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Unresolved paradoxes or puzzles in financial economics

What are some (unresolved) paradoxes or puzzles in financial economics? I am looking for paradoxes or puzzles like for example: The equity premium puzzle (Mehra & Prescott, 1985). Siegel's ...
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How is market share of a firm calculated *in practice*?

As stated in the title: How is the market share of a firm calculated in practice? By emphasizing "in practice", I'm most interested in the market share figures that show up in companies' ...
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Dataset where a group is offered a privilege?

I am trying to find a dataset where a population is put through a selection process, after the selection process a treatment is applied, and we know the covariates of the whole population, but perhaps ...
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Does julia's speed advantage over python make any difference for DSGE modeling?

When compared to Python the main selling point of Julia is its speed as it is often argued. However, from my own personal experience I never noticed any significant difference in speed between Julia ...
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Is the EU COVID stimulus plan recorded in BOP accounts?

I was wondering if the EU COVID stimulus plan will be recorded (or has already been recorded) in the BOP of the recipient countries. My intuition is that loans would be recorded in the capital account(...
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I am looking for references for a research work on predatory prices, do you know where I can read about it?

A simple research work for my intermediate microeconomics course. I searched for it and didn't find it on Varian's and Pindyck's.
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Is there any good summary, lecture notes, textbook or videos that give overview of firm-level productivity models?

As the title says, I am looking for some tutorials/educational materials for firm-level productivity models. I am looking for some source that would cover the most commonly used models. Also, it is a ...
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Is there any global average residential property index price?

I need some global indicator of residential property prices per unit of surface, e.g. square meter. I'm writing a script that is to scrape both the current Bitcoin price in dollars and some global ...
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Reference on nonparametric econometrics

I am looking for a fairly recent treatment of non parametric econometric methods. Something which can help me make sense of, for instance Hausman Newey Econometrica 2016 I did find some references on ...
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Recursive Macroeconomics - Practice Questions

I am looking for practice questions on recursive macroeconomics that focus on the following: Defining Competitive equilibriums (Arrow Debreu, Sequential Market, Recursive Competitive) for different ...
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What are the major flaws of the RBC model and how does the New Keynesian model address them?

Looking for a generic answer to this question and potentially literature etc. that will help me study this question. Thanks in advance.
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How to classify the developed and emerging market worldwide?

I am doing a cross-country research where different countries implement anti-corruption at the different year. I want to examine the impact of the laws in each set of countries (developed and ...
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Existence of Nash Equilibrium in Submodular Games

A Nash equilibrium exists for supermodular games if single crossing property is satisfied. Additionally, if f is submodular then -f is supermodular. Is there any way in which we can link these to find ...
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Asking for reference for the relationship between vaccine openness and education levels ( beyond COVID-19)

I am looking for a reference about the link between vaccine openness and education levels beyond COVID-19. I found a paper mentioned the link between vaccine openness and education but stick with ...
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Auction mechanism with quoters and price takers

Consider a market with one buyer with a fixed demand and multiple sellers for a divisible good. The goal of the market is to determine a uniform unit-price for the good as well as which seller ...
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Super and sub modular games

I was trying to read up on super and sub modular games. I have started with basic survey papers like the one by Rabah Amir (2005). Research papers assume a lot of common knowledge (the papers that I ...
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Is There Literature on Individual Demand Cap (in Housing Market)?

Some (obv. very left) politicians in germany propose to impose that owning housing should be capped at what a person does use him/herself. That is, you should not be allowed to own housing for ...
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Money transfers from A to B - in what proportions

I have been thinking about how money is kept moving, being transferred from A to B. And when I say A to B I don't just mean purchasing finished goods, I mean absolutely any transfer for any reason. So ...
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Interaction of redistributive taxes, monetary policy and the growth rate

While studying macroeconomics, interaction with taxes are not seen to importantly. I am though interested in an interaction with redistributive taxes (such as the income or the inheritance tax rate), ...
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What are the benchmarks for parallel trend test in Difference-in-Differences?

For parallel trend assumption in Difference-in-Differences (DiD), normally which benchmark we normally use to judge whether the parallel assumption is being satisfied? From this answer from @1muflon1, ...
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Are there any behavioral macro models with rigorous micro-foundations?

I am looking for some paper that tries to establish rigorous micro-foundations the behavioral New Keynesian (or any other) macro models. This is surprisingly hard, most work on this topic (like De ...
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Determinants of inflation expectation

What are the most important factors that determine inflation expectation in a country, both based on theoretical models and on empirical evidence? If an answer is too lengthy for the site, reference ...
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Easy introduction to Markov processes and dynamic programming [closed]

I am taking advanced macro course in Fall. Could you please advise me a simple introduction to Markov processes and dynamic programming? I mean easy. Thanks!
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Asking for some research and application of Gini index in academic researches?

I am reading Gini index, which is a measure of the distribution of income across a population. It is often used as a gauge of economic inequality, measuring income distribution or, less commonly, ...
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Does this model of housing economy have a name, and if so, what are the common critiques?

I've been thinking about housing and the problem of rent recently and I came up with a simple idea that I'd like to explore further: what if renting a property transferred some ownership over time? ...
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What are some important papers using difference-in-difference in economics?

I'm new to difference-in-difference method and wanted to familiarize myself with the literature. I'm familiar with Mostly Harmless Econometrics and the papers on DiD discussed in the book. I would ...
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Controversy surrounding the Fiscal Theory of the Price Level (FTPL)

I recently started reading a draft of John Cochrane's book on the Fiscal Theory of the Price Level. In the preface he states that the "[...] theoretical controversies are over." However, ...
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Asking for reference to exclude firms belong to "NA", "UNCLS", “UQEQS”, “OTHEQ”, “SUSEQ” industries

I am looking for academic papers suggesting that we should exclude firms in some industries which is : "NA" (Not Avaialble), Unclear (UNCLS), "OTHEQ" (Other equity), "SUSEQ&...
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Game Theory exercise collection

I am looking essentially for a comprehensive collection of exercises of standard topics in Game Theory. Ideally, I would like to have a big manual organized by equilibrium concept, starting from the ...
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Research on the effect of government size on prosperity?

Is there any analysis done to empirically determine the relationship between government size and prosperity of a country? I am not really that familiar with empirical economic research. But it is ...
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How to weakly predict T-bill rates?

I know, I know -- if I could predict Treasuries, I could leverage that information, various forms of the EMH, etc. But a lot of people have mortgages (ARMs) tied to US1Y, and so having some kind of ...
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Is there Modern Translation Book for Wealth of Nations?

Is there a New/Modern English Translation of Adam Smith "Wealth of Nations"? I cannot locate any online, it is a great read, just trying to understand it better. The old/classical style of ...
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Is there research on the level of individuals regarding the origins of hyperinflation? [closed]

I am interested in inflation, specifically hyperinflation. Can anybody point me to research (papers, books) done on the individual origins and mechanisms at work at the very beginning of ...
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locating specific model from organizational economics

I am trying to find one specific model from organizational economics that I encountered in one of my past classes, but I cant remember the name of the model and google scholar search based on some of ...
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What is economic nowcasting?

I am looking for a short review article on "economic nowcasting". Is there something recommended for someone interested in data science?
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The efficacy of death penalty in reducing violent crimes

Common sense says that the provision of death penalty would make it costlier for people to commit crimes like murder or rape, thus reducing the expected payoffs and accordingly the occurrence of such ...
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Looking for mathematically "rigorous" problem sets to practice Microeconomics at the intermediate level

I am looking for decent resources to practice and learn Microeconomics. I need problems that are more involved unlike the ones in Varian's Workbook. For this, I decided to use Nicholson and Snyder (NS)...
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Nash bargaining solution textbook treatment

I'm looking for some reference that treats the solution that Nash gave to the bargaining problem in which two parties must share the surplus derived from engaging in a cooperative relationship. ...
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Idea Production Function References

I've read in growth theory about the Idea production function: $\dot{A}=f(A,S)$ which states that the change in ideas or blueprints or patents is a function of past ideas and the number of scientists. ...
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Does bank loan support affect companies in negative way?

I'm new to the economics exchange environment. My question may seem amateurish, but I did not find a satisfactory result by doing the necessary literature search. A question that has been on my mind ...
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Reference for "Sustainable competitive advantage" and "Strong Balance sheets"

Sustainable competitive advantage are company assets, attributes, or abilities that are difficult to duplicate or exceed; and provide a superior or favorable long-term position over competitors. In ...
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How many ways to call dependent and independent variables?

The words "dependent variables" and "independent variables" are the cornerstones of every regression. However, I am collecting the alternative ways to call these two terms. Because ...
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What is the economic word for firms buy material in credit?

I am looking for the word relating to firms' account payable, meaning that firms buy the materials from suppliers without paying money immediately.I need the word to search on google scholar for some ...
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Beginner's Guide to Econometrics [duplicate]

I was wondering if you could guide me to a book that I can use as a starting point for preparing myself for graduate level econometrics. I will be applying for MA programs this fall and wanted a head ...
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About the 9 tests on Index number theory to evaluate the efficency of the different types of price indexes

Correct me if I'm wrong, I've seen a section in Wikipedia about Index number theory and I've understand it as "if an index x (Laspeyres, Paasche, etc.) satisfies all of this test, then it's 100% ...
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References for regional classification

I read an international study, Table 2 and see that the author did regions*year fixed effect. I am looking for some reference to classify 64 coutries in their paper to different region. I found a link ...
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Is there any reference for labour finance?

Is there any recent reference for labour finance, in which labour finance relating to financial statements? And what are the alternative name for "labour finance"?
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Evidence for or against the Efficient Market Hypothesis in financial markets and the currently dominant view

The Efficient Market Hypothesis seems to draw quite a lot of attention in popular debates, and in general during discussions on Behavioral Finance, where it is often seen as not entirely correct. I ...
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Is the book by Nicholson and Snyder more rigorous when compared to Varian's Intermediate Microeconomics?

I am about to start learning college level Economics and the two books that are commonly used are Intermediate Microeconomics by Hal Varian and Microeconomic Theory: Basic Principles and Extensions by ...
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Is there any academic paper documented about firms' trade credit collection approach?

I am looking for some papers that documented some trade credit collection approaches, especially when the market becomes more competitive. In another word, what should the managers do to improve the ...

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