A Brief Overview of Bergeaud et al.’s Paper

This paper attempts to:

compare GDP per capita level and growth across 17 advanced countries over 1890-2013. compare the level and growth of the main components (TFP, capital intensity, working time, and employment rate) of GDP per capita in order to see how they contribute to the GDP per capita difference. test the convergence hypothesis […]

Paper Topics

My idea is to look at the studies of the Great Depression in the 1930s and the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis in 2008 since the decades before both events are similar (both with an increase in liquidity, low inflation rate, etc.). Nordic countries happened to outperformed most other Western countries during the 1930s, I want […]

Producer Price Index Overview

The Producer Price Index (PPI) is an index released monthly by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). To put it in simple words, PPI measures price changes from the perspective of the sellers, as opposed to the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures price changes from the purchasers’ perspective.

September 14th, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized | 7 comments