# Questions tagged [reference-request]

requests for information about papers, books, or other sources that address a particular economic question or issue.

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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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### Reference for the impact of consumer pressure on firms' competition? [closed]

I am looking for justification or reference for the impact of consumer pressure (consumer bargaining power, or consumer satisfication) on firms' competition.
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### Why laws that country implements also depend on “economic conditions of a firm’s country”? [closed]

In this discussion, @1muflon1 mentioned that laws that country implements also depend on "economic conditions of a firm’s country" (Dong, 2019) Is there any reference or explaination for ...
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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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### Is there any academic paper documenting the importance of the Operating Cycle?

Content from a website that : The Operating Cycle offers an insight into a company’s operating efficiency. A shorter cycle is preferred and indicates a more efficient and successful business. A ...
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### What are the liabilities of a bank?

Particularly in this context I have come across topics like: 1.Margins held against letters of credit/guarantees. 2..Balances in overdue fixed deposits. 3.Cash certificates and cumulative/recurring ...
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### Having difficultly to understand two indices with regard to inflation

What are these terms "provisional headline inflation" and "imputed index" used to predict in terms of inflation?
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### Alternative ways of visualizing longitudinal macro data?

Problem: Visualizing longitudinal is challenging when the dataset has large number of panel members. A common ways to visualize such data is to either make a large set of small individual plots such ...
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### Lab experiments of labour markets

I have been searching for papers that conduct lab experiments simulating a labour market, that means for a minimum there are both participants taking the role of firms, and participants taking the ...
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### Data on inflation target on different countries around the world

Does someone know if there's a page, like a "global bank" online page, where one could see the inflation target for different countries? For example, in x country, for x' year, the inflation ...
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### What cognitive biases reduce savings?

In Thinking Fast and Slow Kahneman explains that people can sometimes save less because they underestimate the future benefit to themselves because they view present and future self differently. I ...
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### Examples of the use of Vector Autoregressive Models

I am self-learning Vector Autoregressive Models currently, and have practiced on a few datasets. But I wanted to read some actual research papers that use VAR, so that I get an idea of the level of ...
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### Did Elinor Ostrom (or others) resolve the tragedy of the commons for common-pool resources?

Ostrom (2015: 19) writes: Individuals or households who have rights to withdraw resource units from the CPR must be clearly defined, as must the boundaries of the CPR itself. Following her ...
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### Scope of DSGE models

Since DSGE models are a type of growth models that focus on assessing short term evaluation of economic fluctuations. Most of the models that I have seen are policy related, that assess the effect of ...
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### reference request - dynamic discrete time optimization methods

Next semester I am taking business cycle theory course. I emailed my teacher and he replied that I need firm understanding of dynamic discrete time optimization methods. I am gonna study mainly from ...
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### What Was the Accuracy of Macro Model in the Phillips' Machine (MONIAC)?

One of the most interesting economic 'artefacts' featured on the campus of my alma mater is the Philips' machine or Monetary National Income Analogue Computer (MONIAC) pictured below. MONIAC was a ...
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### The current economic understanding of the effect of labour unions on employment and wages

What are the currently largely accepted views on the effect of labour unions on employment and wages? Where can I read more about the currently established theoretical models that model labour unions?
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### Are there any books on economy of the medieval England?

I would like to learn more about how the medieval economy in the UK worked. Are there any economists that research medieval society in the UK? Are there some good books on this?
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### Could you recommend a book or lecture notes about time series that is easy to understand?

What are some time series texts that you would recommend to start studying? Some easy textbooks/lecture notes or step by step for undergraduate level. I'm not so good at math/statistics.