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BLOMQVIST, Å.

Blomqvist, Å. 2003. Review of Pricing the Priceless: A Health Care Conundrum by J.P. Newhouse. Journal of Economic Literature 41 (4): 1307-1308. Book review.

BOWLUS, A. J.

Bowlus, A. J., and T. Sicular. 2003. Moving toward Markets? Labor Allocation in Rural China. Journal of Development Economics 71 (2): 561-583.

CARTER, R. A. L.

Carter, R. A. L., and A. Zellner. 2003. AR Versus MA Disturbance Terms. Economics Bulletin 3 (21): 1-3.

Carter, R. A. L. and A. Zellner. 2004. The ARAR Error Model for Univariate Time Series and Distributed Lag. Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics 8 (1) : 1-42. [cited September 26, 2005]. DAVIES, J. B.

Collins, K. A., and J. B. Davies. 2004. Measuring Effective Tax Rates on Human Capital: Methodology and an Application to Canada (Chapter 6). Measuring the Tax Burden on Capital and Labor. 1st ed. P.B. Sørensen. CESifo Seminar Series in Economic Policy Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press. 171-211. Presented at a seminar hosted by CESifo.

Collins, K. A., and J. B. Davies. 2003. Tax Treatment of Human Capital in Canada and the United States: An Overview and Examination of the Case of University Graduates (Chapter 12). North American Linkages: Opportunities and Challenges for Canada. 1st ed. R.G. Harris. The Industry Canada Research Series; v. XI Calgary, Alberta: University of Calgary Press. 449-485. Co-published by Industry Canada.

Davies, J. B. 2004. The Distribution of Wealth and Economic Inequality (Chapter 6). Social Inequality in Canada: Patterns, Problems and Policies. 4th ed. J. Curtis, E. Grabb, and N. Guppy. Toronto, Ontario: Pearson Prentice Hall. 85-98. Revised from previous edition of this volume.

GHOSH, M.

Ghosh, M., C. Perroni, and J. Whalley. 2003. Developing-Country Benefits from MFN Relative to Regional/Bilateral Trade Arrangements. Review of International Economics 11 (4): 712-728.

Ghosh, M., and J. Whalley. 2004. Are Price Controls Necessarily Bad? The Case of Rice in Vietnam. Journal of Development Economics 73 (1): 215-232.

GOVINDAN, S.

Govindan, S., and J. -F. Mertens. 2004. An Equivalent Definition of Stable Equilibria. International Journal of Game Theory 32 (3): 339-357.

Govindan, S., P. J. Reny, and A. J. Robson. 2003. A Short Proof of Harsanyi's Purification Theorem. Games and Economic Behavior 45 (2): 369-374.

Govindan, S., and R. Wilson. 2004. Computing Nash Equilibria by Iterated Polymatrix Approximation. Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control 28 (7): 1229-1241.

HARLEY, C. K.

Crafts, N. F. R., and C. K. Harley. 2004. Precocious British Industrialisation: A General-Equilibrium Perspective (Chapter 4). Exceptionalism and Industrialisation: Britain and Its European Rivals, 1688-1815. 1st ed. L. Prados de la Escosura. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. 86-107. Presented at a conference held Mar. 26-27, 2001 in Madrid on "Britain and Its Rivals" to honour P. K. O'Brien.

Harley, C. K. 2003. Growth Theory and Industrial Revolutions in Britain and America. Canadian Journal of Economics - Revue Canadienne D'Économique 36 (4): 809-831. Innis Lecture.

 Wright, G., and C. K. Harley (Eds.). 2003. Journal of Economic History. 63 (3-4). pp. 625-1197. Vol. 63(3), Sept. 2003 and Vol. 63(4), Nov. 2003.

Wright, G., and C. K. Harley (Eds.). 2004. The Journal of Economic History. 64 (1-2). pp. 1-640. Vol. 64(1), March 2004 and Vol. 64(2), June 2004.

KLEIN, P.

Jonsson, M., and P. Klein. 2003. Tax Distortions in Sweden and the United States. European Economic Review 47 (4): 711-729.

Klein, P., and J. -V. Ríos-Rull. 2003. Time-Consistent Optimal Fiscal Policy. International Economic Review 44 (4): 1217-1245.

KNIGHT, J. L.

Knight, J. L., S. Satchell, and G. Wang. 2003. Value at Risk Linear Exponent (VARLINEX) Forecasts. Quantitative Finance 3 (4): 332-344.

LAIDLER, D. E. W.

Laidler, D. E. W. 2003. La Estabilidad Financiera como un Objetivo para la Política Monetaria: Una Visión Escéptica. CLM Economia. 3. 37-64. Spanish translation & revision of Sticking to Its Knitting: Why the Bank of Canada Should Focus on Inflation Control, not Financial Stability, C.D. Howe Commentary 196, February 2004.

Laidler, D. E. W. 2003. Meltzer's History of the Federal Reserve. Review of A History of the Federal Reserve, Volume 1: 1913-1951 by A.H. Meltzer. Journal of Economic Literature 41 (4): 1256-1271. Book review.

Laidler, D. E. W. 2003. Review of Business Cycle Theory: Selected Texts, 1860-1939 edited by H. Hagemann. History of Political Economy 35 (3): 588-594. Book review. Vol. 1: Some Early Classics, Vol. 2: Structured Theories of the Business Cycle, Vol. 3: Monetary Theories of the Business Cycle, Vol. 4: Equilibrium and the Business Cycle.

Laidler, D. E. W. 2003. Review of Making Money: A Insider's Perspective on Finance, Politics, and Canada's Central Bank by John Crow. Canadian Journal of Economics - Revue Canadienne D'Économique 36 (3): 758-764. Book review.

Laidler, D. E. W. 2004. Sticking to its Knitting: Why the Bank of Canada Should Focus on Inflation Control, not Financial Stability. C.D. Howe Institute Commentary; 196. C.D. Howe Institute: Toronto, Ontario. pp. 18.

Laidler, D. E. W. 2003. Two Views of the Lender of Last Resort: Thornton and Bagehot. Qu'a-t-on appris sur le prêteur en dernier ressort depuis Thornton? 1st ed. M. Rosier. Cahiers d'Économie politique: histoire de la pensée et théories; 45 Paris, France: L'Harmattan. 61-78. Presented at an international colloquium on "Le prêteur en dernier ressort: expériences, analyses controverses" in Paris, Sept. 23-24, 2002.

LEITH, J. C.

Leith, J. C., and L. Söderling. 2003. Ghana: Long Term Growth, Atrophy and Stunted Recovery. Research Reports; 125 Upsala, Sweden: The Nordic Africa Institute. pp. 111.

Leith, J. C., and J. Whalley. 2004. Competitive Liberalization and a US-SACU FTA (Chapter 12). Free Trade Agreements: US Strategies and Priorities. 1st ed. J. J. Schott. Washington, D.C.: Institute for International Economics. 331-355. Proceedings of conference held in May 2003 as part of Institute for International Economics program on "Free Trade Agreements and US Trade Policy".

LOCHNER, L.

Lochner, L., and E. Moretti. 2004. The Effect of Education on Crime: Evidence from Prison Inmates, Arrests, and Self-Reports. The American Economic Review 94 (1): 155-189.

MACDONALD, L.

Olney, M., and L. MacDonald. 2004. Study Guide for Use with Macroeconomics, First Canadian Edition. Toronto, Ontario: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited. pp. xviii, 378. Study Guide for Macroeconomics, First Canadian Edition by J. B. DeLong, A. Mansoorian & L. Michelis.

PARKIN, M.

Bade, R., and M. Parkin. 2004. Essential Foundations of Economics. 2nd ed. Boston, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley. Includes MyEconLab Student Access Kit.

Bade, R., and M. Parkin. 2003. Foundations of Economics. US 2nd ed. Boston, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley. pp.xlv, 910. Includes My EconLab Student Access Kit.

Bade, R., and M. Parkin. 2004. Foundations of Macroeconomics. 2nd ed. Boston, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley. pp. xxxvii, 528, 22. Includes MyEconLab Student Access Kit.

Bade, R., and M. Parkin. 2004. Foundations of Microeconomics. US 2nd ed. Boston, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley. pp. xxxvii, 540, G-10, I10, C1. Includes MyEconLab Student Access Kit.

Bade, R., M. Parkin, and B. Lyons. 2004. Foundations of Macroeconomics. 2nd Canadian ed. Toronto, Ontario: Pearson Education. pp. xxviii, 428.

Parkin, M. 2004. Economics. 7th International ed. Harlow, United Kingdom: Addison-Wesley. pp. 992. Includes MyEconLab Student Access Kit.

Parkin, M., and L. Sabato. 2004. Macroeconomics. 7th International ed. Harlow, United Kingdom: Addison-Wesley. pp. 528. Includes MyEconLab Student Access Kit.

POLBORN, M. K.

Messner, M., and M. K. Polborn. 2004. Voting on Majority Rules. The Review of Economic Studies 71 (1) No. 246: 115-132.

RENDON, S.

Pratap, S., and S. Rendon. 2003. Firm Investment in Imperfect Capital Markets: A Structural Estimation. Review of Economic Dynamics 6 (3): 513-545.

ROBSON, A. J.

Govindan, S., P. J. Reny, and A. J. Robson. 2003. A Short Proof of Harsanyi's Purification Theorem. Games and Economic Behavior 45 (2): 369-374.

Grégoire, P., and A. J. Robson. 2003. Imitation, Group Selection and Cooperation. International Game Theory Review 5 (3): 229-247.

Kaplan, H., J. Lancaster, and A. J. Robson. 2003. Embodied Capital and the Evolutionary Economics of the Human Life Span. Life Span: Evolutionary, Ecological, and Demographic Perspectives. J.R. Carey, and S. Tuljapurkar. New York, New York: Population Council. 152-182. Supplement to Population and Development Review, Vol. 29, 2003.

Robson, A. J. 2003. The Evolution of Rationality and the Red Queen. Journal of Economic Theory 111 (1): 1-22.

Robson, A. J. 2003. Response from Arthur Robson. Journal of Economic Perspectives 17 (2): 208. Comments by W. Neu and J.D. Harford on Evolution and Human Nature.

SHEARER-GILLMORE, J.

Shearer-Gillmore, J. 2004. Study Guide: Foundations of Macroeconomics. 2nd Canadian ed. Toronto, Ontario: Pearson Addison-Wesley. pp. xii, 251. Author also known as J. Gillmore. Study Guide for Foundations of Macroeconomics, 2/E by R. Bade, M. Parkin and B. Lyons.

SICULAR, T.

Bowlus, A. J., and T. Sicular. 2003. Moving toward Markets? Labor Allocation in Rural China. Journal of Development Economics 71 (2): 561-583.

SLIVINSKI, A.

Slivinski, A. 2003. The Public Goods Theory Revisited: Comments on Kingma's Revisitation of Weisbrod (Chapter 4). The Study of the Nonprofit Enterprise: Theories and Approaches. 1st ed. H.K. Anheier, and A. Ben-Ner. New York, New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers. 67-74. Originally presented at a symposium on "Economic theories of nonprofit organizations" in 1995 at Yale University.

STINEBRICKNER, T. R.

Stinebrickner, R., and T. R. Stinebrickner. 2003. Understanding Educational Outcomes of Students from Low-Income Families: Evidence from a Libreral Arts College with a Full Tuition Subsidy Program. The Journal of Human Resources 38 (3): 591-617.

STIRLING, G.

Stone, L., L. Wohl, and G. Stirling. 2004. Study Guide. Modern Labour Economics: Theory and Public Policy, Canadian Edition. 1st Canadian ed. Toronto, Ontario: Pearson Addison-Wesley. pp. 420. Supplement to Modern Labour Economics: Theory and Public Policy, Canadian Edition, by R. G. Ehrenberg, R. S. Smith and R. P. Chaykowski.

WHALLEY, J.

Abrego, L., and J. Whalley. 2004. Firm Property Rights, Bargaining, and Internalization. The Chinese Journal of Economic Theory 1 (1): 1-13.

Abrego, L., and J. Whalley. 2003. Goods Market Responses to Trade Shocks and Trade and Wages Decompositions. Canadian Journal of Economics - Revue Canadienne D'Économique 36 (3): 747-757.

Bhattarai, K., and J. Whalley. 2003. Discreteness and the Welfare Cost of Labor Supply Tax Distortions. International Economic Review 44 (3): 1117-1133.

Bussolo, M., and J. Whalley. 2003. The Role of Transaction Costs in Explaining Economic Performance and Income Distribution. Some Numerical Exercises for Colombia. Integration & Trade 18 (7): 89-116.

Ghosh, M., C. Perroni, and J. Whalley. 2003. Developing-Country Benefits from MFN Relative to Regional/Bilateral Trade Arrangements. Review of International Economics 11 (4): 712-728.

Ghosh, M., and J. Whalley. 2004. Are Price Controls Necessarily Bad? The Case of Rice in Vietnam. Journal of Development Economics 73 (1): 215-232.

Greenaway, D., and J. Whalley (Editors). 2003. The World Economy. 26 (7-10). pp. 939-1526. Joint Managing Editors vol. 26 (7,8,9 and 10).

Greenaway, D., and J. Whalley (Editors). 2004. The World Economy. 27 (1-6). pp. 1-945. Joint Managing Editors. Vol. 27 (1,2,3,4,5 and 6).

Leith, J. C., and J. Whalley. 2004. Competitive Liberalization and a US-SACU FTA (Chapter 12). Free Trade Agreements: US Strategies and Priorities. 1st ed. J. J. Schott. Washington, D.C.: Institute for International Economics. 331-355. Proceedings of conference held in May 2003 as part of Institute for International Economics program on "Free Trade Agreements and US Trade Policy".

Round, J., and J. Whalley. 2004. Globalisation and Poverty: Implications of South Asian Experience for the Wider Debate. IDS Bulletin 35 (1): 11-19. Issue title: 'Globalisation and Poverty'.

Whalley, J. 2004. Environmental Considerations in Agricultural Negotiations in the New WTO Round (Chapter 18). Agriculture and the New Trade Agenda: Creating a Global Trading Environment for Development. 1st ed. M.D. Ingco, and L.A. Winters. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. 386-400.

Whalley, J. 2003. Review of The Economics of the World Trading System by Kyle Bagwell and Robert W. Staiger. World Trade Review 2 (2): 254-256.

Whalley, J. 2003. Review of Efficiency, Equity, Legitimacy: The Multilateral Trading System at the Millenium by R. Porter, P. Sauve, A. Subramanian, and M. B. Zampetti (eds.). Journal of Development Economics 72 (1): 420-423. Book review.

WINTROBE, R.

Breton, A., G. Galeotti, P. Salmon, and R. Wintrobe. 2003. Introduction. Rational Foundations of Democratic Politics. 1st ed. A. Breton, G. Galeotti, P. Salmon, and R. Wintrobe (Eds.). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. 1-12.

Breton, A., G. Galeotti, P. Salmon, and R. Wintrobe (Eds.). 2003. Rational Foundations of Democratic Politics. 1st ed. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. pp. vii, 262.

Wintrobe, R. 2004. Dictatorship. The Encyclopedia of Public Choice. 1st ed. C. K. Rowley, and F. Schneider (Eds.). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 77-90. Volume 1.

Wintrobe, R. 2003. The Optimal Level of Solidarity (Chapter 8). Rational Foundations of Democratic Politics. 1st ed. A. Breton, G. Galeotti, P. Salmon, and R. Wintrobe (Eds.). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. 125-146.

Wintrobe, R. 2003. Rent Seeking and Redistribution under Democracy versus Dictatorship. The Democracy Sourcebook. 1st ed. R. Dahl, I. Shapiro, and J. A. Cheibub. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press. 427-435.

WONNACOTT, R. J.

Wonnacott, P., and R. Wonnacott. 2003. Is Unilateral Tariff Reduction Preferable to a Customs Union? The Curious Case of the Missing Foreign Tariffs (Chapter 7). Economic Analysis of Regional Trading Arrangements. 1st ed. R. Pomfret. The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics; 161 Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. 105-115. Originally published in The American Economic Review, Vol. 71(4), Sept. 1981.

WOUTERSEN, T. M.

Ridder, G., and T. M. Woutersen. 2003. The Singularity of the Information Matrix of the Mixed Proportional Hazard Model. Econometrica 71 (5): 1579-1589.

Woutersen, T. 2003. Bayesian Analysis of Misspecified Models with Fixed Effects. Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Misspecified Models: Twenty Years Later. 1st ed. T.B. Fomby, and R.C. Hill (Eds.). Advances in Econometrics; 17 Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier JAI. 235-249.