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Electricity consumption and economic growth: evidence from Spain
The paper investigates both linear and nonlinear causality between electricity consumption and economic growth in Spain for the period 1971-2005. We use the methodology of Toda and Yamamoto (1995) and Dolado and Lütkepohl ...
Benchmarking of patents: An application of GAM methodology
The present article reexamines some of the issues regarding the benchmarking of patents using the NBER data base on U.S. patents by generalizing a parametric citation model and by estimating it using GAM methodology. The ...
Reconstructing Chi-squared Intra-table Distances in the Analysis of a Set of Contingency Tables
To study similarities among the set of rows -and columns- of a contingency table, Correspondence Analysis uses chi-squared distances between row profiles -and column profiles- of that table. This article presents a factor ...
Consumption-Leisure Trade-offs and Persistency in Business Cycles
This paper studies whether nonseparabilities between consumption and leisure may help to explain the observed persistence in GNP growth. We consider an extended version of Lucas' (1988) human capital investment model that ...
A time varying coefficient model for panel data: Foreign Direct Investment in European OECD countries
The present article reexamines some of the issues regarding the Knowledge-Capital Model that encompasses both horizontal and vertical Foreign Direct Investment described in detail in the literature. The empirical support ...