Journal of Public Economics

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  • STATA replication package for tables and figures presented in «Regional Resources and Democratic Secessionism», Journal of Public Economics (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpubeco.2019.104073). Abstract: Although resources have been shown to influence secessionist conflicts in developing countries, their effect in established democracies has largely been neglected. We integrate regional resources and inter-regional transfers in a model of democratic secession, and show that relative regional income correlates positively with secessionist party success in a large panel of regions. To establish causality, our difference-in-differences and triple-differences designs exploit that Scotland and Wales both feature separatist parties, but only an independent Scotland would profit from oil discoveries off its coast. We document an economically and statistically significant positive effect of regional resources and rule out plausible alternative explanations.
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  • Data and do file regarding our laboratory experiment.
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  • This is the data associated with the paper "Using referenda to improve targeting and decrease costs of conditional cash transfers." This dataset is also available through the World Banks Microdata Repository, which contains a broader description of the data collection process, in January of 2019: http://microdata.worldbank.org/index.php/home.
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  • This zip file includes the code and datasets needed to reproduce the tables and figures in the main text of "Tax evasion in new disguise? Examining tax havens' international bank deposits" by Lukas Menkhoff and Jakob Miethe (2019).
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  • Datasets for "Flipping a Coin: Evidence from University Applications"; variable descriptions are in the .dta file, see labels
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  • These files provide all the codes used to merge and clean datasets and run results of the paper
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  • This zip file contains the data and codes for reproducing the results in the paper "The Effects of Collecting Income Taxes on Social Security Benefits".
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  • Experimental data and materials for the article "Competitive Pricing Reduces Wasteful Counterproductive Behaviors" by Björn Bartling, Manuel Grieder, and Christian Zehnder, published in the Journal of Public Economics 156 (2017), 34-47. In case of questions, please contact Manuel.Grieder@gmail.com
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  • These are the data and analysis files used for "Clean up your own mess: an experimental study on moral responsibility and efficiency", by Michael Jakob, Dorothea Kübler, Jan Christoph Steckel and Roel van Veldhuizen
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