February 14, 2017

CSSRR Economics/Health/Sociology–February 14, 2017

National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers: NBER has released the following working papers for the weeks of Feb. 13, 2017. Note: check your library for electronic availability.


New papers are: 23138-23168.

Health related: 23139, 23148, 23150, 23166.

Sociology related: 23144, 23159.

CSSRR Sociology–February 14, 2017

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State Demographic Center Report: “Greater Minnesota Refined & Revisited,” (January 2017, .pdf format, 68p.).




Department of Health Report: “Marriage And Divorce Statistics 1990-2015,” (January 2017, .pdf format, 27p.).




State Data Center Brief: “Exploring the Commonwealth’s Asian Population,” (January 2017, .pdf format, 4p.).


CSSRR Sociology–February 14, 2017

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Table of Contents: Check your library for print/electronic availability.

Journal of Social Work (Vol. 17, No. 2, March 2017).


CSSRR Health–February 14, 2017

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US Government Accountability Office Report: “Medicaid: CMS Needs Better Data to Monitor the Provision of and Spending on Personal Care Services,” (GAO-17-169, January 2017, .pdf format, 55p.).


CSSRR Economics/Sociology–February 14, 2017

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Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research Data Release: ICPSR announced the release of a new datasets on February 12, 2017. Note: Some ICPSR studies are available only to ICPSR member institutions. To find out whether your organization is a member, and whether or not it supports ICPSR Direct downloading, see:


The new releases are linked from:


Click on “New Releases through 2017-2-12” on the left side of the page.

CSSRR Economics–February 10, 2017

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Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Newsletter: Page One Economics (February, HTML and .pdf format, 7p.). The article in this issue is “Insurance: Managing Risk and Balancing Responsibility with Affordability,” by Kris Bertelsen.



US Small Business Administration, Office of Advocacy Brief, Report:

A. “Explaining The Emergence Of The Immigrant Entrepreneur,” by Daniel Wilmoth (January 2017, .pdf format, 10p.).


B. “2017 Small Business Profiles for the States and Territories,” (January 2017, .pdf format).


CSSRR Economics–February 14, 2017

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Bank for International Settlements Working Papers:


NEW: No. 610 “Global impact of US and euro area unconventional monetary policies: a comparison,” by Qianying Chen, Marco Jacopo Lombardi, Alex Ross and Feng Zhu.

No. 609 “Revisiting the commodity curse: a financial perspective,” by Enrique Alberola-Ila and Gianluca Benigno.


Center for Economic Studies/Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) [Munich, Bavaria, Germany]: CESifo has recently released several new working papers:


The new papers are numbered 6303-6327.


European Central Bank:


NEW: No. 2020 “High frequency trading and fragility,” by Giovanni Cespa and Xavier Vives.

No. 2019 “The impact of constrained monetary policy on fiscal multipliers on output and inflation,” by Tilman Bletzinger and Magdalena Lalik.

No. 2018 “Exchange rate prediction redux: new models, new data, new currencies,” by Yin-Wong Cheung, Menzie D. Chinn, Antonio Garcia Pascual, and Yi Zhang.

No. 2017 “Inside asset purchase programs: the effects of unconventional policy on banking competition,” by Michael Koetter, Natalia Podlich, and Michael Wedow.


International Monetary Fund: IMF has recently added new working papers. The papers are No. 17/22 to 17/33.



Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Economics Department Working Papers: Note: this is a .pdf format hyperlinked list of papers.


NEW: No. 1373 “Decoupling of wages from productivity,” by Cyrille Schwellnus, Andreas Kappeler, and Pierre-Alain Pionnier.

No. 1371 “Fostering inclusive growth in Malaysia,” by Stewart Nixon, Hidekatsu Asada, and Vincent Koen.

No. 1370 “Boosting productivity in Malaysia,” by Hidekatsu Asada, Stewart Nixon, and Vincent Koen.

No. 1369 “Malaysia’s economic success story and challenges,” by Vincent Koen, Hidekatsu Asada, Stewart Nixon, Habeeb Rahuman, M.R., and Mohd Arif, A.Z.

No. 1368 “Trends in productivity and sources of productivity growth in Slovenia,” by Urban Sila, Hermes Morgavi, and Jeanne Dall’Orso.

No. 1367 “Rebalancing Turkey’s growth by improving resource allocation and productivity in manufacturing,” by Aslihan Atabek, Dan Andrews, and Rauf Gonenç.

No. 1365 “Incentivising Lending to SMEs with the Funding for Lending Scheme,” by Olena Havrylchyk.


Working Papers: New Economic Papers (NEP)-ALL. The latest list of New Economic Papers is dated January 29, 2017.



World Bank Policy Research Programme: WBPR has recently released several new working papers. See the list at:


New papers are: WPS No. 7965-7966.

CSSRR Economics–February 14, 2017

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Banco Central Do Brasil:


NEW: 454 “Expected Currency Returns and Volatility Risk Premia,” by Jose Renato Haas Ornelas.

453 “Macroprudential Policy Transmission and Interaction with Fiscal and Monetary Policy in an Emerging Economy: a DSGE model for Brazil,” by Fabia A. de Carvalho and Marcos R. Castro.


Banco De Espana:


NEW: 1704 “Creating associations as a substitute for direct bank credit. Evidence from Belgium,” by Mikel Bedayo.

1703 “Dynamic panel data modelling using maximum likelihood: an alternative to Arellano-Bond,” by Enrique Moral-Benito, Paul Allison and Richard Williams.

1702 “Business cycle estimation with high-pass and band-pass local polynomial regression,” by Luis J. Álvarez.

1701 “Implicit public debt thresholds: an empirical exercise for the case of Spain,” by Javier Andres, Javier J. Perez and Juan A. Rojas.


Bank of Italy:

Occasional Papers:


NEW: No. 372 “Shadow banking out of the shadows: non-bank intermediation and the Italian regulatory framework,” by Carlo Gola, Marco Burroni, Francesco Columba, Antonio Ilari, Giorgio Nuzzo, and Onofrio Panzarino.

No. 371 “Firms’ financial fragility and credit allocation,” by Emilia Bonaccorsi di Patti and Paolo Finaldi Russo.

No. 370 “The IMF Safety Net and emerging markets’ sovereign spreads,” by Claudia Maurini.

No. 369 “Indicators of financial vulnerability: a household level study,” by Valentina Michelangeli and Cristiana Rampazzi.

No. 368 “Fifty years of household income and wealth surveys: history, methods and future prospects,” by Alberto Baffigi, Luigi Cannari, and Giovanni D’Alessio.

Working Paper:


NEW: No. 1095 “Household debt and income inequality: evidence from Italian survey data,” by David Loschiavo.

No. 1094 “The bank lending channel of conventional and unconventional monetary policy,” by Ugo Albertazzi, Andrea Nobili and Federico M. Signoretti.

No. 1093 “Structural transformation and allocation efficiency in China and India,” by Enrica Di Stefano and Daniela Marconi.

No. 1092 “Copula-based random effects models for clustered data,” by Santiago Pereda Fernández.

No. 1091 “Asymmetric information and the securitization of SME loans,” by Ugo Albertazzi, Margherita Bottero, Leonardo Gambacorta and Steven Ongena.


Bank of Japan:


NEW: 17-E-1 “Empirical Evidence on “Systemic as a Herd”: The Case of Japanese Regional Banks,” by Naohisa Hirakata, Yosuke Kido, and Jie Liang Thum.


Bank of Greece:


NEW: No. 219 “Non-performing loans in the euro area: are core-periphery banking markets fragmented?” by Dimitrios Anastasiou, Helen Louri and Mike Tsionas.

No. 218 “Insights on the Greek economy from the 3D macro model,” by Hiona Balfoussia and Dimitris Papageorgiou.

No. 217 “Alternatives to large VAR, VARMA and multivariate stochastic volatility models,” by Mike G. Tsionas.

No. 216 “Alternative Bayesian compression in Vector Autoregressions and related models,” by Mike G. Tsionas.

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