03 October 2016

Why do firms give to charity around Christmas? In this video, Adriaan Soetevent explains how, given a high enough price, firms benefit from this arrangement. This video was recorded during the European Economic Association's Congress held in Geneva at the end of August 2016. 

Monika Schnitzer 30 September 2016

How do patents affect innovation? In this video, Monika Schnitzer uses the example of Bell labs to explain how compulsory licensing leads to more innovation. This video was recorded during the European Economic Association's Congress held in Geneva at the end of August 2016. 

Lucrezia Reichlin 28 September 2016

How can we build models that handle uncertainty? In this video Lucrezia Reichlin discusses her work on building models that handle multiple time series simultaneously. This video was recorded during the European Economic Association's Congress held in Geneva at the end of August 2016. 

Robert Gold 26 September 2016

Does rising globalisation lead to fringe politicians coming to power? Robert Gold discusses the effect of two historical events that changed globalisation on German national elections. This video was recorded during the European Economic Association's Congress held in Geneva at the end of August 2016. 

Riccardo Puglisi 23 September 2016

Are the US media biased to the left or to the right? In this video, Riccardo Puglisi using the concept of median voter explains how the media are overall unbiased. This video was recorded during the European Economic Association's Congress held in Geneva at the end of August 2016. 

Fabrizio Zilibotti 21 September 2016

Can China shift to innovation-led growth after decades of investment-led growth? In this video, Fabrizio Zilibotti presents his research on what China could do and the implications for the rest of the world. This video was recorded during the European Economic Association's Congress held in Geneva at the end of August 2016. 

Louis Kasekende 19 September 2016

How to strengthen and create institutions that support development? In this video, Louis Kasekende discusses the role of formal and informal institutions in the financial sector.

The more we rely on each other the less effort we put in. In this video, Giacomo de Giorgi and Michele Pellizzari discuss the differences in groups' performances. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society annual conference at the University of Manchester in spring 2015. 

Eliana La Ferrara 14 September 2016

How to build functional states in difficult places? In this video, Eliana La Ferrara discusses four ways to improve state functioning in fragile environments. This video was recorded at the IGC.

07 September 2016

Does giving people a health test lead to a change in their behaviour? In this video, Zlata Tanović discusses the challenges of collecting medical data. The video was recorded during a UNU-WIDER conference on 'Human capital and growth' held in June 2016.

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