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Working Papers

2010

  1. Average tax rate cyclicality in OECD countries: A test of three fiscal policy theories
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Southern Economic Journal (2011)
  2. Tax Design in the OECD: A test of the Hines-Summers Hypothesis
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Eastern Economic Journal (2011)

1992

  1. Sources of Output Fluctuations During the Interwar Period: Further Evidence on the Causes of the Great Depression
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (1994)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. “TWINS” OR JUST “SIBLINGS”?BUDGET AND CURRENT ACCOUNT DEFICITS IN EUROPE, 1870-2013
    Applied Econometrics and International Development, 2019, 19, (1), 33-42 Downloads

2017

  1. Can a Higher Inflation Target Reduce Inflation Volatility?
    Metroeconomica, 2017, 68, (4), 777-791 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Is the relationship between inflation and its volatility asymmetric? US evidence, 1800–2016
    The Journal of Economic Asymmetries, 2017, 16, (C), 79-86 Downloads
  3. When is Lower Inflation less Stable? Evidence from Eight Developing Economies
    Economia Internazionale / International Economics, 2017, 70, (3), 333-352 Downloads

2016

  1. Macroeconomic Volatility and the Current Account: Evidence from a Panel of OECD Countries
    International Economic Journal, 2016, 30, (3), 322-338 Downloads

2015

  1. FISCAL ACTIVISM IN EUROPEAN REGIONS: EVIDENCE ON FISCAL RULES BEFORE AND AFTER THE EURO
    Regional Science Inquiry, 2015, VII, (1), 21-34 Downloads
  2. Low Inflation vs. Stable Inflation: Evidence from the UK, 1688–2009
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2015, 62, (5), 505-517 Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Fiscal Policy Spillovers through Trade Openness
    Journal of Economic Integration, 2014, 29, 563-581 Downloads
  2. Is Fiscal Policy More Effective During Cyclical Downturns?
    International Economic Journal, 2014, 28, (2), 255-271 Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Asymmetric effects of monetary policy with or without Quantitative Easing: Empirical evidence for the US
    The Journal of Economic Asymmetries, 2013, 10, (1), 1-9 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Inflation and the Great Moderation: Evidence from a Large Panel Data Set
    International Journal of Business and Economic Sciences Applied Research (IJBESAR), 2013, 6, (3), 7-19 Downloads

2012

  1. Optimal stabilisation policy in a monetary union: implications of the Mankiw-Weinzierl model
    International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance, 2012, 5, (2), 139-152 Downloads
  2. Trade openness and the effectiveness of fiscal policy: some empirical evidence
    International Review of Economics, 2012, 59, (3), 303-313 Downloads View citations (7)

2011

  1. Average Tax Rate Cyclicality in OECD Countries: A Test of Three Fiscal Policy Theories
    Southern Economic Journal, 2011, 77, (4), 958-972 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Exchange-Rate Regimes and the Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy
    Journal of Economic Integration, 2011, 26, 29-44 View citations (3)
  3. From Hero to Zero? The Role of the Euro in the Current Crisis: Theory and some Empirical Evidence
    International Advances in Economic Research, 2011, 17, (3), 300-314 Downloads
  4. Tax Design in the OECD: A Test of the Hines-Summers Hypothesis
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2011, 37, (2), 239-247 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. Land and population growth in the Solow growth model: Some empirical evidence
    Economics Letters, 2010, 109, (2), 66-68 Downloads
  2. REGIONAL ECONOMIC GROWTH AND CONVERGENCE, 1950-2007: Some Empirical Evidence
    Regional Science Inquiry, 2010, II, (1), 11-24 Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Demographic Change and the Current Account: Theory and Empirical Evidence
    The Journal of Economic Asymmetries, 2009, 6, (1), 1-14 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Economic Growth Convergence in Asia, 1970-2003: Empirical Evidence from the Solow Model
    The IUP Journal of Monetary Economics, 2009, VII, (3-4), 73-84
  3. Taxes and Growth in Europe
    South-Eastern Europe Journal of Economics, 2009, 7, (2), 181-204 Downloads View citations (17)

2008

  1. Business cycle volatility and country zize:evidence for a sample of OECD countries
    Economics Bulletin, 2008, 5, (3), 1-7 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Business-cycle synchronization in the EMU
    Applied Economics, 2008, 40, (12), 1491-1501 Downloads View citations (49)
  3. GROWTH AND CONVERGENCE, 1950-2003. What Can We Learn from the Solow Model?
    Applied Econometrics and International Development, 2008, 8, (1), 5-18 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Is the Middle East an Optimum Currency Area? A Comparison of Costs and Benefits
    Open Economies Review, 2008, 19, (4), 479-491 Downloads View citations (2)

2007

  1. Country size and business cycle volatility: Scale really matters
    Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 2007, 21, (4), 424-434 Downloads View citations (42)
  2. How Productive Are Government Activities? Evidence from a Sample of OECD Countries
    Applied Economics Quarterly (formerly: Konjunkturpolitik), 2007, 53, (1), 71-86
  3. Is Africa an Optimum Currency Area? A Comparison of Macroeconomic Costs and Benefits
    Journal of African Economies, 2007, 16, (2), 234-258 View citations (6)
  4. Unlocking the sources of the apparent episodic stationarity of the P/E ratio: Impulses or propagation?
    Review of Accounting and Finance, 2007, 6, (3), 339-348 Downloads

2006

  1. Are the new EU members ready for the EURO?: A comparison of costs and benefits
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 2006, 28, (1), 25-38 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Foreign aid and long-run economic growth: empirical evidence for a panel of developing countries
    Journal of International Development, 2006, 18, (1), 15-28 Downloads View citations (27)
  3. Trade Openness, Economic Size, and Macroeconomic Volatility: Theory and Empirical Evidence
    Journal of Economic Integration, 2006, 21, 254-272 View citations (7)
  4. Why are postwar cycles smoother? Impulses or propagation?
    Journal of Economics and Business, 2006, 58, (5-6), 392-406 Downloads View citations (2)

2005

  1. Is there a yen optimum currency area? Evidence from 18 Asian and Pacific economies
    Japan and the World Economy, 2005, 17, (4), 456-469 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Sources of exchange-rate volatility: Impulses or propagation?
    International Review of Economics & Finance, 2005, 14, (2), 213-226 Downloads View citations (2)

2004

  1. Trade and Growth in Europe, Evidence from a Panel of 18 Countries
    The IUP Journal of Applied Economics, 2004, III, (2), 19-30

2003

  1. How homogenizing are monetary unions?: Evidence from the U.S. states
    The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 2003, 14, (3), 381-397 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Trade Openness And Economic Growth Can We Estimate The Precise Effect?
    Applied Econometrics and International Development, 2003, 3, (1) Downloads View citations (17)

2002

  1. Costs and Benefits of Dollarization: Evidence from North, Central, and South America
    Journal of Economic Integration, 2002, 17, 502-516 View citations (10)

2001

  1. Is Growth Endogenous or Neoclassical? Evidence from Fifty-Six Countries and Five Continents
    Economia Internazionale / International Economics, 2001, 54, (2), 203-217 View citations (1)
  2. Long-Run Economic Growth In Europe: Is It Endogenous Or Neoclassical?
    International Economic Journal, 2001, 15, (2), 63-76 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Openness to Trade and the Potency of Monetary Policy: How Strong is the Relationship?
    Open Economies Review, 2001, 12, (1), 61-73 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Time-varying criteria for monetary integration: evidence from the EMU
    International Review of Economics & Finance, 2001, 10, (2), 171-185 Downloads View citations (2)

2000

  1. Private and Government Employment in the OECD: Productivities and Wages
    Economic Notes, 2000, 29, (2), 267-279 Downloads View citations (2)

1999

  1. Monetary Policy and the Exchange Rate: The Role of Openness
    International Economic Journal, 1999, 13, (2), 75-88 Downloads
  2. On the asymmetric effects of money-supply shocks: international evidence from a panel of OECD countries
    Applied Economics, 1999, 31, (2), 227-235 Downloads View citations (15)
  3. Openness and the effects of monetary policy
    Journal of International Money and Finance, 1999, 18, (1), 13-26 Downloads View citations (27)
  4. TAXES AND GROWTH: TESTING THE NEOCLASSICAL AND ENDOGENOUS GROWTH MODELS
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 1999, 17, (2), 177-188 Downloads View citations (16)
  5. Why are the effects of money-supply shocks asymmetric? Evidence from prices, consumption, and investment
    Journal of Macroeconomics, 1999, 21, (4), 713-727 Downloads View citations (20)

1998

  1. Liquidity Constraints and the Substitutability between Private and Government Consumption: The Role of Military and Non-military Spending
    Economic Inquiry, 1998, 36, (2), 203-14 View citations (11)

1997

  1. Economic Integration and Convergence: Lessons from Asia, Europe and Latin America
    Journal of Economic Integration, 1997, 12, 419-432 View citations (3)
  2. International integration of capital markets and the cross-country divergence of per capita consumption
    Journal of International Money and Finance, 1997, 16, (5), 681-697 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Is Government Investment Underprovided in Europe? Evidence from a Panel of Fifteen Countries
    Economia Internazionale / International Economics, 1997, 50, (2), 223-235 View citations (4)
  4. On the Optimal Government Size in Europe: Theory and Empirical Evidence
    The Manchester School of Economic & Social Studies, 1997, 65, (3), 280-94 View citations (10)

1996

  1. Are the Output Effects of Monetary Policy Asymmetric? Evidence from a Sample of European Countries
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1996, 58, (2), 267-78 View citations (71)
  2. Bureaucracy, investment, and growth
    Economics Letters, 1996, 51, (2), 233-239 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Convergence revisited
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1996, 37, (2-3), 249-265 Downloads View citations (232)
  4. Do Economies Converge? Evidence from a Panel of U.S. States
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1996, 78, (3), 384-88 Downloads View citations (81)
  5. Private and government consumption with liquidity constraints
    Journal of International Money and Finance, 1996, 15, (2), 255-266 Downloads View citations (32)
  6. Sources of business-cycle volatility: An exploratory study on a sample of OECD countries
    Journal of Macroeconomics, 1996, 18, (4), 621-637 Downloads View citations (33)
  7. The Optimal Government Size: Further International Evidence on the Productivity of Government Services
    Economic Inquiry, 1996, 34, (2), 193-203 View citations (32)
  8. Why are the effects of money-supply shocks asymmetric? Convex aggregate supply or "pushing on a string"?
    Journal of Macroeconomics, 1996, 18, (4), 605-619 Downloads View citations (53)

1994

  1. Are Government Activities Productive? Evidence from a Panel of U.S. States
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1994, 76, (1), 1-11 Downloads View citations (184)
  2. Government Spending and Private Consumption: Some International Evidence
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 1994, 26, (1), 9-22 Downloads View citations (99)
  3. Is government capital productive? Evidence from a panel of seven countries
    Journal of Macroeconomics, 1994, 16, (2), 271-279 Downloads View citations (112)
  4. Macroeconomic effects of budget deficits: further international evidence
    Journal of International Money and Finance, 1994, 13, (2), 190-210 Downloads View citations (14)
  5. Sources of Macroeconomic Fluctuations in a Small Open Economy: The Case of Greece
    Economia Internazionale / International Economics, 1994, 47, (1), 34-50
  6. Sources of Output Fluctuations during the Interwar Period: Further Evidence on the Causes of the Great Depression
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1994, 76, (1), 80-102 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  7. Sources of business cycles in Europe: 1960-1988. Evidence from France, Germany, and the United Kingdom
    European Economic Review, 1994, 38, (9), 1763-1778 Downloads View citations (9)

1993

  1. Do standards of living converge?: Some cross-country evidence
    Economics Letters, 1993, 43, (2), 149-155 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Employment and Output Effects of Government Spending: Is Government Size Important?
    Economic Inquiry, 1993, 31, (3), 354-69 View citations (15)
  3. Sources of U.S. macroeconomic fluctuations: 1973-1989
    Journal of Macroeconomics, 1993, 15, (1), 47-68 Downloads View citations (4)

1992

  1. Investigation of the long-run Quantity Theory of Money relationship
    International Review of Economics & Finance, 1992, 1, (2), 159-168 Downloads
  2. The impact of immigrants on the macroeconomy
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1992, 37, (1), 279-316 Downloads View citations (24)
 
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