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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 luispablodelahorra@yahoo.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 Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at the University of Valladolid. His research interests include macroeconomics, monetary theory, economic history, and finance. He has been published by several online media outlets, including the Foundation for Economic Education, The Intellectual Takeout and The American Conservative, among others.

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Paul McCartney: A Real Goldie Oldie

If your birthday lands on June 18, you are lucky to share it with one of the most talented songwriters of all time: Sir Paul McCartney. The ex-Beatle turns 77 in 2019, right in the middle of a tour that will bring him to San Diego, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Vancouver, and Los Angeles.

Mr. Trump, leave the Fed alone

One sometimes wonders if Trump’s irresponsible statements have other objective than to show his bold ignorance on economic and political issues. Last week, the US President lashed out at the Federal Reserve for its stance on monetary policy. In a nutshell, he complained about the dollar appreciating against the Euro as a result of Fed’s policies. This, according to Trump, undermines the country’s competitiveness against the Eurozone.

What is the place premium?

Wage differentials within a country can be explained by factors such as work experience, years of education, or career choices. Yet things get more complicated when comparing wages from workers living in different countries. When we do so, we need to take into account an extra factor: migration barriers. This is exactly what economists Michael Clemens, Claudio Montenegro and Lant Pritchett do in their latest paper.





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