Archive of NBER Digest -- 2000
The following summaries of NBER Working Papers have appeared in previous issues of the
December 2000 Issue
The New Economy in Historic Perspective
Does the Tax Code Influence CEO Compensation?
Hope Program Increases College Attendance, but also Widens Racial Gap
Explaining the Mysteries of International Trade
November 2000 Issue
Indemnity vs. HMO Plans: Why the Cost Difference?
College Financial Aid and Antitrust Action
Product Prices Link Business Cycles among Major Industrialized Countries
Foreign Direct Investment Changes Ownership, not Location
October 2000 Issue
Dramatic Rise in Teenage Smoking
Recent CPI Revisions
Federal Spending Brings No Extra Care
Open Equity Markets Raise Growth
September 2000 Issue
Mothers and Others: Who invests in Children's Health?
Tax Policy Does Not Explain Option Growth
Tunneling Directs Profits to Controlling Shareholders
Do Controls On Capital Inflows Work?
August 2000 Issue
Choice, Chance, and Wealth Dispersion at Retirement
Changing Patterns of Income and Happiness
Liability Law Changes Raise Medical Productivity
Sentencing for Homicides in the U.S.
July 2000 Issue
Marijuana Prices and Use
Taxes Discourage Mutual Fund Investors
High Income Taxpayers are More Responsive to Marginal Tax Rates
An Investment-Based Social Security System Can Benefit Low-Income Groups
June 2000 Issue
Individual Stocks Have Become More Volatile
Foreign-Born Teaching Assistants Impair Undergraduate Performance
International Differences in Investor Protection
The History of the U.S. as a Monetary Union
May 2000 Issue
Social Security Does Not Redistribute Income
Would Collective Action Clauses Raise Borrowing Costs?
The Effects of Repealing Prevailing Wage Laws
Schooling Spending Differences are not the Source of Income Inequality
April 2000 Issue
Aid to College Students Raises Attendance and Completion
Temporary Workers Raise Manufacturing Productivity Measure
On the Spread and Impact of Antidumping
Investor Protection Raises Company Share Values
March 2000 Issue
Employee Drug Testing is Effective
Many Households Are Underinsured
Crises Increased by Excessive Short-Term Debt
Hospital Competition Improves Quality and Lowers Cost
February 2000 Issue
Incentives Increase Work by Single Mothers
Social Security Reform Can Make Things Worse
Asian Crisis Hurt Banks Less than was Thought
Medicare Spending for the Very Old Outpaces All Other
January 2000 Issue
Poverty and Mistreatment of Children go Hand in Hand
What Determines Quality Health Care, and How can we Measure It?
Taxes on Wireless Services Burden the Economy
How Government Spending Slows Growth
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