Archive of NBER Digest -- 2008
The Causes of Rising Income Inequality
Gasoline Prices Affect Fuel Economy
Understanding Fertility within Developed Nations
Happiness Is More Evenly Distributed Among Americans
Gold Standard Does Not Always Bring Credibility
The Unequal Geographic Burden of Federal Taxation
Having Good Teeth Can Pay Off
Capital Inflows and Reserve Accumulation
Latin American Industrialization after 1870
Total Compensation Reflects Growth in Productivity
The Federal Student Aid Process is Not Efficient
Hours Spent in Homemaking Have Changed Little This Century
How Costly is Diversity?
Reforming Social Security With Progressive Personal Accounts
Understanding Bank Runs
Derivatives Markets for Home Prices
Unemployment Insurance Provides Needed Liquidity
What Drives Retail Price Movements?
Why do Foreigners Invest in the United States?
Gender Differences: The Role of Institutions
Macroeconomic Crises Since 1870
A Black Swan In The Money Market
Mentoring Reduces Turnover Among Teachers in New York City
The Increasing Prevalence of Obesity
Tax Effects on Foreign Portfolio Investment
A Theory of Military Dictatorships
Exchange Rates Can Forecast Commodity Prices
Capital Account Liberalization, Real Wages, and Productivity
Is a Listing on the NYSE Less Attractive?
The Impact of Childhood Lead Exposure on Adult Crime
Do Professional Currency Managers Beat the Benchmark?
401(k) Plans, Lifetime Earnings, and Wealth at Retirement
Tax Increases Reduce GDP
Does Globalization Weaken Monetary Policy?
Stocks Rise Around Earnings Announcements