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Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2017
ABSTRACT:  We study the urban structure of the City of Detroit. Following several decades of decline, the city's current urban structure is clearly not optimal for its size, with a business district immediately surrounded by a ring of largely vacant ...
Elke Weber
2017
Elke Weber June, 2017 With Yoeli, E., Budescu, D.V., Carrico, A.R., Delmas, M.A., DeShazo, J.R., Ferraro, P.J., Forster, H.A., Kunreuther,H., Larrick, R.P., Lubell, M., Markowitz, E.M., Tonn, T., Vandenbergh, M.P. Behavioral Science and Policy. (in press) ...
Michael Oppenheimer
2017
Michael Oppenheimer June, 2017 With Maya K. Buchanan, Robert E. Kopp; (Environmental Research Letters, Vol. 12 (2017) 064009) Climate Change Environment Environment and Energy Download File External Link ...
Heather Howard
2017
Heather Howard June, 2017 With Dan Meuse Health Domestic and Social Policy External Link ...
Michael Oppenheimer
2017
Michael Oppenheimer June, 2017 With Solomon Hsiang, Robert Kopp, Amir Jina, James Rising, Michael Delgado, Shashank Mohan, D. J. Rasmussen, Robert Muir-Wood, Paul Wilson, Kate Larsen, Trevor Houser: Science, Vol 356, Issue 6345 Climate Change Finance ...
Janet Currie
2017
ABSTRACT:  Using a unique dataset linking preschool blood lead levels (BLLs), birth, school, and detention data for 120,000 children born 1990-2004 in Rhode Island, we estimate the impact of lead on behavior: school suspensions and juvenile detention. We ...
Michael Oppenheimer
2017
Michael Oppenheimer May, 2017 With Ilissa B. Ocko, Steven P. Hamburg, Daniel J. Jacob, David W. Keith, Nathaniel O. Keohane, Joseph D. Roy-Mayhew, Daniel P. Schrag, Stephen W. Pacala; Science Magazine, Vol. 356, Issue 6337 Climate Change Domestic and ...
Elke Weber
2017
Why do the poor make shortsighted choices in decisions that involve delayed payoffs? Foregoing immediate rewards for larger, later rewards requires that decision makers (i) believe future payoffs will occur and (ii) are not forced to take the immediate ...
Michael Oppenheimer
2017
ABSTRACT:  Global warming potentials (GWPs) have become an essential element of climate policy and are built into legal structures that regulate greenhouse gas emissions. This is in spite of a well-known shortcoming: GWP hides trade-offs between short- ...
James Trussell
2017
ABSTRACT:  Self sourced medical abortion using online telemedicine can be highly effective, and outcomes compare favourably with in clinic protocols. Reported rates of adverse events are low. Women are able to self identify the symptoms of potentially ...
Elke Weber
2017
ABSTRACT:  More than 1.5 billion people worldwide live in poverty. Even in the United States, 14% live below the poverty line. Despite many policies and programs, poverty remains a domestic and global challenge; the number of US households earning less ...
Denise Mauzerall
2017
ABSTRACT:  Facing severe air pollution and growing dependence on natural gas imports, the Chinese government plans to increase coal-based synthetic natural gas (SNG) production. Although displacement of coal with SNG benefits air quality, it increases CO2 ...
Elke Weber
2017
Knowledge about the existence and source of national differences in willingness to take risks plays a vital role in ensuring successful communication, collaboration, and understanding across countries, from the personal to the organizational and political ...
Michael Oppenheimer
2017
Michael Oppenheimer March, 2017 With Pratikshya Bohra-Mishra, Ruohong Cai, Shuaizhang Feng, Rachel Licker; Popul Environ (2017) 38:286–308DOI 10.1007/s11111-016-0263-x Climate Change Environment Migration Environment and Energy Climate Change ...
Elke Weber
2017
Policymakers involved in climate change negotiations are key users of climate science. It is therefore vital to understand how to communicate scientific information most effectively to this group1. We tested how a unique sample of policymakers and ...
Elke Weber
2017
Every attribute can be expressed in multiple ways. For example, car fuel economy can be expressed as fuel efficiency (“miles per gallon”), fuel cost in dollars, or tons of greenhouse gases emitted. Each expression, or “translation,” highlights a different ...
Miguel Centeno
Atul Kohli
Deborah Yashar
2017
Miguel Centeno Atul Kohli Deborah Yashar February, 2017 International Development External Link ...
Alin Coman
2017
ABSTRACT:  This paper tests a meaning-making model of conspiratorial thinking by considering how one's search for meaning mediates between social exclusion and the endorsement of conspiratorial (Study 1) and superstitious (Study 2) beliefs. In Study ...
Michael Oppenheimer
2017
ABSTRACT:  The reasons for concern framework communicates scientific understanding about risks in relation to varying levels of climate change. The framework, now a cornerstone of the IPCC assessments, aggregates global risks into ve categories as a ...
Janet Currie
2017
ABSTRACT:  There is continuing controversy about the extent to which publicly insured children are treated differently than privately insured children, and whether differences in treatment matter. We show that on average, hospitals are less likely to ...

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