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High-Skilled Migration to the United States and Its Economic Consequences

High-Skilled Migration to the United States and Its Economic Consequences

Gordon H. Hanson, William R. Kerr, and Sarah Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226525525
eISBN:
9780226525662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226525662.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

High-skilled immigrants represent an increasing share of the U.S. workforce, particularly in science and engineering fields. High-skill immigration cuts across the traditional field boundaries in ... More

Measuring and Modeling Health Care Costs

Measuring and Modeling Health Care Costs

Ana Aizcorbe, Colin Baker, Ernst R. Berndt, and David M. Cutler (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226530857
eISBN:
9780226530994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226530994.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

National statistical agencies keep good track of how medical care dollars are spent—how much is paid to hospitals, physicians’ offices, pharmaceutical companies, and the like. However, it has proven ... More

The Public Good and the Brazilian StateMunicipal Finance and Public Services in São Paulo, 1822-1930

The Public Good and the Brazilian State: Municipal Finance and Public Services in São Paulo, 1822-1930

Anne G. Hanley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226535074
eISBN:
9780226535104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226535104.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book studies municipal finance in Brazil’s first century of independence, 1822-1930, to investigate how the fiscal structure of the Brazilian state affected public investment in social overhead ... More

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