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Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2007
This paper presents a theory of establishment size dynamics based on the accumulation of industry-specific human capital that simultaneously rationalizes the economy-wide facts on establishment growth rates, exit rates, and size distributions. The theory ...
2007
Access to capital and financial services is crucial for healthy communities. However, many impoverished individuals and neighborhoods are routinely ignored by mainstream financial institutions. This neglect led to the creation of community development ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2007
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg April, 2007 With Mark L. J. Wright, Review of Economic Studies, 74:2, 597-624 Urban Studies Economics and Finance ...
Nolan McCarty
2007
Political Game Theory, first published in 2007, is a self-contained introduction to game theory and its applications to political science. The book presents choice theory, social choice theory, static and dynamic games of complete information, static and ...
2007
Julia Rubin January, 2007 With L. Benjamin and S. Zielenbach; The Community Development Reader, Routledge Publications Development Domestic and Social Policy ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2006
In a laboratory experiment we show that minimum wages have significant and lasting effects on subjects' reservation wages. The temporary introduction of a minimum wage leads to a rise in subjects' reservation wages which persists even after the ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2006
We study the prediction of the theory in Rossi-Hansberg [Rossi-Hansberg E (2005) Am Econ Rev 95(5):1464-1491] that, under quite general circumstances, lower transport costs increase specialization of regions or countries and decrease (regional) ...
Eldar Shafir
2006
Monetary transactions in which consumption is temporally separated from purchase naturally lend themselves to multiple frames and to alternative accounting schemes, which nonetheless maintain a modicum of discipline and authenticity. We investigate some ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2006
The evidence for the United States for the period from 1997 to 2004 suggests that the combined productivity and labor-supply effect on low-skill wages has been positive and responsible for raising these wages by about a quarter of a percent per year. It ...
Nolan McCarty
2006
The idea of America as politically polarized—that there is an unbridgeable divide between right and left, red and blue states—has become a cliché. What commentators miss, however, is that increasing polarization in recent decades has been closely ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2006
We use a simplified version of Garicano and Rossi-Hansberg (2005) to understand the impact of improvements in communications technology at the turn of the twentieth century on wages and organization. Improvements in communication technology allow ...
Keith Wailoo
2006
Why do racial and ethnic controversies become attached, as they often do, to discussions of modern genetics? How do theories about genetic difference become entangled with political debates about cultural and group differences in America? Such issues are ...
Julian Zelizer
2006
Thirty years after the "Watergate Babies" promised to end corruption in Washington, Julian Zelizer offers the first major history of the demise of the committee-era Congress and the rise of the contemporary legislative branch. Based on research ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2006
How does the formation of cross-country teams affect the organization of work and the structure of wages? To study this question, we propose a theory of the assignment of heterogeneous agents into hierarchical teams, where less skilled agents specialize ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2005
The equilibrium relationship between trade and the spatial distribution of economic activity is fundamental to the analysis of national and regional trade patterns, as well as to the effect of trade frictions. We study this relationship using a trade ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2005
This paper studies the effect of terrorist attacks on the internal structure of cities. We develop an urban framework with capital structures suitable for the study of this question and analyze the long and short term implications of this type of events. ...
Robert Keohane
2005
Debates about globalization have centered on calls to improve accountability to limit abuses of power inworld politics.Howshouldwe think about global accountability in the absence of global democracy? Who should hold whom to account and according to what ...
Meg Jacobs
2005
Meg Jacobs January, 2005 Domestic Politics Jacobs.PocketPolitics.Introduction.pdf ...
Sara McLanahan
2004
Sara McLanahan December, 2004 With Kristen Harknett; American Sociological Review 69(6) Children Family Domestic and Social Policy ...
Sara McLanahan
2004
Sara McLanahan November, 2004 Demography 41(4) Children Domestic and Social Policy ...

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