Publications

October 8, 2013

Early warning indicators for debt sustainability

This CPB Policy Brief develops a simple dynamic framework for assessing the sustainability of public finances over a medium-term horizon.

February 6, 2013

The effects of technology and offshoring on changes in employment and task-content of occupations

Combining employment data with the British Skill Survey (BSS) we analyse employment changes between occupations (extensive margin) and within occupations (intensive margin).

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November 22, 2012

Identifying hubs and spokes in global supply chains using redirected trade in value added

The increasing importance of global supply chains has prompted the use of analytical tools based on trade in value added – instead of traditional measures in gross value.

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June 6, 2012

When is debt sustainable?

This CPB Discussion Paper proposes indicators to assess government debt sustainability. Sustainable government finances can be achieved via three main channels: fiscal responses, economic growth and financial repression.

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December 7, 2011

Wage inequality in trade-in-tasks models

Recent trade-in-tasks models suggest that relative low-skill wages (in rich high-skill abundant countries) may increase when low-skill tasks are offshored.

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