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Blessing or curse? Foreign and underground demand for euro notes

Kenneth Rogoff.

in Economic Policy

April 1998; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 0 words.

SUMMARY

Public finance solutions to the European unemployment problem?

Developing countries may hold as much as 25-30% of the $1.3 trillion OECD...

Budgetary risks from real estate and stock markets

Felix Eschenbach and Ludger Schuknecht.

in Economic Policy

July 2004; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 13329 words.

Fiscal revenues and government expenditures are affected by asset price changes in ways that are not accounted for by standard cyclical‐adjustment methods. Revenues are influenced by...

Can budget institutions counteract political indiscipline?

Stefania Fabrizio and Ashoka Mody.

in Economic Policy

October 2006; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 18699 words.

The budget is an expression of political rather than economic priorities. We confirm this proposition for a group of new and potential members of the European Union, finding that politics...

Can training and employment subsidies combat European unemployment?

Jochen Kluve and Christoph M. Schmidt.

in Economic Policy

October 2002; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 16210 words.

Active policy evaluation

Problems, methods and results

European countries with poorly performing labour markets and labour market institutions conducive to high...

Capital access bonds: contingent capital with an option to convert

Patrick Bolton and Frédéric Samama.

in Economic Policy

April 2012; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 18809 words.

This paper argues that there is a Coasean bargain available to banks, long-term investors, and bank regulators around a particular form of “contingent capital”. By purchasing rights to...

Capital deepening and wage differentials: Germany versus US

Winfried Koeniger and Marco Leonardi.

in Economic Policy

January 2007; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 19292 words.

In flexible labour markets, capital increases the productivity of skilled workers more than that of unskilled workers, and in the US faster investment is associated with wider wage...

Capital quality improvement and the sources of economic growth in the euro area

Plutarchos Sakellaris and Focco Vijselaar.

in Economic Policy

April 2005; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 15535 words.

Sources of growth

Europe's growth slowed in the 1990s, reinforcing the overall impression of a need to catch up with the US regarding standards of living. In reaction, EU leaders...

The case for GDP‐indexed bonds

Eduardo Borensztein and Paolo Mauro.

in Economic Policy

April 2004; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 21886 words.

GDS-indexed bonds

This paper seeks to revive the case for countries to insure against economic growth slowdowns by issuing bonds indexed to the rate of growth of GDP. We show that...

The case for international tax co‐ordination reconsidered

Peter Birch Sørensen.

in Economic Policy

October 2000; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 0 words.

SUMMARY

Tax co-ordination Its desirability and redistributional implication

In a world of high capital mobility, governments may be tempted to...

The challenges facing currency usage: will the traditional transaction medium be able to resist competition from the new technologies?

Mathias Drehmann, Charles Goodhart and Malte Krueger.

in Economic Policy

April 2002; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 15930 words.

The euro's introduction highlights several shortcomings of cash and coins, and some advantages of paying with plastic, but is hard currency an endangered species, threatened by...

China’s Pseudo-monetary Policy

Yongheng Deng, Randall Morck, Jing Wu and Bernard Yeung.

in Review of Finance

March 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Financial Regulation; Corporate Regulation; Development Planning and Policy; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location. 13490 words.

China’s monetary stimulation after the global financial crisis rapidly boosted its GDP. We argue that its efficacy derives from state control over its banking and corporate sectors. Beijing...

The collapse of the Mexican peso: what have we learned?

Jeffrey Sachs, Aaron Tornell and Andrés Velasco.

in Economic Policy

April 1996; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 0 words.

Summary

The collapse of the Mexican peso

What have we learned?

In the first quarter of 1995, Mexico found itself in the grip of an intense...

Comparative advantage and the welfare impact of European integration

Andrei A. Levchenko and Jing Zhang.

in Economic Policy

October 2012; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 13247 words.

This paper investigates the welfare gains from European trade integration, and the role of comparative advantage in determining the magnitude of those gains. We use a multi-sector Ricardian...

Competition economics and antitrust in Europe

Damien J. Neven.

in Economic Policy

October 2006; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 21930 words.

This paper aims to assess the influence that economic analysis has had on competition policy in the European Union over the last twenty years. Economists are increasingly used in antitrust...

The competition effects of the Single Market in Europe

Chris Allen, Michael Gasiorek and Alasdair Smith.

in Economic Policy

October 1998; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 0 words.

SUMMARY

European Single Market How the programme has fostered competition

The reduction in trade barriers in Europe through the Single Market...

Competition in off-patent drug markets: Issues, regulation and evidence

Panos Kanavos, Joan Costa-Font and Elizabeth Seeley.

in Economic Policy

July 2008; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 19124 words.

In recent years health insurers have placed a great deal of emphasis on the ability of generic medicines to deliver significant savings to overstretched health care budgets due to their...

Concentration and public policies in the broadcasting industry: the future of television

Massimo Motta and Michele Polo.

in Economic Policy

October 1997; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 0 words.

SUMMARY

Tv regulation Concentration and public policies in the broadcasting industry

New technologies are deeply transforming the broadcasting...

The confidence effects of fiscal consolidations

Roel Beetsma, Jacopo Cimadomo, Oana Furtuna and Massimo Giuliodori.

in Economic Policy

July 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 21557 words.

We explore how fiscal consolidations affect private sector confidence, a possible channel for the transmission of fiscal policy that has received particular attention recently as a result...

Corporate governance in Germany: the role of banks and ownership concentration

Jeremy Edwards and Marcus Nibler.

in Economic Policy

October 2000; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 0 words.

SUMMARY

Corporate governance Bank versus ownership concentration in Germany

The German system of corporate governance is often thought to be...

Corporate income tax reforms and international tax competition

Michael P. Devereux, Rachel Griffith and Alexander Klemm.

in Economic Policy

October 2002; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 19441 words.

Corporate income tax

Reforms and tax competition

This paper analyses the development of taxes on corporate income in EU and G7 countries over the last two decades. We...