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ECON 271Do Gender Preference Gaps Impact Policy Outcomes?. Eva Ranehill and Roberto A. Weber (Nov 2017)
ECON 270The Effect of Peer Gender on Major Choice. Ulf Zölitz and Jan Feld (Nov 2017)
ECON 269The Impact of Peer Personality on Academic Achievement. Bart H.H. Golsteyn, Arjan Non and Ulf Zölitz (Nov 2017)
ECON 268The Regulation of Public Service Broadcasters: Should there be more advertising on television?. Gregory S. Crawford, Lachlan Deer, Jeremy Smith and Paul Sturgeon (Nov 2017)
ECON 267Creating an Efficient Culture of Cooperation. Ernst Fehr and Tony Williams (Oct 2017)
ECON 266Delegating Performance Evaluation. Igor Letina, Shuo Liu and Nick Netzer (Oct 2017)
ECON 265Ordinal Potentials in Smooth Games. Christian Ewerhart (Oct 2017)
ECON 264Direct Nonlinear Shrinkage Estimation of Large-Dimensional Covariance Matrices. Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf (Sep 2017)
ECON 263The Limits to Moral Erosion in Markets: Social Norms and the Replacement Excuse. Björn Bartling and Yagiz Özdemir (Sep 2017)
ECON 262Optimal Search from Multiple Distributions with Infinite Horizon. Jean-Michel Benkert, Igor Letina and Georg Nöldeke (Sep 2017)
ECON 261Monetary Policy, Asset Prices, and Liquidity under Adverse Selection. Florian Madison (Sep 2017)
ECON 260Corruption and Cooperation. Justin Buffat and Julien Senn (Aug 2017)
ECON 259Money, Banking and Financial Markets. David Andolfatto, Aleksander Berentsen and Fernando M. Martin (Aug 2017)
ECON 258Hunting Unicorns? Experimental Evidence on Predatory Pricing Policies. Aaron Edlin, Catherine Roux, Armin Schmutzler and Christian Thöni (Jun 2017)
ECON 257Gender Differences in Willingness to Compete: The Role of Public Observability. Thomas Buser, Eva Ranehill and Roel van Veldhuizen (Jun 2017)
ECON 256Job Mobility and Creative Destruction: Flexicurity in the Land of Schumpeter. Andreas Kettemann, Francis Kramarz and Josef Zweimüller (Jun 2017)
ECON 255On Linear Transformations of Intersections. Alexey Kushnir and Shuo Liu (Jun 2017)
ECON 254Multiple Testing of One-Sided Hypotheses: Combining Bonferroni and the Bootstrap. Joseph P. Romano and Michael Wolf (Jun 2017)
ECON 253Sharp Convergence Rates for Forward Regression in High-Dimensional Sparse Linear Models. Damian Kozbur (May 2017)
ECON 252Monotone Equilibria in Signalling Games. Shuo Liu and Harry Pei (May 2017)
ECON 251"Mafia Inc.": When Godfathers Become Entrepreneurs. Marco Le Moglie and Giuseppe Sorrenti (Apr 2017)
ECON 250The Role of Gender in Employment Polarization. Fabio Cerina, Alessio Moro and Michelle Petersen Rendall (Mar 2017)
ECON 249Accounting for the New Gains from Trade Liberalization. Chang-Tai Hsieh, Nicholas Li, Ralph Ossa and Mu-Jeung Yang (Mar 2017)
ECON 248Money, Inflation, and Unemployment in the Presence of Informality. Mohammed Aït Lahcen (Mar 2017)
ECON 247Inside Money, Investment, and Unconventional Monetary Policy. Lukas Altermatt (Mar 2017)
ECON 246Balanced Bootstrap Joint Confidence Bands for Structural Impulse Response Functions. Stefan Bruder and Michael Wolf (Sep 2017)
ECON 245Smoking Behaviour in Germany: Evidence from the SOEP. Daniela Heilert and Ashok Kaul (Mar 2017)
ECON 244Do Professional Norms in the Banking Industry Favor Risk-taking?. Alain Cohn, Ernst Fehr and Michel André Maréchal (Mar 2017)
ECON 243Revenue Ranking of Optimally Biased Contests: The Case of Two Players. Christian Ewerhart (Mar 2017)
ECON 242The Lottery Contest is a Best-Response Potential Game. Christian Ewerhart (Mar 2017)
ECON 238Beyond Sorting: A More Powerful Test for Cross-Sectional Anomalies. Olivier Ledoit, Michael Wolf and Zhao Zhao (Jul 2017)
ECON 232Improving Weighted Least Squares Inference. Cyrus J. DiCiccio, Joseph P. Romano and Michael Wolf (Nov 2017)
ECON 231Large Dynamic Covariance Matrices. Robert F. Engle, Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf (Apr 2017)
ECON 229A "Fractal" Solution to the Chopstick Auction. Christian Ewerhart (Apr 2017)
ECON 228Persistent Bias in Advice-Giving. Zhuoqiong (Charlie) Chen and Tobias Gesche (Oct 2017)
ECON 222Diffusion of Behavior in Dynamic Networks. Michael D. König (May 2017)
ECON 221Growth and Welfare Effects of Intellectual Property Rights when Consumers Differ in Income. Christian Kiedaisch (Jul 2017)
ECON 220Asymmetric Information in Frictional Markets for Liquidity: Collateralized Credit vs Asset Sale. Florian Madison (Sep 2017)
ECON 217Network Formation with Local Complements and Global Substitutes: The Case of R&D Networks. Chih-Sheng Hsieh, Michael D. König and Xiaodong Liu (Feb 2017)
ECON 216De-Biasing Strategic Communication. Tobias Gesche (Jul 2017)
ECON 215Numerical Implementation of the QuEST Function. Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf (Jan 2017)
ECON 207An Experimental Test of the Anscombe-Aumann Monotonicity Axiom. Florian Schneider and Martin Schonger (May 2017)
ECON 205Laboratory Measure of Cheating Predicts School Misconduct. Alain Cohn and Michel André Maréchal (Nov 2017)
ECON 200Inducing Variety: A Theory of Innovation Contests. Igor Letina and Armin Schmutzler (Jun 2017)
ECON 193On the Optimal Quantity of Liquid Bonds. Samuel Huber and Jaehong Kim (Apr 2017)
ECON 191Voting with Public Information. Shuo Liu (Jun 2017)
ECON 186Contests with Small Noise and the Robustness of the All-Pay Auction. Christian Ewerhart (Jun 2017)
ECON 170The Swiss franc's honeymoon. Alexandra Janssen and Rahel Studer (Jan 2017)
ECON 137Nonlinear Shrinkage of the Covariance Matrix for Portfolio Selection: Markowitz Meets Goldilocks. Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf (Feb 2017)
ECON 122Optimal Estimation of a Large-Dimensional Covariance Matrix under Stein's Loss. Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf (Mar 2017)
IEW 492Female Market Work, Tax Regimes, and the Rise of the Service Sector. Michelle Petersen Rendall (Jul 2017)
IEW 491Brain versus Brawn: The Realization of Women's Comparative Advantage. Michelle Petersen Rendall (Jun 2017)