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Chris Blattman - Research, international development, foreign policy, and violent conflict

Chris Blattman - Research, international development, foreign policy, and violent conflict
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Dart-Throwing Chimp Director’s Blog CBO Releases "Updated Estimates of the Effects of the Insurance Coverage Provisions of the Affordable Care Act, April 2014" April 14, 2014CBO and JCT have lowered their estimates of the net federal cost of the ACA’s insurance coverage provisions—to $1.4 trillion over the next decade, about $100 billion less than estimated in February. read more CBO Releases "Updated Budget Projections: 2014 to 2024" April 14, 2014The deficit will decrease to $492 billion in 2014, CBO projects. CBO Releases "Testimony on Increasing the Minimum Wage: Effects on Employment and Family Income" March 12, 2014Director Doug Elmendorf testified on the effects of raising the minimum wage, noting that such an increase would boost family income for many low-wage workers but that some jobs for low-wage workers would probably be eliminated.

Mostly Maurice YSI Commons Sign In to YSI Commons Membership is by invitation only. If you have an invitation, click the link in the email to join. …Or sign in with: Facebook About YSI Commons YSI Commons is a social network Powered by Richard Hétu Qu’attendent les républicains de la Chambre des représentants pour emboîter le pas du Sénat et tenir un vote sur un projet de réforme de l’immigration? John Boehner, le président de la Chambre, a offert une réponse sarcastique hier devant un Club Rotary de sa circonscription d’Ohio, adoptant la voix plaintive d’un enfant gâté : «L’attitude est la suivante. Ohhhh. Ne me force pas à faire ça. Sur un ton plus sérieux, il a ajouté : «Nous avons été élus pour faire des choses. Une majorité d’Américains sont en faveur d’une loi qui offrirait aux 11,5 millions d’immigrés clandestins la possibilité de régulariser leur situation en échange du paiement de milliers de dollars d’amendes et d’arriérés d’impôts. L’ironie veut qu’un tel projet de loi serait adopté assez facilement par la Chambre grâce à l’appui unanime des représentants démocrates.

djpressman | Arab-Israeli and Middle East Stuff Cassandra Does Tokyo Brie in Tanzania Economics : Daron Acemoglu Data Archive Please follow the links below to access the datasets and program files used in a number of my papers. The links are ordered according to date of publication. Institutions, Human Capital and DevelopmentDaron AcemogluFrancisco A. GallegoJames A. Disease and Development: A Reply to Bloom, Canning and FinkDaron AcemogluSimon Johnsonforthcoming, Journal of Political Economy The Monopoly of Violence: Evidence from ColombiaDaron Acemoglu, James Robinson and Rafael J. Chiefs: Economic Development and Elite Control of Civil Society in Sierra LeoneDaron Acemoglu, Tristan Reed, and James Robinsonforthcoming, Journal of Political Economy. Hither Thou Shalt Come, But No Further: Reply to "“The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Comment”"Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, and James Robinsonforthcoming, American Economic Review. Skills, Tasks and Technologies: Implications for Employment and EarningsDaron Acemoglu and David H.

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