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Ability or Finances as Constraints on Entrepreneurship? Evidence from Survival Rates in a Natural Experiment

Steffen Andersen and Kasper Meisner Nielsen.

in The Review of Financial Studies

December 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Entrepreneurship; Business and Management. 11199 words.

We use a natural experiment in Denmark to test the hypothesis that aspiring entrepreneurs face financial constraints because of low entrepreneurial quality. We identify 304 constrained...

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Accountability and Flexibility in Public Schools: Evidence from Boston's Charters And Pilots

Atila Abdulkadiroğlu, Joshua D. Angrist, Susan M. Dynarski, Thomas J. Kane and Parag A. Pathak.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Education and Research Institutions. 13639 words.

We use student assignment lotteries to estimate the effect of charter school attendance on student achievement in Boston. We also evaluate a related alternative, Boston's pilot schools....

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Addressing the Gender Pay Gap in Ethiopia: How Crucial is the Quest for Education Parity?

Alexandre Kolev and Pablo Suárez Robles.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Demographic Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour Discrimination. 16340 words.

This paper uses the 2005 Ethiopian Labour Force Survey to analyse the gender pay gap in Ethiopia. A particular attention is drawn on the relative importance of education parity to mitigate...

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Adjustment Costs, Firm Responses, and Micro vs. Macro Labor Supply Elasticities: Evidence from Danish Tax Records

Raj Chetty, John N. Friedman, Tore Olsen and Luigi Pistaferri.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 17866 words.

We show that the effects of taxes on labor supply are shaped by interactions between adjustment costs for workers and hours constraints set by firms. We develop a model in which firms post...

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Affirmative Action Bans and the “Chilling Effect”

Kate L. Antonovics and Richard H. Sander.

in American Law and Economics Review

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Employment and Labour Law; Labour Discrimination. 15685 words.

This paper examines whether California's Proposition 209, which led to the 1998 ban on the use of racial preferences in admissions at the University of California (UC) system, lowered the...

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Africa's Got Work To Do: A Diagnostic of Youth Employment Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa

Louise Fox and Alun Thomas.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies. 9337 words.

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is not only the poorest region of the world, it is also the youngest. This realisation is fuelling concern about the youth employment challenge. However, these...

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Agglomeration economies and regional intangible assets: an empirical investigation

Michael J. Artis, Ernest Miguelez and Rosina Moreno.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 10286 words.

This article examines the impact of agglomeration economies on economic outcomes and is specifically concerned with analysing the effect on standard regressions of including variables that...

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Agricultural Graduate Earnings: The Impacts of College, Career, and Gender

Andrew P. Barkley, Cynthia K. Sylvius and Wendy A. Stock.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 1999; p ublished online November 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 0 words.

Survey data were used to identify determinants of starting and current salaries of agricultural graduates from Kansas State University from 1976–97. Salaries were significantly influenced...

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An Analysis of Occupational Health in Pork Production

Terrance M. Hurley, James B. Kliebenstein and Peter F. Orazem.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2000; p ublished online May 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Economics of Health; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

Data on attendees at the World Pork Expo from 1991–95 are used to evaluate the impact of farming generally, and hog farming and confinement operations more specifically, on the measured...

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Are Economists More Likely to Hold Stocks?

Charlotte Christiansen, Juanna Schröter Joensen and Jesper Rangvid.

in Review of Finance

September 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour. 10718 words.

Using a large panel data set containing detailed information on educational attainments as well as financial and socioeconomic variables for individual investors, we show that economists...

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