Working Papers

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IPC
123
Sizing Up the Adversary: Leader Attributes, Credibility, and Reciprocation in International Conflict

8-July-2013


Michael C. Horowitz - University of Pennsylvania
Philip B.K. Potter - University of Michigan
Allan C. Stam - University of Michigan


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IPC
122
The Friendly Skies: Mobility and International Conflict

8-July-2013


Philip B.K. Potter - University of Michigan


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IPC
121
China and Cambodia: Patron and Client?

14-June-2013


John D. Ciorciari - University of Michigan


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IPC
120
Assessing Ukrainian Banking Performance Before and After the Crisis

2011


Iryna Shkura - Alfred Nobel University
Barbara Peitsch - University of Michigan


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IPC
119
Labor Standards and Human Rights: Implications for International Trade and Investment

19-August-2011


Drusilla K. Brown - Tufts University
Alan V. Deardorff - University of Michigan
Robert M. Stern - University of Michigan and UC-Berkeley


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IPC
118
My Studies in International Economics

15-July-2011


Robert M. Stern - University of Michigan and UC-Berkeley


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IPC
117
Uncertainty Equivalents: Testing the Limits of the Independence Axiom

10-August-2011


James Andreoni - University of California, San Diego
Charles Sprenger - Stanford University


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IPC
116
The Price Effects of Cash Versus In-Kind Transfers

September-2011


Jesse M. Cunha - Naval Postgraduate School
Giacomo De Giorgi - Stanford University
Seema Jayachandran - Northwestern University


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IPC
115
Government Intervention and Strategic Trading in the U.S. Treasury Market

25-February-2011


Paolo Pasquariello - University of Michigan, Ross School of Business
Clara Vega - Federal Reserve Board of Governors


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IPC
114
The Effect of Competition on Trade Patterns: Evidence from the Collapse of International Cartels

February-2011


Margaret Levenstein - University of Michigan
Jagadeesh Sivadasan - University of Michigan
Valerie Suslow - University of Michigan


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IPC
113
Free Trade Agreements and Governance of the Global Trading System

03-January-2011


Andrew G. Brown - Amherst, MA
Robert M. Stern - University of Michigan


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IPC
112
Globalization, Domestic Institutions and Enforcement of Labor Law:
Evidence from Latin America

08-November-2010


Lucas Ronconi - Universidad Torcuato di Tella


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IPC
111
Savings Constraints and Microenterprise Development:
Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya

26-September-2010


Pascaline Dupas - UCLA, BREAD and NBER
Jonathan Robinson - UC Santa Cruz and BREAD


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IPC
110
Trade in Financial Services - Has the IMF Been Involved Constructively?*

10-October-2010


Robert M. Stern - University of Michigan


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* This paper is published in Margin: The Journal of Applied Economic Research -- Special Issue on International Trade Policy (Vol. 5, Issue 1, February 2011)


IPC
109
Fairness in the WTO Trading System

09-October-2010


Andrew G. Brown - Amherst, MA
Robert M. Stern - University of Michigan


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IPC
108
Computational Analysis of the Menu of U.S. - Japan Trade Policies

08-October-2010


Drusilla K. Brown - Tufts University
Kozo Kiyota - Yokohama National University
Robert M. Stern - University of Michigan


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IPC
107
Political Agency and the Responsibility Paradox: Multinationals and Corporate Social Responsibility

07-October-2010


Gerald F. Davis - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, The University of Michigan
Marina von Neumann Whitman - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Stephen M. Ross School of Business, The University of Michigan
Mayer N. Zald - Department of Sociology, The University of Michigan


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IPC
106
Firm Heterogeneity, Informal Wage and Good Governance

September-2010


Sugata Marjit - Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, India and The Leverhulme Centre for Research in Globalization and Economic Policy University of Nottingham, UK


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IPC
105
Direct and Indirect Effects of Voluntary Certification: Evidence from the Mexican Clean Industry Program

September-2010


Andrew Foster - Brown University


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IPC
104
Culture, Institutions and The Wealth of Nations

September-2010


Yuriy Gorodnichenko - University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Gerard Roland - University of California, Berkeley and CEPR


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IPC
103
Corruption and Product Market Competition: An Empirical Investigation

April-2010


Michael Alexeev - Indiana University
Yunah Song - Korea Insurance Research Institute


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IPC
102
Incumbents’ Incentives and Party Building in a Federal System: New Evidence from Russia

24-August-2010


Olesya Tkacheva - University of Rochester


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IPC
101
Minimum Wage and Tax Evasion: Theory and Evidence

4-August-2010


Mirco Tonin - University of Southampton


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IPC
100
Informality, productivity, and enforcement in West Africa: A firm level analysis

24-June-2010


Nancy C. Benjamin - World Bank
Ahmadou Aly MBAYE - University Cheikh Ante Diop of Dakar


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IPC
99
India’s Peculiar Pattern of Growth: The Impact of Labor Regulations on its Origin and Persistence

23-June-2010


Dipak Mazumdar - University of Toronto


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IPC
98
Informal Payments and the Financing of Health Care in Developing and Transition Countries

23-June-2010


Maureen Lewis - World Bank


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IPC
97
Institutions and economic performance: Why is so little explained?

22-June-2010


Simon Commander - IE Business School, Madrid, EBRD and Altura Advisers
Zlatko Nikoloski - University College London (UCL)


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IPC
96
Shadow Economy and Entrepreneurial Entry

22-June-2010


Saul Estrin - London School of Economics and Political Science
Tomasz Mickiewicz - University College London


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IPC
95
The Plaintiff’s Role in Enforcing a Court Ruling: Evidence from a Labor Court in Mexico

02-June-2010


David S. Kaplan - Inter-American Development Bank
Joyce Sadka - Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México


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IPC
94
Does Foreign Exchange Reserve Decumulation Lead to Currency Appreciation?

15-May-2010


Kathryn M. E. Dominguez - University of Michigan and NBER
Rasmus Fatum - University of Alberta
Pavel Vacek - University of Alberta


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IPC
93
Foreign Ownership and Corporate Restructuring: Direct Investment by Emerging-Market Firms in the United States

15-May-2010


Anusha Chari - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and NBER
Wenjie Chen - George Washington University
Kathryn M. E. Dominguez - University of Michigan and NBER


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IPC
92
International Reserves and Underdeveloped Capital Markets

15-May-2010


Kathryn M. E. Dominguez - University of Michigan and NBER


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IPC
91

Comparative Adavantage, Growth, and the Gains from Trade and Globalization: A Festschrift in Honor of Alan V. Deardorff

05-April-2010


Various Authors


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IPC
90

The Global Financial Meltdown and Financial Regulation:
Shirking and Learning - Canada in an International Context

23-December-2009


Stephen L. Harris - Carleton University


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IPC
89

International Trade, Labour and the WTO

19-June-2006


Drusilla K. Brown - Tufts University
Robert M. Stern - University of Michigan


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IPC
88

Firms' Exporting Behavior under Quality Constraints

December-2009


Juan Carlos Hallak - Universidad de San Andres and NBER
Jagadeesh Sivadasan - University of Michigan


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IPC
87

Economic Effects of "Leveling the Playing Field" in International Trade

9-July-2009


Alan Deardorff - University of Michigan


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IPC
86

Self-Employment in Household Enterprises and Access to Credit: Gender Differences during India's Rural Banking Reform

June-2009


Nidhiya Menon - Brandeis University

Yana van der Meulen Rodgers - Rutgers University


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IPC
85

The Distributive Impact of Reforms in Credit Enforcement: Evidence from Indian Debt Recovery Tribunals

18-April-2009


Ulf von Lilienfeld-Toal - Stockholm School of Economics
Dilip Mookherjee - Boston University
Sujata Visaria - Boston University


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IPC
84

Cross-Border Target Selection and Investor Protection Disparity

April-2009


Yao Lu - University of Michigan, Ross School of Business


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IPC
83

Prospect Theory and Market Liquidity

April-2009


Paolo Pasquariello - University of Michigan, Ross School of Business


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IPC
82

Foreign Ownership and Firm Performance: Emerging-Market Acquisitions in the United States

March-2009


Anusha Chari - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Wenjie Chen - University of Michigan
Kathryn M.E. Dominguez - University of Michigan and NBER


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IPC
81

Structural Economic Change and Foreign Acquisition

Jan-2009


Hein Bogaard - University of Michigan


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IPC
80

The Japanese Economy in Retrospect: Selected Papers of Gary Saxonhouse, Volumes I and II

Jan-2009


Robert Stern - University of Michigan
Gavin Wright - Stanford University
Hugh Patrick - Columbia University


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IPC
79

Storm in a Spaghetti Bowl: FTAs and the BRIICS

9-Dec-2008


Kozo Kiyoto - Yokohama National University and University of Michigan
Margit Molnar - Organisation de Cooperation et de Developpement Economiques (OCDE)
Robert M. Stern - University of Michigan


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IPC
78

Wage Ceiling and Floors: The Gender Gap in Ukraine’s Transition

21-Oct-2008


Ina Ganguli - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard
Katherine Terrell - University of Michigan, Professor of Business, Economics and Public Policy


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IPC
77

Regional Unemployment and Human Capital in Transition Economies

17-Oct-2008


Stepan Jurajda - CERGE-EI, CEPR, IZA
Katherine Terrell - University of Michigan, CERGE-EI


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IPC
76

Globalization and Innovation in Emerging Markets

17-Oct-2008


Yuriy Gorodnichenko - University of California, Berkeley
Jan Svejnar - University of Michigan, CERGE-EI
Katherine Terrell - University of Michigan, CERGE-EI


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IPC
75

Minimum Wages, Globalization and Poverty in Honduras

17-Oct-2008


T.H. Gindling - University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Katherine Terrell - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, CERGE- EI


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IPC
74

When Does FDI Have Positive Spillovers? Evidence form 17 Emerging Market Economies

17-Oct-2008


Yuriy Gorodnichenko - University of California, Berkeley
Jan Svejnar - University of Michigan, CERGE-EI
Katherine Terrell - University of Michigan, CERGE-EI


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IPC
73

Does Gender Matter for Firm Performance?

16-Oct-2008


Shwetlena Sabarwal - PREM Gender, World Bank
Katherine Terrell - University of Michigan, PREM Gender, World Bank


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IPC
72

Foreign Investment, Corporate Ownership, and Development: Are Firms in Emerging Markets Catching Up to the World Standard?

16-Oct-2008


Klara Sabirianova - WDI, University of Michigan, CEPR and IZA Bonn
Jan Svejnar - WDI, University of Michigan, CERGE-EI, Prague, CEPR and IZA Bonn
Katherine Terrell - WDI, University of Michigan, CERGE-EI, Prague, CEPR and IZA Bonn


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IPC
71

Indirect Effects of an Aid Program: How do Cash Transfers Affect Ineligibles Consumption?

15-Oct-2008


Manuela Angelucci - University of Arizona
Giacomo De Giorgi - Stanford University


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IPC
70

Are Women More Credit Constrained? Experimental Evidence on Gender and Microenterprise Returns

15-Oct-2008


Suresh de Mel - University of Peradeniya
David McKenzie - World Bank
Christopher Woodruff - UCSD


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IPC
69

The Benefits of Financial Sector Liberalization for Developing Countries: A Case Study of Ethiopia

14-Oct-2008


Kozo Kiyota - Yokohama National University and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Barbara Peitsch - University of Michigan, Dearborn
Robert M Stern - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


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IPC
68

Why is Mobility in India so Low? Social Insurance, Inequality, and Growth

14-Oct-2008


Kaiyan Munshi - Brown University and NBER
Mark Rosenzweig - Yale University


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IPC
67

Decentralization and Water Pollution Spillovers: Evidence from the Re-Drawing of County Boundaries in Brazil

14-Oct-2008


Molly Lipscomb - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak - Yale University, School of Management


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IPC
66

Do Employment Subsidies Work? Evidence from Regionally targeted Subsidies in Turkey.

14-Oct-2008


Gordon Betcherman - World Bank
N. Meltem Davaal - University of Maryland
Carmen Pages - Inter-American Development Bank


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IPC
65

Do Institutions, Ownership, Exporting and Competition Explain Firm Performance?

15-Aug-2008


Simon Commander - EBRD and London Business School
Jan Svejnar - University of Michigan, CERGE-EI, CEPR, IZA


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IPC
64

Computational Analysis of APEC Trade Liberalization

27-Jun-2008


Kozo Kiyota - Yokohama National University and University of Michigan
Robert M. Stern - University of Michigan


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IPC
63

Issues of Fairness in Dispute Settlement

9-Jun-2008


Andrew G. Brown - Former Director, United Nations' General Analysis and Policies Division
Robert Stern - University of Michigan


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IPC
62

Macroeconomic Sources of Foreign Exchange Risk in New EU Members

25-Jan-2008


Tigran Poghosyan - University of Groningen and CERGE-EI
Evzen Kocenda - CERGE-EI, WDI, CEPR, and EABCN.


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IPC
61

Fiscal convergence and discipline in monetary unions: Evidence from the European Union

25-Jan-2008


Evzen Kocenda - CERGE-EI, Charles University and the Academy of Sciences, Prague; The William Davidson Institute (WDI), Michigan; CEPR, London; and EABCN.
Ali M. Kutan - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; The Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI), Bonn; The Emerging Markets Group, London; and The William Davidson Institute (WDI), Michigan
Taner M. Yigit - Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey


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IPC
60

Some Reflections on Nurkse's "Patterns of Trade and Development"

25-Jan-2008


Alan Deardorff - University of Michigan
Robert Stern - University of Michigan


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IPC
59

Issues in U.S.-ROK Economic Relations

1-Nov-2007


Kiyoto Kozo - Yokohama National University and University of Michigan
Robert Stern - University of Michigan


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IPC
58

When Does FDI Have Positive Spillovers? Evidence from 17 Emerging Market Economies

16-Oct-2007


Yuriy Gorodnichenko - UC Berkeley
Jan Svejnar - University of Michigan
Katherine Terrell - University of Michigan


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IPC
57

The Multilateral Trading System

15-Oct-2007


Robert Stern - University of Michigan


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IPC
56

Exploring Gender Wage “Discrimination” in South Africa, 1995-2004: A Quantile Regression Approach

13-Sep-2007


Miracle Ntuli - IZA


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IPC
55

Does Employment Generation Really Matter for Poverty Reduction?

13-Sep-2007


Pierella Paci - Poverty Reduction Group, World Bank


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IPC
54

Labor Productivity, Growth, Informal Wage and Capital Mobility: A General Equilibrium Analysis

13-Sep-2007


Sugata Marjit- Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, India


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IPC
53

Wage Policies of a Russian Firm and the Financial Crisis of 1988: Evidence From Personal Data 1997-2006

13-Sep-2007


Thoman Dohmen- IZA and DIW
Hartmut Lehmann- University of Bologna; IZA; CERT; WDI and DIW
Mark Schaffer- CERT, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh; CEPR; WDI; and IZA


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IPC
52

Job Creation and Job Desription in the Presence of Informal Labor Markets

13-Sep-2007


Mariano Bosch- London School of Economics


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IPC
51

Do Personality Differences Explain the Gender Pay Gap? Evidence from Three Transition Economies.

13-Sep-2007


Anastasia Semykina- Department of Economics, Florida State University
Susan J. Linz- Department of Economics, Michigan State University


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IPC
50

Romani Employment during the Post-Communist Transition of Hungary

13-Sep-2007


Gabor Kertesi- Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy
Gabor Kezdi- Central European University


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IPC
49

Trade and Labor Standards: A Review of the Theory and New Empirical Evidence

13-Sep-2007


Vivek Dehejia- Department of Economics Carleton University & CESifo
Yiagadeesen Samy- The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University


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IPC
48

Offshoring Jobs? Multinationals and U.S. Manufacturing Employment

13-Sep-2007


Ann Harrison- UC Berkeley, NBER


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IPC
47

Public Sector Pay and Corruption: Measuring Bribery from Micro Data

12-Sep-2007


Yuriy Gorodnichenki- University of Michigan
Klara Sabrianova- Georgia State University, IZA Bonn


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IPC
46

Wages in Kenya

12-Sep-2007


Mabel Andalon- Cornell University
Carmen Pagés- Inter-American Development Bank


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IPC
45

Minimum Wages and the Welfare of Different Types of Workers in Honduras

12-Sep-2007


Tim Gindling- Economics Department University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Katherine Terrell- Ross School of Business and Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan


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IPC
44

Entrepreneurial Entry in Developing Economies: Modeling Interactions Between the Formal and Informal Sector

12-Sep-2007


John Bennett and Saul Estrin


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IPC
43

Determinants of Rising Informality in Brazil: Evidence from Gross Worker Flows

12-Sep-2007


Mariano Bosch- London School of Economics
Edwin Goni- World Bank
William Maloney- World Bank


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IPC
42

Employment Elasticity in Organized Manufacturing in India

12-Sep-2007


Dipak Mazumdar- University of Toronto
Sandip Sarkar- Institute of Human Development, Delhi


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IPC
41

Migrationm Self-Selection and Returns to Education in the WAMEU

12-Sep-2007


Philippe de Vreyer- University of Lille II and DIAL, Paris
Flore Gubert- IRD, DIAL, Paris
Francois Roubaud- IRD, DIAL, Paris


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IPC
40

Women’s Working Status and Physical Spousal Violence in India

12-Sep-2007


Yoo-Mi Chin- Department of Economics, Michigan State University


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IPC
39

Is There A Glass Ceiling in Morocco? Evidence from Matched Worker-Firm Data

12-Sep-2007


Chrisophe Nordman- IRD, DIAL
Francois-Charles Wolff- Faculté des Sciences Économiques, Université de Nantes


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IPC
38

Why Don't Firms Take Advantage of More Flexible Labor Options? Regulation, Enforcement and Corruption

12-Sep-2007


Mary Hallward-Driemier- World Bank
Brooke Helppie- University of Michigan


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IPC
37

Can Social Problems Reduce Productivity and Growth? A Hypothesis for Mexico

11-Sep-2007


Santiago Levy- Brookings Institute


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IPC
36

Analysis of Attrition Patterns in the Turkish Household Labor Force Survey, 2000-2002

11-Sep-2007


Insan Tunali- Dept. of Economics Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey


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IPC
35

Why Has Unemployment Risen in the New South Africa?

11-Sep-2007


Abhijit Banerjee- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sebastian Galliani- Washington University in St. Louis
Jim Levinsohn- University of Michigan
Ingrid Woolard- University of Cape Town
Zoe McLaren- University of Michigan


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IPC
34

Education and Youth Unemployment in South Africa

11-Sep-2007


David Lam- University of Michigan
Murray Leibbrandt- University of Cape Town
Cecil Mlatsheni- University of Cape Town


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IPC
33

Monopsonistic Competitive Formal and Informal Labor Markets

11-Sep-2007


Ted To- Bureau of Labor Statistics


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IPC
32

Modeling Labor Market Policy in Developing Countries

11-Sep-2007


Gary Fields- Cornell University


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IPC
31

A Review of Charan Devereaux, Robert Lawrence, and Michael D. Watkins, Case Studies in US Trade Negotiation: Making the Rules and Resolving Disputes

29-Aug-2007


Robert Stern- University of Michigan


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IPC
30

Effects of Privatization and Ownership in Transition Economies

June 2007


Saul Estrin - London School of Economics , UK, CEPR and IZA
Jan Hanousek - CERGE-EI, CEPR, WDI
Evzen Kocenda - CERGE-EI, CEPR, WDI
Jan Svejnar - University of Michigan, CERGE-EI, CEPR, IZA


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IPC
29

The Case for Financial Sector Liberalization in Ethiopia

24-Aug-2007


Kozo Kyoto - Yokohama National University and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Barbara Peitsch - University of Michigan, Dearborn
Robert Stern - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


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IPC
28

Do Institutions, Ownership, Exporting and Competition Explain Firm Performance? Evidence from 26 Transition Countries

23-Aug-2007


Simon Commander - EBRD and London Business School
Jan Svejnar - University of Michigan, CERGE-EI, CEPR, IZA


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IPC
27

How to Increase R & D in Transition Economies? Evidence from Slovenia

15-Jun-2007


Polona Domadenik - Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana & Institute for South-East Europe (ISEE)
Janez Prašnika - Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana & Institute for South-East Europe (ISEE)
Jan Svejnar - University of Michigan Business School


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IPC
26

China in Light of the Performance of Central and East European

15-Jun-2007


Jan Svejnar - University of Michigan


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IPC
25

Unemployment in East and West Europe

15-Jun-2007


Daniel Műnich - CERGE-EI, Prague
Jan Svejnar - University of Michigan; CERGE-EI, Prague


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IPC
24

A Product-Quality View of The Linder Hypothesis

20-Mar-2007


Juan Carlos Hallak - University of Michigan, Department of Economics


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IPC
23

Why Is Multinational Status Important? Evidence from Job Creation and Job Destruction in Japan

20-Mar-2007


Kozo Kiyota - Faculty of Business Administration, Yokohama National University
Toshiyuki Matsuura - Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)


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IPC
22

The Microeconomic Implications of Input Market Regulations: Cross-Country Evidence from Within the Firm

19-Mar-2007


Francine Lafontaine
Jagadeesh Sivadasan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan


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IPC
21

Job Security Does Affect Economic Efficiency: Theory, A new Statistic, and Evidence from Chile

12-Mar-2007


Amil Petrin - Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago and NBER
Jagadeesh Sivadasan - Stephen M Ross School of Business, University of Michigan


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IPC
20

Do Institutions, Ownership, Exporting and Competition Explain Firm Performance? Evidence from 26 Transition Countries

26-Feb-2007


Simon Commander - EBRD and London Business School
Jan Svejnar - University of Michigan, CERGE-EI, CEPR, IZA


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IPC
19

Issues of Fairness in International Trade Agreements

18-Sep-2006


Andrew G. Brown - Former Director, United Nations' General Analysis and Policies Division
Robert M. Stern - University of Michigan


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IPC
18

Currencies, Competition, and Clans

30-Aug-2006


Dirk Engelmann - Department of Economics, Royal Holloway, University of London
Jan Hanousek - CERGE-EI
Evžen Kočenda - CERGE-EI


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IPC
17

An Analysis of the U.S.-SACU FTA Negotiations

17-Aug-2006


Drusilla K. Brown - Tufts University
Kozo Kiyota - Yokohama National University
Robert M. Stern - University of Michigan


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IPC
16

Structural Changes in Transition Economies: Breaking the News or Breaking the Ice?

17-Aug-2006


Balázs Égert - Oesterreichische Nationalbank; EconomiX at the University of Paris X-Nanterre and the William Davidson Institute
Rebeca Jiménez-Rodríguez - University of Salamanca
Evžen Kočenda - CERGE-EI: Charles University and Academy of Sciences, WDI, CEPR
Amalia Morales-Zumaquero - University of Málaga and Centro de Estudios Andaluces


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IPC
15

When and Why Post-Communist Parties Become More Liberal

24-May-2006


John E. Jackson - University of Michigan
Bogdan W. Mach - Polish Academy of Science
Radoslaw Markowski - Polish Academy of Science and Warsaw School of Social Psychology


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IPC
14

Good Deflation/Bad Deflation and Japanese Economic Recovery

24-May-2006


Gary Saxonhouse - University of Michigan


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IPC
13

Concepts of Fairness in the Global Trading System

24-May-2006


Andrew G Brown - Former Director, United Nations' General Analysis and Policies Division
Robert M.Stern - University of Michigan


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IPC
12

Tax Law Changes, Income Shifting and Measured Wage Inequality: Evidence from India

24-May-2006


Jagadeesh Sivadasan - University of Michigan
Joel Slemrod - University of Michigan


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IPC
11

Wage Ceilings and Floors: The Gender Gap in Ukraine's Transition

24-May-2006


Ina Gangulia - Harvard University
Katherine Terrell - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


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IPC
10

The Evolution of an Economic and Political Middle Class in Transition Countries

6-Apr-2006


Daniel Berkowitz - University of Pittsburgh, Deparment of Economics
John E. Jackson - University of Michigan, Department of Political Science


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IPC
9

Are Financial Crises Indeed "Crises" Evidence from the Emerging ADR Market

6-Apr-2006


Paolo Pasquariello - Ross School of Business at University of Michigan


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IPC
8

Globalization's Bystanders: Does Trade Liberalization Hurt Countries that Do Not Participate?

6-Apr-2006


Alan V. Deardorff - University of Michigan
Robert M. Stern - University of Michigan


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IPC
7

Exchange Rate Volatility and Regime Change: Visegrad Comparison

6-Apr-2006


Evzen Kocenda - CERGE-EI
Juraj Valachy - Institute of Financial Policy, Slovakia


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6

Entrepreneurship and the Evolution of Income Distributions in Poland and Russia

6-Apr-2006


Daniel Berkowitz - Dapartment of Economics, University of Pittsburgh
John E. Jackson - Department of Political Science, University of Michigan


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5

Can Financial Frictions Account for the Cross-Section Feldstein-Horioka Puzzle?

6-Apr-2006


Yan Bai - Department of Economics, Arizona State University
Jing Zhang - Department of Economics, University of Michigan


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4

The Responsibility Paradox: Multinational Firms and Global Corporate Social Responsibility

6-Apr-2006


Gerald F. Davis - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, The University of Michigan
Marina von Neumann Whitman - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Mayer N. Zald - Department of Sociology, The University of Michigan


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3

Exporting and Firm Performance: Chinese Exporters and the Asian Financial Crisis

6-Apr-2006


Albert Park - Department of Economics, University of Michigan
Dean Yang - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Department of Economics, University of Michigan
Xinzheng Shi - Department of Economics, University of Michigan
Yuan Jiang - National Bureau of Statistics, China


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2

What Defines "News" in Foreign Exchange Markets?

6-Apr-2006


Kathryn Dominguez - University of Michigan and NBER
Freyan Panthaki - Financial Markets Group, London School of Economics


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1

Foreign Investment, Corporate Ownership, and Development: Are Firms in Emerging Markets Catching Up to the World Standard?*

6-Apr-2006


Klara Sabirianova - Georgia State University
Jan Svejnar - University of Michigan
Katherine Terrell - University of Michigan


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