Nuffield Economics Research via WWW

Some Nuffield College economics preprints are available, in postscript, via the WWW on page . Click here to get a list of the economics faculty and keys into their homepages. Paper WPs gives a list of working papers of this series which are available on paper. Also IES' WPs gives the list of the University of Oxford's applied economics discussion papers. You can gain access to the University of Oxford Discussion Papers in Economic and Social History. Jon Temple's Economic Growth homepage can be accessed from here.

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W26, revised version of W3 Sangjoon Kim, Neil Shephard and Siddhartha Chib Stochastic volatility: likelihood inference and comparison with ARCH models. Review of Economic Studies, (1998) 65, 361--93

W25. Brian D. Bell, Skill-Biased Technical Change and Wages: Evidence from a Longitudinal Data Set Abstract Zipped

W24. Michael K Pitt and Neil Shephard, Antithetic MCMC for non-Gaussian measurements with applications to stochastic volatility, American Statistical Association, 1996 Proceedings of the Bayesian Statistics Section, 81-6. This paper is made available on this site for personal use free of charge by permission of the American Statistical Association and Michael K Pitt and Neil Shephard (whom hold the copyright). (published 1997)

W23&118. Christopher Bliss, Long-Run Wealth Distribution with Random Shocks Zipped version.

W22&116. Jonathan Temple & Hans-Joachim Voth, "Human capital, equipment investment, and industrialization." European Economic Review, July 1998, 42(7), 1343-1362. .

W21&114. Jonathan Temple & Paul Johnson, Social capability and economic development,, Abstract. Zipped version.. A much revised version of this paper appeared in the Quarterly Journal of Economics. August 1998, 113(3), 965-990 under the title "Social Capability and Economic Growth".

W20&113. Michael K Pitt & Neil Shephard, Analytic convergence rates and parameterisation issues for the Gibbs sampler applied to state space models. Journal of Time Series Analysis, (1999), 20, 63-85.

W19&111. Richard H Spady, Nonparametric inference by quasi-likelihood methods, Figures 1, Figures 2. All three files are held in the zipped file.

W18&106. Jonathan Temple, "Testing the augmented Solow Model. "Journal of Applied Econometrics, July-August 1998, 13(4), 361-375.

W17&110. Edmund Cannon, Knowledge, Physical Capital and Creative Destruction Zipped version.


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