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1.

Equity Yields

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2012-007
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2013
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University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, APG Asset Management, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and VU University Amsterdam, PGO-IM

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2.

On Derivatives Markets and Social Welfare: A Theory of Empty Voting and Hidden Ownership

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 99, No. 1103, 2013, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 122, Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2012-11, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 433
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2015
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University of San Diego School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University
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3.

Sovereign Wealth Fund Portfolios

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 11-15, MFI Working Paper No. 2011-003, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 1792850
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2011
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University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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4.

Do Energy Efficiency Investments Deliver? Evidence from the Weatherization Assistance Program

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2621817
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 26 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2018
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University of California, Berkeley, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group

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Do Larger Health Insurance Subsidies Benefit Patients or Producers? Evidence from Medicare Advantage

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-6
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 03 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2018
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University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Austin and University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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6.

Strategy-Proofness, Investment Efficiency, and Marginal Returns: An Equivalence

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 05 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 05 May 2018
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University of Texas at Austin, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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7.

Explaining the Worldwide Boom in Higher Education of Women

MFI Working Paper No. 2010-09
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Sep 2010
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago
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8.

Will We Ever Stop Using Fossil Fuels?

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2720633
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jan 2016
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business - Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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9.

Growth, Pollution, and Life Expectancy: China from 1991-2012

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2015-03
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Feb 2015
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Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, Ball State University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

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10.

Economics and Reality

Journal of Macroeconomics, Forthcoming, MFI Working Paper No. 2011-006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Aug 2011
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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11.

The Fragility of Market Risk Insurance

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-9
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 16 May 2018
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Princeton University - Department of Economics

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12.

Strategic News Bundling and Privacy Breach Disclosures

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2015-11
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 May 2015 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2015
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The University of Chicago

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13.

How Do Individuals Repay Their Debt? The Balance-Matching Heuristic

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-7
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 18 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2018
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University of Nottingham - School of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick and University of Nottingham - School of Economics

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14.

Valuing the Global Mortality Consequences of Climate Change Accounting for Adaptation Costs and Benefits

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2018-51
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2018
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University of California, Berkeley, Rhodium Group, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Rhodium Group, University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of Chicago, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway, Rhodium Group, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, University of Chicago, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Rhodium Group, Analysis Group, Inc., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
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15.

Intermediary Leverage Cycles and Financial Stability

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2012-010
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
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International Monetary Fund and Federal Reserve Bank of New York

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16.

Occupational Licensing and Accountant Quality: Evidence from the 150-Hour Rule

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-32
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 06 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 15 May 2018
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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17.

Neighbors, Knowledge, and Nuggets: Two Natural Field Experiments on the Role of Incentives on Energy Conservation

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2589269
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2015
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London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Economics
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18.

Income Inequality, Tax Policy, and Economic Growth

The Economic Journal, Forthcoming, Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2595524
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2017
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University of North Carolina (UNC) - Chapel Hill, University of Miami and University of Miami - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics

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19.

A Dynamic Model of Health, Education, and Wealth with Credit Constraints and Rational Addiction

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2688384
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 13 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2016
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University of Miami - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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20.

Dynamic Inconsistency in Food Choice: Experimental Evidence from a Food Desert

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2572821, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper 2015-027
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
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University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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21.

Bad Credit, No Problem? Credit and Labor Market Consequences of Bad Credit Reports

Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 42, Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-8
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 28 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2018
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Princeton University, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and U.S. Social Security Administration

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22.

Cash Flow Duration and the Term Structure of Equity Returns

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2016-21
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Aug 2016
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University of Chicago - Finance

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23.

Scale and Skill in Active Management

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2014-03
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Feb 2014
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

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24.

The Determinants of Rising Inequality in Health Insurance and Wages

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2013-07
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 21 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2015
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University of Miami - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics

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Gender Differences in Job Entry Decisions: A University-Wide Field Experiment

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2579257, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper 2579257
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
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Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
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26.

Redistribution through Markets

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-16
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2018
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University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Economics, Harvard University and Stanford University
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27.

Some Simple Bitcoin Economics

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-21
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2018
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Ecole Polytechnique- CREST and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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Challenges in Identifying and Measuring Systemic Risk

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2012-012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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29.

Creative Life Cycles: Three Myths

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2016-28
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Dec 2016
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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30.

International Currencies and Capital Allocation

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-30, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 18-41
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 May 2018
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Harvard University, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Columbia University - Columbia Business School

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31.

Measuring the Welfare Effects of Residential Energy Efficiency Programs with Self-Selection into Program Participation

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 04 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2017
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New York University (NYU) and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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32.

The Glass Ceiling

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-38
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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33.

Promoting Wellness or Waste? Evidence from Antidepressant Advertising

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-14
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
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University of Chicago - Marketing Management
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34.

On the Dynamics of the Hecksher-Ohlin Theory

MFI Working Paper No. 2010-011
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Nov 2010
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Yale University - School of Management
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35.

An Index of Global Economic Policy Uncertainty

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2016-24
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago

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Friedman, Chicago, and Monetary Rules

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2016-08
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Apr 2016
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University of Bern - Department of Economics and Bank of Greece
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Micro-Savings & Informal Insurance in Villages: How Financial Deepening Affects Safety Nets of the Poor - A Natural Field Experiment

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2011-008
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 07 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2015
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Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance
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38.

Health Care Reform and Health Care Stocks: Evidence from the A ffordable Care Act Supreme Court Ruling

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2012-009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2013
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University of Chicago
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39.

Supply Chain Disruptions: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2017-01
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Jan 2017
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Universitat Pompeu Fabra/CREI, University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Economics, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

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Mortgage-Backed Securities and the Financial Crisis of 2008: A Post Mortem

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-24
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 09 Apr 2018
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University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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Policy Perspectives on OTC Derivatives Market Infrastructure

MFI Working Paper No. 2010-002, FRB of New York Staff Report No. 424
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2012
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Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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42.

How Friedman and Schwartz Became Monetarists

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2016-10, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University Research Paper No. 2771357
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Apr 2016
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Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business and Bank of Greece

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A Model of a Systemic Bank Run

MFI Working Paper No. 2009-06
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2010
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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How Far are We from the Slippery Slope? The Laffer Curve Revisited

MFI Working Paper No. 2009-005
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 08 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2011
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Information Disclosure, Cognitive Biases and Payday Borrowing

MFI Working Paper No. 2009-07
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2010
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Has Economic Policy Uncertainty Hampered the Recovery?

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2012-003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Feb 2012
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Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago

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47.

Bank Finance Versus Bond Finance

MFI Working Paper No. 2011-004
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Apr 2011
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European Central Bank (ECB) - Directorate General Research and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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48.

Uncertainty Outside and Inside Economic Models

Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming, Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2014-06
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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49.

Risk Price Dynamics

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2010-004, Economic Theory Center Working Paper No. 33-2012
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Columbia University

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50.

Dishonesty: From Parents to Children

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-15, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2015
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George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

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