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In this paper we analyse old-age retirement decisions of Slovenian men and women eligible to retire in the period 1997-2003. In comparison to established market economies, we …nd relatively high hazard rates of retirement that decline with age. This peculiar pattern can be partly attributed to weak incentives to work inherent in the design of Social(More)
This paper provides an overview and discusses key findings of the 2002 Business Environment and Enterprise Performance Survey (BEEPS), implemented jointly by the EBRD and the World Bank. 1 (The first round of the BEEPS was implemented in 1999.) Four important conclusions arise from the analysis. First, qualitative measures of the business environment in the(More)
Several recent studies found that a typical …rst-time exporter starts by exporting a single variety to one foreign market. Surviving exporters add new varieties to existing export markets very gradually while expansions to new destination markets happens at an even slower rate. Recent advances in studying exporting activities of …rms do not o¤er a(More)
This paper adds a new dimension to the recent literature on relationship beween firm's heterogeneity, exporting and productivity gains form exporting, namely the importance of the heterogeneity of foreign markets. Exploiting a rich and complete dataset for Slovenian exporting firms in the period 1994-2002, we demonstrate that, on average, exporting firms(More)
Die onkologische Bildgebung umfasst die morphologische Darstellung der Primärtumorregion zur genauen Einteilung des Tumorstadiums und die der Lymphknotensitutation. Je nach Untersuchungsausdehnung kann auch die Beurteilung einer eventuellen Metastasierung erfolgen, sodass ein Staging nach der TNM(„tumor, node, metastasis“)-Stadieneinteilung möglich ist. Im(More)
In this paper, we attempt to fill the gap in theoretical explanations of a large output decline that took place in the early years of transition process. The prevalent explanations, commonly found under the title of disorganisa-tion, are succesful in explaining output decline in countries of former Soviet Union, but less so for Central and Eastern European(More)
In this paper, we attempt to fill the gap in theoretical explanations of a large output decline that took place in the early years of transition process. The prevalent explanations, commonly found under the title of disorganisa-tion, are succesful in explaining output decline in countries of former Soviet Union, but less so for Central and Eastern European(More)
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