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Economic and social statistics

Anker, Richard, Gender and Jobs: Sex Segregation of Occupations in the World. Geneva, International Labor Organization, 1998, 444 pp. Available in the United States from the Washington Branch of ILO.

Argentine Republic, Statistical Yearbook of the Argentine Republic, 1998. Buenos Aires, Ministry of the Economy and Public Services and Works, National Institute of Statistics and Census, 1998, 438 pp.

-- Argentina: Statistical Synopsis. Buenos Aires, Ministry of the Economy and Public Services and Works, National Institute of Statistics and Census, 1998, 53 pp.

Dehejia, Rajeev H., and Sadek Wahba, Propensity Score Matching Methods for NonExperimental Causal Studies. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 31 pp. (Working Paper 6829.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Earl, Peter E. and Simon Kemp, eds., The Elgar Companion to Consumer Research and Economic Psychology. Northampton, MA, Edward Elgar, 1998, 649 pp.

Heckman, James J., Lance Lochner, and Christopher Taber, General Equilibrium Cost Benefit Analysis of Education and Tax Policies. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1999, 65 pp. (Working Paper 6881.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, November 1998; and January 1999. Jerusalem, Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, 156 pp., each.

Klette, Tor Jakob and Zri Griliches, Empirical Patterns of Firm Growth and R&D Investment: A Quality Ladder Model Interpretation. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 27 pp. (Working Paper 6753.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Ramey, Valerie A. and Matthew D. Shapiro, Displaced Capital. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 58 pp. (Working Paper 6753.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Economic growth and development

Jossa, Bruno and Marco Musella, Inflation, Unemployment and Money: Interpretations of the Phillips Curve. Northampton, MA, Edward Elgar Publishing Inc., 1998, 164 pp., bibliography. $80.

Levy, Frank, New Dollars and Dreams: American Incomes and Economic Change. New York, Russell Sage Foundation, 1998, 248 pp. $16.95, paper.

Industrial relations

Fowke, Kevin G., Layoffs and Survivors' Career Motivation. Kingston, Ontario, Queen's University, Industrial Relations Center, IRC Press, 1998, 15 pp.

Fried, Mindy, Taking Time: Parental Leave Policy and Corporate Culture. Philadelphia, PA, Temple University Press, 207 pp. bibliography, $16.95, paper.

Galenson, Walter, The World's Strongest Trade Unions: The Scandinavian Labor Movement. Westport, CT, Quorum Books, 1998, 159 pp. $55.

Hauck, Vern E., Arbitrating Sex Discrimination Grievances. Westport, CT, Quorum Books, 1998, 191 pp. bibliography. $59.95, paper.

Mishel, Lawrence, Jared Bernstein, John Schmitt, The State of Working America, 1998-99. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 445 pp., bibliography. $59.95, cloth; $24.95, paper.

Nissen, Bruce, ed., Which Direction for Organized Labor? Essays on Organizing, Outreach, and Internal Transformations. Detroit, ML Wayne State University Press, 1999, 260 pp. $28.95, paper.

Polachek, Solomon W. and John Robst, eds., Research In Labor Economics. Vol. 17. Stamford, CT, JAI Press, 1998, 398 pp. $78.50.

Smith, Craig R., Mediation: The Process and the Issues. Kingston, Ontario, Queen's University, Industrial Relations Center, IRC Press, 1998, 14 pp.

Yates, Michael D., Why Unions Matter. New York, Monthly Review Press, 1998, 183 pp. $44, cloth; $17, paper.

Labor force

Berk, Jonathan B., Statistical Discrimination In a Competitive Labor Market. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1999, 46 pp. (Working Paper 6871.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Bertrand, Marianne, From the Invisible Handshake to the Invisible Hand? How Import Competition Changes the Employment Relationship. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1999, 59 pp. (Working Paper 6900.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Bound, John and others, The Dynamic Effects of Health on the Labor Force Transition of Older Workers. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 40 pp. (Working Paper 6777.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Pryor, Frederic L. and David L. Schaffer, Who's Not Working and Why: Employment, Cognitive Skills, Wages, and the Changing U.S. Labor Market. New York, Cambridge University Press, 1999. 300 pp. $34.95.

Witte, Robert and Ann Dryden Witte, Crime, Imprisonment, and Female Labor Force Participation: A Time-Series Approach. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 20 pp. (working Paper 6786.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Productivity and technological change

Acemoglu, Daron and Fabrizo Zilibotti, Productivity Differences. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1999, 47 pp. (Working Paper 6879.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Berman, Eli and Linda T. M. Bui, Environmental Regulation and Productivity: Evidence from Oil Refineries. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 34 pp. (Working Paper 6776.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Bernstein, Jeffrey I., Theofanis P. Mamuneas, Panos Pashardes, Factor Adjustment, Quality Change, and Productivity Growth for U.S. Manufacturing. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1999, 42 pp. (working Paper 6877.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Blomstrom, Magnus and Fredrik Sjohlm, Technology Transfer and Spillovers: Does Local Participation With Multinationals Matter? Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 15 pp. (Working Paper 6816.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Cockburn, Iain, Rebecca Henderson, and Scott Stern, Balancing Incentives: The Tension Between Basic and Applied Research. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1999, 45 pp. (working Paper 6882.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Eeckhout, Jan and Boyan Jovanovic, Inequality. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 36 pp. (Working Paper 6841.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Hamermesh, Daniel S. and Sharon M. Oster, Tools or Toys? The Impact of High Technology on Scholarly Productivity. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 27 pp. (Working Paper 6761.) $10 per copy, plus, $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Kortum, Samuel and Josh Lerner, Does Venture Capital Spur Innovation? Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 67 pp. (Working Paper 6843.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Levinsohn, James and Amil Petrin, When Industries Become More Productive, Do Firms? Investigating Productivity Dynamics. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1999, 37 pp. (Working Paper 6893.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Social institutions and social change

Imparato, Nicholas, ed., Capital for Our Time: Economic, Legal, and Management Challenges of Intellectual Capital. Stanford, CA, Hoover Institution Press, 1998, 398 pp.

Peterson, Peter G., Gray Dawn: How the Coming Age Wave Will Transform America--And the World. New York, Times Books, 1999, 254 pp. $23, paper.

Wages and compensation

Baker, George P. and Brian J. Hall, CEO Incentives and Firm Size. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 34 pp. (Working Paper 6868.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Beaudry, Paul and David Green, What Is Driving U.S. and Canadian Wages: Exogenous Technical Change or Endogenous Choice of Technique? Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 57 pp. (Working Paper 6853.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Bertrand, Marianne and Sendhil Mullainathan, Is There Discretion in Wage Setting? A Test Using Takeover Legislation. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 38 pp. (Working Paper 6807.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

-- Executive Compensation and Incentives: The Impact of Takeover Legislation. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 39 pp. (Working Paper 6830.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Costa, Dora L., Hours of Work and the Fair Labor Standards Act: A Study of Retail and Wholesale Trade, 1938-1950. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 38 pp. (Working Paper 6855.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Freeman, Richard B. and Morris M. Kleiner, The Last American Shoe Manufacturers: Changing the Method of Pay to Survive Foreign Competition. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 46 pp. (Working Paper 6750.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Hoxby, Caroline and Bridget Terry, Explaining Rising Income and Wage Inequality Among the College-Educated. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1999, 72 pp. (Working Paper 6873.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

Ryscavage, Paul, Income Inequality in America: An Analysis of Trends. Armonk, NY, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 1999, 227 pp. $56.95, cloth; $22.95, paper.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Glossary of Compensation Terms. Washington, 1998 74 pp. Report 923.

-- San Francisco--Oakland--San Jose, CA, National Compensation Survey, June 1998. Washington, 1998,64 pp. Bulletin No. 3095-09. Stock No. 829-001- 00813--7. $3.75. Available from the Superintendent of Documents, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954.

Welfare programs and social Insurance

Feldstein, Martin and Daniel Altman, Unemployment Insurance Savings Accounts. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 35 pp. (working Paper 6860.) $10 per copy, plus $10 per copy for postage and handling outside the United States.

Gustman, Alan L. and Thomas L. Steinmeier, Changing Pensions In Cross-Section and Panel Data: Analysis With Employer Provided Plan Descriptions. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 18 pp. (Working Paper 6854.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and outside the United States.

Neumark, David and Elizabeth Powers, Welfare for the Elderly: The Effects of SSI on Pre-Retirement Labor Supply. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 41 pp. (Working Paper 6805.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Care Financing Review. Washington, Health Care Financing Administration, Office of Strategic Planning, Baltimore, MD, 1998, $22, domestic; $27.50 foreign, single issue. Available from the Superintendent of Documents, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954.

Witte, Ann Dryden and others, Unintended Consequences: Welfare Reform and the Working Poor. Cambridge, MA, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1998, 24 pp. (Working Paper 6798.) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.
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