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February 27, 2009
Abstract: This paper introduces habit formation into an otherwise standard model of international trade. Household tastes evolve over time to favor...
February 10, 2009
This paper investigates how bureaucrats set bribes and whether these payments impose significant economic costs. We generate an original dataset on...
January 16, 2009
Join Nancy Birdsall, David Gergen, and CGD senior fellows who are authors of essays in our newest book, The White House and the World: A Global...
January 13, 2009
Are policies to encourage biofuels part of the solution to global warming? Or do their environmental costs outweigh their benefits? IFPRI senior...