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Janet Currie
2016
Expert performance is often evaluated assuming that good experts have good outcomes. We examine expertise in medicine and develop a model that allows for two dimensions of physician performance: decision making and procedural skill. Better procedural ...
G. John Ikenberry
2016
G. John Ikenberry March, 2016 Political Science Quarterly 131(1) Diplomacy International Security Foreign Policy American Foreign Policy China Foreign Relations East Asia International Relations of East Asia Download File External Link ...
2016
March, 2016 Business Economics Demography Domestic and Social Policy Download File ...
Heather Howard
2016
Heather Howard February, 2016 With Daniel Meuse, Health Affairs Blog Health Domestic and Social Policy External Link ...
Jacob Shapiro
2016
Challenging conventional wisdom, previous research in South Asia and the Middle East has shown that poverty and exposure to violence are negatively correlated with support for militant organizations. Existing studies, however, provide evidence consistent ...
Noreen Goldman
2016
The Social Environment and Biomarkers of Aging Study (SEBAS) is a nationally representative longitudinal survey of Taiwanese middle-aged and older adults. It adds the collection of biomarkers and performance assessments to the Taiwan Longitudinal Study of ...
Adel Mahmoud
2016
With vaccination efforts forced to compete for scarce resources at a time when national health budgets, global health resources, and the global donor community are facing considerable strains, advocates of vaccines have sought to better identify, measure, ...
Elke Weber
2016
Five years ago, an article in the first issue of WIREs Climate Change reviewed the factors that shape perceptions of climate change. Climate change is an abstract statistical phenomenon, namely a slow and gradual modification of average climate conditions ...
Julia Rubin
2016
Why Are Community Development Lenders Financing Charter Schools? The choice to support privately-operated, publicly-funded schools puts these lenders at odds with many of their usual political allies and constituencies. So what’s the motivation? Julia ...
Elizabeth Levy Paluck
2016
ABSTRACT: Despite a surge in policy and research attention to conflict and bullying among adolescents, there is little evidence to suggest that current interventions reduce school conflict. Using a large-scale field experiment, we show that it is possible ...
Marta Tienda
2016
The economic implications of demographic change depend on steadfast investments in research and development; replenishment of the human capital stock diminished by retiring Baby Boomers; and raising college attainment rates. This way the United States can ...
Bryan Grenfell
2016
We aimed to identify and determine the etiology of “hotspots” of concentrated multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-tuberculosis) risk in Lima, Peru. These findings reveal that localized transmission is an important driver of the epidemic of MDR ...
John Londregan
2016
Do trading partners’ political institutions matter in international trade? In answering this question, researchers typically relate aggregate measures of institutional structure with total volumes of bilateral trade, while pairs that do not trade are ...
2016
January, 2016 2016: Rubin, J. and K. Nelson. Why Are Community Development Lenders Financing Charter Schools? Shelterforce, Winter 2015-16 Education Domestic and Social Policy Education charter schools Community Development Financial Institutions External ...
2015
Sander van der Linden December, 2015 BMC Public Health, 15(1), 1207. Education Health Psychology Science Science and Technology Social and Behavioral Psychology Download File External Link ...
Alin Coman
2015
ABSTRACT:  When speakers selectively retrieve previously learned information, listeners often concurrently, and covertly, retrieve their memories of that information. This concurrent retrieval typically enhances memory for mentioned information (the ...
Alan Blinder
2015
One frequently hears, often as a complaint, about the financial regulatory “pendulum” swinging too far in one direction or the other—from excessively tight regulation to excessively lax, and vice versa. My concern in this paper is precisely with those ...
Marta Tienda
2015
We use administrative data about new legal permanent residents to show how family unification chain migration changed both the age and regional origin of US immigrants. Between 1981 and 1995, every 100 initiating immigrants from Asia sponsored between 220 ...
Anne Case
Sir Angus Deaton
2015
ABSTRACT: This paper documents a marked increase in the all-cause mortality of middle-aged white non-Hispanic men and women in the United States between 1999 and 2013. This change reversed decades of progress in mortality and was unique to the United ...
Sir Angus Deaton
2015
Easterly’s Tyranny of Experts is a paean to freedom, democracy, and the rights of the poor. It rightly damns the “technological illusion” that development is an engineering problem, not a political problem that cannot be solved by experts, particularly ...

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