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The Economics Department has a distinguished faculty with research interests covering a wide range of topics, including social welfare programs’ impact on children’s education; economic consequences of national disasters; childcare’s impact on family finances and stability; and emergency room wait times as they correlate to the overall cost of health care. 

The internationally trained scholars have earned degrees from respected institutions including Harvard, Princeton, Brown, Columbia, London School of Economics and Political Science, Stanford, Georgetown, Stockholm School of Economics, Duke University and University of California, San Diego.

  • Addison, John, Ozturk, Orgul D., and Chen, Liwen. "Occupational Skill Mismatch: Differences by Gender and Cohort." Labor Relations Review, forthcoming.

  • Blackburn, McKinley L. “Bias in Small-Sample Inference with Count-Data Models.” The American Statistician, forthcoming.

  • Boosey, L., Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D. “Information disclosure in contests with endogenous entry: An experiment.” Management Science, forthcoming.

  • Benzell, Seth, Berkovich, Efraim, Carroll, Robert, Cuevas,Guillermo, DeBacker, Jason, Diamond, John, Evans, Richard W., Gokhale, Jagadeesh, Kotlikoff, Laurence, Mackie, James, Moore, Nelson, Jaeger, Pecoraro, Rachel,  Phillips, Kerk, Pizzola, Brandon, Ye, Victor and Zodrow, George. “Macroeconomic Effects of Reducing OASI to Payable Benefits: A Comparison of Seven Overlapping Generations Models.” National Tax Journal, forthcoming.

  • DeBacker, Jason, Heim, Bradley, Ramnath, Shanthi and Ross, Justin. “The Impact of State Taxes on Small Businesses: Evidence from the 2012 Kansas Income Tax Reform.” Journal of Public Economics, forthcoming.

  • Deb, K., Hauk, W.R. The Impact of Chinese Imports on Indian Wage Inequality. Forthcoming in Indian Journal of Labour Economics (2020).

  • Jensen, Christian. “Discretion Rather than Rules? Outdated Optimal Commitment Plans versus Discretionary Policymaking,” The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, forthcoming.

  • Melnikow, Joy, Evans, Ethan, Xing, Guibo, Durbin, Shauna, Ritley, Dominique, Daniels, Brock, and Woodworth, Lindsey. “Primary Care Access to New Patient Appointments for California Medicaid Enrollees: A Simulated Patient (Secret Shopper) Study.” Annals of Family Medicine, forthcoming.

  • Sharma,Luv, Queenan, Carrie, and Orgul D. Ozturk. “The Impact of Information Technology and Communication on Medical Malpractice Lawsuits.” Production and Operations Management, forthcoming.

  • Sheldon, Tamara L.,and Zhan, Crystal. “The Impact of Natural Disasters on US Home Ownership.” Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, forthcoming.

  • Woodworth, Lindsey, and Holmes, James. F. “Just a Minute: The Effect of Emergency Department Wait Time on the Cost of Care.” Economic Inquiry, forthcoming.
  • Addison, John, Bellmann, Lutz, Grunau, Philipp, and Teixeira, Paulino. “Worker Representation and Temporary Employment in Germany: The Deployment and Extent of Fixed-Term Contracts and Temporary Agency Work." Journal of Participation and Employee Ownership, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 24-46.

  • Addison, John, and Teixeira, Paulino. "Strikes, Employee Workplace Representation, Unionism, and Industrial Relations Quality in European Establishments." Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 159, 109-133 (with Paulino Teixeira).

  • Addison, John, and Teixeira, Paulino. "Workplace Employee Representation and Industrial Relations Performance: Cross-Country Evidence from the 2013 European Company Survey."  Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik/Journal of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 239, No. 1, 111-154.

  • Breuer, Janice Boucher and Eun Son Lim. “Free Trade Agreements and Market Integration: Evidence from South Korea.” Journal of International Money and Finance. 90:241-56.

  • Breuer, Janice Boucher and John McDermott. “Debt and Depression.” Contemporary Economic Policy. 37(4):714-30.

  • Boosey, L., Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D. “Contests between groups of unknown size.” Games and Economic Behavior, 113: 756-769.

  • Chen, Liwen, Gordanier, John and Ozturk, Orgul D.“Task Followers and Labor Market Outcomes” Journal of Labor Research, V 40, I 2, 181–201.

  • DeBacker, Jason, Evans, Richard and Phillips, Kerk L.  “Integrating Microsimulation Models of Tax Policy into a DGE Macroeconomic Model.” Public Finance Review, 47(2): 207-275.

  • Duerr, Isaac, Knight, Thomas, and Woodworth, Lindsey. “Evidence on the Effect of Political Platform Transparency on Partisan Voting.” Eastern Economic Journal, 45(3), 331-349.

  • Gordanier, John, Hauk, William, and Sankaran, Chandini. “The Effects of Early Student Intervention on Economics Grades.”  Economics of Education Review, 72(1):23-29.

  • Sheldon, Tamara L. and Dua, Rubal. “Assessing the Effectiveness of California's "Replace your Ride.” Energy Policy, 132: 318-323.

  • Sheldon, Tamara L., and Sankaran, Chandini. “Averting Behavior among Singaporeans during Indonesian Forest Fires.” Environmental and Resource Economics, 74:159-180.

  • Sheldon, Tamara L., DeShazo, J.R., and Carson, Richard T. “Demand for Green Refueling Infrastructure.” Environmental and Resource Economics, 74: 131-157.
  • Addison, John, Guimarães, Paulo, Portugal, Pedro, and Torres, Sónia. "The Sources of Wage Variation and the Direction of Assortative Matching: A Three-Way High Dimensional Fixed-Effects Regression Model." Labour Economics, Vol. 54, 47-60.

  • Addison, John, Ozturk, Orgul, and Wang, Si. "The Occupational Feminization of Wages." Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 71, No. 1, 208-241.

  • Breuer, Janice Boucher, John McDermott, and Warren E. Weber. “Time Aggregation and the Relationship between Inflation and Money Growth.” Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking. 50:351-75.

  • Brookins, P., Lightle, J., Ryvkin, D. “Sorting and communication in weak-link group contests.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 152: 64-80.

  • Cotti, Chad, Gordanier, John and Ozturk, Orgul D. “When does it Count? The Timing of Food Stamp Receipt and Educational Performance in Mathematics.” Economics of Education Review, Volume 66,  40-50.

  • Cotti, Chad, Gordanier, John and Ozturk, Orgul D. “Class Meeting Frequency, Start Times, and Academic Performance” Economics of Education Review, Volume 62, 12-15.

  • DeBacker, Jason and Kasher, Roy.  “Effective Tax Rates on Business Investment Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” AEI Economic Perspectives, 22: 1-7.

  • DeBacker, Jason, Goodman, Lucas, Heim, Bradley, Ramnath, Shanthi, and Ross, Justin.  “Pass-through Entity Responses to Preferential Tax Rates: Evidence on Economic Activity and Owner Compensation in Kansas.” National Tax Journal, 71(4): 687-706.

  • DeBacker, Jason, Heim, Bradley, Tran, Anh, and Yuskavage, Alex.  “Once Bitten, Twice Shy? The Impact of IRS Audits on Filer Behavior.” Journal of Law and Economics, 61(1): 1-35.

  • DeBacker, Jason, Heim, Bradley, Tran, Anh, and Yuskavage, Alex.  “The Effects of IRS Audits on EITC Participants.” National Tax Journal, 71(3): 451-484.

  • Jensen, Christian. “An Endogenously Derived AK-Model of Economic Growth,” Macroeconomic Dynamics, 22: 2182-2200.

  • De Roos, Nicholas, Matros, Alexander, Smirnove, Vladimir and Wait, Andrew. “Shipwrecks and treasure hunters.” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 90: 259-283.

  • Matros, Alexander. “Lloyd Shapley and Chess with Imperfect Information.” Games and Economic Behavior, 108: 600-613.

  • Ozturk, Orgul D., McDermott, Suzanne, Turk, Margaret, and Xu, Xinling.“Physical Activity and Disability: An Analysis on How Activity Might Lower Medical Expenditures.” Journal of Physical Activity and Health, Aug 1;15(8), 564-571.

  • Sheldon, Tamara L. and Dua, Rubal. “Gasoline Savings from Clean Vehicle Adoption.” Energy Policy, 120: 418-424.

  • Zhan, Crystal. “School Choice Programs and Location Choices of Private Schools.” Economic Inquiry, 56(3), 1622-1645. 
  • Addison, John, Bellmann, Lutz, Evers, Katalin, and Teixeira, Paulino. "Contract Innovation in Germany: An Economic Evaluation of Pacts for Employment and Competitiveness." British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 55, No. 3, 500-526. 

  • Addison, John, Portugal, Pedro, and Vilares, Hugo. "Unions and Collective Bargaining in the Wake of the Great Recession: Evidence from Portugal." British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 55, No. 3, 551-576.

  • Addison, John. "The Effects of Minimum Wages on Employment: The Legacy of Myth and Measurement," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 70, No. 3, 814-818.                                     
  • Addison, John, Bellmann, Lutz, Pahnke, André, and Teixeira, Paulino. "Demise of a Model? The State of Collective Bargaining and Worker Representation in Germany," Economic and Industrial Democracy, Vol. 38, No. 2, 193-234.

  • Addison, John, Bellmann, Lutz, Evers, Katalin, and Teixeira, Paulino. "Collective Bargaining and Innovation in Germany: A Case of Cooperative Industrial Relations?" Industrial Relations, Vol. 56, No. 1, 73-121.

  • Boosey, L., Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D. “Contests with group size uncertainty: Experimental evidence.” Games and Economic Behavior, 105: 212-229.

  • Castellari, Elena, Cotti, Chad, Gordanier, John, and Ozturk, Orgul D. “ Does the Timing of Food Stamp Distribution Matter? A Panel-Data Analysis of Monthly Purchasing Patterns of US Households.” Health Economics, Volume 26, Issue 11, 1380–1393. 

  • Deb, Kaveri and Hauk, William. “RCA Indices, Multinational Production and the Ricardian Trade Model.” International Economics and Economic Policy, 14(1):1-25.

  • DeBacker, Jason and Routon, Wes. “Expectations, Education, and Opportunity.” Journal of Economic Psychology, 59: 29-44.

  • DeShazo, J.R., Sheldon, Tamara L., and Carson, Richard T. “Designing Policy Incentives for Cleaner Technologies: Lessons from California’s Plug-in Electric Vehicle Rebate Program.” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 84: 18-43.

  • Duffy, John and Matros, Alexander. “Stochastic Asymmetric Blotto Games: An Experimental Study.” Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 139: 88-105.

  • Hauk, William. “Endogeneity Bias and Growth Regressions.” Journal of Macroeconomics, 51(1):143-161.

  • Jensen, Christian. “Aggregate Evidence of Price Rigidities and the Inflation-Output Trade-Off: A Factor Analysis of Factor Shares,” Annals of Economics and Finance, 18: 227-252.

  • Knight, Thomas, Li, Fan, and Woodworth, Lindsey. “It’s My Party and I’ll Vote How I Want To: Experimental evidence of directional voting in two-candidate elections.” Eastern Economic Journal, 43(4), 660-676.  

  • Sheldon, Tamara L. “Asymmetric Effects of the Business Cycle on Carbon Dioxide Emissions.” Energy Economics, 61: 289-297.

  •  Sheldon, Tamara L. “Carbon Emissions and Economic Growth: A Replication and Extension.” Energy Economics.

  • Sheldon, Tamara L. and DeShazo, J.R. “How Does the Presence of HOV Lanes Affect Plug-in Electric Vehicle Adoption in California? A Generalized Propensity Score Approach.” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 85: 146-170.

  • Sheldon, Tamara L., and Sankaran, Chandini. “The Impact of Indonesian Forest Fires on Singaporean Pollution and Health.” American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 107(5).

  • Sheldon, Tamara L., DeShazo, J.R., and Carson, Richard T. “Demand for Battery-electric and Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles: Policy Lessons for an Emerging Market.” Economic Inquiry, 55(2): 695-713.

  • Woodworth, Lindsey, Romano, Patrick S., and Holmes, James F. “Does Insurance Status Influence a Patient’s Hospital Charge?” Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 15(3), 353-362.
  • Addison, John. "Collective Bargaining Systems and Macroeconomic and Microeconomic Flexibility:  On the Design of Collective Bargaining Systems in Advanced Economies." IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 5: 19, 1-53.

  • Addison, John, Bellmann, Lutz, Evers, Katalin, and Teixeira, Paulino. "Is the Erosion Thesis Overblown? The Process of Alignment from Without in Germany." Industrial Relations, Vol. 55, No. 3, 415-443.

  • Addison, John, Bellmann, Lutz, Evers, Katalin, and Teixeira, Paulino. "Is the Erosion Thesis Overblown? The Process of Alignment from Without in Germany." Industrial Relations, Vol. 55, No. 3, 415-443.

  • Blake, Christine, Frongillo, Edward, Jones, Sonya, McInnes, Melayne, and Ozturk, Orgul. D. “Development of a Structured Observational Method for the Systematic Assessment of School Food Choice Architecture.” Ecology of Food and Nutrition, Vol.55 No.2, 119-140.

  • Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D. “Equilibrium existence in group contests.” Economic Theory Bulletin, 4(2): 265-276.

  • Chai, Bo, Hardin, James, Mann, Joshua, McDermott, Suzanne, Ozturk, Orgul D., Ouyang, Lijing, Royer, Julie, and Wang, Yinding. “Skin Ulcers and Mortality among Adolescents and Young Adults with Spina Bifida in South Carolina during 2000-2010.” Journal of Child Neurology, Vol 31, Issue 3, 370-7.

  • Cotti, Chad, Gordanier, John, and Ozturk, Orgul D. “Eat (and Drink) Better Tonight: Food Stamp Benefit Timing and Drunk Driving Fatalities.” American Journal of Health Economics, Fall 2016, Vol. 2, No. 4, 511-534.

  • Jensen, Christian. “Competition as an Engine of Economic Growth with Producer Heterogeneity,” Macroeconomic Dynamics, 20: 362-379.

  • Jensen, Christian. “Price-Setting with Unobservable Elasticities of Demand: The Business-Cycle Effects of Heterogeneous Expectations,” Macroeconomic Dynamics, 20: 1101-1125.

  • Jensen, Christian. “On the Macroeconomic Effects of Heterogeneous Productivity Shocks,” The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 16: 1-23.

  • Mann, Joshua, McDermott, Suzanne, McInnes, Melayne, and Ozturk, Orgul D. “Improved Targeting of Social Programs: An Application to a State Job Coaching Program for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities.” Eastern Economic Journal. Vol.42, 252-269.

  • Matros, Alexander and Smirnov, Vladimir.  “Duplicative search.” Games and Economic Behavior, 99: 1-22.

  • Matros, Alexander and Possajennikov, Alex. “Tullock Contests May Be Revenue Superior to Auctions in a Symmetric Setting.” Economics Letters, 142: 74-77.

  • Miao, Chun-Hui. “Licensing a technology standard”, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 47(2).

  • Miao, Chun-Hui. “Why Don't Prices Rise During Periods of Peak Demand? - Synchronize Demand to Relax Competition”, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 16(3).

  • Woodworth, Lindsey. “A Leak in the Lifeboat: The effect of Medicaid managed care on the vitality of safety-net hospitals.” Journal of Regulatory Economics50(3), 251-270.

  • Woodworth, Lindsey. “Smart as a Whip and Fit as a Fiddle: The effect of a diploma on health.” American Journal of Health Economics, 2(3), 344-372.

  • Zhan, Crystal. “Institutions, Social Norms, and Educational Attainment.” Education Economics, 25(1): 22-44.
  • Breuer, Janice. “The Pattern of Convergence in the U.S. States.” (With William Hauk and John McDermott). Applied Economics Letters, 21:64-68.

  • Breuer, Jan, McDermott, John,and Hauk, William. “The Return of Convergence in the U.S. States.”  Applied Economics Letters, 21(1):64-68.

  • Fortin, Nicole M., Hill, Andrew, and Huang, Jeff. “Superstition in the Housing Market,” Economic Inquiry, 52(3): 974-993. 

  • Hatfield, John and Hauk, William. "Electoral Regime and Trade Policy." Journal of Comparative Economics, 42(3):518-534.

  • Jensen, Christian. "Discretionary Policy Exploiting Learning in a Sticky-Information Model of the Inflation-Output Trade-off: Bridging the Gap to Commitment." Journal of Macroeconomics, 40: 150-158.

  • Jensen, Christian. "Replication and Returns to Scale in Production." The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, 14: 1-22. 

  • Jones, Daniel B., Linardi, Sera. “Wallflowers: Experimental Evidence of Reputation Avoidance” Management Science, 60(7):1757-1771. 

  • Matros, Alexander. "Bounded rationality and group size in Tullock contests: Experimental evidence." (With W. Lim and T. Turocy). Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 99:155-167. 

  • Matros, Alexander. "On the Use of Fines and Lottery Prizes to Increase Voter Turnout." (With J. Duffy). Economics Bulletin 34, 966-975. 

  • Ozturk, Orgul. “Determinants of Health Care Utilization by Race among Teenagers and Young Adults with Muscular Dystrophy.” (With Suzanne McDermott, Joshua Mann, Julie Royers, James Hardin and Lijing Quyang). Medical Care, 52 (1). 

  • Ozturk, Orgul. “Job Promotion in Mid-Career: Gender, Recession and ‘Crowding.’” (With John Addison and Si Wang). Monthly Labor Review

  • Ozturk, Orgul. “The Role of Gender and Sector in Promotion and Pay over a Career.” (With John T. Addison and Si Wang). Journal of Human Capital, 8(3).

  • Ozturk, Orgul. “Using State Administrative Data Sources to Study Adolescents and Young Adults with Rare Conditions.” (With Suzanne McDermott, Joshua Mann, Julie Royers, James Hardin, Lijing Ouyang, and Julie Bolen). Journal of General Internal Medicine, 29(3): 732-738.

  • Ozturk, Orgul. “Welfare Reform and Children’s Short Run Attainments-A Structural Approach.” (With Hau Chyi and Weilong Zhang). Contemporary Economic Policy, 32(4).

  • Woodward, Douglas, Figueiredo, O. and Guimarães, P. “Firm-Worker Matching in Industrial Clusters.” Journal of Economic Geography, 14:1-19.

  • Woodward, Douglas, Rolfe, R. and Ligthelm, A. “Micro-Enterprise, Multinational Business Support, and Poverty Alleviation in South Africa’s Informal Economy.” Journal of African Business, 15 (1):25-35. 
  • Blackburn, McKinley. “Ranking the Performance of Tennis Players:  An Application to Women’s Professional Tennis.” Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 9: 367-378. 

  • Blackburn, McKinley. “Minimum Wage Increases in a Recessionary Environment.” (With John Addison and Chad Cotti). Labour Economics,  23: 30-39. 

  • Breuer, Janice. “Economic Depression in the World.” (With John McDermott). Journal of Macroeconomics, 38:227-242. 

  • Breuer, Janice. “Respect, Responsibility, and Development.” (With John McDermott).  Journal of Development Economics, 105:36-47.

  • Jensen, Christian. "The Gains from Short-Term Commitments," Journal of Macroeconomics, 35: 14-23.

  • Ozturk, Orgul. “The Effects of Single Mothers' Welfare Use and Employment Decisions on Children's Cognitive Development.” (With Hau Chyi). Economic Inquiry, 51(1): 675-706. 
  • Blackburn, McKinley. “The Effect of Minimum Wages on Labor Market Outcomes: County-Level Estimates from the Restaurant-and-Bar Sector.” British Journal of Industrial Relations, 50: 412-435. 

  • Blackburn, McKinley. “Minimum Wages and Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities among Teens.” (With Scott Adams and Chad Cotti). Review of Economics and Statistics, 94: 828-840. 

  • Blackburn, McKinley. “The Prevalence and Impact of Misstated Incomes on Mortgage Loan Applications.” (With Todd Vermilyea). Journal of Housing Economics, 21: 151-168. 

  • Breuer, Janice. “Culture, Caution, and Trust.” (With John McDermott). Journal of Development Economics, 97:15-23. 

  • Hauk, William. “Trade Restriction Indices and U.S. Trade Policy.” Applied Economics Letters, 19(8):795-799. 

  • Hauk, William. “U.S. Import and Export Elasticities:  A Panel Data Approach.” Empirical Economics, 43(1):73-96. 

  • Matros, Alexander. "Sad-Loser Contests." Journal of Mathematical Economics, 48(3):155-162. 

  • Matros, Alexander. "Altruistic Versus Egoistic Behavior in a Public Good Game." Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 36(4): 642-656.

  • Matros, Alexander. "Matching Auction with Winner's Curse and Imperfect Financial Markets." Economics Letters, 115(3):500-503. 

  • McDermott, John. “Culture, Caution, and Trust.” (With Janice Breuer). Journal of Development Economics, 97:15-23. 

  • Ozturk, Orgul. “Minimum Wages, Labor Market Institutions, and Female Employment and Unemployment: A Cross-Country Analysis.” (With John Addison). Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 65(4): 779-809. 

  • Woodward, Douglas. “Industry Location, Economic Development Incentives, and Clusters.” Review of Regional Studies, 42:5-23.
  • Hauk, William. "Protection with Many Sellers:  An Application to Legislatures with Malapportionment." Economics and Politics, 23(3): 313-344.

  • Matros, Alexander. "Competitive Behavior in Market Games: Evidence and Theory." (With J. Duffy and T. Temzelides). Journal of Economic Theory, 146(4): 1437-1463. 

  • Matros, Alexander. "Optimal Mechanisms for an Auction Mediator." (With A. Zapechelnyuk. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 29(4): 426-431. 

  • Miao, Chun-Hui and Gordanier, John. "On the Duration Technology Licensing." International Journal of Industrial Organization, 29(6).

  • Miao, Chun-Hui. "Planned Obsolescence and Monopoly Undersupply.” Information Economics and Policy, 23(1). 

  • Ozturk, Orgul. “Confessions of an Internet Monopolist: Demand Estimation for a Versioned Information Good.” (With Henry W. Chappell, Jr. and Paulo Guimarães). Managerial and Decision Economics, 32(1): 1–15. 

  • Woodward, Douglas, Guimarães, P. and Figueiredo, O. “Accounting for Neighboring Effects in Measures of Spatial Concentration.” Journal of Regional Science, 51(4):678-693. 

  • Woodward, Douglas, Rolfe, R. and Guimarães, P. “The Viability of Informal Microenterprise in South Africa.” Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 16(1):65-86.

Research in the News

Natural Disasters Have Long-Lasting Impact on Financial Well-Being
An examination of 28 natural disasters between 1990-2016 revealed how borrowing at 100 large U.S. banks was limited after the disaster occurred. Each disaster studied caused more than $1 billion in damages.

The Impact of U.S. Stimulus Relief Packages
Government support during the pandemic might have raised the bar in terms of what the electorate expects in terms of social welfare policy.

Moore School Associate Professor Focuses on Volvo’s Public Offering
Tamara Sheldon has published a number of scholarly articles addressing governmental subsidies to fund electric vehicles. The high-cost transition to EV production will require investments in technology, manufacturing and workforce development along with new marketing strategies. 

Same-Sex Marriage Legalization Impacts LGBT Hate Crimes
A team’s research found that a same-sex marriage legalization announcement leads to a reduction in the LGBT hate-crime rate of 0.1 per 100,000 people.

Small Businesses Struggle with Pandemic Social Distancing Restrictions
Restaurants, barbershops, salons and a host of other independent retailers with fewer than 50 workers often have fewer financial resources to draw from to minimize disruption in cash flow resulting from the decrease in demand forced by the abrupt pandemic shutdown.

Exploring the Optimal Conditions for Workplace Innovation Contests
Contests are everywhere, whether it is employees competing for a raise, firms racing for exclusive patent rights or programmers competing in algorithmic contests, and administrators can be advised on how to best achieve their desired results.

Interpersonal Trust, and Citizen Mistrust of Police
Fatal encounters between civilians and police can lead individuals to call authorities less often, which in turn could lead to the inefficient operation of the police force.

Technology, Communication Affect Hospital Malpractice Suits
Hospitals that implement new health information technology systems see a decrease in medical malpractice suits – but only if their medical providers are effective communicators.

Economics are Affected by Public Health Epidemics
Findings that detail the financial toll of an 1854 cholera epidemic show that housing and property prices in a London neighborhood still lag behind its neighboring communities today.

The Rippling Effects of the Shortage of Child Care Options
The expansion of free universal pre-kindergarten had the unintended consequence of reducing the availability of care for children under 2 years old.


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