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  • China | Becker-Friedman Institute Research Respository
    this error continues User login CNetID or Username Password Request new password Log in China Growth Pollution and Life Expectancy China from 1991 2012 Avraham Ebenstein Hebrew University of Jerusalem Maoyong Fan Ball State University Michael Greenstone University of Chicago Guojun He Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Peng Yin Harvard University Maigeng Zhou University of Washington Read more about Growth Pollution and Life Expectancy China from 1991 2012

    Original URL path: http://econresearch.uchicago.edu/research-keywords/china (2015-06-03)
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  • Growth, Pollution, and Life Expectancy: China from 1991-2012 | Becker-Friedman Institute Research Respository
    You can switch to HTTPS by trying to view this page again after changing the URL in your browser s location bar to begin with https instead of http Please contact site admin for help if this error continues User login CNetID or Username Password Request new password Log in Growth Pollution and Life Expectancy China from 1991 2012 This paper examines the relationship between income pollution and mortality in China from 1991 2012 Using first difference models we document a robust positive association between city level GDP and life expectancy We also find a negative association between city level particulate air pollution exposure and life expectancy that is driven by elevated cardiorespiratory mortality rates The results suggest that while China s unprecedented economic growth over the last two decades is associated with health improvements pollution has served as a countervailing force Authors Avraham Ebenstein Hebrew University of Jerusalem Maoyong Fan Ball State University Michael Greenstone University of Chicago Guojun He Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Peng Yin Harvard University Maigeng Zhou University of Washington Publication Date February 2015 JEL Classification Q13 Agricultural Markets and Marketing Cooperatives Agribusiness P28 Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies Natural Resources Energy Environment

    Original URL path: http://econresearch.uchicago.edu/content/growth-pollution-and-life-expectancy-china-1991-2012?destination=node/3877 (2015-06-03)
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  • intertemporal choice | Becker-Friedman Institute Research Respository
    as HTTPS You can switch to HTTPS by trying to view this page again after changing the URL in your browser s location bar to begin with https instead of http Please contact site admin for help if this error continues User login CNetID or Username Password Request new password Log in intertemporal choice Good Things Come to Those Who Are Taught How to Wait Results from a Randomized Educational

    Original URL path: http://econresearch.uchicago.edu/research-keywords/intertemporal-choice (2015-06-03)
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  • randomized field experiments | Becker-Friedman Institute Research Respository
    as HTTPS You can switch to HTTPS by trying to view this page again after changing the URL in your browser s location bar to begin with https instead of http Please contact site admin for help if this error continues User login CNetID or Username Password Request new password Log in randomized field experiments Good Things Come to Those Who Are Taught How to Wait Results from a Randomized

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  • Good Things Come to Those Who (Are Taught How to) Wait: Results from a Randomized Educational Intervention on Time Preference | Becker-Friedman Institute Research Respository
    page again after changing the URL in your browser s location bar to begin with https instead of http Please contact site admin for help if this error continues User login CNetID or Username Password Request new password Log in Good Things Come to Those Who Are Taught How to Wait Results from a Randomized Educational Intervention on Time Preference We report results from the impact evaluation of a randomized educational intervention targeted at elementary school children The program uses case studies stories and classroom activities to improve the ability to imagine future selves and emphasizes forward looking behavior We find that treated students make more patient intertemporal choices in incentivized experimental tasks The effect is stronger for students who are identified as present biased in the baseline Furthermore using official administrative records we find that treated children are significantly less likely to receive a low behavioral grade These results are persistent one year after the intervention replicate well in a different sample and are robust across different experimental elicitation methods Authors Sule Alan University of Essex Seda Ertac Koc University Publication Date February 2015 BFI Initiative Human Capital and Economic Opportunity JEL Classification C93 Field Experiments D91 Intertemporal Consumer

    Original URL path: http://econresearch.uchicago.edu/content/good-things-come-those-who-are-taught-how-wait-results-randomized-educational-intervention?destination=node/3880 (2015-06-03)
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  • Four Types of Ignorance | Becker-Friedman Institute Research Respository
    login CNetID or Username Password Request new password Log in Four Types of Ignorance This paper studies alternative ways of representing uncertainty about a law of mo tion in a version of a classic macroeconomic targetting problem of Milton Friedman 1953 We study both unstructured uncertainty ignorance of the conditional distribution of the target next period as a function of states and controls and more structured uncertainty ignorance of the

    Original URL path: http://econresearch.uchicago.edu/content/four-types-ignorance?destination=node/3861 (2015-06-03)
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  • energy | Becker-Friedman Institute Research Respository
    can switch to HTTPS by trying to view this page again after changing the URL in your browser s location bar to begin with https instead of http Please contact site admin for help if this error continues User login CNetID or Username Password Request new password Log in energy Are the Non Monetary Costs of Energy Efficiency Investments Large Understanding Low Take up of a Free Energy Efficiency Program

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  • information economics | Becker-Friedman Institute Research Respository
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