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A Child-Support Assurance Program: How Much Will It Reduce Child Poverty, and at What Cost?

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 114-119

A Child-Support Assurance Program: How Much Will It Reduce Child Poverty, and at What Cost? Persistent child poverty...

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The Invisible Hand and Externalities

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 333-337

When economists contemplate the invisi- ble hand at work, they generally think of competitive markets. But there are...

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The Choice between Market Failures and Corruption

Vol.90,
No.1,
(2000),
pp 194-211

Becau~e goverrzment zntenlentron tran~fers resources fmm one parry to another, ~t create5 room for corntptlon AJ...

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Rising Wage Inequality and the U.S. Gender Gap

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 23-28

Rising Wage Inequality and the U.S. Gender Gap The U.S. labor market has recently expe- rienced two dramatic trends: a...

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Time-Series Evidence on the Sources of Trends in Wage Inequality

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 84-2

RISING WAGE INEQUALITY IN THE UNITED STATES: CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCESt Time-Series Evidence on the Sources of Trends in...

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Social-Choice Mediators

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 448-453

Since the pioneering work of Kenneth Arrow (1963) social-choice theory has devel- oped a long tradition of research on...

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Poverty, Food Consumption, and Nutrition During the Transition to the Market Economy in Eastern Europe

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 297-302

Poverty, Food Consumption, and Nutrition During the Transition to the Market Economy in Eastern Europe Historically,...

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Naked Exclusion: Reply

Vol.90,
No.1,
(2000),
pp 310-311

Naked Exclusion::Reply We are pleased that llya R.Segal and Mi- chael D. Whinston (2000) confirm our two main...

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Social Diversity, Arbitrage, and Gains from Trade: A Unified Perspective on Resource Allocation

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 427-434

Social Diversity, Arbitrage, and Gains from Trade: A Unified Perspective on Resource Allocation People trade because...

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Unique Equilibrium in a Model of Self-Fulfilling Currency Attacks: Comment

Vol.90,
No.1,
(2000),
pp 316-318

Unique Equilibrium in a Model of Self-Fulfilling Currency Attacks: Comment In a recent issue of this journal, Stephen...

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Veblen Effects in a Theory of Conspicuous Consumption

Vol.86,
No.3,
(1996),
pp 349-373

Veblen Effects in a Theory of Conspicuous Consumption  We examine conditions under which "Veblen...

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Forecasting Volatility in Financial Markets: A Review

Vol.41,
No.2,
(2003),
pp 478-539

Jourrzal of Econoinic Literature Vol. XLI (June 2003) pp. 478-539 Forecastin Volatility in Financial Markets: A Review...

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Poverty and Vulnerability

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 221-225

While the economics of poverty and the distinction is critical, and a definition of economics of uncertainty are well...

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The Effects of Sex Education on Teen Sexual Activity and Teen Pregnancy

Vol.107,
No.3,
(1999),
pp 606-644

The Effects of Sex Education on Teen Sexual Activity and Teen Pregnancy Gerald S. Oettinger University of Texas at...

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The Competitive Effects of Price-Floors

Vol.45,
No.3,
(1997),
pp 329-340

  THE COMPETITIVE EFFECTS OF PRICE-FLOORS* V. BHASKAR Using Hotelling's model of locational competition,...

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Rating Banks: Risk and Uncertainty in an Opaque Industry

Vol.92,
No.4,
(2002),
pp 874-888

Rating Banks: Risk and Uncertainty in an Opaque Industry The pattern of disagreement between bond raters suggests that...

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Job-to-Job and Job-to-Nonemployment Turnover by Gender and Education Level

Vol.16,
No.2,
(1998),
pp 392-443

  Job-to-Job and Job-to-Nonemployment Turnover by Gender and Education Level Anne Beeson Royalty, Stanford...

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Centralized and Decentralized Decision Making in Organizations

Vol.20,
No.1,
(2002),
pp 1-22

  Centralized and Decentralized Decision Making in Organizations Ja´n Za´bojnı´k, ...

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Explaining African Economic Performance

Vol.37,
No.1,
(1999),
pp 64-111

Explaining African Economic PAUL COLLIER and JAN WILLEM GUNNING' 1. Introduction FRICAN ECONOMIC performance has...

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Noncooperative Bargaining Models of Marriage

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 132-137

Noncooperative Bargaining Models of Marriage In this paper we discuss some simple non- cooperative models of...

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How Big a Burden Are State and Local OPEB Benefits?

by Alicia Munnell, Jean-Pierre Aubry, Caroline V. Crawford,
Vol.48,
(2016)

In addition to pensions, most state and local governments provide other post-employment benefits (OPEBs), the largest...

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State Initiatives to Cover Uncovered Private Sector Workers

by Alicia Munnell, Anek Belbase, Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher,
Vol.16-4,
(2016)

At any given moment, only about half of private sector workers are covered by any sort of employer-sponsored retirement...

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Will the Explosion of Student Debt Widen the Retirement Security Gap?

by Alicia Munnell, Wenliang Hou, Anthony Webb,
Vol.16-2,
(2016)

Student loan debt was $1.2 trillion in 2015, compared to just $0.2 trillion in 2003. It now accounts for more than 30...

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GASB 68: How Will State Unfunded Pension Liabilities Affect Big Cities?

by Alicia Munnell, Jean-Pierre Aubry,
Vol.47,
(2016)

Beginning in 2015, under new provisions of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), the unfunded actuarial...

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Investment Returns: Defined Benefit vs. Defined Contribution Plans

by Alicia Munnell, Jean-Pierre Aubry, Caroline V. Crawford,
Vol.15-21,
(2015)

Pension coverage in the private sector has shifted from defined benefit plans, where professionals make investment...

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Forensics and the Future of a Connecticut Pension Plan

The State of Connecticut administers six retirement systems. The two largest are the State Employees Retirement System...

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The Affordable Care Act, Medicare Costs, and Retirement Security

by Alicia Munnell, Anqi Chen,
Vol.15-20,
(2015)

Rising Medicare costs have been a major contributor to projected long-run budget deficits, and rising out-of-pocket...

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Final Report on Connecticut State Retirement Systems: SERS and TRS

The report’s key findings are: Connecticut’s pension systems for state employees and teachers face large...

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Do We Need a Price Index for the Elderly?

Vol.15-18,
(2015)

As announced recently, Social Security will not provide a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in 2016. This news will...

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What Causes Workers to Retire Before They Plan?

by Alicia Munnell, Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, Matthew S. Rutledge,
Vol.2015-22,
(2015)

This paper explores the extent to which health, employment, family, or finances are associated with earlier-than-...

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The Invisible Hand and Externalities

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 333-337

When economists contemplate the invisi- ble hand at work, they generally think of competitive markets. But there are...

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The Choice between Market Failures and Corruption

Vol.90,
No.1,
(2000),
pp 194-211

Becau~e goverrzment zntenlentron tran~fers resources fmm one parry to another, ~t create5 room for corntptlon AJ...

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Rising Wage Inequality and the U.S. Gender Gap

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 23-28

Rising Wage Inequality and the U.S. Gender Gap The U.S. labor market has recently expe- rienced two dramatic trends: a...

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Time-Series Evidence on the Sources of Trends in Wage Inequality

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 84-2

RISING WAGE INEQUALITY IN THE UNITED STATES: CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCESt Time-Series Evidence on the Sources of Trends in...

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Social-Choice Mediators

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 448-453

Since the pioneering work of Kenneth Arrow (1963) social-choice theory has devel- oped a long tradition of research on...

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Poverty, Food Consumption, and Nutrition During the Transition to the Market Economy in Eastern Europe

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 297-302

Poverty, Food Consumption, and Nutrition During the Transition to the Market Economy in Eastern Europe Historically,...

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Naked Exclusion: Reply

Vol.90,
No.1,
(2000),
pp 310-311

Naked Exclusion::Reply We are pleased that llya R.Segal and Mi- chael D. Whinston (2000) confirm our two main...

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Social Diversity, Arbitrage, and Gains from Trade: A Unified Perspective on Resource Allocation

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 427-434

Social Diversity, Arbitrage, and Gains from Trade: A Unified Perspective on Resource Allocation People trade because...

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Unique Equilibrium in a Model of Self-Fulfilling Currency Attacks: Comment

Vol.90,
No.1,
(2000),
pp 316-318

Unique Equilibrium in a Model of Self-Fulfilling Currency Attacks: Comment In a recent issue of this journal, Stephen...

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Poverty, Human Development, and Growth: An Emerging Consensus?

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 244-249

Poverty, Human Development, and Growth: An Emerging Consensus? This paper considers several issues rele- vant to the...

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The Invisible Hand and Externalities

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 333-337

When economists contemplate the invisi- ble hand at work, they generally think of competitive markets. But there are...

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The Choice between Market Failures and Corruption

Vol.90,
No.1,
(2000),
pp 194-211

Becau~e goverrzment zntenlentron tran~fers resources fmm one parry to another, ~t create5 room for corntptlon AJ...

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Rising Wage Inequality and the U.S. Gender Gap

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 23-28

Rising Wage Inequality and the U.S. Gender Gap The U.S. labor market has recently expe- rienced two dramatic trends: a...

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Time-Series Evidence on the Sources of Trends in Wage Inequality

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 84-2

RISING WAGE INEQUALITY IN THE UNITED STATES: CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCESt Time-Series Evidence on the Sources of Trends in...

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Social-Choice Mediators

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 448-453

Since the pioneering work of Kenneth Arrow (1963) social-choice theory has devel- oped a long tradition of research on...

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Poverty, Food Consumption, and Nutrition During the Transition to the Market Economy in Eastern Europe

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 297-302

Poverty, Food Consumption, and Nutrition During the Transition to the Market Economy in Eastern Europe Historically,...

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Naked Exclusion: Reply

Vol.90,
No.1,
(2000),
pp 310-311

Naked Exclusion::Reply We are pleased that llya R.Segal and Mi- chael D. Whinston (2000) confirm our two main...

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Social Diversity, Arbitrage, and Gains from Trade: A Unified Perspective on Resource Allocation

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 427-434

Social Diversity, Arbitrage, and Gains from Trade: A Unified Perspective on Resource Allocation People trade because...

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Unique Equilibrium in a Model of Self-Fulfilling Currency Attacks: Comment

Vol.90,
No.1,
(2000),
pp 316-318

Unique Equilibrium in a Model of Self-Fulfilling Currency Attacks: Comment In a recent issue of this journal, Stephen...

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Poverty, Human Development, and Growth: An Emerging Consensus?

Vol.84,
No.2,
(1994),
pp 244-249

Poverty, Human Development, and Growth: An Emerging Consensus? This paper considers several issues rele- vant to the...

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