The ongoing G20 summit addresses a wide range of economic policy questions. While some are familiar topics about which there is a professional consensus, several of the issues put political leaders at the far edges of our economic understanding. A series of Vox columns by leading economists has marshalled the best available theory and empirics to help illuminate the choices facing world leaders this week in Seoul. As a service to readers in a hurry, this column provides links to the most recent contributions.
The Editors, 12 November 2010
Richard Baldwin, 17 April 2010
The Spanish-language site “Nada Es Gratis” (“There’s No Free Lunch”) joins the Vox Consortium today. The site has been up and running since June 2009 and has already established a broad and active community of readers and contributors.
Richard Baldwin, 16 February 2009
The world is in the midst of an unprecedented economic crisis – a global event unfolding at extraordinary speed and in unanticipated directions. Now more than ever, the world needs research-based policy analysis: i) to understand this global and insanely interconnected event, ii) to formulate plans for alleviating its worst effects, and iii) to fix the system so it doesn’t happen again. Vox’s Global Crisis Debate is a vehicle for agglomerating ideas on these issues.
The Editors, 19 October 2007
VoxEU.org has had almost 1.2 million page views (4.7 million total hits) during the site’s 4 month life and visits from 90,000 distinct IP addresses. The US IP addresses accounts for a third of the visits with Europe taking up most of the rest. Asia-based visitors amount to about 10% of the traffic. The top article has been viewed more than 16,000 times.
The Editors, 12 June 2007
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