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How do wage and other financial benefits affect the set of candidates for political office? We answer the question by studying self-selection into politics of individuals with heterogeneous skills and heterogeneous ...
In Medio Stat Virtus: Does a (More) Balanced Economy increase Welfare?
We consider an economy made up by two industrial sectors. Sector A produces a good. Sector B supplies a social service. Each industry is characterized by a Hotelling-type linear segment where two firms are located at the ...
Well-Paid Nurses are Good Nurses: An Analysis of Nursing Supply Based on Determinants of Work Motivation
Some recent health economics papers suggest that increasing wage in the nursing labor market with the aim of reducing shortage may yield a negative effect on the average productivity and/or the average motivation of ...