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  • Shaar, Karam; Baharumshah, Ahmad Zubaidi (2016)
    The US and China report substantially different figures regarding their trade with each other. Empirical studies suggest that neither the US nor China can be solely blamed for this discrepancy. Previous empirical studies ...
  • Shaar, Karam; Baharumshah, Ahmad Zubaidi (2016)
    Econometric studies investigating the US-China trade have largely retrieved data from one side only, mainly the US. There is a considerable difference between what each partner claims to have actually traded with the other. ...
  • Krawczyk, Jacek B; Townsend, Wilbur (2015)
    Governments want to prevent high inequality while maintaining economic effi ciency. This paper investigates how an economy can satisfy both these constraints. We use the relative factor share as a proxy for inequality and ...
  • O'Keefe, Maximilien D.; Krawczyk, Jacek B. (2016)
    Motivated by Karacaoglu's treasury paper concerning the sustainability and equity of capital, as well as by Piketty's research suggesting that income inequality will increase if no action is taken to remedy it, we search ...
  • Kusuma, Aditya; Noy, Ilan; Jackson, Bethanna (2017)
    The potentially adverse effects of droughts on agricultural output are obvious. Indonesian rice farmers have no financial protection from climate risk via catastrophic weather risk transfer tools. Done well, a weather index ...
  • Park, Seonyoung; Shin, Donggyun (2020)
    Wages in the United States have become more volatile since the early 1970s. This paper quantitatively demonstrates that the welfare cost caused by this change is substantially overstated when heterogeneity in individual ...
  • Berka, Martin; Devereux, Michael B. (2011)
    We study a newly constructed panel data set of relative prices for a large number of consumer goods among 31 European countries over a 15 year period. The data set includes eurozone members both before and after the inception ...
  • duPont IV, William; Noy, Ilan (2012)
    The received wisdom is that the devastation wrought by the 1995 Kobe earthquake did not have any long‐term impact on the Japanese economy, nor much impact on Kobe itself. We re‐evaluate the evidence using a new methodology, ...
  • Chu, Yu-Wei Luke (2018)
    Past-month marijuana use among adolescents does not increase after the passage of medical marijuana laws in the U.S. It is crucial for future research to explore causal mechanisms affecting different types of marijuana ...
  • Chang, Chia-Ying (2012)
    In this paper, we examine the link of investment portfolio decisions of households and investment on international capital flows. I extend Bencivenga and Smith (1991)’s overlapping generation model to an open economy and ...
  • Becerra, Oscar; Cavallo, Eduardo; Noy, Ilan (2013)
    We describe the flows of aid after large catastrophic natural disasters by using the extensive record of bilateral aid flows, by aid sector, available through the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee. For each large ...
  • Filippova, Olga; Nguyen, Cuong; Noy, Ilan; Rehm, Michael (2019)
    Globally, the single-most observable, predictable, and certain impact of climate change is sea level rise. Using a case study from the Kapiti Coast District in New Zealand, we pose a simple question: Do people factor in ...
  • Shaar, Karam; Khaled, Mohammed (2017)
    This study suggests that testing the impact of exchange rate on trade should be done using high frequency data. Using different data frequencies for identical periods and specifications between the US and Canada, we show ...

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