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Determinants of Beef and Pork Brand Equity
A set of consumer-level characteristic demand models were estimated to determine the level of brand equity for pork and beef meat cuts. Results indicate that brand premiums and discounts vary by private, national, and store ...
Is the Just Man a Happy Man? An Empirical Study of the Relationship Between Ethics and Subjective Well-being
This paper considers the question of whether ethical decision-making affects a person's happiness. Using cross-country data from the World Values Survey, it is discovered that people who agree that it is never justifiable ...
Campaign Finance Laws and Political Efficacy: Evidence From the States
(Department of Economics, 2005)
The decline of political efficacy and trust in the United States is often linked to the rise of money in politics. Both the courts and reform advocates justify restrictions on campaign donations and spending as necessary ...
Competing or Collaborating Siblings? Industrial and Trade Policies in India
(Department of Economics, 2006)
This paper investigates the link between economic de-regulation-domestic as well as trade de-regulation-and firm-level productivity using two unique data sets. We use the industrial licensing regime in India (operating ...