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Elections and women
Today, happy news, that the next Austrian president is a former colleague of mine: Alexander (Sascha) Van der Bellen... 50,35 %. He won all the state capitals, and here is another familiar picture: People who voted for him: Women, Educated,  Slate writes: "...
Today, happy news, that the next Austrian president is a former colleague of mine: Alexander (Sascha) Van der Bellen... 50,35 %. He won all the state capitals, and here is another familiar picture: People who voted for h...
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Science and Replication
A topic becomes really important when it reaches TV shows. This is just what happened with replication in science: cHeck out John Oliver's Science segment: Check out my paper with Lucas Coffman on that topic, and my earlier post
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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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Grit: A review on scientific progress...
Daniel Engber at Slate writes "Is “Grit” Really the Key to Success?" "Up in the Hudson Valley, among the plebes at Beast Barracks, Duckworth found the secret of success. Students who identified with statements such as “Setbacks don’t discourage me” and “I n...
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Discrimination
Nicholas Kristof in the NYtimes writes about " A Confession of Liberal Intolerance " " A study  published in The American Journal of Political Science underscored how powerful political bias can be. In an experiment, Democrats and Republicans were asked to ...
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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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