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1.

Behavioral Economics

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 00-27
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Oct 2000
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Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Institutional Investors and Stock Market Volatility

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-30
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2010
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Harvard University - Department of Economics, Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies, Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies

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Can Hedge-Fund Returns Be Replicated?: The Linear Case

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Aug 2006
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Babson College - Finance Division and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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4.

The Economic Lives of the Poor

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-29
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Macroeconomics after the Crisis: Time to Deal with the Pretense-of-Knowledge Syndrome

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2010
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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The Crisis: Basic Mechanisms, and Appropriate Policies

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-01
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics

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Can't We All Be More Like Scandinavians? Asymmetric Growth and Institutions in an Interdependent World

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-22
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Government and Paris School of Economics (PSE)

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9.

Inequality and Institutions in 20th Century America

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-17
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Corporate Governance and Merger Activity in the U.S.: Making Sense of the 1980s and 1990s

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 01-11
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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The U.S. Current Account and the Dollar

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-02
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 27 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER) and King's College London

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12.

A Caricature (Model) of the World Economy

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 10-17
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Dec 2010
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Macroeconomic Effects of Oil Price Shocks: Why are the 2000s so Different from the 1970s?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-21
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 26 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI)
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Conditional Value-at-Risk: Aspects of Modeling and Estimation

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 01-19
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
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European Unemployment: The Evolution of Facts and Ideas

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-24
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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History, Institutions and Economic Performance: The Legacy of Colonial Land Tenure Systems in India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-27
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Aug 2002
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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The State of Macro

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-12
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Rebalancing Growth in China: A Three-Handed Approach

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-32
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)

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An African Success Story: Botswana

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 01-37
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Nov 2001
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government

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20.

Why Has CEO Pay Increased so Much?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-13
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 May 2006
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Harvard University - Department of Economics and Toulouse School of Economics

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Are Emily and Greg More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-22
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-10
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 01 May 2012
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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Do People Mean What They Say? Implications for Subjective Survey Data

MIT Economics Working Paper No. 01-04
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Exchange Traded Funds: A New Investment Option for Taxable Investors

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-07
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Mar 2002
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics

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Contracting Constraints, Credit Markets and Economic Development

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 02-17
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Apr 2002
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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26.

Sequential Innovation, Patents, and Imitation

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 00-01
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Feb 2000
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Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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Shrouded Attributes, Consumer Myopia, and Information Suppression in Competitive Markets

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-18
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 May 2005
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Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Civil Rights, the War on Poverty, and Black-White Convergence in Infant Mortality in the Rural South and Mississippi

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-04
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
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Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Economic Impacts of Climate Change: Evidence from Agricultural Profits and Random Fluctuations in Weather

MIT Department of Economics Research Paper No. 04-26
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2012
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University of California, Santa Barbara - College of Letters & Science - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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Real Wage Rigidities and the New Keynesian Model

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-28, FRB Boston Working Paper No. 05-14
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Nov 2005
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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI)

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Is The 'Surge' Working? Some New Facts

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-24
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Sep 2007
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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Labor Markets and Monetary Policy: A New-Keynesian Model with Unemployement

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-22, CFS Working Paper No. 2007/08
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI)
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Current Account Deficits in the Euro Area. The End of the Feldstein Horioka Puzzle?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-05
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Jan 2003
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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Punctuality: A Cultural Trait as Equilibrium

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-26
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Jun 2002
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Cornell University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Four Formal(Izable) Theories of the Firm?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 04-34
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 28 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School and Department of Economics
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The Economic Future of Europe

MIT Economics Working Paper No. 04-04
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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A Theory of Firm Scope

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-42
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Dec 2002
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Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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An MCMC Approach to Classical Estimation

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-21
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Independent
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Fiscal Dominance and Inflation Targeting: Lessons from Brazil

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 04-13
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Lapm: A Liquidity-Based Asset Pricing Model

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 98-08
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Jul 2000
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Toulouse 1 - Industrial Economic Institute (IDEI)

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The Rise and Fall of Economic History at MIT

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-11
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2013
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Using Gossips to Spread Information: Theory and Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 10 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2017
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics

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Incomplete Markets, Growth, and the Business Cycle

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 00-33, Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1910
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Jan 2001
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and EDHEC Business School - Department of Economics & Finance
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Current Account Deficits in Rich Countries

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-06
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Does Hazardous Waste Matter? Evidence from the Housing Market and the Superfund Program

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-27, FEEM Working Paper No. 149.05
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2013
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Case Western Reserve University - Weatherhead School of Management

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Evidence on the Impact of Sustained Exposure to Air Pollution on Life Expectancy from China's Huai River Policy

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-15
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Jul 2013
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Peking University - Guanghua School of Management, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Tsinghua University
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Is There a Viable European Social and Economic Model?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-21
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: An Economic Analysis with Implications for Worker Rights and Labor Standards Policy

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-11
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Mar 2002
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Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Macroeconomic Effects of Regulation and Deregulation in Goods and Labor Markets

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 01-02
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)

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50.

Media Bias

Harvard Institute Research Working Paper No. 1981; MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-33
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Nov 2002
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Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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