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July 2013Environmental Protection, Rare Disasters, and Discount Rates
w19258
February 2013Gold Returns
with Robert J. Barro, Sanjay P. Misra: w18759
August 2012Convergence and Modernization Revisited
w18295
August 2011Rare Macroeconomic Disasters
with Robert J. Barro, José F. Ursua: w17328
February 2011Saints Marching In, 1590-2009
with Robert J. Barro, Rachel M. McCleary: w16769
April 2010Crises and Recoveries in an Empirical Model of Consumption Disasters
with Emi Nakamura, Jón Steinsson, Robert Barro, José Ursúa: w15920
A New Data Set of Educational Attainment in the World, 1950–2010
with Robert J. Barro, Jong-Wha Lee: w15902
September 2009Macroeconomic Effects from Government Purchases and Taxes
with Robert J. Barro, Charles J. Redlick: w15369
August 2009On the Size Distribution of Macroeconomic Disasters
with Robert J. Barro, Tao Jin: w15247
February 2009Stock-Market Crashes and Depressions
with Robert J. Barro, José F. Ursúa: w14760
April 2008Macroeconomic Crises since 1870
with Robert J. Barro, José F. Ursúa: w13940
December 2007Religious Conversion in 40 Countries
with Robert J. Barro, Jason Hwang: w13689
Rare Disasters, Asset Prices, and Welfare Costs
w13690
December 2006On the Welfare Costs of Consumption Uncertainty
w12763
May 2006U.S.-Based Private Voluntary Organizations: Religious and Secular PVOs Engaged in International Relief & Development
with Rachel M. McCleary, Robert J. Barro: w12238
May 2005Rare Events and the Equity Premium
w11310
April 2004Which Countries Have State Religions?
with Robert J. Barro, Rachel M. McCleary: w10438
December 2003International Determinants of Religiosity
with Robert Barro, Rachel M. McCleary: w10147
May 2003Religion and Economic Growth
with Robert J. Barro, Rachel McCleary: w9682
January 2003Economic Effects of Currency Unions
with Silvana Tenreyro, Robert J. Barro: w9435
July 2002Optimal Currency Areas
with Alberto Alesina, Robert J. Barro, Silvana Tenreyro: w9072
May 2002IMF Programs: Who is Chosen and What Are the Effects?
with Robert J. Barro, Jong-Wha Lee: w8951
Religion and Political Economy in an International Panel
with Robert J. Barro, Rachel M. McCleary: w8931
June 2001Economic Growth in East Asia Before and After the Financial Crisis
w8330
December 2000Closed and Open Economy Models of Business Cycles with Marked Up and Sticky Prices
with Robert J. Barro, Silvana Tenreyro: w8043
September 2000International Data on Educational Attainment Updates and Implications
with Robert J. Barro, Jong-Wha Lee: w7911
Currency Unions
with Alberto Alesina, Robert J. Barro: w7927
March 1999Inequality, Growth, and Investment
w7038
July 1998Notes on Growth Accounting
w6654
December 1997Myopia and Inconsistency in the Neoclassical Growth Model
w6317
September 1997Optimal Management of Indexed and Nominal Debt
w6197
Schooling Quality in a Cross Section of Countries
with Jong-Wha Lee, Robert J. Barro: w6198
August 1996Determinants of Economic Growth: A Cross-Country Empirical Study
w5698
March 1996Reflections on Ricardian Equivalence
w5502
October 1995Inflation and Economic Growth
w5326
Optimal Debt Management
w5327
June 1995Technological Diffusion, Convergence, and Growth
with Robert J. Barro, Xavier Sala-i-Martin: w5151
October 1994Democracy & Growth
w4909
January 1994Quality Improvements in Models of Growth
with Robert J. Barro, Xavier Sala-i-Martin: w4610
April 1993Losers and Winners in Economic Growth
with Robert J. Barro, Jong-Wha Lee: w4341
International Comparisons of Educational Attainment
with Robert J. Barro, Jong-Wha Lee: w4349
November 1992Capital Mobility in Neoclassical Models of Growth
with Robert J. Barro, N. Gregory Mankiw, Xavier Sala-i-Martin: w4206
March 1992Regional Growth and Migration: A Japan-U.S. Comparison
with Robert J. Barro, Xavier Sala-i-Martin: w4038
September 1991World Interest Rates and Investment
w3849
August 1990Economic Growth and Convergence across The United States
with Robert J. Barro, Xavier Sala-i-Martin: w3419
May 1990Public Finance in Models of Economic Growth
with Robert J. Barro, Xavier Sala-i-Martin: w3362
April 1990World Real Interest Rates
with Robert J. Barro, Xavier Sala-i-Martin: w3317
February 1990Pay, Performance, and Turnover of Bank CEOs
with Jason R. Barro, Robert J. Barro: w3262
September 1989Economic Growth in a Cross Section of Countries
w3120
May 1989New Classicals and Keynesians, or the Good Guys and the Bad Guys
w2982
April 1989The Stock Market and Investment
w2925
February 1989A Cross-Country Study of Growth, Saving, and Government
w2855
August 1988The Ricardian Approach to Budget Deficits
w2685
May 1988Interest-Rate Smoothing
w2581
Government Spending in a Simple Model of Endogenous Growth
w2588
August 1986Government Spending, Interest Rates, Prices, and Budget Deficits in the United Kingdom, 1701-1918
w2005
July 1986Ski-Lift Pricing, with an Application to the Labor Market
with Robert J. Barro, Paul M. Romer: w1985
1986A Reformulation of the Economic Theory of Fertility
with Gary S. Becker, Robert J. Barro: w1793
Reputation in a Model of Monetary Policy with Incomplete Information
w1794
September 1984Rules versus Discretion
w1473
March 1984The Behavior of U.S. Deficits
w1309
October 1983Average Marginal Tax Rates from Social Security and the Individual Income Tax
with Robert J. Barro, Chaipat Sahasakul: w1214
February 1983Rules, Discretion and Reputation in a Model of Monetary Policy
with Robert J. Barro, David B. Gordon: w1079
1983Measuring the Average Marginal Tax Rate from the Individual Income Tax
with Robert J. Barro, Chaipat Sahasakul: w1060
May 1982Time-Separable Preference and Intertemporal-Substitution Models of Business Cycles
with Robert J. Barro, Robert G. King: w0888
Inflationary Finance under Discrepion and Rules
w0889
April 1982Measuring the Fed's Revenue from Money Creation
w0883
November 1981A Positive Theory of Monetary Policy in a Natural-Rate Model
with Robert J. Barro, David B. Gordon: w0807
February 1981On the Predictability of Tax-Rate Changes
w0636
June 1980Intertemporal Substitution and the Business Cycle
w0490
April 1980On the Determination of the Public Debt
r0049
February 1980Federal Deficit Policy and the Effects of Public Debt Shocks
w0443
1980Social Security and Consumer Spending in an International Cross Section
with Robert J. Barro, Glenn M. MacDonald: r0025
Money and the Price Level under the Gold Standard
r0032
Second Thoughts on Keynesian Economics
r0033
Output Effects of Government Purchases
w0432
April 1979Unanticipated Money and Economic Activity
with Robert J. Barro, Mark Rush: w0339
March 1979A Capital Market In an Equilibrium Business Cycle Model
w0326
Money Stock Revisions and Unanticipated Money Growth
with Robert J. Barro, Zvi Hercowitz: w0329

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