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March 6, 2017

CSSRR Economics–March 6, 2017

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 4:46 pm

United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research Working Papers: Note: Filter publications by checking “Working Papers” and selecting years as “2017”).

www.wider.unu.edu…

New papers:

46/2017 “Understanding intra-regional transport – Competition in road transportation between Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe,” by Thando Vilakazi and Anthea Paelo.

45/2017 “Extractive revenues and government spending – Short- versus long-term considerations,” by Frederick van der Ploeg and Anthony J. Venables.

44/2017 “Worker retraining and transfer payments – The political economy of social protection,” by Sanjay Jain.

43/2017 “‘Affordability’ and the political economy of social protection in contemporary Africa,” by Jeremy Seekings.

42/2017 “Review of social issues for large-scale land investment in Zambia,” by Giles Henley.

41/2017 “Approaches to supporting local and community development – The view from Zambia,” by Angel Mondoloka.

40/2017 “The development of a linked modelling framework for analysing the socioeconomic impacts of energy and climate policies in South Africa,” by Bruno Merven, Channing Arndt, and Harald Winkler.

39/2017 “Energy system and economy-wide implications of a rapid transition to decarbonized energy in South Africa,” by Tara Caetano and Bruno Merven.

38/2017 “Effect of non-farm work on agricultural productivity – Empirical evidence from northern Ghana,” by Benjamin Tetteh Anang.

37/2017 “Legal empowerment of the poor through property rights reform: Tensions and trade-offs of land registration and titling in sub-Saharan Africa,” by Catherine Boone.

36/2017 “Air transport in Africa – A portrait of capacity and competition in various market segments,” by Heinrich C. Bofinger.

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

documents.worldbank.org…

New papers are: WPS No. 7982-7996

CSSRR Economics–March 6, 2017

Filed under: E. Table of Contents,Economics — admin @ 4:44 pm

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

American Economic Review (Vol. 107, No. 3, March 2017).

www.aeaweb.org…

March 1, 2017

CSSRR Sociology–March 1, 2017

Filed under: S. Working Papers,Sociology — admin @ 5:12 pm

California Center for Population Research [University of California-Los Angeles] Working Paper: “Loss Aversion and Duration of Residence,” by Philip S. Morrison and William A. V. Clark (CCPR-2016-046, February 2017, .pdf format, 25p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

papers.cc…

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Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research Working Paper: “Fertility postponement could reduce child mortality: evidence from 228 demographic and health surveys covering 77 developing countries,” by Mikko Myrskyla and Kieron Barcla (WP-2017-005, February 2017, .pdf format, 39p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.demogr.mpg.de/en/projects_publications/publications_1904/mpidr_working_papers/fertility_postponement_could_reduce_child_mortality_evidence_from_228_demographic_and_health_5748.htm…

CSSRR Health–March 1, 2017

Filed under: H. Legislation Information,Health — admin @ 5:12 pm

US House Committee on Education and the Workforce Hearing Testimony: “Legislative Proposals to Improve Health Care Coverage and Provide Lower Costs for Families,” a hearing held March 1, 2017 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 2 hours 46 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 23:17 mark.

edworkforce.house.gov…

CSSRR Health–March 1, 2017

Filed under: H. NGO and Other Countries,Health — admin @ 5:11 pm

Botswana:

Statistics Botswana Report: “Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) 2011–2015,” (February 2017, .pdf format, 10p.).

www.statsbots.org…

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South Africa:

Statistics South Africa Report: “Mortality and causes of death in South Africa: Findings from death notification, 2015,” (P0309.3, February 2017, .pdf format, 132p.).

www.statssa.gov…

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World Health Organization:

European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies Report: “Malta: Health system review,” by Natasha Azzopardi-Muscat, Stefan Buttigieg, Neville Calleja, and Sherry Merkur (Health Systems in Transition Vol. 19, No. 1, 2017, .pdf format, 137p.).

www.eu…

CSSRR Health–March 1, 2017

Filed under: H. Tables of Contents,Health — admin @ 5:10 pm

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

Bulletin of the World Health Organization (Vol. 95, No. 3, March 2017).

www.who.int…

Global Public Health (Vol. 12, No. 4, 2017).

www.tandfonline.com…

Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health (Vol. 48, No. 4, December 2016).

www.guttmacher.org…

CSSRR Economics/Sociology–March 1, 2017

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics,S. Working Papers,Sociology — admin @ 5:09 pm

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany]: IZA has recently released several new working papers.

www.iza.org…

The new working papers are: 10541-10587.

Sociology related: 10543, 10560, 10569, 10586.

CSSRR Economics–March 1, 2017

Filed under: E. Working Papers,Economics — admin @ 5:08 pm

Center for Economic Studies [US Census Bureau] Working Paper: CES has announced the release of the following working paper.

ideas.repec.org…

NEW: 17-19 “Destructive Creation at Work: How Financial Distress Spurs Entrepreneurship,” by Tania Babina.

17-18 “Going Entrepreneurial? IPOs and New Firm Creation,” by Tania Babina, Paige Ouimet & Rebecca Zarutskie.

17-17 “Declining Dynamism, Allocative Efficiency, and the Productivity Slowdown,” by Ryan A. Decker, John Haltiwanger, Ron S. Jarmin & Javier Miranda.

17-16 “Bankruptcy Spillovers,” by Shai Bernstein, Emanuele Colonnelli, Xavier Giroud & Benjamin Iverson.

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

www.cesifo-group.de/ifoHome/publications/working-papers/CESifoWP.html…

The new papers are numbered 6358-6369.

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European Central Bank:

www.ecb.eu…

NEW: No. 2032 “Government guarantees and financial stability,” by Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti, Itay Goldstein, and Agnese Leonello.

No. 2031 “How robust is the result that the cost of “leaning against the wind” exceeds the benefit?” by Lars E.O. Svensson.

No. 2030 “Financial transaction taxes, market composition, and liquidity,” by Jean-Edouard Colliard and Peter Hoffmann.

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Levy Economics Institute (Bard College) Working Papers:

A. “Quality of Statistical Match of Household Budget Survey and SILC for Turkey,” by Ozlem Albayrak and Thomas Masterson (Working Paper No. 885, February 2017, .pdf format, 41p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.levyinstitute.org…

B. “Gendered Patterns of Time Use over the Life Cycle: Evidence from Turkey,” by Ebru Kongar and Emel Memis (Working Paper No. 884, February 2017, .pdf format, 36p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.levyinstitute.org…

C. “Fiscal Policy, Economic Growth and Innovation: An Empirical Analysis of G20 Countries,” by Horst Hanusch, Lekha S. Chakraborty, and Swati Khurana (Working Paper No. 883, February 2017, .pdf format, 15p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.levyinstitute.org…

CSSRR Economics–March 1, 2017

Filed under: E. NGO and Other Countries,Economics — admin @ 5:06 pm

International Monetary Fund Country Reports: The latest Country Reports (.pdf format) (17/42 to 17/43, 17/50 to 17/64).

NEW:

www.imf.org…

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UK:

Office for National Statistics Article: “Social protection: European comparisons of expenditure, 2007 to 2014,” (March 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 9p.).

www.ons.gov…

CSSRR Economics–March 1, 2017

Filed under: E. Table of Contents,Economics — admin @ 5:05 pm

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

Annals of Statistics (Vol. 45, No. 1, February 2017).

projecteuclid.org…

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d’économique (Vol. 50, No. 1, February 2017).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Economic Journal (Vol. 127, No. 600, March 2017).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

ILR Review (Vol. 70, No. 2, March 2017).

journals.sagepub.com…

Journal of Human Resources (Vol. 52, No. 1, Winter 2017).

jhr.uwpress.org…

Journal of Industrial Economics (Vol. 64, No. 4, December 2016).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Statistical Methodology (Series B) (Vol. 79, No. 2, March 2017).

rss.onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics) (Vol. 66, No. 3, March 2017).

rss.onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Quarterly Journal of Economics (Vol. 132, No. 1, February 2017).

academic.oup.com…

Review of Economics and Statistics (Vol. 99, No. 1, March 2017).

www.mitpressjournals.org…

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