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CORE Econ: A neoclassical synthesis for the twenty-first century? (2023)
Journal Article
Michell, J. (2023). CORE Econ: A neoclassical synthesis for the twenty-first century?. Advances in Economics Education, 2(2), 145–162

This paper provides a critical review of CORE Econ’s The Economy and associated materials. It argues that there is a need for reworked economics textbooks and that CORE Econ’s approach to this project – to replace mathematical abstractions with relev... Read More about CORE Econ: A neoclassical synthesis for the twenty-first century?.

Macroeconomic policy at the end of the age of abundance (2023)
Journal Article
Michell, J. (2023). Macroeconomic policy at the end of the age of abundance. European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention, 20(2), 369-387. https://doi.org/10.4337/ejeep.2023.0122

Progressive policy proposals influenced by post-Keynesian economics emphasise the use of fiscal policy and income redistribution to maintain aggregate demand at levels which achieve full employment. Given persistent evidence of weak demand, excess ca... Read More about Macroeconomic policy at the end of the age of abundance.

Dollar liquidity, financial vulnerability and monetary sovereignty (2023)
Journal Article
Jump, R. C., & Michell, J. (2023). Dollar liquidity, financial vulnerability and monetary sovereignty. Development and Change, 55(5), 1087-1113. https://doi.org/10.1111/dech.12799

Periods of dollar-led global monetary tightening generate negative effects in many lower- and middle-income countries. The tightening cycle which commenced in early 2022 has exacerbated the financial dislocation experienced by countries including Zam... Read More about Dollar liquidity, financial vulnerability and monetary sovereignty.

Behavioural biases and credit card repayments among Malaysians (2023)
Journal Article
Sahul Hamid, F., & Md Harizan, S. H. (2023). Behavioural biases and credit card repayments among Malaysians. International Journal of Banking and Finance, 18(2), 53-78. https://doi.org/10.32890/ijbf2023.18.2.3

Analyses done using the survey response of 451 credit cardholders in the northern region of West Malaysia have shown that credit cardholder repayment pattern differed based on their demographic profile. Specifically, the study found that credit cardh... Read More about Behavioural biases and credit card repayments among Malaysians.

The macroeconomics of austerity (2023)
Report
Michell, J., Calvert Jump, R., Meadway, J., & Nasciemento, N. (2023). The macroeconomics of austerity. https://progressiveeconomyforum.com: Progressive Economy Forum

A new study from the thinktank the Progressive Economics Forum (PEF), published today, uses official figures to show that the total economic damage inflicted by austerity is significantly higher than previously thought, needlessly cutting more than h... Read More about The macroeconomics of austerity.

Creating jobs in low- and middle-income countries through demand-side policies (2023)
Report
Michell, J., & Aboobaker, A. (2023). Creating jobs in low- and middle-income countries through demand-side policies. https://www.ilo.org: International Labour Organisation (ILO)

This brief focuses on demand-side policies for promoting employment in LMCs. The shifting consensus on macroeconomic policy in advanced economies, alongside growing acceptance of industrial policy, provides an important opportunity for reconsideratio... Read More about Creating jobs in low- and middle-income countries through demand-side policies.

Dow, Keynes and the pragmatic tradition: More in common? (2022)
Book Chapter
Churchill, J. (2022). Dow, Keynes and the pragmatic tradition: More in common?. In I. Negru, & P. Hawkins (Eds.), Economic Methodology, History and Pluralism: Expanding Economic Thought to Meet Contemporary Challenges. Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003142324

Dow has demonstrated the significance of methodology for delineating schools of thought in macroeconomics. One methodological distinction relates to the perceived importance of uncertainty, especially for the economic theorist. Placing uncertainty ce... Read More about Dow, Keynes and the pragmatic tradition: More in common?.

Money in the early years of the Soviet Union: Barter and back again - A short-lived experiment of transformation (2022)
Book Chapter
Ruziev, K. (2022). Money in the early years of the Soviet Union: Barter and back again - A short-lived experiment of transformation. In P. Hawkins, & I. Negru (Eds.), Monetary Economics, Banking and Policy: Expanding Economic Thought to Meet Contemporary Challenges (187-200). Abingdon: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

In the earlier drafts of the General Theory, Keynes explicitly argued that the classical tradition of distinguishing between real and monetary variables was not helpful in analysing capitalist economies. While developing his ideas about a monetary ec... Read More about Money in the early years of the Soviet Union: Barter and back again - A short-lived experiment of transformation.

A marriage of convenience: How employers and students working in hospitality view the employment relationship (2022)
Journal Article
Evans, C., Ritchie, C., Drew, H., & Ritchie, F. (2022). A marriage of convenience: How employers and students working in hospitality view the employment relationship. Hospitality and Society, 12(3), 299-318. https://doi.org/10.1386/hosp_00055_1

Since the 1990s, the hospitality industry has been increasingly characterized by temporary and insecure forms of employment, a development, which has coincided with rising numbers of students seeking part-time employment. This provides increased job... Read More about A marriage of convenience: How employers and students working in hospitality view the employment relationship.

Strategic vendor due diligence in real estate transactions (2022)
Journal Article
Wiejak-Roy, G. (2023). Strategic vendor due diligence in real estate transactions. Journal of European Real Estate Research, 16(1), 78-91. https://doi.org/10.1108/JERER-04-2022-0012

Purpose: In light of the ever-growing complexity of real estate transactions, the need for vendors and buyers to better understand the role of vendor due diligence (VDD) is imperative. The purpose of this paper is twofold: firstly, it provides a deta... Read More about Strategic vendor due diligence in real estate transactions.

Securitization, covered bonds and the risk taking behavior of European banks (2022)
Working Paper
Arif, A., Bottazzi, L., & Pastorello, S. (2022). Securitization, covered bonds and the risk taking behavior of European banks

This study investigates the impact of securitization and the issuance of covered bonds on the credit risk taking behavior of banks. We collected data for seven major European economies for the period between 2001 and 2014, that is, both before and af... Read More about Securitization, covered bonds and the risk taking behavior of European banks.

Unemployment and COVID-19 in OECD countries: Does the gender of head of state matter? (2022)
Working Paper
Arif, A., Saeed, A., Naveed, S., & Azam, A. Unemployment and COVID-19 in OECD countries: Does the gender of head of state matter?

This paper analyses the differences in the COVID-19 situation and resulting unemployment growth in OECD countries with male and female heads of state. Our sample period covers three waves of COVID-19. We have performed the wavelet analysis to evaluat... Read More about Unemployment and COVID-19 in OECD countries: Does the gender of head of state matter?.

Using the ‘five safes’ to structure economic evaluations of data governance (2022)
Working Paper
Ritchie, F., & Whittard, D. Using the ‘five safes’ to structure economic evaluations of data governance

The ‘five safes’ is a popular data governance framework. It is used to design and critique data management strategies across the world, and has also been used as a performance framework to measure the effectiveness of data access operations. We repor... Read More about Using the ‘five safes’ to structure economic evaluations of data governance.

Measuring the value of data governance in agricultural investments: A case study (2022)
Journal Article
Whittard, D., Ritchie, F., Rose, M., & Musker, R. (2022). Measuring the value of data governance in agricultural investments: A case study. Experimental Agriculture, 58, Article e8. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0014479721000314

Summary The study at hand measures the value of improving data governance and access in the Supporting Soil Health Interventions (SSHI) project in Ethiopia. We applied two separate but interlinked models, one qualitative and one quantitative, to crea... Read More about Measuring the value of data governance in agricultural investments: A case study.

Measuring the value of improving data governance and access in Gates Foundation programme: A case study of the Supporting Soil Health Interventions in Ethiopia projects (2021)
Journal Article
Whittard, D., Ritchie, F., & Nyengani, J. (2021). Measuring the value of improving data governance and access in Gates Foundation programme: A case study of the Supporting Soil Health Interventions in Ethiopia projects. Gates Open Research, 5, Article 97. https://doi.org/10.21955/gatesopenres.1116786.1

The Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) and the Open Data Institute (ODI) commissioned a team of economists to measure the value of improving data governance and access in the Supporting Soil Health Interventions in Ethiopia (S... Read More about Measuring the value of improving data governance and access in Gates Foundation programme: A case study of the Supporting Soil Health Interventions in Ethiopia projects.

Modelling the effects of fiscal policy choices on debt, crises and recovery for small open economies (2021)
Thesis
Hatfield, R. Modelling the effects of fiscal policy choices on debt, crises and recovery for small open economies. (Thesis). University of Bath. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/9749610

Crises have littered human history with serious consequences for both the country and its people. The 2008 Great Recession and Asian Financial Crisis are exemplars of such serious economic and social damage that took many years to recover. Debt defau... Read More about Modelling the effects of fiscal policy choices on debt, crises and recovery for small open economies.

Demand-side policies for employment promotion in low-and middle-income countries
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Aboobaker, A., & Michell, J. (2022). Demand-side policies for employment promotion in low-and middle-income countries

High rates of unemployment and underemployment are widespread in many low- and middle-income countries (LMCs). Progress has been disappointing during a period in which the historical policy focus on capital accumulation and structural transformation... Read More about Demand-side policies for employment promotion in low-and middle-income countries.