Department Working Papers – 2003

Working Papers Listed by Author

Working Papers Listed by Year:

49) “Pro-Poor Targeting and Accountability of Local Governments in West Bengal”
Pranab Bardhan, Dilip Mookherjee (dilipm@bu.edu), December 2003
48) “Moonlighting: Public Service and Private Practice”
Gary Biglaiser, Ching-To Albert Ma (ma@bu.edu), December 2003
47) “Consumption And Saving Under Knightian Uncertainty”
Jianjun Miao (miaoj@bu.edu), Dec 2003
46) “Risk, Uncertainty, And Option Execise”
Jianjun Miao (miaoj@bu.edu), Neng Wang, Dec 2003
45) “Distribution of Ability and Earnings in a Hierarchical Job Assignment Model”
Costrell Robert , Glenn C. Loury (gloury@bu.edu), Dec 2003
44) “Decentralization And Accountability In Infrastructure Delivery In Developing Countries “
Pranab Bardhan, Dilip Mookherjee (dilipm@bu.edu), Nov 2003 (Figure)
43) “Provetry Alleviation Effort Of West Bengal Panchayats”
Pranab Bardhan, Dilip Mookherjee (dilipm@bu.edu), Nov 2003
42) “Tax Administration Reform And Taxpayer Compliance In India”
Arindam Das-Gupta, Shanto Ghosh, Dilip Mookherjee (dilipm@bu.edu), Nov 2003 (Figure, Table)
41) “Public Enterprises And Labor Market Performance”
Johannes Horner, L. Rachel Ngai, Claudia Olivetti (olivetti@bu.edu), Nov 2003
40) “On Optimal Rules Of Persuasion”
Jacob Glazer (glazer@post.tau.ac.il), Ariel Rubinstein, Nov 2003
39) “The Ethics of Racial Egalitarianism in the United States”
Glenn C. Loury (gloury@bu.edu), Nov 2003
38) “Racial Stigma: Toward a New Paradigm for Discrimination Theory”
Glenn C. Loury (gloury@bu.edu), Nov 2003
37) “Color-Blind Affirmative Action”
Roland G Fryer Jr, Glenn C. Loury (gloury@bu.edu), Tolga Yuret, October 2003 *NBER Working Paper#10103
36) “Categorical Redistribution In Winner-Take-All Markets”
Roland G Fryer Jr, Glenn C. Loury (gloury@bu.edu), October 2003 *NBER Working Paper#10104
35) “What Should Consumers Be Told About Product Quality?”
Jacob Glazer (glazer@post.tau.ac.il), Thomas G. McQuire, October 2003
34) “The Developed World’s Demographic Transition-The Role Of Capital Flows, Immigration, And Policy”
Hans Fehr, Sabine Jokisch, Laurence J. Kotlikoff (kotlikof@bu.edu), October 2003
33) “The Impact On Consumption And Saving Of Current And Future Fiscal Policies”
Katherine Grace Carman, Jagadeesh Gokhale, Laurence J. Kotlikoff (kotlikof@bu.edu), September 2003
32) “Increased Investment, Lower Prices–The Fruits Of Past And Future Telecom Competition”
Kevin A. Hassett, Zoya Ivanova, Laurence J. Kotlikoff (kotlikof@bu.edu), September 2003
31) “The Organization Of Supplier Networks: Effects of Delegation And Intermediation”
Dilip Mookherjee (dilipm@bu.edu), Masatoshi Tsumagari, August 2003
30) “The Environment Impact of Poverty: Evidence From Firewood Collection In Rural Nepal”
Jean-Marie Baland, Pranab Bradhan, Sanghamitra Das, Dilip Mookherjee (dilipm@bu.edu), July 2003
29) “Delegation And Contracting Hierarchies: An Overview”
Dilip Mookherjee (dilipm@bu.edu), June 2003
28) “Alcohol Prohibition And Cirrhosis”
Anglea K. Dills, Jeffrey A. Miron (jmiron@bu.edu), June 2003
27) “The Effect of Drug Prohibition On Drug Prices: Evidence From The Markets For Cocaine And Heroin”
Jeffrey A. Miron (jmiron@bu.edu), May 2003
26) “Racial Discrimination In Labor Markets With Posted Wage Offer”
Kevin Lang (lang@bu.edu), May 2003
25) “Price Regulation Of Access To Telecommunications Networks”
Ingo Vogelsang (vogelsang@bu.edu), April 2003
24) “Predictability And Predictiveness In Health Care Spending”
Randall P. Ellis (ellisrp@bu.edu), Thomas G. McGuire, April 2003
23) “Consistency In Performance Evaluation Reports And Medical Records”
Mingshan Lu, Ching-To Albert Ma (ma@bu.edu), March 2003
22) “Multiplicity And Uniqueness In Dynamic Decision Problems”
Nicolas Vielle, Jorgen Weibull (weibull@bu.edu), March 2003
21) “Selection in Medicare HMOs: Absence of Evidence from Aged Versus Disabled Payment Rates”
Randall P. Ellis (ellisrp@bu.edu), Manuel Garcia Goni, March 2003
20) “External Constraints on Monetary Policy And The Financial Accelerator”
Mark Gertler, Simon Gilchrist (sgilchri@bu.edu), Fabio Natalucci, March 2003
19) “Social Norms And Economic Incentives In Firms”
Steffen Huch, Dorothea Kubler, Jorgen Weibull (weibull@bu.edu), March 2003
18) “Bertrand Competition With Intertemporal Demand”
Prajit Dutta, Alexander Matros, Jorgen Weibull (weibull@bu.edu), March 2003
17) “Abilities, Budgets and Age: Inter-Generational Economic Mobility in Finland”
Robert E. B. Lucas (rlucas@bu.edu), Sari A. Pekkala, March 2003 (Figures 1,2,3,4,5,6) *IED Discussion Paper
16) “Foreign Direct Investment, Management Practices, and Social Capital: New Evidence on the Host Country Effects of Japanese Multinationals”
Peter B. Doeringer (doeringe@bu.edu), David Terkla, March 2003 *IED Discussion Paper
15) “Moonlighting: Public Service and Private Practice”
Gary Biglaiser, Ching-To Albert Ma (ma@bu.edu), December 2003
14) “The Effect Of The Payroll Tax On Earnings: A Test Of Competing Models Of Wage Determination”
Kevin Lang (lang@bu.edu), February 2003
13) “Wage Announcements With A Continuum Of Worker Types”
Kevin Lang (lang@bu.edu), Michael Manove (manove@bu.edu), February 2003
12) “The Distributive Impact of Privatization in Latin America: Evidence from Four Countries”
David McKenzie, Dilip Mookherjee (dilipm@bu.edu), February 2003 *IED Discussion Paper
11) “The Pricing Of Job Characteristics When Markets Do Not Clear: Theory And Policy Implications”
Kevin Lang (lang@bu.edu), Sumon Majumdar, February 2003
10) “Critical Values for Multiple Structural Change Tests”
Jushan Bai, Pierre Perron (perron@bu.edu), February 2003
09) “The Variance Ratio Test: An Analysis Of Size and Power based on a Continuous Time Asymptotic Framework”
Pierre Perron (perron@bu.edu), Cosme Vodounou, February 2003
08) “Tests of Return Predictability: An Analysis of Their Properties Based on a Continuous Time Asymptotic Framework”
Pierre Perron (perron@bu.edu), Cosme Vodounou, Feburary 2003
07) “Poverty Persistence And Design Of Anti-Poverty Policies”
Dilip Mookherjee (dilipm@bu.edu), Februrary 2003
06) “Does It Pay To Work?”
Jagadeesh Gokhale, Laurence J. Kotlikoff (kotlikof@bu.edu), Alexi Sluchynsky, January 2003
05) “Finite Order Implications Of Common Priors”
Barton L. Lipman (blipman@bu.edu), January 2003
04) “Trade Structure, Industrial Structure, and International Business Cycles”
Marianne Baxter (mbaxter@bu.edu), Michael A. Kouparitsas, January 2003 *IED Discussion Paper
03) “What Attracts High Performance Factories? Management Culture and Regional Advantage”
Peter B. Doeringer (doeringe@bu.edu), Christine Evans-Klock, David Terkla, January 2003 *IED Discussion Paper
02) “From Farmers to Merchants: A Human Capital Interpretation of Jewish Economic History”
Maristella Botticini (maristel@bu.edu), Zvi Eckstein, January 2003 *IED Discussion Paper
01) “Managed Care And Shadow Price”
Ching-To Albert Ma (ma@bu.edu), January 2003