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    • Semi-nonparametric spline modifications to the Cornwell–Schmidt–Sickles estimator: an analysis of US banking productivity 

      Almanidis, Pavlos; Karagiannis, Giannis; Sickles, Robin C. (2015)
      This paper modifies the Cornwell, Schmidt and Sickles [CSS (J Econom 46:185–200, 1990)] time-varying specification of technical efficiency to allow for switching patterns in temporal changes, which may occur more than once ...
    • Some unpleasant bargaining arithmetic? 

      Eraslan, Hülya; Merlo, Antonio (2017)
      It is commonly believed that voting rules that are relatively more inclusive (e.g., unanimity or supermajority), are likely to yield relatively more equitable outcomes than simple-majority rule. We show that this is not ...
    • Structural Analysis of Nonlinear Pricing 

      Luo, Yao; Perrigne, Isabelle; Vuong, Quang (2018)
      This paper proposes a new methodology for analyzing nonlinear pricing data. We establish identification of the model primitives with a known tariff and characterize the model restrictions on observables. We propose a ...
    • Teacher Quality in Public and Private Schools under a Voucher System: The Case of Chile 

      Behrman, Jere R.; Tincani, Michela M.; Todd, Petra E.; Wolpin, Kenneth I. (2016)
      Chile is unusual in having long-term experience with nationwide school vouchers. A key criticism of school voucher systems is that they make it easier for private schools to attract better teachers to the detriment of ...
    • Unobserved Heterogeneity in Matching Games 

      Fox, Jeremy T.; Yang, Chenyu; Hsu, David H. (2018)
      Agents in two-sided matching games vary in characteristics that are unobservable in typical data on matching markets. We investigate the identification of the distribution of unobserved characteristics using data on who ...