Video Vox

Jan Eeckhout 18 September 2017

Firms and individuals spend a lot of time finding the right fit. In this video, Jan Eeckhout explains the role of uncertainty, and how it could help explain the increase in wage inequality. This video was recorded at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics in November 2015.

Philippe Bracke 15 September 2017

Sales in the housing market have been low for a few years. In this video, Philippe Bracke explains how the original house price has an effect on the owner's decision to sell. This video was recorded in July 2017 at a macroeconomics conference organised by the Bank of England.

Giacomo Ponzetto 13 September 2017

What is the link between citizens, insitutions and globalisation? In this video, Giacomo Ponzetto underlines the relevance of psychology and availability of information. This video was recorded at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics in November 2016.

Arzu Uluc 11 September 2017

How can a central bank affect the housing market? In this video, Arzu Uluc discusses tools available to policymakers at the central bank. This video was recorded in July 2017 at a macroeconomics conference organised by the Bank of England.

Patrick Pintus 08 September 2017

Real interest rates are typically countercyclical. As Patrick Pintus discusses, they can also be good predictors of future macroeconomic conditions. This video was recorded in July 2017 at a macroeconomics conference organised by the Bank of England.

06 September 2017

Will the UK remain in the EU's customs union? This video explains the implications of remaining in the customs union, and how it would affect trade. This video was recorded at the UK Trade Policy Observatory at the University of Sussex (UKTPO) in August 2017.

Good examples are key for communicating economic results. In this video, various economists underline the importance of having relevant examples, as well as using the appropriate language for communicating with the public. This video was recorded for Communicating Economics.

James Bullard 30 August 2017

Since the financial crisis, we have seen very low interest rates in advanced economies. In this video, James Bullard discusses the concept of prices as neutral objects. This video was recorded in July 2017 at a macroeconomics conference organised by the Bank of England.

Konstantin Platonov 25 August 2017

Unemployment rates rise during a financial crisis. In this video, Konstantin Platonov underlines the important link between pessismism about the financial market and the real economy. This video was recorded in July 2017 at a macroeconomics conference organised by the Bank of England.

Xavier Gabaix 21 August 2017

How do we model the fact that individuals don't fully understand how the economy works? In this video, Xavier Gabaix discusses the implications for designing monetary policies. This video was recorded in July 2017 at a macroeconomics conference organised by the Bank of England.

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