Review of Economics and Statistics 1998 |

Title | Subject | Authors |

Accounting for dropouts in evaluations of social programs. | Mathematics | Taber, Christopher, Heckman, James, Smith, Jeffrey |

A comparison of job creation and job destruction in Canada and the United States. | Mathematics | Baldwin, John, Haltiwanger, John, Dunne, Timothy |

Aging and Productivity among economists. (Aging process contributes to the decline in productivity of economists). | Mathematics | Oster, Sharon M., Hamermesh, Daiel S. |

A semiparametric factor model of interest rates and tests of the affine term structure. | Mathematics | Ghysels, Eric, Ng, Serena |

Assessing the effects of wives' earnings on family income inequality. | Mathematics | Reed, Deborah, Cancian, Maria |

Bank capitalization and cost: evidence of scale economies in risk management and signaling. | Mathematics | Hughes, Joseph P., Mester, Loretta J. |

Bootstrapping multivariate spectra. | Mathematics | Diebold, Francis X., Berkowitz, Jeremy |

Branch banking and the geography of bank pricing. | Mathematics | Nakamura, Leonard I., Calem, Paul S. |

Business cycle turning points, a new coincident index, and tests of duration dependence based on a dynamic factor model with regime switching. | Mathematics | Nelson, Charles R., Chang-Jin Kim |

Characterizing Cross-Country Consumption Correlations. (Consumptions are correlated across nations). | Mathematics | Pakko, Michael R. |

Child care costs as a barrier to employment for single and married mothers. | Mathematics | Kimmel, Jean |

Comparing Theories of Endogenous Protection: Bayesian Comparison of Tobit Models Using Gibbs Sampling Output. (Gibbs sampling method can be used to precisely perform Bayesian inference and model comparison). | Mathematics | Gawande, Kishore |

Consistent covariance matrix estimation with spatially dependent panel data. | Mathematics | Driscoll, John C., Kraay, Aart C. |

Cost functions and nonlinear prices: estimating a technology with quality-differentiated inputs. | Mathematics | Kolstad, Charles D., Turnovsky, Michelle H.L. |

Cross-national differences in the rise in earnings inequality: market and institutional factors. | Mathematics | Gottschalk, Peter, Joyce, Mary |

Discrimination, competition, and loan performance in FHA mortgage lending. | Mathematics | |

Do economics departments with lower tenure probabilities pay higher faculty salaries? | Mathematics | Ehrenberg, Ronald G., Pieper, Paul J., Willis, Rachel A. |

Earnings expectations, revisions, and realizations. | Mathematics | Dominitz, Jeff |

Economic dynamics and government stability in postwar Italy. | Mathematics | Merlo, Antonio |

Employment spells and unemployment insurance eligibility requirements. | Mathematics | Baker, Michael, Rea, Samuel A., Jr. |

Estimation of revealed probabilities and utility function for product safety decisions. | Mathematics | Evans, William N., Viscusi, W. Kip |

Financing constraints and inventory investment: a comparative study with high-frequency panel data. | Mathematics | Fazzari, Steven M., Petersen, Bruce C., Carpenter, Robert E. |

Forecasting Asymmetric Unemployment Rates. (Linear forecasting of unemployment may be obtained via the use of time-series models). | Mathematics | Rothman, Philip |

Formula bias and within-stratum substitution bias in the U.S. CPI.(consumer price index) | Mathematics | Reinsdorf, Marshall B. |

Fundamental q, cash flow, and investment: evidence from farm panel data. | Mathematics | Featherstone, Allen M., Bierlen, Ralph |

How important is precautionary saving? | Mathematics | Carroll, Christopher D., Samwick, Andrew A. |

Indicator properties of the paper-bill spread: lessons from recent experience. | Mathematics | Kuttner, Kenneth N., Friedman, Benjamin M. |

Investment and capital market imperfections: a switching regression approach using U.S. firm panel data. | Mathematics | Schiantarelli, Fabio, Hu, Xiaoqiang |

Investment in energy efficiency: do the characteristics of firms matter? | Mathematics | DeCanio, Stephen J., Watkins, William E. |

Job change patterns and the wages of young men. | Mathematics | McGarry, Kathleen, Light, Audrey |

Job vacancies in the United States: 1923 to 1994. | Mathematics | Zagorsky, Jay L. |

Manufacturing growth and financial development: evidence from OECD countries. | Mathematics | Neusser, Klaus, Kugler, Maurice |

Maximum-likelihood estimation of fractional cointegration with an application to U.S. and Canadian bond rates. | Mathematics | Startz, Richard, Dueker, Michael |

Mixed logit with repeated choices: households' choices of appliance efficiency level. | Mathematics | Train, Kenneth, Revelt, David |

Modeling the demand for M3 in the unified Germany. | Mathematics | Terasvirta, Timo, Lutkepohl, Helmut, Wolters, Jurgen |

On seasonal cycles, unit roots, and mean shifts. | Mathematics | Vogelsang, Timothy J., Franses, Philip Hans |

On the size and power of system tests for cointegration. | Mathematics | Bewley, Ronald, Yang, Minxian |

On using current information to value hard-rock mineral properties. | Mathematics | Davis, Graham A., Cairns, Robert D. |

Predicting U.S. recessions: financial variables as leading indicators. | Mathematics | Mishkin, Frederic S., Estrella, Arturo |

Referendum design and contingent valuation: the NOAA panel's no-vote recommendation.(National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) | Mathematics | Presser, Stanley, Kopp, Raymond J., Smith, V. Kerry, Hanemann, W. Michael, Krosnick, Jon A., Carson, Richard T., Mitchell, Robert Cameron, Ruud, Paul A., Conaway, Michael, Martin, Kerry |

Referendum design and contingent valuation: the NOAA panel's no-vote recommendations.(National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) | Mathematics | Presser, Stanley, Kopp, Raymond J., Smith, V. Kerry, Hanemann, W. Michael, Krosnick, Jon A., Carson, Richard T., Mitchell, Robert Cameron, Ruud, Paul A., Conaway, Michael, Martin, Kerry |

Rents and the cost and optimal design of commodity taxes. | Mathematics | Whalley, John, Perroni, Carlo |

Slowdowns and meltdowns: postwar growth evidence from 74 countries. | Mathematics | Papell, David H., Ben-David, Dan |

Small-sample confidence intervals for impulse response functions. | Mathematics | Kilian, Lutz |

Statistical inference for computable general equilibrium models, with application to a model of the Moroccan economy. | Mathematics | Dufour, Jean-Marie, Abdelkhalek, Touhami |

Stockholding behavior of U.S. households: evidence from the 1983-1989 Survey of Consumer Finances. | Mathematics | Bertaut, Carol C. |

Strategic pricing of new pharmaceuticals. | Mathematics | Comanor, William S., Lu, Z. John |

Structural models of the liquidity effect. | Mathematics | Pagan, A.R., Robertson, J.C. |

Testing for liquidity constraints in Euler equations with complementary data sources. | Mathematics | Souleles, Nicholas S., Pischke, Jorn-Steffen, Jappelli, Tullio |

The central tendency: a second factor in bond yields. | Mathematics | Balduzzi, Pierluigi, Foresi, Silverio, Das, Sanjiv Ranjan |

The dependence of pay-performance sensitivity on the size of the firm. | Mathematics | Schaefer, Scott |

The differential regional effects of monetary policy. | Mathematics | Carlino, Gerald, DeFina, Robert |

The duration of Medicaid spells: an analysis using flow and stock samples. | Mathematics | Black, Dan A., Berger, Mark C. |

The dynamic effects of money: combining short-run and long-run identifying restrictions using Bayesian techniques. | Mathematics | Lastrapes, William D. |

The effect of taxes on investment and income shifting to Puerto Rico. | Mathematics | Slemrod, Joel, Grubert, Harry |

The efficiency cost of market power in the banking industry: a test of the "quiet life" and related hypotheses. | Mathematics | Berger, Allen N., Hannan, Timothy H. |

The Enforcement of Pollution Control Laws: Inspections, Violations, and Self-reporting. (Presentation of empirical evidences on the role of targeting in law compliance). | Mathematics | Helland, Eric |

The growing reluctance to borrow at the discount window: an empirical investigation. | Mathematics | Peristiani, Stavros |

The missing link: technology, investment, and productivity. | Mathematics | Power, Laura |

The objective function of simulation estimators near the boundary of the unstable region of the parameter space. | Mathematics | Tauchen, George |

The Smoot-Hawley tariff: a quantitative assessment. | Mathematics | Irwin, Douglas A. |

Unemployment equilibria and input prices: theory and evidence from the United States. | Mathematics | Hooker, Mark A., Oswald, Andrew J., Carruth, Alan A. |

Universities as a source of commercial technology: a detailed analysis of university patenting, 1965-1988. | Mathematics | Jaffe, Adam B., Trajtenberg, Manuel, Henderson, Rebecca |

U.S. production technology and the effects of imports on the demand for primary factors. | Mathematics | Tombazos, Christis G. |

What is the Income "Cost of a Child"? Exact Equivalence Scales for Canadian Two-Parent Families. | Mathematics | Phipps, Shelley A. |

World carbon dioxide emissions: 1950-2050. | Mathematics | Schmalensee, Richard, Stoker, Thomas M., Judson, Ruth A. |