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Social Security Programs and Retirement around the WorldMicro-Estimation

Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Micro-Estimation

Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310183
eISBN:
9780226309989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309989.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book represents the second stage of an ongoing research project studying the relationship between social security and labor. The first volume revealed enormous disincentives to continued work at ... More

Strained RelationsUS Foreign-Exchange Operations and Monetary Policy in the Twentieth Century

Strained Relations: US Foreign-Exchange Operations and Monetary Policy in the Twentieth Century

Michael D. Bordo, Owen F. Humpage, and Anna J. Schwartz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226051482
eISBN:
9780226051512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051512.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Using the fundamental trilemma of international finance as a broad organizing principle, this book discusses the evolution of monetary and exchange-rate policies over the twentieth century. We start ... More

Structural Impediments to Growth in Japan

Structural Impediments to Growth in Japan

Magnus Blomstrom, Jennifer Corbett, and Fumio Hayashi (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226060217
eISBN:
9780226060231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060231.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

As Japan's decade-long economic stagnation continues, there has been much analysis of the immediate macroeconomic problems that confront the Japanese economy. This book-length academic treatment of ... More

The Structure of WagesAn International Comparison

The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison

Edward P. Lazear and Kathryn L. Shaw (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470504
eISBN:
9780226470511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470511.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The distribution of income, the rate of pay raises, and the mobility of employees are crucial to understanding labor economics. Although research abounds on the distribution of wages across ... More

Studies of Labor Market Intermediation

Studies of Labor Market Intermediation

David H. Autor (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226032887
eISBN:
9780226032900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226032900.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

From the traditional craft hiring hall to the Web site Monster.com, a multitude of institutions exist to facilitate the matching of workers with firms. The diversity of such Labor Market ... More

Studies on the Abuse and Decline of ReasonText and Documents

Studies on the Abuse and Decline of Reason: Text and Documents

F. A. Hayek

Bruce Caldwell (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226321097
eISBN:
9780226321127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226321127.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book presents a study of social phenomena. How to best and most accurately study social interactions has long been debated intensely, and there are two main approaches: the positivists, who ... More

Targeting Investments in ChildrenFighting Poverty When Resources Are Limited

Targeting Investments in Children: Fighting Poverty When Resources Are Limited

Phillip B. Levine and David J. Zimmerman (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475813
eISBN:
9780226475837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475837.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

A substantial number of American children experience poverty: about 17 percent of those under the age of eighteen meet the government's definition, and the proportion is even greater within minority ... More

Themes in the Economics of Aging

Themes in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902845
eISBN:
9780226903330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903330.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

In the past few years, the economic ramifications of aging have garnered close attention from a group of NBER researchers led by David A. Wise. This volume continues to analyze a nexus of age-related ... More

Topics in Empirical International EconomicsA Festschrift in Honor of Robert E. Lipsey

Topics in Empirical International Economics: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert E. Lipsey

Magnus Blomstrom and Linda S. Goldberg (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226060835
eISBN:
9780226060859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060859.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In this volume emanating from the National Bureau of Economic Research's (NBER) program in international economics, economists address recent developments in three important areas. The first section ... More

Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386775
eISBN:
9780226386782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In recent years the tremendous growth of the service sector—including international trade in services—has outstripped that of manufacturing in many industrialized nations. As the importance of ... More

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