Charles Becker

Duke University - Department of Economics

213 Social Sciences Building

Box 90097

Durham, NC 27708-0204

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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The Z-Axis: Elevation Gradient Effects in Urban America

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 217
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 08 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2017
Victor Ye and Charles Becker
Duke University, Department of Economics, Students and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Elevation, Hilliness, Household Income, Population Density, Urban Gradients, Spatial Modelling

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Forced Marriage and Birth Outcomes

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 204, University of Central Asia – Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA) Working Paper No. 35
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2021
Charles Becker, Bakhrom Mirkasimov and Susan Steiner
Duke University - Department of Economics, Humboldt University of Berlin and Leibniz Universität Hannover
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Forced Marriage, Bride Kidnapping, Birth weight, Stress, Kyrgyzstan

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The Value of Manufactured Housing Communities: A Dual-Ownership Model

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 196
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Oct 2015
Charles Becker and Ashley Yea
Duke University - Department of Economics and Independent
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Marking Territory: Modeling the Spread of Ethnic Conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1992-1995

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 266
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 18 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 24 May 2022
Duke University - Department of Economics, Government of the United States of America - Navy, World Bank and Duke University
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transition economies, spread of war, ethnic conflict, Bosnia, Herzegovina

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Zoned Out? North Carolina Manufactured Housing Park Lot Rents

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 267
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2018
Charles Becker and Timothy Rickert
Duke University - Department of Economics and Duke University, Department of Economics, Students
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The Social Position of Daughters-in-Law and Domestic Violence: Patrilocal Marriage in Tajikistan

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 232
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2019
Charles Becker and Mavzuna Turaeva
Duke University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Domestic Violence; Social Norms; Tradition; Patrilocal Marriage; Tajikistan

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The (Literally) Steepest Slope: Spatial, Temporal, and Elevation Variance Gradients in Urban Spatial Modelling

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 202
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2017
Charles Becker and Victor Ye
Duke University - Department of Economics and Duke University, Department of Economics, Students
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Housing, Public Transit, Metro, Elevation, Anticipatory Effects, Hong Kong

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Real Estate Market Evolution and Monetary Policy in Kazakhstan

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 287, University of Central Asia – Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA) Working Paper No. 54
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2021
Zhandos Ybrayev and Charles Becker
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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real estate markets, mortgage credit policy, transition economies, Kazakhstan

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Bubbles on the Steppe: Intrinsic Bubbles and Credit Expansion in Kazakhstan's Real Estate Market

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 253
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 29 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2017
Galina A. An, Charles Becker and Enoch Cheng
Kenyon College - Department of Economics, Duke University - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics
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Is High-Tech Care in a Middle Income Country Worth It? Evidence from Perinatal Centers in Russia

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 198
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2016
Dzhamilya Nigmatulina and Charles Becker
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Duke University - Department of Economics
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infant health; infant mortality; maternal health; maternal mortality; prenatal care; perinatal hospitals; impact evaluation

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Housing Price Appreciation and Economic Integration in a Transition Economy

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 265
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2018
Galina A. An, Charles Becker and Enoch Cheng
Kenyon College - Department of Economics, Duke University - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics
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How Forced Marriages Differ: Evidence on Assortative Mating in Kyrgyzstani Marriages

University of Central Asia – Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA) Working Paper No. 45
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Mar 2021
Charles Becker and Susan Steiner
Duke University - Department of Economics and Leibniz Universität Hannover
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Kyrgyzstan, assortative mating, forced marriage, bride kidnapping

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Income Tax Incentives to Promote Saving

NBER Working Paper No. w0487
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 May 2004 Last Revised: 02 May 2022
Charles Becker and Don Fullerton
Duke University - Department of Economics and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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Appendix to 'Queen Bees and Domestic Violence: Patrilocal Marriage in Tajikistan'

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 233
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Nov 2016
Charles Becker and Mavzuna Turaeva
Duke University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Domestic Violence; Queen Bee; Social Norms; Tradition; Patrilocal Marriage; Tajikistan

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Can a Summer Make a Difference? The Impact of the American Economic Association Summer Program on Minority Student Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w20407
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2022
Charles Becker, Cecilia E. Rouse and Mingyu Chen
Duke University - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section and Princeton University
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Is High‐Tech Care in a Middle‐Income Country Worth It?

Economics of Transition, Vol. 24, Issue 4, pp. 585-620, 2016
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Sep 2016
Dzhamilya Nigmatulina and Charles Becker
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Infant health, infant mortality, prenatal care, perinatal hospitals, impact evaluation, returns to technology, cost of healthcare

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Mortality Recovery and Stabilization in Kazakhstan, 1995-2001

Economics & Human Biology, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 97-122, March 2005
Posted: 12 Apr 2006
Charles Becker
Duke University - Department of Economics

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Kazakhstan, Mortality, Life expectancy, Former Soviet Union