The Region

September 2009 Issue

Bottom of the Ninth


Research Digest

A new <em>Region</em> feature that provides summaries of recent papers.<br>

  • Fiscal Policy and the Great Depression
    Ellen McGrattan's research suggests that dividend income taxation during Depression years may have had a significant impact on investment, equity values and GDP. [PDF]
  • Licensed to Bill
    Morris Kleiner examines the dramatic rise of U.S. occupational licensing and the economic consequences of this little-noted trend. [PDF]

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