National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER

National Bureau of Economic Research

Type Nonprofit
Website nber.org
Wikipedia Wikipedia
Year founded 1920
Headquarters Cambridge, MA United States of America United States of America
Budget USD 20M-49M
Functions Research
Tags economics
Summary The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) is a private, nonpartisan organization that facilitates cutting-edge investigation and analysis of major economic issues. It disseminates research findings to academics, public and private-sector decision-makers, and the public by posting more than 1,200 working papers and convening more than 120 scholarly conferences, each year.


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The Global Financial Cycle

NBER · 1 October 2021 English

We review the literature on the empirical characteristics of the global financial cycle and associated stylized facts on international capital flows, asset prices, risk aversion and liquidity in the financial …


Market Size and Spatial Growth - Evidence from Germany’s Post-War Population Expulsions

NBER · 1 October 2021 English

Virtually all theories of economic growth predict a positive relationship between population size and productivity. In this paper I study a particular historical episode to provide direct evidence for the …


Occupational Licensing and Accountant Quality: Evidence from the 150-Hour Rule

NBER · 1 October 2021 English

I examine the effects of occupational licensing on the quality of Certified Public Accountants (CPAs). I exploit the staggered adoption of the 150-hour rule, which increases the educational requirements for …


The US Pretrial System: Balancing Individual Rights and Public Interests

NBER · 1 October 2021 English

In this article, we review a growing empirical literature on the effectiveness and fairness of the US pretrial system and discuss its policy implications. Despite the importance of this stage …


Circles of Trust: Rival Information in Social Networks

NBER · 1 October 2021 English

We analyze the diffusion of rival information in a social network. In our model, rational agents can share information sequentially, unconstrained by an exogenous protocol or timing. We show how …


Minimum Wages and Teenage Childbearing: New Estimates Using a Dynamic Difference-in-Differences Approach

NBER · 1 October 2021 English

The minimum wage is increasingly viewed as an important tool for improving public health outcomes, including reducing childbearing among teenagers. Taken at face value, recently reported estimates suggest that raising …


Bayesian Learning

NBER · 1 October 2021 English

We survey work using Bayesian learning in macroeconomics, highlighting common themes and new directions. First, we present many of the common types of learning problems agents face---signal extraction problems---and trace …


Decrypting New Age International Capital Flows

NBER · 1 October 2021 English

This paper employs high frequency transactions data on the world’s oldest and most extensive centralized peer-to-peer Bitcoin market, which enables trade in the currencies of more than 135 countries. We …


Learning to Use Trade Agreements

NBER · 1 October 2021 English

Free trade or preferential trade areas (PTAs) allow importers who belong to the area to export to each other while paying zero or preferential tariffs as long as Rules of …


Exposure, Experience, and Expertise: Why Personal Histories Matter in Economics

NBER · 1 October 2021 English

Personal experiences of economic outcomes, from global financial crises to individual-level job losses, can shape individual beliefs, risk attitudes, and choices for years to come. A growing literature on experience …


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