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The American Economic Review is a general-interest economics journal. The journal is published quarterly and contains articles on a broad range of topics. Established in 1911, the AER is among the nation's oldest and most respected scholarly journals in the economics profession.

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Volume 104, Number 5, May 2014

Foreword

Foreword
pp. xi-xii(2)
Author: Nordhaus, William

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Editors' Introduction

Editor's Introduction
pp. xiii-xiii(1)
Author: Johnson, William R.

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Papers: Richard T. Ely Lecture

Retirement Security in an Aging Population
pp. 1-30(30)
Author: Poterba, James M.

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Papers: What's Natural? Key Macroeconomic Parameters After the Great Recession

Inflation Persistence, the NAIRU, and the Great Recession
pp. 31-36(6)
Author: Watson, Mark W.

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The Natural Rate of Interest and Its Usefulness for Monetary Policy
pp. 37-43(7)
Authors: Barsky, Robert; Justiniano, Alejandro; Melosi, Leonardo

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The Future of US Economic Growth
pp. 44-49(6)
Authors: Fernald, John G.; Jones, Charles I.

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Papers: Recessions and Recoveries

Recovery from Financial Crises: Evidence from 100 Episodes
pp. 50-55(6)
Authors: Reinhart, Carmen M.; Rogoff, Kenneth S.

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Why Has US Policy Uncertainty Risen Since 1960?
pp. 56-60(5)
Authors: Baker, Scott R.; Bloom, Nicholas; Canes-Wrone, Brandice; Davis, Steven J.; Rodden, Jonathan

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Papers: Is Neglect Benign? The Case of United States Housing Finance Policy

Housing Assignment with Restrictions: Theory and Evidence from Stanford University's Campus
pp. 67-72(6)
Authors: Landvoigt, Tim; Piazzesi, Monika; Schneider, Martin

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Why Is Housing Finance Still Stuck in Such a Primitive Stage?
pp. 73-76(4)
Author: Shiller, Robert J.

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The Mortgage Mess, the Press, and the Politics of Inattention
pp. 77-81(5)
Authors: Caplin, Andrew; Lowrance, Roy

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Papers: Sovereign Debt Crisis

Is It Too Late to Bail Out the Troubled Countries in the Eurozone?
pp. 88-93(6)
Authors: Conesa, Juan Carlos; Kehoe, Timothy J.

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Renegotiation Policies in Sovereign Defaults
pp. 94-100(7)
Authors: Arellano, Cristina; Bai, Yan

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Asset Bubbles and the Macroeconomy

Sovereign Debt Booms in Monetary Unions
pp. 101-106(6)
Authors: Aguiar, Mark; Amador, Manuel; Farhi, Emmanuel; Gopinath, Gita

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Papers: Perspectives on Consumption

The Distribution of Wealth and the MPC: Implications of New European Data
pp. 107-111(5)
Authors: Carroll, Christopher D.; Slacalek, Jiri; Tokuoka, Kiichi

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Measuring How Fiscal Shocks Affect Durable Spending in Recessions and Expansions
pp. 112-115(4)
Authors: Berger, David; Vavra, Joseph

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A Tale of Two Stimulus Payments: 2001 versus 2008
pp. 116-121(6)
Authors: Kaplan, Greg; Violante, Giovanni L.

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Papers: New Directions and Opportunities for Research on Consumption with the PSID

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Health, Human Capital, and Life Cycle Labor Supply
pp. 127-131(5)
Authors: Hokayem, Charles; Ziliak, James P.

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Estimates of Annual Consumption Expenditures and Its Major Components in the PSID in Comparison to the CE
pp. 132-135(4)
Authors: Andreski, Patricia; Li, Geng; Samancioglu, Mehmet Zahid; Schoeni, Robert

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The Intergenerational Correlation of Consumption Expenditures
pp. 136-140(5)
Authors: Charles, Kerwin Kofi; Danziger, Sheldon; Li, Geng; Schoeni, Robert

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Papers: Big Data in Macroeconomics: New Insights from Large Administrative Datasets

Is the United States Still a Land of Opportunity? Recent Trends in Intergenerational Mobility
pp. 141-147(7)
Authors: Chetty, Raj; Hendren, Nathaniel; Kline, Patrick; Saez, Emmanuel; Turner, Nicholas

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How Risky Are Recessions for Top Earners?
pp. 148-153(6)
Authors: Guvenen, Fatih; Kaplan, Greg; Song, Jae

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Year-End Tax Planning of Top Management: Evidence from High-Frequency Payroll Data
pp. 154-158(5)
Authors: Kreiner, Claus Thustrup; Leth-Petersen, Søren; Skov, Peer Ebbesen

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Papers: Macro Development with Micro Data

Macro-Perspective on Asset Grants Programs: Occupational and Wealth Mobility
pp. 159-164(6)
Authors: Buera, Francisco J.; Kaboski, Joseph P.; Yongseok

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Agricultural Productivity Differences across Countries
pp. 165-170(6)
Authors: Gollin, Douglas; Lagakos, David; Waugh, Michael E.

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The Aggregate Impact of Household Saving and Borrowing Constraints: Designing a Field Experiment in Uganda
pp. 171-176(6)
Authors: Kaboski, Joseph P.; Lipscomb, Molly; Midrigan, Virgiliu

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Papers: Theory and Measurement of Intangible Capital

A Reassessment of Real Business Cycle Theory
pp. 177-182(6)
Authors: McGrattan, Ellen R.; Prescott, Edward C.

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Papers: Macro Development with Micro Data

Can Intangible Capital Explain Cyclical Movements in the Labor Wedge?
pp. 183-188(6)
Authors: Gourio, François; Rudanko, Leena

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The Value and Ownership of Intangible Capital
pp. 189-194(6)
Authors: Eisfeldt, Andrea L.; Papanikolaou, Dimitris

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Papers: Econometrics: Identification and Structural Estimation

Weak Identification in Maximum Likelihood: A Question of Information
pp. 195-199(5)
Authors: Andrews, Isaiah; Mikusheva, Anna

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Physician Payment Reform and Hospital Referrals
pp. 200-205(6)
Authors: Ho, Kate; Pakes, Ariel

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Estimation of an Education Production Function under Random Assignment with Selection
pp. 206-211(6)
Authors: Choi, Eleanor Jawon; Moon, Hyungsik Roger; Ridder, Geert

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Papers: Macroeconomic Impact of Population Aging

The Determinants of the Macroeconomic Implications of Aging
pp. 218-223(6)
Author: Sheiner, Louise

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Aging in Europe: Reforms, International Diversification, and Behavioral Reactions
pp. 224-229(6)
Authors: Börsch-Supan, Axel; Härtl, Klaus; Ludwig, Alexander

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Papers: Innovation, Labor, and Wealth

Disparities in Wealth Accumulation and Loss from the Great Recession and Beyond
pp. 240-244(5)
Authors: McKernan, Signe-Mary; Ratcliffe, Caroline; Steuerle, Eugene; Zhang, Sisi

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Entrepreneurial Innovation: Killer Apps in the iPhone Ecosystem
pp. 255-259(5)
Authors: Yin, Pai-Ling; Davis, Jason P.; Muzyrya, Yulia

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Papers: Developing Country Lessons for Advanced Economy Growth

Learning From the Doers: Developing Country Lessons for Advanced Economy Growth
pp. 260-265(6)
Authors: Chari, Anusha; Henry, Peter Blair

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Forty Years of Leverage: What Have We Learned About Sovereign Debt?
pp. 266-271(6)
Authors: Boone, Peter; Johnson, Simon

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Papers: The Demand for Insurance in Developing Countries

Rainfall Forecasts, Weather, and Wages over the Agricultural Production Cycle
pp. 278-283(6)
Authors: Rosenzweig, Mark R.; Udry, Christopher

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Dynamics of Demand for Index Insurance: Evidence from a Long-Run Field Experiment
pp. 284-290(7)
Authors: Cole, Shawn; Stein, Daniel; Tobacman, Jeremy

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Bundling Health Insurance and Microfinance in India: There Cannot be Adverse Selection if There Is No Demand
pp. 291-297(7)
Authors: Banerjee, Abhijit; Duflo, Esther; Hornbeck, Richard

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Papers: Gains from Trade When Firms Matter

Together at Last: Trade Costs, Demand Structure, and Welfare
pp. 298-303(6)
Authors: Mrázová, Monika; Neary, J. Peter

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Monopolistic Competition and Optimum Product Selection
pp. 304-309(6)
Authors: Nocco, Antonella; Ottaviano, Gianmarco I. P.; Salto, Matteo

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Welfare and Trade without Pareto
pp. 310-316(7)
Authors: Head, Keith; Mayer, Thierry; Thoenig, Mathias

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Missing Gains from Trade?
pp. 317-321(5)
Authors: Melitz, Marc J.; Redding, Stephen J.

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Papers: The Impact of Health Insurance Expansions on Other Social Safety Net Programs

The Impact of Medicaid on Labor Market Activity and Program Participation: Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment
pp. 322-328(7)
Authors: Baicker, Katherine; Finkelstein, Amy; Song, Jae; Taubman, Sarah

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Disability Insurance and Health Insurance Reform: Evidence from Massachusetts
pp. 329-335(7)
Authors: Maestas, Nicole; Mullen, Kathleen J.; Strand, Alexander

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The Accelerated Benefits Demonstration: Impacts on the Employment of Disability Insurance Beneficiaries
pp. 336-341(6)
Authors: Bailey, Michelle Stegman; Weathers II, Robert R.

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Papers: Marriage, Divorce, and Female Labor Force Participation

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Marry Your Like: Assortative Mating and Income Inequality
pp. 348-353(6)
Authors: Greenwood, Jeremy; Guner, Nezih; Kocharkov, Georgi; Santos, Cezar

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Labor Supply and Household Dynamics
pp. 354-359(6)
Authors: Mazzocco, Maurizio; Ruiz, Claudia; Yamaguchi, Shintaro

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Papers: Gender: The Economics of Gender

The Myth of Immigrant Women as Secondary Workers: Evidence from Canada
pp. 360-364(5)
Authors: Adserà, Alícia; Ferrer, Ana M.

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Are Female Supervisors More Female-Friendly?
pp. 370-375(6)
Authors: Bednar, Steven; Gicheva, Dora

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Race and Marriage in the Labor Market: A Discrimination Correspondence Study in a Developing Country
pp. 376-380(5)
Authors: Arceo-Gomez, Eva O.; Campos-Vazquez, Raymundo M.

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Papers: Inequality in the Future

The Declining Fortunes of the Young Since 2000
pp. 381-386(6)
Authors: Beaudry, Paul; Green, David A.; Sand, Benjamin M.

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Trends in Earnings Differentials across College Majors and the Changing Task Composition of Jobs
pp. 387-393(7)
Authors: Altonji, Joseph G.; Kahn, Lisa B.; Speer, Jamin D.

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Return of the Solow Paradox? IT, Productivity, and Employment in US Manufacturing
pp. 394-399(6)
Authors: Acemoglu, Daron; Autor, David; Dorn, David; Hanson, Gordon H.; Price, Brendan

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Papers: Policy Interventions and Educational Outcomes

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Papers: Frontiers of Market Design

Implementation Details for Frequent Batch Auctions: Slowing Down Markets to the Blink of an Eye
pp. 418-424(7)
Authors: Budish, Eric; Cramton, Peter; Shim, John

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Getting More Organs for Transplantation
pp. 425-430(6)
Authors: Kessler, Judd B.; Roth, Alvin E.

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Mechanism Design in Large Games: Incentives and Privacy
pp. 431-435(5)
Authors: Kearns, Michael; Pai, Mallesh M.; Roth, Aaron; Ullman, Jonathan

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Investment Incentives in Labor Market Matching
pp. 436-441(6)
Authors: Hatfield, John William; Kojima, Fuhito; Kominers, Scott Duke

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Papers: Market Design for Auction Markets

The VCG Auction in Theory and Practice
pp. 442-445(4)
Authors: Varian, Hal R.; Harris, Christopher

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Market Design and the Evolution of the Combinatorial Clock Auction
pp. 446-451(6)
Authors: Ausubel, Lawrence M.; Baranov, Oleg V.

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The Continuous Combinatorial Auction Architecture
pp. 452-456(5)
Authors: Plott, Charles. R.; Lee, Hsing-Yang; Maron, Travis

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Papers: Theory of Persuasion

Costly Persuasion
pp. 457-462(6)
Authors: Gentzkow, Matthew; Kamenica, Emir

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How Sharing Information Can Garble Experts' Advice
pp. 463-468(6)
Authors: Elliott, Matthew; Golub, Benjamin; Kirilenko, Andrei

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Interim Bayesian Persuasion: First Steps
pp. 469-474(6)
Author: Perez-Richet, Eduardo

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Papers: Economics of the Internet and Mobile Computing

Mobile Computing: The Next Platform Rivalry
pp. 475-480(6)
Authors: Bresnahan, Timothy; Greenstein, Shane

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Growth, Adoption, and Use of Mobile E-Commerce
pp. 489-494(6)
Authors: Einav, Liran; Levin, Jonathan; Popov, Igor; Sundaresan, Neel

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Papers: Neuroeconomics of Stochastic Choice

Stochastic Choice: An Optimizing Neuroeconomic Model
pp. 495-500(6)
Author: Woodford, Michael

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Benefits of Neuroeconomic Modeling: New Policy Interventions and Predictors of Preference
pp. 501-506(6)
Authors: Krajbich, Ian; Oud, Bastiaan; Fehr, Ernst

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Rational Attention and Adaptive Coding: A Puzzle and a Solution
pp. 507-513(7)
Authors: Padoa-Schioppa, Camillo; Rustichini, Aldo

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Papers: Economics Education in the Digital Age: The Implications of Online Technologies and MOOCs

(Dis)Organization and Success in an Economics MOOC
pp. 514-518(5)
Authors: Banerjee, Abhijit V.; Duflo, Esther

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The Industrial Organization of Online Education
pp. 519-522(4)
Authors: Cowen, Tyler; Tabarrok, Alex

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Equalizing Superstars: The Internet and the Democratization of Education
pp. 523-527(5)
Authors: Acemoglu, Daron; Laibson, David; List, John A.

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Papers: Discounting for the Long Run

Discounting and Growth
pp. 534-537(4)
Author: Gollier, Christian

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Declining Discount Rates
pp. 538-543(6)
Authors: Cropper, Maureen L.; Freeman, Mark C.; Groom, Ben; Pizer, William A.

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Fat Tails and the Social Cost of Carbon
pp. 544-546(3)
Author: Weitzman, Martin L.

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Papers: Climate Change Policy After Kyoto

Selected International Aspects of Carbon Taxation
pp. 552-556(5)
Author: McLure, Jr., Charles E.

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The Costs and Consequences of Clean Air Act Regulation of CO2 from Power Plants
pp. 557-562(6)
Authors: Burtraw, Dallas; Linn, Josh; Palmer, Karen; Paul, Anthony

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Tax Policy Issues in Designing a Carbon Tax
pp. 563-568(6)
Authors: Marron, Donald B.; Toder, Eric T.

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How Effective are US Renewable Energy Subsidies in Cutting Greenhouse Gases?
pp. 569-574(6)
Authors: Murray, Brian C.; Cropper, Maureen L.; de la Chesnaye, Francisco C.; Reilly, John M.

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Papers: Energy in the Developing World

Powering up China: Income Distributions and Residential Electricity Consumption
pp. 575-580(6)
Authors: Auffhammer, Maximilian; Wolfram, Catherine D.

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The Economic Cost of Global Fuel Subsidies
pp. 581-585(5)
Author: Davis, Lucas W.

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Why Are Power Plants in India Less Efficient than Power Plants in the United States?
pp. 586-590(5)
Authors: Chan, Hei Sing Ron; Cropper, Maureen L.; Malik, Kabir

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Minutes of the Annual Business Meeting Philadelphia, PA January 4, 2014

Report of the Secretary

Report of the Secretary
pp. 595-598(4)

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Report of the Treasurer

Report of the Treasurer
pp. 599-602(4)

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American Economic Association Universal Academic Questionnaire Summary Statistics

List of Online Reports

List of Online Reports
pp. 608-608(1)

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Minutes of the Meeting of the Executive Committee Chicago, IL April 12, 2013

Minutes of the Meeting of the Executive Committee Philadelphia, PA January 2, 2014

American Economic Review

American Economic Review
pp. 621-631(11)

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Journal of Economic Literature

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Journal of Economic Perspectives

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American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

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American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

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American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics

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American Economic Journal: Microeconomics

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Job Openings for Economists

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Committee on Economic Education

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Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession

Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession

American Economic Association Committee on Statistics

Committee on Government Relations

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