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      Fiscal Policy and Economic Stability: Does PIGS stand for Procyclicality In Government Spending? 

      Claeys, Peter; Maravalle, Alessandro (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2010-12)
      The Financial Crisis has hit particularly hard countries like Ireland or Spain. Procyclical fiscal policy has contributed to a boom-bust cycle that undermined fiscal positions and deepened current account deficits during ...
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      Forecasting accuracy of behavioural models for participation in the arts 

      Ateca Amestoy, Victoria María; Prieto Rodríguez, Juan (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012-01)
      In this paper, we assess the forecasting performance of count data models applied to arts attendance. We estimate participation models for two artistic activities that differ in their degree of popularity -museum and jazz ...
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      Full Implementation of Rank Dependent Prizes 

      Midjord, Rune (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012)
      A manager/mechanism designer must allocate a set of money prizes ($1, $2, .., $n) between n agents working in a team. The agents know the state i.e. who contributed most, second most, etc. The agents' prefer- ences over ...
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      Going Multinational under Exchange Rate Uncertainty 

      Aray, Henry; Gardeazabal, Javier (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005-02)
      A domestic exporting firm faces exchange rate uncertainty and has the option to install capacity abroad, thus becoming multinational. We analyze when the firm should exercise such an option optimally in the context of a ...
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      Group size and decision rules in legislative bargaining 

      Miller Moya, Luis Miguel; Vanberg, Christoph (2014-03-17)
      We conduct experiments to investigate the effects of different majority requirements on bargaining outcomes in small and large groups. In particular, we use a Baron-Ferejohn protocol and investigate the effects of decision ...
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      Growth in an oil abundant economy: The case of Venezuela 

      Agnani, Betty; Iza Padilla, María Amaya (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005-09)
      Venezuela's growth experience over the past fifty years is characterized by a high economic growth rate from 1950 to 1970 and a low economic growth rate in the last thirty years. Although Venezuela is an oil abundant ...
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      Growth in Overlapping Generation Economies with Non-Renewable Resources 

      Agnani, Betty; Gutiérrez Huerta, María José; Iza Padilla, María Amaya (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002)
      Feasibility of positive steady-state growth in overlapping generation (OLG) economies that use non-renewable resources as essential inputs in the production process is analyzed. The model we use is, in essence, that of ...
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      How Does the New Keynesian Monetary Model Fit in the U.S. and the Eurozone? an Indirect Inference Approach 

      María-Dolores, Ramón; Vázquez Pérez, Jesús (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005-05)
      This paper estimates a standard version of the New Keynesian monetary (NKM) model under alternative specifications of the monetary policy rule using U.S. and Eurozone data. The estimation procedure implemented is a classical ...
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      How much efficiency gains and price reductions for an efficiency defense? 'Quanto Basta' 

      Fabrizi, Simona; Lippert, Steffen (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2004)
      Potential efficiency gains due to a merger can be used by competition authorities to judge upon proposed mergers. In a world where agents’ efforts, observable or unobservable, affect the success of a production cost reducing ...
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      Immigrants Responsiveness to Labor Market Conditions 

      Amuedo Dorantes, Catalina; De la Rica Goiricelaya, Sara (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005-05)
      Using data from the Spanish Labor Force Survey (Encuesta de Población Activa) from 1999 through 2004, we explore the role of regional employment opportunities in explaining the increasing immigrant flows of recent years ...
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      Income Taxation and Growth in an OLG Economy: Does Aggregate Uncertainty Play any Role? 

      Echevarría Olave, Cruz Ángel; Iza Padilla, María Amaya (2013-12-18)
      We analyze the effects of capital income taxation on long-run growth in a stochastic, two-period overlapping generations economy. Endogenous growth is driven by a positive externality of physical capital in the production ...
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      Individual notions of distributive justice and relative economic status 

      Barr, Abigail; Burns, Justine; Miller Moya, Luis Miguel; Shaw, Ingrid (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2011-09)
      We present two experiments designed to investigate whether individuals’ notions of distributive justice are associated with their relative (within-society) economic status. Each participant played a specially designed ...
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      Inequality for Wage Earners and Self-Employed: Evidence from Panel Data 

      Albarrán, Pedro; Carrasco, Raquel; Martínez Granado, María Teresa (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2007-03)
      In this paper we study the evolution of income inequality for employees and self-employed workers. We highlight the importance of separately analyze these different sources of income to gain a broader understanding of ...
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      INTERPOL's surveillance network in curbing transnational terrorism 

      Gardeazabal, Javier; Sandler, Todd (2014-10-23)
      This paper investigates the role that INTERPOL surveillance – the Mobile INTERPOL Network Database (MIND) and the Fixed INTERPOL Network Database (FIND) – played in the War on Terror since its inception in 2005. MIND/FIND ...
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      Is there a Phillips Curve in the US and the EU15 Countries? An empirical investigation 

      Vázquez Pérez, Jesús (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002-08)
      This paper studies the comovement between output and inflation in the EU15 countries. Following den Haan (2000), I use the correlations of VAR forecast errors at different horizons in order to analyze the output-inflation ...
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      Labor Market Assimilation of Recent Immigrants in Spain 

      Amuedo Dorantes, Catalina; De la Rica Goiricelaya, Sara (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2006-01)
      This paper provides a preliminary analysis of the employment and occupational assimilation of recent immigrant waves to the Spanish labor market as their residencies lengthen. Using Spanish data from the 2001 Population ...
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      Lessons from the northern hake long-term management plan: Could the economic assessment have accepted it? 

      Da Rocha, José María; Gutiérrez Huerta, María José (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2011-01)
      An economic expert working group (STECF/SGBRE-07-05) was convened in 2007 for evaluating the potential economic consequences of a Long-Term Management Plan for the northern hake. Analyzing all the scenarios proposed by ...
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      Life Expectancy, Human Capital, Social Security and Growth 

      Echevarría Olave, Cruz Ángel; Iza Padilla, María Amaya (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005)
      We analyze the effects of changes in the mortality rate upon life expectancy, education, retirement age, human capital and growth in the presence of social security. We build a vintage growth, overlapping generations model ...
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      Life Expectancy, Schooling Time and Endogenous Growth 

      Echevarría Olave, Cruz Ángel (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002)
      I analyze how changes in life expectancy affect retirement age, education time, and growth rates of economies. I set up a continuous time, overlapping generations model of endogenous growth with externalities in human ...
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      Linguistic Polarization and Conflict in the Basque Country 

      Gardeazabal, Javier (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2011-12)
      This paper investigates the relationship between linguistic polarization and conflict in the Basque Country. During the 40 years of Franco’s dictatorship the use of the Basque language was banned. Therefore, there may be ...