# Groningen State, Institute of Economic Research-

# Papers

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### 2000

**47 Multilateralisation of Manufacturing Sector Comparisons: Issues, Methods and Empirical Results***by*Rao, D.S.P. & Timmer, M.**45 The Impact of Computers on Productivity in the Trade Sector: Explorations with Dutch Microdata***by*Broersma, L. & McGuckin, R.H.

### 1999

**gd-46 Separated Unity: the East and West German Industrial Secotr in 1936***by*Sleifer, J.**gd-44 Innovation in Service. Overview of Data Sources and Analytical Structures***by*van Ark, B. & Broersma, L. & de Jong, G.**gd-43 Historical Precedents of Global Markets***by*Fremdling, R.**gd-42 Three Phases of Dutch Economic Growth and Technological Change, 1815-1997***by*Smits, J.P. & de Jong, H. & van Ark, B.**gd-41 Economic Growth and Labour Productivity in Europe: Half a Century of East-West Comparisons***by*van Ark, B.

### 1998

**40 Catch Up Patterns in Newly Industrializing Economies. An International Comparison of Manufacturing Productivity in Taiwan, 1961- 1993***by*Timmer, P.M.**39 Economics Benefits from Colonial Assets: The Case of the Netherlands and Indonesia, 1870-1958***by*Van der Eng, P.

### 1997

**38 The Delta Model Revisited: Recent Trends in the Structural Performance of the Dutch Economy***by*Van Ark, B. & de Haan, J.**37 Growth and Divergence in Manufacturing Performance in South and East Asia***by*Timmer, M.P. & Szirmai, A.**33 "1968" and the German Economy***by*Lindlar, L.

### 1996

**32 Canada's Post-War Manufacturing Performance: A Comparison with the United States***by*de Jong, G.**30 Industrial Revolution and Scientific and Technological Progress***by*Fremdling, R.

### 1995

**581 China's Manufacturing Performance in Comparative Perspective, 1980-1992***by*Szirmai, A & Ruoen, R**580 Transport and Communications Output and Productivity in Brazil and the USA, 1950-90***by*Mulder, N.

### 1994

**579 Transport and Communication in Mexico and the United States: Value Added , Purchasing Power Parities and Productivity***by*Mulder, N.**578 Output and Productivity in Brazilian Distribution: A Comparative View***by*Mulder, N.**577 In Foreing Parts: Free-Standing Companies in the Netherlands around the First World War***by*Gales, B.**576 Economic Growth and Standards of Living in the Twentieth Century***by*Maddisson, A.**575 New Perspectives on Service Output and Productivity: A Comparison of French and US Productivity in Transport, Communications, Wholesale and Retail T rade***by*Mulder, N.**574 Industrial Output and Labor Productivity in the Netherlands, 1913-1929: Some Neglected Issues***by*de Jong, H. & Albers, R.**572 Micro Foundations for International Productivity Comparisons***by*Van Ark, B. & Gersbach, H.**571 Productvity in French Manufacturing: An International Comparative Perspective***by*Van Ark, B. & Kouwenhoven, R.D.J.

### 1993

**559 Informal Credit Markets, deregulation and Private Investment***by*Gupta, K.L. & Lensink, R.**557 Multivariate Step-Down Control Charts***by*Wierda, S.J.**556 The Intertemporal Government Budget Constraint: A Review and Application for the Netherlands***by*de Haan, J. & Sierman, C.L.J.**555 Financial Liberalization, Informal Credit Markets and Imperfect Information***by*Lensink, R.**554 Congestion and Industrial Location***by*Brakman, S. & Garretsen, H. & Gigengack, R. & van Marrewijk, C. & Wagenvoort, R.**553 Integration Versus Decentrilazation***by*Junius, T.**552 Longitudinal Network-Analysis, Prosopography and Narrative: the Rise of a Roman Catholic Elite in a Dutch Region 1800-1920***by*Duijvendak, M.G.J. & Felling, A.J.A.**551 On the Summability of the Formal Solution of a Class of Inhomogenous Linear Equation***by*Immink, G.K.**550 Comparative Productivity in East and Wst German Manufacturing before Reunification***by*Beintema, N. & van Ark, B.**549 Prices, Real Value Added and Productivity in Dutch Manufacturing, 1921- 1960***by*de Jong, H.J.**548 The Relative Economic Position of Dutch Young Generations 1953-1990***by*Salverda, W.**547 An Investigation into Multidimensional Scaling: Task Effects on Similarity Data and Solutions of MAXSCAL***by*Bijmolt, T.H.A. & Wedel, M.**546 Is Debt Neutral in Keynesian Models?***by*Bakker, B.B**545 On the Relationship Between Interest Rate Differentials and Exchange Rate Changes***by*Bakker, B.B**544 Rent Assistance and Housing Demand***by*Koning, R.H. & Ridder, G.**543 Is there a Long Run Influence on Financial Development on Economic growth in Latin America***by*Hermes, N. & Lensink, R.**542 Regional Economic Research on Labour Force Participation***by*Elhorst, J.P.**541 Research Note Heterogeneous and Nonproportional Effects of Marketing Variables on Brand Switching: An Application of a Discrete Time Duration Model***by*Wedel, M. & Kamakura, W.A. & DeSarbo, W.S.**538 Comparative Performance in Indonesian Manufacturing, 1975- 1990***by*Szirmai, A.**537 International Comparison of performance in Distribution: Value Added, labour Productivity, and PPPs in Maxican and US Wholesale and Retail Trade 1975/7***by*Maddison, A.**536 The International Comparison of Value Added, Productivity and Purchasing Power Parities in Agriculture***by*Van Ooststroom,, H. & Maddison, A.**535 Central Government, Social Funds and Regional Welfare***by*Stoffelsma, R.J. & Sijtsma, F.J.**534 Routing Helicopters for Crew Exchanges on Off-Shore Locations***by*Sierksma, G. & Tijssen, G.A. & De Vos, H.**533 Multiplicity, Degeneracy, and the Strong Complementary Slackness Theorem of Linear Programming***by*Sierksma, G.**531 The Financial Sector and Its Influence on Economic Growth: Evidence from 14 Latin American Countries, 1963-1989***by*Hermes, N. & Lensink, R.**530 New Complexity Results for the Iri-Imai Method***by*Sturm, J.F. & Zhang, S.**529 Inference on the Probability of Producing a Confirming Product in a Multivariate Context***by*Wierda, S.J. & Steerneman, T.**527 An Early Non-Substitution Theorem***by*Plasmeijer, H.W.**526 Investment Theory: A Survey***by*Kuper, G.H. & Visser, B.**525 A Potential Reduction Method of Harmonically Convex Programming***by*Zhang, S. & Sturm, J.F.**524 Covex Exact Penality Functions, Space Dilation and Linear Programming***by*Zhang, L. & Zhang, S.**522 The Influence of Involvement on Brand Dissimularities and MLMDS Solutions***by*Biijmolt, T.H.A. & Wedel, M.**521 A Review of Recent Developments in Latent Class Regression Models***by*DeSarbo, W.S. & Wedel, M.**520 Two-Stage Stochastic Integer Programming. A Survey***by*Schultz, R. & Stougie, L. & Van Der Vlerk, M.**519 Investment Analysis Based on the Commercial Scope; The production of Natural Gas***by*Broens, D.F. & Klein Haneveld, W.K.**518 Economic and Demographic Change in a post-Slave Society: 1863-1920***by*Derveld, F.E.R. & Heilbron, W.**516 On the Convex Hull of the Simple Integer Recourse Objective Function***by*Haneveld, W.K.K. & Stougie, L. & Van Der Vlerk, M.H.

### 1992

**515 On the Ralation Between Global Properties of Linear Difference and Differential Equations with Polynomial Coefficients, Part I***by*Immink, G.K.**513 Simple Integer Recourse with Random Technology Matrix***by*Hanevelk, W.K.K. & Stougie, L. & Van Der Vlerk, M.H.**512 Alternative Approximations to the Distributions of Instrumental Variable Estimators***by*Bekker, P.A.**511 Excess Demand Functions: A Dual Specification and Its Implications***by*Junius, T.**509 International Estimates of Capital : A 1950-1989 Comparison of Latin America and the USA***by*Hofman, A.A.**508 Sterilization in a Two-Country Model***by*Sterken, E.**506 A pricing Decision Model for Gabor Granger Price Experiments***by*Wedel, M. & Leeflang, P.S.H.**505 Discrete Event Systems, Description by Formal Languages***by*Praagman, C.**504 Financial Development of Economic Growth: A Survey of the Literature***by*Hermes, N.**503 Interest Income Evasion in a Two Country Model***by*Tillmann, G.**500 Liquidity and Business Investment: Evidence from Dutch Panel Data***by*Van Ees, H. & Garretsen, H. & Langeveld, E.**498 Column Reduction of Polynomial Matrices***by*Neven, W.H.L. & Praagman, C.**497 Developing Countries' Economic Performance in the 1990s: A World Model Approach***by*Lensink, R.**496 Path-Dependency and the German Unification an Inquiry into the Relevance of Initial Conditions***by*Brakman, S. & Garretsen, H.**495 Mathematics to the Masses: The Teachings of the Chinese Mathematician Hua Look-Keng***by*Schweigman, C. & Zhang, S.**494 Segmentation for Metric Conjoint Analysis; A Monte Carlo Comparison***by*Vriens, M. & Wedel, M. & Wilms, T.**492 Transport Network in the Dutch Province of Groningen in the Nineteenth Century***by*Clement, M.**491 Welfare Implications of Interest Rate Stickiness***by*Sterken, E.**490 the Scope for Independent Monetary Policy***by*Van Ees, H. & Sterken, E.**489 Organizational Diagnosis: Possibilities to support Change Agent***by*Postma, T.J.B.M. & Frowein, J.C. & Eyzenga, G.R. & Wichard, G.M.**488 How to Drive Keynesian Results from First Principles: A Survey of New- Keynesian Economics***by*Van Ees, H. & Garretsen, H.**487 Higher Order Lags in Continous Time Price-Adjusting Oligopoly Models***by*Schoonbeek, L.**486 Concomitant Variable Latent Class Models for the External Analysis of Choice Data***by*Kamakura, W.A. & Wedel, M. & Agrawal, J.**485 The Convergence Property of IRI-IMAI's Algorithm for Some Smooth Convex Programming Problems***by*Zhang, S.**482 Multivariate Quality Control-Estimation of the Percentage Good Products***by*Wierda, S.J.**481 The Challange of European Railway Systems***by*Knieps, G.**479 Uncertainty, Capacity Costs and Competition in the Electric Power Industry***by*Knieps, G. & Pethig, R.**478 A Maxture Likelihood Approach for Generalized Linear Model***by*Wedel, M. & De Sarbo, W.S.**477 Feed-Forward Neural Network Models Considered From an Econometrics Poit of View: Modelling, Estimation and Prediction Aspects Compared and Discussed.***by*Otter, P.W. & Jongma, A.**476 Decision Rules, Decision Making Procedre and Cost Behaviour***by*Gao, Y.**475 Scheduling of Packaging Lines in the Process Industry; Recent Trends***by*Van Dam, P. & Gaalman, G. & Sierksma, G.**474 Recipient Government Behavior and the Effectiveness of Development Aid ; Some Evidence on Six Sub-Saharan African Countries***by*Linsink, R.**473 Job Competition by Educational Level***by*Van Ours, J.C. & Ridder, G.**472 The term Structure of German Interest rate***by*Bakker, B. & De Haan, J.**471 Asymmetric Market Share Modelling with many Competitive Items Using Market Level Scanner Data***by*Foekens, E.W. & Leeflang, P.S.H. & Wittink, D.R.**470 A Latent Class Poisson Regression Model for heterogeneous Count Data with an Application to Direct Mail***by*Wedel, M. & De Sarbo, W.S. & Bult, J.R. & Ramaswamy, V.**468 Target Selection for Direct Marketing :Semiparametric Versus Parametric Discrete Choice Models***by*Bult, J.R.**467 A Latent Class Binominal Logit Methodology for the Analysis of Paired Comparison Choice Data***by*Wedel, M. & de Sarbo, W.S**464 Combinatorial Properties of Nearly Principal Minors***by*Maybee, J.S. & Sierksma, G.**463 Adjacency Properties of the Symmetric TSP Polytope***by*Sierksma, G.**4626 Experimenting with Discrete Event Simulation***by*Van goudoever, B.**462 Issues in Means-Ens Chain Theory***by*Pieters, R.G.M. & Steenkamp, J.B.E.M. & Wedel, M.**461 Tax Evasion in an Open Economy***by*Tillmann, G.**460 A Survey on Pivot Rules for Linear Programming***by*Terlaky, T. & Zhang, S.

### 1991

**458 An Efficient Algorithm to Check Whether O Belongs to the Convex Hull of Finite Number of Lp-Circles***by*Fidrich, M. & Frenk, J.B.G. & Gromicho, J. & Zhang, S.**457 On the rat of Convergence of the Adapted Weiszfeld Method for the Single Facility Continuous Space Location Model***by*Frenk, J.B.G. & Melo, M.T. & Zhang, S.**456 Productivity Leadership in Manufacturing , German, Japan and the United States , 1973-1989***by*Van Ark, B. & Pilat, D.**455 Stochastic Integer Programming with Simple Recourse***by*Haneveld, W.K.K. & Van Der Vlerk, M.H.**454 A Review of Multivariate Quality Control Methods***by*Wierda, S.**452 Fourier Calculus on Finite Sets and Evolutionary Trees***by*Szekely, L.A. & Steel, M.A. & Erdos, P.L.**448 On Model Reduction and Multiperiod Ahead Prediction in Vector Autoregressive Models***by*Otter, P.W.**447 The Correlation of Durations in Multivariate Hazard Rate Models***by*Van Den Berg, G.J. & Steerneman, T.**446 A Maximum Likelihood Methodology for Segmentation in Conjoint Models***by*Wedel, M. & Vriens, M. & Desarbo, W.**445 A Deep Cut Ellipsoid Algorithm for Convex Programming : Theory and Applications***by*Frenk, J.G.B. & Gromicho, J. & Zhang, S.**443 A Long Run Perspective on Saving***by*Maddison, A.**442 The Simplex Method for Some Special Problems***by*Zhang, S.**439 Path Dependence, Network Externalities and Standardization***by*Blankart, C. & Knieps, G.**438 Trade, Capital, and the Transition in Central Europe***by*Van Bergeijk, P.A.G. & Lensink, R.**437 Do Tax Stimulate Savings?***by*Bakker, B.**436 Testing Causality Between Marketing Variables Using Scanner Data***by*Bult, J.R. & Leeflang, P.S.H. & Wittink, D.**435 Productivity Growth in South Korean Manuafacturing ; A Comparative Perspective, 1953-1988***by*Pilat, D.**432 Wage Dispersion and Mobility***by*Van Der Berg, G.J.**431 A Systems-Theoretic Approach to rational Expectations Models***by*Nieuwenhuis, J.W.**430 Heterogeneity in Models for Bivariate Survival : the Importance of the Mixing Distribution***by*Lindeboom, M. & Van Der Berg, G.J.**429 The Symmetric Circulation Traveling Salesman Problem***by*Van Der Veen, J.A.A. & Van Dal, R. & Sierksma, G.**427 Attrition In Longitudinal Panel Data, And The Empirical Analysis Of Dynamic Labour Market Behaviour***by*Get 6874**424 Solvable Cases Of The Euclidean Traveling Salesman Problem***by*Get 6874**423 Testing For Equivalent Alternatives In Discrete Choice Models***by*Get 6874**422 A Note On Finite Memory In Locally Square Integrable Systems***by*Get 6874**421 Explicit Expressions For The Reservation Wage Path And The Employment Duration Density In Nonstationary Job Search Models***by*Get 6874**420 Transporting And Mixing Gasses With Different Qualities***by*Get 6874**419 Invariance Of Convex Sets Under Linear Transformations***by*Get 6874**418 Periodic, Quasi-Periodic And Chaotic Dynamics In A Simple Macro Model With Hicksian Nonlinearities***by*Get 6874**416 Comparing Scanner Data With Traditional Store Audit Data***by*Get 6874**415 The Instantaneous Speed Of Adjustment Assumption And Dominant Diagonals***by*Get 6874**414 Discrete Choice And Stochastic Utility Maximization***by*Get 6874**413 Decentralization And The Governance Of Employment Relationships: Human Resource Management Between Labour Market And Organization***by*Buitendam, A.**411 Models of the Business Cycle; A Survey***by*Sterken, E.