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2014
w20557 Naci Mocan
Luiza Pogorelova

Compulsory Schooling Laws and Formation of Beliefs: Education, Religion and Superstition

w20513 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

On the Ethnic Origins of African Development Chiefs and Pre-colonial Political Centralization

w20440 William Goetzmann
Elena Mamonova
Christophe Spaenjers

The Economics of Aesthetics and Three Centuries of Art Price Records

w20438 Oded Galor
Ömer Özak

The Agricultural Origins of Time Preference

w20422 Abhijit Banerjee
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Esther Duflo
Matthew O. Jackson

Gossip: Identifying Central Individuals in a Social Network

w20403 Leonardo Bursztyn
Davide Cantoni

A Tear in the Iron Curtain: The Impact of Western Television on Consumption Behavior

w20369 Daron Acemoglu
Matthew O. Jackson

Social Norms and the Enforcement of Laws

w20309 Emily Breza
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Horacio Larreguy

Social Structure and Institutional Design: Evidence from a Lab Experiment in the Field

w20276 Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Matthew O. Jackson

Tractable and Consistent Random Graph Models

w20259 Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Cynthia Kinnan
Horacio Larreguy

Social Networks as Contract Enforcement: Evidence from a Lab Experiment in the Field

w20174 Francesco Giavazzi
Ivan Petkov
Fabio Schiantarelli

Culture: Persistence and Evolution

w20158 Charles Yuji Horioka
Are Americans and Indians More Altruistic than the Japanese and Chinese? Evidence from a New International Survey of Bequest Plans

w20059 Naci H. Mocan
Christian Raschke

Economic Well-being and Anti-Semitic, Xenophobic, and Racist Attitudes in Germany

w19894 Daron Acemoglu
Ufuk Akcigit
Murat Alp Celik

Young, Restless and Creative: Openness to Disruption and Creative Innovations

w19862 Philip J. Cook
Kenneth Dodge
George Farkas
Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Jonathan Guryan
Jens Ludwig
Susan Mayer
Harold Pollack
Laurence Steinberg

The (Surprising) Efficacy of Academic and Behavioral Intervention with Disadvantaged Youth: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Chicago

w19855 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang
Jinwen Xu

How Durable are Social Norms? Immigrant Trust and Generosity in 132 Countries

w19809 Kathy Fogel
Liping Ma
Randall Morck

Powerful Independent Directors


2013
w19769 Resul Cesur
Naci H. Mocan

Does Secular Education Impact Religiosity, Electoral Participation and the Propensity to Vote for Islamic Parties? Evidence from an Education Reform in a Muslim Country

w19768 Filipe R. Campante
David H. Yanagizawa-Drott

Does Religion Affect Economic Growth and Happiness? Evidence from Ramadan

w19750 Alberto Alesina
Paola Giuliano

Culture and Institutions

w19615 Elaine M. Liu
Juanjuan Meng
Joseph Tao-yi Wang

Confucianism and Preferences: Evidence from Lab Experiments in Taiwan and China

w19610 Claudia Olivetti
Eleonora Patacchini
Yves Zenou

Mothers, Friends and Gender Identity

w19557 Luigi Guiso
Paola Sapienza
Luigi Zingales

The Value of Corporate Culture

w19495 Rebekka Christopoulou
Dean R. Lillard

Migration to the US and Marital Mobility

w19304 Rebekka Christopoulou
Ahmed Jaber
Dean R. Lillard

The Inter-generational and Social Transmission of Cultural Traits: Theory and Evidence from Smoking Behavior

w19225 Jason Fletcher
Sanjeev Kumar

Religion and Risky Health Behaviors among U.S. Adolescents and Adults

w19212 Lawrence E. Blume
William A. Brock
Steven N. Durlauf
Rajshri Jayaraman

Linear Social Interactions Models

w19209 Thomas P. Triebs
Justin Tumlinson

Learning Capitalism the Hard Way—Evidence from Germany's Reunification

w19203 Saumitra Jha
"Unfinished Business": Ethnic Complementarities and the Political Contagion of Peace and Conflict in Gujarat

w19201 Shanker Satyanath
Nico Voigtlaender
Hans-Joachim Voth

Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party

w19196 David Atkin
The Caloric Costs of Culture: Evidence from Indian Migrants

w19169 Angela K. Dills
Rey Hernández-Julián

Religiosity and State Welfare

w19133 Ajay K. Agrawal
Christian Catalini
Avi Goldfarb

Some Simple Economics of Crowdfunding

w19045 Leah Platt Boustan
Racial Residential Segregation in American Cities

w19036 Rebekka Christopoulou
Dean R. Lillard

Is Smoking Behavior Culturally Determined? Evidence from British Immigrants

w18966 Alberto Alesina
Paola Giuliano

Family Ties

w18932 Grant Miller
Kimberly Singer Babiarz

Pay-for-Performance Incentives in Low- and Middle-Income Country Health Programs

w18813 Nico Voigtländer
Hans-Joachim Voth

Married to Intolerance: Attitudes towards Intermarriage in Germany, 1900-2006

w18805 John Cawley
Stephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder

The Demand for Cigarettes as Derived from the Demand for Weight Control

w18786 Adnan Q. Khan
Steven F. Lehrer

The Impact of Social Networks on Labour Market Outcomes: New Evidence from Cape Breton

w18674 Eli Berman
Joseph Felter
Jacob N. Shapiro
Erin Troland

Modest, Secure and Informed: Successful Development in Conflict Zones

w18744 Massimo Anelli
Giovanni Peri

Peer Gender Composition and Choice of College Major

w18738 Quamrul Ashraf
Oded Galor

Genetic Diversity and the Origins of Cultural Fragmentation

w18728 Roger Gordon
Gordon B. Dahl

Views among Economists: Professional Consensus or Point-Counterpoint?

w18722 Paola Giuliano
Nathan Nunn

The Transmission of Democracy: From the Village to the Nation-State


2012
w18641 Ned Augenblick
Jesse M. Cunha
Ernesto Dal Bó
Justin M. Rao

The Economics of Faith: Using an Apocalyptic Prophecy to Elicit Religious Beliefs in the Field

w18509 Jeffrey V. Butler
Paola Giuliano
Luigi Guiso

Trust and Cheating

w18460 Jeffrey Butler
Paola Giuliano
Luigi Guiso

Trust, Values and False Consensus

w18438 Stelios Michalopoulos
Alireza Naghavi
Giovanni Prarolo

Trade and Geography in the Origins and Spread of Islam

w18417 Felipe Kast
Stephan Meier
Dina Pomeranz

Under-Savers Anonymous: Evidence on Self-Help Groups and Peer Pressure as a Savings Commitment Device

w18359 Keith M. Marzilli Ericson
Consumer Inertia and Firm Pricing in the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Insurance Exchange

w18350 Eli Berman
Laurence R. Iannaccone
Giuseppe Ragusa

From Empty Pews to Empty Cradles: Fertility Decline Among European Catholics

w18275 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

National Institutions and Subnational Development in Africa

w18224 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Pre-colonial Ethnic Institutions and Contemporary African Development

w18080 Edward Kutsoati
Randall Morck

Family Ties, Inheritance Rights, and Successful Poverty Alleviation: Evidence from Ghana

w17743 Abhijit Banerjee
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Esther Duflo
Matthew O. Jackson

The Diffusion of Microfinance


2011
w17620 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

The Long-Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa

w17589 Daniel M. Hungerman
Substitution and Stigma: Evidence on Religious Competition from the Catholic Sex-Abuse Scandal

w17579 Roland Benabou
Jean Tirole

Laws and Norms

w17572 Ruben Durante
Giovanna Labartino
Roberto Perotti

Academic Dynasties: Decentralization and Familism in the Italian Academia

w17527 Yann Algan
Pierre Cahuc
Andrei Shleifer

Teaching Practices and Social Capital

w17508 Raquel Fernández
Joyce Cheng Wong

The Disappearing Gender Gap: The Impact of Divorce, Wages, and Preferences on Education Choices and Women's Work

w17375 Daniel M. Hungerman
Do Religious Proscriptions Matter? Evidence from a Theory-Based Test

w17216 Quamrul Ashraf
Oded Galor

The "Out of Africa" Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity, and Comparative Economic Development

w17180 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang

Weekends and Subjective Well-Being

w17113 Nico Voigtlaender
Hans-Joachim Voth

Persecution Perpetuated: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Semitic Violence in Nazi Germany

w17066 Daron Acemoglu
Matthew O. Jackson

History, Expectations, and Leadership in the Evolution of Social Norms

w17022 Romney B. Duffey
The Quantification of Systemic Risk and Stability: New Methods and Measures

w16973 Daniel M. Hungerman
The Effect of Education on Religion: Evidence from Compulsory Schooling Laws

w16923 Laura Bottazzi
Marco Da Rin
Thomas F. Hellmann

The Importance of Trust for Investment: Evidence from Venture Capital

w16891 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Trust in Public Institutions over the Business Cycle

w16838 Daniel Treisman
The Geography of Fear

w16820 Ajay K. Agrawal
Christian Catalini
Avi Goldfarb

The Geography of Crowdfunding

w16769 Robert J. Barro
Rachel M. McCleary

Saints Marching In, 1590-2009


2010
w16637 Michael McBride
Gary Richardson

Stopping Suicide Attacks: Optimal Strategies and Unintended Consequences

w16518 Scott E. Carrell
Mark Hoekstra
James E. West

Is Poor Fitness Contagious? Evidence from Randomly Assigned Friends

w16512 Alberto Bisin
Thierry Verdier

The Economics of Cultural Transmission and Socialization

w16465 Alberto Bisin
Eleonora Patacchini
Thierry Verdier
Yves Zenou

Bend It Like Beckham: Ethnic Identity and Integration

w16340 Vikas Mehrotra
Randall Morck
Jungwook Shim
Yupana Wiwattanakantang

Must Love Kill the Family Firm?

w16277 Raquel Fernández
Does Culture Matter?

w16024 David W. Galenson
Understanding Creativity

w15930 David W. Galenson
Innovators: Filmmakers

w15925 Daniel J. Benjamin
James J. Choi
Geoffrey W. Fisher

Religious Identity and Economic Behavior

w15838 David Galenson
Late Bloomers in the Arts and Sciences: Answers and Questions

w15776 Karla Hoff
Joseph E. Stiglitz

Equilibrium Fictions: A Cognitive Approach to Societal Rigidity


2009
w15502 William N. Goetzmann
Luc Renneboog
Christophe Spaenjers

Art and Money

w15417 Francesco Giavazzi
Fabio Schiantarelli
Michel Serafinelli

Culture, Policies and Labor Market Outcomes

w15415 Alberto F. Alesina
Paola Giuliano

Family Ties and Political Participation

w15391 Douglas Almond
Lena Edlund
Kevin Milligan

O Sister, Where Art Thou? The Role of Son Preference and Sex Choice: Evidence from Immigrants to Canada

w15344 Jeffrey Butler
Paola Giuliano
Luigi Guiso

The Right Amount of Trust

w15321 Paola Giuliano
Antonio Spilimbergo

Growing Up in a Recession: Beliefs and the Macroeconomy

w15278 David Galenson
The Greatest Photographers of the Twentieth Century

w15271 Angus S. Deaton
Aging, religion, and health

w15182 Miles S. Kimball
Colter M. Mitchell
Arland D. Thornton
Linda C. Young-Demarco

Empirics on the Origins of Preferences: The Case of College Major and Religiosity

w15073 David Galenson
Conceptual Revolutions in Twentieth-Century Art

w15069 William Easterly
Empirics of Strategic Interdependence: The Case of the Racial Tipping Point

w14858 Randall Morck
The Riddle of the Great Pyramids

w14764 Roland Bénabou
Groupthink: Collective Delusions in Organizations and Markets


2008
w14508 Ernesto Dal Bó
Marko Terviö

Self-Esteem, Moral Capital, and Wrongdoing

w14268 Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Monica Singhal

Culture, Context, and the Taste for Redistribution

w14053 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Health, Stress, and Social Networks: Evidence from Union Army Veterans

w14004 Gary Richardson
Michael McBride

Religion, Longevity, and Cooperation: The Case of the Craft Guild.

w13968 Edward Miguel
Sebastián M. Saiegh
Shanker Satyanath

National Cultures and Soccer Violence

w13907 Roland Bénabou
Ideology

w13793 Christopher Ruebeck
Susan Averett
Howard Bodenhorn

Acting White or Acting Black: Mixed-Race Adolescents' Identity and Behavior

w13743 Henry Saffer
Karine Lamiraud

The Effect of Hours of Work on Social Interaction

w13738 Marianne Bertrand
Simon Johnson
Krislert Samphantharak
Antoinette Schoar

Mixing Family With Business: A Study of Thai Business Groups and the Families Behind Them

w13725 Eli Berman
David D. Laitin

Religion, Terrorism and Public Goods: Testing the Club Model


2007
w13689 Robert J. Barro
Jason Hwang

Religious Conversion in 40 Countries

w13446 Raymond Fisman
Shang-Jin Wei

The Smuggling of Art, and the Art of Smuggling: Uncovering the Illicit Trade in Cultural Property and Antiques

w13387 Paola Sapienza
Anna Toldra
Luigi Zingales

Understanding Trust

w13373 Raquel Fernandez
Culture as Learning: The Evolution of Female Labor Force Participation over a Century

w13369 Rajeev Dehejia
Thomas DeLeire
Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Joshua Mitchell

The Role of Religious and Social Organizations in the Lives of Disadvantaged Youth

w13348 Daniel M. Hungerman
Diversity and Crowd-out: A Theory of Cold-Glow Giving

w13323 Daniel M. Hungerman
Race and Charitable Church Activity

w13309 Daniel J. Benjamin
James J. Choi
A. Joshua Strickland

Social Identity and Preferences

w12888 Raquel Fernandez
Women, Work, and Culture

w12823 Ajay Agrawal
Devesh Kapur
John McHale

Birds of a Feather - Better Together? Exploring the Optimal Spatial Distribution of Ethnic Inventors


2006
w12812 Ajay K. Agrawal
Avi Goldfarb

Restructuring Research: Communication Costs and the Democratization of University Innovation

w12700 Cyrus C. M. Mody
Instruments of Commerce and Knowledge: Probe Microscopy, 1980-2000

w12686 Li Gan
Lixin Colin Xu
Yang Yao

Health Shocks, Village Elections, and Long-Term Income: Evidence from Rural China

w12669 Lynne G. Zucker
Michael R. Darby
Jonathan Furner
Robert C. Liu
Hongyan Ma

Minerva Unbound: Knowledge Stocks, Knowledge Flows and New Knowledge Production

w12655 Midori Wakabayashi
Charles Y. Horioka

Is the Eldest Son Different? The Residential Choice of Siblings in Japan

w12561 Benjamin A. Olken
Do Television and Radio Destroy Social Capital? Evidence from Indonesian Villages

w12464 Kevin Lang
Erez Siniver

The Return to English in a Non-English Speaking Country: Russian Immigrants and Native Israelis in Israel

w12312 Raymond Fisman
Edward Miguel

Cultures of Corruption: Evidence From Diplomatic Parking Tickets

w12305 Weili Ding
Steven F. Lehrer

Do Peers Affect Student Achievement in China's Secondary Schools?

w12238 Rachel M. McCleary
Robert J. Barro

U.S.-Based Private Voluntary Organizations: Religious and Secular PVOs Engaged in International Relief & Development

w12125 Francesco Caselli
Wilbur John Coleman II

On the Theory of Ethnic Conflict

w11999 Paola Sapienza
Luigi Zingales
Luigi Guiso

Does Culture Affect Economic Outcomes?


2005
w11890 James E. Rauch
Vitor Trindade

Neckties in the Tropics: A Model of International Trade and Cultural Diversity

w11881 Henry Saffer
The Demand for Social Interaction

w11825 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Surviving Andersonville: The Benefits of Social Networks in POW Camps

w11807 John Helliwell
Well-Being, Social Capital and Public Policy: What's New?

w11759 John F. Heliwell
Haifang Huang

How's the Job? Well-Being and Social Capital in the Workplace

w11740 Eli Berman
David Laitin

Hard Targets: Theory and Evidence on Suicide Attacks

w11663 Eli Berman
Laurence R. Iannaccone

Religious Extremism: The Good, The Bad, and The Deadly

w11576 Rajeev Dehejia
Thomas DeLeire
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

Insuring Consumption and Happiness Through Religious Organizations

w11569 Raquel Fernández
Alessandra Fogli

Fertility: The Role of Culture and Family Experience

w11535 Roland Bénabou
Jean Tirole

Incentives and Prosocial Behavior

w11282 Marie Connolly
Alan B. Krueger

Rockonomics: The Economics of Popular Music

w11268 Raquel Fernandez
Alessandra Fogli

Culture: An Empirical Investigation of Beliefs, Work, and Fertility

w11258 Federico Echenique
Roland G. Fryer
Jr.

On the Measurement of Segregation


2004
w11013 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Forging a New Identity: The Costs and Benefits of Diversity in Civil War Combat Units for Black Slaves and Freemen

w10835 Edward L. Glaeser
Giacomo A. M. Ponzetto
Jesse M. Shapiro

Strategic Extremism: Why Republicans and Democrats Divide on Religious Values

w10589 Raquel Fernandez
Alessandra Fogli
Claudia Olivetti

Preference Formation and the Rise of Women's Labor Force Participation: Evidence from WWII

w10438 Robert J. Barro
Rachel M. McCleary

Which Countries Have State Religions?

w10425 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Shame and Ostracism: Union Army Deserters Leave Home


2003
w10147 Robert Barro
Rachel M. McCleary

International Determinants of Religiosity

w9826 Helen Levy
Thomas DeLeire

What Do People Buy When They Don't Buy Health Insurance And What Does that Say about Why They are Uninsured?


2002
w9041 Kerwin Charles
Patrick Kline

Relational Costs and the Production of Social Capital: Evidence from Carpooling


2001
w8627 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Cowards and Heroes: Group Loyalty in the American Civil War

w8295 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Understanding the Decline in Social Capital, 1952-1998


2000
w8016 Daniel S. Hamermesh
12 Million Salaried Workers Are Missing

w7896 Mary Kay Gugerty
Michael Kremer

Outside Funding of Community Organizations: Benefiting or Displacing the Poor?


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