Archive of NBER Digest -- 2009
The Consumer Response to the 2007 Toy Recalls
Where You Are Sent and for How Long Influences Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Low Life Expectancy in the United States
The Repo Market and the Start of the Financial Crisis
International Differences in Decentralization and Productivity
Capital Market Integration and Wages
Conditional Cash Penalties in Education
Automobiles on Steroids
Medical Licensing Board Characteristics and Physician Discipline
Global Savings and Investment
The Global Expansion of Higher Education
Federal Life Sciences Funding and University R and D
The Geography of Venture Capital Expansion
The Roots of Protectionism in the Great Depression
World Markets for Mergers and Acquisitions
Lifecycle Funds in 401(K) Plans
Effects of Introducing Kindergartens into Public Schools
Poor Working Conditions Affect Long-Term Health
Why Do Skilled Immigrants Struggle in the Labor Market?
When Are Analyst Recommendation Changes Influential?
Five Decades of Poverty
The Investment Strategies of Sovereign Wealth Funds
The Impact of the AIDS Pandemic on Health Services in Africa
Charitable Memberships, Volunteering, and Discounts
Pollution, Health, and Avoidance Behavior
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Does Simplified Disclosure Affect Individuals' Mutual Fund Choices?
The Internationalization of U.S. Doctorate Education
Why Do Foreign Firms Leave U.S. Equity Markets?
The Cost of Low Fertility in Europe
Disclosure and the Cost of Capital
Depression Babies and Risk-Taking
Teaching the Tax Code
The Governance and Performance of Research Universities
Central Bank Policies Are More Transparent
Foreign Ownership and Firm Performance
Coverage under Medicare Part D
A Tale of Two Islands
Are Health Insurance Markets Competitive?
Long-Run Effects of Unions on Firms
Social Security, Retirement, and Youth Employment
The Internet, Wages, and Consumer Welfare
Immigration and Wage Inequality
Regulation of Pollution Sources
The Euro, Wages, and Prices
Explaining the Credit Crunch
Do Private Equity Firms "Create Value"?
What Happened to the Airline Industry?
Understanding Crude Oil Prices
Exchange Rates and Prices
American Jobs and the Rise of Service Outsourcing to China and India
The Prevalence and Effects of Occupational Licensing
Understanding International Price Differences Using Barcode Data
Currency Crises and Sudden Stops
Air Pollution and Infant Health