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Europe vs America: Institutional hysteresis in a simple normative model

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  • Di Tella, Rafael
  • MacCulloch, Robert

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Public Economics.

Volume (Year): 90 (2006)
Issue (Month): 12 (December)
Pages: 2161-2186

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Handle: RePEc:eee:pubeco:v:90:y:2006:i:12:p:2161-2186

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  1. Congregado, Emilio & Golpe, Antonio A. & Parker, Simon C., 2009. "The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Hysteresis, Business Cycles and Government Policy," IZA Discussion Papers 4093, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  2. Di Tella, Rafael & Dubra, Juan, 2006. "Crime and Punishment in the "American Dream"," MPRA Paper 500, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Marcel Aloy & Gilles Dufrénot & Charles Lai Tong & Anne Péguin-Feissolle, 2012. "A Smooth Transition Long-Memory Model," AMSE Working Papers 1240, Aix-Marseille School of Economics, Marseille, France, revised Dec 2012.
  4. Rafael Di Tella & Robert MacCulloch, 2007. "Happiness, Contentment and Other Emotions for Central Banks," NBER Working Papers 13622, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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