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Least Squares After Model Selection in High-Dimensional Sparse Models

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 10-5
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2011
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Operations Research Center and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Beauty Contests and Irrational Exuberance: A Neoclassical Approach

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 10-04
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 13 May 2010
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Northwestern University

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Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 10-3
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Mar 2010
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Political Limits to Globalization

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 10-01
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Jan 2010
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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Institutions, Factor Prices and Taxation: Virtues of Strong States?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Jan 2010
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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The 'Other' Imbalance and the Financial Crisis

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-32
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Dec 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Monopoly of Violence: Evidence from Colombia

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-30
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 Dec 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Government and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics

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The Economics of Labor Coercion

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-31
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics

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Sudden Financial Arrest

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-29
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Nov 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Fire Sales in a Model of Complexity

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-28
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2011
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Why are the 2000s so Different from the 1970s? A Structural Interpretation of Changes in the Macroeconomic Effects of Oil Prices

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-27
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Oct 2009
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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Bank of Italy

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Equilibrium Refinement in Dynamic Voting Games

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-26
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Persistence of Civil Wars

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-25
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Sep 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Polytechnic University of Marche and Princeton University - Department of Political Science

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The 'Surprising' Origin and Nature of Financial Crises: A Macroeconomic Policy Proposal

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-24
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Sep 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Capital Income Taxes with Heterogeneous Discount Rates

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-22
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2010
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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Productivity Differences Between and Within Countries

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-20
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Jul 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-19
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Jul 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Cruz

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Complexity and Financial Panics

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-17
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2016
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Noisy Business Cycles

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-16
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Spread of (Mis)Information in Social Networks

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-15
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 May 2009 Last Revised: 12 May 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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171.

Marry for What? Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 May 2009 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2010
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - College Park

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A Structural Evaluation of a Large-Scale Quasi-Experimental Microfinance Initiative

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-12
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Apr 2009
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Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics and MIT - Department of Economics
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The Impacts of Credit on Village Economies

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-13
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Apr 2009
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Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics and MIT - Department of Economics
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L1-Penalized Quantile Regression in High Dimensional Sparse Models

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-11
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 Apr 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Taxes and Pensions

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 23 May 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Aggregate Comparative Statics

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-09
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Apr 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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When Does Labor Scarcity Encourage Innovation?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-07
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Apr 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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178.

The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-08
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 Apr 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government

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Social Structure and Development: A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2016
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Boston University and Harvard University - Department of Government

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What Will it Take to Restore the Housing Market?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-06
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and CBRE Econometric Advisors
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The Co-Movement of Housing Sales and Housing Prices: Empirics and Theory

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Real Estate
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Using the General Equilibrium Growth Model to Study Great Depressions: A Rejoinder to Kehoe and Prescott

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-04
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Mar 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Public Disagreement

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-03
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Feb 2009
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Columbia University, Barnard College - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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184.

Demand & Supply Surfaces

Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 45, 2008
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Akademia Ekonomiczno-Humanistyczna w Warszawie
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Winter Heating or Clean Air? Unintended Impacts of China's Huai River Policy

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-02
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Jan 2009
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Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Peking University - Guanghua School of Management, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Tsinghua University
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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
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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Reforming Pensions

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-22
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2008
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London School of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Flight to Quality and Bailouts: Policy Remarks and a Literature Review

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-21
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Nov 2008
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Enhancing Workers' Remittances for Development in the Mediterranean Countries

CARIM Analytic and Synthetic Notes 2008/01
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Oct 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Roskilde University

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190.

Experimentation, Patents, and Innovation

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-19
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Oct 2008
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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Future Rent-Seeking and Current Public Savings

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-20
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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Stochastic Adaptive Dynamics of a Simple Market as a Non-Stationary Multi-Armed Bandit Problem

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2009
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IESEG School of Management, LEM CNRS, UMR 9221
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Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-18
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Sep 2008
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and World Bank

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Inference on Counterfactual Distributions

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 26 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2009
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics and Brown University - 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
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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Enhancing Workers' Remittances for Development in the Mediterranean Countries

Research Notes, European University Institute
Posted: 18 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Roskilde University

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Technical Change, Wage and Price Dispersion, and the Optimal Rate of Inflation

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Aug 2008
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Université du Québec à Montréal
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A Nonparametric Estimator for Local Quantile Treatment Effects in the Regression Discontinuity Design

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2008
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Brigham Young University - Department of Economics
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Dynamics and Stability of Constitutions, Coalitions, and Clubs

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-15
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Aug 2008
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Powerful Women: Does Exposure Reduce Bias?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-14, HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-37
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Jul 2008
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Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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