Paul Frijters

Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance

Professor

GPO Box 2434

2 George Street

Brisbane, Queensland 4001

Australia

http://www.bus.qut.edu.au/paulfrijters/index.jsp

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (47)

1.

Relative Income, Happiness and Utility: An Explanation for the Easterlin Paradox and Other Puzzles

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2840
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Andrew Clark, Paul Frijters and Michael A. Shields
Paris School of Economics (PSE), Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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income, happiness, utility, comparison, habituation

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Mental Health and Labour Market Participation: Evidence from IV Panel Data Models

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4883
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Apr 2010
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University - Centre for Health Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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measurement error, mental health, labour market participation, causality

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The Anatomy of Subjective Well-Being

DIW Discussion Paper No. 265
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Mar 2002
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (IAE-CSIC), Barcelona
Downloads 461 (113,016)
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subjective well-being, satisfaction measurement, qualitative regressors, health satisfaction, job satisfaction

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The Value of Reunification in Germany: An Analysis of Changes in Life Satisfaction

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Jan 2002
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Life Satisfaction, German Reunification, Random and Fixed-effects, Panel Models, Causal Decomposition

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Still Not Allowed on the Bus: It Matters If You're Black or White!

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7300
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
Redzo Mujcic and Paul Frijters
University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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racial bias, discrimination, natural field experiment, prosocial behavior

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Destined for (Un)Happiness: Does Childhood Predict Adult Life Satisfaction?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5819
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Jul 2011
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University - Centre for Health Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
Downloads 364 (148,172)
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childhood, socioeconomic status, life satisfaction, non-cognitive, cognitive

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When Banana Import Restrictions Lead to Exports: A Tale of Cyclones and Quarantine Policies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7988
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Chia Chiun Ko and Paul Frijters
University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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competition, import restrictions, exogenous shocks, instrumental variables, surplus

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A Structural Model of Well-Being: With an Application to German Data

FEE, Universiteit Van Amsterdam Working Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Nov 2000
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (IAE-CSIC), Barcelona
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Immigrant Job Search in the UK: Evidence from Panel Data

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Nov 2003
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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unemployment, job search, immigrants, duration analysis, panel data

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Happiness Dynamics with Quarterly Life Event Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3604
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Aug 2008
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University - Centre for Health Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
Downloads 251 (218,578)
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life satisfaction, life events, adaptation, compensation

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Socio-Economic Status, Health Shocks, Life Satisfaction and Mortality: Evidence from an Increasing Mixed Proportional Hazard Model

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Feb 2005
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
Downloads 247 (222,050)
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income, education, marriage, life satisfaction, shocks, mortality, duration analysis

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To Teach or Not to Teach? Panel Data Evidence on the Quitting Decision

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Jun 2004
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
Downloads 239 (229,425)
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teachers, panel data, wages, quitting

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A Happy Choice: Wellbeing as the Goal of Government

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12720
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Nov 2019
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Paris School of Economics (PSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics
Downloads 218 (250,348)
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subjective wellbeing, life satisfaction, public policy, political economy, social welfare

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Testing for Employee Discrimination Using Matched Employer-Employee Data: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Jul 2003
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, University College London - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Employee Discrimination, Compensating Differentials, Structural Estimation, Wages, Job Satisfaction

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Altruism in Society: Evidence from a Natural Experiment Involving Commuters

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5648
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Redzo Mujcic and Paul Frijters
University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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altruism, social interaction, social discrimination, status, peer effects, commuters

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Clean Money in a Dirty System: Relationship Networks and Land Rezoning in Queensland

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9028
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 May 2015
Cameron Murray and Paul Frijters
The University of Sydney and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
Downloads 175 (305,359)
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networks, social capital, rezoning, corruption, lobbying

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Investigating the Quitting Decision of Nurses: Panel Data Evidence from the British National Health Service

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jul 2003
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
Downloads 165 (321,359)
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Nurses, Panel Data, Wages, Hours, Quitting, NHS

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Hiding the Elephant: The Tragedy of COVID Policy and its Economist Apologists

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15294
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Jun 2022
Gigi Foster and Paul Frijters
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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COVID-19, economics profession, WELLBY, welfare, health policy, Australia

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Do Individuals Try to Maximize General Satisfaction?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jan 2000
Paul Frijters
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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Do Individuals Try to Maximize General Satisfaction?

Journal of Economic Psychology
Posted: 11 Jan 2000
Paul Frijters
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance

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Reducing Start-Up Costs for New Firms: The Double Dividend on the Labour Market

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Dec 2003
Uwe Dulleck, Paul Frijters and Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
University of Vienna - Department of Economics, Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Johannes Kepler University Linz - Department of Economics
Downloads 123 (407,847)

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matching, education, start-up costs, venture capital, bureaucratic hurdles

Reducing Start-Up Costs for New Firms: The Double Dividend on the Labour Market

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jan 2004
Uwe Dulleck, Paul Frijters and Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
University of Vienna - Department of Economics, Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Johannes Kepler University Linz - Department of Economics
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Migrant Entrepreneurs and Credit Constraints Under Labour Market Discrimination

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5967
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Sep 2011
Paul Frijters, Tao Kong and Xin Meng
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Australian National University - Economics Division and Australian National University
Downloads 135 (380,552)
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entrepreneurs, credit constraints, migration, China

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Psychological Resilience to Major Socioeconomic Life Events

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13063
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Mar 2020
Paris School of Economics, Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University - Centre for Health Economics and Monash University - Centre for Health Economics
Downloads 121 (411,446)
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psychological resilience, major life events, non-cognitive skills, childhood, panel data, mixture model

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Who Got the Brexit Blues? Using a Quasi-Experiment to Show the Effect of Brexit on Subjective Wellbeing in the UK

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11206
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Dec 2017
University of Warwick, City University London - School of Social Sciences, Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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life satisfaction, Brexit, United Kingdom, democracy

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Job Search with Nonparticipation

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Nov 2004
Paul Frijters and Bas van der Klaauw
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 94 (496,444)
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Job Search with Nonparticipation

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Jul 2003
Paul Frijters and Bas van der Klaauw
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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Endogenous nonparticipation, non-stationary job search, duration dependence, structural empirical analysis, simulated maximum likelihood, heterogeneity

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Individual Rationality and Learning: Welfare Expectations in East Germany Post-Reunification

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Jun 2002
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
Downloads 112 (435,658)
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Welfare, Life Satisfaction, Rational Expectations, Learning, German Reunification

Caught between Cultures: Unintended Consequences of Improving Opportunity for Immigrant Girls

CESifo Working Paper No. 8045
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Jan 2020
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), University of St. Gallen, Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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identity, citizenship, immigration, integration

Caught between Cultures: Unintended Consequences of Improving Opportunity for Immigrant Girls

NBER Working Paper No. w26674
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 21 May 2023
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), University of Wuerzburg, Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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Caught between Cultures: Unintended Consequences of Improving Opportunity for Immigrant Girls

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13507
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), University of St. Gallen, Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
Downloads 21 (942,649)
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intergenerational conflict, cultural identity, immigrant assimilation

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Quantifying the Cost of Passive Smoking on Child Health: Evidence from Children's Cotinine Samples

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2219
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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passive smoking, child health, parental smoking, cotinine, income

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Takeoffs, Landing, and Economic Growth

ADBI Working Paper No. 641
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2017
Debayan Pakrashi and Paul Frijters
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
Downloads 100 (472,765)
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Takeoff, Landings, Technology Trap, Economic Growth, Economic Miracle, Overlapping Generation Model, Technological Change, Skill Formation

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The Cult of Theoi: Economic Uncertainty and Religion

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4902
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 May 2010
Paul Frijters and Juan D. Baron
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Central Bank of Colombia (Banco de la República)
Downloads 96 (485,789)
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uncertainty, religion, sacrifice, experiment

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The Role and Evolution of Central Authorities

Tinbergen Institute Working Paper No. 99-053/1
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Feb 2000
Paul Frijters and Alexander F. Tieman
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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From Golden Age to Golden Age: Australia's 'Great Leap Forward'?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2068
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Apr 2006
Robert Gregory and Paul Frijters
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
Downloads 93 (495,862)
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unemployment, wage growth, welfare use, institutional reform, Australia

The Sale of Relational Capital Through Tenure Profiles and Tournaments

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jan 2000
Paul Frijters
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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The Sale of Relational Capital Through Tenure Profiles and Tournaments

Labour Economics
Posted: 11 Jan 2000
Paul Frijters
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance

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Persistencies in the Labour Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4025
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and University of Groningen
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duration analysis, hysteresis, inequality, wages, unemployment, hazard rates, employment, income, work

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Economic Choices and Status: Measuring Preferences for Income Rank

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5157
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Aug 2010
Redzo Mujcic and Paul Frijters
University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
Downloads 86 (520,899)
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relative utility, status, income rank, stated-preferences, migrants

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Do You Need a Job to Find a Job?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jul 2004
School of Economics, University of Sydney, Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research
Downloads 80 (544,044)

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Job-offer arrival rates, reservation wages, wage-offer distribution, directed search

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Intra-Household Resource Allocation: Do Parents Reduce or Reinforce Child Cognitive Ability Gaps?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5153
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Aug 2010
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University - Centre for Health Economics, UCLA and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
Downloads 77 (556,200)
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children, cognitive ability, parental investment, handedness

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Early Child Development and Maternal Labor Force Participation: Using Handedness as an Instrument

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3537
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University - Centre for Health Economics, UCLA and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
Downloads 70 (586,476)

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maternal labor force participation, child development, handedness

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Resilience to Disaster: Evidence from Daily Wellbeing Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14220
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Mar 2021
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University - Centre for Health Economics, Monash University and Queensland University of Technology
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Improving the Peer Review Process: A Proposed Market System

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9894
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Paul Frijters and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Yale University - Yale Center for International and Area Studies
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peer-review, public relevance, transparency, two-sided markets, market design

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Do the Obese Really Die Younger or Do Health Expenditures Buy Them Extra Years?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4149
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 May 2009
Paul Frijters and Juan D. Baron
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Central Bank of Colombia (Banco de la República)
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obesity, longitudinal data, mortality, smoking, reverse-causality

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Childhood Economic Conditions and Length of Life: Evidence from the UK Boyd Orr Cohort, 1937-2005

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3042
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Oct 2007
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, University of Essex - Department of Economics and University of Bristol
Downloads 55 (661,885)
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Give and You Shall Receive: The Emergence of Welfare-Reducing Reciprocity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9010
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 May 2015
Cameron Murray, Paul Frijters and Melissa Vorster
The University of Sydney, Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and University of Queensland
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reciprocity, corruption, alliance formation, experiment

Who is Coming to the Artefactual Field Experiment? Participation Bias Among Chinese Rural Migrants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8843
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Paul Frijters, Tao Kong and Elaine Liu
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Australian National University - Economics Division and University of Houston
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artefactual field experiment, participation bias, rural migrants

Who is Coming to the Artefactual Field Experiment? Participation Bias Among Chinese Rural Migrants

NBER Working Paper No. w20953
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2022
Paul Frijters, Sherry Tao Kong and Elaine Liu
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Peking University and University of Houston
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Is Transparency an Anti-Corruption Myth?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10683
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Apr 2017
Cameron Murray, Paul Frijters and Markus Schaffner
The University of Sydney, Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Queensland University of Technology
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experiment, alliance, corruption, transparency

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Is the Internet Bad News? The Online News Era and the Market for High-Quality News

Review of Network Economics, 9(2), June 2010
Posted: 28 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
Paul Frijters and Malathi Velamuri
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Chennai Mathematical Institute

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News quality, Internet, Monopolies, Search Costs, Advertising

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Choosing to Become a ‘Lost Cause’: The Perverse Effects of Benefit Preconditions

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 60, Issue 1, pp. 1-19, 2008
Posted: 24 Jun 2008
Lisa Farrell and Paul Frijters
University College Dublin (UCD) and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance

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Money Does Matter! Evidence from Increasing Real Income and Life Satisfaction in East German Following Reunification

Posted: 04 Nov 2004
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics

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Life satisfaction, german reunification, fixed-effects panel models, causal decomposition, income