(January 2017) 5 papers... in 5 minutes!

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Partners’ Leisure Time Truly Together Upon Retirement - Elena Stancanelli and Arthur van Soest
In the standard economic model, individual preferences for leisure time are considered as a determinant of time spent at work, in the same way as budgetary constraints, for example...
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Prudent Equilibria and Strategic Uncertainty in Discontinuous Games - Philippe Bich
A Nash equilibrium is commonly described as a situation in which each person chooses an optimal strategy “given the strategies of others”. For example, if all the drivers on a French road begin to drive on the left, that would constitute a Nash equilibrium...
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Attack When the World Is Not Watching? U.S. News and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Ruben Durante and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya
Governments are accountable to the extent that the public is informed about their policies. In turn, mass media ensure accountability by informing citizens about government conduct. Yet, news coverage of government actions ...
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Taxation and Privacy Protection on Internet Platforms - Francis Bloch and Gabrielle Demange
The precipitous decline in the cost of data collection and storage linked to the development of information technologies has transformed business models in advertising...
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Arab Spring protests and women’s labor market outcomes: Evidence from the Egyptian revolution - Nelly El-Mallakh, Mathilde Maurel, and Biagio Speciale
Women empowerment has been central in the policy and academic debates in recent years. There is now a large consensus that...
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