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First Name: Robert
Middle Name: H.
Last Name: Frank
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RePEc Short-ID: pfr260

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Homepage: http://www.robert-h-frank.com
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Works

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Working papers

  1. Frank, Robert H. & Sunstein, Cass R., 2000. "Cost-Benefit Analysis and Relative Position," Working paper 503, Regulation2point0.

Articles

  1. Robert Frank, 2012. "In defense of a libertarian welfare state: response to Michael Shermer," Journal of Bioeconomics, Springer, vol. 14(2), pages 183-196, July.
  2. Frank, Robert H., 2008. "Should public policy respond to positional externalities?," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 92(8-9), pages 1777-1786, August.
  3. Robert Frank, 2008. "Lessons from Behavioral Economics," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 51(3), pages 80-92, June.
  4. Robert H. Frank, 2006. "Taking Libertarian Concerns Seriously: Reply to Kashdan and Klein," Econ Journal Watch, Econ Journal Watch, vol. 3(3), pages 435-451, September.
  5. Frank Robert H, 2005. "Progressive Consumption Taxation as a Remedy for the U.S. Savings Shortfall," The Economists' Voice, De Gruyter, vol. 2(3), pages 1-11, August.
  6. Robert H. Frank, 2005. "Positional Externalities Cause Large and Preventable Welfare Losses," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 95(2), pages 137-141, May.
  7. Frank, Robert H., 2004. "Human nature and economic policy: lessons for the transition economies," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 33(6), pages 679-694, December.
  8. Robert Frank, 2003. "Review," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 14(3), pages 253-258, September.
  9. Robert H. Frank, 2002. "The Economic Naturalist: Teaching Introductory Students How to Speak Economics," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 92(2), pages 459-462, May.
  10. Robert Frank, 2001. "The Economist as Public Intellectual: A Case for Selling Pareto Improvements," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 27(2), pages 221-225, Spring.
  11. Frank, Robert H, 2000. "Why Is Cost-Benefit Analysis So Controversial?," The Journal of Legal Studies, University of Chicago Press, vol. 29(2), pages 913-30, June.
  12. Robert Frank, 2000. "Does Growing Inequality Harm the Middle Class?," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 26(3), pages 253-264, Summer.
  13. Frank, Robert H, 1997. "The Frame of Reference as a Public Good," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 107(445), pages 1832-47, November.
  14. Robert H. Frank, 1996. "The Political Economy of Preference Falsification: Timur Kuran's Private Truths, Public Lies," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 34(1), pages 115-123, March.
  15. Robert H. Frank & Thomas D. Gilovich & Dennis T. Regan, 1996. "Do Economists Make Bad Citizens?," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 10(1), pages 187-192, Winter.
  16. Robert H. Frank & Thomas Gilovich & Dennis T. Regan, 1993. "Does Studying Economics Inhibit Cooperation?," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 7(2), pages 159-171, Spring.
  17. Frank, Robert H. & Hutchens, Robert M., 1993. "Wages, seniority, and the demand for rising consumption profiles," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 21(3), pages 251-276, August.
  18. Frank, Robert H, 1992. "Melding Sociology and Economics: James Coleman's Foundations of Social Theory," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 30(1), pages 147-70, March.
  19. Frank, Robert H, 1989. "If Homo Economicus Could Choose His Own Utility Function, Would He Want One with a Conscience? Reply," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 79(3), pages 594-96, June.
  20. Frank, Robert H, 1989. "Frames of Reference and the Quality of Life," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 79(2), pages 80-85, May.
  21. Frank, Robert H., 1988. "The functional role of preferences," Journal of Behavioral Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(1), pages 7-18.
  22. Frank, Robert H, 1987. "If Homo Economicus Could Choose His Own Utility Function, Would He Want One with a Conscience?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 77(4), pages 593-604, September.
  23. Frank, Robert H, 1985. "The Demand for Unobservable and Other Nonpositional Goods," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 75(1), pages 101-16, March.
  24. Frank, Robert H, 1984. "Are Workers Paid Their Marginal Products?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 74(4), pages 549-71, September.
  25. Robert H. Frank, 1984. "Interdependent Preferences and the Competitive Wage Structure," RAND Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, vol. 15(4), pages 510-520, Winter.
  26. Robert H. Frank, 1982. "When are price differentials discriminatory?," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 2(2), pages 238-255.
  27. Frank, Robert H, 1978. "Family Location Constraints and the Geographic Distribution of Female Professionals," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 86(1), pages 117-30, February.
  28. Frank, Robert H & Freeman, Richard T, 1978. "The Distribution of the Unemployment Burden: Do the Last Hired Leave First?," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 60(3), pages 380-91, August.
  29. Frank, Robert H, 1978. "How Long Is a Spell of Unemployment?," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 46(2), pages 285-302, March.
  30. Frank, Robert H, 1978. "Why Women Earn Less: The Theory and Estimation of Differential Overqualification," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 68(3), pages 360-73, June.
  31. Cook, Philip J. & Frank, Robert H., 1975. "The effect of unemployment dispersion on the rate of wage inflation," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 1(2), pages 241-249, April.

Chapters

  1. Robert H. Frank, 1996. "Consumption Externalities and the Financing of Social Services," NBER Chapters, in: Individual and Social Responsibility: Child Care, Education, Medical Care, and Long-Term Care in America, pages 173-194 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Philip J. Cook & Robert H. Frank, 1993. "The Growing Concentration of Top Students at Elite Schools," NBER Chapters, in: Studies of Supply and Demand in Higher Education, pages 121-144 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Books

  1. Frank, Robert H., 1993. "Choosing the Right Pond: Human Behavior and the Quest for Status," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780195049459.

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