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ANTHONISEN, N.

Anthonisen, N. 1997. On the Convergence of Beliefs Within Populations in Games With Learning. Journal of Economic Theory 76 (1): 169-184.

BLOMQVIST, Å.

Blomqvist, Å. 1997. SNS-projektet om sjukvården -- en översikt (The SNS Health Care Project: A Review) Appendix 2. Politik och marknad i framtidens sjukvård (Politics and Markets in Future Health Care). G. Arvidsson, and B. Jönsson. Stockholm, Sweden: SNS Förlag. 127-148.

Blomqvist, Å., and P. -O. Johansson. 1997. Economic Efficiency and Mixed Public/Private Insurance. Journal of Public Economics 66 (3): 505-516.

Blomqvist, Å., and P. -O. Johansson. 1997. Rejoinder to T.M. Selden. Journal of Public Economics 66 (3): 525-526.

BOWLUS, A. J.

Bowlus, A. J. 1998. Discussion of Testing for Downward Rigidity in Nominal Wage Rates by A. Crawford and A. Harrison. Price Stability, Inflation Targets, and Monetary Policy. Proceedings of a conference held by the Bank of Canada, May 1997. T. Macklem. Ottawa, ON: Bank of Canada. 219-225.

Bowlus, A. J. 1998. A Panel Data Analysis of the US-Canadian Nonemployment Rate Gap Among Young, Low Skilled Males. Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de Politiques 24 (Supplement): S192-S209. Special Issue: CERF/CSLR Conference on the Canada- US Unemployment Rate Gap.

Bowlus, A. J. 1998. U.S.-Canadian Unemployment Rate and Wage Differences Among Young, Low-Skilled Males in the 1980s. Canadian Journal of Economics 31 (2): 437-464.

Bowlus, A. J. 1997. A Search Interpretation of Male-Female Wage Differentials. Journal of Labor Economics 15 (4): 625-657.

BUSCH, L. -A.

Busch, L. -A., and I. J. Horstmann. 1997. Bargaining Frictions, Bargaining Procedures and Implied Costs in Multiple-Issue Bargaining. Economica 64 (256): 669-680.

CHUNG, T. -Y.

Chung, T. -Y. 1998. Comparative Negligence. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law: Volume 1. P. Newman. London, UK: Macmillan Reference Limited. 352-354.

COWAN, R.

Cowan, R., and W. Cowan. 1998. On Clustering in the Location of R&D: Statics and Dynamics. Economics of Innovation and New Technology 6 (1): 201-229.

Cowan, R., W. Cowan, and P. Swann. 1997. A Model of Demand With Interactions Among Consumers. International Journal of Industrial Organization 15 (6): 711-732.

Cowan, R., and D. Foray. 1997. The Economics of Codification and the Diffusion of Knowledge. Industrial and Corporate Change 6 (3): 595-622.

DAVIES, J. B.

Davies, J. B. 1998. The Fiscal Dividend: Handling a Dangerous Idea. Policy Options 19 (1): 13-15. Special Issue: The Fiscal Dividend.

Davies, J. B. 1998. Marginal Tax Rates in Canada: High and Getting Higher. Commentary No. 103. Toronto, ON: C.D. Howe Institute. 24 pp.

Davies, J. B., D. Green, and H. Paarsch. 1998. Economic Statistics and Social Welfare Comparisons: A Review (Chapter 1). Handbook of Applied Economic Statistics. A. Ullah, and D. Giles. New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc. 1-38.

Davies, J. B. 1997. A Comment on The Deficit- and Debt-Reduction Challenge and the Distribution of Income in Canada by W. Irwin Gillespie. Equality & Prosperity: Finding Common Ground. W. Robson, and W. Scarth. Toronto, ON: C.D. Howe Institute. 93-103. Policy Study 30.

FISHER, J. D. M.

Campbell, J., and J. D. M. Fisher. 1997. Understanding Aggregate Job Flows. Economic Perspectives: A Review From the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 21 (5): 19-37.

Fisher, J. D. M. 1997. Comment on The Optimum Quantity of Money: Theory and Evidence by C. B. Mulligan and X. Sala-i-Martin. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 29 (4, Part 2): 719-724. Special Issue: Dynamic Effects of Monetary Policy: A Conference Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, November 6-8, 1996.

Fisher, J. D. M. 1997. Relative Prices, Complementarities and Comovement Among Components of Aggregate Expenditures. Journal of Monetary Economics 39 (3): 449-474.

GOVINDAN, S.

Govindan, S., and R. Wilson. 1997. Equivalence and Invariance of the Index and Degree of Nash Equilibria. Games and Economic Behavior 21 (1/2): 56-61. Special Issue: Robert J. Aumann, Part 1.

Govindan, S., and R. Wilson. 1997. Uniqueness of the Index for Nash Equilibria of Two-Player Games. Economic Theory 10 (3): 541-549.

HARLEY, C. K.

Harley, C. K. 1998. Cotton Textile Prices and the Industrial Revolution. Economic History Review 51 (1): 49-83.

HORNSTEIN, A.

Hornstein, A., and J. Praschnik. 1997. Intermediate Inputs and Sectoral Comovement in the Business Cycle. Journal of Monetary Economics 40 (3): 573-595.

HORSTMANN, I. J.

Busch, L. -A., and I. J. Horstmann. 1997. Bargaining Frictions, Bargaining Procedures and Implied Costs in Multiple-Issue Bargaining. Economica 64 (256): 669-680.

Horstmann, I. J., and C. LaCasse. 1997. Secret Reserve Prices in a Bidding Model With a Resale Option. The American Economic Review 87 (4): 663-684.

HUTTON, E.

Hutton, E., and J. Whalley. 1997. Reference Point Dependence and Specification Bias. Economics Letters 55 (1): 75-83.

KNIGHT, J. L.

Jiang, G., and J. L. Knight. 1997. A Nonparametric Approach to the Estimation of Diffusion Processes, With an Application to a Short-Term Interest Rate Model. Econometric Theory 13 (5): 615-645.

Knight, J. L., and S. Satchell. 1997. Existence of Unbiased Estimators of the Black/Scholes Option Price, Other Derivatives, and Hedge Ratios. Econometric Theory 13 (6): 791-807.

Knight, J. L., and S. Satchell. 1997. Pricing the Boost Option. Derivatives Use, Trading & Regulation 3 (3): 226-236.

KRÜGER, M.

Krüger, M., and H. Godschalk. 1998. Herausforderung des Bestehenden Geldsystems im Zuge seiner Digitalisierung - Chancen für Innovationen? TA-Datenbank-Nachrichten 2 (7): 8-14.

LAIDLER, D. E. W.

Laidler, D. E. W. 1998. Hawtrey, Harvard and Chicago: A Final Comment. Journal of Economic Studies 25 (1): 22-24.

Laidler, D. E. W. 1998. More on Hawtrey, Harvard and Chicago. Journal of Economic Studies 25 (1): 4-16.

Laidler, D. E. W. 1998. Tres Variaciones del Modelo de Doble Tasa de Interes. Banco Central Del Uruguay: Revista De Economia 5 (1): 3-26. In Spanish.

Laidler, D. E. W., and F. Poschmann. 1998. Birth of a New Currency: The Policy Outlook After Monetary Union in Europe. Commentary No. 110. Toronto, Ontario: C.D. Howe Institute. 28 pp.

Laidler, D. E. W., and W. Robson. 1998. Walking the Tightrope: Canada's Financial System Between a "Yes" Vote and Quebec Secession. Commentary No. 102. Toronto, ON: C.D. Howe Institute. 20 pp. The Secession Papers.

Rühl, C., and D. E. W. Laidler. 1998. Perspectives on Modern Macroeconomic Theory and Its History: An Interview With David Laidler. Review of Political Economy 10 (1): 27-56.

Boessenkool, K., D. E. W. Laidler, and W. Robson. 1997. More Money Than Is Good For Us: Why the Bank of Canada Should Tighten Monetary Policy. Commentary No. 95. Toronto, ON: C.D. Howe Institute. 16 pp.

Laidler, D. E. W. 1997. Monetarism: An Interpretation and an Assessment (Chapter 9). A Macroeconomics Reader. B. Snowdon, and H. Vane. New York, NY: Routledge. 216-246. Published originally in Economic Journal (1981) 91, March, pp. 1-28.

Laidler, D. E. W. 1997. Money and Macroeconomics: The Selected Essays of David Laidler. Economists of the Twentieth Century. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. xxxi, 388 pp. Includes index and bibliographical references.

Laidler, D. E. W. 1997. The New-Classical Contribution to Macroeconomics (Chapter 14). A Macroeconomics Reader. B. Snowdon, and H. Vane. New York, NY: Routledge. 334-358. Published originally in Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review (1986), March, pp. 27-55.

Laidler, D. E. W. 1997. Notes on the Microfoundations of Monetary Economics. The Economic Journal 107 (443): 1213-1223.

Laidler, D. E. W. 1997. The Unnatural NAIRU. Backgrounder. Toronto, ON: C.D. Howe Institute. 3 pp.

LIPMAN, B. L.

Dekel, E., B. Lipman, and A. Rustichini. 1998. Recent Developments in Modeling Unforeseen Contingencies. European Economic Review 42 (3-5): 523-542.

Dekel, E., B. L. Lipman, and A. Rustichini. 1998. Standard State-Space Models Preclude Unawareness. Econometrica 66 (1): 159-173.

Lipman, B. L. 1997. Logics for Nonomniscient Agents: An Axiomatic Approach (Chapter 9). Epistemic Logic and the Theory of Games and Decisions. M. Bacharach, L.-A. Gérard-Varet, P. Mongin, and H. Shin. Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 193-216. Series C: Game Theory, Mathematical Programming and Operations Research, Volume 20.

Lipman, B. L. 1997. More Absentmindedness. Games and Economic Behavior 20 (1): 97-101. Special Issue: Imperfect Recall.

LUDEMA, R. D.

Ludema, R. D., and I. Wooton. 1997. International Trade Rules and Environmental Cooperation Under Asymmetric Information. International Economic Review 38 (3): 605-625.

PALMER, J. P.

Landa, J., and J. Palmer. 1998. Anthropological Law-and-Economics. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law: Volume 1. P. Newman. London, UK: Macmillan Reference Limited. 69-74.

Palmer, J. 1998. Adoption. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law: Volume 1. P. Newman. London, UK: Macmillan Reference Limited. 14-18.

Palmer, J. 1998. Total Offset Rule in Damage Awards. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law: Volume 3. P. Newman. London, UK: Macmillan Reference Limited. 592-596.

Palmer, J. P., and J. Henderson. 1998. The Economics of Cruel and Unusual Punishment. European Journal of Law and Economics 5 (3): 235-245.

Palmer, J. P., and J. Vilis. 1997. Money, Pseudo-Money, and Inflation in Post-Soviet Lithuania. Cultural Dynamics 9 (2): 239-254.

PARKIN, M.

Parkin, M. 1998. Economics. 4th U.S. edition ed. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc. i-xxxii, 1-840, G1-G10, I1-I18, C1 pp.

Parkin, M., Bade, R., Rush, M., and Gillmore, J. 1998. Econ100 Home Page. Web page Montreal, Quebec: DeZines Web Servers.

ROBSON, A. J.

Robson, A. J., and M. Wooders. 1997. On the Growth-Maximizing Distribution of Income. International Economic Review 38 (3): 511-526.

SICULAR, T.

Sicular, T. 1998. Establishing Markets: The Process of Commercialization in Agriculture (Chapter 5). Zouping in Transition: The Process of Reform in Rural North China. A. Walder. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 115-153. Harvard Contemporary China Series: 11.

Sicular, T. 1997. Some Thoughts Regarding Agriculture and Macroeconomic Issues in China. Agricultural Policies in China. China in the Global Economy. Paris, France: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). 202-207. Papers presented at the Workshop on Agricultural Policies in China held at the OECD on 12-13 December 1996.

SLIVINSKI, A.

Bilodeau, M., and A. Slivinski. 1997. Rival Charities. Journal of Public Economics 66 (3)  449-467.

SMITH, J.

Heckman, J., J. Smith, and C. Taber. 1998. Accounting for Dropouts in Evaluations of Social Programs. The Review of Economics and Statistics 80 (1): 1-14.

Smith, J. 1998. Can Public Job Training Reduce Youth Unemployment? Policy Options 19 (3): 26-29.

Heckman, J., J. Smith, with the assistance of N. Clements. 1997. Making the Most Out of Programme Evaluations and Social Experiments: Accounting for Heterogeneity in Programme Impacts. Review of Economic Studies 64 (4): 487-535.

SUSSMAN, N.

Gandal, N., and N. Sussman. 1997. Asymmetric Information and Commodity Money: Tickling the Tolerance in Medieval France. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 29 (4, Part 1): 440-457.

VINCENT, D.R.

Vincent, D. R. 1998. Repeated Signalling Games and Dynamic Trading Relationships. International Economic Review 39 (2): 275-293.

WHALLEY, J.

Greenaway, D., and J. Whalley. (Editors). 1998. The World Economy 21 (1-3). 1-410 pp. 3 issues.

Whalley, J. 1998. Fiscal Policy for Economic Growth. Fiscal Targets and Economic Growth: Proceedings of a Conference. Kingston, ON: 5 September 1997-6 September 1997. T. Courchene, and T. Wilson. The John Deutsch Rountable on Economic Policy; 12. Kingston, ON: John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy, Queen's University. 303-317.

Whalley, J. 1998. The Interface Between Environmental and Trade Policies (Chapter 3). Trade and the Environment: Economic, Legal and Policy Perspectives. A. Rugman, J. Kirton, with J. Soloway. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. 72-81. The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, No. 87. Originally published in The Economic Journal 101 (March 1991), 180-189; An Elgar Reference Collection.

Whalley, J. 1998. Why Do Countries Seek Regional Trade Agreements? (Chapter 3). The Regionalization of the World Economy. J.A. Frankel. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press. 63-89.

Greenaway, D., and J. Whalley. (Editors). 1997. The World Economy 20 (4; 6-7). 383-516; 709-999 pp. 3 issues.

Hutton, E., and J. Whalley. 1997. Reference Point Dependence and Specification Bias. Economics Letters 55 (1): 75-83.

Whalley, J. 1997. The Impact of the Multifiber Arrangement Phaseout on the Asian Economies (Chapter 8). The Global Trading System and Developing Asia. A. Panagariya, M.G. Quibria, and N. Rao. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. 265-297.

Whalley, J., and R. Wigle. 1997. Cutting CO 2 Emissions: The Effects of Alternative Policy Approaches (Chapter 7). The Economics of Global Warming. T. Tietenberg. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. 145-160.

Whalley, J., and R. Wigle. 1997. The International Incidence of Carbon Taxes (Chapter 18). The Economics of Global Warning. T. Tietenberg. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. 376-406.

WINTROBE, R.

Wintrobe, R. 1998. The Political Economy of Dictatorship. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. x, 390 pp. Includes bibliographical references.

Wintrobe, R. 1998. Some Lessons on the Efficiency of Democracy from a Study of Dictatorship (Chapter 2). The Round-Table Conference on The Political Dimension of Economic Growth. San José, Costa Rica: 31 March 1996-3 April 1996. S. Borner, and M. Paldam. IEA Conference, Volume 119. New York, NY: International Economics Association. 20-37.

WONNACOTT, R. J.

Wonnacott, P., and R. J. Wonnacott. 1998. Mikroekonomika (Microeconomics). 4th ed. Baltijos, Klaipeda: Poligrafija ir Informatika. 572 pp. Lithuanian Translation of 4th edition.

Wonnacott, T., and R. Wonnacott. 1998. Regression. Tokyo, Japan: John Wiley and Sons, Inc./Japan UNI Agency Inc. 630 pp. Japanese translation.

Wonnacott, T., and R. J. Wonnacott. 1997. Introducción a la Estadística (Introductory Statistics). 5th ed. Balderas, Mexico: Editorial Limusa, S.A. de C.V. Grupo Noriega Editores. 790 pp. Spanish Translation of 5th Edition.