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Volume 46, issue 4, 2018

The impact of temperature on manufacturing worker productivity: Evidence from personnel data pp. 889-905 Downloads
Xiqian Cai, Yi Lu and Jin Wang
How do voters perceive changes to the rules of the game? Evidence from the 2014 Hungarian elections pp. 906-919 Downloads
John S. Ahlquist, Nahomi Ichino, Jason Wittenberg and Daniel Ziblatt
Wealth inequality, democracy and economic freedom pp. 920-935 Downloads
Md. Rabiul Islam
Public attention to “Islamic terrorism” and stock market returns pp. 936-946 Downloads
Imane El Ouadghiri and Jonathan Peillex
Effects of Islamic religiosity on bilateral trust in trade: The case of Turkish exports pp. 947-965 Downloads
Alessia Lo Turco and Daniela Maggioni
Social norms and female labor force participation in urban China pp. 966-987 Downloads
Xi Chen and Suqin Ge
Populism and the return of the “Paranoid Style”: Some evidence and a simple model of demand for incompetence as insurance against elite betrayal pp. 988-1005 Downloads
Rafael Di Tella and Julio J. Rotemberg
Return migration and the transfer of gender norms: Evidence from the Middle East pp. 1006-1029 Downloads
Michele Tuccio and Jackline Wahba
Disentangling political and institutional determinants of budget forecast errors: A comparative approach pp. 1030-1045 Downloads
Mamadou Boukari and Francisco José Veiga
Capability and opportunism: Evidence from city officials in China pp. 1046-1061 Downloads
Tianyang Xi, Yang Yao and Muyang Zhang
It's easier to contract than to pay: Judicial independence and US municipal default in the 19th century pp. 1062-1081 Downloads
John A. Dove
Rent extraction, revolutionary threat, and coups in non-democracies pp. 1082-1103 Downloads
Michael T. Dorsch and Paul Maarek
Does past unemployment experience explain the transition happiness gap? pp. 1104-1121 Downloads
Edward Norton, Olena Nizalova and Irina Murtazashvili
Cultural barriers to market integration: Evidence from 19th century Austria pp. 1122-1145 Downloads
Sarah Walker
A sticky trait: Social trust among Swedish expatriates in countries with varying institutional quality pp. 1146-1157 Downloads
Andreas Bergh and Richard Öhrvall
Organizational transparency and power in firm ownership networks pp. 1158-1177 Downloads
Anna Grosman and Aija Leiponen
Multi-destination firms and the impact of exchange-rate risk on trade pp. 1178-1193 Downloads
Jérôme Héricourt and Clément Nedoncelle
Envy and the Islamic revival: Experimental evidence from Tunisia pp. 1194-1214 Downloads
Maleke Fourati
Revisiting the democracy-private investment nexus: Does inequality matter? pp. 1215-1233 Downloads
Kemal Kivanç Aköz, Benjamin Barber IV, Jeffrey Jensen and Christina Zenker
Swiss watch cycles: Evidence of corruption during leadership transition in China pp. 1234-1252 Downloads
Xiaohuan Lan and Wei Li
Who benefit from government-led microfinance projects? Evidence from rural China pp. 1253-1272 Downloads
Haoyuan Ding, Cong Qin and Kang Shi
Coordinating China's economic growth strategy via its government-controlled association for private firms pp. 1273-1293 Downloads
Zhenhuan Lei and Jeffrey B. Nugent
Employment discrimination in a former Soviet Union Republic: Evidence from a field experiment pp. 1294-1309 Downloads
Muhammad Asali, Norberto Pignatti and Sophiko Skhirtladze
Government extraction and firm size: Local officials’ responses to fiscal distress in China pp. 1310-1331 Downloads
Yu Liu
Empirical linkages between good governance and national well-being pp. 1332-1346 Downloads
John F. Helliwell, Haifang Huang, Shawn Grover and Shun Wang
Collectivism in the labor market: Evidence from second generation immigrants in the United States pp. 1347-1369 Downloads
Lisa Sofie Höckel
Talking in the present, caring for the future: Language and environment pp. 1370-1387 Downloads
Astghik Mavisakalyan, Yashar Tarverdi and Clas Weber
Competitive experience and gender difference in risk preference, trust preference and academic performance: Evidence from Gaokao in China pp. 1388-1410 Downloads
Yi Lu, Xinzheng Shi and Songfa Zhong
Former Communist party membership and bribery in the post-socialist countries pp. 1411-1424 Downloads
Artjoms Ivlevs and Timothy Hinks
Gender difference in the impact of retirement on cognitive abilities: Evidence from urban China pp. 1425-1446 Downloads
Xiaoyan Lei and Hong Liu

Volume 46, issue 3, 2018

Happiness convergence in transition countries pp. 683-707 Downloads
Sergei Guriev and Nikita Melnikov
Communism as the unhappy coming pp. 708-721 Downloads
Simeon Djankov and Elena Nikolova
Temporary employment, work quality, and job satisfaction pp. 722-735 Downloads
Mariya Aleksynska
Does past unemployment experience explain the transition happiness gap? pp. 736-753 Downloads
Edward Norton, Olena Nizalova and Irina Murtazashvili
Self-employment, financial development, and well-being: Evidence from China, Russia, and Ukraine pp. 754-769 Downloads
Tho Pham, Oleksandr Talavera and Mao Zhang
Migrants’ well-being during the global financial crisis: Economic and social predictors pp. 770-787 Downloads
Alexander Danzer and Barbara Dietz
War and well-being in transition: Evidence from two natural experiments pp. 788-799 Downloads
Gunes Gokmen and Evgeny Yakovlev
Job market outcomes for IDPs: The case of Georgia pp. 800-820 Downloads
Karine Torosyan, Norberto Pignatti and Maksym Obrizan
Drinking under communism: Why do alcohol consumption habits in Eastern Europe differ from the west in the long-run? pp. 821-837 Downloads
Gintarė Mališauskaite and Alexander Klein
Informal employment relationships and the labor market: Is there segmentation in Ukraine? pp. 838-857 Downloads
Hartmut Lehmann and Norberto Pignatti
Adolescents’ (un)happiness in transition pp. 858-873 Downloads
Tom Coupé and Maksym Obrizan
Math, girls and socialism pp. 874-888 Downloads
Quentin Lippmann and Claudia Senik

Volume 46, issue 2, 2018

Does crime deter South Africans from self-employment? pp. 413-435 Downloads
Katharina Grabrucker and Michael Grimm
Applying for social programs in India: Roles of local politics and caste networks in affirmative action pp. 436-456 Downloads
Véronique Gille
National culture and the configuration of public pensions pp. 457-479 Downloads
Rivera-Rozo, J.A. (Jairo), García-Huitrón, M.E. (Manuel), Steenbeek, O.W. (Onno) and (Fieke) van der Lecq, S.G.
Child labor and the minimum wage: Evidence from India pp. 480-494 Downloads
Nidhiya Menon and Yana van der Meulen Rodgers
Estimating the value of political connections in China: Evidence from sudden deaths of politically connected independent directors pp. 495-514 Downloads
Lei Cheng
Manufacturing growth and local employment multipliers in China pp. 515-543 Downloads
Ting Wang and Areendam Chanda
Chinese import competition, crime, and government transfers in US pp. 544-567 Downloads
Yi Che, Xun Xu and Yan Zhang
The psychological effects of academic labeling: The case of class tracks pp. 568-581 Downloads
Qiang Feng and Xiaojun Wang
Migrant peers in the classroom: Is the academic performance of local students negatively affected? pp. 582-597 Downloads
Feng Hu
The impact of institutional volatility on financial volatility in transition economies pp. 598-615 Downloads
Christopher Hartwell
Culture, legal heritage and the regulation of labor pp. 616-633 Downloads
James Ang and Per Fredriksson
Income comparisons and attitudes towards foreigners - Evidence from a natural experiment pp. 634-655 Downloads
Walter Hyll and Lutz Schneider
Arab spring protests and women's labor market outcomes: Evidence from the Egyptian revolution pp. 656-682 Downloads
El-Mallakh, Nelly, Mathilde Maurel and Biagio Speciale

Volume 46, issue 1, 2018

Religiosity versus rationality: Depositor behavior in Islamic and conventional banks pp. 1-19 Downloads
Ahmet Aysan, Mustafa Disli, Meryem Duygun and Huseyin Ozturk
State and religion over time pp. 20-34 Downloads
Metin Cosgel, Matthew Histen, Thomas J. Miceli and Sadullah Yıldırım
Credit policies, macroeconomic stability and welfare: The case of China pp. 35-52 Downloads
Raoul Minetti and Tao Peng
The health implications of social pensions: Evidence from China's new rural pension scheme pp. 53-77 Downloads
Lingguo Cheng, Hong Liu, Ye Zhang and Zhong Zhao
The new goods margin in new markets pp. 78-93 Downloads
Sang-Wook Cho and Julian Diaz
Non-cooperative and cooperative policy reforms under uncertainty and spillovers pp. 94-102 Downloads
Carsten Hefeker and Michael Neugart
Trade liberalization and markups: Micro evidence from China pp. 103-130 Downloads
Haichao Fan, Xiang Gao, Yao Li and Tuan Anh Luong
Lame ducks and divided government: How voters control the unaccountable pp. 131-144 Downloads
Mark Schelker
Fertility, household structure, and parental labor supply: Evidence from China pp. 145-156 Downloads
Rufei Guo, Hongbin Li, Junjian Yi and Junsen Zhang
The golden hello and political transitions pp. 157-173 Downloads
Toke S. Aidt, Facundo Albornoz and Martin Gassebner
The role of institutions in finance curse: Evidence from international data pp. 174-191 Downloads
Siong Hook Law, Ali Kutan and N.A.M. Naseem
Total factor productivity convergence in German states since reunification: Evidence and explanations pp. 192-211 Downloads
Michael Burda and Battista Severgnini
Housing investment in urban China pp. 212-247 Downloads
Yujin Cao, Jidong Chen and Qinghua Zhang
Lineage-based heterogeneity and cooperative behavior in rural China pp. 248-269 Downloads
Quqiong He, Ying Pan and Sudipta Sarangi
Does non-employment based health insurance promote entrepreneurship? Evidence from a policy experiment in China pp. 270-283 Downloads
Lulu Liu and Yuting Zhang
Private enforcement, corruption, and antitrust design pp. 284-307 Downloads
Peter Grajzl and Andrzej Baniak
Why East Germany did not become a new Mezzogiorno pp. 308-325 Downloads
Andrea Boltho, Wendy Carlin and Pasquale Scaramozzino
Informality, public employment and employment protection in developing countries pp. 326-348 Downloads
Shaimaa Yassin and Francois Langot
Can television bring down a dictator? Evidence from Chile’s “No” campaign pp. 349-361 Downloads
Felipe González and Mounu Prem
The autocratic roots of social distrust pp. 362-380 Downloads
Xu Xu and Xin Jin
Labor reallocation and demographics pp. 381-412 Downloads
Joanna Tyrowicz and Lucas van der Velde
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