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1.

Why Does FDI Go Where it Goes? New Evidence from the Transition Economies

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 573
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Brunel University London - Economics and Finance
Downloads 1,868
2.

Do Markets Perceive Sukuk and Conventional Bonds as Different Financing Instruments?

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 6/2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 May 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Strasbourg - Faculty of Law and Business & LaRGE Research Center, International Monetary Fund and University of Strasbourg - LaRGE Research Center (Laboratoire de Recherche en Gestion et Economie)
Downloads 1,209
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Bank Ownership and Efficiency in China: What will Happen in the World's Largest Nation?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Aug 2006
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University and University of Colorado, Colorado Springs - College of Business
Downloads 1,148
4.

Optimum Currency Area Theory: A Selective Review

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 15/2003
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
Central European University (CEU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,098
5.

Diagnosing Dutch Disease: Does Russia Have the Symptoms?

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 7/2007
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Morgan Stanley

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Downloads 865
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The Chinese Government's New Approach to Ownership and Financial Control of Strategic State-Owned Enterprises

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 10/2007
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Downloads 850
7.

Causes of Corruption: History, Geography, and Government

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 6/2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics
Downloads 799
8.

Bank Performance, Efficiency and Ownership in Transitition Countries

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 7/2004
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
Wesleyan University - Economics Department, New York University - Stern School of Business and Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University
Downloads 766
9.

Trade Integration of Central and Eastern European Countries: Lessons from a Gravity Model

ECB Working Paper No. 545
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Banque de France, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen and European Central Bank (ECB)
Downloads 679
10.

Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth: Empirical Evidence from Russian Regions

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 17/2006
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Joensuu - Department of Economics and Business and University of Helsinki - Department of Political and Economic Studies
Downloads 676
11.

WTO Accession: What's in it for Russia?

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 595
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
Marquette University - Department of Economics
Downloads 655
12.

Diagnosing Dutch Disease: Does Russia Have the Symptoms?

IMF Working Paper No. 07/102
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 May 2007
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Morgan Stanley

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Downloads 619
13.

Do Efficient Banking Sectors Accelerate Economic Growth in Transition Countries

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 14/2002
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
Bank of Finland
Downloads 591
14.

Privatization Matters: Bank Efficiency in Transition Countries

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 679, BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 8/2004
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 May 2004
Working Paper Series
Wesleyan University - Economics Department, New York University - Stern School of Business and Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University

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Downloads 572
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The Impact of Bank and Non-Bank Financial Institutions on Local Economic Growth in China

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2006-009, Center Discussion Paper Series No. 2006-82
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 May 2006
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong Monetary Authority and KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance
Downloads 555
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Foreign Direct Investment as Technology Transferred: Some Panel Evidence from the Transition Economies

William Davidson Institute Working Paper Number 438
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Apr 2002
Working Paper Series
Brunel University London - Economics and Finance and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Downloads 519
17.

Is Corruption an Efficient Grease?

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 20/2008
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and University of Strasbourg - LaRGE Research Center (Laboratoire de Recherche en Gestion et Economie)
Downloads 458
18.

Does the Chinese Banking System Benefit from Foreign Investors?

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 11/2008, BBVA Working Paper No. 0804
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
NATIXIS HONG KONG and Banco de España
Downloads 450
19.

Cross Listing and Firm Value - Corporate Governance or Market Segmentation? An Empirical Study of the Stock Market

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 14/2005
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Government of the Republic of Singapore - Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
Downloads 446
20.

Do Islamic Banks Have Greater Market Power?

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 2/2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Strasbourg - LaRGE Research Center (Laboratoire de Recherche en Gestion et Economie)

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Downloads 443
21.

Acquisition versus Greenfield: The Impact of the Mode of Foreign Bank Entry on Information and Bank Lending Rates

ECB Working Paper No. 653, Riksbank Research Paper Series No. 210
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Sveriges Riksbank - Research Division and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
Downloads 435
22.

Are Private Banks More Efficient than Public Banks? Evidence from Russia

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 3/2008
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
University College Roosevelt, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Centre for Russian International Socio-Political and Economic Studies (CERISE) and University of Strasbourg - LaRGE Research Center (Laboratoire de Recherche en Gestion et Economie)
Downloads 421
23.

Forecasting Inflation in China

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 2/2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and Kingston University - School of Economics
Downloads 418
24.

Choice of Ownership Structure and Firm Performance: Evidence from Estonia

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 560, BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 7/2003
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Hamilton College - Economics Department, Aalto University - Department of Economics and Copenhagen Business School - Center for East European Studies (CEES)
Downloads 403
25.

Foreign Direct Investment and China's Bilateral Intra-Industry Trade With Japan and the US

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 1/2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Downloads 392
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Probability of Default Models of Russian Banks

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 21/2004
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
New Economic School - Central Economics and Mathematics Institute, National Research University Higher School of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 387
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Spatial Econometric Analysis of Determinants and Strategies of FDI in Russian Regions in Pre- and Post-1998 Financial Crisis Periods

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 15/2007
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Joensuu - Department of Economics and Business
Downloads 371
28.

The Role of Oil Prices and the Real Exchange Rate in Russia's Economy

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 3/2002
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
Bank of Finland - Institute for Economies in Transition (BOFIT)
Downloads 365
29.

Profitability of Foreign Banks in Central and Eastern Europe: Does the Entry Mode Matter?

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 5/2006
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
CEPII, Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Info. Internationales, Paris and KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS)
Downloads 363
30.

Interpreting Real Exchange Rate Movements in Transition Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 01/56, BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 7/2001
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Deutsche Bank, New York
Downloads 359
31.

Development and Efficiency of the Banking Sector in a Transitional Economy: Hungarian Experience

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 7/2000
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University and Bank of Finland - Institute for Economies in Transition (BOFIT)
Downloads 355
32.

Currency Crisis Theories - Some Explanations for the Russian Case

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 1/1999
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
Mandatum Stockbrokers Ltd. - Sampo Group
Downloads 326
33.

Comparison Between Asian, Russian and Turkish Financial Crises

Bank of Finland Discussion Paper No. 3/2003
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
Bank of Finland - Research
Downloads 325
34.

Emerging Market Liberalization and the Impact on Uncovered Interest Rate Parity

FRB of Atlanta Working Paper No. 2002-16
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Dec 2002
Working Paper Series
University of South Florida - College of Business Administration, University of South Florida and Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University
Downloads 318
35.

Can the Chinese Trade Surplus Be Reduced Through Exchange Rate Policy?

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 6/2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Bank of Finland and NATIXIS HONG KONG

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36.

The Endogeneity of Optimum Currency Area Criteria, Intraindustry Trade and EMU Enlargement

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 8/2001
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen
Downloads 299
37.

Trade and Revealed Comparative Advantage: Hungary, the Czech Republic, and the European Union

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 8/1999
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
ETLA, Research Institute of the Finnish Economy
Downloads 297
38.

Option Value, Policy Uncertainty, and the Foreign Direct Investment Decision

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 234
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Dundee - Department of Economic Studies and University of Hamburg - Department of Economics
Downloads 296
39.

Banking in Transition Countries

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 12/2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
Wesleyan University - Economics Department, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University and New York University - Stern School of Business

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The Effects of Focus versus Diversification on Bank Performance: Evidence from Chinese Banks

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 4/2010
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University and University of Colorado, Colorado Springs - College of Business
Downloads 293
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Monetary Policy Transmission in China: A DSGE Model with Parallel Shadow Banking and Interest Rate Control

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 9/2015
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Department of Economics, University of Hamburg - Department of Economics and J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, Hong Kong

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42.

Russia's Banking Sector Transition: Where To?

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 5/2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) - Institute of Economics
Downloads 290
43.

Estimating the Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment Inflows: How Important are Sampling and Omitted Variable Biases?

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 10/2004
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Brunel University London - Economics and Finance
Downloads 287
44.

Models for Moody's Bank Ratings

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 17/2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
New Economic School - Central Economics and Mathematics Institute and National Research University Higher School of Economics
Downloads 287
45.

The Impact of Banks and Non-Bank Financial Institutions on Local Economic Growth in China

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 22/2007
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
KU Leuven, Department Accounting, Finance and Insurance and Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Downloads 287
46.

China's New Labour Contract Law: No Harm to Employment?

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 29/2008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Department of Economics and University of Dundee - Department of Economic Studies
Downloads 284
47.

Exchange Rate Sensitivity of China's Bilateral Trade Flows

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 19/2006
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 24 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Government of the Republic of Singapore - Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and London South Bank University

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48.

The Dynamics of Capital Structure in Transition Economies

Data Not Availalbe, BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 2/2003
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 May 2003
Working Paper Series
SSEES, University College London
Downloads 275
49.

What Drives Financial Crises in Emerging Markets?

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 5/2003
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
Mandatum Stockbrokers Ltd. - Sampo Group and Bank of Finland - Research
Downloads 270
50.

Effectiveness of Whistleblower Laws in Combating Corruption

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 9/2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 May 2013
Working Paper Series
Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics
Downloads 265