Vipin Arora

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We show that US consumer inflation expectations are formed using a variant of adaptive expectations proposed by Mankiw et al. (2004). In particular, expectations behave differently when food and energy prices rise sharply relative to other prices. Using the recently proposed test of Homm and Breitung (2012), we analyze the 1982–2010 period and identify(More)
AIM To compare and evaluate the root reinforcement potential of four different intraorifice barriers: Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA), resin-modified glass ionomer cement (RMGIC), fiber-reinforced composite (FRC), and nanohybrid composite (NC). MATERIALS AND METHODS Seventy-five mandibular premolars were decoronated to a standardized length, and prepared(More)
This paper is released to encourage discussion and critical comment. The analysis and conclusions expressed here are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Abstract We consider the relationship between natural gas prices and production in the U.S. resins, agricultural chemicals, cement, and aluminium(More)
This paper is released to encourage discussion and critical comment. The analysis and conclusions expressed here are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Abstract 1 We argue for the resurrection of an old idea: electricity use as an indicator of U.S. economic activity. Our analysis relies on(More)
BACKGROUND Evaluation of microleakage is important for assessing the success of new restorative materials and methods. AIM AND OBJECTIVES Comparative evaluation of microleakage in Class II restorations using open vs. closed centripetal build-up techniques with different lining materials. MATERIALS AND METHODS Standardized mesi-occlusal (MO) and(More)
Proboscis lateralis is a rare craniofacial anomaly characterized by a trunk-like process attached to the medial portion of the orbital roof on the affected side. We report a case, which, though resembling proboscis lateralis in some ways, has certain unique features. This case had an appendage arising from the right malar region with a central tract lined(More)
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