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Der folgende Beitrag analysiert das IMC-Gitter (Individual Motive Constellations) in Hinblick auf Reliabilität und Gültigkeit der faktoriellen Struktur. Das IMC-Gitter erhebt den Anspruch, Leistungs-, Macht- und Anschlussmotive simultan erheben zu können. Der Beitrag beruht auf den Daten von...
Bank intermediated finance has been cited frequently as the preferred means for channeling funds from savers to firms. Germany is the prototypical economy where universal banks allegedly exert substantial influence over firms. Despite frequent assertions about the considerable power of German...
This paper deals with the trend of globalization of R&D and analyses the possible impacts on the management of transnational innovation processes.
[...]Our analysis is composed of three parts. First, we provide adiscussion of what the effects of welfare reform on thecomposition of the caseload—primarily measured by labormarket skill level—should be, in principle. Perhaps surprisingly,we argue that different welfare reform policies...
[...]To explore these questions, we present the firstsystematic analysis of the determinants and impact of thesovereign …
its potential growth-promoting impact. Evidence is based on a new database on industrial tariffs for the 1870`s. The …
The scaling function from multiresolution analysis can be used to constuct asmoothing tool in the context of time series analysis. We give a -based timeseries smoothing function for which we show the properties of a quasilinearmoving average. Furthermore, we discuss its features and especially...
The question of how Italian Renaissance architecture was takenup in other European countries has been the subject of numerousstudies. One interesting example is the building activity in southGermany at the beginning of the 17th century. Major cities like Stuttgartand Augsburg implemented plans...
This paper shows how a simple modi…fication of estimators based on the RandomEffects principle can preserve the consistency and asymptotic efficiency of the methodin panel data despite non-ignorable persistent heterogeneity driven by correlationsbetween the heterogeneity and the regressors. The...
We analyze the long-term impacts of large-scale expansion of biofuels on land-usechange, food supply and prices, and the overall economy in various countries or regions using amulti-country, multi-sector global computable general equilibrium model augmented with an explicitland-use module and...