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2008 Articles of IGIER Scholars

Alberto Alesina (with Philippe Aghion and Francesco Trebbi),"Electoral Rules and Minority Representation in U.S. Cities", Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2008, 128: 325-58

Pierpaolo Battigalli (with G. Maggi), "Costly Contracting in a Long-Term Relationship", RAND Journal of Economics (2008), vol. 39(2), pp. 352-377
Christian Bayer, "On the Interaction of Financial Frictions and Fixed Adjustment Costs: Evidence from a Panel of German Firms", Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (2008), vol. 32(11), pp. 3538-3559 

Francesco Billari (with A. Rosina, R. Ranaldi, and M.F. Romano), “Young adults living apart and together (LAT) with parents: A three level analysis of the Italian case”, Regional Studies (2008), 42, 5: 625-639.

Francesco Billari (with E. Zagheni, P. Manfredi, A. Melegaro, J. Mossong, and J. Edmunds), “Using Time Use Data to Parameterize Models for the Spread of Close-Contact Infectious Diseases”, American Journal of Epidemiology (2008), 168, 9: 1082-1090
Tito Boeri (with A. Brugiavini), "Pension Reforms and Women Retirement Plans", Journal of Population and Ageing (2008), vol. 1(1), pp. 7-30 
Marco Da Rin  (with L. Bottazzi and T. Hellmann), "Who are the Active Investors? Evidence from Venture Capital", Journal of Financial Economics (2008), vol. 89(3), pp. 488-512
Alfredo Di Tillio, "Subjective Expected Utility in Games", Theoretical Economics (2008), vol. 3(3), pp.287-323

Paolo Epifani (with Gino Gancia), “The Skill Bias of World Trade” (2008), The Economic Journal 118, pp. 927-960. 

Carlo A. Favero and F.Giavazzi, "Should the Euro Area Be Run as a Closed Economy", American Economic Review Paper and Proceedings (2008), vol. 98, pp. 138-145

Chiara Fumagalli (with M. Motta), "Buyers' miscoordination, entry, and downstream competition", The Economic Journal, 118, 1-27, 2008.

Vincenzo Galasso, “Postponing retirement: the political push of aging”, Journal of Public Economics (2008), vol. 92(10-11), pp. 2157-2169
Vincenzo Galasso (with C. Bethencourt), “Political Complements in the welfare state: Health Care and Social Security”, Journal of Public Economics (2008), vol. 92(3-4), pp.609–632 
Vincenzo  Galasso, “Ageing and the Skew Risk in Collective Choices", Revue économique (2008), vol.59, pp.1023-1043 
Massimiliano Marcellino (with R. Bruggemann and H. Lutkepohl), "Forecasting Euro-Area Variables with German Pre-EMU Data", Journal of Forecasting (2008),vol.27, pp. 465-481 
Massimiliano Marcellino (with A. Beyer, R. Famer and J. Henry), "Factor Analysis in a New-Keynesian Model", Econometrics Journal (2008), vol.11, pp.271-286 
Massimiliano Marcellino, "A Benchmark for Models of Growth and Inflation", Journal of Forecasting (2008), vol. 27, pp.305-340 
Tommaso Monacelli (with E. Faia), "Optimal Monetary Policy in a Small Open Economy with Home Bias", Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (2008), vol. 40(4), pp. 721-750
Tommaso Monacelli (with J. Galí), "Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy in a Currency Union", Journal of International Economics (2008), vol. 76(1), pp.116-132 
Tommaso Monacelli, (with R. Perotti), "Openness and the Sectoral Effects of Fiscal Policy", European Economic Association (Papers & Proceedings) (2008),vol. 6(2-3), pp.395-403 
Tommaso Nannicini (with A. Ichino and F. Mealli), "From Temporary Help Jobs to Permanent Employment: What Can We Learn from Matching Estimators and their Sensitivity?", Journal of Applied Econometrics (2008), vol. 23(3), pp.305-327 
Marco Ottaviani (with S. Bose, G. Orosel and L. Vesterlund), "Monopoly Pricing in the Binary Herding Model", Economic Theory (2008), 37, pp. 203-241
Marco Ottaviani (with K. Arrow, R. Forsythe, M. Gorham, R. Hahn, R. Hanson, J. Ledyard, S. Levmore, R. Litan, P. Milgrom, F. Nelson, G. Neumann, T. Schelling, R. Shiller, V. Smith, E. Snowberg, C. Sunstein, P. Tetlock, P. Tetlock, H. Varian, J. Wolfers and E. Zitzewitz), "The Promise of Prediction Markets", Science (2008), 320, May 16, pp.877-878
Nicola Pavoni (with A. Abraham), "Efficient Allocations with Moral Hazard and Hidden Borrowing and Lending: A Recursive Formulation", the Review for Economic Dynamics (2008), 11, October, pp.781-803
Nicola Pavoni (with A. Cabrales and A. Calvo-Armengol), "Social Preferences, Skill Segregation, and Wage Dynamics", the Review of Economic Studies (2008), 75, January, pp.65-98
Luca Sala and Antonella Trigari (with M. Gertler), "An estimated monetary DSGE model with unemployment and staggered nominal wage bargaining", Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking (2008), vol. 40, pp.1713-1764
Ulf Soderstrom (with K. Leitemo), "Robust Monetary Policy in the New Keynesian Framework", Macroeconomic Dynamics (2008), vol. 12(S1), pp.126-135 
Ulf Soderstrom (with K. Leitemo), "Robust Monetary Policy in a Small Open Economy", Dynamics and Control (2008), vol. 32(10), pp.3218-3252 
Guido Tabellini, "The Scope of Cooperation: Values and Incentives", Quarterly Journal of Economics (2008), vol. 123(3), pp. 905-950 
Guido Tabellini (with A. Alesina), "Bureaucrats or Politicians? Part II: Multiple Tasks", Journal of Public Economics (2008), vol.66(1), pp.426-447 
Guido Tabellini, "Institutions and Culture", Presidential Address at theEuropean Economic Association in Budapest, Journal of the European Economic Association (2008), vol.6 (2-3), pp.255-294 
Guido Tabellini (with A. Alesina and F. Campante), "Why is Fiscal Policy often Procyclical?", Journal of the European Economic Association (2008), vol. 6(5), pp.1006-1036 
Antonella Trigari (with L. Sala and U. Soderstrom), "Monetary Policy under Uncertainty in an Estimated Model with Labor Market Frictions", Carnegie-Rochester Conference Issue, Journal of Monetary Economics (2008), vol. 55(5),  pp. 983-1006

Hannes Wagner (with M. Becht and C. Mayer), "Where do Firms Incorporate? Deregulation and the Cost of Entry", Journal of Corporate Finance (2008), vol. 14(3), pp. 241-256

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