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1.

Internet Access and its Implications for Productivity, Inequality, and Resilience

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-88
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Jul 2021
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ITAM - Business School, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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All-Cause Mortality During Sars-Cov-2 Pandemic in India: Nationally-Representative Estimates Independent of Official Death Registry

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-93
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Jul 2021
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University of California San Diego and University of Chicago - Law School
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Consistent Evidence on Duration Dependence of Price Changes

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-91
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 30 Jul 2021
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Prevalence of COVID-19 in Rural Versus Urban Areas in a Low-Income Country: Findings from a State-Wide Study in Karnataka, India

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-92
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Jul 2021
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Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Law School, Optym and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Climate Change Uncertainty Spillover in the Macroeconomy

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-90
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Jul 2021
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Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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A Note on the Level of Customer Support by State Governments: A Mystery-Shopping Approach

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-89
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Jul 2021
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University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago

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Let Me Work From Home, or I Will Find Another Job

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-87
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Jul 2021
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ITAM - Business School, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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8.

The Evolution from Life Insurance to Financial Engineering

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-85
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Jul 2021
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affiliation not provided to SSRN and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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9.

Athletes Greatly Benefit from Participation in Sports at the College and Secondary Level

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-86
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Jul 2021
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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The Lasting Effects of Early Childhood Education on Promoting the Skills and Social Mobility of Disadvantaged African Americans

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-83
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jul 2021
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Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Johns Hopkins University Department of Economics

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Welfare Costs of Idiosyncratic and Aggregate Consumption Shocks

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-84
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jul 2021
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Refugee Return and Conflict: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-82
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 15 Jul 2021
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University of Pennsylvania and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Non-Modernization: Power-Culture Trajectories and the Dynamics of Political Institutions

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-81
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Jul 2021
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

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A Denial a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-80
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
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University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, University of Chicago, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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How Much Should We Trust the Dictator's GDP Growth Estimates?

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-78
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 12 Jul 2021
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University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

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Test Assets and Weak Factors

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-79
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 12 Jul 2021
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Yale School of Management, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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The Heterogeneous Value of a Statistical Life: Evidence from U.S. Army Reenlistment Decisions

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-75
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 Jul 2021
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United States Military Academy, West Point, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and United States Military Academy, West Point
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18.

The Dynastic Benefits of Early Childhood Education

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-77
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Jul 2021
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Center for the Economics of Human Development and University of Southern California - Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics

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How Americans Respond to Idiosyncratic and Exogenous Changes in Household Wealth and Unearned Income

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 76
Number of pages: 133 Posted: 02 Jul 2021
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University of Chicago, Princeton University - Department of Economics, University College London and University of Chicago

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20.

Task Based Discrimination

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-40
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 30 Jun 2021
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Management and University of Chicago
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The Impact of Free Secondary Education: Experimental Evidence from Ghana

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-73
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 30 Jun 2021
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University and University of Chicago

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22.

Could Vaccine Dose Stretching Reduce COVID-19 Deaths?

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-68
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 29 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2021
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WAW Statistical Consulting Ltd., Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and Harvard University

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Explaining the Income and Consumption Effects of COVID in India

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-72
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jun 2021
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NYU Stern School of Business, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School

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Option-Implied Spreads and Option Risk Premia

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-71
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jun 2021
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John Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Dissecting Green Returns

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-70
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2021
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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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Aid Fragmentation and Corruption

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-69
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Jun 2021
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China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)

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Family Background, Neighborhoods and Intergenerational Mobility

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-67
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 04 Jun 2021
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University of Chicago and University of Oslo, Dept of Economics

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Beyond Health: Non-Health Risk and the Value of Disability Insurance

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-66
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Jun 2021
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University of Chicago and University of Virginia - Department of Economics

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Learning about Homelessness Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-65
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
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University of Chicago, University of Chicago, University of Chicago, U.S. Census Bureau and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

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Central Banking Challenges Posed by Uncertain Climate Change and Natural Disasters

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-64
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Jun 2021
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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31.

Lifetime Earnings in the United States over Six Decades

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-60
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 26 May 2021
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University of Minnesota - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, U.S. Social Security Administration and Princeton University
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Culture, Institutions and Social Equilibria: A Framework

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-61
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 25 May 2021
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

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33.

How Experiments with Children Inform Economics

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-62
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 25 May 2021
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management

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A Welfare Analysis of Tax Structures with Love-of-Variety Preferences

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-63
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 May 2021
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University of Toronto, University of Calgary - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Corruption and Political Mobilization: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-59
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 May 2021
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University of Pittsburgh and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Labor Market Power

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-58
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 13 May 2021
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Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and University of Chicago
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CIP Deviations, the Dollar, and Frictions in International Capital Markets

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-57
Number of pages: 141 Posted: 11 May 2021
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University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Columbia University - Columbia Business School

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Work from Home & Productivity: Evidence from Personnel & Analytics Data on IT Professionals

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-56
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 May 2021 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2021
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University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Essex - Department of Economics and University of Essex - Department of Economics

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Concentration in Product Markets

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-55
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 May 2021
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Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Tax Planning Knowledge Diffusion via the Labor Market

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-64
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Apr 2021
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Washington University in St. Louis - Olin Business School and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

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Quantifying Market Power and Business Dynamism

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-54
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 30 Apr 2021
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Princeton University - Department of Economics, University College London - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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The Forging of a Rebel

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-53
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 29 Apr 2021
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University of Toronto - Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Marakuja Kivu Research, University of Chicago and University of California, Berkeley

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Losing on the Home Front? Battlefield Casualties, Media, and Public Support for Foreign Interventions

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-52
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 01 May 2021
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University of Warwick, University of Warwick, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

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The Backward Art of Slowing the Spread? Congregation Efficiencies during COVID-19

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-51
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Apr 2021
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University of Chicago

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College as a Marriage Market

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-50
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Apr 2021
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Statistics Norway - Research Department, University of Oslo - Department of Economics and University of Chicago

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The Impact of Domestic Travel Bans on Covid-19 is Nonlinear in Their Duration

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-48
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2021
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University of Chicago, University of Chicago and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics

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A Glimpse of Freedom: Allied Occupation and Political Resistance in East Germany

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-49
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 21 Apr 2021
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University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Productivity Growth and Workers’ Job Transitions: Evidence from Censal Microdata

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-46
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Apr 2021
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University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Central Bank of Chile, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Instituto de Economía, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Central Bank of Chile

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What We Teach About Race and Gender: Representation in Images and Text of Children’s Books

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-44
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 14 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2021
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University of Chicago, Columbia University, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago and University of Chicago
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Do Workfare Programs Live Up to Their Promises? Experimental Evidence from Cote D’Ivoire

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-45
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 13 Apr 2021
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) - CREST, World Bank and World Bank

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