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There is a new paper coming out: " Discrimination in the laboratory: A meta-analysis of economics experiments, " by Tom Lane in the European Economic Review. The abstract reads: "Economists are increasingly using experiments to study and measure discriminat...
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Financial Incentives to Increase Physical Activity Among Overweight and Obese Adults
" Framing Financial Incentives to Increase Physical Activity Among Overweight and Obese Adults: A Randomized, Controlled Trial " published online, Annals of Internal Medicine Mitesh S. Patel, MD, MBA, MS; David A. Asch MD, MBA; Roy Rosin, MBA; Dylan S. Smal...
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Immigrants and Gender Roles: Assimilation vs. Culture
Les Picker at the NBER digest writes about a paper by Francine D. Blau "Immigrants and Gender Roles: Assimilation vs. Culture" The abstract reads: "This paper examines evidence on the role of assimilation versus source country culture in influencing immigra...
Les Picker at the NBER digest writes about a paper by Francine D. Blau "Immigrants and Gender Roles: Assimilation vs. Culture" The abstract reads: "This paper examines evidence on the role of assimilation versus source countr...
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Competitiveness and Wages of MBA's
This is a paper I always wanted to write: Reuben, E., P. Sapienza, and L. Zingales: " Taste for competition and the gender gap among young business professionals ," There are two reasons I find this work interesting: First, it related to a literature that h...
This is a paper I always wanted to write: Reuben, E., P. Sapienza, and L. Zingales: "Taste for competition and the gender gap among young business professionals," There are two reasons I find this work interesting: First, it ...
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discrimination and IAT
There is a new WP "Discrimination as a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Evidence from French Grocery Stores", by Dylan Glover, Amanda Pallais and William Pariente. The abstract reads: Examining the performance of cashiers in a French grocery store chain, we find t...
There is a new WP "Discrimination as a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Evidence from French Grocery Stores", by Dylan Glover, Amanda Pallais and William Pariente. The abstract reads: Examining the performance of cashiers in a Frenc...
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women and altruism
Bob Slonim tells me of a new paper of his: Matthew Lilley and Robert Slonim " Gender Differences in Altruism: Responses to a Natural Disaster, " IZA DP No. 9657 January 2016 The abstract reads: "High-profile disasters can cause large spikes in philanthropy ...
Bob Slonim tells me of a new paper of his: Matthew Lilley and Robert Slonim "Gender Differences in Altruism: Responses to a Natural Disaster," IZA DP No. 9657 January 2016 The abstract reads: "High-profile disasters can cause...
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Overrated Men
Josh Logue writes at insidehighereducation, about " Overrated Men Do the biology students celebrated (perhaps undeservingly) for their intellect always seem to be male? A new study says the answer lies in gender bias. " on February 12, 2016 " Male students ...
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Wanted in China: More Male Teachers, to Make Boys Men
A NYtimes article " Wanted in China: More Male Teachers, to Make Boys Men By JAVIER C. HERNÁNDEZFEB. 6, 2016" starts like that: "FUZHOU, China — The history class began with a lesson on being manly. Lin Wei, 27, one of a handful of male sixth-grade teachers...
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How Economists Would Fix Online Dating
My work with Soo Lee on roses was mentioned in a Wall Street Journal article By CHRISTOPHER MIMS on Feb. 8, 2016 How Economists Would Fix Online Dating A ‘thick’ market and cost-benefit analysis help avoid ‘romantic unemployment’ "One recent experiment in i...
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economics and women
This is a link to an old article I keep coming back to, so, to remember it, here is a blog post about it: The Washington Post ran the following on March 10, 2014: " Catherine Rampell: Women should embrace the B’s in college to make more later " Here is the ...
This is a link to an old article I keep coming back to, so, to remember it, here is a blog post about it: The Washington Post ran the following on March 10, 2014: "Catherine Rampell: Women should embrace the B’s in college to...
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conferences and workshops
Two Things to participate in (where I got asked to recommend it to others) ONE: CSWEP Call for Abstracts – CSWEP Sessions @ 2017 American Economic Association Meeting Chicago, IL - Hyatt Regency Chicago, January 6-8, 2017 Deadline: March 7, 2016. CSWEP invi...
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poverty and economic decision making
There is a new paper in the AER this month on " Poverty and Economic Decision-Making: Evidence from Changes in Financial Resources at Payday ,"by Leandro S. Carvalho, Stephan Meier, and Stephanie W. Wang, American Economic Review 2016, 106(2): 260–284 The a...
There is a new paper in the AER this month on "Poverty and Economic Decision-Making: Evidence from Changes in Financial Resources at Payday,"by Leandro S. Carvalho, Stephan Meier, and Stephanie W. Wang, American Economic Revi...
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