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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)
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 ...
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 ...
Myosin VIIA, important for human auditory function, is necessary for Drosophila auditory organ development.
(PLoS One, 2008-05-07)
BACKGROUND: Myosin VIIA (MyoVIIA) is an unconventional myosin necessary for vertebrate audition -. Human auditory transduction occurs in sensory hair cells with a staircase-like arrangement of apical protrusions called ...
Small-bodied humans from Palau, Micronesia.
(PLoS One, 2008-03-12)
UNLABELLED: Newly discovered fossil assemblages of small bodied Homo sapiens from Palau, Micronesia possess characters thought to be taxonomically primitive for the genus Homo. BACKGROUND: Recent surface collection and test ...
Stumped identities: Body image, bodies politic, and the Mujer Maya as prosthetic
(Cultural Anthropology, 2001-08-01)
From offshore to onshore: multiple origins of shallow-water corals from deep-sea ancestors.
(PLoS One, 2008-06-18)
Shallow-water tropical reefs and the deep sea represent the two most diverse marine environments. Understanding the origin and diversification of this biodiversity is a major quest in ecology and evolution. The most prominent ...
Trade Unionism and the Fight to Reshape the World that Trade Built: International Worker Rights in a Globalizing World, 1959-1999
(Labour and New Social Movements in a Globalizing World System, 2004)