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First Name: Robert
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Last Name: Goldfarb
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RePEc Short-ID: pgo32

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Homepage: http://www.gwu.edu/~econ
Postal Address: Robert S. Goldfarb Department of Economics George Washington Univ Washington, D.C. 20052
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Affiliation

Department of Economics
George Washington University
Location: Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
Homepage: http://www.gwu.edu/~econ/
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Phone: (202) 994-6150
Fax: (202) 994-6147
Postal: Monroe Hall #340, 2115 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052
Handle: RePEc:edi:degwuus (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Robert S. Goldfarb & Thomas C. Leonard & Sara Markowitz & Steven Suranovic, 2009. "Can A Rational Choice Framework Make Sense of Anorexia Nervosa?," NBER Working Papers 14838, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Robert S. Goldfarb & Thomas C. Leonard & Steven M. Suranovic, 2005. "Modeling Alternative Motives for Dieting," HEW 0511001, EconWPA.
  3. Steven M. Suranovic & Robert S. Goldfarb, 2005. "A Behavioral Model of Cyclical Dieting," HEW 0511002, EconWPA.
  4. Van Adams, Arvil & Goldfarb, Robert & Kelly, Terence, 1992. "How the macroeconomic environment affects human resource development," Policy Research Working Paper Series 828, The World Bank.

Articles

  1. Robert S. Goldfarb, 2013. "Shortage, Shortage, Who's Got the Shortage?," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(3), pages 277-297, September.
  2. Lee Sigelman & Robert Goldfarb, 2012. "The influence of economics on political science: by what pathway?," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(1), pages 1-19, March.
  3. Robert Goldfarb, 2010. "Jacob Mincer: A Founding Father of Modern Labour Economics," The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(1), pages 151-155.
  4. Robert S. Goldfarb & Lee Sigelman, 2010. "Does ‘Civic Duty’ ‘Solve’ The Rational Choice Voter Turnout Puzzle?," Journal of Theoretical Politics, , vol. 22(3), pages 275-300, July.
  5. Robert Goldfarb & Jonathan Ratner, 2009. "Exploring different visions of the model-empirics nexus: Solow versus Lipsey," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(2), pages 159-174.
  6. Long Mark C & Goldfarb Marsha G. & Goldfarb Robert S, 2008. "Explanations for Persistent Nursing Shortages," Forum for Health Economics & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 11(2), pages 1-37, November.
  7. Robert S. Goldfarb & Jon Ratner, 2008. ""Theory" and "Models": Terminology Through the Looking Glass," Econ Journal Watch, Econ Journal Watch, vol. 5(1), pages 91-108, January.
  8. Boulier Bryan L. & Datta Tejwant S. & Goldfarb Robert S, 2007. "Vaccination Externalities," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 7(1), pages 1-27, May.
  9. Joseph J. Cordes & Robert S. Goldfarb, 2007. "Decreasing the "Bad" for Mixed Public Goods and Bads: The Case of Public Sculpture," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 33(2), pages 159-176, Spring.
  10. Robert Goldfarb & Thomas C. Leonard & Steven Suranovic, 2006. "Modeling Alternative Motives for Dieting," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 32(1), pages 115-131, Winter.
  11. Robert Goldfarb & H. O. Stekler & Joel David, 2005. "Methodological issues in forecasting: Insights from the egregious business forecast errors of late 1930," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 12(4), pages 517-542.
  12. Robert S. Goldfarb, 2003. "Remembering James Tobin: Stories Mostly from His Students," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 29(4), pages 499-518, Fall.
  13. Robert S. Goldfarb & H. O. Stekler, 2002. "Wheat from Chaff: Meta-Analysis as Quantitative Literature Review: Comment," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 16(3), pages 225-226, Summer.
  14. Robert Goldfarb & Thomas Leonard & Steven Suranovic, 2001. "Are rival theories of smoking underdetermined?," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(2), pages 229-251.
  15. Robert S. Goldfarb & H. O. Stekler, 2001. "Combining the Results of rationality Studies: What Did We know and When Did We know It?," Indian Economic Review, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, vol. 36(1), pages 269-300, January.
  16. Robert S. Goldfarb, 2000. "An Onassis Retrospective: What Products Are Auctioned, and Why?," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 31(2), pages 157-168, January.
  17. Leonard, Thomas C. & Goldfarb, Robert S. & Suranovic, Steven M., 2000. "New on Paternalism and Public Policy," Economics and Philosophy, Cambridge University Press, vol. 16(02), pages 323-331, October.
  18. Robert S. Goldfarb & H. O. Stekler, 2000. "Why Do Empirical Results Change? Forecasts as Tests of Rational Expectations," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 32(5), pages 95-116, Supplemen.
  19. Suranovic, Steven M. & Goldfarb, Robert S. & Leonard, Thomas C., 1999. "An economic theory of cigarette addiction," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 18(1), pages 1-29, January.
  20. Bryan Boulier & Robert Goldfarb, 1998. "On the use and nonuse of surveys in economics," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 5(1), pages 1-21.
  21. Dowell, Richard S & Goldfarb, Robert S & Griffith, William B, 1998. "Economic Man as a Moral Individual," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 36(4), pages 645-53, October.
  22. Robert Goldfarb, 1997. "Now you see it, now you don't: emerging contrary results in economics," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 4(2), pages 221-244.
  23. Anthony M. Yezer & Robert S. Goldfarb & Paul J. Poppen, 1996. "Does Studying Economics Discourage Cooperation? Watch What We Do, Not What We Say or How We Play," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 10(1), pages 177-186, Winter.
  24. Robert S. Goldfarb & H. O. Stekler, 1996. "Information Problems for Policy Analysis and Forecasting," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 22(1), pages 47-56, Winter.
  25. Robert Goldfarb, 1995. "The economist-as-audience needs a methodology of plausible inference," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 2(2), pages 201-222.
  26. Sheldon E. Haber & Robert S. Goldfarb, 1995. "Does salaried status affect human capital accumulation?," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 48(2), pages 322-337, January.
  27. Goldfarb, Robert S, 1994. "Dealing with Arguably Legitimate Exam Gripes: A Possible Pareto Improvement," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 32(1), pages 178-79, January.
  28. Boulier, Bryan L. & Goldfarb, Robert S., 1991. "Pisces Economicus: The Fish as Economic Man," Economics and Philosophy, Cambridge University Press, vol. 7(01), pages 83-86, April.
  29. Bryan L. Boulier & Vincy Fon & Robert Goldfarb, 1990. "The Demand for Labor with Heterogenous Hours," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 16(3), pages 239-247, Jul-Sep.
  30. Goldfarb, Robert S, 1988. "Choice under Uncertainty: Problems Solved and Unsolved: Correspondence," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 2(2), pages 179-81, Spring.
  31. Joseph Cordes & Robert Goldfarb & Harry Watson, 1986. "The relative efficiency of private and public transfers," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 49(1), pages 29-45, January.
  32. Goldfarb, Robert & Havrylyshyn, Oli & Mangum, Stephen, 1984. "Can remittances compensate for manpower outflows : The case of Philippine physicians," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(1-3), pages 1-17.
  33. Goldfarb, Robert S. & Yezer, Anthony M. J., 1983. "A model of teenage labor supply," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 35(2), pages 245-255, June.
  34. Joseph Cordes & Robert Goldfarb, 1983. "Alternate rationales for severance pay compensation under airline deregulation," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 41(3), pages 351-369, January.
  35. Robert S. Goldfarb & John S. Heywood, 1982. "An economic evaluation of the Service Contract Act," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 36(1), pages 56-72, October.
  36. Robert S. Goldfarb & John S. Morrall III, 1981. "The Davis-Bacon Act: An appraisal of recent studies," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 34(2), pages 191-206, January.
  37. Yezer, Anthony M. J. & Goldfarb, Robert S., 1978. "An indirect test of efficient city sizes," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 5(1), pages 46-65, January.
  38. Goldfarb, Robert S., 1976. "A `missing link' in the social rate of discount literature," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 6(3), pages 309-312, October.
  39. Goldfarb, Robert S. & Woglom, Geoffrey, 1974. "Government investment decisions and institutional constraints on income redistribution," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 3(2), pages 171-180, May.
  40. Gayer, Paul & Goldfarb, Robert S, 1972. "Job Search, the Duration of Unemployment, and the Phillips Curve: Comment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 62(4), pages 714-17, September.
  41. Goldfarb, Robert S, 1970. "Pareto Optimal Redistribution: Comment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 60(5), pages 994-96, December.
  42. Hamermesh, Daniel S & Goldfarb, Robert S, 1970. "Manpower Programs in a Local Labor Market: A Theoretical Note," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 60(4), pages 706-09, September.

NEP Fields

3 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2005-11-12. Author is listed
  2. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (2) 2005-11-12 2005-11-12. Author is listed
  3. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2009-04-05. Author is listed
  4. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2005-11-12. Author is listed

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