Almas Heshmati

Sogang University

Professor of Economics

Seoul 121-742

Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

http://www.sogang.ac.kr/english/academic/03_under_0123.html

Jönköping International Business School

Jönköping, 551 11

Sweden

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1.

The Relationship between Income Inequality, Poverty and Globalisation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1277
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Sep 2004
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
Downloads 1,664 (9,631)
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globalisation, income inequality, poverty, indices, principal component

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International Trade and its Effects on Economic Growth in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5151
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Aug 2010
Peng Sun and Almas Heshmati
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Sogang University
Downloads 717 (34,152)
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international trade, economic growth, China, panel data, stochastic frontier

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Growth, Inequality and Poverty Relationships

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1338
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Oct 2004
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
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growth, openness, income inequality, wage inequality, poverty, indices

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Measurement of Globalization and its Variations Among Countries, Regions and Over Time

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1578
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 May 2005
Amit K. Bhandari and Almas Heshmati
University of Calcutta - Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM) and Sogang University
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globalization, economic integration, composite index, manufacturing, India

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Globalisation, Inequality and Poverty Relationships: A Cross Country Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2223
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Aug 2006
Marcel Neutel and Almas Heshmati
University of Groningen and Sogang University
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globalisation, poverty, inequality, indices

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Wage Inequality and Job Insecurity Among Permanent and Contract Workers in India: Evidence from Organized Manufacturing Industries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2097
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 May 2006
Amit K. Bhandari and Almas Heshmati
University of Calcutta - Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM) and Sogang University
Downloads 508 (53,587)
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job security, discrimination, wages, decomposition, permanent and contract

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A Review of Decomposition of Income Inequality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1221
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Aug 2004
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
Downloads 449 (62,502)
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income inequality, poverty, decomposition, parametric, non-parametric, Gini index

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A Review of the Circular Economy and its Implementation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9611
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
Downloads 444 (63,346)
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circular economy, environmental policy, national development strategy, sustainable development strategy, entrepreneurial strategy

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The World Distribution of Income and Income Inequality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1267
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Aug 2004
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
Downloads 400 (71,820)
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global income inequality, income distribution, inequality indices

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Regional Income Inequality in Selected Large Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1307
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Sep 2004
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
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income inequality, income distribution, regions, provinces, federations

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Data Issues and Databases Used in Analysis of Growth, Poverty and Economic Inequality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1263
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
Downloads 343 (85,887)
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income inequality, poverty, growth, decomposition, databases, adjustment, Gini coefficient

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Impact of Financial Crises on Dynamics of Capital Structure: Evidence from Korean Listed Companies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10554
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Feb 2017
Lyubov Tsoy and Almas Heshmati
Sogang University and Sogang University
Downloads 338 (87,319)

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capital structure, optimal leverage, speed of adjustment, Korean listed companies, financial crises, chaebols

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Inequalities and Their Measurement

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1219
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Aug 2004
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
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income inequality, inequality indices, income distribution

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Technical Change and Total Factor Productivity Growth for Chinese Provinces: A Panel Data Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2133
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 May 2006
Alice Shiu and Almas Heshmati
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Department of Business Studies and Sogang University
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technical change, TFP growth, provinces, China, ICT, FDI, infrastructure

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The Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment Flows to the Federal Region of Kurdistan

IZA Working Paper No. 3218
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 May 2008
Almas Heshmati and Rhona Davis
Sogang University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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financial market, foreign direct investment, FDI, government policy, Kurdistan, KRG

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The Financial and Operating Performance of Privatized Firms in Sweden

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3953
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Jan 2009
Motasam Tatahi and Almas Heshmati
EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - EBS Business School and Sogang University
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Sweden, efficiency, performance measure, privatization, ratio analysis, event-study, public and private relationship

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Can the UAE Avoid the Oil Curse by Economic Diversification?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8003
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Mar 2014
Ilham Haouas and Almas Heshmati
Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - TEAM and Sogang University
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growth accounting, TFP, oil curse, economic diversification, UAE

Asabiyya: Re-Interpreting Value Change in Globalized Societies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4459
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Almas Heshmati and Arno Tausch
Sogang University and University of Innsbruck - Department of Political Science
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Index Numbers and Aggregation, International Relations and International Political Economy, Religion, Bureaucracy, Administrative Processes in Public Organizations, Corruption

Asabiyya: Re-Interpreting Value Change in Globalized Societies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4459
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Arno Tausch and Almas Heshmati
University of Innsbruck - Department of Political Science and Sogang University
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index numbers and aggregation, international political economy, religion, bureaucracy, corruption

Measurement and Analysis of Child Well-Being in Middle and High Income Countries

EJCE, European Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 187-249, December 2008
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 27 Mar 2009
Almas Heshmati, Chemen S. J. Bajalan and Arno Tausch
Sogang University, Queen's University Belfast and University of Innsbruck - Department of Political Science
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child well-being, multidimensional index, principal component, child poverty, child outcomes, OECD

Measurement and Analysis of Child Well-Being in Middle and High Income Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3203
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 27 Dec 2007
Almas Heshmati, Chemen S. J. Bajalan and Arno Tausch
Sogang University, Queen's University Belfast and University of Innsbruck - Department of Political Science
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child well-being, multidimensional index, principal component, child poverty, child outcomes, OECD

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Efficiency and Effectiveness of Social Spending

IZA Working Paper No. 3482
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 May 2008
EURISPES, University of Innsbruck - Department of Political Science, Sogang University and Queen's University Belfast
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social spending, European Commission, index numbers and aggregation, cross-sectional models, spatial models, economic integration, regional economic activity, international factor movements, nternational political economy

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An Empirical Study of the Relationships Between CO2 Emissions, Economic Growth and Openness

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5304
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Eunho Choi, Almas Heshmati and Yongsung Cho
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Sogang University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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carbon dioxide (CO2), environmental Kuznets curve (EKC), economic growth, free trade, development

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Review of the Recent Trends in Development Economics Research: With Experience from the Federal Region of Kurdistan

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3208
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 14 Jan 2008
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
Downloads 180 (165,105)

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development economics, information and communication technology, foreign direct investment, globalization, outsourcing, technology, capability, energy, trade flows, inequality and poverty, technology transfer

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A Survey of the Role of Fiscal Policy in Addressing Income Inequality, Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8119
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Apr 2014
Almas Heshmati and Jungsuk Kim
Sogang University and Sogang University
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income inequality, poverty reduction, equity, inclusive growth, fiscal policy, developing Asia, advanced welfare economies

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Technical Change and Total Factor Productivity Growth: The Case of Chinese Provinces

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4784
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Almas Heshmati and Subal C. Kumbhakar
Sogang University and State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton - Department of Economics
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technical change, total factor productivity growth, technology indicator, technology shifter, Chinese provinces

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The Impacts of Trade Liberalization on Employment and Wages in Tunisian Industries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 688
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Feb 2003
Ilham Haouas, Mahmoud Yagoubi and Almas Heshmati
Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - TEAM, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - TEAM and Sogang University
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Trade, Labour Market, Exports, Imports, Manufacturing, Panel Data, Tunisia

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An Empirical Survey of the Ramifications of a Green Economy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8078
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Apr 2014
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
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green economy, development strategy, sustainable development, circular economy, green taxes, green jobs, green finances, green consumption, green trade

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Analysis of Gender Wage Differential in China's Urban Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6252
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Jan 2012
Biwei Su and Almas Heshmati
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Sogang University
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discrimination, wage gap, decomposition, gender, Chinese labor market

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A Model for Industrial Development of the Federal Region of Kurdistan: Science and Technology Policy, Instruments and Institutions

IZA Working Paper No. 3213
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 23 May 2008
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
Downloads 113 (240,567)
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industrial development, industrialization process, industrial policy, infrastructure, Kurdistan

Determinants of Profit Sharing in the Finnish Corporate Sector

IZA Discussion Paper No. 776
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jun 2003
Laura Arranz-Aperte and Almas Heshmati
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration and Sogang University
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Individual, Firm, Profit Sharing, Panel Data

Determinants of Profit Sharing in the Finnish Corporate Sector

Indian Economic Review, Vol.39, No.1, pg.55-79, 2004
Posted: 09 Feb 2006
Laura Arranz-Aperte and Almas Heshmati
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration and Sogang University

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Individual, Firm, Profit Sharing, Panel Data

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Survey of Models on Demand, Customer Base-Line and Demand Response and Their Relationships in the Power Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6637
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 Jun 2012
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
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power market, demand models, demand response, customer base-line, forecast

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Continental and Sub-Continental Income Inequality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1271
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Aug 2004
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
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income inequality, inequality indices, income distribution, continents, regions

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Islamism and Gender Relations in the Muslim World as Reflected in Recent World Values Survey Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9672
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Feb 2016
Arno Tausch and Almas Heshmati
University of Innsbruck - Department of Political Science and Sogang University
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economics of gender, sociology of economics, comparative study, political economy, female labor participation, religion, social values, index numbers, factor analysis, World Values Survey

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Labor Market Policy Options of the Kurdistan Regional Government

IZA Working Paper No. 3247
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 May 2008
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
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employment, mismatch, government policy, skills, wages, public sector, Kurdistan

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The Effect of Renewable Energy Development on Carbon Emission Reduction: An Empirical Analysis for the EU-15 Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7989
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Shahrouz Abolhosseini, Almas Heshmati and Jorn Altmann
Seoul National University, Sogang University and International University of Bruchsal
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renewable energy, technological innovation, environmental tax, carbon emission, economic growth

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A Sequential Malmquist-Luenberger Productivity Index

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4199
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Jun 2009
Donghyun Oh and Almas Heshmati
Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Sogang University
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efficiency change, environmentally sensitive productivity growth index, directional distance function, Malmquist-Luenberger productivity index, productivity, sequential production possibility set, technical change

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On the Multivariate Analysis of the Lisbon Process

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3198
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Dec 2007
Arno Tausch, Almas Heshmati and Chemen S. J. Bajalan
University of Innsbruck - Department of Political Science, Sogang University and Queen's University Belfast
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index numbers and aggregation, cross-sectional models, spatial models, economic integration, regional economic activity, international factor movements, international business, international relations, international political economy

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Labour Use and its Adjustment in Indian Manufacturing Industries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1596
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 May 2005
Amit K. Bhandari and Almas Heshmati
University of Calcutta - Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM) and Sogang University
Downloads 78 (305,900)
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labour use, employment, adjustment, globalization, manufacturing, India

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Alternative Composite Lisbon Development Strategy Indices

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1734
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Sep 2005
Jong-Eun Oh and Almas Heshmati
Seoul National University - TEPP and Sogang University
Downloads 77 (308,233)
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economic development, economic integration, composite index, Lisbon Agenda

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Are Unemployment Rates in OECD Countries Stationary? Evidence from Univariate and Panel Unit Root Tests

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9571
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Dec 2015
Laval University - Economics, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Sogang University and Universiti Utara Malaysia
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unemployment, unit root, labour market policy, OECD

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Service Sector Development and its Determinants in Rwanda

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10117
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Aug 2016
Eric Uwitonze and Almas Heshmati
Government of the Republic of Rwanda - Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion and Sogang University
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limited dependent variables, services, openness, growth, East Africa, Rwanda

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Evaluating Dominance Ranking of Psid Incomes by Various Household Attributes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1727
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Sep 2005
Esfandiar Maasoumi and Almas Heshmati
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics and Sogang University
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Stochastic Dominance, bootstrap, income distribution, testing, PSID, gender, education, age, marital status

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The Main Support Mechanisms to Finance Renewable Energy Development

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8182
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 May 2014
Shahrouz Abolhosseini and Almas Heshmati
Seoul National University and Sogang University
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renewable energy, financing renewable energy, feed-in-tariffs, tax incentives, tradable green certificates, carbon emission tax, green jobs

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A Review of Renewable Energy Supply and Energy Efficiency Technologies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8145
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 May 2014
Shahrouz Abolhosseini, Almas Heshmati and Jorn Altmann
Seoul National University, Sogang University and International University of Bruchsal
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energy resources, renewable energy, energy use efficiency, generation technology, carbon emission, green employment

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Labour-Use Efficiency in Tunisian Manufacturing Industries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 687
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Feb 2003
Ilham Haouas, Mahmoud Yagoubi and Almas Heshmati
Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - TEAM, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - TEAM and Sogang University
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Dynamics, Employment, Labour-use Efficiency, Panel Data, Tunisia, Speed of Adjustment, Technical Change

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Fiscal Policy and Inclusive Growth in Advanced Countries: Their Experience and Implications for Asia

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 422
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Feb 2015
Almas Heshmati, Jungsuk Kim and Donghyun Park
Sogang University, Sogang University and Asian Development Bank - Economic Research
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fiscal policy, inequality, inclusive growth, advanced countries, developing Asia

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The Effects of Union Wage-Settings on Firms' Production Factor Decisions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 689
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Feb 2003
Almas Heshmati and Ilham Haouas
Sogang University and Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - TEAM
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Wage Bargaining, Employment, Capital Stock, Work Hours, Capital Operating Time, Manufacturing, Panel Data

The Optimality and Overuse of Labour in Estonian Manufacturing Enterprises

IZA Discussion Paper No. 884; University of Tartu Economics & Business Administration Working Paper No. 20
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Oct 2003
Jaan Masso and Almas Heshmati
University of Tartu - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Sogang University
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labour, efficiency, employment, flexibility, Estonia

The Optimality and Overuse of Labour in Estonian Manufacturing Enterprises

Economics of Transition, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 683-720, December 2004
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Dec 2004
Jaan Masso and Almas Heshmati
University of Tartu - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Sogang University
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Re-Orient? MNC Penetration and Contemporary Shifts in the Global Political Economy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4393
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Arno Tausch and Almas Heshmati
University of Innsbruck - Department of Political Science and Sogang University
Downloads 64 (341,077)
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international relations and international political economy, economic development, technological change, growth

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Development and Sources of Labor Productivity in Chinese Provinces

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6263
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jan 2012
Biwei Su and Almas Heshmati
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Sogang University
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development, labor productivity, labor productivity growth, provinces, China

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Establishment of Science Parks in the Federal Region of Kurdistan

IZA Working Paper No. 3252
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 May 2008
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
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science parks, economic development, information technology, industrialization

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Income vs. Consumption Inequality in South Korea: Evaluating Stochastic Dominance Rankings by Various Household Attributes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7731
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Almas Heshmati and Robert Rudolf
Sogang University and Korea University
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stochastic dominance, bootstrap, disposable income, consumption inequality, poverty, South Korea

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Perspectives on the Early Retirement Decisions of Farming Couples

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1342
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Oct 2004
Minna Väre and Almas Heshmati
Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics - Agro-Economic Research Centre and Sogang University
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early retirement, farming couple, bivariate probit

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A Comparison of Panel Data Models in Estimating Technical Efficiency

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9807
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
University of Tabriz, Sogang University, University of Tabriz and University of Tabriz
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technical efficiency, labor use, panel data modeling, time-variant, persistent inefficiency, individual heterogeneity, model comparison, cotton production, Iran

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Innovation and Smes Patent Propensity in Korea

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8790
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Jan 2015
Junghee Han and Almas Heshmati
Chonnam National University and Sogang University
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patent propensity, photonic industry, SMEs growth, R&D, innovation, InnoBiz, Korea

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Migration, Openness and the Global Preconditions of 'Smart Development'

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6169
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 11 Dec 2011
Arno Tausch and Almas Heshmati
University of Innsbruck - Department of Political Science and Sogang University
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index numbers and aggregation, environment and development, environment and trade, smart development, sustainability, environmental accounts and accounting, environmental equity, population growth, international migration, remittances

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Analysis of the Determinants of Income and Income Gap between Urban and Rural China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7162
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
Biwei Su and Almas Heshmati
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Sogang University
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urban-rural income gap, Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition, quantile regression, CHNS household data, China

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Measuring Women's Empowerment in Rwanda

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10131
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Aug 2016
Abdou Musonera and Almas Heshmati
Government of the Republic of Rwanda - Ministry of Public Service and Labour (MIFOTRA) and Sogang University
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women's empowerment, physical abuses, household decision-making, Rwanda

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Analysis of Pay Inequality and Its Impacts on Growth and Performance in the Korean Manufacturing Industry

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3774
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Jeong-Dong Lee, Almas Heshmati and Yunhee Kim
Seoul National University, Sogang University and Trade in Services Division
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pay inequality, financial crisis, Kuznets Curve, economic growth, performance

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Production Risk, Energy Use Efficiency and Productivity of Korean Industries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8081
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Apr 2014
Nabaz T. Khayyat and Almas Heshmati
Seoul National University and Sogang University
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production risk, energy use efficiency, technical change, stochastic production, panel data, industrial sector, Korea

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How ICT Investment and Energy Use Influence the Productivity of Korean Industries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8080
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Apr 2014
Nabaz T. Khayyat, Jongsu Lee and Almas Heshmati
Seoul National University, Seoul National University and Sogang University
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dynamic factor demand, panel data, ICT investment, energy use, productivity

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The Economics of Healthy Ageing in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9713
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
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healthy ageing, ageing in China, active ageing, challenges and opportunities, economics of healthy ageing

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Statistical Analysis of Landmine Fatalities in Kurdistan

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6018
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Oct 2011
Almas Heshmati and Nabaz T. Khayyat
Sogang University and Seoul National University
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landmine, unexploded ordinance, pseudo panel data, security and war, rehabilitation, Kurdistan

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Testing an EU-Candidate's Place on the Maps of Global Economic, Political and Social Values: The Case of Turkey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8163
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 May 2014
Arno Tausch and Almas Heshmati
University of Innsbruck - Department of Political Science and Sogang University
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index numbers and aggregation, international relations, international political economy, religion, bureaucracy, administrative processes, corruption

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The Effect of Credit Guarantees on R&D Investment of SMEs in Korea

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7851
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Jan 2014
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
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Credit Guarantee, SMEs, public funds, R&D investment, firm performance, firm survival, Death Valley

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Labour Productivity in Kenyan Manufacturing and Service Industries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9923
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 May 2016
Almas Heshmati and Masoomeh Rashidghalam
Sogang University and University of Tabriz
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labour market, labour productivity, manufacturing, services, firms, Kenya

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Productivity Growth, Efficiency and Outsourcing in Manufacturing and Service Industries

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 17, pp. 79-112, 2003
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Feb 2003
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
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The Causal Relationship between Information and Communication Technology and Foreign Direct Investment

The World Economy, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 43-62, January 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Apr 2006
Roghieh Gholami, Sang-Yong Tom Lee and Almas Heshmati
Aston Business School - Operation and Information Management Group, Hanyang University - School of Business and Sogang University
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Determinants of Financial Rewards from Industry-University Collaboration in South Korea

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7695
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Nov 2013
Junghee Han and Almas Heshmati
Chonnam National University and Sogang University
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industry-university collaboration, entrepreneurial university, university revenues, South Korea

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Learning from Latin America's Experience: Europe's Failure in the 'Lisbon Process'

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4779
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Mar 2010
Arno Tausch and Almas Heshmati
University of Innsbruck - Department of Political Science and Sogang University
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Lisbon process, European Union, Latin America, Dependency theory

70.

What Matters for Environmental Quality in the Next-11 Countries: Economic Growth or Income Inequality?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11407
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Apr 2018
National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Students, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - TEAM, Anandapur College and Sogang University
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CO2 emissions, income inequality, panel cointegration, Next-Eleven countries

71.

Estimation of Technical Change and TFP Growth Based on Observable Technology Shifters

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10448
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Almas Heshmati and Masoomeh Rashidghalam
Sogang University and University of Tabriz
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technical change, total factor productivity growth, technology indicators, technology shifters

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Economies of Scale in the Tunisian Industries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5737
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 May 2011
Almas Heshmati and Ilham Haouas
Sogang University and Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - TEAM
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economies of scale, trade liberalization, new trade theory, Tunisian industries, cost functions

73.

Market Design for Trading Commoditized Renewable Energy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8375
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Almas Heshmati and Shahrouz Abolhosseini
Sogang University and Seoul National University
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market design, market mechanism, trading energy, renewable energy, clean energy, energy policy

74.

A General Model of Technical Change with an Application to the OECD Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6004
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Oct 2011
Almas Heshmati and Subal C. Kumbhakar
Sogang University and State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton - Department of Economics
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technical change, total factor productivity growth, technology indicator, technology shifter, OECD countries

75.

Determinants and Policy Simulation of Firms Cooperation in Innovation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7487
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Jul 2013
Almas Heshmati and Flavio Cesar
Sogang University and Brazilian Ministry of Communications
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agent-based simulation, collaborative R&D, innovation networks, simulation game, policy strategy

76.

What If You Had Been Less Fortunate: The Effects of Poor Family Background on Current Labor Market Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7708
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Nov 2013
Sungwook Cho and Almas Heshmati
Sogang University and Sogang University
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labor market outcome, family background, childhood poverty, wage inequality, wage distribution, decomposition, quantile regression, Korea

77.

The Impact of Arab Spring on Hiring and Separation Rates in the Tunisian Labour Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8809
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Ilham Haouas and Almas Heshmati
Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - TEAM and Sogang University
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hiring, separation, labour mobility, net-employment, informal sector, Tunisia, Arab Spring, global financial crisis

78.

Do Environmental Regulations Effect FDI Decisions? The Pollution Haven Hypothesis Revisited

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10897
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Jul 2017
Haeyeon Yoon and Almas Heshmati
Sogang University and Sogang University
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pollution haven hypothesis, environmental regulation, foreign direct investment

79.

Does Official Development Assistance Affect Donor's Export? Case of Korea

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10553
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Feb 2017
Bobae Noh and Almas Heshmati
Sogang University and Sogang University
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gravity model, bilateral Official Development Assistance, bilateral export, three-stage least squares, Korea

80.

Estimation of Productivity in Korean Electric Power Plants: A Semiparametric Smooth Coefficient Model

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7277
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Mar 2013
Almas Heshmati, Subal C. Kumbhakar and Kai Sun
Sogang University, State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton - Department of Economics and Aston University - Aston Business School
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semiparametric estimation, smooth varying-coefficient model, electricity generation, generator level panel data

81.

Measurement of Environmentally Sensitive Productivity Growth in Korean Industries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7235
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
Yeimin Chung and Almas Heshmati
Korea University and Sogang University
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CO2 emission, undesirable output, DEA, Malmquist-Luenberger productivity (ML) index, Metafrontier Malmquist-Luenberger productivity (MML) index, productivity change

82.

The Relationship between Economic Growth and Democracy: Alternative Representations of Technological Change

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10880
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Jul 2017
Almas Heshmati and Nam-Seok Kim
Sogang University and Sogang University
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economic growth, democracy, production function, single time trend, multiple time trends, general index, technology shifters, flexible adjustment speed, target level of GDP

83.

The Effects of Lifetime Work Experience on Incidence and Severity of Elderly Poverty in Korea

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10909
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Seyoung Chae and Almas Heshmati
Sogang University and Sogang University
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poverty incidence, poverty gap, poverty severity, lifetime work experience, gap years between jobs, Korea

84.

Demand, Customer Base‐Line and Demand Response in the Electricity Market: A Survey

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 28, Issue 5, pp. 862-888, 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Oct 2014
Almas Heshmati
Sogang University
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Electricity market, Demand models, Demand response, Customer base‐line, Forecast

85.

Comparative Analysis of Plant Dynamics by Size: Korean Manufacturing

Japanese Economic Review, Vol. 60, Issue 4, pp. 512-538, December 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Inha Oh, Almas Heshmati and Jeong-Dong Lee
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Sogang University and Seoul National University
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86.

Recursive Profit-and-Loss Sharing

Journal of Risk, Vol. 17, No. 6, 2015
Posted: 25 Jun 2016
Walid Mansour, Med Ben and Almas Heshmati
University of Sousse, Independent and Sogang University

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Islamic banking industry, profit-and-loss sharing, all-equity financed partnership, dynamic capital structure, Monte Carlo simulation

The New Global Determinants of FDI Flows to Developing Countries: The Importance of ICT and Democratization

In book: Monetary Integration, Markets and Regulations: Research in Banking and Finance Volume 4, Chapter: The New Global Determinants of FDI Flows to Developing Countries: the Importance of ICT and Democratization, Publisher: Elsevier, Editors: M. Bagella et al 2004
Posted: 23 Nov 2014
Tony Addison and Almas Heshmati
United Nations University and Sogang University

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The New Global Determinants of FDI Flows to Developing Countries: The Importance of ICT and Democratization

WIDER Discussion Paper, 2003/45
Posted: 20 Nov 2014
Tony Addison and Almas Heshmati
United Nations University and Sogang University

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foreign direct investment, ICT, democracy, panel data

88.

Effective Corporate Tax Rates and the Size Distribution of Firms

Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Vol. 10, No. 3-4, 2010
Posted: 01 Oct 2013
Almas Heshmati, Dan Johansson and Carl Magnus Bjuggren
Sogang University, Örebro University School of Business and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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composition of industries, corporate taxes, effective corporate tax rates, size distribution of firms

89.

Time Series Analysis of Interdependent Phases of the Electricity Industry in South Korea

OPEC Energy Review, Vol. 36, Issue 3, pp. 319-348, 2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Sep 2012
Almas Heshmati and Yeonhak Kim
Sogang University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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90.

The Link between Firm-Level Innovation and Aggregate Productivity Growth - a Cross-Country Examination

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 03-07
Posted: 28 Jul 2003
Hans Lööf and Almas Heshmati
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Sogang University

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community innovation, cross-country comparisons, manufacturing, productivity

91.

A Note on Decomposing the Malmquist Productivity Index by Means of Subvector Homotheticity

Economic Theory, Vol. 17, Issue 1
Posted: 26 Jul 2001
Oregon State University - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Department of Economics, Oregon State University, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics and Sogang University

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A Microeconometric Evaluation of Rehabilitation Of Long-Term Sickness in Sweden

SSE/EFI Economics and Finance Working Paper No. 373
Posted: 26 Feb 2001
Markus Frölich, Almas Heshmati and Michael Lechner
Universität Mannheim, Chair of Econometrics, Sogang University and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research

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Programme evaluation, matching, multiple treatments, multi-programme causal models, long-term sickness, vocational rehabilitation, Swedish labour markets