The NBER Digest: April 2010 Issue

Publication Date: April 2010

Publisher: National Bureau of Economic Research


Research Area: Economics

Type: Report


The following articles appear in this issue:

* The Real Effects of Financial Constraints
* Growth in a Time of Debt
* Household Spending Response to the 2008 Tax Rebate
* Credit Booms and Financial Instability
* The Agglomeration of U.S. Ethnic Inventors
* Peer Comparisons Reduce Residential Energy Use
* Private Information about Health Risks Can Undermine Insurance Markets * Economic Analysis in Developing Nations: Two Studies from Kenya * Growing up in a Recession
* How Regressive is a Price on Carbon?
* Grazing, Goods, and Girth

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