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2020, volume 58, issue 6

The politics of environmental enforcement: the case of the Resource and Conservation Recovery Act pp. 2593-2613 Downloads
Per G. Fredriksson and Le Wang
Decomposing the effects of consumer boycotts: evidence from the anti-Japanese demonstration in China pp. 2615-2634 Downloads
Zijun Luo and Yonghong Zhou
Income inequality, financial flows and political institution: sub-Saharan African financial network pp. 2635-2665 Downloads
John Nkwoma Inekwe, Yi Jin and Maria Rebecca Valenzuela
Inequality, redistribution, and growth: new evidence on the trade-off between equality and efficiency pp. 2667-2707 Downloads
Jaejoon Woo
Estimation of the production profile and metafrontier technology gap: a quantile approach pp. 2709-2731 Downloads
Hung-pin Lai, Cliff J. Huang and Tsu-Tan Fu
Why fully efficient banks matter? A nonparametric stochastic frontier approach in the presence of fully efficient banks pp. 2733-2760 Downloads
Kien C. Tran, Mike G. Tsionas and Emmanuel Mamatzakis
Dynamics of the European sovereign bonds and the identification of crisis periods pp. 2761-2781 Downloads
Zhenxi Chen and Stefan Reitz
Specialization in the presence of trade and financial openness pp. 2783-2816 Downloads
Jaap W. B. Bos, Claire Economidou and Lu Zhang
Banking sector development and economic growth in developing countries: a bootstrap panel Granger causality analysis pp. 2817-2836 Downloads
Khalil Mhadhbi, Chokri Terzi and Ali Bouchrika
The Moses effect: can central banks really guide foreign exchange markets? pp. 2837-2865 Downloads
Smita Roy Trivedi
The Neo-Fisherian hypothesis: empirical implications and evidence? pp. 2867-2888 Downloads
William J. Crowder
The effects of economic policy uncertainty on European economies: evidence from a TVP-FAVAR pp. 2889-2910 Downloads
Jan Prüser and Alexander Schlösser
Monetary shocks and job flows: evidence from disaggregated data pp. 2911-2936 Downloads
Mohamad Karaki
Consistent estimates of the public/private wage gap pp. 2937-2947 Downloads
Domenico Depalo and Santiago Pereda-Fernández
Is there an informal employment wage penalty in Egypt? Evidence from quantile regression on panel data pp. 2949-2979 Downloads
Aysit Tansel, Halil Ibrahim Keskin and Zeynel Ozdemir
Insights from kernel conditional-probability estimates into female labour force participation decision in the UK pp. 2981-3006 Downloads
Obbey Elamin, Len Gill and Martyn Andrews
Demand for emergency savings is higher for low-income households, but so is the cost of shocks pp. 3007-3033 Downloads
Scott L. Fulford
Competition policy and labor productivity growth: some new evidence pp. 3035-3076 Downloads
Kelly Benetatou, Yannis Katsoulacos, Ekaterini Kyriazidou and Galateia Makri
Lost economies of scope and potential merger gains in the Norwegian electricity industry pp. 3077-3100 Downloads
Ørjan Mydland
Socioeconomic factors and happiness: evidence from self-reported mental health data pp. 3101-3123 Downloads
Jacek Rothert, Douglas VanDerwerken and Ethan White

2020, volume 58, issue 5

The wrong skew problem in stochastic frontier models when inefficiency depends on environmental variables pp. 2031-2047 Downloads
Cheol-Keun Cho and Peter Schmidt
The order of variables, simulation noise, and accuracy of mixed logit estimates pp. 2049-2083 Downloads
Marco Palma, Dmitry V. Vedenov and David Bessler
Bayesian semiparametric quantile regression modeling for estimating earthquake fatality risk pp. 2085-2103 Downloads
Xuejun Jiang, Yunxian Li, Aijun Yang and Ruowei Zhou
National leaders’ visits and temporary improvement of air quality: evidence from Chinese cities pp. 2105-2127 Downloads
Qingling Shi, Chenchen Shi and Feng Guo
Crowds in or crowds out? The effect of foreign direct investment on domestic investment in Chinese cities pp. 2129-2154 Downloads
Yao Yao and Ruhul Salim
Persistence and unit root in $$\text {CO}_{2}$$CO2 emissions: evidence from disaggregated global and regional data pp. 2155-2179 Downloads
Firouz Fallahi
Asymmetric pricing dynamics with market power: investigating island data of the retail gasoline market pp. 2181-2221 Downloads
Woo-Hyung Hong and Daeyong Lee
Firm characteristics and the ability to exercise market power: empirical evidence from the iron ore market pp. 2223-2247 Downloads
Robert Germeshausen, Timo Panke and Heike Wetzel
Time-varying role of macroeconomic shocks on house prices in the US and UK: evidence from over 150 years of data pp. 2249-2285 Downloads
Vasilios Plakandaras, Rangan Gupta, Constantinos Katrakilidis and Mark E. Wohar
Dating the start of the US house price bubble: an application of statistical process control pp. 2287-2307 Downloads
Michael Berlemann, Julia Freese and Sven Knoth
Housing market spillovers in South Africa: evidence from an estimated small open economy DSGE model pp. 2309-2332 Downloads
Rangan Gupta and Xiaojin Sun
A time–frequency analysis of the Canadian macroeconomy and the yield curve pp. 2333-2351 Downloads
Mustapha Olalekan Ojo, Luís Aguiar-Conraria and Maria Joana Soares
Estimating factor shares from nonstationary panel data pp. 2353-2380 Downloads
Juan Carlos Aquino and N.R. Ramírez-Rondán
The linkages between life expectancy and economic growth: some new evidence pp. 2381-2402 Downloads
Lei He and Na Li
The impact of productive and non-productive government expenditure on economic growth: an empirical analysis in high-income versus low- to middle-income economies pp. 2403-2430 Downloads
Tuan T. Chu, Jens Hölscher and Dermot McCarthy
Determinants of structural unemployment in Colombia: a search approach pp. 2431-2464 Downloads
Luis E. Arango and Luz A. Flórez
Recasting the trade impact on labor share: a fixed-effect semiparametric estimation study pp. 2465-2511 Downloads
Taining Wang and Jinjing Tian
Disability insurance benefits and labor supply decisions: evidence from a discontinuity in benefit awards pp. 2513-2544 Downloads
Tobias Müller and Stefan Boes
Multi-valued Double Robust quantile treatment effect pp. 2545-2571 Downloads
Marilena Furno and Francesco Caracciolo
Education, income and happiness: panel evidence for the UK pp. 2573-2592 Downloads
Felix R. FitzRoy and Michael A. Nolan

2020, volume 58, issue 4

Modeling US historical time-series prices and inflation using alternative long-memory approaches pp. 1491-1511 Downloads
Giorgio Canarella, Luis Gil-Alana, Rangan Gupta and Stephen M. Miller
Technical analysis based on high and low stock prices forecasts: evidence for Brazil using a fractionally cointegrated VAR model pp. 1513-1540 Downloads
Leandro Maciel
Dynamic long-range dependences in the Swiss stock market pp. 1541-1573 Downloads
Paulo Ferreira
A marked point process model for intraday financial returns: modeling extreme risk pp. 1575-1601 Downloads
Rodrigo Herrera and Adam Clements
Expiration day effects on European trading volumes pp. 1603-1638 Downloads
Bogdan Batrinca, Christian W. Hesse and Philip C. Treleaven
Does monetary policy react asymmetrically to exchange rate misalignments? Evidence for South Africa pp. 1639-1658 Downloads
Lebogang Mateane and Christian R. Proaño
The dynamics among domestic saving, investment, and the current account balance in the USA: a long-run perspective pp. 1659-1680 Downloads
Adian McFarlane, Young Cheol Jung and Anupam Das
Sustainability of European fiscal balances: Just a statistical artifact? pp. 1681-1712 Downloads
Malte Rengel
Are exchange rates disconnected from macroeconomic variables? Evidence from the factor approach pp. 1713-1747 Downloads
Yunjung Kim and Cheolbeom Park
The Harberger–Laursen–Metzler effect: evidence from five SAARC countries pp. 1749-1777 Downloads
Muhammad Shafiullah, Faridul Islam and Ravinthirakumaran Navaratnam
Growth cycle synchronization of the Visegrad Four and the European Union pp. 1779-1795 Downloads
Luboš Hanus and Lukas Vacha
Understanding post-Crisis price deviations in Europe: Disintegration or mere adjustment? pp. 1797-1814 Downloads
Marina Glushenkova and Marios Zachariadis
Identifying shocks to business cycles with asynchronous propagation pp. 1815-1836 Downloads
Carsten Trenkler and Enzo Weber
Institutional difference and outward FDI: evidence from China pp. 1837-1862 Downloads
Chengchun Li, Yun Luo and Glauco Vita
Does oil rents dependency reduce the quality of education? pp. 1863-1911 Downloads
Mohammad Reza Farzanegan and Marcel Thum
Demand systems with heteroscedastic disturbances pp. 1913-1921 Downloads
Apostolos Serletis and Libo Xu
Poverty and inequality within Brazilian households: an application of a collective consumption model pp. 1923-1952 Downloads
Wilman J. Iglesias and Alexandre B. Coelho
I feel wealthy: A major determinant of Portuguese households’ indebtedness? pp. 1953-1978 Downloads
Francisco Camões and Sofia Vale
Asymmetric effect of income on the US healthcare expenditure: evidence from the nonlinear autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) approach pp. 1979-2008 Downloads
Mehdi Barati and Hadiseh Fariditavana
Estimating recreation benefits through joint estimation of revealed and stated preference discrete choice data pp. 2009-2029 Downloads
John C. Whitehead and Daniel K. Lew

2020, volume 58, issue 3

Social capital: exploring the theory and empirical divide pp. 899-919 Downloads
Brenda Gannon and Jennifer Roberts
Drink and smoke; drink or smoke? The interdependence between alcohol and cigarette consumption for men in China pp. 921-955 Downloads
Yanjun Ren, Bente Castro Campos and Jens-Peter Loy
Aggregation biases in empirical Euler consumption equations: evidence from Spanish data pp. 957-977 Downloads
Antonio Cutanda, Jose Labeaga and Juan A. Sanchis-Llopis
Convergence of consumption patterns in the European Union pp. 979-994 Downloads
Nektarios A. Michail
Network analysis to measure academic performance in economics pp. 995-1018 Downloads
José Alberto Molina, Alfredo Ferrer, David Iñiguez, Alejandro Rivero, Gonzalo Ruiz and Alfonso Tarancón
On the distribution of links in financial networks: structural heterogeneity and functional form pp. 1019-1053 Downloads
Thomas Lux
Correction to: On the distribution of links in financial networks: structural heterogeneity and functional form pp. 1055-1055 Downloads
Thomas Lux
Politics and finance: a study on the impact of campaign donations on Brazilian firms pp. 1057-1105 Downloads
Mariana G. Davi and Marcelo S. Portugal
On the relationship between political alignment and government transfers: triple differences evidence from a developing country pp. 1107-1141 Downloads
Sergio Naruhiko Sakurai and Maria Isabel Accoroni Theodoro
Realized volatility and jump testing in the Japanese electricity spot market pp. 1143-1166 Downloads
Aitor Ciarreta, Peru Muniain and Ainhoa Zarraga
Forecasting precious metal returns with multivariate random forests pp. 1167-1184 Downloads
Christian Pierdzioch and Marian Risse
The role of temporal dependence in factor selection and forecasting oil prices pp. 1185-1223 Downloads
Kyle E. Binder, Mohsen Pourahmadi and James W. Mjelde
The role of human capital in energy-growth nexus: an international evidence pp. 1225-1247 Downloads
Zheng Fang and Jiang Yu
Hysteresis losses in the Preisach framework pp. 1249-1278 Downloads
Laura M. Werner
Leveraged enforcement under the EPA’s High Priority Violation Policy pp. 1279-1304 Downloads
Lirong Liu and Zhou Yang
The effect of military spending on income inequality: evidence from NATO countries pp. 1305-1337 Downloads
Michael Chletsos and Stelios Roupakias
Why are Bayesian trend-cycle decompositions of US real GDP so different? pp. 1339-1354 Downloads
Jaeho Kim and Sora Chon
Bayesian comparison of production function-based and time-series GDP models pp. 1355-1380 Downloads
Jacek Osiewalski, Justyna Wróblewska and Kamil Makieła
Modeling mechanism of economic growth using threshold autoregression models pp. 1381-1430 Downloads
Magdalena Osinska, Tadeusz Kufel, Marcin Błażejowski and Pawel Kufel
How do banking crises affect bilateral exports? pp. 1431-1459 Downloads
Youssouf Kiendrebeogo
A review of Student’s t distribution and its generalizations pp. 1461-1490 Downloads
Rui Li and Saralees Nadarajah

2020, volume 58, issue 2

Co-movements in commodity markets and implications in diversification benefits pp. 393-425 Downloads
Xiao Jing Cai, Zheng Fang, Youngho Chang, Shuairu Tian and Shigeyuki Hamori
Economic volatility and sovereign yields’ determinants: a time-varying approach pp. 427-451 Downloads
Antonio Afonso and Joao Jalles
Intertemporal diversification of sub-sovereign debt pp. 453-487 Downloads
David Knezevic
Investment dealer collateral and leverage procyclicality pp. 489-505 Downloads
Jason Allen and Andrew Usher
The impacts of institutional ownership on stock returns pp. 507-533 Downloads
Hongwei Chuang
The impact of hedging and trading derivatives on value, performance and risk of European banks pp. 535-565 Downloads
Yulia Titova, Henry Penikas and Nikita Gomayun
Searching for the finance–growth nexus in Libya pp. 567-581 Downloads
Serhan Cevik and Mohammad H. Rahmati
The effects of macroprudential policies on managing capital flows pp. 583-603 Downloads
Idil Uz Akdogan
Inflation targeting and exchange rate volatility in emerging markets pp. 605-626 Downloads
René Cabral, Francisco G. Carneiro and André Varella Mollick
Institutional quality and the relationship between inflation and economic growth pp. 627-649 Downloads
Muhammad Khan and Waqas Hanif
Measuring the neutral real interest rate in Brazil: a semi-structural open economy framework pp. 651-667 Downloads
Alberto Ronchi Neto and Osvaldo Candido
Exports, foreign ownership, and firm-level efficiency in Ethiopia and Kenya: an application of the stochastic frontier model pp. 669-698 Downloads
Adugna Lemi and Ian Wright
Effects of urbanization on food demand in China pp. 699-721 Downloads
Vardges Hovhannisyan and Stephen Devadoss
Shock and awe? Fiscal consequences of terrorism pp. 723-748 Downloads
Serhan Cevik and John Ricco
Tax and transfer policies and the female labor supply in the EU pp. 749-775 Downloads
Klára Kalíšková
Sick of family responsibilities? pp. 777-814 Downloads
Nikolay Angelov, Per Johansson and Erica Lindahl
The effect of unemployment on social participation of spouses: evidence from plant closures in Germany pp. 815-833 Downloads
Lars Kunze and Nicolai Suppa
The impact of temperature on gaming productivity: evidence from online games pp. 835-867 Downloads
Xiaojia Bao and Qingliang (Michael) Fan
A note on the maximum value of the Kakwani index pp. 869-874 Downloads
Daniela Mantovani, Simone Pellegrino and Achille Vernizzi
Crude oil trade and current account deficits: replication and extension pp. 875-897 Downloads
Andrew Musau and Steinar Veka

2020, volume 58, issue 1

Economic forecasting: editors’ introduction pp. 1-5 Downloads
Robert Kunst and Martin Wagner
Assessing nowcast accuracy of US GDP growth in real time: the role of booms and busts pp. 7-27 Downloads
Boriss Siliverstovs
Nowcasting East German GDP growth: a MIDAS approach pp. 29-54 Downloads
João C. Claudio, Katja Heinisch and Oliver Holtemöller
Nowcasting Finnish real economic activity: a machine learning approach pp. 55-71 Downloads
Paolo Fornaro and Henri Luomaranta
Business cycle dating and forecasting with real-time Swiss GDP data pp. 73-105 Downloads
Christian Glocker and Philipp Wegmueller
Evaluation of economic forecasts for Austria pp. 107-137 Downloads
Ines Fortin, Sebastian P. Koch and Klaus Weyerstrass
Forecasting models for the Chinese macroeconomy: the simpler the better? pp. 139-167 Downloads
Chris Heaton, Natalia Ponomareva and Qin Zhang
Forecasting with supervised factor models pp. 169-190 Downloads
Simon Lineu Umbach
Long-term prediction intervals of economic time series pp. 191-222 Downloads
M. Chudý, S. Karmakar and W. B. Wu
Appropriate monetary policy and forecast disagreement at the FOMC pp. 223-255 Downloads
Guido Schultefrankenfeld
Thick modelling income and wealth effects: a forecast application to euro area private consumption pp. 257-286 Downloads
Gabe de Bondt, Arne Gieseck and Zivile Zekaite
Aggregate density forecasting from disaggregate components using Bayesian VARs pp. 287-312 Downloads
Marcus Cobb
Does the price of crude oil help predict the conditional distribution of aggregate equity return? pp. 313-349 Downloads
Nima Nonejad
Forecasting output growth using a DSGE-based decomposition of the South African yield curve pp. 351-378 Downloads
Rangan Gupta, Hylton Hollander and Rudi Steinbach
Forecasting of recessions via dynamic probit for time series: replication and extension of Kauppi and Saikkonen (2008) pp. 379-392 Downloads
Byeong U. Park, Leopold Simar and Valentin Zelenyuk
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