The NBER Reporter 2008 Number 1: Books

The following two volumes may be ordered from the University of Chicago Press Journals Division, P.O. Box 37005, Chicago, IL 60637. Via email, write to:

Innovation Policy and the Economy

Innovation Policy and the Economy, Volume 8, edited by Adam B. Jaffe, Josh Lerner, and Scott Stern, is now available for $58.00. This volume, part of an annual series that previously had been published by the MIT Press, includes papers presented at a Washington DC-area conference on: the impediments to academic biomedical research; commercializing university innovations; neutrality in Internet access; and patent policy.

All three editors are NBER Research Associates in the Program on Productivity. Jaffe is the Fred C. Hecht Professor in Economics and Dean of Arts and Sciences at Brandeis University; Lerner is the Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking at Harvard Business School; and Stern is Associate Professor of Management and Strategy at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2007

NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2007, Volume 22, edited by Daron Acemoglu, Kenneth Rogoff, and Michael Woodford is now available. The clothbound price is $90.00.

This volume, also part of an annual series that previously had been published by the MIT Press, includes papers presented at a conference in Cambridge. The book covers such topics as: exchange rate models; the implications of credit market frictions; and, the role of cyclical entry of new firms and products on the nature of business cycle fluctuations.

All three editors are Research Associates in the NBER's Program on Economic Fluctuations and Growth. Acemoglu is the Charles P. Kindleberger Professor of Applied Economics at MIT. Rogoff is the Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Woodford is the John Bates Clark Professor of Political Economy at Columbia University.

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Financial Markets Volatility and Performance in Emerging Markets

Financial Markets Volatility and Performance in Emerging Markets, edited by Sebastian Edwards and Marcio G.P. Garcia, is available from the University of Chicago Press this spring. This NBER Conference Report is priced at $75.

Financial Markets Volatility and Performance in Emerging Markets addresses the delicate balance between capital mobility abd capita; controls within the complex world of private investors, hedge funds, large corporations, and international institutions such as the International Monetary Fund. This volume includes detailed analysys cross-national comparisons of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Korea, and other countries. It will add to economists' and policymakers' understanding of the effectiveness of restrictions on capital mobility in the some of the world's most fragile economies.

Edwars is Research Associate in the NBER's Programs in International Finance and Macroeconomics and International Trade and Investment. He is also the henry Ford II Professor of International Business Economics at the Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles(UCLA). Garcia is an Associate Professor of Economics at Pontificia Universidade Catolica in Rio de Janeiro.

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