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9176: The Effect of Income on Mortality: New Evidence for the Absence of a Causal Link Downloads
Alexander Ahammer, Gerard Horvath and Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
9175: Birth Weight in the Long-Run Downloads
Prashant Bharadwaj, Petter Lundborg and Dan-Olof Rooth
9174: Health and Unemployment during Macroeconomic Crises Downloads
Prashant Bharadwaj, Petter Lundborg and Dan-Olof Rooth
9173: The Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Children's Health, Quality of Home Environment, and Non-Cognitive Skills Downloads
Susan L. Averett and Yang Wang
9172: Healthy(?), Wealthy, and Wise: Birth Order and Adult Health Downloads
Sandra Black, Paul Devereux and Kjell G Salvanes
9171: Designing Efficient College and Tax Policies Downloads
Sebastian Findeisen and Dominik Sachs
9170: A Signal of Diligence? Student Work Experience and Later Employment Chances Downloads
Stijn Baert, Olivier Rotsaert, Dieter Verhaest and Eddy Omey
9169: Apply Yourself: Racial and Ethnic Differences in College Application Downloads
Sandra Black, Kalena E. Cortes and Jane Arnold Lincove
9168: Parental Time Investments in Children: The Role of Competition for University Places in the UK Downloads
Almudena Sevilla and Cristina Borra
9167: Investment over the Business Cycle: Insights from College Major Choice Downloads
Erica Blom, Brian Cadena and Benjamin Keys
9166: Urban Spatial Structure, Employment and Social Ties: European versus American Cities Downloads
Pierre Picard and Yves Zenou
9165: Children of Migrants: The Impact of Parental Migration on Their Children's Education and Health Outcomes Downloads
Xin Meng and Chikako Yamauchi
9164: The Selection of High-Skilled Migrants Downloads
Matthias Parey, Jens Ruhose, Fabian Waldinger and Nicolai Netz
9163: Remittances and Relative Concerns in Rural China Downloads
Alpaslan Akay, Olivier Bargain, Corrado Giulietti, Juan David Robalino and Klaus Zimmermann
9162: Voter Reaction to Government Incompetence and Corruption Related to the 1999 Earthquakes in Turkey Downloads
Ali Akarca and Aysıt Tansel
9161: May There Be Victory: Government Election Performance and the World's Largest Public-Works Program Downloads
Laura V Zimmermann
9160: Guns and Butter? Fighting Violence with the Promise of Development Downloads
Gaurav Khanna and Laura V Zimmermann
9159: A Model of Dynamic Conflict in Ethnocracies Downloads
Dripto Bakshi and Indraneel Dasgupta
9158: Is Industrialization Conducive to Long-Run Prosperity? Downloads
Raphael Franck and Oded Galor
9157: Why Do South Korean Firms Produce So Much More Output per Worker than Ghanaian Ones? Downloads
Simon Baptist and Francis J. Teal
9156: Home Production and Retirement in Couples: A Panel Data Analysis Downloads
Eric Bonsang and Arthur van Soest
9155: Roads Leading to Self-Employment: Comparing Transgenerational Entrepreneurs and Self-Made Start-Ups Downloads
Boris F. Blumberg and Gerard Pfann
9154: Optimal Wage Redistribution in the Presence of Adverse Selection in the Labor Market Downloads
Spencer Bastani, Tomer Blumkin and Luca Micheletto
9153: Labor Supply and Productivity Responses to Non-Salary Benefits: Do They Work? If So, at What Level Do They Work Best? Downloads
Marilyn Spencer, Deniz Gevrek, Valrie Chambers and Randall Bowden
9152: A Tax Benefit Model for Policy Evaluation in Luxembourg: LuxTaxBen Downloads
Nizamul Islam and Lennart Flood
9151: The Impact of Short- and Long-Term Participation Tax Rates on Labor Supply Downloads
Charlotte Bartels and Nico Pestel
9150: The Ambiguity Triangle: Uncovering Fundamental Patterns of Behavior Under Uncertainty Downloads
Daniel Burghart, Thomas Epper and Ernst Fehr
9149: Fairness and Frictions: The Impact of Unequal Raises on Quit Behavior Downloads
Arindrajit Dube, Laura Giuliano and Jonathan Leonard
9148: Dismissal Disputes and Endogenous Sorting Downloads
Pietro Garibaldi and Gerard Pfann
9147: Innovation and Employment in Patenting Firms: Empirical Evidence from Europe Downloads
Vincent Van Roy, Daniel Vertesy and Marco Vivarelli
9146: The Employment Effects of State Hiring Credits Downloads
David Neumark and Diego Grijalva
9145: Low-Skilled Jobs and Student Jobs: Employers' Preferences in Slovakia and the Czech Republic Downloads
Lucia Mytna Kurekova and Zuzana Žilinčíková
9144: Cigarette Taxes and Youth Smoking: Updated Estimates Using YRBS Data Downloads
Benjamin Hansen, Joseph J. Sabia and Daniel I. Rees
9143: Increasing Coverage of Antiretroviral Therapy and Male Medical Circumcision in HIV Hyperendemic Countries: A Cost-Benefit Analysis Downloads
Pascal Geldsetzer, David Bloom, Salal Humair and Till Bärnighausen
9142: Physician Payment Contracts in the Presence of Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection: The Theory and its Application to Ontario Downloads
Jasmin Kantarevic and Boris Kralj
9141: Health Disparities Across Education: The Role of Differential Reporting Error Downloads
John Cawley and Anna Choi
9140: Employer Downsizing and Older Workers' Health Downloads
Italo Gutierrez and Pierre-Carl Michaud
9139: Multidimensional Affluence in Income and Wealth in the Eurozone: A Cross-Country Comparison Using the HFCS Downloads
Sine Kontbay-Busun and Andreas Peichl
9138: Direct and Indirect Effects of Training Vouchers for the Unemployed Downloads
Martin Huber, Michael Lechner and Anthony Strittmatter
9137: The Early Labour Market Effects of Generally and Vocationally Oriented Higher Education: Is There a Trade-off? Downloads
Dieter Verhaest and Stijn Baert
9136: Experimental Evidence on the Long-Term Impacts of a Youth Training Program Downloads
Pablo Ibarraran, Jochen Kluve, Laura Ripani and David Rosas Shady
9135: Gender Differentials in Unemployment Ins and Outs during the Great Recession in Spain Downloads
Sara de la Rica and Yolanda Fatima Rebollo-Sanz
9134: How to Fight Long-Term Unemployment: Lessons from Germany Downloads
Alexander Spermann
9133: Estimating the External Returns to Education: Evidence from China Downloads
Wen Fan, Yuanyuan Ma and Liming Wang
9132: Cognitive, Non-Cognitive Skills and Gender Wage Gaps: Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Data in Bangladesh Downloads
Christophe Nordman, Leopold Sarr and Smriti Sharma
9131: "A Flop or a Success?" An Evaluation of the Welfare Impacts of the 6-3-3-4 Education System in Nigeria Downloads
Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere
9130: Human Capital Quality and Aggregate Income Differences: Development Accounting for U.S. States Downloads
Eric Hanushek, Jens Ruhose and Ludger Woessmann
9129: Financial Constraints and Girls' Secondary Education: Evidence from School Fee Elimination in The Gambia Downloads
Moussa Blimpo, Ousman Gajigo and Todd Pugatch
9128: The Effect of a Sibling's Gender on Earnings, Education and Family Formation Downloads
Noemi Peter, Petter Lundborg and Dinand Webbink
9127: Welfare Rules, Incentives, and Family Structure Downloads
Robert Moffitt, Brian J. Phelan and Anne Winkler
9126: Children's Media Use and Homework Time Downloads
Sabrina Pabilonia
9125: Micro-Evidence on Product and Labor Market Regime Differences between Chile and France Downloads
Sabien Dobbelaere, Rodolfo Lauterbach and Jacques Mairesse
9124: Comparing Micro-Evidence on Rent Sharing from Three Different Approaches Downloads
Sabien Dobbelaere and Jacques Mairesse
9123: Redistribution and Insurance with Simple Tax Instruments Downloads
Sebastian Findeisen and Dominik Sachs
9122: The Information Value of Central School Exams Downloads
Guido Schwerdt and Ludger Woessmann
9121: A Big Fish in a Small Pond: Ability Rank and Human Capital Investment Downloads
Benjamin Elsner and Ingo Isphording
9120: Do Wage Expectations Influence the Decision to Enroll in Nursing College? Downloads
Jürg Schweri and Joop Hartog
9119: Peers' Composition Effects in the Short and in the Long Run: College Major, College Performance and Income Downloads
Massimo Anelli and Giovanni Peri
9118: The Performance of School Assignment Mechanisms in Practice Downloads
Monique De Haan, Pieter Gautier, Hessel Oosterbeek and Bas van der Klaauw
9117: What Drives the Reversal of the Gender Education Gap? Evidence from Germany Downloads
Regina Riphahn and Caroline Schwientek
9116: The Heterogeneous Impact of Pension Income on Elderly Living Arrangements: Evidence from China's New Rural Pension Scheme Downloads
Lingguo Cheng, Hong Liu, Ye Zhang and Zhong Zhao
9115: Did the Intergenerational Solidarity Pact Increase the Employment Rate of Older Workers in Belgium? A Macro-Econometric Evaluation Downloads
Muriel Dejemeppe, Catherine Smith and Bruno Van der Linden
9114: Do Employment Protection Reforms Affect Well-Being? Downloads
Vanessa Dräger
9113: Trial and Error? Reelection Concerns and Policy Experimentation during the U.S. Welfare Reform Downloads
Andreas Bernecker, Pierre Boyer and Christina Gathmann
9112: Do the Unemployed Accept Jobs Too Quickly? A Comparison with Employed Job Seekers Downloads
Simonetta Longhi
9111: Mandatory Volunteer Work as Fair Reciprocity for Unemployment and Social Benefits? Downloads
Lex Veldboer, Reinout Kleinhans and Maarten van Ham
9110: Saving Face and Group Identity Downloads
Tor Eriksson, Lei Mao and Marie Claire Villeval
9109: The Changing Returns to Crime: Do Criminals Respond to Prices? Downloads
Mirko Draca, Theodore Koutmeridis and Stephen Machin
9108: How Immigration Grease Is Affected by Economic, Institutional and Policy Contexts: Evidence from EU Labor Markets Downloads
Martin Guzi, Martin Kahanec and Lucia Mytna Kurekova
9107: Explaining the Unexplained: Residual Wage Inequality, Manufacturing Decline, and Low-Skilled Immigration Downloads
Eric Gould
9106: Number of Siblings and Educational Choices of Immigrant Children: Evidence from First- and Second-Generation Immigrants Downloads
Dominique Meurs, Patrick Puhani and Friederike von Haaren
9105: The Legacies of Slavery in and out of Africa Downloads
Graziella Bertocchi
9104: Green Cities? Urbanization, Trade and the Environment Downloads
Rainald Borck and Michael P. Pflüger
9103: Financial Literacy and Food Security in Extremely Vulnerable Households Downloads
Daniel Millimet, Ian McDonough and Thomas Fomby
9102: The Long-Term Determinants of Female HIV Infection in Africa: The Slave Trade, Polygyny, and Sexual Behavior Downloads
Graziella Bertocchi and Arcangelo Dimico
9101: Human Capital Persistence and Development Downloads
Rudi Rocha, Claudio Ferraz and Rodrigo Soares
9100: Misperceiving Inequality Downloads
Vladimir Gimpelson and Daniel Treisman
9099: Quality of Higher Education and the Labor Market in Developing Countries: Evidence from an Education Reform in Senegal Downloads
Dorothée Boccanfuso, Alexandre Larouche and Mircea Trandafir
9098: Norwegian Rhapsody? The Political Economy Benefits of Regional Integration Downloads
Nauro Campos, Fabrizio Coricelli and Luigi Moretti
9097: The UK's Productivity Puzzle Downloads
Alex Bryson and John Forth
9096: Does Worker Wellbeing Affect Workplace Performance? Downloads
Alex Bryson, John Forth and Lucy Stokes
9095: Not Working at Work: Loafing, Unemployment and Labor Productivity Downloads
Michael Burda, Katie R. Genadek and Daniel S. Hamermesh
9094: Insuring against Health Shocks: Health Insurance and Household Choices Downloads
Kai Liu
9093: The Long-term Health Effects of Fetal Malnutrition: Evidence from the 1959-1961 China Great Leap Forward Famine Downloads
Seonghoon Kim, Belton Fleisher and Jessica Ya Sun
9092: The Effect of Changes in the Statutory Minimum Working Age on Educational, Labor and Health Outcomes Downloads
Sergi Jimenez-Martin, Judit Vall-Castello and Elena Del Rey
9091: The Effect of Statutory Sick Pay Regulations on Workers' Health Downloads
Martin Halla, Susanne Pech and Martina Zweimüller
9090: Can Compulsory Dialogues Nudge Sick-Listed Workers Back to Work? Downloads
Simen Markussen, Knut Røed and Ragnhild C. Schreiner
9089: Can Helping the Sick Hurt the Able? Incentives, Information and Disruption in a Disability-Related Welfare Reform Downloads
Nitika Bagaria, Barbara Petrongolo and John van Reenen
9088: Does Daylight Saving Time Really Make Us Sick? Downloads
Lawrence Jin and Nicolas Ziebarth
9087: Peer Effects, Fast Food Consumption and Adolescent Weight Gain Downloads
Bernard Fortin and Myra Yazbeck
9086: Spillover Effects of Early-Life Medical Interventions Downloads
Sanni Breining, N. Meltem Daysal, Marianne Simonsen and Mircea Trandafir
9085: The Hidden Costs of Tax Evasion: Collaborative Tax Evasion in Markets for Expert Services Downloads
Loukas Balafoutas, Adrian Beck, Rudolf Kerschbamer and Matthias Sutter
9084: A Real-Effort Experiment on Gift Exchange with Temptation Downloads
Alexander Koch and Julia Nafziger
9083: Does Holding a Postdoctoral Position Bring Benefits for Advancing to Academia? Downloads
Eric Lin and Shih-Yung Chiu
9082: Is Ability Tracking (Really) Responsible for Educational Inequalities in Achievement? A Comparison between the Country States Bavaria and Hesse in Germany Downloads
Hartmut Esser and Ilona Relikowski
9081: Education and Growth with Learning by Doing Downloads
Gabriele Marconi and Andries de Grip
9080: The Consequences of Academic Match between Students and Colleges Downloads
Eleanor Dillon and Jeffrey Smith
9079: Back to School? Labor-Market Returns to Vocational Postsecondary Education Downloads
Petri Böckerman, Mika Haapanen and Christopher Jepsen
9078: The Occupational Feminization of Wages Downloads
John Addison, Orgul Demet Ozturk and Si Wang
9077: Is There a Penalty for Becoming a Woman? Is There a Premium for Becoming a Man? Evidence from a Sample of Transsexual Workers Downloads
Lydia Geijtenbeek and Erik Plug
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