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Multicointegration and sustainability of fiscal practices
(Economic Inquiry, 2005-09-12)
Using multicointegration methodology, we develop criteria for testing sustainability of fiscal budgeting processes across all states of nature. Criteria are derived from the optimal control literature where levels and rates ...
The effectiveness of juvenile correctional facilities: Public versus private management
(Journal of Law and Economics, 2005-10-01)
This paper uses data on juvenile offenders released from correctional facilities in Florida to explore the effects of facility management type (private for-profit, private nonprofit, public state-operated, and public ...
An Equilibrium Model of Sorting in an Urban Housing Market
(NBER Working Paper, 2005)
Tight labor markets and the demand for education: Evidence from the coal boom and bust
(Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2005-10-01)
Human capital theory predicts that individuals acquire less schooling when the returns to schooling are small. To test this theory, the authors study the effect of the Appalachian coal boom on high school enrollments. During ...
Peer effects in medical school
(Journal of Public Economics, 2005-02-01)
Using data on the universe of students who graduated from US medical schools between 1996 and 1998, we examine whether the abilities and specialty preferences of a medical school class affect a student's academic achievement ...
Psychology, behavioral economics, and public policy
(Marketing Letters, 2005-12-01)
Economics has typically been the social science of choice to inform public policy and policymakers. In the current paper we contemplate the role behavioral science can play in enlightening policymakers. In particular, we ...
Results from the tar heel state
(Education Next, 2005-09-01)