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Inequality and growth: evidence from panel cointegration
(Springer US, 2012)
This paper uses heterogeneous panel cointegration techniques to estimate the long-run effect of income inequality on per-capita income for 46 countries over the period 1970–1995. We find that inequality has a negative ...
The Effect of Technological Innovation on International Trade
In this paper, the effect of technological innovation on sectoral exports is analysed using a gravity model of trade. The technological achievement index (TAI) and its four components, creation of technology, diffusion of ...
Do human rights offenders oppose human rights resolutions in the United Nations?
(Springer US, 2010)
We investigate whether countries with poor human rights records oppose human rights resolutions in the United Nations General Assembly. An instrumental account of voting would suggest that these countries aim to weaken ...
Determinants of voluntary CSR disclosure: empirical evidence from Germany
Currently, companies spend a great deal of effort on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) disclosures. CSR disclosure relates to the provision of information on companies’ environmental and social performance. From an ...
Does terror increase aid?
(Springer US, 2011)
This article investigates empirically whether, and in what ways, donors in the Development Assistance Committee respond to transnational terrorist incidents and the onset of the War on Terror by changing aid effort and aid ...
Determinants of Deep Integration: Examining Socio-political Factors
(Springer US, 2009)
This research has three main aims: firstly, to empirically analyse the determinants of different levels of integration by re-examining the evidence presented by Baier and Bergstrand (Journal of International Economics ...
Three-Dimensional Properties of Coronal Mass Ejections from STEREO/SECCHI Observations
(Springer Netherlands, 2012)
We identify 565 coronal mass ejections (CMEs) between January 2007 and December 2010 in observations from the twin STEREO/SECCHI/COR2 coronagraphs aboard the STEREO mission. Our list is in full agreement with the corresponding ...
Trade Policy versus Trade Facilitation: An Application Using "Good Old" OLS
Trade policy barriers are only one element of overall trade costs. Among these, and due to the decrease in the influence of tariff barriers on trade over time, institutional barriers might increase in relative importance ...
Measuring and Improving the Performance of Health Service Networks
(SAGE Publications, 2012)
Health maintenance organizations (HMOs) have intensified their efforts to establish network-like structures with service partners who are responsible for different functions along the health value chain. To calculate the ...
Protection of Cultural Goods— Economics of Identity
This article addresses the current international debate on the protection of cultural goods. Whereas some groups (such as indigenous peoples) are arguing for the creation of cultural property rights analogous to classic ...