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1.

Do Renewable Portfolio Standards Deliver?

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-62
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Apr 2019
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Production, Relocation, and Price Effects of US Trade Policy: The Case of Washing Machines

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-61
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 19 Apr 2019
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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The Relationship Dilemma: Organizational Culture and the Adoption of Credit Scoring Technology in Indian Banking

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-54
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Apr 2019
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Goldman Sachs, The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Lessons from the Monetary and Fiscal History of Latin America

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-47
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Apr 2019
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University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
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Policy News and Stock Market Volatility

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-53
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Apr 2019
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Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Department of Finance, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Chicago

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Who Is Screened Out? Application Costs and the Targeting of Disability Programs

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-27
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Apr 2019
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University of Chicago and SUNY University at Albany

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Cities, Lights, and Skills in Developing Economies

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-50
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Mar 2019
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Columbia University and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics

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8.

The Patent Troll: Benign Middleman or Stick-Up Artist?

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-51
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Mar 2019
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University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Analysis Group, Inc. and University of Chicago

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Crude by Rail, Option Value, and Pipeline Investment

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-49
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Mar 2019
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies

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The Roots of Health Inequality and The Value of Intra-Family Expertise

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-45
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 08 Mar 2019
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Duke University, Stanford University and Stanford University - Department of Health Research And Policy

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11.

Religion and Sanitation Practices

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-44
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Mar 2019
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University of Chicago, Stanford University, Stanford University, Stanford University and Stanford University
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Governance and the Effectiveness of Public Health Subsidies: Evidence from Ghana, Kenya and Uganda

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-39
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Mar 2019
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University of Chicago, Stanford University and University of California, Santa Cruz
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Parents’ Beliefs About Their Children’s Academic Ability: Implications for Educational Investments

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-38
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Mar 2019
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University of Chicago
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Trade Openness and Antitrust Law

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-37
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Mar 2019
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Columbia University - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School

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Does Strategic Ability Affect Efficiency? Evidence from Electricity Markets

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-36
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Mar 2019
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance

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Misallocation Measures: The Distortion That Ate the Residual

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-35
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Mar 2019
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University of Maryland - Department of Economics, NERA Economic Consulting and University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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How Wide Is the Firm Border?

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-34
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Mar 2019
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University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Compass Lexecon and University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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The Productivity J-Curve: How Intangibles Complement General Purpose Technologies

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-33
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Mar 2019
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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Disability and Distress: The Effect of Disability Programs on Financial Outcomes

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-32
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 05 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2019
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University of Chicago, Columbia University - Department of Health Policy and Management and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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20.

Information Cascades and Threshold Implementation

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-30
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Mar 2019
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School

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The Financing of Local Government in China: Stimulus Loan Wanes and Shadow Banking Waxes

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-29
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 04 Mar 2019
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Tsinghua University, University of Chicago - Finance and Tsinghua University - School of Economics and Management

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Leverage-Induced Fire Sales and Stock Market Crashes

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-28
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 04 Mar 2019
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University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), University of Chicago - Finance, Yale School of Management and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance

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23.

The Monetary and Fiscal History of Paraguay, 1960–2017

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Mar 2019
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Central Bank of Paraguay, Independent and Central Bank of Paraguay
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The Monetary and Fiscal History of Argentina: 1960-2017

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Mar 2019
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Washington University in St. Louis and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
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Capitalists in the Twenty-first Century

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-26
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 23 Feb 2019
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U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis (OTA), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Princeton University and University of Chicago - Finance

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Trade and Domestic Production Networks

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-25
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 22 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2019
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University of Chicago Department of Economics, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, Statistics Norway and National Bank of Belgium

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Local Governments, In-Kind Transfers, and Economic Inequality

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-24
Posted: 22 Feb 2019
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Statistics Norway, Statistics Norway, Statistics Norway and Statistics Norway
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Why Do Wealthy Parents Have Wealthy Children?

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-22
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Feb 2019
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Statistics Norway, Statistics Norway and Statistics Norway - Research Department

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Disability Benefits, Consumption Insurance, and Household Labor Supply

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-21
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 Feb 2019
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Bergen, Statistics Norway and University of Chicago

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Educational Assortative Mating and Household Income Inequality

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-20
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 22 Feb 2019
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Statistics Norway, Statistics Norway and Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Economics

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Optimal Currency Areas with Labor Market Frictions

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-14
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Inference under Covariate-Adaptive Randomization with Multiple Treatments

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-19
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Feb 2019
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Duke University, Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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33.

Instrumental Variables and the Sign of the Average Treatment Effect

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-18
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 14 Feb 2019
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Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), University of Chicago and Yale University - Department of Economics
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The Wild Bootstrap with a 'Small' Number of 'Large' Clusters

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-17
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Feb 2019
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Northwestern University - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Discretizing Unobserved Heterogeneity

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-16
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 13 Feb 2019
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University of Chicago, University of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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A Distributional Framework for Matched Employer Employee Data

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-15
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 13 Feb 2019
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University of Chicago, University of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Spatial Correlation, Trade, and Inequality: Evidence from the Global Climate

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-13
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 13 Feb 2019
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and University of California, Berkeley

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Punish One, Teach A Hundred: The Sobering Effect of Punishment on the Unpunished

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-12
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Feb 2019
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Boston College, University of Chicago - Finance and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

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Nonparametric Inference on State Dependence in Unemployment

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-11
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Feb 2019
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University of Chicago

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Spatial Linkages, Global Shocks, and Local Labor Markets: Theory and Evidence

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-10
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 12 Feb 2019
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale University - Department of Economics and Tufts University - Department of Economics

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Low Interest Rates, Market Power, and Productivity Growth

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-09
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 04 Feb 2019
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Princeton University - Princeton University, Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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IQ, Expectations, and Choice

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-08
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Jan 2019
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Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Bank of Finland - Research and University of Chicago - Finance

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Human Frictions in the Transmission of Economic Policy

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-07
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Jan 2019
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Boston College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Bank of Finland - Research and University of Chicago - Finance
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The Dozen Things Experimental Economists Should Do (More Of)

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-01
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 24 Jan 2019
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University of Chicago, Universidad de Alicante, Fundamentos del Análisis Económico (FAE) and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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Heterogeneous Households under Uncertainty

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-06
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Jan 2019
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Dynamism Diminished: The Role of Housing Markets and Credit Conditions

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-05
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Jan 2019
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University of Chicago and University of Maryland - Department of Economics

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The Aggregate Implications of Regional Business Cycles

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-04
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 16 Jan 2019
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University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago

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Twisted Probabilities, Uncertainty, and Prices

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-02
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Jan 2019
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics, NYU, University of Chicago and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Monetary Policy Communications and their Effects on Household Inflation Expectations

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-03
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Jan 2019
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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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The Rise of the Dollar and Fall of the Euro as International Currencies

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2018-84
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Dec 2018
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Harvard University, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Columbia University - Columbia Business School

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