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Instrumented Principal Component Analysis (WP) w/ Kelly and Su

with B. Kelly and Y. Su


We propose a method of factor estimation for a data panel Y by using the data tensor Z to parameterize loadings—Instrumented Principal Component Analysis. 79 more words


Social Contacts, Dutch Language Proficiency and Immigrant Economic Performance in the Netherlands: A Longitudinal Study

A small addition to the IZA working paper with Barry R. Chiswick.

To deal with the endogeneity between Dutch language ability and earnings, we use an interaction term between age at migration (AAM) and a dummy for non-Dutch-speaking (NDS) origin as the identifying instrument. 177 more words

Academic Pieces

Look Who's Talking: On the Heterogeneous Returns to Foreign Language Use at Work among Natives and Migrants in Europe

A new working paper with Thomas de Graaff and Peter Nijkamp.

Language skills are considered to be major economic assets for individuals. But very little is known about the labor market return to using a foreign language (other than the local language) at work. 180 more words

Academic Pieces

Public Health Ethics in Practice - Working Paper

We invite all Public Health Professionals to refer to Public Health England’s Working Paper on Public Health Ethics linked here


IMF Issue Working Paper on Eliminating Cash

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington has published a Working Paper on “de-cashing” the economies and the implications. This paper clearly demonstrates that this is the direction we are headed into.

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OECD: Possible VAT implications of Transfer Pricing

The Commission services wish to discuss with the VAT Committee the possible VAT implications of transfer pricing rules laid down for the purposes of direct taxation. 164 more words

Tax Knowledge

[WP] Shiny for Finance

For those familiar with R, Shiny offers a great alternative to spreadsheets. Targeted at instructors, we have a new paper introducing Shiny for finance applications in the classroom.  263 more words