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Reason for SMEs in the European Union employing the bulk of people?

Is there any specific reason why SMEs in the European Union employ the vast majority of people in general as well as in certain industries? Are they exempt from certain regulatory burdens such as ...
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Is there a list of U.S. government regulations or actions that depend on government produced statistics?

I'm interested in compiling a list of government actions that depend on government produced figures. For example social security benefits depend on the CPI. I don't know if such a list already exists.
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Size and influence of the regulatory/supervisory sector

I am interested in the size of what I call the regulatory/supervisory sector in Western economies. A regulatory/supervisory (R&S) activity involves either: Determining a set of rules economic ...
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Where does the value of implicit government banking guarantees end up?

Post-Lehman a widespread political agenda has established to minimize implicit government guarantees to banks. However, in the buid-up of new banking regulations, lending to small and mid-sized ...
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What sectors would be most affected positively or negatively by Trump´s trade agreement renegotiations?

One of Trump´s stated policies is that he will renegotiate the trade agreements with China and the Canada and México (NAFTA). This renegotiation might go well in which maybe the US gets freer access ...
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How does a CLEC innovate?

A CLEC, competitive local exchange carrier, is described... A competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC), in the United States and Canada, is a telecommunications provider company (sometimes called a &...
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Do Fines Imposed by Regulators Improve Performance?

After receiving a fine, do companies immediately seek to recoup their loses or do they take it on the chin? I'm just wondering if it's the most efficient way of deterring complacency or non ...
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China approval for US company acquisition

Why does China has to give approval to two US companies merging together? There have been quite a few examples in the last time, as UTC & Rockwell Collins as well as Qualcomm acquiring NXP ...
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What were the liquidity requirements prior to Basel III?

I am investigating the impact of enforcing the Basel III liquidity requirements with a focus on the LCR. I have found some information about regulations in fore prior to Basel III in Sweden and ...
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Is anti-competitive behavior a threat in a society with free trade and no regulation?

A question that I have is whether a truly economically free society needs to (or should) have laws against anti-competitive behavior. Take liquor distribution as an example. In the United States ...
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How would consolidation in the brokerage space make things better for banks?

There is a bit from an article I don't quite understand: China has been eager to whip its brokers into shape. Officials want capital markets to lessen the burden on banks, which last year provided ...
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How can you define a commodity's level of pollution intensity?

I am doing a report on whether environmental regulation has an impact on goods exports for the UK (Using difference-in-differences). I have export data from 1990 to 2018 split by SITC codes. However, ...
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Minimum requirements under basel 3

Why is it that banks are told to maintain 4.5% of CET1 and capital conservation buffer of 2.5% of CET1 instead of 7 % of CET1???
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Economic Regulation using Price caps

Based on my understanding both the equations are price caps, for firm A real decrease must be 8% and for B real increase must be 1%. But I don't understand how will I choose between the 2 as an ...
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Regarding imperfect market regulation

Theoretically, if a specific market isn't ~walrassian but is regulated by competition law that assumes that markets under its jurisdiction generally are walrassian... Is the regulation - and thus the ...