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Bullying behaviors occur across the lifespan and have increasingly migrated to online platforms where they are known as cyberbullying. The purpose of this study was to explore the phenomenon of cyberbullying among college students. Participants were recruited for focus groups through purposeful...
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We study firms' advertised gender preferences in a population of ads on a Chinese internet job board, and interpret … these patterns using a simple employer search model. The model allows us to distinguish firms' underlying gender preferences … from firms' propensities to restrict their search to their preferred gender. The model also predicts that higher job skill …
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There have been many claims that the Internet represents a new nearly "frictionless market." Our research empirically … analyzes the characteristics of the Internet as a channel for two categories of homogeneous products-books and CDs. Using a … data set of over 8,500 price observations collected over a period of 15 months, we compare pricing behavior at 41 Internet …
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Despite the mixed empirical evidence, many economists stillhold to the view that Internet will promote competition … betweenfirms,thereby lowering prices and increasing economic welfare. This paperpresents a search model that provides a different …, but reduce prices when consumers search intensityis high. These different comparative statics results may explain themixed …
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The Internet has the potential to reduce search frictions by allowing individuals to identify faster a larger set of …. This paper empirically examines the implications of Internet diffusion in the United States since the 1990s on one aspect … marriage markets. I also provide some suggestive evidence that Internet has likely crowded out other traditional meeting venues …
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When permitted by law, employers sometimes state the preferred age and sex of their employees in job ads. We study this practice using data from one Mexican and three Chinese job boards, showing that it is widely used to request both genders and is especially prevalent in jobs with low skill...
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This paper examines one of the most important marketing strategies by software producers on the Internet. That is …
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Despite the mixed empirical evidence, many economists stillhold to the view that Internet will promote competition … betweenfirms,thereby lowering prices and increasing economic welfare. This paperpresents a search model that provides a different …, but reduce prices when consumers search intensityis high. These different comparative statics results may explain themixed …
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