Recent Submissions

  • A Sharpe-ratio-based measure for currencies 

    Prado Domínguez, A. Javier; Fernández Herráiz, Carlos (Universidade da Coruña, Servizo de Publicacións, 2015)
    [Abstract] The Sharpe Ratio offers an excellent summary of the excess return required per unit of risk invested. This work presents an adaptation of the ex-ante Sharpe Ratio for currencies where we consider a random walk ...
  • Inhibited privatization: a hurdle race over vested interests 

    Senderski, Marcin (Universidade da Coruña, Servizo de Publicacións, 2015)
    [Abstract] This paper recognizes vested interests as one of the primary premises that reduce the effectiveness of privatization policy, stall its momentum and produce structural problems in the long-run. Both exogenous and ...
  • Impact of good governance in the economic development of Western Balkan countries 

    Pere, Engjell (Universidade da Coruña, Servizo de Publicacións, 2015)
    [Abstract] After the socio-economic transformation and the establishment of the free market institutions, the development and improvement of living standards in post transition economies are deemed to depend more and more ...
  • The role of political competition in the link between electoral systems and corruption: an extension 

    Alfano, Maria Rosaria (Universidade da Coruña, Servizo de Publicacións, 2015)
    [Abstract] This work provides an extension to an international context of the analysis made by Alfano, Baraldi and Cantabene (2013) on the role of political competition as a channel through which electoral systems affect ...