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7215: Comparing Inequality Aversion across Countries When Labor Supply Responses Differ Downloads
Olivier Bargain, Mathias Dolls, Dirk Neumann, Andreas Peichl and Sebastian Siegloch
7214: Default Options and Training Participation Downloads
Lex Borghans and Bart H. H. Golsteyn
7213: The Demand for Cigarettes as Derived from the Demand for Weight Control Downloads
John Cawley and Stephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder
7212: Women Political Leaders, Corruption and Learning: Evidence from a Large Public Program in India Downloads
Farzana Afridi, Vegard Iversen and M.R. Sharan
7211: Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Home Computers on Academic Achievement among Schoolchildren Downloads
Robert W. Fairlie and Jonathan Robinson
7210: Does the Welfare State Destroy the Family? Evidence from OECD Member Countries Downloads
Martin Halla, Mario Lackner and Johann Scharler
7209: A Goodness-of-Fit Approach to Estimating Equivalence Scales Downloads
Martin Biewen and Andos Juhasz
7208: Earnings Gap, Cohort Effect and Economic Assimilation of Immigrants from Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan in the United States Downloads
Carl Lin
7207: Do Single-Sex Classes Affect Exam Scores? An Experiment in a Coeducational University Downloads
Alison Lee Booth, Lina Marcela Cardona Sosa and Patrick J. Nolen
7206: Risk Tolerance and Entrepreneurship Downloads
Hans K. Hvide and Georgios A. Panos
7205: Ageing and Productivity: Introduction Downloads
David E. Bloom and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
7204: UK Households' Carbon Footprint: A Comparison of the Association between Household Characteristics and Emissions from Home Energy, Transport and Other Goods and Services Downloads
Milena Buchs and Sylke V. Schnepf
7203: Trust of Second Generation Immigrants: Intergenerational Transmission or Cultural Assimilation? Downloads
Julie Moschion and Domenico Tabasso
7202: Job Search as a Determinant of Graduate Over-Education: Evidence from Australia Downloads
David Carroll and Max Tani
7201: Regulation, Trust, and Cronyism in Middle Eastern Societies: The Simple Economics of 'Wasta' Downloads
Andy Barnett, Bruce Yandle and George Sami Naufal
7200: Workplace Heterogeneity and the Rise of West German Wage Inequality Downloads
David E. Card, Jörg Heining and Patrick M. Kline
7199: The Economic and Demographic Transition, Mortality, and Comparative Development Downloads
Matteo Cervellati and Uwe Sunde
7198: Note on Lilien and Modified Lilien Index Downloads
Muhammad Rashid Ansari, Chiara Mussida and Francesco Pastore
7197: Female Labour Force Participation in MENA's Manufacturing Sector: The Implications of Firm-Related and National Factors Downloads
Ali Fakih and Pascal L. Ghazalian
7196: China's Life Satisfaction, 1990-2010 Downloads
Richard A. Easterlin, Robson Morgan, Malgorzata Switek and Fei Wang
7195: Investment under Company-Level Pacts Downloads
Lutz Bellmann, Hans-Dieter Gerner and Olaf Elmar Hübler
7194: The Unfairness of (Poverty) Targets Downloads
Melanie Allwine, Jamele Rigolini and Luis F Lopez-Calva
7193: Unemployment and Subsequent Employment Stability: Does Labour Market Policy Matter? Downloads
Melike Wulfgramm and Lukas Fervers
7192: Cyclicality of Job and Worker Flows: New Data and a New Set of Stylized Facts Downloads
Ruediger Bachmann, Christian Bayer, Stefan Seth and Felix Wellschmied
7191: Self-Employment in China: Are Rural Migrant Workers and Urban Residents Alike? Downloads
Yuling Cui, Daehoon Nahm and Max Tani
7190: Partisan Tax Policy and Income Inequality in the U.S., 1979-2007 Downloads
Olivier Bargain, Mathias Dolls, Herwig Immervoll, Dirk Neumann, Andreas Peichl, Nico Pestel and Sebastian Siegloch
7189: Living on the Edge: Youth Entry, Career and Exit in Drug-Selling Gangs Downloads
Leandro Carvalho and Rodrigo Reis Soares
7188: Competition vs. Monopoly in the Religious Marketplace: Judaism in the United States and Israel Downloads
Carmel U. Chiswick
7187: Happiness and Economic Growth: The Evidence Downloads
Richard A. Easterlin
7186: Persistence Bias and the Wage-Schooling Model Downloads
Corrado Andini
7185: Return Migration of Foreign Students Downloads
Govert Ewout Bijwaard and Qi Wang
7184: Views among Economists: Professional Consensus or Point-Counterpoint? Downloads
Roger H. Gordon and Gordon B. Dahl
7183: Social Distance and Trust: Experimental Evidence from a Slum in Cairo Downloads
Christine Binzel and Dietmar Fehr
7182: The Importance of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation for Measuring IQ Downloads
Lex Borghans, Huub Meijers and Bas ter Weel
7181: Is the Persistent Gender Gap in Income and Wages Due to Unequal Family Responsibilities? Downloads
Nikolay Angelov, Per Johansson and Erica Lindahl
7180: Place Based Policies with Unemployment Downloads
Patrick M. Kline and Enrico Moretti
7179: Air Pollution and Infant Mortality: Evidence from the Expansion of Natural Gas Infrastructure Downloads
Resul Cesur, Erdal Tekin and Aydogan Ulker
7178: The "Task Approach" to Labor Markets: An Overview Downloads
David Autor
7177: Smoking Bans, Cigarette Prices and Life Satisfaction Downloads
Reto Odermatt and Alois Stutzer
7176: Genetic Diversity and the Origins of Cultural Fragmentation Downloads
Quamrul Ashraf and Oded Galor
7175: Spatial Frictions Downloads
Kristian Behrens, Giordano Mion, Yasusada Murata and Jens Suedekum
7174: Do the Maths: An Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics in Africa Downloads
Andrew Peter Dickerson, Steven McIntosh and Christine Valente
7173: Suppliers of Multinationals and the Forced Linkage Effect: Evidence from Firm Level Data Downloads
Olivier Nicolas Godart and Holger Görg
7172: Why Some Firms Export? An Empirical Analysis for Manufacturing Firms in the MENA Region Downloads
Ali Fakih and Pascal L. Ghazalian
7171: Is Self-Esteem a "Double Edged Sword"? Self-Esteem and the Onset of Adolescent Sexual Activity Downloads
Marta Favara
7170: The European Crisis and Migration to Germany: Expectations and the Diversion of Migration Flows Downloads
Simone Bertoli, Herbert Brücker and Jesús Fernández-Huertas Moraga
7169: Meet the Press: How Voters and Politicians Respond to Newspaper Entry and Exit Downloads
Francesco Drago, Tommaso Nannicini and Francesco Sobbrio
7168: Lessons Learned from the Largest Tenure Mix Operation in the World: Right to Buy in the United Kingdom Downloads
Reinout Kleinhans and Maarten van Ham
7167: Why Did the Netherlands Develop So Early? The Legacy of the Brethren of the Common Life Downloads
Semih İbrahim Akçomak, Dinand Webbink and Bas ter Weel
7166: Revisiting the Minimum Wage-Employment Debate: Throwing Out the Baby with the Bathwater? Downloads
David Neumark, John Michael Ian Sioson Salas and William Wascher
7165: Time Preferences and Lifetime Outcomes Downloads
Bart H. H. Golsteyn, Hans Grönqvist and Lena Lindahl
7164: Math and Gender: Is Math a Route to a High-Powered Career? Downloads
Juanna Schrøter Joensen and Helena Skyt Nielsen
7163: Competing with Asking Prices Downloads
Benjamin R. Lester, Ludo Visschers and Ronald P. Wolthoff
7162: Analysis of the Determinants of Income and Income Gap between Urban and Rural China Downloads
Biwei Su and Almas Heshmati
7161: Quasi-Experimental Impact Estimates of Immigrant Labor Supply Shocks: The Role of Treatment and Comparison Group Matching and Relative Skill Composition Downloads
Abdurrahman Bekir Aydemir and Murat Güray Kırdar
7160: Measuring the Income-Distance Tradeoff for Rural-Urban Migrants in China Downloads
Junfu Zhang and Zhong Zhao
7159: Gender Wage-Productivity Differentials and Global Integration in China Downloads
Ana C. Dammert, Beyza P. Ural Marchand and Chi Wan
7158: Gender Differences in German Wage Mobility Downloads
Bodo Aretz
7157: Unemployment and Mortality: Evidence from the PSID Downloads
Timothy J. Halliday
7156: The Transmission of Democracy: From the Village to the Nation-State Downloads
Paola Giuliano and Nathan Nunn
7155: Inequality of Opportunity, Income Inequality and Economic Mobility: Some International Comparisons Downloads
Paolo Brunori, Francisco H. G. Ferreira and Vito Peragine
7154: Framing Effects in an Employee Savings Scheme: A Non-Parametric Analysis Downloads
Peter Kooreman, Bertrand Melenberg, Henriette Maria Prast and Nathanaël Vellekoop
7153: The Drivers of Happiness Inequality: Suggestions for Promoting Social Cohesion Downloads
Leonardo Becchetti, Riccardo Massari and Paolo Naticchioni
7152: Does the Military Train Men to Be Violent Criminals? New Evidence from Australia's Conscription Lotteries Downloads
Peter Matthew Siminski, Simon Philip Ville and Alexander Paull
7151: Not the Opium of the People: Income and Secularization in a Panel of Prussian Counties Downloads
Sascha O. Becker and Ludger Woessmann
7150: The China Syndrome: Local Labor Market Effects of Import Competition in the United States Downloads
David Autor, David Dorn and Gordon Hanson
7149: Who Suffers the Penalty? A Panel Data Analysis of Earnings Gaps in Vietnam Downloads
Huu Chi Nguyen, Christophe Jalil Nordman and François Roubaud
7148: Charitable Giving as a Signal of Trustworthiness: Disentangling the Signaling Benefits of Altruistic Acts Downloads
Sebastian Fehrler and Wojtek Przepiorka
7147: Asymmetric Information between Employers Downloads
Lisa B. Kahn
7146: Do Entrepreneurs Matter? Downloads
Sascha O. Becker and Hans K. Hvide
7145: Do Employers Discriminate Less If Vacancies Are Difficult to Fill? Evidence from a Field Experiment Downloads
Stijn Baert, Bart Leo Wim Cockx, Niels Gheyle and Cora Vandamme
7144: Population Ageing and PAYG Pensions in the OLG Model Downloads
Giam Pietro Cipriani
7143: Early to Bed and Earlier to Rise: School, Maternal Employment, and Children's Sleep Downloads
Jay Stewart
7142: The Effects of the State Sector on Wage Inequality in Urban China: 1988–2007 Downloads
Qingjie Xia, Lina Song, Shi Li and Simon Mark Appleton
7141: Aid, Growth, and Jobs Downloads
Gary S. Fields
7140: Female Labor Supply: Why is the US Falling Behind? Downloads
Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
7139: Neighborhood Quality and Student Performance Downloads
Felix Weinhardt
7138: 'Make-or-Buy' of Peripheral Services in Manufacturing: Evidence from Spanish Plant-Level Data Downloads
Alberto Bayo-Moriones, Jose Enrique Galdon-Sanchez and Ricard Gil
7137: Getting Disabled Workers Back to Work: How Important Are Economic Incentives? Downloads
Elisabeth Fevang, Inés Hardoy and Knut Røed
7136: U.S. Immigration Policy at a Crossroads Downloads
Harriet Duleep
7135: Delayed First Birth and New Mothers' Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Biological Fertility Shocks Downloads
Massimiliano Bratti and Laura Cavalli
7134: How Do Tougher Immigration Measures Impact Unauthorized Immigrants? Downloads
Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, Thitima Puttitanun and Ana Martinez-Donate
7133: Immigrant Workers and Farm Performance: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data Downloads
Nikolaj Malchow-Møller, Jakob Roland Munch, Claus Aastrup Seidelin and Jan Rose Skaksen
7132: Trade Liberalization, Democratization and Technology Adoption Downloads
Matteo Cervellati, Alireza Naghavi and Farid Toubal
7131: Minority and Immigrant Homeownership Experience: Evidence from the 2009 American Housing Survey Downloads
Kusum Mundra
7130: 10 Years After: EU Enlargement, Closed Borders, and Migration to Germany Downloads
Benjamin Elsner and Klaus F. Zimmermann
7129: Measuring Cultural Diversity and its Impact on Innovation: Longitudinal Evidence from Dutch Firms Downloads
Ceren Ozgen, Peter Nijkamp and Jacques Poot
7128: Unemployment Insurance, Wage Dynamics and Inequality over the Life Cycle Downloads
Paul Bingley, Lorenzo Cappellari and Niels C. Westergård-Nielsen
7127: Incidence of a "Social VAT" Reform: A French Scenario Downloads
Therese Rebiere
7126: Primum vivere… Industrial Change, Job Destruction and the Geographical Distribution of Unemployment Downloads
Francesco Pastore
7125: Information and Learning in Oligopoly: An Experiment Downloads
Maria Bigoni and Margherita Fort
7124: Unemployment and Endogenous Reallocation over the Business Cycle Downloads
Carlos Carrillo-Tudela and Ludo Visschers
7123: Early, Late or Never? When Does Parental Education Impact Child Outcomes? Downloads
Matt Dickson, Paul Gregg and Harriet Robinson
7122: The Changing of the Guards: Can Physicians Contain Social Insurance Costs? Downloads
Simen Markussen, Knut Røed and Ole Rogeberg
7121: Unemployment Insurance and Entrepreneurship Downloads
Knut Røed and Jens Fredrik Skogstrøm
7120: Economic Science and Political Influence Downloads
Gilles Saint-Paul
7119: Children, Spousal Love, and Happiness: An Economic Analysis Downloads
Shoshana Amyra Grossbard and Sankar Mukhopadhyay
7118: The Value of Earning for Learning: Performance Bonuses in Immigrant Language Training Downloads
Olof Åslund and Mattias Engdahl
7117: Losing Heart? The Effect of Job Displacement on Health Downloads
Sandra E. Black, Paul J. Devereux and Kjell G Salvanes
7116: The Impact of Scoring Weights on Price and Quality Outcomes: An Application to the Procurement of Welfare-to-Work Contracts Downloads
Pierre Koning and Arthur van de Meerendonk
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