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  • von Furstenberg, George; von Kalckreuth, Ulf (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-01-08)
    Rajan & Zingales (1998) use U.S. Compustat firm data for the 1980s to obtain measures of manufacturing sectors’ Dependence on External Finance (DEF). They take any differences in these measures to be structural/technological ...
  • Ahn, T.K.; Lee, Myungsuk; Ruttan, Lore; Walker, James (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2006-08-28)
    We investigate the role of payoff asymmetry in laboratory prisoner’s dilemma games. Symmetric and Asymmetric games are examined in simultaneous and sequential settings. In the asymmetric/sequential games, we study the ...
  • Arcalean, Calin; Glomm, Gerhard; Schiopu, Ioana (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-01-31)
    We develop a two-region, two sector model with migration and public investment in infrastructure and education. In a numerical example calibrated to Portugal, we find that the structural funds can improve the growth rate ...
  • Schmidt, David; Shupp, Robert; Walker, James (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2006-08-29)
    Across many forms of rent seeking contests, the impact of risk aversion on equilibrium play is indeterminate. We design an experiment to compare individuals’ decisions across three contests which are isomorphic under ...
  • Arcalean, Calin; Glomm, Gerhard; Schiopu, Ioana; Suedekum, Jens (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-07-26)
    We present a dynamic two-region model with overlapping generations. There are two types of public expenditure, education and infrastructure funding, and governments decide optimally on budget size (tax rate) and its ...
  • Young-Ro, Yoon (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-07-30)
    In a model, two players, heterogeneous in their information quality, compete with each other with perfect information about the other player's information quality. If they can decide their timings of actions endogenously, ...
  • Escanciano, Juan Carlos (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-06-12)
    This article proposes a general class of joint and marginal diagnostic tests for parametric conditional mean and variance models of possibly nonlinear non-Markovian time series sequences. The use of joint and marginal tests ...
  • Escanciano, Juan Carlos; Olmo, Jose (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-03-19)
    One of the implications of the creation of Basel Committee on Banking Supervision was the implementation of Value-at-Risk (VaR) as the standard tool for measuring market risk. Thereby the correct specification of parametric ...
  • Faruq, Hasan (2006-11-27)
    This paper examines why different countries export different qualities of products. Previous studies have attributed quality dispersion to differences in factor endowments while no empirical work has been done examining ...
  • Walker, Todd B. (2006-09-29)
    Accommodating asymmetric information in a dynamic asset pricing model is technically challenging due to the problems associated with higher-order expectations. That is, rational investors are forced into a situation where ...
  • Lee, Changmin (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-08-14)
    This paper develops a matching model in the director market with outside options to explain the equilibrium board quality. Based on Hermalin (2005) and Gabaix and Landier (2006), the board of directors has the function of ...

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