This research project develops an operational measure of systemic risk, as an input into the policy process by capturing the interaction of private and governmental sources of systemic risk during and in advance of the crisis.
This research project uses information from digitized Google books and library catalogues to create new measures of technological innovation and diffusion for OECD countries from 1850 to the present.
This research project addresses a need for a more comprehensive estimation of the distributional impact of various policies attempting to limit carbon emissions in the United States.
The objective of this proposal is to build distributional statistics of income and wealth consistent with national accounts aggregates for the United States.
This research project explores whether the financialization of the US economy has contributed to rising income inequality through complementary analyses at the individual, firm and industry levels.
Drivers of Technology Adoption and Consequences of the Dynamics of Technology Adoption for Economic Growth
This research project studies the drivers of technology adoption as well as the consequences of the dynamics of technology adoption for economic growth.
This research project develops a novel framework to capture both instantaneous and dynamic contagion mechanisms arising in financial networks when balance sheet linkages across entities exist.
This research project examines how the spatial pattern of inequality in US cities shapes the provision of public transit and more broadly the prospects for a more equitable and sustainable transportation policy.
Economic Policy and the Performativity of Economic Models: Looking at the Intersection between Theory and Policy
This research project aims at analyzing the role of economic models in economic policy-making. Specifically, we investigate the impact of CGE models, related to the TTIP debate, and potential output models, related to fiscal policy in the EU, on politicial decision-making and public debate.
This research project focuses on the sustainability of economic growth and implications for distribution, employment, stability, and economic policy.
This research project deepens the understanding of the history of economics as a discipline by making economic texts of historical importance available to students and scholars and by translating the important historical works of economics into English.
This research projects aims to understand Buddhist thinking in rational choice terms and apply that to some important contemporary economic problems.
This research project organizes a systematic database of policies implemented in response to crises, focusing on fiscal and monetary measures, in order to identify policy action rather than simply looking at endogenous outcome variables.
This research project develops an intellectual biography of the Hungarian economist Tibor Scitovsky (1910-2002), who is known primarily for his path breaking 1976 book, The Joyless Economy.
This research project demonstrates the ways in which fact and value are entangled in economic concepts and the implications of this entanglement for the ways in which various economic problems are approached.