American Economic Review: Vol. 90 No. 2 (May 2000)


Papers: Richard T. Ely Lecture

International Financial Crises: Causes, Prevention, and Cures (pp. 1-16)
Lawrence H. Summers
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Papers: The Near Crash of 1998

Crisis and Risk Management (pp. 17-21)
Myron S. Scholes
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Tunneling (pp. 22-27)
Simon Johnson, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
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Papers: Restructuring the International Financial System

Floating, Fixed, or Super-Fixed? Dollarization Joins the Menu of Exchange-Rate Options (pp. 32-37)
Blake LeBaron and Rachel McCulloch
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Papers: Macroeconomic Stabilization and Exchange-Rate Regimes: Alternative Scenarios

Why Did the Ruble Collapse in August 1998? (pp. 48-52)
Padma Desai
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Papers: Macroeconomics of Emerging Markets

Capital-Markets Crises and Economic Collapse in Emerging Markets: An Informational-Frictions Approach (pp. 59-64)
Guillermo A. Calvo and Enrique G. Mendoza
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Papers: Teaching Macroeconomic Principles

Telling Better Stories in Introductory Macro (pp. 76-80)
David Colander
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Papers: The Role of Microeconomic Heterogeneity in Macroeconomics

Requiem for the Representative Consumer? Aggregate Implications of Microeconomic Consumption Behavior (pp. 110-115)
Christopher D. Carroll
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Testing the (S, s) Model (pp. 116-119)
Christopher Foote, Erik Hurst and John Leahy
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Papers: Political Economy, Governance, and Development

Political Losers as a Barrier to Economic Development (pp. 126-130)
Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson
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Capture and Governance at Local and National Levels (pp. 135-139)
Pranab K. Bardhan and Dilip Mookherjee
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Papers: Empirical Testing of Trade Theories

Beyond the Algebra of Explanation: HOV for the Technology Age (pp. 145-149)
Daniel Trefler and Susan Chun Zhu
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Papers: Industry-Level Productivity and Competitiveness Between Canada and the United States

U.S. Economic Growth at the Industry Level (pp. 161-167)
Dale W. Jorgenson and Kevin J. Stiroh
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Papers: Economic Policy Issues Regarding Microsoft

The IBM and Microsoft Cases: What's the Difference? (pp. 180-183)
Franklin M. Fisher
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A Competitive Perspective on Internet Explorer (pp. 184-187)
Steven J. Davis and Kevin M. Murphy
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Papers: Executive Compensation

Has the "Million-Dollar Cap" Affected CEO Pay? (pp. 197-202)
Nancy L. Rose and Catherine Wolfram
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Agents with and without Principals (pp. 203-208)
Marianne Bertrand and Sendhil Mullainathan
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Papers: The NBER/Sloan Project on Industrial Technology and Productivity: Incorporating Learning from Plant Visits and Interviews into Economic Research

Knowledge Spillovers and Patent Citations: Evidence from a Survey of Inventors (pp. 215-218)
Adam B. Jaffe, Manuel Trajtenberg and Michael S. Fogarty
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Is Cost-Cutting Evidence of X-Inefficiency? (pp. 224-227)
Severin Borenstein and Joseph Farrell
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Papers: The Economics of Waste

Can Downstream Waste Disposal Policies Encourage Upstream "Design for Environment"? (pp. 233-237)
Paul Calcott and Margaret Walls
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Restricting the Trash Trade (pp. 243-246)
Eduardo Ley, Molly Macauley and Stephen W. Salant
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Papers: Getting the 21st-Century GDP Right

Economic Measurement: Progress and Challenges (pp. 247-252)
Michael J. Boskin
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Papers: Taxing the Rich

The Income and Tax Share of Very High-Income Households, 1960-1995 (pp. 264-270)
Daniel R. Feenberg and James M. Poterba
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Tax Policy and Entrepreneurial Entry (pp. 283-287)
William M. Gentry and R. Glenn Hubbard
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Papers: How Well Are We and the Government Planning for the Future?

How Much Should Americans Be Saving for Retirement? (pp. 288-292)
B. Douglas Bernheim, Lorenzo Forni, Jagadeesh Gokhale and Laurence J. Koltikoff
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Generational Accounts for the United States: An Update (pp. 293-296)
Jagadeesh Gokhale, Benjamin Page, Joan Potter and John Sturrock
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Saver Behavior and 401(k) Retirement Wealth (pp. 297-302)
James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti and David A. Wise
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Generational Aspects of Medicare (pp. 303-307)
David M. Cutler and Louise Sheiner
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Papers: Cross-National Comparisons of Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality

Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality: The International Record (pp. 308-311)
William Darity and Jessica Gordon Nembhard
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Papers: Economic Well-Being of African-Americans

The Convergence in Black-White Infant Mortality Rates during the 1960's (pp. 326-332)
Kenneth Y. Chay and Michael Greenstone
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Understanding Black-White Wage Differentials, 1960-1990 (pp. 344-349)
James J. Heckman, Thomas M. Lyons and Petra E. Todd
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Papers: New Issues in Immigration

Immigration, Social Security, and Broader Fiscal Impacts (pp. 350-354)
Ronald Lee and Timothy Miller
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Papers: Policy Effects on Family Structure and Fertility

Welfare Benefits and Female Headship in U.S. Time Series (pp. 373-377)
Robert A. Moffitt
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Women on Welfare: A Macroeconomic Analysis (pp. 383-388)
Jeremy Greenwood, Nezih Guner and John A. Knowles
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Papers: Unresolved Issues in Personnel Economics

The Power of Incentives (pp. 410-414)
Edward P. Lazear
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Papers: Preferences, Behavior, and Welfare

Emotions in Economic Theory and Economic Behavior (pp. 426-432)
George Loewenstein
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A Boundedly Rational Decision Algorithm (pp. 433-438)
Xavier Gabaix and David I. Laibson
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Papers: Women's Labor-Market Gains in the 1980's and Future Prospects

Growth in Women's Relative Wages and in Inequality among Men: One Phenomenon or Two? (pp. 444-449)
Finis Welch
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Career and Marriage in the Age of the Pill (pp. 461-465)
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
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Papers: Women and Economics: Education and Impact

Why Are Women Such Reluctant Economists? Evidence from Liberal Arts Colleges (pp. 466-470)
Elizabeth J. Jensen and Ann L. Owen
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Harriet Taylor Mill (pp. 476-479)
Janet A. Seiz and Michele A. Pujol
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Proceedings: John Bates Clark Award

JOHN BATES CLARK MEDALIST (page 486)
Andrei Shleifer
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Proceedings: Minutes of the Annual Meeting

Minutes of the Annual Meeting (page 487)
John J. Siegfried
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Proceedings: Minutes of the Executive Committee Meetings

Minutes of the Executive Committee Meetings (pp. 488-494)
John J. Siegfried
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Proceedings: Reports

Report of the Secretary for 1999 (pp. 495-497)
John J. Siegfried
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