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作者:Obie Porteous
来源:[J].American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2019, Vol.11 (4), pp.327-366美国经济学会
摘要:Using a new intranational dataset of monthly grain prices and production and a new approach to identify cost parameters, I estimate and solve a dynamic model of agricultural storage and trade covering all 42 countries of continental sub-Saharan Africa. I find median trade costs o...
作者:Erika Deserranno , Miri Stryjan , Munshi Sulaiman
来源:[J].American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2019, Vol.11 (4), pp.240-267美国经济学会
摘要:In developing countries, NGOs and governments often rely on local groups for the delivery of financial and public services. This paper studies how the design of rules used for group leader selection affects leader identity and shapes service delivery. To do so, we randomly assign...
作者:Benjamin Marx , Thomas M. Stoker , Tavneet Suri
来源:[J].American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2019, Vol.11 (4), pp.36-70美国经济学会
摘要:Using unique data from one of Africa's largest informal settlements, the Kibera slum in Nairobi, we provide evidence of ethnic patronage in the determination of rental prices and investments. Slum residents pay higher rents and live in lower quality housing (measured via satellit...
作者:James Feyrer
来源:[J].American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2019, Vol.11 (4), pp.1-35美国经济学会
摘要:Establishing a robust causal relationship between trade and income has been difficult. Frankel and Romer (1999) uses a geographic instrument to identify a positive effect of trade on income. Rodriguez and Rodrik (2001) shows that these results are not robust to controlling for om...
作者:Stacy Dickert-Conlin , Todd Elder , Keith Teltser
来源:[J].American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2019, Vol.11 (4), pp.210-239美国经济学会
摘要:Vast organ shortages motivated recent efforts to increase the supply of transplantable organs, but we know little about the demand side of the market. We test the implications of a model of organ demand using the universe of US transplant data from 1987 to 2013. Exploiting variat...
作者:Nikolaj Harmon , Raymond Fisman , Emir Kamenica
来源:[J].American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2019, Vol.11 (4), pp.156-180美国经济学会
摘要:We exploit seating rules in the European Parliament to identify peer effects in legislative voting. Sitting adjacently leads to a 7 percent reduction in the overall likelihood that two members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from the same party differ in their vote. Peer effect...
作者:Steve Cicala , Ethan M. J. Lieber , Victoria Marone
来源:[J].American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2019, Vol.11 (4), pp.71-104美国经济学会
摘要:A health insurer's Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) is the share of premiums spent on medical claims, or the inverse markup over average claims cost. The Affordable Care Act introduced minimum MLR provisions for all health insurance sold in fully insured commercial markets, thereby cappi...
作者:Daniel W. Elfenbein , Raymond Fisman , Brian McManus
来源:[J].American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2019, Vol.11 (4), pp.305-326美国经济学会
摘要:We study cheap talk by firms and responses by their consumers, focusing on unverifiable promises of charitable donations on eBay during 2005–2006. Cheap talk listings have lower sales probabilities but sell at higher prices when successful. The negative relationship between ...
作者:Arindrajit Dube
来源:[J].American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2019, Vol.11 (4), pp.268-304美国经济学会
摘要:There is robust evidence that higher minimum wages increase family incomes at the bottom of the distribution. The long-run (3 or more years) minimum wage elasticity of the non-elderly poverty rate with respect to the minimum wage ranges between −0.220 and −0.459 across alter...
作者:Henrik Kleven , Camille Landais , Jakob Egholt Søgaard
来源:[J].American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2019, Vol.11 (4), pp.181-209美国经济学会
摘要:Using Danish administrative data, we study the impacts of children on gender inequality in the labor market. The arrival of children creates a long-run gender gap in earnings of around 20 percent driven by hours worked, participation, and wage rates. We identify mechanisms d...

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