professor Vanasco


Political connections and informed trading: Evidence from TARP

Ozlem Akin (Ozyegin University), Christian Fons-Rosen (UPF and Barcelona GSE), José-Luis Peydró (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE)


How Allied bombing and propaganda undermined German morale during WWII

Maja Adena (WZB Berlin Social Science Center), Ruben Enikolopov (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE), Maria Petrova (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE), Hans-Joachim Voth (University of Zurich)