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Regional Inequalities and Cohesion Policies in the European Union
In spite of the huge amount of public aids to poor regions, relative movements in the distribution of income, labor productivity and employment rates across European regions show no positive relationExpand
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The Euro's Effects on Trade in a Dynamic Setting
This paper provides an update on estimates of the euro effect on trade integration among EMU economies, taking into account the aggregate bilateral exports of 23 OECD countries for the sample periodExpand
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The Impact of Euro on Emu Trade: The (Early) Effect is Not so Large
We investigate the impact of the euro adoption on commercial transactions of EMU countries. We refer to the abundant gravity-model literature about the effect of Currency Unions on trade originatedExpand
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How Intense is Competition in International Markets of Traditional Goods? The Case of Italian Exporters
Italy continues to specialise in traditional industries. This is a source of concern for some observers who argue that this kind of specialisation overexposes Italian manufacturing to the competitionExpand
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The Single Currency's Effects on Eurozone Sectoral Trade: Winners and Losers?
In this paper we study the effect of the single currency across industries for Euro Area members. This analysis may help to shed light on the main factors influencing the euro effect on trade flows.Expand
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Pricing to market, firm heterogeneity and the role of quality
We build a pricing-to-market (PTM) model with firm heterogeneity, which allows for imperfect competition and market segmentation in the presence of flexible exchange rates, horizontal and verticalExpand
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The Single Currency's Effects on Eurozone Sectoral Trade: Winners and Losers?
In this paper we study the effect of the single currency across industries for Euro Area members. This analysis may help to shed light on the main factors influencing the euro effect on trade flows.Expand
Pricing to Market When Quality Matters
We build a model of price differentiation with firm heterogeneity, which allows for imperfect competition and market segmentation in the presence of flexible exchange rates as well as horizontal andExpand
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Evaluating the Impact of Labour Market Regulation on the Size Growth of Firms
The Italian law on "unfair firing" (art. 18 of "Statuto dei Lavoratori") discriminates according to whether the firm is below or above the threshold of 15 employees. In this paper, we investigate theExpand
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Pricing to Market of Italian Exporting Firms
This paper investigates the pricing-to-market (PTM) behaviour of Italian exporting firms, using quarterly survey data by sector and by region over the period 1999q1-2005q2. A partial equilibriumExpand