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Summer reading: New research in applied microeconomics - conference summary

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This Economic Letter summarizes several papers presented at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Applied Microeconomics Summer Conference, held June 25-27, 2008. The papers are listed at the end and are available at http://www.frbsf.org/economics/conferences/0806/index.html ; The conference included papers on a number of topics, including analyses of the impacts of government programs and insights into the behavior of businesses. All the papers shared a common approach of applying detailed, microeconomic data to understand behavior and to distinguish causation from correlation.

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  • Mark Doms, 2008. "Summer reading: New research in applied microeconomics - conference summary," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue sep5.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedfel:y:2008:i:sep5:n:2008-27
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