Surprise! When do they work best for auditors?: Guest post by Wendy N. Wong
This study examines how the practice of veiling is an effort by young women to reconcile economic opportunities with prevailing social norms in society.
We aren’t running our normal weekly links at the moment due to job market posts, but as a black Friday special, here are some of the interesting content we have come across lately.
Do your friends' aspirations for college affect your schooling outcomes?
This post describes the impact that mothers in law have on daughter in laws' labor force participation
Can Export Activity Benefit Domestic Consumers?
Larger refugee concentrations in localities lead to more social interactions with locals from the host communities.
Roads of fire: labor exits, crop-burning and the environmental costs of structural transformation
Could lower tax rates generate higher revenues? What does enforcement capacity do? This post examines options for generating higher tax revenue with data from DEC
Today's job market paper uses an experiment with a sample of over 700,000 sellers on a major online platform in China to test how training can help both sellers and their customers