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American Economic Review: Vol. 101 No. 7 (December 2011)

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Frictional Wage Dispersion in Search Models: A Quantitative Assessment (pp. 2873-98)
Andreas Hornstein, Per Krusell and Giovanni L. Violante
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Search and Satisficing (pp. 2899-2922)
Andrew Caplin, Mark Dean and Daniel Martin
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Sources of Lifetime Inequality (pp. 2923-54)
Mark Huggett, Gustavo Ventura and Amir Yaron
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Endogenous Information Flows and the Clustering of Announcements (pp. 2955-79)
Viral V. Acharya, Peter DeMarzo and Ilan Kremer
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The Effect of Newspaper Entry and Exit on Electoral Politics (pp. 2980-3018)
Matthew Gentzkow, Jesse M. Shapiro and Michael Sinkinson
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School Desegregation, School Choice, and Changes in Residential Location Patterns by Race (pp. 3019-46)
Nathaniel Baum-Snow and Byron F. Lutz
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Dynamic Inefficiencies in an Employment-Based Health Insurance System: Theory and Evidence (pp. 3047-77)
Hanming Fang and Alessandro Gavazza
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The Effects of Rural Electrification on Employment: New Evidence from South Africa (pp. 3078-3108)
Taryn Dinkelman
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Happiness and Time Preference: The Effect of Positive Affect in a Random-Assignment Experiment (pp. 3109-29)
John Ifcher and Homa Zarghamee
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Who Thinks about the Competition? Managerial Ability and Strategic Entry in US Local Telephone Markets (pp. 3130-61)
Avi Goldfarb and Mo Xiao
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Buffalo Hunt: International Trade and the Virtual Extinction of the North American Bison (pp. 3162-95)
M. Scott Taylor
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Extreme Walrasian Dynamics: The Gale Example in the Lab (pp. 3196-3220)
Sean Crockett, Ryan Oprea and Charles Plott
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The Slave Trade and the Origins of Mistrust in Africa (pp. 3221-52)
Nathan Nunn and Leonard Wantchekon
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Media and Political Persuasion: Evidence from Russia (pp. 3253-85)
Ruben Enikolopov, Maria Petrova and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya
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Shorter Papers

The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution (pp. 3286-3307)
Daron Acemoglu, Davide Cantoni, Simon Johnson and James A. Robinson
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Trends in Employment and Earnings of Allowed and Rejected Applicants to the Social Security Disability Insurance Program (pp. 3308-29)
Till von Wachter, Jae Song and Joyce Manchester
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Relative Earnings and Giving in a Real-Effort Experiment (pp. 3330-48)
Nisvan Erkal, Lata Gangadharan and Nikos Nikiforakis
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Relational Contracts and the Value of Loyalty (pp. 3349-67)
Simon Board
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Automobiles on Steroids: Product Attribute Trade-Offs and Technological Progress in the Automobile Sector (pp. 3368-99)
Christopher R. Knittel
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Overborrowing and Systemic Externalities in the Business Cycle (pp. 3400-3426)
Javier Bianchi
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Stakes Matter in Ultimatum Games (pp. 3427-39)
Steffen Andersen, Seda ErtaƧ, Uri Gneezy, Moshe Hoffman and John A. List
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US International Equity Investment and Past and Prospective Returns (pp. 3440-55)
Stephanie E. Curcuru, Charles P. Thomas, Francis E. Warnock and Jon Wongswan
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The Cross Section of Foreign Currency Risk Premia and Consumption Growth Risk: Comment (pp. 3456-76)
Craig Burnside
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The Cross-Section of Foreign Currency Risk Premia and Consumption Growth Risk: Reply (pp. 3477-3500)
Hanno Lustig and Adrien Verdelhan
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