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Journal of Economic Literature: Vol. 49 No. 3 (September 2011)

Front Matter (pp. 1-6)
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The Historical Fertility Transition: A Guide for Economists (pp. 589-614)
Timothy W. Guinnane
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The Causal Effect of Parents' Schooling on Children's Schooling: A Comparison of Estimation Methods (pp. 615-51)
Helena Holmlund, Mikael Lindahl and Erik Plug
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Exchange Rate Regimes in the Modern Era: Fixed, Floating, and Flaky (pp. 652-72)
Andrew K. Rose
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Forum: What is the Size of the Multiplier?

Can Government Purchases Stimulate the Economy? (pp. 673-85)
Valerie A. Ramey
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An Empirical Analysis of the Revival of Fiscal Activism in the 2000s (pp. 686-702)
John B. Taylor
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On Measuring the Effects of Fiscal Policy in Recessions (pp. 703-18)
Jonathan A. Parker
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Book Reviews (pp. 719-79)
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The Economist's Oath: On the Need for and Content of Professional Economic Ethics by George F. DeMartino
Reviewed by Sharon Oster of Yale School of Management
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Greed, Lust and Gender: A History of Economic Ideas by Nancy Folbre
Reviewed by Barbara R. Bergmann of American University
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Impact Evaluation in Practice by Paul J. Gertler, Sebastian Martinez, Patrick Premand, Laura B. Rawlings and Christel M. J. Vermeersch
Reviewed by Rema Hanna of John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
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Famous Figures and Diagrams in Economics by Mark Blaug and Peter Lloyd
Reviewed by Dennis R. Appleyard of Davidson College
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Redeeming Economics: Rediscovering the Missing Element by John D. Mueller
Reviewed by David Colander of Middlebury College
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Economics Evolving: A History of Economic Thought by Agnar Sandmo
Reviewed by William J. Baumol of New York University and Princeton University
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Banking on the Future: The Fall and Rise of Central Banking by Howard Davies and David Green
Reviewed by Rakesh Mohan of Yale University
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How the Economy Works: Confidence, Crashes and Self-Fulfilling Prophecies by Roger E. A. Farmer
Reviewed by Harold L. Cole of University of Pennsylvania
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Seeds of Destruction: Why the Path to Economic Ruin Runs through Washington, and How to Reclaim American Prosperity by Glenn Hubbard and Peter Navarro
Reviewed by Michael S. Barr of University of Michigan Law School
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Product Variety and the Gains from International Trade by Robert C. Feenstra
Reviewed by David E. Weinstein of Columbia University
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Globalization at Risk: Challenges to Finance and Trade by Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Kati Suominen
Reviewed by Beata S. Javorcik of University of Oxford
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On the Brink of Deglobalization: An Alternative Perspective on the Causes of the World Trade Collapse by Peter A. G. van Bergeijk
Reviewed by Veronica Rappoport of Columbia University
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How Big Banks Fail and What to Do about It by Darrell Duffie
Reviewed by Jonathan Macey of Yale Law School
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Debates on the Measurement of Global Poverty by Sudhir Anand, Paul Segal and Joseph E. Stiglitz
Reviewed by Erik Thorbecke of Cornell University
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Big-Time Sports in American Universities by Charles T. Clotfelter
Reviewed by John J. Siegfried of University of Adelaide and American Economic Association
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Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China by C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh-Rong Yu
Reviewed by Aloysius Siow of University of Toronto
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Wage Structures, Employment Adjustments and Globalization: Evidence from Linked and Firm-Level Panel Data by David Marsden and Francois Rycx
Reviewed by Timothy Dunne of Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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Minimum Wages by David Neumark and William L. Wascher
Reviewed by Arindrajit Dube of University of Massachusetts Amherst
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From Immigrants to Americans: The Rise and Fall of Fitting In by Jacob L. Vigdor
Reviewed by Gordon Hanson of University of California, San Diego and NBER
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Economic Gangsters: Corruption, Violence, and the Poverty of Nations by Raymond Fisman and Edward Miguel
Reviewed by Dean Yang of University of Michigan
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Blind Spots: Why We Fail to Do What's Right and What to Do about It by Max H. Bazerman and Ann E. Tenbrunsel
Reviewed by Daniel Markovits of Yale Law School
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Equity and Growth in a Globalizing World by Ravi Kanbur and Michael Spence
Reviewed by Homi Kharas of Brookings Institution
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Wealth and Welfare States: Is America a Laggard or Leader? by Irwin Garfinkel, Lee Rainwater and Timothy Smeeding
Reviewed by Ann Huff Stevens of University of California, Davis
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Economic Choices in a Warming World by Christian de Perthuis
Reviewed by Tom Tietenberg of Colby College, Emeritus
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Climatopolis: How Our Cities Will Thrive in the Hotter Future by Matthew E. Kahn
Reviewed by Matthew J. Kotchen of Yale University
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Annotated Listing of New Books (pp. 780-881)
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JEL Classification System (pp. 882-896)
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