Monthly Archives: November 2017

Economic costs of global warming

Climate change is considered one of the major challenges of the 21st century. While politicians and scientists at the COP23 climate change conference in Bonn are currently debating the political implications, economists have looked into the various economic consequences of … Continue reading

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Low-skilled immigration causes human capital polarization in Italy

While there is a vast literature considering the labor market effects of immigration, less has been done to investigate how immigration affects the educational choices of young natives, especially in Europe. A new IZA discussion paper by University of Padova … Continue reading

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