Paris School of Economics - École d'Économie de Paris

Economics serving society

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

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A Special Election: Voting for the Best Football Player of the Year - Luc Arrondel and Jean-François Laslier
The study of voting has long been one of the core subfields in political science. Elections are a key ingredient in democratic politics, and a huge literature has examined...

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Rationalizability and efficiency in an asymmetric Cornet oligopoly - Gabriel Desgranges and Stéphane Gauthier
When firms envisage merging, they must inform the authorities that regulate market competition. Thus, the Competition Authority, the European Commission and the US Department of Justice...

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Household labour supply and the marriage market in the UK, 1991-2008 - Marion Goussé, Jean-Marc Robin and Nicolas Jacquemet
The last 20 years have witnessed enormous changes in labour supply between men and women. Along with an important rise in wages for married men and women over the 1991-2008 period in the UK...

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Malaria Prevalence, Indoor Residual Spraying and Insecticide Treated Net Usage in Sub-Saharan Africa - Gabriel Picone, Robyn Kibler and Bénédicte H. Apouey
Malaria is transmitted to humans by the bites of certain species of female Anopheles mosquitoes infected with Plasmodium parasites. While there are methods for preventing, detecting and treating this disease...

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The Geography of NGO Activism against Multinational Corporations - Sophie Hatte and Pamina Koenig
Both production and the overseas sales of multinational firms are closely watched by “advocacy” NGOs, which regularly publish enquiries revealing practices that are damaging to employees...