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Can technology mitigate the impact of heat on worker productivity?

Exposure to high heat causes productivity losses, with reduction in cognitive function as a key channel. A direct reduction in heat exposure via technologies such as air conditioning is not possible f...

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जब आपराधिकता अपराध को जन्‍म देती है: निर्वाचित राजनेताओं की भूमिका

राजनीति का अपराधीकरण समाज के लिए एक बहुत बड़ा खतरा बन गया है। यद्यपि साहित्य में आपराधिक रूप से आरोपी नेताओं के आर्थिक परिणामों पर अध्ययन तो किया गया है, लेकिन उनके क्षेत्राधिकार में आपराधिक माहौल पर ...

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When criminality begets crime: The role of elected politicians

The criminalisation of politics has become a massive threat to society. While the impact of criminally accused leaders on economic outcomes has been studied in the literature, little is known about th...

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Gender composition of children and sanitation behaviour

Open defecation has been linked to various public health issues and has gained significant policy attention. Nonetheless, research has shown that due to son preference, households in India underinvest...

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