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Brueckner's basic urban model, comparative statics

I was reading through Jan Brueckner's "Lectures on Urban Economics" (2011), which is a "rigorous, but non-technical" explanation of various topics in urban economics. It was supposed to be light ...
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Comparative statics question with an application

In the state of Mexas, two politicians (Mr. BO, or "Politician 1" and Mr. TC, or "Politician 2") are competing intensely for a senate seat. The two politicians spend on advertising to increase the ...
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Topkis' Theorem

Suppose my optimization problem is stated as follows $\max\limits_x f(x,t)$ $s.t.$ $g(x,t) \leq 0$ I am interested in finding the direction $x^*$ changes with the parameter $t$. Can someone ...
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What are some helpful online tools (databases, etc..) for economic analysts?

More specifically, I'm looking for a online database of US economic statistics that is regularly updated. Most of my searches result in older data, that is not particularly useful for what I need it ...
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Comparative Statics on Balanced Growth Path

It would be a silly question. In a model, I have found the BGP (balanced growth path) for all key variables. As expected, these variables are constant variables ; $$\mu^{BGP}=\frac{\alpha+\rho+\pi}{...
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Converse in supermodularity and single-crossing

Suppose I denote $$f(x,t)=g(x,t)+h(x)$$ where $X\in \mathbb{R}$, $t\in [0,1]$ and $h(x)$ is any function. I want to prove that if the single-crossing property holds in $f(x,t)$, then $g(x,t)$ must be ...
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Analyse the data of two responses while having two different scales

I am working on data analysis these days and stuck on analysis when I have to compare the two kinds of responses. First, I have data on the self assessment, I have asked students to rate them on a ...
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Do there exist 'comparative statics' for fixed points?

I have a basic question about comparative statics. In Wikipedia, it is mentioned that: As a study of statics it compares two different equilibrium states... What exactly is an equilibrium? ...