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Corporate tax harmonization in the EU

Leon Bettendorf, Michael P. Devereux, Albert Van Der Horst, Simon Loretz and Ruud A. de Mooij.

in Economic Policy

July 2010; 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. 20980 words.

This paper explores the economic consequences of proposed EU reforms for a common consolidated corporate tax base. The reforms replace separate accounting with formula apportionment as a...

The costs and benefits of eastern enlargement: the impact on the EU and central Europe

Richard E. Baldwin, Joseph F. Francois and Richard Portes.

in Economic Policy

April 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

EU enlargement Small costs for the west, big gains for the east

Eastern enlargement of the EU is a central pillar in Europe's post-Cold War...

Credit constraints as a barrier to the entry and post-entry growth of firms

Philippe Aghion, Thibault Fally and Stefano Scarpetta.

in Economic Policy

October 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. 18492 words.

Advanced market economies are characterized by a continuous process of creative destruction. Market forces and technological developments play a major role in shaping this process, but...

Credit ratings failures and policy options

Marco Pagano and Paolo Volpin.

in Economic Policy

April 2010; 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. 12758 words.

This paper examines the role of credit rating agencies in the subprime crisis that triggered the 2007–2008 financial turmoil. We focus on two aspects of ratings that contributed to the boom...

Crime in Europe and the United States: dissecting the ‘reversal of misfortunes’

Paolo Buonanno, Francesco Drago, Roberto Galbiati and Giulio Zanella.

in Economic Policy

July 2011; 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. 14797 words.

Contrary to common perceptions, today both property and violent crimes (with the exception of homicides) are more widespread in Europe than in the United States, while the opposite was true...

Cross-border mergers and acquisitions and European integration

Nicolas Coeurdacier, Roberto A. De Santis and Antonin Aviat.

in Economic Policy

January 2009; 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. 20750 words.

Cross-border mergers and acquisitions activities (M&As) sharply increased over the last two decades, partly as a result of financial liberalization policies, government policies and...

Cross-country experiences and policy implications from the global financial crisis

Stijn Claessens, Giovanni Dell’Ariccia, Deniz Igan and Luc Laeven.

in Economic Policy

April 2010; 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. 8643 words.

The financial crisis of 2007--2008 is rooted in a number of factors, some common to previous financial crises, others new. Analysis of post-crisis macroeconomic and financial sector...

Cross-country price dispersion in the euro era: a case study of the European car market

Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg and Frank Verboven.

in Economic Policy

October 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. 16486 words.

IMPACT OF THE EURO

This paper investigates the effects of the European monetary union on cross-country price differences in the European car market. The analysis utilizes...

Currency boards: More than a quick fix?

Atish R. Ghosh, Anne-Marie Gulde and Holger C. Wolf.

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

Currency boards more than a quick fix?

Once a popular colonial monetary arrangement, currency boards fell into disuse as countries gained...

Currency mismatch, systemic risk and growth in emerging Europe

Romain Ranciere, Aaron Tornell and Athanasios Vamvakidis.

in Economic Policy

October 2010; 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. 24864 words.

Currency mismatch is a vehicle that exposes the economy to systemic risk, but it is also an engine of growth. We analyse this dual role at the macro and the micro levels. At the aggregate...

The currency union effect on trade: early evidence from EMU

Alejandro Micco, Ernesto Stein and Guillermo Ordoñez.

in Economic Policy

October 2003; 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. 17549 words.

Trade effect

The euro’s trade impact is clearly important for the nations that have already joined euroland. But the size and nature of the trade effects are even more important...

Currency unions and trade: how large is the treatment effect?

Torsten Persson.

in Economic Policy

October 2001; 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

Currency unions and trade What can the data say?

The impact of a common currency on trade can be grossly mismeasured if countries that...

Currency unions and trade: the effect is large

Andrew K. Rose.

in Economic Policy

October 2001; 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.

Cyprus: from boom to bail-in

Alexander Michaelides.

in Economic Policy

October 2014; 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. 22054 words.

This is a case study of how a country nearly reached bankruptcy in March 2013, within five years of entering the eurozone. The magnitude of the requested assistance is extremely large...

Declining discount rates: Economic justifications and implications for long-run policy

Christian Gollier, Phoebe Koundouri and Theologos Pantelidis.

in Economic Policy

October 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. 15188 words.

Should economic policy target immediate problems like malaria and AIDS? Or should it target climate change, which may have even more dramatic life-threatening effects in the very long term?...

Deflation and monetary policy in a historical perspective: remembering the past or being condemned to repeat it?

Michael Bordo and Andrew Filardo.

in Economic Policy

October 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. 21170 words.

Inflation is currently low and stable in industrialized countries, but might deflation replace inflation as a major policy concern? We present a broad cross-country historical study of...

Defying gravity: can Japanese sovereign debt continue to increase without a crisis?

Takeo Hoshi and Takatoshi Ito.

in Economic Policy

January 2014; 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. 15059 words.

Japan has the highest debt to GDP ratio among advanced countries, and many studies find that the current fiscal regime of Japan is not sustainable. Yet, the Japanese government bond...

Delocation and European integration: is structural spending justified?

Karen Helene Midelfart-Knarvik and Henry G. Overman.

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. 15004 words.

Delocation and European intergration

Is structural spending justified

How is European integration changing the location of industry? And what part are national and EU aids...

Determinants and effects of foreign direct investment: evidence from German firm-level data

Claudia M. Buch, Jörn Kleinert, Alexander Lipponer, Farid Toubal and Richard Baldwin.

in Economic Policy

January 2005; 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. 24519 words.

SUMMARY

FDI Firm-level evidence

Foreign direct investment is an essential aspect of ‘globalization’ yet its empirical determinants are not well...

Disability, capacity for work and the business cycle: an international perspective

Hugo Benítez-Silva, Richard Disney and Sergi Jiménez-Martín.

in Economic Policy

July 2010; 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. 22778 words.

Important policy issues arise from the high and growing number of people claiming disability benefits for reasons of incapacity for work in OECD countries. Economic conditions play an...