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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

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[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


UPIER Working Papers series is launched!

The UPIER Working Papers series reflects the work in progress of the researchers associated with the HERA-funded project Uses of the Past in International Economic Relations and of others whose papers directly address UPIER research themes. 57 more words


Bounded Rationality and the Ineffectiveness of Big Push Policies

With Junyi Xu.

If a poverty trap exists, can a big-push policy help the economy escape it? This paper applies Sargent (1993)’s bounded rationality approach to study the post-policy transition of an economy from a poverty trap to an equilibrium with a higher income. 35 more words

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Assessing Indian Nuclear Attitudes


India’s nuclear journey, which began in the 1950s, has matured, both in terms of its energy and nuclear weapons programs. Despite a gamut of nuclear-related studies devoted to the Indian case, the focus has remained limited to the nuclear evolution, India’s nuclear energy and weapons programs, and nuclear policies. 191 more words

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Macroeconomic News in the Cross Section of Asset Growth (WP) w/ Hou, Hugon, and Lyle

with Y. Hou, A. Hugon, and M. Lyle


Firms make forward-looking decisions. We provide evidence that firms’ investment decisions contain news about future aggregate conditions. 69 more words