Archive of NBER Digest -- 2013
December 2013 Issue Full issue available as PDF
Star Scientists Are Attracted by State Incentives for Innovation
What Explains Recent Changes in SNAP Enrollment?
How Did the Miller-Coors Merger Affect the U.S. Beer Industry?
How do Students Respond to Performance-Based Scholarships?
CEO Investment Cycles
Longer, Healthier Lives
Stock Price Reactions to Index Inclusion
Immigrants and Local Labor Markets
Weather Forecasts, Expected Profitability, and Farmer Behavior
Intergenerational Transmission of Welfare Dependency
The Employment Effects of Changes in Public Health Insurance
Finding New Ways to Encourage Educational Attainment
Employment Dynamics and Business Cycles
Changing Patterns in the Assimilation of Immigrants
Juvenile Incarceration and Later Criminal Activity
Evidence from a Chinese Experiment on Working from Home
The Spillover Effects of Medicare Managed Care
How Pro-poor Growth Affects the Demand for Energy
Do Acquisitions Relieve Target Firms' Financial Constraints?
Hospital Mergers, Patient Demand, and the Price of Care
Exporting and Plant-Level Efficiency Gains
Vehicle Scrappage and Gasoline Policy
Exposure to Interest Rate Risk and the Transmission of Monetary Policy
House Prices, Collateral, and Start-Up Businesses
Trade, Technology, and the Labor Market
The Impacts of Public Transit on Traffic
Location Choices of Foreign-Born Ph.D.s
Limited Partner Performance and the Maturing of the Private Equity Industry
Real Estate Speculation and American History
Gasoline Taxation and Air Pollution
Which News Moves Stock Prices?
Female Labor Supply in the United States
Health Information Technology and Patient Outcomes
Nominal Exchange Rates and Inflation Indexed Bond Yields
Reallocation and Technology
Gasoline Prices, Fuel Economy, and the Energy Paradox
Labor Market Mobility in "Idea Space"
The Hidden Supply of High-Achieving, Low Income Students
Did the Community Reinvestment Act Lead to Risky Lending?
Disagreement and Asset Prices
The Federal Reserve, Emerging Markets, and Capital Controls
Higher Education, Merit-Based Scholarships, and Post-Baccalaureate Migration
The Asset Price Meltdown and the Wealth of the Middle Class
Macroeconomic Performance during Commodity Price Booms and Busts
Property Rights Gaps and CDS
Changes in Smoking and Obesity Affect Future Life Expectancy
Experimental Evidence from Energy Conservation Programs
Dynamic Aspects of Family Transfers
Emissions, Electric Cars, and Other Pollution-Control Policies
African Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints
Pharmacy and the Evolution of a Family-Friendly Occupation
Environmental Regulation and the Competitiveness of U.S. Manufacturing
Endowment Shocks and Charitable Donations to Higher Education
Land and House Price Measurement in China
Recessions, Older Workers, and Longevity
Dependent Coverage Eligibility and the Health Insurance Status of Young Adults
Public Procurement and the Private Supply of Green Buildings
Does Health Information Technology Reduce Costs?
"Cognitive Fatigue" and Task Performance
Parsing the Evidence of the Financial Crisis 2007-9