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Who's Who in Networks: Wanted - the Key Player
Finite population noncooperative games with linear-quadratic utilities, where each player decides how much action she exerts, can be interpreted as a network game with local payoff complementarities,Expand
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Why is central Paris rich and downtown Detroit poor?: An amenity-based theory
This paper presents an amenity-based theory of location by income. The theory shows that the relative location of different income groups depends on the spatial pattern of amenities in a city. WhenExpand
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Are Muslim Immigrants Different in Terms of Cultural Integration?
Using the UK Fourth National Survey of Ethnic Minorities, we explore the determinants of religious identity for Muslims and non-Muslims. We find that Muslims integrate less and more slowly thanExpand
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Peer Effects and Social Networks in Education
This paper studies whether structural properties of friendship networks affect individual outcomes in education. We first develop a model that shows that, at the Nash equilibrium, the outcome of eachExpand
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Social Networks and Crime Decisions: The Role of Social Structure in Facilitating Delinquent Behavior
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In the present invention, a pair of valves and an electric switch are controlled by the same bi-metallic strip, with the result that the operation of the switch and the operation the valves are inter-related. Expand
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Job Matching, Social Network and Word-of-Mouth Communication
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We show that there exists a unique labour market equilibrium and that, because of these negative externalities, the equilibrium unemployment rate increases with the network size in dense networks. Expand
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Oppositional Identities and Employment for Ethnic Minorities: Evidence from England
Where a community or group is socially excluded from a dominant group, some individuals of that group may identify with the dominant culture and others may reject that culture. The aim of this paperExpand
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Job Search and Mobility in Developing Countries. Theory and Policy Implications
A labor market model is developed in which the formal sector is characterized by search frictions whereas the informal sector is competitive. We show that there exists a unique steady-stateExpand
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The Mechanisms of Spatial Mismatch
The spatial mismatch hypothesis (SMH) argues that low-skilled minorities residing in US inner cities experience poor labour market outcomes because they are disconnected from suburban jobExpand
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How Important is Access to Jobs? Old Question - Improved Answer
We study the impact of job proximity on individual employment and earnings. The analysis exploits a Swedish refugee dispersal policy to get exogenous variation in individual locations. Using veryExpand
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