February 10, 2017

CSSRR Sociology–February 10, 2017

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Demographic Research Articles:

A. “The quality of periodic fertility measures in EU-SILC,” by Angela Greulich and Aurelien Dasre (Vol. 36, Article 17, February 2017, .pdf format, p. 525-556).


B. “Domestic division of labour and fertility preference in China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan,” by Man-Yee Kan and Ekaterina Hertog (Vol. 36, Article 18, February 2017, .pdf format, p. 557-588).


CSSRR Sociology–February 10, 2017

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Bosnia and Herzegovina:

Agency for Statistics Bulletin: “Culture and Art 2015,” (TB 09, February 2017, .pdf format, 55p.).




National Records of Scotland Report: “Household Projections for Scotland, 2014-based,” (January 2017, .pdf format, 73p.).


CSSRR Health–February 10, 2017

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Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: The latest issue of MMWR, Vol. 66, No. 5, February 10, 2017 (HTML and .pdf formats available from the US Centers for Disease Control site). Note: To access this issue in the future, simply click on “Weekly Report” and then “Past Volumes” on the left side of the page.


CSSRR Economics–February 10, 2017

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Institute on Assets and Social Policy [Brandeis University] Report: “The Asset Value of Whiteness: Understanding the Racial Wealth Gap,” by Amy Traub, Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede, & Tom Shapiro (February 2017, .pdf format, 17p.).


CSSRR Economics–February 10, 2017

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Federal Reserve Banks:

Federal Reserve Board Finance and Economic Discussion Series:


NEW: 2017-012 “Does Knowledge Protection Benefit Shareholders? Evidence from Stock Market Reaction and Firm Investment in Knowledge Assets,” by Buhui Qiu and Teng Wang.

2017-011 “The (Unintended?) Consequences of the Largest Liquidity Injection Ever,” by Matteo Crosignani, Miguel Faria-e-Castro, and Luís Fonseca.


District 1: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Massachusetts):

“Working Papers”


NEW: Working Paper No. 16-24 “Did Life Insurers Benefit from TARP or Regulatory Forbearance during the Financial Crisis of 2008–2009?” by Michelle L. Barnes.

Working Paper No. 16-23 “Negative Interest Rates and the Investment Decision,” by Anat Bracha.


District 3: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):


NEW: 17-04 “Optimal Domestic (and External) Sovereign Default,” by Pablo D’Erasmo and Enrique G. Mendoza.

17-03 “Natural Amenities, Neighborhood Dynamics, and Persistence in the Spatial Distribution of Income,” by Sanghoon Lee and Jeffrey Lin.


District 5: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (Virginia):


NEW: No. 17-04 “Rethinking Detroit,” by Raymond E. Owens, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg and Pierre-Daniel G. Sarte.

No. 17-03 “Health, Health Insurance, and Retirement: A Survey,” by Eric French and John Bailey Jones.


District 7: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Illinois): Note: In the search box, run a search on “Series” for “Working Papers”.


NEW: Working Paper No. 2017-04 “Worker Betas: Five Facts About Systematic Earnings Risk,” by Fatih Guvenen, Sam Schulhofer-Wohl, Jae Song, and Motohiro Yogo.


District 9: Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Minnesota):

Staff Reports:


NEW: Staff Report 542 “The Impact of Brexit on Foreign Investment and Production,” by Ellen R. McGrattan and Andrea Waddle.

Working Papers:


NEW: Working Paper 737 “International Evidence on Long-Run Money Demand,” by Luca Benati, Robert E. Lucas, Jr., Juan Pablo Nicolini, and Warren E. Weber.

Working Paper 738 “Online Appendix for: International Evidence on Long-Run Money Demand,” by Luca Benati, Robert E. Lucas, Jr., Juan Pablo Nicolini, and Warren E. Weber.


District 11: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (Texas):

Working Papers:


NEW: 1703 “How Taxes and Required Returns Drove Commercial Real Estate Valuations over the Past Four Decades,” by John V. Duca, Patric H. Hendershott and David C. Ling.

1702 “Macroeconomic Uncertainty Through the Lens of Professional Forecasters,” by Soojin Jo and Rodrigo Sekkel.

Globalization Institute Working Papers:


NEW: No. 304 “Do Sovereign Wealth Funds Dampen the Negative Effects of Commodity Price Volatility?” by Kamiar Mohaddes and Mehdi Raissi.

CSSRR Economics–February 10, 2017

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Bank of Canada:

Working Papers:


NEW: Staff Working Paper 2017-3 “Price-Level Dispersion versus Inflation-Rate Dispersion: Evidence from Three Countries,” by David Fielding, Christopher Hajzler, and James MacGee.

Staff Working Paper 2017-2 “A Dynamic Factor Model for Nowcasting Canadian GDP Growth,” by Tony Chernis and Rodrigo Sekkel.

Staff Working Paper 2017-1 “Terms-of-Trade and House Price Fluctuations: A Cross-Country Study,” by Paul Corrigan.

Discussion Papers:


NEW: Staff Discussion Paper 2017-3 “Repo Market Functioning when the Interest Rate Is Low or Negative,” by Jean-Sebastien Fontaine, James Hately, and Adrian Walton.

Staff Discussion Paper 2017-2 “Global Real Activity for Canadian Exports: GRACE,” by Andre Binette, Tony Chernis, and Daniel de Munnik.

Staff Discussion Paper 2017-1 “An Improved Equation for Predicting Canadian Non-Commodity Exports,” by Patrick Alexander, Jean-Philippe Cayen, Alex Proulx.


Bank of England:


NEW: Staff Working Paper No. 646 “What drives business investment in the United Kingdom? Results from a firm-level VAR approach,” by Marko Melolinna.

Staff Working Paper No. 645 “The consumption response to positive and negative income changes,” by Philip Bunn, Jeanne Le Roux, Kate Reinold and Paolo Surico.

Staff Working Paper No. 644 “Foreign booms, domestic busts: the global dimension of banking crises,” by Ambrogio Cesa-Bianchi, Fernando Eguren Martin and Gregory Thwaites.

Staff Working Paper No. 643 “Market liquidity, closeout procedures and initial margin for CCPs,” by Fernando Cerezetti, Anannit Sumawong, Ujwal Shreyas and Emmanouil Karimalis.

Staff Working Paper No. 642 “Identifying contagion in a banking network,” by Alan Morrison, Michalis Vasios, Mungo Wilson and Filip Zikes.

Staff Working Paper No. 641 “Scalable games: modelling games of incomplete information,” by Peter Eccles and Nora Wegner.

Staff Working Paper No. 640 “A discrete choice model for large heterogeneous panels with interactive fixed effects with an application to the determinants of corporate bond issuance,” by Lena Boneva and Oliver Linton.

Staff Working Paper No. 639 “Specialisation in mortgage risk under Basel II,” by Matteo Benetton, Peter Eckley, Nicola Garbarino, Liam Kirwin and Georgia Latsi.


Banque de France:



NEW: 621 “Pandemic crises in financial systems: a simulation-model to complement stress-testing frameworks,” by Julien Idier and Thibaut Piquard.

620 “”Insight from a Time-Varying VAR Model with Stochastic Volatility of the French Housing and Credit Markets,” by Sanvi Avouyi-Dovi, Claire Labonne, Rémy Lecat and Simon Ray.

619 “Subjective Interest Rate Uncertainty and the Macroeconomy: A Cross-country Analysis,” by Klodiana Istrefi and Sarah Mouabbi.

618 “Economic Crises and the Eligibility for the Lender of Last Resort: Evidence from 19th century France,” by Vincent Bignon and Clemens Jobst.


Banque Nationale Suisse/Swiss National Bank:


NEW: 2/2017 “Mixed-frequency models for tracking short-term economic developments in Switzerland,” by Alain Galli, Christian Hepenstrick and Rolf Scheufele..

1/2017 “The Balassa-Samuelson Effect Reversed: New Evidence from OECD Countries,” by Matthias Gubler and Christoph Sax.

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