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    • Economic Development and the Spread of Diseases of Affluence in EU Regions 

      Żółtaszek, Agata ORCID; Olejnik, Alicja ORCID (Faculty of Economics and Sociology of the University of Lodz, 2016-07)
      Diseases of affluence (diseases of the XXI c., Western diseases) by definition should have higher prevalence and/or mortality rates in richer and more developed countries than in poorer, underdeveloped states. Therefore, ...
    • Economic integration and export complexity: the case of Slovakia 

      Gabrielczak, Piotr ORCID; Serwach, Tomasz ORCID (Faculty of Economics and Sociology, 2017-02)
      The goal of the article is to evaluate the impact of the European Union (EU) accession on the complexity of goods in Slovak exports. The traditional theories or trade (Ricardian and Heckscher-Ohlin models) show that such ...
    • Economics in Times of Crisis. In Search of a New Paradigm 

      Dzionek-Kozłowska, Joanna (Faculty of Economics and Sociology of the University of Lodz, 2014)
      The relationship between the development of economics and economic performance is not reducible to any set of simple rules. Among the historians of economic thought there is even a handful of those who perceive the ...
    • Firm-level productivity and international expansion of firms from the Lodz Voivodeship 

      Gabrielczak, Piotr ORCID; Serwach, Tomasz ORCID (Faculty of Economics and Sociology of the University of Lodz, 2016)
      The paper investigates the link between firm-level productivity and internationalization (through exports, imports and FDI) in the Lodz Voivodeship, Poland. Two hypotheses have been tested –self-selection and learning ...
    • Firm-size distribution in Poland – is power law applicable? 

      Gabrielczak, Piotr ORCID; Serwach, Tomasz ORCID (2019-09-20)
      The article focuses on power laws and their growing popularity in science in general and in economics specifically. The theoretical mechanisms responsible for their generating are reviewed. We also empirically test whether ...
    • Fiscal sustainability of the Visegrad Group countries in the aftermath of global economic crisis 

      Włodarczyk, Przemysław (Faculty of Economics and Sociology of the University of Lodz, 2017-01)
      The article investigates the sustainability of fiscal policies of the Visegrad Group countries (Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia) in the years 1996- 2015 using statistical and econometric analysis methods. ...
    • Gender wage gap by occupational groups in Poland 

      Majchrowska, Aleksandra ORCID; Strawiński, Paweł; Konopczak, Karolina ORCID; Skierska, Agnieszka (Faculty of Economics and Sociology of the University of Lodz, 2015-03)
      The purpose of this paper is to analyse the gender wage gap in Poland in different occupational groups. The authors aim to investigate how much of the raw differences in wages can be explained by differences in personal ...
    • Heterogeneity of households and the effects of fiscal policy in CEE countries 

      Krajewski, Piotr ORCID (Faculty of Economics and Sociology of the University of Lodz, 2016)
      We analyse the effects of fiscal policy in non-EMU Central and Eastern European counties. The analysis is based on new Keynesian model, which takes into account both optimizing Ricardian households and non-Ricardian ...
    • Improved asymptotic analysis of Gaussian QML estimators in spatial models 

      Olejnik, Jakub ORCID; Olejnik, Alicja ORCID (Faculty of Economics and Sociology, 2017-12)
      This paper presents a fundamentally improved statement on asymptotic behaviour of the well-known Gaussian QML estimator of parameters in high-order mixed regressive/autoregressive spatial model. We generalize the approach ...
    • Innovation and Economic Growth in European Union. Panel Data Analysis 

      Kacprzyk, Andrzej ORCID; Doryń, Wirginia ORCID (Faculty of Economics and Sociology, University of Lodz, 2015)
      This study examines the relationship between technological innovation and economic growth in European Union countries over the period 1993-2011. Using Blundell and Bond (1998) generalized method of the moments estimation ...
    • Institutions Without Culture. A Critique of Acemoglu and Robinson's Theory of Economic Development 

      Dzionek-Kozłowska, Joanna; Matera, Rafał (Faculty of Economics and Sociology of the University of Lodz, 2016-08)
      Acemoglu and Robinson’s theory presented in their famous Why Nations Fail, and other papers, should be placed among the institutional theories of economic development. Yet the problem is they strongly differentiate their ...
    • Measuring the Natural Rates of Interest in Germany and Italy 

      Bystrov, Victor ORCID (2018-10-22)
      In this paper a semi-structural econometric model is implemented in order to estimate the natural rates of interest in two large economies of the Euro Area: Germany an Italy. The estimates suggest that after the financial ...
    • Measuring uncertainty of optimal simple monetary policy rules in DSGE models 

      Górajski, Mariusz ORCID; Kuchta, Zbigniew ORCID (2018-10-15)
      This paper presents a new approach to measure the parameter uncertainty for optimal simple monetary policy rules in the New Keynesian dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models. More precisely, we propose a new algorithm ...
    • Minimum wage and youth unemployment in local labor markets in Poland 

      Broniatowska, Paulina; Majchrowska, Aleksandra ORCID; Żółkiewski, Zbigniew (Faculty of Economics and Sociology of the University of Lodz, 2015-06)
      The aim of the paper is to analyze the impact of minimum wage on youth unemployment (less than 25 years old) in local (NUTS4) labor markets in Poland. The results show that minimum wage in Poland significantly affects youth ...
    • Minimum wage workers in the private sector in Poland: regional perspective 

      Majchrowska, Aleksandra ORCID; Strawiński, Paweł (2019-05-17)
      The aim of the paper is to analyse regional diversification of minimum wage workers in the private sector in Poland and identify regions more vulnerable to minimum wage increases. Firstly, we examine the regional differences ...
    • Monetary policy stress in EMU during the moderation and the global crisis 

      Gajewski, Paweł (Faculty of Economics and Sociology of the University of Lodz, 2014)
      This paper re-examines the problem of monetary policy stress in the EMU, both prior to the crisis as well as after its outbreak. It aims to (firstly) reconfirm that monetary policy during the great moderation (i.e. until ...
    • Optimal Goodwill Model with Consumer Recommendations and Market Segmentation 

      Bogusz, Dominika; Górajski, Mariusz ORCID (Faculty of Economics and Sociology of the University of Lodz, 2014)
      We propose a new dynamic model of product goodwill where a product is sold in many market segments, and where the segments are indicated by the usage experience of consumers. The dynamics of product goodwill is described ...
    • Patterns of regional inflation persistence in a CEE country. The case of Poland 

      Gajewski, Paweł (Faculty of Economics and Sociology, 2017-02)
      This paper investigates patterns of regional inflation persistence in Poland, a representative CEE country. We first argue that the CEE perspective is relevant in the context of this study due to the recent transitions, ...
    • Regional effectiveness of innovation – leaders and followers of the EU NUTS 0 and NUTS 2 regions 

      Żółtaszek, Agata ORCID; Olejnik, Alicja ORCID (Faculty of Economics and Sociology, 2017-05)
      Innovation constitutes an important factor for growth in all EU countries. Regions of the EU play a principle role in shaping new innovation trajectories and in bringing out the hidden potential for national growth. However, ...
    • Robust Monetary Policy In A Linear Model Of The Polish Economy: Is The Uncertainty In The Model Responsible For The Interest Rate Smoothing Effect? 

      Górajski, Mariusz ORCID (Faculty of Economics and Sociology of the University of Lodz, 2016-01)
      Estimates of the generalised Taylor rule suggest that monetary policy in Poland can be characterized as having reacted in a moderate fashion to output and in ation gaps and are strongly dependent on the lagged interest ...