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One Last Puff? Public Smoking Bans and Smoking Behavior
This paper investigates the short-term effects of public smoking bans on individual smoking behavior. In 2007 and 2008, state-level smoking bans were gradually introduced in all of Germany's federalExpand
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The Economic Integration of Forced Migrants: Evidence for Post�?War Germany
The flight and expulsion of Germans from Eastern Europe during and after World War II constitutes one of the largest forced population movements in history. We analyze the economic integration ofExpand
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JAK2-V617F-triggered preemptive and salvage adoptive immunotherapy with donor-lymphocyte infusion in patients with myelofibrosis after allogeneic stem cell transplantation.
To the editor: Primary myelofibrosis is a myeloproliferative disease, and results of conventional treatment remain unsatisfactory.[1][1],[2][2] Allogeneic stem cell transplantation afterExpand
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Distant Event, Local Effects? Fukushima and the German Housing Market
The Fukushima Daiichi accident in Japan in March 2011 caused a fundamental change in Germany's energy policy which led to the immediate shut down of nearly half of its nuclear power plants. ThisExpand
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Does Temporary Agency Work Provide a Stepping Stone to Regular Employment
Based on administrative data from the federal employment office in Germany, we apply matching techniques to estimate the stepping-stone function of temporary agency work for the unemployed, i.e. itsExpand
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Immigration and Structural Change: Evidence from Post-War Germany
Does immigration accelerate sectoral change towards high-productivity sectors? This paper uses the mass displacement of ethnic Germans from Eastern Europe to West Germany after World War II as aExpand
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Men, women, and the ballot : Gender imbalances and suffrage extensions in the United States
Women's suffrage led to one of the greatest enfranchisements in history. Voting rights, however, were not won by force or threats thereof, a fact leading political economy theories find hard toExpand
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Much ado about nothing? Smoking bans and Germany's hospitality industry
Over the past years, public smoking bans have been introduced in most European countries. Unlike elsewhere, in Germany such bans were introduced at state level at different points in time, whichExpand
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National Sentiment and Economic Behavior
National sentiment can have major implications for individual consumption and investment choices but has been researched little by economists. This article studies how national sentiment in the formExpand
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Does smoking really harm your earnings so much? Biases in current estimates of the smoking wage penalty
Empirical studies on the earnings effects of tobacco use have found significant wage penalties attached to smoking. This article produces evidence that suggests that these estimates are significantlyExpand
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