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Time series evidence on education and growth: The case of Guatemala, 1951-2002
This article investigates the impact of education on economic growth in Guatemala for the 1951-2002 period. An error-correction model shows that a better-educated labor force has a positive and significant impact on ...
Do the IMF and the World Bank influence voting in the UN General Assembly?
(Springer US, 2010)
Using panel data for 188 countries over the 1970–2008 period, this paper analyzes empirically the influence of the IMF and the World Bank on voting patterns in the UN General Assembly. Countries receiving adjustment projects ...
Estimating Effectiveness of the Control of Violence and Socioeconomic Development in Colombia: An Application of Dynamic Data Envelopment Analysis and Data Panel Approach
(Springer Netherlands, 2010)
This paper develops an index to evaluate the level of effectiveness of the control of violence based on the data envelopment analysis approach. The index is used to examine the grade of effectiveness of the control of ...
Trends in economic growth, poverty and energy in Colombia: long-run and short-run effects
This research analyses the long run and short run relationships among economic growth, poverty and energy using the Colombian case. In this study, we use the time-series methodologies. The results regarding the relationship ...
The right of withdrawal in the treaty of Lisbon: a game theoretic reflection on different decision processes in the EU
(Springer US, 2010)
The ways of decision-making within the EU have significantly changed in the last decades: The rule of unanimity has been more and more substituted by majority voting in order to speed up decision-making processes in a Union ...
Constructing and Characterising Solar Structure Models for Computational Helioseismology
(Springer Netherlands, 2011)
In local helioseismology, numerical simulations of wave propagation are useful to model the interaction of solar waves with perturbations to a background solar model. However, the solution to the linearised equations of ...
Markov-switching generalized additive models
We consider Markov-switching regression models, i.e. models for time series regression analyses where the functional relationship between covariates and response is subject to regime switching controlled by an ...
Individualisierung und mobile Dienste am Beispiel der Medienbranche ; Ansätze zum Schaffen von Kundenmehrwert.
(Universitätsverlag Göttingen, 2006)
Die Medienbranche war in den vergangenen Jahren mit Veränderungen der Wettbewerbsbedingungen konfrontiert, die sich in zum Teil drastisch gesunkenen Umsatz- und Ertragszahlen niedergeschlagen haben. Die derzeitige ...
Do labour market institutions matter? Micro-level wage effects of international outsourcing in three European countries
This paper studies the impact of outsourcing on individual wages in three European countries with markedly different labour market institutions: Germany, the UK and Denmark. To do so we use individual-level data ...
Life Cycle Assessment on a Bus Body Component Based on Hemp Fiber and PTP®
(Springer US, 2008)
The application of renewable raw materials in the automotive sector became more and more interesting in the last years. For the first time, a material system based on natural fibers and PTP®, a vegetable based ...