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Volume 54, issue 4, 2016

Is the WTO Passé? pp. 1125-1231 Downloads
Kyle Bagwell, Chad P. Bown and Robert W. Staiger
Executive Compensation: A Modern Primer pp. 1232-87 Downloads
Alex Edmans and Xavier Gabaix
Equality of Opportunity: Theory and Measurement pp. 1288-1332 Downloads
John E. Roemer and Alain Trannoy
Immigration Economics by George J. Borjas: A Review Essay pp. 1333-49 Downloads
David Card and Giovanni Peri
The Crisis in Economic Theory: A Review Essay pp. 1350-61 Downloads
Kevin D. Hoover
Male Is a Gender, Too: A Review of Why Gender Matters in Economics by Mukesh Eswaran pp. 1362-76 Downloads
Julie A. Nelson
Ontology, Methodological Individualism, and the Foundations of the Social Sciences pp. 1377-89 Downloads
Robert Sugden

Volume 54, issue 3, 2016

Contagion in Financial Networks pp. 779-831 Downloads
Paul Glasserman and H. Peyton Young
The Econometrics of Matching Models pp. 832-61 Downloads
Pierre-André Chiappori and Bernard Salanié
State and Development: The Need for a Reappraisal of the Current Literature pp. 862-92 Downloads
Pranab Bardhan
Understanding African Poverty over the Longue Durée: A Review of Africa's Development in Historical Perspective pp. 893-905 Downloads
Margaret McMillan
Review of Making Money: Coin, Currency, and the Coming of Capitalism by Christine Desan pp. 906-21 Downloads
William Roberds
Current Federal Reserve Policy under the Lens of Economic History: A Review Essay pp. 922-34 Downloads
Stephen Williamson
Review of Political Order and Inequality: Their Foundations and Their Consequences by Carles Boix pp. 935-41 Downloads
Alberto Alesina

Volume 54, issue 2, 2016

The New Economics of Religion pp. 395-441 Downloads
Sriya Iyer
The Economics of Privacy pp. 442-92 Downloads
Alessandro Acquisti, Curtis Taylor and Liad Wagman
The Characterological Imperative: On Heckman, Humphries, and Kautz's The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life pp. 493-513 Downloads
Robert J. Sampson
Review Essay on British Economic Growth, 1270-1870 by Stephen Broadberry, Bruce M. S. Campbell, Alexander Klein, Mark Overton, and Bas van Leeuwen pp. 514-21 Downloads
Jeffrey G. Williamson
Review of Cultural Evolution: Society, Technology, Language, and Religion Edited by Peter J. Richerson and Morten H. Christiansen pp. 522-33 Downloads
Paola Giuliano
Complexity and Economic Policy: A Paradigm Shift or a Change in Perspective? A Review Essay on David Colander and Roland Kupers's Complexity and the Art of Public Policy pp. 534-72 Downloads
Alan Kirman
A Review Essay on GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History by Diane Coyle pp. 573-88 Downloads
Moshe Syrquin

Volume 54, issue 1, 2016

Affirmative Action and the Quality-Fit Trade-Off pp. 3-51 Downloads
Peter Arcidiacono and Michael Lovenheim
Regulatory Races: The Effects of Jurisdictional Competition on Regulatory Standards pp. 52-97 Downloads
Bruce G. Carruthers and Naomi R. Lamoreaux
The Economics of Temporary Migrations pp. 98-136 Downloads
Christian Dustmann and Joseph-Simon Görlach
Why Organizations Fail: Models and Cases pp. 137-92 Downloads
Luis Garicano and Luis Rayo
A Quantitative Review of Marriage Markets: How Inequality Is Remaking the American Family by Carbone and Cahn pp. 193-207 Downloads
Kirsten Cornelson and Aloysius Siow
The Politics of Financial Development: A Review of Calomiris and Haber's Fragile by Design pp. 208-23 Downloads
Peter Rousseau
Did Science Cause the Industrial Revolution? pp. 224-39 Downloads
Cormac Ó Gráda

Volume 53, issue 4, 2015

A Long Way Coming: Designing Centralized Markets with Privately Informed Buyers and Sellers pp. 857-97 Downloads
Simon Loertscher, Leslie M. Marx and Tom Wilkening
Culture and Institutions pp. 898-944 Downloads
Alberto Alesina and Paola Giuliano
Tiger Parenting and American Inequality: An Essay on Chua and Rubenfeld's The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America pp. 945-60 Downloads
Shelly Lundberg
Immigration and Globalization: A Review Essay pp. 961-74 Downloads
George J. Borjas
Stress for Success: A Review of Timothy Geithner's Financial Crisis Memoir pp. 975-95 Downloads
Gary Gorton
The Cambridge History of "Capitalism" pp. 996-1016 Downloads
Peter Temin

Volume 53, issue 3, 2015

Health and the Economy in the United States from 1750 to the Present pp. 503-70 Downloads
Dora L. Costa
The Beveridge Curve: A Survey pp. 571-630 Downloads
Michael Elsby, Ryan Michaels and David Ratner
Communicating Uncertainty in Official Economic Statistics: An Appraisal Fifty Years after Morgenstern pp. 631-53 Downloads
Charles Manski
A Review of The Age of Sustainable Development by Jeffrey Sachs pp. 654-66 Downloads
Matthew Kahn
Learning from Failure: A Review of Peter Schuck's Why Government Fails So Often: And How It Can Do Better pp. 667-74 Downloads
David Levy and Sandra J. Peart

Volume 53, issue 2, 2015

The Industrial Organization of Health-Care Markets pp. 235-84 Downloads
Martin Gaynor, Kate Ho and Robert Town
Research on Teaching Economics to Undergraduates pp. 285-325 Downloads
Sam Allgood, William B. Walstad and John Siegfried
Revisiting Samuelson's Foundations of Economic Analysis pp. 326-50 Downloads
Roger Backhouse
Racial Realism: A Review Essay on John Skrentny's After Civil Rights pp. 351-59 Downloads
Kevin Lang

Volume 53, issue 1, 2015

Envirodevonomics: A Research Agenda for an Emerging Field pp. 5-42 Downloads
Michael Greenstone and B. Kelsey Jack
Robert E. Lucas Jr.'s Collected Papers on Monetary Theory pp. 43-64 Downloads
Thomas Sargent
Jon Elster's Securities against Misrule: Juries, Assemblies, Elections: A Review Essay pp. 65-78 Downloads
David Austen-Smith
The Science, Economics, and Politics of Global Climate Change: A Review of The Climate Casino by William Nordhaus pp. 79-91 Downloads
Adam Jaffe and Suzi Kerr
A Review of William Easterly's The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor pp. 92-101 Downloads
Carol Graham
A Review of Angus Deaton's The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality pp. 102-14 Downloads
David Weil

Volume 52, issue 4, 2014

News-Driven Business Cycles: Insights and Challenges pp. 993-1074 Downloads
Paul Beaudry and Franck Portier
Behavioral Contract Theory pp. 1075-1118 Downloads
Botond Köszegi
Strategy in History and (versus?) in Economics: A Review of Lawrence Freedman's Strategy: A History pp. 1119-34 Downloads
Avinash Dixit
The Ethics of Efficient Markets and Commons Tragedies: A Review of John Broome's Climate Matters: Ethics in a Warming World pp. 1135-41 Downloads
William Nordhaus
What's the Future of Public Higher Education? A Review Essay on Gary C. Fethke and Andrew J. Policano's Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities pp. 1142-50 Downloads
Ronald Ehrenberg
A Review of Peter Temin's The Roman Market Economy pp. 1151-59 Downloads
Francois Velde

Volume 52, issue 3, 2014

The Macroeconomics of Trend Inflation pp. 679-739 Downloads
Guido Ascari and Argia Sbordone
What Do We Learn from the Weather? The New Climate-Economy Literature pp. 740-98 Downloads
Melissa Dell, Benjamin F. Jones and Benjamin A. Olken
Review Essay on Charles F. Manski's Public Policy in an Uncertain World: Analysis and Decisions pp. 799-804 Downloads
John Geweke
The New Science of Cities by Michael Batty: The Opinion of an Economist pp. 805-19 Downloads
Jacques Thisse
The Limits of Inference with Theory: A Review of Wolpin (2013) pp. 820-50 Downloads
John Rust

Volume 52, issue 2, 2014

The Choice between Formal and Informal Intellectual Property: A Review pp. 375-423 Downloads
Bronwyn Hall, Christian Helmers, Mark Rogers and Vania Sena
Addressing Global Environmental Externalities: Transaction Costs Considerations pp. 424-79 Downloads
Gary D. Libecap
The Changing Role of Government in Financing Health Care: An International Perspective pp. 480-518 Downloads
Mark Stabile and Sarah Thomson
The Return of "Patrimonial Capitalism": A Review of Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century pp. 519-34 Downloads
Branko Milanovic

Volume 52, issue 1, 2014

The Economic Importance of Financial Literacy: Theory and Evidence pp. 5-44 Downloads
Annamaria Lusardi and Olivia Mitchell
From Divergence to Convergence: Reevaluating the History behind China's Economic Boom pp. 45-123 Downloads
Loren Brandt, Debin Ma and Thomas Rawski
Empirical Evidence on Inflation Expectations in the New Keynesian Phillips Curve pp. 124-88 Downloads
Sophocles Mavroeidis, Mikkel Plagborg-Møller and James H. Stock
A Flourishing Economist: A Review Essay on Edmund Phelps's Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change pp. 189-96 Downloads
Joel Mokyr
Rethinking the Principles of Bank Regulation: A Review of Admati and Hellwig's The Bankers' New Clothes pp. 197-210 Downloads
Roger Myerson
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