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Regular Articles

Aghion, Philippe and Jackson, Matthew O.: Inducing Leaders to Take Risky Decisions: Dismissal, Tenure, and Term Limits

Aguiar, Mark and Bils, Mark: Has Consumption Inequality Mirrored Income Inequality? [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Ales, Laurence; Kurnaz, Musab and Sleet, Christopher: Technical Change, Wage Inequality, and Taxes [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Awaya, Yu and Krishna, Vijay: On Communication and Collusion [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Bøler, Esther Ann; Moxnes, Andreas and Ulltveit-Moe, Karen Helene: R&D, International Sourcing, and the Joint Impact on Firm Performance [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Bernheim, B. Douglas; Fradkin, Andrey and Popov, Igor: The Welfare Economics of Default Options in 401(k) Plans [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Blundell, Richard; Pistaferri, Luigi and Saporta-Eksten, Itay: Consumption Inequality and Family Labor Supply

Bonatti, Alessandro and Rantakari, Heikki: The Politics of Compromise

Breitmoser, Yves: Cooperation, but No Reciprocity: Individual Strategies in the Repeated Prisoner’s Dilemma [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Calomiris, Charles W. and Pritchett, Jonathan: Betting on Secession: Quantifying Political Events Surrounding Slavery and the Civil War [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Calzolari, Giacomo and Denicolò, Vincenzo: Exclusive Contracts and Market Dominance [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Carvalho, Leandro S.; Meier, Stephan and Wang, Stephanie W.: Poverty and Economic Decision-Making: Evidence from Changes in Financial Resources at Payday

Chatterjee, Satyajit and Eyigungor, Burcu: A Seniority Arrangement for Sovereign Debt [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Coşar, A. Kerem; Guner, Nezih and Tybout, James: Firm Dynamics, Job Turnover, and Wage Distributions in an Open Economy

Cockburn, Iain M.; Lanjouw, Jean O. and Schankerman, Mark: Patents and the Global Diffusion of New Drugs [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Coeurdacier, Nicolas; Guibaud, Stéphane and Jin, Keyu: Credit Constraints and Growth in a Global Economy [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Collin-Dufresne, Pierre; Johannes, Michael and Lochstoer, Lars A.: Parameter Learning in General Equilibrium: The Asset Pricing Implications

de Janvry, Alain; Emerick, Kyle; Gonzalez-Navarro, Marco and Sadoulet, Elisabeth: Delinking Land Rights from Land Use: Certification and Migration in Mexico [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Di Tella, Rafael; Perez-Truglia, Ricardo; Babino, Andres and Sigman, Mariano: Conveniently Upset: Avoiding Altruism by Distorting Beliefs About Others' Altruism [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Donaldson, Dave: Railroads of the Raj: Estimating the Impact of Transportation Infrastructure

Duflo, Esther; Dupas, Pascaline and Kremer, Michael: Education, HIV, and Early Fertility: Experimental Evidence from Kenya [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Duggan, Mark; Garthwaite, Craig and Goyal, Aparajita: The Market Impacts of Pharmaceutical Product Patents in Developing Countries: Evidence from India

Edmans, Alex; Goldstein, Itay and Jiang, Wei: Feedback Effects, Asymmetric Trading, and the Limits to Arbitrage [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Feenstra, Robert C.; Inklaar, Robert and Timmer, Marcel P.: The Next Generation of the Penn World Table [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Fernández-Villaverde, Jesús; Guerrón-Quintana, Pablo; Kuester, Keith and Rubio-Ramírez, Juan: Fiscal Volatility Shocks and Economic Activity [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Galiani, Sebastian; Murphy, Alvin and Pantano, Juan: Estimating Neighborhood Choice Models: Lessons from a Housing Assistance Experiment [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Golosov, Mikhail; Troshkin, Maxim and Tsyvinski, Aleh: Redistribution and Social Insurance

Gorodnichenko, Yuriy and Weber, Michael: Are Sticky Prices Costly? Evidence From The Stock Market [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Halpern, László; Koren, Miklós and Szeidl, Adam: Imported Inputs and Productivity [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Hartline, Jason D. and Lucier, Brendan: Non-optimal Mechanism Design [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Jayaraman, Rajshri; Ray, Debraj and de Véricourt, Francis: Anatomy of a Contract Change

Kaas, Leo and Kircher, Philipp: Efficient Firm Dynamics in a Frictional Labor Market [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Kearney, Melissa S. and Levine, Phillip B.: Media Influences on Social Outcomes: The Impact of MTV's 16 and Pregnant on Teen Childbearing [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Krebs, Tom; Kuhn, Moritz and Wright, Mark L. J.: Human Capital Risk, Contract Enforcement, and the Macroeconomy [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Lalive, Rafael; Landais, Camille and Zweimüller, Josef: Market Externalities of Large Unemployment Insurance Extension Programs [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Low, Hamish and Pistaferri, Luigi: Disability Insurance and the Dynamics of the Incentive-Insurance Tradeoff [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Macchiavello, Rocco and Morjaria, Ameet: The Value of Relationships: Evidence from a Supply Shock to Kenyan Rose Exports [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Martin, Ian W. R. and Pindyck, Robert S.: Averting Catastrophes: The Strange Economics of Scylla and Charybdis [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Muehlenbachs, Lucija; Spiller, Elisheba and Timmins, Christopher: The Housing Market Impacts of Shale Gas Development [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Munshi, Kaivan and Rosenzweig, Mark: Networks and Misallocation: Insurance, Migration, and the Rural-Urban Wage Gap

Reichling, Felix and Smetters, Kent: Optimal Annuitization with Stochastic Mortality and Correlated Medical Costs [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Saez, Emmanuel and Stantcheva, Stefanie: Generalized Social Marginal Welfare Weights for Optimal Tax Theory [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Yagan, Danny: Capital Tax Reform and the Real Economy: The Effects of the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Shorter Papers

Bhargava, Saurabh and Manoli, Dayanand: Psychological Frictions and the Incomplete Take-Up of Social Benefits: Evidence from an IRS Field Experiment [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Edmond, Chris; Midrigan, Virgiliu and Xu, Daniel Yi: Competition, Markups, and the Gains from International Trade [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Gottardi, Piero; Kajii, Atsushi and Nakajima, Tomoyuki: Optimal Taxation and Debt with Uninsurable Risks to Human Capital Accumulation [Show Abstract] [Preview]

MacLeod, W. Bentley and Urquiola, Miguel: Reputation and School Competition [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Comments and Replies

Blum, Bernardo S.; Claro, Sebastian and Horstmann, Ignatius J.: A Balls and Bins Model of Trade: Comment [Preview]

Ketcham, Jonathan D.; Kuminoff, Nicolai V. and Powers, Christopher A.: Choice Inconsistencies among the Elderly: Evidence from Plan Choice in the Medicare Part D Program: Comment [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Krawczyk, Michal and Le Lec, Fabrice: Dictating the Risk: Comment [Show Abstract] [Preview]

Schneider, Henry S.: The Bidder's Curse: Comment [Show Abstract] [Preview]

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