• #### Macroceconomic Impact of Direct Foreign Investment in China 1979-93 ﻿

Published 1996-06-01
Direct foreign investment (DFI) has played an important role in the economic development of China in the past 15 years. It contributed to the Chinese domestic capital formulation and industrial growth, and promoted export ...
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• #### THE MACROECONOMIC FETISH IN ANGLO-AMERICAN ECONOMIES ﻿

Published 1993-01-01
English-speaking economists imagine that the economy is manipulated by policies directed at the macroeconomic level. The microeconomy is supposedly dictated by the market mechanism (and by policies designed to enhance the ...
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• #### Major Indian ICT firms and their approaches towards achieving quality ﻿

Published 2004-07-01
Of the three basic theories of innovation: the entrepreneur theory, the technology-economics theory and the strategic theory, the third one seems to be highly appropriate for the analysis of recent growth of the information ...
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• #### Major OECD Country Industrial Sector Interfuel Substitution Estimates: 1960-79 ﻿

Published 1983-08-01
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• #### MARKET INFORMATION AND POTENTIAL INSOLVENCY OF AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS ﻿

Published 1985-07-01
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• #### Market Value Accounting in the Financial Service Sector ﻿

Published 1993-11-01
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• #### MARKETS FOR ILLICIT DRUGS ﻿

Published 1993-01-01
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• #### Markov-Switching Models with Evolving Regime-Specific Parameters: Are Post-War Booms or Recessions All Alike? ﻿

Published 2012-02-01
In this paper, we relax the assumption of constant regime-specific mean growth rates in Hamilton’s (1989) two-state Markov-switching model of the business cycle. We first present a benchmark model, in which each regime-specific ...
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• #### Marriage penalties, marriage, and cohabitation ﻿

Published 2011-09-01
I examine the effect of marriage penalties in the US income tax system on marital status. I construct a simulated instrument that exploits variation in the tax code over time and between US states to deal with potential ...
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• #### Matching Markets with Mixed Ownership: The Case for A Real-life Assignment Mechanism ﻿

Published 2010-09-01
We consider a common indivisible good allocation problem in which agents have both social and private endowments. Popular applications include student assignment to on-campus housing, kidney exchange, and particular school ...
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• #### Measuring Consumer Surplus with Unknown Hicksian Demands ﻿

Published 1995-06-01
The objective of this paper to introduce the Slutsky demand curve as a tool in welfare analysis. It is shown that the compensating or equivalent variation can in most cases be measured to within a fraction of a percent of ...
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• #### Measuring Underutilisation of Labour Beyond Unemployment Statistics ﻿

Published 1985-05-01
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• #### Medical Malpractice and Physician Liability Under a Negligence Rule ﻿

Published 2011-03-01
A model of costly medical malpractice claims, based on Bayes Rule, is developed to examine the effects of physicians being liable for actual damage under a negligence rule. This model is consistent with empirical evidence ...
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• #### Methodological Scepticism ﻿

Published 1984-07-01
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• #### THE MICRO-FOUNDATIONS OF LAYOFFS AND LABOUR-HOARDING ﻿

Published 1980-11-01
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• #### A Model of Exchange Rate Policy: Evidence for the US Dollar-Greek Drachma Rate 1975-1987 ﻿

Published 1990-08-01
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• #### A MODEL OF INCOME, UNEMPLOYMENT AND INFLATION FOR THE U.S.A. ﻿

Published 1991-02-01
This paper develops a simple three equation microeconomic model to explain the dynamics of output, unemployment and inflation for the U.S.A. The model is estimated, with the annual data, for 1946-1989. Insights gained ...
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• #### A Model of Product Differentiation and Profitability ﻿

Published 1987-12-01
The purpose of this paper is to develop a model of product differentiation in which there is an asymmetry. Some customers are easier to serve than others. It turns out that profits may be either positively or negatively ...
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• #### A Model of Share-Cropping with Interlinked Markets in a Dual Agrarian Economy ﻿

Published 1994-03-01
Two common features of poor agrarian economies widely discussed in the literature on peasant economies are the sharecropping tenurial system and the interlinkage between land, labour and credit markets. This paper constructs ...
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• #### Modeling Changes in Daily $A Exchange Rates: An Application of GARCH ﻿ Published 1995-06-01 This paper examines the statistical properties of the logarithmic changes in daily$A exchange rates. For all five exchange rates considered, changes exhibit volatility clustering and highly significant non-linear serial ...
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