Browsing Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research by Subject "CAEPR"

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  • McCarthy, Ian (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2008-01-24)
    We analyze an equilibrium search model in a duopoly setting with bilateral heterogeneities in production and search costs in which firms can advertise by announcing price and location. We study existence, stability, and ...
  • von Furstenberg, George (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-11-07)
    The International Financial Services (IFS) industry is restructuring internally and by location. This paper outlines the economic forces and analytical methods that may be applied to examine the economic drivers of these ...
  • Kasa, Kenneth; Walker, Todd B.; Whiteman, Charles H. (2006-10-13)
    This paper develops a dynamic asset pricing model with persistent heterogeneous beliefs. The model features competitive traders who receive idiosyncratic signals about an underlying fundamentals process. We adapt Futia’s ...
  • Ahn, T.K.; Lee, Myungsuk; Ruttan, Lore; Walker, James (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2006-08-28)
    We investigate the role of payoff asymmetry in laboratory prisoner’s dilemma games. Symmetric and Asymmetric games are examined in simultaneous and sequential settings. In the asymmetric/sequential games, we study the ...
  • de Araujo, Pedro (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2008-04-30)
    Using U.S. cross-sectional data, this paper calculates the welfare cost of a 10% inflation for different individuals and finds that the difference in cost between the poorest 10%, measured by their expenditure share on ...
  • Yang, Shu-Chun Susan (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-10-10)
    This note provides a chronology of major tax events that involved changes in federal taxes on individual and corporate income from 1948 to 2006. For each event, the note provides background and policy motivation, major ...
  • Fertig, Angela; Glomm, Gerhard; Tchernis, Rusty (2006-12-18)
    This paper investigates the channels through which maternal employment affects childhood obesity. We use time diaries and interview responses from the Child Development Supplement of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics which ...
  • Rahman, M Saifur (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2008-09-19)
    In this paper, I analyze consumption, aggregate savings, output and welfare implications of five different social security arrangements whenever there is demographic uncertainty. Following Bohn (2002), I analyze the effect ...
  • von Furstenberg, George; von Kalckreuth, Ulf (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-01-08)
    Rajan & Zingales (1998) use U.S. Compustat firm data for the 1980s to obtain measures of manufacturing sectors’ Dependence on External Finance (DEF). They take any differences in these measures to be structural/technological ...
  • Yoon, Young-Ro (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-06-19)
    This paper explores the effects of costly information and asymmetry in reward and penalty on an agent's strategic behavior in acquiring and revealing information. Whether information is costly to acquire or not, in order ...
  • Murray, James (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2008-06-13)
    This paper examines the empirical significance of learning, a type of adaptive, boundedly rational expectations, in the U.S. economy within the framework of the New Keynesian model. Two popular specifications of the model ...
  • Murray, James (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-11-21)
    This paper examines the empirical significance of learning, a type of adaptive, boundedly rational expectations, in the U.S. economy within the framework of the New Keynesian model. Two popular specifications of the model ...
  • Page, Frank H. Jr.; Monteiro, Paulo K. (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-11-07)
    We model strategic competition in a market with asymmetric information as a noncooperative game in which each firm competes for the business of a buyer of unknown type by offering the buyer a catalog of products and prices. ...
  • Wooders, Myrna H.; Page, Frank H. Jr. (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2009-02-24)
    Modeling club structures as bipartite directed networks, we formulate the problem of club formation as a noncooperative game of network formation and identify conditions on network formation rules and players' network ...
  • Young-Ro, Yoon (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-07-30)
    In a model, two players, heterogeneous in their information quality, compete with each other with perfect information about the other player's information quality. If they can decide their timings of actions endogenously, ...
  • Alvarez, Roberto; Lopez, Ricardo (2006-10-23)
    Several studies examine the patterns and determinants of entry and exit in manufacturing industries. Not much work exists on entry and exit in international markets. This paper uses Chilean data to analyze the determinants ...
  • Escanciano, Juan Carlos; Olmo, Jose (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-03-19)
    One of the implications of the creation of Basel Committee on Banking Supervision was the implementation of Value-at-Risk (VaR) as the standard tool for measuring market risk. Thereby the correct specification of parametric ...
  • Escanciano, Juan Carlos; Olmo, Jose (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2008-09-04)
    One of the implications of the creation of Basel Committee on Banking Supervision was the implementation of Value-at-Risk (VaR) as the standard tool for measuring market risk. Thereby the correct specification of parametric ...
  • Tran, Chung; Jung, Juergen (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-11-13)
    We investigate the effects of extending the coverage of social security to uncovered elderly individuals in the informal sector in developing countries. We use a stochastic overlapping generations framework and incorporate ...
  • Leeper, Eric M.; Walker, Todd B.; Yang, Shu-Chun Susan (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2008-05-12)
    Fiscal foresight---the phenomenon that legislative and implementation lags ensure that private agents receive clear signals about the tax rates they face in the future---is intrinsic to the tax policy process. This paper ...

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