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    • Essays in the Political Economy of Conflict and Development 

      Acevedo, Maria Cecilia (2015-05-19)
      This dissertation seeks to identify causes and consequences of some of the most complex social phenomena, such as civil conflict and climate change. In the first essay I draw on existing theories of labor coercion (Acemoglu ...
    • On the Failure of the Bootstrap for Matching Estimators 

      Abadie, Alberto; Imbens, Guido (Econometric Society, 2008)
      Matching estimators are widely used in empirical economics for the evaluation of programs or treatments. Researchers using matching methods often apply the bootstrap to calculate the standard errors. However, no formal ...