Gil S. Epstein

Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics

Professor

Ramat-Gan, 52900

Israel

http://faculty.biu.ac.il/~epsteig/

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

University College London - CReAM - Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration

Drayton House

30 Gordon Street

London, WC1H 0AX

United Kingdom

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1.

Herd Effects or Migration Networks? The Location Choice of Mexican Immigrants in the U.S.

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Sep 2002
Thomas K. Bauer, Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Herd Effects, Networks, Immigration, Location Choice

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What are Migration Networks?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Nov 2000
Thomas K. Bauer, Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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A Theory of Immigration Amnesties

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Jun 2001
Gil S. Epstein and Avi Weiss
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Amnesty, Immigration, Illegal Immigration, Border Controls, Internal Controls

A Theory of Immigration Amnesties

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Jun 2001
Gil S. Epstein and Avi Weiss
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Amnesty, immigration, illegal immigration, border controls, internal controls

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Illegal Migration, Enforcement and Minimum Wage

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2830
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Jul 2007
Gil S. Epstein and Odelia Heizler-Cohen
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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illegal immigration, migration policy, minimum wage, interest groups

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Informational Cascades and Decision to Migrate

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Mar 2002
Gil S. Epstein
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Migration, Informational Cascades, Herd Behavior, Xenophobia, Network Externalities

Informational Cascades and Decision to Migrate

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Apr 2002
Gil S. Epstein
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Migration, informational cascades, herd behaviour, xenophobia, network-externalities

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The Endogenous Determination of Minimum Wage

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Apr 2000
Gil S. Epstein and Shmuel Nitzan
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Minimum wage, endogenous determination, political culture, public policy

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Political Culture and Monopoly Price Determination

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Feb 2002
Gil S. Epstein and Shmuel Nitzan
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Ethnic Networks and International Trade

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Aug 2004
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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assimilation, discrimination, contracts, ethnicity, international trade, market structure, network, migration, transnational

Ethnic Networks and International Trade

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Nov 2004
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Assimilation, discrimination, contracts, ethnicity, international trade, market structure, network, migration, transnational

Labor Market Interactions between Legal and Illegal Immigrants

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Dec 2000
Gil S. Epstein
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Illegal migration, legal migration, guest workers

Labor Market Interactions between Legal and Illegal Immigrants

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Apr 2003
Gil S. Epstein
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Citation 13

Migration and Culture

Bar-Ilan University Department of Economics Research Paper No. 2010-17
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Jun 2011
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Migration and Culture

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5123
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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migration, culture

Migration and Culture

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 304
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Apr 2011
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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culture, migration

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Social Harmony at the Boundaries of the Welfare State: Immigrants and Social Transfers

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Nov 2000
Gil S. Epstein and Arye L. Hillman
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Welfare state, social harmony, immigrants

Government and Cities: Contests and the Decentralization of Decision Making

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Aug 2002
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Fiscal Federalism, Economic Models of Political Processes, Contests, Rentseeking, Intergovernmental Relations, Interjurisdictional Differentials and Their Effects

Government and Cities: Contests and the Decentralization of Decision Making

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Nov 2002
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Fiscal federalism, economic models of political processes, contests, intergovernmental relations, interjurisdictional differentials and their effects

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The Influence of Others on Migration Plans

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Aug 2004
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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migration, networks, herds, transition

The Influence of Others on Migration Plans

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 652-665, November 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Oct 2006
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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The Influence of Others on Migration Plans

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Nov 2004
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Migration, locational choice, influence, networks, herd effects

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Perceived Income, Promotion and Incentive Effects

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Feb 2002
Gil S. Epstein and Melanie E. Ward-Warmedinger
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and European Commission
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Perceived Income, Underpayment, Productivity, Promotion

High Skilled Migration and the Exertion of Effort by the Local Population

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Aug 2002
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics and European Commission
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Migration, Labour Demand, Firm Data, Highly Skilled Workers, Globalization

High Skilled Migration and the Exertion of Effort by the Local Population

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Sep 2002
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics and European Commission
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Migration, labour demand, firm data, highly skilled workers, globalization

High-Skilled Migration and the Exertion of Effort by the Local Population

Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 56, Issue 3, pp. 332-352, July 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 May 2009
Gil S. Epstein, Astrid Kunze and Melanie E. Ward
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Multi-Generation Model of Immigrant Earnings: Theory and Application

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Apr 2001
Gil S. Epstein and Tikva Lecker
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Intergenerational Earnings Mobility, Migration, Labor Market Performance

Multi-Generation Model of Immigrant Earnings: Theory and Application

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Apr 2001
Gil S. Epstein and Tikva Lecker
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Intergenerational earnings mobility, labour market performance, migration

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The Politics of Randomness

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Nov 2002
Gil S. Epstein and Shmuel Nitzan
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Interest Groups, Policy Makers, Lobbying, Public-policy Contests, Contest Success Function, Rationalization of Random Government's Behavior

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Citation 43

Enclaves, Language and the Location Choice of Migrants

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Oct 2002
Thomas K. Bauer, Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Immigrants, Language Skills, Enclave, Networks, Ethnic Goods, Ethnic Concentration

Enclaves, Language and the Location Choice of Migrants

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Oct 2002
Thomas K. Bauer, Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Immigrants, language skills, enclave, networks, ethnic goods, ethnic concentration

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Effort and Performance in Public-Policy Contents

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Jan 2002
Gil S. Epstein and Shmuel Nitzan
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Public-policy Contests, Policy Reforms, Lobbying Efforts, Strategic Own-stake Effect, Strategic Rival's-stake "Substitution" Effect

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Strategic Restraint in Contests

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Feb 2001
Gil S. Epstein and Shmuel Nitzan
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Interest groups, endogenous lobbying targets, voluntary

Tournaments: There is More than Meets the Eye

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Sep 2004
Gil S. Epstein and Shmuel Nitzan
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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tournaments, promotion

Tournaments: There is More than Meets the Eye

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Apr 2004
Gil S. Epstein and Shmuel Nitzan
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Tournaments, promotion, wasted efforts

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Network Formations Among Immigrants and Natives

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4234
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Jun 2009
Gil S. Epstein and Odelia Heizler-Cohen
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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network formations, social networks, assimilation and separation

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Good Governance and Good Aid Allocation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3585
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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foreign aid, governance, decentralization, rent seeking

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Lobbying and Compromise

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Shmuel Nitzan and Gil S. Epstein
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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public-policy contests, interest groups, policy makers, lobbying, compromise

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Understanding the Development of Fundamentalism

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Aug 2004
Ira N. Gang and Gil S. Epstein
Rutgers University - Economics Department and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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fundamentalism, rent-seeking, religion

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The Struggle Over Migration Policy

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Mar 2005
Gil S. Epstein and Shmuel Nitzan
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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migration quota, interest groups, government intervention

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Contests, Ngos and Decentralizing Aid

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1711
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Aug 2005
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Contests, NGOs, aid

Contests, Ngos, and Decentralizing Aid

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 285-296, May 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 May 2006
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Who is the Enemy?

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Aug 2004
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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terrorism, rent-seeking, all-pay auction, lottery

Who is the Enemy?

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Sep 2004
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Terrorism, rent-seeking, all-pay auction, lottery

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Why Pay Taxes When No One Else Does?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4153
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 May 2009
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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tax evasion, uncertainty, information cascades

Why Pay Taxes When no One Else Does?

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 374-385, May 2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Apr 2010
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Extremism within the Family

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2199
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
Gil S. Epstein
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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intergenerational transition, ethnic trait, social trait, minorities, migrants

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Political Culture and Discrimination in Contests

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3170
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Sep 2010
Gil S. Epstein, Yosef Mealem and Shmuel Nitzan
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, Netanya Academic College and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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rent seeking, political culture, discrimination, contests, logit contest success function, All-Pay-Auction

Political Culture and Discrimination in Contests

Bar-Ilan University Department of Economics Research Paper No. 2010-18
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Jun 2011
Gil S. Epstein, Yosef Mealem and Shmuel Nitzan
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, Netanya Academic College and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Rent Seeking, Political Culture, Discrimination, Contests, Logit contest success function, All-Pay-Auction

Political Culture and Discrimination in Contests

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5158
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Aug 2010
Gil S. Epstein, Ayala Mealem and Shmuel Nitzan
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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political culture, discrimination, contests, logit contest success function, all-pay-auction

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The Effect of Emigration on Child Labor

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3025
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Gil S. Epstein and Nava Kahana
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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child labor, temporary emigration

Interactions between Local and Migrant Workers at the Workplace

Bar-Ilan University Department of Economics Research Paper No. 2010-12
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Oct 2010
Gil S. Epstein and Yosef Mealem
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Netanya Academic College
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Assimilation, Contracts, Ethnicity, Market Structure, Networks, harassment

Interactions between Local and Migrant Workers at the Workplace

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5051
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Jul 2010
Gil S. Epstein and Ayala Mealem
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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assimilation, contracts, ethnicity, market structure, networks, harassment

Interactions Between Local and Migrant Workers at the Workplace

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 297
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Apr 2011
Gil S. Epstein and Yosef Mealem
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Netanya Academic College
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Assimilation, Contracts, Ethnicity, Market Structure, Networks, Harassment

Even Education and Experience Has its Limits: Closing the Wage Gap

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 385
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 May 2015
Gil S. Epstein, Dalit Gafni and Erez Siniver
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, College of Management (Israel) and College of Management (Israel)
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wage differences, immigrants, discrimination

Even Education and Experience Has its Limits: Closing the Wage Gap

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8737
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Dec 2014
Gil S. Epstein, Dalit Gafni and Erez Siniver
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, College of Management (Israel) and College of Management (Israel)
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wage differences, immigrants, discrimination

Ethnosizing Immigrants: A Theoretical Framework

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 384
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 May 2015
Gil S. Epstein and Odelia Heizler-Cohen
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Ethnosizer, Immigrants, Assimilation, Integration, Separation, Marginalization

Ethnosizing Immigrants: A Theoretical Framework

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8625
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
Gil S. Epstein and Odelia Heizler-Cohen
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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ethnosizer, immigrants, assimilation, integration, separation, marginalization

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Mind the Gap: Crowd-Funding and the Role of Seed Money

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8955
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Apr 2015
Joseph Deutsch, Gil S. Epstein and Alon Nir
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University
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public goods, voluntary private provision, crowd-funding platform, seed money

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Migration, Transfers and Child Labor

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5641
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Ralitza D. Dimova, Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Brunel University London - Economics and Finance, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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child labor, emigration, transfers, Tanzania

A Political Economy of the Immigrant Assimilation: Internal Dynamics

Bar-Ilan University Department of Economics Research Paper No. 2010-13
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2011
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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A Political Economy of the Immigrant Assimilation: Internal Dynamics

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 295
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Apr 2011
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Political economy, immigration

A Political Economy of the Immigrant Assimilation: Internal Dynamics

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5059
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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migration, assimilation, political economy

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Ethnic Goods and Immigrant Assimilation

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 364
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Apr 2014
Ilhom Abdulloev, Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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assimilation, migrants, culture, ethnic goods

Ethnic Goods and Immigrant Assimilation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8004
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Mar 2014
Ilhom Abdulloev, Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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assimilation, migrants, culture, ethnic goods

The Impact of Worker Effort on Public Sentiment Towards Temporary Migrants

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 310
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Sep 2011
Gil S. Epstein and Alessandra Venturini
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and University of Turin - Department of Economics
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Migration, Exertion of effort, Contracted Temporary Migration

The Impact of Worker Effort on Public Sentiment Towards Temporary Migrants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5658
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Gil S. Epstein and Alessandra Venturini
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and University of Turin - Department of Economics
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migration, exertion of effort, contracted temporary migration

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Minority Groups and Success in Election Primaries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11371
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Mar 2018
Gil S. Epstein and Odelia Heizler-Cohen
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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primary elections, success, minority groups, majority groups

The Efficacy and Efforts of Interest Groups in Post Elections Policy Formation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Gil S. Epstein, Yosef Mealem and Shmuel Nitzan
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, Netanya Academic College and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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policy formation, political parties, ideological predispositions, electoral power, post-elections lobbying, enforced party discipline

The Efficacy and Efforts of Interest Groups in Post Elections Policy Formation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7031
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
Gil S. Epstein, Ayala Mealem and Shmuel Nitzan
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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policy formation, political parties, ideological predispositions, electoral power, post-elections lobbying, enforced party discipline

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Frontier Issues of the Political Economy of Migration

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6837
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Gil S. Epstein
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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migration, political economy, culture, minorities, politicians

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Can an Ethnic Group Climb Up from the Bottom of the Ladder?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6796
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Gil S. Epstein and Erez Siniver
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and College of Management (Israel)
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wage differences, immigrants

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Governing Interest Groups and Rent Dissipation

Bar-Ilan University Department of Economics Research Paper No. 2010-19
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Jun 2011
Gil S. Epstein and Yosef Mealem
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Netanya Academic College
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Making Aid Work: Governance and Decentralization

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8653
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Dec 2014
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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foreign aid, governance, rent seeking, decentralization

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Age at Immigration and High School Dropouts

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8378
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Sarit Cohen-Goldner and Gil S. Epstein
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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immigrants, age at arrival, high-school dropouts

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Minimum Wages and the Creation of Illegal Migration

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7220
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Gil S. Epstein and Odelia Heizler-Cohen
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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illegal immigration, foreign worker, minimum wages

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Herd Effects or Migration Networks? The Location Choice of Mexican Immigrants in the Us

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Sep 2002
Thomas K. Bauer, Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Herd effects, networks, immigration, location choice

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Schooling Forsaken: Education and Migration

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12088
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Ilhom Abdulloev, Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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migration, traps, poverty, inequality, education, skill

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Ethnicity, Assimilation and Harassment in the Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3591
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Aug 2008
Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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market structure, ethnicity, assimilation, contracts, networks, harassment

Lotteries vs. All-Pay Auctions in Fair and Biased Contests

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7032
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
Gil S. Epstein, Ayala Mealem and Shmuel Nitzan
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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contest design, efforts (revenue) maximization, discrimination, endogenous lottery, all-pay auction

Lotteries vs. All‐Pay Auctions in Fair and Biased Contests

Economics & Politics, Vol. 25, Issue 1, pp. 48-60, 2013
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Feb 2013
Gil S. Epstein and Yosef Mealem
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Netanya Academic College
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The Formation of Networks in the Diaspora

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9762
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Gil S. Epstein and Odelia Heizler-Cohen
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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immigrants, networks, diaspora

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Migrants, Ethnicity and the Welfare State

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6850
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Gil S. Epstein
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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welfare state, social benefits, ethnic goods, social trait, assimilation, unemployment

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Assimilation Through Marriage

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6831
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Gil S. Epstein and Renana Lindner Pomerantz
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University
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assimilation, migration, marriage, culture

Assimilation Through Marriage

Review of International Economics, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp. 191-203, 2013
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Apr 2013
Gil S. Epstein and Renana Lindner Pomerantz
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University
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Who is in Favor of Immigration

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12368
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Jun 2019
Gil S. Epstein and Shirit Katav-Herz
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Academic College of Tel-Aviv Yafo
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immigration, social norms, population ageing, intergenerational transfers, attitude toward immigrants

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Networks in the Diaspora

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 389
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Apr 2016
Gil S. Epstein and Odelia Heizler-Cohen
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Immigrants, Networks, Diaspora

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Research and Teaching in Higher Education: Complements or Substitutes?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7751
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Gil S. Epstein and Joseph Menis
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University
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productivity, publications, teaching loads, higher education

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Politicians, Governed vs. Non-Governed Interest Groups and Rent Dissipation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7736
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Gil S. Epstein and Yosef Mealem
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Netanya Academic College
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rent dissipation, central planner, contest, all-pay auction, generalized logit contest success function

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The Survival of Unique Corporate Cultures

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9873
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Gil S. Epstein and Renana Lindner Pomerantz
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University
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corporate culture, organizations, minority

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Perceived Income, Promotion and Incentives Effects

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Mar 2002
Gil S. Epstein and Melanie E. Ward-Warmedinger
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and European Commission
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Perceived income, underpayment productivity, promotion

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Employer's Information and Promotion-Seeking Activities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7023
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Dec 2012
Gil S. Epstein
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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promotion-seeking activities, contest, knowledge

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Immigrant Examination Behavior

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Nov 2019
Gil S. Epstein and Shahar Sansani
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and College of Management (Israel)
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Immigrant-Native Differences, Examination Behavior, Uncertainty, Motivation

Immigrant Examination Behavior

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12758
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Nov 2019
Gil S. Epstein and Shahar Sansani
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and College of Management (Israel)
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immigrant-native differences, examination behavior, uncertainty, motivation

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Migration, Transfers and Child Labor

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 735-747, 2015
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Jul 2015
Ralitza Dimova, Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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A Production Function with an Inferior Input

The Manchester School, Vol. 68, No. 5
Posted: 09 Jan 2001
Gil S. Epstein and Uriel Spiegel
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Management

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Herd Effects and Migration

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 1811
Posted: 16 Oct 1998
Gil S. Epstein and Arye L. Hillman
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics

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The King Never Emigrates: Political Culture and the Reluctant International Movement of People

CEPR Discussion Paper Series Number 1815
Posted: 22 Sep 1998
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and University of Konstanz

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Creating Illegal Immigrants

Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 12, Issue 1, 1999
Posted: 30 Jun 1999
Gil S. Epstein, Arye L. Hillman and Avi Weiss
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics

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Creating Illegal Immigrants

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 1796
Posted: 07 Jul 1998
Gil S. Epstein, Arye L. Hillman and Avi Weiss
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics

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