Nathan Berg

University of Otago, Department of Economics

Associate Professor

P.O. Box 56

Dunedin, Otago 9016

New Zealand

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1.

As-If Behavioral Economics: Neoclassical Economics in Disguise?

History of Economic Ideas, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 133-166, 2010
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Sep 2010
Nathan Berg and Gerd Gigerenzer
University of Otago, Department of Economics and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development
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bounded rationality, ecological rationality, as-if, fit, prediction, decision, process

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Non-Response Bias

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOCIAL MEASUREMENT, Vol. 2, pp. 865-873, Kempf-Leonard, K., ed., London, Academic Press
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Sampling Error, Non-Representative Sample, Bias, Mis-reporting, Misreporting, Non-response, Nonresponse, Missing, Imputation, Weighting, Randomized Response

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Behavioral Economics

21ST CENTURY ECONOMICS: A REFERENCE HANDBOOK, Vol. 2, pp. 861-872, Free, R. C., ed., Los Angeles: Sage
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Sep 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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bounded rationality, ecological rationality, Herbert Simon, as-if, survey

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Measuring the Effect of Sexual Orientation on Income: Evidence of Discrimination?

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 20, pp. 394-414, 2002
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Donald D. Lien
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics
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GBL, behavioral economics, gay, lesbian, civil rights, logit, logistic, discrete dependent variables, limited dependent variables, misreporting, nonresponse, mis-reporting, non-response

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Review of Microeconomics: Behavior, Institutions, and Evolution, by Bowles, S.

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 444-447, 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Behavioral Economics, Institutional Economics, Normative Economics

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Financial Advisors and Their Clients: Information Search and Portfolio Choice Among Bank Customers

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
University of Otago, Department of Economics, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Pädagogische Hochschule (PH) Ludwigsburg University of Education
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Lexicographic, Non-compensatory, Heuristic, Bank Customers, Behavioral Economics, Ecological Rationality

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Behavioral Labor Economics

HANDBOOK OF CONTEMPORARY BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS, pp. 457-478, Altman, M., ed., New York
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Behavioral Economics, Bounded Rationality, Ecological Rationality, As-If, Methodology, Choice Under Uncertainty, Procedural Rationality

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Democracy Under Uncertainty: The ‘Wisdom of Crowds’ and the Free-Rider Problem in Group Decision Making

Psychological Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 16 Sep 2010
Hokkaido University - Behavioral Science, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Hokkaido University - Behavioral Science and University of Otago, Department of Economics
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group decision making under uncertainty, free-rider problem, majority-plurality rules, marginally-diminishing group returns, evolutionary games, behavioral experiment

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Access to Grocery Stores in Dallas

International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 22-37, 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and James Murdoch
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences
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food security, grocery stores, neighbourhoods, imitation

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Behavioural Economics, Business Decision Making and Applied Policy Analysis

Global Business and Economics Review, Vol. 9, No. 2/3, pp. 123-125, 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Normative Economics, Behavioral Economics, Policy, Bounded Rationality, Ecological Rationality, As-If, Methodology, Choice Under Uncertainty, Procedural Rationality

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Normative Behavioral Economics

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 32, pp. 411-427, 2003
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Methodology, Normative, Behavioral

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Does Consistency Predict Accuracy of Beliefs?: Economists Surveyed About PSA

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg, Guido Biele and Gerd Gigerenzer
University of Otago, Department of Economics, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development
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logical consistency, predictive accuracy, elicitation, non-Bayesian, ecological rationality

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Review of Conflict and Cooperation: Institutional and Behavioral Economics, by Schmid, A.

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 34, No. 6, pp. 866-868, 2005
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Behavioral Economics, Policy, Normative Behavioral Economics, Non-compensatory, Institutional Design, Incommensurability, Kaldor Hicks

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Demand for Self Control: A Model of Consumer Response to Programs and Products that Moderate Consumption

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Jeong-Yoo Kim
University of Otago, Department of Economics and Kyung-Hee University - Department of Economics
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Preference Choice, Preference Change, Moderation, Restraint, Desire, Financial, Decision Making, Consumer Credit, Consumer Finance, Institutional Design, Ecological Rationality, Bounded Rationality, Behavioral Economics

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Finance, Psychology, Economics and the Design of Successful Institutions

ECONOMIC GLOBALIZATION AND THE CHOICE OF ASIA, W. Jingping, ed., pp. 502-509, Shanghai: Fudan University Press
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Ecological Rationality, Bounded Rationality, Financial Markets, Financial Institutions, Economic Growth

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Psychology Implies Paternalism? Bounded Rationality May Reduce the Rationale to Regulate Risk-Taking

Social Choice and Welfare, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 337-359, 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Gerd Gigerenzer
University of Otago, Department of Economics and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development
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Normative Economics, Behavioral Economics, Policy, Ecological Rationality, Satisficing, Libertarian Paternalism, As-If, Methodology, Choice Under Uncertainty, Procedural Rationality

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Tailoring Globalization to National Needs and Wellbeing: One Size Never Fits All

Global Business and Economics Review, Vol. 9, No. 2/3, pp. 319-334, 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Shlomo Maital
University of Otago, Department of Economics and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
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globalisation, institutions, behavioural economics, Kaldor-Hicks, inevitability

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Inconsistency Pays?: Time-Inconsistent Subjects and EU Violators Earn More

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
University of Otago, Department of Economics, Texas A&M University and University of Arizona, Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law Program
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behavioral economics, hyperbolic discounting, hypobolic, normative, coherence, correspondence, consistency, irrationality, rationality

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Does Society Benefit from Investor Overconfidence in the Ability of Financial Market Experts?

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 58, pp. 95-116, 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Donald D. Lien
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics
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Overconfidence, Heterogeneous beliefs, Disagreement, Financial markets, Expert, Trust

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New Reform Strategies and Welfare Participation in Canada

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Todd Gabel
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas at Dallas
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Social Assistance, PRWORA, TANF, Work Requirements, Diversion, Earnings, Exemptions, Time Limits, Natural Experiments

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Success from Satisficing and Imitation: Entrepreneurs’ Location Choice and Implications of Heuristics for Local Economic Development

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Process Model, Bounded Rationality, Interview Data, Ethnic, Discrimination, Low income, Neighborhood, Lexicographic, Non-compensatory, Business Owners

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Dynamic Correlation: A Tool for Hedging House Price Risk?

Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 17-28, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
University of Otago, Department of Economics, SUNY at Geneseo - John Wiley Jones School of Business and University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics
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Real Estate, Time-Varying Risk, Time-Dependent Variance, Risk Premium, Risk Aversion, Housing Risk, Portfolio Choice, Ecological Rationality, Behavioral Economics, Bounded Rationality

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Behavioral Cost-Benefit Economics: Toward a New Normative Approach to Policy

GLOBAL BUSINESS & ECONOMICS REVIEW - ANTHOLOGY, pp. 132-141, Kantarelis, D. ed., 2002
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Cost-Benefit Analysis, Behavioral Economics, Status-Quo Effect, Loss Aversion, Overconfidence, Hyperbolic Discounting

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Same-Sex Sexual Behavior: U.S. Frequency Estimates from Survey Data with Simultaneous Misreporting and Non-Response

Applied Economics, Vol. 38, No. 7, pp. 757-769, 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Donald D. Lien
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics
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Homosexual, Heterosexual, Sexual Orientation, Gay, Lesbian, Economic Demography, Discrete Dependent Variable, Augmented Logit, Mis-reporting, Nonresponse

25.

Imitation in Location Choice

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Imitation, Location, Ecological Rationality, Bounded Rationality, Lock-In, Neighborhood, Abandoned

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Peacemaking Among Inconsistent Rationalities?

IS THERE VALUE IN INCONSISTENCY? C. Engel, L. Daston, eds., 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Gerd Gigerenzer
University of Otago, Department of Economics and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development
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rationality, rationalities, irrationality, bounded rationality, biology, biological rationality

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Fast Acceptance by Common Experience: FACE-Recognition in Schelling’s Model of Neighborhood Segregation

Judgment and Decision Making, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp. 391-410, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Sep 2010
University of Otago, Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and Polish Academy of Sciences
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ethnic, discrimination, lexicographic, non-compensatory, heuristic, urban economics, institutional design

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Rational Ignoring with Unbounded Cognitive Capacity

Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 792-809, 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Ulrich Hoffrage
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Ignoring, Value of information, Heuristic, Bounded rationality, Ecological rationality

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Tracking-Error Decision Rules and Accumulated Wealth

Applied Mathematical Finance, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 91-119, 2003
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Donald D. Lien
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics
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Behavioral Economics, Normative Economics, Bounded Rationality, Ecological Rationality, Agent-Based, Computational Economics, Choice Under Uncertainty, Third Moment, Risk, Procedural Rationality

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Hedging Housing Risk and the New Economy: Is There a Connection, and Should Firms Care?

Global Business and Economics Review, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 10-36
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Real Estate Economics, Real Estate Risk, Residential Markets, Labor and Housing Markets, Behavioral Economics, House Prices, Home Prices, Volatility

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Decision-Making Environments in Which Unboundedly Rational Decision Makers Choose to Ignore Relevant Information

Global Business and Economics Review, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 59-73
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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ignoring, information, bounded rationality, optimising; adaptive, behavioural, decision

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Coping with Journal-Price Inflation: Leading Policy Proposals and the Quality-Spectrum

Economics Bulletin, Vol. 4, No. 14, pp. 1-8, 2002
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Behavioral Economics, Economics of Education, Economics of Science, Libraries, Economics of Economics, Quantity-Quality, Production of Knowledge, Interview, Librarians

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A Simple Bayesian Procedure for Sample Size Determination in an Audit of Property Value Appraisals

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 133-155, Spring 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Nov 2006
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Sexual Orientation and Self-Reported Lying

Review of Economics of the Household, Vol. 1, No. 7, pp. 83-104
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Donald D. Lien
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business - Department of Economics
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Deception, Sexual orientation, Gay, Misreporting, Non-response

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No-Decision Classification: An Alternative to Testing for Statistical Significance

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 33, No. 5, pp. 631-650, 2004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Significance, Statistical significance, Economic significance, Hypothesis test, Critical region, Type II, Power

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Illusive Competition in School Reform: Comment on Merrifield's 'Imagined Evidence and False Imperatives'

Journal of School Choice, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 290-306
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Behavioral Economics, Education Economics, Experimental Economics, Policy Experiment, Bounded Rationality, Ecological Rationality, As-If, Methodology, Choice, Procedural Rationality, Normative Economics

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Experiments to Generate New Data about School Choice

Journal of School Choice, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 397-413, 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Behavioral Economics, Education Economics, Experimental Economics, Policy Experiment, Bounded Rationality, Ecological Rationality, As-If, Methodology, Choice, Procedural Rationality

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Negatively Correlated Author Seniority and the Number of Acknowledged People: Name-Recognition as a Signal of Scientific Merit

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 1234-1247, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and João Ricardo Faria
University of Otago, Department of Economics and Florida Atlantic University
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Academic Networks, Economists, Economics of Science

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Compressed Environments: Unbounded Optimizers Should Sometimes Ignore Information

Minds and Machines, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 259-275, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Nathan Berg and Ulrich Hoffrage
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Ecological rationality, Bounded rationality, Frugality, Simplicity

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Negatively Correlated Author Seniority and the Number of Acknowledged People: Name-Recognition as a Signal of Scientific Merit?

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 1234-1247, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Sep 2010
Nathan Berg
University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Academic Networks, Economists, Economics of Science

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Did Tax Cuts on Earned Income Reduce Welfare Participation in Canada?

Australian Tax Forum, Vol. 32(1), 2017
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Apr 2017
Todd Gabel and Nathan Berg
University of Texas at Dallas and University of Otago, Department of Economics
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Price Discrimination in Public Healthcare

Australian Economic Papers, Vol. 57, Issue 2, pp. 181-192, 2018
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Jun 2018
Nathan Berg and Jeong‐Yoo Kim
University of Otago, Department of Economics and Kyung-Hee University
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Harsh Norms and Screening for Loyalty

Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 68, Issue 3, pp. 205-217, 2016
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Jul 2016
Nathan Berg and Jeong-Yoo Kim
University of Otago, Department of Economics and Kyung-Hee University - Department of Economics
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group, loyalty, norms, screening, signaling

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Did Canadian Welfare Reform Work? The Effects of New Reform Strategies on Social Assistance Participation

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 48, Issue 2, pp. 494-528, 2015
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Nathan Berg and Todd Gabel
University of Otago, Department of Economics and University of Texas at Dallas
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A Robustness Check of the Spatial Hedonic Difference-in-Differences Methodology

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2013
University of Otago, Department of Economics, University of Texas at Dallas - School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics

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announcement effect, behavioral reaction bias, property values, residential real estate, scattered-site public housing, spatial falsification exercise, spatial hedonic difference-in-differences