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Elke Weber
2016
Would you follow advice about personal energy conservation from a climate specialist with a large carbon footprint? Many climate researchers report anecdotes in which their sincerity was challenged based on their alleged failure to reduce carbon emissions ...
Janet Currie
Sara McLanahan
2016
INTRODUCTION: A ccording to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2015—with an average global temperature 1.6° Fahrenheit warmer than the twentieth-century average—was Earth’s warmest year since record keeping began in 1880, continuing a ...
Susan Fiske
2016
ABSTRACT:  We hypothesized participants would adopt diverging impression management strategies when interacting with lower- versus higher-status others, to disconfirm status-based stereotypes of their own respective coldness or incompetence. In Study 1, ...
Janet Currie
2016
When a patient arrives at the Emergency Room with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), the provider on duty must quickly decide how aggressively the patient should be treated. Using Florida data on all such patients from 1992 to 2014, we decompose practice ...
Meg Jacobs
2016
Meg Jacobs May, 2016 The Atlantic, May 15, 2016 Domestic Politics External Link ...
Joao Biehl
2016
Joao Biehl May, 2016 Lua Nova, Sao Paulo, No. 98, pp. 77-105 Health International Development Global Health & Health Politics Brazil Download File ...
Elke Weber
2016
Choosing between smaller prompt rewards and larger later rewards is a common choice problem, and studies widely agree that frontostriatal circuits heavily innervated by dopamine are centrally involved. Understanding how dopamine modulates intertemporal ...
Michael Oppenheimer
2016
Michael Oppenheimer April, 2016 Christopher M. Little & Roger M. Cooke; Nature Climate Change 6, 445–451 (2016) doi:10.1038/nclimate2959 Climate Change Science and Technology Download File External Link ...
Miguel Centeno
2016
War is a paradox. On the one hand, it destroys bodies and destroys communities. On the other hand, it is responsible for some of the strongest human bonds and has been the genesis of many of our most fundamental institutions.   War and Society addresses ...
2016
Motivated by practical applications, chiefly clinical trials, we study the regret achievable for stochastic bandits under the constraint that the employed policy must split trials into a small number of batches. Our results show that a very small number ...
Noreen Goldman
2016
ABSTRACT: Telomere length has generated substantial interest as a potential predictor of aging-related diseases and mortality. Some studies have reported significant associations, but few have tested its ability to discriminate between decedents and ...
Janet Currie
2016
ABSTRACT:  Many recent studies point to increasing inequality in mortality in the U.S. over the past twenty years. These studies often use mortality rates in middle and old age. Here we study inequality in mortality for all age groups in 1990, 2000, and ...
Sara McLanahan
2016
ABSTRACT:  In the United States, the Great Recession was marked by severe negative shocks to labor market conditions. In this study, we combine longitudinal data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data ...
Janet Currie
2016
In this essay, we ask whether the distributions of life expectancy and mortality have become generally more unequal, as many seem to believe, and we report some good news. Focusing on groups of counties ranked by their poverty rates, we show that gains in ...
Janet Currie
2016
Janet Currie April, 2016 Health Economics and Finance Download File ...
Robert Keohane
2016
The institutions of global governance have changed dramatically in recent years. New organizational forms—including informal institutions, transgovernmental networks, and private transnational regulatory organizations (PTROs)—have expanded rapidly, while ...
Charles Cameron
2016
This essay reviews Epstein, Landes, and Posner’s The Behavior of Federal Judges: A Theoretical and Empirical Study of Rational Choice. Their book systematically asks how the role of ideology varies across the tiers of the federal judicial hierarchy. A ...
Roland Benabou
2016
To analyze the impact of labor market competition on the structure of compensation, we embed multitasking and screening within a Hotelling framework. Competition for talent leads to an escalation of performance pay, shifting effort away from long-term ...
Alan Blinder
2016
George Stigler, the Nobel prize winner in economics in 1982, once wrote that “economists exert a minor and scarcely detectable influence on the societies in which they live.” It’s not a proposition that Don Patinkin, who trained several generations of ...
Charles Cameron
2016
Associate Justices may acquire influence on the Court through force of intellect, force of personality, political skill, or the good fortune to be ideologically pivotal. And so may the Chief Justice. But, by virtue of the procedural rules employed on the ...

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