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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 ...
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      Market Power in the Spanish Electricity Auction 

      Ciarreta Antuñano, Aitor; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005)
      We use hourly bid data from the Spanish day-ahead electricity auction to obtain a lower bound measure of generators' market power. Our method is not based on cost estimates but rather on the different behavior of strategic ...
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      Markov Switching Risk Premium and the term structure of interest rates. Empirical evidence from US post-war interest rates 

      Gutiérrez Huerta, María José; Vázquez Pérez, Jesús (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002-04)
      This paper considers the basic present value model of interest rates under rational expectations with two additional features. First, following McCallum (1994), the model assumes a policy reaction function where changes ...
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      Mergers in Durable Goods Industries 

      Sagasta Elorza, Amagoia; Saracho de la Torre, Ana Isabel (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2004)
      This paper is concerned with the study of durability as an aspect of competition and market structure that contributes to determining the incentives for mergers. We find that relative to the incentives in industries that ...
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      Merging to License: Internal vs. External Patentee 

      Sandonís, Joel; Faulí Oller, Ramón (2003-01)
      In this paper, we endogenize the decision of a research laboratory that owns a patented process innovation on whether to remain independent as an external patentee or to merge with a manufacturing firm, becoming an internal ...
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      Methods for Measuring Aggregate Costs of Conflict 

      Gardeazabal, Javier (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2010-09)
      This paper reviews the methods for measuring the economic cost of conflict. Estimating the economic costs of conflict requires a counterfactual calculation, which makes this a very difficult task. Social researchers have ...
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      Moral cleansing and moral licenses: experimental evidence 

      Brañas Garza, Pablo; Bucheli, Marisa; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz; García-Muñoz, Teresa (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012)
      Research on moral cleansing and moral self-licensing has introduced dynamic considerations in the theory of moral behavior. Past bad actions trigger negative feelings that make people more likely to engage in future moral ...
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      Moral Hazard and the Internal Organization of Joint Research 

      Fabrizi, Simona; Lippert, Steffen (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2003-06)
      This paper analyzes the impact of agency problems on two entrepreneurs’ choice whether to carry out a stand-alone or a joint project. A joint project can be conducted by a single or both entrepreneurs’ research units, which ...