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Volume 55, issue 2, 2017

Liquidity: A New Monetarist Perspective pp. 371-440 Downloads
Ricardo Lagos, Guillaume Rocheteau and Randall Wright
School Vouchers: A Survey of the Economics Literature pp. 441-92 Downloads
Dennis Epple, Richard Romano and Miguel Urquiola
Sorting through Search and Matching Models in Economics pp. 493-544 Downloads
Hector Chade, Jan Eeckhout and Lones Smith
Classifying Economics: A History of the JEL Codes pp. 545-79 Downloads
Beatrice Cherrier
Opportunities, Welfare, and Social Justice: A Review of Fishkin's Bottlenecks pp. 580-91 Downloads
François Maniquet
A Review Essay on Isabel Sawhill's Generation Unbound: Drifting into Sex and Parenting without Marriage and Laurence Steinberg's Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence pp. 592-608 Downloads
Anna Aizer
Review of Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb by Douglas S. Massey et al pp. 609-20 Downloads
Yannis M. Ioannides
The Decentralized Central Bank: A Review Essay on The Power and Independence of the Federal Reserve by Peter Conti-Brown pp. 621-36 Downloads
Narayana R. Kocherlakota
Review of The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860 by Calvin Schermerhorn and The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Edward E. Baptist pp. 637-43 Downloads
Stanley L. Engerman

Volume 55, issue 1, 2017

Criminal Deterrence: A Review of the Literature pp. 5-48 Downloads
Aaron Chalfin and Justin McCrary
The Economic Consequences of Social-Network Structure pp. 49-95 Downloads
Matthew Jackson, Brian W. Rogers and Yves Zenou
Information Avoidance pp. 96-135 Downloads
Russell Golman, David Hagmann and George Loewenstein
Parties or Problem Sets: Review Article on How College Works and Paying for the Party pp. 136-47 Downloads
William Johnson
Game Theory and Cold War Rationality: A Review Essay pp. 148-61 Downloads
E. Roy Weintraub
Comments on Economic Models, Economics, and Economists: Remarks on Economics Rules by Dani Rodrik pp. 162-72 Downloads
Ariel Rubinstein
Hansen and Sargent's Recursive Models of Dynamic Linear Economies: A Review Essay pp. 173-81 Downloads
Kenneth West
A Review of Geoffrey M. Hodgson, Conceptualizing Capitalism: Institutions, Evolution, Future pp. 182-90 Downloads
Susan Rose-Ackerman
Capitalism and Socialism: A Review of Kornai's Dynamism, Rivalry, and the Surplus Economy pp. 191-208 Downloads
Chenggang Xu

Volume 54, issue 4, 2016

Is the WTO Passé? pp. 1125-1231 Downloads
Kyle Bagwell, Chad Bown and Robert 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 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 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
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