Contents of Current Issues
December 2013 JEL
December 2013 AER
Fall 2013 JEP
November 2013 AEJ: Policy
November 2013 AEJ: Micro
October 2013 AEJ: Applied
October 2013 AEJ: Macro
Virtual Field Journals
In the News:
The Chronicle of Higher Education just published "Cool Head on Global Warming," an in-depth look at the new book by 2014 AEA President, William Nordhaus entitled, "The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty and Economics for a Warming World" (Yale University Press).
The Atlantic Cities provides a thorough examination of Clifford Winston's (Brooking Institution) research, "On The Performance of the U.S. Transportation System: Caution Ahead," from the latest edition of the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL).
Upcoming research by Yang Wang, a health economist at Lafayette College,
indicates that some smokers believe age, race, and parental longevity
influence their life expectancy more than smoking does. Access the news
brief here, or the forthcoming article from the American Economic
Journal: Applied Economics.
Fareed Zakaria (in the Washington Post) joins the ongoing discussion about declining mobility in the U.S. and the “Top 1 Percent” found in a series of essays from the Journal of Economic Perspectives summer symposium. Read them all here!
With a new study other researchers are calling "the most detailed portrait yet of income mobility in the United States," Raj Chetty, a recent AEA John Bates Clark Medal winner, continues to gain attention for his works. See coverage in the New York Times and Boston Globe.
Gregory Mankiw's (Harvard University) article about income inequality from the summer issue of the Journal of Economic Perspectives is already generating a lot of media buzz including this coverage by PBS NEWSHOUR.
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