Browsing Department of Economics (ECO) by Subject "Growth"
Title:Do institutions and culture matter for business cycles? Author(s):ALTUG, Sumru G.; CANOVA, FabioDate:2014Citation:Open economies review, 2014, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 93-122Type of Publication:ArticleAbstract:We examine the relationship between cyclical fluctuations and macroeconomic, institutional, and cultural indicators for 46 countries from Europe and the Mediterranean basin. In the Mediterranean cycles are different: the ...
Title:Rent Seeking, Market Structure and Growth Author(s):BROU, Daniel; RUTA, MicheleDate:2007Type of Publication:Working PaperSeries/Report no.:EUI ECO; 2007/03Abstract:We construct a model where firms compete in both political and economic markets. In political markets, firms compete for influence over government transfer policy (rents). This activity can be beneficial for the firm, but ...
Title:Technological diffusion, trade patterns and growth Author(s):ZANFORLIN, LuisaDate:1996Citation:Florence, European University Institute, 1996Type of Publication:ThesisSeries/Report no.:EUI PhD theses; Department of Economics