Economics and Business Working Papers Series

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Economics and Business Working Papers Series

 

Working papers, en accés obert, del Departament d'Economia i Empresa de la UPF.

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  • Carvalho, Vasco; Grassi, Basile (2015)
    Do large firm dynamics drive the business cycle? We answer this question by developing a quantitative theory of aggregate fluctuations caused by firm-level disturbances alone. We show that a standard heterogeneous firm ...
  • Asriyan, Vladimir; Fuchs, William; Green, Brett (2015)
    We study the effect of information spillovers and transparency in a dynamic setting with adverse selection and correlated asset values. A trade (or lack thereof) by one seller can provide information about the quality of ...
  • Longford, Nicholas (2015)
    This report comprises four reactions to the recent policy statement in Basic and Applied Social Psychology that announced a ban on null-hypothesis testing in that journal. A personal perspective is presented which agrees ...
  • Inoue, Atsushi; Kuo, Chun-Hung; Rossi, Barbara (2015)
    The Great Recession has challenged the adequacy of existing models to explain key macroeconomic data, and raised the concern that the models might be misspecified. This paper investigates the importance of misspecification ...
  • Giacomini, Raffaella; Rossi, Barbara (2014)
    This review provides an overview of forecasting methods that can help researchers forecast in the presence of non-stationarities caused by instabilities. The emphasis of the review is both theoretical and applied, and ...