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    • Modeling the societal impact of fatal accidents 

      Slovic, Paul; Lichtenstein, Sarah; Fischhoff, Baruch (1984)
    • Modern Chinese poetry: an introduction 

      Palandri, Angela C. Y. Jung, 1926- (Jenkins Pub. Co., 1972)
      book review
    • Modern Chinese reflections : Twentieth century Chinese poetry 

      Palandri, Angela C. Y. Jung, 1926- (University of Oregon Alumni Association, 1963)
      book review of Kai-yu Hsu's anthology of 20th century Chinese poetry
    • Monetary Policy and Heterogeneous Expectations 

      Branch, William A.; Evans, George W., 1949- (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2010-04-30)
      This paper studies the implications for monetary policy of heterogeneous expectations in a New Keynesian model. The assumption of rational expec- tations is replaced with parsimonious forecasting models where agents ...
    • Monetary Policy and Stable Indeterminacy with Inertia 

      Evans, George W., 1949-; McGough, Bruce (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2004-03-29)
      We examine existence and stability under learning of sunspot equilibria in a New Keynesian model incorporating inertia. Indeterminacy remains prevalent, stable sunspots abound, and inertia in IS and AS relations do not ...
    • Monetary Policy, Endogenous Inattention, and the Volatility Trade-off 

      Branch, William A.; Carlson, John; Evans, George W., 1949-; McGough, Bruce (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2004-12-07)
      This paper addresses the output-price volatility puzzle by studying the interaction of optimal monetary policy and agents' beliefs. We assume that agents choose their information acquisition rate by minimizing a loss ...
    • Monetary Policy, Expectations and Commitment 

      Evans, George W., 1949-; Honkapohja, Seppo, 1951- (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2005-04-06)
      This is a revised and shortened version of Working Paper 2002-11. Commitment in monetary policy leads to equilibria that are superior to those from optimal discretionary policies. A number of interest rate reaction functions ...
    • Monetary policy, expectations and commitment 

      Evans, George W., 1949-; Honkapohja, Seppo, 1951- (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2002-05-22)
      Commitment in monetary policy leads to equilibria that are superior to those from optimal discretionary policies. A number of interest rate reaction functions and instrument rules have been proposed to implement or approxmiate ...
    • Monetary policy, indeterminacy and learning 

      Evans, George W., 1949-; McGough, Bruce (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2003-10-11)
      The development of tractable forward looking models of monetary policy has lead to an explosion of research on the implications of adopting Taylor-type interest rate rules. Indeterminacies have been found to arise for some ...
    • Montenegro sustainable tourism assessment 

      Ringer, Gregory D., 1951- (Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses & Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, 2004-10)
      This report briefly outlines the concerns and recommendations of a rapid assessment project undertaken in April 2004, with the support of the Montenegro Business Alliance and the U.S. Consulate in Podgorica. While admittedly ...
    • Moon Phases, Menstrual Cycles, and Mother Earth: The Construction of A Special Relationship Between Women and Nature 

      Norgaard, Kari M. (Elsevier Science Inc., 2000)
      This paper will explore a number of contradictions to the theme of a special relationship between women and nature by examining associations between men and nature and ways that women may be considered distant from nature. ...
    • The moral dimension of intentionality judgments 

      Malle, Bertram F. (Institute of Cognitive and Decision Sciences, University of Oregon, 2004)
    • The More Who Die, the Less We Care Psychic Numbing and Genocide 

      Vastfjall, Daniel; Slovic, Paul (De Gruyter, 2015-09)
      A defining element of catastrophes is the magnitude of their harmful consequences. To help society prevent or mitigate damage from catastrophes, immense effort and technological sophistication are often employed to assess ...
    • Morphological Proxies for Fossoriality, Supplementary Appendices 

      Hopkins, Samantha; Davis, Edward Byrd (2009-08-20)
      Supplementary Appendices from Hopkins and Davis 2009, Journal of Mammalogy. Appendix I: Taxonomy, ecological data, and morphological characters from 123 species representing 15 of the 29 orders of extant mammals, used ...
    • Mortality, fertility, and child labor 

      Chakraborty, Shankha; Das, Mausumi (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2003-12)
      We discuss how child labor problems may persist in developing countries when adult mortality risks are endogenous. Children provide current consumption through child labor and future consumption via an informal social ...
    • Mortality, Human Capital and Persistent Inequality 

      Chakraborty, Shankha; Das, Mausumi (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2003-03-20)
      Available evidence suggests high intergenerational correlation of economic status, and persistent disparities in health status between the rich and the poor. This paper proposes a novel mechanism linking the two. We introduce ...
    • Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government 

      Kahan, Dan; Peters, Ellen; Dawson, Erica Cantrell; Slovic, Paul (Yale Law School, 2013)
      Why does public conflict over societal risks persist in the face of compelling and widely accessible scientific evidence? We conducted an experiment to probe two alternative answers: the “Science Comprehension Thesis” ...
    • Motivated numeracy and enlightened self-government 

      Kahan, Dan; Peters, Ellen; Dawson, Erica Cantrell; Slovic, Paul (The Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School, 2013)
      Why does public conflict over societal risks persist in the face of compelling and widely accessible scientific evidence? We conducted an experiment to probe two alternative answers: the “Science Comprehension Thesis” ...
    • THE MURMURING MUSE: THREE WOMEN POETS IN TAIWAN 

      Palandri, Angela C. Y. Jung, 1926- (Pacific Northwest Council on Languages, 1979-04)