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Volume 58, issue 3, 2020

Explaining the Decline in the US Employment-to-Population Ratio: A Review of the Evidence pp. 585-643 Downloads
Katharine G. Abraham and Melissa S. Kearney
Model Averaging and Its Use in Economics pp. 644-719 Downloads
Mark F. J. Steel
The Road to Serfdom after 75 Years pp. 720-48 Downloads
Bruce Caldwell
Where Economics Went Wrong: A Review Essay pp. 749-76 Downloads
Marianne Johnson
Commanding Nature by Obeying Her: A Review Essay on Joel Mokyr's A Culture of Growth pp. 777-92 Downloads
Enrico Spolaore

Volume 58, issue 2, 2020

Measuring Time Preferences pp. 299-347 Downloads
Jonathan Cohen, Keith Ericson, David Laibson and John Myles White
The Economics of Language pp. 348-404 Downloads
Victor Ginsburgh and Shlomo Weber
Sins of Omission and the Practice of Economics pp. 405-18 Downloads
George Akerlof
Publishing and Promotion in Economics: The Tyranny of the Top Five pp. 419-70 Downloads
James Heckman and Sidharth Moktan
Radical Markets by Eric Posner and E. Glen Weyl: A Review Essay pp. 471-87 Downloads
David K. Levine
The Limits of the Commune: A Review of The Mystery of the Kibbutz pp. 488-97 Downloads
John Nye

Volume 58, issue 1, 2020

Inside Job or Deep Impact? Extramural Citations and the Influence of Economic Scholarship pp. 3-52 Downloads
Joshua Angrist, Pierre Azoulay, Glenn Ellison, Ryan Hill and Susan Feng Lu
Historical Legacies and African Development pp. 53-128 Downloads
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
What Remains of Cross-Country Convergence? pp. 129-75 Downloads
Paul Johnson and Chris Papageorgiou
What Students Learn in Economics 101: Time for a Change pp. 176-214 Downloads
Samuel Bowles and Wendy Carlin
Reflections of a Textbook Author pp. 215-28 Downloads
N. Gregory Mankiw

Volume 57, issue 4, 2019

Caste and the Indian Economy pp. 781-834 Downloads
Kaivan Munshi
The Identification Zoo: Meanings of Identification in Econometrics pp. 835-903 Downloads
Arthur Lewbel
Tax Compliance and Enforcement pp. 904-54 Downloads
Joel Slemrod
Review of Walter Scheidel's The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century pp. 955-71 Downloads
William Easterly
A Review Essay: David Kynaston's Till Time's Last Sand: A History of the Bank of England, 1694–2013 pp. 972-87 Downloads
Charles Bean
Rationalizing Choice: A Review Essay on Peter Leeson's WTF?!: An Economic Tour of the Weird pp. 988-1000 Downloads
Rajiv Sethi

Volume 57, issue 3, 2019

Text as Data pp. 535-74 Downloads
Matthew Gentzkow, Bryan Kelly and Matt Taddy
What Can Be Learned from Spatial Economics? pp. 575-643 Downloads
Stef Proost and Jacques Thisse
A Review on Basic Income: A Radical Proposal for a Free Society and a Sane Economy by Philippe Van Parijs and Yannick Vanderborght pp. 644-58 Downloads
Caterina Calsamiglia and Sabine Flamand
Measuring Progress: A Review Essay on The Pricing of Progress: Economic Indicators and the Capitalization of American Life by Eli Cook pp. 659-77 Downloads
Diane Coyle
Society and Economy: Frameworks and Principles: A Book Review pp. 678-89 Downloads
Sanjeev Goyal

Volume 57, issue 2, 2019

Dynamic Mechanism Design: An Introduction pp. 235-74 Downloads
Dirk Bergemann and Juuso Välimäki
What We Have Learned about Terrorism since 9/11 pp. 275-328 Downloads
Khusrav Gaibulloev and Todd Sandler
Price Theory pp. 329-84 Downloads
E. Glen Weyl
Unhappiness and Pain in Modern America: A Review Essay, and Further Evidence, on Carol Graham's Happiness for All? pp. 385-402 Downloads
David G. Blanchflower and Andrew Oswald
Review of Books on Student Loans pp. 403-33 Downloads
Christopher Avery

Volume 57, issue 1, 2019

Digital Economics pp. 3-43 Downloads
Avi Goldfarb and Catherine Tucker
Information Design: A Unified Perspective pp. 44-95 Downloads
Dirk Bergemann and Stephen Morris
Review Essay on Why Muslim Integration Fails in Christian-Heritage Societies by Claire Adida, David Laitin and Marie-Anne Valfort pp. 96-119 Downloads
Thierry Verdier
Gorbachev versus Deng: A Review of Chris Miller's The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy pp. 120-46 Downloads
Sergei Guriev
The Devil Is in the Details: Implications of Samuel Bowles's The Moral Economy for Economics and Policy Research pp. 147-60 Downloads
Rachel Kranton
Environmentalism with Chinese Characteristics—A Review of Matthew E. Kahn and Siqi Zheng's Blue Skies over Beijing: Economic Growth and the Environment in China pp. 161-79 Downloads
Ian Coxhead

Volume 56, issue 4, 2018

Skewed Wealth Distributions: Theory and Empirics pp. 1261-91 Downloads
Jess Benhabib and Alberto Bisin
Islam and Economic Performance: Historical and Contemporary Links pp. 1292-1359 Downloads
Timur Kuran
Childhood Circumstances and Adult Outcomes: Act II pp. 1360-1446 Downloads
Douglas Almond, Janet Currie and Valentina Duque
The Formation of Expectations, Inflation, and the Phillips Curve pp. 1447-91 Downloads
Olivier Coibion, Yuriy Gorodnichenko and Rupal Kamdar
The Sound of Silence: A Review Essay of Nancy MacLean's Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America pp. 1492-1537 Downloads
Jean-Baptiste Fleury and Alain Marciano
Riddles and Models: A Review Essay on Michel De Vroey's A History of Macroeconomics from Keynes to Lucas and Beyond pp. 1538-76 Downloads
Costas Azariadis
Finance and Economic Development in the Very Long Run: A Review Essay pp. 1577-86 Downloads
Yongseok Shin
The Case for Imposing Cashlessness: A Review Article pp. 1587-91 Downloads
Neil Wallace

Volume 56, issue 3, 2018

Experimental Research on Labor Market Discrimination pp. 799-866 Downloads
David Neumark
Production and Welfare: Progress in Economic Measurement pp. 867-919 Downloads
Dale W. Jorgenson
Transparency, Reproducibility, and the Credibility of Economics Research pp. 920-80 Downloads
Garret Christensen and Edward Miguel
Offshoring and Labor Markets pp. 981-1028 Downloads
David Hummels, Jakob Munch and Chong Xiang
Optimal Income Taxation Theory and Principles of Fairness pp. 1029-79 Downloads
Marc Fleurbaey and Francois Maniquet
Mind the Gap: A Review of The Health Gap: The Challenge of an Unequal World by Sir Michael Marmot pp. 1080-1101 Downloads
Adriana Lleras-Muney
The End of Alchemy by Mervyn King: A Review Essay pp. 1102-18 Downloads
Roger Farmer
The Macrogenoeconomics of Comparative Development pp. 1119-55 Downloads
Quamrul Ashraf and Oded Galor

Volume 56, issue 2, 2018

Economics of the Pharmaceutical Industry pp. 397-449 Downloads
Darius Lakdawalla
Identifying and Estimating Neighborhood Effects pp. 450-500 Downloads
Bryan Graham
Estimating Risk Preferences in the Field pp. 501-64 Downloads
Levon Barseghyan, Francesca Molinari, Ted O'Donoghue and Joshua Teitelbaum
Global Firms pp. 565-619 Downloads
Andrew Bernard, J. Jensen, Stephen Redding and Peter K. Schott
Inequality and Globalization: A Review Essay pp. 620-42 Downloads
Martin Ravallion
Medieval Origins: A Review Essay on Campbell's The Great Transition pp. 643-56 Downloads
Eric Chaney
On Measuring Multidimensional Deprivation pp. 657-72 Downloads
Prasanta K. Pattanaik and Yongsheng Xu
Review of Global Tax Fairness, Thomas Pogge and Krishen Mehta, Editors pp. 673-84 Downloads
Matthew Weinzierl

Volume 56, issue 1, 2018

The Science of Monetary Policy: An Imperfect Knowledge Perspective pp. 3-59 Downloads
Stefano Eusepi and Bruce Preston
On the Determinants of Cooperation in Infinitely Repeated Games: A Survey pp. 60-114 Downloads
Pedro Dal Bó and Guillaume R. Fréchette
Citations in Economics: Measurement, Uses, and Impacts pp. 115-56 Downloads
Daniel Hamermesh
Empirical Work on Auctions of Multiple Objects pp. 157-84 Downloads
Ali Hortacsu and David McAdams
Markets and Manipulation: Time for a Paradigm Shift? pp. 185-205 Downloads
Kaushik Basu
A Review Essay on Howard Bodenhorn's The Color Factor: The Economics of African-American Well-Being in the Nineteenth-Century South pp. 206-16 Downloads
Allison Shertzer
Morality, Policy, and the Brain pp. 217-33 Downloads
Aldo Rustichini
A Review Essay on Social Neuroscience: Can Research on the Social Brain and Economics Inform Each Other? pp. 234-64 Downloads
Carlos Alós-Ferrer
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