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Medical education research and medical education practice both involve being methodical, innovative, self-observing, forward-looking, and open to peer review, and both are scholarly activities. For these reasons, distinguishing between these two activities is often difficult. There are three important reasons to clarify the distinctions: the moral(More)
This paper investigates the impact of social-network based political connections on firm value. We focus on the networks of university classmates and alumni among directors of U.S. public firms and congressmen. Comparing firms connected to elected versus defeated politicians in the Regression Discontinuity Design of close elections from 2000 to 2008, we(More)
To identify time-efficient and educationally effective methods for teaching in ambulatory care and managed care settings, the authors studied four exemplary preceptors who taught family medicine clerks in managed care clinics. They interviewed all four preceptors and observed three of them. All of these preceptors claimed to practice more efficiently with(More)
In nondemocratic environments, favoritism is a crucial element to understand (mis)allocation of public resources. This paper studies how government officials direct public resources towards their hometowns of patrilineal origin in authoritarian Vietnam. We manually collect an exhaustive panel dataset of political promotions of officials from 2000 to 2010,(More)
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