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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    The Income Elasticity of the Value per Statistical Life: Transferring Estimates between High and Low Income Populations

    The income elasticity of the Value per Statistical Life (VSL) is an important parameter for policy analysis. Mortality risk reductions often dominate the quantified benefits of environmental and other policies, and estimates of their value are frequently transferred across countries with significantly different income levels. U.S. regulatory agencies typically assume...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Deglobalization Scenarios: Who Wins? Who Loses?

    The process of globalization is being harshly criticized for a variety of reasons, but mostly because the income of large and/or vocal segments of the population of this and other countries is threatened by the dislocation and competition of trade and investment and by the inability or unwillingness of states...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Business And Politics: America, Europe, And The New Trade Order

    Over the last 60 years, the multilateral management of trade through the GATT and subsequently through the WTO has been led by the United States and Europe. Since the turn of the new millennium, however, developing countries have increasingly used their leverage to insist that talks on agriculture receive priority...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Inflation, Prices, And Information In Competitive Search

    The authors study the effects of inflation in a competitive search model where each buyer's utility is private information, and money is essential. The equilibrium is efficient at the Friedman rule, but inflation creates an inefficiency in the terms of trade. Buyers experience a preference shock after they are matched...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Classification of Phishers

    Phishing attackers masquerade as genuine senders and try to steal consumers' personal identity data and financial account credentials. In spite of aggressive efforts, technology companies have had limited success in restricting phishing attacks. Unfortunately the nature of phishing attacks changed over time from passive, such as password guessing and eavesdropping...

    Provided By Berkeley Electronic Press

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Business And Politics: America, Europe, And The New Trade Order

    Over the last 60 years, the multilateral management of trade through the GATT and subsequently through the WTO has been led by the United States and Europe. Since the turn of the new millennium, however, developing countries have increasingly used their leverage to insist that talks on agriculture receive priority...

    Provided By Berkeley Electronic Press

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Deglobalization Scenarios: Who Wins? Who Loses?

    The process of globalization is being harshly criticized for a variety of reasons, but mostly because the income of large and/or vocal segments of the population of this and other countries is threatened by the dislocation and competition of trade and investment and by the inability or unwillingness of states...

    Provided By Berkeley Electronic Press

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Inflation, Prices, And Information In Competitive Search

    The authors study the effects of inflation in a competitive search model where each buyer's utility is private information, and money is essential. The equilibrium is efficient at the Friedman rule, but inflation creates an inefficiency in the terms of trade. Buyers experience a preference shock after they are matched...

    Provided By Berkeley Electronic Press

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Classification of Phishers

    Phishing attackers masquerade as genuine senders and try to steal consumers' personal identity data and financial account credentials. In spite of aggressive efforts, technology companies have had limited success in restricting phishing attacks. Unfortunately the nature of phishing attacks changed over time from passive, such as password guessing and eavesdropping...

    Provided By Berkeley Electronic Press

  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    The Income Elasticity of the Value per Statistical Life: Transferring Estimates between High and Low Income Populations

    The income elasticity of the Value per Statistical Life (VSL) is an important parameter for policy analysis. Mortality risk reductions often dominate the quantified benefits of environmental and other policies, and estimates of their value are frequently transferred across countries with significantly different income levels. U.S. regulatory agencies typically assume...

    Provided By Berkeley Electronic Press