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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 ...
2016
Researchers often rely on respondents'  self-rated   health  (SRH) to measure social  disparities  in  health, but recent studies suggest that systematically different reporting styles across groups can yield misleading conclusions about  disparities ...
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 ...
Marc Fleurbaey
2015
ABSTRACT:  Integrated assessment models of climate and the economy provide estimates of the social cost of carbon and inform climate policy. We create a variant of the Regional Integrated model of Climate and the Economy (RICE)—a regionally disaggregated ...
Marc Fleurbaey
2015
In this paper, we study interpersonal comparisons of wellbeing. We show that using subjective wellbeing (SWB) levels can be in conflict with individuals' judgments about their own lives. We propose therefore an alternative wellbeing measure in terms ...
Marc Fleurbaey
2015
When forming their preferences about the distribution of income, rational people may be caught between two opposite forms of “tyranny.” Giving absolute priority to the worst-off imposes a sort of tyranny on the rest of the population, but giving less than ...
Noreen Goldman
2015
In light of widespread interest in the prognostic value of biomarkers, we apply three discrimination measures to evaluate the incremental value of biomarkers—beyond self-reported measures—for predicting all-cause mortality. We assess whether all three ...
Noreen Goldman
2015
We use data from three rounds of the Mexican Family Life Survey to examine whether migrants in the United States returning to Mexico in the period 2005–2012 have worse health than those remaining in the United States. Despite extensive interest by ...
Noreen Goldman
2015
Recent studies have found mixed results regarding the association between leukocyte telomere length (LTL)-- thought to be a marker of cellular aging-- and all-cause mortality. Some studies have reported a significant inverse relationship, but others have ...

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