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Selection and Historical Height Data: Evidence from the 1892 Boas Sample of the Cherokee Nation
Economists have increasingly turned to height data to gain insight into a population’s standard of living. Because height measures are used when other data is unavailable, testing their reliability can be difficult, and ...
What does the yield curve tell us about exchange rate predictability?
(MIT Press, 2013-03)
Since the term structure of interest rates embodies information about future economic activity, we extract relative Nelson-Siegel (1987) factors from cross-country yield curve differences to proxy expected movements in ...