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Working Papers Series 2002:

 

02-W01 Exploring the Racial Gap in Infant Mortality Rates, 1920-1970,
William J. Collins and Melissa A. Thomasson, February 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W02 Independence Before Conservatism: Tranparency, Politics, and Central Bank Design, Andrew Hughes Hallett and Diana N. Weymark, March 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W03 Environmental Labelling and Consumers' Choice - An Empirical Analysis of the Effect of the Nordic Swan, Thomas Bue Bjorner, Lars Garn Hansen, and Clifford S. Russell, March 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W04 Repeated Games with Asynchronous Moves,
Quan Wen, April 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W05 Explaining United States International Trade, 1870-1910,
William K. Hutchinson, April 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W06R Arrovian Social Choice Theory on Economic Domains,
Michel Le Breton and John A. Weymark, April 2002, revised September 2003. [abstract] [article]

02-W07 Core Inflation and Inflation Targeting in a Developing Economy,
Luis A. Rivas, May 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W08 Government Leadership and Central Bank Design,
Andrew Hughes Hallett and Diana N. Weymark, May 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W09R Speaking Up: A Model of Judicial Dissent and Discretionary Review,
Andrew F. Daughety and Jennifer F. Reinganum, May 2002, revised June 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W10 A Proposal for a Selection Criterion in a Class of Dynamic Rational Expectations Models with Multiple Equilibria, Robert A. Driskill, May 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W11 Earnings Dynamics and Inequality in Venezuela: 1995-1997, Samuel Freije and Andre Portela Souza, May 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W12 Birth Order, Child Labor and School Attendance in Brazil,
Patrick M. Emerson and Andre Portela Souza, May 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W13 Bargaining over Sons and Daughters: Child Labor, School Attendance and Intra-Household Gender Bias in Brazil, Patrick M. Emerson and Andre Portela Souza, May 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W14 Is There a Child Labor Trap? Inter-Generational Persistence of Child labor in Brazil, Patrick M. Emerson and Andre Portela Souza, May 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W15 Wage Inequality in Brazil: Market Forces, Macroeconomic Instability and Labor Market Institutions (1981-1997), Andre Portela Souza, May 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W16R Efficient Strategy-Proof Exchange and Minimum Consumption Guarantees,
Shigehiro Serizawa and John A. Weymark, June 2002, revised August 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W17 Does Ease of Communication Increase Trade? Commonality of Language and Bilateral Trade, William K. Hutchinson, June 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W18R Endogenous Growth Through Investment-Specific Technological Change
Gregory W. Huffman, July 2002, revised November 2002.
[abstract] [article] [technical appendix]

02-W19 A Nonparametric Measure of Convergence Toward Purchasing Power Parity
Mototsugu Shintani, August 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W20 Policy Games and the Optimal Design of Central Banks
Andrew Hughes Hallett and Diana N. Weymark, August 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W21 Exploiting Future Settlements: A Signalling Model of Most-Favored-Nation Clauses in Settlement Bargaining
Andrew F. Daughety and Jennifer F. Reinganum, August 2002, revised October 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W22R Persistence in Law-of-One-Price Deviations: Evidence from Micro-Data
Mario J. Crucini and Mototsugu Shintani, December 2002, revised July 2004. [abstract] [article]

02-W23R Propagation Through Endogenous Investment-Specific Technological Change
Gregory W. Huffman, December 2002, revised January 2004. [abstract] [article]

02-W24 The Pitfalls of a Partially Honest Bureaucracy: Bribery, Inefficiency, and Bureaucratic Delay
Chris Ahlin and Pinaki Bose, December 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W25R Evaluating Density Forecasts via the Copula Approach
Xiaohong Chen and Yanquin fan, October 2002, revised September 2003. [abstract] [article]

02-W26 Estimation of Copula-Based Semiparametric Time Series Models
Xiaohong Chen and Yanquin fan, October 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W27 Using Repayment Data to Test Across Models of Joint Liability Lending,
Christian Ahlin and Robert Townsend, December 2002. [abstract] [article]

02-W28R Finance Thy Growth: The Role of Occupational Choice by Ability-Heterogeneous Agents,
Neville N. Jiang, Ping Wang, and Haibin Wu, December 2002, revised October 2003. [abstract] [article]

02-W29R Financial Collusion and Over-Lending,
Jinyoung Hwang, Neville Nien-Heui Jiang, and Ping Wang, December 2002, revised October 2003. [abstract] [article]