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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community Networks and Migration

Kaivan Munshi.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Networks

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; International Economics; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 8938 words.

This chapter describes the role that community networks have played, and continue to play, in facilitating migration. Historical case studies are provided from the American South and...

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Consolidation of the Cowles Commission Programme

Qin Duo.

in A History of Econometrics

July 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 8293 words.

Econometrics stems directly from the post-1940 works of Haavelmo and the Cowles Commission (CC) Monograph 10. This paper examines the consolidation process of the CC research programme...

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Is Tax Reform Good for Business? Is a Pro-business Tax Policy Good for America?

Joel Slemrod.

in Fundamental Tax Reform

April 2008; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 10864 words.

This chapter examines whether tax reform is good for business and whether a tax reform that is good for business is also good for the country. It looks at official positions of various...

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The Cost of Risk to the Government and Its Implications for Federal Budgeting

Deborah Lucas and Marvin Phaup.

in Measuring and Managing Federal Financial Risk

April 2010; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 13960 words.

This chapter lays out the economic case for incorporating the cost of market risk in government decision making, describes how risky securities are currently accounted for in the federal...

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Introduction

John Haltiwanger, Erik Hurst, Javier Miranda and Antoinette Schoar.

in Measuring Entrepreneurial Businesses

September 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 3036 words.

The contribution of entrepreneurial businesses to economic growth is a frequently debated topic among the academic and policy-making communities and the subject of much discussion in the...

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The Rise of China

Ulrich Volz.

in Prospects for Monetary Cooperation and Integration in East Asia

April 2010; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 1480 words.

This chapter discusses how the rise of China fueled East Asia’s interest in regional monetary cooperation and integration. China’s rise nurtured the notion in Southeast Asia that ASEAN...

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The Concession Schools of Bogotá, Colombia

Felipe Barrera-Osorio.

in School Choice International

December 2008; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 8637 words.

This chapter focuses on an educational program launched in Bogota, Colombia designed to broaden the coverage and quality of basic education. It is a partnership between the public and...

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Instruments of Commerce and Knowledge

Cyrus C. M. Mody.

in Science and Engineering Careers in the United States

July 2009; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 12531 words.

Universities have long struggled to define their relation to the business world. This chapter explores a much wider range of relationships, however. These include: researcher sabbaticals...

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Measuring Capital in the New Economy

Edited by Carol Corrado, John Haltiwanger and Daniel Sichel.

October 2005; p ublished online February 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 552 pages.

As the accelerated technological advances of the past two decades continue to reshape the United States' economy, intangible assets and high-technology investments are taking larger roles....

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Measuring Entrepreneurial Businesses

Edited by John Haltiwanger, Erik Hurst, Javier Miranda and Antoinette Schoar.

September 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 488 pages.

The contribution of entrepreneurial businesses to economic growth is a frequently debated topic among the academic and policy-making communities and the subject of much discussion in the...

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The Asian Financial Crisis

Ulrich Volz.

in Prospects for Monetary Cooperation and Integration in East Asia

April 2010; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 6637 words.

This chapter discusses how the Asian financial crisis fueled East Asia’s interest in regional monetary cooperation and integration. The Asian crisis not only revealed the dangers of...

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Helping Workers Online and Offline: Innovations in Union and Worker Organization Using the Internet

Richard B. Freeman and M. Marit Rehavi.

in Studies of Labor Market Intermediation

December 2009; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 13718 words.

Unions have historically solved collective action problems among atomistic workers by organizing collective bargaining, sanctioning employers for misconduct, and regulating employers'...

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Asymptotic and Bayesian Confidence Intervals for Sharpe-Style Weights

Tae-Hwan Kim, Halbert White and Douglas Stone.

in Journal of Financial Econometrics

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Markets; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 10335 words.

Sharpe-style regression has become a widely used analytic tool in the financial community. The style regression allows one to investigate such interesting issues as style composition, style...

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Preferences over social risk

Glenn W. Harrison, Morten I. Lau, E. Elisabet Rutström and Marcela Tarazona-Gómez.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2013; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Design of Experiments; Microeconomics. 8220 words.

We elicit individual preferences over social risk. We identify the extent to which these preferences are correlated with preferences over individual risk and the well-being of others. We...

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Measuring Poverty

Thomas Pogge and Scott Wisor.

in The Oxford Handbook of Well-Being and Public Policy

June 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Health, Education, and Welfare; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General. 13985 words.

This chapter documents a participatory approach to developing a new, gender-sensitive measure of deprivation that improves upon existing measures of poverty and gender equity. Over three...

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Introduction to the Handbook

Yann Bramoullé, Andrea Galeotti and Brian Rogers.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Networks

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 3057 words.

This handbook represents the frontier of research into the economics of networks: how and why they form, how they influence behavior, how they help govern outcomes in an interactive world,...

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Repeated Games and Networks

Francesco Nava.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Networks

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General. 12249 words.

The chapter provides an overview of recent results on infinitely repeated games in which monitoring and interactions are local. The chapter surveys Folk Theorems for games with local...

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Tracking Poverty Over Time in the Absence of Comparable Consumption Data

David Stifel and Luc Christiaensen.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Welfare and Poverty. 8966 words.

Following the endorsement by the international community of the Millennium Development Goals, there has been an increasing demand for practical methods for steadily tracking poverty. An...

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Equilibrium Sorting Models of Land Use and Residential Choice

H. Allen Klaiber and Nicolai V. Kuminoff.

in The Oxford Handbook of Land Economics

July 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General. 12758 words.

Equilibrium sorting models of household location choice provide a framework for understanding the interactions among people, markets, and spatially delineated amenities. Sorting models...

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On the (Lack of) Stability of Communes

Ran Abramitzky.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Religion

January 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Microeconomics; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 8187 words.

This article uses an economic perspective to shed light on the conditions under which communes that strive for equality and cooperation are stable, how they persist, and why they often...

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