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Volume 63, issue 1, 2018

An Introduction to Institutional Economics: Tools for Understanding Evolving Economies pp. 3-17 Downloads
Anne Mayhew
The Hare Question in Assurance Games: Practical Problems and Insights From Robotic Surgery pp. 18-30 Downloads
Roger Lee Mendoza
How We Contradict Ourselves: The Case of John Cochrane—Gliding and Behavioral Economics pp. 31-40 Downloads
Daniel Sazhin and Matthew Morey
Investigating Spatial Dependence and Spatial Spillovers in African Agricultural Total Factor Productivity Growth pp. 41-58 Downloads
Onyumbe E. Lukongo and Jon P. Rezek
Do Restrictions Beget Responsibility? The Case of U.S. Abortion Legislation pp. 59-70 Downloads
Amanda J. Felkey and Kristina M. Lybecker
eBay Memorabilia Auctions vis-Ã -vis Predictions for the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election pp. 71-78 Downloads
Jannett Highfill and Kevin M. O’Brien
The Roots of STEM Achievement: An Analysis of Persistence and Attainment in STEM Majors pp. 79-93 Downloads
Alan Green and Danielle Sanderson
Patterns in Economics Journal Acceptances and Rejections pp. 94-109 Downloads
Suzanne Clain and Karen Leppel
An Analysis of Mathematics Requirements and Recommendations for Admission to PhD Programs in Economics pp. 110-114 Downloads
Martin Milkman and Riza Marjadi
A Note on the Law and Economics of Stolen Valor pp. 115-119 Downloads
Dennis L. Weisman
Book Review: The innovation illusion: How so little is created by so many working so hard, by Erixon, F., & Weigel, B pp. 120-123 Downloads
Ionica Oncioiu
Book Review: WTF?! An economic tour of the weird, by Leeson, P. T pp. 123-125 Downloads
John R. Swinton
Driving Economic Growth in the 2020s and Beyond: A Special Issue of The American Economist pp. 126-126 Downloads
The Michael Szenberg Prize for the Best Article Published by The American Economist pp. 127-127 Downloads
The Frank W. Taussig Research Paper Award for Economics Undergraduates pp. 128-128 Downloads

Volume 62, issue 2, 2017

Negative Interest pp. 139-148 Downloads
Thorvaldur Gylfason
Jürg Niehans and the Cashless Economy pp. 149-164 Downloads
Joshua Hendrickson
Defining Productivity in Education: Issues and Illustrations pp. 165-183 Downloads
Eric Hanushek and Elizabeth Ettema
Not All Education Is Created Equal: How Choice of Academic Major Affects the Racial Salary Gap pp. 184-205 Downloads
David McClough and Mary Ellen Benedict
Poverty and Student Achievement in Chicago Public Schools pp. 206-216 Downloads
Lisa Breger
Optimal Public Policy Against Identity Theft pp. 217-221 Downloads
Philip Graves and Robert L. Sexton
American Exceptionalism: An Appraisal—Political, Economic, Qualitative, and Quantitative pp. 222-246 Downloads
Lall B. Ramrattan and Michael Szenberg
High-Impact Teaching in Economics: A Flexible Paradigm Utilizing Introductory Econometrics for Promoting Undergraduate Research and Publishing pp. 247-257 Downloads
Richard Cebula
Elasticity as Relative Slopes: A Graphical Approach to Linking the Concepts of Elasticity and Slope pp. 258-267 Downloads
Xudong Chen
Book Review: Money Changes Everything: How Finance Made Civilization Possible, by Goetzmann, W. N pp. 268-269 Downloads
Michael J. Highfield
Book Review: International handbook of financial literacy, by Aprea, C., Wuttke, E., Breuer, K., Koh, N.K., Davies, P., Greimel-Fuhrmann, B., & Lopus, J.S. (Eds.) pp. 270-272 Downloads
Jamie Wagner
Book Review: Ethics in Economics: An Introduction to Moral Frameworks, by Wight, J pp. 272-275 Downloads
Ramzi Mabsout
Reviewer List pp. 276-277 Downloads

Volume 62, issue 1, 2017

Coauthors and Collaborations pp. 3-18 Downloads
Ronald Ehrenberg
Financial Depth and Exchange Rate Volatility pp. 19-30 Downloads
Massomeh Hajilee and Omar M. Al Nasser
Fiscal Deficit and Economic Growth in Bangladesh pp. 31-42 Downloads
Ebney Ayaj Rana and Abu N. M. Wahid
Shutdown Decision of Firms Based on Variable Costs and Demand pp. 43-65 Downloads
Hakan Uslu and Larry Teeter
Copper Theft in the United States pp. 66-76 Downloads
Craig Depken and E. Frank Stephenson
An Efficiency Evaluation of Men’s College Basketball Coaches pp. 77-98 Downloads
Ira Horowitz
Football Point Spreads pp. 99-101 Downloads
Ladd Kochman, Ken Gilliam and Randy Goodwin
Economic Education Retrospective pp. 102-117 Downloads
Carlos Asarta, Austin S. Jennings and Paul Grimes
Undergraduate Mathematics Courses Required and Recommended for Admission to Economics PhD Programs in the United States pp. 118-125 Downloads
Martin Milkman and Riza Marjadi
Book Review: Fortune tellers: The story of America’s first economic forecasters, by Friedman, W. A pp. 126-128 Downloads
Alexander E. Cassuto
Book Review: Peru: Staying the course of economic success, by Santos, A., & Werner, A. (Eds.) pp. 128-131 Downloads
Claudia Sícoli Pósleman
Book Review: Game theory in action: An introduction to classical and evolutionary models, by Schecter, S., & Gintis, H pp. 131-133 Downloads
Alan P. Grant

Volume 61, issue 2, 2016

The Michael Szenberg Prize for the Best Article Published by The American Economist pp. 139-139 Downloads
Paul Grimes
An Introduction to Post Keynesian Economics pp. 140-156 Downloads
John T. Harvey
The Greatest Externality Story (N)ever Told pp. 157-177 Downloads
James McClure and Tyler Watts
Teaching and Learning Alternatives to a Comparative Advantage Motivation for Trade pp. 178-190 Downloads
James Self and William Becker
College Textbook Publishing pp. 191-203 Downloads
Bob Carbaugh
The 10 Greatest Films for Teaching Economics pp. 204-216 Downloads
G. Dirk Mateer, Brian O’Roark and Kim Holder
Laissez-Colbert pp. 217-228 Downloads
Gregory Randolph
Emerging Growth Economies in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 229-244 Downloads
Kiertisak Toh
How Do Government Employees Influence Election Outcomes pp. 245-262 Downloads
Brian Dwight Baugus and George Diemer
Examining Two of Keynes’s Most Popular Statements—Wasteful Public Spending Can Be Acceptable, and, In The Long Run We Are All Dead—Yields Some Surprising Implications pp. 263-267 Downloads
William Beranek and David R. Kamerschen
Book Review: How the other half banks: Exclusion, exploitation, and the threat to democracy, by Baradaran, M pp. 268-269 Downloads
Stephen K. Lacewell
Book Review: Success and luck: Good fortune and the myth of meritocracy pp. 270-272 Downloads
Mark L. Wilson
Book Review: How economics shapes science pp. 272-273 Downloads
Ishuan Li

Volume 61, issue 1, 2016

Looking Back pp. 4-20 Downloads
Paul Grimes
Reflections On Economic Development pp. 21-29 Downloads
Evsey D. Domar
Monetary Trends in the United States and the United Kingdom pp. 30-43 Downloads
Milton Friedman
Smith vs. Marx on Business Morality and the Social Interest pp. 44-51 Downloads
William Baumol
Resources and Economic Growth pp. 52-60 Downloads
Robert Solow
My Life Philosophy pp. 61-68 Downloads
Paul Samuelson
The Walters-Lawson Affair and the Two Worlds of Communication pp. 69-71 Downloads
Michael Szenberg
Institutions and Economic Theory pp. 72-76 Downloads
Douglass North
What Do Economists Know? pp. 77-80 Downloads
Thomas Schelling
How to Build an Economic Model in Your Spare Time pp. 81-90 Downloads
Hal R. Varian
The Comparative Study of Public Economies pp. 91-107 Downloads
Elinor Ostrom
Paul Samuelson on His 90th Birthday pp. 108-109 Downloads
John Kenneth Galbraith
Edifying Editing pp. 110-118 Downloads
Randolph McAfee
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