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American Economic Review: Vol. 96 No. 2 (May 2006)

Editors' Introduction (page 8)
Michelle DE Blasi and Ronald L. Oaxaca
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Foreword (page 9)
George A. Akerlof
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The Quiet Revolution That Transformed Women's Employment, Education, and Family (pp. 1-21)
Claudia Goldin
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Climate Treaties and 'Breakthrough' Technologies (pp. 22-25)
Scott Barrett
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The Evolution of a Global Climate Change Agreement (pp. 26-30)
William A. Pizer
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After Kyoto: Alternative Mechanisms to Control Global Warming (pp. 31-34)
William D. Nordhaus
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An International Policy Architecture for the Post-Kyoto Era (pp. 35-38)
Sheila M. Olmstead and Robert N. Stavins
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The Government's Valuation of Military Life-Saving in War: A Cost Minimization Approach (pp. 39-44)
Chris Rohlfs
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Israel, the Palestinian Factions, and the Cycle of Violence (pp. 45-49)
David A. Jaeger and M. Daniele Paserman
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Poverty, Political Freedom, and the Roots of Terrorism (pp. 50-56)
Alberto Abadie
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When to Exit a Product: Evidence from the U. S. Motion-Picture Exhibition Market (pp. 57-61)
Darlene C. Chisholm and George Norman
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Regulation under Asymmetric Information in Water Utilities (pp. 62-66)
Isabelle Brocas, Kitty Chan and Isabelle Perrigne
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The Effects of Rate Regulation on Demand for Supplemental Health Insurance (pp. 67-71)
M. Kate Bundorf and Kosali I. Simon
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'Build-or-Buy' Strategies in the Local Loop (pp. 72-76)
Marc Bourreau and Pınar Doğan
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Patent Litigation with Endogenous Disputes (pp. 77-81)
James E. Bessen and Michael J. Meurer
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Simultaneous Model of Innovation, Secrecy, and Patent Policy (pp. 82-86)
Klaus Kultti, Tuomas Takalo and Juuso Toikka
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When Do More Patents Reduce R&D? (pp. 87-91)
Robert M. Hunt
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Prior User Rights (pp. 92-96)
Carl Shapiro
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Vertical Integration and Competition (pp. 97-102)
Philippe Aghion, Rachel Griffith and Peter Howitt
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Did Medicare Induce Pharmaceutical Innovation? (pp. 103-107)
Daron Acemoglu, David Cutler, Amy Finkelstein and Joshua Linn
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Valuing Consumer Products by the Time Spent Using Them: An Application to the Internet (pp. 108-113)
Austan Goolsbee and Peter J. Klenow
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The Dynamics of Open-Source Contributors (pp. 114-118)
Josh Lerner, Parag A. Pathak and Jean Tirole
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Dividend Taxes and Firm Valuation: New Evidence (pp. 119-123)
Alan J. Auerbach and Kevin A. Hassett
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The Effects of the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut on Corporate Behavior: Interpreting the Evidence (pp. 124-129)
Raj Chetty and Emmanuel Saez
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Putting Firms into Optimal Tax Theory (pp. 130-134)
Wojciech Kopczuk and Joel Slemrod
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Housing, Credit Constraints, and Macro Stability: The Secondary Mortgage Market and Reduced Cyclicality of Residential Investment (pp. 135-140)
Joe Peek and James A. Wilcox
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Helping Infant Economies Grow: Foundations of Trade Policies for Developing Countries (pp. 141-146)
Bruce Greenwald and Joseph E. Stiglitz
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Investor Sentiment and Corporate Finance: Micro and Macro (pp. 147-151)
Owen A. Lamont and Jeremy C. Stein
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Inertia of Forward-Looking Expectations (pp. 152-157)
Stephen Morris and Hyun Song Shin
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Rational Inattention: Beyond the Linear-Quadratic Case (pp. 158-163)
Christopher A. Sims
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Pervasive Stickiness (pp. 164-169)
N. Gregory Mankiw and Ricardo Reis
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The Regulatory Record of the Greenspan Fed (pp. 170-173)
Charles W. Calomiris
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The Greenspan Era: Discretion, Rather than Rules (pp. 174-177)
Benjamin M. Friedman
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The Road to Price Stability (pp. 178-181)
Athanasios Orphanides
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A Letter to Ben Bernanke (pp. 182-184)
N. Gregory Mankiw
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From Inflation to More Inflation, Disinflation, and Low Inflation (pp. 185-188)
Allan H. Meltzer
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The Polarization of the U.S. Labor Market (pp. 189-194)
David H. Autor, Lawrence F. Katz and Melissa S. Kearney
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Postsecondary Education and Increasing Wage Inequality (pp. 195-199)
Thomas Lemieux
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The Evolution of Top Incomes: A Historical and International Perspective (pp. 200-205)
Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez
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Discrimination, Social Identity, and Durable Inequalities (pp. 206-211)
Karla Hoff and Priyanka Pandey
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The Impact of Group Membership on Cooperation and Norm Enforcement: Evidence Using Random Assignment to Real Social Groups (pp. 212-216)
Lorenz Goette, David Huffman and Stephan Meier
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Group Affiliation and Altruistic Norm Enforcement (pp. 217-221)
Helen Bernhard, Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher
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Migration, Remittances, and Male and Female Employment Patterns (pp. 222-226)
Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes and Susan Pozo
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Migration and Imperfect Monitoring: Implications for Intra-Household Allocation (pp. 227-231)
Joyce J. Chen
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Gender and Performance: Evidence from School Assignment by Randomized Lottery (pp. 232-236)
Justine S. Hastings, Thomas J. Kane and Douglas O. Staiger
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The Impact of State Licensing Regulations on Low-Skilled Immigrants: The Case of Vietnamese Manicurists (pp. 237-241)
Maya N. Federman, David E. Harrington and Kathy J. Krynski
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Shades of Discrimination: Skin Tone and Wages (pp. 242-245)
Arthur H. Goldsmith, Darrick Hamilton and William Darity Jr
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Crime and Punishment: And Skin Hue Too? (pp. 246-250)
Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong and Gregory N. Price
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Skin-Tone Effects among African Americans: Perceptions and Reality (pp. 251-255)
Joni Hersch
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Colorism, Complexion Homogamy, and Household Wealth: Some Historical Evidence (pp. 256-260)
Howard Bodenhorn
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Why Personal Ties Cannot Be Bought (pp. 261-264)
Alessandra Casella and Nobuyuki Hanaki
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Is School Segregation Good or Bad? (pp. 265-269)
Federico Echenique, Roland G. Fryer Jr and Alex Kaufman
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Wages and Employment in a Random Social Network with Arbitrary Degree Distribution (pp. 270-274)
Yannis M. Ioannides and Adriaan R. Soetevent
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All in the Extended Family: Effects of Grandparents, Aunts, and Uncles on Educational Attainment (pp. 275-278)
Linda Datcher Loury
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Point Shaving: Corruption in NCAA Basketball (pp. 279-283)
Justin Wolfers
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How Widespread Was Late Trading in Mutual Funds? (pp. 284-289)
Eric Zitzewitz
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White-Collar Crime Writ Small: A Case Study of Bagels, Donuts, and the Honor System (pp. 290-294)
Steven D. Levitt
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Marriage Laws and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (pp. 295-298)
Todd Schoellman and Michèle Tertilt
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Trade and the Great Divergence: The Family Connection (pp. 299-303)
Oded Galor and Andrew Mountford
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Individual versus Parental Consent in Marriage: Implications for Intra-Household Resource Allocation and Growth (pp. 304-307)
Lena Edlund and Nils-Petter Lagerlöf
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Family Structure, Institutions, and Growth: The Origins and Implications of Western Corporations (pp. 308-312)
Avner Greif
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Health and Democracy (pp. 313-318)
Timothy Besley and Masayuki Kudamatsu
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Democracy and Development: The Devil in the Details (pp. 319-324)
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
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De Facto Political Power and Institutional Persistence (pp. 325-330)
Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson
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Modernizing China's Growth Paradigm (pp. 331-336)
Eswar S. Prasad and Raghuram G. Rajan
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Has Government Investment Crowded Out Private Investment in India? (pp. 337-341)
Pritha Mitra
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Why Is Russian GDP Growth Slowing? (pp. 342-347)
Padma Desai
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Who Are China's Entrepreneurs? (pp. 348-352)
Simeon Djankov, Yingyi Qian, Gérard Roland and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya
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The Multitask Theory of State Enterprise Reform: Empirical Evidence from China (pp. 353-357)
Chong-En Bai, Jiangyong Lu and Zhigang Tao
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Institutional Entrepreneurs (pp. 358-362)
David Daokui Li, Junxin Feng and Hongping Jiang
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Executive Turnover and Firm Performance in China (pp. 363-367)
Takao Kato and Cheryl Long
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Factor Reallocation in Eastern Germany after Reunification (pp. 368-374)
Michael C. Burda
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The Caring Hand that Cripples: The East German Labor Market after Reunification (pp. 375-382)
Dennis J. Snower and Christian Merkl
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Regional Labor Markets, Network Externalities and Migration: The Case of German Reunification (pp. 383-387)
Harald Uhlig
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The Return to Capital in Ghana (pp. 388-393)
Christopher Udry and Santosh Anagol
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War and Institutions: New Evidence from Sierra Leone (pp. 394-399)
John Bellows and Edward Miguel
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Asian Growth and African Development (pp. 400-404)
Marcos de Carvalho Chamon and Michael R. Kremer
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Sudden Stops and Phoenix Miracles in Emerging Markets (pp. 405-410)
Guillermo A. Calvo, Alejandro Izquierdo and Ernesto Talvi
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Lessons from the Debt-Deflation Theory of Sudden Stops (pp. 411-416)
Enrique G. Mendoza
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On Overborrowing (pp. 417-421)
Martín Uribe
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China's Exchange Rate Policy Dilemma (pp. 422-426)
Morris Goldstein and Nicholas Lardy
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China's Exchange Rate Trap: Japan Redux? (pp. 427-431)
Ronald McKinnon
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The Parallel-Currency Approach to Asian Monetary Integration (pp. 432-436)
Barry Eichengreen
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Requiring a Math Skills Unit: Results of a Randomized Experiment (pp. 437-441)
Susan Pozo and Charles A. Stull
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Technology Improves Learning in Large Principles of Economics Classes: Using Our WITS (pp. 442-446)
Sheryl B. Ball, Catherine Eckel and Christian Rojas
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Incentives and Student Learning: A Natural Experiment with Economics Problem Sets (pp. 447-452)
Wayne A. Grove and Tim Wasserman
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Matriculation in U.S. Economics Ph.D. Programs: How Many Accepted Americans Do Not Enroll? (pp. 453-457)
T. Aldrich Finegan, Wendy A. Stock and John J. Siegfried
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Attrition in Economics Ph.D. Programs (pp. 458-466)
Wendy A. Stock, T. Aldrich Finegan and John J. Siegfried
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Time-to-Degree for the Economics Ph.D. Class of 2001-2002 (pp. 467-474)
Wendy A. Stock and John J. Siegfried
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Minutes of the Annual Meeting (pp. 477-478)
John J. Siegfried
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Minutes of the Executive Committee Meetings (pp. 479-489)
John J. Siegfried
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Report of the Secretary for 2005 (pp. 490-492)
John J. Siegfried
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Report of the Treasurer (pp. 493-496)
John J. Siegfried
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Editor, American Economic Review (pp. 497-509)
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Editor, Journal of Economic Literature (pp. 510-511)
Roger Gordon
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Editor, Journal of Economic Perspectives (pp. 512-513)
Andrei Shleifer
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Report of the Director, Job Openings for Economists (pp. 514-515)
John J. Siegfried
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Report of the Committee on Economic Education (pp. 516-518)
William Walstad
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Report of the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (pp. 519-526)
Francine D. Blau
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American Economic Association Universal Academic Questionnaire Summary Statistics (pp. 527-530)
Charles E. Scott and John J. Siegfried
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General Information on the Association (pp. 531-532)
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Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws (pp. 533-536)
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Past Officers (pp. 537-538)
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Honors and Awards (pp. 539-541)
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