Gylfi Zoega

Birkbeck College

Lecturer in Economics

7-15 Gresse Street

London, WC1E 7HX

United Kingdom

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Fellow

London

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

24

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Inequality and Economic Growth: Do Natural Resources Matter?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 712
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Jun 2002
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Birkbeck College
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Education, Social Equality and Economic Growth: A View of the Landscape

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 876
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Mar 2003
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Birkbeck College
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Social Capital and the Labor Market

Capitalism & Society, Vol. 11, Issue 1, Article 1, 2016
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Jun 2016
Agust Arnorsson and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland and Birkbeck College
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Demographics and Unemployment

University of Iceland Institute of Economic Studies Working Paper No. W0109
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Oct 2003
University of Reykjavik, Birkbeck College and Center on Capitalism and Society, Columbia University
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Unemployment, age-stucture, G7

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A Microstate with Scale Economies: The Case of Iceland

University of Iceland, Institute of Economic Studies Working Paper No. W02:10
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Oct 2003
Tryggvi Thor Herbertsson and Gylfi Zoega
University of Reykjavik and Birkbeck College
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Economies of scale, R&D, Icelandic economic history

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Labour-Market Institutions and Macroeconomic Shocks

IZA Discussion Paper No. 539
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Aug 2002
Yu-Fu Chen, Dennis J. Snower and Gylfi Zoega
University of Dundee - Department of Economic Studies, University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW) and Birkbeck College
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Firing Costs, Stochastic Demand, Hiring and Firing, Real Options

Labour-Market Institutions and Macroeconomic Shocks

Labour, Vol. 17, pp. 247-270, June 2003
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Oct 2003
Yu-Fu Chen, Dennis J. Snower and Gylfi Zoega
University of Dundee - Department of Economic Studies, University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW) and Birkbeck College
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Labour Market Institutions and Macroeconomic Shocks

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3480
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Sep 2002
Yu-Fu Chen, Dennis J. Snower and Gylfi Zoega
University of Dundee - Department of Economic Studies, University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW) and Birkbeck College
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Firing costs, stochastic demand, hiring and firing, real options

Evaluating the Persistence and Structuralist Theories of Unemployment from a Nonlinear Perspective

Birkbeck College Discussion Paper No. 28/99, Cass Business School Research Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Nov 2001
Ana-Maria Fuertes, Jerry Coakley and Gylfi Zoega
Cass Business School, City University of London, University of Essex - Essex Business School and Birkbeck College
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Business cycle asymmetries, structural break, hysteresis

Evaluating the Persistence and Structuralist Theories of Unemployment from a Nonlinear Perspective

Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics, Vol. 5, No. 3, October 2001, Cass Business School Research Paper
Posted: 15 May 2003
Ana-Maria Fuertes, Jerry Coakley and Gylfi Zoega
Cass Business School, City University of London, University of Essex - Essex Business School and Birkbeck College

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Asymmetries, structural breaks, hysteresis, threshold autoregression

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Oligopsony, Institutions and the Efficiency of General Training

IZA Discussion Paper No. 618
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Dec 2002
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), University of Essex and Birkbeck College
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Training, Oligopsony, Unions, Minimum Wages

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Ownership and Growth

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Jan 1999
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Reykjavik and Birkbeck College
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The Modigliani 'Puzzle'

IoES Working Paper No. W01:05
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Aug 2001
Tryggvi Thor Herbertsson and Gylfi Zoega
University of Reykjavik and Birkbeck College
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investment, unemployment, age-structure

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The Financial Crisis: Joblessness and Investmentlessness

Capitalism and Society, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Article 3, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jan 2013
Gylfi Zoega
Birkbeck College
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Unions, Work-Related Training, and Wages: Evidence for British Men

IZA Discussion Paper No. 737
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Apr 2003
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), University of Essex and Birkbeck College
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General Training, Human Capital, Union Coverage, Wages

Unions, Work-Related Training, and Wages: Evidence for British Men

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 68-91
Posted: 06 Jan 2004
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), University of Essex and Birkbeck College

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Training, unions and training, unions training and wages, work related training

Natural Resources and Economic Growth: The Role of Investment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2743
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Apr 2001
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Birkbeck College
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Economic growth, investment, natural resources

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Global Factors, Unemployment Adjustment and the Natural Rate

Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 2, 2008-22
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Ron Smith and Gylfi Zoega
Birkbeck College and Birkbeck College
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Unemployment dynamics, labour market institutions investment, principal components, global factors

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Is Wage Compression a Necessary Condition for Firm-Financed General Training?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2845
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Jun 2001
Alison L. Booth and Gylfi Zoega
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) and Birkbeck College
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Firm-financed general training, absolute- and relative wage compression

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Obsolescence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2833
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jun 2001
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Birkbeck College
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Capital, depreciation, economic growth, obsolescence

The British Beveridge Curve: A Tale of Ten Regions

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 64, pp. 257-276, 2002
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 May 2003
Howard J. Wall and Gylfi Zoega
Lindenwood University - Center for Economics and the Environment and Birkbeck College
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The British Beveridge Curve: A Tale of Ten Regions

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 1771
Posted: 30 May 1998
Howard J. Wall and Gylfi Zoega
Lindenwood University - Center for Economics and the Environment and Birkbeck College

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If You're so Smart, Why Aren't You Rich? Wage Inequality with Heterogenous Workers

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3190
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Feb 2002
Alison L. Booth and Gylfi Zoega
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) and Birkbeck College
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Heterogenous workers, hierarchical assignment models, monopsony, wage compression

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Iceland's Natural Experiment in Supply-Side Economics

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2367
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 May 2001
Citibank, N.A. - Asset Management Group, London, National Economic Institute of Iceland and Birkbeck College
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Labor supply, supply-side economics

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Lessons from a Collapse of a Financial System

Economic Policy, Vol. 26, Issue 66, pp. 183-231, 2011
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Apr 2011
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, London School of Economics - Systemic Risk Centre and Birkbeck College
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21.

Trade Surpluses and Life-Cycle Saving Behaviour

Economics Letters, Vol. 65, 1999, pp 227-237
Posted: 23 Sep 2001
Tryggvi Thor Herbertsson and Gylfi Zoega
University of Reykjavik and Birkbeck College

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Three Symptoms and a Cure: A Contribution to the Economics of the Dutch Disease

Posted: 16 Aug 2001
University of Reykjavik, University of Iceland - Department of Economics and Birkbeck College

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Dutch disease, exchange-rate volatility

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Unemployment Persistence: Does the Size of the Shock Matter?

Bank of England Working Paper No. 50
Posted: 24 Jul 1998
Marco Bianchi and Gylfi Zoega
Citibank, N.A. - Asset Management Group, London and Birkbeck College

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24.

A Mixed Blessing: Natural Resources and Economic Growth

CEPR WP 1668
Posted: 10 Jan 1998
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Reykjavik and Birkbeck College

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