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  • Test score impacts of Cesarean sections 

    Fahey, Alexandra(Alexandra Marie) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
    Despite extensive discussion in the medical community on the benefits and risks of C-sections and at what rate they should occur, a potentially crucial question remains unanswered - what are the long-term developmental ...
  • Growing Pains in financial development : institutional weakness and investment efficiency 

    Green, Daniel (Daniel Weiss); Liu, Ernest Siyuan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    There is little evidence that the expansion of microfinance has reduced poverty, but is instead increasingly associated with problematic multiple borrowing at high interest rates and high levels of debt and default. We ...
  • Private information and price regulation In the US credit card market 

    Nelson, Scott Thomas (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    Lenders typically learn new information about their borrowers over time but can be restricted from repricing debt in response to this information. I study a leading example of such re-pricing restrictions, the 2009 Credit ...

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