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SE 1: Assigned questions
MacKinnon and Cumbers (2011), chap. 1
1) Right or wrong?
a) Globalization diminished the importance of regions as economic entities.
R
W
b) Capitalism is characterized by public ownership of the means of pr
W High-value added activities are typically located in peripheral regions of rich and poor countries.
R Commodity chains of commodities produced by labour-intensive industries are typically governed by the
producers of the respective commodity.
W Given an
Economic Geography
SE 3: Assigned questions
A. Coe/Kelly/Yeung (2013), chap. 8: Commodity chains. Where does our breakfast come
from?
1) Right or wrong?
a) High-value added activities are typically located in peripheral regions of rich and poor countries.
SE 4: Assigned questions
A. OECD (2014), Modernising the rural economy.
1) Right or wrong?
a) The productivity growth of the urban manufacturing and service sector has been higher than that
of rural regions.
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W
e) Policy makers tend to focus on urban cen
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SE 2: Assigned questions
Coe/Kelly/Yeung (2013), chap. 12
1) Right or wrong?
a) Agglomeration economies provide an incentive for firms to increase the distance to each other
such that each firm obtains some degree of monopoly power.
R
W
b) F
SE 5: Assigned questions
A. Glaeser (2014): The economics approach to cities. NBER Working Paper 13696.
1) Right or wrong?
a) The workers equilibrium requires that access to downtown or high housing prices are offset by low
productivity levels.
R
W
b) Bec
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SE 7: Assigned questions
European Commission (2014) AND Barca (2009), chap. I.2.2. The equity (social inclusion) objective
1) Right or wrong?
a) The regional disparities in the EU as measured by regional GDP in % of the EU average in
SE 7: Assigned questions
European Commission (2014) AND Barca (2009), chap. I.2.2. The equity (social inclusion) objective
1) Right or wrong?
a) The regional disparities in the EU as measured by regional GDP in % of the EU average in 2011,
ranged from 29%
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SE 6: Assigned questions
Potter (2009)
1) Right or wrong?
a) The concept of regional competitiveness has lost its importance to policy makers in the last decade
because it is not well defined and understood by economic theory.
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W
b) NEG mod
SE 6: Assigned questions
Potter (2009)
1) Right or wrong?
a) The concept of regional competitiveness has lost its importance to policy makers in the last decade
because it is not well defined and understood by economic theory.
R
W
b) NEG models generally
ECON-459: Applied Game Theory
Problem Set 1 - Solutions
1. Problems 1.5, 1.7 and 1.8 from Gibbons.
Gibbons #1.5
The question asks you to express the Cournot duopoly game as a Prisoners Dilemma where
the only two available quantities are the monopoly quant
Third and final test in Introductory Econometrics
Robert M. Kunst
January 26, 2016
1. You run a cross-section regression using OLS, but you suspect that heteroskedasticity might be a problem. Your data set has 100 observations
and 2 regressor variables ap
Second test in Introductory Econometrics
Robert M. Kunst
December 9, 2015
1. Gauss-Markov etc. [13 points]
(a) Please list the assumptions that are required in the multiple linear
regression model for the BLUE property (linear efficiency) of the OLS
estim
First test in Introductory Econometrics
Robert M. Kunst
October 29, 2014
1. Please list the assumptions that are required in the simple linear regression model for the BLUE property of the OLS estimator. What
does the acronym BLUE stand for? What is the c
Einleitung
Wiederholung statistischer Grundbegriffe
Einfaches lineares Regressionsmodell
Einfuhrung in die Empirische
Wirtschaftsforschung
Basierend auf dem Textbuch von Ramanathan:
Introductory Econometrics
Robert M. Kunst
[email protected]
Unive
Introduction Simple linear regression Multiple linear regression Heteroskedasticity Regressions with time-series observations Seria
.
Introductory Econometrics
Based on the textbook by Wooldridge:
Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach
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Introduction Simple linear regression Multiple linear regression Heteroskedasticity Regressions with time-series observations Seria
Introductory Econometrics
Based on the textbook by Wooldridge:
Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach
Robert M. Kunst
Introduction Simple linear regression Multiple linear regression Heteroskedasticity Regressions with time-series observations Seria
.
Introductory Econometrics
Based on the textbook by Wooldridge:
Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach
Robert M. Kun
Introduction Simple linear regression Multiple linear regression Heteroskedasticity Regressions with time-series observations Seria
Introductory Econometrics
Based on the textbook by Wooldridge:
Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach
Robert M. Kunst
Introduction Simple linear regression Multiple linear regression Heteroskedasticity Regressions with time-series observations Seria
.
Introductory Econometrics
Based on the textbook by Wooldridge:
Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach
Robert M. Kun
Introduction Simple linear regression Multiple linear regression Heteroskedasticity Regressions with time-series observations Seria
.
Introductory Econometrics
Based on the textbook by Wooldridge:
Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach
Robert M. Kun
Introductory Econometrics
Based on the textbook by Wooldridge:
Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach
Robert M. Kunst
[email protected]
University of Vienna
and
Institute for Advanced Studies Vienna
September 29, 2016
.
Introductory Economet
Macro Quiz 1
Chapter 12
John Maynard Keynes (1936): The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money
Macroeconomics is the study of the performance of national economies and of the policies
governments use
Europe in the Global Economy Take Home Exam 2
1. Probably the main argument highlighting the increasing role of the European Union in
international affairs would be an economic one. The EU is the largest economy in the
world and has huge a huge export mar
Vogel 1
Briana Vogel
Dr. Reti
Europe in the Global Economy
30 April 2014
Policy Paper: The Euro Crisis in Greece and Germany
The Euro crisis, while certainly affecting all European countries to some extent, has had a
varied impact throughout the continent
Europe in the Global Economy Midterm Notes
Globalization: Europe and the International Trade
EU- about 26% of world GDP
US- 23% of world GDP
How to differentiate between EU countries: population, GDP, GDP per capita, geography
(wealth differs by location
Europe in the Global Economy Take Home Exam 1
1. Realism and constructivism relate to the identity of a nation and how it is distinguished
from others. Realism as related to the European Union holds a skeptic position, as the
theory argues that as integra
Soaring Dragon, Stumbling Bear Article Notes
-China is overtaking the territory of the former Soviet Union in GDP per capita
-What was the main line of economic development?
-regionally decentralized authoritarianism (RDA). But only the economy is
decentr
Europes Re-industrialisation Notes
-Europe was experiencing an industrial renaissance- politicians and people were
beginning to realize how important the industrial industry/market is .
-happened after Europe realized how well Germany was doing after the
5. Unblocking the Lifeline of Talent
Increased
-European Social Models
-Advantages
- Healthier middle-class
-Redistribution of labor
-increases competition of EU (unity)
-economic rebalancing of the EU
- brain gain
-increases spread of culture/cultural se