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### 1983, Volume 13, Issue 2-3

**249-252 Successive cournot-nash industries***by*Flath, David**253-258 Choosing duopoly solutions by consistent conjectures and by uncertainty***by*Turnbull, Stephen J.**259-261 The welfare effects of complexity and variability in regulations***by*Quandt, Richard E.**263-268 On the optimal resource rent tax***by*Campbell, H. F. & Lindner, R. K.**269-276 Energy consumption in LDCs : Some empirical issues***by*Zilberfarb, B.**277-281 Estimating the intertemporal elasticity of labor supply in a contractual market***by*Bronars, Stephen G.**283-289 A conditional logit model for executive incentives***by*Courchane, M. J.**291-296 Estimating dynamic demand systems : Some results on pooled indian budget data***by*Ray, Ranjan

### 1983, Volume 13, Issue 1

**1-9 Blockmodeling complex statutes : Mapping techniques based on combinatorial optimization for analyzing economic legislation and its stress point over time***by*Boorman, Scott A. & Levitt, Paul R.**11-14 A new cross-country tabulation of the quality index of consumption***by*Finke, Renate**15-18 Verifying a demand system by simulation***by*Theil, Henri & Finke, Renate & Rosalsky, Mercedes C.**19-24 Some notes on the stability of a simple Cournot economy with a leontief technology***by*Willner, Johan**25-30 Price level determinacy and the choice of policy targets under rational expectations***by*Brezis, Aliza & Offenbacher, Edward K.**31-35 A new characterization of simple majority***by*Fishburn, P. C.**37-44 Multi-valued decision rules and coalitional non-manipulability : Two possibility theorems***by*Bandyopadhyay, Taradas**45-48 The information matrix test : Simplified calculation via a score test interpretation***by*Chesher, Andrew**49-53 The multi-country transfer problem***by*Dixit, Avinash**55-57 Trade taxes and the current account***by*Razin, Assaf & Svensson, Lars E. O.**59-62 Are exchange rate movements a random walk?***by*Kumcu, M. Ercan**63-67 Constancy of equilibrium interest rates for power utility functions and stochastic constant returns to scale technologies***by*Sundaresan, M.**69-75 Increasing returns to scale and the reverse flexible accelerator***by*Dechert, W. Davis**77-80 Market power and output stability***by*Shaffer, Sherrill**81-86 Estimates of the option values for water quality improvements***by*Smith, V. Kerry & Desvousges, William H. & Fisher, Ann**87-95 Cobweb versus rational expectations models : Lessons from the market for public school teachers***by*Zarkin, Gary A.**97-100 A generalization of working's model***by*Laitinen, Kenneth & Theil, Henri & Raparla, Tejaswi**101-104 The integrability of generalized working models***by*Van Hoa, Tran

### 1983, Volume 12, Issue 3-4

**201-205 The complete breakdown of gross-substitutability in a Cobb-Douglas world***by*Schulz, Norbert**207-212 Tests of a heterogeneous bidders theory of first price auctions***by*Cox, James C. & Smith, Vernon L. & Walker, James M.**213-218 On the cost-minimizing number of firms***by*Ten Raa, Thijs**219-227 A simple implementation of efficient allocations***by*Rob, Rafael**229-234 Efficiency of sophisticated choice***by*Grout, Paul**235-241 Inventories, rational expectations and economic activities***by*Chan, Kenneth S. & Ioannides, Yannis M.**243-249 A note on the variability of inflation and the dispersion of relative price changes***by*Marquez, Jaime & Vining, Daniel**251-254 A note on the effects of linear approximation on hypothesis testing***by*Bera, Anil K. & Byron, Ray**255-259 Interpreting the effects of binary variables in transformed models***by*Blaylock, James R. & Smallwood, David M.**261-267 The unimodal maximum entropy density***by*Brockett, Patrick L.**269-275 Small sample properties of alternative forms of the Lagrange Multiplier test***by*Davidson, Russel & MacKinnon, James G.**277-281 The J-test as a Hausman specification test***by*Hausman, Jerry & Pesaran, Hashem**283-287 The independence of tests for structural change in regression models***by*Phillips, G. D. A. & McCabe, B. P.**289-293 A generalized recoverability theorem : The case of multi-stage production***by*Scheraga, Joel D.**295-297 A note on the equivalence between two cones generated by a correspondence***by*Shitovitz, Benyamin**299-303 Currency by denomination***by*Cramer, J. S.**305-311 The information loss through aggregation of the UK monetary components***by*Mills, Terence C.**313-317 Competitive banks and the inflation tax***by*Calvo, Guillermo A. & Fernandez, Roque B.**319-326 Tax progression in Lindahl equilibrium***by*Snow, Arthur & Warren, Ronald Jr.**327-332 The service sector, monopolistic competition and the impact of emigration***by*Rivera-Batiz, Francisco L.**333-338 Inflation 'news' and exchange rates***by*Amihud, Yakov & Kalay, Avner**339-340 Risk-aversion and the term structure of real interest rates correction***by*LeRoy, Stephen F.**341-347 A geometric note on some propositions in spatial pricing policy***by*Norman, George**349-353 Non-structural measures of competition : Toward a synthesis of alternatives***by*Shaffer, Sherrill**355-359 Profit cost margin, monopoly power and R & D intensity for industrial firms***by*Ben-Zion, Uri & Kim, Moshe**361-367 A welfare analysis of monopolistic R & D***by*Lee, Tom K.**369-375 The value of large resource deposits or, how precious are the sea-bed nodules?***by*Dasgupta, Partha**377-382 Industrial sector interfuel substitution following the first major oil shock***by*Hall, V. B.**383-389 Energy consumption in Australia : Evidence from a generalized working model***by*Van Hoa, Tran & Ironmonger, D. S. & Manning, I.**391-396 A new cross-country tabulation of income elasticities of demand***by*Finke, Renate & Rosalsky, Mercedes C. & Theil, Henri

### 1983, Volume 12, Issue 2

**101-108 Communication in markets : A suggested approach***by*Kirman, Alan P.**109-114 Keynesian unemployment as a nash equilibrium with endogenous wage/price setting : An example***by*Madden, Paul**115-119 From intertemporal strong quasi-concavity to temporary one***by*Bronsard, Camille**121-125 Shephard's lemma and rate of return regulation***by*Fare, Rolf & Logan, James**127-133 The cournot oligopoly and competitive equilibria as solutions to non-linear complementarity problems***by*Okuguchi, Koji**135-139 Differentiability of the cost functions is equivalent to strict quasiconcavity of the production functions***by*Saijo, Tatsuyoshi**141-146 Market demand is a continuous function of prices***by*Trockel, Walter**147-152 Learning to agree***by*Cave, Jonathan A. K.**153-156 An empirical note on money, government debt and inflation***by*Barsky, Robert B. & Mankiw, N. Gregory**157-161 Additional evidence on inflation variability : The experience of asian countries***by*Khan, Ashfaque H. & Abbas, Kalbe**163-167 The effects of inflation uncertainty and supply shocks on real interest rates***by*Wilcox, James A.**169-174 Extension of the ridge regression technique to non-linear models with additive errors***by*Dagenais, Marcel G.**175-180 Estimating models of expectations : A simplified sequential approach***by*Khan, Mohsin S.**181-186 The sampling performance of pre-test estimators of the scale parameter under squared error loss***by*Yancey, T. A. & Judge, G. G. & Mandy, D. M.**187-191 In search of a test of investor capital gain realization behavior to capital gain tax rates***by*Barthold, Thomas A.**193-199 To graduate or not : Does it matter?***by*Hartog, Joop

### 1983, Volume 12, Issue 1

**1-6 The signs of compensated price effects in quantity/quality models***by*Edlefsen, Lee E.**7-10 Equilibrium points of non-atomic games : Asymptotic results***by*Rashid, Salim**11-17 Admissible mean standard deviation indifference curves***by*Allen, Franklin**19-21 Regret theory and measurable utility***by*Loomes, Graham & Sugden, Robert**23-29 An alternative approach to simulating var models***by*Evans, Lewis & Wells, Graeme**31-35 Definitions of 'second order approximation' and of 'flexible functional form'***by*Barnett, William A.**37-41 On calculating the edgeworth approximate distribution of an econometric estimator or test statistic***by*Tse, Y. K.**43-48 Use of the principal component method in the maximum likelihood estimation procedure of the logit model***by*White, Eugene & Tsurumi, Hiroki**49-51 Order-separable spaces***by*Mehta, Ghanshyam**53-60 Factor movements with three factors and two goods in the U.S. economy***by*Thompson, Henry & Clark, Don P.**61-67 Are developed country multilateral tariff reductions necessarily beneficial for the U.S.?***by*Whalley, John & Wigle, Randall**69-72 Complete sterilization and perfect capital mobility***by*O'Connell, Joan**73-79 Suboptimal plant capacity in U.S. manufacturing***by*Hirschey, Mark**81-87 A note on overemployment/underemployment in labor contracts under asymmetric information***by*Cooper, Russell**89-96 Trade union growth in Ireland, 1943-1977***by*Sapsford, D.**97-100 Family income and participation in schooling and higher education***by*N.J., Thomson

### 1983, Volume 11, Issue 4

**299-303 Demand uncertainty, competition, and 'non-binding' price controls***by*Cottle, Rex L. & Wallace, Myles S.**305-310 Disturbing effects of contracts based on effort supervision***by*Guasch, J. Luis**311-317 Estimated elasticities from regulated and unregulated cost functions***by*Nelson, Randy A.**319-325 The impossibility of a weakly path independent Paretian liberal***by*Bandyopadhyay, Taradas**327-330 The optimal insurance contract in a competitive market***by*Borch, Karl**331-335 On stationary overlapping generations models***by*Okuno, Masahiro & Zilcha, Itzhak**337-342 The Muntz-Szatz demand system : An application of a globally well behaved series expansion***by*Barnett, William A. & Jonas, Andrew B.**343-346 Optimization under non-linear constraints***by*Jansson, Leif & Mellander, Erik**347-352 Pre-test estimation under squared error loss***by*Judge, G. G. & Yancey, T. A. & Bock, M. E.**353-356 Conflict among testing procedures?***by*Kohler, Daniel F.**357-364 On the classical nature of the Wu-Hausman statistics for the independence of stochastic regressors and disturbance***by*Smith, Richard**365-370 A remark on a generalized specification test***by*Wu, De-Min**371-375 An asymptotic property of equilibrium on futures markets arising from speculation***by*Cheng, Hsueh-Cheng & Magill, Michael J. P.**377-384 On variable capital utilization and international trade theory***by*Svensson, Lars E. O.**385-389 On the rationality of buying from a price predator***by*Porter, Robert H.**391-397 Disparities in income elasticities by ethnic origin***by*Clements, Kenneth W. & Johnson, Lester W.

### 1983, Volume 11, Issue 3

**197-201 The duality implications of a concave aggregator function***by*Diewert, W. E.**203-210 Some Hicksian and Marshallian consumer's surplus estimates in discrete choice***by*Hau, Timothy Doe-Kwong**211-216 Equilibrium store locations when consumers minimize travel time plus waiting time***by*Kohlberg, Elon**217-221 Transformed beta-capacity distributions of production units***by*Muysken, Joan**223-224 On a theorem of Gorman***by*Russell, Thomas**225-229 On the effectiveness of automatic stabilizers under rational expectations when there is partial current information***by*Minford, A. P. L. & Peel, D. A.**231-236 On the normality of relative price changes***by*Buck, Andrew J. & Gahlen, Bernhard**237-244 Asymptotic standard errors of point elasticities calculated from simultaneous equation systems***by*Calzolari, Giorgio**245-250 The determination of moments of the doubly truncated multivariate normal tobit model***by*Lee, Lung-Fei**251-256 An integral occuring in duration models with heterogeneity***by*Kiefer, Nicholas M.**257-262 An adjustment process defined on a constraint surface with an application to Ramsey pricing***by*Marino, Anthony M. & Mitsui, Toshihide**263-267 A fundamental inequality to compare dynamic effects of real and asset sector disturbances in a three-country model of the world under alternative exchange rate regimes***by*Aoki, Masanao**269-278 Temporal aggregation and the strength of the association between securities' risk and return***by*Hawawini, Gabriel A. & Vora, Ashok**279-283 A general analysis of the Averch-Johnson effect***by*Katz, Michael L.**285-289 Diseconomies of scale for plant utilisation in electricity generation***by*Helden, G. Jan van & Muysken, Joan**291-295 Location decisions under uncertainty and the urban model***by*Ioannides, Yannis M.

### 1983, Volume 11, Issue 1-2

**1-8 A note on the implementation of rational expectations equilibria***by*Hellwig, Martin F.**9-14 On the role of a money commodity in a trading process***by*Peter Jennergren, L.**15-17 Irregular cobweb dynamics***by*Artstein, Zvi**19-23 Product differences and prices***by*d'Aspremont, Cl. & Jaskold Gabszewicz, J. & Thisse, J. -F.**25-31 On the estimation of returns to scale using variable cost functions***by*Braeutigam, Ronald R. & Daughety, Andrew F.**33-36 Duopolists don't wish to share information***by*Clarke, Richard N.**37-42 Duopoly supergames with product differentiation***by*Deneckere, R.**43-48 Activist policy and macroeconomic instability***by*Baum, C. F. & Howrey, E. P.**49-55 Consistency of flow equilibrium specification of asset market with transactions theory of demand for money***by*Hayakawa, Hiroaki**57-61 Techniques for achieving optimal money supply rules in a rational expectations macroeconomic model***by*Siegel, Jeremy J.**63-68 Collective guarantee structures***by*Thomson, William**69-73 Manipulation of non-imposed, non-oligarchic, non-binary group decision rules***by*Bandyopadhyay, Taradas**75-79 On arrow-type impossibility theorems with infinite individuals and infinite alternatives***by*Grafe, F. & Grafe, J.**81-85 Sequential search with a budget constraint***by*Aharon, Rony & Veendorp, E. C. H.**87-92 Production uncertainty and the input decision of the competitive firm facing the futures market***by*Honda, Yuzo**93-100 Measures of risk aversion with many commodities***by*Madan, Dilip B.**101-106 Rational expectations and the theory of aggregate investment***by*Nishimura, Kiyohiko G.**107-113 A note on long-term determinants of the private savings ratio***by*Koskela, Erkki & Viren, Matti**115-121 Dynamic predictive tests of a model under adaptive and rational expectations***by*Minford, Patrick & Ioannidis, Christos & Marwaha, Satwant**123-127 Testing normality in econometric models***by*Kiefer, Nicholas M. & Salmon, Mark**129-131 Computation of linear hypothesis tests for two-stage least squares***by*Startz, Richard**133-136 Bayesian analysis of a simple multinomial logit model***by*Zellner, Arnold**137-143 A Stein-rule method for pooling data***by*Ziemer, Rod F. & Wetzstein, Michael E.**145-148 The functional form of the aggregate import demand equation : Italy, 1960-1980***by*Gandolfo, Giancarlo & Petit, Maria Luisa**149-154 On the homogeneity of value function of the optimal control problem***by*Mino, Kazuo**155-159 Is lagged reserve accounting responsible for a variable money supply? : A skeptical note***by*Driskill, Robert A. & Sheffrin, Steven M.**161-165 Money supply and equity prices : An empirical note on Far Eastern countries***by*Ho, Yan-ki**167-174 Variable returns to scale and international trade : Two generalizations***by*Helpman, Elhanan**175-178 The Rosse-Panzar statistic and the Lerner index in the short run***by*Shaffer, Sherrill**179-184 Inter-firm technology flows and productivity growth***by*Link, Albert N.**185-189 Disequilibrium in the Australian aggregate labour market***by*Lewis, Philip E. T.**191-196 Rural institutions and rural-urban migration in LDC's***by*Chaudhuri, Tamal Datta

### 1982, Volume 10, Issue 3-4

**197-200 Comparative statics at irregular extrema***by*Crawford, Vincent P.**201-206 Continuous enough***by*Fare, Rolf & Primont, Daniel**207-209 A note on partially observed Markov systems***by*Rothschild, Michael**211-215 The mixed libertarian claim : A possibility among impossibility results***by*Gaertner, Wulf & Kruger, Lorenz**217-221 Using justice principles to resolve the 'Impossibility of a Paretian Liberal'***by*Wriglesworth, John L.**223-229 Perfection, the infinite horizon and dominance***by*Bryant, John**231-236 A model of employment outcomes illustrating the effect of the structure of information on the level and distribution of income***by*Rothschild, Michael & Stiglitz, Joseph E.**237-242 Harrodian and neoclassical paths in a constrained growth model***by*Henin, Pierre-Yves & Michel, Philippe**243-249 Migration, growth, distribution and welfare***by*Stark, Oded & Yitzhaki, Shlomo**251-255 A multivariate analysis of Argentina's urban income distribution, 1974-1975 and 1978***by*Mann, Arthur J.**257-261 The demand for money and the variability of the rate of inflation : An emperical note***by*Khan, Ashfaque H.**263-267 The Tobit model with serial correlation***by*Dagenais, Marcel G.**269-275 General instrumental variables estimation under stochastic linear restrictions***by*Giles, David E. A.**277-283 A simple derivation of the limited information maximum likelihood estimator***by*Godfrey, L. G. & Wickens, M. R.**285-292 Small sample performance of the Stein-Rule in non-orthogonal designs***by*Hill, R. Carter & Ziemer, Rod F.**293-298 Small sample properties of the two-step and three-step estimators in a heteroscedastic linear regression model and the Bayesian alternative***by*Ohtani, Kazuhiro**299-303 Normal probability plots and the estimation of distribution tails***by*Theil, Henri & Kidwai, Sartaj A. & Yelle, Kathryn A.**305-308 The approximate distribution function of the Stein-rule estimator***by*Ullah, Aman**309-315 'Time-series' versus 'econometric' forecasts : A non-linear regression counterexample***by*Wallis, Kenneth F.**317-319 A regression model of the heteroscedastic error variance***by*Yoon, Bong Joon**321-326 Bond yield uncertainty and the demand for money : A comment***by*Allen, Stuart D. & Cooke, Shaw**327-332 Measuring the Fed's revenue from money creation***by*Barro, Robert J.**333-336 Market structure, cost of intermediation and profitability in commercial banking***by*Bonomo, Vittorio**337-342 The general role of factor intensity in the theorems of international trade***by*Ethier, Wilfred J.**343-348 The economic theory of clubs : Some clarifications***by*Berglas, Eitan & Helpman, Elhanan & Pines, David**349-354 Devaluation in a neo-Keynesian temporary equilibrium***by*Fender, John**355-361 Risk-aversion and the term structure of real interest rates***by*LeRoy, Stephen F.**363-367 On shareholder unanimity in the mean-variance model***by*Bester, Helmut**369-374 On adjusting for risk changes when assessing the profitability effects of regulatory changes***by*Spiller, Pablo T.**375-379 Efficient prizes in prototype development contests***by*Hartwick, John M.**381-384 A note on Solow's survival problem***by*Kemp, Murray C. & Van Long, Ngo**385-390 Optimal control of a multi-cohort fishery***by*Naqib, Fadle & Stollery, Kenneth**391-395 A general equilibrium approach to wage bargaining and employment***by*Chaudhuri, Tamal Datta

### 1982, Volume 10, Issue 1-2

**1-7 The network matching principle : A model of efficient resource allocation by informal social networks in non-profit and other non-market social structures***by*Boorman, Scott A. & Levitt, Paul R.**9-15 The impact of non-causality on non-cooperative strategies for dynamic games***by*Brandsma, Andries S. & Hallett, A. J. Hughes**17-21 Asymmetric price adjustment and information***by*Seidmann, Daniel J.**23-27 Capacity distributions derived from macro productions functions***by*Seierstad, Atle**29-34 Monopoly rationing and two-part tariffs***by*Shaffer, Sherrill**35-42 On consumer's surplus***by*Takayama, Akira**43-48 On the uniqueness of macroeconomic equilibria with quantity rationing***by*Bohm, Volker**49-54 Predetermined and non-predetermined variables in rational expectations models***by*Buiter, Willem H.**55-59 An alternative to steady-state comparisons in perfect foresight models***by*Judd, Kenneth L.**61-64 Population size and the social welfare functions of Bentham and Mill***by*Nerlove, Marc & Razin, Assaf & Sadka, Efraim**65-70 Hedging with price and output uncertainty***by*Losq, Etienne**71-76 Flexibility and the demand for risky assets***by*Machina, Mark J.**77-79 The interpretation of dummy variables in semilogarithmic equations : Unbiased estimation***by*Giles, David E. A.**81-85 A note on the estimation of dynamic regression models with autoregressive errors by means of the Cochrane-Orcutt procedure***by*Godfrey, L. G.**87-92 The oligopoly solution concept is identified***by*Bresnahan, Timothy F.

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