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Luis Armona
We study newsworthiness in theory and practice. We focus on situations in which a news outlet observes the realization of a state of the world and must decide whether to report…
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Dani Rodrik, Rohan Sandhu
The future of developing countries is in services as that is where the jobs will be. Enhancing productivity in labor-absorbing services must be an essential priority, for reasons…
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Michela Carlana
Vol. 114
In this paper, we implement a lab-in-field experiment among around 2000 children enrolled in 14 middle schools in Italy to investigate whether thinking about parental…
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We develop new quasi-experimental tools to understand algorithmic discrimination and build non-discriminatory algorithms when the outcome of interest is only selectively observed…
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Will Dobbie
Vol. 114, Pages 633-637
We ask whether increased public scrutiny leads to the more effective use of predictive algorithms. We focus on the context of bail, where judges face heightened public scrutiny…
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Dani Rodrik
The future of developing countries lies in services. Enhancing productivity in labor-absorbing services in particular must be an essential priority, for reasons of both growth and…
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Luis Armona
Vol. 114, Pages 52-57
The Massachusetts Firearms Records Bureau recently published administrative data covering the universe of legal firearm transactions in the state. We use these data to validate…
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Justin de Benedictis-Kessner
Money in politics is the subject of great debate at every level of government, yet it has principally been studied at the federal level in the US. Where scholars have analyzed…
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Joseph Newhouse
Vol. 102, Issue 17 Supplement 1
Objective: Describe temporal changes in outpatient Benzodiazepine (BDZ) initiation rates following Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS) discharge among Medicare beneficiaries. Background…
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Vol. 102, Issue 17 Supplement 1
Objective: To use the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) as reported in Paul Coverdell Stroke Registry (PCSR) to assess the accuracy of the ICD-10-based NIHSS as a…