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Child Nutrition in India in the Nineties
India experienced several years of fast economic growth during the 1990s, and according to many observers this period also saw a considerable decline in poverty, especially in urban areas. We use data from two rounds of ...
Semiparametric Efficiency in GMM Models with Auxiliary Data
We study semiparametric efficiency bounds and efficient estimation of parameters defined through general moment restrictions with missing data. Identification relies on auxiliary data containing information about the distribution ...
On-chip electron-impact ion source using carbon nanotube field emitters
(Applied Physics Letters, 2007-03-30)
A lateral on-chip electron-impact ion source utilizing a carbon nanotube field emission electron source was fabricated and characterized. The device consists of a cathode with aligned carbon nanotubes, a control grid, and ...
Plants as reef fish: fitting the functional form of seedling recruitment.
(Am Nat, 2007-08)
The life histories of many species depend first on dispersal to local sites and then on establishment. After dispersal, density-independent and density-dependent mortalities modify propagule supply, determining the number ...
The Black Book: Karl Kraus's Etiquette
The conduct book stakes out the boundaries of correct behavior, making instructions for self-management available to anyone who strives for easy social integration. Given its close relation to the mores of the educated classes, ...
A short history of coffee, and of civil society. What is it about coffee – and coffeehouses – that makes it so agreeable to the bourgeoisie? asks Jakob Norberg in a brief social history of the dark, rich brew. For Jürgen ...
Re-focusing of instruction on relative clauses [In Korean] (관형절 교수법의 재조명)
(The proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Korean Language Education, 2007)
This paper proposes a shift of focus in the teaching of relative clauses in Korean from a morphological approach to a processing- and function-based approach. Published instructional materials and studies of learner errors ...
Myth, History, and Witnessing in Marceline Desbordes-Valmore’s Caribbean Poetics
(L’Esprit Créateur, 2007)
Before Malcolm X, Dessalines: A ‘French’ Tradition of Black Atlantic Radicalism
(International Journal of Francophone Studies, 2007)
Does Sutton apply to supermarkets?
This paper presents empirical evidence that endogenous fixed costs play a central role in determining the equilibrium structure of the supermarket industry. Using the framework developed in Sutton (1991), I construct a model ...