Pascal's calculator

Known as: Pascal calculator, Pascaline, Pascal's adder 
Pascal's calculator is a mechanical calculator invented by Blaise Pascal in the early 17th century. It was called the arithmetic machine and later… (More)
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2015
2015
A large theoretical literature argues that the legacies of non-democratic regimes can affect the quality of governance in new… (More)
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2012
2012
Household investment in preventative health products in developing countries is typically low even though the returns to such… (More)
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2011
2011
This paper uses an unusual pay reform to test the responsiveness of investment in schooling to changes in redistribution schemes… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Many agricultural experts see the use of modern inputs, in particular fertilizer, as the key to agricultural productivity… (More)
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2008
2008
This paper presents results from a randomized …eld experiment to test for the importance of limited commitment (due to incomplete… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Development economics is split between macro-development economists—who focus on economic growth, international trade, and fiscal… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Economists have long emphasized the link between the market returns to education and investments in schooling. While many studies… (More)
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2005
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2005
This paper examines the e¤ects of subsidized school meals on school participation, educational achievement, and school …nance in… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Rather than provide development assistance indefinitely, foreign aid donors increasingly seek to help communities sustainably… (More)
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2003
2003
Kenya’s education system blends substantial centralization with elements of local control and school choice. This paper argues… (More)
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