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Hospital Ownership Conversions: Defining the Appropriate Public Oversight Role
(Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 2002-01)
This paper reviews recent empirical evidence on the effects of hospital ownership conversions on quality of care and provision of public goods, such as uncompensated care, and presents new results on these topics based on ...
Not Perfect, but Still Pretty Good: The EITC and Other Policies to Support the U.S. Low-Wage Labour Market
(OECD Economic Studies, 2000)
Energy Efficiency Policies: A Retrospective Examination
(Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 2006-11)
Social approval, values, and AFDC: A reexamination of the illegitimacy debate
(JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, 2001-06)
What can be (and what has been) learned from general equilibrium simulation models of school finance?
(National Tax Journal, 2003-06-01)
This paper synthesizes some initial lessons from an emerging school finance literature that employs computational structural models to investigate different policy proposals. The advantage of such models lies in their ability ...
Mobility, targeting, and private-school vouchers
(American Economic Review, 2000-03-01)
This paper uses general-equilibrium simulations to explore the role of residential mobility in shaping the impact of different private-school voucher policies. The simulations are derived from a three-district model of low-, ...
Liability, risk perceptions, and precautions at bars
(Journal of Law and Economics, 2000-12-01)
Are state laws, regulatory practices, and allocation of public resources for enforcement reflected in perceptions by bar owners/managers that they will be cited or sued if they fail to exercise care? Among policies, which ...
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 ...
Economics and identity
(Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000-08-01)
This paper considers how identity, a person's sense of self, affects economic outcomes. We incorporate the psychology and sociology of identity into an economic model of behavior. In the utility function we propose, identity ...