Video Vox

John Kay 13 June 2019

John Kay of St John's College, Oxford explains why the scope for applying probabilistic-type reasoning to economics is limited.

Marianne Bertrand 04 June 2019

Marianne Bertrand examines the role that large 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.

Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak 31 May 2019

In this Yale Insights animation, Mushfiq Mobarak summarises six observations from economic research about how immigration creates economic benefits.

Esther Duflo 30 May 2019

At a broad level, Esther Duflo (the second economist to be profiled in the CEPR/UBS Women in Economics series) focuses on poverty. In particular, she works on poverty in poor countries like India and Africa. One area that she has done extensive work in, and is particularly passionate about, is immunization.  Here she speaks about the use of randomized controlled trials which revealed that although improving the supply of immunizations in India increased uptake, this could be substantially amplified by a little extra outlay on small incentives for people to have their children vaccinated.

28 May 2019

Highlights from the panel discussion at the "35 Years of CEPR and the Construction of Europe" meeting, featuring Micael Castanheira, Paola Conconi, José Leandro, Hélène Rey and André Sapir.

André Sapir 24 May 2019

André Sapir discusses how Europe's institutions can reconnect with its citizens and the benefits this can bring.

Mirko Draca 21 May 2019

Mirko Draca of the University of Warwick discusses the political polarisation that has emerged over the past few years.

17 May 2019

How economic history can inform practical decision making.

Hélène Rey 10 May 2019

Hélène Rey of London Business School and CEPR discusses economic challenges for Europe.

By custom, women in Saudi Arabia need the consent of either their husband or father to get a job. David Yanagizawa-Drott discusses research suggesting that that most Saudi men privately believe that women should be allowed to work, but they underestimate the extent to which other men share their views.



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