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  • Dr Pangloss and the best of all possible markets : evolutionary fantasies and justifications in contemporary economic discourse 

    Roscoe, Philip John (University College Dublin Business School, 2014) - Conference item
    The paper examines evolutionary myth-making in the economic discourse of contemporary neo-liberalism. It traces the translation of evolutionary concepts from the early twentieth century Darwinist synthesis to recent economic ...
  • Dual Random Utility Maximisation 

    Manzini, Paola; Mariotti, Marco (University of St Andrews, 2016-03-23) - Working or discussion paper
    Dual Random Utility Maximisation (dRUM) is Random Utility Maximisation when utility depends on only two states. This class has many relevant behavioural interpretations and practical applications. We show that dRUM is ...
  • Economic embeddedness and materiality in a financial market setting 

    Roscoe, Philip John (2013-02-27) - Journal article
    The notion of embeddedness (Granovetter 1985) neglects of the material dimension of economic relations. This paper contributes to the literature of market devices (Callon, et al., 2007) with an exploration of the material ...
  • Endogenous infrastructure development and spatial takeoff 

    Trew, Alex William (University of St Andrews, 2016-01-12) - Working or discussion paper
    Infrastructure development can affect the spatial distribution of economic activity and, by consequence, aggregate structural transformation and growth. The growth of trade and specialization of regions, in turn, affects ...
  • Endogenous price flexibility and optimal monetary policy 

    Senay, Ozge; Sutherland, Alan (2010-11) - Working or discussion paper
    Much of the literature on optimal monetary policy uses models in which the degree of nominal price flexibility is exogenous. There are, however, good reasons to suppose that the degree of price flexibility adjusts endogenously ...
  • Endogenous price flexibility and optimal monetary policy 

    Senay, Ozge; Sutherland, Alan (2014) - Journal article
    Much of the literature on optimal monetary policy uses models in which the degree of nominal price flexibility is exogenous. There are, however, good reasons to suppose that the degree of price flexibility adjusts endogenously ...
  • Examining monetary policy transmission in the People's Republic of China – structural change models with a Monetary Policy Index 

    Egan, Paul Gerard; Leddin, Anthony J. (2016-03) - Journal article
    This paper estimates augmented versions of the Investment–Saving curve for the People's Republic of China in an attempt to examine the relationship between monetary policy and the real economy. It endeavors to account for ...
  • Factors affecting the financial success of motion pictures : what is the role of star power? 

    Selvaretnam, Geethanjali; Yang, Jen-Yuan (University of St Andrews, 2015-01-12) - Working or discussion paper
    In the mid-1940s, American film industry was on its way up to its golden era as studios started mass-producing iconic feature films. The escalating increase in popularity of Hollywood stars was actively suggested for its ...
  • Finance and balanced growth 

    Trew, Alex William (2014-06) - Journal article
    We study the relationships between various concepts of financial development and balanced economic growth. A model of endogenous growth that incorporates roles for both financial efficiency and access to financial services ...
  • ‘Flexible’ workers for ‘flexible’ jobs? The labour market function of A8 migrant labour in the UK 

    McCollum, David; Findlay, Allan MacKay (2015-04-17) - Journal article
    There is considerable academic and policy interest in how immigrants fare in the labour markets of their host economy. This research is situated within these debates and explores the nexus between migrant labour and segmented ...
  • Forecasts for areas smaller than districts : Population projections for wards in Bradford 

    Williamson, Lee (Centre for Census and Survey Research, 2004-12-06) - Image
    CCSR slides on forecast developed for Bradford electoral wards. Presentation at POPGROUP user group meeting 6th December 2004, Birmingham
  • Free trade vs. autarky under asymmetric Cournot oligopoly 

    Amir, Rabah; Jin, Jim Yongtao; Tröge, Michael (University of St Andrews, 2015-10) - Working or discussion paper
    The paper compares free trade with autarky in an asymmetric multi-country world with Cournot competition, constant returns and linear demand. We first derive conditions for free trade to hurt a country’s consumers, to ...
  • The geography of job creation in high-growth firms : the implications of ‘growing abroad’ 

    Brown, Ross Crawford; Mawson, Suzanne (2016-03) - Journal article
    In recent years there has been an upsurge of interest by policy makers in high growth firms (HGFs). Interest in these dynamic firms has primarily been driven by their prodigious ability to create new employment. Despite ...
  • Has the financial crisis changed the business cycle characteristics of the GIIPS countries? 

    Hughes Hallett, Andrew; Richter, Christian (2014) - Journal article
    Since the financial crisis erupted in 2008, the governments of Portugal, Ireland, Italy Greece and Spain (GIIPS) find themselves in a position where financing their debts has become increasingly difficult. As a result, ...
  • Heterogeneous beliefs and instability 

    Lasselle, Laurence; Svizzero, Serge; Tisdell, Clem (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews., 2001) - Working or discussion paper
    While Rational Expectations have dominated the paradigm of expectations formation, they have been more recently challenged on the empirical ground such as, for instance, in the dynamics of the exchange rate. This challenge ...
  • Historical wealth accounts for Britain : progress and puzzles in measuring the sustainability of economic growth 

    McLaughlin, E.; Hanley, N.; Greasley, D.; Kunnas, J.; Oxley, L.; Warde, P. (2014-04) - Journal article
    Estimates of Britain's comprehensive wealth are reported for the period 1760-2000. They include measures of produced, natural, and human capital, and illustrate the changing composition of Britain's assets over this time ...
  • Home truths : the true value of home-based businesses 

    Mason, Colin; Reuschke, Darja (Federation of Small Businesses, 2015-02) - Report
    This report provides the first ever profile of home-based businesses in Scotland. It is based on a survey of the Scottish membership of the Federation of Small Businesses. It has two objectives: first, to present new ...
  • Housing assets and small business investment : exploring links for theory and policy 

    Reuschke, Darja; Maclennan, Duncan (2014) - Journal article
    Housing market activity and firm formation are both positively correlated with the business cycle, and the levels of mortgage lending to business owners and funding of small firms have fallen in the UK since 2008. This ...
  • Imperfect attention and menu evaluation 

    Manzini, Paola; Mariotti, Marco (University of St Andrews, 2014-03) - Working or discussion paper
    We model the choice behaviour of an agent who suffers from imperfect attention but is otherwise von Neumann Morgenstern rational. We define inattention axiomatically through preference over menus and endowed alternatives: ...
  • Increasing 'the Vital 6 Percent' : Designing effective public policy to support high growth firms 

    Brown, Ross Crawford; Mason, Colin; Mawson, Suzanne (National Endowment for Science Technology and Arts, 2014-01-13) - Working or discussion paper
    This paper examines the nature of high growth firms (HGFs) and how they are supported by public policy. HGFs have become a key focus for public policy within the UK and across many OECD economies in recent years. In parallel ...