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The Effects of Short-Term Liabilities on Profitability: The Case of Germany

Chestnut Hill, Mass.: Boston College, Department of Economics, 2006, 19 S.
(Boston College Working Papers in Economics ; 636)
| Christopher F. Baum, Dorothea Schäfer, Oleksandr Talavera
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Fiscal Federalism in Russia: Theory, Comparisons, Evaluations

Russia's system of fiscal federalism is examined and evaluated. Current theories of fiscal federalism provide criteria for evaluating such systems. Developments in OECD countries are examined to provide comparative perspectives. Data from Russia's Goskomstat and the Ministry of Finance, which provide an overview of Russia's regional economic characteristics, are used to apply the selected evaluation ...

In: Post-Soviet Affairs 22 (2006), 3, S. 189-224 | Ulrich Thießen

Informed Capital in a Hostile Environment: The Case of Relational Investors in Germany

Freiberg: Technische Universität Bergakademie, 2006, 23 S.
(Freiberg Working Papers / Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration ; 03/2006)
| Dorothea Schäfer, Dirk Schilder
Diskussionspapiere 599 / 2006

On the Role of Stock Market for Real Economic Activity

In this study we have addressed the relationship between the stock market, the measure of real economic activity (represented by the real GDP), the economic sentiment indicator, and real interest rate for the five European countries: Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, and the UK. We find that even when accounting for expectations, represented by the economic sentiment indicator, the stock market ...

2006| Boriss Siliverstovs, Manh Ha Duong
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The Argentinean Currency Crisis: A Markov-Switching Model Estimation

In 2002, the Argentinean currency board came to a sudden and dramatic end. Although the country had been suffering from weak economic fundamentals for years, the timing and severity of the currency crisis surprised most observers. The present study analyzes the role of fundamentals and self-fulfilling speculation in the Argentinean crisis. Arguing within a theoretical model of a fixed exchange rate ...

In: The Developing Economies 44 (2006), 1, S. 79-91 | Patricia Alvarez-Plata, Mechthild Schrooten
Diskussionspapiere 549 / 2006

Informed Capital in a Hostile Environment: The Case of Relational Investors in Germany

Informed capital is a crucial ingredient to a well-functioning market for start-up finance, especially in times of difficult market conditions. For bank-based systems, the question regarding which investors actually supply informed capital has not yet been answered. To fill this gap, we conduct a survey among German suppliers of start-up finance. We find significant differences between the investors ...

2006| Dorothea Schäfer, Dirk Schilder
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Fiscal Policy Rules for Stabilisation and Growth: A Simulation Analysis of Deficit and Expenditure Targets in a Monetary Union

We analyse the effectiveness of fiscal policy rules for business cycle stabilisation in a monetary union using a quarterly macro-econometric model of Germany. The simulations compare a deficit target and an expenditure target under a range of supply, demand and fiscal shocks. Their effects are evaluated by their impact on prices and output. The analysis demonstrates that in general the deficit target ...

In: Journal of Policy Modeling 28 (2006), 4, S. 357-369 | Tilman Brück, Rudolf Zwiener
Weekly Report 36 / 2005

Credit and Private Equity Financing in Young Innovative Small and Medium-sized Companies in Germany

Successful newly established companies are a significant factor for the prosperous development of a national economy. Young innovative companies play a key role in the quick market launch and distribution of new technologies and products. As founders only rarely have sufficient own funds, financing has a considerable influence on the success of a newly established company. In the course of the investment ...

2005| Dorothea Schäfer, Axel Werwatz, Volker Zimmermann

The Stock Market and Investment

Brussels [u.a.]: FINPROP, 2005, 25 S.
(Papers / FINPROP ; 5)
| Manh Ha Duong, Boriss Siliverstovs

On the Role of Stock Market for Real Economic Activity: Evidence for Europe

Brussels [u.a.]: FINPROP, 2005, 16 S.
(Papers / FINPROP ; 15)
| Boriss Siliverstovs, Manh Ha Duong
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