American Economic Review: Vol. 99 No. 2 (May 2009)


Papers: Richard T. Ely Lecture

Immigration and Inequality (pp. 1-21)
David Card
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Papers: US Immigration Issues

The Demography of Mexican Migration to the United States (pp. 22-27)
Gordon H. Hanson and Craig McIntosh
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Papers: The Skill Content of Jobs and the Evolution of the Wage Structure

This Job Is "Getting Old": Measuring Changes in Job Opportunities Using Occupational Age Structure (pp. 45-51)
David Autor and David Dorn
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New Evidence on the Returns to Job Skills (pp. 52-57)
Katharine G. Abraham and James R. Spletzer
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Job Polarization in Europe (pp. 58-63)
Maarten Goos, Alan Manning and Anna Salomons
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Papers: Data Watch: Implementation of a New Architecture for the US National Accounts

Implementation of a New Architecture for the US National Accounts (pp. 64-68)
Dale W. Jorgenson and J. Steven Landefeld
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Integrated GDP-Productivity Accounts (pp. 74-79)
Michael J. Harper, Brent R. Moulton, Steven Rosenthal and David B. Wasshausen
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Egalitarianism and Competitiveness (pp. 93-98)
Bjorn Bartling, Ernst Fehr, Michel Andre Marechal and Daniel Schunk
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Papers: Health and Wealth

Early Life Health and Cognitive Function in Old Age (pp. 104-09)
Anne Case and Christina Paxson
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Life Expectancy and Old Age Savings (pp. 110-15)
Mariacristina De Nardi, Eric French and John Bailey Jones
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Approaches to Estimating the Health State Dependence of the Utility Function (pp. 116-21)
Amy Finkelstein, Erzo F. P. Luttmer and Matthew J. Notowidigdo
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Papers: The Economy and Health

Why Are Recessions Good for Your Health? (pp. 122-27)
Douglas L. Miller, Marianne E. Page, Ann Huff Stevens and Mateusz Filipski
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Papers: Human Capital Acquisition and Entrepreneurship

Time-Use Patterns and Women Entrepreneurs (pp. 139-44)
Tami Gurley-Calvez, Amelia Biehl and Katherine Harper
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Papers: The Psychology of Food Consumption

Strategies for Promoting Healthier Food Choices (pp. 159-64)
Julie S. Downs, George Loewenstein and Jessica Wisdom
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Mindless Eating and Healthy Heuristics for the Irrational (pp. 165-69)
Brian Wansink, David R. Just and Collin R. Payne
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Time Use and Food Consumption (pp. 170-76)
Marianne Bertrand and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
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Papers: Air Pollution and Health around the World

Fetal Exposures to Toxic Releases and Infant Health (pp. 177-83)
Janet Currie and Johannes F. Schmieder
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Winter Heating or Clean Air? Unintended Impacts of China's Huai River Policy (pp. 184-90)
Douglas Almond, Yuyu Chen, Michael Greenstone and Hongbin Li
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Papers: The Economic Impacts of Climate Change

Temperature and Income: Reconciling New Cross-Sectional and Panel Estimates (pp. 198-204)
Melissa Dell, Benjamin F. Jones and Benjamin A. Olken
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Impact of Climate Change on Rice Production in Thailand (pp. 205-10)
John Felkner, Kamilya Tazhibayeva and Robert Townsend
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Climate Change and Birth Weight (pp. 211-17)
Olivier Deschenes, Michael Greenstone and Jonathan Guryan
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Papers: The Economics of Malaria

Economic Effects of Childhood Exposure to Tropical Disease (pp. 218-23)
Hoyt Bleakley
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Papers: Disease and Development: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Urbanization, Mortality, and Fertility in Malthusian England (pp. 242-47)
Gregory Clark and Neil Cummins
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Papers: Macroeconomic Narratives from Africa and the Diaspora

Institutions versus Policies: A Tale of Two Islands (pp. 261-67)
Peter Blair Henry and Conrad Miller
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Papers: Conflict and Development

Defensive Weapons and Defensive Alliances (pp. 282-86)
Sylvain Chassang and Gerard Padro i Miquel
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Repression or Civil War? (pp. 292-97)
Timothy Besley and Torsten Persson
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Papers: Political Economy under Weak Institutions

Do Juntas Lead to Personal Rule? (pp. 298-303)
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
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The Real Swing Voter's Curse (pp. 310-15)
James A. Robinson and Ragnar Torvik
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Papers: Polls, Votes, and Elections

Lies, Damn Lies, and Pre-election Polling (pp. 316-22)
Elias Walsh, Sarah Dolfin and John DiNardo
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Papers: Intellectual Property Rights and Economic Growth in the Long Run

A Model of Discovery (pp. 337-42)
Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
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Papers: New Empirical Approaches to Decision Making under Uncertainty

Identifying Preferences under Risk from Discrete Choices (pp. 356-62)
Pierre-Andre Chiappori, Amit Gandhi, Bernard Salanie and Francois Salanie
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Risk Preferences in the PSID: Individual Imputations and Family Covariation (pp. 363-68)
Miles S. Kimball, Claudia R. Sahm and Matthew D. Shapiro
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Papers: Heterogeneity in the Response of Consumption to Income

Endogenous Effective Discounting, Credit Constraints, and Wealth Inequality (pp. 369-73)
Jeremy Tobacman
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Did the 2008 Tax Rebates Stimulate Spending? (pp. 374-79)
Matthew D. Shapiro and Joel Slemrod
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Papers: Household Heterogeneity in Financial Markets

Measuring the Financial Sophistication of Households (pp. 393-98)
Laurent E. Calvet, John Y. Campbell and Paolo Sodini
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Who Bears Aggregate Fluctuations and How? (pp. 399-405)
Jonathan A. Parker and Annette Vissing-Jorgensen
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Papers: Rationality in the Consumer Credit Market

Payday Loans and Credit Cards: New Liquidity and Credit Scoring Puzzles? (pp. 412-17)
Sumit Agarwal, Paige Marta Skiba and Jeremy Tobacman
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Papers: Online Advertising Markets

Online Ad Auctions (pp. 430-34)
Hal R. Varian
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The Quest for QWERTY (pp. 435-40)
Tanjim Hossain and John Morgan
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Papers: Beliefs and Disagreement in Organizations

Authority versus Persuasion (pp. 448-53)
Eric Van den Steen
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Financial Risk Management: When Does Independence Fail? (pp. 454-58)
Augustin Landier, David Sraer and David Thesmar
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Papers: International Aspects of Financial-Market Imperfections

The Aftermath of Financial Crises (pp. 466-72)
Carmen M. Reinhart and Kenneth S. Rogoff
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Expropriation Dynamics (pp. 473-79)
Mark Aguiar, Manuel Amador and Gita Gopinath
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Papers: Trade, Product Turnover and Quality

The Margins of US Trade (pp. 487-93)
Andrew B. Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen, Stephen J. Redding and Peter K. Schott
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Trade Liberalization and New Imported Inputs (pp. 494-500)
Pinelopi Goldberg, Amit Khandelwal, Nina Pavcnik and Petia Topalova
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Papers: Public Policies, Public Funding, and Their Impact

Another Look at the Impacts of Health Reform in Massachusetts: Evidence Using New Data and a Stronger Model (pp. 508-11)
Sharon K. Long, Karen Stockley and Alshadye Yemane
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Papers: Pensions and Health Care: Fiscal Challenges for State and Local Governments

How Should Public Pension Plans Invest? (pp. 527-32)
Deborah J. Lucas and Stephen P. Zeldes
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Papers: The Revival of Fiscal Policy

Implementing the New Fiscal Policy Activism (pp. 543-49)
Alan J. Auerbach
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Papers: Capital Market Frictions and Liquidity

Capital Reallocation and Growth (pp. 560-66)
Janice Eberly and Neng Wang
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Papers: Liquidity, Macroeconomics, and Asset Prices

A Note on Liquidity Risk Management (pp. 578-83)
Markus K. Brunnermeier and Motohiro Yogo
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Global Imbalances and Financial Fragility (pp. 584-88)
Ricardo J. Caballero and Arvind Krishnamurthy
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Leverage and the Central Banker's Put (pp. 589-93)
Emmanuel Farhi and Jean Tirole
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Papers: Monetary Policy, Liquidity, and Financial Crises

Market and Public Liquidity (pp. 594-99)
Patrick Bolton, Tano Santos and Jose A. Scheinkman
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Money, Liquidity, and Monetary Policy (pp. 600-605)
Tobias Adrian and Hyun Song Shin
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Papers: The Economics Major as Part of a Liberal Education

The Economics Major as Part of a Liberal Education: The Teagle Report (pp. 611-18)
David Colander and KimMarie McGoldrick
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Papers: Completing an Economics PhD in Five Years: Let the Data (Literally) Speak for Themselves

Completing an Economics PhD in Five Years (pp. 624-29)
Wendy A. Stock, T. Aldrich Finegan and John J. Siegfried
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Proceedings: Minutes of the Annual Meeting

Minutes of the Annual Meeting: San Francisco, CA, January 4, 2009 (pp. 631-32)
John J. Siegfried
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Proceedings: Reports

Report of the Secretary for 2008 (pp. 633-36)
John J. Siegfried
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List of Online Reports (pp. 646-46)
Charles E. Scott and John J. Siegfried
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