Journal of Economic Studies: Volume 47 Issue 3


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Do global sentiment shocks spillover towards emerging and frontier markets?

Mobeen Ur Rehman, Nicholas Apergis

This study aims to investigate the impact of sentiment shocks based on US investor sentiments, bearish and bullish market conditions. Earlier studies, though very few…

Impacts of remittances on financial development

SeyedSoroosh Azizi

The purpose of this paper is to examine the impacts of international remittances on financial development in developing countries.

Impact of remittances on economic performance in consideration of institutional quality: Evidence from Asian developing economies

Surya Nepal, Sae Woon Park, Sunhae Lee

The purpose of this paper is to empirically assess the impact of remittances on the economic performance of the 16 Asian developing countries, taking account of their…

On the link between HIV prevalence and health expenditure: an asymmetric analysis

Massomeh Hajilee, Mahsa Oroojeni Mohammad Javad, Linda A. Hayes

Individuals' health is considered one of the major determinants of higher levels of productivity and economic development. Over the past century, the widespread occurrence…

A protocol for the estimate of the social rate of time preference: the case studies of Italy and the USA

Antonio Nesticò, Gabriella Maselli

The purpose of the paper is to characterize an evaluation protocol of the social discount rate (SDR). This is based on the social rate of time preference (SRTP…

Financial distress determinants among SMEs: empirical evidence from Sweden

Darush Yazdanfar, Peter Öhman

The purpose of this study is to empirically investigate determinants of financial distress among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) during the global financial…


Modelling sectoral spillovers in the USA (1992–2015): A GVAR approach

Konstantinos N. Konstantakis, Panayotis G. Michaelides, Theofanis Papageorgiou, Theodoros Daglis

This research paper uses a novel methodological approach to investigate the spillover effects among the key sectors of the US economy.

Does India do IT? The nexus of IT, skills, organizational factors and productivity

Awadhesh Pratap Singh, Chandan Sharma

The goal of this study is to investigate the nexus among TFP (total factor productivity), IT (information technology) capital accumulation, skills and key plant variables…

Inequality of opportunity in Brazil: decomposition of the sources of injustice between 2001 and 2014

Willian Boschetti Adamczyk, Adelar Fochezatto

This article aims to measure inequality of income and opportunities at the national and state levels in Brazil, highlighting their acceptable and unacceptable components.

Impact of export product concentration on social protection expenditure: Does trade openness matter?

Sena Kimm Gnangnon

This study investigates empirically the impact of export product concentration (or diversification) on social protection expenditure in both developed and developing…

Assessing the economic and social impacts of fiscal policies: Evidence from recent Malaysian tax adjustments

Saeed Solaymani

This study is the first attempt to analyze the effectiveness of recent two major tax policies, the reductions in personal and corporate income taxes and a rise in indirect…

The end of the Multi Fiber Arrangement and the pattern of US apparel trade: A gravity model analysis

Anusua Datta, Mikhail Kouliavtsev

This paper analyzes the effects of the expiration of the Multi Fiber Arrangement (MFA), which ended quota restrictions on US textile and apparel imports in 2005, on the…

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