Department Working Papers – 2007

Working Papers Listed by Author

Working Papers Listed by Year:

45) “Monetary Policy and Economic Growth under Money Illusion”
Jianjun Miao (miaoj@bu.edu), Danyang Xie. October 2007
44) “An Analytical Evaluation of the Long-periodogram Estimate in the Presence of Level Shifts”
Pierre Perron (perron@bu.edu), Zhongjun Qu, November 2007
43) “Does service-level spending show evidence of selection across health plan types?”
Shenyi Jiang, Randall P. Ellis (ellisrp@bu.edu), Tzu-chun Kuo, September 2007
42) “Service Motives and Profit Incentives among Physicians”
Geir Godager,Tor Iversen, Ching-To Albert Ma (ma@bu.edu), September 2007
41) “Optimal Health Care Contracts under Physician Agency”
Philippe Chone, Ching-To Albert Ma (ma@bu.edu), September 2007
40) “The Nexus of Income and Size Distribution of Chinese Cities, 1984 – 2003″
Chun-Yu Ho (chunyu@bu.edu), Dan Li (danli@bu.edu), September 2007
39) “Investment-specific Technological Change and Labor Composition: Evidence from the U.S. Manufacturing”
Chun-Yu Ho (chunyu@bu.edu), September 2007
38) “A Journey for your Beautiful Mind: Economics Graduate Study and Research”
Ching-To Albert Ma (ma@bu.edu), August 2007
37) “Resuscitating The Businessman Risk: A Rationale For Familiarity-Based Portfolios”
Doriana Ruffino (rdoriana@bu.edu), August 2006
36) “Run for Cover Now or Later? The impact of premiums, threats and deadlines on supplementary private health insurance in Australia”
Randall P. Ellis (ellisrp@bu.edu), Elizabeth Savageb, July 2007
35) “Response: Activity-Based Payments and Reforms of the English Hospital Payment System”
Randall P. Ellis (ellisrp@bu.edu), Marian Vidal-Fernadez (marianvf@bu.edu), July 2007
34)”Health insurance decisions, cost expectations, and job turnover”
Randall P. Ellis (ellisrp@bu.edu), Ching-To Albert Ma (ma@bu.edu), July 2007
33) “Subsidy Design and Asymmetric Information: Wealth versus Benefits”
Simona Grassi (sgrassi@bu.edu), Ching-To Albert Ma (ma@bu.edu), May 2007
32) “Informal Payments in Developing Countries’ Public Health Sectors”
Ting Liu (tingl@bu.edu), Monic Jiayin Sun (monic@bu.edu), April 2007
31) “Disclosing Multiple Product Attributes”
Monic Jiayin Sun (monic@bu.edu), April 2007
30) “The Wealth-Consumption Ratio: A Litmus Test for Consumption-based Asset Pricing Models”
Hanno Lustig, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, Adrien Verdelhan (av@bu.edu), April 2007
29) “Gender Roles and Technological Progress”
Stefania Albanesi, Claudia Olivetti (olivetti@bu.edu), April 2007
28) “Investment and the Cost of Capital: New Evidence from the Corporate Bond Market”
Jawwad Noor (jnoor@bu.edu), April 2007
27) “Investment and the Cost of Capital: New Evidence from the Corporate Bond Market”
Simon Gilchrist (sgilchri@bu.edu), Fabio M. Natalucci, Egon Zakrajˇsek, April 2007
26) “Simulating the Dynamic Macroeconomic and Microeconomic Effects of the FairTax”
Sabine Jokischa, Laurence J. Kotlikoff (kotlikof@bu.edu), April 2007
25) “Testing for Shifts in Trend with an Integrated or Stationary Noise Component”
Pierre Perron (perron@bu.edu), Tomoyoshi Yabu, April 2007
24) “Dynamics of Consumer Demand for New Durable Goods”
Gautam Gowrisankaran, Marc Rysman (mrysman@bu.edu), April 2007
23) “Prevention and Dynamic Risk Adjustment”
Karen Eggleston, Randall P. Ellis (ellisrp@bu.edu),Mingshan Lu, May 2007
22) “Catching Up or Falling Behind? Income Distribution of Chinese Cities”
Chun-Yu Ho (chunyu@bu.edu), Dan Li (danli@bu.edu), March 2007
21) “Identifying the Age Profile of Patent Citations: New Estimates of Knowledge Diffusion”
Aditi Mehta, Marc Rysman (mrysman@bu.edu), Tim Simcoe, March 2007
20) “Estimating Deterministic Trend with an Integrated or Stationary Noise Component”
Pierre Perron (perron@bu.edu), Tomoyoshi Yabu, March 2007
19) “A Non-local Perspective on the Power Properties of the CUSUM and CUSUM of Squares Tests for Structural Change”
Ai Deng, Pierre Perron (perron@bu.edu), March 2007
18) “Data Dependent Rules for the Selection of the Number of Leads and Lags in the Dynamic OLS Cointegrating Regression”
Mohitosh Kejriwal, Pierre Perron (perron@bu.edu), March 2007
17) “The Dynamics of Mergers and Acquisitions in Oligopolistic Industries”
Dirk Hackbarth, Jianjun Miao (miaoj@bu.edu), March 2007
16) “Risk, Uncertainty, And Option Execise”
Jianjun Miao (miaoj@bu.edu), Neng Wang, March 2007
15) “Is the U.S. Bankrupt?”
Laurence J. Kotlikoff (kotlikof@bu.edu), March 2007
14) “Staticide – America’s Suicidal Healthcare Status Quo”
Laurence J. Kotlikoff (kotlikof@bu.edu), March 2007
13) “Rising Regional Inequality in China: Policy Regimes and Structural Changes”
Chun-Yu Ho (chunyu@bu.edu), Dan Li (danli@bu.edu), Feburary 2007
12) “Improving Estimates of Monotone Functions by Rearrangement”
Victor Chernozhukov, Iván Fernández-Val (ivanf@bu.edu), Alfred Galichon, February 2007
11) “Quantile and Probability Curves without Crossing”
Victor Chernozhukov, Iván Fernández-Val (ivanf@bu.edu), Alfred Galichon, February 2007
10) “Bias Corrections for Two-Step Fixed Effects Panel Data Estimators”
Iván Fernández-Val (ivanf@bu.edu), Francis Vella, February 2007
09) “Fixed Effects Estimation of Structural Parameters and Marginal Effects in Panel Probit Models”
Iván Fernández-Val (ivanf@bu.edu), February 2007
08) “Temptation, Welfare and Revealed Preference”
Jawwad Noor (jnoor@bu.edu), Februrary 2007 *Supplementary Appendix
07) “Disasters and Recoveries: A Note on the Barro-Rietz Explanation of the Equity Premium Puzzle”
Francois Gourio (fgourio@bu.edu), January 2007
06) “Investment Spikes: New Facts and a General Equilibrium Exploration”
Francois Gourio (fgourio@bu.edu), Anil K Kashyap, January 2007 *Code, Slides
05) “Putty-Clay Technology and Stock Market Volatility”
Francois Gourio (fgourio@bu.edu), January 2007 *Appendix
04) “The Excess Burden of Government Indecision”
Francisco J. Gomes, Laurence J. Kotlikoff (kotlikof@bu.edu), Luis M. Viceira, January 2007
03) “Competing for Ownership”
Patrick Legros, Andrew F. Newman (afnewman@bu.edu), January 2007
02) “Smithian Growth through Creative Organization”
Patrick Legros, Andrew F. Newman (afnewman@bu.edu), Eugenio Proto, January 2007
01) “Investment During the Korean Financial Crisis: A Structural Econometric Approach”
Simon Gilchrist (sgilchri@bu.edu), Jae W Sim, January 2007