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    • Uncertainty shocks in a model of effective demand : comment 

      de Groot, Oliver; Richter, Alexander W.; Throckmorton, Nathaniel A. (2018-08-02) - Journal article
      Basu and Bundick, 2017 showed an intertemporal preference volatility shock has meaningful effects on real activity in a New Keynesian model with Epstein and Zin, 1991 preferences. We show that when the distributional weights ...
    • Universities and fundamental research: reflections on the growth of university-industry partnership 

      Poyago-Theotoky, Joanna; Beath, John; Siegel, Donald S. (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews, 2002) - Working or discussion paper
      The recent rise in university-industry partnerships has stimulated an important public policy debate regarding how these relationships affect fundamental research. In this paper, we examine the antecedents and consequences ...
    • University funding : impact on teaching and research 

      Beath, John A; Poyago-Theotoky, Joanna; Ulph, David Tregear (2012-01-12) - Journal article
      We address the following question: how does a higher education funding system influence the trade-off that universities make between research and teaching? We do so by constructing a model that allows universities to choose ...
    • Validity of willingness to pay measures under preference uncertainty 

      Braun, Carola; Rehdanz, Katrin; Schmidt, Ulrich (2016-04-20) - Journal article
      Recent studies in the marketing literature developed a new method for eliciting willingness to pay (WTP) with an open-ended elicitation format: the Range-WTP method. In contrast to the traditional approach of eliciting WTP ...
    • Welfare economics and bounded rationality : The case for model-based approaches 

      Manzini, Paola; Mariotti, Marco (2014-12) - Journal article
      In this paper we examine the problems facing a policy maker who observes inconsistent choices made by agents who are boundedly rational. We contrast a model-less and a model-based approach to welfare economics. We make the ...
    • Welfare, growth and environment: a sceptical review of the skeptical environmentalist (Bjørn Lomborg, Cambridge University Press, 2001) 

      FitzRoy, Felix; Smith, Ian (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews, 2002) - Working or discussion paper
      In his wide ranging attempt to review the literature on economic development and welfare in relation to the environment, Lomborg claims balance and objectivity, but actually presents a thoroughly misleading picture of ...
    • What's in a wedge? Misallocation and taxation in the oil industry 

      Stefanski, Radek; Toews, Gerhard (University of St Andrews, 2018-10-01) - Working or discussion paper
      Resource misallocation explains a large part of cross-country productivity differences. Measuring differences in marginal revenue products of labor and capital across countries and firms allows for a quantification of the ...