José García-Montalvo and Marta Reynal-Querol develop a systematic strategy to study the effect of diversity on growth by analyzing this relationship at different spatial scales.
Hannes Mueller and Christopher Rauh present a new method of predicting conflict through news topics which are generated automatically from a topic model.
Edward Glaeser and Giacomo Ponzetto explore the political consequences when voters underestimate the importance of circumstances and overstate the importance of enduring personal characteristics.
Bing Guo, David Pérez-Castrillo, and Anna Toldrà-Simats contribute to the understanding of the effects of analyst coverage on firms’ innovation strategy and outcome by isolating the information effect from the pressure effect.
Albrecht Glitz and Erik Meyersson present the first systematic evaluation of the economic returns to state-sponsored industrial espionage.
Lídia Farré and Libertad González analyze the effect of the introduction of a paternity leave allowance in Spain on households’ labor market and fertility decisions.