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Does Property Ownership by Women Reduce Domestic Violence? A Case of Latin America
(American University of Sharjah, 2020-06-01)
It is widely believed that empowering women via various material means increases women’s outside options and, thereby, makes them less vulnerable to intimate partner violence. However, the effect of such empowerment on ...
Parental Transfers and Fertility: Does the Recipient's Gender Matter?
(American University of Sharjah, 2017-06-02)
This paper examines the role of parental transfers on family size. We introduce a simple theoretical model of fertility decision where preferences towards children may differ between female and male spouses. Parental ...
Reevaluating Terrorism and Economic Growth: Dynamic Panel Analysis and Cross-Sectional Dependence
(American University of Sharjah, 2013-11-11)
Contrary to the extant literature, this paper shows that the impact of terrorism on economic growth is insignificant in five regional samples. These surprising results follow when Nickell bias and cross-sectional dependence ...
What We Have Learned about Terrorism since 9/11
(American Economic Association, 2019)
This overview examines critically the post-9/11 empirical literature on terrorism. Major contributions by both economists and political scientists are included. We focus on five main themes: the changing nature of terrorism, ...
Introducing Extended Data on Terrorist Groups (EDTG), 1970 to 2016
(Sage Publishing, 2020)
This article introduces an extended data set of 760 terrorist groups that engaged in attacks during 1970 to 2016. Unlike most extant group data sets, the extended data on terrorist groups (EDTG) is not tied to terrorist ...