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Agent-Based Simulation Modelling for Reflecting on Consequences of Digital Mental Health (2019)
Working Paper
Stroud, D., Wagner, C., & Siebers, P. Agent-Based Simulation Modelling for Reflecting on Consequences of Digital Mental Health

The premise of this working paper is based around agent-based simulation models and how to go about creating them from given incomplete information. Agent-based simulations are stochastic simulations that revolve around groups of agents that each hav... Read More

Joining Standards Organizations: the role of R&D expenditures, patents, and the product-market position (2018)
Working Paper
Baron, J., Li, C., & Nasirov, S. (2018). Joining Standards Organizations: the role of R&D expenditures, patents, and the product-market position

This paper studies collaborative innovation in the context of developing open technology standards coordinated by standards organizations. Using longitudinal data from the world's largest R&D investors matched with membership information from 180 sta... Read More

Civil service management in developing countries: what works?: evidence from a survey with 23,000 civil servants in Africa, Asia, Eastn Europe and Latin America (2018)
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Meyer-Sahling, J., Schuster, C., & Sass Mikkelsen, K. Civil service management in developing countries: what works?: evidence from a survey with 23,000 civil servants in Africa, Asia, Eastn Europe and Latin America

Civil servants are central to effective governance in developing countries. They deliver essential services to citizens, commission infrastructure, regulate economic activity and engage in diplomacy with foreign countries – to name just a few tasks.... Read More

China's "Great Migration": the impact of the reduction in trade policy uncertainty (2017)
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Facchini, G., Liu, M. Y., Mayda, A. M., & Zhou, M. China's "Great Migration": the impact of the reduction in trade policy uncertainty

We analyze the effect of China's integration into the world economy on workers in the country and show that one important channel of impact has been internal migration. Specifically, we study the changes in internal migration rates triggered by the r... Read More

Twin Peaks (2017)
Working Paper
Defever, F., & Riaño, A. Twin Peaks

Received wisdom suggests that most exporters sell the majority of their output domestically. In this paper, however, we show that the distribution of export intensity not only varies substantially across countries, but in a large number of cases is a... Read More

All these worlds are yours, except India: the effectiveness of export subsidies in Nepal (2017)
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Defever, F., Reyes, J., Riaño, A., & Varela, G. (2017). All these worlds are yours, except India: the effectiveness of export subsidies in Nepal

This paper evaluates the effect on firm-level export out-comes of the Cash Incentive Scheme for Exports program provided by the Government of Nepal. The analysis utilizes customs-level data for 2011–14, combined with information on the subsidy paymen... Read More

Is there a EU copyright jurisprudence?: an empirical analysis of the workings of the European Court of Justice (2015)
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Favale, M., Kretchmer, M., & Torremans, P. (2015). Is there a EU copyright jurisprudence?: an empirical analysis of the workings of the European Court of Justice

The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) has been suspected of carrying out a harmonising agenda over and beyond the conventional law-interpreting function of the judiciary. This study aims to investigate empirically two theories in relation... Read More

Stock market integration and financial crises: evidence from Chinese sector portfolios (2014)
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Li, H., & Daly, V. (2014). Stock market integration and financial crises: evidence from Chinese sector portfolios

This paper assesses China’s stock market integration with the global market during 1997-2013 and the impact of financial crises on the extent of integration within an augmented CAPM framework. We obtain time-varying global and national systematic ris... Read More