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Thesis Statements: Stability of Risk Preference Estimates Over Payoff Horizons

Thesis Statements: Stability of Risk Preference Estimates Over Payoff Horizons. The technical title describes a behavioral economics experiment that Alexander Myers (Economics student) devised for Am...

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Economics

Michele Tuccio: Immigration and new values | Human capital and growth

Michele Tuccio of the University of Southampton looks at the effect immigration can have on the social norms in origin countries. His study finds evidence that international migrants while living abro...

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Economics

Rajesh Ramachandran: The usefulness of mother tongues | Human capital and growth

Rajesh Ramachandran of Goethe University discusses the effect of the reliance on colonial languages as the main language of schooling in sub-Saharan Africa. His research found that teaching children i...

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Economics

LSE Research | Dr Julia Morley on how we measure success in the social sector

Julia Morley's research investigates the way we measure success in the social sector. Why has social impact become an increasingly prevalent measure of success? How can we be sure it is conceptually j...

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Economics

Sheila Dow: The Economics of Uncertainty

Sheila Dow speaking about the economics of uncertainty. Studies in psychology, neuroscience, biology, and many of the social sciences have long illustrated that human beings react very different from ...

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Economics

Jeffrey Nugent: Labour market reforms, growth, and inequality | Human capital and growth

The more rigid the labour regulations, the harder it is to the firms to adjust to shocks. However, at the same time the regulations protect workers from the shocks. In this video Jeffrey Nugent, from ...

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Economics

Zlata Tanović: Do health tests bias their own results? | Human capital and growth

Zlata Tanović of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam discusses the challenges of collecting health data. The act of carrying out health surveys may in fact change the behavior of those being studied....

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