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Agglomeration Economics

Agglomeration Economics

Edward L. Glaeser (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226297897
eISBN:
9780226297927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297927.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

When firms and people are located near each other in cities and in industrial clusters, they benefit in various ways, including by reducing the costs of exchanging goods and ideas. One might assume ... More

Birth QuakeThe Baby Boom and Its Aftershocks

Birth Quake: The Baby Boom and Its Aftershocks

Diane J. Macunovich

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226500836
eISBN:
9780226500928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500928.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Between 1965 and 1985, the Western world and the United States in particular experienced a staggering amount of social and economic change. This book argues that the common thread underlying all ... More

Hard-to-Measure Goods and ServicesEssays in Honor of Zvi Griliches

Hard-to-Measure Goods and Services: Essays in Honor of Zvi Griliches

Ernst R. Berndt and Charles R. Hulten (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226044491
eISBN:
9780226044507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The celebrated economist Zvi Griliches's entire career can be viewed as an attempt to advance the cause of accuracy in economic measurement. His interest in the causes and consequences of technical ... More

How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education

How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education

Jeffrey R. Brown (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226201832
eISBN:
9780226201979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201979.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education analyzes how universities manage their endowments and how they responded to the financial crisis and ensuing Great Recession. ... More

Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Christopher D. Carroll, Thomas F. Crossley, and John Sabelhaus (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226126654
eISBN:
9780226194714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194714.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Many countries including the U.S. are now embarking on multiyear projects to redesign their surveys of household expenditures. This volume presents work by many of the world’s leading experts on ... More

Labor in the New Economy

Labor in the New Economy

Katharine G. Abraham, James R. Spletzer, and Michael Harper Harper (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226001432
eISBN:
9780226001463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001463.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

As the structure of the economy has changed over the past few decades, researchers and policy makers have been increasingly concerned with how these changes affect workers. This book examines a ... More

Making the GradeThe Economic Evolution of American School Districts

Making the Grade: The Economic Evolution of American School Districts

William A. Fischel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226251301
eISBN:
9780226251318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251318.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

A significant factor for many people deciding where to live is the quality of the local school district, with superior schools creating a price premium for housing. The result is a “race to the top,” ... More

Producer DynamicsNew Evidence from Micro Data

Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Timothy Dunne, J. Jensen, and Mark J. Roberts (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The Census Bureau has recently begun releasing official statistics that measure the movements of firms in and out of business and workers in and out of jobs. The economic analyses in this book ... More

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