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Journal of Economic Perspectives

1987 - 2015

Current editor(s): David H. Autor

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Volume 27, issue 4, 2013

A Century of US Central Banking: Goals, Frameworks, Accountability pp. 3-16 Downloads
Ben Bernanke
Central Bank Design pp. 17-44 Downloads
Ricardo Reis
The Federal Reserve and Panic Prevention: The Roles of Financial Regulation and Lender of Last Resort pp. 45-64 Downloads
Gary Gorton and Andrew Metrick
Shifts in US Federal Reserve Goals and Tactics for Monetary Policy: A Role for Penitence? pp. 65-86 Downloads
Julio J. Rotemberg
Does the Federal Reserve Care about the Rest of the World? pp. 87-104 Downloads
Barry Eichengreen
An Interview with Paul Volcker pp. 105-20 Downloads
Martin Feldstein
Market Reasoning as Moral Reasoning: Why Economists Should Re-engage with Political Philosophy pp. 121-40 Downloads
Michael J. Sandel
Reclaiming Virtue Ethics for Economics pp. 141-64 Downloads
Luigino Bruni and Robert Sugden
Gifts of Mars: Warfare and Europe's Early Rise to Riches pp. 165-86 Downloads
Nico Voigtl?nder and Hans-Joachim Voth
The Economics of Slums in the Developing World pp. 187-210 Downloads
Benjamin Marx, Thomas Stoker and Tavneet Suri
Recommendations for Further Reading pp. 211-18 Downloads
Timothy Taylor
Correction: The Composition and Drawdown of Wealth in Retirement pp. 219-22 Downloads
James Poterba, Steven Venti and David Wise

Volume 27, issue 3, 2013

The Top 1 Percent in International and Historical Perspective pp. 3-20 Downloads
Facundo Alvaredo, Anthony Atkinson, Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez
Defending the One Percent pp. 21-34 Downloads
N. Gregory Mankiw
It's the Market: The Broad-Based Rise in the Return to Top Talent pp. 35-56 Downloads
Steven N. Kaplan and Joshua Rauh
The Pay of Corporate Executives and Financial Professionals as Evidence of Rents in Top 1 Percent Incomes pp. 57-78 Downloads
Josh Bivens and Lawrence Mishel
Income Inequality, Equality of Opportunity, and Intergenerational Mobility pp. 79-102 Downloads
Miles Corak
Why Hasn't Democracy Slowed Rising Inequality? pp. 103-24 Downloads
Adam Bonica, Nolan McCarty, Keith T. Poole and Howard Rosenthal
What Is European Integration Really About? A Political Guide for Economists pp. 125-44 Downloads
Enrico Spolaore
Political Credit Cycles: The Case of the Eurozone pp. 145-66 Downloads
Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde, Luis Garicano and Tano Santos
Cross of Euros pp. 167-92 Downloads
Kevin O'Rourke and Alan Taylor
Downward Nominal Wage Rigidity and the Case for Temporary Inflation in the Eurozone pp. 193-212 Downloads
Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé and Martin Uribe
Retrospectives: John Maynard Keynes, Investment Innovator pp. 213-28 Downloads
David Chambers and Elroy Dimson
Recommendations for Further Reading pp. 229-36 Downloads
Timothy Taylor

Volume 27, issue 2, 2013

The Growth of Finance pp. 3-28 Downloads
Robin Greenwood and David Scharfstein
Finance: Function Matters, Not Size pp. 29-50 Downloads
John Cochrane
Moore's Law versus Murphy's Law: Algorithmic Trading and Its Discontents pp. 51-72 Downloads
Andrei Kirilenko and Andrew Lo
An International Look at the Growth of Modern Finance pp. 73-96 Downloads
Thomas Philippon and Ariell Reshef
Asset Management Fees and the Growth of Finance pp. 97-108 Downloads
Burton G. Malkiel
Investing in Preschool Programs pp. 109-32 Downloads
Greg Duncan and Katherine Magnuson
What Can Be Done to Improve Struggling High Schools? pp. 133-52 Downloads
Julie Cullen, Steven D. Levitt, Erin Robertson and Sally Sadoff
Beyond BA Blinders: Lessons from Occupational Colleges and Certificate Programs for Nontraditional Students pp. 153-72 Downloads
James E. Rosenbaum and Janet Rosenbaum
Economics versus Politics: Pitfalls of Policy Advice pp. 173-92 Downloads
Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson
Latin America's Social Policy Challenge: Education, Social Insurance, Redistribution pp. 193-218 Downloads
Santiago Levy and Norbert Schady
The Investment Strategies of Sovereign Wealth Funds pp. 219-38 Downloads
Shai Bernstein, Josh Lerner and Antoinette Schoar
Recommendations for Further Reading pp. 239-46 Downloads
Timothy Taylor

Volume 27, issue 1, 2013

The Case against Patents pp. 3-22 Downloads
Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
Patents and Innovation: Evidence from Economic History pp. 23-44 Downloads
Petra Moser
The New Patent Intermediaries: Platforms, Defensive Aggregators, and Super-Aggregators pp. 45-66 Downloads
Andrei Hagiu and David B. Yoffie
Of Smart Phone Wars and Software Patents pp. 67-86 Downloads
Stuart Graham and Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Markets for Pollution Allowances: What Are the (New) Lessons? pp. 87-102 Downloads
Lawrence H. Goulder
The SO 2 Allowance Trading System: The Ironic History of a Grand Policy Experiment pp. 103-22 Downloads
Richard Schmalensee and Robert Stavins
Carbon Markets 15 Years after Kyoto: Lessons Learned, New Challenges pp. 123-46 Downloads
Richard Newell, William Pizer and Daniel Raimi
Moving Pollution Trading from Air to Water: Potential, Problems, and Prognosis pp. 147-72 Downloads
Karen Fisher-Vanden and Sheila Olmstead
Thirty Years of Prospect Theory in Economics: A Review and Assessment pp. 173-96 Downloads
Nicholas C. Barberis
The RAND Health Insurance Experiment, Three Decades Later pp. 197-222 Downloads
Aviva Aron-Dine, Liran Einav and Amy Finkelstein
Recommendations for Further Reading pp. 223-30 Downloads
Timothy Taylor

Volume 26, issue 4, 2012

From Exxon to BP: Has Some Number Become Better Than No Number? pp. 3-26 Downloads
Catherine Kling, Daniel J. Phaneuf and Jinhua Zhao
Contingent Valuation: A Practical Alternative When Prices Aren't Available pp. 27-42 Downloads
Richard Carson
Contingent Valuation: From Dubious to Hopeless pp. 43-56 Downloads
Jerry Hausman
The End of Cheap Chinese Labor pp. 57-74 Downloads
Hongbin Li, Lei Li, Binzhen Wu and Yanyan Xiong
Labor Market Outcomes and Reforms in China pp. 75-102 Downloads
Xin Meng
Understanding China's Growth: Past, Present, and Future pp. 103-24 Downloads
Xiaodong Zhu
Aggregate Savings and External Imbalances in China pp. 125-46 Downloads
Dennis Yang
How Did China Take Off? pp. 147-70 Downloads
Yasheng Huang
Amy Finkelstein: 2012 John Bates Clark Medalist pp. 171-84 Downloads
Jonathan Levin and James Poterba
Retrospectives: Irving Fisher's Appreciation and Interest (1896) and the Fisher Relation pp. 185-96 Downloads
Robert Dimand and Rebeca Gomez Betancourt
Recommendations for Further Reading pp. 197-204 Downloads
Timothy Taylor

Volume 26, issue 3, 2012

A Search and Matching Approach to Labor Markets: Did the Natural Rate of Unemployment Rise? pp. 3-26 Downloads
Mary Daly, Bart Hobijn, Aysegül Sahin and Robert Valletta
Who Suffers during Recessions? pp. 27-48 Downloads
Hilary Hoynes, Douglas Miller and Jessamyn Schaller
The European Sovereign Debt Crisis pp. 49-68 Downloads
Philip Lane
Public Debt Overhangs: Advanced-Economy Episodes since 1800 pp. 69-86 Downloads
Carmen Reinhart, Vincent Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff
The Economics of Spam pp. 87-110 Downloads
Justin M. Rao and David Reiley
Identifying the Disadvantaged: Official Poverty, Consumption Poverty, and the New Supplemental Poverty Measure pp. 111-36 Downloads
Bruce Meyer and James Sullivan
The New Demographic Transition: Most Gains in Life Expectancy Now Realized Late in Life pp. 137-56 Downloads
Karen Eggleston and Victor Fuchs
Groups Make Better Self-Interested Decisions pp. 157-76 Downloads
Gary Charness and Matthias Sutter
Deleveraging and Monetary Policy: Japan since the 1990s and the United States since 2007 pp. 177-202 Downloads
Kazuo Ueda
The Relationship between Unit Cost and Cumulative Quantity and the Evidence for Organizational Learning-by-Doing pp. 203-24 Downloads
Peter Thompson
Recommendations for Further Reading pp. 225-32 Downloads
Timothy Taylor

Volume 26, issue 2, 2012

The Journal of Economic Perspectives at 100 (Issues) pp. 3-18 Downloads
David Autor
The Journal of Economic Perspectives and the Marketplace of Ideas: A View from the Founding pp. 19-26 Downloads
Joseph Stiglitz
From the Desk of the Managing Editor pp. 27-40 Downloads
Timothy Taylor
The Rise of Middle Kingdoms: Emerging Economies in Global Trade pp. 41-64 Downloads
Gordon Hanson
Putting Ricardo to Work pp. 65-90 Downloads
Jonathan Eaton and Samuel Kortum
Gains from Trade When Firms Matter pp. 91-118 Downloads
Marc Melitz and Daniel Trefler
Globalization and U.S. Wages: Modifying Classic Theory to Explain Recent Facts pp. 119-40 Downloads
Jonathan Haskel, Robert Lawrence, Edward Leamer and Matthew J. Slaughter
Why Is the Teen Birth Rate in the United States So High and Why Does It Matter? pp. 141-63 Downloads
Melissa Kearney and Phillip Levine
Why Was the Arab World Poised for Revolution? Schooling, Economic Opportunities, and the Arab Spring pp. 167-88 Downloads
Filipe Campante and Davin Chor
Using Internet Data for Economic Research pp. 189-206 Downloads
Benjamin Edelman
Jonathan Levin: 2011 John Bates Clark Medalist pp. 207-18 Downloads
Liran Einav and Steven Tadelis
Retrospectives: The Introduction of the Cobb-Douglas Regression pp. 223-36 Downloads
Jeff Biddle
Recommendations for Further Reading pp. 237-44 Downloads
Timothy Taylor

Volume 26, issue 1, 2012

Is There an Energy Efficiency Gap? pp. 3-28 Downloads
Hunt Allcott and Michael Greenstone
Creating a Smarter U.S. Electricity Grid pp. 29-48 Downloads
Paul Joskow
Prospects for Nuclear Power pp. 49-66 Downloads
Lucas Davis
The Private and Public Economics of Renewable Electricity Generation pp. 67-92 Downloads
Severin Borenstein
Reducing Petroleum Consumption from Transportation pp. 93-118 Downloads
Christopher Knittel
How Will Energy Demand Develop in the Developing World? pp. 119-38 Downloads
Catherine Wolfram, Orie Shelef and Paul Gertler
The For-Profit Postsecondary School Sector: Nimble Critters or Agile Predators? pp. 139-64 Downloads
David Deming, Claudia Goldin and Lawrence Katz
Student Loans: Do College Students Borrow Too Much--Or Not Enough? pp. 165-92 Downloads
Christopher Avery and Sarah Turner
American Higher Education in Transition pp. 193-216 Downloads
Ronald Ehrenberg
Compensation for State and Local Government Workers pp. 217-42 Downloads
Maury Gittleman and Brooks Pierce
Recommendations for Further Reading pp. 243-50 Downloads
Timothy Taylor
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