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1.

Educational Impacts and Cost-Effectiveness of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs in Developing Countries: A Meta-Analysis

CESR Working Paper No. 2013-007
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Department of Economics and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
Downloads 637
2.

The Affordable Care Act, State Policies and Demand for Primary Care Physicians

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No: 2016-010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Duke University - School of Medicine, Duke and Duke
Downloads 417
3.

Gender Differences in Job Entry Decisions: A University-Wide Field Experiment

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2579257, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper 2579257
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 335
4.

Dynamic Inconsistency in Food Choice: Experimental Evidence from a Food Desert

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2572821, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper 2015-027
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Downloads 324
5.

A Theory of Socioeconomic Disparities in Health Over the Life Cycle

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-016
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)

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Downloads 235
6.

Dishonesty: From Parents to Children

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-15, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

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Downloads 214
7.

Incentives to Eat Healthy: Evidence from a Grocery Store Field Experiment

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-025
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Louis' Groceries
Downloads 179
8.

A Contribution to Health-Capital Theory

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-004
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 May 2015
Working Paper Series
USC Center for Economic and Social Research

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Downloads 144
9.

How Do Suggested Donations Affect Charitable Gifts? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Public Broadcasting

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-031
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Dec 2015
Working Paper Series
Google, Inc. and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 134
10.

Dimensions of Subjective Well-Being

CESR Working Paper No. 2013-005
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Program on Global Aging, Health & Policy, Center for Economic & Social Research, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Education and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 121
11.

Nudging Youth to Develop Savings Habits: Experimental Evidence Using SMS Messages

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-018
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
Downloads 121
12.

Financing the War on Drugs: The Impact of Law Enforcement Grants on Racial Disparities in Drug Arrests

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-005
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California and University of Memphis - Economics
Downloads 113
13.

Roadmap to a Unified Measure of Housing Insecurity

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-013
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 03 May 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California, University of Southern California, University of Southern California and University of Southern California - School of Social Work
Downloads 111
14.

School Entry Age and Children's Social-Behavioral Skills: Evidence from a National Longitudinal Study of US Kindergartners

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2013-013
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Loyola Marymount University
Downloads 108
15.

An Experimental Study of Decision Process with Interactive Technology

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Florida International University (FIU) - College of Business Administration, Purdue University - College of Industrial Engineering and Purdue University - College of Industrial Engineering
Downloads 106
16.

The Life-Cycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-18
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 14 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and University of Southern California Center for Economic and Social Research

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Downloads 101
17.

Wealth and Health Behavior: Testing the Concept of a Health Cost

CESR Working Paper No. 2013-001-Rev1
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and USC Center for Economic and Social Research

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Downloads 101
18.

A Theory of Education and Health

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-001
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 18 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)

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Downloads 97
19.

The Association between Personality Traits and Voting in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 97
20.

How Does Retirement Impact Health Behaviors? An International Comparison

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-033
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Washington - Department of Health Services and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 96
21.

Do I Care If You Are Paid? A Field Experiment on Charitable Donations

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2938069
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf - Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE), Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 90
22.

Who are the Joneses?

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2014-004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California and Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California
Downloads 89
23.

Challenges in Constructing a Survey-Based Well-Being Index

American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, Forthcoming, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2900774
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Gordon College, Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

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Downloads 88
24.

Gifts and Goals: Behavioral Nudges to Improve Child Food Choice at School

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 88
25.

Loss Aversion and the Quantity-Quality Tradeoff

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-006
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Case Western Reserve University
Downloads 82
26.

A Field Experiment on the Impact of Incentives on Milk Choice in the Lunchroom

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2558604, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper 2015-028
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 81
27.

The Design of Conditional Cash Transfers: Experiences from Argentina's Universal Child Allowance

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2014-006
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and University of Cambridge

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Downloads 80
28.

Does Retirement Impact Health Care Utilization?

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-032
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Washington - Department of Health Services and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 77
29.

Celebrity Influence? An Observational Study of Consumer Responses on Social Media and on an Internet Search Engine to News of Angelina Jolie's Prophylactic Mastectomies

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
Duke University - School of Medicine
Downloads 76
30.

Using Online Social Media and Social Networks as a Public Health Intervention

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
Duke University - School of Medicine, University of Southern California and University of Southern California
Downloads 74
31.

Health Inequalities Through the Lens of Health Capital Theory: Issues, Solutions, and Future Directions

CESR Working Paper No. 2013-002
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)

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Downloads 72
32.

Maternal Work and Children's Diet, Activity, and Obesity

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2013-012
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
Downloads 68
33.

Gender and Dynamic Agency: Theory and Evidence on the Compensation of Top Executives

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-002
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh, Boston College and University of Southern California Center for Economic and Social Research

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Downloads 67
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Retirement Planning Among Middle-Aged and Older Hispanics

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-003
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy, RAND Corporation, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), RAND Corporation and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 67
35.

Learned Generosity? A Field Experiment with Parents and Their Children

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper 2706751
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
Downloads 57
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The Effect of Education on Health and Mortality: A Review of Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Evidence

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-11
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
USC Center for Economic and Social Research, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)

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Downloads 57
37.

The Effect of Private Sector Work Opportunities in Prison on Labor Market Outcomes of the Formerly Incarcerated

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-014
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 11 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California
Downloads 55
38.

Visual Tools and Narratives: New Ways to Improve Financial Literacy

Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center Working Paper No. 2014-1, Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2585231
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Accountancy, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Dartmouth College, RAND Corporation - Labor and Population and RAND Corporation

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Downloads 55
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Decision Complexity as a Barrier to Annuitization

CESR Working Paper No. 2013-004
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Dartmouth College and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

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Downloads 52
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Medium Term Educational Consequences of Alternative Conditional Cash Transfer Designs: Experimental Evidence from Colombia

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-026
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
World Bank, The University of Texas at Austin and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
Downloads 46
41.

The RAND Continuous 2012 Presidential Election Poll

CESR Working Paper No. 2013-003
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
CESR - USC, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, University of Southern California and USC CESR
Downloads 45
42.

Consistent Estimation of Linear Panel Data Models with Measurement Error

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2014-008
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California, University of Groningen and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business

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Downloads 44
43.

Retirement Patterns of Couples in Europe

CESR Working Paper No. 2013-006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Banco de España - Research Department and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform

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Biased Beliefs about Random Samples: Evidence from Two Integrated Experiments

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-008
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 05 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 43
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Rejection Odds and Rejection Ratios: A Proposal for Statistical Practice in Testing Hypotheses

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-002
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Valencia, USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Duke University and Purdue University
Downloads 43
46.

The Effects of Partial Retirement on Health

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2013-010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University

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47.

Nonmonetary Job Characteristics and Employment Transitions at Older Ages

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2015-326, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-034
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California and University of Southern California
Downloads 42
48.

Smoking Initiation: Peers and Personality

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-004
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)

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Downloads 40
49.

The Effect of Using Different Imputation Methods for Economic Variables in Aging Surveys

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-019
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
Program on Global Aging, Health & Policy, Center for Economic & Social Research, University of Southern California and CESR
Downloads 39
50.

Thought for Food: Understanding Educational Disparities in Diet

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-005
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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