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Contemporary Economic Policy

1982 - 2023

Current editor(s): Brad R. Humphreys

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Volume 41, issue 1, 2023

A special issue on housing affordability: An introduction pp. 7-8 Downloads
Charles Leung and Kwok Ping Tsang
Housing affordability and responses during times of stress: A preliminary look during the COVID‐19 pandemic pp. 9-40 Downloads
Stephen Malpezzi
Financial conditions and the well‐being of the real estate sector—A bottom‐up default analysis on five ASEAN economies pp. 41-60 Downloads
Wei Sun and Matthew S. Yiu
The dynamics of the house price‐to‐income ratio: Theory and evidence pp. 61-78 Downloads
Charles Leung and Edward Chi Ho Tang
Accounting for the decline in homeownership among the young pp. 79-102 Downloads
Yuxi Yao
Access to transportation, residential segregation, and economic opportunity pp. 103-127 Downloads
Kuzey Yılmaz and Muharrem Yeşilırmak
Competition and health‐care spending: Theory and application to Certificate of Need laws pp. 128-145 Downloads
James Bailey and Tom Hamami
Must‐access prescription drug monitoring programs and retail opioid sales pp. 146-165 Downloads
Shishir Shakya and Collin Hodges
Effects of social distancing policy on labor market outcomes pp. 166-193 Downloads
Sumedha Gupta, Laura Montenovo, Thuy Nguyen, Felipe Lozano‐Rojas, Ian Schmutte, Kosali Simon, Bruce A. Weinberg and Coady Wing
What is the future of water quality trading? pp. 194-217 Downloads
Haiyan Liu and Roy Brouwer

Volume 40, issue 4, 2022

Is there wealth stability across generations in the U.S.? Evidence from panel study, 1984–2017 pp. 551-567 Downloads
Jermaine Toney
On price stability with a job guarantee pp. 568-584 Downloads
Jackson Mejia and Brian Albrecht
Hang up on stereotypes: Domestic violence and an anti‐abuse helpline campaign pp. 585-611 Downloads
Marco Colagrossi, Claudio Deiana, Andrea Geraci and Ludovica Giua
The interplay of financial education, financial inclusion and financial stability and the role of Big Tech pp. 612-635 Downloads
Nicole Jonker and Anneke Kosse
Monthly income volatility and health outcomes pp. 636-658 Downloads
Neil Bania and Laura Leete
Subjective equivalence scales in Eastern versus Western European countries pp. 659-676 Downloads
Martina Mysíková, Tomas Zelinsky, Thesia I. Garner and Kamila Fialova
Determinants of noncognitive skills: Mediating effects of siblings' interaction and parenting quality pp. 677-694 Downloads
Iryna Hayduk and Maude Toussaint‐Comeau

Volume 40, issue 3, 2022

The local effects of federal law enforcement policies: Evidence from sanctuary jurisdictions and crime pp. 423-438 Downloads
Dale T. Manning and Jesse Burkhardt
The Earned Income Tax Credit as supplementary food benefits and savings for durable goods pp. 439-455 Downloads
Jonathan Fisher and David H. Rehkopf
Economic shocks and clinging pp. 456-475 Downloads
Michael Strain and Stan Veuger
The determinant of Chinese foreign direct investments in oil exporting African countries pp. 476-490 Downloads
Kafilah Lola Gold
The college admissions contribution to the labor market beauty premium pp. 491-512 Downloads
David Ong
Payroll dispersion and performance in soccer: A seasonal perspective analysis for Italian Serie A (2007–2021) pp. 513-525 Downloads
Marco Di Domizio, Carlo Bellavite Pellegrini and Raul Caruso
On the role of domestic trade flows for estimating the gravity model of trade pp. 526-540 Downloads
Yoto Yotov

Volume 40, issue 2, 2022

Health insurance and the boomerang generation: Did the 2010 ACA dependent care provision affect geographic mobility and living arrangements among young adults? pp. 243-262 Downloads
Pinka Chatterji, Xiangshi Liu and Barış Yörük
Do disease epidemics force economic activity underground? International evidence pp. 263-282 Downloads
Aziz N. Berdiev, Rajeev Goel and James Saunoris
Estimating the effects of sports and physical exercise on bullying pp. 283-303 Downloads
Dimitrios Nikolaou and Laura M. Crispin
Labor supply response to overpayment notifications: Evidence from Social Security Disability Insurance pp. 304-322 Downloads
Priyanka Anand, Denise Hoffman, John T. Jones and Siarhei Lukashanets
The role of gun supply in 1980s and 1990s youth violence pp. 323-348 Downloads
Wm. Alan Bartley and Geoffrey Williams
COVID‐19 lockdown and traffic accidents: Lessons from the pandemic pp. 349-368 Downloads
Stephen Barnes, Louis-Philippe Beland, Jason Huh and Dongwoo Kim
The medium‐run effects of a foreign election intervention: Haiti's presidential elections, 2010–2015 pp. 369-390 Downloads
Craig Palsson
Technology and task changes in the major EU countries pp. 391-413 Downloads
Sergio de Nardis and Francesca Parente

Volume 40, issue 1, 2022

Do income tax breaks for the elderly affect economic growth? pp. 7-27 Downloads
Ben Brewer, Karen Smith Conway and Jonathan Rork
Are prescription drug monitoring laws effective for all? Evidence from administrative data pp. 28-47 Downloads
Sumedha Gupta, Morhaf Al Achkar and Bradley Ray
Prenatal care: Mechanisms and impacts on infant health and health care utilization pp. 48-65 Downloads
Tim Bersak and Lyudmyla Sonchak‐Ardan
Combat, casualties, and compensation: Evidence from Iraq and Afghanistan pp. 66-82 Downloads
Laura Armey, Thomas Kniesner, John D. Leeth and Ryan Sullivan
A panel analysis of income inequality and energy use pp. 83-97 Downloads
Robert Sonora
Global corporate social responsibility reporting regulation pp. 98-123 Downloads
Hui Wen and George Deltas
Inflation and public debt reversals in advanced economies pp. 124-137 Downloads
Ichiro Fukunaga, Takuji Komatsuzaki and Hideaki Matsuoka
Local industrial policy and productivity: Evidence from China pp. 138-161 Downloads
Jingjing Chen, Han Feng and Hong Zhou
Identifying the effects of bullying victimization on schooling pp. 162-189 Downloads
Dimitrios Nikolaou
An empirical study of firm productivity growth based on the dynamic selection model: Effects on the recent decline in Korean exports pp. 190-203 Downloads
Nyeong Seon Son and Jung Hur
Productivity dynamics in Japan and the negative exit effect pp. 204-217 Downloads
Kenta Ikeuchi, YoungGak Kim, Hyeog Ug Kwon and Kyoji Fukao
Japan's productivity stagnation: Using dynamic Hsieh–Klenow decomposition pp. 218-232 Downloads
Kaoru Hosono and Miho Takizawa

Volume 39, issue 4, 2021

Globalization and nationalism: Retrospect and prospect pp. 675-690 Downloads
Maurice Obstfeld
Time‐varying impact of global, region‐, and country‐specific uncertainties on the volatility of international trade pp. 691-700 Downloads
Selcuk Gul and Rangan Gupta
Rules of origin and trade preference utilization among least developed countries pp. 701-718 Downloads
Tobias Sytsma
Detecting a copycat effect in school shootings using spatio‐temporal panel count models pp. 719-736 Downloads
Karsten Schweikert, Manuel Huth and Mark Gius
What about the children? How opioid use affects child well‐being pp. 737-759 Downloads
Lindsey Rose Bullinger and Benjamin C. Ward
The relationship between in‐person voting and COVID‐19: Evidence from the Wisconsin primary pp. 760-777 Downloads
Chad Cotti, Bryan Engelhardt, Joshua Foster, Erik Nesson and Paul Niekamp
Geographical access to recreational marijuana pp. 778-807 Downloads
Christopher A. Ambrose, Benjamin W. Cowan and Robert Rosenman
Does constitutional entrenchment matter for economic freedom? pp. 808-830 Downloads
Justin Callais and Andrew T. Young
Fishy labeling: Inter‐regional inequality of truthful product information pp. 831-848 Downloads
Sang-Hyun Kim and Hao Lan
Mergers and labor market outcomes in the US airline industry pp. 849-866 Downloads
Myongjin Kim, Qi Ge and Donggeun Kim
Winter weather and work hours: Heterogeneous effects and regional adaptation pp. 867-881 Downloads
Bo Liu and Barry Hirsch
Tournament incentives and performance: Evidence from the WNBA pp. 882-900 Downloads
Brian Hill
Contemporary Economic Policy 2020 Editor's Report pp. 901-905 Downloads
Brad Humphreys

Volume 39, issue 3, 2021

Symposium on the Economics of the Middle Class—Guest editor's introduction pp. 459-460 Downloads
Maude Toussaint‐Comeau
The declining wealth of the middle class, 1983–2016 pp. 461-478 Downloads
Edward N. Wolff
Liquidity constraints and debts: Implications for the saving behavior of the middle class pp. 479-493 Downloads
Maude Toussaint‐Comeau
A subaltern middle class: The case of the missing “Black bourgeoisie” in America pp. 494-502 Downloads
William Darity, Fenaba R. Addo and Imari Z. Smith
Intergenerational mobility in education: Is Africa different? pp. 503-523 Downloads
Théophile T. Azomahou and Eleni Yitbarek
The racial/ethnic gap in financial literacy in the population and by income pp. 524-536 Downloads
Marco Angrisani, Sergio Barrera, Luisa R. Blanco and Salvador Contreras
Estimating benefits: Proposed national paid family and medical leave programs pp. 537-556 Downloads
Heidi I. Hartmann and Jeffrey Hayes
Health insurance transitions and use of fringe banks: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act pp. 557-572 Downloads
Anne Fitzpatrick and Katie Fitzpatrick
A culture of despair? Inequality and expectations of educational success pp. 573-588 Downloads
Jason DeBacker and P. Wesley Routon
Earned income tax credit and crime pp. 589-607 Downloads
Otto Lenhart
The impact of WIC participation on tobacco use and alcohol consumption pp. 608-625 Downloads
M. Taha Kasim and Benjamin Ukert
Heterogeneous effects of health insurance on birth related outcomes: Unpacking compositional versus direct changes pp. 626-640 Downloads
Jie Ma and Kosali Simon
Fiscal decentralization and the default risk of Chinese local government debts pp. 641-667 Downloads
Alice Y. Ouyang and Rui Li

Volume 39, issue 2, 2021

ECONOMIC FREEDOM AND THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF THE 1918 PANDEMIC pp. 255-263 Downloads
Vincent Geloso and Jamie Bologna Pavlik
COUNTY‐LEVEL DETERMINANTS OF SOCIAL DISTANCING (OR LACK THEREOF) DURING THE COVID‐19 PANDEMIC pp. 264-279 Downloads
Golnaz Baradaran Motie and Christopher Biolsi
BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTESTS, FATAL POLICE INTERACTIONS, AND CRIME pp. 280-291 Downloads
Evelyn Skoy
PRESCRIBED BURNS, SMOKE EXPOSURE, AND INFANT HEALTH pp. 292-309 Downloads
Benjamin Jones and Robert Berrens
ATTRIBUTE NONATTENDANCE AND CITIZEN PREFERENCES FOR ECOSYSTEM‐BASED FISHERIES MANAGEMENT: THE CASE OF ATLANTIC MENHADEN pp. 310-324 Downloads
Jane L. Harrison, Alexandra Naumenko and John Whitehead
LICENSING AND THE INFORMAL SECTOR IN RENTAL HOUSING MARKETS: THEORY AND EVIDENCE pp. 325-347 Downloads
Andrew Samuel, Jeremy Schwartz and Kerry Tan
PROPAGATION OF POSITIVE EFFECTS OF POST‐DISASTER POLICIES THROUGH SUPPLY CHAINS pp. 348-364 Downloads
Yuzuka Kashiwagi and Yasuyuki Todo
TRADE LIBERALIZATION, ENERGY‐SAVING TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE AND ENERGY INTENSITY: SOME EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM CHINA pp. 365-376 Downloads
Jun Wang, Chengbo Wang and Xuan Wan
INDIA'S REVEALED COMPARATIVE ADVANTAGES IN MERCHANDISE TRADE WITH COUNTRY GROUPS AT DIFFERENT LEVELS OF DEVELOPMENT pp. 377-397 Downloads
Binoy Goswami and Hiranya Nath
DOES REDUCTION IN THE TAX CREDIT RATE RETARD R&D ACTIVITY? EVIDENCE FROM TAIWAN'S R&D TAX CREDIT REFORM IN 2010 pp. 398-415 Downloads
Chih‐Hai Yang, Chia‐Hui Huang and Wei‐Hsuan Chang
DEPARTURE AND PROMOTION OF U.S. PATENT EXAMINERS: DO PATENT CHARACTERISTICS MATTER? pp. 416-434 Downloads
Corinne Langinier and Stéphanie Lluis
DO BETTER INSTITUTIONS BROADEN ACCESS TO SANITATION IN SUB‐SAHARA AFRICA? pp. 435-452 Downloads
John Francois, Johnson Kakeu and Cristelle Kouame

Volume 39, issue 1, 2021

IMPROVING EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY: NEW INSIGHTS FROM BIG DATA pp. 7-41 Downloads
Raj Chetty
BANK COMPETITION, FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT, AND INCOME INEQUALITY pp. 42-58 Downloads
Zhe Fu, Dan Xi and Jia Xu
UNPREPARED FOR FINANCIAL SHOCKS: EMERGENCY SAVINGS AND CREDIT CARD DEBT pp. 59-82 Downloads
Joanna Stavins
DOES INITIAL ACCESS TO BANK LOANS PREDICT START‐UPS' FUTURE DEFAULT PROBABILITY? EVIDENCE FROM ITALY pp. 83-106 Downloads
Angelo Castaldo, Giuliana De Luca and Berardino Barile
UNAUTHORIZED IMMIGRANTS' ACCESS TO DRIVER'S LICENSES AND AUTO INSURANCE COVERAGE pp. 107-125 Downloads
Brandyn Churchill, Taylor Mackay and Bing Yang Tan
POINTS OR PRISON? THE EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT SANCTIONS ON DRIVING BEHAVIOR pp. 126-140 Downloads
Silvia Bruzzone, Stefano Castriota and Mirco Tonin
DOES CULTURE AFFECT ELECTORAL OUTCOMES? EVIDENCE FROM TRANSITION COUNTRIES pp. 141-155 Downloads
Danko Tarabar and Javier E. Portillo
THE MORTALITY COST OF EXPENDITURES pp. 156-167 Downloads
James Broughel and W Viscusi
SETTING THE ODDS OF WINNING THE JACKPOT: ON THE ECONOMICS OF (RE) DESIGNING LOTTERY GAMES pp. 168-177 Downloads
Alejandro Díaz and Levi Pérez
AN EXAMINATION OF THE EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS ON RETAIL GASOLINE PRICE SEASONALITY pp. 178-193 Downloads
Michael C. Davis
TRADE LIBERALIZATION AND RACIAL ANIMUS pp. 194-204 Downloads
Alberto Ortega, Ema Di Fruscia and Bryn Louise
FOREIGN ENTRY LIBERALIZATION AND EXPORT QUALITY: EVIDENCE FROM CHINA pp. 205-219 Downloads
Xinyu Hou, Yingying Shi and Puyang Sun
PRICE‐PARITY ADJUSTMENTS SHOULDN'T BE A TRADE SECRET: STATE‐LEVEL PRICE PARITY AND ASSESSMENT OF COVENANTS NOT TO COMPETE ENFORCEABILITY pp. 220-235 Downloads
Laurel J. Fish, Dennis Halcoussis and G. Michael Phillips
WHY DO MANDATED INTERNATIONAL JOINT VENTURES STILL EXIST? pp. 236-247 Downloads
Dapeng Cai and Yukio Karasawa‐Ohtashiro
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