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BLS Economic Working Papers from 1996


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The following is a complete list of 1996 BLS Working Papers. Copies of unpublished working papers that are currently available can be obtained from the designated program office of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, D.C. 20212, or via email. Reprints may be available for published papers.

1996

Number Title Author(s) Publication Status / Disposition
WP-297 Constructing Interarea Compensation Cost Indexes With Data from Multiple Surveys Brooks Pierce, John Ruser, and Kimberly D. Zieschang Available in the Office of Compensation and Working Conditions (September 1996).
WP-296 Belated Training: The Relationship Between Training, Tenure, and Wages Mark A. Loewenstein and James R. Spletzer Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics (September 1996).
WP-295 On the Validity of Season of Birth as an Instrument in Wage Equations: A Comment on Angrist and Krueger’s "Does Compulsory School Attendance Affect School and Earnings" David A. Jaeger and John Bound See Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 19, 2000, pp. 83-108.
WP-294 Bias in the Consumer Price Index: What is the Evidence? Brent Moulton See Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 10, No. 4, Fall 1996, pp. 159-177.
WP-293 Price Dispersion and Cost-of-Living Indexes Robert McClelland Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (October 1996).
WP-292 Nondurables and Services Responsiveness in a Nonlinear Model: More Evidence of Binding Borrowing Constraints Thomas G. Moehrle Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (September 1996).
WP-291 Interarea Price Comparisons for Heterogeneous Goods and Several Levels of Commodity Aggregation Mary F. Kokoski, Brent Moulton and Kimberly D. Zieschang Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (September 1996).
WP-290 New Results on Signing Coefficients in Regressions Containing a Proxy, with an Application to Financial Constraints and Investment Timothy Erickson and Toni Whited (University of Delaware) Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (September 1996).
WP-289 Evaluating Formula Bias in Various Indexes Using Simulations Robert McClelland Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (September 1996).
WP-288 Tracking the Returns to Education in the Nineties: Bridging the Gap Between the New and the Old CPS Education Items Harley Frazis and Jay Stewart See Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 34, No. 3, Summer 1999, pp. 629-641.
WP-287 Regional and Local Area Impacts of Immigration on Natives’ Wages David A. Jaeger Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics (September 1996).
WP-286 The Price of Temporary Help Services and the Growth of Temporary Work Anthony J. Barkume Available in the Office of Compensation and Working Conditions.
WP-285 The Role of Employer/Employee Interactions in Labor Market Cycles: Evidence from the Self-Employed William J. Carrington, Kristin McCue and Brooks Pierce See Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 14, No. 4, October 1996, pp. 571-602.
WP-284 Effects of Mismeasuring Base Period Prices When Estimating the Laspeyres Index: Some Idealized Cases Timothy Erickson Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (May 1996).
WP-283 A General Dependence Test and Applications David Johnson and Robert McClelland See Journal of Applied Econometrics, Vol. 13, No. 6, 1998, pp. 627-644.
WP-282 A General Nonparametric Test for Misspecification Ralph Bradley and Robert McClelland Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (May 1996).
WP-281 A Kernel Test for Neglected Nonlinearity Ralph Bradley and Robert McClelland See Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, Vol. 2, 1996, pp. 119-130.
WP-280 Two-Step GMM Estimation of the Errors-in-Variables Model Using High-Order Moments Timothy Erickson and Toni Whited See Econometric Theory, Vol. 18, No. 3, June 2002, pp. 776-799.
WP-279 The Sato-Vartia Index and the Monotonicity Axiom Marshall B. Reinsdorf and Alan H. Dorfman Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (April 1996).
WP-278 Log-Change Indexes in Fixed Basket Form Marshall B. Reinsdorf Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (April 1996).
WP-277 Constructing Basic Component Indexes for the US CPI from Scanner Data: A Test Using Data on Coffee Marshall B. Reinsdorf Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (April 1996).
WP-276 New Ways of Handling Quality Change in the US Consumer Price Index Marshall B. Reinsdorf, Paul Liegey, and Kenneth Stewart Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (April 1996).
WP-275 Changing Welfare in a Changing World? Income and Expenditure Inequalities in the Czech and Slovak Republics Thesia I. Garner Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (March 1996).
WP-274 Moral Hazard, Asymmetric Decisions, and the Shadow Price for Quality Adjustment in Medical Services Ralph Bradley Available from the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (March 1996).

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