Oded Stark

University of Bonn

Distinguished Fellow

Walter-Flex-Str. 3

Bonn, NRW 53113

Germany

University of Warsaw

Distinguished Professor

Dluga Street 44/50

Warsaw, 00-241

Poland

University of Tuebingen

Adjunct Professor

Wilhelmstr. 19

Tuebingen, Baden Wuerttemberg 72074

Germany

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1.

Reasons for Remitting

ZEF Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 134
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Aug 2009
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Bequests, Inheritances and Family Traditions

CRR WP 2005-09
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 21 Jun 2008
Donald Cox and Oded Stark
Boston College - Department of Economics and University of Bonn
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inheritances, family traditions, bequests, wealth

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Reconciling the Rawlsian and the Utilitarian Approaches to the Maximization of Social Welfare

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
University of Bonn, Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN) and Cracow University of Economics
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Maximization of social welfare, Rawlsian social welfare function, Utilitarian social welfare function, Deadweight loss; Distaste for low relative income

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Socially Gainful Gender Quotas

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 May 2014
Oded Stark and Walter Hyll
University of Bonn and Halle Institute for Economic Research
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Gender quotas, Affirmative action, Human capital formation

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An Evolutionary Explanation for the Propensity to Migrate

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2005/38
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Alexei V. Savvateev and Oded Stark
New Economic School (NES) and University of Bonn
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Haystacks-type model, prisoner's dilemma game, inclination to migrate, evolution of cooperation, taste for migration

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Gender Differentiation in Risk-Taking Behavior: On the Relative Risk Aversion of Single Men and Single Women

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Nov 2015
Oded Stark and Ewa Zawojska
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw
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Risk-taking behavior; Gender-based difference in risk aversion; Relative wealth deprivation; Social status; Marriage market outcome

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International Migration, Human Capital Formation, and Saving

ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 174
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Oded Stark and Agnieszka Dorn
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw
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Human capital formation, Savings, Intertemporal choice, Prospect of migrating

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A Back-Door Brain Drain

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 164
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Apr 2012
Oded Stark and Lukasz Byra
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw - Faculty of Economic Sciences
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Migration of unskilled workers, Human capital formation, Depletion of human capital

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Global Integration and World Migration

ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 233
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Mar 2017
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Expansion of social space; Relative deprivation; Migration

The Prospect of Migration, Sticky Wages, and 'Educated Unemployment'

ZEF Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 146
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jan 2011
Oded Stark and C. Simon Fan
University of Bonn and Lingnam University - Department of Economics
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The Prospect of Migration, Sticky Wages, and 'Educated Unemployment'

Review of International Economics, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 277-287, 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 Apr 2011
Oded Stark and C. Simon Fan
University of Bonn and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Policy Repercussions of 'The New Economics of the Brain Drain'

ZEF Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 145
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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The New Economics of the Brain Drain, Policy formation

Comparing the Global and Merged with the Local and Separate: On a Downside to the Integration of Regions and Nations

Journal of East Asian Economic Integration, Vol. 19, No. 4 (December 2015) 325-355
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2016
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Integration of Regions and Nations, Merging Populations, Social Welfare

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Integration of regions and nations; Merging populations; Social welfare

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Gauging the Potential for Social Unrest

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No 135
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Sep 2009
Oded Stark, Walter Hyll and Doris A. Behrens
University of Bonn, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt and Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt - Department of Controlling and Strategic Management
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Social dismay, The potential for social unrest, Polarization, Total relative deprivation, Policy choice

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How Inheriting Affects Bequest Plans

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Aug 2015
Oded Stark and Anna Nicinska
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw
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Intergenerational transfers; Bequest behavior; Experience of inheriting; Expectation of inheriting; Intention to bequeath; Family tradition

How Inheriting Affects Bequest Plans

ZEF Discussion Papers on Development Policy, No. 202A
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
Oded Stark and Anna Nicinska
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw
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Intergenerational transfers; Bequest behavior; Experience of inheriting; Expectation of inheriting; Intention to bequeath; Family tradition

How Inheriting Affects Bequest Plans

Economica, Vol. 82, pp. 1126-1152, 2015
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Oded Stark and Anna Nicinska
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw
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A Theory of Migration as a Response to Occupational Stigma

Center for Development Research Discussion Paper Series No. 136
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2013
Oded Stark and C. Simon Fan
University of Bonn and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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migration, social distance, occupational status, social exposure gains, general equilibrium

A Theory of Migration as a Response to Occupational Stigma

International Economic Review, Vol. 52, No. 2, pp. 549-571, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Apr 2011
C. Simon Fan and Oded Stark
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Bonn
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On Social Preferences and the Intensity of Risk Aversion

Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 259, Center for Development Research, Bonn, May 2018, pp. 29
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jun 2018
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Relative Risk Aversion, Wealth Rank, Concern About Low Relative Wealth

On Social Preferences and the Intensity of Risk Aversion

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12423
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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relative risk aversion, wealth rank, concern about low relative wealth

On Social Preferences and the Intensity of Risk Aversion

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 86, Issue 3, pp. 807-826, 2019
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 May 2020
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Migration When Social Preferences are Ordinal: Steady State Population Distribution, and Social Welfare

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 231
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Feb 2017
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Ordinal preferences; Distaste for low relative income; An ordinal measure of income relative deprivation; Interregional migration; Steady state spatial distribution; Social Welfare

Migration When Social Preferences are Ordinal: Steady‐State Population Distribution and Social Welfare

Economica, Vol. 84, Issue 336, pp. 647-666, 2017
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Sep 2017
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Status Aspirations, Wealth Inequality, and Economic Growth

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 171-176, February 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 May 2006
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Status Aspirations, Wealth Inequality, and Economic Growth

ZEF Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 95
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Oct 2018
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Quest for Status, Distribution of Wealth, Economic Growth

Differential Migration Prospects, Skill Formation, and Welfare

ZEF- Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 160
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Dec 2011
Oded Stark and Roman Zakharenko
University of Bonn and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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Heterogeneous human capital, Differential externality effects, Migration of educated workers, Human capital formation, Efficient acquisition of human capital, Beneficial brain drain

Differential Migration Prospects, Skill Formation, and Welfare

Review of International Economics, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 657-673, 2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Aug 2012
Oded Stark and Roman Zakharenko
University of Bonn and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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Behavior in Reverse: Reasons for Return Migration

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Aug 2018
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Reasons for Return Migration

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On the Evolutionary Edge of Migration as an Assortative Mating Device

ZEF Bonn Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung Center for Development Research ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2008
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Haystacks-type model, Prisoners dilemma game, Inclination to migrate, Cost of migration, Evolution of cooperation, Taste for migration

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Can a Concern for Status Reconcile Diverse Social Welfare Programs?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 May 2016
Oded Stark and Marcin Jakubek
University of Bonn and Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN)
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Maximization of social welfare; Rawlsian social welfare function; Utilitarian social welfare function; Inefficient policy of income redistribution; Distaste for low status

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On the Economics of Others

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Mar 2014
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Altruism, Relative deprivation, Economic and social behavior

The Likelihood of Divorce and the Riskiness of Financial Decisions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12518
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
Oded Stark and Krzysztof Szczygielski
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw
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men's preferences towards risk, risk-taking behavior, concern at having low relative wealth, relative and absolute risk aversion, marital-based difference in attitudes towards risk, likelihood of divorce

The Likelihood of Divorce and the Riskiness of Financial Decisions

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 280
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Aug 2019
Oded Stark and Krzysztof Szczygielski
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw
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Men's preferences towards risk, Risk-taking behavior, Concern at having low relative wealth, Relative and absolute risk aversion, Marital-based difference in attitudes towards risk; Likelihood of divorce

A Bitter Choice Turned Sweet: How Acknowledging Individuals’ Concern at Having a Low Relative Income Serves to Align Utilitarianism and Egalitarianism

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Mar 2015
Oded Stark, Marcin Jakubek and Martyna Kobus
University of Bonn, Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN) and Polish Academy of Sciences
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Utilitarianism; Egalitarianism; Social welfare maximization; Low relative income

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Utilitarianism; Egalitarianism; Social welfare maximization; Low relative income

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Work Effort, Moderation in Expulsion, and Illegal Migration

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 585-590, November 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Oct 2007
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Migration and Dynamics: How a Leakage of Human Capital Lubricates the Engine of Economic Growth

ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 181
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Aug 2013
Gerhard Sorger, Oded Stark and Yong Wang
University of Vienna - Faculty of Business, Economics, and Statistics, University of Bonn and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance
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Overlapping-generations growth model, Intertemporal human capital externalities, Long-run growth effect of the prospect of migration, Social welfare gains

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A Concern About Low Relative Income, and the Alignment of Utilitarianism with Egalitarianism

ZEF- Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 156
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Oct 2011
Oded Stark, Martyna Kobus and Marcin Jakubek
University of Bonn, Polish Academy of Sciences and Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN)
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Utilitarianism, Income equality, Social welfare maximization, Relative income

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On the Economics of Refugee Flows

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Jun 2004
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Why Would Some Migrants Choose to Engage in Degrading Work?

ZEF- Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 149
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Mar 2011
Oded Stark and C. Simon Fan
University of Bonn and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Migrants, Relative deprivation, Degrading work, Humiliation, Multiple equilibria, Welfare assessment, Policy implications

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The Intergenerational Overlap and Human Capital Formation

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Feb 2005
Oded Stark and Yong Wang
University of Bonn and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance
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Integration as a Catalyst for Assimilation

ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 182
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Aug 2013
Oded Stark and Marcin Jakubek
University of Bonn and Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN)
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Assimilation, Integration, Social proximity, Interpersonal comparisons, Relative deprivation, Human capital formation

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Stressful Integration

ZEF Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 179
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Jun 2013
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Merger of populations, Revision of social space, Aggregate relative deprivation, Societal distress

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Casting the Naturalization of Asylum Seekers as an Economic Problem

ZEF Discussion Paper on Development Policy No. 137
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 May 2010
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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The probability of naturalization, Investment in host-country-specific human capital, Economic behavior of asylum seekers, Economic behavior of the government of the host country, Stackelberg game

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On a Variation in the Economic Performance of Migrants by Their Home Country's Wage

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Dec 2002
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Pure Rank Preferences and Variation in Risk-Taking Behavior

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 283, Bonn, November 2019
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Dec 2019
University of Bonn, University of Warsaw and Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN)
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Rank in the Wealth Distribution, Rank-Based Utility, Variation in Risk-Taking Behavior, Relative Risk Aversion

Pure Rank Preferences and Variation in Risk-Taking Behavior

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12637
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
University of Bonn, University of Warsaw and Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN)
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rank in the wealth distribution, rank-based utility, variation in risk-taking behavior, relative risk aversion

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Income Redistribution Going Awry: The Reversal Power of the Concern for Relative Deprivation

ZEF- Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 173
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Jan 2013
Gerhard Sorger and Oded Stark
University of Vienna - Faculty of Business, Economics, and Statistics and University of Bonn
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rank-preserving inequality-narrowing transfer, Gini coefficient, low relative income, relative deprivation, exacerbated inequality

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Migration Networks as a Response to Financial Constraints: Onset and Endogenous Dynamics

ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 168
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Sep 2012
Oded Stark and Marcin Jakubek
University of Bonn and Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN)
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Migration networks, Schedule of migration, Sequential migration, Affinity, Interpersonal bonds, Cost of migration

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A Social Proximity Explanation of the Reluctance to Assimilate

Kyklos, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 55-63, February 2007
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Jan 2007
C. Simon Fan and Oded Stark
Lingnam University - Department of Economics and University of Bonn
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The Impact of the Assimilation of Migrants on the Well-Being of Native Inhabitants: A Theory

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Jan 2015
University of Bonn, Cracow University of Economics and Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN)
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Migrants’ assimilation; The well-being of native inhabitants

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Do Family Ties with Those Left Behind Intensify or Weaken Migrants’ Assimilation?

ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 170
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Sep 2012
Oded Stark and Agnieszka Dorn
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw
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Assimilation of migrants, Acculturation identity, Links with the home country, Altruism, Remittances

Relative Deprivation as a Cause of Risky Behaviors

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 284, Bonn, November 2019
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Dec 2019
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Social Preferences, Relative Deprivation, Concern About Low Relative Wealth, Risk Aversion

Relative Deprivation as a Cause of Risky Behaviors

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12756
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Nov 2019
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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social preferences, relative deprivation, concern about low relative wealth, risk aversion

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Towards a Theory of Self-Segregation as a Response to Relative Deprivation: Steady-State Outcomes and Social Welfare

ZEF Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 94
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Oct 2018
Oded Stark and You-qiang Wang
University of Bonn and Tsinghua University
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Endogenous Selection of Comparison Groups, Human Capital Formation, and Tax Policy

ZEF- Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 148
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Jan 2011
Oded Stark, Walter Hyll and Yong Wang
University of Bonn, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance
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Human capital formation, Skill levels as occupational groups, Interpersonal comparisons, Relative deprivation, Tax policy, Subsidization

Endogenous Selection of Comparison Groups, Human Capital Formation, and Tax Policy

Economica, Vol. 79, Issue 313, pp. 62-75, 2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Dec 2011
Oded Stark, Walter Hyll and Yong Wang
University of Bonn, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance
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An Evolutionary Edge of Knowing Less: On the 'Curse' of Global Information

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2009
Oded Stark and Doris A. Behrens
University of Bonn and Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt - Department of Controlling and Strategic Management
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Span of interaction, Span of information, Imitation, Social welfare

Community Influence as an Explanatory Factor Why Roma Children Get Little Schooling

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14002
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Jan 2021
Oded Stark and Ruxanda Berlinschi
University of Bonn and KU Leuven Campus Brussels
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Community Influence as an Explanatory Factor Why Roma Children Get Little Schooling

ZEF Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 305
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Mar 2021
Oded Stark and Ruxanda Berlinschi
University of Bonn and KU Leuven Campus Brussels
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Community Influence, Social Norms, Social Distance, Exposure to Relative Deprivation, Roma Communities, Formal Education of Children

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On the Formation of International Migration Policies When No Country Has an Exclusive Policy-Setting Say

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 157
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Nov 2011
University of Bonn, Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management, Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management and University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration
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Human capital formation, International migration, Migration policies, Welfare analysis

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Gender Differentiation in Intergenerational Care-Giving and Migration Choices

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 249
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Apr 2018
Oded Stark and Ewa Cukrowska‐Torzewska
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw
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Demonstration of Care-Giving Across Generations; Gender Differentiation; Migration Distance From the Parental Home

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Consensus Income Distribution

ZEF – Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 227
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Dec 2016
University of Bonn, Cracow University of Economics and Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN)
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Maximization of social welfare, Isoelastic social welfare functions, Deadweight loss of tax and transfer, Concern at having a low relative income, Social planners’ aversion to inequality

Consensus Income Distribution

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 63, Issue 4, pp. 899-911, 2017
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
University of Bonn, Cracow University of Economics and Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN)
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concern at having a low relative income, deadweight loss of tax and transfer, isoelastic social welfare functions, maximization of social welfare, social planners' aversion to inequality

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The Merger of Populations, the Incidence of Marriages, and Aggregate Unhappiness

ZEF Discussion Paper on Development Policy No. 153
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Aug 2011
Oded Stark, Franz Rendl and Marcin Jakubek
University of Bonn, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt - Department of Economics and Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN)
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Merger of populations, Integration of societies, Unhappiness, Marriages, Relative deprivation

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The Brain Drain, 'Educated Unemployment', Human Capital Formation, and Economic Betterment

Economics of Transition, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 629-660, October 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Sep 2007
C. Simon Fan and Oded Stark
Lingnam University - Department of Economics and University of Bonn
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Engineering an Incentive to Search For Work: A Comparison Groups Approach

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 199
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 May 2015
Oded Stark, Marcin Jakubek and Martyna Kobus
University of Bonn, Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN) and Polish Academy of Sciences
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Unemployment benefits, Social comparisons, Relative deprivation

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In Search of an Evolutionary Edge: Trading with a Few, More, or Many

ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 140
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Oct 2010
Oded Stark and Doris A. Behrens
University of Bonn and Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt - Department of Controlling and Strategic Management
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Local interaction, Span of interaction, Imitation, Cooperation, Social welfare

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On the Taxing of Migrants’ Earnings While Retaining a Migrant Workforce

Center for Development Research (ZEF) - Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 263
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Aug 2018
Oded Stark and Wiktor Budzinski
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw
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Migration, Taxing Migrants, Target Migrants, Non-Target Migrants

On Structural Change, the Social Stress of a Farming Population, and the Political Economy of Farm Support

ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 261 (2018)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Jun 2018
Oded Stark and Jan Falkowski
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw
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Structural change, Occupational migration, Aggregate social stress, Support for farmers

On Structural Change, the Social Stress of a Farming Population, and the Political Economy of Farm Support

Economics of Transition and Institutional Change, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 201-222, 2019
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Jan 2019
Oded Stark and Jan Fałkowski
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw
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Structural change, Occupational migration, Aggregate social stress, Support for farmers

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Integration, Social Distress, and Policy Formation

ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 162
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Feb 2012
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Integration of regions, Merger of populations, Revision of social space, Aggregate relative deprivation, Social distress, Policy responses

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Is Population Growth Conducive to the Sustainability of Cooperation?

ZEF Discussion Paper on Development Policy No. 152
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Aug 2011
Oded Stark and Marcin Jakubek
University of Bonn and Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN)
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Population growth, Imitation, Sustainability of cooperation

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An Optimal Split of School Classes

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Feb 2021
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Social-psychological preferences, Distaste for trailing behind others, Unhappiness as measured by relative deprivation, Pressure to perform better, Superior performance of comparators, Assignment of students to subclasses, Optimum incentive to improve performance

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An Adverse Social Welfare Consequence of a Rich-To-Poor Income Transfer: A Relative Deprivation Approach

ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 244
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Oct 2017
University of Bonn, Cracow University of Economics and Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN)
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A rich-to-poor transfer; Relative income; Sen’s social welfare function

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A Policy Response to a Downside of the Integration of Economies: An Impossibility Theorem

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Jun 2014
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Merger of populations; Revision of social space; Aggregate relative deprivation; Societal stress; Policy response

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Can a Deportation Policy Backfire?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12583
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Sep 2019
Oded Stark and Lukasz Byra
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw - Faculty of Economic Sciences
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consumption of undocumented migrants, labor supply of undocumented migrants, savings of undocumented migrants, aggregate labor supply of undocumented migrants, efficacy of a deportation policy of a number of undocumented migrants

Can a Deportation Policy Backfire?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Oct 2019
Oded Stark and Lukasz Byra
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw - Faculty of Economic Sciences
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Consumption of undocumented migrants, Labor supply of undocumented migrants, Savings of undocumented migrants, Aggregate labor supply of undocumented migrants, Efficacy of a deportation policy of a number of undocumented migrants

Repercussions of Negatively Selective Migration for the Behavior of Non-Migrants When Preferences are Social

KIEP No. Working paper 19-03
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Oct 2020
Oded Stark and Wiktor Budzinski
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw
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Social preferences; Distaste for low relative income; Work effort; Per capita

Repercussions of Negatively Selective Migration for the Behavior of Non-Migrants When Preferences Are Social

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 275
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 May 2019
Oded Stark and Wiktor Budzinski
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw
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Social preferences, Distaste for low relative income, Work effort, Per capita output, Migration

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Community Cohesion and Assimilation Equilibria

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Dec 2018
University of Bonn, Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN) and University of Warsaw
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Community Cohesion, Social Proximity, Interpersonal Comparisons, Relative Deprivation, Migrants’ Assimilation Behavior

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A Gain with a Drain? Evidence from Rural Mexico on the New Economics of the Brain Drain

ZEF Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 99
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Oct 2018
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of Bonn and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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An Adverse Social Welfare Effect of a Doubly Gainful Trade

ZEF- Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 260, Center for Development Research, Bonn, May 2018
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jun 2018
University of Bonn, University of Warsaw, University of Tuebingen - Department of Economics and University of Warsaw
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Gains from Trade, Increase of Incomes, Decrease of Income Gap, Integration, Change of Social Space, Low Relative Income, Social Welfare

An Economics-Based Rationale for the Rawlsian Social Welfare Program

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13662
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Sep 2020
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Rawlsian social welfare function, aggregate relative deprivation (ARD), social stress, an algorithm of cost-effective policy response to ARD, congruence of the algorithm with the Rawlsian social welfare program

An Economics-based Rationale for the Rawlsian Social Welfare Program

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 298
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Nov 2020
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Rawlsian social welfare function, Aggregate relative deprivation (ARD), Social stress, An algorithm of cost-effective policy response to ARD, Congruence of the algorithm with the Rawlsian social welfare program

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A Class of Proximity-Sensitive Measures of Relative Deprivation

ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 243
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
University of Bonn, Cracow University of Economics and Cracow University of Economics
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Income distribution; Relative deprivation; Sensitivity to income transfers between wealthier individuals; Sensitivity to the proximity of changes in others’ incomes

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How Admitting Migrants with Any Skills Can Help Overcome a Shortage of Workers with Particular Skills

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Dec 2018
Oded Stark and Lukasz Byra
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw - Faculty of Economic Sciences
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Skill heterogeneity, Production externalities, Market inefficiency, Shortage of particular skills, Social planner’s choice, Import of skills, A migration admission fee, Skill acquisition subsidy

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A Critical Comparison of Migration Policies: Entry Fee Versus Quota

ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 238
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Aug 2017
University of Bonn, University of Warsaw - Faculty of Economic Sciences, Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management and University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration
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International migration; A quota; A uniform entry fee; A differentiated entry fee; Heterogeneous human capital; Optimal skill composition of the developed country’s workforce; Total factor productivity

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Policy Responses to a Dark Side of the Integration of Regions and Nations

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 163
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Apr 2012
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Merger of populations, Revision of social space, Aggregate relative deprivation, Societal distress, Policy responses

The Social Preferences of the Native Inhabitants, and the Decision How Many Asylum Seekers to Admit

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 287, 2019
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Jan 2020
University of Bonn, Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN) and University of Warsaw
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Admission and integration of asylum seekers, Social preferences, Relative deprivation, Tax-funded integration policy, Maximization of social welfare

The Social Preferences of the Native Inhabitants, and the Decision How Many Asylum Seekers to Admit

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12803
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Dec 2019
University of Bonn, Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN) and University of Warsaw
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admission and integration of asylum seekers, social preferences, relative deprivation, tax-funded integration policy, maximization of social welfare

On the Precarious Link Between the Gini Coefficient and the Incentive to Migrate

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 291, 2020
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Mar 2020
University of Bonn, University of Warsaw - Faculty of Economic Sciences and Cracow University of Economics
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The Gini Coefficient, Total Relative Deprivation, the Incentive to Migrate, In-congruence Between Measures of Inequality

On the Precarious Link between the Gini Coefficient and the Incentive to Migrate

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12910
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Jan 2020
University of Bonn, University of Warsaw - Faculty of Economic Sciences and Cracow University of Economics
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the gini coefficient, total relative deprivation, the incentive to migrate, incongruence between measures of inequality

Switching Queues, Cultural Conventions, and Social Welfare

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 279
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Jul 2019
University of Bonn, University of Warsaw and Cracow University of Economics
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Decision Processes, Queuing, Nash Equilibrium, Social Customs, Social Welfare

Switching Queues, Cultural Conventions, and Social Welfare

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12361
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Jun 2019
University of Bonn, University of Warsaw and Cracow University of Economics
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decision processes, queuing, Nash Equilibrium, social customs, social welfare

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An Adverse Social Welfare Effect of Guadruply Gainful Trade

ZEF Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 302, November 2020
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Dec 2020
Oded Stark and Grzegorz Kosiorowski
University of Bonn and Cracow University of Economics
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Gains from trade, Increase of incomes, Decrease of income gaps, Integration, Change of social space, Low relative income, Quadruply gainful trade, 'Trembling trade', Social welfare

The Pure Effect of Social Preferences on Regional Location Choices: The Evolving Dynamics of Convergence to a Steady State Population Distribution

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12331
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 May 2019
University of Bonn, University of Warsaw and Cracow University of Economics
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social preferences, distaste for low relative income, a cardinal measure of income relative deprivation, interregional locational choices, relocation dynamics, steady-state spatial distribution

The Pure Effect of Social Preferences on Regional Location Choices: The Evolving Dynamics of Convergence to a Steady State Population Distribution

ZEF‐Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 276
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 May 2019
University of Bonn, University of Warsaw and Cracow University of Economics
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Social preferences, Distaste for low relative income, A cardinal measure of income relative deprivation, Interregional locational choices, Relocation dynamics, Steady-state spatial distribution

The Pure Effect of Social Preferences on Regional Location Choices: The Evolving Dynamics of Convergence to a Steady State Population Distribution

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 59, Issue 5, pp. 883-909, 2019
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 May 2020
University of Bonn, University of Warsaw and Cracow University of Economics
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social preferences, distaste for low relative income, a cardinal measure of income relative deprivation, interregional locational choices, relocation dynamics, steady state spatial distribution

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Turning Relative Deprivation into a Performance Incentive Device

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14050
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jan 2021
Oded Stark and Grzegorz Kosiorowski
University of Bonn and Cracow University of Economics
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An Adverse Social Welfare Effect of Quadruply Gainful Trade

East Asian Economic Review Vol. 24, No. 3 (September 2020) 207-235, DOI:10.11644/KIEP.EAER.2020.24.3.377
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Nov 2020
Oded Stark and Grzegorz Kosiorowski
University of Bonn and Cracow University of Economics
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Gains from trade, Increase of incomes, Decrease of income gaps, Integration, Change of social space, Low relative income, Quadruply gainful trade, “Trembling trade,” Social welfare

An Adverse Social Welfare Effect of Quadruply Gainful Trade

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13761
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Oct 2020
Oded Stark and Grzegorz Kosiorowski
University of Bonn and Cracow University of Economics
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gains from trade, increase of incomes, decrease of income gaps, integration, change of social space, low relative income, quadruply gainful trade, "trembling trade", social welfare

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Repercussions of Negatively Selective Migration for the Behavior of Nonmigrants When Preferences are Social

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12283
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 May 2019
Oded Stark and Wiktor Budzinski
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw
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social preferences, distaste for low relative income, work effort, per capita output, migration

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A Methodological Rejoinder to "Does Income Relate to Health Due to Psychosocial or Material Factors?"

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13232
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 May 2020
Oded Stark and Marcin Jakubek
University of Bonn and Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Economics (INE PAN)
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the adverse psychosocial effect of low relative income on health, an index of relative deprivation, an index of income rank, decomposition of the index of relative deprivation into ordinal and cardinal components, a composite measure of relative deprivation

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Looking at the Population Problem Through the Prism of Heterogeneity: Welfare and Policy Analyses

International Economic Review, Vol. 49, Issue 3, pp. 799-835, August 2008
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Jul 2008
C. Simon Fan and Oded Stark
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Bonn
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Reexamining the Influence of Conditional Cash Transfers on Migration from a Gendered Lens: Comment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14068
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Feb 2021
Oded Stark
University of Bonn
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Will a Government Find it Financially Easier to Neutralize a Looming Protest If More Groups are Involved?

Posted: 09 Sep 2016
Oded Stark and Ewa Zawojska
University of Bonn and University of Warsaw

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Merger of populations; Revision of social space; Aggregate relative deprivation; Social stress; A cost-effective policy response

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European Monetary Integration and Aggregate Relative Deprivation: The Dull Side of the Shiny Euro

Economics & Politics, Vol. 27, Issue 2, pp. 185-203, 2015
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Oded Stark and Julia Wlodarczyk
University of Bonn and University of Economics in Katowice
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Inducing Human Capital Formation: Migration as a Substitute for Subsidies

Posted: 15 Nov 2002
Oded Stark and Yong Wang
University of Bonn and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance

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Migration, Human capital formation, Externalities, Social welfare

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Migrants' Savings, Purchasing Power Parity, and the Optimal Duration of Migration

INTERNATIONAL TAX AND PUBLIC FINANCE, Vol. 4, No. 3, 1997
Posted: 04 Jun 1997
University of Bonn, Institute for Advanced Studies and Central European University (CEU) - Department of Economics

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