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Prenegotiation public commitment in domestic and international bargaining
(American Political Science Review, 2005-08-01)
We use a formal bargaining model to examine why, in many domestic and international bargaining situations, one or both negotiators make public statements in front of their constituents committing themselves to obtaining ...
Not Perfect, but Still Pretty Good: The EITC and Other Policies to Support the U.S. Low-Wage Labour Market
(OECD Economic Studies, 2000)
Unintended consequences of urbanization for aquatic ecosystems: A case study from the Arizona desert
Many changes wrought during the construction of "designer ecosystems" are intended to ensure - and often succeed in ensuring - that a city can provide ecosystem goods and services; but other changes have unintended impacts ...
Wetlands as an alternative stable state in desert streams.
Historically, desert drainages of the American southwest supported productive riverine wetlands (ciénegas). Region-wide erosion of ciénegas during the late 19th and early 20th century dramatically reduced the abundance of ...
The genomic analysis of erythrocyte microRNA expression in sickle cell diseases.
(PLoS One, 2008-06-04)
BACKGROUND: Since mature erythrocytes are terminally differentiated cells without nuclei and organelles, it is commonly thought that they do not contain nucleic acids. In this study, we have re-examined this issue by analyzing ...
An inhospitable port in the storm: Recent clandestine West African migrants and the quest for diasporic recognition
(The Situated Politics of Belonging, 2006-01-01)
Speculative Price Bubbles in the Rice Market and the 1974 Bangladesh Famine
(Journal of Economic Development, 2000-12)
This paper investigates the role played by speculative price bubbles in destabilizing food markets in Bangladesh during the 1974 famine. The hypothesis of speculative price bubbles in the rice market is tested using weekly ...
The art of the bibliographic essay
(Theological librarianship, 2008-01-01)
Serotonin transporter genotype modulates social reward and punishment in rhesus macaques
(PLoS ONE, 2009)
Background: Serotonin signaling influences social behavior in both human and nonhuman primates. In humans, variation upstream of the promoter region of the serotonin transporter gene (5-HTTLPR) has recently been shown to ...