GCER in the News
Apr 4, 2016
GCER Fellow Pedro Gete's paper featured in the Brookings Hutchins Roundup
The Brookings blog of David Wessel selected a new paper by GCER Fellow Pedro Gete . The paper concerns the distributional implications of federal mortgage guarantees. It shows that by removing guarantees from the mortgage market,low- and middle-income households are hurt, while high-income households benefit. ...
Mar 14, 2016
Ninth International Research Forum on Monetary Policy Upcoming
The Ninth Biennial International Research Forum on Monetary Policy (IRFMP) will take place at the European Central Bank on March 18-19, 2016. It purpose is to promote the discussion of innovative research on theoretical and empirical macroeconomic issues relevant for monetary policy. ...
Feb 23, 2016
Martin Ravallion receives BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award
It is with great pride that the Economics Department announces that Martin Ravallion, the Edmond D.Villani Professor of Economics, has been awarded a BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for his research on global poverty. Department Chair Frank Vella said "Martin is a remarkable scholar and his dedication to scholarship and research is an inspiration for all those who encounter him or his work. ...
Feb 15, 2016
GCER Fellows Jack and Habyarimana Implement Mobile Money Project in East Africa
GCER Fellows Billy Jack and James Habyarimana will initiate a project to explore innovations to the M-PESA, a mobile money platform launched in 2007 in Kenya that provides access to basic financial services via individual cell phones. ...