Konstantin M. Wacker

University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business

Postbus 72

9700 AB Groningen

Netherlands

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Restructuring of the SOE Sector in Vietnam: Where Do We Stand and What are the Challenges Ahead?

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Aug 2016
Konstantin M. Wacker
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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Vietnam, State-Owned Enterprises, Transition Economics

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Do Financially Constrained Firms Suffer from More Intense Competition by the Informal Sector? Firm-Level Evidence from the World Bank Enterprise Surveys

Courant Research Centre Discussion Paper No. 139
Number of pages: 126 Posted: 21 May 2013
Julia Friesen and Konstantin M. Wacker
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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Firm finance, informal competition, enterprise survey data, ordered logit model

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Do Multinationals Influence Labor Standards? A Close Look at US Outward FDI

Courant Research Centre Discussion Paper No. 98
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Oct 2011
Konstantin M. Wacker and Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Department of Economics
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Multinationals, FDI, Labor Rights, Labor Markets

The Role of Risk and Information for International Capital Flows: New Evidence from the SDDS

International Monetary Fund Working Paper No. 12/242
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Oct 2012
Yuko Hashimoto and Konstantin M. Wacker
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
Downloads 42 (420,151)
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determinants of capital flows, information, panel data, risk, SDDS, IMF, FDI, portfolio investment, spatial econometrics

The Role of Risk and Information for International Capital Flows: New Evidence from the SDDS

IMF Working Paper No. 12/242
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Nov 2012
Yuko Hashimoto and Konstantin M. Wacker
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
Downloads 22 (520,469)
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Capital flows, Capital inflows, Foreign direct investment, International capital markets, Special Data Dissemination Standard, Economic models, determinants of capital flows, information, panel data, risk, SDDS, IMF, FDI, portfolio investment, spatial econometrics

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Ethiopia?S Growth Acceleration and How to Sustain It?Insights from a Cross-Country Regression Model

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7292
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lars Christian Moller and Konstantin M. Wacker
World Bank and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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Pro-Poor Growth, Economic Theory & Research, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Environmental Economics & Policies

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Do Multinationals Beat Down Developing Countries’ Export Prices? The Impact of FDI on Net Barter Terms of Trade

IAI Documentos de Trabajo No. 211
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Oct 2011
Konstantin M. Wacker
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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Multinationals, FDI, Terms of Trade, Prebisch-Singer Hypothesis

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Growth (But Not Only) is Good for the Poor: Some Cross-Country Evidence to Promote Growth and Shared Prosperity in Haiti

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7975
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Feb 2017
Kassia Antoine, Raju Jan Singh and Konstantin M. Wacker
World Bank, World Bank and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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Development Patterns and Poverty, Equity and Development, Achieving Shared Growth, Pro-Poor Growth

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Why We Don't See Poverty Convergence: The Role of Macroeconomic Volatility

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Nov 2013
Jesus Crespo Cuaresma, Stephan Klasen and Konstantin M. Wacker
Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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poverty convergence, macroeconomic volatility

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Measuring Financial Conditions in Major Non-Euro Area Economies

ECB Working Paper No. 1743
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Dec 2014
Konstantin M. Wacker, David Lodge and Giulio Nicoletti
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business, European Central Bank (ECB) and European Central Bank
Downloads 43 (408,258)
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financial conditions index, FCI, principal component analysis, forecasting

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On the Measurement of Foreign Direct Investment and Its Relationship to Activities of Multinational Corporations

ECB Working Paper No. 1614
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Nov 2013
Konstantin M. Wacker
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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multinationals, FDI, measurement, balance of payments

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There Is Poverty Convergence

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Jan 2016
Jesus Crespo Cuaresma, Stephan Klasen and Konstantin M. Wacker
Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
Downloads 37 (431,425)
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poverty convergence, economic growth, poverty trap, transition economies

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Foreign Direct Investment, Terms of Trade, and Quality Upgrading: What is So Special About South Asia?

Asian Development Review 33:1, 2016
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Apr 2016
Konstantin M. Wacker, Philipp Grosskurth and Tabea Lakemann
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business, Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI) and University of Goettingen (Gottingen)
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development, FDI, Prebisch–Singer hypothesis, terms of trade

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Understanding Economic Growth in Ghana in Comparative Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8699
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2019
Michael Tobias Geiger, Jan Trenczek and Konstantin M. Wacker
World Bank, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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International Trade and Trade Rules, Inflation, Food Security, Labor Markets, Food & Beverage Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Construction Industry, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Pulp & Paper Industry, Common Carriers Industry, General Manufacturing

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Do Multinationals Deteriorate Developing Countries' Export Prices? The Impact of FDI on Net Barter Terms of Trade

The World Economy, Vol. 39, Issue 12, pp. 1974-1999, 2016
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Jan 2017
Konstantin M. Wacker
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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(When) Should We Use Foreign Direct Investment Data to Measure the Activities of Multinational Corporations? Theory and Evidence

Review of International Economics, Vol. 24, Issue 5, pp. 980-999, 2016
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Oct 2016
Konstantin M. Wacker
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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