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    • Choosing on Influence 

      Cuhadaroglu, Tugce (2017-05-26) - Journal article
      Interaction, the act of mutual influence, is an essential part of daily life and economic decisions. This paper presents an individual decision procedure for interacting individuals. According to our model, individuals ...
    • The cost of political intervention in monetary policy 

      Cobham, David; Papadopoulos, Athanasios; Zis, George (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews., 2001) - Working or discussion paper
      Data from a unique monetary ‘experiment’ conducted in the UK during the period 1994-97 are used to investigate the cost of political intervention in monetary policy. The paper finds that the difference between government ...
    • Growing through subsidies 

      Aloi, Marta; Lasselle, Laurence (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews., 2001) - Working or discussion paper
      We consider an overlapping generation model based on Matsuyama (1999) and show that, whenever actual capital accumulation falls below its balanced growth path, subsidising innovators by taxing consumers has stabilising ...
    • 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 ...
    • The local environment shapes refugee integration : evidence from post-war Germany 

      Braun, Sebastian Till; Dwenger, Nadja (University of St Andrews, 2018-09-11) - Working or discussion paper
      This paper studies how the local environment in receiving counties affected the economic, social, and political integration of the eight million expellees who arrived in West Germany after World War II. We first document ...
    • On the persistence of output fluctuations in high technology sectors 

      Lasselle, Laurence; Aloi, Marta; McMillan, David G. (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews, 2000) - Working or discussion paper
      Fatás (2000) argues that in a cross-section analysis of countries there exists a positive correlation between long-term growth rates and the persistence of output fluctuations. The current paper extends this line of ...
    • Renormalization method and its economic applications 

      Briec, Walter; Lasselle, Laurence (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews., 2001) - Working or discussion paper
      The purpose of this paper is to give new insights of the method of Helleman (1980) in the context of macrodynamics. This method explains how a difference equation can be locally studied from the Feigenbaum equation in ...
    • Subjective well-being, peer comparisons and optimal income taxation 

      Ulph, David; Slack, Sean Edward (University of St Andrews, 2016-11-23) - Working or discussion paper
      Empirical evidence suggests that an important determinant of subjective well-being is how an individual’s consumption compares with that of their immediate peers. We introduce peer comparisons into the standard optimal tax ...
    • Taxation, unemployment and working time in models of economic growth 

      FitzRoy, Felix; Funke, Michael; Nolan, Michael A. (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews., 2001-08) - Working or discussion paper
      This paper combines collective bargaining over wages and working time with models of endogenous and neoclassical growth. Public expenditure is funded by taxes on capital and labour supplied by infinitely-lived households ...
    • The transmission of inequality across multiple generations : testing recent theories with evidence from Germany 

      Braun, Sebastian Till; Stuhler, Jan (2018-03-02) - Journal article
      This paper shows that across multiple generations, the persistence of occupational and educational attainment in Germany is larger than estimates from two generations suggest. We consider two recent interpretations. First, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...