Archive of NBER Digest -- 2004
Affirmative Action and Highly Qualified Minority Students
Effects of Taxes on Labor Income
Pension Assumptions and Earnings Manipulation
The Effect of Opening Equity Markets on Economic Volatility
Democracy, Dictators, and Growth
The Changing Path to Corporate Leadership
Can Markets Predict the Future?
Do Hospital Report Cards Matter?
Did the ADA Reduce Employment of the Disabled?
Who Gains from Innovation?
Do Fathers Prefer Sons?
Capital Taxes are Passed on to Workers and Consumers
Forfeiture Laws, Policing Incentives, and Local Budgets
Are Equity Investors Fooled by Inflation?
Mexico's Problems: Don't Blame NAFTA
How the 1960s' Riots Hurt African-Americans
Self-Employment: More May Not Be Better
Are Political Platforms Capitalized into Equity Prices?
Work and Family Rise Among College Graduate Women
Serial Default and Capital Flows
The Effect of Gasoline Taxes on Work Effort
The Net Benefit of Debt Relief
Illiquidity Raises Investment Risk
Financial Reform Changed Stock Markets in Latin America
Taxation and Corporate Payout Policy
The Economic Efficiency of Cancer Drugs
Motivating Employees with Stock and Involvement
The Effect of Word of Mouth on Sales: Online Book Reviews
Taxing Corporate Capital Gains
Good Versus Bad Deflation: Lessons from the Gold Standard Era
How College Savings Can Reduce Wealth
The Trouble with Stock Options
Long-Term Care Insurance and Nursing Home Use
Divorce Laws and Family Violence
Bank Concentration and Crises
The Regulation of Labor
Business Cycles No Longer Linked