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Tiebout Sorting, Social Multipliers and the Demand for School Quality
(NBER Working Paper, 2009)
Agglomeration effects in foreign direct investment and the pollution haven hypothesis
(Environmental and Resource Economics, 2009-06-01)
Does environmental regulation impair international competitiveness of pollution-intensive industries to the extent that they relocate to countries with less stringent regulation, turning those countries into "pollution havens"? ...
High and far: biases in the location of protected areas.
(PLoS One, 2009-12-14)
BACKGROUND: About an eighth of the earth's land surface is in protected areas (hereafter "PAs"), most created during the 20(th) century. Natural landscapes are critical for species persistence and PAs can play a major role ...
Are mature smokers misinformed?
(J Health Econ, 2009-03)
While there are many reasons to continue to smoke in spite of its consequences for health, the concern that many smoke because they misperceive the risks of smoking remains a focus of public discussion and motivates tobacco ...
Building criminal capital behind bars: Peer effects in juvenile corrections
(Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2009-02-01)
This paper analyzes the influence that juvenile offenders serving time in the same correctional facility have on each other's subsequent criminal behavior. The analysis is based on data on over 8,000 individuals serving ...
The effects of financial education in the workplace: Evidence from a survey of employers
(Economic Inquiry, 2009-10-01)
We examine the effects of education on financial decision-making skills by identifying an interesting source of variation in pertinent training. During the 1990s, an increasing number of individuals were exposed to programs ...
Migration and hedonic valuation: The case of air quality
(Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2009-07-01)
Conventional hedonic techniques for estimating the value of local amenities rely on the assumption that households move freely among locations. We show that when moving is costly, the variation in housing prices and wages ...
Physical and economic potential of geological CO2 storage in saline aquifers.
(Environ Sci Technol, 2009-03-15)
Carbon sequestration in sandstone saline reservoirs holds great potential for mitigating climate change, but its storage potential and cost per ton of avoided CO2 emissions are uncertain. We develop a general model to determine ...
Designing Climate Mitigation Policy
Understanding the Forward Premium Puzzle: A Microstructure Approach
(American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2009-07)