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    • Inequality, Business Cycles, and Monetary-Fiscal Policy 

      Bhandari, Anmol; Evans, David; Golosov, Mikhail; Sargent, Thomas J. (2019-04)
      We study optimal monetary and fiscal policy in a model with heterogeneous agents, incomplete markets, and nominal rigidities. We develop numerical techniques to approximate Ramsey plans and apply them to a calibrated economy ...
    • Perceived FOMC: The Making of Hawks, Doves and Swingers 

      Bordo, Michael D.; Istrefi, Klodiana (4/1/2019)
      Narrative records in US newspapers reveal that about 70 percent of Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) members who served during the last 55 years are perceived to have had persistent policy preferences over time, as ...
    • Reputation and Sovereign Default 

      Amador, Manuel; Phelan, Christopher (2019-04)
      This paper presents a continuous-time model of sovereign debt. In it, a relatively impatient sovereign government's hidden type switches back and forth between a commitment type, which cannot default, and an optimizing ...
    • Firm Knowledge and International Real Business Cycles 

      Ayres, Joao (2019-03)
      I quantify the flow of knowledge within U.S. multinational corporations in the United States and European Union. I use a general equilibrium model of knowledge flows within multinationals and compute the parameter values ...
    • Financial constraints and economic development: the role of innovative investment 

      Vereshchagina, Galina (2019-3)
      This paper argues that accounting for firms' endogenous productivity growth plays an important role in understanding the link between financial and economic development. First, using a simple analytically tractable model, ...
    • The End of the American Dream? Inequality and Segregation in US cities 

      Fogli, Alessandra; Guerrieri, Veronica (2019-02)
      Since the '80s the US has experienced not only a steady increase in income inequality, but also a contemporaneous increase in residential segregation by income. Using US Census data, we document a positive correlation ...
    • From Selective Exposure to Selective Information Processing: A Motivated Reasoning Approach 

      Camaj, Lindita (2019-06-30)
      Literature suggests that while without doubt people engage in selective exposure to information, this does not entail that they also engage in selective avoidance of opinion-challenging information. However, cross-cutting ...
    • Beyond journal impact and usage statistics: Using citation analysis for collection development 

      Gao, Wenli (2015)
      Academic libraries have a long history of assessing the collection and determining if the collection meets the need of academic departments. Citation analysis, a research method to understand users’ information behavior, ...
    • A picture is worth a thousand words: Data visualization for collection assessment 

      Been, Joshua; Gao, Wenli; Wiersma, Gabrielle (2016-06-26)
      While a number of presentations and webinars have talked about data visualization for library assessment in general, there have been few such presentations focusing on data visualization for collection assessment data. ...
    • Using easily available data to build collections and understand faculty research for subject librarians 

      Gao, Wenli (2018)
      Building collection and assisting with faculty research are two major responsibilities for subject librarians. Collection and research needs are unique to campuses and departments subject librarians serve for. How could ...
    • Connecting the dots: Reader ratings, bibliographic data, and machine-learning algorithms for monograph selection 

      Xiao, Jingshan; Gao, Wenli (2019)
      Traditional collection development relies heavily on human input, with librarians relying on reviews and subject selection lists, and through user requests. With the development of machine learning, more and more businesses ...
    • Jeremy Amorin 

      Amorin, Jeremy (2018-04-25)
      Jeremy Amorin is a writer, filmmaker, and entrepreneur from Houston, TX, who aspires to be a renowned name in original fiction throughout the world. He is a first-generation American—both of his parents are from Accra, ...
    • Erin Andrea 

      Andrea, Erin (2018-04-25)
      Erin Andrea is full of nightmares and fears. She beats them up in Krav Maga and runs from them on horseback through the desert. She also feels compelled to share them in her writing. She’s an undergraduate student with the ...
    • D.M. Rice 

      Rice, D.M. (2018-04-25)
      D.M. Rice is a nonbinary writer from Dallas, TX with interests including psychoanalysis, ancient religions, and a nice cup of tea. DM has recently completed a short novel, We Three Kings, is negotiating a contract for a ...
    • Saira Nadeem 

      Nadeem, Saira (2016-10-12)
      Saira Nadeem graduated from the University of Houston in 2013 with her BA in Creative Writing and a minor in sales from the Program for Excellence in Selling. Since then, she has worked with the Stephen Stagner Sales ...
    • Rachel Ballenger 

      Ballenger, Rachel (2016-10-12)
      Rachel was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has a BA in English from UC Berkeley. Before moving to Houston, she lived in a trailer in Sonoma County, homesteading a meadow by trial and error. She is honored to join ...
    • Novuyo Tshuma 

      Tshuma, Novuyo (2016-10-12)
      Novuyo Tshuma is a writer from Zimbabwe. Her collection, Shadows – a novella and short stories – was published by Kwela (South Africa 2013) and awarded the 2014 Herman Charles Bosman Prize. She earned her MFA at the Iowa ...
    • Niki Herd 

      Herd, Niki (2016-10-12)
      Niki Herd grew up in Cleveland and earned degrees in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona and Antioch University. Nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize, she is the recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem and the ...
    • Joshua Gottlieb-Miller 

      Gottlieb-Miller, Joshua (2016-10-12)
      Joshua Gottlieb-Miller received an MFA in poetry from the University of Houston; after a few cold years up north he has returned for his PhD. Previously he served as Poetry Editor for Gulf Coast and was awarded an Inprint ...
    • Jenny Staff Johnson 

      Johnson, Jenny Staff (2016-10-12)
      Jenny Staff Johnson is a lifelong Houstonian. Her fiction and essays have appeared in publications including in Tin House’s Open Bar Blog, Literary Mothers, and New Dead Families. She holds a Master of Public Affairs from ...