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  • Tarozzi, Alessandro; Mahajan, Aprajit, 1973-; Blackburn, Brian; Kopf, Daniel J; Yoong, Joanne (American Economic Association, 2014)
    We describe findings from the first large-scale cluster randomized controlled trial in a developing country that evaluates the uptake of a health-protecting technology, insecticide-treated bednets (ITNs), through micro-consumer ...
  • Galí, Jordi, 1961- (American Economic Association, 2014)
    I examine the impact of alternative monetary policy rules on a rational asset price bubble, through the lens of an overlapping generations model with nominal rigidities. A systematic increase in interest rates in response ...
  • Escuriet Peiró, Ramón, 1968-; Pueyo, María Jesús; Biescas, Herminia; Colls, Cristina; Espiga, Isabel; White, Joanna; Espada, Xavi; Fusté, Josep; Ortún Rubio, Vicente (BioMed Central, 2014)
    Background: Childbirth assistance in highly technological settings and existing variability in the interventions performed are cause for concern. In recent years, numerous recommendations have been made concerning the ...
  • Eeckhout, Jan; Jovanovic, Boyan (Elsevier, 2012)
    The rise in world trade since 1970 has been accompanied by a rise in the geographic span of control of management and, hence, also a rise in the e ective international mobility of labor services. We study the e ect of such ...
  • Grasas León, Alex; Ramalhinho-Lourenço, Helena; Pessoa, Luciana S; Resende, Mauricio GC; Caballé, Imma; Barba, Nuria (BioMed Central, 2014)
    Background: Blood samples are usually collected daily from different collection points, such hospitals and health centers, and transported to a core laboratory for testing. This paper presents a project to improve the ...
  • Eeckhout, Jan; Kircher, Philipp Albert Theodor (Econometric Society, 2010)
    We investigate the role of search frictions in markets with price competition and how it leads to sorting of heterogeneous agents. There are two aspects of value creation: the match value when two agents actually trade and ...
  • Eeckhout, Jan; Kircher, Philipp Albert Theodor (Elsevier, 2010)
    In a market where sellers compete by posting trading mechanisms, we allow for a general search technology and show that its features crucially affect the equilibrium mechanism. Price posting prevails when meetings are ...
  • Dasso, Rosamaría; Fernández, Fernando, 1944- (SpringerOpen, 2015)
    We study the effects of a rural electrification program on employment in Peru. Taking advantage of the program’s roll-out across districts over time, we adopt differences-in-differences and fixed-effects strategies to ...
  • Galí, Jordi, 1961-; Gambetti, Luca (American Economic Association, 2015)
    We estimate the response of stock prices to monetary policy shocks using a time-varying coefficients VAR. Our evidence points to protracted episodes in which stock prices end up increasing persistently in response to an ...
  • Eeckhout, Jan; Persico, Nicola; Todd, Petra (American Economic Association, 2010)
    An incentives based theory of policing is developed which can explain the phenomenon of random “crackdowns,” i.e., intermittent periods of high interdiction/surveillance. For a variety of police objective functions, random ...
  • Mujasi, Paschal N; Puig, Jaume (BioMed Central, 2015)
    Objectives: A key policy question for the government of Uganda is how to equitably allocate primary health care pharmaceutical budgets to districts. This paper seeks to identify variables influencing current primary health ...

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