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Florin Maican


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Vasagatan 1
41124 Göteborg
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Box 640
40530 Göteborg

About Florin Maican

Employment: Research Fellow, KU Leuven

Affiliated Researcher: University of Gothenburg, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

Research Fields: Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics, Computational Economics, International Finance

My research focuses on industry dynamics and the determinants of intensity of competition such as productivity, R&D, entry and exit. In recent years, I have worked on competition in retail trade, retail food, high-tech, and information technology (IT) services.

Research Keywords: competition; economic policy; productivity; industry dynamics; R&D and innovation; retail; retail food; high-tech; software industry; data analysis

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Research areas

  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Econometrics
  • International Finance
  • Computational Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics

Teaching areas

  • Industrial Organization
  • Empirical Industrial Organization
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Econometrics and numerical methods
  • Microeconomics

Selected publications

A dynamic analysis of entry regulations and productivity in retail trade
Maican, Florin G., Orth, Matilda
International Journal of Industrial Organization, 40, s. 67-80, 2015

Productivity Dynamics and the Role of "Big-Box" Entrants in Retailing
Maican, Florin, Matilda Orth
Forthcoming, Journal of Industrial Economics, 2016

Real exchange rate adjustment in European transition countries
Maican, Florin G., Sweeney, R. J.
Journal of Banking & Finance, 37:3, s. 907-926, 2013

Costs of misspecification in break-model unit-root tests
Maican, Florin G., Sweeney, R. J.
Applied Economics, 46:1, s. 111-118, 2014