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1.

'Google It!' Forecasting the US Unemployment Rate with A Google Job Search Index

FEEM Working Paper No. 31.2010
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Apr 2010
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Bank of Italy and Bank of Italy
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Family Values and the Regulation of Labor

FEEM Working Paper No. 56.2010
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Universite Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne - CNRS-EUREQUA, National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management

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Social Capital and Political Accountability

FEEM Working Paper No. 58.2010
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2011
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Bocconi University - Department of Economics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

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Cultural Diversity and Economic Performance: Evidence from European Regions

FEEM Working Paper No. 63.2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Aug 2009
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University of Bologna, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation and Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milan
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Youth Unemployment Challenges in Mining Areas of Ghana

FEEM Working Paper No. 122.2009
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
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Kwame Nkrumah University of Science - Bureau of Integrated Rural Development and Technology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
Downloads 158
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Democracy, Property Rights, Income Equality, and Corruption

FEEM Working Paper No. 8.2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Feb 2011
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Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 149
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Winning Big but Feeling No Better? The Effect of Lottery Prizes on Physical and Mental Health

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2014
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Paris School of Economics (PSE) and Paris School of Economics (PSE)

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Downloads 138
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Conscription and Crime: Evidence from the Argentine Draft Lottery

FEEM Working Paper No. 55.2010
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jun 2010
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University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of San Andres and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella

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Corruption and Social Interaction: Evidence from China

FEEM Working Paper No. 9.2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
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Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 127
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Does Social Capital Create Trust? Evidence from a Community of Entrepreneurs

FEEM Working Paper No. 44.2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Aug 2009
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Sapienza University of Rome - Department of Economics and Law
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The Fragility of Social Capital

FEEM Working Paper No. 16.2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 May 2009
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Sapienza University of Rome - Department of Economics and Law, University of Sassari and Dipartimento di Statistica e Matematica Applicata all’Economia, Università di Pisa
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Changes in Beliefs and Perceptions About the Natural Environment in the Forest-Savanna Transitional Zone of Ghana: The Influence of Religion

FEEM Working Paper No. 8.2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Feb 2010
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Kwame Nkrumah University of Science - Bureau of Integrated Rural Development and Technology and Wildlife and Range Management, Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources, CANR, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana
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Mapping the Evolution of 'Clusters': A Meta-Analysis

FEEM Working Paper No. 74.2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
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Diseis & CSCC, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, University of Padua - Department of Economics and Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan
Downloads 89
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Tourism and Development: A Recent Phenomenon Built on Old (Institutional) Roots?

FEEM Working Paper 16.2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Mar 2010
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University of Cagliari and CRENoS, Università di Cagliari and Crenos and Universita di Cagliari - Centre for North South Economic Research (CRENOS)

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Trade and Geography in the Economic Origins of Islam: Theory and Evidence

FEEM Working Paper No. 75.2010
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Jun 2010
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Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna

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Are Academics Messy? Testing the Broken Windows Theory with a Field Experiment in the Work Environment

FEEM Working Paper No. 104
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Oct 2010
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Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
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Joint Venture Breakup and the Exploration-Exploitation Trade-off

FEEM Working Paper No. 102.2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2010
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French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM), National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - Research Center in Montpellier and McGill University - Department of Economics
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Parallel Imports and Innovation in an Emerging Economy

FEEM Working Paper No. 40.2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 May 2010
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University of Bologna and University of Bologna - Department of Economics

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The Effect of Tracking Students by Ability into Different Schools: A Natural Experiment

FEEM Working Paper No. 152.2010
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Jan 2011
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National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics, Paris School of Economics (PSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

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The Right Amount of Trust

FEEM Working Paper No. 61.2010
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 18 Jun 2010
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Dept. of Economics, University of California, Merced, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)

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Downloads 72
21.

The Fight Against Geography: Malaria and Economic Development in Italian Regions

FEEM Working Paper No. 7.2011
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Feb 2011
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Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management
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Loving Cultural Heritage - Private Individual Giving and Prosocial Behavior

FEEM Working Paper No. 11.2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Feb 2010
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University of Turin - Department of Economics, University of Turin - Department of Economics and Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment
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23.

Spatial Development

FEEM Working Paper No. 26.2010
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Apr 2010
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Southern Methodist University (SMU) and Princeton University - Department of Economics

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SMEs in Argentina: Who are the Exporters?

FEEM Working Paper No. 88.2009
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Nov 2009
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Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation and Inter-American Development Bank

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Juvenile Delinquency and Conformism

FEEM Working Paper No. 59.2010
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Jun 2010
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Università di Roma "La Sapienza" and Stockholm University

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Religious Organizations

FEEM Working Paper No. 53.2010
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Jun 2010
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London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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Advocatus, Et Non Latro? Testing the Supplier-Induced-Demand Hypothesis for Italian Courts of Justice

FEEM Working Paper No. 52.2010
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Jun 2010
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University of Bergamo and University of Brescia - Department of Economics
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Using the Law to Change the Custom

FEEM Working Paper No. 60.2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Jun 2010
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Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), University of Namur, Member of CRED (Centre de Recherche en Economie du Developpement) at the University of Namur, Belgium and University of Kent, Canterbury - Department of Economics
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Does Emigration Benefit the Stayers? The EU Enlargement as a Natural Experiment: Evidence from Lithuania

FEEM Working Paper No. 151.2010
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Jan 2011
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IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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Women’s Rights and Development

FEEM Working Paper No. 57.2010
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Jun 2010
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New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics
Downloads 61
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Internal Migration Across Italian Regions: Macroeconomic Determinants and Accommodating Potential for a Dualistic Economy

FEEM Working Paper No. 115.2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Oct 2010
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Universita di Cagliari

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Traditional Representations of the Natural Environment and Biodiversity Conservation: Sacred Groves in Ghana

FEEM Working Paper No. 87.2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Aug 2010
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Kwame Nkrumah University of Science - Bureau of Integrated Rural Development and Technology, Wildlife and Range Management, Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources, CANR, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and Wildlife and Range Management, Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources, CANR, KNUST
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Path Dependence, Institutions and the Density of Economic Activities: Evidence from Italian Cities

FEEM Working Paper No. 110.2010
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Oct 2010
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Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management
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Immigration, Offshoring and American Jobs

FEEM Working Paper No. 145.2010
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Dec 2010
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Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation, University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and University of California, Merced

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Returns to Migration, Education, and Externalities in the European Union

FEEM Working Paper No. 25.2010
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Apr 2010
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London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics
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Education, Reputation or Network? Evidence from Italy on Migrant Workers Employability

FEEM Working Paper No. 48.2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Aug 2009
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University of Ferrara & CERIS CNR, Italy, University of Ferrara, Universidad de Alicante - Department of Economic Analysis and University of Ferrara
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Beyond the Home Market Effect: Market Size and Specialization in a Multi-Country World

FEEM Working Paper No. 119.2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Jan 2010
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University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Department of Economics, Bank of Italy, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation and University of Tokyo - Faculty of Economics
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Migrants’ International Transfers and Educational Expenditure: Empirical Evidence from Albania

FEEM Working Paper No. 1.2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Feb 2010
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CMCC - Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
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Public Security vs. Private Self-Protection: Optimal Taxation and the Social Dynamics of Fear

FEEM Working Paper No. 44.2010
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 May 2010
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University of Sassari, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Dipartimento di Statistica e Matematica Applicata all’Economia, Università di Pisa
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Rent Seekers in Rentier States: When Greed Brings Peace

FEEM Working Paper No. 39.2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Apr 2010
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Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Bologna - Department of Economics

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Trade Complexity and Productivity

FEEM Working Paper No. 62.2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Aug 2009
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Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS) and Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management
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Crime and Education in a Model of Information Transmission

FEEM Working Paper No. 129.2010
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Nov 2010
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Universidad del Rosario, Goethe University Frankfurt and Universidad del Rosario - Department of Economics
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Cultural Identity and Knowledge Creation in Cosmopolitan Cities

FEEM Working Paper No. 72.2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Oct 2009
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Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation and University of Bologna

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Firm Heterogeneity, Contract Enforcement, and the Industry Dynamics of Offshoring

FEEM Working Paper No. 54.2009
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Aug 2009
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Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation and University of Bologna - Department of Economics

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The Decision to Migrate and Social Capital: Evidence from Albania

FEEM Working Paper No. 91.2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Nov 2009
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CMCC - Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
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Entry on Export Markets and Firm-Level Performance Growth: Intra-Industrial Convergence or Divergence?

FEEM Working Paper No. 153.2010
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2011
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Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE)
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The Solaria Syndrome: Social Capital in a Growing Hyper-Technological Economy

FEEM Working Paper No. 100.2010
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Sep 2010
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University of Sassari, Sapienza University of Rome - Department of Economics and Law and Dipartimento di Statistica e Matematica Applicata all’Economia, Università di Pisa
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'Thou Shalt Not Covet ...': Prohibitions, Temptation and Moral Values

FEEM Working Paper No. 54.2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Jun 2010
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University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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Like Oil and Water or Chocolate and Peanut Butter? Ethnic Diversity and Social Participation of Young People in England

FEEM Working Paper No. 94.2009
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 30 Nov 2009
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University Ca' Foscari of Venice and University of East Anglia and Institute for Social and Economic Research - University of Essex
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Job Instability and Family Planning: Insights from the Italian Puzzle

FEEM Working Paper No. 90.2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
Sapienza University of Rome - Department of Economics and Law
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