When Do People Protest and When Do They Just Grumble? History Offers Clues.
A tradition of anti-government uprisings can impact communities centuries later.
Researchers: Meng Miao and Jacopo Ponticelli
October 1, 2022
How Climate Disasters Ripple Through the Labor Market
Environmental crises are increasingly leading workers to migrate. What happens next?
Researchers: Albert Christoph, Paula Bustos and Jacopo Ponticelli
March 11, 2022
How an Advice Hotline Is Making Farmers in India More Productive
Previous efforts to provide farmers with guidance fell short. But this venture went further.
Researchers: Apoorv Gupta, Jacopo Ponticelli and Andrea Tesei
December 4, 2020
Take 5: What Previous Recessions Can Teach Us about the Coronavirus Crisis
From stimulus strategies to how businesses will fare, research on past downturns can help inform our outlook today.
Researchers: Ravi Jagannathan, Filippo Mezzanotti, Sara Moreira, Jacopo Ponticelli and Scott R. Baker
March 24, 2020
China Weathered the Global Recession with an Aggressive Stimulus Package. But Did It Prop Up the Wrong Firms?
A cautionary tale about the unintended consequences of credit expansion.
Researchers: Lin William Cong, Haoyu Gao, Jacopo Ponticelli and Xiaoguang Yang
August 1, 2019
How a Genetically Modified Soybean Helped Modernize an Economy
As Brazil’s farms became more efficient, workers shifted to manufacturing.
Researchers: Paula Bustos, Bruno Caprettini, Jacopo Ponticelli and Gabriel Garber
June 4, 2018