Rémi Bazillier

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Labour versus leisure preferences and employment in Europe

Unemployment rates vary widely across EU countries. While national institutions and policies explain much of the variation, cultural values, …

Minimum wages in sub-Saharan Africa: A primer

Most sub-Saharan African countries have adopted minimum wage laws. This column argues that this will become increasingly significant for the economy …

The global productivity slump

Productivity growth is slowing around the world. The question is what lies behind this trend and whether it can be arrested. This column takes a …

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Social protection programs for women in developing countries

What works? The empirical evidence<p>What kinds of social protection programs have successfully reached women, especially poor women and women in …

Policy Network - Immigration's 'dark side': a challenge for the left

<b>Discussing immigration purely in economic terms neglects the need to talk about social, political and electoral realities. Labour must be conscious</b> …

Pablo Iglesias: "Aspiramos a la mayoría absoluta para que el PP y el PSOE no se atrincheren juntos"

Desde su recién estrenada oficina —aún en obras— en la calle Princesa de Madrid, el líder de Podemos, Pablo Iglesias, habla claro y contundente sobre …

La politique de la ville : Repères

Recensé : Christophe Guilluy, <i>La France périphérique. Comment on a sacrifié les classes populaires</i>, Paris, Flammarion, 2014, 192 p., 18 €. On trouvera …

What the world thinks about economic opportunity and inequality

Economic inequality has become a major focus of debates about economic policy, both in the United States and around the world. And as a new Pew …

Piketty’s Missing Rentiers by Jeffrey Frankel

CAMBRIDGE – Most reviews of Thomas Piketty’s book <i>Capital in the Twenty-First Century</i> have already been written since its startling rise to the top of …

Swimming in Money

For the first time in decades, economies around the world are having . The recent wave of opportunity created by globalization and technological …

14.72 Capitalism and Its Critics (MIT)

This course addresses the evolution of the modern capitalist economy and evaluates its current structure and performance. Various paradigms of …

The chartbook of economic inequality | VOX, CEPR’s Policy Portal

Inequality – long ignored – is now centre stage in debate about economic policy around the globe. The 2007-2008 collapse of the global financial …

Piketty’s Inequality Story in Six Charts

In this week’s magazine, I’ve got a lengthy piece about “Capital in the Twenty-first Century,” a new book about rising inequality by Thomas Piketty, a French economist, that is sparking a lot of comment and debate. (Brad DeLong has a useful summary of some early reviews.) I’ll go further into that …

Chômage: Quand Michel Sapin doute des chiffres de Pôle emploi

CHÔMAGE - Malgré l'aveu d'échec sur l'inversion de la courbe avant la fin 2013, le gouvernement est toujours contraint de se justifier sur le …

Y a-t-il une science du bonheur ?

Le lecteur trouvera l’ensembles des notes de cet essai dans la version PDF du texte.<p>« Pays émergents » : la paternité du terme est, en règle …

Whither the Euro? - Finance & Development, March 2014

<i>Historians may wonder how it came to be introduced in the first place</i><p>The euro area economy is in a terrible mess.<p>In December 2013 euro area GDP was …

Policy Network - Pre-distribution, education and human capital

<b>Rising inequality and lower earnings mobility are unlikely to be addressed without more effective intervention that boosts the relative position of</b> …

Let the People Go

<i>Exodus: How Migration Is Changing Our World</i>. By Paul Collier. Oxford University Press, 2013, 309 pp. $27.95.<p>On May 29, 2013, British immigration …

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L'austérité maniaco-dépressive, parlons-en !

Par Christophe Blot, Jérôme Creel, Xavier Timbeau<p><i>A la suite d’échanges avec nos collègues de la Commission européenne</i>[1]<i>, nous revenons sur les</i> …

The Eurozone’s Crossroad, by Jean Pisani-Ferry

PARIS – Heading into 2014, financial markets are quiet and Europe’s politicians are relieved, but the fundamental problems that have driven the euro …

François Hollande et Gerhard Schröder, si loin, si proches

Manie tricolore, cette comparaison avec l’Allemagne. Sans relâche, la France se mesure à sa voisine, lorgne sa compétitivité, scrute son industrie, …

The Impact of Inequality on Growth

Endnotes and citations are available in the PDF and Scribd versions.<p>Among the most important economic challenges facing the United States and some …

L’entreprise du futur sera "Work Care" !

Les solutions de croissance passent par l’innovation à haute dose, celle-ci n’étant possible que si l’entreprise passe au "Work & Care" pour …

Beware Of 'The Economist' Promoting Minimum Wages

Ronald Janssen<p>Miracles, it seems, are still of this world. Last week, <i>The Economist</i>, a journal that is otherwise not known for its progressive views, …

The German Minimum Wage - Will It Destroy Jobs?

Johannes Schweighofer<p><i>German Minimum Wage</i> – From 2017 onwards, there will be an overall statutory minimum wage of €8.50 in Germany. As a consequence …

Ann Pettifor on Twitter: "EZ/ECB/Bundesbank 'gold standard' policy's greatest achievement, in a chart. Thnks J Ghosh. http://t.co/NDSamvjVYl http://t.co/hH2CB4eN4D"

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