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The School of Economics Working Paper Series disseminates research output in all fields of Economics. Launched in 2015 the Working Paper Series aims to facilitate and accelerate public access to research undertaken in the School. Members of the School also publicise their works in the ESRC Centre for Competition Policy Working Papers Series, the Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Science Working Papers Series, and, previously, the Applied and Financial Economics Working Paper Series (discontinued).

School of Economics Working Papers Series

Number Title Authors


Electoral Incentives and Firm Behavior: Evidence from U.S. Power Plant Pollution Abatement

Matthew Doyle (Colorado School of Mines), Corrado Di Maria (University of East Anglia) Ian Lange (Colorado School of Mines) and Emiliya Lazarova (University of East Anglia)


The Illicit Benefits of Local Party Alignment in National Elections

Oana Borcan (University of East Anglia)


Inducing stability in hedonic games 

Dinko Dimitrov (Saarland University), Emiliya A Lazarova (University of East Anglia) and Shao-Chin Sung (Aoyama Gakuin University)


Does migration affect tax revenue in Europe?

Liliana Harding (University of East Anglia) and Mihai Mutascu (LEO and West University of Timisoara)


Model Selection with Factors and Variables

Jack Fosten (University of East Anglia)


Nowcasting Indian GCP

Daniela Bragoli (Università Cattolica) and Jack Fosten (University of East Anglia)


Forecast Evaluation with Factor-Augmented models

Jack Fosten (University of East Anglia)


Mellowing with tenure? Socialization increases prosocial behavior in public organizations

Sheheryar Banuri (University of East Anglia) and Philip Keefer (Inter-American Development Bank)


Generalized additive modelling of the repayment performance of Korean borrowers

Young Ah Kim (University of Essex) and Peter G. Moffatt (University of East Anglia)


What drives structural transformation in sub-Saharan Africa?

Justice Tei Mensah (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), George Adu (The Nordic Africa Institute), Anthony Amoah (University of East Anglia), Kennedy Kwabena Abrokwa (Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration), Joseph Adu (University of Professional Studies, Accra-Ghana)


A Coefficient of Risk Vulnerability 

Philomena M. Bacon (Aviva UK & Ireland), Anna Conte (University of Westminster) and Peter G. Moffatt (University of East Anglia)


Linking Individual and Collective Contests through Noise Level and Sharing Rules

Pau Balart (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid), Subhasish M. Chowdhury (University of East Anglia) and Orestis Troumpounis (Lancaster University)


Income and armed civil conflict: An instrumental variables approach

Christa Brunnschweiler (University of East Anglia) and Päivi Lujala (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)


"Small, yet Beautiful": reconsidering the Optimal Design of Multi-winner Contests

Subhasish M. Chowdhury (University of East Anglia) and Sang-Hyun Kim (University of East Anglia)


Why are heterogeneous communities inefficient? Theory, history and an experiment

David Hugh-Jones (University of East Anglia) and Carlo Perroni (University of Warwick)


The impact of group identity on coalition formation

Denise Laroze (University of Essex), David Hugh-Jones (University of East Anglia) and Arndt Leininger (Hertie School of Governance)


Ways to measure honesty: a new experiment and two questionnaires

David Hugh-Jones (University of East Anglia)


Honesty and beliefs about honesty in 15 countries

David Hugh-Jones (University of East Anglia)