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Maria Coelho

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Maria Coelho is a PhD student at UC Berkeley. She was previously a research assistant at the IMF where her work focused on public expenditure reform. Maria worked at HSBC Capital Markets in 2007-08 as a financial analyst after graduating from Columbia University. mcoelho@econ.berkeley.edu

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Blogs review: the productivity-compensation wedge and the mark-up puzzle

What’s at stake: While our understanding of the origins of the productivity – median compensation wedge – that is, the fact that real median hourly wages in the US have remained close to stagnant over the past 3 decades – progresses, a new puzzling fact has recently been uncovered for which we still have few […]

By: Jérémie Cohen-Setton and Maria Coelho Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: May 4, 2012