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3597: New Estimates of the Effects of Minimum Wages in the U.S. Retail Trade Sector Downloads
John Addison, McKinley Blackburn and Chad Cotti
3596: Citizenship in the United States: The Roles of Immigrant Characteristics and Country of Origin Downloads
Barry Chiswick and Paul Miller
3595: Scale, Diversity, and Determinants of Labour Migration in Europe Downloads
Anzelika Zaiceva and Klaus Zimmermann
3594: Social Protection and Migration in China: What Can Protect Migrants from Economic Uncertainty? Downloads
Lina Song and Simon 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 Epstein and Ira 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 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 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 Epstein and Ira Gang
3584: Eliciting Motives for Trust and Reciprocity by Attitudinal and Behavioural Measures Downloads
Francesco Farina, Shane O'Higgins and Patrizia Sbriglia
3583: Why Do Leaders Matter? The Role of Expert Knowledge Downloads
Amanda Goodall, Lawrence Kahn and Andrew Oswald
3582: Work-Life Balance Practices and the Gender Gap in Job Satisfaction in the UK: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data Downloads
Mohammad 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 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 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 Montuenga
3573: Examining the Gender Wealth Gap in Germany Downloads
Eva Sierminska, Joachim Frick and Markus 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 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 Shields
3568: The Economics of Language: An Introduction and Overview Downloads
Barry 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 Heckman, Sergio 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 Rosenzweig
3563: The "Negative" Assimilation of Immigrants: A Special Case Downloads
Barry Chiswick and Paul Miller
3562: Occupational Segregation and the Gender Wage Gap in Private- and Public-Sector Employment: A Distributional Analysis Downloads
Juan Barón and Deborah 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 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, Christophe 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 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 McLeish and Robert Oxoby
3553: On Gender Gaps and Self-fulfilling Expectations: Theory, Policies and Some Empirical Evidence Downloads
Sara De La Rica, Juan 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 Trejo
3551: The Economic Returns to a Second Official Language: English in Quebec and French in the Rest-of-Canada Downloads
Louis 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 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 Trejo
3546: Household Membership Decisions of Adult Children Downloads
Maria Chiuri and Daniela Del Boca
3545: The Racial Saving Gap Enigma: Unraveling the Role of Institutions Downloads
Willie Belton and Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere
3544: The Re-Building Effect of Hurricanes: Evidence from Employment in the US Construction Industry Downloads
Eric Strobl and Frank Walsh
3543: Crime and Partnerships Downloads
Michael Svarer
3542: Foreign Ownership, Employment and Wages in Brazil: Evidence from Acquisitions, Divestments and Job Movers Downloads
Pedro Martins and Luiz Esteves
3541: The Role of Religion in Economic and Demographic Behavior in the United States: A Review of the Recent Literature Downloads
Evelyn Lehrer
3540: Déjà Vu? Short-Term Training in Germany 1980–1992 and 2000–2003 Downloads
Bernd Fitzenberger, Olga Orlyanskaya, Aderonke Osikominu and Marie Waller
3539: Gender Differences and the Timing of First Marriages Downloads
Javier Díaz-Giménez and Eugenio Giolito
3538: Long Term Earnings Inequality, Earnings Instability and Temporary Employment in Spain: 1993–2000 Downloads
María Cervini-Plá and Xavi Ramos
3537: Early Child Development and Maternal Labor Force Participation: Using Handedness as an Instrument Downloads
Paul Frijters, David Johnston, Manisha Shah and Michael Shields
3536: Taxes and Benefits: Two Distinct Options to Cheat on the State? Downloads
Martin Halla and Friedrich Schneider
3535: Intergenerational Transmission of Healthy Eating Behaviour and the Role of Household Income Downloads
Alison Goode, Kostas Mavromaras and Murray Smith
3534: Employment Assimilation of Immigrants in the Netherlands: Catching Up and the Irrelevance of Education Downloads
Aslan Zorlu and Joop Hartog
3533: Analysing the Gender Wage Gap Using Personnel Records of a Large German Company Downloads
Christian Pfeifer and Tatjana Sohr
3532: Using Achievement Tests to Measure Language Assimilation and Language Bias among Immigrant Children Downloads
Richard Akresh and Ilana Redstone Akresh
3531: School Attendance of Children and the Work of Mothers: A Joint Multilevel Model for India Downloads
Francesca Francavilla, Gianna Claudia Giannelli and Leonardo Grilli
3530: Admission Conditions and Graduates' Employability Downloads
Fernando Alexandre, Miguel Portela and Carla Sa
3529: The Rise in Obesity across the Atlantic: An Economic Perspective Downloads
Giorgio Brunello, Pierre-Carl Michaud and Anna Sanz-de-Galdeano
3528: Calibration and IV Estimation of a Wage Outcome Equation in a Dynamic Environment Downloads
Christian Belzil and Jorgen Hansen
3527: Why Populist Democracy Promotes Market Liberalization Downloads
Pauline Grosjean and Claudia Senik
3526: Fertility in Sub-Saharan African Countries with Consideration to Health and Poverty Downloads
Yongil Jeon, Sang-Young Rhyu and Michael Shields
3525: The Impact of Risk Attitudes on Entrepreneurial Survival Downloads
Marco Caliendo, Frank Fossen and Alexander Kritikos
3524: Between Agora and Shopping Mall Downloads
Josef Falkinger
3523: A Note on Risk Aversion and Labour Market Outcomes: Further Evidence from German Survey Data Downloads
Christian Pfeifer
3522: Outsourcing and Labor Taxation in Dual Labor Markets Downloads
Erkki Koskela and Panu Poutvaara
3521: Reforming Retirement-Income Systems: Lessons from the Recent Experiences of OECD Countries Downloads
John Martin and Edward Whitehouse
3520: Parents’ Incomes and Children’s Outcomes: A Quasi-Experiment Downloads
Randall Akee, William Copeland, Gordon Keeler, Adrian Angold and Jane E. Costello
3519: Informality and Macroeconomic Fluctuations Downloads
Norbert Fiess, Marco Fugazza and William Maloney
3518: Is the Glass Ceiling Cracking? A Simple Test Downloads
Ting Hu and Myeong-Su Yun
3517: Belief Elicitation in Experiments: Is there a Hedging Problem? Downloads
Mariana Blanco, Dirk Engelmann, Alexander Koch and Hans-Theo Normann
3516: Armed Conflict and Schooling: Evidence from the 1994 Rwandan Genocide Downloads
Richard Akresh and Damien de Walque
3515: Schools, Skills, and Synapses Downloads
James Heckman
3514: Cyclical Movements in Unemployment and Informality in Developing Countries Downloads
Mariano Bosch and William Maloney
3513: Monetary Persistence and the Labor Market: A New Perspective Downloads
Wolfgang Lechthaler, Christian Merkl and Dennis Snower
3512: From Individual Attitudes towards Migrants to Migration Policy Outcomes: Theory and Evidence Downloads
Giovanni Facchini and Anna Maria Mayda
3511: Who Are the Microenterprise Owners? Evidence from Sri Lanka on Tokman v. de Soto Downloads
Suresh de Mel, David McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff
3510: Marriage, Partnership and Sexual Orientation: A Study of British University Academics and Administrators Downloads
Alison Booth and Jeff Frank
3509: Uncertainty and the Politics of Employment Protection Downloads
Andrea Vindigni
3508: Do Employment Subsidies Work? Evidence from Regionally Targeted Subsidies in Turkey Downloads
Gordon Betcherman, N. Meltem Daysal and Carmen Pages
3507: Discounting Financial Literacy: Time Preferences and Participation in Financial Education Programs Downloads
Stephan Meier and Charles Sprenger
3506: Immigrant Labor, Child-Care Services, and the Work-Fertility Trade-Off in the United States Downloads
Delia Furtado and Heinrich Hock
3505: Self-Selection into Teaching: The Role of Teacher Education Institutions Downloads
Stefan Denzler and Stefan Wolter
3504: Training Background and Early Retirement Downloads
Raymond Montizaan, Frank Cörvers and Andries de Grip
3503: Risk Aversion and Sorting into Public Sector Employment Downloads
Christian Pfeifer
3502: Labor Market Policies, Institutions and Employment Rates in the EU-27 Downloads
Riccardo Rovelli and Randolph Bruno
3501: The Effects of Labour Tax Progression under Nash Wage Bargaining and Flexible Outsourcing Downloads
Erkki Koskela
3500: Fungibility, Labels, and Consumption Downloads
Johannes Abeler and Felix Marklein
3499: The Effect of Minimum Wages on Immigrants’ Employment and Earnings Downloads
Pia Orrenius and Madeline Zavodny
3498: Firms' Ethics, Consumer Boycotts, and Signalling Downloads
Amihai Glazer, Vesa Kanniainen and Panu Poutvaara
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