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Martin Hearson - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Qualitative case studies suggest that the outcomes of tax treaty negotiations are determined by power politics and negotiating capability. In contrast, quantitative studies have tended to depart from a model that implies absolute gains, full rationality, and perfect information on the part of...

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– Unravelling sand from grease
Axel Demenet, Hoang-Anh Ho, Sarah Morcillo - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper adds to the recent literature on firm-level corruption by relying on rich data including detailed information on the purpose and amounts of bribe payments among Vietnamese micro, small, and medium firms. Using industry-location averages to instrument for firm-level bribe payments in...

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Carolina Castilla - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Drawing data from the India Human Development Survey 2011 and the year of the first election with reserved seats for women pradhans, I estimate the effect of the Panchayati Raj institutions on age and autonomy over marriage. Results indicate that women in local government decrease the...

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