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Seeing Mexico Photographed: The Work of Horne, Casasola, Modotti, and Álvarez Bravo
(Caa.reviews (online), College Arts Association, 2011)
Colorado's Piceance Basin: Variation in the local public finance effects of oil and gas development
A large increase in natural gas production occurred in western Colorado’s Piceance basin in the mid- to late-2000s, generating a surge in population, economic activity, and heavy truck traffic in this rural region. We describe ...
Local fiscal effects of oil and gas development in eight states
Oil and gas production in the United States has increased dramatically in the past 10 years. This growth has important implications for local governments, which often see new revenues from a variety of sources: property ...
Economic Interdependence and International Conflict: The Implications of Membership in International Economic, Financial, and Monetary Organizations and Multilateral Preferential Trade Agreements
This paper analyzes the relationship between economic interdependence and international conflict in the post-Cold War period since 1990 through a pooled analysis of time-series cross-sectional data on militarized interstate ...
A Man with No Religion
Local government revenue from oil and gas production
Oil and gas production generates substantial revenue for state and local governments. This report examines revenue from oil and gas production flowing to local governments through four mechanisms: (i) state taxes or fees ...
Dunn County and Watford City, North Dakota: A case study of the fiscal effects of Bakken shale development
The Bakken region of North Dakota and Montana has experienced perhaps the greatest effects of increased oil and gas development in the United States, with major implications for local governments. Though development of the ...
MIT’s Openness to Jewish Economists
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2013-06-26)
MIT emerged from “nowhere” in the 1930s to its place as one of the three or four most important sites for economic research by the mid-1950s. A conference held at Duke University in April 2013 examined how this occurred. ...
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 ...