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Assessing the Emerging Global Financial Architecture: Measuring the Trilemma’s Configurations over Time
The authors develop a methodology to characterize in an intuitive manner the choices countries have made with respect to the trilemma during the post Bretton-Woods period.
New Estimates of Public Employment and Training Program Net Impacts: A Nonexperimental Evaluation of the Workforce Investment Act Program
Two federal job training programs for adults lead to higher wages in the long run. People with poor work histories who enrolled in training through the Workforce Investment Act's Adult Program initially had lower wages, ...
Work and Earnings of Low-Skill Women: Do Survey Response and Administrative Records Provide Consistent Information?
The authors find substantial differences in mean earnings and mean employment rates between survey data and Unemployment Insurance data.
Health Inequality between Black and White Women
The authors examine the inequality in health status between black and white women and to explore the extent to which such differences are associated with observed dissimilarities in characteristics such as insurance ...
Three Current Account Balances: A "Semi-Structuralist" Interpretation
Three large current account imbalances the U.S. deficit and the two surpluses in Japan and in the euro area are subjected to a minimalist structural interpretation. This simple interpretation enables us to assess how ...
Challenges of the New Regulation
The author examines new methods of environmental regulation that seek to reform the traditional "command and control."
What Matters for Financial Development? Capital Controls, Institutions, and Interactions
The authors examine links between capital account liberalization, legal and institutional development and financial development. They explore financial opening and equity market development, whether opening the goods ...
Social Europe and Experimental Governance: Towards a New Constitutional Compromise?
This paper examines the normative and empirical debates surrounding the use of the Open Method of Coordination in European social policy. The Open Method of Coordination is an experimental approach to European Union ...
Beyond Access: Explaining Socioeconomic Differences in College Transfer
The authors find that college students from less educated families are more likely to transfer from four-year schools to community colleges partly because of lower levels of academic performance during freshman year.