Miguel Alquézar Yus
Miguel Alquézar Yus is a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at the European University Institute. His research interest lies on various topics within empirical political economy, such as corruption, lobbying, and the creation of social norms.
How Interest Groups Utilize Reverse Revolving Doors to Influence Legislative Voting
A new study finds that legislators who worked for interest groups before taking office influence the voting behavior of their colleagues when...
How Many Banks Are at Risk of Insolvency Right Now?
Given the recent banking turmoil and failure of SVB and Signature and issues in First Republic, it is important to understand the...
The Challenges of Regulating Disinformation
In response to rising concerns about political disinformation, governments have introduced a slew of interventions. Federico Vaccari warns in new research that...
India’s Evolving Industrial Policy Is Critical for Realizing Its Development Vision
Industrial policy was once so out of fashion that it was jokingly called “the policy that shall not be named.” Now it’s...
Can Twitter Be a Force for Good? Social Media Helps Curb Corporate Misconduct
Collective shaming on social media is crucial in reducing corporate misbehavior — and society would be significantly worse off without watchdog platforms.
The Historical Cost of Populism
Most work on populism has investigated the reasons why voters choose populist leaders and governments. In new research, Moritz Schularick, Christoph Trebesch,...
Globalization’s Uneven Impact on Women’s Occupational Attainment
The literature on globalization’s impact on women’s workforce participation generally takes a positive outlook but still produces mixed results. In their research,...
Nobel Laureate Douglas Diamond on How the Fed Could Have Prevented SVB’s Collapse
Nobel Laureate and bank run expert Douglas Diamond argues that the Fed’s choice to signal long-term low interest rates, and then suddenly...