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2018
w25278 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Historical Legacies and African Development
w25273 Oded Galor
Viacheslav Savitskiy

Climatic Roots of Loss Aversion
w25237 Richard B. Baker
Carola Frydman
Eric Hilt

Political Discretion and Antitrust Policy: Evidence from the Assassination of President McKinley
w25244 Katherine Baicker
Amy Finkelstein

The Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Voter Participation: Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment
w25189 Solomon Hsiang
Robert E. Kopp

An Economist's Guide to Climate Change Science
w25192 Brian Beach
Daniel B. Jones
Tate Twinam
Randall Walsh

Minority Representation in Local Government
w25200 Daniel J. Benjamin
Errors in Probabilistic Reasoning and Judgment Biases
w25205 Garance Genicot ⓡ
Laurent Bouton ⓡ
Micael Castanheira ⓡ

Electoral Systems and Inequalities in Government Interventions
w25169 Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Benjamin Golub
He Yang

Signaling, Shame, and Silence in Social Learning
w25177 Hannah Druckenmiller
Solomon Hsiang

Accounting for Unobservable Heterogeneity in Cross Section Using Spatial First Differences
w25145 Zoë B. Cullen
Ricardo Perez-Truglia

The Salary Taboo: Privacy Norms and the Diffusion of Information
w25151 Samuel Bazzi
Gabriel Koehler-Derrick
Benjamin Marx

The Institutional Foundations of Religious Politics: Evidence from Indonesia
w25119 Michael Kremer
Christopher M. Snyder

Worst-Case Bounds on R&D and Pricing Distortions: Theory with an Application Assuming Consumer Values Follow the World Income Distribution
w25136 Ufuk Akcigit
Salomé Baslandze
Francesca Lotti

Connecting to Power: Political Connections, Innovation, and Firm Dynamics
w25099 Stephen Calabrese
Dennis Epple
Richard Romano

Majority Choice of Taxation and Redistribution in a Federation
w25109 David A. Matsa
Amalia R. Miller

Who Votes for Medicaid Expansion? Lessons from Maine's 2017 Referendum
w25110 Nathan Canen
Chad Kendall
Francesco Trebbi

Unbundling Polarization
w25062 Cevat G. Aksoy
Sergei Guriev
Daniel S. Treisman

Globalization, Government Popularity, and the Great Skill Divide
w25072 Jonathan Chapman
Erik Snowberg
Stephanie Wang
Colin Camerer

Loss Attitudes in the U.S. Population: Evidence from Dynamically Optimized Sequential Experimentation (DOSE)
w25077 Simone Moriconi
Giovanni Peri
Riccardo Turati

Skill of the Immigrants and Vote of the Natives: Immigration and Nationalism in European Elections 2007-2016
w25022 Katherine Casey
Rachel Glennerster
Edward Miguel
Maarten Voors

Skill versus Voice in Local Development
w25033 Renee Bowen
Vincent Anesi

Policy Experimentation, Redistribution and Voting Rules
w24994 Matthew Backus
Andrew Little

I Don't Know
w25011 Marina Azzimonti
Vincenzo Quadrini

International Spillovers and 'Ex-ante' Efficient Bailouts
w24961 Yiming Cao
Raymond Fisman
Hui Lin
Yongxiang Wang

Target setting and Allocative Inefficiency in Lending: Evidence from Two Chinese Banks
w24966 Adlai Newson
Francesco Trebbi

Authoritarian Elites
w24979 Pierre Yared
Rising Government Debt and What to Do About It
w24905 Charles F. Manski
The Lure of Incredible Certitude
w24931 Jonathan Chapman
Mark Dean
Pietro Ortoleva
Erik Snowberg
Colin Camerer

Econographics
w24936 Charles W. Calomiris
Sophia Chen

The Spread of Deposit Insurance and the Global Rise in Bank Asset Risk since the 1970s
w24900 Lubos Pastor
Pietro Veronesi

Inequality Aversion, Populism, and the Backlash Against Globalization
w24888 Eric Arias
Horacio Larreguy
John Marshall
Pablo Querubín

Priors rule: When do Malfeasance Revelations Help or Hurt Incumbent Parties?
w24879 Ernesto Dal Bó
Frederico Finan
Nicholas Y. Li
Laura Schechter

Government Decentralization Under Changing State Capacity: Experimental Evidence From Paraguay
w24841 Zoë Cullen
Ricardo Perez-Truglia

How Much Does Your Boss Make? The Effects of Salary Comparisons
w24797 Stefano DellaVigna
Structural Behavioral Economics
w24798 Roland Bénabou
Armin Falk
Jean Tirole

Narratives, Imperatives, and Moral Reasoning
w24818 Aaron K. Chatterji
Joowon Kim
Ryan C. McDevitt

School Spirit: Legislator School Ties and State Funding for Higher Education
w24770 Randall Akee
William Copeland
E. Jane Costello
John B. Holbein
Emilia Simeonova

Family Income and the Intergenerational Transmission of Voting Behavior: Evidence from an Income Intervention
w24771 Marianne Bertrand
Emir Kamenica

Coming Apart? Cultural Distances in the United States over Time
w24781 Erik Snowberg
Leeat Yariv

Testing the Waters: Behavior across Participant Pools
w24783 Ernesto Dal Bó
Frederico Finan

Progress and Perspectives in the Study of Political Selection
w24785 Cesi Cruz
Philip Keefer
Julien Labonne
Francesco Trebbi

Making Policies Matter: Voter Responses to Campaign Promises
w24733 Alberto Alesina
Armando Miano
Stefanie Stantcheva

Immigration and Redistribution
w24736 Leonardo Bursztyn
Alessandra L. González
David Yanagizawa-Drott

Misperceived Social Norms: Female Labor Force Participation in Saudi Arabia
w24740 Ilyana Kuziemko
Jessica Pan
Jenny Shen
Ebonya Washington

The Mommy Effect: Do Women Anticipate the Employment Effects of Motherhood?
w24758 Giorgio Chiovelli
Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Landmines and Spatial Development
w24704 Sascha O. Becker
Irena Grosfeld
Pauline Grosjean
Nico Voigtländer
Ekaterina Zhuravskaya

Forced Migration and Human Capital: Evidence from Post-WWII Population Transfers
w24719 Eric Hilt
Wendy M. Rahn

Financial Asset Ownership and Political Partisanship: Liberty Bonds and Republican Electoral Success in the 1920s
w24726 Benjamin Feigenberg
Conrad Miller

Racial Divisions and Criminal Justice: Evidence from Southern State Courts
w24679 Abhijit Banerjee
Emily Breza
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Benjamin Golub

When Less is More: Experimental Evidence on Information Delivery During India's Demonetization
w24694 Klaus Desmet
Joseph Gomes
Ignacio Ortuño-Ortín

The Geography of Linguistic Diversity and the Provision of Public Goods
w24700 Germán Gutiérrez
Thomas Philippon

How EU Markets Became More Competitive Than US Markets: A Study of Institutional Drift
w24666 Emilio Depetris-Chauvin
Ruben Durante
Filipe R. Campante

Building Nations Through Shared Experiences: Evidence from African Football
w24656 Christian Dippel
Stephan Heblich

Leadership and Social Norms: Evidence from the Forty-Eighters in the Civil War
w24625 Samuel Bazzi
Matthew Gudgeon

The Political Boundaries of Ethnic Divisions
w24617 Lars Lefgren
David Sims
Olga Stoddard

The other 1%: Class Leavening, Contamination and Voting for Redistribution
w24627 Francisco Espinosa
Debraj Ray

Noisy Agents
w24630 Klaus Desmet
Romain Wacziarg

The Cultural Divide
w24631 Yuriy Gorodnichenko
Tho Pham
Oleksandr Talavera

Social Media, Sentiment and Public Opinions: Evidence from #Brexit and #USElection
w24587 Henry S. Farber
Daniel Herbst
Ilyana Kuziemko
Suresh Naidu

Unions and Inequality Over the Twentieth Century: New Evidence from Survey Data
w24565 Simon Freyaldenhoven
Christian Hansen
Jesse M. Shapiro

Pre-event Trends in the Panel Event-study Design
w24522 Davide Debortoli
Ricardo Nunes
Pierre Yared

Optimal Taxation and Debt Management without Commitment
w24533 Giacomo A.M. Ponzetto
Ugo Troiano

Social Capital, Government Expenditures and Growth
w24535 Christian Leuz
Evidence-Based Policymaking: Promise, Challenges and Opportunities for Accounting and Financial Markets Research
w24539 Xiaofang Dong
Siqi Zheng
Matthew E. Kahn

The Role of Transportation Speed in Facilitating High Skilled Teamwork
w24542 Lauren H. Cohen
Umit G. Gurun

Buying the Verdict
w24510 Anna Maria Mayda
Giovanni Peri
Walter Steingress

The Political Impact of Immigration: Evidence from the United States
w24495 Camilo García-Jimeno
Angel Iglesias
Pinar Yildirim

Women, Rails and Telegraphs: An Empirical Study of Information Diffusion and Collective Action
w24496 Marina Halac
Pierre Yared

Instrument-Based vs. Target-Based Rules
w24451 Marianne Bertrand
Matilde Bombardini
Raymond Fisman
Francesco Trebbi

Tax-Exempt Lobbying: Corporate Philanthropy as a Tool for Political Influence
w24457 Matthew E. Kahn
Weizeng Sun
Jianfeng Wu
Siqi Zheng

The Revealed Preference of the Chinese Communist Party Leadership: Investing in Local Economic Development versus Rewarding Social Connections
w24459 Alexis Antoniades
Charles W. Calomiris

Mortgage Market Credit Conditions and U.S. Presidential Elections
w24462 Marina Azzimonti
Marcos Fernandes

Social Media Networks, Fake News, and Polarization
w24467 Sharun Mukand
Dani Rodrik

The Political Economy of Ideas: On Ideas Versus Interests in Policymaking
w24442 Marco Battaglini
Valerio Leone Sciabolazza
Eleonora Patacchini

Effectiveness of Connected Legislators
w24423 Swaminathan S. Anklesaria Aiyar
Neeraj Kaushal

Are Resettled Oustees from the Sardar Sarovar Dam Project Better off Today than their Former Neighbors who were not Ousted?
w24411 Daron Acemoglu
Will Rafey

Mirage on the Horizon: Geoengineering and Carbon Taxation Without Commitment
w24413 Laurent Bouton
Micael Castanheira
Allan Drazen

A Theory of Small Campaign Contributions
w24383 Adnan Q. Khan
Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Benjamin A. Olken

Making Moves Matter: Experimental Evidence on Incentivizing Bureaucrats through Performance-Based Postings
w24396 Naci H. Mocan
Samantha Bielen
Wim Marneffe

Quality of Judicial Institutions, Crimes, Misdemeanors, and Dishonesty
w24374 Daniel M. Hungerman
Kevin Rinz
Tim Weninger
Chungeun Yoon

Political Campaigns and Church Contributions
w24354 David C. Chan
Jr
Michael J. Dickstein

Industry Input in Policymaking: Evidence from Medicare
w24359 Emily Breza
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi

Seeing the Forest for the Trees? An Investigation of Network Knowledge
w24344 Dani Rodrik
What Do Trade Agreements Really Do?
w24323 Julie Berry Cullen
Nicholas Turner
Ebonya L. Washington

Political Alignment, Attitudes Toward Government and Tax Evasion
w24331 Kenneth R. Ahern
The Importance of Psychology in Economic Activity: Evidence from Terrorist Attacks
w24291 Anke Becker
Benjamin Enke
Armin Falk

Ancient Origins of the Global Variation in Economic Preferences
w24279 Andrea Mattozzi
Erik Snowberg

The Right Type of Legislator: A Theory of Taxation and Representation
w24245 Manuel Trajtenberg
AI as the next GPT: a Political-Economy Perspective
w24257 Dan Cao
Iván Werning

Saving and Dissaving with Hyperbolic Discounting
w24259 James Feigenbaum
Alexander Hertel-Fernandez
Vanessa Williamson

From the Bargaining Table to the Ballot Box: Political Effects of Right to Work Laws
w24260 Raluca Dragusanu
Nathan Nunn

The Effects of Fair Trade Certification: Evidence from Coffee Producers in Costa Rica
w24268 Benjamin Enke
Moral Values and Voting
w24209 Jacob Moscona
Nathan Nunn
James A. Robinson

Social Structure and Conflict: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
w24194 Jessica Leight
Dana Foarta
Rohini Pande
Laura Ralston

Value for Money? Community Targeting in Vote-Buying and Politician Accountability
w24187 Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian
Jaya Wen

Distrust and Political Turnover
2017
w24158 Paul W. Rhode
James M. Snyder
Jr.
Koleman Strumpf

The Arsenal of Democracy: Production and Politics During WWII
w24175 Ugo Troiano
Do Taxes Increase Economic Inequality? A Comparative Study Based on the State Personal Income Tax
w24137 Thomas Fujiwara
Carlos Sanz

Norms in Bargaining: Evidence from Government Formation in Spain
w24153 Ugo Troiano
Intergovernmental Cooperation and Tax Enforcement
w24115 Daron Acemoglu
Giuseppe De Feo
Giacomo De Luca

Weak States: Causes and Consequences of the Sicilian Mafia
w24123 Felix Bierbrauer
Aleh Tsyvinski
Nicolas D. Werquin

Taxes and Turnout
w24130 Yiran Chen
Hanming Fang

Inferring the Ideological Affiliations of Political Committees via Financial Contributions Networks
w24066 Murat Iyigun
Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

The Long-run Effects of Agricultural Productivity on Conflict, 1400-1900
w24088 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Spatial Patterns of Development: A Meso Approach
w24046 Daron Acemoglu
Ali Makhdoumi
Azarakhsh Malekian
Asuman Ozdaglar

Fast and Slow Learning From Reviews
w24052 Yang Jiao
Shang-Jin Wei

Intrinsic Openness and Endogenous Institutional Quality
w24029 Tarek A. Hassan
Stephan Hollander
Laurence van Lent
Ahmed Tahoun

Firm-Level Political Risk: Measurement and Effects
w24032 Monica Martinez-Bravo
Gerard Padró I Miquel
Nancy Qian
Yang Yao

The Rise and Fall of Local Elections in China: Theory and Empirical Evidence on the Autocrat's Trade-off
w24003 Alberto Abadie
Susan Athey
Guido W. Imbens
Jeffrey Wooldridge

When Should You Adjust Standard Errors for Clustering?
w24009 Melissa Dell
Benjamin A. Olken

The Development Effects of the Extractive Colonial Economy: The Dutch Cultivation System in Java
w23994 Amine Ouazad
Romain Rancière

City Equilibrium with Borrowing Constraints: Structural Estimation and General Equilibrium Effects
w23997 Samuel Bazzi
Martin Fiszbein
Mesay Gebresilasse

Frontier Culture: The Roots and Persistence of "Rugged Individualism" in the United States
w23978 Maria Paula Gerardino
Stephan Litschig
Dina Pomeranz

Can Audits Backfire? Evidence from Public Procurement in Chile
w23942 Alessandro Dovis
Rishabh Kirpalani

Fiscal Rules, Bailouts, and Reputation in Federal Governments
w23943 Armin Falk
Anke Becker
Thomas Dohmen
Benjamin Enke
David B. Huffman
Uwe Sunde

Global Evidence on Economic Preferences
w23944 Daniel Treisman
Democracy by mistake
w23954 Jonathan Chapman
Mark Dean
Pietro Ortoleva
Erik Snowberg
Colin Camerer

Willingness to Pay and Willingness to Accept are Probably Less Correlated Than You Think
w23932 Barry Eichengreen
Michael R. Haines
Matthew S. Jaremski
David Leblang

Populists at the Polls: Economic Factors in the 1896 Presidential Election
w23934 Davide Cantoni
Jeremiah Dittmar
Noam Yuchtman

Religious Competition and Reallocation: The Political Economy of Secularization in the Protestant Reformation
w23936 Raphaël Franck
Stelios Michalopoulos

Emigration during the French Revolution: Consequences in the Short and Longue Durée
w23937 T. Terry Cheung
Theodore Palivos
Ping Wang
Yin-Chi Wang
Chong K. Yip

Dynamic Trade, Endogenous Institutions and the Colonization of Hong Kong: A Staged Development Framework
w23940 Graham Beattie
Ruben Durante
Brian Knight
Ananya Sen

Advertising Spending and Media Bias: Evidence from News Coverage of Car Safety Recalls
w23898 Laurent Bouton
Benjamin G. Ogden

Group-based Voting in Multicandidate Elections
w23904 Eoin McGuirk
Nathaniel Hilger
Nicholas Miller

No Kin In The Game: Moral Hazard and War in the U.S. Congress
w23907 Raymond Fisman
Keith Gladstone
Ilyana Kuziemko
Suresh Naidu

Do Americans Want to Tax Capital? Evidence from Online Surveys
w23919 Marina Halac
Pierre Yared

Fiscal Rules and Discretion under Self-Enforcement
w23867 Abhijit Banerjee
Sylvain Chassang
Sergio Montero
Erik Snowberg

A Theory of Experimenters
w23838 Karthik Muralidharan
Paul Niehaus
Sandip Sukhtankar

General Equilibrium Effects of (Improving) Public Employment Programs: Experimental Evidence from India
w23772 Annette Alstadsæter
Niels Johannesen
Gabriel Zucman

Tax Evasion and Inequality
w23785 Francesco D’Acunto
Marcel Prokopczuk
Michael Weber

Historical Antisemitism, Ethnic Specialization, and Financial Development
w23805 Annette Alstadsæter
Niels Johannesen
Gabriel Zucman

Who Owns the Wealth in Tax Havens? Macro Evidence and Implications for Global Inequality
w23746 Marek Jarociński
Bartosz Maćkowiak

Monetary-Fiscal Interactions and the Euro Area's Malaise
w23761 John F. Helliwell
Lara B. Aknin
Hugh Shiplett
Haifang Huang
Shun Wang

Social Capital and Prosocial Behaviour as Sources of Well-Being
w23678 Panle Jia Barwick
Shengmao Cao
Shanjun Li

Local Protectionism, Market Structure, and Social Welfare: China's Automobile Market
w23683 Edward L. Glaeser
Giacomo A.M. Ponzetto

Fundamental Errors in the Voting Booth
w23686 Edward L. Glaeser
Giacomo A.M. Ponzetto

The Political Economy of Transportation Investment
w23691 Werner Troesken
Randall Walsh

Collective Action, White Flight, and the Origins of Formal Segregation Laws
w23697 Rafael Di Tella
Lucia Freira
Ramiro H. Gálvez
Ernesto Schargrodsky
Diego Shalom
Mariano Sigman

Crime and Violence: Desensitization in Victims to Watching Criminal Events
w23702 Marcella Alsan
The Gendered Spillover Effect of Young Children's Health on Human Capital: Evidence from Turkey
w23712 Filip Novokmet
Thomas Piketty
Gabriel Zucman

From Soviets to Oligarchs: Inequality and Property in Russia, 1905-2016
w23718 Amy Finkelstein
Neale Mahoney
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

What Does (Formal) Health Insurance Do, and For Whom?
w23657 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson

The Emergence of Weak, Despotic and Inclusive States
w23659 Andres Drenik
Ricardo Perez-Truglia

Sympathy for the Diligent and the Demand for Workfare
w23674 Levon Barseghyan
Stephen Coate

On the Dynamics of Community Development
w23635 Paola Giuliano
Gender: An Historical Perspective
w23598 Zhuo Chen
Zhiguo He
Chun Liu

The Financing of Local Government in China: Stimulus Loan Wanes and Shadow Banking Waxes
w23606 Charles Angelucci
Simone Meraglia
Nico Voigtländer

How Merchant Towns Shaped Parliaments: From the Norman Conquest of England to the Great Reform Act
w23613 Duha T. Altindag
Elif S. Filiz
Erdal Tekin

Does It Matter How and How Much Politicians are Paid?
w23615 Nicolas L. Bottan
Ricardo Perez-Truglia

Choosing Your Pond: Location Choices and Relative Income
w23617 Paola Giuliano
Nathan Nunn

Understanding Cultural Persistence and Change
w23578 Tom Krebs
Pravin Krishna
William F. Maloney

Income Mobility, Income Risk and Welfare
w23589 Gustavo J. Bobonis
Paul Gertler
Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
Simeon Nichter

Vulnerability and Clientelism
w23559 Dani Rodrik
Populism and the Economics of Globalization
w23490 Leonardo Bursztyn
Davide Cantoni
Patricia Funk
Noam Yuchtman

Polls, the Press, and Political Participation: The Effects of Anticipated Election Closeness on Voter Turnout
w23499 Benjamin Enke
Kinship, Cooperation, and the Evolution of Moral Systems
w23508 Eric Avis
Claudio Ferraz
Frederico Finan
Carlos Varjão

Money and Politics: The Effects of Campaign Spending Limits on Political Competition and Incumbency Advantage
w23475 Francesco Trebbi
Eric Weese
Austin L. Wright
Andrew Shaver

Insurgent Learning
w23441 Gerard Roland
David Y. Yang

China's Lost Generation: Changes in Beliefs and their Intergenerational Transmission
w23411 Elif C. Arbatli
Steven J. Davis
Arata Ito
Naoko Miake
Ikuo Saito

Policy Uncertainty In Japan
w23415 Leonardo Bursztyn
Georgy Egorov
Stefano Fiorin

From Extreme to Mainstream: How Social Norms Unravel
w23435 Alberto Alesina
Bryony Reich
Alessandro Riboni

Nation-Building, Nationalism and Wars
w23383 Pia M. Basurto
Pascaline Dupas
Jonathan Robinson

Decentralization and Efficiency of Subsidy Targeting: Evidence from Chiefs in Rural Malawi
w23350 Michael Carlos Best
Jonas Hjort
David Szakonyi

Individuals and Organizations as Sources of State Effectiveness, and Consequences for Policy
w23356 Jeffrey R. Brown
Jiekun Huang

All the President's Friends: Political Access and Firm Value
w23375 Alberto Bisin
Thierry Verdier

On the Joint Evolution of Culture and Institutions
w23337 Oeindrila Dube
S.P. Harish

Queens
w23325 Alberto Alesina
Guido Tabellini
Francesco Trebbi

Is Europe an Optimal Political Area?
w23322 Daron Acemoglu
Leopoldo Fergusson
Simon Johnson

Population and Civil War
w23289 Sandra Sequeira
Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

Migrants and the Making of America: The Short- and Long-Run Effects of Immigration during the Age of Mass Migration
w23301 Oded Galor
Marc Klemp

Roots of Autocracy
w23276 Matthew Gentzkow
Bryan T. Kelly
Matt Taddy

Text as Data
w23278 Enrico Spolaore
Romain Wacziarg

The Political Economy of Heterogeneity and Conflict
w23282 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna

What do Editors Maximize? Evidence from Four Leading Economics Journals
w23247 Mitchell Hoffman
Stephen V. Burks

Training Contracts, Employee Turnover, and the Returns from Firm-sponsored General Training
w23255 John R. Graham
Campbell R. Harvey
Jillian Popadak
Shivaram Rajgopal

Corporate Culture: Evidence from the Field
w23258 Levi Boxell
Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro

Is the Internet Causing Political Polarization? Evidence from Demographics
w23209 Christian Dippel
Robert Gold
Stephan Heblich
Rodrigo Pinto

Instrumental Variables and Causal Mechanisms: Unpacking The Effect of Trade on Workers and Voters
w23207 Nathan Nunn
Raul Sanchez de la Sierra

Why Being Wrong can be Right: Magical Warfare Technologies and the Persistence of False Beliefs
w23208 Melissa Dell
Nathaniel Lane
Pablo Querubin

The Historical State, Local Collective Action, and Economic Development in Vietnam
w23190 Jonathan Eyer
Matthew E. Kahn

Prolonging Coal's Sunset: The Causes and Consequences of Local Protectionism for a Declining Polluting Industry
w23194 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Michael Sockin
Wei Xiong

China's Gradualistic Economic Approach and Financial Markets
w23196 Jacob Moscona
Nathan Nunn
James A. Robinson

Keeping It in the Family: Lineage Organization and the Scope of Trust in Sub-Saharan Africa
w23198 Camilo García-Jimeno
Pinar Yildirim

Matching Pennies on the Campaign Trail: An Empirical Study of Senate Elections and Media Coverage
w23201 Matthew E. Kahn
Is Local Public Sector Rent Extraction Higher in Progressive Cities or High Amenity Cities?
w23184 Lubos Pastor
Pietro Veronesi

Political Cycles and Stock Returns
w23152 Alexander Wagner
Richard J. Zeckhauser
Alexandre Ziegler

Company Stock Reactions to the 2016 Election Shock: Trump, Taxes and Trade
w23156 Roger E.A. Farmer
The End of Alchemy: A Review Essay
w23120 Ernesto Dal Bó
Frederico Finan
Olle Folke
Torsten Persson
Johanna Rickne

Who Becomes a Politician?
w23130 Raymond Fisman
Jing Shi
Yongxiang Wang
Rong Xu

Social Ties and Favoritism in Chinese Science
w23098 Raymond Fisman
Yongxiang Wang

The Distortionary Effects of Incentives in Government: Evidence from China's "Death Ceiling" Program
w23109 Roger E.A. Farmer
Post Keynesian Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Theory
w23110 Davide Cantoni
David Y. Yang
Noam Yuchtman
Y. Jane Zhang

Are Protests Games of Strategic Complements or Substitutes? Experimental Evidence from Hong Kong's Democracy Movement
w23111 Daniel J. Benjamin
Kristen Cooper
Ori Heffetz
Miles S. Kimball

Challenges in Constructing a Survey-Based Well-Being Index
w23070 David A. Keiser
Joseph S. Shapiro

Consequences of the Clean Water Act and the Demand for Water Quality
w23071 Alan Gerber
Mitchell Hoffman
John Morgan
Collin Raymond

One in a Million: Field Experiments on Perceived Closeness of the Election and Voter Turnout
w23089 Hunt Allcott
Matthew Gentzkow

Social Media and Fake News in the 2016 Election
w23033 Murat Iyigun
Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

Winter is Coming: The Long-Run Effects of Climate Change on Conflict, 1400-1900
w23041 Mara Faccio
Luigi Zingales

Political Determinants of Competition in the Mobile Telecommunication Industry
w23056 Eoin McGuirk
Marshall Burke

The Economic Origins of Conflict in Africa
w23027 Alberto Alesina
Stefanie Stantcheva
Edoardo Teso

Intergenerational Mobility and Support for Redistribution
w23020 Leonardo Bursztyn
Georgy Egorov
Robert Jensen

Cool to be Smart or Smart to be Cool? Understanding Peer Pressure in Education

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