Research roundup: Holiday reading 2020

In case you missed them, here is a roundup of recent contributions by Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors to VoxEU, CEPR’s policy portal.

(Articles are listed in chronological order from September 1 – December 10, 2020. Work already featured in Barcelona GSE Focus articles has not been included in this list.)

Does social media make us xenophobic?

Maria Petrova (ICREA-UPF and BSE)

Income inequality and the welfare state during COVID-19

Oriol Aspachs (CaixaBank), Ruben Durante (ICREA-UPF and BSE), José García-Montalvo (UPF and BSE), Alberto Graziano (CaixaBank), Josep Mestres (CaixaBank), Marta Reynal-Querol (ICREA-UPF and BSE)

Building a strategy for resilience

Natalia Fabra (UC3M), Massimo Motta (UPF and BSE), Martin Peitz (Mannheim)

Internal migration and the spread of COVID-19

Michele Valsecchi (NES) and Ruben Durante (ICREA-UPF and BSE)

VoxVideo: Security Design in Non-Exclusive Markets with Asymmetric Information

Victoria Vanasco (CREI, UPF and BSE) and Vladimir Asriyan (CREI and BSE), presented by Professor Vanasco

Political connections and informed trading: Evidence from TARP

Ozlem Akin (Ozyegin University), Christian Fons-Rosen (UPF and BSE), José-Luis Peydró (ICREA-UPF and BSE)

How Allied bombing and propaganda undermined German morale during WWII

Maja Adena (WZB Berlin Social Science Center), Ruben Enikolopov (ICREA-UPF and BSE), Maria Petrova (ICREA-UPF and BSE), Hans-Joachim Voth (University of Zurich)