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Paul Starr
2010
Cambridge University Press That war drives state-building is virtually a truism of historical sociology, sumed in the late Charles Tilly's well-known aphorism that states make war and war makes states. But if war and state-building merely reinforce ...
2010
According to data from the 60 months before each survey, contraceptive prevalence among married women increased by 23% (from 39% to 48%) and the marital abortion rate declined by 15% (from 203 to 172 abortions per 1,000 woman-years) between 1999 and 2005. ...
2010
June, 2010 With João Biehl. Current Anthropology 51(3): 317-351 Development Health Politics International Development Biehl Locke Becoming CA June 2010 Published Version.pdf http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/651466 ...
2010
June, 2010 With João Biehl. Current Anthropology 51(3): 317-351 Development Health Politics International Development http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/651466 ...
2010
Access to equity capital is critical for the growth of businesses, especially for young companies, which lack the cash flows necessary to repay loans. To meet this need, a thriving venture capital industry has evolved, fostering job creation, economic ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2010
Using data compiled from concentrated residential urban revitalization programs implemented in Richmond, Virginia, between 1999 and 2004, we study residential externalities. We estimate that housing externalities decrease by half approximately every 1,000 ...
Grigore Pop-Eleches
2010
Taylor & Francis Online Using cross-national governance indicators and evidence from a recent Bulgarian survey, this essay examines political reforms in Bulgaria and Romania since EU accession and, in particular, the ‘backsliding’ hypothesis—that ...
Richard Rogerson
2010
Rogerson compares fifty years of time series data from the United States and fourteen other OECD countries. He finds that a 10 percentage point increase in the tax rate on labor leads to a 10 to 15 percent decrease in hours of work. Even a 5 percent ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2010
We study a world with national external economies of scale at the industry level. In contrast to the standard treatment with perfect competition and two industries, we assume Bertrand competition in a continuum of industries. With Bertrand competition, ...
Andrew Moravcsik
2010
Brookings Institution This pessimistic prognosis of European decline is misguided. Today there are two global superpowers. One is the United Staets; the other is Europe. Europe is the only other region in the world today, besides the United States, to ...
Tom Vogl
2010
American Economic Journal (AEA) We examine the effects of exposure to malaria in early childhood on educational attainment and economic status in adulthood by exploiting geographic variation in malaria prevalence in India prior to a nationwide eradication ...
Miguel Centeno
2010
Miguel Centeno March, 2010 With Joseph Cohen; Polity Press; ISBN:9780745655949 Macroeconomics Economics and Finance http://politybooks.com/book.asp?ref=9780745644509 ...
Daniel Kahneman
2010
Evidence is presented that measures of subjective well-being vary along a dimension anchored at the two ends by evaluative judgments of life and experienced affect. A debate in recent decades has been focused on whether rising income increases the ...
Daniel Kahneman
Alan Krueger
2010
A study using the Day Reconstruction Method (DRM) was carried out to examine the determinants of two aspects of well-being: experienced happiness and life satisfaction. Participants were 770 women in Columbus, Ohio and 700 women in Rennes, France. Results ...
Stephen Kotkin
2010
What took place in the East bloc in the 1970s was scarcely appreciated at the time, but it proved to be momentous. Edward Gierek, the Communist Party boss in Poland, and Walter Ulbricht, the East German Communist leader, each hit upon a bold new ...
Andrew Moravcsik
2010
Since the end of the cold war, as the world system has become more interdependent, networked, democratic, and freer of overt ideological rivalry, Europe's distinctive instruments of influence have become relatively more effective, leading to a rise ...
Zia Mian
2010
Over the past three decades, in the shadow of hostile nationalisms fuelled by radical Islamic and Hindu politics, military crises, a runaway arms race, nuclear weapons and war, an amazing set of civil society initiatives has been taking root in India and ...
Zia Mian
2010
Zia Mian March, 2010 In "Beyond Arms Control: Challenges and Choices for Nuclear Disarmament," ed. Ray Acheson; Reaching Critical Will Technology International Security National Security, Intelligence and Defense http://www.reachingcriticalwill ...
Keith Wailoo
2010
In 2007, Texas governor Rick Perry issued an executive order requiring that all females entering sixth grade be vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV), igniting national debate that echoed arguments heard across the globe over public policy, ...
Eldar Shafir
2010
The study of risky decision making has long used monetary gambles to study choice, but many everyday decisions do not involve the prospect of winning or losing money. Monetary gambles, as it turns out, may be processed and evaluated differently than ...

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