• A partner in crime : assortative matching and bias in the crime market 

      Gavrilova, Evelina (Discussion papers;25/14, Working paper, 2014-06)
      I identify a discriminatory bias in partnership formation within the property crime mar- ket in the United States. Theoretically, the prisoner's dilemma creates an incentive for a criminal to form a partnership with a ...
    • How to Use One Instrument to Identify Two Elasticities 

      Gavrilova, Evelina; Zoutman, Floris T.; Hopland, Arnt O. (Discussion paper;2/17, Working paper, 2017-02-27)
      We show that an insight from taxation theory allows identification of both the supply and demand elasticities with only one instrument. Ramsey (1928) and subsequent models of taxation assume that a tax levied on the demand ...
    • Is Legal Pot Crippling Mexican Drug Trafficking Organizations? The Effect of Medical Marijuana Laws on US Crime 

      Gavrilova, Evelina; Kamada, Takuma; Zoutman, Floris T. (Discussion paper;05/15, Working paper, 2015-01-19)
      We examine the effect of medical marijuana laws (MML) on crime treating the introduc- tion of MML as a quasi-experiment and using three different data sources. First, using data from the Uniform Crime Reports, we find ...
    • Stairway to (Secrecy) Heaven: Market Attitudes towards Secrecy Shopping 

      Gavrilova, Evelina; Polakova, Aija (Discussion paper;19/18, Working paper, 2018-12-18)
      We study asset price reactions to news on firms' decisions to acquire affiliates located in known secrecy havens. Our sample consists of data on the S&P 500 companies in the period 2007 to 2014. We find that acquisitions ...