Sample records for ZEIT-SERIENANALYSE (time-series analysis)

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Working Hour Arrangements and Working Hours - A Microeconometric Analysis Based on German Time Use Diary Data

Merz, Joachim; Burgert, Derik

The labour market providing individual resources and economic well-being is an actual topic in the economic and social policy discussion. In the course of time the traditional full-time work is diminishing, new labour arrangements are discussed (keyword: flexible labour markets). This study will con...

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Time-dependent or state-dependent price setting? Micro-evidence from German metal-working industries

Stahl, Harald

Price setting in German metal-working industries is analysed using a monthly panel of individual price data for more than 2,000 plants covering the period from 1980 to 2001. Motivated by several models in the literature, a duration model is estimated. Price changes can be explained by a combination ...

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The relationship between economic growth and inequality: evidence from the age of market liberalism

Angeles-Castro, Gerardo

Based on panel data we find that the inequality-growth relationship follows an ordinary-U curve during the period 1970-1998, in which inequality first decreases and then increases with economic growth. We also find some evidence that the increasing pattern of inequality may reverse at higher levels ...

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Some Aspects of Gas Turbine Fuel Preparation and Turbomachinery Response to LCV Fuels

Eriksson, Pontus

This thesis gives some background information on environmental issues as the scientific community at large currently sees it. It tries to relate the plethora of current combustion technologies which may be used in gas turbines to those issues. Some basic principles on combustion design are given. Di...

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Managing Urban Disaster Risk: Analysis and Adaptation Frameworks for Integrated Settlement Development Programming for the Urban Poor

Wamsler, Christine

The damage caused by the dramatic worldwide increase in ‘natural’ disasters is staggering, with the poor in developing countries being most at risk. Disasters make their already precarious living conditions worse, creating a vicious circle of poverty from which they find it hard to escape. To achiev...

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Long memory time series and fractional integration a cliometric contribution to French and German economic and social history

Diebolt, Claude; Guiraud, Vivien

Das Arbeitspapier stellt fraktionale integrierte Prozesse dar, welche die wesentlichen Modelle sind, um Langzeit-Gedächtnis-Phänomene zu beschreiben (Abschnitt 1). Abschnitt 2 definiert kurz das Konzept der fraktionalen Integration, zeigt dessen Haupteigenschaften und gibt einen Überblick über die S...

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Labor Market Segmentation and the Earnings of German Guestworkers

Constant, Amelie F.; Massey, Douglas S.

In this paper we study the occupational progress and earnings attainment of immigrants in Germany over time and compare them to native Germans. Our analysis is guided by the human capital and segmented labor market theories. To assess the separate effects of occupational segmentation and discriminat...

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Google econometrics and unemployment forecasting

Askitas, Nikolaos; Zimmermann, Klaus F.

The current economic crisis requires fast information to predict economic behavior early, which is difficult at times of structural changes. This paper suggests an innovative new method of using data on internet activity for that purpose. It demonstrates strong correlations between keyword searches ...

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Estimating large-scale factor models for economic activity in Germany : do they outperform simpler models?

Dreger, Christian; Schumacher, Christian

This paper discusses a large-scale factor model for the German economy. Following the recent literature, a data set of 121 time series is used via principal component analysis to determine the factors, which enter a dynamic model for German GDP. The model is compared with alternative univariate and ...

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Democracy, Populism and Hyperinflation[s]: Evidence from Latin America

Bittencourt, Manoel

We test for the populist view of inflation in Latin America between 1970 and 2007. The empirical results - based on the relatively novel panel time-series data and analysis - confirm the theoretical prediction that recently elected governments coming into power after periods of political dictatorshi...

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Confirming long waves in time series of German student populations 1830-1990 using filter technics and spectral analysis

Mueller-Benedict, Volker

Von 1830 bis 1990 gab es vier historische Phasen der Überfüllung an deutschen Hochschulen. Um diese Perioden der Überfüllung zu untersuchen, sammelten Mitglieder des Forschungsprojekts mit dem Titel 'Qualifikationskrisen' Daten über studentische Populationen aus verschiedenen Disziplinen an allen de...

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Cinema demand in Germany

Dewenter, Ralf; Westermann, Michael

In the present paper we examine the German cinema market using time series data of 49 years. Applying estimation techniques such as OLS, 2SLS and SUR, we identify interrelations between the number of screens, the average real prices and the demand for movies per inhabitant. Furthermore, we test for ...

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Children's Gestures from 18 to 30 months

Andrén, Mats

This thesis concerns the nature of the gestures performed by five Swedish children. The children are followed from 18 to 30 months of age: an age range which is characterized by a rapid succession of developmental changes in children's abilities to communicate by means of both spoken language and ge...

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Analyzing the interest rate risk of banks using time series of accounting-based data: evidence from Germany

Wilkens, Marco; Memmel, Christoph; Entrop, Oliver; Zeisler, Alexander

This paper describes the first thorough analysis of the interest risk of German banks on an individual bank level. We develop a new method that is based on time series of accountingbased data to quantify the interest risk of banks and apply it to analyze the German banking system. We find evidence t...

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