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Analyses in the Economics of Aging

Analyses in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902869
eISBN:
9780226903217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903217.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book provides a massive amount of new research on several popular and less-examined topics pertaining to the relationship between economics and aging. Among the many themes explored in this ... More

The Analysis of Firms and EmployeesQuantitative and Qualitative Approaches

The Analysis of Firms and Employees: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches

Stefan Bender, Julia Lane, and Kathryn L. Shaw (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226042879
eISBN:
9780226042893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042893.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The long-term impact of globalization, outsourcing, and technological change on workers is increasingly being studied by economists. At the nexus of labor economics, industry studies, and industrial ... More

Economic TurbulenceIs a Volatile Economy Good for America?

Economic Turbulence: Is a Volatile Economy Good for America?

Clair Brown, John Haltiwanger, and Julia Lane

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076324
eISBN:
9780226076348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076348.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Every day, in every sector of our economy, a business shuts down while another starts up, jobs are created while others are cut, and workers are hired while others are laid off. This constant flux, ... More

Electricity DeregulationChoices and Challenges

Electricity Deregulation: Choices and Challenges

James M. Griffin and Steven L. Puller (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226308562
eISBN:
9780226308586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226308586.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The electricity market has experienced enormous setbacks in delivering on the promise of deregulation. In theory, deregulating the electricity market would increase the efficiency of the industry by ... More

Measuring and Managing Federal Financial Risk

Measuring and Managing Federal Financial Risk

Deborah Lucas (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226496580
eISBN:
9780226496597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226496597.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The U.S. government is the world's largest financial institution, providing credit and assuming risk through diverse activities. But the potential cost and risk of these actions and obligations ... More

Measuring Capital in the New Economy

Measuring Capital in the New Economy

Carol Corrado, John Haltiwanger, and Daniel Sichel (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116129
eISBN:
9780226116174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116174.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

As the accelerated technological advances of the past two decades continue to reshape the United States' economy, intangible assets and high-technology investments are taking larger roles. These ... More

Measuring the Gains from Medical ResearchAn Economic Approach

Measuring the Gains from Medical Research: An Economic Approach

Kevin M. Murphy and Robert H. Topel (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226551784
eISBN:
9780226551791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551791.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In 1998, health expenditures in the United States accounted for 12.9 percent of national income—the highest share of income devoted to health in the developed world. The United States also spends ... More

Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of NationsNational Accounts of Time Use and Well-Being

Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations: National Accounts of Time Use and Well-Being

Alan B. Krueger (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454566
eISBN:
9780226454573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454573.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Surely everyone wants to know the source of happiness, and indeed, economists and social scientists are increasingly interested in the study and effects of subjective well-being. Putting forward a ... More

Medical Care Output and Productivity

Medical Care Output and Productivity

David M. Cutler and Ernst R. Berndt (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132266
eISBN:
9780226132303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132303.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

With the United States and other developed nations spending as much as 14 percent of their GDP on medical care, economists and policy analysts are asking what these countries are getting in return. ... More

New Developments in Productivity Analysis

New Developments in Productivity Analysis

Charles R. Hulten, Edwin R. Dean, and Michael Harper (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226360621
eISBN:
9780226360645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360645.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The productivity slowdown of the 1970s and 1980s and the resumption of productivity growth in the 1990s have provoked controversy among policymakers and researchers. Economists have been forced to ... More

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