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Unemployment cycles Jan Eeckhout

The American Economic Association has shared the paper “Unemployment Cycles” by Jan Eeckhout (UPF and Barcelona GSE) and Ilse Lindenlaub, which was published in the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics.

The authors have studied the behaviors of the job market and the economy swings. The theory that Jan Eeckhout and Ilse Lindenlaub propose focuses on employees as one of the main reasons for the unemployed. It holds that employed crowd out the unemployed when on-the-job search picks up during recovery and they found a strategic complementarity between active on-the-job, who search improves the quality of the pool of searchers, and vacancy posting by firms

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Review of Economic Studies: two forthcoming papers by Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors

There are two forthcoming publications in the Review of Economic Studies (RES) co-authored by Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors

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Forthcoming in QJE: "Identifying modern macro equations with old shocks" by Régis Barnichon and Geert Mesters

Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor Geert Mesters (UPF and Barcelona GSE) and co-author Régis Barnichon have a forthcoming publication in the ...

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New Econometrica articles by Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors

The July 2020 issue of the top journal Econometrica includes two articles co-authored by Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors:

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UPF ranks in top 10 young universities according to Times Higher Education

One of the founding universities of the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), has been...

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