Oriana Bandiera has taken over from Esther Duflo as Co-Director of the Development Economics Programme.

This network, led by Michael Haliassos of Goethe University in Frankfurt, aims to promote research on household finance that is both scientifically excellent and relevant to policymakers and market participants.

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This report, the first in the Monitoring the Eurozone series, addresses the measures Eurozone countries need to take to guard against returning financial instability that could threaten a sustainable recovery. The authors consider stock operations, lending structures and regulatory changes in protecting sovereign debt on a national and Europe-wide level.

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Apparently a number of assumptions have been made in Brussels and Washington DC about how the rest of the world will react to the successful conclusion of a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Many of the contributions to this new Vox eBook identify alternatives for third countries that do not involve throwing themselves at the mercy of US and European trade negotiators. TTIP may not trigger the chain reaction that its advocates seek.

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The Centre for Economic Policy Research is pleased to announce Sir Charlie Bean has been appointed Chairman of its Board of Trustees. Sir Charlie will replace Guillermo de la Dehesa as Chairman of the CEPR Board. Vittorio Grilli has been appointed as Vice-Chairman.

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