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Visual memory loss and autobiographical amnesia: a case study.
Amnesia typically results from trauma to the medial temporal regions that coordinate activation among the disparate areas of cortex that represent the information that make up autobiographical memories. We proposed that ...
An Equilibrium Model of Sorting in an Urban Housing Market
(NBER Working Paper, 2005)
The absence of the corporation in Islamic law: Origins and persistence
(American Journal of Comparative Law, 2005-09-01)
Classical Islamic law recognizes only natural persons; it does not grant standing to corporations. This article explores why Islamic law did not develop a concept akin to the corporation, or borrow one from another legal ...
Imperial Sissies and Bully Amazons: The Question of “Valor” in Lope de Vega’s Las mujeres sin los hombres
(Annals of Scholarship, 2005-05)
(Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment, 2005-05-01)
In this set of lecture notes we review the mode-coupling theory of the glass transition from several perspectives. First, we derive mode-coupling equations for the description of density fluctuations from microscopic ...
On the endogeneity of Cournot-Nash and Stackelberg equilibria: Games of accumulation
(Journal of Economic Theory, 2005-01-01)
We characterize equilibria of games with two properties: (i) Agents have the opportunity to adjust their strategic variable after their initial choices and before payoffs occur; but (ii) they can only add to their initial ...
A Framework for Exploring the Macroeconomic Determinants of Systematic Risk
The increasing availability of high-frequency asset return data has had a fundamental impact on empirical financial economics, focusing attention on asset return volatility and correlation dynamics, with key applications ...
Social and physical environments and disparities in risk for cardiovascular disease: the healthy environments partnership conceptual model.
(Environ Health Perspect, 2005-12)
The Healthy Environments Partnership (HEP) is a community-based participatory research effort investigating variations in cardiovascular disease risk, and the contributions of social and physical environments to those variations, ...
A, B, C's (and D)'s for Understanding VARs
The dynamics of a linear (or linearized) dynamic stochastic economic model can be expressed in terms of matrices (A,B,C,D) that define a state space system. An associated state space system (A,K,C,Sigma) determines a vector ...
Can behavioral decision theory explain risk-averse fire management decisions?
(Forest Ecology and Management, 2005-06-06)
Organizations managing forest land often make fire management decisions that seem overly risk-averse in relation to their stated goals for ecosystem restoration, protection of sensitive species and habitats, and protection ...