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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 ...
"Dolls, Demons and DNA"
(London Review of Books, 2012-03)
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 ...
Save the WHO Program for Hearing Loss Prevention
(The Hearing Journal, 2013-09)
Social Investments, Informal Risk Sharing, and Inequality
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2015-03-16)
This paper studies the formation of risk-sharing networks through costly social investments. First, individuals invest in relationships to form a network. Next, neighboring agents negotiate risk-sharing arrangements, in ...
How Individual Preferences Get Aggregated in Groups - An Experimental Study
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2013-09-19)
This paper experimentally investigates how individual preferences, through unrestricted deliberation, get aggregated into a group decision in two contexts: reciprocating gifts, and choosing between lotteries. In both contexts ...
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 ...
Testing an Informational Theory of Legislation: Evidence from the U.S. House of Representatives: Supplementary Appendix
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2012-10-09)
Supplementary Appendix to Testing an Informational Theory of Legislation: Evidence from the U.S. House of Representatives.
Generalized Partition and Subjective Filtration
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2012-09-13)
We study an individual who faces a dynamic decision problem in which the process of information arrival is unobserved by the analyst, and hence should be identified from observed choice data. An information structure is ...
Supplementary Appendix to 'A Delegation-Based Theory of Expertise'
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2015-09-17)
This supplement provides welfare results not contained in the main text and a proof of Lemma A.1. For small bonuses, a mixed equilibrium exists if and only if a downward equilibrium exists; if so, it is unique. For large ...