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The EEA distributes media briefings summarising new economic research findings presented at its annual congress.

 

LATEST MEDIA BRIEFINGS FOR EEA MANNHEIM 2015:

AMERICAN GUN POLITICS: How an intense minority beats an apathetic majority

AFRICA’S SKILLS TRAGEDY: Teachers’ lack of knowledge explains school students’ poor educational outcomes

BANK BONUSES ENCOURAGED EXCESSIVE RISK-TAKING: New evidence from the Austrian, German and Swiss financial sectors

BILINGUALISM IN CHILDHOOD: New evidence of the impact of growing up speaking more than one language

BLOWING THINGS UP: New evidence that media coverage of terrorist violence can trigger further attacks

BEREAVEMENT: Evidence of the impact of losing a child on parents’ mortality risk

CHINESE FOREIGN AID POLICY: Vulnerable to political manipulation by recipient governments

COMPUTERS IN THE CLASSROOM: New evidence that they need to used carefully to improve results

COLONIAL LANGUAGE DIVIDE STILL HARMS SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

CROWDFUNDING: Evidence of what drives success from Germany’s biggest platform

DATA UNCERTAINTY: Evidence of a new economic policy challenge

DIVORCE LAW REFORM: European evidence of the impact on married couples’ savings behaviour

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN INDIA KILLS THOUSANDS OF INFANTS

ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF RESOURCE BOOMS: How being located near mines hurts manufacturers but improves the local business environment

ENCOURAGING HOUSEHOLDS TO GO GREEN: Evidence from Belgium that upfront subsidies for investing in solar panels work best

EQUITY FINANCING FOR INNOVATIVE START-UPS: Lessons from the stock market in Imperial Germany

EU-US TRADE DEAL WILL BENEFIT LINKED ECONOMIES BUT HARM DISTANT ONES

EUROPE’S FINANCE INDUSTRY OVER THE PAST HALF-CENTURY: Rapid growth but at a high cost to the real wconomy

EXTENDING THE DURATION OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS: How a big policy change reduced congestion in the US labour market

FEMALE CLASSMATES KEY TO WOMEN SUCCEEDING IN SCIENCE SUBJECTS: Evidence from schools in Norway

FINANCIAL CRISIS: New evidence of the long shadow of US bank deregulation

FINANCIAL FRAGMENTATION IN THE EUROZONE: New evidence from corporate bond spreads 2004-2015

FINANCIAL SECTOR PAY FUELS INCOME INEQUALITY 

FOREIGN BANKS ESSENTIAL TO GROWTH: New evidence of the importance of banking sector integration for Europe’s economic future

GENDER GAPS IN THE LABOUR MARKET: New evidence of the negative impact on productivity and incomes

GENDER QUOTAS IN SCIENCE ARE COUNTERPRODUCTIVE: Evidence from Italy and Spain

GERMANY’S LABOUR MARKET MIRACLE: Improved job centre performance was key to the big fall in unemployment

GLUTTONY AND SLOTH: New evidence on how calories and lack of strenuous activity are driving the worldwide rise in obesity

HIGH PAY IN FINANCE HAS NOT CAUSED A BRAIN DRAIN: Evidence from Sweden

HIGHER UNIVERSITY FEES REDUCE APPLICATIONS AND ATTENDANCE: Evidence from England and Scotland

HOW WOULD YOU LIKE YOUR GAIN IN LIFE EXPECTANCY TO BE PROVIDED? French survey evidence on how people value policies to reduce mortality risks

ICELAND’S FINANCIAL CRISIS: New evidence of the negative impact on babies’ health

IMPROVING STAFF PERFORMANCE: Experimental evidence of the effectiveness of performance pay and motivational messages

JOB APPLICATIONS: Evidence from France that employers will check your Facebook profile

LINGUA FRANCA: How shared languages and better education boost world trade

LONG-LASTING CONSEQUENCES OF THE FINANCIAL CRISIS IN EUROPE

LOW-SKILLED STUDENTS STILL GAIN FROM GOING TO UNIVERSITY: Evidence from France

LOWER LIFE EXPECTANCY FOR MOTHERS OF TWINS: Evidence from Sweden

MALE STUDENTS PREFER MALE PROFESSORS: Evidence from a top French university of gender bias in student evaluations of teachers

MARKET REACTIONS TO MONETARY POLICY: New analysis of changing beliefs using data from Twitter

MONETARY POLICY AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF INCOME: UK Evidence that both higher interest rates and QE raise inequality

MOTHERS RETURNING TO WORK: Evidence from Germany of the impact of parental leave, job quality and childcare availability

MUTUAL FUNDS DISCOURAGE COMPETITION: How institutional investors are increasing airfares and hurting consumers

NEW YORK IS TOO SMALL! New evidence that the world’s most productive cities should be even bigger

OVER-OPTIMISTIC FISCAL FORECASTS IN THE EURO AREA – and how to discourage them

PARTICIPATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION: German evidence of information workshops boosting university applications from disadvantaged young people

PERFORMANCE PAY CAUSES PRODUCTIVE WORKERS TO CLUSTER: Evidence from German academia

PRESSING PAUSE: How IVF access encourages young women to Marry later and pursue careers

RETIREMENT IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH: Evidence from Germany

SCIENTIFIC PROGRESS AND EARLY CAREER SUCCESS IN ECONOMICS: The impact of the academic publishing process

SHORTER SCHOOLING: Evidence from Germany of the impact on university attendance

SMARTER TEACHERS PRODUCE SMARTER STUDENTS: Cross-country evidence on school performance

TACKLING TAX EVASION: Voluntary disclosure programmes boost tax revenues despite creating stronger incentives to evade

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF QUANTITATIVE EASING IN TACKLING A CREDIT CRUNCH: Evidence from the Eurosystem LTROs

THE SKILL MIX OF IMMIGRANTS TO RICH COUNTRIES: Long-run evidence from Switzerland

TOBIN TAX: Financial transaction taxes will make markets more not less volatile

TRADE AGREEMENTS: New evidence of the impact on jobs and incomes

TRUSTWORTHY EMPLOYERS GET MORE FROM THEIR STAFF: Evidence from British workplace surveys

UK EXPORTERS: New evidence on currency choice in setting prices

US INEQUALITY: New evidence of the impact of taxes, transfers and technology

VOTING AGAINST INEQUALITY: How greater political participation can increase social mobility

WEAK ECONOMY, STRONG TEACHERS: Evidence that the quality of new teachers rises after a recession

WHEN TECHNOLOGY DESTROYS JOBS: Evidence from the adoption of electricity in the Great Depression

YOU SNEEZE, YOU LOSE: New evidence that Hay Fever damages young people’s educational careers

 

 

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