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Eldar Shafir
2010
Participants made choices after the salience of their social identities was manipulated. Choices assimilated to the salient identity, whether that identity stemmed from a person’s role (e.g., student, family member) or culture (e.g., Chinese, American). ...
Lee Silver
2009
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for gender selection for non-medical reasons has been considered an unethical procedure by several authors and agencies in the Western society on the basis that it could disrupt the sex ratio, that it discriminates ...
Julian Zelizer
2009
In  Arsenal of Democracy, historian and public intellectual Julian Zelizer shows how internal politics have influenced American foreign policy since the Cold War. Rejecting the notion that, prior to the presidency of George W. Bush, politics “stopped at ...
Stanley Katz
2009
The author began working in Eastern Europe in connection with his project to study the impact of U.S. constitutionalism following the U.S. constitutional bicentennial in 1987. This led him to organize a conference on constitutionalism in Eastern Europe in ...
Paul Starr
2009
Journal of Public Health Management and Practice Professionalization in public health reflects wider institutional and political forces. Depending on the historical context in different countries, public health has developed as a medical specialty or as ...
Meg Jacobs
2009
Meg Jacobs November, 2009 In Michael Kazin, Rebecca Edwards, Adam Rothman, eds., The Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History Domestic Politics Economics and Finance Consumers and Politics.pdf ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2009
It has long been recognized that the forces that lead to the agglomeration of economic activity and to aggregate growth are similar. Unfortunately, few formal frameworks have been advanced to explore this link. We critically discuss the literature and ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2009
Between 1970 and 2000 employment growth across U.S. counties exhibited very different patterns in manufacturing and services. Whereas manufacturing employment growth was negatively related to initial manufacturing employment across the entire distribution ...
Stephen Kotkin
2009
Twenty years ago, the Berlin Wall fell. In one of modern history’s most miraculous occurrences, communism imploded–and not with a bang, but with a whimper. Now two of the foremost scholars of East European and Soviet affairs, Stephen Kotkin and Jan T. ...
Julia Rubin
2009
Developmental venture capital is the financing of businesses with equity and near-equity in order to achieve both social and financial objectives. The social returns include economic development of distressed urban and rural geographies; creation of high ...
Harold James
2009
Harold James examines the vulnerability and fragility of processes of globalization, both historically and in the present. This book applies lessons from past breakdowns of globalization—above all in the Great Depression—to show how financial crises ...
Andrew Moravcsik
2009
Palgrave Macmillan This article challenges the conventional view that Europe's global influence is declining. Since 1989 realists have predicted Europe's demise, as well as greater intra-European and transatlantic conflict. The reverse has ...
Elke Weber
2009
Addressing climate change is arguably one of the most pressing issues facing our planet and its inhabitants. In bio and geophysical terms, climate change is defined as changes over time in the averages and variability of surface temperature, precipitation ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2009
We survey an emerging literature at the intersection of organizational economics and international trade. We argue that a proper modeling of the organizational aspects of production provides valuable insights on the aggregate workings of the world economy ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2009
Economists generally agree that an important feature of any modern macroeconomic theory is an explicit aggregation of the microeconomic behavior of all agents in the economy. In the last century, the profession has gone from the formulation of some ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2009
We document several empirical regularities regarding the evolution of urban structure in the largest U.S. metropolitan areas over the period 1980–90. These regularities relate to changes in resident population, employment, occupations, as well as the ...
Robert Keohane
Andrew Moravcsik
2009
International organizations are widely believed to undermine domestic democracy. Our analysis challenges this conventional wisdom, arguing that multilateral institutions can enhance the quality of national democratic processes, even in wellfunctioning ...
Gene Grossman
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2008
We propose a theory of the global production process that focuses on tradeable tasks, and use it to study how falling costs of offshoring affect factor prices in the source country. We identify a productivity effect of task trade that benefits the factor ...
Meg Jacobs
2008
Meg Jacobs September, 2008 With Julian Zelizer, Journal of Contemporary History, Vol. 43(4) Domestic Politics Journal of Contemporary History-2008-Jacobs-689-93.pdf ...
Gary Bass
2008
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year A Washington Post Best Book of the Year "Gary J. Bass has written a wonderfully intelligent and sardonic history …. Bass expertly brings to life a rich panoply of characters …. Freedom's Battle is full ...

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