BLS Economic Working Papers from pre-1993


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The following is a complete list of pre-1993 BLS Working Papers. Copies of unpublished working papers that are currently available can be obtained from the designated program office of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, D.C. 20212, or via email. Reprints may be available for published papers.

pre-1993

Number Title Author(s) Publication Status / Disposition
WP-237 Reexamining the Added Worker Effect James R. Spletzer See Economic Inquiry, Vol. XXXV, 1997, pp. 417-427
WP-236 Structural Model-Based Seasonal Adjustment of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Series Raj K. Jain Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (September 1992).
WP-235 Estimates of Cash-Equivalent Values from a Flexible Demand System for the US Marilyn E. Manser Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (September 1992).
WP-234 Is Chaos Generic in Economic Data? Ted Jaditz and Chera L. Sayers See The International Journal of Bifurcations and Chaos, Vol. 3, 1993, pp. 745-755.
WP-233 Another Look at Evidence on the Distribution of Certain Speculative Prices Ted Jaditz, David S. Johnson, and Robert McClelland See The International Journal of Bifurcations and Chaos, Vol. 3, 1993, pp. 597-606.
WP-232 The Allocation of Consumption by Married-Couple Families in the US: An Analysis Conditioning on Labor Supply Marilyn E. Manser See Annales D'Economie et de Statistique, January/March 1993, pp. 83-108.
WP-231 Nonparametric Tests for the Independence of Regressors and Disturbances David S. Johnson and Robert McClelland See Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 79, No. 2, 1997, pp. 335-340.
WP-230 Nonparametric Regression Using Instrumental Variables Ralph Bradley Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (June 1992).
WP-229 A State Space Modelling Approach to the Seasonal Adjustment of the Consumer Price and Other BLS Indexes: Some Empirical Results Raj K. Jain Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (June 1992).
WP-228 A State Space Model-Based Approach to Intervention Analysis in the Seasonal Adjustment of BLS Series: Some Empirical Results Raj K. Jain Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (June 1992).
WP-227 Restricting Regression Slopes in the Errors-in-Variables Model by Bounding the Error Correlation Timothy Erickson See Econometrica, Vol. 61, No. 4, July 1993, pp. 959-969.
WP-226 Bidding for Workers Dan A. Black and Mark A. Loewenstein Available in the Office of Compensation and Working Conditions (May 1992).
WP-225 Wages, Family Background, and Endogenous Schooling Harley Frazis Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics (April 1992).
WP-224 Gender Differences in Training, Capital, and Wages John M. Barron, Dan A. Black, and Mark A. Loewenstein See Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 28, No. 2, Spring 1993, pp. 343-364.
WP-223 Testing for the Presence of Liquidity Constraints in Post-Secondary Educational Attainment James R. Spletzer Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics (November 1991).
WP-222 Measuring Financial Service Output and Prices in Commercial Banking Dennis J. Fixler Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (October 1991).
WP-221 Economic Dimension of Household Gift-Giving Thesia I. Garner and Janet Wagner See Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 18, December 1991, pp. 368-379.
WP-220 Procyclical Labor Productivity, Increasing Returns to Labor, and Labor Hoarding in US Auto Assembly Plant Employment Ana M. Aizcorbe See Economic Journal, Vol. 102, No. 413, June 1992, pp. 860-873.
WP-219 A Household-Based, Nonparametric Test of Demand Theory Melissa Famulari See Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 77, No. 2, May 1995, pp. 372-382.
WP-218 The Potential Effects of Mandatory Child Support Programs on Poverty Jonathan R. Veum Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics (August 1991).
WP-217 Team Behavior in the Family: An Analysis of the Rotten Kid Theorem David S. Johnson Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (Spetember 1991).
WP-216 Testing for Nonlinear Dynamics Ted Jaditz, David Johnson, and Robert McClelland Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (September 1991).
WP-215 An Evaluation of Subjective Poverty Definitions: Comparing Results from the US and The Netherlands Klaas De Vos and Thesia I. Garner See Review of Income and Wealth, Ser. 37, No. 3, September 1991, pp. 267-285.
WP-214 The Price of Giving: Taxes, Education, and Econometric Issues Robert McClelland and Mary F. Kokoski See Public Finance Quarterly, Vol. 22, 1994, pp. 498-517.
WP-213 The Effect of Price Dispersion on Cost of Living Indexes Marshall B. Reinsdorf See International Economic Review, Vol. 35, No. 1, February 1994, pp. 137-149.
WP-212 Selection Bias and the Diploma Effect Harley Frazis See Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 28, No. 3, Summer 1993, pp. 538-554.
WP-211 Workers' Compensation and the Distribution of Occupational Injuries John W. Ruser See Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 28, No. 3, Summer 1993, pp. 593-617.
WP-210 New Evidence on the Relation Between Inflation and Price Dispersion Marshall B. Reinsdorf See American Economic Review, Vol. 84, No. 3, June 1994, pp. 720-731.
WP-209 Differences in Food Prices Across US Cities: Evidence from CPI Data Diane F. Primont and Mary F. Kokoski Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (January 1991).
WP-208 A Note on Empirical Tests of Separability and the "Approximation" View of Functional Forms Ana M. Aizcorbe See Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 59, No. 2, July 1992, pp, 310-318.
WP-207 A Simulation of the General Equilibrium Effect of Transfer Payments upon Charitable Contributions Robert McClelland Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-206 Another Look at the Medically Uninsured Using the 1987 Consumer Expenditure Survey Richard D. Miller Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-205 Economic Markets and the Standard Industrial Classification Theodore Jaditz Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-204 Comparing Prices Across Cities: A Hedonic Approach Diane F. Primont and Mary F. Kokoski Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions
WP-203 Procyclical Productivity, Increasing Returns to Labor, and Labor Hoarding in US Auto Assembly Plant Employment A.M. Aizcorbe See revised version, WP-220.
WP-202 A DEA Approach to the Problem of New and Disappearing Commodities in the Construction of Price Indexes C.A. Knox Lovell and Kimberly D. Zieschang Forthcoming in A. Charnes, W.W. Cooper, A. Lewin, and L. Sieford, Data Envelopment Analysis: The Theory, Application, and The Process.
WP-201 Multi-good Search and Cost of Living Indexes: Theory and Evidence Marshall Reinsdorf Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-200 A Bayesian Approach to Regression Selection and Estimation, with Application to a Price Index for Radio Services Brent R. Moulton See Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 49, 1991, pp. 169-193.
WP-199 Changes in Taxes and the Cost-of-Living: An Analysis of Tax Reform Mary F. Kokoski Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-198 Cyclical Movements in Bureau of Labor Statistics Multifactor Productivity Measures and Capacity Utilization Susan G. Powers Available from the Office of Productivity and Technology.
WP-197 Consumer Expenditures and Inequality: An Analysis Using the Gini Coefficient Thesia I. Garner See Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 75, No.1, February 1993, pp. 134-138.
WP-196 Is There a College Diploma Effect? Harley Frazis See revised version, WP-212.
WP-195 Workers' Compensation and Occupational Injuries and Illness John W. Ruser See Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 9 No. 4, October 1991, pp. 325-350.
WP-194 Has Injury Reporting Changed? Looking Again at Firm Size and OSHA Effects John W. Ruser and Robert S. Smith See Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 26, No. 2, Spring 1991, pp. 212-235.
WP-193 Measuring the Nominal Value of Financial Services in the National Income Accounts Dennis J. Fixler and Kimberly D. Zieschang See Economic Inquiry, Vol. XXIX, January 1991, 53-68.
WP-192 Latent Family Influences On Individual Expenditures for Clothing Brent R. Moulton and Julie A. Nelson Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-191 The Autocovariance of Expenditure Shares From Consumer Expenditure Jeffrey W. Smith and Mary F. Kokoski Available from the office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-190 An Empirical Test of the Labor Market Discrimination Hypothesis for People with Epilepsy Melissa Famulari See Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 1072-1087.
WP-189 Alternative Measures of Capital Inputs in Japanese Manufacturing Edwin Dean, Masako Darrough, and Arthur Neef Available in the Office of Production and Technology.
WP-188 Measures of Percentage Change and the View of Price Indexes as Averages of Percentage Changes Jeffrey Smith Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-187 Real Wages Over the Business Cycle: Estimates Using A Fixed-Weight Wage Index Marilyn E. Manser Available in the Office of Compensation and Working Conditions.
WP-186 Using a Consumer Price Index Database to Measure Inter-City Difference in Living Cost Douglas O. Love, Diane F. Primont, and Raj K. Jain See Journal of Official Statistics, Vol. 4, No. 3, 1988, pp. 203-221.
WP-185 An Infinite Polynomial Distributed Lag Model and Its Estimation Raj K. Jain Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-184 The Seasonal Adjustment Procedures for the Consumer Price Indexes: Some Empirical Results Raj K. Jain See Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Vol. 7, No. 4, October 1989, pp. 461-469.
WP-183 The Characteristics Approach to the Problem of New and Disappearing Goods in Price Indexes Kimberly D. Zieschang Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-182 Aggregation Consistent Restriction Based Improvement of Local Area Estimators William C. Randolph and Kimberly D. Zieschang See Proceedings of the Business and Economic Section, American Statistical Association, 1987.
WP-181 An Illustration of a Pitfall in Estimating the Effects of Aggregate Variables on Micro Units Brent R. Moulton See Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 72, No. 2, May 1990, pp. 334-338.
WP-180 Gift-Giving Behavior: An Economic Perspective Thesia I. Garner and Janet Wagner See revised version, WP-221.
WP-179 A Commercial Bank Output Price Index Dennis J. Fixler See revised version, WP-222.
WP-178 Consumer Information and Industrial Profitability in an Equilibrium Price Dispersion Model Marshall B. Reinsdorf Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-177 A Note on the Power of Nonparametric Tests Ana M. Aizcorbe See Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Vol. 9, No. 4, October 1991, pp. 463-467.
WP-176 Energy, Obsolescence, and the Productivity Slowdown Charles R. Hulten, James W. Robertson, and Frank C. Wykoff Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-175 Individual Consumption Within the Household: A Study of Expenditures on Clothing Julie A. Nelson See Journal of Consumer Affairs, Vol. 23, No. 1, Summer 1989, pp. 21-44.
WP-174 Food Quantity Data in the US Consumer Expenditure Survey: An Evaluation of Usefulness for Economic and Statistical Studies Julie A. Nelson Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-173 Cash-Equivalent Values from In-Kind Benefits: Estimates from a Complete Demand System Using Household Data Marilyn E. Manser Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-172 The Effect of OSHA Records Check Inspections on Reported Occupational Injuries in Manufacturing Establishments John W. Ruser and Robert S. Smith See Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 1, No. 4, December 1988, pp. 415-435.
WP-171 Household Economies of Scale in Consumption: Theory and Evidence Julie A. Nelson See Econometrica, Vol. 56, No. 6, November 1988, pp. 1301-1314.
WP-170 Rates of Return and Capital Aggregation Using Alternative Rental Prices Michael Harper, Ernst Berndt, and David Wood See Technology and Capital Formation, MIT Press, 1989.
WP-169 Alternative Tests of the Error Components Model Brent R. Moulton and William C. Randolph See Econometrica, Vol. 57, No. 3, May 1989, pp. 685-693.
WP-168 Quantity Aggregation and Price Variation in US Consumer Demand for Food Julie A. Nelson See Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 72, No. 1, February 1990, pp. 153-156.
WP-167 Consumer Price Indices by Demographic Group Mary F. Kokoski Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-166 Housing Depreciation and Aging Bias in the Consumer Price Index William C. Randolph See Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Vol. 6, No. 3, July 1988, pp. 359-371.
WP-165 Earnings and Different Types of Training Michael R. Pergamit and Janice Shack-Marquez Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics.
WP-164 Regulation and Labor Earnings: Comment and Extension Michael R. Pergamit Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics.
WP-163 Testing the Validity of Aggregates Ana M. Aizcorbe See Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Vol 8, No. 4, October 1990, pp. 373-384.
WP-162 Implications of Structural Retirement Models Marshall Reinsdorf Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics.
WP-161 Consistent Least Squares Estimation of Error Covariance Parameters for Regression Models with Linear Covariance Structure William C. Randolph Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-160 Estimation of Housing Depreciation: Short Term Quality Change and Long Term Vintage Effects William C. Randolph See Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 23, March 1988, pp. 162-178.
WP-159 Indices of Household Welfare and the Value of Leisure Time Mary F. Kokoski See Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 69, February 1987, pp. 83-89.
WP-158 Cost-of-Living Measures and Substitution Bias by Demographic Group Mary F. Kokoski See revised version, WP-167.
WP-157 Random Group Effects and the Precision of Regression Estimates Brent R. Moulton See Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 32, No. 3, August 1986, pp. 385-397.
WP-156 Diagnostics for Group Effects in Regression Analysis Brent R. Moulton See Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Vol. 5, No.2, April 1987, pp. 275-282.
WP-155 Price Measurement When Designs are Changed: Estimation Theory with Application to Computer Equipment William C. Randolph Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-154 Interview Group Bias: Effects of Repeated Interviewing on Estimation of Labor Force Status Janice Shack-Marques Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics.
WP-153 Workers' Compensation Benefits and Compensating Wage Differentials John W. Ruser Available in the Office of Compensation and Working Conditions.
WP-152 Wages in Regulated Industries Michael R. Pergamit Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics.
WP-151 Can TIP-MIP-MAP Proposals Work? Lessons from the Council on Wage and Price Stability Jack E. Triplett In Incentive-Based Income Policies, David C. Colander, Ed., Ballinger 1986.
WP-150 Output Price Measurement When Output Characteristics are Endogenous Kimberly D. Zieschang Available from the Office of Price and Index Number Research.
WP-149 The Impact of Direct Taxes on the Cost of Living Robert Gillingham and John S. Greenlees See Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 95, No. 4, August 1987.
WP-148 The Empirical Performance of Aggregate, Fixed Weight Cost-of-Living Indices Mary F. Kokoski See Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Vol. 5, No. 1, January 1987.
WP-147 Consistent Estimation of the Impact of Tax Deductibility on the Level of Charitable Contributions William S. Reece and Kimberly D. Zieschang See Econometrica, Vol. 53, No. 2, March 1985.
WP-146 Workers' Compensation Insurance, Experience Rating, and Occupational Injuries John Ruser See Rand Journal of Economics, Vol. 16, No. 4, Winter 1985.
WP-145 Indexes of the Terms of Trade: Theory and Application John S. Greenlees and Kimberly D. Zieschang Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-144 The Empirical Analysis of Intertemporal and Demographic Variations in Consumer Preferences Mary F. Kokoski See American Journal of Agricultural Economics, November 1986.
WP-143 Clarification of Miller on Capital Aggregation in the Presence of Obsolescence-inducing Technical Change Michael R. Arnold See Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 30, No. 4, December 1984.
WP-142 An Analysis of Substitution Bias in Measuring Inflation, 1959-82 Marilyn E. Manser and Richard J. McDonald See Econometrica, Vol. 56, No. 4, July 1988, pp. 909-930.
WP-141 Measuring Technological Change with Characteristics-Space Techniques Jack E. Triplett See Technological Forecasting Social Change, Vol. 27, No. 2/3, May 1985, pp. 283-308.
WP-140 Interarea Cost of Living Measurement with Nonmarket Goods: A Demand Systems Approach Steven A. Cobb See Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 22, September 1987, pp. 174-189.
WP-139 The Labor Force Participation of Older Workers James E. Duggan See Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 37, No. 3, April 1984, pp. 416-430.
WP-138 Comment on Berndt's Quality Adjustment, Hedonics, and Modern Empirical Demand Jack E. Triplett W. Erwin Diewert and Claude Montmarquette, eds., Price Level Measurement: Proceedings from a conference sponsored by Statistics Canada, 1983, pp. 864-875.
WP-137 Productivity Change, Capacity Utilization, and the Sources of Efficiency Growth Charles Hulten Available from the Office of Productivity and Technology.
WP-136 Recovering Indices of Technical Efficiency from the Cost Function Kimberly D. Zieschang Partial version entitled "An Extended Farrell Technical Efficiency Measure" is published in the Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 33, No. 2, August 1984, pp. 387-396.
WP-135 The Incorporation of Direct Taxes into a Consumer Price Index Robert Gillingham and John Greenlees W. Erwin Diewert and Claude Montmarquette, eds., Price Level Measurement: Proceedings from a conference sponsored by Statistics Canada, 1983, pp. 619-654.
WP-134 The Behavior of Regional Unemployment Rates Over Time: Effects on Dispersion and National Unemployment Robert W. Bednarzik and Richard B. Tiller Available from the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics.
WP-133 Accuracy of Response in Labor Market Surveys: Evidence and Implications Wesley Mellow and Hal Sider See Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 1, No. 4, 1983, 331-344.
WP-132 Escalation Measures: What is the Answer? What is the Question? Jack E. Triplett W. Erwin Diewert and Claude Montmarquette, eds., Price Level Measurement: Proceedings from a conference sponsored by Statistics Canada, 1983, pp. 457-487.
WP-131 Three Studies of Indexes and Indexing: A Review Essay Jack E. Triplett See Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol. 15, No. 3, August 1983, pp. 377-385.
WP-130 An Essay on Labor Costs Jack E. Triplett Jack E. Triplett, ed., The Measurement of Labor Cost, National Bureau of Economic Research, Conference on Research in Income and Wealth, Vol. 48, 1983, pp. 1-60.
WP-129 Grouping Tests for Misspecification: An Application to Housing Demand John S. Greenlees and Kimberly D. Zieschang See Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Vo. 2, No. 2, April 1984, pp. 159-169.
WP-128 The Measurement of Productive Capital Stock, Capital Wealth, and Capital Services Michael Harper Available from the Office of Productivity and Technology.
WP-127 Alternative Compensation Measures: Effects on Estimates of Wage and Compensation Differentials B.K. Atrostic Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics.
WP-126 An Analysis of the Impact of Interest Rate Ceilings Daniel J. Villegas See Journal of Finance, Vol. 37, No. 4, September 1982, pp. 941-954.
WP-125 The Impact of Site Characteristics on Housing Cost Estimates Steven A. Cobb See Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 15, January 1984, pp. 26-45.
WP-124 Union Impacts on White Collar Compensation Joseph R. Antos See Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 36, No. 3, April 1983, pp. 461-129.
WP-123 Wages and Compensation of White Collar Workers Joseph R. Antos Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics.
WP-122 Measuring the Cost of Shelter for Homeowners: Theoretical and Empirical Considerations Robert Gillingham See The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. LXV, No. 2, May 1983, pp. 254-265.
WP-121 Cross-Sectional Estimation of a Simultaneous Model of Tenure Choice and Housing Services Demand Robert Gillingham and Robert Hagemann See Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 14, 1983, pp. 16-39.
WP-120 Output Price Indices Franklin M. Fisher and Karl Shell Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-119 Demographic Effects in Demand Analysis: Estimation of the Quadratic Expenditure System Using Microdata Roberta Barnes and Robert Gillingham See The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. LXVI, No. 4, November 1984, pp. 591-601.
WP-118 Energy Prices, Technical Change and Productivity Growth Michael J. Harper and J. Randolph Norsworthy Available from the Office of Productivity and Technology.
WP-117 Work-Related Accidents and the Production Process Hal Sider Available in the Office of Compensation and Working Conditions.
WP-116 Employer Size and Wages Wesley Mellow See The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. LXIV, No. 3, August 1982, pp. 495-501.
WP-115 The Level and Growth of Union/Non Union Relative Wage Effects, 1967-1977 William J. More and John Raisian See Journal of Labor Research, Vol. 4, No. 1, Winter 1983, pp. 65-79.
WP-114 An Empirical Evaluation of the CPI Home Purchase Index, 1973-1978 John S. Greenlees See American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Journal, Vol. 10, No. 1, Spring 1982, pp. 1-24.
WP-113 Sample Truncation in FHA Data: Implications for Home Purchase Indexes John S. Greenlees See Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 48, No. 4, April 1982, pp. 917-931.
WP-112 Testing for Regression Outliers William S. Reece Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-111 The Distributional Impact of Alternative Gasoline Conservation Policies Robert Archibald and Robert Gillingham See The Bell Journal of Economics, Vol. 12, No. 2, Autumn 1981, pp. 426-44.
WP-110 Inflation of Household Characteristics: An Analysis of Group-Specific Price Indexes Robert P. Hagemann See Journal of Money Credit and Banking, Vol. 14, No. 4, November 1982, part I, pp. 494-510.
WP-109 Estimating Inter-city Differences in the Price of Housing Services: Further Evidence Robert Gillingham and John Greenlees See Urban Studies, Vol. 18, October 1981, pp. 365-369.
WP-108 Imputation of Missing Values When the Probability of Response Depends upon the Variable being Imputed John S. Greenlees, William S. Reece, and Kimberly D. Zieschang See Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 77, No. 378, June 1982, pp. 251-261.
WP-107 Comparative Performance of Spatial Models of Economic Markets Daniel J. Villegas See Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 48, No. 4, April 1982, pp. 893-908.
WP-106 Estimation of Econometric Models When Some of the Explanatory Variables are Schedule-Dependent Kimberly D. Zieschang Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-105 On the Structure of Technologies of a Limited Input Unit Kimberly D. Zieschang W. Eichhorn, R. Henn, K. Neumann and R. Shephard, Quantitative Studies on Production and Prices, (Physica-Verlag, 1983).
WP-104 Patterns of Real Wage Growth, 1967-77: Who Has Prospered? John Raisian and Elaine Donovan Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics.
WP-103 Concepts of Quality in Input and Output Price Measures: A Resolution of the User-Value Resource-Cost Debate Jack E. Triplett Murray Foss, ed., The US National Income and Product Accounts: Selected Topics. Conference in Income and Wealth, Studies in Income and Wealth, Vol. 47, pp. 269-311.
WP-102 Dynamic Models of Energy Substitution in the US Economy Michael J. Harper and J. Randolph Norsworthy Available from the Office of Productivity and Technology.
WP-101 Robert Gordon's Approach to Price Measurement Jack E. Triplett Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-100 Labor Contract Formation, Search Requirements, and Use of a Public Employment Service John M. Barron and Wesley Mellow See Economic Inquiry, Vol. XX, No. 3, July 1982, pp. 381-387.
WP-99 Theory of Price and Quality Indexes for Multiproduct Production System Kimberly D. Zieschang Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-98 Non-neutral Scaling Laws, Non-radial Expansion Paths, and Nearly Homogeneous Transformation of Inputs Kimberly D. Zieschang Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-97 The Short-Run Residential Demand for Natural Gas Roberta Barnes, Robert Gillingham, and Robert Hagemann See The Energy Journal, Vol. 3, No. 1, January 1982, pp. 59-72.
WP-96 Unionism and Wages: A Longitudinal Analysis Wesley S. Mellow See The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. LXII, No. 1, February 1981, pp. 43-52.
WP-95 A Decomposition of the Price and Income Elasticities of the Consumer Demand for Gasoline Robert Archibald and Robert Gillingham See Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 47, No. 4, April 1981, pp. 1021-31.
WP-94 Demographic Variables in Demand Analysis Robert A. Pollak and Terence J. Wales See Econometrica, Vol. 49, November 1981, pp. 1533-1559.
WP-93 The Demand for Leisure and Nonpecuniary Job Characteristics Barbara K. Atrostic See American Economic Review, Vol 72, No. 3, June 1982, pp. 428-440.
WP-92 Search Theory, Unemployment Insurance and Reservation Wages Donald J. O'Hara and Joe A. Stone Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics.
WP-91 Gasoline Prices and Purchases of New Automobiles John S. Greenlees See Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 47, No. 1, July 1980, pp. 167-178.
WP-90 The Treatment of "Quality" in the Cost of Living Index Robert Pollak See Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 20, No. 1, February 1983, pp. 25-53.
WP-89 Expectations and Labor Supply James E. Duggan See Applied Economics, Vol. 14, No. 1, February 1982, pp. 1-14.
WP-88 Salary Differentials by Sex Among Doctoral-Level Cell Biologist Stephen A. Baldwin Available from the Office of Wages and Industrial Relations.
WP-87 The Role of Capital Formation in the Recent Productivity Slow-down J. Randolph Norsworthy Ali Dogramaci and Adam Naibil, eds., Aggregate and Industry-Level Productivity Analysis, 1981, pp. 122-148.
WP-86 The Determinants of Household Vacation Travel: Some Empirical Evidence Robert Hagemann See Applied Economics, Vol. 13, No. 2, June 1981, pp. 541-552.
WP-85 The Short-Run Residential Demand for Electricity Roberta Barnes, Robert Gillingham, and Robert Hagemann See The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. LXIII, No. 4, November 1981, pp. 541-552.
WP-84 The Effect of Household Composition on Household Expenditure Patterns Roberta Barnes Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-83 Two Studies of Consumer Demand for Gasoline
Study I-An Analysis of the Short-Run Consumer Demand for Gasoline Using Household Survey Data Robert Archibald and Robert Gillingham See The Review of Economic and Statistics, Vol. LXII, No. 4, November 1980, pp. 622-628.
Study II-An Analysis of the Consumer Demand for Gasoline Using Household Diary Data Robert Archibald and Robert Gillingham See Proceedings, Business and Economic Statistic Section, American Statistical Association, August 1978.
WP-82 Unemployment Insurance: the Recipients and its Impact John Barron and Wesley Mellow See Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 47, No. 3, January 1981, pp. 606-616.
WP-81 CES Efficiency Parameters Leo Sveikauskas See The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol LXII, No. 1, February 1980.
WP-80 The Employment Effects of the Proposed Changes in the Tax Deductibility of the 'Three Martini Lunch' Steven D. Braithwait Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics.
WP-79 Changes in Labor Force Status Among the Unemployed John M. Barron and Wesley Mellow See Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 16, Summer 1981, pp. 427-41.
WP-78 Price Elasticities of Demand for Imports and Exports: Industry Estimates for the US, the E.E.C., and Japan Joe A. Stone See The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. LXI, No. 2, May 1979, pp. 306-12.
WP-77 The Residential Demand for Electricity with Time-of-Day Pricing Steven D. Braithwait and Anthony Lawrence See Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 9, Nos. 1/2, January 1979, pp. 59-77.
WP-76a Charitable Contributions: New Evidence on Household Behavior William S. Reece See American Economic Review, Vol. 69, No. 1, March 1979, pp. 142-151.
WP-76 Search Effort in the Labor Market John Barron and Wesley Mellow See Journal of Human Resources, Vol. XIV, No. 3, Summer 1979, pp. 389-404.
WP-75 Equilibration in the Labor Market Wesley S. Mellow See Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 45, No. 1, July 1978, pp. 192-204.
WP-74 An Empirical Comparison of Alternative Multi-Level Demand Systems for the US Steven D. Braithwait Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-73 The Substitution Bias of the Laspeyres Price Index: An Analysis Using Estimated Cost-of-Living Indexes Steven D. Braithwait See American Economic Review, Vol. 70, No. 1, March 1980, pp. 64-77.
WP-72 Equalizing Differences in the Labor Market Charles Brown See Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 94, February 1980, pp. 113-133.
WP-71 Estimation of Permanent and Transitory Response Functions in Panel Data: A Dynamic Labor Supply Model Lee A. Lillard See Annales de 1'INSEE, 30-31, April-September 1978, pp. 367-394.
WP-70 The Social Cost of Living Index Robert A. Pollak See Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 15, No. 3, June 1981, pp. 311-336.
WP-69 Empirical Tests for the Existence of Group Utility Functions Perry Shapiro and Steven D. Braithwait See Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 46, No. 4, October 1979, pp. 653-665.
WP-68 On Estimating Import Demand Elasticities Jack E. Triplett W. Dewald and H. Gilman, eds., The Impact of International Trade and Investment on Employment, GPO, 1978.
WP-67 The Impact of Human Capital on Working Conditions and Upward Mobility of Teachers Joseph R. Antos Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics.
WP-66 Site Rent, Air Quality and the Demand for Amenities Steven A. Cobb See Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 4, September 1977, pp. 214-218.
WP-65 Why Employment Estimates Differs: A Study of Discrepancies Between The BLS Household and Payroll Estimates Joseph R. Antos, Anthony J. Barkume, J. Wilson Mixon, and Jack E. Triplett Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics.
WP-64 Search Costs and the Duration of Unemployment Wesley S. Mellow See Economic Inquiry, Vol. 16, No. 3, July 1978, pp. 423-430.
WP-63 Measuring Prices—and Wages Jack E. Triplett See American Economic Review, Vol. 67, No. 1, February 1977, pp. 135-140.
WP-62 Welfare Evaluation and the Cost of Living Index In the Household Production Model Robert Pollak See American Economic Review, Vol 68, No. 3, June 1978, pp. 285-299.
WP-61a Partial Subindexes of Input Prices: The Case of Computer Services Robert B. Archibald and William S. Reece See Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 46, No. 2, October 1979, pp. 528-540.
WP-61 Measuring Hospital Costs: A Survey Steven A. Cobb Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-60 Two Essays on Measurement of the Quality of Life
Essay I-Analytical Problems in the Measurement of the Quality of Life Robert F. Gillingham and William S. Reece See Social Indicators Research, Vol. 7, January 1980, pp. 91-101.
Essay II-A New Approach to Quality of Life Measurement Robert F. Gillingham and William S. Reece See Urban Studies, Vol 16, October 1979, pp. 329-332.
WP-59 A Note on Aggregate Cost of Living Indexes and Aggregate Utility Functions Perry Shapiro Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-58 Revealed Public Preference and Social Utility Perry Shapiro See Public Choice, Vol. 33, No. 2.
WP-57 A Note on Cost of Living Indexes and Price Indexes for US Food Consumption, 1948-1972 Marilyn E. Manser Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-56 Elasticities of Demand for Food: An Analysis Using Non-Additive Utility Functions Allowing for Habit Formation Marilyn E. Manser See Southern Economic Journal, July 1976, pp. 879-891.
WP-55 Aggregation, Social Choices, and the Existence of a Social Utility Function Perry Shapior See Journal of Economic Theory, vol. 16, No. 2, December 1977, pp. 475-480.
WP-54 The Male Labor Supply Function Reconsidered Edward Kalachek, Wesley S. Mellow, and Fredric Raines See Industrial and labor Relations Review, Vol. 31, No. 3, April 1978, pp. 356-367.
WP-53 Hospital Cost Index Construction Under a Consistent Output Measure Steven A. Cobb Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-52 A Note on Optimality and Inter-Community Migration Steven A. Cobb Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-51 Returns to Graduate Education for School Teachers Joseph R. Antos No longer available.
WP-50 Comment on the Impact on Econometric Models of the Present Treatment of Smog and Safety Devices in Economic Statistics Jack E. Triplett Joel Popkin, ed., Price Behavior, Studies in Income and Wealth, Vol. 42 (NBER).
WP-49 Teachers, Students, and Racial Discrimination Joseph R. Antos Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-48 On the Theory of Industrial Price Measurement: Input Price Indexes Robert B. Archibald Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-47 The Relationship Between Aggregate Excess Labor Demand and the Rate of Change of Nomial Wages William Reece See Manchester School, Vol. 44, No. 4, December 1976, pp. 356-373.
WP-46 Criteria for Voting Judgements on a Property Tax Initiative Anthony J. Barkume See National Tax Journal, Vol. 29, No. 4, December 1976, pp. 448-460.
WP-45 Consumer Demand and Cost of Living Indexes for the US: An Empirical Comparison of Alternative Multi-Level Systems Steven D. Braithwait See revised versions, WP-73 and WP-74.
WP-44 On the Theory of Industrial Price Measurement: Output Price Indexes Robert B. Archibald See Annals of Economic and Social Measurement, Vol. 6, No. 1, Winter, 1977, pp. 57-72.
WP-43 Is Federal-for-Local Tax Revenue Substitution Desirable? Steven A. Cobb Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-42 The Impact of the Energy Crisis on the Demand for Fuel Efficiency: The Case of General Aviation Robert B. Archibald and William S. Reece See Transportation Research, Vol. 11, 1977, pp. 161-165.
WP-41 On the Methodology for Evaluating Economic Effects of Government Programs: A Comment on Professor Smith's Paper Jack E. Triplett Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-40 The Measurement of Inflation: A Survey of Research on the Accuracy of Price Indexes Jack E. Triplett Paul H. Earl, ed., Analysis of Inflation, (D.C. Health, Lexington Books, 1975), pp. 19-82.
WP-39 The Interaction of Local Government and Residential Choices Steven A. Cobb Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-38 Involuntary Unemployment in a Neoclassical Setting Robert B. Archibald See Economic Inquiry, Vol. 15, No. 1, January 1977, pp. 33-50.
WP-37 Assessing the Quality Error in Output Measures: The Case of the Refrigerators Jack E. Triplett and Richard J. McDonald See The Review of Income and Wealth, Series 23, No. 2, June 1977, pp. 137-156.
WP-36 Aggregate CES Input Demand with Polytomous Micro Demand Richard J. McDonald and Anthony G. Lawrence See Econometrica, Vol. 46, No. 2, March 1978, pp. 365-378.
WP-35 Regression Quantiles Gilbert Bassett and Roger Koenker See Econometrica, Vol. 46, No. 1, January 1978, pp. 33-50.
WP-34 A Dynamic Demand Analysis for Electrical Energy by Class of Consumer Noel D. Uri See Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1, Winter, 1976, pp. 33-38.
WP-33 The Translog Utility Function with Changing Tastes Marilyn E. Manser Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-32 The Minimum Wage and the Job Package J. Wilson Mixon Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics.
WP-31 A New Approach to Load Forecasting in the Electrical Energy Industry Noel D. Uri See Cycles, Vo. 27, No. 3, April 1976, pp. 59-62.
WP-30 System Load Forecasts for an Electric Utility Noel D. Uri See Energy Sources, 1976.
WP-29 Spatial Monopoly and the Electrical Energy Industry Noel D. Uri See New England Journal of Business and Economics, Vol. 3, No. 1, Fall 1976, pp. 44-56.
WP-28 Planning in a Public Utility Noel D. Uri See Journal of Regional and Urban Economics, Vol. 6, 1976, pp. 105-125.
WP-27 The Pricing and Allocation of Electrical Energy Noel D. Uri See New England Journal of Business and Economics, Fall 1975, pp. 67-74.
WP-26 A Spatial Equilibrium Model for Electrical Energy Noel D. Uri See Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 15, No. 3, 1975, pp. 323-333.
WP-25 Tax Prices and Voting Behavior: The Case of Local Educational Financing Anthony J. Barkume See Economic Inquiry, Vol. 15, No. 4, October 1977, pp. 574-586.
WP-24 Discrimination in the Market for Public School Teachers Joseph R. Antos and Sherwin Rosen See Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 5, No. 2, May 1975, pp. 123-150.
WP-23 Estimating US Consumer Preferences for Meat with a Flexible Utility Function Laurits R. Christensen and Marilyn E. Manser See Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 5, No. 1, January 1977, pp. 37-53.
WP-22 Consumer Demand and Characteristics of Consumption Goods Jack E. Triplett Nester Terleckyj, ed., Household Production and Consumption, Studies in Income and Wealth, Vol., 40 (NBER, 1976), pp. 305-323.
WP-21 Cost of Living Indexes and Price Indexes for US Meat and Produce, 1947-1971 Laurits R. Christensen and Marilyn E. Manser Nester Terleckyj, ed., Household Production and Consumption, Studies in Income and Wealth, Vol. 40 (NBER, 1976), pp. 399-444.
WP-20 The Bias and the Asymptotic Variance of a Computed True Cost of Living Index: The Case of the Klein-Rubin Constant Utility Index Anthony G. Lawrence Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-19 On the Use of Approximate Queuing Models for Multiprogramming Computer Systems Carl M. Harris and Thomas W. Johnson Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-18 The Specification of Technology in US Manufacturing Ernst R. Berndt and Laurits R. Christensen Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-17 Normalized Modified Gram-Schmidt Algorithm for the Solution of Linear Least Squared Equations James W. Longley Available from the Office of Economic Growth.
WP-16 The Intertemporal Cost of Living Index Robert Pollak See Annals of Economic and Social Measurement, January 1975, pp. 179-195.
WP-15 Subindexes in the Cost of Living Index Robert Pollak See International Economic Review, Vol. 16, No. 1, February 1975, pp. 135-150.
WP-14 Testing for the Existence of a Consistent Aggregate Index of Labor Inputs Ernst R. Berndt and Laurits R. Christensen See American Economic Review, Vol. 54, No. 3, June 1974, pp. 391-404.
WP-13 Consumer and Wholesale Prices in a Model of Price Behavior by Stage of Processing Joel Popkin See The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 56, No. 4, November 1974, pp. 486-501.
WP-12 Simultaneous Statistical Inference in the Normal Multiple Linear Regression Model Laurits R. Christensen See Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 68, June 1973, pp. 457-461.
WP-11 The Theory of the Cost of Living Index Robert Pollak W. Erwin Diewert and Claude Montmarquette, eds., Price Level Measurement: Proceedings from a conference sponsored by Statistics Canada, 1983, pp. 864-875.
WP-10 Some Further Results on the Estimation of the S-Branch Utility Tree Dale Heien Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-9 A Comment on: "Upward Bias in the Consumer Price Index Due to Substitution" Jack E. Triplett Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-8 Inter-fuel Substitution: Steam Electric Generations Demand for Fuel Anthony G. Lawrence Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-7 Place-to-Place Rent Comparisons Using Hedonic Quality Adjustment Techniques Robert F. Gillingham Shortened version, Annals of Economic and Social Measurement, January 1975, pp. 153-173. Full version, BLS Staff paper No. 8.
WP-6 The Translog Utility Function and the Substitution of Meats in US Consumption, 1946-1968 Laurits R. Christensen and Marilyn E. Manser See revised version, WP-23.
WP-5 A Review of Consumer Demand: A New Approach by Kelvin Lancaster Jack E. Triplett See Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 11, No. 1, March 1973, pp. 77-81.
WP-4 A Quality-Adjustment Model for Determining market Shares in Oligopoly Jack E. Triplett and Keith Cowling Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions.
WP-3 Testing for the Existence of a Consistent Aggregate Index of Labor Inputs Ernst R. Berndt and Laurits R. Christensen No longer available as WP-3 (see revised version WP-14).
WP-2 The CPI and the PCE Deflator: An Econometric Analysis of Two Price Measures Jack E. Triplett and Stephen M. Merchant See Annals of Economic and Social Measurement, Vol. 2/3, July 1973, pp. 263-282.
WP-1 The S-Branch Utility Tree: Generalization of the Linear Expenditure System Murray Brown and Dale Heien See Econometrica, Vo. 40, No. 4, July 1972, pp. 737-347.

 

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