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Interacting Productand Labor MarketRegulation and theImpact of Immigrationon Native Wages
Does interacting product and labor market regulation alter the impact of immigration on wages of competing native workers? Focusing on the large, sudden and unanticipated wave of migration from East to West Germany after ...
Unemploymentbenefits extensions atthe zero lower boundon nominal interestrate
In this paper we investigate the impact of the recent US unemployment benefits extension on the labor market dynamic when the nominal interest rate is held at the zero lower bound (ZLB). Using a New Keynesian model, our ...
Ladislaus von Bortkiewicz - statistician, economist, and a European intellectual
Ladislaus von Bortkiewicz (1868 - 1931) was a European statistician. His scientific work covered theoretical economics, stochastics, mathematical statistics and radiology, today we would call him a cross disciplinary ...
Estimation procedures for exchangeable Marshall copulas with hydrological application
Complex phenomena in environmental sciences can be conveniently represented by several inter-dependent random variables. In order to describe such situations, copula-based models have been studied during the last year. In ...
An Application of Principal Component Analysis on Multivariate Time-Stationary Spatio-Temporal Data
Principal component analysis denotes a popular algorithmic technique to dimension reduction and factor extraction. Spatial variants have been proposed to account for the particularities of spatial data, namely spatial ...
Nonparametric Estimates for Conditional Quantiles of Time Series
We consider the problem of estimating the conditional quantile of a time series fYtg at time t given covariates Xt, where Xt can ei- ther exogenous variables or lagged variables of Yt . The conditional quantile is estimated ...
Product Market Deregulation and Employment Outcomes
Evidence from the German Retail Sector
This paper investigates the short- and medium-term effects of the deregulation of shopopening hours legislation on retail employment in Germany. In 2006, the legislative competence was shifted from the federal to the state ...
The composition of government spending and the multiplier at the Zero Lower Bound
We investigate the size of the multiplier at the ZLB in a New keynesian model. It ranges from around -0.25 to +1.5, depending on the extent to which government spending is productive, substitutable or not for private consumption.