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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 Cooperatives and Investment in Organic Soil Amendments and Chemical Fertilizer in China

Wanglin Ma, Awudu Abdulai and Renan Goetz.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Microeconomics; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Comparative Economic Systems; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics. 10680 words.

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In this article, we develop a dynamic model to show how membership in agricultural cooperatives influences smallholder farmers’ decisions to invest in...

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Airports, Air Pollution, and Contemporaneous Health

Wolfram Schlenker and W. Reed Walker.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Demographic Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 23903 words.

We link daily air pollution exposure to measures of contemporaneous health for communities surrounding the twelve largest airports in California. These airports are some of the largest...

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Assessing the Returns to Education in The Gambia

Jeremy D. Foltz and Ousman Gajigo.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Education and Research Institutions. 8933 words.

Using three nationally representative surveys from the country, we estimate the private rates of returns to education in The Gambia. To obtain consistent estimates, we exploit exogenous...

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Cash or Condition? Evidence from a Cash Transfer Experiment

Sarah Baird, Craig McIntosh and Berk Özler.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

November 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics; Design of Experiments; Education and Research Institutions. 15424 words.

This article assesses the role of conditionality in cash transfer programs using a unique experiment targeted at adolescent girls in Malawi. The program featured two distinct interventions:...

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Channels of labour supply responses of lone parents to changed work incentives

Xiaodong Gong and Robert Breunig.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Demand and Supply of Labour; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 9471 words.

In this article, we investigate the response of female lone parents to two reforms to the welfare system in Australia. Using childless single women as a control group, we find the first set...

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Contractual Incompleteness, Unemployment, and Labour Market Segmentation

Steffen Altmann, Armin Falk, Andreas Grunewald and David Huffman.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Design of Experiments; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Labour and Demographic Economics. 15623 words.

This article provides evidence that involuntary unemployment, and the segmentation of labour markets into firms offering “good” and “bad” jobs, may both arise as a consequence of...

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Dangerous flexibility – retirement reforms reconsidered

Axel Börsch-Supan, Tabea Bucher-Koenen, Vesile Kutlu-Koc and Nicolas Goll.

in Economic Policy

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Demand and Supply of Labour. 16425 words.

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Flexible retirement is supposed to increase labour supply of older workers without touching the third rail of pension politics, the highly unpopular...

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Demand for on-farm permanent hired labour on family holdings: a comment

Ayal Kimhi.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Agricultural Economics. 2176 words.

This comment discusses several aspects of the recent paper by Blanc et al. (2008), focussing on the link between the theoretical and empirical models. It argues that there is an...

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Do Competitive Workplaces Deter Female Workers? A Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment on Job Entry Decisions

Jeffrey A. Flory, Andreas Leibbrandt and John A. List.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Design of Experiments; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 18691 words.

An important line of research using laboratory experiments has provided a new potential reason for gender imbalances in labour markets: men are more competitively inclined than women....

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