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Empirical Economics

Journal of the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria

Empirical Economics OnlineFirst articles

08-05-2021 Open Access

Testing for the rationality of central bank interest rate forecasts

In this paper, we study the bias in interest rate projections of five central banks, namely the central banks of the Czech Republic, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, and the USA. We examine whether central bank projections are based on an asymmetric …


The effects of parental involvement in homework: two randomised controlled trials in financial education

This paper provides causal evidence on the effects of parental involvement on student outcomes in a financial education course based on two randomised controlled trials with a total of 2779 students from grade 8 and 9 in Flanders. Using an …


Applications of efficiency and productivity analysis: editors’ introduction


Addressing endogeneity when estimating stochastic ray production frontiers: a Bayesian approach

We propose a Bayesian approach for inference in the stochastic ray production frontier (SRPF), which can model multiple-input–multiple-output production technologies even in case of zero output quantities, i.e., if some outputs are not produced by …


Local projection variance impulse response

This paper specifies a semiparametric variance impulse response function using realized variances. The news impact and impulse responses are estimated using local projection methods using least squares and external instruments. Compared to impulse …

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Empirical Economics publishes high quality papers using econometric or statistical methods to fill the gap between economic theory and observed data. Papers explore such topics as estimation of established relationships between economic variables, testing of hypotheses derived from economic theory, treatment effect estimation, policy evaluation, simulation, forecasting, as well as econometric methods and measurement.

Empirical Economics emphasizes the replicability of empirical results. Replication studies of important results in the literature - both positive and negative results - may be published as short papers in Empirical Economics. Authors of all accepted papers and replications are required to submit all data and codes prior to publication (for more details, see: Instructions for Authors).

The journal follows a single blind review procedure. In order to ensure the high quality of the journal and an efficient editorial process, a substantial number of submissions that have very poor chances of receiving positive reviews are routinely rejected without sending the papers for review.

Officially cited as: Empir Econ

Journal Impact Factor 2015: 0.614
5-year Impact Factor: 0.819

Factor (RePEc): 5.836 (July 2016)
Rank 153 of 1662 journals listed in RePEc

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