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  • publication . Research . Preprint . Report . 2000
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Kevin Denny; Sandra Redmond; Colm Harmon;
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    Publisher: London: Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

    In this paper a rich and innovative dataset, the International Adult Literacy Survey, is used to examine the impact of functional literacy on earnings. The IALS surveys 12 OECD countries and sub-regions via a consistent questionnaire and includes a number of tests of nu...

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  • publication . Preprint . Research . 2015
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    Authors:
    Davies, Ronald B.; Desbordes, Rodolphe; Ray, Anna;
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    Relying on a large foreign direct investment (FDI) transaction level dataset, unique both in terms of disaggregation and time and country coverage, this paper examines patterns in greenfield (GF) versus merger & acquisition (MA) investment. Although both are found to se...

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  • publication . Article . Preprint . Research . 2005
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    J. Peter Neary;
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    Publisher: Blackwell Publishing

    This paper presents a general result for simultaneous reform of tariffs and quotas in a small open economy, where some of the quota rents do not accrue to domestic residents. Absent highly perverse income effects, welfare must rise following a uniform proportionate redu...

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  • publication . Preprint . Article . 2014
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Pamela Sharkey Scott; Vincent Mangematin; Esther Tippmann;

    This qualitative study uncovers how organizations following a replication strategy, with its focus on efficiency and standardisation, can also achieve explorative knowledge search to propose relevant solutions to unusual problems. We undertook a detailed investigation o...

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  • publication . Preprint . Article . 1999
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    Authors:
    Jim Nugent;
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  • publication . Preprint . Article . Research . 2005
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    Authors:
    Madden, David;
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    This paper analyses the pure time-series properties of doctors’ fees in Ireland to assess whether a structural change in the series is observed at the time of the change in reimbursement in 1989. Such a break would be consistent with doctors responding to the reimbursem...

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  • publication . Preprint . Research . 2010
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Denny, Kevin; Doyle, Orla;
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    Objective: To estimate the causal effect of breastfeeding on children’s cognitive skills as measured at ages 3, 5, 7 and 11. Design: An instrumental variable (IV) strategy which provides a correction method for dealing with selection bias. Standard linear regression mod...

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  • publication . Article . Preprint . 2011
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    Authors:
    John Cotter; Jim Hanly;
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    Publisher: Elsevier
    Project: SFI | SRC FMC2: Financial Mathe... (08/SRC/FM1389)

    A key issue in the estimation of energy hedges is the hedgers’ attitude towards risk which is encapsulated in the form of the hedgers’ utility function. However, the literature typically uses only one form of utility function such as the quadratic when estimating hedges...

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  • publication . Preprint . Research . 2007
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    Authors:
    Merrouche, Ouarda;
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    The International Campaign to Ban Landmines production and use estimates that there are more than 80 billion landmines in the ground in more than 80 countries. Despite the scale of the problem and large investments by OECD countries to clear mines in low income countrie...

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  • publication . Article . Preprint . Research . 2009
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    Authors:
    Hanly, Jim; Cotter, John;
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    Publisher: Infopro Digital Services Ltd

    This paper examines the volatility and covariance dynamics of cash and futures contracts that underlie the Optimal Hedge Ratio (OHR) across different hedging time horizons. We examine whether hedge ratios calculated over a short term hedging horizon can be scaled and su...

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