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    Veiling among Muslim women is modeled as a commitment mechanism that limits temptation to deviate from religious norms of behavior.  Read more

    Why Economics Needs Economic History

    The current economic and financial crisis has given rise to a vigorous debate about the state of economics, and the training which graduate and undergraduates economics students are receiving. Importantly, among those arguing most strongly for a change in the way that young economists are trained are the ultimate employers of these students, in both the private and the public sector. Employers are increasingly complaining that young economists don’t understand how the financial system actually works, and are ill-prepared to think about appropriate policies at a time of crisis. Read more