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Updated December 10, 2014

Preliminary Chapters of Books in Progress and Journals

The following conference volumes are in the preliminary stages of publication. They have not yet been subjected to the formal review process of the NBER. Subsequent drafts will be made available to allow greater access to the latest research being conducted at the NBER. These pages will be updated as individual chapters are submitted and revised, and as new titles are added to the list of Books in Progress.

Means-Tested Transfer Programs

    Robert A. Moffitt, editor
    Conference held December 5-6, 2014

Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development
    Naomi R. Lamoreaux and John J. Wallis, editors
    Conference held October 24-25, 2014

Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 29
    Jeffrey R. Brown, editor
    Conference held September 18, 2014

International Seminar on Macroeconomics 2014
    Richard Clarida, Jeffrey Frankel, Francesco Giavazzi, and Hélène Rey, organizers
    Conference held June 27-28, 2014

Personal Income Taxation and Household Behavior (TAPES)
    Roger Gordon and Christian Keuschnigg, organizers
    Conference held June 16-18, 2014

NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2014, Volume 29
    Jonathan Parker and Michael Woodford, editors
    Conference held April 11-12, 2014

Innovation Policy and the Economy, Volume 15
    William R. Kerr, Josh Lerner, and Scott Stern, editors
    Conference held April 8, 2014

Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Disability Insurance Programs and Retirement
    David A. Wise, editor
Color Matters: Colorism and African-American Well-being in the Nineteenth-Century South
    Howard Bodenhorn
Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective
    William Collins and Robert A. Margo, editors
    Conference held December 14, 2013

Measuring and Modeling Health Care Costs
    Ana Aizcorbe, Colin Baker, Ernst Berndt, and David Cutler, editors
    Conference held October 18-19, 2013

Sovereign Debt and Financial Crisis
    Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, Carmen Reinhart, and Kenneth Rogoff, organizers
    Conference held October 18-19, 2013

Strained Relations: U.S. Monetary Policy and Foreign-Exchange Operations in the Twentieth Century
    Michael D. Bordo, Owen F. Humpage, and Anna J. Schwartz
Lessons from the Financial Crisis for Monetary Policy
    Mark Gertler, organizer
    Conference held October 18-19, 2013

State and Local Health Plans for Active and Retired Public Employees
    Robert Clark and Joseph Newhouse, organizers
    Conference held August 16-17, 2013

The Changing Frontier: Rethinking Science and Innovation Policy
    Adam Jaffe and Benjamin Jones, editors
    Conference held August 2-3, 2013

Economic Analysis of the Digital Economy
    Avi Goldfarb, Shane Greenstein, and Catherine Tucker, editors
    Conference held June 6-7, 2013

The Labor Market in the Aftermath of the Great Recession
    Alexandre Mas and David Card, organizers
    Conference held May 17-18, 2013

Understanding the Capital Structures of Non-Financial and Financial Corporations
    Viral V. Acharya, Heitor Almeida, and Malcolm Baker, organizers
    Conference held April 4-5, 2013

High-Skill Immigration
    Sarah Turner and William Kerr, organizers
    Conference held October 25, 2012

How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education
    Jeffrey Brown and Caroline Hoxby, editors
    Conference held September 27-28, 2012

Standards, Patents, and Innovations
    Timothy Simcoe, Ajay K. Agrawal, and Stuart Graham, organizers
    Conference held January 20-21, 2012

Causes and Consequences of Corporate Culture
    Luigi Zingales and James Poterba, organizers
    Conference held December 8-9, 2011

Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures
    Christopher Carroll, Thomas Crossley, and John Sabelhaus, editors
    Conference held December 2-3, 2011

African Successes: Government and Institutions
    Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil, editors
    Conferences held December 11-12, 2009, July 18-20, 2010, and August 3-5, 2011

African Successes: Human Capital
    Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil, editors
    Conferences held December 11-12, 2009, July 18-20, 2010, and August 3-5, 2011

African Successes: Modernization and Development
    Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil, editors
    Conferences held December 11-12, 2009, July 18-20, 2010, and August 3-5, 2011

African Successes: Sustainable Growth
    Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil, editors
    Conferences held December 11-12, 2009, July 18-20, 2010, and August 3-5, 2011

Measuring Wealth and Financial Intermediation and Their Links to the Real Economy
    Charles Hulten and Marshall Reinsdorf, editors
    Conference held November 12-13, 2010

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