09.07.2024: Leonardo D’Amico – Why has construction productivity stagnated? The role of land-use regulation

Presenter: Leonardo D’Amico Affiliation: Harvard University, Department of Economics. Paper: Why Has Construction Productivity Stagnated? The Role of Land-Use Regulation. Date: July 9, 2024. Time: 12:00 GMT (15:00 Israel Time) Abstract: Why does it cost so much to build a home? We formalize and evaluate the hypothesis that land-use regulation reduces the average size of … Read more

18.06.2024: Iñaki Aldasoro – The impact of artificial intelligence on output and inflation

Presenter: Iñaki Aldasoro. Affiliation: Bank for International Settlements, Monetary and Economic Department. Paper: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Output and Inflation. Date: June 18, 2024. Time: 12:00 GMT (15:00 Israel Time) Abstract: This paper studies the effects of artificial intelligence (AI) on sectoral and aggregate employment, output and inflation in both the short and … Read more

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