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  • FINESS Working Papers 5.2 / 2010

    Foreign Bank Presence and Its Effect on Firm Entry and Exit in Transition Economies

    This study investigates the impact of foreign bank penetration in Central and Eastern Europe on firm entry. We demonstrate that the acquisition of domestic banks by foreign investors has led to reduced firm creation, smaller average size of entrants and increased firm exit in opaque industries compared to transparent ones. At the same time, the entry of greenfield foreign banks spurred firm creation ...

    2010| Olena Havrylchyk
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    Fiscal Policy Rules for Stabilisation and Growth: A Simulation Analysis of Deficit and Expenditure Targets in a Monetary Union

    We analyse the effectiveness of fiscal policy rules for business cycle stabilisation in a monetary union using a quarterly macro-econometric model of Germany. The simulations compare a deficit target and an expenditure target under a range of supply, demand and fiscal shocks. Their effects are evaluated by their impact on prices and output. The analysis demonstrates that in general the deficit target ...

    In: Journal of Policy Modeling 28 (2006), 4, S. 357-369 | Tilman Brück, Rudolf Zwiener
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    Impact of ICT and Human Skills on the European Financial Intermediation Sector

    In: Morten Balling, Ernest Gnan, Frank Lierman, Jean-Pierre Schoder (Eds.) , Productivity in the Financial Services Sector
    Wien : SUERF
    S. 183-199
    SUERF Study ; 2009/4
    | Georg Erber, Reinhard Madlener
  • DIW Economic Bulletin 3 / 2014

    Financial Sector: Upward Trend in Share of Women on Corporate Boards Progressing Only in Small Steps

    Last year, more women were appointed to the executive boards of major financial institutions. The share of women on the executive boards of banks and savings banks at the end of 2013 was a good six percent, which represents an increase of almost two percentage points over the previous year. This increase is primarily attributable to changes at private financial institutions and cooperative banks. At ...

    2014| Elke Holst, Anja Kirsch
  • Diskussionspapiere 1390 / 2014

    Financial Development and Employment: Evidence from Transition Countries

    This paper studies the association between a country’s level of financial development and firms’ employment growth. We employ an incomplete contract model for evaluating this association. The model proposes that a high level of financial development affects the employment of firms with low managerial capital negatively, while firms with high managerial capital benefit from a more developed financial ...

    2014| Dorothea Schäfer, Susan Steiner
  • Diskussionspapiere 1295 / 2013

    The European Debt Crisis and Fiscal Reaction Functions in Europe 2000-2012

    After the global financial crisis, some governments in the EU experienced serious debt financing problems, while others were less affected. This paper seeks to shed light on the divergent fiscal performance by assessing the fiscal conduct in the EU countries before and after the outbreak of the crisis. Fiscal reaction functions of the primary balance are estimated for different groups of EU countries ...

    2013| Guido Baldi, Karsten Staehr
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    The Contribution of Local Public Infrastructure to Private Productivity and Its Political Economy: Evidence from a Panel of Large German Cities

    This paper proposes a simultaneous-equation approach to theestimation of the contribution of infrastructure accumulationto private production. A political economy model for theallocation of public infrastructure investment grants isformulated. Our empirical findings, using a panel of largeGerman cities for the years 1980,1986, and 1988, suggest thatcities ruled by a council sharing the State (`Bundesland')government's ...

    In: Public Choice 113 (2002), 3-4, S. 403-424 | Achim Kemmerling, Andreas Stephan
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    Special Issue: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Growth

    London: Carfax, 2004, VI S., S. 161-263
    (Industry and Innovation ; 11,3)
    | Birgit Soete, Andreas Stephan (Eds.)
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    Trends in Infrastructure Regulation and Financing: International Experience and Case Studies from Germany

    Cheltenham [u.a.]: Edward Elgar, 2004, XIV, 295 S. | Christian von Hirschhausen, Thorsten Beckers, Kay Mitusch (Eds.)
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    In: Christian von Hirschhausen, Thorsten Beckers, Kay Mitusch (Eds.) , Trends in Infrastructure Regulation and Financing
    Cheltenham [u.a.] : Edward Elgar
    S. 1-10
    | Christian von Hirschhausen, Thorsten Beckers, Kay Mitusch
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