Poverty reduction is an overarching goal of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).
This talk will provide a gentle overview of blockchain technology (cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, consensus algorithms, DAOs, etc), and explain the significance for economists of this new institutional technology.
In this seminar Juha Tervala will analyse the welfare multipliers of public spending — the consumption equivalent change in welfare for a one dollar change in public spending — in a DSGE model.The welfare multiplier of public investment depends crucial
Indonesia has recorded a worsening HIV epidemic among key populations (those most at risk of being affected by the virus), in particular among young men who have sex with men (MSM) in large metropolitan centers for migration and employment (Jakarta and
What role does human capital play in exacerbating or ameliorating inequality? This thesis aims to explore this question in a novel way by integrating heterogenous macroeconomic models with the choices individuals make every day.
As Thomas Piketty has demonstrated, compiling pragmatic measures of income distribution (e.g. top income approach) over long periods of time, and across many countries, provides valuable insights on the long-term evolution of income inequalities.
This paper tests the thesis that colonised, less-developed countries in Asia experienced ‘de-industrialisation’ and that this perceived outcome of colonisation long persisted after independence.