Jennifer Hunt

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four anonymous referees, and numerous seminar participants for helpful comments and discussions. We also thank Abstract This paper uses Social Security Administration longitudinal earnings micro data since 1937 to analyze the evolution of inequality and mobility in the United States. Annual earnings inequality follows a U-shape pattern, decreasing sharply(More)
to the NBER) and the Fonds pour la Formation de Chercheurs et l'Aide à la Recherche (97-NC-1676 to Margolis). We would like to thankSorbonne for comments on previous versions of this paper. The authors would also like to thank Lars Vilhuber for valuable research assistance. The American data used in this study were taken from the NBER extracts of the(More)
The Federal Rules of Evidence allow defendants to offer testimony about their good character, but that testimony can be impeached with cross-examination or a rebuttal witness. It is assumed that jurors use the defense's character evidence (CE) to form guilt and conviction judgments but use impeachment evidence only to assess the character witness's(More)
Knowledge about eating disorders influences lay people's ability to recognize individuals with anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN) and refer them to professional treatment. We assessed mental models (stored knowledge) of AN and BN in 106 college students. Results indicated that most students have general, but not specific, information about AN(More)
To determine whether anti-Black bias influences mock jurors' use of character evidence (i.e., information about a defendant's personality), this study manipulated the race (Black, White) of the defendant and character witness and the type of character evidence presented in a fictitious criminal trial. Two hundred six predominantly White participants read a(More)
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