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The effectiveness of economic policy and position in the cycle: the case of tax reductions on overtime in France

Eric Heyer.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Labour and Demographic Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 6362 words.

The economic situation of all the major developed countries has changed significantly during the 2007–10 period. Yet many economic policies have been kept in place. This is true in...

How important is precautionary labour supply?

Robin Jessen, Davud Rostam-Afschar and Sebastian Schmitz.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Demand and Supply of Labour. 9117 words.

Abstract

We quantify the importance of precautionary labour supply defined as the difference between hours supplied in the presence of risk and hours under...

The Informational Content of Surnames, the Evolution of Intergenerational Mobility, and Assortative Mating

Maia Güell, José V. Rodríguez Mora and Christopher I. Telmer.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables. 19048 words.

We propose a new methodology for measuring intergenerational mobility in economic well-being. Our method is based on the joint distribution of surnames and economic outcomes. It circumvents...