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by Josh Nicholas


An ongoing list of interesting papers that I stumble across. I have read hardly any of them.















Counting Clicks: Quantification and Variation in Web Journalism in the United States and France

Using Facebook ad data to track the global digital gender gap

How Do Electoral Incentives Affect Legislator Behavior?

Is belief superiority justified by superior knowledge?

How Much of the Incumbency Advantage is Due to

Drafting a Successful Wide Receiver in the NFL-Hail Mary?—hail-mary

The Time Cost of Information in Financial Markets

Incentives Can Reduce Bias in Online

Pay-What-You-Want to Support Independent Information: A Field Experiment on Motivation

The Impact of Self-Selection on Performance

Does Decentralization of Decisions Increase the Stability of Large Groups?

Race and Economic Opportunity in the United States: An Intergenerational Perspective


The Future of Financial Reporting: Insights from Research

Sharing the revenues from broadcasting sport events

The effect of a sibling’s gender on earnings, education and family formation

Political connection and bank in(efficiency)

The Role of Business Model Innovation for Product Innovation Performance

On the Relationship Between Cognitive Ability and Risk Preference

Honesty in the Digital Age

Rivalries in US Professional Soccer


Monopsony in online labor markets

Introduction to computer science and economic theory

Ancient origins of the global variation in economic preferences

The economics of social media stars: An empirical
investigation of stardom, popularity, and success on


Machine Learning: An Applied Econometric Approach

The Market for "Lemons": Quality Uncertainty and the Market Mechanism

Eclipse of the Public Corporation or Eclipse of the Public Markets?

Effectiveness of a CO2 tax on industrial emissions

Does Organizational Form Drive Competition? Evidence from Coffee Retailing

A Comparative Analysis of the Labour Market Performance of University‐Educated Immigrants in Australia, Canada, and the United States: Does Policy Matter?


Uses and Abuses of Empirical Evidence in the Death Penalty Debate

Fuel Prices and Road Deaths in Australia

Accounting for Factorless Income

The welfare impacts of discriminatory price tariffs

Diminishing the Effectiveness of Vote Buying: Experimental Evidence from a Persuasive Radio Campaign in India

Speed Under Sail, During the Early Industrial Revolution (c.1750-1850)

The impact of self-selection on performance


Playing games to save water: Collective action games for groundwater management in Andhra Pradesh, India

The Superiority of Economists

The unintended consequences of “ban the box”:
Statistical discrimination and employment outcomes when criminal histories are hidden

Degrees of Poverty: The Relationship between Family Income Background and the Returns to Education


Fines: are disadvantaged people at a disadvantage?$file/JI_27_Fines_disadvantaged_people.pdf

Migration in China: To Work or to Wed?

Migration as an Adjustment Mechanism in the Crisis? A Comparison of Europe and the United States 2006–2016


Blessing and curse. The gold boom and local development in Colombia

A first look at browser-based Cryptojacking

The Moral Hazard of Lifesaving Innovations: Naloxone Access, Opioid Abuse, and Crime

Fatal Firearm Incidents Before and After Australia's 1996 National Firearms Agreement Banning Semiautomatic Rifles

Domestic labour, masculinity and social change: insights from working-class young men’s transitions to adulthood

Do Restrictions on Home Equity Extraction Contribute to Lower Mortgage Defaults? Evidence from a Policy Discontinuity at the Texas Border

Blockchain Disruption and Smart Contracts


Organising ourselves: rebuilding Australian unions

The living wage crisis in Australian industrial relations

“They Burn Brightly, But Only for a Short Time”: The Role of Social Workers in Companion Animal Grief and Loss

The Rise of Domestic Outsourcing and the Evolution of the German Wage Structure

Economic Leadership and Growth


Is automation labor-displacing? Productivity growth, employment, and the labor share

Cheating and Incentives: Learning from a Policy Experiment

Some Public Economics of Blockchain Technology


On the Determinants of Cooperation in Infinitely Repeated Games: A Survey

Partisan Impacts on the Economy: Evidence from Prediction Markets and Close Elections

Gender Representation in Economics Across Topics and Time: Evidence from the NBER Summer Institute

The Gender Earnings Gap in the Gig Economy: Evidence from over a Million Rideshare Drivers


The Australian Housing System: A Quiet Revolution?

The Transmission of Inequality Across Multiple Generations: Testing Recent Theories with Evidence from German

Location matters: daylight saving time and electricity use


The voting strategies of young people

Regulatory Entrepreneurship

Choosing the Social Discount Rate for Australia

Firm-Level Analysis Using the ABS’ Business Longitudinal Analysis Data Environment

The Australian Economy in 2017–2018: The Importance of Stronger Non-Mining Business Investment Growth

Protectionism and the Business Cycle

Twenty Years of Time Series Econometrics in Ten Pictures


Disparate impact in big data policing

Examining the role of client reviews and reputation within online prostitution

Trade and labor markets: Lessons from China’s rise


Inside the machine

Leisure Luxuries and the Labor Supply of Young Men

Who Loses When Prices Are Negotiated? An Analysis of the New Car Market

Prejudice and Wages: An Empirical Assessment of Becker’s The Economics of Discrimination

Active Labor market policy evaluations: a meta-analysis

The competition and evolution of ideas in the public sphere: a new foundation for institutional theory

The Economist as Engineer: Game Theory, Experimentation, and Computation as Tools for Design Economics

The Tyranny of Numbers: Confronting the Statistical Realities of the East Asian Growth Experience


The Dynamo and the Computer: An Historical Perspective on the Modern Productivity Paradox

The optimism bias

What do undergraduates learn about human intelligence? An analysis of introductory psychology textbooks.

The emotional dog and its rational tail: A social intuitionist approach to moral judgment

Self-Regulating Artificial General Intelligence

Foreign Workers or Women? A Comparative Policy Analysis of Labour Supply Strategies in Post-War Europe

Inductive reasoning about unawareness

Technological revolutions and techno-economic paradigms

Whose greed, whose grievance, and whose opportunity? Effects of foreign direct investments (FDI) on internal conflict

How to win customers and influence people: Ameliorating the barriers to inducing behavioural change

Moral Identity: What Is It, How Does It Develop, and Is It Linked to Moral Action?


The Political Economy of Black Panther's Wakanda

Seeing the forest for the trees? An investigation of network knowledge

Is Fertility a Leading Economic Indicator?

Time Discounting and Time Preference: A Critical Review

Measuring the Equilibrium Impacts of Credit: Evidence from the Indian Microfinance Crisis

We are not alone! (At least, most of us aren't)

The stationary bandit model of intellectual property

Micro-Level Welfare Impacts of Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from Rural Malawi

The language bioprogram hypothesis BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES (1984) 7, 173-221.pdf

Nudging, calculation, and utopia

Atheists Become Emotionally Aroused When Daring God to Do Terrible Things

Young People in the American Electorate

Back to Basics: Benchmarking Canonical Evolution Strategies for Playing Atari

Navigating by the Stars: Investigating the Actual and Perceived Validity of Online User Ratings


The Economist as Plumber

Socially useful employment

Resource rents, universal basic income, and poverty among Alaska’s Indigenous peoples

Unraveling the effect of targeted input subsidies on dietary diversity in household consumption and child nutrition: The case of Malawi

The effects of climate variability on psychological well-being in India

Understanding the Role of Rural Non-Farm Enterprises in Africa’s Economic Transformation: Evidence from Tanzania

Extralegal payments to state officials in Russia, 1750s–1830s: assessing the burden of corruption;jsessionid=1FA5E68D1AF52F8B3371AEDC4029580D.f04t02


Evaluating the personality structure of semi-captive Asian elephants living in their natural habitat


Strong Employers and Weak Employees: How Does Employer Concentration Affect Wages?

Do Alpha Males Deliver Alpha? Testosterone and Hedge Funds

Separating the wheat from the chaff: Signaling in microfinance loans

Entrepreneurship contribution to the three pillars of sustainable development: What does the evidence really say?

Will robots really steal our jobs? An international analysis of the potential long term impact of automation

Monopsony and Employer Mis-optimization Account for Round Number Bunching in the Wage Distribution

Non-linear effects of taxation on growth

How Much Does Immigration Boost Innovation?

The Labor Market Impacts of Universal and Permanent Cash Transfers: Evidence from the Alaska Permanent Fund

No Strings Attached: The Behavioral Effects of U.S. Unconditional Cash Transfer Programs


On intermittent renewable generation & the stability of Australia’s National Electricity Market

Removing poker machines from hotels and clubs in Tasmania: Economic considerations

Negative Partisanship: Why Americans Dislike Parties But Behave Like Rabid Partisans

Beyond access: Making Indonesia’s education system work access - Making Indonesia's education system work_WEB_2.pdf

On doing better science: From thrill of discovery to policy implications

It's All in the Stars: The Chinese Zodiac and the Effects of Parental Investments on Offspring's Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Development

Government Affiliation and Fintech Industry: The Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms in China

Regulatory Soft Interventions in the Chinese Market: Compliance Effects and Impact on Option Market Efficiency

Can Poverty Be Alleviated in China?

Who Marries Whom in a Surging Housing Market

Bank Competition and Innovation: Evidence from Banking Deregulation in China

Credit Allocation Under Economic Stimulus: Evidence from China

Did Securitization Lead to Lax Screening? Evidence from Subprime Loans


Are Robots Stealing Our Jobs?

Who owns the robots rules the world

Workplace heterogeneity and the rise of West German wage inequality

Strong employers and weak employees: how does employer concentration affect wages?

Labor Market Concentration∗

How Climate Change Affects Food and Water Security in

Outcome uncertainty and the couch potato audience

On the Role of Race Outcome Uncertainty in the TV Demand for Formula 1 Grands Prix

An Empirical Examination of the Development and Impact of Star Power in Major League Baseball

Competitive Balance and Match Uncertainty in Grand-Slam Tenn

The search for optimal Competitive Balance in Formula One∗

Rule changes and competitive balance in Formula One motor racing

Happiness as a Reward for Torture

Finance and Business Cycles: The Credit-Driven Household Demand Channel

Second Place Is First of the Losers

Randomizing Religion: The Impact of Protestant Evangelism on Economic Outcomes

The Potential for Immersive Technology combined with Online Dating

Academic Research in the 21st Century: Maintaining Scientific Integrity in a Climate of Perverse Incentives and Hypercompetition

Kaldor and Piketty’s facts: The rise of monopoly power in the United States


Investment and Cash Flow: New Evidence

Estimating returns to education using different natural
experiment techniques

What Do Twins Studies Reveal About the Economic Returns to Education?;jsessionid=5AC0867BB5018461F9A9259DB22C984E?doi=

Consumer marketplace lending in Australia:credit scores and loan funding success

The Availability of Business Finance

Efficient markets, managerial power, and CEO compensation

Tobin's Q and Inequality

Unintended consequences or ambivalent policy objectives?Conflict minerals and mining reform in the DR Congo

Measuring and analysing success for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Australians

Inclusive growth and climate change adaptation and mitigation in Australia and China: Removing barriers to solving wicked problems

Making Big Decisions: The Impact of Moves on Marriage among U.S. Army Personnel

Imputation Match Bias in Immigrant Wage Convergence


Dinner Table Human Capital and Entrepreneurship

Intergenerational Health Mobility in the US

The Effect of Self-Employment on Health: Evidence from Longitudinal Social Security Data

Organisational Information Security Strategy: Review, Discussion and Future Research

John Quiggin Economic in two lessons intro

Do Banks Have an Edge?

Consumers Avoid Buying from Firms with Higher CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratios

The stretched rubber band: banks, houses, debt and vulnerability in Australia


People versus Machines: The Impact of Minimum Wages on Automatable Jobs

Adjusting to Globalization in Germany

Partnership under pressure: A process perspective on decentralized bargaining in Danish and Australian manufacturing


Decision Fatigue and Heuristic Analyst Forecasts

A Density-based Estimator of Core/Periphery Network Structures: Analysing the Australian Interbank Market

Cash Crops and Food Security: Evidence from Ethiopian Smallholder Coffee Producers

Identifying Age Penalty in Women’s Wages: New Method and Evidence from Germany 1984-2014

Economic Pluralism in the Study of Wage Discrimination: A Note


The Labor Market Impacts of Universal and Permanent Cash Transfers: Evidence from the Alaska Permanent Fund

Do Preferences and Biases Predict Life
Outcomes? Evidence from Education and
Labor Market Entry Decisions

Do post-prison job opportunities reduce recidivism?

College Football Games and Crime

Economics of Incarceration

What's in a Name? Software, Digital Products, and the Sale of Goods


Neighborhood Signaling Effects,
Commuting Time, and Employment:
Evidence from a Field Experiment

Does Labor Market Tightness Affect
Ethnic Discrimination in Hiring?

Can Quotas Increase the Supply of
Candidates for Higher-Level Positions?
Evidence from Local Government in India

Skills, Signals, and Employability:
An Experimental Investigation

Keystroke dynamics features for gender recognition

Red tape and Australia’s economic malaise

People power: how Tasmania can fast-track community energy community renewables Tasmania Dan Cass FINAL_0.pdf


Subjective political economy

What Do Trade Agreements Really Do?

What’s the best way to close the gender gap
in retirement incomes?


Innovation, Productivity Dispersion, and Productivity Growth

Intergenerational Effects of Incarceration

Insurance, Redistribution, and the Inequality of Lifetime Income


How Does Terrorism Affect Individuals’

Indian Government Economic Survey 2017-18

Small business enterprise models of employment

What’s happened to the university?

Suicide, male honour and the
masculinity paradox: its impact
on the ADF Journal 203_Article_Goyne.pdf

Income, poverty and inequality

Select Committee on the
Future of Public Interest Journalism


The impact of minimum pay implementation on small businesses operating cost and sustainability: A case of service business

Long-Run Trends in Australian Executive Remuneration: BHP, 1887–2012

Law, politics and ideology: the regulatory response to trade union corruption in Australia

Measures of Global Public Goods and International Spillovers - Working Paper 474

Developers pay developer charges

Political Stability in the Open Society


Change in urban concentration and economic growth

Impact of natural disasters on income inequality in Sri Lanka

Returns to microcredit, cash grants and training for male and female microentrepreneurs in Uganda


Digital deceit: the technologies behind precision propaganda on the internet

Will Amazon Fool Us Twice?

Who Becomes an Inventor in America? The Importance of Exposure to Innovation

Household bandwidth and the 'need for speed': Evaluating the impact of active queue management for home internet traffic;dn=942305066229626;res=IELBUS


NEM outlook and Snowy 2.0

Gender-Differentiated Parenting Revisited: Meta-Analysis Reveals Very Few Differences in Parental Control of Boys and Girls

The Impact of High School Financial
Education on Financial Knowledge and
Choices: Evidence from a Randomized
Trial in Spain

Why Are Professors “Poorly Paid”?

Civility and Trust in Social Media

Oil volatility and sovereign risk of BRICS

Sand Castles Before the Tide?
Affordable Housing in Expensive Cities


How to pitch to this editor (plus, what I would give my right arm to read more of)

Measuring Rates of Return for Lobbying Expenditures: An Empirical Case Study of Tax Breaks for Multinational Corporations

Regulating work in the gig economy: What are the options?

Should you send your kids to public or private school?|News&WT.tsrc=Facebook_Organic

When A Small Leak Sinks A Great Ship: Deanonymizing Tor
Hidden Service Users Through Bitcoin Transactions Analysis

Land grab/data grab: precision agriculture and its new horizons


Skilled Migration Policy and the Labour
Market Performance of Immigrants

Registrant Policy: Enabling Australia’s
Digital Economy and Society

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade human rights manual: fourth edition

It’s time … for more
politicians It's time for more politicians FINAL.pdf

Exchange Traded Funds 101 For Economists

Are Interest Rates Really Low?

Stock Market Returns and Consumption

The impact of childhood neighborhood disadvantage on adult joblessness and income


2017 Tax Expenditures Statement


Oxfam: Reward work, not wealth

Searching for the GOAT of tennis win prediction


Do Political Protests Matter? Evidence from the Tea Party Movement

Regionalism in Disney Animation: Pink Elephants and Dumbo

Report of the Committee on Freedom of Expression


Price Manipulation in the Bitcoin Ecosystem


Blockchains and the economic institutions of capitalism


A classroom experiment on effort allocation under relative grading


Is Legal Pot Crippling Mexican Drug Trafficking Organisations? The Effect of Medical Marijuana Laws on US Crime

Genetics affects choice of academic subjects as well as achievement

Late marriage as a contributor to the industrial revolution in England;jsessionid=E2268F7275A179DE80E9D9EC9F5BBDA0.f04t04

The Politics of Inequality as Organised Spectacle: Why the Swiss Do Not Want to Tax the Rich

Are Lemons Sold First? Dynamic Signaling in the Mortgage Market

The sectoral and regional economic consequences of outdoor air pollution to 2060


Playdough Capitalism: An Adventure in Critical Pedagogy

Macroeconometrics: Statistical alchemy at the final stage;dn=308629293956287;res=IELAPA

Game theory: What it reveals about what is wrong with mainstream economics;dn=308703825841320;res=IELAPA

The subjectification of 'homo economicus' in behavioural economics;dn=308685192870062;res=IELAPA

The Indeterminate Fate of Sunspots in Economics (1972-2014)


A classroom game on a negative externality correcting tax: Revenue return, regressivity, and the double dividend

The virtual meets reality: policy implications of e-diasporas

Pokies pub test: discussion paper

This is the Story of an Equitable City R (2016) This is the Story of an Equita.pdf?dl=0



The Long-run Effects of Agricultural Productivity on Conflict, 1400-1900

Transactions data: Kevin Fox on a smarter method for measuring inflation

Capital-embodied technological progress and obsolescence
How do they affect investment behaviour?


Survival at the Intersection of Government and Business: The Unique Case of the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)

Inequality, Foreign Investment, and Imperialism


Who Falls Prey to the Wolf of Wall Street? Investor Participation in Market Manipulation

Who Becomes an Inventor in America?
The Importance of Exposure to Innovation

House Price Beliefs And Mortgage Leverage Choice

The impact of an ETS on the Australian energy sector: An integrated CGE and electricity modelling approach

Are Robots Taking Our Jobs?

Assessing the Association between Trust and Concentration Area of Migrant Ethnic Minority in Sydney










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