Department Working Papers – 2002

Working Papers Listed by Author

Working Papers Listed by Year:

40) “Do Stock Price Bubbles Influence Corporate Investment?”
Simon Gilchrist (sgilchri@bu.edu), Charles P. Himmelberg, Gur Huberman, December 2002
39) “Discounting And Altruism To Future Decision-Makers”
Maria Saez-Marti, Jorgen Weibull (weibull@bu.edu), December 2002
38) “Finding A Way Out Of America’s Demographic Dilemma”
Laurence J. Kotlikoff (kotlikof@bu.edu), Kent Smetters, Jan Walliser, December 2002
37) “Sales Promotions in Supermarkets: Estimating Their Effects on Profits and Consumer Welfare”
Victor Aguirregabiria (vaguirre@bu.edu), November 2002
36) “Health Plan Entry and Exit in the Medicare Managed Care Market”
Randall P. Ellis (ellisrp@bu.edu), Ipek Gurol, November 2002
35) “Does It Pay to Work?”
Jagadeesh Gokhale, Alexi Sluchynsky, Laurence J. Kotlikoff (kotlikof@bu.edu), November 2002
34) “Racial Discrimination In Labor Markets With Posted Wage Offers”
Kevin Lang (lang@bu.edu), Michael Manove (manove@bu.edu), William Dickens, November 2002
33) “Managed Care And Trends In Hospital Care For Mental Health And Substance Abuse Treatment In Massachusetts: 1994-1999″
Elaine Fleming, Hsienming Lien, Ching-To Albert Ma (ma@bu.edu), Thomas G. McGuire, October 2002
32) “Who Gets Paid To Save?”
Jagadeesh Gokhale, Laurence J. Kotlikoff (kotlikof@bu.edu), October 2002
31) “Sequential Simulated-Based Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Games”
Victor Aguirregabiria (vaguirre@bu.edu), Pefro Mira, October 2002
30) “Public Rationing And Private Cost Incentives”
Ching-To Albert Ma (ma@bu.edu), October 2002
29) “The Role of Competition In Stimulating Telecom Investment”
Kevin A. Hassett, Laurence J. Kotlikoff (kotlikof@bu.edu), October 2002
28) “How Important Are Classroom Peer Effects? Evidence From Boston’s Metco Program”
Joshua D. Angrist, Kevin Lang (lang@bu.edu), October 2002
27) “Provider-Client Interactions And Quantity Of Health Care Use”
Hsien-Ming Lien, Ching-To Albert Ma (ma@bu.edu), Thomas G. McGuire, September 2002
26) “Recursive Pseudo Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Structural Models Involving Fixed-Point Problems”
Victor Aguirregabiria (vaguirre@bu.edu), September 2002
25) “Punctuality”
Kaushik Basu, Jorgen Weibull (weibull@bu.edu), September 2002
24) “GLS Detrending Efficient Unit Root Tests And Structural Change”
Pierre Perron (perron@bu.edu), Gabriel Rodriguez, September 2002
23) “The German Telecommunications Reform – Where Did It Come From, Where Is It, And Where Is It Going?”
Ingo Vogelsang (vogelsang@bu.edu), September 2002
22) “Price And Quality Competition Under Adverse Selection: Market Organization and Efficiency”
Gary Biglaiser, Ching-To Albert Ma (ma@bu.edu), August 2002
21) “Markets Versus Negotiations: The Predominance Of Centralized Markets”
Zvika Neeman (zvika@bu.edu), Nir Vulkan, August 2002
20) “Intertemporal State Budgeting”
Bruce Baker, Daniel Besendorfer, Laurence J. Kotlikoff (kotlikof@bu.edu), June 2002
19) “The Adequacy Of Life Insurance”
Jagadeesh Gokhale, Laurence J. Kotlikoff (kotlikof@bu.edu), June 2002
18) “Deterministic Approximation Of Stochastic Evolution In Games”
Michel Benaim, Jorgen Weibull (weibull@bu.edu), June 2002
16) “Language-Skill Complementarity: Returns To Immigrant Language Acquisition”
Eli Berman, Kevin Lang (lang@bu.edu), Erez Siniver, June 2002
15) “Investment, Capacity, And Uncertainty: A Putty-Clay Approach”
Simon Gilchrist (sgilchri@bu.edu), John C. Williams, May 2002
14) “Language And Economics
Barton L. Lipman (blipman@bu.edu), May 2002
13) “Against Compromise: A Mechanism Design Approach”
Alon Klement, Zvika Neeman (zvika@bu.edu), May 2002
12) “Saving And Life Insurance Holdings At Boston University-A Unique Case Study”
B. Douglas Bernheim, Solange Berstein, Jagadeesh Gokhale, Laurence J. Kotlikoff (kotlikof@bu.edu), May 2002
11) “An Impossibility Theorem On Self-Belief”
Hsueh-Ling Huynh (hlhuynh@bu.edu), Balazs Szentes, May 2002
10) “The Relevance Of Private Information In Mechanism Design”
Zvika Neeman (zvika@bu.edu), April 2002
09) “Testing Game Theory”
Jorgen Weibull (weibull@bu.edu), April 2002
08) “Uniqueness In Infinitely Repeated Decision Problems”
Nicolas Vieille, Jorgen Weibull (weibull@bu.edu), April 2002
07) “Searching for Additive Outliers in Nonstationary Time Series”
Pierre Perron (perron@bu.edu), Gabriel Rodrfguez, April 2002
06) “Transport Costs, Geography and Regional Inequalities”
Pierre-Philippe Combes and Miren Lafourcade, April 2002 *IED Discussion Papers
05) “Using Fuzzy Diagnoses fro Risk Adjustment”
Randall P. Ellis (ellisrp@bu.edu), April 2002
04) “Dynamic Speculative Attacks”
Christophe Chamley(chamley@bu.edu), March 2002 *IED Discussion Papers
03) “Another Look at the Identification of Dynamic Discrete Decision Processes”
Victor Aguirregabiria (vaguirre@bu.edu), February 2002
02) “Is Equality Stable?”
Dilip Mookherjee (dilipm@bu.edu), Debraj Ray, February 2002 *IED Discussion Papers
01) “Productivity And The PC Revolution”
Authors Vijay Gurbaxani, Robert Town, Simon Gilchrist (sgilchri@bu.edu), January 2002