# Questions tagged [academic-graduate]

Expert level questions which do not arise prior to graduate studies in economics.

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### Where to find the latest statistics of brain drain in the world?

Where to find the latest statistics of brain drain in the world? I would appreciate your suggestions.
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### A general formulation to capture price stickiness

In Wickens' macro book, page 227 (1st edition), the author states where $p^*_t$ is the optimal price at time $t$. The three theories he is referring to are: Taylor Model of Overlapping contracts, ...
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### Opportunities for Computer Science Graduates in the Field of Economics [closed]

I know this question has been asked quite a few times already but I have several other different questions to ask too. So, I am asking all of them here. Let me give you a quick summary of my ...
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### $\alpha$ condition and choice structure

I am trying to prove a statement that if $c_R$ is a choice structure, then it must satisfy Sen's $\alpha$ condition. However, if $X=\{a,b,c \}$, I can construct some choice structure like \$c(\{a\})=a,...
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### How to derive formula for marginal probability of choosing nest in nested logit model?

I am trying to understand all the details of the nested logit and what confuses me is the formula for marginal probability of choosing the nest. In more details: the joint probability of individual n ...
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### Which of the possible monetary policy channels is there empirical evidence for?

There are many possible monetary policy channels. These channels are the different ways that changes in the Fed's interest rates can affect the economy: exchange rate depreciations, business ...
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### Deriving Marginal Product For Hecksher-Ohlin

I'm using the second edition of applied international trade by Bowen and for the HO model, the marginal product with respect to capital ought to be the first term of the final answer (as given in the ...
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### Evidence of firm borrowing and loans

I'm absolutely not from firm financing and look to read up on the subject, but mostly onto empirical stuff. Standard questions would be: What is the ratio of firms that finance themselves with bank ...
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### Log linearising (Gali textbook)

In Gali (2015)'s textbook Monetary Policy, Inflation, and the Business Cycle, variables in levels are denoted with capital letters, logged variables with lowercase letters. However, when a log-...
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### Market Power in microeconomic theory

What does the term Market Power mean in microeconomic theory
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### PhD Micro and Macro Comprehensive Exams

I am interested in seeing some old examples of PhD comprehensive exams in both Micro and Macro. I have seen that previous posts (like this one) had some suggestions given, but some of the links (such ...
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### Getting a Paper Published

I have a nice and (I think) significant result. I would like to publish it, but I have no idea how. It's a proof of an optimal institutional structure. Who do I contact?
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### Economics PhD graduate? [closed]

What are the options for Economics PhD students after graduation? I am aware most students end up going into academia as either professors or researchers. What are the options in the corporate world ...
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### Thesis research advice on what statistical method to use for small sample?

I am writing my thesis in economics and trying to prove there is a correlation between 2 variables Data collected with Likert scale questionnaire (1-5 scale) I summed up the data and got scale ...