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Marc Fleurbaey
2015
The interplay between normative and positive analysis is always a matter of unease, of embarrassment. In this paper, I argue for a particular division of labor between disciplines and subdisciplines in the construction of useful conceptual tools for those ...
Marc Fleurbaey
2015
This paper proposes four criteria for the selection of a better measure of living standards: it should be comprehensive, correlation sensitive, preference based, and fairness based. These criteria are applied to the following measures: income, equivalent ...
Susan Fiske
2015
Impressions of others, including societal groups, systematically array along two dimensions, warmth (trustworthiness/friendliness) and competence. Social structures of competition and status respectively predict these usually orthogonal dimensions. ...
Noreen Goldman
2015
Migratory birds are considered to have played an important role in the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1. However, how bird species are expected to modify their wintering sites in response to climate change, and in turn affect the ...
Alan Krueger
2015
Alan Krueger attempts to understand what went wrong in the US job market in the 2000s and why job growth slowed down even before the Great Recession that began in 2008. Because Canada is similar to the United States in terms of geography, technology, ...
Richard Rogerson
2015
ABSTRACT: We document for a broad panel of advanced economies that increases in GDP per capita are associated with a shift in the composition of value added to sectors that are intensive in high-skill labor. It follows that further development in these ...
David Wilcove
2015
David Wilcove May, 2015 Wilcove, D.S. and J. Ghazoul. 2015. Biotropica. DOI: 10.1111/btp.12215 Environment and Energy Download File External Link ...
Brandice Canes-Wrone
2015
This article reviews recent research on how mass opinion affects policy making in the context of US national institutions. Three themes materialize. First, research provides compelling evidence for “responsiveness,” in which change in mass opinion is ...
Roland Benabou
2015
In earlier work we identified a robust negative association between religiosity and patents per capita, holding across countries as well as US states. In this paper we relate 11 indicators of individual openness to innovation (e.g., attitudes toward ...
Edward Felten
2015
Bitcoin has emerged as the most successful cryptographic currency in history. Within two years of its quiet launch in 2009, Bitcoin grew to comprise billions of dollars of economic value despite only cursory analysis of the system's design. Since ...
Edward Felten
2015
We study the ability of a passive eavesdropper to leverage “third-party” HTTP tracking cookies for mass surveillance. If two web pages embed the same tracker which tags the browser with a unique cookie, then the adversary can link visits to those pages ...
David Dobkin
2015
Ageing of materials and extreme events tend to damage structures, and ancient historical monuments are particularly vulnerable due to their age and long-term exposure to adverse events and influences. As an example, the wall paintings (frescoes) from the ...
Gene Grossman
2015
How does globalization affect economic growth? We discuss mechanisms that link international integration to the incentives for knowledge accumulation and the efficacy of that process. First, integration facilitates the flow of knowledge across national ...
Aaron Friedberg
2015
The United States should pursue a strategy towards China that combines continued attempts at engagement with expanded and intensified balancing. Aaron Friedberg May, 2015 Strategy 57(3) Diplomacy International Security Foreign Policy National Security, ...
Marc Fleurbaey
2015
This paper proposes to define sustainability in terms of leaving it possible for future generations to sustain certain defined targets. It is shown that variants of genuine savings and the ecological footprint can then serve as indicators of ...
Susan Fiske
2015
Social psychologists have studied stereotypes since the start of the twentieth century. Investigation proceeded at first descriptively, then in a process-oriented manner that evolved with the broader field into increasingly cognitive explanations, and now ...
Bryan Grenfell
Jessica Metcalf
2015
Immunosuppression after measles is known to predispose people to opportunistic infections for a period of several weeks to months. Using population-level data, we show that measles has a more prolonged effect on host resistance, extending over 2 to 3 ...
Bryan Grenfell
2015
Demand for animal protein for human consumption is rising globally at an unprecedented rate. Modern animal production practices are associated with regular use of antimicrobials, potentially increasing selection pressure on bacteria to become resistant. ...
Edward Freeland
2015
Public opinion and social attitudes are broadly defined as the expression of beliefs, ideology, and sentiment within a citizenry  with regard to the conduct of human affairs. The concept of public opinion arose as a consequence of the rise of democracy,  ...
2015
Sander van der Linden April, 2015 Energy Environment Politics Psychology Science Environment and Energy Science and Technology Social and Behavioral Psychology External Link ...

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