Issue 1 (March)

Vol. 2 (2024), JIE

5 articles

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Open Access Journal Article
Welfare fragmented information effects: The cost-benefit analysis and Trade-offs
by Emna Trabelsi
JIE  2024, 22; 2(1), 22; 10.58567/jie02010001 - 15 March 2024
We offer an extensive analysis of the significance of information within the realm of Gaussian quadratic economies. We build upon the seminal papers of Morris and Shin (2002, 2007) and consider a signal game of incomplete information. Particularly, we question the suitability of partial transparency portrayed by fragmented information in addition to the private signal in terms [...] Read more

Open Access Journal Article
Does Nomination Committee Matter for Innovation?
by Meriam Attia , Ouidad Yousfi  and  AbdelWahed Omri
JIE  2024, 23; 2(1), 23; 10.58567/jie02010002 - 15 March 2024
This study analyzes how the presence and the composition of nomination committees could influence innovation. Specifically, we focus on the committee size, the frequency of meetings, and the presence of independent and female members. Innovation is measured by (1) the firm’s ability to produce innovations such as new or improved products/processes and the number of patent [...] Read more

Open Access Journal Article
Does Higher Price Transparency Imply Lower Prices and Less Price Dispersion in Healthcare Markets? An Empirical Analysis of the Effects of Compliance with the Hospital Price Transparency Final Rule in the Greater Los Angeles Area
by Sebastian van Baal  and  Jordan M. Strang
JIE  2024, 24; 2(1), 24; 10.58567/jie02010003 - 15 March 2024
The Hospital Price Transparency Final Rule aims at reducing the cost of healthcare in the United States by making information about the prices of medical services more readily available to market participants. The economic rationale is that higher price transparency should reduce the level and the dispersion of prices by disincentivizing hospitals from charging higher prices th [...] Read more

Open Access Journal Article
Assessing the impact of digitalization on environmental efficiency: Do population factors and institutional factors Matter?
by Xiaoli Hao , Yuhong Li , Shufang Wen  and  Lulu Zhang
JIE  2024, 25; 2(1), 25; 10.58567/jie02010004 - 15 March 2024
The digital transformation provides an opportunity for the development of a green and low-carbon economy. This study used panel data collected from 30 Chinese provinces between 2011 and 2018, and assessed the impact of digitization (Dig) on environmental efficiency (EE). Quantile regression is employed to scrutinize the evolution of the marginal effect. From the perspectives of [...] Read more

Open Access Journal Article
Cloud computing and extensive margins of exports: Evidence for manufacturing firms from 27 EU countries
by Joachim Wagner
JIE  2024, 26; 2(1), 26; 10.58567/jie02010005 - 15 March 2024
The use of cloud computing by firms can be expected to go hand in hand with higher productivity, more innovations, and lower costs, and, therefore, should be positively related to export activities. Empirical evidence on the link between cloud computing and exports, however, is missing. This paper uses firm level data for manufacturing enterprises from the 27 member countries o [...] Read more
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