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CESifo Economic Studies publishes provocative, high-quality papers in economics, with a particular focus on policy issues. Papers by leading academics are written for a wide and global audience.Find out more
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Latest Special Issue
The latest special issue from CESifo is titled ‘The Determinants of Gender Gaps’.
The Editors have highlighted several key articles which showcase the best of CESifo Economic StudiesExplore articles
Ten facts about economic gender inequality
Gender is a central concept in modern societies. The promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment is key for policymakers, and it is receiving a growing attention in business agendas...
The road to egalitaria
In 1985, Nobel Laureate Gary Becker observed that the gap in employment between mothers and fathers of young children had been shrinking since the 1960s in OECD countries. This led Becker to predict that such sex differences "may only be a legacy of powerful forces from the past and may disappear or be greatly attenuated in the near future"...
What is the role of governments in climate change adaptation?
Adaptation to climate change is currently high on the agenda of EU bureaucrats exploring the regulatory scope of the topic. Climate change may potentially bring about changes in the frequency of extreme weather events such as heat waves, flooding or thunder storms, which in turn may require adaptation to changes in our living conditions.
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