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The CEPR Business Cycle Dating Committee has concluded the euro area might be mired in a recession pause. Several quarters of positive but extremely weak economic developments since early 2013 do not constitute sufficient evidence that the euro area recession that started after 2011Q3 is over.
The Aid for Trade (AFT) initiative has been successful in mobilising funding to aid developing countries – in particular, the least developed – cope with the cost of implementing Uruguay Round commitments. However, whether the aid has really made a difference in their ability to take part in world trade growth remains unclear. This CEPR Press book shows how the wealth of available methods helps to confront the conceptual and measurement difficulties in identifying causal relationships from interventions to outcomes.
Mathias Dewatripont
Mathias Dewatripont, CEPR's first Research Director, has been appointed Vice-Governor of the National Bank of Belgium.