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The shift in US wage share

The shift in US wage share

The share of wages in value added was stable for decades in the United States, before it started diminishing in the 2000s. The wage share historical
A contribution to the work on the strengthening of the euro area

A contribution to the work on the strengthening of the euro area

The euro is an economic and political project like no other. Today, 340 million people across 19 Member States use on a daily basis a stable and cre
The world economy in summer 2016: moderate but gradually accelerating growth

The world economy in summer 2016: moderate but gradually accelerating growth

World growth in 2016 is showing fresh of weakness, having contracted in 2015 on a slowdown in emerging economies. Global activity has been affected by
The debate on secular stagnation: a status report

The debate on secular stagnation: a status report

The concept of secular stagnation was introduced in 1938 by Alvin Hansen, who was concerned that investment might be too low to achieve full employm
Spain’s labour market reform: an initial assessment

Spain’s labour market reform: an initial assessment

The economic crisis caused a steep rise in Spain's unemployment rate, from 8% in 2007 to a peak of over 26% in 2013. No other European Union (EU) co
Policies to support personal and household services

Policies to support personal and household services

The personal and household services sector meet specific needs at different points in the human life cycle (early childhood, old age, etc.) in a con
How would the external debt of five major emerging countries respond to financial tensions?

How would the external debt of five major emerging countries respond to financial tensions?

The highly accommodative monetary policy implemented in the developed countries since the 2008 financial crisis has helped to stimulate large capita
Is there too little private investment in Germany ?

Is there too little private investment in Germany ?

Private investment as a share of the German economy has fallen since the mid-1990s. It stood at 21% of GDP at the time, and has stagnated below 18%
What are the prospects of economic catchup for the least developed countries of Southeast Asia?

What are the prospects of economic catchup for the least developed countries of Southeast Asia?

Only eight of the 48 least developed countries (LDCs) listed by the United Nations are located in Asia. This sets them apart among both Asian countr
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