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Jo-Carolyn Goode | 3/3/2015, 2:33 p.m.
A new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research, authored by researchers from Baylor University, Texas A&M University ...

In addition to West, study co-authors include Scott E. Carrell, Ph.D., of the University of California-Davis; and Mark Hoekstra, Ph.D., of Texas A&M University.

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