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Postal address:Robert S. Goldfarb Department of Economics George Washington Univ Washington, D.C. 20052
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Working Papers

2009

  1. Can A Rational Choice Framework Make Sense of Anorexia Nervosa?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2005

  1. A Behavioral Model of Cyclical Dieting
    HEW, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Modeling Alternative Motives for Dieting
    HEW, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Eastern Economic Journal (2006)

1992

  1. How the macroeconomic environment affects human resource development
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

1973

  1. Income Distribution Considerations In Government Investment Decisions
    Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics Downloads

Journal Articles

2014

  1. A Guide for " JEE Content" Submissions
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2014, 45, (2), 159-165 Downloads

2013

  1. Shortage, Shortage, Who's Got the Shortage?
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2013, 44, (3), 277-297 Downloads

2012

  1. The influence of economics on political science: by what pathway?
    Journal of Economic Methodology, 2012, 19, (1), 1-19 Downloads

2010

  1. Does ‘Civic Duty’ ‘Solve’ The Rational Choice Voter Turnout Puzzle?
    Journal of Theoretical Politics, 2010, 22, (3), 275-300 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Jacob Mincer: A Founding Father of Modern Labour Economics
    The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2010, 17, (1), 151-155 Downloads

2009

  1. Exploring different visions of the model-empirics nexus: Solow versus Lipsey
    Journal of Economic Methodology, 2009, 16, (2), 159-174 Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. "Theory" and "Models": Terminology Through the Looking Glass
    Econ Journal Watch, 2008, 5, (1), 91-108 Downloads
  2. Explanations for Persistent Nursing Shortages
    Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 2008, 11, (2), 1-37 Downloads

2007

  1. Decreasing the "Bad" for Mixed Public Goods and Bads: The Case of Public Sculpture
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2007, 33, (2), 159-176 Downloads
  2. Vaccination Externalities
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2007, 7, (1), 1-27 Downloads View citations (21)

2006

  1. Modeling Alternative Motives for Dieting
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2006, 32, (1), 115-131 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2005

  1. Methodological issues in forecasting: Insights from the egregious business forecast errors of late 1930
    Journal of Economic Methodology, 2005, 12, (4), 517-542 Downloads View citations (12)

2003

  1. Remembering James Tobin: Stories Mostly from His Students
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2003, 29, (4), 499-518 Downloads

2002

  1. Wheat from Chaff: Meta-Analysis as Quantitative Literature Review: Comment
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2002, 16, (3), 225-226 Downloads View citations (2)

2001

  1. Are rival theories of smoking underdetermined?
    Journal of Economic Methodology, 2001, 8, (2), 229-251 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Combining the Results of rationality Studies: What Did We know and When Did We know It?
    Indian Economic Review, 2001, 36, (1), 269-300 View citations (1)

2000

  1. An Onassis Retrospective: What Products Are Auctioned, and Why?
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2000, 31, (2), 157-168 Downloads
  2. New on Paternalism and Public Policy
    Economics and Philosophy, 2000, 16, (2), 323-331 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Why Do Empirical Results Change? Forecasts as Tests of Rational Expectations
    History of Political Economy, 2000, 32, (5), 95-116 Downloads View citations (3)

1999

  1. An economic theory of cigarette addiction
    Journal of Health Economics, 1999, 18, (1), 1-29 Downloads View citations (91)

1998

  1. Economic Man as a Moral Individual
    Economic Inquiry, 1998, 36, (4), 645-53 View citations (15)
  2. On the use and nonuse of surveys in economics
    Journal of Economic Methodology, 1998, 5, (1), 1-21 Downloads View citations (16)

1997

  1. Now you see it, now you don't: emerging contrary results in economics
    Journal of Economic Methodology, 1997, 4, (2), 221-244 Downloads View citations (3)

1996

  1. Does Studying Economics Discourage Cooperation? Watch What We Do, Not What We Say or How We Play
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1996, 10, (1), 177-186 Downloads View citations (84)
  2. Information Problems for Policy Analysis and Forecasting
    Eastern Economic Journal, 1996, 22, (1), 47-56 Downloads

1995

  1. Does Salaried Status Affect Human Capital Accumulation?
    ILR Review, 1995, 48, (2), 322-337 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The economist-as-audience needs a methodology of plausible inference
    Journal of Economic Methodology, 1995, 2, (2), 201-222 Downloads View citations (20)

1994

  1. Dealing with Arguably Legitimate Exam Gripes: A Possible Pareto Improvement
    Economic Inquiry, 1994, 32, (1), 178-79

1991

  1. Pisces Economicus: The Fish as Economic Man
    Economics and Philosophy, 1991, 7, (1), 83-86 Downloads View citations (2)

1990

  1. The Demand for Labor with Heterogenous Hours
    Eastern Economic Journal, 1990, 16, (3), 239-247 Downloads

1988

  1. Choice under Uncertainty: Problems Solved and Unsolved: Correspondence
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1988, 2, (2), 179-81

1987

  1. INTERREGIONAL WAGE DIFFERENTIAL DYNAMICS
    Papers in Regional Science, 1987, 62, (1), 45-56 Downloads

1986

  1. The relative efficiency of private and public transfers
    Public Choice, 1986, 49, (1), 29-45 Downloads View citations (1)

1984

  1. Can remittances compensate for manpower outflows: The case of Philippine physicians
    Journal of Development Economics, 1984, 15, (1-3), 1-17 Downloads View citations (14)

1983

  1. A model of teenage labor supply
    Journal of Economics and Business, 1983, 35, (2), 245-255 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Alternate rationales for severance pay compensation under airline deregulation
    Public Choice, 1983, 41, (3), 351-369 Downloads

1982

  1. An Economic Evaluation of the Service Contract Act
    ILR Review, 1982, 36, (1), 56-72 Downloads

1981

  1. The Davis-Bacon Act: An Appraisal of Recent Studies
    ILR Review, 1981, 34, (2), 191-206 Downloads View citations (1)

1978

  1. An indirect test of efficient city sizes
    Journal of Urban Economics, 1978, 5, (1), 46-65 Downloads View citations (5)

1976

  1. A `missing link' in the social rate of discount literature
    Journal of Public Economics, 1976, 6, (3), 309-312 Downloads

1974

  1. Government investment decisions and institutional constraints on income redistribution
    Journal of Public Economics, 1974, 3, (2), 171-180 Downloads

1972

  1. Job Search, the Duration of Unemployment, and the Phillips Curve: Comment
    American Economic Review, 1972, 62, (4), 714-17 Downloads

1970

  1. Manpower Programs in a Local Labor Market: A Theoretical Note
    American Economic Review, 1970, 60, (4), 706-09 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Pareto Optimal Redistribution: Comment
    American Economic Review, 1970, 60, (5), 994-96 Downloads View citations (6)
 
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