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Democratic transitions can attract foreign direct investment: Effect, trajectories, and the role of political risk

Congratulations to Jean Lacroix for his article, co-writting with Pierre-Guillaume Méon ( Brussels Free University) and Khalid Sekkat ( Brussels Free University) , « Democratic transitions can attract foreign direct investment: Effect, trajectories, and the role of political risk » in Journal of Comparative Economics.

Abstract:Using a difference-in-differences method on a panel of 115 developing countries from 1970 to 2014, we find that democratic transitions do not affect (…)

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Gabriel Loumeau (ETH Zurich) at the RITM Economics Seminar

The next RITM Economics Seminar will take place on Monday 23 November, Online, from 11:00 to 12:00. Gabriel Loumeau (ETH Zurich) will present « Are Regional Borders Invisible ? ».

Abstract :I study how regional borders affect surrounding economic activity. Spatial quasi-experimental variation around French departmental borders reveals discontinuous commuting and residential patterns. To tackle the endogenous border placement problem, I exploit a geometric border design proposed during the French (…)

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“A European clustering study with Knowledge Transfer Office DNA”

Congratulations to Laura Kreiling for her article, co-writting with John Scanlan , “A European clustering study with Knowledge Transfer Office DNA” in International Journal of Intellectual Property Management.

Abstract: This research presents a novel approach to cluster knowledge transfer organisations (KTOs) using reported metrics which capture their fundamental characteristics. Currently, organisational comparisons are conducted in some national contexts. However, European KTOs cannot easily find their international peers, due to (…)

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Igor Bagayev (Université Paris-Est Créteil) at the RITM Economics Seminar

The next RITM Economics Seminar will take place on Monday 16 November, Online, from 11:00 to 12:00. Igor Bagayev (Université Paris-Est Créteil) will present “Innovation and Technological Content of Imports” with Ron B. Davies and Dieter F. Kogler ).

Abstract:Trade is a recognized conduit for positive international innovation spillovers. Traditionally, three explanations have been given for this: diffusion (exposure to new ideas), import competition, and importing intermediates. The existing literature (…)

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Le laboratoire participe à la construction d’un pôle commun d’économie et de gestion au sein de la future Université de Paris-Saclay, avec les départements des autres établissements présents ou devant s’installer sur le plateau Saclay.

Le RITM est un laboratoire référencé par Plug in Labs de Paris Saclay (cliquez sur le logo pour accéder à la page RITM)Pour voir ou revoir les dernière émissions de Fenêtres ouvertes sur la gestion proposées par le Pr. Jean-Philippe Denis, en partenariat avec Xerfi-Canal, cliquez ici .

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