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  • publication . Research . 2014
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Elischer, Sebastian;
    Publisher: DEU

    Anfang März 2014 töteten Mitglieder der islamistischen Sekte Boko Haram in einem nordnigerianischen Dorf mehr als achtzig Menschen. Die Mitglieder von Boko Haram sind Anhänger der salafistischen Denkschule, die in vielen Ländern Afrikas zunehmend populär wird. Viele Beo...

  • publication . Article . Research . Preprint . 2015
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Claudia Schwirplies; Andreas Ziegler;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: Informa UK Limited

    This paper contributes to the economic literature on pure and impure public goods by consid-ering two alternatives for contributing to the public good climate protection: compensating carbon emissions from conventional consumption or paying higher prices for climate-fri...

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  • publication . Research . Article . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Peter Nunnenkamp; Albena Sotirova; Rainer Thiele;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Kiel

    Acknowledging that aid proliferation and a lack of coordination impair aid effectiveness, donors have repeatedly promised to specialize and better coordinate their aid activities, notably in the Paris Declaration of 2005. We exploit data on the exact location of aid pro...

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  • publication . Article . Preprint . Research . Other literature type . 2013
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Wollni, Meike; Andersson, Camilla I.M.; Wollni, Meike; Andersson, Camilla I.M.;

    In low potential agricultural areas like the Honduran hillsides characterized by soil degradation and erosion, organic agriculture can provide a means to break the downward spiral of resource degradation and poverty. We use original survey data to analyze the factors in...

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  • publication . Preprint . Research . 2011
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Gbakou, Monnet Benoit Patrick; Sousa-Poza, Alfonso;
    Persistent Identifiers

    This paper aims to estimate the price and income elasticities of the demand for essential commodities in Cote d'Ivoire. Using data from the 2002 Cote d'Ivoire Living Standard Survey and a theoretical framework developed by Crawford et al. (2003), we analyse price effect...

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  • publication . Research . 2009
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Hörr, Christian; Lindinger, Elisabeth; Brunnett, Guido;
    Publisher: Technische Universität Chemnitz

    This paper describes how feature extraction on ancient pottery can be combined with recent developments in artificial intelligence to draw up an automated, but still flexible classification system. These features include for instance several dimensions of the vessel's b...

  • publication . Article . Preprint . Research . 2012
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Dittrich, Marcus; Knabe, Andreas; Leipold, Kristina;
    Publisher: Wiley

    I. INTRODUCTION Gender wage gaps have been the subject of extensive research in labor economics. Although this gap has narrowed in the last decades, Blau and Kahn (2003) report that women still receive lower wages than men in many countries. Traditionally, differences i...

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  • publication . Other literature type . Report . Research . 2011
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Sprenger, Wim; Rostock;
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    Publisher: Universität Rostock

    Hinweis zum Projekt BMInno: ‚BMInno – Betriebsräte und Mitarbeiter in betrieblichen Innovationsprozessen’ ist ein Verbundprojekt, das aus Mitteln des Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung im Rahmen des Programms ‚Arbeiten – Lernen – Kompetenzen entwickeln – Innov...

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  • publication . Article . Research . Preprint . 2008
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Stephen Broadberry; Carsten Burhop;
    Publisher: Cambridge University Press

    This response offers a critical appraisal of the claim of Albrecht Ritschl to have found a possible resolution to what he calls the Anglo-German industrial productivity puzzle, which arose as the result of a new industrial production index produced in an earlier paper b...

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  • publication . Research . Part of book or chapter of book . 2008
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Jan Ulbricht; Gerhard Tutz;

    In high dimensional regression problems penalization techniques are a useful tool for estimation and variable selection. We propose a novel penalization technique that aims at the grouping effect which encourages strongly correlated predictors to be in or out of the mod...

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