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3644: Businesswomen in Germany and Their Performance by Ethnicity: It Pays to Be Self-Employed Downloads
Amelie F. Constant
3643: The Ambiguous Effect of Minimum Wages on Workers and Total Hours Downloads
Eric Albert Strobl and Frank Walsh
3642: Correlated Poisson Processes with Unobserved Heterogeneity: Estimating the Determinants of Paid and Unpaid Leave Downloads
Georges Dionne and Benoit Dostie
3641: The Impact of Entrepreneurship Education on Entrepreneurship Competencies and Intentions: An Evaluation of the Junior Achievement Student Mini-Company Program Downloads
Hessel Oosterbeek, Mirjam van Praag and Auke IJsselstein
3640: Recent Developments in the Econometrics of Program Evaluation Downloads
Guido Imbens and Jeffrey Marc Wooldridge
3639: The Impact of Social Comparisons on Reciprocity Downloads
Simon Gächter, Daniele Nosenzo and Martin Sefton
3638: Quantile Treatment Effects in the Regression Discontinuity Design Downloads
Markus Frölich and Blaise Melly
3637: Does Private Tutoring Payoff? Downloads
Ayfer Gurun and Daniel L. Millimet
3636: The Effect of Prayer on God's Attitude Toward Mankind Downloads
James J. Heckman
3635: Being Born Under Adverse Economic Conditions Leads to a Higher Cardiovascular Mortality Rate Later in Life: Evidence Based on Individuals Born at Different Stages of the Business Cycle Downloads
Gerard J. van den Berg, Gabriele Doblhammer and Kaare Christensen
3634: Does Openness to International Financial Flows Contribute to Productivity Growth? Downloads
Ayhan Kose, Eswar Prasad and Marco E. Terrones
3633: The Effect of Extending the Duration of Eligibility in an Italian Labour Market Programme for Dismissed Workers Downloads
Enrico Rettore, Adriano Paggiaro and Ugo Trivellato
3632: Minimizing Bias in Selection on Observables Estimators When Unconfoundness Fails Downloads
Daniel L. Millimet and Rusty Tchernis
3631: ‘Living’ Wage, Class Conflict and Ethnic Strife Downloads
Indraneel Dasgupta
3630: The Causal Effect of Parent's Schooling on Children's Schooling: A Comparison of Estimation Methods Downloads
Helena Holmlund, Mikael Lindahl and Erik Plug
3629: When It's (Mostly) the Taking Part that Counts: The Post-Application Consequences of Employment Tribunal Claims Downloads
Stephen James Drinkwater, Paul L. Latreille and Ben Knight
3628: Long-Term Economic Consequences of Vietnam-Era Conscription: Schooling, Experience and Earnings Downloads
Joshua D Angrist and Stacey Hsiangju Chen
3627: Information and Beliefs in a Repeated Normal-Form Game Downloads
Dietmar Fehr, Dorothea Kübler and David N. Danz
3626: Rhineland Exit? Downloads
Lans Bovenberg and C. N. Teulings
3625: Cooperativeness and Impatience in the Tragedy of the Commons Downloads
Ernst Fehr and Andreas Leibbrandt
3624: Happiness Inequality in the United States Downloads
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
3623: Preparing for Policy Changes: Social Security Expectations and Pension Scheme Participation Downloads
Karen van der Wiel
3622: Intergenerational Persistence in Educational Attainment in Italy Downloads
Daniele Checchi, Carlo Vittorio Fiorio and Marco Leonardi
3621: Regional Price Differences in Urban China 1986-2001: Estimation and Implication Downloads
Honge Cathy Gong and Xin Meng
3620: Experimental Evidence on the Nature of the Danish Employment Miracle Downloads
Michael Rosholm
3619: The Economic Growth Impact of Hurricanes: Evidence from US Coastal Counties Downloads
Eric Albert Strobl
3618: Graduate Employment in the UK: An Application of the Gottschalk-Hansen Model Downloads
Suzanne Grazier, O'Leary, Nigel C. and Peter James Sloane
3617: Does the Color of the Collar Matter? Firm Specific Human Capital and Post-Displacement Outcomes Downloads
Guido Schwerdt, Andrea Ichino, Oliver Ruf, Rudolf Winter-Ebmer and Josef Zweimüller
3616: Do We Follow Others When We Should? A Simple Test of Rational Expectations Downloads
Georg Weizsäcker
3615: Does Distance Determine Who Attends a University in Germany? Downloads
C. Katharina Spiess and Katharina Wrohlich
3614: A Good Time to Stay Out? Strikes and the Business Cycle Downloads
Paul J. Devereux and Robert A. Hart
3613: Satisfaction with Democracy and Collective Action Problems: The Case of the Environment Downloads
Martin Halla, Friedrich Georg Schneider and Alexander F. Wagner
3612: Organizational Redesign, Information Technologies and Workplace Productivity Downloads
Benoit Dostie and Rajshri Jayaraman
3611: Multi-Family Households in a Labour Supply Model: A Calibration Method with Application to Poland Downloads
Peter Haan and Michal Myck
3610: Weight Gain in Adolescents and Their Peers Downloads
Timothy J. Halliday and Sally Kwak
3609: Cognitive Skills Explain Economic Preferences, Strategic Behavior, and Job Attachment Downloads
Stephen V. Burks, Jeffrey Carpenter, Lorenz Götte and Aldo Rustichini
3608: A Note on the Determinants and Consequences of Outsourcing Using German Data Downloads
John Addison, Lutz Bellmann, André Pahnke and Paulino Teixeira
3607: Paying More to Hire the Best? Foreign Firms, Wages and Worker Mobility Downloads
Pedro S. Martins
3606: Causal Effects of Monetary Shocks: Semiparametric Conditional Independence Tests with a Multinomial Propensity Score Downloads
Joshua D Angrist and Guido M. Kuersteiner
3605: The Effect of Expansions in Maternity Leave Coverage on Children's Long-Term Outcomes Downloads
Christian Dustmann and Uta Schönberg
3604: Happiness Dynamics with Quarterly Life Event Data Downloads
Paul Frijters, David W. Johnston and Michael Shields
3603: The Impact of Social Capital on Crime: Evidence from the Netherlands Downloads
Semih İbrahim Akçomak and Bas ter Weel
3602: Consumers and the Brain Drain: Product Design and the Gains from Emigration Downloads
Peter Joseph Kuhn and Carol McAusland
3601: Financial Student Aid and Enrollment into Higher Education: New Evidence from Germany Downloads
Viktor Steiner and Katharina Wrohlich
3600: From Giving Birth to Paid Labor: The Effects of Adult Education for Prime-Aged Mothers Downloads
Annette Bergemann and Gerard J. van den Berg
3599: Should You Compete or Cooperate with Your Schoolmates? Downloads
Massimiliano Bratti, Daniele Checchi and Antonio Filippin
3598: On Amenities, Natural Advantage and Agglomeration Downloads
Douglas James Krupka
3597: New Estimates of the Effects of Minimum Wages in the U.S. Retail Trade Sector Downloads
John Addison, McKinley L. Blackburn and Chad D. Cotti
3596: Citizenship in the United States: The Roles of Immigrant Characteristics and Country of Origin Downloads
Barry R. Chiswick and Paul W. Miller
3595: Scale, Diversity, and Determinants of Labour Migration in Europe Downloads
Anzelika Zaiceva and Klaus F. Zimmermann
3594: Social Protection and Migration in China: What Can Protect Migrants from Economic Uncertainty? Downloads
Lina Song and Simon Mark Appleton
3593: Services Offshoring and Wages: Evidence from Micro Data Downloads
Ingo Geishecker and Holger Görg
3592: Centralized Wage Determination and Regional Unemployment Differences: The Case of Italy Downloads
Vincenzo Caponi
3591: Ethnicity, Assimilation and Harassment in the Labor Market Downloads
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
3590: Anatomy of a Health Scare: Education, Income and the MMR Controversy in the UK Downloads
Dan Anderberg, Arnaud Chevalier and Jonathan Wadsworth
3589: Estimating the Causal Effect of Gun Prevalence on Homicide Rates: A Local Average Treatment Effect Approach Downloads
Tomislav Kovandzic, Mark E Schaffer and Gary Kleck
3588: Student Loans Repayment and Recovery: International Comparisons Downloads
Hua Shen and Adrian Ziderman
3587: The Impact of Relative Cohort Size on U.S. Fertility, 1913-2001 Downloads
Yongil Jeon and Michael P. Shields
3586: The Impact of Immigration on Election Outcomes in Danish Municipalities Downloads
Christer Gerdes and Eskil Wadensjö
3585: Good Governance and Good Aid Allocation Downloads
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
3584: Eliciting Motives for Trust and Reciprocity by Attitudinal and Behavioural Measures Downloads
Francesco Farina, O'Higgins, Shane Niall and Patrizia Sbriglia
3583: Why Do Leaders Matter? The Role of Expert Knowledge Downloads
Amanda H. Goodall, Lawrence Kahn and Andrew J. Oswald
3582: Work-Life Balance Practices and the Gender Gap in Job Satisfaction in the UK: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data Downloads
Mohammad Niaz Asadullah and Rosa M. Fernández
3581: A Gender Perspective on Self-Employment Entry and Performance as Self-Employed Downloads
Pernilla Andersson Joona and Eskil Wadensjö
3580: Blood Donations and Incentives: Evidence from a Field Experiment Downloads
Lorenz Götte and Alois Stutzer
3579: Unemployment Assistance and Transition to Employment in Argentina Downloads
Ana Iturriza, Arjun Singh Bedi and Robert Sparrow
3578: The Short- and Long-Term Career Effects of Graduating in a Recession: Hysteresis and Heterogeneity in the Market for College Graduates Downloads
Philip Oreopoulos, Till von Wachter and Andrew Heisz
3577: Self-Esteem and Earnings Downloads
Francesco Drago
3576: Human Capital, Economic Growth, and Regional Inequality in China Downloads
Belton M. Fleisher, Haizheng Li and Min Qiang Zhao
3575: Does Fertility Respond to Financial Incentives? Downloads
Guy Laroque and Bernard Salanié
3574: The Motherhood Wage Penalty in a Mediterranean Country: The Case of Spain Downloads
José Alberto Molina and Victor M. Montuenga
3573: Examining the Gender Wealth Gap in Germany Downloads
Eva M. Sierminska, Joachim R. Frick and Markus M. Grabka
3572: Do High-Skill Immigrants Raise Productivity? Evidence from Israeli Manufacturing Firms, 1990-1999 Downloads
M. Daniele Paserman
3571: The Nature of Occupational Unemployment Rates in the United States: Hysteresis or Structural? Downloads
Bertrand Candelon, Arnaud Dupuy and Luis Alberiko Gil-Alana
3570: Do Unemployment Benefits Increase Unemployment? New Evidence on an Old Question Downloads
Peter Fredriksson and Martin Söderström
3569: Why Should State Government Invest in College Education? An Equilibrium Approach for the US in 2000 Downloads
Michael P. Shields
3568: The Economics of Language: An Introduction and Overview Downloads
Barry R. Chiswick
3567: Family Migration: A Vehicle of Child Morbidity in the Informal Settlements of Nairobi City, Kenya? Downloads
Adama Konseiga
3566: Outsourcing of Unionized Firms and the Impact of Labor Market Policy Reforms Downloads
Erkki Koskela and Ronnie Schöb
3565: Instrumental Variables in Models with Multiple Outcomes: The General Unordered Case Downloads
James J. Heckman, Sergio S Urzua and Edward Vytlacil
3564: Selection Criteria and the Skill Composition of Immigrants: A Comparative Analysis of Australian and U.S. Employment Immigration Downloads
Guillermina Jasso and Mark R. Rosenzweig
3563: The "Negative" Assimilation of Immigrants: A Special Case Downloads
Barry R. Chiswick and Paul W. Miller
3562: Occupational Segregation and the Gender Wage Gap in Private- and Public-Sector Employment: A Distributional Analysis Downloads
Juan David Barón and Deborah A. Cobb-Clark
3561: Pennies from Heaven? Using Exogeneous Tax Variation to Identify Effects of School Resources on Pupil Achievements Downloads
Torbjørn Hægeland, Oddbjørn Raaum and Kjell G Salvanes
3560: Migration, the Quality of the Labour Force and Economic Inequality Downloads
Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann
3559: Long-Run Labour Market Effects of Individual Sports Activities Downloads
Michael Lechner
3558: Allocation of Labour in Urban West Africa: Implication for Development Policies Downloads
Ralitza Dimova Dimova, Christophe Jalil Nordman and François Roubaud
3557: Short-Run Distributional Effects of Public Education Transfers to Tertiary Education Students in Seven European Countries Downloads
Tim Callan, Timothy M. Smeeding and Panos Tsakloglou
3556: Lessons from the Ottoman Harem (On Ethnicity, Religion and War) Downloads
Murat F. Iyigun
3555: Job Protection Legislation and Productivity Growth in OECD Countries Downloads
Andrea Bassanini, Luca Nunziata and Danielle Venn
3554: Social Interactions and the Salience of Social Identity Downloads
Kendra N. McLeish and Robert J. Oxoby
3553: On Gender Gaps and Self-fulfilling Expectations: Theory, Policies and Some Empirical Evidence Downloads
Sara De La Rica, Juan J. Dolado and Cecilia Garcia-Penalosa
3552: Ancestry versus Ethnicity: The Complexity and Selectivity of Mexican Identification in the United States Downloads
Brian Duncan and Stephen J. Trejo
3551: The Economic Returns to a Second Official Language: English in Quebec and French in the Rest-of-Canada Downloads
Louis N. Christofides and Robert Swidinsky
3550: Formality, Informality, and Social Welfare Downloads
John Bennett
3549: The Role of Educational Choice in Occupational Gender Segregation: Evidence from Trinidad and Tobago Downloads
Sandra Sookram and Eric Albert Strobl
3548: Education, Information, and Improved Health: Evidence from Breast Cancer Screening Downloads
Keith Chen and Fabian Lange
3547: Intermarriage and the Intergenerational Transmission of Ethnic Identity and Human Capital for Mexican Americans Downloads
Brian Duncan and Stephen J. Trejo
3546: Household Membership Decisions of Adult Children Downloads
Maria Concetta Chiuri and Daniela Del Boca
3545: The Racial Saving Gap Enigma: Unraveling the Role of Institutions Downloads
Willie Belton and Ruth Osarenti Uwaifo Oyelere
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