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Cameron Hepburn

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The Oxford Review of Economic Policy provides economic policy analysis at the forefront of current thinking and presented in non-technical language. Each issue is focused on a particular topic, with a balance between macro- and microeconomic topics.

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What does the Oxford Review of Economic Policy (OxREP) stand for and why should you read it?

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Thirtieth Anniversary Issue

Vigorous debates and assertions about economic policy motivated the birth of the Review.

Managing Editor, Cameron Hepburn introduces the Thirtieth Anniversary Issue.

Ken Mayhew on the UK labour market

Learn more about the evolution of UK labour market policy during the last 30 years.

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David Vine on monetary and fiscal policy

Learn more about the main changes in macroeconomics which were important in leading up to the Great Moderation.

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From the OUPblog

Food and agriculture: shifting landscapes for policy

Where does our food come from? A popular slogan tells us that our food comes from farms: “If you ate today, thank a farmer.” Supermarkets cater to the same idea, labelling every bag of produce with the name of an individual farm…

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Field experimenting in economics: Lessons learned for public policy

Do neighbourhoods matter to outcomes? Which classroom interventions improve educational attainment? How should we raise money to provide important and valued public goods?...

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Unconventional monetary policy

Central banks in advanced economies typically conduct monetary policy by varying short-term interest rates in order to influence the level of spending and inflation in the economy. One limitation of this conventional approach to monetary policy is the so called lower bound problem…

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The good, the bad, the missed opportunities

Popular perceptions of governments’ economic records are often shaped by the specific events that precipitate their downfall. From devaluation crises in the 1960s, through industrial relations in the 1970s, to the debacle of the poll tax in the 1990s…

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  • 33(1): Innovation
  • 33(2): Responsible Business
  • 33(3): Urbanization
  • 33(4): Future of Macroeconomic Theory
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