Enrique Muñoz-Salido

Enrique Muñoz-Salido

MSc Candidate in Economics and Finance, University of Brighton. Master's Specialisation Student in Mixed Methods Research, OUDCE, University of Oxford. University of Brighton Santander Scholar. Co-Founder and Secretary of the Brighton University Economics Society.

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n light of the termination of the US dollar convertibility to gold (end of the Breton Woods exchange rate system, 1971-73), there has been reported a considerable rise in the short-term volatility of the relative price between countries—a dramatic mean-reverting, fluctuating behaviour.

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ehavioural evidence identifies barriers such as procrastination to be potential determinants for an environmentally-friendly behaviour (Grubb et al., 2009). In this line, McNamara & Grubb (2011) pinpoint that certain determinants can be influenced by the fact that environmental agents such as energy or recycling are abstract, invisible and intangible, which implies to be difficult to quantify them.

T
he Federal Republic of Germany assumed last December the 2017 presidency of the G-20, after China held the 2016 presidency since December 2015. Proposed in the aftermath of the financial crisis of Asia and Latin America, the G-20 started in 1999 as a long-term global-governance informal forum rather than an organisation.

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anada is the US’ 1st trading partner (US Department of Commerce, 2015). In fact, US export and import values to/from Canada was $242 and $331 billion, respectively, in 2014 and $337.3 and $325.4 billion, respectively, in 2015 (OEC, 2016; Office of the United States Representative, 2016). Features of the US-Canada special trade relationship, such as invoicing in US dollar their trade flows, their similar real income and the fact that US borders Canada by land, seem to be boosting factors for their bilateral trade flows over the decades.

Several studies reveal insights which suggest that men earn more money than women in Western societies. Contemporary empirical findings in this literature address this issue to the gender difference toward facing competition.

It has been long time since Harry Markowitz propounded his well-known theory on portfolio selection in 1952 from Rand Corporation. Dozens of academics have developed his model and criticised its limitations over the years.

The discussion about the theories that determine the foreign exchange rate is a recurrent issue in the economic literature. Theoretical and empirical approaches achieved to outline a shaky framework in the past decades.

Why U. S. Federal Reserve increase interest rates? How does the Fed efficiently use financial information? Which effect does it make in the City of London?

In an oligopoly the way in which firms compete is uncertain. Despite there has been a deep researching in this field of the literature it keeps being complex to analyse it.

Nowadays, many people are claiming a new regulation for the wave of immigrants in the UK. There are a wide range of purposes around it, from establish work permits for skilled workers to make Students from the EU pay the same student fee rates as International students.

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