List of INFER Special Issues /published papers

Future Special Issues:


Special Issues in preparation for:

  • Open Economic Review (following the INFER Annual Conference 2020), Guest Editors: Pedro Cerqueira, Francisco Serranito and Camelia Turcu
  • Journal of International Money and Finance (JIMF) on “Monetary and Fiscal Fragility in the 2020s” (following the 5th INFER Workshop on Applied Macroeconomics 2019), Guest Editors : Joshua Aizenman, Makram El-Shagi and Camelia Turcu
  • International Economics and Economic Policy (following the INFER Workshop on Finance and Public Policy, Bucharest 2018 and the INFER Workshop on Development Economics Versus Secular Stagnation, Duisburg-Essen 2018), Guest Editors : Christian Richter and Andreea Stoian


Forthcoming Special Issues:


  • Post-Communist Economies (following several INFER events held at the end of 2019), Guest Editors : Alexandru Minea and Camélia Turcu


Published Special Issues:


Journal of Wine Economics, 15(2), January 2020

Special issue “Wine, Macroeconomics and Finance”

Guest Editors: Jean-Marie Cardebat (INFER Workshop, Lyon, 2018)


  • Guest Editor’s Introduction to the Special Issue: Wine, Macroeconomics, and Finance, Cardebat, J.-M.
  • French Wine Exports to China: Evidence from Intra-French Regional Diversification and Competition, Bargain, O.
  • Horizontal Differentiation and Determinants of Wine Exports: Evidence from Portugal, Macedo, A.; Gouveia, S.; Rebelo, J.
  • Last Frontier Investments: The Case of Alpine Wines, Masset, P.;  Weisskopf, J.-P.; Fauchery, C.
  • Firm Performance and Exports: Evidence from the Romanian Wine Industry, Lessoua, A.; Mutascu, M.; Turcu, C.
  • Looking Beyond Wine Risk-Adjusted Performance, Maurer, F.; Cardebat, J.-M.; Jiao, L.

Research in International Business and Finance, 51, January 2020

Special issue “New Insights on Bank Risk, Competition and Bank Connectedness with Firms”

Guest Editors: Cristina Badarau and Ion Lapteacru (2017 INFER Conference)



  • Bank risk, competition and bank connectedness with firms: A literature review, Cristina Badarau, Ion Lapteacru
  • Competition and diversification in the European Banking Sector, Bogdan Căpraru, Iulian Ihnatov, Nicoleta-Livia Pintilie
  • Multiple banking relationships: Do SMEs mistrust their banks?, Catherine Refait-Alexandre, Stéphanie Serve
  • How do European banks portray the effect of policy interest rates and prudential behavior on profitability?, Alexandra Campmas
  • Correlation between the 2014 EU-wide stress tests and the market-based measures of systemic risk, Sonia Dissem, Frederic Lobez
  • The impact of central bank transparency on systemic risk—Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe, Alin Marius Andrieş, Simona Nistor, Nicu Sprincean



Economic Modelling 81, September 2019

Special Section on INFER 2017

Guest Editors: Cristina Badarau and Camelia Turcu 



  • A modern reincarnation of Mundell-Fleming’s trilemma, Joshua Aizenman
  • Fiscal rules and the intergenerational welfare effects of public investment,  Pedro R.D. Bom
  • Fiscal policy in the US: Sustainable after all?, Pierre Aldama, Jérôme Creel
  • Are international environmental policies effective? The case of the Rotterdam and the Stockholm Conventions,  Thaís Núñez-Rocha, Inmaculada Martínez-Zarzoso
  • Globalization, welfare, and the attitudes toward higher education, Jana Hromcová, Pablo Agnese
  • Do denominations of origin provide useful quality signals? The case of Bordeaux wines, Florine Livat, Julian M. Alston, Jean-Marie Cardebat
  • Distance and beyond: What drives financial flows to emerging economies?, Eleonora Cavallaro, Eleonora Cutrini
  • Optimal monetary policy in the presence of food price subsidies, William Ginn, Marc Pourroy
  • (Un)Conventional monetary policy and bank risk-taking: A nonlinear relationship, Sophie Brana, Alexandra Campmas, Ion Lapteacru
  • Forms of democracy and economic growth volatility, Clément Mathonnat, Alexandru Minea
  • Economic migration and business cycles in a small open economy with matching frictions, Matija Lozej
  • Trade-offs between macroeconomic and financial stability objectives, Armand Fouejieu, Alexandra Popescu, Patrick Villieu


Comparative Economic Studies 61, Issue 2, June 2019

Symposium : 2017 INFER 19th Annual Conference, Bordeaux

Guest Editor:  Sophie Brana



  • Florence Huart, Médédé Tchakpalla, Labor Market Conditions and Geographic Mobility in the Eurozone
  • Alexandre Henry, Monetary Union, Competitiveness and Raw Commodity Dependence: Insights from Africa
  • Thais Nunez-Rocha and Camelia Turcu, Trade in fuels and environmental regulation: a two-sided stor


International Economics and Economic Policy, 2019, Volume 16, Issue 3, July 2019

Special Issue ” Recent challenges of the European Economic Integration “

Guest Editors: Candida Ferreira and Camelia Turcu



  • Candida Ferreira and Camélia Turcu, Recent challenges of the European Economic Integration: an Introduction
  • Zuzanna Studnicka, Wouter Thierie and Jan Van Hove, The impact of regional trade agreements on European exports
  • Claudiu Tiberiu Albulescu and Daniel Goyeau, The interaction between trade and FDI: the CEE countries’ experience
  • Marta C. N. Simões, Adelaide Duarte and João Sousa Andrade, Human capital and productivity growth in a services economy: some insights from the Portuguese case
  • Ansgar Belke, Nicos Christodoulakis and Daniel Gros, Lessons from the Strukturwandel in the Ruhrgebiet: Turning Northern Greece into an Industrial Champion?



International Economics and Economic Policy, 2018, Vol. 15, Issue 4, October 2018

Special Issue “Economic Policy and Market Imperfections in an Unstable Economic and Financial Environment in Europe and the Middle East“

Guest Editors:  Christian  Richter and Sandar Win

Published following the 17th Annual Conference, May 21-23, 2015, Luton, UK



  • Richter, C., & Win, S. (2018). Economic policy and market imperfections in an unstable economic and financial environment in Europe and the Middle East. International Economics and Economic Policy, 15(4), 705-707
  • Ryan, J., & Loughlin, J. (2018). Lessons from historical monetary unions-is the European monetary union making the same mistakes?. International Economics and Economic Policy, 15(4), 709-725.
  • Yousri, D. M., & Richter, C. (2018). Sociological challenges for Egypt’s development: 1981–2013. International Economics and Economic Policy, 727-742.
  • Win, S. (2018). What are the possible future research directions for bank’s credit risk assessment research? A systematic review of literature. International Economics and Economic Policy, 15(4), 743-759.
  • Belke, A., & Wiedmann, M. (2018). Dissecting long-run and short-run causalities between monetary policy and stock prices. International Economics and Economic Policy, 15(4), 761-786.
  • Thede, S. (2018). A model of trade, task offshoring and social insurance. International Economics and Economic Policy, 15(4), 787-802.


Journal of Economic Policy Reform , 2018, Volume 21, Issue 4

Special Issue “European integration in the aftermath of the debt crisis” 

Guest Editors: Christopher Hartwell, Elias Soukiazis, Eva Muchová and Roman Horváth

Published following the Workshop “European Integration in the Aftermath”, March 11-12, 2016 , Bratislava, Slovakia



  • Hartwell, C. A., Soukiazis, E., Muchová, E., & Horváth, R. (2018). European integration in the aftermath of the debt crisis.
  • Hartwell, C. A. (2018). The effect of political volatility on capital markets in EU accession and neighborhood countries. Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 21(4), 260-280.
  • Paloviita, M., & Ikonen, P. (2018). Real-time uncertainty in budget planning: evidence from euro area countries. Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 1-20.
  • Soukiazis, E., Muchova, E., Cerqueira, P. A., & Antunes, M. (2018). What can eastern European countries learn from the Slovak economy? A twin deficit growth approach. Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 21(4), 301-318.
  • Horvath, R. (2018). Financial market fragmentation and monetary transmission in the euro area: what do we know?. Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 21(4), 319-334.
  • Siranova, M., & Radvanský, M. (2018). Performance of the Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure in light of historical experience in the CEE region. Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 21(4), 335-352.
  • Bagnai, A., & Mongeau Ospina, C. A. (2018). Monetary integration vs. real disintegration: single currency and productivity divergence in the euro area. Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 21(4), 353-367.


Eastern European Economics, 2018, Vol 56:5

Special Issue “Perspectives on Financial, Monetary, and Economic Developments in Eastern Europe”

Guest Editors: Pedro Cerqueira, Monica Pop Silaghi, Andreea Stoian and Camelia Turcu

Following the INFER Workshop: “Rethinking Development and Macroeconomic Policy”, 20-21 April, 2017, Cluj-Napoca, Romania and the INFER Annual Conference 2017



  • Cerqueira, P., Pop Silaghi, M. I., Stoian, A., & Turcu, C. (2018). Perspectives on Financial, Monetary, and Economic Developments in Eastern Europe. Eastern European Economics, 56(5), 329-333
  • Mera, V. I., & Pop Silaghi, M. I. (2018). Determinants of the Demand for Money in CEE Countries: Updated Evidence. Eastern European Economics, 56(5), 334-357.
  • Ban, I. M. (2018). House Prices and Current Account Evolution in the European Union: An Intertemporal Approach. . Eastern European Economics, 56(5), 358-381.
  • Andrieş, A. M., & Nistor, S. (2018). Systemic Risk and Foreign Currency Positions of Banks: Evidence from Emerging Europe. Eastern European Economics, 56(5), 382-421.
  • Šimáková, J. (2018). Asymmetric Effects of Exchange Rate Changes on the Foreign Trade of Czechia. Eastern European Economics, 56(5), 422-437.
  • Bökemeier, B., & Stoian, A. (2018). Debt Sustainability Issues in Central and East European Countries. Eastern European Economics, 56(5), 438-470.


Economic Modelling2018 vol. 68 (January), pp. 11-144

Guest Editor: Makram El-Shagi

 Published following the 3rd HenU / INFER Workshop on Applied Macroeconomics



  • Diallo, B. (2018). Bank efficiency and industry growth during financial crises. Economic Modelling, 68, 11-22.
  • Klingelhöfer, J., & Sun, R. (2018). China’s regime-switching monetary policy. Economic Modelling, 68, 32-40.
  • Mezei, J., & Sarlin, P. (2018). RiskRank: Measuring interconnected risk. Economic Modelling, 68, 41-50.
  • Lauretta, E. (2018). The hidden soul of financial innovation: An agent-based modelling of home mortgage securitization and the finance-growth nexus. Economic Modelling, 68, 51-73.
  • Abberger, K., Graff, M., Siliverstovs, B., & Sturm, J. E. (2018). Using rule-based updating procedures to improve the performance of composite indicators. Economic Modelling, 68, 127-144.



Economic Modelling, 2017 vol. 67 (December), pp. 275-367



  • Popescu, A., & Turcu, C. (2017). Sovereign debt and systemic risk in the eurozone: A macroeconomic perspective. Economic Modelling, 67, 275-284.
  • Kapounek, S., Kučerová, Z., & Fidrmuc, J. (2017). Lending conditions in EU: The role of credit demand and supply. Economic Modelling, 67, 285-293.
  • Siliverstovs, B. (2017). Dissecting models’ forecasting performance. Economic Modelling, 67, 294-299.
  • Belke, A., & Gros, D. (2017). Optimal adjustment paths in a monetary union. Economic Modelling, 67, 338-345.
  • Zhang, H. G., Su, C. W., Song, Y., Qiu, S., Xiao, R., & Su, F. (2017). Calculating Value-at-Risk for high-dimensional time series using a nonlinear random mapping model. Economic Modelling, 67, 355-367.



International Economics, Volume 145, May 2016

Special issue “ International trade, FDI and growth: some interactions”

Guest Editors: Cristina Badarau and Sophie Brana

Published following the INFER Workshop on Financial Globalization, International Trade and Development, July 3-4, 2014, Bordeaux, France.


Papers :

  • Brana, S. (2016). International trade, FDI and growth: some interactions Introduction to the special issue. International Economics 145, 1-6
  • Montout, S. & Sami, M. (2016). Determinants for locating research and development activity in Europe. International Economics 145, 7-20
  • Tientao, A., Legros, D., & Pichery, M.-C. (2016). Technology spillover and TFP growth: A spatial Durbin model. International Economics 145, 21-31
  • Jude, C., & Pop Silaghi, M.I. (2016). Employment effects of foreign direct investment: New evidence from Central and Eastern European countries. International Economics 145, 32-49
  • Ben Slimane M.,  Huchet-Bourdon, M., & Zitouna, H. (2016). The role of sectoral FDI in promoting agricultural production and improving food security. International Economics 145, 50-65
  • Chenaf-Nicet,D. & Rougier, E. (2016). The effect of macroeconomic instability on FDI flows: A gravity estimation of the impact of regional integration in the case of Euro-Mediterranean agreements. International Economics 145, 66-91
  • Owoundi, F. (2016). Do exchange rate misalignments really affect economic growth? The case of Sub-Saharan African countries. International Economics 145, 92-110


Comparative Economic Studies, 2016, Vol. 58, Issue 2, pages 147-253

Symposium “Recent Monetary and Financial Developments in Europe”

Guest Editors: Alberto Bagnai and Camelia Turcu

Published following  the 15th INFER Annual Conference, June, 2013, Orléans, France



  • Bagnai, A., & Turcu, C. (2016). Introduction: Recent Monetary and Financial Developments in Europe. Comparative Economic Studies, 58(2), 147-151.
  • Gehringer, A. (2016). Current accounts in the European Union and the sectoral influence: an empirical assessment. Comparative Economic Studies, 58(2), 152-173.
  • Ferreira, C. (2016). Does bank performance contribute to economic growth in the European Union?. Comparative Economic Studies, 58(2), 174-195.
  • Leroy, A., & Lucotte, Y. (2016). Structural and cyclical determinants of bank interest-rate pass-through in the Eurozone. Comparative Economic Studies, 58(2), 196-225.
  • Martins, P., & Correia, L. (2016). Fiscal forecasts and slippages: the role of the SGP and domestic fiscal frameworks. Comparative Economic Studies, 58(2), 226-253.


Applied Economics Quarterly (formerly: Konjunkturpolitik), 2016, vol. 62, issue 4

Special Issue “What are the Lessons from the Financial Crisis in the Eurozone?”

Guest Editors: Christian Richter and Socrates Karidis

Published following the 17th INFER Annual Conference, May 21-23, 2015, Luton, UK



  • Richter, C., & Karidis, S. (2016). AEQ Special Issue: What are the Lessons from the Financial Crisis in the Eurozone?. Applied Economics Quarterly, 62(4), 267-268.
  • Duarte, A., Simões, M., & Andrade, J. S. (2016). The welfare state and economic performance: quantiles and nonlinearities. Applied Economics Quarterly, 62(4), 269-296.
  • Stoian, A., Braşoveanu, L. O., Dumitrescu, B., & Braşoveanu, I. (2016). Fiscal Vulnerability Sources: Empirical Evidence for the European Union. Applied Economics Quarterly, 62(4), 297-320.
  • Kallandranis, C., & Karidis, S. (2016). “Voting with their Feet” in Times of Crisis: The Case of Southern Europe. Applied Economics Quarterly, 62(4), 321-341.
  • Paparas, D., Richter, C., & Mu, H. (2016). An Econometric Analysis of the Twin Deficits Hypothesis in Greece During the Period 1960–2014. Applied Economics Quarterly, 62(4), 343-361.



Open Economies Review, 2015, Vol. 26, Issue 3

Special Issue “Banking in Europe: Current Challenges”

Guest Editors : Roman Horvath and Laurent Weill

Published following the INFER Workshop Banking in Europe: Current Challenges, September 26, 2014, Prague, Czech Republic



  • Horvath, R., & Weill, L. (2015). Guest Editor’s Introduction. Open Economies Review, 26(3), 379–381
  • Vermeulen, R., Hoeberichts, M., Vašíček, B., Žigraiová, D., Šmídková, K., & de Haan, J. (2015). Financial stress indices and financial crises. Open Economies Review, 26(3), 383-406.
  • Geršl, A., Jakubík, P., Kowalczyk, D., Ongena, S., & Peydró, J. L. (2015). Monetary conditions and banks’ behaviour in the Czech Republic. Open Economies Review, 26(3), 407-445.
  • Babin, A. (2015). Home-Host Banking Issues and Non-Core Funding—Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe. Open Economies Review, 26(3), 447-477.
  • Fidrmuc, J., Fungáčová, Z., & Weill, L. (2015). Does bank liquidity creation contribute to economic growth? Evidence from Russia. Open Economies Review, 26(3), 479-496.
  • Hartwell, C. (2015). Après le déluge: Institutions, the global financial crisis, and bank profitability in transition. Open Economies Review, 26(3), 497-524.
  • Beck, R., Jakubik, P., & Piloiu, A. (2015). Key determinants of non-performing loans: new evidence from a global sample. Open Economies Review, 26(3), 525-550.
  • Coricelli, F., & Frigerio, M. (2015). The Credit-Output Relationship During the Recovery from Recession. Open Economies Review, 26(3), 551-579.
  • Fidrmuc, J., Schreiber, P., & Siddiqui, M. (2015). The transmission of bank funding to corporate loans: deleveraging in germany. Open Economies Review, 26(3), 581-597.


International Economics and Economic Policy, 2015,  Vol 12, Issue 3

Special Issue “Market Interventions in Times of Financial Crises”

Guest Editors:  Christian Richter and David Duffy

Published following the 15th INFER Annual Conference, June, 2013, Orléans, France



  • Richter, C., & Duffy, D. (2015). Market interventions in times of financial crisis. International Economics and Economic Policy, 12(3), 337-338.
  • Fakhry, B., & Richter, C. (2015). Is the sovereign debt market efficient? Evidence from the US and German sovereign debt markets. International Economics and Economic Policy, 12(3), 339-357.
  • Badarau, C., & Popescu, A. (2015). Monetary policy and financial stability: what role for the interest rate?. International Economics and Economic Policy, 12(3), 359-374.
  • Belke, A., & Vogel, L. (2015). Monetary commitment and structural reforms: a dynamic panel analysis for transition economies. International Economics and Economic Policy, 12(3), 375-392.
  • van Aarle, B., Tielens, J., & Van Hove, J. (2015). The financial crisis and its aftermath: the case of Ireland. International Economics and Economic Policy, 12(3), 393-410.
  • Toader, O. (2015). Estimating the impact of higher capital requirements on the cost of equity: an empirical study of European banks. International Economics and Economic Policy, 12(3), 411-436.


Economic Research Guardian, 2015, vol 5, issue 1

Sprecial issue “Monetary policy, asset prices and the real economy in Central and Eastern Europe”.

Guest Editors:  Camelia Turcu and Claudiu Albulescu

Published following the INFER Workshop on ‘Monetary policy, asset prices and the real economy in Central and Eastern Europe’, 12-13 December, 2014, Timisoara, Romania



  • Caputo, M., & Forte, F. (2015). On the Convergence Among the EU Five Main Countries in A Club Model Under A Memory Hypothesis with Spread Measure. Economic Research Guardian, 5(1), 5-33
  • Partachi, I., & Mija, S. (2015). A Semi-Structural General Equilibrium Analysis of Moldova’s Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanism. Economic Research Guardian, 5(1), 34-47
  • Puskárová, P. (2015). International Impacts on V4 Countries: Evidence from Dynamic Panel Data Analysis. Economic Research Guardian, 5(1), 48-60
  • Buzatu, C. (2015). The Uncertainty Effect on Household Saving Rates in Eastern Europe. Economic Research Guardian, 5(1), 61-72
  • Albulescu, C. T., Goyeau, D., & Oros, C. (2015). On the Long Run Money-Prices Relationship in CEE Countries. Economic Research Guardian, 5(1), 73-96
  • Maiväli, M., & Stierle, M. (2015). Strong wage growth amidst rising unemployment in Bulgaria. Economic Research Guardian, 5(1), 97-120



Revue d’Économie Régionale et Urbaine, 2014,  issue 2014/2 (september)

Special issue “Compétitivité territoriale et localisation du travail et des entreprises”

Guest Editors: Rémi Bazillier, Isabelle Rabaud and Camelia Turcu

Published following the INFER workshop: “Regional Competitiveness and International Factor Movements”, March 17-18, 2011, Orleans, France and other INFER Events.



  • Bazillier, R., Rabaud, I., & Turcu, C. (2014). Editorial. Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine, (2), 195.
  • Bazillier, R., Rabaud, I., & Turcu, C. (2014). Compétitivité territoriale et localisation du travail et des entreprises: une introduction. Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine, (2), 197-217.
  • Toulemonde, E.  (2014).   Revenus des facteurs et agglomeration. Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine, (2), 219-239
  • Verdugo, G. (2014). Le choix de localisation des immigrés en France: le rôle du logement social et des réseaux ethniques. Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine, (2), 241-269.
  • Karhunen, P., & Ledyaeva, S. (2014). Institutions régionales et choix de localisation des firmes étrangères dans les régions russes. Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine, (2), 271-284.
  • Falck, S. (2014). Location of foreign direct investment in services: Some cross-industrial evidence from Sweden. Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine, (2), 285-314.
  • Jennequin, H. (2014). Services et vulnérabilité des territoires traditionnellement industriels: la spécialisation tertiaire des zones d’emploi haut-normandes. Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine, (2), 315-364.
  • Compagnucci, F., & Cusinato, A. (2014). The knowledge economy: a new source of regional divergence?. Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine, (2), 365-393.



International Journal of Public Policy, 2013, Vol. 9, No. 3

Special Issue “Public Policies and Agent Behavior”

Guest Editor: Pedro A. Cerqueira

Published following the 14th Annual Conference, May 10-13, 2012, Coimbra, Portugal.



  • Cerqueira, P. A.  (2013). Editorial. International Journal of Public Policy, 9(3), 143-146.
  • Silva, P., Oliveira, C., & Coelho, D. (2013). Employment effects and renewable energy policies: applying input-output methodology to Portugal. International Journal of Public Policy, 9(3), 147-166.
  • Poças, A., & Soukiazis, E. (2013). Explaining the interrelations between health, education and standards of living in Portugal. A simultaneous equation approach. International Journal of Public Policy 14, 9(3), 167-187.
  • De Bruyne, K., & Van Hove, J. (2013). The impact of European enlargement on the direction and prospects of Brussels exports. International Journal of Public Policy, 9(3), 188-214.
  • Lysandrou, P. (2013). The new economic rationale for corporate limited liability. International Journal of Public Policy, 9(3), 215-230.
  • Nur-tegin, K., & Sahin, T. (2013). Bribing behaviour by firm attributes: An empirical analysis. International Journal of Public Policy 14, 9(3), 231-244.


International Economics and Economic Policy , 2013, Vol. 10, Issue 3

Special Issue: “Economic Developments in a Globalized World”

Guest Editor:  Elias Soukiazis

Published following the 14th Annual Conference, May 10-13, 2012, Coimbra, Portugal.



  • Soukiazis, E. (2013). Economic developments in a globalized world. International Economics and Economic Policy, 10(3), 317-321.
  • Gouveia, S., & Correia, L. (2013). Labour costs dynamics in the Euro area: some empirical evidence. International Economics and Economic Policy, 10(3), 323-347.
  • Cerqueira, P. A. (2013). A closer look at the world business cycle synchronization. International Economics and Economic Policy, 10(3), 349-363.
  • Ferreira, C. (2013). Bank market concentration and bank efficiency in the European Union: a panel Granger causality approach. International Economics and Economic Policy, 10(3), 365-391.
  • Da Fonseca, J. S. (2013). Innovations in return transmission and performance comparison between the five biggest Euro area stock markets. International Economics and Economic Policy, 10(3), 393-404.
  • Al Samara, M., Moons, C., & Van Hove, J. (2013). Exchange rate pass-through: evidence from the Syrian economy. International Economics and Economic Policy, 10(3), 405-425.
  • Simões, M. C., Andrade, J. A., & Duarte, A. P. (2013). A regional perspective on inequality and growth in Portugal using panel cointegration analysis. International Economics and Economic Policy, 10(3), 427-451.
  • Beckmann, J., & Czudaj, R. (2013). Oil and gold price dynamics in a multivariate cointegration framework. International Economics and Economic Policy, 10(3), 453-468.


Comparative Economic Studies, 2013, Vol. 55, Issue 3, pages 381-430

Symposium “ The Euro: Manage It or Leave It! ”

Guest Editor: Alberto Bagnai

Published following the INFER workshop ‘The euro: manage it or leave it!’ 22–23 June, 2012, Pescara, Italy



  •  Bagnai, A. (2013). Introduction: The Euro: Manage It or Leave It!. Comparative Economic Studies, 55(3), 381-386.
  • Boltho, A., & Carlin, W. (2013). EMU’s problems: asymmetric shocks or asymmetric behavior?. Comparative Economic Studies, 55(3), 387-403.
  • Frenkel, R. (2013). Lessons from a comparative analysis of financial crises. Comparative Economic Studies, 55(3), 405-430.
  • Panizza, U. G. O. (2013). The origins and resolution of debt crises: it is not always fiscal!. Comparative Economic Studies, 55(3), 431-453.



International Economics and Economic Policy, 2012, Vol. 9, Issue 3-4

Special Issue “The recent economic crisis and its Europe wide consequences”

Guest Editors:  Christian Richter, Edward Shinnick, Elias Soukiazis

Published following the 13th Annual Conference, 12-13 September, 2011, University of East London, UK



  •  Richter, C., Shinnick, E., & Soukiazis, E. (2012). The recent economic crisis and its Europe wide consequences.
  • Senjur, M. (2012). A competitive growth of a small midle-income country in the eurozone is far to be assured. International Economics and Economic Policy, 9(3-4), 213-233.
  • Caraballo, M. Á., & Efthimiadis, T. (2012). Is 2% the optimal inflation rate for the Euro Area?. International Economics and Economic Policy, 9(3-4), 235-243.
  • Beckmann, J., Belke, A., & Kühl, M. (2012). The cross-country importance of global sentiments—evidence for smaller EU countries. International Economics and Economic Policy, 9(3-4), 245-264.
  • Klose, J. (2012). Political business cycles and monetary policy revisited–an application of a two-dimensional asymmetric Taylor reaction function. International Economics and Economic Policy, 9(3-4), 265-295.
  • Halmai, P., & Vásáry, V. (2012). Convergence crisis: economic crisis and convergence in the European Union. International Economics and Economic Policy, 9(3-4), 297-322.



International Economics and Economic Policy, 2009, Vol. 6, Issue 2

Special Issue “Monetary Integration in Europe (and beyond)”

Guest Editor: Christian Richter

Following the 9th INFER Annual Conference, 12-14 October, 2007, Loughborough, UK



  • Richter, C. (2009). Monetary Integration in Europe (and beyond). International economics and economic policy, 6(2), 83-84.
  • Hallett, A. H., & Richter, C. (2009). Has there been any structural convergence in the transmission of European monetary policies?. International Economics and Economic Policy, 6(2), 85-101.
  • Koronowski, A. (2009). Divergent business cycles as an effect of a monetary union. International Economics and Economic Policy, 6(2), 103-113.
  • Langwasser, K. (2009). Global current account adjustment: trade implications for the euro area countries. International Economics and Economic Policy, 6(2), 115-133.
  • Plasmans, J., Engwerda, J., van Aarle, B., & Michalak, T. (2009). Analysis of a monetary union enlargement in the framework of linear-quadratic differential games. International Economics and Economic Policy, 6(2), 135-156.
  • Žďárek, V. (2009). Challenges for the new EU member states on the road to the Eurozone. International Economics and Economic Policy, 6(2), 157-177.
  • Ledesma-Rodríguez, F., Pérez-Rodríguez, J., & Sosvilla-Rivero, S. (2009). Implicit exchange regimes in Central and Eastern Europe: a first exploration. International Economics and Economic Policy, 6(2), 179-206.
  • Hallett, A. H., & Richter, C. (2009). Is the US no longer the economy of first resort? Changing economic relationships in the Asia-Pacific region. International Economics and Economic Policy, 6(2), 207-234.