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Janet Currie
2015
There is a large literature suggesting that “WIC works” to improve birth outcomes. However, methodological limitations related to selection into the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program have left room for doubt about this conclusion. This article ...
Marc Fleurbaey
2015
In this paper we propose different criteria to rank income distributions according to equality of opportunity. Different from existing ones, our criteria explicitly recognize the interplay between circumstances and effort. We characterize them ...
Stanley Katz
2015
I want to make two points about the legal definition of charity from the perspective of a historian of philanthropy: the first is that in this country the institution of the philanthropic foundation came into existence without any explicit public policy ...
2015
A theory of money needs a proper place for financial intermediaries. Intermediaries create inside money and their ability to take risks determines the money multiplier. In downturns, intermediaries shrink their lending activity and fire-sell assets. ...
2015
This paper explores whether Big Data, taking the form of extensive but high dimensional records, can reduce the cost of adverse selection in government-run capitation schemes. We argue that using data to improve the ex ante precision of capitation ...
John Londregan
2015
I offer a model of the sustainability of authoritarian rule in which the transparency of productive economic activity enables the ruler to distinguish productive economic activity from preparations for rebellion. The less transparent the productive ...
G. John Ikenberry
2015
As these essays show, there is a lively debate over the future of world order. Sergey Chugrow offers a dark portrait of the breakdown of what he calls Western hegemony, driven in part by Russia's grievances and aggression in Ukraine. He points to a ...
G. John Ikenberry
2015
Since the middle of the twentieth century, the governance of the global system has been organized around the United States and the advanced industrial democracies. In the shadow of the Cold War, these countries established a wide array of global and ...
Susan Fiske
2015
Prevailing beliefs suggest that Eastern cultures hold older adults in higher esteem than Western cultures do, due to stronger collectivist traditions of filial piety. However, in modern, industrialized societies, the strain presented by dramatic rises in ...
Susan Fiske
2015
In this interview conducted in June 2013 and translated by Alexis Cukier, Susan Fiske presents her conception of social categorizations, based on her ongoing research: the relationships between stereotypes, social structures and power. Susan Fiske ...
Bryan Grenfell
2015
It is predicted that the integration of climate-based early warning systems into existing action plans will facilitate the timely provision of interventions to diarrheal disease epidemics in resource-poor settings. Diarrhea remains a considerable public ...
Noreen Goldman
2015
HIV/hepatitis C (HCV) coinfection is a major concern in global health today. Each pathogen can exacerbate the effects of the other and affect treatment outcomes. Understanding the within-host dynamics of these coinfecting pathogens is crucial, ...
Bryan Grenfell
2015
Across a range of pathogens, resistance to chemotherapy is a growing problem in both public health and animal health. Despite the ubiquity of coinfection, and its potential effects on within-host biology, the role played by coinfecting pathogens on the ...
Bryan Grenfell
Jessica Metcalf
2015
ABSTRACT: Changing patterns of human aggregation are thought to drive annual and multiannual outbreaks of infectious diseases, but the paucity of data about travel behavior and population flux over time has made this idea difficult to test quantitatively. ...
Bryan Grenfell
2015
Enterovirus A71 (EV-A71) is a major cause of hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) and is particularly prevalent in parts of Southeast Asia, affecting thousands of children and infants each year. Revealing the evolutionary and epidemiological dynamics of ...
Alan Krueger
2015
Alan Krueger September, 2015 Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society 54(4) Employment Macroeconomics Economics and Finance Labor Economics Download File External Link ...
Julia Rubin
2015
Are New Jersey charter schools underfunded relative to district schools? Advocates’ claims that charter schools are receiving almost 50% less than they should convinced the Christie Administration and the New Jersey Legislature to shift an additional $107 ...
Tom Vogl
2015
Tom Vogl August, 2015 Handbook of Economics and Human Biology, forthcoming with P. Bharadwaj Development International Development External Link ...
Adel Mahmoud
2015
SUMMARY: As the Ebola epidemic in West Africa continues, albeit at a much lower level than it reached in the spring, we still lack a vaccine that has been shown to be safe and effective. There has been no shortage of basic research: by 2009, at least ...
2015
Sander van der Linden August, 2015 Personality and Individual Differences, 87, 171-173. Education Environment Politics Psychology Science Social and Behavioral Psychology Download File External Link ...

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