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Metropolitan Studies Program Paper Series

Many of our papers are accessible over the WWW and may be viewed and printed using a FREE copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader. Also, a hard copy of any paper listed below may be requested from the Publications Officer, Center for Policy Research, 426 Eggers Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244-1020. Each hard copy of a paper costs $5.00 US; please include payment with your mail order. For more information, please contact Publications Officer, Internet:puboff@maxwell.syr.edu.

  • No. 195. "A Time Series Econometric Model of the Upstate New York Economy," Donald H. Dutkowsky, James Follain, and Seth Giertz. March 1999, 75 pp.
  • No. 194. "Estate Taxes, Life Insurance, and Small Business," Douglas Holtz-Eakin, John Phillips, and Harvey Rosen. October 1998, 37 pp.
  • No. 193. "Income Taxes and Entrepreneurs' Use of Labor," Robert Carroll, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Mark Rider, and Harvey Rosen. July 1998, 37 pp.
  • No. 192. "Entrepreneurs, Income Taxes, and Investment," Robert Carroll, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Mark Rider, and Harvey Rosen. July 1998, 64 pp.
  • No. 191. "Where Does The Money Come From? The Financing of Small Entrepreneurial Enterprises," Zsuzsanna Fluck, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, and Harvey Rosen. July 1998, 42 pp.
  • No. 190. "Financial Capital, Human Capital, and the Transition to Self-Employment: Evidence from Intergenerational Links," Thomas Dunn and Douglas Holtz-Eakin. July 1998, 32 pp.
  • No. 189. "Apocalypse Now? Fundamental Tax Reform and Residential Housing Values," Donald Bruce and Douglas Holtz-Eakin. July 1998, 35 pp.
  • No. 188. "Discrimination in Qualitative Actions by Real Estate Brokers," Jan Ondrich, Alex Stricker, and John Yinger. May 1998, 35 pp.
  • No. 187. "Placing a Lid on Marginal Tax Rates: A New Way to Simplify the Income Tax Structure," John M. Yinger. August 1997, 32 pp.
  • No. 186. "The Economic and Fiscal Impact of Lake Remediation on Onondaga County," William Duncombe, Shannon Felt, James R. Follain, and Bernard Jump, Jr. August 1997, 45 pp.
  • No. 185. "The Outlook for Onondaga County's Finances: Baseline Scenario," William Duncombe and Bernard Jump, Jr. August 1997, 66 pp.
  • No. 184. "A Review and Forecast of the Onondaga County Economy," Shannon Felt, James R. Follain, and Suzanne McCoskey. March 1997, 50 pp.
  • No. 183. "Onondaga County's Economic Performance since 1980 and Prospects for the Next Decade," William Duncombe and Wilson Wong. February 1997, 47 pp.
  • No. 182. "Where Do the Rents Go? Land Ownership in an Urban Model," Stephen Ross and John Yinger. November 1996, 33 pp.
  • No. 181. "Financial Capital, Human Capital, and the Transition to Self-Employment: Evidence from Intergenerational Links," Thomas A. Dunn and Douglas Holtz-Eakin. June 1996, 30 pp.
  • No. 180. "An Examination of Three Sets of Indicators of Financial Risk among Multifamily Properties," Amy S. Bogdon and James R. Follain. May 1996, 46 pp.
  • No. 179. "The Demand for Home Mortgage Debt and the Income Tax," James R. Follain and Robert M. Dunsky. April 1996, 60 pp.
  • No. 178. "Do Housing Programs for Low-Income Households Improve Their Housing?" Amy D. Crews. April 1996, 53 pp.
  • No. 177. "Ruthless Prepayment? Evidence From Multifamily Mortgages," James R. Follain, Jan Ondrich, and Gyan P. Sinha. February 1996, 35 pp.
  • No. 176. "The Incidence of Development Fees and Special Assessments," John Yinger. February 1996, 26 pp.
  • No. 175. "School Finance Reform: Aid Formulas and Equity Objectives," William Duncombe and John Yinger. January 1996, 51pp.
  • No. 174. "Alternative Approaches to Measuring the Cost of Education," William Duncombe, John Ruggiero, and John Yinger. January 1996, 46 pp.
  • No. 173. "What We Know About Multifamily Mortgage Originations and Why We Care," Amy D. Crews, Robert M. Dunsky, and James R. Follain. December 1995, 36 pp.
  • No. 172. "Estimating the Volume of Multifamily Mortgage Originations by Commercial Banks Using the Survey of Mortgage Lending Activity and the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data," Amy D. Crews, Robert M. Dunsky, and James R. Follain. December 1995, 34 pp.
  • No. 171. "Using Recurrence Probabilities to Estimate the Volume of Multifamily Mortgage Originations," Robert M. Dunsky, James R. Follain, and Jan Ondrich. November 1995, 21 pp.
  • No. 170. "Sorting and Voting: A Review of the Literature on Urban Public Finance," Stephen Ross and John Yinger. October 1995, 71 pp.
  • No. 169. "Income Taxes and Entrepreneurs' Use of Labor," Robert Carroll, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Mark Rider, and Harvey S. Rosen. October 1995, 26 pp.
  • No. 168. "In Search of Empirical Evidence that Links Rent and User Cost," Dixie M. Blackley and James R. Follain. January 1995, 32 pp.
  • No. 167. "Measuring the Incidence of Discrimination," Jan Ondrich, Stephen L. Ross, and John Yinger. December 1994, 41 pp.
  • No. 166. "Incorporating the Number of Existing Home Sales into a Structural Model of the Market for Owner-Occupied Housing," James R. Follain and Orawin T. Velz. August 1994, 36 pp.
  • No. 165. "Nonparametric Estimation of Cost Efficiency in the Public Sector: With an Application to New York State School Districts," John Ruggiero. June 1994, 27 pp.
  • No. 164. "Economic Development Policy and Resident Welfare: An Urban Economic Perspective," Stephen L. Ross. September 1993, 38 pp.
  • No. 163. "Analysis of Scale Economies and Technical Efficiency in New York Public Schools," William Duncombe, Jerry Miner, and John Ruggiero. August 1993, 171 pp.
  • No. 162. "Cash in Your Face: The Cost of Racial and Ethnic Discrimination in Housing," John Yinger. July 1993, 39 pp.
  • No. 161. "Infrastructure in a Structural Model of Economic Growth," Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Amy Ellen Schwartz. June 1993, 27 pp.
  • No. 160. "The Preferential Income Tax Treatment of Owner-Occupied Housing: Who Really Benefits?" James R. Follain, David C. Ling, and Gary A. McGill. February 1993, 34 pp.
  • No. 159. "Stoking the Fires? CO2 Emissions and Economic Growth," Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Thomas M. Selden. December 1992, 38 pp.
  • No. 158. "Health Insurance Provision and Labor Market Efficiency in the United States and Germany," Douglas Holtz-Eakin. December 1992, 52 pp.
  • No. 157. "A Comparative Static Analysis of Open Urban Models with a Full Labor Market and Suburban Employment," Stephen Ross and John Yinger. October 1992, 47 pp.
  • No. 156. "Demographics, Political Power, and Economic Growth," Douglas Holtz-Eakin. October 1992, 25 pp.
  • No. 155. "New York's Economic Performance since 1980 and Prospects for the 1990s," William Duncombe. October 1992, 174 pp.