Journal of Economic Literature: Forthcoming Articles

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Below is a list of articles that have been accepted for publication in upcoming issues of JEL.

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Beaudry, Paul and Portier, Franck: News-Driven Business Cycles: Insights and Challenges [Preview]

Dell, Melissa; Jones, Benjamin F. and Olken, Benjamin A.: What Do We Learn from the Weather? The New Climate-Economy Literature [Preview]

Gaynor, Martin; Ho, Kate and Town, Robert J.: The Industrial Organization of Health Care Markets [Preview]

Hall, Bronwyn; Helmers, Christian; Rogers, Mark and Sena, Vania: The Choice Between Formal and Informal Intellectual Property: A Review [Preview]

Koszegi, Botond: Behavioral Contract Theory [Preview]

Libecap, Gary D.: Addressing Global Environmental Externalities: Transaction Costs Considerations [Preview]

Stabile, Mark and Thomson, Sarah: The Role of Government in Financing Health Care: An International Perspective [Preview]

Review Essays

Ehrenberg, Ronald G.: What's The Future of Public Higher Education? A Review Essay on Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities [Preview]

Geweke, John: Review Essay on Public Policy in an Uncertain World by Charles F. Manski [Preview]

Graham, Carol: Review of William Easterly's The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor [Preview]

Milanovic, Branko: The Return of "Patrimonial Capitalism": A Review of Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century [Preview]

Book Reviews

Casinonomics: The Socioeconomic Impacts of the Casino Industry. By Douglas M. Walker. Management for Professionals. Heidelberg and New York: Springer Science + Business Media, 2013. Pp. xv, 297. $79.99. ISBN 978-1-4614-7122-6. Reviewed by Earl Grinols. [Preview]

Disasters and the Networked Economy. By J. M. Albala-Bertrand. Routledge Studies in Development Economics. London and New York: Taylor and Francis, Routledge, 2013. Pp. xvi, 196. ISBN 978-0-415-66629-9, cloth; 978-0-203-40667-0, e-book. Reviewed by Stephane Hallegatte. [Preview]

Jacob Viner: Lectures in Economics 301. Edited By Douglas A. Irwin and Steven G. Medema. New Brunswick, N.J. and London: Transaction, 2013. Pp. vii, 159. $45.95, paper. ISBN 978-1-4128- 5166-4. Reviewed by Sebastiano Nerozzi. [Preview]

Michal Kalecki: An Intellectual Biography: Volume I, Rendezvous in Cambridge 1899-1939. By Jan Toporowski. Palgrave Studies in the History of Economic Thought Series. New York: St. Martin's Press, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. Pp. xi, 184. ISBN 978-0-230-21186-5. Reviewed by Michal Assous. [Preview]

Open Budgets: The Political Economy of Transparency, Participation, and Accountability. Edited By Sanjeev Khagram, Archon Fung, and Paolo de Renzio. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2013. Pp. vi, 264. $29.95, paper. ISBN 978-0-8157-2337-0. Reviewed by Robin Hodess. [Preview]

Out of Print: Newspapers, Journalism and the Business of News in the Digital Age. By George Brock. London and Philadelphia: Kogan Page; distributed by Ingram Publisher Services, La Vergne, Tenn., 2013. Pp. ix, 242. $24.95, paper. ISBN 978-0-7494-6651-0. Reviewed by Lisa George. [Preview]

Paying Out-of-Pocket for Drugs, Diagnostics and Medical Services: A Study of Households in Three Indian States. By Moneer Alaam. India Studies in Business and Economics. New York and Heidelberg: Springer, 2013. Pp. l, 152. $129.00. ISBN 978-81-322-1280-5. Reviewed by David I. Levine. [Preview]

The Biological Consequences of Socioeconomic Inequalities. Edited By Barbara Wolfe, William Evans, and Teresa E. Seeman. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2012. Pp. xx, 269. $42.50, paper. ISBN 978-0-87154-892-4. Reviewed by Sergio Urzua. [Preview]

The Economics of Electricity Markets: Theory and Policy. Edited By Pippo Ranci and Guido Cervigni. Loyola de Palacio Series on European Energy Policy. Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, Mass.: Elgar, 2013. Pp. viii, 226. $120.00. ISBN 978-0-85793-395-9. Reviewed by Shaun McRae. [Preview]

The Great Depression of the 1930s: Lessons for Today. Edited By Nicholas Crafts and Peter Fearon. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. xiv, 459. ISBN 978-0-19-966318-7. Reviewed by Matthew Jaremski. [Preview]

The Other Welfare: Supplemental Security Income and U.S. Social Policy. By Edward D. Berkowitz and Larry DeWitt. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2013. Pp. x, 279. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-8014-5173-7. Reviewed by Mary C. Daly. [Preview]