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Accounting Forum     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
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Annual Review of Economics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 39)
Anuario Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
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Arab Economic and Business Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
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Argomenti. Rivista di economia, cultura e ricerca sociale     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
ASEAN Economic Bulletin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Asia Pacific Business Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 315)
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Asian Journal of Accounting and Governance     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Asian Journal of Business Ethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
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Asian Journal of Sustainability and Social Responsibility     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
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Asian-pacific Economic Literature     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
AStA Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistisches Archiv     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
ATA Journal of Legal Tax Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
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Australian Economic Papers     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
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Balkan Region Conference on Engineering and Business Education     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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BBR - Brazilian Business Review     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Benchmarking : An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Benefit : Jurnal Manajemen dan Bisnis     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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BER : Intermediate Goods Industries Survey     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
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BER : Survey of Business Conditions in Building and Construction : An Executive Summary     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
BER : Survey of Business Conditions in Manufacturing : An Executive Summary     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
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Berkeley Business Law Journal     Free   (Followers: 9)
Beykent Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi     Open Access  
Bio-based and Applied Economics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Biodegradation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Biology Direct     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Bitlis Eren Üniversitesi İktisadi Ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Akademik İzdüşüm Dergisi     Full-text available via subscription  
BizInfo (Blace) Journal of Economics, Management and Informatics     Open Access  
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Boletim Técnico do Senac     Open Access  
Border Crossing : Transnational Working Papers     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Briefings in Real Estate Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
British Journal of Industrial Relations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38)
Brookings Papers on Economic Activity     Open Access   (Followers: 50)
Brookings Trade Forum     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
BRQ Business Research Quarterly     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Building Sustainable Legacies : The New Frontier Of Societal Value Co-Creation     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Bulletin of Economic Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Bulletin of the Dnipropetrovsk University. Series : Management of Innovations     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Business & Entrepreneurship Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
Business & Information Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Business & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
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Business and Economic Research     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Business and Management Horizons     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Business and Management Research     Open Access   (Followers: 21)
Business and Management Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Business and Professional Communication Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Business and Society Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Business Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Business Ethics Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Business Ethics: A European Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
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Business Management and Strategy     Open Access   (Followers: 42)
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Business Strategy and the Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
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Business, Management and Education     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
Business, Peace and Sustainable Development     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
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Cambridge Journal of Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 65)
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Capitalism Nature Socialism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
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Case Studies in Business and Management     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
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Ciencia Sociales y Económicas     Open Access  
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Atlantic Economic Journal
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.165
Number of Followers: 11  
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ISSN (Print) 1573-9678 - ISSN (Online) 0197-4254
Published by Springer-Verlag Homepage  [2352 journals]
  • Income Elasticity Decomposition Models and Determinants of U.S.
           Pharmaceutical Expenditures
    • Abstract: Prescription drugs are the third largest component of U.S. healthcare spending, and quickly growing. This novel study provides greater information on consumer behavior in the market for prescription drugs, and how that behavior may vary due to fluctuating economic conditions, using an annual panel dataset. Specifically, the research presented applied the income elasticity decomposition methodology to prescription drug expenditures, deriving both its quality and quantity components. Per capita gross domestic product and median home values were used interchangeably to test whether alternative income concepts affect income elasticity estimates. The system generalized method of moments three-stage least squares estimation results revealed that the: (a) 0.647 short-run income elasticity comprises 0.453 and 0.194 in quantity and quality components; (b) long-run income elasticity estimate of 0.167 has 0.027 and 0.140 quantity and quality components. Pharmaceuticals were found to behave as a necessity and normal good with significant tendencies for long-run consumption shifts towards quality. Further illustrated are supply and demand-side impacts, with policy implications for Medicare and Medicaid programs, among others.
      PubDate: 2019-01-23
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9600-z
  • How Social Security’s Earning Test, Age and Education Affect Female
           Labor Supply
    • Abstract: This paper investigates the impact of a major Social Security policy change on the labor force participation rates of elderly females, both married and single, and of various races and ethnicities. Historically, social security benefits were reduced if labor income exceeded a certain level. The employment tax ranged from a $1 reduction for each $1 earned to a $1 reduction for each $3 earned. Prior to 2000, the age at which this reduction was no longer applied, varied between 70 and 75. However, in 2000 the age was lowered to what the Social Security Administration calls the normal retirement age which ranges between 65 and 67 depending on the date the person was born. Such a major change provided fertile ground for economic research. Studies have proliferated on the impact of the regime change on the labor force participation rates of elderly males. However, little work has been conducted regarding the impact of this policy change on female labor force participation rates. This study shows that after the employment tax was eliminated for those reaching their normal retirement age, the labor-force participation rates of single, divorced, separated and widowed women in the targeted age range usually increased. The estimates indicate the labor-force participation rates of married women in the affected age range fell with the elimination of the employment tax.
      PubDate: 2019-01-23
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9596-4
  • Robots, Unions, and Aging: Determinants of Robot Adoption Evidence from
           OECD Countries
    • Authors: Donato A. Onorato
      PubDate: 2019-01-04
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9599-1
  • The Impact of Personal Income Tax Structure on Income Inequality for
           Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Lithuania, and Poland: A Comparison of Flat
           and Graduated Income Tax Structures
    • Authors: Andrew V. Stephenson
      Abstract: The level of income inequality in a country is usually a contentious and politically divisive issue. How the tax structure affects this inequality is of crucial concern to policymakers. In this paper, we examine the income tax experiences of five European Union countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Lithuania, and Poland. This paper focuses on the comparison between flat and graduated personal income tax rate structures. Various methods were used to measure the progressivity of income taxes across these countries such as the average tax rate, cumulative shares of income, and the Gini and other indices. The findings show that the graduated rate income tax structure of Germany and Belgium are the most effective at reducing inequality. On the other hand, Lithuania’s proportional income tax structure is much more effective at reducing income inequality when compared to the graduated rate structure of Poland. Also, an appropriately-sized income tax threshold can transform a flat structure to a redistributive one that compares favorably with some graduated rate structures. In the case of Bulgaria, introducing an income tax threshold that is roughly the size of average income would reduce inequality by about 4 %.
      PubDate: 2019-01-04
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9601-y
  • Evaluating the Credibility of the European Bank Bail-In Commitment
    • Authors: Paul C. Noller
      PubDate: 2019-01-04
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9597-3
  • What Are the Determinants of Public Spending' An Overview of the
    • Authors: Francois Facchini
      Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to present and assess the literature about the determinants of public spending. Its originality is the adoption of a methodological perspective. Does econometrics allow economists to discover universal constants for public spending or is it only another way of writing the history of public finance' The economic theory of the size of government includes 23 explanations and 78 explanatory variables. The size of government reflects the preferences of citizens (demand model), the power of politicians and bureaucrats to impose their interests against citizens’ interests (supply model) and the constitutional design that governments face in raising revenue. Nonetheless, the great instability of econometric tests shows, all the difficulties of the science of public finance in finding a constant and discovering real causality between these variables. The analytical consequence of this result is the great futility of the search for a general law of the dynamic of public spending. This futility can be interpreted as a consequence of the complexity of political exchange. The size of the state is a multi-causal phenomenon. The prescriptive consequence is that it is not possible to use quantitative analysis to defend a form of “causal manipulationism” and predict the timing of state reforms and a political strategy to reduce the share of public spending in production. Econometrics is only one way of reporting the history of public finances.
      PubDate: 2019-01-04
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9603-9
  • Evidence of Large-Scale Social Interactions in Mammography in the United
    • Authors: Natallia Gray; Gabriel Picone
      Abstract: This paper examines the extent of social interactions in an individual’s decision to undergo mammography. Using Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System surveys from 1993 to 2016, the effect of other female screening behavior on an individual’s decision to have a routine breast cancer screening was measured by calculating the size of a so called “social multiplier” in mammography. A vector of social multipliers was estimated in the use of mammograms in the past 1–2 years by taking the ratio of group-level effects of exogenous explanatory variables to individual-level effects of the same variables. Peer groups were defined as same-aged women living in the same state. Three age groups of women were considered: 40–49, 50–74, and 75 and older. Several econometric approaches were used to analyze the effect of social interactions on mammography use, including ordinary least squares, fixed effects, and split-sample instrumental variable. For all women, evidence was found of social interactions associated with individual’s education, employment, and poor health. In addition, number of age-group-specific social multipliers was found. The strongest evidence of spillover in mammography was found for women ages 75 and older. Policy makers should be aware that, in the presence of a social multiplier, the value of any type of screening intervention is higher than the one that would be measured at the individual-level.
      PubDate: 2018-12-30
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9602-x
  • Child Marriage and Female Educational Attainment: A Complex Relationship
    • Authors: Maria Polyakova
      PubDate: 2018-12-23
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9598-2
  • The Effect of Inflation Targeting on Foreign Direct Investment Flows to
           Developing Countries
    • Authors: Iuliia Vasileva
      Abstract: Due to the many benefits that come with foreign direct investment (FDI), such as greater economic growth and technology spillovers, developing countries strive to attract this type of investment. Although the amount of FDI in developing countries has increased greatly over the past several years, not all developing countries have been successful at attracting it. A credible monetary policy, such as inflation targeting (IT), might make countries that implement it more attractive destinations for FDI flows due to the reliable macroeconomic environment created. This paper estimates the effect of IT on FDI flows to developing countries using a difference-in-differences approach and panel data for 71 countries for the period 1985 to 2013. This paper also looks at the difference between targeting and non-targeting countries in terms of FDI inflows during times of high instability. The results indicate that the adoption of IT leads to increased FDI flows to developing countries overall and, most importantly, during times of distress.
      PubDate: 2018-12-19
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9594-6
  • Contract Options and Performance: The Case of Major League Baseball
    • Authors: Richard J. Paulsen
      Abstract: This study looks to understand whether the inclusion of optional years on Major League Baseball player contracts impacts player performance. Contract options are a feature included in about 13% of new contracts given to batters from the years 2009 to 2017. There are four common types of option: club, mutual, player, and vesting. How an option affects incentives for player effort will likely depend on the type of option. It is likely that effort will be disincentivized when the team has the final decision on whether to exercise the option. This prediction is tested empirically. The results suggest that having a club or vesting option leads to diminished performance by players.
      PubDate: 2018-12-13
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9595-5
  • Delayed Output Response to Productivity Shocks in a Monetary Search Model
    • Authors: Ling Sun
      Abstract: Empirical evidence suggests that positive productivity shocks diffuse slowly in the economy. In particular, aggregate output reaches its peak nearly eight quarters after a shock. I construct a micro-founded monetary search model to explain the aforementioned empirical fact by focusing on a household’s endogenous decision in forming long-term trading relationships in addition to engaging in random matching in a frictional goods market. I show that a positive productivity shock induces households to immediately break marginal trading relationships, but that goods market frictions prolong the transition of the economy to the new steady state. Calibrating with U.S. data, the model matches the empirical evidence well and predicts that there is a slight decrease in aggregate output shortly after a positive productivity shock in some parameter region after which, it converges towards the new steady state with a higher level of aggregate output.
      PubDate: 2018-09-19
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9590-x
  • The Empirical Relationship between Suicide and Unemployment Rates,
    • Authors: Paul M. Sommers
      PubDate: 2018-09-18
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9593-7
  • An Equilibrium Model Estimated on Pharmaceutical Data
    • Authors: Dag Morten Dalen; Marilena Locatelli; Steinar Strøm
      Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to estimate patients’ and doctors’ responses to prices when making a choice between brand name products and generics. We account for the response of pharmacies to government regulation and to prices set by brand name producers. The data from the Norwegian Prescription Database are unique in the sense that we observe prices set by pharmacies as well as by producers. Our results confirm that estimating only the demand side yields biased estimates of consumers’ price responses. We find much stronger price responses when demand and supply are jointly estimated.
      PubDate: 2018-09-13
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9592-8
  • Foreign Aid and HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean: Should We
           Adjust the Degree of Response'
    • Authors: Juan J. DelaCruz
      Abstract: This paper estimates the effects of foreign aid on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) prevalence in a sample of 27 Latin American and Caribbean countries during 1995–2013 and advocates for stronger sentinel surveillance to monitor the stability of the epidemic in the region. Surges in global HIV funding have improved access to health care and antiretroviral therapy, leading to gains in life expectancy. HIV is a prime cause of death and disability in resource-poor settings. It declines with more global funding for health, yet its pathway is random. The net impact of foreign aid on health is unknown due to poor surveillance. HIV’s unsystematic nature requires better metrics arising from global aid data to calibrate the degree of response in the region. A dynamic panel-data model with robust standard errors was used to determine if changes in HIV were associated with changes in foreign aid for health in the sample but the positive association was not statistically significant. Better data from local epidemics is needed to reveal population- and group-specific trends.
      PubDate: 2018-09-06
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9591-9
  • Childhood Bullying and Labor Market Outcomes in The United States
    • Authors: Swati Mukerjee
      Abstract: This paper contributes to a nascent economic literature on bullying. Using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 data, I explored the relationship between childhood bullying and later earnings. Since males and females are usually subject to different kinds of bullying and coping strategies vary with age, I distinguished between pre-teen and teenage bullying by gender. After delineating the pathways by which being bullied could potentially lead to lower earnings, the analysis first considered the probability of being bullied either as a teenager or before the age of 12. Next, after a simple ordinary least squares analysis of a human capital earnings function, a detailed propensity score analysis with multiple matching schemes was undertaken separately for males and females, further subdivided by when bullying had occurred. Results indicated males bullied as teenagers had earnings 23% lower than their non-bullied counterparts. Females did not suffer this penalty, nor did children who were bullied only below the age of 12. However, being bullied in childhood increased significantly the probability of being bullied later. In terms of human capital formation and possible impact on later productivity, teen bullying may be affecting men the most. Current findings may also be useful in encouraging a targeted focus on those who may be in greater danger of being bullied. Children who have changed schools several times, males with a learning disability, or a vision, speech or hearing problem, and females with some kind of deformity would be targeted significantly more.
      PubDate: 2018-09-06
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9587-5
  • Fiscal Sustainability in the EU
    • Authors: Gordon L. Brady; Cosimo Magazzino
      Abstract: We assessed the sustainability of fiscal policy in the 28 European Union countries over the 1980-2015 years. Panel unit root tests in the presence of cross-sectional dependence showed that government revenues, expenditures, the primary balance, and debt were non-stationary series. However, cointegration tests reveled that a long-run relationship exists between government revenues and expenditures as well as between government primary deficit and debt. The results of causality tests were in line with the neutrality hypothesis: government revenues do not cause the expenditures, and vice versa. Furthermore, mixture models analyses indicated the presence of three homogeneous clusters, one of which included Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, and Spain (PIIGS), whose coefficient of 0.68 indicates the absence of sustainability, since government expenditures grow faster than revenues.
      PubDate: 2018-09-05
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9588-4
  • Correction to: Migration, FDI, and Welfare
    • Authors: Paul Comolli
      Abstract: In the published article Figure 1 is incorrectly reproduced.
      PubDate: 2018-09-03
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9589-3
  • Exchange Rate Dynamics and Monetary Integration in the EAC Countries
    • Authors: Simone Maciel Cuiabano; Maxwell Opoku-Afari
      Abstract: A major challenge for most countries in Sub-Saharan Africa is the evaluation of the exchange rate. This is more so in the East African Community (EAC) where macroeconomic and exchange rate management has been particularly challenged by massive foreign aid inflows, which are partly a result of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries initiative and other debt reliefs. In addition, improved macroeconomic management in the last decade attracted both short- and medium- to long-term inflows to the region, as foreign investors turn to developing and emerging economies for yield. In this paper, we estimate the fundamental equilibrium exchange rate model for all the countries in the EAC and assess the convergence of existing exchange rate regimes in the EAC. Our main contribution is that this exercise could serve as useful background for the ultimate decision of which exchange rate management framework will best fit the region during the transition period to monetary union.
      PubDate: 2018-08-31
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9586-6
  • SNAP and the Mental Health of the Baby Boom Generation
    • Authors: Christina Robinson
      PubDate: 2018-07-06
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9585-7
  • The Role of Land Wealth on Child Labour in Vietnam
    • Authors: Yin Li Toh
      PubDate: 2018-06-07
      DOI: 10.1007/s11293-018-9575-9
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