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251.

Generating Skilled Self-Employment in Developing Countries: Experimental Evidence from Uganda

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 23 May 2013 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Connecticut - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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Downloads 5,020
252.

What is Program Evaluation? A Beginners Guide (Presentation Slides)

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
The Global Social Change Research Project
Downloads 4,961
253.

Split or Steal? Cooperative Behavior When the Stakes Are Large

Management Science, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 2-20, January 2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
VU Amsterdam - School of Business and Economics, VU Amsterdam - School of Business and Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 4,741
254.

Are Good-Looking People More Employable?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics and Ariel University - Department of Economics
Downloads 4,532
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The (True) Legacy of Two Really Existing Economic Systems

Munich Discussion Paper No. 2014-26
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, University of Bremen - Faculty of Business Studies and Economics and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 3,587
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Technology and Child Development: Evidence from the One Laptop Per Child Program

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-304
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
Inter-American Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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257.

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
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Department of Political Science, Yale University and Yale University
Downloads 3,174
258.

Volume and Price Patterns Around a Stock's 52-Week Highs and Lows: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University, University Park - Department of Accounting, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management

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Downloads 2,935
259.

The Unfavorable Economics of Measuring the Returns to Advertising

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Netflix and Microsoft Research
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260.

Are Emily and Greg More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-22
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Conflict and Cooperation within an Organization: A Case Study of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Number of pages: 176 Posted: 08 May 2008 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
Leiden University - Leiden University College
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262.

Can Employment Reduce Lawlessness and Rebellion? A Field Experiment with High-Risk Men in a Fragile State

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 02 May 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and International Rescue Committee

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Consumer Demand for the Fair Trade Label: Evidence from a Multi-Store Field Experiment

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming, Formerly: MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-9B
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Political Science, Harvard University and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,999
264.

Who's a Pretty Boy then? Or Beauty Contests, Rationality and Greater Fools

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein - Global Equity Strategy
Downloads 1,813
265.

Internet Filtering in China

IEEE Internet Computing, March/April 2003
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Apr 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 1,767
266.

Ghost Ads: Improving the Economics of Measuring Online Ad Effectiveness

Simon Business School Working Paper No. FR 15-21
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
Kellogg School of Management, Netflix and Google Inc.
Downloads 1,681
267.

Individual Risk Attitudes: New Evidence from a Large, Representative, Experimentally-Validated Survey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1730
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

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268.

Artificial Intelligence: Robots, Avatars and the Demise of the Human Mediator

Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Mitchell | Hamline School of Law
Downloads 1,583
269.

Discrimination in the Credential Society: An Audit Study of Race and College Selectivity in the Labor Market

Forthcoming in Social Forces
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Sociology
Downloads 1,583
270.

Health Services As Credence Goods: A Field Experiment

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich and ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich
Downloads 1,528
271.

A Survey of Economic Theories and Field Evidence on Pro-Social Behavior

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 06-6
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 1,510
272.

Teaching Entrepreneurship: Impact of Business Training on Microfinance Clients and Institutions

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 941, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Yale University and Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE)
Downloads 1,445
273.

Micro-Symposium on Orin Kerr's 'A Theory of Law'

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2013, pp. 213-226, Journal of Law: A Periodical Laboratory of Legal Scholarship, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2012, pp. 487-502, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-05, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-105
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Willamette University College of Law, Florida State University - College of Law, Yale University - Law School, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Saint Louis University - School of Law, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, University of Chicago - Law School, University of Iowa - College of Law, Washington University in St. Louis, Duke University, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Florida State University - College of Law, University of Southern California Gould School of Law, McGill University - Department of Political Science, Suffolk University Law School, University of San Diego School of Law, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), Marquette University - Law School, Independent, Notre Dame Law School, University of New Hampshire School of Law, Criminal Justice Legal Foundation, Berger & Montague, P .C. and Saint Louis University - School of Law
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274.

Barriers to Household Risk Management: Evidence from India

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 5(1), 104-35, Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 09-116, FRB of New York Staff Report No. 373
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Federal Reserve Bank of New York

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Downloads 1,356
275.

A Cold Shower for the Hot Hand Fallacy

IGIER Working Paper No. 518
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 15 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Decision Sciences and Universidad de Alicante - Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico
Downloads 1,348
276.

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
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale University, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Dartmouth College
Downloads 1,322
277.

Looking Across and Looking Beyond the Knowledge Frontier: Intellectual Distance and Resource Allocation in Science

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Northeastern University - Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Dept. of Economics; College of Computer & Information SciencesHarvard University - Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group and Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business
Downloads 1,284
278.

The Returns to Microenterprise Support Among the Ultra-Poor: A Field Experiment in Post-War Uganda

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 23 May 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, Duke Global Health Institute, World Bank eMBeD (Mind, Behavior, and Development), University of Brasília and International Rescue Committee

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Downloads 1,284
279.

Using Randomization in Development Economics Research: A Toolkit

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-36
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 15 Dec 2006
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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280.

Dynamics of Retail Advertising: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Economic Inquiry, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Northwestern University - Department of Marketing

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281.

Online Social Interactions: A Natural Experiment on Word of Mouth Versus Observational Learning

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management, Binghamton University and University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration
Downloads 1,212
282.

Types of Economic Behavior: The Instrument for Management of Individuals, Institutions, Countries and Humankind

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
Vinnitsa National Technical University (VNTU) and Vinnitsa National Technical University (VNTU)
Downloads 1,194
283.

How Does Popularity Information Affect Choices? A Field Experiment

Management Science, Vol. 57, No. 5, pp. 828-842, May 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 26 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Management Science (MS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 1,183
284.

What do Private Firms Look Like?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
New York University - Leonard N. School of Business - Department of Economics, Cornerstone Research and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 1,112
285.

The Price Does Not Include Additional Taxes, Fees, and Surcharges: A Review of Research on Partitioned Pricing

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 26 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Marketing, Columbia Business School - Marketing, New York University (NYU) - Department of Marketing and New York University (NYU)
Downloads 1,104
286.

The Psychophysiology of Real-Time Financial Risk Processing

MIT Sloan School of Management Working Paper No. 4223-01; MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering Working Paper No. LFE-1039-01
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management

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287.

Decision Making Under Risk in Deal or No Deal

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Sydney and Charles River Associates (CRA)
Downloads 1,032
288.

Location, Location, Location: Repetition and Proximity Increase Advertising Effectiveness

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 May 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
Kellogg School of Management, Netflix and Google, Inc.
Downloads 1,023
289.

Microfinance Games

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 936
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Jun 2006
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland, Yale University and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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290.

Individual-Level Loss Aversion in Riskless and Risky Choices

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2961
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Aug 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Nottingham, Columbia Business School - Marketing and University of St. Gallen - MCM Institute
Downloads 1,008
291.

Considering Class: College Access and Diversity

U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-18
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Center for College and Career Success and University of Colorado Law School
Downloads 1,007
292.

Founder-Ceo Succession and the Paradox of Entrepreneurial Success

Harvard NOM Research Paper No. 01-02
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
Downloads 947
293.

Is It a Fallacy to Believe in the Hot Hand in the NBA Three-Point Contest?

IGIER Working Paper No. 548
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 May 2015 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Decision Sciences and Universidad de Alicante - Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico
Downloads 931
294.

Outsourcing Information Technology to India: Explaining Patterns of Foreign Direct Investment and Contracting in the Software Industry

BYU International Law and Management Review, Vol. 2, p. 285, Spring 2006, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 908928
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School
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295.

The Online Laboratory: Conducting Experiments in a Real Labor Market

Experimental Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences, Yale University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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296.

The Visible Hand: Race and Online Market Outcomes

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 May 2010 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia - Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department

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Downloads 927
297.

Field Experiments

UCF Economics Working Paper No. 03-12
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 18 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 900
298.

What's Psychology Worth? A Field Experiment in the Consumer Credit Market

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 918
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale University, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Dartmouth College

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299.

The Unprincipled Randomization Principle in Economics and Medicine

Ziliak, Stephen T., and Teather-Posadas, Edward R. 2014. "The Unprincipled Randomization Principle in Economics and Medicine," Oxford University Press Handbook on Professional Economic Ethics (New York: Oxford), eds. G. DeMartino and D.N. McCloskey, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Roosevelt University and Roosevelt University - Department of Economics
Downloads 863
300.

Risk and Time Preferences: Experimental and Household Survey Data from Vietnam

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
The World Bank, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
Downloads 856