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Vatagins for excellent research assistance. We are also indebted to […] and participants of […]. Abstract This paper measures disputes between governments and private international creditors during sovereign debt crises. We develop an index of government coerciveness consisting of 9 objective sub-indicators. Each of these sub-indicators captures unilateral(More)
Warburg Micro Syndrome is a rare, autosomal recessive syndrome characterized by microcephaly, microphthalmia, microcornia, congenital cataracts, optic atrophy, cortical dysplasia, in particular corpus callosum hypoplasia, severe mental retardation, spastic diplegia, and hypogonadism. We have found five new mutations in the RAB3GAP1 gene in seven patients(More)
Selective processing of environmental stimuli improves processing capacity and allows adaptive modulation of behavior. The thalamus provides an effective filter of central sensory information processing. As olfactory projections, however, largely bypass the thalamus, other filter mechanisms must consequently have evolved for the sense of smell. We(More)
Since the first description of a systematic mis-reaching by Bálint in 1909, a reasonable number of patients showing a similar phenomenology, later termed optic ataxia (OA), has been described. However, there is surprising inconsistency regarding the behavioral measures that are used to detect OA in experimental and clinical reports, if the respective(More)
This article aims to identify which political and economic factors explain aggressive government behaviour towards international investors in times of financial distress. The cornerstone of our analysis is a novel, comprehensive index that measures government behaviour towards creditors during sovereign debt crises since 1980. Overall, our preliminary(More)
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