ECARES, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Victor Ginsburgh is professor emeritus of economics. Being retired, his interests go to wines, the arts, languages, and bothering his colleagues who are nice enough to give him offices at ECARES, Brussels and at CORE Louvain-la-Neuve. His last book, co-authored with Shlomo Weber is /How Many Languages Do We Need, The Economics of Linguistic Diversity/, Princeton University Press. He is also co-editing (with David Throsby) the second volume of the /Handbook of the Economics of Art and Culture/, Elsevier, forthcoming 2013.
Articles by Victor Ginsburgh:
Wine tasting: Is 'terroir' a joke and/or are wine experts incompetent?
1 March 2013, 26197 reads
Are leading academic papers really of better quality?
25 May 2012, 11327 reads
On the uselessness of learning foreign languages
8 February 2012, 18222 reads
Why expect S&P, Moody’s, or Fitch to know it's junk when expert musicians can't tell a Stradivarius from a fiddle?
16 January 2012, 16890 reads
Reichlin, Turner, Woodford
- Fiscal consolidation: At what speed?Blanchard, Leigh
- Escaping liquidity traps: Lessons from the UK’s 1930s escapeCrafts
- The lessons of the North Atlantic crisis for economic theory and policyStiglitz
- Helicopter money as a policy optionReichlin, Turner, Woodford
- The case for 4% inflationBall