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The Sound of Silence: Observational Learning in the U.S. Kidney Market

Juanjuan Zhang
2010 Marketing science (Providence, R.I.)  
Counterfactual policy simulations show that patients would have made more efficient use of kidneys had the concerns behind earlier refusals been shared.  ...  We find strong evidence of observational learning: patients draw negative quality inferences from earlier refusals in the queue, thus becoming more inclined towards refusal themselves.  ...  Miguel Villas-Boas and Teck-Hua Ho for their invaluable guidance and support. The author is grateful to Xuanming Su for sharing the data. The paper benefited tremendously from the comments of Abhijit  ... 
doi:10.1287/mksc.1090.0500 fatcat:xxzgforxl5hzxhc3njfsbdk7ei

The Invention of Health Law

M. Gregg Bloche
2003 California Law Review  
For example, almost none of us would favor, as a counterfactual standard, our twenty-seven-year-old schoolteacher's forgoing of the liver transplant, absent insurance or other access to the necessary $150,000  ...  Consumers should be aware, for example, of the kinds of treatments, for instance organ transplants, that a plan specifically excludes.  ... 
doi:10.2307/3481333 pmid:15046033 fatcat:pagfpmyjfnexrluck2j5sguf7e

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

2002 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
Thus, the implications of uncertainty for optimal policy are the opposite of standard multiplier uncertainty analysis.  ...  Rather, a series of hitherto unremarked interbank transfers of government balances ordered in the year leading up to the crisis combined with a policy-induced increase in the demand for coin in the Western  ...  We provide a counterfactual analysis of the early 80's, setting the monetary policy shocks to zero after December 1979, and recalculating the data.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900005519 fatcat:4dvarsjcnvhmpllinzpen2uuzq

Bayesian binary quantile regression for the analysis of Bachelor-to-Master transition

Cristina Mollica, Lea Petrella
2016 Journal of Applied Statistics  
methods for Predictive and Exploratory Path modeling  ...  They submit research proposals, organize sessions, tracks and tutorials during the annual WG meetings and edit journals special issues.  ...  Survival analysis techniques naturally account for left-truncation.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02664763.2016.1263835 fatcat:l5eyielgxrct7hq5ljqeej5ccy

Applications of Operations Research in Solid Organ Transplantation and Random Utility Choice Models

Vikram Kilambi
2017 unpublished
The national organ procurement and transplantation network is the complex logistical system responsible for allocating organs obtained from deceased donors to potential recipients.  ...  The model calculates the average survival time for a newly listed patient that can then be used for delivering prognoses and benchmarking performance.  ...  Additionally, a counterfactual analysis of the impact of different KDPI transplants at different times using similar donors can be performed by using the same donor profile for all Suppose the candidate  ... 
doi:10.21985/n2dt9x fatcat:eudoz2lifffhhidv7gbgqac5xy

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

2000 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
We use the framework to study the influence of alternative labor market institutions and policies on wages and unemployment.  ...  A strategy for a PRP is a function mapping its type into announced levels of precision.  ...  TI Welfare Differentials Across French and US Labor Markets: A General Equilibrium Interpretation. AA ENS, CEPREMAP, and Centre for Economic Policy Research.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900004915 fatcat:62y3byrmc5ag5czgxtoyqmhhdm

Interdisciplinary Perspectives [chapter]

2020 Divination in Exile  
These policies set definitions and delineations for the textbooks.  ...  The analysis of concepts is essentially an imaginative process. 12 Thought experiments invent counterfactual worlds to show by analogy what the philosopher wants to maintain (like Thomson's violinist  ...  Today's children live with scheduled play dates and fully organized lives. Each family has its own set of play equipment.  ... 
doi:10.1163/9789004440784_002 fatcat:xqo3byxvcfbsrfg3unuiajhbta

Habermas@Discourse. Net: Toward a Critical Theory of Cyberspace

A. Michael Froomkin
2003 Harvard Law Review  
XI 477 For a description and analysis of the ICANN-mandated domain name dispute policies see generally A.  ...  Ostensibly, these supporting organizations were supposed to propose policies and then gauge whether the policies commanded sufficient support from affected parties.  ...  The only supporting organization that has sought to develop policy has been the DNSO, and it is doubtful that that body is capable of generating consensus in any meaningful way.  ... 
doi:10.2307/1342583 fatcat:7r5574mkvzfebgzadyd5ctogly

Taboo trade-offs, sacred values and the moral limits of markets

Craig Ian MacMillan
By contrast, Study 2 explored the problem of the shortage of kidneys for medical transplant that sits at the boundary between the non-market and market realms.  ...  The thesis comprises three major studies and a pilot study: Study 1 used the sacred value protection model and showed that sacred values underlie trade-offs regarded as taboo.  ...  However, there is a great deal of discussion about significant organ shortages for medical transplants, transplant waiting lists and what can be done to increase the supply of organs for transplant.  ... 
doi:10.25949/19431044 fatcat:grrudbxaz5gcbe56geonwkx46q

Ringing in the rents : policy drivers in Indian telecom

Sandhya Balasubrahmanyam
organizations that use their power to compete for rents.  ...  The last twenty years of the evolution of this industry in India provides very useful policy learnings through the lens of rents and political settlements.  ...  networks by using alternate wireless technology i.e. the present UAS Licensee who is using GSM technology for wireless access may be permitted to use CDMA technology and vice-versa.  ... 
doi:10.25501/soas.00023588 fatcat:n2irklpu6vbmjhecupavn7ncqi

International openness in transition countries: further evidence on foreign direct investment

Elisa <1982> Gerussi, Riccardo Leoncini
The empirical part has been developed along two different ways: a country analysis and a firm analysis, thus allowing to widen the study and delve deeper into the use of econometric instruments.  ...  This study provides a theoretical analysis based on reference literature, and an empirical analysis which is aimed at estimating some main effects of Foreign Direct Investment.  ...  to any "capitalism transplantation".  ... 
doi:10.6092/unibo/amsdottorato/4723 fatcat:hqtaltzf3jevxkxw7aweys3x74

The Principle of Legality in European Criminal Law [chapter]

The principle of legality in European criminal law  
The stimulating discussion that I had with John Spencer at Cambridge was most useful as it helped me draw comparative connections between civil and common law systems that transcend the legality principle  ...  queue.  ...  The motivation to effectively combat crime or enforce European policies has resulted in the use of criminal law as a tool for public policy.  ... 
doi:10.1017/9781780685625.008 fatcat:nlhxlstpnfgi5bo3on2wqgmj6u

Single-Party Rule in a Multiparty Age: Tanzania in Comparative Perspective [article]

(:Unkn) Unknown, University, My, Richard Deeg
patronage as tactics for surviving in office under to multiparty elections.  ...  In Tanzania, this post-independence policy mix included stemming the growth of vast regional wealth differentials, a rejection of ethnicity as a basis for organizing collective action, and the construction  ...  Let us now look more specifically at the cases selected for comparative analysis and the rationale for selecting them.  ... 
doi:10.34944/dspace/3798 fatcat:rtmabrcmpjbtfbiopbuyns37pu

A scholarly journal

Karin Sunvisson
2014 unpublished
proportion or to punish regional and local officials, on whose territories the raids for absentees in the shops' queues were lecture Reciprocity may very well be used to exercise power. der which everyone  ...  I learned that Stalin's "triumphs" were possible because he slew innocent people: had there been an organized movement, even one-tenth in number, but organized, it would have swept Stalin away in two days  ...  Some plastics can remain in the marine environment for up to 600 years.  ... 

Growing : an environmental history of urban expansion in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania [article]

Emily 1980- Brownell
AID in 1979 policy was the most cockamamie policy I've ever heard of, at least how it was interpreted in the field.  ...  Short of going home to the countryside, rural transplants to a city like Dar es Salaam saw the peri-urban zone as an appealing middle ground for cultivation.  ...  Inhabitants in the Vingunguti and Hananasif settlements used the river basin for growing vegetables, particularly mchicha (spinach), which was sold by street vendors.  ... 
doi:10.15781/t26970f4f fatcat:lxj4c4u6kvemtnnyknlszw7azu
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