Essays about: "spillover effects"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 73 essays containing the words spillover effects.

  1. 1. One Rate to Rule Them All: How U.S. Monetary Policy is Increasingly Controlling European Economies

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Lina Thomas; [2019]
    Keywords : Global VAR; Monetary Policy Spillovers; International Transmission Mechanisms;

    Abstract : When the Fed raises the interest rates, it does so to steer domestic activity. However, the effects of such monetary policy may inadvertently spillover to other economies. This study employs the Global VAR approach to examine such spillover effects to European economies before and after the crisis. READ MORE

  2. 2. How population ageing affects technological innovation in perspective of human capital

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    Author : Shirang Wang; [2019]
    Keywords : technological innovation; population ageing; knowledge spillover; factor analysis;

    Abstract : Based on panel data collected from 41 countries over the period 2007-2017, this paper analysis how population ageing affects technological innovation through three aspects from the perspective of human capital: the loss of knowledge and talents; reverse force and knowledge spillover. In this paper, the technological innovation index (TII) is calculated by using the factor analysis method. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards Equal Participation in Leadership - An empirical study on the short-term effects of a mandatory gender quota on supervisory boards in Germany

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Harini Annadanam; Aylin Shawkat; [2019]
    Keywords : Demand and supply of labor; labor discrimination; economics of gender; firm performance; firm employment decisions;

    Abstract : With growing pressure for policy makers to address the underrepresentation of women in corporate leadership roles, it is important to analyze the effectiveness of board quotas as a demand-side intervention. This thesis examines the short-term effects of a mandatory gender quota on supervisory boards implemented in Germany in January 2016. READ MORE

  4. 4. Commodity Price Boom and Copper mines in Chile: The assessment of local spillover effects on the labor market.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Silvia Navarro Berdeal; [2019]
    Keywords : Commodity price boom; labour multipliers; natural resources; gender disparities; women labour markets.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Chile has been benefited from a commodity boom in the copper industry during the first decade of the 21st century. Does a mineral boom increase local labour opportunities? Can women get benefit from a resource boom? Can the mineral boom have indirect effects in non-mining sectors? The present paper attempts to explore and measure the impact of an exogenous increase in copper global prices between 2003 and 2011, on Chilean labor market, with a particular focus on gender disparities. READ MORE

  5. 5. The weight-based tariff and recycling of cans and PET-bottles : a study of behavioral spillovers in the context of waste sorting and recycling

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Linda Skogström; [2019]
    Keywords : behavioral spillovers; cans; deposit; economics; panel data; PET-bottles; recycling; waste; waste sorting; weight-based tariff;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to investigate whether the weight-based tariff, which was introduced in nine municipalities between 2007-2017 to increase waste sorting and collection of household waste for recycling, had a behavioral spillover effect. To estimate the spillover effect, I examine whether the weight-based tariff had an effect on the recycling of cans and PET-bottles in the Swedish deposit recycling system. READ MORE