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Is the United States losing its productivity advantage?

Strikingly high rates of labor productivity growth in China, India, and other emerging economies have prompted concerns that U.S. workers and firms are losing ground to their competitors in world markets. A closer look at the evidence, however, suggests that rapid foreign productivity growth will bring gains as well as losses to the U.S. economy. Some import-competing firms may be compelled to restructure or leave the market, but consumers will benefit from lower import prices and more import varieties, and U.S. exporters may gain access to cheaper intermediate products from abroad.
Current Issues in Economics and Finance , Volume 13 , Issue Sep

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Recent financial innovations : courses, consequences for the payments system, and implications for monetary control

An abstract for this article is not available
Economic Review , Volume 66 , Issue Mar , Pages 14-27

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Pitching for the minor leagues

Fedgazette , Volume 13 , Issue Mar , Pages 2-3

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Financial innovation, strategic real options and endogenous competition : theory and an application to Internet banking

Innovations in financial services continuously influence the scope of financial intermediation and the nature of competition between intermediaries. This paper examines the optimal exercise of strategic real options to invest in such an innovation, Internet banking technology, within a two-stage game, parameterized by the distribution of bank size and uncertainty over the profitability of investment, and empirically tests the results on a novel data set. Unlike traditional options, in which the distribution of the future value of the underlying asset is exogenous and the timing of exercise ...
Payments System Research Working Paper , Paper PSR WP 03-01

Beyond the crisis: reflections on the challenges

Remarks at the Foreign Policy Association Corporate Dinner, New York City
Speech , Paper 8

Congress should end the economic war between the states

1994 Annual Report essay
Annual Report , Volume 9 , Issue Mar , Pages 2-20

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Creative disruption

Economic theory has been unable to explain the bond between competition and innovation. Until now.
The Region , Volume 22 , Issue Sep , Pages 30-33, 58-61

Summary of the Report on the Competitiveness of Puerto Rico's Economy

Remarks before the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce Annual Convention, Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
Speech , Paper 86

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Is Texas overbanked?

A good way to answer that question is to compare the availability of banking services in Texas withavailability in other parts of the country.
Southwest Economy , Issue Mar , Pages 10-13



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