Oil futures volatility and the economy

The drone strike on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure has highlighted the fragile and interconnected relationship between crude oil supply and the global economy, with new research bringing these economic ties into greater ...

What is in people's minds when they buy stocks?

When people buy stocks, they tend to have beliefs in place about how well the investments will perform and which ones are riskier bets. Economists would love to know what is going on in people's minds, but because that is ...

How carbon taxes can succeed

The political leeway for carbon taxes is greater than commonly assumed. Political scientists at ETH have shown how carbon taxes could find acceptance in Germany and the U.S.. What matters most is the intended use of the tax ...

New insight into the links between transport and land value

A new report reveals the relationships between transport and property value across the North of England. The report highlights how understanding these relationships can help inform infrastructure planning and investment—from ...

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