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  • The Financial Crisis Response In Charts by the U.S. Treasury

    16 aprilie 2012 • Articles, Recomandari

    The Paper of the Week 16 “The Financial Crisis Response In Charts”  is a collection of charts prepared by U.S. Department of the Treasury with the aim of providing an update on the impact of the combined actions of the Treasury, the Federal Reserve, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation on the American Economy. imagine de pe treasury.gov    

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    Articles on Neuroeconomics

    09 aprilie 2012 • Articles, Recomandari

    The Paper of the Week 15 “The Paper of the Week 15 category refers to a discipline called Neuroeconomics and includes two articles and a comment to one of the articles. The first article is “On potential of Neuroeconomics: a critical (but hopeful) appraisal” by B.Douglas Bernheim, the second one is “Neuroeconomics: a view from neuroscience”, by P. Read Montague and the […]

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    Bidding for the Antamina Mine: Valuation and Incentives in a Real Options Context by A. Moel and P. Tufano

    07 aprilie 2012 • Articles, Recomandari

    Paper of the Week 14 “The Government of Romania just failed in auctioning Cuprumin, a transaction involving copper mining rights. There were several mistakes made in structuring the transaction from disregarding the value of Knowing Your Customer to broad lack of knowledge with respect to real option theory and simple game theory. The Paper of the Week 14, Bidding for […]

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    How do Laffer Curve differ across countries ? by M. Trabandt and H. Uhlig

    06 aprilie 2012 • Articles, Recomandari

    Paper of the Week 13 “The paper of the Week 13, How do Laffer Curve differ across countries ? by M. Trabandt and H. Uhlig, extends the results of a previous paper from 2011 in several ways. The authors starting from the darling of all public discussions on taxation, the Laffer curve, look at it from a cross-country (US and […]

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    Economics and Reality by H. Uhlig

    06 aprilie 2012 • Articles, Recomandari

    Paper of the Week 12 “Economics and Reality by H. Uhlig is an interesting take by a promising economist on the current state of the relationship between economics and reality. Despite being a non-technical paper is a very insightful one with a philosophical flavor. On top of touching the influence of empirical evidence on the economic thinking deals specifically with […]

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    Clusters, Convergence, and Economic Performance by M. Delgado, M. E. Porter and S. Stern

    14 martie 2012 • Articles

    Paper of the Week 11 “The current paper of the week “Clusters, Convergence, and Economic Performance” by M. Delgado et. al. takes a look at the role of economic clusters in the economic development. Given the current strive to reignite the economic growth, the clusters are the way to go. In emerging markets where the state capture (bribe) is higher […]

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    The Dishonesty of Honest People: A Theory of Self-Concept Maintenance by D. Ariely et al.

    04 martie 2012 • Articles

    Paper of the Week 10 “The next book by D. Ariely, “The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone—Especially Ourselves” which is due to appear in June 2012 is a natural development of the ideas put forth in the paper of the week, “The Dishonesty of Honest People: A Theory of Self-Concept Maintenance”. Backed by several experiments the […]

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    Open Economy Macroeconomics by M. Uribe

    26 februarie 2012 • Articles

    Paper of the Week 9 “Paper of the Week is represented by a well structured course spanning certain topics in Open Economy Macroeconomics. The points are not all easy to follow but are relevant for the current international and national discussions and helps alleviate certain misconceptions recurrent in the media.” Lucian Isar  image from www.weirdomatic.com/coffee-art.html

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