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1.

Bismarck to No Effect: Fertility Decline and the Introduction of Social Insurance in Prussia

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1069, 2019
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Dec 2019
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Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Mannheim
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On Her Own Account: How Strengthening Women’s Financial Control Impacts Labor Supply and Gender Norms

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1068
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 19 Sep 2019
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Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group, Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Harvard University, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Yale University
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Housing Prices, Inter-Generational Co-Residence, and 'Excess' Savings by the Young: Evidence Using Chinese Data

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1067
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Aug 2019
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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Assessing the Benefits of Long‐Run Weather Forecasting for the Rural Poor: Farmer Investments and Worker Migration in a Dynamic Equilibrium Model

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1065
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Aug 2019
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University

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The Effects of Schooling on Costless Health Maintenance: Overweight Adolescents and Children in Rural China

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1066
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Aug 2019
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics

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Migration and Informal Insurance

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1064
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 18 Jul 2019
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Yale University, Yale School of Management, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Stanford University

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Migration and Informal Insurance

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 2185, July 2019, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 15 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2019
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Yale University, Yale School of Management, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Stanford University

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Enforcing Regulation Under Illicit Adaptation

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1063
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 12 Sep 2018
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University of California, Berkeley and Yale School of Management

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Can Network Theory-Based Targeting Increase Technology Adoption?

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 2139, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1062
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2018
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Northwestern University - Department of Economics, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and Yale School of Management

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Capital Structure and the Choice of Enterprise Form: Theory and History

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1061
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2018
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Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Oxford
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Inter-Sectoral Terms of Trade and Investible Surplus

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1060
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2017
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Temple University - Department of Economics
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Are There Too Many Farms in the World? Labor-Market Transaction Costs, Machine Capacities and Optimal Farm Size

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1059
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 18 Sep 2017
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Brown University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center

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Human Capital Development and Parental Investment in India

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1058
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2017
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University College London - Department of Economics, Yale University and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department

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14.

Dynamic Random Utility

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 2092
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 23 Jun 2017
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation, Yale University - Cowles Foundation and Harvard University - Harvard Institute of Economic Research

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Partnership as Experimentation: Business Organization and Survival in Egypt, 1910–1949

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1057
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 26 May 2017
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University of Arizona - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Networks in Conflict: Theory and Evidence from the Great War of Africa

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1056
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Jan 2017
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University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne, University of Lausanne and University of Zurich

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External Validity in a Stochastic World

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1054
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jul 2016
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University

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Insurgency and Small Wars: Estimation of Unobserved Coalition Structures

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1053
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 26 May 2016
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Vancouver School of Economics and Yale University Department of Economics
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Human Capital Development and Parental Investment in India

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1052
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 01 Dec 2015
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University College London - Department of Economics, Yale University and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department

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20.

Women and Agricultural Productivity: What Does the Evidence Tell Us?

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1051
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2015
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University of Oxford - Department of International Development
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21.

Choice of Enterprise Form: Spain, 1886-1936

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1049
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 30 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2015
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Yale University - Department of Economics and Universidad de Murcia
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22.

The Impact of Financial Education for Youth in Ghana

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1048, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 141
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Apr 2015
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Yale University, Cornell University - Department of Economics and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics

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Decentralizing Education Resources: School Grants in Senegal

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1047, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 137
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 03 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2015
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University College London - Department of Economics, Université Gaston Berger de Saint-Louis, World Bank Group, Yale University and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics

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Business Cycles and the Scale of Economic Shock

WORKING PAPER CERIS-CNR, vol. 11, n. 6, pp. 1-24
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2018
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National Research Council of Italy (CNR)
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Unshrouding Effects on Demand for a Costly Add-On: Evidence from Bank Overdrafts in Turkey

Economics Department Working Paper No. 138, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1044
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2016
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University of Essex - Department of Economics, Yapi Kredi Bank A.S., Yale University and Dartmouth College

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The Catch-22 of External Validity in the Context of Constraints to Firm Growth

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1045
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Feb 2015
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London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Yale University

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Saving for a (Not So) Rainy Day: A Randomized Evaluation of Savings Groups in Mali

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1043, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
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Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale University and University of Ghent

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Self‐Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1042, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 135
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
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Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale University, University of Ghent and Northwestern University
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To Charge or Not to Charge: Evidence from a Health Products Experiment in Uganda

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1041, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 May 2014 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2014
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London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Yale University, Harvard University and Yale University - Department of Political Science

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Financial Education and Access to Savings Accounts: Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Ugandan Youth Clubs

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1040, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 132
Number of pages: 127 Posted: 11 May 2014
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Yale University, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College

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Co-Residence, Life-Cycle Savings and Inter-Generational Support in Urban China

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1039, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Apr 2014
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics

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The Effect of Effectiveness: Donor Response to Aid Effectiveness in a Direct Mail Fundraising Experiment

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1038, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2015
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Yale University and Federal Trade Commission

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Loose Knots: Strong versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1037, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 26 May 2016
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Yale University and The University of Texas at Austin

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Rainfall Forecasts, Weather and Wages Over the Agricultural Production Cycle

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1036, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 128
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Jan 2014
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University

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Risk, Insurance and Wages in General Equilibrium

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1035, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 127
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Dec 2013
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Yale School of Management and Yale University - Economic Growth Center

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Follow the Money: Methods for Identifying Consumption and Investment Responses to a Liquidity Shock

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1034, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 126
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Nov 2013
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Yale University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dartmouth College

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Targeting Ultra-Poor Households in Honduras and Peru

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1033, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 125
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Nov 2013
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Yale University and University of Ghent

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Escaping Famine Through Seasonal Migration

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1032, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 124
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 04 Nov 2013
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London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, The University of Sydney and Yale School of Management
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Continued Existence of Cows Disproves Central Tenets of Capitalism?

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1031, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 122
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2014
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University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School of Business - Business Economics and Public Policy Department, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Yale University

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Communicating with Farmers Through Social Networks

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1030, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 121
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Aug 2013
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College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and Yale School of Management
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Forecasting Profitability

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1029, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 120
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Aug 2013
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University

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The Caloric Costs of Culture: Evidence From Indian Migrants

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1028, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 119
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2013
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Savings By and For the Poor: A Research Review and Agenda

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1027, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 118
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2014
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Yale University, Yale University and Dartmouth College

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Long-Run Price Elasticities of Demand for Credit: Evidence from a Countrywide Field Experiment in Mexico

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1024, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 115
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Jul 2013
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Yale University and Dartmouth College

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Win Some Lose Some? Evidence From a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1026, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 117
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Jun 2013
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University of Michigan - Department of Economics, Yale University and Dartmouth College

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Mixed Method Evaluation of a Passive mHealth Sexual Information Texting Service in Uganda

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1025, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 116
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Jun 2013
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University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Yale University and Yale University - Department of Political Science

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Problems of Sample-Selection Bias in the Historical Heights Literature: A Theoretical and Econometric Analysis

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 114, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1023
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 09 May 2013
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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Yale University - Department of Economics and Department of Economics, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
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Political Mergers as Coalition Formation: An Analysis of the Heisei Municipal Amalgamations

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1022, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 113
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 31 May 2013
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Yale University Department of Economics
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A Two-Tiered Demographic System: 'Insiders' and 'Outsiders' in Three Swabian Communities, 1558-1914

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1021, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 112
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
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Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics
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Profitability of Fertilizer: Experimental Evidence from Female Rice Farmers in Mali

Papers and Proceedings, May 2013, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 111, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1020
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 31 Jan 2013
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Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale University, University of Ghent and Northwestern University
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