Balázs Égert

Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

Economist

2 rue Andre Pascal

Paris Cedex 16, 75775

France

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

Université Paris X Nanterre - Department of Economics

Nanterre Cedex, 92001

France

William Davidson Institute

Research associate

724 E. University Ave.

Wyly Hall

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234

United States

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1.

Infrastructure and Growth: Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Mar 2009
Balázs Égert, Tomasz J. Kozluk and Douglas Sutherland
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO)
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investment, infrastructure, network industry, economic growth, co-integration, Bayesian model averaging

Infrastructure Investment in Network Industries: The Role of Incentive Regulation and Regulatory Independence

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 May 2009
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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network industries, regulation, incentive regulation, price cap, cost-plus regulation, rate-of-return regulation, regulatory independence, investment

Infrastructure Investment in Network Industries: The Role of Incentive Regulation and Regulatory Independence

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 956
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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network industries, regulation, incentive regulation, price cap, cost-plus regulation, rate-of-return regulation, regulatory independence, investment

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Determinants of House Prices in Central and Eastern Europe

BIS Working Paper No. 236, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2152, William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 894
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Sep 2007
Balázs Égert and Dubravko Mihaljek
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Bank for International Settlements (BIS) - Monetary and Economic Department
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House prices, housing market, transition economies, central and eastern Europe, OECD countries

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Infrastructure Investment: Links to Growth and the Role of Public Policies

OECD Economics Department Working Paper No 686
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Real Convergence, Price Level Convergence and Inflation Differentials in Europe

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Oct 2007
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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price level, inflation, Balassa-Samuelson, tradables, house prices, regulated prices, Europe, transition

The Balassa-Samuelson Effect in Central and Eastern Europe: Myth or Reality?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Feb 2003
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - Equipe Universitaire de Recherche en Economie Quantitative (EUREQUA), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and University of OrleansIZA Institute of Labor Economics
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Balassa-Samuelson effect, Panel cointegration, Transition economies, EMU

The Balassa-Samuelson Effect in Central and Eastern Europe: Myth or Reality?

Posted: 21 May 2003
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - Equipe Universitaire de Recherche en Economie Quantitative (EUREQUA), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and University of OrleansIZA Institute of Labor Economics

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Balassa-Samuelson effect, Panel cointegration, Transition economies, EMU

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Public Debt, Economic Growth and Nonlinear Effects: Myth or Reality?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Apr 2013
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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public debt, economic growth, nonlinearity, threshold effects

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Modelling Stock Returns in the G-7 and in Selected CEE Economies: A Non-Linear GARCH Approach

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Mar 2004
Balázs Égert and Yosra Koubaa
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Université Paris X Nanterre
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Volatility modelling, conditional variance, non-linearity, asymmetric GARCH, G-7, transition economies

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Fiscal Policy Reaction to the Cycle in the OECD: Pro- or Counter-Cyclical?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Apr 2012
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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fiscal policy, pro-cyclicality, counter-cyclicality, OECD countries

Exchange Rate Regimes, Foreign Exchange Volatility and Export Performance in Central and Eastern Europe: Just Another Blur Project?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 May 2006
Balázs Égert and Amalia Morales-Zumaquero
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and University of Malaga - Departamento de Teoria e Historia Economica
Downloads 281 (138,608)
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exchange rate volatility, export, trade, transition, structural breaks

Exchange Rate Regimes, Foreign Exchange Volatility, and Export Performance in Central and Eastern Europe: Just Another Blur Project?

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 12, Issue 3, pp. 577-593, August 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Jul 2008
Balázs Égert and Amalia Morales-Zumaquero
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and University of Malaga - Departamento de Teoria e Historia Economica
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Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe: New (Over)Shooting Stars?

ECB Woking Paper No. 687
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Nov 2006
Balázs Égert, Peter Backe and Tina Zumer
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) and European Central Bank (ECB)
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credit to the private sector, credit growth, equilibrium level of credit, initial undershooting, transition economies

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Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Transition Economies: Surveying the Surveyable

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 06 Jul 2006
Balázs Égert and Ronald MacDonald
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and University of Strathclyde in Glasgow - Department of Economics
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monetary transmission, transition, Central and Eastern Europe, credit channel,

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France's Environmental Policies: Internalising Global and Local Externalities

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Aug 2012
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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GHG emissions, global warming, carbon price, abatement cost, renewables, nuclear power, negative externalities, environmental policies, water pollution, waste management

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Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Central and Eastern Europe: Gliding on a Wind of Change

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 850, Bank of Finland Transition Economies BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 8/2006
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Dec 2006
Fabrizio Coricelli, Balázs Égert and Ronald MacDonald
University of Siena - Department of Political and International Sciences, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and University of Strathclyde in Glasgow - Department of Economics
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monetary transmission, transition, Central and Eastern Europe, credit channel, interest rate channel, interest-rate pass-through, exchange rate channel, exchange rate pass-through, asset price channel

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Time-Varying Comovements in Developed and European Stock Markets: Evidence from Intraday Data

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 861
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 May 2007
Balázs Égert and Evžen Kočenda
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Charles University in Prague - Institute of Economic Studies
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stock markets, intraday data, comovements, bi-variate GARCH, European

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Investigating the Balassa-Samuelson Hypothesis in the Transition: Do We Understand What We See?

Bank of Finland BOFIT Working Paper No. 2002-6
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jun 2002
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Balassa-Samuelson effect, Productivity, Real Exchange Rate, Transition, Panel Cointegration

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Assessing Equilibrium Exchange Rates in CEE Acceding Countries: Can We Have Deer with Beer Without Feer?

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 06 Mar 2004
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
Downloads 224 (174,332)
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Equilibrium Exchange Rate, BEER, DEER, FEER, NATREX, Balassa-Samuelson effect, tradable goods, regulated prices, transition economies

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The 90% Public Debt Threshold: The Rise & Fall of a Stylised Fact

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1048
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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public debt, economic growth, nonlinearity, threshold effects

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Counter-Cyclical Economic Policy

OECD Economics Department Working Paper No. 760
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 14 May 2010 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2010
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO)
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Macroeconomic Policy, Financial Sector Regulation

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Dutch Disease Scare in Kazakhstan: Is it Real?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Balázs Égert and Carol Scott Leonard
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and University of Oxford - Saint Antony’s College
Downloads 205 (189,339)
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price level, inflation, Balassa-Samuelson, tradables, house prices, regulated prices, Europe, transition

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Assessing Equilibrium Exchange Rates in CEE Acceding Countries: Can We Have DEER with BEER without FEER? A Critical Survey of the Literature

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 19 Sep 2007
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Private-Sector Credit in Central & Eastern Europe: New (Over) Shooting Stars?

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 852
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Dec 2006
Balázs Égert, Peter Backe and Tina Zumer
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) and European Central Bank (ECB)
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private credit, credit growth, transition economies:

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Equilibrium Real Exchange Rates in Central Europe's Transition Economies: Knocking on Heaven's Door

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Sep 2002
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Transition, Central and Eastern Europe, Real Exchange Rate, Cointegration

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Nominal and Real Convergence in Estonia: The Balassa-Samuelson (Dis)Connection. Tradable Goods, Regulated Prices and Other Culprits

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 11 Jun 2003
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Convergence, Transition, Balassa-Samuelson Effect, Productivity, Relative Prices, Tradable Goods, Regulated Prices, Real Exchange Rate

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Interest Rate Pass-Through in EU Acceding Countries: The Case of the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Jun 2004
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Österreichische Nationalbank and University of Innsbruck - Department of Economic Theory, Economic Policy and Economic History
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Interest Rates, Pass-Through, Monetary Transmission Mechanism, ARDL, Models, Transition, Accession, Acceding Countries

Exchange Rate Regime and Disinflation in the Transition: The Experience of the Pre-Announced Crawling Peg in Hungary

University of Paris X, MODEM Working Paper No. 2000-23
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Jun 2002
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Hungary, Disinflation, Balassa-Samuelson effect, Sterilisation, Exchange rate regime

Exchange Rate Regime and Disinflation in the Transition: The Experience of the Pre-Announced Crawling Peg in Hungary

Revue d'Economie Financiere, Vol. 2, No. 69, 2001
Posted: 28 Aug 2002
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

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Hungary, Disinflation, Balassa-Samuelson effect, Sterilisation, Exchange rate regime

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Dutch Disease in Former Soviet Union: Witch-Hunting?

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 4/2009, CASE Network Studies and Analyses No. 380
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Apr 2009
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Dutch disease, commodity prices, exchange rate, Commonwealth of Independent States, growth, oil, CIS, transition

Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies: Taking Stock of the Issues

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 793
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 May 2006
Balázs Égert, Laszlo Halpern and Ronald MacDonald
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS) and University of Strathclyde in Glasgow - Department of Economics
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equilibrium exchange rate, Purchasing Power Parity, trend appreciation, Balassa-Samuelson

Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies: Taking Stock of the Issues

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Apr 2005
Balázs Égert, Laszlo Halpern and Ronald MacDonald
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS) and University of Strathclyde in Glasgow - Department of Economics
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Equilibrium exchange rate, purchasing power parity, Balassa-Samuelson effect, tradable prices, transition economies

Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies: Taking Stock of the Issues

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 257-324, April 2006
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 May 2006
Balázs Égert, Laszlo Halpern and Ronald MacDonald
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS) and University of Strathclyde in Glasgow - Department of Economics
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Contagion Across and Integration of Central and Eastern European Stock Markets: Evidence from Intraday Data

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 798
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 May 2006
Balázs Égert and Evžen Kočenda
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Charles University in Prague - Institute of Economic Studies
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contagion and spillover effects, market integration, European emerging markets

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Asymmetric Fluctuation Bands in Erm and Erm-Ii: Lessons from the Past and Future Challenges for EU Acceding Countries

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Aug 2003
Balázs Égert and Rafaƚ Kierzenkowski
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Université Paris IX Dauphine
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The Nature of Financial and Real Business Cycles: The Great Moderation and Banking Sector Pro-Cyclicality

OECD Economics Department Working Papers No. 938
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Jan 2012
Balázs Égert and Douglas Sutherland
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO)
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financial markets, real business cycles, great moderation, banking system, financial cycles

The Nature of Financial and Real Business Cycles: The Great Moderation and Banking Sector Pro-Cyclicality

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jun 2012
Balázs Égert and Douglas Sutherland
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO)
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real business cycles, financial cycles, great moderation, banking system, financial markets

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Equilibrium Exchange Rate in the Czech Republic: How Good is the Czech Beer?

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 781, CERGE-EI Working Paper No. 267
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Aug 2005
Jan Babetski and Balázs Égert
Center For Econ Research & Grad Education, and Econ Institute, Prague (CERGE-EI) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Equilibrium exchange rate, real exchange rate, behavioral equilibrium exchange rate; Czech koruna, transition economies, stock-flow approach, productivity

The Efficiency and Equity of the Tax and Transfer System in France

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1047
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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taxation, cash transfers, income inequality, redistribution

The Efficiency and Equity of the Tax and Transfer System in France

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 May 2013
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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taxation, cash transfers, income inequality, redistribution

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Balassa-Samuelson Meets South Eastern Europe, the CIS and Turkey: A Close Encounter of the Third Kind?

William Davidson Institute Working Paper 796
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 May 2006
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Balassa-Samuelson effect, productivity, inflation, real exchange rate, transition, South

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Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Southeastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine and Turkey: Healthy or (Dutch) Diseased?

Economic Systems, Vol. 29, No. 2, 2005, BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 3/2005, William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 770
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 May 2005
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Equilibirum exchange rate, Balassa-Samuelson, Dutch Disease, Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey

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Interest Rate Pass-Through in Central and Eastern Europe: Reborn from Ashes Merely to Pass Away?

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 851
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Dec 2007
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), University of Innsbruck - Department of Economic Theory, Economic Policy and Economic History and Österreichische Nationalbank
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interest rate pass-through, monetary transmission

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The Impact of Changes in Second Pension Pillars on Public Finances in Central and Eastern Europe

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 May 2012
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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pension system, pension reversal, defined benefit, defined contribution, public finances, Central and Eastern Europe

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The 90% Public Debt Threshold: The Rise and Fall of a Stylised Fact

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Jun 2013
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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public debt, economic growth, nonlinearity, threshold effects

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Non-Linear Exchange Rate Dynamics in Target Zones: A Bumpy Road Towards a Honeymoon - Some Evidence from the Erm, Erm2 and Selected New EU Member States

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 771, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1511
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 May 2005
University of Innsbruck - Department of Economic Theory, Economic Policy and Economic History, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and University of Strathclyde in Glasgow - Department of Economics
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Target zone, ERM, non-linearity, SETAR

The Impact of Macro News and Central Bank Communication on Emerging European Forex Markets

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Balázs Égert and Evžen Kočenda
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Charles University in Prague - Institute of Economic Studies
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exchange rate, macroeconomic news, central bank communication, monetary model, Central Europe, European Union

The Impact of Macro News and Central Bank Communication on Emerging European Forex Markets

Economic Systems, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2015
Balázs Égert and Evžen Kočenda
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Charles University in Prague - Institute of Economic Studies
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Exchange rate, Macroeconomic news, Central bank communication, Monetary model, Central Europe, European Union

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Central Bank Interventions, Communication and Interest Rate Policy in Emerging European Economies

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jan 2007
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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central bank intervention, foreign exchange intervention, verbal intervention, central bank communication, Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey

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Regulation, Institutions, and Productivity: New Macroeconomic Evidence from OECD Countries

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Apr 2017
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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multi-factor productivity, trade openness, innovation, product market regulation, labour market regulation, institutions, policy interactions, OECD

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Equilibrium Exchange Rates in the Transition: The Tradable Price-Based Real Appreciation and Estimation Uncertainty

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 676, BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 9/2004
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 27 Apr 2004
Balázs Égert and Kirsten Lommatzsch
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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Real Exchange Rate, Equilibrium Exchange Rate, Tradable Prices, Transition, Cointegration

Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Central and Eastern Europe: A Meta-Regression Analysis

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Feb 2005
Balázs Égert and Laszlo Halpern
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS)
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Equilibrium exchange rate , Balassa-Samuelson effect , meta-analysis

Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Central and Eastern Europe: A Meta-Regression Analysis

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 May 2005
Balázs Égert and Laszlo Halpern
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS)
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Equilibrium exchange rate, Balassa-Samuelson effect, meta-analysis

Modeling Institutions, Start-Ups and Productivity During Transition

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 975
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Mar 2010
Zuzana Brixiova and Balázs Égert
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Start-ups, dynamic search model, business climate, productivity, transition

Modeling Institutions, Start-Ups and Productivity during Transition

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Feb 2010
Zuzana Brixiova and Balázs Égert
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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start-ups, dynamic search model, business climate, productivity, transition

Foreign Exchange Interventions and Interest Rate Policy in the Czech Republic: Hand in Glove?

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 760
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Dec 2006
Balázs Égert and Luboš Komárek
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Czech National Bank
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central bank intervention, foreign exchange intervention, interest rate policy, event

Foreign Exchange Interventions and Interest Rate Policy in the Czech Republic: Hand in Glove?

Economic Systems, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2006
Posted: 01 May 2006
Balázs Égert and Luboš Komárek
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Czech National Bank

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Central bank intervention, Foreign exchange intervention, Interest rate policy, Event study, GARCH, Transition economies

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Bringing French Public Debt Down: The Options for Fiscal Consolidation

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Sep 2012
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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public debt, general government deficit, fiscal rule, structural deficit, fiscal council, government spending, tax revenues, local governments, pension system, healthcare, tax expenditure

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Investigating the Balassa-Samuelson Hypothesis in Transition: Do We Understand What We See?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Balassa-Samuelson effect, productivity, real exchange rate, transition, panel cointegration

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Dutch Disease in the Post-Soviet Countries of Central and South-West Asia: How Contagious is it?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Apr 2013
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Exports and Property Prices in France: Are They Connected?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 May 2010
Balázs Égert and Rafaƚ Kierzenkowski
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Université Paris IX Dauphine
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OECD, France, Competitiveness, Exports, Export Performance, Construction, House Prices, Resource Allocation

Exports and Property Prices in France: Are They Connected?

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 985
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Jul 2010
Balázs Égert and Rafaƚ Kierzenkowski
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Université Paris IX Dauphine
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OECD, France, Competitiveness, exports, export performance, construction

The Impact of Monetary and Commodity Fundamentals, Macro News and Central Bank Communication on the Exchange Rate: Evidence from South Africa

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2009
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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exchange rate, nonlinearity, commodity prices, monetary model, macroeconomic news, central bank communication, South Africa

The Impact of Monetary and Commodity Fundamentals, Macro News and Central Bank Communication on the Exchange Rate: Evidence from South Africa

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 955
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Exchange rate, nonlinearity, commodity prices, monetary model, macroeconomic news, central bank communication, South Africa

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Real Exchange Rates in Small Open OECD and Transition Economies: Comparing Apples with Oranges?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Mar 2007
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and University of AmiensCEPII, Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Info. Internationales, Paris
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real exchange rate, equilibrium exchange rate, productivity, tradables, Balassa-Samuelson effect

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Public Debt, Economic Growth and Non-Linear Effects: Myth or Reality?

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1042
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jul 2013
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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public debt, economic growth, non-linearity, threshold effects

Labour Market Reforms and Outcomes in Estonia

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Mar 2012
Zuzana Brixiova and Balázs Égert
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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labour market reforms, search model, Estonia, OECD countries

Labour Market Reforms and Outcomes in Estonia

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1027
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Jun 2012
Zuzana Brixiova and Balázs Égert
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Labour market reforms, search model, Estonia, OECD countries

Labour Market Reforms and Outcomes in Estonia

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Zuzana Brixiova and Balázs Égert
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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labour market reforms, search model, Estonia, OECD countries

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Nominal and Real Exchange Rate Models in South Africa: How Robust are They?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jun 2012
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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exchange rate, real exchange rate, nominal exchange rate, commodity, Balassa-Samuelson, productivity, monetary model, stock-flow approach, openness, country risk

Interest Rate Pass-Through and Monetary Policy Asymmetry: A Journey into the Caucasian Black Box

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Mar 2013
Rustam Jamilov and Balázs Égert
London Business School and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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interest rate pass-through, asymmetric adjustment, Caucasus

Interest Rate Pass-Through and Monetary Policy Asymmetry: A Journey into the Caucasian Black Box

Journal of Asian Economics, Vol. 31-32, 2014, William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1041, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4131
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2020
Rustam Jamilov and Balázs Égert
London Business School and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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interest rate pass-through, asymmetric adjustment, Caucasus

The Real Exchange Rate and External Competitiveness in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1068
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Feb 2014
Zuzana Brixiova, Balázs Égert and Thouraya Hadj Amor
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Economic Research Forum (ERF)
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real exchange rate misalignment, stock-flow model, competitiveness, trade, Africa

The Real Exchange Rate and External Competitiveness in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Dec 2013
Zuzana Brixiova, Balázs Égert and Thouraya Hadj Amor
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Economic Research Forum (ERF)
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real exchange rate misalignment, stock-flow model, competitiveness, trade, employment, North Africa

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The VARying Effect of Foreign Shocks in Central and Eastern Europe

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
University of Salamanca - Department of Economics and Economic History, University of Malaga - Departamento de Teoria e Historia Economica and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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monetary policy, foreign shocks, multiple structural breaks, near-VAR model, CEE economies

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The Tortoise and the Hare: The Race between Vaccine Rollout and New Covid Variants

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Jun 2021
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Central Bank Interventions, Communication & Interest Rate Policy in Emerging European Economies

William Davison Institute Working Paper No. 846
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Nov 2006
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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central bank intervention, communication, foreign exchange intervention,

Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in Macedonia: Old Wisdoms and New Insights

Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 2, 2008-18
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
affiliation not provided to SSRN, National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia
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Real exchange rate, Balassa-Samuelson, Macedonia

Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in Macedonia: Old Wisdoms and New Insights

Economics Discussion Paper No. 2007-37
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
affiliation not provided to SSRN, National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia, National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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real exchange rate, Balassa-Samuelson, Macedonia

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Catching-Up and Inflation in Europe: Balassa-Samuelson, Engel's Law and Other Culprits

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jul 2010
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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European Union, inflation, Balassa-Samuelson, real convergence, catching up, Bayesian model average, non-linearity

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The Quantification of Structural Reforms: Extending the Framework to Emerging Market Economies

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 May 2018
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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structural reforms, product markets, labour markets, regulation, institutions, simulation, multi-factor productivity, investment, employment, per capital impact, OECD, emerging market economies, developing countries

Entrepreneurship, Institutions and Skills in Low-Income Countries

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Jun 2017
Zuzana Brixiova and Balázs Égert
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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model of start-ups and strategic complements, institutions, education, low-income countries, threshold regression

Entrepreneurship, Institutions and Skills in Low-Income Countries

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 May 2017
Zuzana Brixiova and Balázs Égert
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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model of start-ups and strategic complements, institutions, education, low-income countries, threshold regression

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Regulation, Institutions and Aggregate Investment: New Evidence from OECD Countries

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 May 2017
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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aggregate investment, capital deepening, structural policy, product market regulation, labour market regulation, policy interaction, OECD

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The Quantification of Structural Reforms: Taking Stock of the Results for OECD and Non-OECD Countries

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Dec 2020
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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The Varying Effect of Foreign Shocks in Central and Eastern Europe

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 989
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Jul 2010
University of Malaga - Departamento de Teoria e Historia Economica, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and University of Salamanca
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Monetary Policy, Foreign Shocks, Multiple Structural Breaks, Near-VAR

Catching-Up and Inflation in Europe: Balassa-Samuelson, Engel’s Law and Other Culprits

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 991
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Jul 2010
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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European Union, Inflation, Balassa-Samuelson, Real Convergence, Catching Up, Bayesian Model Average, Non-Linearity

Catching-Up and Inflation in Europe: Balassa-Samuelson, Engel’s Law and Other Culprits

Economic Systems, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2011
Posted: 12 Mar 2012
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

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European Union, Inflation, Balassa-Samuelson, Real convergence, Catching up, Bayesian model average, Non-linearity

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Investment in OECD Countries: A Primer

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Jun 2021
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Walking the Tightrope: Avoiding a Lockdown While Containing the Virus

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Dec 2020
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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The Contribution of Human Capital and its Policies to Per Capita Income in Europe and the OECD

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Dec 2020
Balázs Égert, Jarmila Botev and David Turner
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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The Policy Drivers of Self-Employment: New Evidence from Europe

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Dec 2020
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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The Balassa-Samuelson Hypothesis in Estonia: Oil Shale, Tradable Goods, Regulated Prices and Other Culprits

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Investigating the Balassa-Samuelson Hypothesis in the Transition: Do We Understand What We See? A Panel Study

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Nov 2002
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Business Cycle Synchronization between Euro Area and Central and Eastern European Countries

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 17, Issue 2, pp. 379-395, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Apr 2013
University of Salamanca, University of Malaga - Departamento de Teoria e Historia Economica and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Central and Eastern Europe: Surveying the Surveyable

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 277-327, April 2009
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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The Impact of Changes in Second Pension Pillars on Public Finances in Central and Eastern Europe: The Case of Poland

Economic Systems, Vol. 37, No. 3, 2013
Posted: 13 Oct 2015
Balázs Égert
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

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Pension system, Second pillar, Public finances, Replacement rate, Poland, Central and Eastern Europe

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Interdependence between Eastern and Western European Stock Markets: Evidence from Intraday Data

Economic Systems, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2007
Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Balázs Égert and Evžen Kočenda
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Charles University in Prague - Institute of Economic Studies

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Comovements, Spillover effects, Market integration, European emerging markets, Intraday data

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Asymmetric Fluctuation Bands in the Erm and Erm Ii: Lessons and Challenges for New EU Member States of Central and Eastern Europe

Eastern European Economics, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 81-114
Posted: 04 May 2005
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Université Paris IX Dauphine and Österreichische Nationalbank

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Exchange rate, exchange rate mechanism, ERM, EU enlargement, asymmetric band, Maastricht criteria, exchange rate stability

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Real Exchange Rates in Central and Eastern Europe: What Scope for the Underlying Fundamentals?

Posted: 04 May 2005
Gilles Dufrénot and Balázs Égert
GREQAM and Aix-Marseille School of Economics and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

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Balassa-Samuelson effect, cointegration analysis, real exchange rates, transition

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The Stock-Flow Approach to the Real Exchange Rate of CEE Transition Economies

CEPII Paper No. 2004-15
Posted: 03 May 2005
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), University of AmiensCEPII, Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Info. Internationales, Paris and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

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Real equilibrium exchange rate, EU enlargement, Balassa-Samuelson effect, productivity, net foreign assets, out-of sample panel

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Estimating the Equilibrium Exchange Rate of the Central and Eastern European Acceding Countries: The Challenge of Euro Adoption

Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Vol. 139, No. 4, pp. 683-708
Posted: 27 May 2003
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and University of AmiensCEPII, Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Info. Internationales, Paris

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Transition, Central and Eastern Europe, Real Exchange Rate, Cointegration

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Transition, Productivity, Real exchange rate, Balassa-Samuelson effect, Cointegration analysis