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  • Lee, Changmin (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-05-22)
    This paper develops a matching model in the director market with outside options to explain the equilibrium board quality. Based on Hermalin (2005) and Gabaix and Landier (2006), the board of directors has the function of ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Young-Ro, Yoon (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-07-02)
    In this article, we deal with the topic of intentional information spillover using a model in which both informational- and payoff-externalities are present and the timing of agents' actions is endogenous. In this model, ...
  • Lopez, Ricardo; Suedekum, Jens (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-09-11)
    We use disaggregated data on Chilean plants, and the Chilean input-output table to examine the impact of agglomeration spillovers on total factor productivity (TFP). In common with previous studies, we find evidence of ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Tran, Chung; Jung, Juergen (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2007-10-25)
    We analyze whether a consumer driven health care plan like the newly established Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) can reduce health care expenditures in the United States and increase the fraction of the population with ...
  • 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 ...
  • Aytac, Ozlem (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2008-01-16)
    The literature on the exchange-rate-based stabilization has focused almost exclusively in Latin America. Many other countries however, such as Egypt, Lebanon and Turkey; have undertaken this sort of programs in the last ...
  • 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, 2008-04-03)
    Overpromising remains ingrained in international agreements, clouding their expected aggregate outcomes and how to assess the Parties’ performance. This paper provides a theory-based explanation and evaluation of this ...
  • 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 ...
  • Park, Seok Gil (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2008-06-12)
    Sterilized foreign exchange market interventions have been suspected of being inefficient by many empirical studies, but they are plagued by endogeneity problems. To solve the problems, this paper identifies a system that ...
  • Yoon, Young-Ro (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2008-08-25)
    Can valuable information be disclosed intentionally by the informed agent even within a competitive environment? In this article, we bring our interest into the asymmetry in reward and penalty in the payoff structure and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rahman, M Saifur (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2008-09-19)
    Traditionally, Dynamic Scoring calculations experiments are carried out using representative agent based macroeconomic models. Existing literature does not provide any objection to this approach. In this paper, I develop ...
  • 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. ...
  • McCarthy, Ian; Tchernis, Rusty (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2008-04-03)
    There is increasing evidence suggesting that Medicare beneficiaries do not make fully informed decisions when choosing among alternative Medicare health plans. To the extent that deciphering the intricacies of alternative ...
  • Plante, Michael (Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research, 2008-04-17)
    This paper examines exchange rate management issues when a small open economy is hit by an exogenous oil price shock. In this model consumer durables play an important role in the demand for oil and oil based products as ...

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