Publications

November 22, 2012

Identifying hubs and spokes in global supply chains using redirected trade in value added

The increasing importance of global supply chains has prompted the use of analytical tools based on trade in value added – instead of traditional measures in gross value.

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November 21, 2012

Does intensive coaching reduce school dropout?

This paper investigates the effect of coaching in vocational education on school dropout using data from a randomized experiment.

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November 16, 2012

Market size, institutions, and the value of rights provided by patents

This CPB Discussion Paper presents micro-evidence indicating that the value of patent rights for a given technology show substantial variation across countries.

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November 15, 2012

Two-dimensional Fourier cosine series expansion method for pricing financial options

In financial markets, traders deal in assets and options. There exist many types of options and the best-known are the European call and put option.

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October 25, 2012

Innovation policy for directing technical change in the power sector

This paper discusses policy instruments for redirecting technical change within the electricity sector to mitigate climate change.

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October 18, 2012

Social Security and Macroeconomic Risk in General Equilibrium

This paper studies the interaction between macro-economic risk and paygo social security.

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October 3, 2012

Air Pollution Policy in Europe: Quantifying the Interaction with Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change Policies

This paper (CPB/PBL) uses the computable general equilibrium model WorldScan to analyse interactions between EU’s air pollution and climate change policies.

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October 1, 2012

The Impact of Supply Constraints on House Prices in England

We explore the impact of different types of supply constraints on house prices in England by exploiting a unique panel dataset of 353 local planning authorities ranging from 1974 to 2008.

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