Video Vox

Philipp Ager 05 August 2019

Phillip Ager asks whether the introduction of preschool education contributes to a fall in fertility in the industrialised world.

Lucrezia Reichlin 31 July 2019

Lucrezia Reichlin looks to a future where new cryptocurrency technologies will be used for payment systems, but the money behind them will remain a monopoly of the central banks.

Lucrezia Reichlin 25 July 2019

Lucrezia Reichlin argues that in an increasingly globalised world, there is more need than ever for Europeans to work together in order to make our currencies robust, to cope with the refugee crisis, and to defend ourselves from the threat of protectionism.

A brief guide to economics by Oriana Bandiera and Fraser Clark.

John Van Reenen 19 July 2019

John Van Reenen discusses how 'superstar firms' such as Google and Apple have changed the global economy.

Lucrezia Reichlin 15 July 2019

Lucrezia Reichlin discusses the need for parsimonious models that exploit a data-rich environment to capture the simple drivers of the economy from complex data sets.

Swati Dhingra 10 July 2019

Swati Dhingra asks what Brexit tells us about the contribution of globalisation to the productivity and wage stagnation we see across the developed world.

Esther Duflo 01 July 2019

Esther Duflo discusses how she has been involved in a number of experiments aimed at getting people to consume iron in various forms, but none of them have been entirely successful.

Simon Burgess 25 June 2019

Simon Burgess of Bristol University discusses how, despite any tactics involved in parental selection, the key factor in a successful application to an oversubscribed school in the UK will still be how close to it you can afford to live.

Arun Advani 20 June 2019

Last year, the UK failed to bring in £33 billion in tax. Arun Advani discusses the role tax audits can play in helping to bring this money in. 

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