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Estimating Plant Level Manufacturing Energy Efficiency with Stochastic Frontier Regression
(The Energy Journal, 2008)
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 ...
Semiparametric estimation of nonstationary censored panel data models with time varying factor loads
(Econometric Theory, 2008-10-01)
We propose an estimation procedure for a semiparametric panel data censored regression model in which the error terms may be subject to general forms of nonstationarity. Specifically, we allow for heteroskedasticity over ...
The vanity of the economist: A comment on Peart and Levy's the "Vanity of the Philosopher"
(American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 2008-07-01)
In the Vanity of the Philosopher, Sandra Peart and David Levy reconsider "postclassical" economics from the vantage point of Adam Smith's "analytical" egalitarianism. Analytical egalitarianism is assumed, not proved; and ...
Partial identification and testable restrictions in multi-unit auctions
(JOURNAL OF ECONOMETRICS, 2008-09)
Modeling endogenous technological change for climate policy analysis
(Energy Economics, 2008-11-01)
The approach used to model technological change in a climate policy model is a critical determinant of its results in terms of the time path of CO2 prices and costs required to achieve various emission reduction goals. We ...
Examining conservation attitudes, perspectives, and challenges in India
(Biological Conservation, 2008-09-01)
Biodiversity conservation issues are often contentious and complex. Polarized debates on the effectiveness of protected areas and role of people inside them, charismatic species as conservation foci, and on specific policy ...
Contracts, hold-up, and exports: Textiles and opium in colonial India
(American Economic Review, 2008-12-01)
Trade and export, it is argued, spur economic growth. This paper studies the microeconomics of exporting. We build a heuristic model of transactions between exporters and producers and relate it to East India Company (EIC) ...
Allowing the data to speak freely: The macroeconometrics of the cointegrated vector autoregression
(American Economic Review, 2008-05-01)
A bootstrap method for identifying and evaluating a structural vector autoregression
(Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2008-08-01)
Graph-theoretic methods of causal search based on the ideas of Pearl (2000), Spirtes et al. (2000), and others have been applied by a number of researchers to economic data, particularly by Swanson and Granger (1997) to ...