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1.

Does the Media Matter? A Field Experiment Measuring the Effect of Newspapers on Voting Behavior and Political Opinions

Yale Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 May 2006
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Yale University - Department of Political Science, Yale University and Yale University
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Understanding Recent Trends in House Prices and Home Ownership

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1630, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 28, Yale ICF Working Paper No. 07-16
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2007
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation

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What's Advertising Content Worth? Evidence from a Consumer Credit Marketing Field Experiment

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 968, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Jan 2009
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale University, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Dartmouth College
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Low Interest Rates and High Asset Prices: An Interpretation in Terms of Changing Popular Economic Models

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1632, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 29, Yale ICF Working Paper No. 07-17
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Oct 2007
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation

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5.

Schumpeterian Profits and the Alchemist Fallacy

Yale Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Oct 2005
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Yale University - Department of Economics
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The Basic Public Finance of Public-Private Partnerships

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1618, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 957, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 35
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2011
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Yale University - Department of Economics, University of Chile - Center of Applied Economics (CEA) and Universidad de los Andes

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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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8.

Derivatives Markets for Home Prices

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1648, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 46
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2008
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation

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Group Versus Individual Liability: Long Term Evidence from Philippine Microcredit Lending Groups

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 61, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 970
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 May 2009 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2014
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World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Yale University
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The Impact of Consulting Services on Small and Medium Enterprises: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Mexico

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 100, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Feb 2012
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World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Yale University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Selling Formal Insurance to the Informally Insured

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 97, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1007
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Feb 2012
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Yale School of Management and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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12.

Does Price Matter in Charitable Giving? Evidence from a Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment

Yale Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 May 2006
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Yale University and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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Do Local Economic Development Programs Work? Evidence from the Federal Empowerment Zone Program

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1638, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Feb 2008
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Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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14.

Remittances and Growth in Latin America: A Panel Unit Root and Panel Cointegration Analysis

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 51
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Jun 2008
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Trinity College and Analysis Group, Inc.
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15.

The Historical Fertility Transition: A Guide for Economists

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 84, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 990
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Oct 2010
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Yale University - Department of Economics
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One-Way Essential Complements

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1588, Yale Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Oct 2006
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University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and Yale University - Yale School of Management
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17.

Product Quality and Market Size

Yale Working Papers on Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Oct 2005
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Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

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That's Where the Money Was: Foreign Bias and English Investment Abroad, 1866-1907

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 64, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 972
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Jun 2009
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Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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19.

Cairo Evaluation Clinic: Thoughts on Randomized Trials for Evaluation of Development

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 973, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 65
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Jul 2009
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Yale University
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20.

Estimating Term Structure Equations Using Macroeconomic Variables

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1634, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 32, Yale ICF Working Paper No. 07-19
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Jan 2008
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation
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21.

Is There Surplus Labor in Rural India?

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 85, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 991, Population and Economic Development Working Paper No. 10-03
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Oct 2010
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Brown University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Microeconomic Approaches to Development: Schooling, Learning, and Growth

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 985, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 79
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Mar 2010
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Parental Preferences and School Competition: Evidence from a Public School Choice Program

Yale Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 10
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Feb 2006
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Brown University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Public Policy & Social Research and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics

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Estimating Exchange Rate Equations Using Estimated Expectations

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1635, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 33, Yale ICF Working Paper No. 07-18
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Jan 2008
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation
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Is Foreign Direct Investment Productive in the Latin America Case? A Panel Unit Root and Panel Cointegration Analysis, 1980-2001

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Jun 2007
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Trinity College
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Institutions and Demographic Responses to Shocks: Württemberg, 1634-1870

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 962, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Mar 2008
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Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics
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Semiparametric Efficiency in GMM Models of Nonclassical Measurement Errors, Missing Data and Treatment Effects

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1644, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 42
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Mar 2008
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation, Independent and delete
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Employer Learning, Statistical Discrimination and Occupational Attainment

Yale Working Papers on Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 3
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Oct 2005
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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The World Energy Consumption Dictates the Earth Climate

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2010
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Independent
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30.

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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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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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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UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and Yale School of Management
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Altruism, Favoritism, and Guilt in the Allocation of Family Resources: Sophie's Choice in Mao's Mass Send Down Movement

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 965, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 54
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Sep 2008
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Tsinghua University, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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Foreign Direct Investment and its Determinants in the Chilean Case: An Error Correction Model Analysis, 1960-2002

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 62
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2009
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Trinity College
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35.

The Gains from Trade Liberalization

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 24
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Jun 2007
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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36.

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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World Bank eMBeD (Mind, Behavior, and Development), Yale University and Yale University - Department of Political Science

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Does Public Investment Enhance Labor Productivity Growth in Argentina? A Cointegration Analysis

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 57
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
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Trinity College
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38.

Global Wage Inequality and the International Flow of Migrants

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 983, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 77
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Jan 2010
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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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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40.

Population and Health Policies

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 66, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 974
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 22 Jul 2009
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center

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Moral Hazard in a Mutual Health-Insurance System: German Knappschaften, 1867-1914

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 70, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 978
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2010
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Yale University - Department of Economics and University of Mannheim
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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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Clemson University - College of Business and Behavioral Science, Yale University - Department of Economics and Department of Economics, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
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Sticking With Your Vote: Cognitive Dissonance and Voting

Yale Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 14
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 May 2006
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Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics

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Social Policy & U.S. Poverty 1960-1999: An Economic History

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 90
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Jun 2011
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Yale University - Department of Economics
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Economics, Politics and the 2004 Election: Electoral Victory and Statistical Defeat

Yale Working Papers on Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 7
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Oct 2005
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Yale University - Department of Economics
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Farm Productivity and Market Structure. Evidence from Cotton Reforms in Zambia

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 919, Yale Working Papers on Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
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Universidad Nacional de La Plata and World Bank

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Commitment Contracts

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 73, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 980
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Oct 2009
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London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Yale University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics, Students
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Insolvency and Biased Standards - The Case for Proportional Liability

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 75R, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 397
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2009
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University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Tel Aviv University
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Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1019, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 110
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 02 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2013
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Yale University, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) and Yale University - Economic Growth Center

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To Deceive or Not To Deceive: The Effect of Deception on Behavior in Future Laboratory Experiments

Yale Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 18
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Jun 2006
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World Bank eMBeD (Mind, Behavior, and Development), Yale University and University of Wisconsin at Madison - Agricultural and Applied Economics
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