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Universität München Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung

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Works: 329 works in 385 publications in 1 language and 5,181 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Case studies  Conference proceedings 
Classifications: HJ192.5, 336.3
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Spectrum auctions and competition in telecommunications ( file )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 919 libraries worldwide
In 2000 and 2001, several European countries carried out auctions for third generation technologies or universal mobile telephone services (UMTS) communication licenses. These "spectrum auctions" inaugurated yet another era in an industry that has already been transformed by a combination of staggering technological innovation and substantial regulatory change. Because of their spectacular but often puzzling outcomes, these spectrum auctions attracted enormous attention and invited new research on the interplay of auctions, industry dynamics, and regulation. This book collects essays on this topic by leading analysts of telecommunications and the European auction experience, all but one presented at a November 2001 CESifo conference; comments and responses are included as well, to preserve some of the controversy and atmosphere of give-and-take at the conference. The essays show the interconnectedness of two important and productive areas of modern economics, auction theory and industrial organization. Because spectrum auctions are embedded in a dynamic interaction of consumers, firms, legislation, and regulation, a multidimensional approach yields important insights. The first essays discuss strategies of stimulating new competition and the complex interplay of the political process, regulation, and competition. The later essays focus on specific spectrum auctions. Combining the empirical data these auctions provide with recent advances in microeconomic theory, they examine questions of auction design and efficiency and convincingly explain the enormous variation of revenues in different auctions
Taxation, incomplete markets, and social security the 2000 Munich lectures by Peter A Diamond( file )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 902 libraries worldwide
In this book Peter Diamond analyzes social security as a particular example of optimal taxation theory. Assuming a world of incomplete markets and asymmetric information, he uses a variety of simple models to illuminate the economic forces that bear on specific social security policy issues. The focus is on the degree of progressivity desirable in social security and the design of incentives to delay retirement beyond the earliest age of eligibility for benefits. Before analyzing these models, Diamond presents introductions to optimal income tax theory and the theory of incomplete markets. He incorporates recent theoretical developments such as time-inconsistent preferences into his analyses and shows that distorting taxes and a measure of progressivity in benefits are desirable. Diamond also discusses social security reform, with a focus on Germany
Economic policy by Centre for Economic Policy Research (Great Britain)( serial )
in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
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Public finance and public choice two contrasting visions of the state by James M Buchanan( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
"In this volume, based on a week-long symposium at the University of Munich's Center for Economic Studies, two leading scholars of governmental economics debate their divergent perspectives on the role of government and its fiscal functions."--Jacket
CESifo forum ( Computer File )
in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
CESifo working papers by CESifo( Computer File )
in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
CESifo DICE report : quarterly journal for institutional comparisons by CESifo( Computer File )
in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
CESifo bulletin : a joint initiative of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität and the Ifo Institute for Economic Research by CESifo( Computer File )
in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
CESifo economic studies : a joint initiative of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität and Ifo Institute for Economic Research by CESifo( Computer File )
in No Linguistic Content and held by 55 libraries worldwide
CESifo world economic survey ( serial )
in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Beyond national institutions : labor taxes and regional unemployment in Italy by Giorgio Brunello( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Assessing monetary policy in Norway by Harald Magnus Andreassen( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Knowledge-capital meets new economic geography ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
EMU : prospects and challenges for the euro ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Using available theories and data, including historical evidence, this volume looks at the operation of monetary and fiscal policy, at the effects of shocks, and at the international role of the Euro
How to run a target zone? : age old lessons from an Austro-Hungarian experiment by Marc Flandreau( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
been neglected in the modern literature. Second, we show that the standars test of the basic target zone model is flawed and develop an alternative methodology. This enables us to understand why Austro-Hungarien policy makers were so upbeat about the merits of exchange rate target zones. We believe that these findings shed a new light on the economics of exchange rate bands
An equilibrium analysis of marriage, divorce and risk-sharing by Dan Anderberg( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
This paper considers family formation and reciprocity-based cooperation in the form of sharing of earnings-risk. While risk sharing is one benefit to marriage it is also limited by divorce risk. With search in the marriage market there may be multiple equilibria diering not only in divorce rates but also in the role of marriage in providing informal insurance. Publicly prvided insurance despite potential equilibrium multiplicity, is shown to aect family formation and financial cooperation monotonically. Some aspects of the model are then tested using international survey data and a bivariate probit model with sample selection
Public health care with waiting time : the role of supplementary private health care by Michael Hoel( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
We consider an economy where most of the health care is publicly provided, and where there is waiting time for several types of treatments. Private health care without waiting time is an option for the patients in the public health queue. We show that although patients with low waiting costs will choose public treatment, they may be better off with waiting time than without. the reason is that waiting time induces patients with high waiting costs to choose private treatment, thus reducing the cost of public health care that everyone pays for. Even if higher quality (i.e. zero waiting time) can be achieved at no cost, the self-selection induced restribution may imply that it is socially optimal to provide health care publicly and at an inferior quality level. We give a detailed discussion of the circumstances in which it is optimal to have waiting time for public health treatment. Moreover, we study the interaction between this quality decision and the optimal tax/susidy on private health care
Working paper series / Universität München, Center for Economic Studies by Universität München( serial )
in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Center for Economic Studies
Center for Economic Studies at Ludwig Maximilians University (München)
Center for Economic Studies at the University of Munich.
Center for Economic Studies (CES)
Center for Economic Studies (München)
Center for Economic Studies of Ludwig-Maximilians Universität.
CES
CES (Center for Economic Studies ; München)
CES München
IFO
Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung an der Universität München
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität
Ludwig-Maximilians University's Center for Economic Studies.
United States Center for Economic Studies
Universität München. Center for Economic Studies
Universität München. Institute for Economic Research
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