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  • Hogarth, Robin; Karelaia, Natalia (2003)
    The effectiveness of decision rules depends on characteristics of both rules and environments. A theoretical analysis of environments specifies the relative predictive accuracies of the lexicographic rule 'take-the-best' (TTB) ...
  • Freixas, Xavier; Rochet, Jean-Charles (2012)
    We model a Systemically Important Financial Institution (SIFI) that is too big (or too interconnected) to fail. Without credible regulation and strong supervision, the shareholders of this institution might deliberately ...
  • Azmat, Ghazala; González Luna, Libertad (2008)
    We evaluate the effect of a 2003 reform in the Spanish income tax on fertility and the employment of mothers with small children. The reform introduced a tax credit for working mothers with children under the age of ...
  • Aleksic, Vera; Schwartz, Christoph; Thurmair, Gregor; Prokopidis, Prokopis; Papavassiliou, Vassilis; Toral, Antonio (2014)
  • Garcia-Milà, Teresa; McGuire, Therese J. (2001)
    It is difficult to justify tax incentives within the existing economics literature on tax competition. We develop a model in which communities are interested in attracting firms not only for their own capital but also for ...
  • Labeaga, José M.; López Nicolás, Ángel (1993)
  • Dijk, Teun Adrianus van, 1943- (2011)
    It has been found that the symbolic elites have a prominent role in the discursive reproduction of racism in society, because they control the public discourse through which many ethnic prejudices are spread and shared. ...
  • Ramalhinho-Lourenço, Helena (2005)
    In this work we discuss some ideas and opinions related with teaching Metaheuristics in Business Schools. The main purpose of the work is to initiate a discussion and collaboration about this topic,with the final objective ...
  • Oliveras, Ester (2001)
    Research, teaching and service are the main activities carried out in almost all European universities. Previous research, which has been mainly centred in North-American universities, has found solid results indicating that ...
  • Puig, Jaume (2000)
    This paper estimates a translog stochastic frontier production function in the analysis of all 48 contiguous U.S. states in the period 1970-1983, to attempt to measure and explain changes in technical efficiency. The ...
  • Gancia, Gino; Zilibotti, Fabrizio (2008)
    We discuss a unified theory of directed technological change and technology adoption that can shed light on the causes of persistent productivity differences across countries. In our model, new technologies are designed ...
  • Barro, Robert J.; Sala-i-Martin, Xavier (1995)
  • Prokopidis, Prokopis; Papavassiliou, Vassilis; Pecina, Pavel; Rimell, Laura; Poibeau, Thierry; Bartolini, Roberto; Caselli, Tommaso; Frontini, Francesca; Aleksic, Vera; Thurmair, Gregor; Poch, Marc; Bel, Núria; Hamon, Olivier (2014)
  • Rimell, Laura; Korhonen, Anna; Quochi, Valeria; Bel, Núria; Caselli, Tommaso; Prokopidis, Prokopis; Gavrilidou, Maria; Poibeau, Thierry; Padró, Muntsa; Revilla, Eva; Monachini, Monica; Tesconi, Maurizio; Abrate, Matteo; Bacciu, Clara (2014)
  • Ciccone, Antonio (1997)
    What explains the spatial distribution of wages across US counties? I find that two of the most important factors are spatial technology diffusion and externalities due to the aggregate scale of production. One empirical ...
  • Zapata-Barrero, Ricard; Faúndez García, Rocío; Sánchez Montijano, Elena (2009)
    Today, Temporary Labour Migration is a fundamental course of action promoted by relevant economic and political agents, such as EC, the GCIM, or the OECD. Based on a specific empirical case study of Temporary and Circular ...
  • Polavieja, Javier G. (2005)
    This study analyses the determinants of the rate of temporary employment in various OECD countries using both macro-level data drawn from the OECD and EUROSTAT databases, as well as micro-level data drawn from the 8th wave ...
  • García Pérez, J. Ignacio; Muñoz Bullón, Fernando (2001)
    This paper focuses on the occupational mobility of temporary help agency workers by studying their job-to-job upgrading chances as opposed to those who have not been hired through these intermediaries. A screening approach ...
  • Canova, Fabio; Ortega, Eva (1996)
    This paper illustrates the philosophy which forms the basis of calibration exercises in general equilibrium macroeconomic models and the details of the procedure, the advantages and the disadvantages of the approach, with ...
  • Caggese, Andrea (2003)
    We consider a dynamic multifactor model of investment with financing imperfections, adjustment costs and fixed and variable capital. We use the model to derive a test of financing constraints based on a reduced form variable ...

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