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1958 The Journal of modern history  
Faber suggests that Jowett would have shown him- self undeniably ‘‘a great man” if he had con- tinued to speak his mind publicly on religion instead of cautiously remaining silent.  ...  , (2) the encouragement and support of new democratic leadership, and (3) constitutional, legal, and institutional reforms intended to insure stability for the new order.  ... 
doi:10.1086/238258 fatcat:xleag2phe5he7f7fkrh7txnfsu

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

2000 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
A strategy for a PRP is a function mapping its type into announced levels of precision.  ...  AB This paper surveys recent work in equilibrium models of labor markets characterized by search and recruitment frictions and by the need to reallocate workers across productive activities.  ...  The new bound strengthens a bound of Caro and Tuza and improves all known bounds for some graphs.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900004915 fatcat:62y3byrmc5ag5czgxtoyqmhhdm

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

1991 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
We specify wage and employment determination equations for a sample of collective bargaining agreements from 1965 to 1983.  ...  In this paper we study the connections between product market conditions, negotiated wage settlements, and union employment in the presence of foreign competition shocks.  ...  We also show the existence, for any n, of a family of matrices M for which the number of shortest vectors has as a lower bound a polynomial in the bit size of M of the same degree as the polynomial bound  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900002497 fatcat:rdh4eij2bbfrjgnmqxjdawyryi

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

1991 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
imports during 1979 protected about 1,000 jobs and avoided once-and-for-all adjustment costs of only around 1 million pounds.  ...  In this paper we assume a no-arbitrage economy and extend the CIR characterization of futures and forward prices.  ...  the Labor Market for White and Black Males. AU Bound, John; Holzer, Harry J. AA Bound: University of Michigan and National Bureau of Economic Research. Holzer: Michigan State University.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900002175 fatcat:3aiihzle2jdg7ejek4kp2rwqci

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

2003 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
This paper employs large, high quality household surveys from Colombia and the United States to shed light on several potential explanations (related to job training) for this productivity gap.  ...  Political exchanges between politicians and voters must be self-enforcing and some types of policies, particularly those generating non-excludable or irreversible benefits (such as public goods and public  ...  TI What do Self-Reported, Objective Measures of Health Measure? AU Baker, Michael; Stabile, Mark; Deri, Catherine. AA Baker and Stabile: University of Toronto and NBER. Deri: University of Toronto.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900005994 fatcat:ggowvkgpdzcidl4ovpcwobr2ye

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

1998 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
AB This paper assumes that the underlying asset prices are lognormally distributed, and derives necessary and sufficient conditions for the valuation of options using a Black-Scholes type methodology.  ...  Using data for 20 Western economies, Poland and Yugoslavia (1980-1990) we estimate a translog stochastic frontier and make inference about individual efficiencies.  ...  KW Random Matching. Bargaining. Auctions. Evolutionary Stability. PD June 1997. TI Price Formation by Bargaining and Posted Prices. AA CentER for Economic Research and Tilburg University.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900003995 fatcat:siqha7fymfbdfnz2vr74tl4oai

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

2001 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
AB This paper studies the choice of organizational forms in a multi-task principal-agent model.  ...  Thus, entry by a marker maker results in uniformly higher surpluses for buyers and sellers and higher AB We examine an economy where human capital is the cause of growth.  ...  For the conditional model, long-and short-run parameter stability is extensively tested and not rejected.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900005441 fatcat:t6dkdz4vfzcdhekrmsa2yjmjfm

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

1991 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
This section contains abstracts and complete bibliographic information for current working papers, listed alphabetically by primary author.  ...  For more recent as well as historical information, consult the AWPE DATABASE, available on magnetic media from Cambridge University Press.  ...  TI Mean-Variance Hedging for General Claims. AA University of Bonn.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900002412 fatcat:xotr65ltgfh3jdqenlx2h4tcf4

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

1999 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
Rovesti, Cinzia (1) an equivalence result for conditional dominance and extensive form rationalizability, (2) that "consistency" is dispensable in the definition of rationalizability for extensive form  ...  AB This paper investigates why the slope of the yield curve predicts future economic activity in Germany and the United States.  ...  White AB This paper investigates the long-and short-run determinants of the real exchange rate using a panel of data for fourteen OECD countries.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900004678 fatcat:i7p22qtpdvagnkxtk4dhhesmeu

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

1999 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
AB This paper is about the determination and prediction of permanent income in household data.  ...  Both with homogeneous and heterogeneous firms, equilibrium wage dispersion is necessary for the economy to approximate efficiency.  ...  TI Self-Regulation and Trust Under Endogenous Transaction Costs. AA University of Florence.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s095100790000454x fatcat:aqrflp22hvgpnmcxuc5wqkvgai

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

2002 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
We argue that previous work on the expectations theory has failed to sufficiently account for interactions between monetary policy and bond markets in the determination of long and short interest rates  ...  We also discuss previous claims that policy regime changes and short-term interest rate smoothing by the Fed accounts for the theory's unconditional failure in light of our findings.  ...  AU Coyte, Peter C; Stabile, Mark. AA Coyte: University of Toronto. -Stabile: University of Toronto and NBER.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900005829 fatcat:3ujwf7eg6beydavyx3ni62tdb4

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

1990 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
We present a series of examples with heterogeneous beliefs in which it is possible for a project to obtain financing even though all investors in the project believe, conditional on the project being undertaken  ...  An important feature of the examples is that the differences in beliefs are due only to differences in information, and are not simply arbitrary unexplained differences in opinions.  ...  Its introduction emphasizes the distinctions between, on the one hand, the long and short run approaches, and, on the other, between noncooperative inefficiency and coordination problems. [14][15][16]  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900001856 fatcat:3bkhrlvezrdkvcbukev3nl43sy

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

1996 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
KW Self-Employment. Unemployment GDP. AB The paper reports upon a study of entry to and exit from self-employment in Great Britain between 1975 and 1991.  ...  This section contains abstracts and complete bibliographic information for current working papers, listed alphabetically by primary author.  ...  AB In this paper, we study a simultaneous-auction model with synergies, common values, and overlapping interests.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900003363 fatcat:vwrzvjr6uzayno3jqcvdic64ue

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

1996 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
AB This paper examines the behavior of real interest rates in exchange-rate based stabilization programs. The analysis is based on a model with imperfect capital mobility and optimizing agents.  ...  The analysis is then extended to consider a stabilization program characterized by an initial reduction in the rate of devaluation of the nominal exchange rate, and the announcement of a future increase  ...  This paper tries to extend his survey and to critically examine some of the practical problems that any attempt to apply these methods would encounter.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900003132 fatcat:4e6n5b3jbnfm7hepkcdvsrbnde

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

2000 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
for work and job search.  ...  Among the services examined, primary education tends to be most progressive, and university education is least progressive.  ...  We identify tight lower bounds on the effectiveness of English and second price auctions for general private values environments, for private values environments where bidders' valuations are positively  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900005155 fatcat:psscujcxd5gvnjv6p4qd3vwsi4
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