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This paper presents an integrated overview of the empirical literature on the impact of all forms of unconventional monetary policy on macroeconomic variables and on markets.
The main purpose of this paper is to analyse the different factors affecting Sino-African trade based on the gravity model, and propose some solutions to improve the problems.
The purpose is to assess the asymmetric effects of exchange rate changes on the trade balance using data from African nations.
Long-term unemployment: A question of skill obsolescence (updating existing skills) or technological shift (acquiring new skills)?Emmanuel Apergis, Nicholas Apergis
This paper empirically explores the role of skill losses during unemployment behind firms' behaviour in interviewing long-term unemployed
This paper analyzes the impact of obesity on the probability of a motor vehicle fatality (highway death rate) and on its component probabilities: the probability of a…
This study theoretically investigates the impacts of tax benefits on funding level and risk-taking of a corporate defined benefit (DB) pension plan.
This study aims to examine whether the publication of analyst recommendations has reaction in the Russian stock market. This study also aims to determine the other factors…
This paper investigates the dynamic relationship between the trade-weighted dollar exchange rates and the oil prices in the world market. Monthly data during 1980–2017 are…
This paper analyses the collapse of credit booms into soft landings or systemic banking crises.
The paper includes characterizing Ramsey policy in a cash-in-advance monetary model, under flexible and sticky prices, and with different fiscal instruments.
This paper aims to investigate the effect of labour market conditions and monetary policy on households' attitude towards debt in the Australian context.
Quantitative easing (QE) allowed the US economy to stabilize and return to slow growth. Oil prices increased to $100 during 2010–2013. Then in June 2014, they plunged…
The objective of the paper is to test the existence of a direct effect between the funding level of a firm's pension fund and its respective market price in Portugal, from…
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between the news-based economic policy uncertainty (EPU), research and development (R&D) expenditures per capita…
This paper reviews economic studies on the effects of various aspects of finance on labour market outcomes.
This paper examines the relationship between foreign aid, institutional democracy and poverty. The paper explores the direct effect of foreign aid on poverty and…
Credit risk shocks and banking efficiency: a study based on a bootstrap-DEA model with nonperforming loans as bad outputRenyu Li, Li Li, Peijiang Zou
This paper investigates the impact of credit risk shocks on the evolution of banking efficiency in China.
In a simple reciprocal dumping model of trade, this study scrutinizes the strategic role of trade and commodity taxes as environmental instruments when consumption of an…
This article examines whether increasing the income of the poor – measured as the income of the lowest quintile – is more beneficial in reducing infant and child mortality…
In an attempt to reduce tax distortions and increase economic efficiency, in 2002 and 2003 Brazil promoted changes in the PIS/COFINS tax, the main federal tax on…
The purpose of this study is to investigate how the uncertainty associated with fiscal policy, i.e. government expenditure and tax revenues, can affect the interest rates…
The macroeconomic effects of monetary policy shocks under fiscal constrained: An analysis using a DSGE modelDiego Pitta de Jesus, Cássio da Nóbrega Besarria, Sinézio Fernandes Maia
This paper aims to analyze the macroeconomic effects of a monetary policy shock considering that fiscal policy is under fiscal constraints. For that, a dynamic stochastic…
Does productivity drive the real exchange rate movements? A re-examination of the Balassa–Samuelson hypothesisBhushan Praveen Jangam, Badri Narayan Rath
The primary purpose of this study is to examine whether the classification of industries into the tradable and nontradable matters for the Balassa–Samuelson (BS) effect.
From cash to central bank digital currencies and cryptocurrencies: a balancing act between modernity and monetary stabilityAnsgar Belke, Edoardo Beretta
The paper explores the precarious balance between modernizing monetary systems by means of digital currencies (either issued by the central bank itself or independently…
We investigate the impact of the strength of intellectual property (IP) institutions on Chinese outward foreign direct investment (OFDI).
This study analyzes the inflation hedging of Islamic and conventional equities by employing 26 indices for the period ranging from January 1996 till August 2018. The…
This survey of the literature on the convergence of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions informs researchers on areas for future research by summarizing the countries examined…
Talent compression is the labor market phenomenon where the average productivity differential between participants declines and has been used to explain the overall…
This study analyses the impact of fiscal shocks on GDP, inflation and interest rates in Portugal over 1995–2017.
The objective of the paper is to explore the out-of-sample forecasting connections in income growth across the globe.
The phenomenon of overeducation and the magnitude and persistence of the imbalance impact are analysed for the Spanish labour market from 2006 to 2013.
Pakistan suffered with the menace of terrorism for long and become a front line state in the “War on Terror”. Terrorism shattered Pakistan economy and rendered her…
Asymmetric impact of exchange rate pass-through into employees' wages in sub-Saharan Africa: panel non-linear threshold estimationIdris Abdullahi Abdulqadir, Soo Y. Chua
The purpose of this article is to investigate the asymmetric impact of exchange rate pass-through (ERPT) on employees' wages via consumer prices in 15 major oil-exporting…
Market frictions and the geographical location of global stock exchanges. Evidence from the S&P Global IndexAndros Gregoriou, Robert Hudson
We examine the impact of market frictions in the form of trading costs on investor average holding periods for stocks in the S&P global 1200 index to examine constraints…
Split-share reforms and capital structure adjustment in China: a dynamic panel fractional estimationTanveer Ahsan, Sultan Sikandar Mirza, Bakr Al-Gamrh, Muhammad Zubair Tauni
The purpose of this study is to explain the adjustment rate toward the target capital structure of Chinese nonfinancial listed firms and to investigate the impacts of the…
The technological progress has made it possible to transform a physical good into a digital one. This development has influenced international trade and a large volume of…
The purpose of this research is to propose a framework for research on Macaulay duration and establish future research directions.
How effective is government spending on environmental protection in a developing country?: An empirical evidence from IranSaeed Moshiri, Arian Daneshmand
The objective of this paper is twofold as follows: first, it explores the relationship between economic growth and the environment in the context of the environmental…
The purpose of this paper is to conduct a benchmark analysis of European cities based on the estimation of a composite index of efficiency from the dimensions of the…
This paper sets out to investigate whether the four members of the common monetary area (CMA) regime experience similar inflation-unemployment dynamics as explained by the…
This study investigates the role of financial access in moderating the effect of governance on insurance consumption in 42 sub-Saharan African countries using data for the…
This paper investigates the per-capita output club convergence in case of 120 countries for the period 1995–2015. Further, we disaggregate per-capita output into three…
The purpose of this paper is to deal with one of the technical difficulties of private and social cost–benefit analysis, i.e. the choice of the proper cost–benefit…
A growing amount of micro-data analyses has highlighted the importance of information trails, such as generated by card transactions, for improving tax compliance. Yet…
We use disaggregated survey data set to investigate the impact of personality traits on the level of education in the USA. We attempt to shed light on the contribution of…
At the heart of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) are substantial trade preferences, which coupled with the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) grant a…
Data envelopment analysis (DEA) calculates the efficiency of a business unit if all the inputs are creating outputs within a “black box.” Under traditional DEA, the…
This study aims to analyse the potential confounding and moderator role of job satisfaction on the effect of working hours on self-perceived health and to analyse the…
The paper analyzes the effects of the capital structure on company performance (return on assets). The analysis is conducted in a large sample of high-tech manufacturing…
This purpose of the study is to examine the labour supply decisions with respect to earnings and considers whether we are willing or indeed able to work less. The authors…
The primary purpose of this paper is to empirically investigate the impact of educational attainment on crime rates across 33 Indian states over the period 2001 to 2013…
Macroeconomic and macro-financial factors as leading indicators of non-performing loans: Evidence from the EU countriesKarsten Staehr, Lenno Uusküla
Large or increasing stocks of non-performing loans in the banking sector constitute threats to financial stability. This paper considers to which extent various…
This paper contributes to shed light on the quality and performance of US fiscal forecasts.
In this study, we test the so-called “Quiet Life Hypothesis” (QLH), which postulates that banks with market power are less efficient.
Due to the fact that crime and violence affect the economy and the business environment, and since the economic environment affects entrepreneurs' expectations and…
The literature of financial economics documents a causal relationship between the level of information asymmetry in the firm and its dividend policy. Nevertheless, this…
The impacts of foreign direct investment and globalisation on economic growth in West Africa: examining the role of political governanceWaliu Olawale Shittu, Hammed Agboola Yusuf, Abdallah El Moctar El Houssein, Sallahuddin Hassan
This paper measures the impacts of foreign direct investment (FDI), globalisation and political governance on economic growth in West Africa. The empirical analysis also…
The purpose of this article is to systematically review extant research on the corporate governance (CG) of microfinance institutions (MFIs) from a global perspective. In…
This research identifies the level of misallocation in Vietnamese manufacturing sector for the period 2000–2015. Meltiz and Polanec dynamic productivity decomposition is…
The purpose of the study is to examine the dynamics in the troika of asset pricing, volatility, and the business cycle in the US and Japan.
The paper analyzes the relative performance of provincial gas distribution companies with different types of inputs and outputs. A data envelopment analysis (DEA)-based…
The interaction between housing prices and housing credit: evidence from a country with rapid credit accumulationJuan Carlos Cuestas, Merike Kukk
This paper aims to investigate the mutual dependence between housing prices and housing credit in Estonia, a country that experienced rapid debt accumulation during the…
This study aims to analyse the contribution of the expansion and diversification of higher education to Chile's increase in wage inequality from 1992 to 2000 and its…
In this paper we show how the Kolm triangle method, which is a standard tool for visualizing allocations in a public good economy, can also be used to provide a…
The impact of institutional proximity, cognitive proximity and agglomeration economies on firm-level productivityLisa Noonan, Eoin O'Leary, Justin Doran
This paper analyses the impact of institutional proximity, cognitive proximity and geographical proximity (in the form of agglomeration economies) on the firm-level…
The objective of this work was to analyze the income differential of the rural–urban worker in relation to the rural–rural worker and in relation to the urban–urban worker…
A comparative approach of stochastic frontier analysis and data envelopment analysis estimators: evidence from banking systemKekoura Sakouvogui
The consistency of stochastic frontier analysis (SFA) and data envelopment analysis (DEA) cost efficiency measures using a sample of 650 commercial and domestic banks in…
The paper investigates the interest rate policy transmission mechanism and the role of market structure of the banking industry in Qatar.
This paper investigates the impact of intellectual capital and its components on slack-based technical efficiency (SBM-TE) of banks.
Purpose of the article is to investigate the effect of marriage on male wages in Russia. The paper provides insight about contribution of observed and unobserved factors…
The relationship between institutional quality and economic growth is revisited.
This study examines the long-run and short-run impact of demographic factors, i.e. life expectancy, fertility rate and young dependency ratio in determining the economic…
The article clarifies the wage–employment relation in a developing country. Several years ago, many articles in the United States indicated that the relation between…
This is a theoretical paper in the field of structuralist macroeconomics. The paper focuses on commodity price fluctuation which has emerged as one of the major…
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