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Journal article | The Economic Journal
Soonwoo Kwon, Jihong Lee and Sokbae (Simon) Lee
Journal article | The Economic Journal
Soonwoo Kwon, Jihong Lee and Sokbae (Simon) Lee
We analyse cross-country trends in several aspects of technological progress during 1980–2011 by examining the US patent citations data.
Journal article | Journal of econometric methods
A growing literature on inference in difference-in-differences (DiD) designs has been pessimistic about obtaining hypothesis tests of the correct size, particularly with few groups.
Journal article | CESifo DICE Report
Expanding access to pre-school education and childcare services has been a key policy on the agenda of many governments for over 30 years. Several motivations have been at the heart of these policies.
Journal article | IZA World of Labor
Since the 1970s, many countries have established free or highly subsidized education for all preschool children in the hope of improving children’s learning and socio-economic life chances and encouraging mothers to join the labor force. Evaluations reveal that these policies can increase ...
Journal article | Forum for Health Economics & Policy
Eric French, John Bailey Jones and Jeremy McCauley
An in-depth assessment of the data presented in the Health and Retirement Study.
Journal article | Oxford Economic Papers
The nature of the relationship between lifetime income and saving rates is a longstanding empirical question and one that has been surprisingly difficult to answer. We use a new data set containing both individual survey data on wealth holdings and administrative data on earnings histories to ...
Journal article | American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
We study the persuasive impacts of non-informative communication on the short-run beliefs and long-run behavior of individuals.
Journal article | Journal of Econometrics
We study the persuasive impacts of non-informative communication on the short-run beliefs and long-run behavior of individuals.
Journal article | Food Policy
Matthew Brzozowski, Thomas Crossley and Joachim K. Winter
Recall food expenditure data, which is the basis of a great deal of empirical work, is believed to suffer from considerable measurement error.
Journal article | Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
Recall food expenditure data, which is the basis of a great deal of empirical work, is believed to suffer from considerable measurement error.
Journal article | Economics Letters
Matthew Brzozowski, Thomas Crossley and Joachim K. Winter
Using recall and diary food expenditure data from Canada, we compare estimates of the household size elasticity of per capita food expenditure.
Journal article | Fiscal Studies
Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Hyunmin Park, Myung Hwan Seo and Youngki Shin
Using the Reinhart–Rogoff dataset, we find a debt threshold not around 90 per cent but around 30 per cent, above which the median real gross domestic product (GDP) growth falls abruptly.
Journal article | Journal of Econometrics
Economic theory often provides shape restrictions on functions of interest in applications, such as monotonicity, convexity, non-increasing (non-decreasing) returns to scale, or the Slutsky inequality of consumer theory; but economic theory does not provide finite-dimensional parametric models. ...
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Economic theory often provides shape restrictions on functions of interest in applications, such as monotonicity, convexity, non-increasing (non-decreasing) returns to scale, or the Slutsky inequality of consumer theory; but economic theory does not provide finite-dimensional parametric models. ...
Journal article | Annual Review of Economics
Eric French and John Bailey Jones
In this review, we survey the economic literature on the health–retirement link in developed countries.
Journal article | Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization
Orazio Attanasio and Katja M. Kaufmann
In this paper we analyze the role of expected labor and marriage market returns as determinants of the college enrollment decisions of Mexican high school graduates. Moreover, we investigate whether the (relative) weights of these factors differ by gender. We use data on individuals’ expectations ...
Journal article | American Journal of Health Economics
Bernard Black, José-Antonio Espín-Sánchez, Eric French and Kate Litvak
We use the best available longitudinal data set, the Health and Retirement Study, and a battery of causal inference methods to provide both central estimates and bounds for the long-term effect of health insurance on health and mortality among the near-elderly (initial age 50–61) over a 20-year ...
Journal article | Health Affairs
The authors use detailed health care data for the period 2009–11 from nine countries to measure the composition and magnitude of medical spending in the three years before death.
Journal article | Journal of the American Statistical Association
Sokbae (Simon) Lee, Yuan Liao, Myung Hwan Seo and Youngki Shin
The authors use detailed health care data for the period 2009–11 from nine countries to measure the composition and magnitude of medical spending in the three years before death.