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  1. Why Yes Men
    by Robin Hanson in Overcoming Bias on 2009-06-12 06:15:40

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  1. Andrea Prat, 2005. "The Wrong Kind of Transparency," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 95(3), pages 862-877, June.
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    • Nicola Gennaioli & Andrei Shleifer & Robert Vishny, "undated". "Money Doctors," Working Paper 228501, Harvard University OpenScholar.
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  53. Anke Gerber & Corina Haita‐Falah & Andreas Lange, 2018. "The Agency Of Politics And Science," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 56(3), pages 1543-1561, July.
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  59. Andri Chassamboulli & Demetris Koursaros, 2022. "Career and Non-Career Jobs: Dangling the Carrot," University of Cyprus Working Papers in Economics 07-2022, University of Cyprus Department of Economics.
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  67. André Schultz & Alexander Libman, 2015. "Is there a local knowledge advantage in federations? Evidence from a natural experiment," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 162(1), pages 25-42, January.
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