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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 ...