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  • Openness, Central Wage Bargaining, and Inflation 

    Daniels, Joseph P.; Nourzad, Farrokh; VanHoose, David D. (2005-08-13)
    This paper develops a model of an open economy containing both sectors in which wages are market-determined and sectors with wage-setting arrangements. A portion of the latter group of sectors coordinate their wages, ...
  • Openness, the Sacrifice Ratio, and Inflation: Is there a Puzzle? 

    Daniels, Joseph P.; VanHoose, David D. (2005-08-13)
    The standard time-inconsistency-based explanation for the negative correlation between openness and inflation requires an inverse relationship between the sacrifice ratio and openness, but Daniels et al. (forthcoming) ...
  • Pharmaceuticals, Prescription Plans, and Promoting Progress 

    Grinols, Earl L.; Henderson, James W. (2005-08-13)
    Monopoly response to buyers who pay fraction c of the product cost is to raise the buyer price for the initial quantity q0 from p0 to 1/c p0, and adjust to a different price and quantity only if profits are thereby raised ...
  • Religious Freedom and State Religion in an Interational Panel 

    Gwin, Carl R.; North, Charles M. (2005-08-13)
    This paper explores the determinants and implications of church-state relationships. A theoretical model of a government’s decision to establish, or disestablish, a state church is developed and then tested with data from ...
  • Religious Pluralism and Religious Adherence in U.S. Counties: Assessing the Reassessment 

    North, Charles, M.; Staha, Melissa B. (2005-08-13)
    We conduct an empirical test of the relationship between religious pluralism and religious participation in U.S. counties using a fixed-effects panel estimation technique. The empirical technique allows us to control for ...
  • Unemployment Duration under Wrongful Discharge Law 

    Nicholson, Kristin A.; North, Charles M. (2005-08-13)
    In the 1970’s and 1980’s, courts in most U.S. states adopted some type of common law wrongful discharge cause of action. The various causes of action for wrongful discharge are generally placed into three categories: public ...
  • Within-child Associations between Changes in Family Income and Changes in Externalizing and Internalizing Problems 

    Dearing, Eric; McCartney, Kathleen; Taylor, Beck A. (2005-08-13)
    Within-child associations between family income and child externalizing and internalizing problems were examined using longitudinal data from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (n = 1,132). Variations ...