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Distributional Comparative Statics

Martin Kaae Jensen.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Welfare and Poverty. 17192 words.

Abstract

Distributional comparative statics is the study of how individual decisions and equilibrium outcomes vary with changes in the distribution of economic...

The Effects of Marital Status and Children on Savings and Portfolio Choice

David A. Love.

in The Review of Financial Studies

January 2010; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Insurance; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economics of Health; Demographic Economics. 23993 words.

This paper investigates the impact of demographic shocks on optimal decisions about saving, life insurance, and, most centrally, asset allocation. The analysis indicates that marital-status...

Endemic Diseases and Agricultural Productivity: Challenges and Policy Response

Martine Audibert.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economics of Health; Production and Organizations. 15929 words.

Contrary to Asian countries, the agricultural sector in Africa has not benefited from the green revolution success. After a long time of disinterest in the agriculture sector in Africa,...

The Great Recession and the bulimia of US consumers: deep causes and possible ways out

Stefano Bartolini, Luigi Bonatti and Francesco Sarracino.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Development. 12533 words.

This paper focuses on the apparent bulimia of US consumers and its role in the recent crisis. We seek to show how various characteristics of American society and the US economy are related...

Natural Disasters and Human Capital Accumulation

Jesus Crespo Cuaresma.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General. 8213 words.

The empirical literature on the relationship between natural disaster risk and investment in education is inconclusive. Model averaging methods in a framework of cross-country and panel...

Revisiting the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program cycle of food intake: Investigating heterogeneity, diet quality, and a large boost in benefit amounts

Jessica E. Todd.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 9460 words.

The monthly cycle of daily food intake among adult participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is examined using data from the 2007–10 National Health and Nutrition...