Peter Kuhn

University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics

Professor

North Hall 3036

Santa Barbara, CA 93106

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Leadership Skills and Wages

IZA Discussion Paper No. 482
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 May 2002
Peter Kuhn and Catherine J. Weinberger
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Institute for Social, Behavioral and Economic Research (ISBER)
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Education, Leadership, Wages, Ability

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Does Pay Inequality Affect Worker Effort? Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Mar 2004
Gary Charness and Peter Kuhn
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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Wage compression, wage secrecy, wage inequality, experiment, gift exchange

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Internet Job Search and Unemployment Durations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 613
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Nov 2002
Peter Kuhn and Mikal Skuterud
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Statistics Canada
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Unemployment, Duration, Hazard Models, Internet, Job Search

The International Migration of Knowledge Workers: When is Brain Drain Beneficial?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2493
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Jan 2007
Peter Kuhn and Carol McAusland
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC)
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brain drain, international migration, international factor mobility, knowledge workers, intellectual property rights

The International Migration of Knowledge Workers: When is Brain Drain Beneficial?

NBER Working Paper No. w12761
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 16 May 2007
Peter Kuhn and Carol McAusland
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC)
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Do Co-Workers' Wages Matter? Theory and Evidence on Wage Secrecy, Wage Compression and Effort

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1417
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Dec 2004
Gary Charness and Peter Kuhn
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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experiments, effort, social preferences, jealousy, wage compression, wage secrecy

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Self Control and Intertemporal Choice: Evidence from Glucose and Depletion Interventions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4609
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Feb 2014
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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time preferences, self-control, depletion, sucrose, experiment

The Expanding Workweek? Understanding Trends in Long Work Hours Among U.S. Men, 1979-2004

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1924
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
Peter Kuhn and Fernando A. Lozano
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Pomona College
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labor supply, work hours

The Expanding Workweek? Understanding Trends in Long Work Hours Among U.S. Men, 1979-2004

NBER Working Paper No. w11895
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2010
Peter Kuhn and Fernando A. Lozano
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Pomona College
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The Effects of Lottery Prizes on Winners and Their Neighbors: Evidence from the Dutch Postcode Lottery

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4950
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Tilburg University - Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Groningen and Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California
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social interactions, natural experiments

Lab Labor: What Can Labor Economists Learn from the Lab?

NBER Working Paper No. w15913
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2010
Gary Charness and Peter Kuhn
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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Lab Labor: What can Labor Economists Learn from the Lab?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4941
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Gary Charness and Peter Kuhn
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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personnel economics, principal-agent theory, laboratory experiments, labor economics

The Importance of the Cognitive Environment for Intertemporal Choice

GATE Working Paper No. 1316
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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Time preferences, self-control, depletion, sucrose, experiment

The Importance of the Cognitive Environment for Intertemporal Choice

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7273
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Mar 2013
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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time preferences, self-control, depletion, sucrose, experiment

Do Women Prefer a Co-Operative Work Environment?

GATE Working Paper No. 1127
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Oct 2011
Peter Kuhn and Marie Claire Villeval
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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gender, cooperation, self-selection, confidence, experiment

Do Women Prefer a Co-Operative Work Environment?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5999
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Sep 2011
Peter Kuhn and Marie Claire Villeval
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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gender, cooperation, self-selection, confidence, experiment

Incentives and Effort in the Public Sector: Have U.S. Education Reforms Increased Teachers' Work Hours?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1412
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Nov 2004
Christiana Stoddard and Peter Kuhn
Montana State University - Bozeman and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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teachers, labor supply, work hours, education reform

Incentives and Effort in the Public Sector: Have U.S. Education Reforms Increased Teachers' Work Hours?

NBER Working Paper No. w11970
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2010
Christiana Stoddard and Peter Kuhn
Montana State University - Bozeman and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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Competition and the Ratchet Effect

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3784
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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ratchet effect, competition, experiment, private information, labor markets

Competition and the Ratchet Effect

GATE Working Paper No. 08-28
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2010
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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Ratchet effect, competition, experiment, private information, labor markets

Competition and the Ratchet Effect

NBER Working Paper No. w16325
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2010
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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Is Internet Job Search Still Ineffective?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5955
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Sep 2011
Peter Kuhn and Hani Mansour
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics
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Internet, job search, unemployment, durations

Is Internet Job Search Still Ineffective?

The Economic Journal, Vol. 124, Issue 581, pp. 1213-1233, 2014
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Dec 2014
Peter Kuhn and Hani Mansour
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics
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Gender Discrimination in Job Ads: Theory and Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5195
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Sep 2010
Peter Kuhn and Kailing Shen
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Xiamen University
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discrimination, gender, China, internet, search

Gender Discrimination in Job Ads: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w17453
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2015
Peter Kuhn and Kailing Shen
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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The Long-Term Effects of a Generous Income Support Program: Unemployment Insurance in New Brunswick and Maine, 1940-1991

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1919
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Jan 2006
Peter Kuhn and Chris Riddell
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Queen's University
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unemployment insurance, labor supply, Canada, income support

The Long-Term Effects of a Generous Income Support Program: Unemployment Insurance in New Brunswick and Maine, 1940-1991

NBER Working Paper No. w11932
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2010
Peter Kuhn and Chris Riddell
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Queen's University
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The Narrowing of the U.S. Gender Earnings Gap, 1959-1999: A Cohort-Based Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Mar 2006
Peter Kuhn and Catherine J. Weinberger
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Institute for Social, Behavioral and Economic Research (ISBER)
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women, United States, experience, wages

The Narrowing of the U.S. Gender Earnings Gap, 1959-1999: A Cohort-Based Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w12115
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 May 2006 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2010
Catherine J. Weinberger and Peter Kuhn
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Institute for Social, Behavioral and Economic Research (ISBER) and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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Assimilation Via Prices or Quantities? Labor Market Institutions and Immigrant Earnings Growth in Australia, Canada, and the United States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 802
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Jul 2003
Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics
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Immigrant Assimilation, Labor Market Flexibility

The Own and Social Effects of an Unexpected Income Shock: Evidence from the Dutch Postcode Lottery

RAND Working Paper No. WR-574
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 May 2008
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Tilburg University - Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Groningen and Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California
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social interactions, quasi-experiments

The Own and Social Effects of an Unexpected Income Shock: Evidence from the Dutch Postcode Lottery

NBER Working Paper No. w14035
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Jun 2008
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Tilburg University - Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Groningen and Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California
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Do Employers Prefer Undocumented Workers? Evidence from China's Hukou System

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8289
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Jul 2014
Peter Kuhn and Kailing Shen
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Xiamen University
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temporary migration, China, hukou, undocumented migrants

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Pay Inequality, Pay Secrecy, and Effort: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w11786
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2010
Gary Charness and Peter Kuhn
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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Are Women More Attracted to Cooperation than Men?

NBER Working Paper No. w19277
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Aug 2013
Peter Kuhn and Marie Claire Villeval
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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Bidding for Brains: Intellectual Property Rights and the International Migration of Knowledge Workers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4936
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Carol McAusland and Peter Kuhn
University of British Columbia (UBC) and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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intellectual property rights, development, brain drain, international labor migration

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Consumers and the Brain Drain: Product Design and the Gains from Emigration

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3602
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Aug 2008
Peter Kuhn and Carol McAusland
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC)
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brain drain, international labor migration, product quality

Age and Gender Profiling in the Chinese and Mexican Labor Markets: Evidence from Four Job Boards

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9891
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
California State University, Channel Islands, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Xiamen University
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gender, discrimination, age, China, Mexico, Internet, beauty, search, recruiting, screening

The Age Twist in Employers’ Gender Requests: Evidence from Four Job Boards

NBER Working Paper No. w22187
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 25 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2016
California State University, Channel Islands, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Bidding for Brains: Intellectual Property Rights and the International Migration of Knowledge Workers

NBER Working Paper No. w15486
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Carol McAusland and Peter Kuhn
University of British Columbia (UBC) and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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Making Nutritional Information Digestible: Effects of a Receipt-Based Intervention on Restaurant Purchases

NBER Working Paper No. w19654
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2014
Kelly Bedard and Peter Kuhn
University of California - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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Do Chinese Employers Avoid Hiring Overqualified Workers? Evidence from an Internet Job Board

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6848
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Kailing Shen and Peter Kuhn
Xiamen University and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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overqualification, job search, internet, China

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Employers' Preferences for Gender, Age, Height and Beauty: Direct Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w15564
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2011
Peter Kuhn and Kailing Shen
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Malfeasance in Long Term Employment Contracts: A New General Model with an Application to Unionism

NBER Working Paper No. w1045
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Jun 2004
Peter Kuhn
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics
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Gender-Targeted Job Ads in the Recruitment Process: Evidence from China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12022
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 23 Jan 2019
Peter Kuhn, Kailing Shen and Shuo Zhang
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Xiamen University and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
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gender, discrimination, China, internet search, recruiting, screening

Gender-Targeted Job Ads in the Recruitment Process: Evidence from China

NBER Working Paper No. w25365
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Peter Kuhn, Kailing Shen and Shuo Zhang
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
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Do Employers Prefer Migrant Workers? Evidence from a Chinese Job Board

NBER Working Paper No. w21675
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Oct 2015
Peter Kuhn and Kailing Shen
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Are Women More Attracted to Co‐Operation than Men?

The Economic Journal, Vol. 125, Issue 582, pp. 115-140, 2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Jan 2015
Peter Kuhn and Marie Claire Villeval
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), CNRS
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Changing Levels or Changing Slopes? The Narrowing of the U.S. Gender Earnings Gap, 1959-1999

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 63, No. 3, 2010
Posted: 23 Jun 2010
Catherine J. Weinberger and Peter Kuhn
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Institute for Social, Behavioral and Economic Research (ISBER) and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics

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Gender Wage Gap, Wages, Gender

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The Long-Term Effects of Unemployment Insurance: Evidence from New Brunswick and Maine, 1940-1991

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 63, No. 2, 2010
Posted: 02 Apr 2010
Chris Riddell and Peter Kuhn
University of British Columbia (UBC) and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics

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unemployment insurance, Canada, Maine, New Brunswick, UI system

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Wage Loss Following Displacement: The Role of Union Coverage

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, April 1998
Posted: 03 Feb 1998
Peter Kuhn and Arthur Sweetman
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and McMaster University - Department of Economics

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