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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...
21 March 2017

Graduate Institute launches free online course (MOOC)

Globalisation, the trend towards worldwide economic, financial, trade, and communications integration, has massively impacted society past and present. The topic, which dominates current political and...

10 March 2017

New Article: Will Technological Change Save the World?

Tim Swanson and Mare Sarr study the environmental impact of technology transfer in developing countries.

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.