Staff Discussion Papers

109
October 2012
S. Wilson, J. Penner, A Demyen
A Call for a New Saskatchewan Heritage Fund?

108
Jul. 2007
S. Wilson
Public Pension Sustainability Options: The Relative Merits of Increasing
Contribution Rates or Switching to a Fully-Funded Pension

107
Jul. 2007
S. Wilson
The Fertility Transition, the Public and Private Costs of “Dependents”, and
Intergenerational Welfare

106
Dec. 2005
S. Wilson and L. Ho
Universal Fully Funded Pensions versus Individualized Retirement Savings Accounts: A Comparison of Fully-Funded Pension Options

105
Dec. 2005
S. Wilson and L. Ho
Public Pension Schemes in Overlapping Generations Economies

104
Dec. 2003
S. Lee
Patterns of Canada's revealed comparative advantage in the United States

103
May 2003
S. Wilson
The massive investment, immigration and productivity booms in Canada: which came first?

102
Nov. 2002
S. Lee
Why governments enter trade agreements

101
2002
S. Lee
Political economy of trade policy: why governments favour one industry over another

100
Dec. 2001
S. Wilson
The decline in savings: should we be surprised?

99
Dec. 2001
S. Wilson
Retirement savings and public pensions

98
Dec. 2001
S. Wilson
The quantitative significance of precautionary savings in life-cycle economies

97
Aug. 2001
T. Ogwang & A. Abdou
The choice of principal variables for computing human development indicators

96
Aug. 2001
A. Abdou
Adjustment and investment in Africa: a retreat to compradorization

95
2001
M. Rushton
The law and economics of artists' inalienable rights

94
2001
M. Rushton
An economic approach to copyright in works of artistic craftsmanship

93
June 2001
M. Rushton
The economic analysis of freedom of expression

92
April 2001
M. Rushton
State and provincial arts councils: a framework for analysis

91
Sept. 2000
M. Rushton
Copyright and freedom of expression: an economic analysis

90
Aug. 2001
R. Kleer
Reappraising Locke's case against "raising the coin"

89
May 2001
C. Nicol
Demand model specification in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom

88
May 2001
C. Nicol & S. Ahmed
Shrinkage Estimators for the Instrumental Variables Model

87
May 2001
S. Wilson
Financial Intermediation, Capital Accumulation and Growth: Evidence from Canada

86
April 2001
S. Wilson
A Dynamic General Equilibrium Analysis of Migration and Capital Formation: The Case of Canada

85
Jul 2000
S. Ahmed & C. Nicol
Shrinkage Estimation of the Dose for a Given Mortality

84
May 2000
C. Nicol
Elasticities of Demand for Gasoline in Canada and the United States

83
April 2000
C. Nicol & S. Ahmed
An Application of Shrinkage Estimation

82
Dec. 1999
C. Nicol
The Rank and Model Specification of Demand Systems

81
Dec. 1999
M. Rushton
Copyright, Freedom of Expression, and Fair Dealing

80
Dec. 1999
M. Rushton
Public Funding of Controversial Art

79
July 1999
H. King
A Neophyte's Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Use of Classroom Experiments and Simulations in Introductory Economics

78
July 1998
C. Nicol
The Rank and Model Specification of Demand Systems: An Empirical Analysis Using United States Microdata

77
Jan. 1998
I. Rongve
Estimation of Inequality Indices Using Parametric Lorenz Curves

76
Sept. 1997
M. Rushton
The Moral Rights of Artists: Droit Moral ou Droit Pecuniaire?

75
June 1997
M. Jones
Road Block on China's Path to Development: Factor market rigidities, social security provision and rural household strategies in China since 1983

74
Nov. 1996
M. Jones & I. Rongve
The Informational Content of Linear Standard of Living Indices

73
Oct. 1996
M. Jones & V. Weber
External Debt Crisis

72
Oct. 1996
I. Rongve
Poverty Experience of Canadian Single Parent Families: 1982-1992

71
Oct. 1996
H. Akhand & J. Marshall
Intertemporal Revenue-Smoothing in the Postwar United States and Canada

70
Aug. 1996
H. Emery & I. Rongve
Much Ado About Nothing? Demographic Bulges, The Productivity Puzzle and CPP Reform

69
Oct. 1996
H. Akhand
Central Bank Independence and Growth: A Reasonable Extreme-Bounds Analysis

68
1996
H. Akhand
The Methods of Estimating Marginal Tax Rates: A Survey

67
Aug. 1996
H. Akhand
Effective Federal Individual Income Tax Functions: A Further Exploration

66
July 1996
H. Akhand
On income Tax Functions: An Application of Robust, Regression-Based Diagnostics to Models of Conditional Means

65
1996
M. Jones & M. Mood
A Prescription for Healthy TVE Growth in Rural China

64
May 1996
M. Jones
Regional Patterns in Chinese Development Since 19978

63
1996
M. Jones
Regional Economic Growth in China

62
Jan. 1996
M. Jones & I. Rongve
A Standard of Living Index for Rural China

61
1995
M. Jones
Two Steps Back in China: Trends in Rural Chinese Poverty and Living Standards

60
1995
M. Jones
Regional Patterns in Chinese Economic Growth and Rural Living Standards

59
Nov. 1995
I. Rongve
A Shapley Decomposition of Inequality Indices by Income Source

58
Aug. 1995
H. Akhand
Effective Federal Individual Income Tax Functions: A Specification Search

57
Aug. 1995
C. Nicol
Model Specification and Estimation Effects in Applied Demand Analysis Using Microdata

56
Oct. 1995
C. Nicol
Model Specification Issues in Consumer Demand Systems Using United States Microdata

55
May 1995
H. Akhand
On Income Tax Functions: An Application of Robust, Regression-Based Diagnostics To Conditional Means

54
May 1995
I. Rongve
Statistical Inference for Poverty Indices with Fixed Poverty Lines

53
Mar. 1995
C. Nicol & A. Nakamura
The Effects of Labor Supply on Commodity Demands: Some Canadian Evidence

52
Jan. 1995
C. Nicol
Model Specification and Estimation Effects in Applied Demand Analysis Using Microdata

51
Nov. 1995
I. Rongve & C. Beach
Estimation and Inference for Normative Inequality Indices

50
June 1994
C. Nicol
Some Model Specification Issues in Applied Demand Analysis

49
May 1994
H. King
'Voting With your Feet' and the Quality of Life Index: Comment

48
Mar. 1994
C. Nicol
Estimating Inequality in the Distribution of Welfare Using Demand Models

47
April 1995
H. Akhand
Central Bank Independence, Growth, and Investment: A Sensitivity Analysis

46
May 1993
R. Kleer
The Signs of National Wealth: Adam Smith on Wages, Profit, and Rent

45
May 1993
R. Kleer
Adam Smith on Foreign Commerce and the Wealth of Nations

44
Nov. 1992
R. Hill & M. Rushton
Multi-Stage Sales Taxes and Interprovincial Trade: Lessons from Europe

44
Nov. 1992
R. Hill & M. Rushton
Multi-Stage Sales Taxes and Interprovincial Trade: Lessons from Europe

43
Sept. 1992
R. Hill & M. Rushton
Harmonising Provincial Sales Taxes With the GST: The Problem of Interprovincial Trade

43
Sept. 1992
R. Hill & M. Rushton
Harmonising Provincial Sales Taxes With the GST: The Problem of Interprovincial Trade

42
June 1992
C. Nicol
Testing Exact Aggregation in Income and Household Characteristics: The Effects of Aggregation Across Goods

41
Sept. 1992
C. Nicol
Expenditure Aggregation Techniques for Consumer Demand Systems: A Simulation Study

40
Mar. 1992
R. Kleer
Final Causes in the Wealth of Nations

39
Feb. 1992
C. Nicol
Household Equivalence Scales and Demand Elasticities: A Further Examination of Exact Aggregation

38
Nov. 1991
M. Rushton
Tax Policy and Business Investment: What Have We Learned in the Past Dozen Years?

37
Oct. 1991
C. Nicol
An Empirical Comparison of Nonparametric and Parametric Engel Functions

36
May 1991
C. Nicol
Household Equivalence Scales Without Exact Aggregation

35
Mar. 1991
C. Nicol
An Inequality Index Without Exact Aggregation

34
Sept. 1990
C. Nicol
An Inequality Index Without Exact Aggregation

33
Oct. 1990
M. Rushton
The Multivariate Flexible Accelerator Model of Input Demand: Estimates with Canadian Manufacturing Data

32
Oct. 1990
M. Rushton
The Linear Quadratic Model of Dynamic Input Demand: Estimates With Canadian Manufacturing Data

31
May 1990
H. King
Regional Wages and Quality of Life in Canada: A Hedonic Approach

30
Jan. 1988
J. Alexander & J. Boan
Pre-operative Saskatchewan Hospital Patient Davs: An Economic Waste?

29
Aug. 1990
C. Nicol
Household Equivalence Scales Without Exact Aggregation

28
Feb. 1990
C. Nicol
The Effect of Expenditure Aggregation on Hypothesis Tests in Consumer Demand Systems

27
Sep 1989
C. Nicol
Nonparametric Estimation of Income Densities and Elasticities

26
May 1989
H. King
A Dynamic Agency Model With Borrowing

25
Apr 1989
C. Nicol
The Effect of Expenditure Aggregation on Hypothesis Tests in Consumer Demand Systems

24
Sep 1988
C. Nicol
Aggregate Consumer Behaviour Without Exact Aggregation

23
Apr 1988
C. Nicol
An Alternative Model of Aggregate Consumer Behaviour

22
Feb 1988
C. Nicol
A Reinterpretation of the Almost Ideal Demand System

21
Jan 1988
C. Nicol
Estimating a Third-Order Translog Using Canadian Cross-Sectional Micro-Data

20
Dec 1987
H. King
Borrowing in a Dynamic Agency Model

19
Jul 1987
C. Nicol
Specification Error in the Translog Demand System

18
Jun 1987
C. Nicol
A Reinterpretation of the Almost Ideal Demand System

17
Jun 1987
A. Ullah & S. Power
Limited Information Estimation of a Structural Equation with Moving Average Disturbances

16
May 1987
C. Nicol
Testing a Theory of Exact Aggregation

15
Dec 1986
D. Beattie
Spatial Cost Differences and Damage Estimates

14
Nov 1986
C. Nicol
Estimating and Testing the Specification of Approximations to Economic Relationships with an Application to the Translog Demand System

13
Oct 1986
S. Power & A. Ullah
Non-Parametric Monte Carlo Density Estimation of Rational Expectations Estimators and Their t-Ratios

12
Mar 1986
C. Nicol
Estimating Flexible Functional Form Demand Systems Using Canadian Cross-Sectional Micro-Data

11
Mar 1986
T. Watson
Prices and Incomes Accord: A New Way Forward For Australia

10
Jan 1986
P. Sephton
A Note on Exchange Market Intervention

9
Jan 1986
P. Sephton
The Choice of Monetary Policy Instruments in Canada

8
May 1985
P. Sephton
Sterilized Exchange Market Intervention in a Small Open Economy

7
Nov 1985
G. Tompkins
The Efficiency of Competitive Land Markets in a Nonmonocentric Urban Area

6
Oct 1984
P. Sephton
A Guide to Estimating Models Containing Rational Expectations

5
Sep 1984
P. Sephton
Foreign Shocks in a Two Country Model: A Note on the Identification Issue

4
Jun 1984
A. Kelly
Money and Markets

3
Aug 1984
A. Hillabold
A New Flow of Funds Matrix For Contemporary Financial Markets

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A. Murad
Conversion of Relative Prices into Money Prices