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Not Perfect, but Still Pretty Good: The EITC and Other Policies to Support the U.S. Low-Wage Labour Market
(OECD Economic Studies, 2000)
Should Subsidized Private Transfers Replace Government Social Insurance?
ansfers between individuals or through organized charities are increasingly viewed as an alternative for government social insurance programs. This paper models the incentive effects of government subsidized private transfers ...
Speculative Price Bubbles in the Rice Market and the 1974 Bangladesh Famine
(Journal of Economic Development, 2000-12)
This paper investigates the role played by speculative price bubbles in destabilizing food markets in Bangladesh during the 1974 famine. The hypothesis of speculative price bubbles in the rice market is tested using weekly ...
The measurement and interpretation of health in social surveys
Health status is hard to measure. It is widely recognized that health is multi-dimensional reflecting the combination of an array of factors that include physical, mental and social well-being, genotype and phenotype influences ...
Louise Ackermann's Monstrous Nature
The Transformation of the North American Apparel Industry: Is NAFTA a Curse or a Blessing?
(Integration and Trade, 2000-05)
Learning and memory in bipolar and unipolar major depression: Effects of aging
(Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology, 2000)
Objective: The goal of this study was to examine the effects of aging on neuropsychological functions in bipolar and unipolar major depression. Background: Earlier studies suggested that neurocognitive deficits in mood disorder ...