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June 2018

Cross-validation of quality-adjustment methods for price indexes

Brian Adams, Alexander Klayman

Cross-validation can be used to compare hedonic and nonhedonic quality-adjustment methods for price indexes.

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Book Reviews

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Are your nest eggs toast? The evolving transition to retirement in Western economies

Shane Haley

This book compares the impacts of population aging on the retirement regimes of 10 Western economies in Europe and North America.

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Beyond BLS

Aiding the poor with self-employment and small-business ownership

Lawrence H. Leith

Do programs aimed at promoting small businesses in low-income countries produce the same results in middle-income countries?

Proposed steel and aluminum tariffs: U.S. GDP gets a trim

Demetrio Scopelliti

This article explores the impact the proposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum may have on U.S. industries and the overall economy.

Can a housing wealth shock stifle the creative output of workers?

Yavor Ivanchev

Three economists examine the effects of economic insecurity on worker innovation.

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