Vox Talks

Vox Talks

Fabio Ghironi, 07 December 2017

Most macroeconomists have accepted that their tools need to incorporate more real world phenomena, such as financial intermediation and labor market frictions. Fabio Ghironi discusses the need to incorporate more microeconomics to macroeconomics.

Interviewer: Tim Phillips

Diane Coyle, Jonathan Haskel, 21 November 2017

GDP is the default indicator we use to measure how well or bad a country is doing. Diane Coyle and Jonathan Haskel discuss how factors such as technological change, skills, or the economic structure should be taken into account. They jointly won the first Indigo Prize in October 2017, a competition asking participants to think about a new GDP measure.

Interviewer: Tim Phillips

Ricardo Reis, David Miles, 01 November 2017

David Miles and Ricardo Reis discuss the 19th Geneva Report on the World Economy, which asks why inflation has remained in such a narrow range over the last decade. 

Christian Dustmann and Barry Eichengreen discuss the first report in CEPR’s Monitoring International Integration series, which analyses the roots of the decline in trust in both national and European political institutions and asks whether, as a result of these developments, the EU is at risk of disintegration.

Chad Bown, 05 June 2017

Chad Bown talks to Bob Denham about his new eBook "Economics and policy in the Age of Trump". The eBook includes 18 chapters by leading economists across a range of areas in domestic and international economic policy. Many chapters are sharply critical of the Trump administration’s new approach.

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