How the G20 can save world trade

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International trade
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Global Trade Alert, GTA, WTO, G20

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The threat to global prosperity

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International trade
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trade war, tariff war, US-China trade war, Trump, protectionism, WTO, multilateral trading system

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What would Ricardo do?

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Economic history Europe's nations and regions International trade

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The future of the welfare state

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Economic history Poverty and income inequality Welfare state and social Europe
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welfare state, anti-poverty policies

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Measuring the welfare effects of AI and automation

When the student becomes the teacher

Marianne Bertrand examines a question which is at the heart of the functioning of democracies: the role that large organisations - firms - play in influencing laws and how this influence and lobbying can result in policies which are not always in the interests of the majority. As an educator, she finds this a rewarding subject: students enter a class with a very black and white view of it, but leave with a clearer understanding of how important the decisions they may be involved in making will be.

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The Yrjo Jahnsson award

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Frontiers of economic research

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Randomized Controlled Trials

For more details about the CEPR/UBS Women in Economics series please visit Women in Economics 

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Development Education Frontiers of economic research Health economics Poverty and income inequality

The cost of kids

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Gender Labour markets
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child penalty, gender inequality, family policy, labour market outcomes

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Managing the secret state

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Economic history
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Soviet Union, dictatorship, KGB, Russian Revolution, communism

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The paper on Stasi activity in Germany Mark refers to can be found here.

Simplifying the field of economics

Marianne Bertrand talks about the importance of making economics accessible to the general population and explains why it matters that work can and is being done to translate journal articles that come out of research into simpler formats through media that can be more easily shared.

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Frontiers of economic research

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