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The importance of Spain and Italy for the Dutch economy

Date:10 August 2020

Bart Los and Xianjia Ye published an article in ESB, the major Dutch magazine on economic policy. They provide indicators for the economic importance of Italy and Spain for the Dutch and German economies. Using methods for bilateral dependencies in...

Living standards in the UK at the start of the industrial revolution

Date:27 May 2020

Herman de Jong and Daniel Gallardo published a paper in the European Review on Economic History on the evolution of English living standards during the early phase of industrialization (1760-1850). The paper takes a multi-dimensional perspective and...

Global trend in vertical specialisation

Patterns of vertical specialisation

Date:05 June 2019

In a recently published paper in the Review of World Economics, Stefan Pahl and Marcel Timmer document a new set of stylized facts on vertical specialisation since 1970. They construct new data to estimate the domestic value-added content in exports (VAX-D...

Share of UK inputs from abroad

Post-Brexit trade policy

Date:19 December 2018

Peter IJtsma, Bart Los and Marcel Timmer, joint with Peter Levell (IFS), published a paper in Fiscal Studies on the degree to which the UK participates in global value chains and what this implies for a post-Brexit trade policy. They argue that the UK will...

Functional specialization index in advanced countries

Functional specialization in trade

Date:30 November 2018

Marcel Timmer and Gaaitzen de Vries, together with the OECD's Sébastien Miroudot, have published a paper in the Journal of Economic Geography on functional specialization in trade. They propose a new measure that describes in what type of activities a...

Change in non-routine jobs

Technology, offshoring and the rise of non-routine jobs

Date:10 September 2018

In research published in the Journal of Development Economics, Laurie Reijnders and Gaaitzen de Vries analyse the worldwide increase in the share of non-routine jobs. They find that, in particular, technology has led to a global increase in this share,...

Opposing inequality trends

Inequality moves in cycles

Date:10 September 2018

New research by Herman de Jong and María Gómez León, published in the Economic History Review, examines inequality in Germany and the United Kingdom in the first half of the twentieth century. Over this period, the developments have mirrored each other in...

AEA Papers and Proceedings

Online prices for real consumption comparisons

Date:11 July 2018

Robert Inklaar and Marcel Timmer published a paper in the AEA Papers and Proceedings on using online prices for comparisons of real consumption levels across countries (open access version here), jointly with Alberto Cavallo (HBS), Erwin Diewert (UBC) and ...

Real GDP per capita from 1870-2016

VoxEU column on Rebasing 'Maddison'

Date:25 January 2018

A new column on VoxEU is online, discussing the new version of the Maddison Project Database, which was released two weeks ago. The key innovation is to distinguish two series for real GDP per capita, one best suited for comparing income levels across...

Brexit impact across UK regions

The regional impact of Brexit

Date:19 December 2017

In a new paper in Papers in Regional Science and a column on VoxEU, Bart Los and Wen Chen – together with Phil McCann, Raquel Ortega-Argilés, Mark Thissen and Frank van Oort – show how the impact of Brexit on labour income varies across the different...