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The winner of the 2022 WTO Essay Award for Young Economists is Mathilde Muñoz. Her paper, “Trading Non-Tradables: The Implications of Europe’s Job Posting Policy”, was ranked first by the Selection Panel. She was presented with her prize of CHF 5,000 at the annual meeting of the European Trade Study Group in Groningen (the Netherlands). Read more
A panel Hosted by UC Berkeley Social Sciences Matrix featured J. Bradford DeLong, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, discussing his recent book, Slouching Towards Utopia: An Economic History of the Twentieth Century. Professor DeLong was joined in conversation by Robert Brenner, Professor Emeritus and Director of the Center for Social Theory and Comparative History at UCLA. The talk was moderated by Steven Vogel, Professor of Political Science and Political Economy at UC Berkeley and Co-Director of the Network for a New Political Economy (N2PE). Watch the recording
In a Social Science Matrix interview, economics PhD candidate Arlen Guarin discusses his research on the effects that reparations have for victims of violence during the internal armed conflict in Colombia. Drawing on administrative data, Guarin shows how reparations change lives for ordinary Colombians affected by wartime violence. Read more
Ulrike Malmendier, Professor of Economics, was appointed to the German Council of Economic Experts. Read the article on the Daily Californian.
Macroeconomic policies for wartime Ukraine, a new publication co-authored by Barry Eichengreen, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Maurice Obstfeld and others, outlines macroeconomic policies to put the economy of Ukraine on a sustainable trajectory for the duration of the war. Read more
How to Achieve Inclusive Growth, a new publication Edited by Valerie Cerra, Barry Eichengreen, Asmaa El-Ganainy, and Martin Schindler Analyses the paramount economic, social, and environmental policy challenges of our day. Read more