Gylfi Zoega

University of Iceland

IS-101 Reykjavik

Iceland

University of London - Birkbeck College

Professor (part time)

Malet Street

London, WC1E 7HX

United Kingdom

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Fellow

London

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

39

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

On the Causes of Brexit

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6056
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Oct 2016
Agust Arnorsson and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland and University of Iceland
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Brexit referendum, European Union

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Inequality and Economic Growth: Do Natural Resources Matter?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Jun 2002
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Iceland
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Education, Social Equality and Economic Growth: A View of the Landscape

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Mar 2003
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Iceland
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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 University of Iceland
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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, University of Iceland 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 University of Iceland
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Economies of scale, R&D, Icelandic economic history

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

Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, Vol. 5, 2002
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Nov 2001 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2023
Ana-Maria Fuertes, Jerry Coakley and Gylfi Zoega
Bayes Business School, City, University of London, University of Essex - Essex Business School and University of Iceland
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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
Bayes Business School, City, University of London, University of Essex - Essex Business School and University of Iceland

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Asymmetries, structural breaks, hysteresis, threshold autoregression

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Are Risky Workers More Valuable to Firms?

Watson Wyatt Technical Paper No. 2006-1
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Mar 2006
J. Michael Orszag and Gylfi Zoega
Willis Towers Watson - Reigate (Surrey Office) and University of Iceland
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Uncertainty, wage setting, hiring, employment

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Oligopsony, Institutions and the Efficiency of General Training

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Dec 2002
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), University of Essex and University of Iceland
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Training, Oligopsony, Unions, Minimum Wages

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East Versus West on the European Populism Scale

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6663
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Oct 2017
Jonas Gunnarsson and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Department of Economics and University of Iceland
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populist right-wing parties, survey evidence

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Labour-Market Institutions and Macroeconomic Shocks

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 University of Iceland
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Firing Costs, Stochastic Demand, Hiring and Firing, Real Options

Labour Market Institutions and Macroeconomic Shocks

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 University of Iceland
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Firing costs, stochastic demand, hiring and firing, real options

12.

The Dutch Disease in Reverse: Iceland's Natural Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6513
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jul 2017
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Iceland
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Natural Resource Curse, Dutch Disease, Financial Crisis

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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 University of Iceland
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investment, unemployment, age-structure

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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 University of Iceland
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Around the World with Irving Fisher

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5257
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Apr 2015
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Iceland
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Fisher effect, inflation, interest rates

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Iceland's Natural Experiment in Education Reform

CESifo Working Paper No. 9613
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Mar 2022
University of Iceland, University of Iceland and University of Iceland
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years of schooling, upper-secondary school, university grades

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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
University of Iceland
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Does Mandatory Saving Crowd Out Voluntary Saving? Evidence from a Pension Reform

CESifo Working Paper No. 10061
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Nov 2022
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Economics, Copenhagen Business School, Uppsala University, Central Bank of Iceland and University of Iceland
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pension reform, occupational pensions, saving, retirement

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Why Do Europeans Work Less than Americans? Public Consumption and Welfare Benefits as a Cause of the North-Atlantic Divide

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5264
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Apr 2015
Axel Hall and Gylfi Zoega
Reykjavik University and University of Iceland
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job search, unemployment, working hours

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European Integration and the Feldstein-Horioka Puzzle

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5180
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Feb 2015
Margarita Katsimi and Gylfi Zoega
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of International and European Economic Studies and University of Iceland
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Feldstein-Horioka puzzle, European integration

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Two Thorns of Experience: Financialisation in Iceland and Ireland

International Review of Applied Economics, No. 1-19, 2016
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Jul 2016
Aalborg University - Department of Business and Management, University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Iceland and University of Limerick
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Capital flows, financialisation, sudden stops, small open economies, currency regime

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

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Apr 2003
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), University of Essex and University of Iceland
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General Training, Human Capital, Union Coverage, Wages

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

Posted: 06 Jan 2004
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), University of Essex and University of Iceland

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

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Longevity, Retirement and Intra-Generational Equity

CESifo Working Paper No. 7704
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Economics, Central Bank of Iceland and University of Iceland
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longevity, pension age, retirement, inequality

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Individual Behavior and Collective Action: The Path to Iceland's Financial Collapse

CESifo Working Paper No. 7874
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Iceland
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financial crises, corruption, culture, Iceland, quality of governance, rent seeking

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The Modigliani Puzzle Revisited: A Note

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6833
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Feb 2018
Margarita Katsimi and Gylfi Zoega
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of International and European Economic Studies and University of Iceland
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Modigliani puzzle, investment, unemployment, Great Recession

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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 University of Iceland
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Unemployment dynamics, labour market institutions investment, principal components, global factors

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Fertility Changes and Replacement Migration

CESifo Working Paper No. 8565
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Oct 2020
Yunus Aksoy and Gylfi Zoega
Birkbeck University of London and University of Iceland
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fertility, replacement migration

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Mapping Educational Disparities in Life-Cycle Consumption

CESifo Working Paper No. 9855
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Jul 2022
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen Business School, Central Bank of Iceland and University of Iceland
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education, consumption, inequality

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Natural Resources and Economic Growth: The Role of Investment

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Apr 2001
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Iceland
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Economic growth, investment, natural resources

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

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 University of Iceland
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Firm-financed general training, absolute- and relative wage compression

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Obsolescence

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jun 2001
Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega
University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Iceland
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Capital, depreciation, economic growth, obsolescence

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

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 University of Iceland
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Heterogenous workers, hierarchical assignment models, monopsony, wage compression

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Iceland's Natural Experiment in Supply-Side Economics

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 May 2001
Citibank, N.A. - Asset Management Group, London, National Economic Institute of Iceland and University of Iceland
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Labor supply, supply-side economics

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Old-Age Saving in a Welfare State

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Feb 2024
University of Iceland, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Aarhus - Department of Economics
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Retirement, saving, children.

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Trade Surpluses and Life-Cycle Saving Behaviour

Posted: 23 Sep 2001
Tryggvi Thor Herbertsson and Gylfi Zoega
University of Reykjavik and University of Iceland

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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 University of Iceland

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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 University of Iceland

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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
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga - Department of Finance and University of Iceland

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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 University of Iceland

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