Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Dec 5, 2011  |  :   academic, economics, research, statistics, trade

Abstract This paper analyzes the effects of trade liberalization on productivity at the sector level. This is done with a multivariable regression of relative gross labour productivity on sector trade, between the U.S. and Canada, relative to total trade, between Canada ...

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Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Mar 15, 2011  |  :   academic, economics, macroeconomics, research, statistics, trade

Abstract This paper reviews arguments in academic literature for and against Lithuania’s pursuit of EMU accession. The results indicate Lithuania stands to gain in trade with ROW and with the EMU on completion of change-over to the Euro. Moreover, trade ...

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Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Feb 26, 2011  |  :   academic, economics, finance, macroeconomics, research

Abstract This paper reviews academic arguments for and against fiscal policy alignment and increased transnational budgets in the EMU. It suggests credit market instruments are costlier than tax based transfers and the current system of structural funding is ...

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