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I’m working on a economics case study and need an explanation to help me learn.In class, we discussed many papers related to culture. One of those papers was On the Origins of Gender Roles: Women and the Plough” by Alberto Alesina, Paola Giuliano, and Nathan Nunn.a)Explain the research question examined in the paper. Be specific. What is the outcome of interest and what is the independent variable?b)What is the identification strategy used by the authors, i.e., how do the authors identify the causal effect of their independent variable on their outcome of interest? Describe briefly what the key finding of the paper is.c) In the final part of their paper, the authors examine outcomes for immigrants living in the US and Europe. What is the benefit of this strategy? We covered several papers related to the importance of ethnicity. One paper was entitled “Ethnic Divisions and Production in Firms” by Jonas Hjort.a)What is the research question examined in this paper? Specifically, what hypothesis related to the effects of ethnicity is the author studying?b)The author takes advantage of two sources of variation in this study: one source concerns team composition and the other concerns salience of ethnicity. What are these two sources of variation? What does he find?A related paper is by Habyarimana, Humphreys, Posner, and Weinstein entitled “Does Ethnic Diversity Undermine Public Goods Provision”. In this paper, they examine several hypotheses related to the importance of ethnicity.a)What is the primary method used by the authors to look at the effect of ethnicity? What is the benefit of this strategy?b)The authors examine 4 different hypotheses related to the importance of ethnicity. Describe three of these hypotheses, how the authors tested them, and what they find.Duflo (2001) evaluates the impact of a school construction program in Indonesia on schooling and wages.a)Briefly discuss the key aspects of the reform, referring in particular to those aspects that are important for the empirical analysis.b)What is the empirical identification strategy that Duflo uses in the paper to measure the impacts of the program?c)Table 1 below gives statistics that summarize the main findings of the paper. Discuss these findings, referring in particular to (i) the impacts of the program on schooling and wages, as estimated in Panel A and (ii) what is meant by the ‘control experiment’ in Panel B and what we can see from this panel.
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