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Journal of Economic Literature: Vol. 49 No. 4 (December 2011)

Front Matter (pp. 897-900)
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Nonlinear Models of Measurement Errors (pp. 901-37)
Xiaohong Chen, Han Hong and Denis Nekipelov
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Sign Restrictions in Structural Vector Autoregressions: A Critical Review (pp. 938-60)
Renée Fry and Adrian Pagan
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Labor Supply and Taxes: A Survey (pp. 961-1075)
Michael P. Keane
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The Fundamental Institutions of China's Reforms and Development (pp. 1076-1151)
Chenggang Xu
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Economic Liberalization and Indian Economic Growth: What's the Evidence? (pp. 1152-99)
Ashok Kotwal, Bharat Ramaswami and Wilima Wadhwa
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European Integration at the Crossroads: A Review Essay on the 50th Anniversary of Bela Balassa's Theory of Economic Integration (pp. 1200-1229)
André Sapir
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Book Reviews (pp. 1230-1317)
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Beyond the Invisible Hand: Groundwork for a New Economics by Kaushik Basu
Reviewed by Karla Hoff of World Bank
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Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can't Explain the Modern World by Deirdre N. McCloskey
Reviewed by Stephen L. Parente of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Zombie Economics: How Dead Ideas Still Walk among Us by John Quiggin
Reviewed by Stephen D. Williamson of Washington University in St. Louis
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Policy and Choice: Public Finance through the Lens of Behavioral Economics by William J. Congdon, Jeffrey R. Kling and Sendhil Mullainathan
Reviewed by Kory Kroft of University of Toronto
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Individuals and Identity in Economics by John B. Davis
Reviewed by Charles Sprenger of Stanford University
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The Idea of Justice by Amartya Sen
Reviewed by Ian Shapiro of Yale University
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The Economics of Enough: How to Run the Economy As If the Future Matters by Diane Coyle
Reviewed by Frank Levy of Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Exorbitant Privilege: The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System by Barry Eichengreen
Reviewed by Alberto Giovannini of Unifortune Asset Management
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Diaspora, Development, and Democracy: The Domestic Impact of International Migration from India by Devesh Kapur
Reviewed by Nirvikar Singh of University of California, Santa Cruz
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Emerging Markets: Resilience and Growth amid Global Turmoil by M. Ayhan Kose and Eswar S. Prasad
Reviewed by Jing Zhang of University of Michigan
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The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy by Dani Rodrik
Reviewed by Ernesto Zedillo of Yale Center for the Study of Globalization
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Guaranteed to Fail: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Debacle of Mortgage Finance by Viral V. Acharya, Matthew Richardson, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh and Lawrence J. White
Reviewed by Daniel K. Fetter of Wellesley College
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Balancing the Banks: Global Lessons from the Financial Crisis by Mathias Dewatripont, Jean-Charles Rochet and Jean Tirole
Reviewed by Matthew Richardson of New York University Stern School of Business
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Reforming U.S. Financial Markets: Reflections before and beyond Dodd-Frank by Randall S. Kroszner and Robert J. Shiller
Reviewed by Glenn Hubbard of Columbia University and NBER
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Running the World's Markets: The Governance of Financial Infrastructure by Ruben Lee
Reviewed by Thomas M. Eisenbach of Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Collaborative Governance: Private Roles for Public Goals in Turbulent Times by John D. Donahue and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Reviewed by Ronald Fischer of Universidad de Chile
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Inequality in Living Standards since 1980: Income Tells Only a Small Part of the Story by Orazio P. Attanasio, Erich Battistin and Mario Padula
Reviewed by Christopher J. Flinn of New York University and Collegio Carlo Alberto
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The Time Use of Mothers in the United States at the Beginning of the 21st Century by Rachel Connelly and Jean Kimmel
Reviewed by Sandra K. Danziger of University of Michigan
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Monopsony in Law and Economics by Roger D. Blair and Jeffrey L. Harrison
Reviewed by Pierre Y. Cremieux of Analysis Group Inc.
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Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship: The Birth, Growth and Demise of Entrepreneurial Firms by Frederic Delmar and Karl Wennberg
Reviewed by Markus Taussig of National University of Singapore
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Football Economics and Policy by Stefan Szymanski
Reviewed by Paola D'Orsogna of Procura Federale, Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano of London School of Economics and Political Science
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Peddling Protectionism: Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression by Douglas A. Irwin
Reviewed by Mario J. Crucini of Vanderbilt University
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The Big Ditch: How America Took, Built, Ran, and Ultimately Gave Away the Panama Canal by Noel Maurer and Carlos Yu
Reviewed by Valerie A. Ramey of University of California, San Diego and NBER
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Understanding Growth and Poverty: Theory, Policy, and Empirics by Raj Nallari and Breda Griffith
Reviewed by Marti Mestieri of Toulouse School of Economics
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Taking Economics Seriously by Dean Baker
Reviewed by Nancy Folbre of University of Massachusetts, Amherst
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No Precedent, No Plan: Inside Russia's 1998 Default by Martin Gilman
Reviewed by Anders Aslund of Peterson Institute for International Economics
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The End of Energy: The Unmaking of America's Environment, Security, and Independence by Michael J. Graetz
Reviewed by Mark Jacobsen of University of California, San Diego and NBER
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Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier by Edward Glaeser
Reviewed by William C. Strange of University of Toronto
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How Many Languages Do We Need? The Economics of Linguistic Diversity by Victor Ginsburgh and Shlomo Weber
Reviewed by Jacques Melitz of Heriot-Watt University
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Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth by Juliet B. Schor
Reviewed by William Milberg of New School for Social Research
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Annotated Listing of New Books (pp. 1318-1410)
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JEL Classification System (pp. 1411-1425)
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Doctoral Dissertations in Economics (pp. 1426-1454)
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