Deadly Variation: The Effect of Temperature Variability on Mortality

In the new CAMP working paper 01/2020, Hovdahl estimates the causal effect of temperature variability on mortality. The paper brings together the economic literature on the effect of global warming on temperature-induced mortality with the climate science literature. Hovdahl finds that increased monthly temperature variability causes increased mortality, and omitting the effect of temperature variability …

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FNI Update January – Continuing Around Trend

The Financial News index (FNI) is designed to track Norwegian GDP growth and the business cycle at high frequency. The underlying indicators are daily time series representing how much the media writes about various topics. The FNI was last updated 31 January. The FNI index experienced a downturn during the fall of 2019, but ended …

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