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1.

The $64 Billion Massachusetts Vehicle Economy

HKS Working Paper No. RWP-038
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The Intergenerational Effects of Parental Incarceration

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-031
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 25 Nov 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Stockholm University, Stockholm University, Stockholm University - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Department of Economics
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Targeted Debt Relief and the Origins of Financial Distress: Experimental Evidence from Distressed Credit Card Borrowers

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-030
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 25 Nov 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Government of the United States of America - Social Security Administration
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Measuring Bias in Consumer Lending

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-029
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 25 Nov 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Sussex - Department of Economics
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5.

The Property Rights Theory of Production Networks

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-033
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Nov 2019
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University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Does One Medicare Fit All? The Economics of Uniform Health Insurance Benefits

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-132
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics

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7.

Corporate Purpose in Play: The Role of ESG Investing

M-RCBG Faculty Working Paper Series, 2019-05, Draft chapter for 'Sustainable Investing: A Path to a New Horizon', Routledge, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Nov 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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8.

Bound to Happen: Explanation Bias in Historical Analysis

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-032
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Oct 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Who Should See the Patient? On Discretionary Patient-Provider Assignments in Hospitals

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2019
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Harvard University, TH Chan School of Public Health and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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'Descended from Immigrants and Revolutionists': How Family Immigration History Shapes Representation in Congress

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-028, September 2019
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 27 Sep 2019
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Boston University - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Political Science and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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11.

STEM Careers and the Changing Skill Requirements of Work

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-025, August 2019
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 11 Sep 2019
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Harvard University and Harvard University
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A Source of Escalation or a Source of Restraint? An Empirical Investigation of How Civil Society Affects Mass Killings

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-027, September 2019
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Sep 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Connecticut
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Using Behavioral Insights to Improve Truancy Notifications

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-026, August 2019
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Aug 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University, Attendance Works and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Risky Business: Commissioning Portraits in Renaissance Italy

Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz, thematic issue, “Bad Reception: Negative Reactions to Italian Renaissance Art,” ed. by Diletta Gamberini, Jonathan K. Nelson, and Alessandro Nova, Forthcoming. , HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-024, July 2019,
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Jul 2019
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Syracuse University in Florence and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Strategic Sorting: The Role of Ordeals in Health Care

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-023, June 2019
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jul 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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Health Care Spending Projections and Policy Changes: Recognizing the Limits of Existing Forecasts

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-022, June 2019
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Jun 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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First-Price Auctions with Budget Constraints

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-021, June 2019
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Can Transparency and Accountability Programs Improve Health? Experimental Evidence from Indonesia and Tanzania

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-020
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Jun 2019
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Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The Future of U.S. Carbon-Pricing Policy: Normative Assessment and Positive Prognosis

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-017
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Jun 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Joint Patient Selection and Scheduling under No-Shows: Theory and Application in Proton Therapy

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and Harvard University - Massachusetts General Hospital
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Do Physicians Influence Each Other's Performance? Evidence from the Emergency Department

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-026, May 2019
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and Mayo Clinic - College of Medicine and Science
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A Perfectly Robust Approach to Multiperiod Matching Problems

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 May 2019 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Estimating the Effect of Asking About Citizenship on the US Census: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-015
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 May 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Birds of a Feather: Estimating the Value of Statistical Life from Dual-Earner Families

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-013
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Apr 2019
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Harvard Kennedy School

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Efficient Division When Preferences are Private: Using the Expected Externality Mechanism

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-014
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Apr 2019
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Hewlett-Packard Enterprise - Social Computing Lab, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The Unwavering SES Achievement Gap: Trends in U.S. Student Performance

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-012
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Mar 2019
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Stanford University - Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Harvard University - Department of Government (FAS), Stanford University and Ifo Institute for Economic Research

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Silver or Lead? Why Violence and Corruption Limit Women’s Representation

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Mar 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Descriptive Norms and Gender Diversity: Reactance from Men

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-007
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Feb 2019
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Harvard University, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Sovereign Bonds Since Waterloo

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-009
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 22 Feb 2019
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Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), Harvard University, Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (BCSIA) and Kiel Institute for the World Economy

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Informational Inequity Aversion and Performance

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-008, Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 3339572
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Feb 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Human Rights, Artificial Intelligence and Heideggerian Technoskepticism: The Long (Worrisome?) View

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Feb 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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32.

Financial Crises: Past and Future

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-005
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Feb 2019
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Harvard University
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33.

Managerial Control and Executive Compensation

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-002
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Feb 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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34.

Should the Fed Be Constrained?

Cato Journal, Forthcoming, HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-003
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Feb 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The Curious Case of the Missing Defaults

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Feb 2019
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Harvard University
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The Spillover Effects of Hospital Closures on the Efficiency and Quality of Other Hospitals

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-006
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2020
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Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Gender Differences in Volunteer's Dilemma: Evidence from Teamwork among Graduate Students

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-001
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Jan 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The (Lack of) Distortionary Effects of Proxy-Means Tests: Results from a Nationwide Experiment in Indonesia

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-041
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Dec 2018
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and SMERU Research Institute

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Revealing Stereotypes: Evidence from Immigrants in Schools

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-040
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Dec 2018
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Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Kennedy School, University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER) and Bocconi University - BAFFI Center on International Markets, Money, and Regulation

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Why Won’t You Listen to Me? Measuring Receptiveness to Opposing Views

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-028, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 3295946
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2019
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of British Columbia and Georgetown University - Department of Management
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Goals and Gaps: Educational Careers of Immigrant Children

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-036
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 Oct 2018
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Harvard Kennedy School, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - BAFFI Center on International Markets, Money, and Regulation
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Happily Ever After: Immigration, Natives’ Marriage, and Fertility

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-035
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 29 Oct 2018
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Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School

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Implicit Stereotypes: Evidence from Teachers’ Gender Bias

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-034
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 29 Oct 2018
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Harvard Kennedy School
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Do 40-Year-Old Facts Still Matter? Long-Run Effects of Federal Oversight under the Voting Rights Act

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-033
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 25 Oct 2018
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Measuring Bias in Consumer Lending

Number of pages: 89 Posted: 24 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2019
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Princeton University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Sussex - Department of Economics

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Two-Stage Examinations: Can Examinations Be More Formative Experiences?

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-032
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Oct 2018
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Charging the Future: Challenges and Opportunities for Electric Vehicle Adoption

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-026
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 18 Sep 2018
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Climate Policy Initiative
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48.

Take Two! SAT Retaking and College Enrollment Gaps

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-031
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2018
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Brandeis University - Department of Economics, Stanford University and Georgia State University
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Universal Basic Incomes vs. Targeted Transfers: Anti-Poverty Programs in Developing Countries

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-024
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Sep 2018
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Determining the Differences that Matter: Development and Divergence in US States Over 1850-2010

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-030
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Aug 2018
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University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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