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Income Volatility and Implications for Food Assistance Programs
Special Issue of Journal of Human Resources 38: Supplement (2003)
Edited by John Karl Scholz and James P. Ziliak

These articles cover a wide range of topics related to income volatility and food assistance programs and evaluation of the safety net.

John Karl Scholz is professor of economics at the University of Wisconsin—Madison. James P. Ziliak is professor of economics and founding director of the Center for Poverty Research at the University of Kentucky.

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Cross-National Comparative Research Using Panel Surveys

Special Issue of Journal of Human Resources 38:2 (Spring 2003)
Edited by James P. Smith, Frank Stafford,
and James R. Walker

Five of the articles explicitly or implicitly examine international differences in savings behavior and wealth accumulation, and the final two articles use international comparisons to assess the status of young children.

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Noncognitive Skills and Their Development
Special Issue of Journal of Human Resources 43:4 (Fall 2008)
Edited by Thomas J. Kniesner and Bas ter Weel

These articles include recent research on ways to incorporate the noncognitive side of ability in economic theory and to empirically assess and explain its role in labor market and behavioral outcomes.

March 2010
336 pp
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228 pp
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ISBN 978-0-299-23773-8
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