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John Van Reenen
Professor in MIT Economics & Sloan. OBE. Jansson Award winner. Fellow of British Academy & Econometric Soc
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John Van Reenen 50m
What has Trump destroyed over the last 4 years? 15 columnists give their requiem
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Labour suspends Jeremy over anti-Semitism report When I warned about the consequences of electing him leader back in 2015, I underestimated how bad it could get
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Monetary financing: why the government should not be worrying about the deficit right now Alan Manning
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ESCoE 11h
You can now access all of the recordings of the sessions from ESCoE's Conference on Economic Measurement 2020, inc. interviews with , , , Martin Weale, Leonard Nakamura & Mariagrazia Squicciarini:
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COVID has forced many firms to innovate, with possible lasting impacts on work
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How to Talk to Friends and Family Who Share Conspiracy Theories
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How Long Will Vote Counting Take? Estimates and Deadlines in All 50 States
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The Coronavirus Has Claimed 2.5 Million Years of Potential Life in the U.S., Study Finds
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John Van Reenen 11h
Only small benefits to the UK from Japanese trade deal
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Thiemo Fetzer 16h
Today I m sharing another paper on unintended consequences of a UK policy which makes me cringe at how my tax money is spent all the while debating "Subsidizing the spread of COVID-19: Evidence from the UK’s scheme". ➡️ a thread🧵⬇️
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John Van Reenen Oct 29
The Economist | Why it has to be Biden via
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Costas Meghir Oct 29
The creativity at IFS and its ability to link rigorous basic research to policy is unique and is the initiator and motivator. Inspires us all!
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Luis Garicano Oct 29
Simple economics of Brexit. Beautifully explained. The worst idea ever.
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John Van Reenen Oct 29
The Trump Administration Is Reversing Nearly 100 Environmental Rules. Here’s the Full List.
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John Van Reenen Oct 29
Why the urban poor will be forced to leave big cities
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John Van Reenen Oct 29
"As Justice Scalia would put it, a democracy in which the people’s will is repeatedly thwarted by a committee of unelected lawyers is not a democracy at all." on Amy Coney Barrett appointment to
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John Van Reenen Oct 29
The case against Modern Monetary Theory
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Zack Cooper Oct 29
Alas, Jay Bhattacharya, whose views and fudged research have been debunked in the US, has taken his road show to the UK. This is worrying. Bit like Nigel Farrage campaigning for Trump I suppose.
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Richard Blundell Oct 29
Winner – ONS Research Excellence Awards: Programme (Special Recognition) Awarded to Professor Sir Richard Blundell et al at the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy at the IFS and UCL Economics for their work on informing policies to tackle inequalities.
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Tim Harford Oct 28
Why do people believe obvious nonsense? explores at , with some help from me and other wise people who never get anything wrong:
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