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29 March 2017

New working paper by Prof. Huang et al. on aggregate uncertainty & productivity growth

New working paper: Aggregate Uncertainty and Sectoral Productivity Growth: The Role of Credit Constraints by Yi Huang, Sangyup Choi, Davide Furceri and Prakash Loungani Abstract: We show that an increase in aggregate uncertainty—measured by stock market volatility—reduces productivity growth more in industries that depend heavily on external finance. The mechanism at play is that during periods of...
15 February 2017

La Dette Grecque Agite à Nouveau les Instances de la Zone Euro

'Selon le FMI, le niveau de la dette grecque est intenable. Débat entre Charles Wyplosz, professeur d'économie à l'IHEID de l’Université de Genève, et Markus Kerber, professeur de finances publiques et...

11 January 2017

Prof. Huang's new working paper on consumption responses to higher...

New working paper by Prof. Huang and others on the impact of higher minimum wages on consumption behaviour of Chinese households. 

13 December 2016

How should we finance development?

On 7 December, the Graduate Institute’s Centre for Finance and Development and the World Bank Group held the first in a series of discussions on Financing for Development in Action, focusing on the “Billions...

08 December 2016

First Event of Financing for Development Series with the World...

On 7 December 2016, the CFD started a new conference series entitled "Financing for Development in Action" jointly with the World Bank Group Geneva. The first Session addressed "The Future of Development...