February 23, 2017

CSSRR Health–February 23, 2017

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US National Center for Health Statistics Report: “Trends and Variations in Reproduction and Intrinsic Rates: United States, 1990–2014,” by Brady E. Hamilton and Sharon E. Kirmeyer (National Vital Statistics Report, Vol. 66, No. 2, February 2017, .pdf format, 13p.).


CSSRR Health–February 23, 2017

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Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical: EBRI Notes (Vol. 38, No. 3, February 2017, .pdf format, 12p.). Note: The article in this issue is “Health Experts Consider a Post-ACA World,” by Stephen Blakely.



Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs:

A. “Understanding the Intersection of Medicaid and Work,” by Rachel Garfield, Robin Rudowitz, and Anthony Damico (February 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 5p.).


B. “Pre-ACA Market Practices Provide Lessons for ACA Replacement Approaches,” by Gary Claxton, Larry Levitt, and Karen Pollitz (February 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 12p.).


C. “The Effects of Medicaid Expansion under the ACA: Updated Findings from a Literature Review,” by Larisa Antonisse, Rachel Garfield, Robin Rudowitz, and Samantha Artiga (February 2017, .pdf and HTML format, p.).


CSSRR Economics–February 23, 2017

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US Bureau of Economic Analysis Periodical: Survey of Current Business (Vol. 97, No. 2, February 2017, .pdf format).



US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service Reports:

A. “The Influence of Income and Prices on Global Dietary Patterns by Country, Age, and Gender,” by Andrew Muhammad, Anna D’Souza, Birgit Meade, Renata Micha, and Dariush Mozaffarian (Economic Research Report No. (ERR-225), February 2017, .pdf format, 46p.).


B. “Farm Household Income Volatility: An Analysis Using Panel Data From a National Survey,” by Nigel Key, Daniel Prager, and Christopher Burns (Economic Research Report No. (ERR-226), February 2017, .pdf format, 49p.).


CSSRR Economics–February 23, 2017

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Bank for International Settlements Working Papers:


NEW: No. 611 “The effects of tax on bank liability structure,” by Leonardo Gambacorta, Giacomo Ricotti, Suresh Sundaresan and Zhenyu Wang.


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 6338-6347.


European Central Bank:


NEW: No. 2025 “Optimizing policymakers’ loss functions in crisis prediction: before, within or after?” by Peter Sarlin and Gregor von Schweinitz.

No. 2024 “Global inflation: the role of food, housing and energy prices,” by Miles Parker.

No. 2023 “Starting from a blank page? Semantic similarity in central bank communication and market volatility,” by Michael Ehrmann and Jonathan Talmi.

No. 2022 “The role of counterparty risk and asymmetric information in the interbank market,” by Giuseppe Cappelletti and Giovanni Guazzarotti.

No. 2021 “The effect of public investment in Europe: a model-based assessment,” by Jasper de Jong, Marien Ferdinandusse, Josip Funda, and Igor Vetlov.


International Monetary Fund: IMF has recently added new working papers. The papers are No. 17/34 to 17/39.



Working Papers: New Economic Papers (NEP)-ALL. The latest list of New Economic Papers is dated February 12, 2017.


February 5, 2017:



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


New papers are: WPS No. 7975-7981.

CSSRR Economics–February 23, 2017

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Federal Reserve Banks:

Federal Reserve Board Finance and Economic Discussion Series:


NEW: 2017-019 “Declining Dynamism, Allocative Efficiency, and the Productivity Slowdown,” by Ryan A. Decker, John Haltiwanger, Ron S. Jarmin, and Javier Miranda.

2017-018 “Macroeconomic Forecasting in Times of Crises,” by Pablo Guerrón-Quintana and Molin Zhong.

2017-017 “Lining Up: Survey and Administrative Data Estimates of Wealth Concentration,” by Arthur B. Kennickell.

2017-016 “ICT Asset Prices: Marshaling Evidence into New Measures,” by David Byrne and Carol Corrado.

2017-015 “ICT Prices and ICT Services: What do they tell us about Productivity and Technology?” by David Byrne and Carol Corrado.

2017-014 “Inter-firm Relationships and Asset Prices,” by Carlos Ramírez.

2017-013 “To Build or to Buy? The Role of Local Information in Credit Market Development,” by Teng Wang.


District 2: Federal Reserve Bank of New York (New York):


NEW: No. 808 “The Behavior of Uncertainty and Disagreement, and their Roles in Economic Prediction: A Panel Analysis,” by Robert Rich and Joseph Tracy.

No. 807 “The Long-Term Financial and Socioeconomic Consequences of Hurricane Katrina,” by Zachary Bleemer and Wilbert van der Klaau.


District 8: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Missouri):


NEW: Working Paper 2017-004A “International Trade and Intertemporal Substitution,” by Fernando Leibovici and Michael E. Waugh.

Working Paper 2017-003A “Aiyagari Meets Ramsey: Optimal Capital Taxation with Incomplete Markets,” by Yunmin Chen, YiLi Chien, and C.C. Yang.


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

Staff Reports:


NEW: Staff Report 544 “Firm Entry and Exit and Aggregate Growth,” by Jose Asturias, Sewon Hur, Timothy J. Kehoe, and Kim J. Ruhl.

Staff Report 543 “Fiscal Unions Redux,” by Patrick J. Kehoe and Elena Pastorino.


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

Globalization Institute Working Papers:


NEW: No. 305 “The Exchange Rate Effects of Macro News after the Global Financial Crisis,” by Yin-Wong Cheung, Rasmus Fatum and Yohei Yamamoto.


District 12: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (California):


NEW: Working Paper 2017-05 “Generalized Matching Functions and Resource Utilization Indices for the Labor Market,” by Andreas Hornstein and Marianna Kudlyak.

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