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Importing Political Polarization? The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure
Has rising trade integration between the U.S. and China contributed to the polarization of U.S. politics? Analyzing outcomes from the 2002 and 2010 congressional elections, we detect an ideologicalExpand
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Stock Market Returns and Consumption
This paper employs Swedish data on households' stock holdings to investigate how consumption responds to changes in stock market returns. We instrument the actual capital gains and dividend paymentsExpand
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Labor Market Opportunities and Women's Decision Making Power within Households
Despite the perceived importance of labor market opportunities in shaping married women's outside option, and their bargaining power within households as a result, this link has received very littleExpand
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Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital: Is it a One-Way Street?
Studies on the intergenerational transmission of human capital usually assume a one-way spillover from parents to children. However, children may also affect their parents' human capital. UsingExpand
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Poor Little Rich Kids? The Determinants of the Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth
Wealth is highly correlated between parents and their children; however, little is known about the extent to which these relationships are genetic or determined by environmental factors. We useExpand
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Poor Little Rich Kids? The Role of Nature Versus Nurture in Wealth and Other Economic Outcomes and Behaviors
Wealth is highly correlated between parents and their children; however, little is known about the extent to which these relationships are genetic or determined by environmental factors. We useExpand
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Learning to Take Risks? The Effect of Education on Risk-Taking in Financial Markets
We investigate whether acquiring more education when young has long-term effects on risk-taking behavior in financial markets and whether the effects spill over to spouses and children. There isExpand
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On the Origins of Risk-Taking
Risk-taking behavior is highly correlated between parents and their children; however, little is known about the extent to which these relationships are genetic or determined by environmentalExpand
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International Import Competition and the Decision to Migrate: Evidence from Mexico
We analyze the effects of the increase in China’s import competition on Mexican domestic and international migration. We exploit the variation in exposure to competition from China, following itsExpand
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Understanding Intergenerational Mobility: The Role of Nature versus Nurture in Wealth and Other Economic Outcomes and Behaviors
Wealth is highly correlated between parents and their children; however, little is known about the extent to which these relationships are genetic or determined by environmental factors. We useExpand
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