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  • The Impact of Labour Market Deregulation: Lessons from the "Kiwi"and "Polder" Models 

    Gorter, Cees; Poot, Jacques (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 1999-01-21)
    Unemployment remains a major economic and social problem in many developedeconomies. This paper provides theoretical and empirical perspectives on the impact of labour market deregulation as a means of combatting unemployment ...
  • Risk Pooling through Transfers in Rural Ethiopia 

    Pan, Lei (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2007-01-26)
    It is often assumed that transfers received from governments, nongovernment organizations (NGOs), friends and relatives help rural households to pool risk. In this paper I investigate two functions of transfers in Ethiopia: ...
  • SETS, Arbitrage Activity, and Stock Price Dynamics 

    Taylor, Nick; Dijk, Dick van; Franses, Philip Hans; Lucas, André (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 1999-02-12)
    This paper provides an empirical description of the relationshipbetween the trading system operated by a stockexchange and the transaction costs faced by heterogeneous investors who use the exchange. The recent introduction ...