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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 Entrepreneurial BusinessesCurrent Knowledge and Challenges

Measuring Entrepreneurial Businesses: Current Knowledge and Challenges

John Haltiwanger, Erik Hurst, Javier Miranda, and Antoinette Schoar (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226454078
eISBN:
9780226454108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454108.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The contribution of entrepreneurial businesses to economic growth is a frequently debated topic among the academic and policy-making communities and the subject of much discussion in the business and ... 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

Optional LawThe Structure of Legal Entitlements

Optional Law: The Structure of Legal Entitlements

Ian Ayres

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226033464
eISBN:
9780226033488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033488.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Spurred by the advances in option theory that have been remaking financial and economic scholarship over the past thirty years, a revolution is taking shape in the way legal scholars conceptualize ... More

Price Index Concepts and Measurement

Price Index Concepts and Measurement

W. Diewert, John Greenlees, and Charles R. Hulten (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148557
eISBN:
9780226148571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148571.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The report of the National Research Council Panel on Conceptual, Measurement, and Other Statistical Issues in Developing Cost-of-Living Indexes (COLI) addresses all the fundamental issues in consumer ... More

Quantifying Systemic Risk

Quantifying Systemic Risk

Joseph G. Haubrich and Andrew W. Lo (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226319285
eISBN:
9780226921969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921969.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In the aftermath of the recent financial crisis, the federal government has pursued significant regulatory reforms, including proposals to measure and monitor systemic risk. However, there is much ... More

Scanner Data and Price Indexes

Scanner Data and Price Indexes

Robert C. Feenstra and Matthew D. Shapiro (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226239651
eISBN:
9780226239668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226239668.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Every time you buy a can of tuna or a new television, its bar code is scanned to record its price and other information. These “scanner data” offer a number of attractive features for economists and ... More

Science and Engineering Careers in the United StatesAn Analysis of Markets and Employment

Science and Engineering Careers in the United States: An Analysis of Markets and Employment

Richard B. Freeman and Daniel L. Goroff (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261898
eISBN:
9780226261904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261904.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Beginning in the early 2000s, there was an upsurge of national concern over the state of the science and engineering job market that sparked a plethora of studies, commission reports, and a ... 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

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