Brookings Papers on Economic Activity: Fall 2010

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  • Editors' Summary (Full Text)

  • The Increase in Income Cyclicality of High-Income Households and Its Relation to the Rise in Top Income Shares (Abstract)
    By Jonathan A. Parker and Annette Vissing-Jorgensen (Northwestern University)

  • The State of the Social Safety Net in the Post-Welfare Reform Era (Abstract)
    By Marianne P. Bitler (University of California, Irvine) and Hilary W. Hoynes (University of California, Davis)

  • The Impact of No Child Left Behind on Students, Teachers, and Schools (Abstract)
    By Thomas S. Dee (University of Virginia) and Brian A. Jacob (University of Michigan)

  • How Useful Are Estimated DSGE Model Forecasts for Central Bankers? (Abstract)
    By Rochelle M. Edge (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System) and Refet S. Gürkaynak (Bilkent University)

  • Regulating the Shadow Banking Industry (Abstract)
    By Gary Gorton and Andrew Metrick (Yale University)

  • State Fiscal Policies and Transitory Income Fluctuations (Abstract)
    By James R. Hines, Jr. (University of Michigan)

  • ISSN 007-2303