The Empirical Economics Letters

A Monthly International Journal of Economics


ISSN 1681-8997


Indexed in EconLit and included in Cabell's Directory




Volume 12                                         Number 12                            December 2013



The Dynamics of Firm Size of U.S. Manufacturing Firms from 1850 to 1880

Melissa M. Yeoh



Testing Black Market vs. Official PPP: A Pooled Mean Group Estimation Approach

Gour Gobinda Goswami and Mohammad Zariab Hossain



Could Fix Income Securities serve as REITs Hedge in Japan? The Threshold Autoregressive Model

Hui-Na Lin and Wo-Chiang Lee



Threshold Cointegration and Asymmetric Adjustment between Imports and Exports in Burundi

Arcade Ndoricimpa



Kaldor’s Growth Law and the Growth of the Service Sector

Amrita Roy



Technical Efficiency and the Likelihood of Bank M&A

Hsiangping Tasi and Yanzhi Wang



External Volatility and Exchange Rate Movements in Brazil

Cristiano M. Costa and Lorene A. Prates



Climate Change and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from Pakistan

Faisal Mehmood Mirza and Iqra Mushtaq



Determinants of and Relationship between Growth and FDI in Africa: New Evidence from a Threshold Analysis

Ibrahim D. Raheem, Aminat A. Busari and Agboola H. Yusuf



Labor Market Reforms on the Unemployment Rate and Wage Payments in Europe

Huang, Emma Li-Hsuan and Huang, Julia Hsin-Yi



The Seasonal Affective Disorder: The Seasons versus the Length of Night

Mohammed S. Khaled, Michael O’Connor Keefe and Stephen P. Keef



VAT and PCI in Romania: A Two-Way Approach

Mihai Mutascu and Anne-Marie Fleischer



Effects of Macroeconomic Variables in Equity Indexes of Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) under a New Perspective

Alexandre Costa, Reisoli Bender Filho, Kelmara Vieira and Daniel Arruda Coronel





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