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    Partial ownership of local firms and zoning of neighboring towns 

    Bárcena Ruiz, Juan Carlos; Casado Izaga, Francisco Javier (Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico I, UPV/EHU, 2019-03-27)
    This paper investigates zoning in two neighboring towns in which firms are owned by investors that reside in the two towns. We find that local regulators use zoning strategically depending on the weight of local profits ...
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    Housing Tenure, Geographical Mobility and the Labour Market: the Role of the Employment Exit Rate 

    Vives Coscojuela, Cecilia (Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico I, UPV/EHU, 2018-11)
    This paper studies the effect of home-owners' migration costs on unemployment in an economy where workers move both for work- and non-work-related reasons. To this end, a search model with heterogeneous locations is developed ...
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    Electoral Systems and Income Inequality: A Tale of Political Equality 

    Zuazu Bermejo, Izaskun (Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico I, UPV/EHU, 2018-10-23)
    Political economy literature has so far failed to offer a consensus on the effect of political institutions such as regime type (democracy vs. autocracy) and electoral systems (majori- tarian vs. proportional representation) ...
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    Cultural Values, Family Decisions and Gender Segregation in Higher Education: Evidence from 26 OECD Economies 

    Zuazu Bermejo, Izaskun (Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico I, UPV/EHU, 2018-06-11)
    This paper examines the role of cultural values and family decision-making in the gender distribution of higher education on a panel database of 9 elds of study in 26 OECD countries over 1998-2012. The paper surmises ...

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