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    • Pushing a Troika of Development: Promoting Investment, Curbing Corruption, and Enhancing Public Good Provision 

      Rostapshova, Olga V (2013-03-15)
      In recent decades, a new direction of development economics has emerged, led by economists on a mission to improve the quality of life for citizens of developing countries through proven, cost-effective interventions. This ...
    • Replicability and Robustness of Genome-Wide-Association Studies for Behavioral Traits 

      Rietveld, Cornelius A.; Conley, Dalton; Eriksson, Nicholas; Esko, Tonu; Medland, Sarah E.; Vinkhuyzen, Anna A. E.; Yang, Jian; Boardman, Jason D.; Chabris, Christopher F.; Dawes, Christopher T.; Domingue, Benjamin W.; Hinds, David A.; Johannesson, Magnus; Kiefer, Amy K.; Laibson, David I.; Magnusson, Patrik K. E.; Mountain, Joanna L.; Oskarsson, Sven; Rostapshova, Olga; Teumer, Alexander; Tung, Joyce Y.; Visscher, Peter M.; Benjamin, Daniel J.; Cesarini, David; Koellinger, Philipp D. (Association for Psychological Science, 2014)
      A recent genome-wide-association study of educational attainment identified three single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) whose associations, despite their small effect sizes (each \(R^2 \approx 0.02\%)\), reached genome-wide ...
    • Responding to Threats of Climate Change Mega-Catastrophes 

      Kousky, Carolyn; Rostapshova, Olga V; Toman, Michael; Zeckhauser, Richard Jay (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2010)
      There is a low but uncertain probability that climate change could trigger “mega-catastrophes,” severe and at least partly irreversible adverse effects across broad regions. This paper first discusses the state of current ...