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Negotiating at the boundary: Patinkin vs. Phipps
(History of Political Economy, 2000)
Proposal power and majority rule in multilateral bargaining with costly recognition
(Journal of Economic Theory, 2007-09-01)
This paper studies a sequential bargaining model in which agents expend efforts to be the proposer. In equilibrium, agents' effort choices are influenced by the prize and cost effects. The (endogenous) prize is the difference ...
Social approval, values, and AFDC: A reexamination of the illegitimacy debate
(JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, 2001-06)
Semiparametric Estimation of Long-Memory Volatility Dependencies
(Journal of Econometrics, 2000)
Estimating Plant Level Manufacturing Energy Efficiency with Stochastic Frontier Regression
(The Energy Journal, 2008)
Government guarantees and self-fulfilling speculative attacks
(Journal of Economic Theory, 2004-11-01)
We develop a model in which government guarantees to banks' foreign creditors are a root cause of self-fulfilling twin banking-currency crises. Absent guarantees, such crises are not possible. In the presence of guarantees ...
Sound and fury: McCloskey and significance testing in economics
(Journal of Economic Methodology, 2008-03-01)
For more than 20 years, Deidre McCloskey has campaigned to convince the economics profession that it is hopelessly confused about statistical significance. She argues that many practices associated with significance testing ...
Agglomeration effects in foreign direct investment and the pollution haven hypothesis
(Environmental and Resource Economics, 2009-06-01)
Does environmental regulation impair international competitiveness of pollution-intensive industries to the extent that they relocate to countries with less stringent regulation, turning those countries into "pollution havens"? ...
Are immigrant remittance flows a source of capital for development?
(IMF Staff Papers, 2005-07-06)
There is a general presumption in the literature and among policymakers that immigrant remittances play the same role in economic development as foreign direct investment and other capital flows, but this is an open question. ...
High and far: biases in the location of protected areas.
(PLoS One, 2009-12-14)
BACKGROUND: About an eighth of the earth's land surface is in protected areas (hereafter "PAs"), most created during the 20(th) century. Natural landscapes are critical for species persistence and PAs can play a major role ...