Recent Submissions

  • An optimal quantity tax path in a dynamic setting 

    Nawaz, Nasreen (Universidade da Coruña, Servizo de Publicacións, 2017)
    [Abstract] Following Ramsey, the existing literature on optimal quantity taxation only compares the pre and the post-tax market equilibriums in order to account for the efficiency losses. However, when the government imposes ...
  • The debate on the economic effects of minimum wage legislation 

    Ruesga Benito, Santos Miguel; González-Laxe, Fernando; Picatoste, José (Universidade da Coruña, Servizo de Publicacións, 2017)
    [Abstract] The minimum wage establishment has its origin in the first third of the last century. Since its creation has been a focus of continuing controversy and an unfinished debate on economics field. This work reviews ...
  • Sustainability of Italian budgetary policies: a time series analysis (1862-2013) 

    Brady, Gordon L.; Magazzino, Cosimo (Universidade da Coruña, Servizo de Publicacións, 2017)
    [Abstract] In this paper, we analyze the sustainability of Italian public finances using a unique database covering the period 1862-2013. This paper focuses on empirical tests for the sustainability and solvency of fiscal ...
  • Institutional quality and the wealth of autocrats 

    Boudreaux, Christopher; Holcombe, Randall (Universidade da Coruña, Servizo de Publicacións, 2017)
    [Abstract] One frequently given explanation for why autocrats maintain corrupt and inefficient institutions is that the autocrats benefit personally even though the citizens of their countries are worse off. The empirical ...
  • Clarifying the concept of social capital through its three perspectives: individualistic, communitarian and macrosocial 

    Membiela-Pollán, Matías; Pena-López, Atilano (Universidade da Coruña, Servizo de Publicacións, 2017)
    [Abstract] The concept of social capital has received increasing attention in recent years. The complexity and multidimensionality that accompany the variable of social capital have caused confusion and ambiguity. This ...