Christer Gerdes

Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)

Kyrkgatan 43B

SE-106 91 Stockholm

Sweden

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Beauty Queens and Battling Knights: Risk Taking and Attractiveness in Chess

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2010
Anna Dreber, Christer Gerdes and Patrik Gransmark
Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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risk taking, attractiveness, aggressiveness, chess, gender differences

Beauty Queens and Battling Knights: Risk Taking and Attractiveness in Chess

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5314
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Anna Dreber, Christer Gerdes and Patrik Gransmark
Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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risk taking, attractiveness, chess, gender differences

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Strategic Behavior Across Gender: A Comparison of Female and Male Expert Chess Players

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4793
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Christer Gerdes and Patrik Gransmark
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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risk aversion, competitiveness, gender, culture, mixed-sex competition

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Facial Masculinity Predicts Risk and Time Preferences in Expert Chess Players

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 23 May 2013
Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) and University of Stirling - Department of Psychology
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risk taking, impatience, chess, facial masculinity, testosterone

The Impact of Immigration on the Size of Government: Empirical Evidence from Danish Municipalities

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2009
Christer Gerdes
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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Immigration, public goods, social cohesion, welfare state

The Impact of Immigration on the Size of Government: Empirical Evidence from Danish Municipalities

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 113, No. 1, pp. 74-92, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Christer Gerdes
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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Immigration, size of government, public goods, social cohesion, welfare state

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Exponential Growth Bias and Financial Literacy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5814
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Jul 2011
Johan Almenberg and Christer Gerdes
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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exponential growth bias, financial literacy, household finance

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Chicken or Checkin’? Rational Learning in Repeated Chess Games

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5862
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Christer Gerdes, Patrik Gransmark and Michael Rosholm
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) and Aarhus University - Department of Economics
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rational learning, risk aversion, beliefs

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Does Immigration Induce 'Native Flight' from Public Schools? Evidence from a Large Scale Voucher Program

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4788
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Christer Gerdes
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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school choice, immigration, private schools

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Using 'Shares' vs. 'Log of Shares' in Fixed-Effect Estimations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5171
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Sep 2010
Christer Gerdes
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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consistency, Törnqvist index, symmetry, spurious significance

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Receiving Countries' Perspectives: The Case of Sweden

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8408
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Sep 2014
Christer Gerdes and Eskil Wadensjo
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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immigration, wages, EU enlargement, Sweden

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Does Performance Information Affect Job Seekers in Selecting Private Providers in Voucher-Based Almp Programs?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8992
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Christer Gerdes
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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public sector, private providers, ALMP, rating, efficiency, equality

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A Note on Possible Estimation Bias When Studying Persons with Work Disability in Active Labour Market Programs

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9264
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Christer Gerdes
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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work disability, ALMP programs, endogenous selection, post registration bias