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Can having more education than a job requires reduce one's chances of being offered the job? We study this question in a sample of applications to jobs that are posted on an urban Chinese website. We find that being overqualified in this way does not reduce the success rates of...
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In this guide, we discuss the impact of digitalization on the music industry. We rely on market and survey data at the international level as well as expert statements from the industry. The guide investigates recent developments in legal and technological protection of digital music and...
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The tensions between books and book markets as expressions of culture and books as products in profit-making businesses are analysed and insights from the theory of industrial organisation are given. Governments intervene in the market for books through laws concerning prices of books, grants...
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diffusion of internet access in the late 1990?s. Which types of persons incorporated the internet into their job search strategy … internet job search derived from the December 1998 and August 2000 CPS Computer and Internet Supplements, matched with job … search outcomes from subsequent CPS files. We find that internet searchers are positively selected on observables, but …
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, including a subsample of 267 consultants from an international consulting firm, participated in an internet experiment. We also …
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In this paper, we analyze the problem of congestion and quality loss of data transmission through the Internet from an … be very convenient for Internet users at the same time. We show that any ex ante regulation in the sense of strict Net …
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We study firms' advertised gender preferences in a population of ads on a Chinese internet job board, and interpret …
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Does the Internet undermine social capital or facilitate inter-personal and civic engagement in the real world? Merging … unique telecommunication data with geo-coded German individuallevel data, we investigate how broadband Internet affects …-owned telecommunication provider in the 1990s that still hinders broadband Internet access for many households. We find no evidence that the …
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This article reviews recent theoretical contributions on digital piracy. It starts by elaborating on the reasons for intellectual property protection, by reporting a few facts about copyright protection, and by examining reasons to become a digital pirate. Next, it provides an exploration of the...
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Does internet use trigger sex crime? We use unique Norwegian data on crime and internet adoption to shed light on this … exogenous variation in internet use. Our instrumental variables and fixed effect estimates show that internet use is associated … highlights three mechanisms for how internet use may affect reported sex crime, namely a reporting effect, a matching effect on …
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