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Honesty, ability, norm, and socioeconomic status: experimental evidence from Bangladesh
(American University of Sharjah, 2019)
In a real effort task experiment, we study the (dis)honesty of undergraduate students in Bangladesh. Consistent with earlier studies, when they self-report their performance, a significant fraction of students cheats to ...
Information disclosure in dynamic research contests
(American University of Sharjah, 2019-09)
We study the design of information disclosure in a dynamic multi-agent research contest, where each agent privately searches for innovations and submits his best to compete for a winner-takes-all prize. We find that although ...
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, ...
Transnational Links in Rhino Poaching and the Black Market Price of Rhino Horns
(Wiley Online Library, 2019)
The trends of rhino poaching in South Africa and India – major range states – have been remarkably similar over time. Organized criminal syndicates manage an illegal supply chain of rhino horns from poachers, middlemen, ...