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  • Corporate lobbying for environmental protection 

    Grey, Felix
    Much of the time, polluting firms lobby against environmental protection, but there are major exceptions to this rule, for example in the regulation of both ozone and greenhouse gases. Political support from firms can be ...
  • Semiparametric Ultra-High Dimensional Model Averaging of Nonlinear Dynamic Time Series 

    Chen, J; Li, D; Linton, Oliver Bruce; Lu, Z (Taylor & Francis, 2018-04-03)
    We propose two semiparametric model averaging schemes for nonlinear dynamic time series regression models with a very large number of covariates including exogenous regressors and autoregressive lags. Our objective is to ...
  • Shades of red and blue: government ideology and sustainable development 

    Aidt, Toke Skovsgaard; Castro, V; Martins, R (Springer, 2018-06-01)
    We study the effect of government ideology on sustainable development, measured as investment in genuine wealth, in a dynamic panel of 79 countries between 1981 and 2013. We find robust and statistically significant evidence ...
  • The golden hello and political transitions 

    Aidt, Toke Skovsgaard; Albornoz, F; Gassebner, M (2018-03-01)
    © 2017. We analyze the influence of IMF and World Bank programs on political regime transitions. We develop an extended version of Acemoglu and Robinson's [American Economic Review 91, 2001] model of political transitions ...

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