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The Philippines in the Automotive Global Value Chain
This report uses the Duke CGGC Global Value Chain (GVC) framework to examine the role of the Philippines in the global automotive industry and identify opportunities for upgrading. The country’s strength in the sector is ...
Estimating the Value of Higher Education Financial Aid: Evidence from a Field Experiment
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2016-06-01)
Using data from a Canadian field experiment designed to elicit risk and time preferences and quantify financial barriers to higher education, we estimate the distribution of the value of financial aid for prospective students, ...
Data vs. Methods: Quasi-Experimental Evaluation of Alternative Sample Selection Corrections for Missing College Entrance Exam Score Data
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2016-06-07)
In 2007, Michigan began requiring all high school students to take the ACT college entrance exam. This natural experiment allows us to evaluate the performance of several parametric and semiparametric sample selection correction ...
College Attrition and the Dynamics of Information Revelation
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2016-05-31)
This paper investigates the role played by informational frictions in college and the workplace. We estimate a dynamic structural model of schooling and work decisions, where individuals have imperfect information about ...
Global Value Chain Analysis: A Primer, 2nd Edition
The first edition of Global Value Chain Analysis: A Primer was released five years ago (May 2011) in order to provide an overview of the key concepts and methodological tools used by Duke University’s Center on Globalization, ...
La promoción del trabajo decente en las cadenas mundiales de suministro en América Latina y el Caribe: Principales problemas, buenas prácticas, lecciones aprendidas y visión política
El informe se basa en una revisión documental, aprovechando estudios existentes sobre las cadenas mundiales de suministro (CMS), para examinar sus impactos e implicaciones en el desarrollo de las empresas nacionales, su ...
Promoting Decent Work in Global Supply Chains in Latin America and the Caribbean: Key Issues, Good Practices, Lessons Learned and Policy Insights
The report is based on a desk-based review, drawing upon existing studies of global supply chains (GSCs) to examine their impacts and implications for the development of domestic firms, their contribution to productive ...
“Giving” in to social pressure
(Games and Economic Behavior, 2016-09-01)
© 2016 Elsevier Inc.We develop a theory of charitable giving in which donors feel social pressure from a direct solicitation. We show that equilibrium donations are concentrated around a social norm. Despite a higher level ...