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Politics in the Courtroom: Political Ideology and Jury Decision Making
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2015-04-01)
This paper uses data from the Gothenburg District Court in Sweden and a research design that exploits the random assignment of politically appointed jurors (termed nämndemän) to make three contributions to the literature ...
Extremal Quantile Regressions for Selection Models and the Black-White Wage Gap
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2014-06-01)
We consider the estimation of a semiparametric location-scale model subject to endogenous selection, in the absence of an instrument or a large support regressor. Identification relies on the independence between the covariates ...
Endogenous Sources of Volatility in Housing Markets: The Joint Buyer-Seller Problem
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2014-12-05)
This paper presents new empirical evidence that internal movement - selling one home and buying another - by existing homeowners within a metropolitan housing market is especially volatile and the main driver of fluctuations ...
A Jury of Her Peers: The Impact of the First Female Jurors on Criminal Convictions
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2016-02-10)
This paper uses an original data set of more than 3000 cases from 1918 to 1926 in the Central Criminal Courts of London to study the effect of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act of 1919. Implemented in 1921, this Act ...
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80 years of trade-offs in college sports
The Decline of Diversity in Our Schools
Surprising Success Among Hispanic students
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