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  • González Luna, Libertad (2014)
    I document extremely son-biased sex ratios at birth among Asian-born parents in Spain. Using data on the universe of registered births in Spain during 2007- 2012, I show that there are 117 boys per 100 girls born to Indian ...
  • Aragonés, Enriqueta; Palfrey, Thomas R. (2000)
    This paper examines competition in the standard one- dimensional Downsian model of two-candidate elections, but where one candidate (A) enjoys an advantage over the other candidate (D). Voters' preferences are Euclidean, ...
  • Hurkens, Sjaak; Jeon, Doh-Shin (2009)
    In this paper, we study how access pricing affects network competition when subscription demand is elastic and each network uses non-linear prices and can apply termination-based price discrimination. In the case of a fixed ...
  • Giacomini, Raffaella; Rossi, Barbara (2014)
    The goal of this paper is to develop formal tests to evaluate the relative in-sample per- formance of two competing, misspecified, non-nested models in the presence of possible data instability. Compared to previous ...
  • Abellán, José M.; Pinto, José L. (1997)
    En el presente trabajo, los a\~nos de vida ajustados por la calidad (AVAC), son caracterizados como funciones de utilidad von Newman--Morgenstern. Esta caracterizaci\'on se efect\'ua para dos problemas de elecci\'on: ...
  • Ayllón Gatnau, Sara (2009)
    Youth is one of the phases in the life-cycle when some of the most decisive life transitions take place. Entering the labour market or leaving parental home are events with important consequences for the economic well-being of ...
  • Sáez, Marc; Pérez Rodríguez, Jorge V. (1994)
  • Cuxart, Anna (1999)
    The educational system in Spain is undergoing a reorganization. At present, high-school graduates who want to enroll at a public university must take a set of examinations Pruebas de Aptitud para el Acceso a la Universidad ...
  • Bartlett, Peter L.; Boucheron, Stéphane; Lugosi, Gábor (2000)
    We study model selection strategies based on penalized empirical loss minimization. We point out a tight relationship between error estimation and data-based complexity penalization: any good error estimate may be ...
  • Rubio Varas, M. del Mar; Yáñez, César; Folchi, Mauricio; Carreras, Albert (2007)
    In the absence of comparable macroeconomic indicators for most of the Latin American economies before the 1930s, the apparent consumption of energy is used in this paper as a proxy of the degree of modernisation of Latin ...
  • Galí, Jordi (2004)
    The present paper describes recent research on two central themes of Keynes’ General Theory: (i) the social waste associated with recessions, and (ii) the effectiveness of fiscal policy as a stabilization tool. The paper ...
  • Galí, Jordi; Monacelli, Tommaso (2004)
    We lay out a small open economy version of the Calvo sticky price model, and show how the equilibrium dynamics can be reduced to simple representation in domestic inflation and the output gap. We use the resulting framework ...
  • Galí, Jordi (2011)
    I examine the impact of alternative monetary policy rules on a rational asset price bubble, through the lens of an overlapping generations model with nominal rigidities. A systematic increase in interest rates in response ...
  • Galí, Jordi (2009)
    Much recent research has focused on the development and analysis of extensions of the New Keynesian framework that model labor market frictions and unemployment explicitly. The present paper describes some of the essential ...
  • Freixas, Xavier (2009)
    This paper examines the monetary policy followed during the current financial crisis from the perspective of the theory of the lender of last resort. It is argued that standard monetary policy measures would have failed ...
  • Canova, Fabio; Favero, Carlo (2005)
    We examine monetary policy in the Euro area from both theoretical and empirical perspectives. We discuss what theory tells us the strategy of Central banks should be and contrasts it with the one employed by the ECB. We ...
  • Canova, Fabio; Pires Pina, Joaquim (1998)
    We examine the effects of extracting monetary policy disturbances with semi-structural and structural VARs, using data generated by a limited participation model under partial accommodative and feedback rules. We find ...
  • Clarida, Richard; Galí, Jordi; Gertler, Mark (1997)
    We estimate a forward-looking monetary policy reaction function for the postwar United States economy, before and after Volcker's appointment as Fed Chairman in 1979. Our results point to substantial differences in the ...
  • De Arcangelis, Giuseppe; Di Giorgio, Giorgio (1999)
    This paper provides updated empirical evidence about the real and nominal effects of monetary policy in Italy, by using structural VAR analysis. We discuss different empirical approaches that have been used in order ...
  • Nimark, Kristoffer (2008)
    Monetary policy is conducted in an environment of uncertainty. This paper sets up a model where the central bank uses real-time data from the bond market together with standard macroeconomic indicators to estimate the ...

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