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Luis Pablo de la Horra

Bachelor's degree in English Studies, MSc in Finance, and Master of Research in Business Economics

  • E-mail luispablo.horra@uva.es
  • Institution University of Valladolid (Spain)
  • PhD Candidate in Economics

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Luis Pablo holds a MSc in Finance from Vlerick Business School and a Master of Research in Business Economics from the University of Salamanca. He is currently a predoctoral fellow at the University of Valladolid where he is doing a Ph.D. in Economics. Luis Pablo is interested in macroeconomics, monetary theory, and financial economics. He has been published by several media outlets, including the Foundation for Economic Education, CapX, and The American Conservative, among others.

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Sometimes the best thing to do on election day is to stay at home

It was trumpeted (if you’ll forgive the pun) as the most important election in decades, and America 2020 didn’t disappoint. Although numbers are still to be confirmed, the Trump vs Biden presidential election saw a record voter turnout with two-thirds of the electorate going to the polls on election day. This represents the highest turnout in more than 100 years.

The Biases of Central Bank Research Papers

The 2008 Financial Crisis led central banks all over the world to make use of several monetary policy tools that were considered unorthodox before. Particularly, monetary authorities resorted to three policies. First, central banks started to provide long-term refinancing to the banking sector in order to boost lending. Second, forward guidance (i.e., the communication by monetary authorities of the future path of the policy rate) was introduced to reduce economic uncertainty via anchoring the expectations of economic agents. Finally, central banks expanded their balance sheets by purchasing long-term assets, a policy known as quantitative easing (QE).

Investing in Times of a Pandemic

Every year around this time, Schroders releases its Global Investor Study, a survey where the British asset management company analyzes the attitudes and behaviors of 23,000 investors from 32 countries. Naturally, this year’s survey revolves around how the pandemic has affected the investment decisions and economic prospects of investors.

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