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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Ideological Segregation Online and Offline

Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

November 2011; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Services. 11985 words.

We use individual and aggregate data to ask how the Internet is changing the ideological segregation of the American electorate. Focusing on online news consumption, offline news...

Information in online labour markets

Adeline Pelletier and Catherine Thomas.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; International Trade; Demand and Supply of Labour; Economics. 8122 words.

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Online labour markets are virtual platforms that solve information problems to enable gains from trade in remote labour services. They make employers...

Cheap Talk Scripts and Online Choice Experiments: “Looking Beyond the Mean”

Glynn T. Tonsor and Robert S. Shupp.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Design of Experiments; Agricultural Economics. 8980 words.

This paper presents the first known assessment of cheap talk effectiveness in a choice experiment conducted online with a focus on the distinction between impacts on stated willingness to...

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Landing the First Job: The Value of Intermediaries in Online Hiring

Christopher T. Stanton and Catherine Thomas.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Microeconomics; Technological Change; Research and Development. 26063 words.

Online markets for remote labour services allow workers and firms to contract with each other directly. Despite this, intermediaries—called outsourcing agencies—have emerged in these...

Pigs in Cyberspace: A Natural Experiment Testing Differences between Online and Offline Club-Pig Auctions

Brian E. Roe, Timothy E. Wyszynski and Jafar M. Olimov.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Market Structure and Pricing. 8651 words.

We find sale prices and net revenues received by sellers in the Midwestern club-pig market are higher at traditional face-to-face auctions than at comparable Internet auctions. The...

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Charity as a Substitute for Reputation: Evidence from an Online Marketplace

Daniel W. Elfenbein, Ray Fisman and Brian Mcmanus.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Marketing; Services; Corporate Social Responsibility; Market Structure and Pricing. 13423 words.

Consumers respond positively to products tied to charity, particularly from sellers that are relatively new and hence have limited alternative means of assuring quality. We establish this...

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Applying the Legacy Framework to Service Sectors

William B. Bonvillian and Charles Weiss.

in Technological Innovation in Legacy Sectors

October 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Microeconomics. 11170 words.

American higher education and healthcare delivery display classic features of legacy sectors. Higher education faces pressures to expand and lower its cost structure. Massive online open...

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Identifying Information Asymmetry in Securities Markets

Kerry Back, Kevin Crotty and Tao Li.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economics. 20244 words.

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We propose and estimate a model of endogenous informed trading that is a hybrid of the PIN and Kyle models. When an informed trader trades optimally,...

Screening on Loan Terms: Evidence from Maturity Choice in Consumer Credit

Andrew Hertzberg, Andres Liberman and Daniel Paravisini.

in The Review of Financial Studies

September 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 16283 words.

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We exploit a natural experiment in the largest online consumer lending platform to provide the first evidence that loan terms, in particular maturity...

Data and Directions for Research in the Economics of Religion

Roger Finke and Christopher D. Bader.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Religion

January 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Microeconomics. 7847 words.

Over the past twenty years, there has been a surge in the use of economic theory to understand religion. The earliest work was developed both by economists and sociologists, and interest in...

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Financial Attention

Nachum Sicherman, George Loewenstein, Duane J. Seppi and Stephen P. Utkus.

in The Review of Financial Studies

April 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Microeconomics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 13934 words.

This paper investigates financial attention using novel panel data on daily investor online account logins. We find support for selective attention to portfolio information. Account logins...

Information Efficiency in High-Frequency Betting Markets

J. James Reade and John Goddard.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Gambling

November 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Industry Studies; Microeconomics. 10810 words.

The betting industry has been transformed by the Internet. Growth of person-to-person betting, mediated through online betting exchanges, has been a key element of this transformation....

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DESIGNING AUCTIONS TO PROTECT COMPETITION AND TO PROMOTE EFFICIENCY AND REVENUE

Jia Yi Jayme Leong and Hi Lin Tan.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies. 11016 words.

The use of auctions has become increasingly widespread, from the allocation of resources like electricity and spectrum, to the selling of personal items on online websites like eBay....

Family Descent as a Signal of Managerial Quality: Evidence from Mutual Funds

Oleg Chuprinin and Denis Sosyura.

in The Review of Financial Studies

October 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economics; Financial Institutions and Services. 28437 words.

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Using data from individual Census records on the wealth of managers’ parents, we find that mutual fund managers from poor families outperform managers...

The Competitive Landscape of High-Frequency Trading Firms

Ekkehart Boehmer, Dan Li and Gideon Saar.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 25024 words.

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We examine product differentiation in the high-frequency trading (HFT) industry, where the “products” are secretive proprietary trading strategies. We...

Attention Variation and Welfare: Theory and Evidence from a Tax Salience Experiment

Dmitry Taubinsky and Alex Rees-Jones.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Design of Experiments; Microeconomics; Public Economics. 19452 words.

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This article shows that accounting for variation in mistakes can be crucial for welfare analysis. Focusing on consumer under-reaction to...

Spillovers from Costly Credit

Brian T Melzer.

in The Review of Financial Studies

September 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Financial Institutions and Services; Welfare and Poverty. 13389 words.

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Low-income households with proximate access to payday loans exhibit greater economic distress, higher take-up of food assistance benefits, and greater...

The Labor Market Effects of Credit Market Information

Marieke Bos, Emily Breza and Andres Liberman.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Financial Institutions and Services; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour. 15740 words.

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We exploit a natural experiment to provide one of the first measurements of the causal effect of negative credit information on employment and...

The Timing and Method of Payment in Mergers when Acquirers Are Financially Constrained

Alexander S Gorbenko and Andrey Malenko.

in The Review of Financial Studies

October 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure and Pricing; Corporate Governance; Mergers and Acquisitions. 20225 words.

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Although acquisitions are a popular form of investment, the link between firms’ financial constraints and acquisition policies is not well understood....

Contagious Effects of a Political Intervention in Debt Contracts: Evidence Using Loan-Level Data

Prasanna L Tantri.

in The Review of Financial Studies

November 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Financial Regulation; Banking. 17056 words.

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Using an unexpected government regulation that restricted the ability of microfinance institutions to recover loans in one Indian state, I examine...