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This two-day international workshop will bring together in Louvain-la-Neuve doctoral students involved in research in the field of the Economics of Digitization with both theoretical and empirical focus. Topics: Telecommunications – Internet and Software Industries – Regulation and...
Driven by advances in digitization, non-standard work arrangements, sharing on online platforms, and direct consumer-producer relationships are becoming important parts of our economic and social life. This development has important consequences for labor relations, consumer choice and product...
The workshop aims to combine theoretical research and empirical evidence of taxation in the digital economy. The goal is to facilitate interactions between researchers focused on industrial organization, i.e., responses of prices/firms and public finance economists interested in the effect of...
The relation of poverty and inequality to environmental hazards and changes are complex and important, and this workshop aims to motivate high-quality research on these links. A (non-exhaustive) list of keywords for possible contributions are: - Natural disasters, weather, or climate and the...
Global productivity growth—the key long-term driver of living standards—fell sharply following the global financial crisis and has remained sluggish ever since. This decline has been associated with subpar global economic growth and record-low real interest rates. If sustained, low...
Gender differences in human capital investments, labor market outcomes, and other socioeconomic outcomes – in both the developed and developing world – is an active area of research in economics. In general, different scholars have been working on the topic in developed countries than in...
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