New Discussion Papers from the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Does Quality Time Produce Quality Children? Evidence on the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital Using Parental Deaths
Eric D. Gould, Avi Simhon
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Is There Selection Bias in Laboratory Experiments? The Case of Social and Risk Preferences
Blair L. Cleave, Nikos Nikiforakis, Robert Slonim
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The Transition from Work to Retirement
Werner Eichhorst
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Putting Different Price Tags on the Same Health Condition: Re-evaluating the Well-Being Valuation Approach
Nattavudh Powdthavee, Bernard van den Berg
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The American Family in Black and White: A Post-Racial Strategy for Improving Skills to Promote Equality
James J. Heckman
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Emigration and Democracy
Frédéric Docquier, Elisabetta Lodigiani, Hillel Rapoport, Maurice Schiff
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Personality Psychology and Economics
Mathilde Almlund, Angela Lee Duckworth, James J. Heckman, Tim Kautz
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Fertility and the Plough
(forthcoming in: American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 2011)
Alberto Alesina, Paola Giuliano, Nathan Nunn
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Spatial versus Social Mismatch: The Strength of Weak Ties
Yves Zenou
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Too Low to Be True: The Use of Minimum Thresholds to Fight Tax Evasion
Mirco Tonin
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Trends in Individual Income Growth: Measurement Methods and British Evidence
Stephen P. Jenkins, Philippe Van Kerm
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Does It Matter Who Responded to the Survey? Trends in the U.S. Gender Earnings Gap Revisited
Jungmin Lee, Sokbae Lee
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The Right Look: Conservative Politicians Look Better and Their Voters Reward It
Niclas Berggren, Henrik Jordahl, Panu Poutvaara
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Inequality, Inequity Aversion, and the Provision of Public Goods
Felix Kölle, Dirk Sliwka, Nannan Zhou
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Immigrant Welfare Receipt across Europe
Alan Barrett, Bertrand Maitre
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Immigrants and Welfare Receipt in Ireland
Alan Barrett, Corona Joyce, Bertrand Maitre
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Collective Bargaining under Non-Binding Contracts
Sabien Dobbelaere, Roland Iwan Luttens
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Long-term Effects of Early Childhood Malaria Exposure on Education and Health: Evidence from Colonial Taiwan
Simon Chang, Belton M. Fleisher, Seonghoon Kim, Shi-yung Liu
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Unobserved Heterogeneity and Risk in Wage Variance: Does Schooling Provide Earnings Insurance?
Jacopo Mazza, Hans van Ophem, Joop Hartog
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Long-term Effects of Famine on Life Expectancy: A Re-analysis of the Great Finnish Famine of 1866-1868
Gabriele Doblhammer-Reiter, Gerard J. van den Berg, Lambert H. Lumey
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The Effect of Prenatal Stress on Birth Weight: Evidence from the al-Aqsa Intifada
Hani Mansour, Daniel I. Rees
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Retirement and Subjective Well-Being
Eric Bonsang, Tobias J. Klein
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Does Gender Matter for Academic Promotion? Evidence from a Randomized Natural Experiment
Natalia Zinovyeva, Manuel F. Bagues
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Whose Children Gain from Starting School Later? Evidence from Hungary
Szilvia Hámori, Janos Kollo
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