Stephanie Wang

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The slow diffusion of new technology in the agricultural sector in less developed countries has long been a puzzle to development economists. While most of the current empirical research on technology adoption focuses on credit constraints and learning spillovers, this paper examines the role of individual risk attitudes in the decision to adopt a new form(More)
The views in this paper are solely the responsibility of the authors and should not be interpreted as reflecting the views of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco or the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. This paper was produced under the auspices for the Center for the Study of Innovation and Productivity within the Abstract Structural(More)
Although skin cancer is less common in Hispanics, they are at higher risk for presenting with more advanced stage skin cancer. We performed semi-structured interviews with Hispanic women that found high concern for photoaging from sun exposure. Based on these results, we developed two short Spanish-language films. The first emphasized photoaging benefits of(More)
Scholars studying the ethical, legal, and social issues (ELSI) associated with emerging technologies maintain the importance of considering these issues throughout the research and development cycle, even during the earliest stages of basic research. Embedding these considerations within the scientific process requires communication between ELSI scholars(More)
and 18th CEF conference at Prague for helpful comments and discussions. We acknowledge financial support from the EU 7th framework collaborative project " Monetary, Fiscal and Structural Policies with Heterogeneous Agents (POLHIA) " Grant No. 225048 and from the Research Priority Area in Behavioral Economics of the University of Amsterdam. Te Bao thanks the(More)
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