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Energy efficiency policies: A retrospective examination
(Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 2006-11-20)
We review literature on several types of energy efficiency policies: appliance standards, financial incentive programs, information and voluntary programs, and management of government energy use. For each, we provide a ...
Revenue maximizing inflation
(JOURNAL OF MONETARY ECONOMICS, 2006-11)
Why do minority men earn less? A study of wage differentials among the highly educated
(Review of Economics and Statistics, 2006-07-03)
We estimate wage gaps using nonparametric matching methods and detailed measures of field of study for university graduates. We find a modest portion of the wage gap is the consequence of measurement error in the Census ...
Modeling economy-wide vs sectoral climate policies using combined aggregate-sectoral models
(Energy Journal, 2006-07-25)
Economic analyses of climate change policies frequently focus on reductions of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions via market-based, economy-wide policies. The current course of environment and energy policy debate in ...
Surprising Success Among Hispanic students
Government finance in the wake of currency crises
(Journal of Monetary Economics, 2006-04-01)
We address three questions: (i) Can classical models be reconciled with the fact that many crises are marked by high rates of depreciation and small increases in seignorage revenue? (ii) What are the implications of different ...
Generic Competition in the U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry
(International Journal of the Economics of Business, 2006-02)
How did the 2003 prescription drug re-importation bill pass the house?
(Economics and Politics, 2006-03-01)
We examine the major interest groups in the debate over allowing the re-importation of prescription drugs by utilizing a logit model and instrumental variables. Consistent with political support approach, the evidence suggests ...
The Market-Based Lead Phasedown
(Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation: Lessons from Twenty Years of Experience, 2006-10-01)
© 2007 by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved.This essay uses the case study of the phasedown of lead gasoline in the United States to argue that market-based instruments can be effective in meeting environmental ...
An Empirical Bayes Approach to Combining and Comparing Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life for Environmental Policy Analysis
(Resource and Environmental Economics, 2006)