This new CEPR eReport explores the origins of excessive risk-taking in the banking industry.
At its most recent meeting the Board of the Fondation Banque de France selected two CEPR research proposals for funding under its 16th Call for Projects.
In December €-coin held stable at its November level of -0.20%, interrupting the decline that had begun in June.
In November €-coin declined for the sixth consecutive month, to -0.20% from -0.13% in October. As in recent months, the fall reflects the further deterioration of most of the variables that are included in the indicator.
The Doha Development Agenda (DDA) is in limbo and negotiators face a difficult "trilemma": to implement all or part of the draft agreements as they stand today; to modify them substantially; or to dump Doha and start afresh. This CEPR/World Bank volume aims to provide a better empirical basis for informed choices at a critical juncture in the negotiations.
Research Fellows Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo have won the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2011 for their book Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty.
• €-coin declined again in October to turn negative for the first time since September 2009, falling to -0.13% from 0.03% in September.
A Vox eBook offers solutions to the crisis and proposals for medium- to long-term reforms to the regulatory framework in which financial institutions operate.
This CEPR report presents concrete proposals aimed at improving the international provision of liquidity, in order to limit the effects of individual and systemic crises and decrease their frequency.
The 13th Geneva Report on the World Economy is devoted to fiscal policy reforms in the USA, Europe and Japan. It offers a common political-economy framework to diagnose the need for fiscal consolidation and proposes institutional solutions rooted in that diagnosis.

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