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  • publication . Article . 2012
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    Authors:
    Ana Balcão Reis; Carmo Seabra; Luís Catela Nunes;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the discussion of the effects of published school rankings based on average scores obtained by students on national exams. We study the effectiveness of this (low-stakes) accountability mechanism; we analyze whether students...

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  • publication . Article . Preprint . 2008
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Ana Rute Cardoso; Paulo Guimarães; Klaus F. Zimmermann;
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    This paper analyzes the early research performance of PhD graduates in labor economics, addressing the following questions: Are there major productivity differences between graduates from American and European institutions? If so, how relevant is the quality of the trai...

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  • publication . Article . 2014
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Susanne Schmidt;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Increasing maternal employment rates engage policies and people for decades. It is pushed but also questioned at the same time depending on whether women are regarded in first line as mothers or workers. In Germany, the male breadwinner model is traditionally favored. T...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
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    Authors:
    Kei Kawakami;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Can belief shocks make trading excessive? We present a dynamic inventory management model in which belief shocks gradually propagate across traders, leading to the inflated trading activity which reduces traders' welfare. Trading can be socially beneficial because smoot...

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  • publication . Preprint . Article . 2011
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Philip Jung; Keith Kuester;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    This paper develops a real business cycle model with labor market search and matching frictions, which endogenously links both the cyclical fluctuations and the mean level of unemployment to the aggregate business cycle risk. The key result of the paper is that business...

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  • publication . Article . Preprint . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Ikram Ben Ajiba; Badia Zerhouni;
    Publisher: Arab Society of English Language Studies

    The present article aims at providing some empirical evidence on the important role student engagement plays in responding to student needs and in enhancing the quality of the teaching and learning environment in Moroccan universities. Student engagement happens at many...

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  • publication . Article . Preprint . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Kevin Primicerio; Damien Challet;
    Country: France

    Using more than 6.7 billions of trades, we explore how the tick-by-tick dynamics of limit order books depends on the aggregate actions of large investment funds on a much larger (quarterly) timescale. In particular, we find that the well-established long memory of marke...

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  • publication . Article . 2012
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Erik Gilje;
    Publisher: Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

    I exploit exogenous changes in local credit supply from shale discoveries to identify where and when local access to finance is economically important for firms. I find that the real effects of a credit supply shock are linked to local lending market characteristics. Ch...

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  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Hilde C. Bjørnland; Vegard H. Larsen; Junior Maih;
    Publisher: American Economic Association

    We analyze the role of oil price volatility in reducing US macroeconomic instability. Using a Markov Switching Rational Expectation New Keynesian model we revisit the timing of the Great Moderation and the sources of changes in the volatility of macroeconomic variables...

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  • publication . Other literature type . Book . Article . Preprint . 2012
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    Authors:
    ZhongXiang Zhang;

    To date, border adjustment measures in the form of emissions allowance requirements (EAR) under the U.S. proposed cap-and-trade regime are the most concrete unilateral trade measure put forward on the table to level the carbon playing field. If improperly implemented, s...

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