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Bretton Woods, Brussels, and Beyond: Redesigning the Institutions of Europe

Economists have discussed extensively what to do to reform the European Project and how, but have been broadly silent on who and when. Which institutions and rules are needed, and when? This eBook shows that such institutional questions, although ...

21.06.2018
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Heterogeneous Treatment Effects and Optimal Targeting Policy Evaluation

BAMS is a joint seminar by the DIW Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the HU Berlin and the WZB.

02.07.2018| Günter J. Hitsch (University of Chicago Booth School of Business)
Diskussionspapiere 1740 / 2018

The Term Structure of Redenomination Risk

This paper assesses redenomination risk in the euro area. We first estimate daily default-risk-free yield curves for French, German, and Italian bonds that can be redenominated and for bonds that cannot. Then, we extract the compensation for ...

2018| Christian Bayer, Chi Hyun Kim, Alexander Kriwoluzky
Diskussionspapiere 1738 / 2018

Common Ownership and Market Entry: Evidence from Pharmaceutical Industry

Common ownership - where two firms are at least partially owned by the same investor - and its impact on product market outcomes has recently drawn a lot of attention from scholars and practitioners alike. Theoretical and empirical researchsuggests .

2018| Melissa Newham, Jo Seldeslachts, Albert Banal-Estanol
Diskussionspapiere 1739 / 2018

The Impact of Institutions on Bank Governance and Stability: Evidence from African Countries

This paper sheds new light on how African countries’ legal systems and institutions influence the governance and stability of their banks. We find that institutional factors, in particular the legal family of origin, political stability, contract .

2018| Samuel Mutarindwa, Dorothea Schäfer, Andreas Stephan
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Later pension, poorer health? Evidence from the new State Pension age in the UK

15.06.2018| Ludovico Carrino, King’s College London and University of Venice Ca’ Foscari
Weekly Report

A stabilization fund can make the euro area more crisis-proof

Reorganizing European fiscal policy is a main topic in current reform considerations. In particular, the creation of a European stabilization mechanism is being discussed. This study examines the macroeconomic effects of a stabilization fund, the ...

06.06.2018| Marius Clemens, Mathias Klein
DIW Weekly Report 22/23 / 2018

A Stabilization Fund Can Make the Euro Area More Crisis-Proof

Reorganizing European fiscal policy is a main topic in current reform considerations. In particular, the creation of a European stabilization mechanism is being discussed. This study examines the macroeconomic effects of a stabilization fund, the ...

2018| Marius Clemens, Mathias Klein
DIW Weekly Report 17/18 / 2018

Risk Aversion and Other Factors Determine Income Redistribution Preferences

The amount of redistribution people favor depends on socioeconomic factors and their views on fairness. This study, based on a representative survey conducted in Sweden, confirms earlier results: Higher incomes are correlated with wanting less ...

2018| Manja Gärtner, Johanna Mollerstrom
Diskussionspapiere 1734 / 2018

Price or Variety? An Evaluation of Mergers Effects in Grocery Retailing

Assortment decisions are key strategic instruments for firms responding to local market conditions. We assess this claim by studying the effect of a national merger between two large Dutch supermarket chains on prices and on the depth as well as ...

2018| Elena Argentesi, Paolo Buccirossi, Roberto Cervone, Tomaso Duso, Alessia Marrazzo
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