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    • 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 

      Västfjäll, 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; 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” ...
    • 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” ...
    • THE MURMURING MUSE: THREE WOMEN POETS IN TAIWAN 

      Palandri, Angela C. Y. Jung, 1926- (Pacific Northwest Council on Languages, 1979-04)
    • The Mutability of Rhetoric: Haydar 'Abd al-Shafi's Madrid Speech and Vision of Palestinian-Israeli Rapprochement 

      Frank, David A. (Routledge, 2000-08)
      This essay draws from Edwin Black's Rhetorical Questions to illuminate the role of mutability in rhetoric, consciousness, and social idiom as it is displayed in Haydar 'Abd al-Shaji's speech delivered at the Madrid conference ...
    • "Natura, ragione e modernità nella Scienza nuova di Giambattista Vico" 

      Lollini, Massimo, 1954- (2011-06-24)
      This videoconference discusses on the one hand Vico's idea of nature in relation to the emergence of human history; on the other hand it analyzes Vico's idea of modernity. Finally, it offers some reflections on Vico's "more ...
    • Near-Rational Exuberance 

      Bullard, James; Evans, George W., 1949-; Honkapohja, Seppo, 1951- (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2005-09-17)
      We study how the use of judgement or "add-factors" in macroeconomic forecasting may disturb the set of equilibrium outcomes when agents learn using recursive methods. We isolate conditions under which new phenomena, which ...
    • Networking and Foreign Direct Investment Activity 

      Blonigen, Bruce A. (Bruce Aloysius); Wooster, Rossitza B. (Rossitza Bouneva), 1971- (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2002-09-01)
      We conduct an empirical investigation into whether networking effects affect foreign direct investment (FDI) activity. Using bibliographical information on CEOs’ birth and education locations, we are able to identify changes ...
    • Neural Underpinnings of the Identifiable Victim Effect: Affect Shifts Preferences for Giving 

      Genevsky, Alexander; Västfjäll, Daniel; Slovic, Paul; Knutson, Brian (Society for Neuroscience, 2013-10-23)
      The “identifiable victim effect” refers to peoples’ tendency to preferentially give to identified versus anonymous victims of misfortune, and has been proposed to partly depend on affect. By soliciting charitable donations ...
    • The New Rhetoric, Judaism, and Post-Enlightenment Thought: The Cultural Origins of Perelmanian Philosophy. 

      Frank, David A. (Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group, 1997)
      In search of justice, Chaim Perelman rediscovered the rhetorical tradition and reclaimed his Jewish identity after World War II. As an attempt to correct misreadings of Perelmanian thought and to situate the New Rhetoric ...
    • A nitroxide‑maleimide spin label 

      Griffith, O. H.; McConnell, H. M. (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 1966-01)