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Causation, Spending, and Taxes: Sand in the Sandbox or Tax Collector for the Welfare State?
Causal relations between federal expenditure and taxation are analyzed using an approach based on the invariance of econometric relationships in the face of structural interventions. Institutional evidence for interventions ...
Effects of boron doping on the surface morphology and structural imperfections of diamond films
(Diamond and Related Materials, 1992-05-01)
This paper reports the surface morphology and structural imperfection of boron-doped diamond films prepared by microwave plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition. It was found that boron dopants improved the structural ...
Regional paths of development
(Annual review of sociology. Vol. 18, 1992-12-01)
Five broad theoretical perspectives frame much of the literature on regional paths of development: neoclassical economics, world-systems/dependency theories, the developmental state, institutional analysis, and Marxism. ...
EAE cerebrospinal fluid augments in vitro phagocytosis and metabolism of CNS myelin by macrophages.
(J Neurosci Res, 1992-07)
Previous studies from this laboratory have shown that CNS myelin is phagocytized and metabolized by cultured rat macrophages to a much larger extent when myelin is pretreated with serum containing antibodies to ...
Refusal in testicular cancer patients: implications for surveillance.
(Br J Cancer, 1992-05)
Incentives for Conservation and Quality-Improvement by Public Utilities
We examine the design of incentive programs to motivate regulated utilities to supply both basic service (e.g., electricity supply, local telephone service) and service enhancements (e.g., energy-conservation services, improved ...
Rationality, melioration and law-of-effect models for choice
(Psychological Science, 1992)
Prediction in dynamic models with time-dependent conditional variances
(Journal of Econometrics, 1992-01-01)
This paper considers forecasting the conditional mean and variance from a single-equation dynamic model with autocorrelated disturbances following an ARMA process, and innovations with time-dependent conditional ...
Association between cell-mediated demyelination and astrocyte stimulation.
(Prog Brain Res, 1992)
Brand Loyalty, Entry, and Price Competition in Pharmaceuticals after the 1984 Drug Act
IN 1984, Congress enacted a new law that greatly affected the economics of the pharmaceutical industry in the United States. It has been characterized as the most important legislation affecting competition in the pharmaceutical ...