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  • Corruption: Transcending borders 

    Alemán Correa, Esteban; Jetter, Michael; Dávila, Jimena; Montoya Agudelo, Alejandra; Morales, Daniela; ealeman@eafit.edu.co; mjetter@eafit.edu.co; jdavila3@eafit.edu.co; amonto23@eafit.edu.co; dmorale5@eafit.edu.co (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2014-01-27)
    Is corruption capable of spreading across national borders? This paper uses panel data for 120 countries from 1995 to 2012 to evaluate whether the corruption levels ofneighboring countries, as weighted by the relative joint ...
  • The Determinants of UN Interventions. Are There Regional Preferences? 

    Duque, Juan C.; Jetter, Michael; Sosa, Santiago; jduquec1@eafit.edu.co; mjetter@eafit.edu.co; ssosanor@eafit.edu.co (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2013-04-14)
  • Does urbanization mean bigger governments? 

    Jetter, Michael; Parmeter, Christopher F; mjetter@eafit.edu.co; cparmeter@bus.miami.edu (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2013-04-14)
  • Game, set, and match: Do women and men perform differently in competitive situations? 

    Jetter, Michael; Walker, Jay K. (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2015-03-17)
    This paper analyzes potential gender differences in competitive environments using a sample of over 100,000 professional tennis matches. Focusing on two phenomena of the labor and sports economics literature, we find robust ...
  • Good girl, bad boy: Corrupt behavior in professional tennis 

    Jetter, Michael; Walker, Jay K. (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2015-01-31)
    This paper identifies matches on the male and female professional tennis tours in which one player faces a high payoff from being “on the bubble” of direct entry into one of the lucrative Grand Slam tournaments, while their ...
  • Isolating causality between gender and corruption: An IV approach 

    Correa Martínez, Wendy; Jetter, Michael (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2016-03-09)
    We address the persistent reverse causality problem in estimating the causal effect of female labor force participation (FLFP) on corruption. Employing plow usage as an instrumental variable, an increase in FLFP by one ...
  • Monetary Policy Shifts and the Forward Discount Puzzle 

    Jetter, Michael; Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy, Alex; mjetter@eafit.edu.co; alex.rzhevskyy@gmail.com (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2013-04-14)
  • Racism and judicial corruption in the US 

    Jetter, Michael; Mesa-Osorio, Alejandro (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2016-02-01)
    Is racial hate reflected in the degree of judicial corruption? Using US state-level data, we find racial hate to be a positive and statistically powerful predictor of judicial corruption. This relationship prevails after ...
  • The roots of export diversification 

    Jetter, Michael; Ramírez Hassan, Andrés; mjetter7@gmail.com; aramir21@eafit.edu.co (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2013-01-22)
  • The superstar quest: Does youth talent predict professional success for female and male tennis players? 

    Jetter, Michael; Grove, Wayne A.; mjetter7@gmail.com; grovewa@lemoyne.edu (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2014-04-14)
    We estimate the relationship between international youth and professional tennis rankings. We find no difference between the predictiveness of rankings from age 14 & Under versus age 16 & Under competitions. The most ...
  • Volatility and Growth: An Explanation for the Disagreement 

    Jetter, Michael; mjetter7@gmail.com; mjetter@eafit.edu.co (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2013-06-26)