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The Role of Royalties in Resource Extraction Contracts
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper, 2015-09-30)
The manner in which governments charge mineral resource producers has been the subject of considerable debate. In particular, there is a continuing debate about whether royalties should be reduced or eliminated, the preferred ...
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 ...
The Career Prospects of Overeducated Americans
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2014-05-01)
In this paper we analyze career dynamics for the large share of U.S. workers who have more schooling than their peers in the same occupation. We use data from the NLSY79 combined with the CPS to analyze transitions into ...
Assessing Public Investment Management Functions and Institutional Arrangements for State-Owned Enterprises: A Diagnostic Framework
(EQUITABLE GROWTH, FINANCE & INSTITUTIONS INSIGHT, 2021)