Research Economists

All Publications and Papers for

James A. Schmitz, Jr.

Senior Research Economist



What Ever Happened to the Puerto Rican Sugar Manufacturing Industry?

December 2012 - Staff Report 477

New and Larger Costs of Monopoly and Tariffs

September 2012 - The Region
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New and Larger Costs of Monopoly and Tariffs

September 2012 - Economic Policy Papers
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New and Larger Costs of Monopoly and Tariffs

July 2012 - Staff Report 468

Competition and Productivity: A Review of Evidence

February 2010 - Staff Report 439
Published In: Annual Review of Economics (Vol. 2, September 2010, pp. 619-642)

The Economic Performance of Cartels: Evidence from the New Deal U.S. Sugar Manufacturing Cartel, 1934–74

November 2009 - Staff Report 437

Transportation and Development: Insights from the U.S., 1840–1860

May 2009 - Staff Report 425

Monopoly and the Incentive to Innovate When Adoption Involves Switchover Disruptions

Revised October 2008 - Staff Report 402
Published In: American Economic Journal: Microeconomics (Vol. 4, No. 3, August 2012, pp. 1-33)

Does Regulation Reduce Productivity? Evidence From Regulation of the U.S. Beet-Sugar Manufacturing Industry During the Sugar Acts, 1934-74

April 2007 - Staff Report 389

Latin America in the Rearview Mirror

September 2006 - Quarterly Review
Published In: Journal of Monetary Economics (Vol. 52, No. 1, January 2005, pp. 69-107)

What Determines Productivity? Lessons From the Dramatic Recovery of the U.S. and Canadian Iron Ore Industries Following Their Early 1980s Crisis

Revised February 2005 - Staff Report 286
Published In: Journal of Political Economy (Vol. 113, No. 3, June 2005, pp. 582-625)

Latin America in the Rearview Mirror

November 2004 - Staff Report 351
Published In: Quarterly Review (Vol. 30, No. 1, September 2006, pp. 2-27)
Published In: Journal of Monetary Economics (Vol. 52, No. 1, January 2005, pp. 69-107)

Privatization’s Impact on Private Productivity: The Case of Brazilian Iron Ore

June 2004 - Staff Report 337
Published In: Review of Economic Dynamics (Vol. 11, No. 4, October 2008, pp. 745-760)

Competitive Pressure and Labor Productivity: World Iron Ore Markets in the 1980s

Spring 2003 - Quarterly Review
Published In: American Economic Review (Vol. 92, No. 4, September 2002, pp. 1222-1235)

Competition at Work: Railroads vs. Monopoly in the U.S. Shipping Industry

Spring 2001 - Quarterly Review

Threats to Industry Survival and Labor Productivity: World Iron-Ore Markets in the 1980's

Revised June 2000 - Staff Report 263

Maintenance and Repair: Too Big to Ignore

Fall 1999 - Quarterly Review

Explaining Cross-Country Income Differences

Revised August 1998 - Staff Report 250
Published In: Handbook of Macroeconomics (Vol. 1, Part 1, 1999, pp. 669-737)
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A Gain From Trade: More Research, Less Obstruction

March 1998 - Staff Report 245

Government Production of Investment Goods and Aggregate Labor Productivity

October 1997 - Staff Report 240

How U.S. policy can promote higher economic growth

July 1997 - fedgazette

Breaking Down the Barriers to Technological Progress

January 1996 - Annual Reports

The Role Played by Public Enterprises: How Much Does It Differ Across Countries?

Spring 1996 - Quarterly Review

Resistance to New Technology and Trade Between Areas

Winter 1995 - Quarterly Review

On the Turnover of Business Firms and Business Managers

March 1995 - Working Paper 545
Published In: Journal of Political Economy (Vol. 103, Issue 5, October 1995, pp. 1005-1038)
Published In: Innovation, evolution of industry and economic growth (Vol. 2, 2000, pp. 29-62)

Resistance to Technology and Trade Between Areas

October 1994 - Staff Report 184

Early Progress on the "Problem of Economic Development"

Spring 1993 - Quarterly Review

 
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