Marco Malgarini

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The aim of this paper is to understand whether the probability of receiving positive peer reviews is influenced by having published in an independently assessed, high-ranking journal: we eventually interpret a positive relationship among peer evaluation and journal ranking as evidence that journal ratings are good predictors of article quality. The analysis(More)
Since the beginning of the recent recession, there has been a growing interest in timely information about lending conditions in the corporate sector: indeed, access to credit is one of the main channels through which a financial crisis may spread to the real sector of the economy. This may be particularly true in the case of Italy, where banking credit is(More)
The purpose of this paper is for the first time to use Business Tendency Survey data, first, to identify new facts that are useful for the interpretation of the decline in the volatility of real activity in the Euro Area, and, second, to test the inventory management hypothesis as an explanation for the Great Moderation in Europe. We present stylized facts(More)
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