Archive of NBER Digest -- 2006
Abortion and Selection
The Impact of Foreign Students on the Earnings of Doctorates
Intensive Care Reduces Disability after Cardiovascular Disease
Black-White Test Scores: Neighborhoods, Not Schools, Matter Most
New Laboratory Procedures Increase Life Expectancy
The Career Effects Of Graduating In A Recession
Will Super-High Chinese Growth Continue?
Electoral Outcomes and Financial Markets
The Evolution of Top Incomes
A Healthy Economy Can Break Your Heart
The Allies, Spain, And Oil In World War II
Generous Benefits Raise Long-Term Unemployment
Teacher-Student Matching Increases Teacher Effectiveness
Incentives to R&D Directors Improve Corporate R&D Performance
No Decline in Long-Term Employment
Intangible Capital and Economic Growth
The Value of Stock Options to Non-Executive Employees
TV, Fast Foods, and Childhood Obesity
A Field Experiment in the Consumer Credit Market
The Earned Income Tax Credit Raises Employment
Why High Earners Work Longer Hours
Comparing Government Healthcare Costs in Ten OECD Countries
The Law and Economics of Self-Dealing
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Megan's Law Hits Local Property Prices
The Safety and Efficacy of the FDA
Why Poverty Persists
Unhappiness after Hurricane Katrina
Teachers and the Gender Gaps in Student Achievement
Matching Incentives Raise Saving
Is There a Housing Buble?
Economic Explanations of Increased Obesity
The Effects of Communism on Popular Preferences
What Undermines Aid's Impact on Growth?
America's Unsustainable Current Account Deficit
Do Macro Variables, Asset Markets, Or Surveys Forecast Inflation Better?
What Do Parents Value in Education?
Service Offshoring Raises U.S. Productivity
Do Women Shy Away From Competition?
Do Medicare Report Cards Tell Consumers Anything They Don't Already Know?
Are Durable Goods Consumers Forward Looking?
Mutual Fund Switching Lowers Investors' Returns
No Evidence that Aid Stimulates Growth
The Costs of International Capital Controls
Why South African Incomes Declined
The Happiness of Nations
Bank Supervision and Corruption in Lending