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4629: Efficient Subsidization of Human Capital Accumulation with Overlapping Generations and Endogenous Growth Downloads
Wolfram Richter and Christoph Braun
4628: Returns for Entrepreneurs vs. Employees: The Effect of Education and Personal Control on the Relative Performance of Entrepreneurs vs. Wage Employees Downloads
Mirjam Praag, Arjen van Witteloostuijn and Justin van der Sluis
4627: Minimum-Income Benefits in OECD Countries: Policy Design, Effectiveness and Challenges Downloads
Herwig Immervoll
4626: Glass Ceilings or Glass Doors? Wage Disparity Within and Between Firms Downloads
Krishna Pendakur and Simon Woodcock
4625: Why Are Economics Students More Selfish than the Rest? Downloads
Yoram Bauman and Elaina Rose
4624: Preferences and Beliefs in a Sequential Social Dilemma: A Within-Subjects Analysis Downloads
Mariana Blanco, Dirk Engelmann, Alexander Koch and Hans-Theo Normann
4623: The Dynamics of Job Creation and Job Destruction: Is Sub-Saharan Africa Different? Downloads
Admasu Shiferaw and Arjun Bedi
4622: On The Rise of Health Spending and Longevity Downloads
Raquel Fonseca, Pierre-Carl Michaud, Titus Galama and Arie Kapteyn
4621: Social Networks Downloads
Joan de Martí Beltran and Yves Zenou
4620: Migration, Ethnicity and Economic Integration Downloads
Amelie Constant and Klaus Zimmermann
4619: Cultural Diversity and Local Labour Markets Downloads
Jens Suedekum, Katja Wolf and Uwe Blien
4618: Financial Stress, Family Conflict, and Youths' Successful Transition to Adult Roles Downloads
Deborah Cobb-Clark and David Ribar
4617: New Evidence on the Role of Remittances on Health Care Expenditures by Mexican Households Downloads
Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes and Susan Pozo
4616: Gender Differences in Native Preferences towards Undocumented and Legal Immigration: Evidence from San Diego Downloads
Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes and Thitima Puttitanun
4615: Brainy Africans to Fortress Europe: For Money or Colonial Vestiges? Downloads
Amelie Constant and Bienvenue N. Tien
4614: Is Informal Sector Work an Alternative to Workfare Benefits? The Case of Pre-Program Expansion and Economic Crisis Downloads
Melanie Khamis
4613: Local Human Capital Externalities and Wages at the Firm Level: The Case of Italian Manufacturing Downloads
Massimiliano Bratti and Roberto Leombruni
4612: Productivity, Welfare and Reallocation: Theory and Firm-Level Evidence Downloads
Susanto Basu, Luigi Pascali, Fabio Schiantarelli and Luis Servén
4611: Low-Wage Employment versus Unemployment: Which One Provides Better Prospects for Women? Downloads
Alexander Mosthaf, Thorsten Schank and Claus Schnabel
4610: Markets for Reputation: Evidence on Quality and Quantity in Academe Downloads
Daniel Hamermesh and Gerard Pfann
4609: Financial Dependence, Formal Credit, and Informal Jobs: New Evidence from Brazilian Household Data Downloads
Luis Catão, Carmen Pages and Maria Fernanda Rosales
4608: Does Human Capital Protect Workers against Exogenous Shocks? South Africa in the 2008-2009 Crisis Downloads
Ron Leung, Marco Stampini and Désiré Vencatachellum
4607: The Effects of a Sick Pay Reform on Absence and on Health-Related Outcomes Downloads
Patrick Puhani and Katja Sonderhof
4606: Inference on a Generalized Roy Model, with an Application to Schooling Decisions in France Downloads
Xavier D'Haultfoeuille and Arnaud Maurel
4605: Offshoring and Firm Performance: Self-Selection, Effects on Performance, or Both? Downloads
Joachim Wagner
4604: Repayment versus Investment Conditions and Exclusivity in Lending Contracts Downloads
Spiros Bougheas, Indraneel Dasgupta and Oliver Morrissey
4603: Non-unitary Models of Household Behavior: A Survey of the Literature Downloads
Pierre Chiappori and Olivier Donni
4602: Interrelated Dynamics of Health and Poverty in Australia Downloads
Hielke Buddelmeyer and Lixin Cai
4601: To Shape the Future: How Labor Market Entry Conditions Affect Individuals' Long-Run Wage Profiles Downloads
Beatrice Brunner and Andreas Kuhn
4600: Well-being across America Downloads
Andrew Oswald and Stephen Wu
4599: You Can't Be Happier than Your Wife: Happiness Gaps and Divorce Downloads
Cahit Guven, Claudia Senik and Holger Stichnoth
4598: Accounting for Family Background when Designing Optimal Income Taxes: A Microeconometric Simulation Analysis Downloads
Rolf Aaberge and Ugo Colombino
4597: Dynamic Ethnic Fractionalization and Economic Growth in the Transition Economies from 1989 to 2007 Downloads
Nauro Campos, Ahmad Saleh and Vitaliy S. Kuzeyev
4596: Contraction Consistent Stochastic Choice Correspondence Downloads
Indraneel Dasgupta
4595: Institutional Arrangements, Employment Performance and the Quality of Work Downloads
Werner Eichhorst, Paul Marx and Verena Tobsch
4594: Fatter Attraction: Anthropometric and Socioeconomic Characteristics in the Marriage Market Downloads
Pierre Chiappori, Sonia Oreffice and Climent Quintana-Domeque
4593: Evaluation of the Impact of the Mother and Infant Health Project in Ukraine Downloads
Olena Nizalova and Maria Vyshnya
4592: When Supply Meets Demand: Wage Inequality in Portugal Downloads
Mário Centeno and Alvaro A. Novo
4591: Have Labour Market Reforms at the Turn of the Millennium Changed Job Durations of the New Entrants? A Comparative Study for Germany and Italy Downloads
Gianna Claudia Giannelli, Ursula Jaenichen and Claudia Villosio
4590: The Economic Progress of American Jewry: From 18th Century Merchants to 21st Century Professionals Downloads
Barry Chiswick
4589: Substitution between Managers and Subordinates: Evidence from British Football Downloads
Sue Bridgewater, Lawrence Kahn and Amanda Goodall
4588: Tobit or Not Tobit? Downloads
Jay Stewart
4587: Adverse Workplace Conditions, High-Involvement Work Practices and Labor Turnover: Evidence from Danish Linked Employer-Employee Data Downloads
Elena Cottini, Takao Kato and Niels Westergård-Nielsen
4586: Excess Turnover and Employment Growth: Firm and Match Heterogeneity Downloads
Mário Centeno, Carla Machado and Alvaro A. Novo
4585: Nature, Nurture and Egalitarian Policy: What Can We Learn from Molecular Genetics? Downloads
Petter Lundborg and Anders Stenberg
4584: Biofuel Subsidies: An Open-Economy Analysis Downloads
Subhayu Bandyopadhyay, Sumon Bhaumik and Howard Wall
4583: How Fast Do Wages Adjust to Human-Capital Productivity? Dynamic Panel-Data Evidence from Belgium, Denmark and Finland Downloads
Corrado Andini
4582: Investment in Human Capital during Incarceration and Employment Prospects of Prisoners Downloads
Margaret Giles and Anh Le
4581: The Distributional Impact of In Kind Public Benefits in European Countries Downloads
Alari Paulus, Holly Sutherland and Panos Tsakloglou
4580: Intensifying the Use of Benefit Sanctions: An Effective Tool to Shorten Welfare Receipt and Speed Up Transitions to Employment? Downloads
Bernhard Boockmann, Stephan Thomsen and Thomas Walter
4579: Human Capital Spillovers, Productivity and Regional Convergence in Spain Downloads
Raul Ramos, Jordi Suriñach and Manuel Artís
4578: Cross-Country Differences in Productivity: The Role of Allocation and Selection Downloads
Eric Bartelsman, John Haltiwanger and Stefano Scarpetta
4577: Do Institutions Have a Greater Effect on Female Entrepreneurs? Downloads
Saul Estrin and Tomasz Mickiewicz
4576: Schooling, Cognitive Skills, and the Latin American Growth Puzzle Downloads
Eric Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann
4575: Do Better Schools Lead to More Growth? Cognitive Skills, Economic Outcomes, and Causation Downloads
Eric Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann
4574: The Impact of Local Decentralization on Economic Growth: Evidence from U.S. Counties Downloads
George Hammond and Mehmet Tosun
4573: Some Evidence on the Nature of Urbanization Economies Downloads
Douglas Krupka
4572: Public Infrastructure, Location of Private Schools and Primary School Attainment in an Emerging Economy Downloads
Sarmistha Pal
4571: Identification, Screening and Stereotyping in Labour Market Discrimination Downloads
Maarten Vendrik and Christiane Schwieren
4570: Individual and Corporate Social Responsibility Downloads
Roland Benabou and Jean Tirole
4569: New Estimates of Public Employment and Training Program Net Impacts: A Nonexperimental Evaluation of the Workforce Investment Act Program Downloads
Carolyn Heinrich, Peter Mueser, Kenneth Troske, Kyung-Seong Jeon and Daver C. Kahvecioglu
4568: Female Hires and the Success of Start-up Firms Downloads
Andrea Weber and Christine Zulehner
4567: Will There Be Blood? Incentives and Substitution Effects in Pro-social Behavior Downloads
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Robert Slonim
4566: How Consistent Are Class Size Effects? Downloads
Spyros Konstantopoulos
4565: Partially Identified Treatment Effects under Imperfect Compliance: The Case of Domestic Violence Downloads
Zahra Siddique
4564: Life Expectancy and the Environment Downloads
Fabio Mariani, Agustín Pérez-Barahona and Natacha Raffin
4563: Sundays Are Blue: Aren’t They? The Day-of-the-Week Effect on Subjective Well-Being and Socio-Economic Status Downloads
Alpaslan Akay and Peter Martinsson
4562: How Much Should We Trust Linear Instrumental Variables Estimators? An Application to Family Size and Children's Education Downloads
Magne Mogstad and Matthew Wiswall
4561: No Child Left Behind: Universal Child Care and Children’s Long-Run Outcomes Downloads
Tarjei Havnes and Magne Mogstad
4560: Low-Skilled Immigrant Entrepreneurship Downloads
Magnus Lofstrom
4559: Inflation and Welfare in Long-Run Equilibrium with Firm Dynamics Downloads
Alexandre Janiak and Paulo Santos Monteiro
4558: Culture, Policies and Labor Market Outcomes Downloads
Francesco Giavazzi, Fabio Schiantarelli and Michel Serafinelli
4557: The Trade-off between Fertility and Education: Evidence from before the Demographic Transition Downloads
Sascha Becker, Francesco Cinnirella and Ludger Woessmann
4556: Catch Me If You Can: Education and Catch-up in the Industrial Revolution Downloads
Sascha Becker, Erik Hornung and Ludger Woessmann
4555: The Economic Diversity of Immigration Across the United States Downloads
Rachel Friedberg and David Jaeger
4554: What Do Unions Do to Temporary Employment? Downloads
Andrea Salvatori
4553: Delaying the Bell: The Effects of Longer School Days on Adolescent Motherhood in Chile Downloads
Diana Kruger and Matias Berthelon
4552: Adolescent Motherhood and Secondary Schooling in Chile Downloads
Diana Kruger, Matias Berthelon and Rodrigo Navia
4551: Labor Market Discrimination and Capital Investment: The Effects of Fan Discrimination on Stadium Investment Downloads
Orn Bodvarsson and Brad Humphreys
4550: Dynamic Female Labor Supply Downloads
Zvi Eckstein and Osnat Lifshitz
4549: Redistributive Politics and Market Efficiency: An Experimental Study Downloads
Jens Grosser and Ernesto Reuben
4548: From Angela's Ashes to the Celtic Tiger: Early Life Conditions and Adult Health in Ireland Downloads
Liam Delaney, Mark McGovern and James Smith
4547: The Unknown Immigration: Incentives and Family Composition in Inter-Country Adoptions to the United States Downloads
Fernando Lozano and Sherrie Kossoudji
4546: The Ratio Bias Phenomenon: Fact or Artifact? Downloads
Mathieu Lefebvre, Ferdinand M. Vieider and Marie Claire Villeval
4545: Incentive Effects on Risk Attitude in Small Probability Prospects Downloads
Mathieu Lefebvre, Ferdinand M. Vieider and Marie Claire Villeval
4544: Impacts of Labor Taxation with Perfectly and Imperfectly Competitive Domestic Labor Markets under Flexible Outsourcing Downloads
Erkki Koskela
4543: A Simple GMM Estimator for the Semi-Parametric Mixed Proportional Hazard Model Downloads
Govert Bijwaard and Geert Ridder
4542: The Timing of Work and Work-Family Conflicts in Spain: Who Has a Split Work Schedule and Why? Downloads
Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes and Sara De La Rica
4541: Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Migration, Entrepreneurship and Social Capital Downloads
Jackline Wahba and Yves Zenou
4540: Lab Experiments Are a Major Source of Knowledge in the Social Sciences Downloads
Armin Falk and James Heckman
4539: Does Self-Employment Increase the Economic Well-Being of Low-Skilled Workers? Downloads
Magnus Lofstrom
4538: Happiness in Europe: Cross-Country Differences in the Determinants of Subjective Well-Being Downloads
Peder Pedersen and Torben Dall Schmidt
4537: Oil Exports and the Iranian Economy Downloads
Hadi Esfahani, Kamiar Mohaddes and M Pesaran
4536: A Structural Analysis of Disappointment Aversion in a Real Effort Competition Downloads
David Gill and Victoria Prowse
4535: Evaluating the Labor-Market Effects of Compulsory Military Service Downloads
Thomas Bauer, Stefan Bender, Alfredo Paloyo and Christoph Schmidt
4534: Remittances and the Brain Drain Revisited: The Microdata Show That More Educated Migrants Remit More Downloads
Albert Bollard, David McKenzie, Melanie Morten and Hillel Rapoport
4533: The Rate of Return to the High/Scope Perry Preschool Program Downloads
James Heckman, Seong Hyeok Moon, Rodrigo Pinto, Peter Savelyev and Adam Yavitz
4532: Social Interaction, Co-Worker Altruism, and Incentives Downloads
Robert Dur and Joeri Sol
4531: Does Formality Improve Micro-Firm Performance? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the Brazilian SIMPLES Program Downloads
Pablo Fajnzylber, William Maloney and Gabriel V. Montes-Rojas
4530: Labour Market Status and Migration Dynamics Downloads
Govert Bijwaard
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