(1) How Commodity Prices Can Predict Banking Crises (5 min read)
Low-income countries suffered from a wave of banking crises during the 1980s and 1990s. A new Journal of International Economics paper explains why high commodity price volatility was to blame. Sam van de Schootbrugge distils their main findings.
(Sam van de Schootbrugge │ 7th April, 2021)
The Alpha Beta Gamma of the Labor Market (Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 38 page read)
From Mancession to Shecession: Women’s Employment in Regular and Pandemic Recessions (NBER, 61 page read)
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