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Limits of Globalization

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2017-01-16: In view of the WEF 2017, SRF Eco discusses globalization, it's limits, losers and future. In an interview David Dorn explains how globalization also shapes the political landscape.
 

 


Non-invasive biomarker for self-control

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2017-01-11: In the current edition of the Journal of Neuroscience Silvia Maier and Todd Hare show that higher heart-rate variability (HRV) is associated with increased resistance to temptation in dietary self-control challenges. HRV may serve as an easily acquired, noninvasive, and low-cost biomarker for self-control ability.
Article in Neuroscience

NZZ (in German)


Hazardous 9/11 Dust Made Newborn Babies Smaller

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2017-01-04: The «National Geographic» refers to a new study by Hannes Schwandt and Janet Currie, on the impact of the dust clouds from the collapse of the twin towers on the birth weight outcomes for Lower Manhattan mothers.

Research Paper (Journal of Human Resources)

 

 


Excellence in Refereeing Award for Profs Maréchal and Yanagizawa-Drott

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2017-01-03: Michel Maréchal and David Yanagizawa-Drott received the “Excellence in Refereeing Award” from the European Economic Association. The Award recognizes the outstanding work of those referees whose service and dedication have contributed to the high quality and prestige of the Journal of the European Economic Association. Congratulations!

 


The Writing That Shaped Economic Thinking in 2016

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2017-01-01: In his comment on Bloomberg View, Noah Smith lists the 10 most influential and accessible papers of 2016. In third place, the paper by David Dorn et al.: The China Shock: Learning from Labor-Market Adjustment to Large Changes in Trade.