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J. S. Butler

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First Name:J.
Middle Name:S.
Last Name:Butler
RePEc Short-ID:pbu453
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James W. Martin School of Public Policy and Administration
University of Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky (United States)
RePEc:edi:spukyus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Bichaka Fayissa & Shah Danyal & J.S. Butler, 2011. "The Impact of Education on Health Status: Evidence from Longitudinal Survey Data," Working Papers 201101, Middle Tennessee State University, Department of Economics and Finance.
  2. Wang, Xin & Maynard, Leigh J. & Butler, J.S., 2010. "Using Linked Household-level Datasets to Explain Consumer Response to BSE in Canada," 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado 60859, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  3. Butler, J.S. & Moser, Christine M., 2010. "Complementarities and differences in adoption: an application of hazard models to two technologies in Madagascar," 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado 61381, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  4. Burkhauser, Richard V. & Butler, J. S. & Gumus, Gulcin, 2003. "Dynamic Modeling of the SSDI Application Timing Decision: The Importance of Policy Variables," IZA Discussion Papers 942, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  5. Burkhauser, Richard V. & Butler, J. S. & Gumus, Gulcin, 2003. "Option Value and Dynamic Programming Model Estimates of Social Security Disability Insurance Application Timing," IZA Discussion Papers 941, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  6. J. S. Butler & Barry Schachter, 1996. "Improving Value-At-Risk Estimates By Combining Kernel Estimation With Historical Simulation," Finance 9605001, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  7. J. S. Butler & Barry Schachter, 1996. "Improving value-at-risk estimates by combining kernel estimation," Proceedings 513, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
  8. Richard V. Burkhauser & J. S. Butler & Yang-Woo Kim, 1996. "The timing of disability insurance application: a choice-based semiparametric hazard model," Working Papers 1996-005, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
  9. Timothy J. Bartik & J.S. Butler & Jin Tan Liu, 1990. "Maximum Score Estimates of the Determinants of Residential Mobility: Implications for the Value of Residential Attachment and Neighborhood Amenities," Upjohn Working Papers 90-01, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.


  1. Rebecca Bromley-Trujillo & J. S. Butler & John Poe & Whitney Davis, 2016. "The Spreading of Innovation: State Adoptions of Energy and Climate Change Policy," Review of Policy Research, Policy Studies Organization, vol. 33(5), pages 544-565, September.
  2. J. S. Butler & Douglas A. Carr & Eugenia F. Toma & Ron Zimmer, 2013. "Choice in a World of New School Types," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 32(4), pages 785-806, September.
  3. Cowen, Joshua M. & Butler, J.S. & Fowles, Jacob & Streams, Megan E. & Toma, Eugenia F., 2012. "Teacher retention in Appalachian schools: Evidence from Kentucky," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 31(4), pages 431-441.
  4. Nathan Barrett & J. S. Butler & Eugenia F. Toma, 2012. "Do Less Effective Teachers Choose Professional Development Does It Matter?," Evaluation Review, , vol. 36(5), pages 346-374, October.
  5. Meg Streams & J. S. Butler & Joshua Cowen & Jacob Fowles & Eugenia F. Toma, 2011. "School Finance Reform: Do Equalized Expenditures Imply Equalized Teacher Salaries?," Education Finance and Policy, MIT Press, vol. 6(4), pages 508-536, October.
  6. J. S. Butler & Christine Moser, 2010. "Structural Model of Agricultural Markets in Developing Countries," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 92(5), pages 1364-1378.
  7. Avery, Rosemary J. & Butler, J.S. & Schmidt, Ellie Bradsher & Holtan, Barbara A., 2009. "AdoptUsKids national photolisting service: Characteristics of listed children and length of time to placement," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 140-154, January.
  8. Wenli Yan & Dwight V. Denison & J.S. Butler, 2009. "Revenue Structure and Nonprofit Borrowing," Public Finance Review, , vol. 37(1), pages 47-67, January.
  9. J. S. Butler & Christine Moser, 2007. "Cloud Cover and Satellite Images of Deforestation," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 83(2), pages 166-173.
  10. Feng, Shuaizhang & Burkhauser, Richard V. & Butler, J.S., 2006. "Levels and Long-Term Trends in Earnings Inequality: Overcoming Current Population Survey Censoring Problems Using the GB2 Distribution," Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, American Statistical Association, vol. 24, pages 57-62, January.
  11. Jennjou Chen & J. S. Butler, 2006. "A quality adjusted wage index," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 10(13), pages 1-14.
  12. Richard V. Burkhauser & J. S. Butler & Gulcin Gumus, 2004. "Dynamic programming model estimates of Social Security Disability Insurance application timing," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(6), pages 671-685.
  13. Avery, Rosemary J. & Butler, J. S., 2004. "Time dependence and unmeasured heterogeneity in administrative data analysis: application to adoption photolisting services data," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 26(3), pages 235-248, March.
  14. Burkhauser, Richard V. & Butler, J. S. & Feng, Shuaizhang & Houtenville, Andrew J., 2004. "Long term trends in earnings inequality: what the CPS can tell us," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 82(2), pages 295-299, February.
  15. Weiwei Feng & Wei Zhou & J.S. Butler & Brenda M. Booth & Michael T. French, 2001. "The impact of problem drinking on employment," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 10(6), pages 509-521, September.
  16. Butler, J. S., 2000. "Efficiency results of MLE and GMM estimation with sampling weights," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 96(1), pages 25-37, May.
  17. J. S. Butler & Andrew Horowitz, 2000. "Labour supply and wages among nuclear and extended households: The Surinamese experiment," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 36(5), pages 1-29.
  18. Picone, Gabriel A. & Butler, J.S., 2000. "Semiparametric Estimation Of Multiple Equation Models," Econometric Theory, Cambridge University Press, vol. 16(4), pages 551-575, August.
  19. Richard V. Burkhauser & J. S. Butler & Yang-Woo Kim & Robert R. Weathers II, 1999. "The Importance of Accommodation on the Timing of Disability Insurance Applications: Results from the Survey of Disability and Work and the Health and Retirement Study," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 34(3), pages 589-611.
  20. Richard V. Burkhauser & J.S. Butler & Andrew J. Houtenville, 1999. "Changes in Permanent Income Inequality in the United States and Germany in the 1990s," Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 68(2), pages 284-289.
  21. Rich, Robert W & Butler, J S, 1998. "Disagreement as a Measure of Uncertainty: A Comment on Bomberger," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 30(3), pages 411-419, August.
  22. Butler, J. S., 1997. "Censored probit models do not fail randomly: A Monte Carlo study," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 57(1), pages 33-37, November.
  23. J. S. Butler & Patrali Chatterjee, 1997. "Tests of the Specification of Univariate and Bivariate Ordered Probit," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 79(2), pages 343-347, May.
  24. Butler, J. S. & Schachter, Barry, 1996. "The statistical properties of parameters inferred from the black-scholes formula," International Review of Financial Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 5(3), pages 223-235.
  25. Butler, J S, 1996. "Estimating the Correlation in Censored Probit Models," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 78(2), pages 356-358, May.
  26. Butler, J S & Raymond, Jennie E, 1996. "The Effect of the Food Stamp Program on Nutrient Intake," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 34(4), pages 781-798, October.
  27. Burkhauser, Richard V. & Butler, J. S. & Kim, Yang Woo, 1995. "The importance of employer accommodation on the job duration of workers with disabilities: A hazard model approach," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 2(2), pages 109-130, June.
  28. Butler, J S & Finegan, T Aldrich & Siegfried, John J, 1994. "Does More Calculus Improve Student Learning in Intermediate Micro and Macro Economic Theory?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 84(2), pages 206-210, May.
  29. Rich, Robert W. & Raymond, Jennie E. & Butler, J. S., 1993. "Testing for measurement errors in expectations from survey data : An instrumental variables approach," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 43(1), pages 5-10.
  30. Rich, R W & Raymond, J E & Butler, J S, 1992. "The Relationship between Forecast Dispersion and Forecast Uncertainty: Evidence from a Survey Data-ARCH Model," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 7(2), pages 131-148, April-Jun.
  31. Richard P. Chaykowski & George A. Slotsve & J. S. Butler, 1992. "A Simultaneous Analysis of Grievance Activity and Outcome Decisions," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 45(4), pages 724-737, July.
  32. Bartik, Timothy J. & Butler, J. S. & Liu, Jin-Tan, 1992. "Maximum score estimates of the determinants of residential mobility: Implications for the value of residential attachment and neighborhood amenities," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(2), pages 233-256, September.
  33. Rich, Robert W. & Raymond, Jennie & Butler, J. S., 1991. "Generalized instrumental variables estimation of autoregressive conditional heteroskedastic models," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 35(2), pages 179-185, February.
  34. Jeng, Chyong-Chiou & Butler, J. S. & Liu, Jin-Tan, 1990. "The informational efficiency of the stock market : The international evidence of 1921-1930," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 34(2), pages 157-162, October.
  35. Quddus, Munir & Liu, Jin-Tan & Butler, John S., 1989. "Money, prices, and causality: The Chinese hyperinflation, 1946-1949, reexamined," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 11(3), pages 447-453.
  36. Butler, J S & Anderson, Kathryn H & Burkhauser, Richard V, 1989. "Work and Health after Retirement: A Competing Risks Model with Semiparametric Unobserved Heterogeneity," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 71(1), pages 46-53, February.
  37. Quddus, Munir & Liu, Jin-Tan & Butler, J. S., 1988. "Variability of inflation and the dispersion of relative prices : Evidence from the Chinese hyperinflation of 1946-1949," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 239-244.
  38. Anderson, Kathryn H. & Hill, M. Anne & Butler, J. S., 1987. "Age at marriage in Malaysia : A hazard model of marriage timing," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 26(2), pages 223-234, August.
  39. Butler, J S, et al, 1987. "Measurement Error in Self-reported Health Variables," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 69(4), pages 644-650, November.
  40. Mitchell, Jean M. & Butler, J. S., 1986. "Arthritis and the earnings of men : An analysis incorporating selection bias," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 5(1), pages 81-98, March.
  41. Butler, J. S. & Schachter, Barry, 1986. "Unbiased estimation of the Black/Scholes formula," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(3), pages 341-357, March.
  42. Butler, J. S. & Anderson, Kathryn H. & Burkhauser, Richard V., 1986. "Testing the relationship between work and health : A bivariate hazard model," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 20(4), pages 383-386.
  43. J. S. Butler & James C. Ohls & Barbara Posner, 1985. "The Effect of the Food Stamp Program on the Nutrient Intake of the Eligible Elderly," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 20(3), pages 405-420.
  44. Butler, J S & Moffitt, Robert, 1982. "A Computationally Efficient Quadrature Procedure for the One-Factor Multinomial Probit Model," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 50(3), pages 761-764, May.


  1. Richard V. Burkhauser & J. S. Butler & James T. Wilkinson, 1985. "Estimating Changes in Well-Being Across Life: A Realized vs. Comprehensive Income Approach," NBER Chapters, in: Horizontal Equity, Uncertainty, and Economic Well-Being, pages 69-90, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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  1. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (2) 2003-12-14 2003-12-14
  2. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (2) 2003-12-14 2003-12-14
  3. NEP-CMP: Computational Economics (1) 2003-12-14
  4. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2011-02-12
  5. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2011-02-12
  6. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2011-02-12
  7. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2011-02-12


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