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      Age effects on consumer demand: An additive partially linear regression model 

      Lyssiotou, Panayiota Flori; Pashardes, Panos; Stengos, Thanasis (2002)
      An additive partially linear regression model is used to estimate non-parametrically the effects of total expenditure and age in the context of Engel curves and to investigate the specification and welfare interpretation ...
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      Gains from trade in used goods: Evidence from automobiles 

      Clerides, Sofronis (2008)
      I investigate the welfare effects of trade liberalization by exploiting a natural policy experiment in the economy of Cyprus. A 1993 law relaxed import restrictions on used vehicles and enabled the importation of second-hand ...
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      International migration, income taxes and transfers: A welfare analysis 

      Michael, Michael S. (2003)
      An important issue in public policy debates is the effect of international migration on welfare in source and host countries. We address this issue by constructing a general equilibrium model of a two-class source or host ...
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      Migration, Foreign Aid and the Welfare State 

      Hatzipanayotou, Panos; Michael, Michael S. (2012)
      Aspects related to the links between international migration, foreign aid and the welfare state are highlighted in this paper. Migration is modeled as a costly movement from an aid-recipient developing country with low ...
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      Welfare effects of migration in societies with indirect taxes, income transfers and public good provision 

      Michael, Michael S.; Hatzipanayotou, Panos (2001)
      We construct a general equilibrium trade model of a two-class small open host or source country. When consumption tax revenue finances the provision of a public good, marginal migration reduces social welfare in the source ...
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      Welfare implications of car feebates: A simulation analysis 

      Adamou, Adamos; Clerides, Sofronis; Zachariadis, Theodoros (2014)
      Vehicle taxation based on CO2 emissions is increasingly being adopted worldwide to shift consumer purchases to low-carbon cars, yet evidence on its effectiveness and economic impact is limited. We focus on feebate schemes, ...
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      Why free trade may hurt developing countries 

      Michael, Michael S. (1997)
      This paper builds a general equilibrium trade model where a country produces two traded goods and one nontraded public consumption good. The government finances the provision of the public good by taxing the incomes of ...