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1.

Political Polarization and Expected Economic Outcomes

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-158
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Oct 2020
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University of Texas at Austin, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Finance

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An Analysis of Vice President Biden's Economic Agenda: The Long Run Impacts of its Regulation, Taxes, and Spending

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-157
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Oct 2020
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Texas Tech University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Chicago
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Effective Policy Communication: Targets versus Instruments

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 20-38, Fama-Miller Working Paper , University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-148
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Oct 2020
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Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Bank of Finland - Research and University of Chicago - Finance

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Estimating Certain Integral Probability Metrics (IPMs) Is as Hard as Estimating under the IPMs

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-153
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Oct 2020
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Stock Prices, Lockdowns, and Economic Activity in the Time of Coronavirus

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-156
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Oct 2020
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University of Chicago, American University - Department of Economics and American University
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Reversing the Resource Curse: Foreign Corruption Regulation and Economic Development

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-155
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 19 Oct 2020
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Productivity Versus Motivation in Adolescent Human Capital Production: Evidence from a Structurally-Motivated Field Experiment

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-150
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Oct 2020
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Queen's University, Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Brigham Young University and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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Introducing CogX: A New Preschool Education Program Combining Parent and Child Interventions

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-149
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Oct 2020
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Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management

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A Precise High-Dimensional Asymptotic Theory for Boosting and Minimum-L1-Norm Interpolated Classifiers

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-152
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Oct 2020
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Effective Policy Communication: Targets versus Instruments

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-148
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Oct 2020
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Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Bank of Finland - Research and University of Chicago - Finance

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11.

Powering Work from Home

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-147
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Oct 2020
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University of Chicago

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12.

Human Capital Depreciation

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-146
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 14 Oct 2020
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University of Chicago, University of Queensland - School of Economics and University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Finance, Students

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Elections, Political Polarization, and Economic Uncertainty

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-145
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Oct 2020
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Northwestern University, London School of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and Stanford University
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14.

An Adversarial Approach to Structural Estimation

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-144
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Oct 2020
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University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Harris School of Public Policy
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Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Family Dynamics in Economically Vulnerable Households

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-143
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Oct 2020
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University of Chicago, University of Chicago and University of Chicago

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The Political Economics of Non-democracy

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-142
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Oct 2020
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Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

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Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Family Dynamics in Economically Vulnerable Households

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-139
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Oct 2020
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University of Chicago, University of Chicago and University of Chicago

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Temporary Unemployment and Labor Market Dynamics During the COVID-19 Recession

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-141
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Sep 2020
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University of Toronto, University of Toronto, McGill University and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Firm-Level Risk Exposures and Stock Returns in the Wake of COVID-19

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-139
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 30 Sep 2020
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University of Chicago, Imperial College Business School and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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Why Does the Fed Move Markets so Much? A Model of Monetary Policy and Time-Varying Risk Aversion

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-138
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 30 Sep 2020
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University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and Harvard University, Department of Economics

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21.

Tapping into Talent: Coupling Education and Innovation Policies for Economic Growth

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-137
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 24 Sep 2020
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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Fencing Off Silicon Valley: Cross-Border Venture Capital and Technology Spillovers

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-136
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 Sep 2020
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Chicago

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Venture Capitalists and COVID-19

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-135
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Sep 2020
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Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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COVID-19 Shifted Patent Applications Toward Technologies that Support Working from Home

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-133
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Sep 2020
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Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Chicago
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60 Million Fewer Commuting Hours Per Day: How Americans Use Time Saved by Working from Home

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-132
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Sep 2020
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ITAM - Business School, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Inference for Large-Scale Linear Systems with Known Coefficients

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-134
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 Sep 2020
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Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Chicago
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The Education Gradient in Maternal Enjoyment of Time in Childcare

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-131
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Sep 2020
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University of Chicago, University of Chicago, University of Chicago and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Non-Random Exposure to Exogenous Shocks: Theory and Applications

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-130
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 18 Sep 2020
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Princeton University - International Economics Section and University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Economics

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The Historical Perspective on the Trump Puzzle: A Review of Barry Eichengreen’s 'The Populist Temptation: Economic Grievance and Political Reaction in the Modern Era'

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-129
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Sep 2020
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University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Fifty Shades of QE: Conflicts of Interest in Economic Research

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-128
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2020
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National Bank of Slovakia, European Central Bank, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Institutional Change and Institutional Persistence

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-127
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Sep 2020
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

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Unpaired Kidney Exchange: Overcoming Double Coincidence of Wants without Money

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-126
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 10 Sep 2020
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Stanford University, University College London - Department of Economics, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Paris-Jourdan Sciences Economiques (PSE)

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Reservation Wages and Workers’ Valuation of Job Flexibility: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-124
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 08 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2020
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Statistics Norway

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Measuring the Cost of Living in Mexico and the US

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-123
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Sep 2020
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Pennsylvania State University, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

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Doubling Down on Debt: Limited Liability as a Financial Friction

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-122
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 08 Sep 2020
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University of British Columbia (UBC), University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of British Columbia

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Dust Bowl Migrants: Identifying an Archetype

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-120
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Sep 2020
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Uncertainty Spillovers for Markets and Policy

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-121
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Sep 2020
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Great Lockdown and the Big Stimulus: Tracing the Pandemic Possibility Frontier for the U.S.

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-119
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Sep 2020
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Department of Economics and Princeton University

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39.

Business Incomes at the Top

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-118
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Sep 2020
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Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Finance

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Who Profits from Amateurism? Rent-Sharing in Modern College Sports

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-117
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 04 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2020
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Northwestern University, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Northwestern University

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COVID-19 Lockdown Policies at the State and Local Level

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-116
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Sep 2020
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale University and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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42.

Exit vs. Voice

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-114
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Aug 2020
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University of Trento, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Dynamic Trade-offs and Labor Supply under the CARES Act

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-112
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Aug 2020
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New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago

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The $100 Million Nudge: Increasing Tax Compliance of Businesses and the Self-Employed Using a Natural Field Experiment

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-113
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Aug 2020
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affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, The University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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How Did U.S. Consumers Use Their Stimulus Payments?

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-109
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Aug 2020
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University of Texas at Austin, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Finance

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Investors’ Beliefs and Asset Prices: A Structural Model of Cryptocurrency Demand

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-107
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 11 Aug 2020
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University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Valuation of Long-Term Property Rights under Political Uncertainty

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-105
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 11 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2020
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University of Chicago - Finance, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, University of Chicago - Finance and Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business

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An Instrumental Variable Approach to Dynamic Models

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-106
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Aug 2020
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Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Tracking Mask Mandates During the Covid-19 Pandemic

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-104
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Aug 2020
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University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Making Decisions under Model Misspecification

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-103
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Aug 2020
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affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Decision Sciences and Bocconi University - Department of Decision Sciences
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