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    • Drivers are blamed more than their automated cars when both make mistakes 

      Awad, E; Levine, S; Kleiman-Weiner, M; et al. (Nature Research, 2019)
      When an automated car harms someone, who is blamed by those who hear about it? Here, we asked human participants to consider hypothetical cases in which a pedestrian was killed by a car operated under shared control of a ...
    • The Moral Machine experiment 

      Awad, E; Dsouza, S; Kim, R; et al. (Nature Research, 24 October 2018)
      With the rapid development of artificial intelligence have come concerns about how machines will make moral decisions, and the major challenge of quantifying societal expectations about the ethical principles that should ...
    • Pareto-improving indirect tax coordination and tax diversity 

      Kotsogiannis, C; Lopez-Garcia, Miguel-Angel (Oxford University Press, 2019)
      Coordination in tax matters, in the EU and elsewhere, has been largely driven by the movement of taxes towards some common level and, therefore, towards tax uniformity. Making use of a perfectly competitive general ...
    • Heat, infant mortality and adaptation: Evidence from India 

      Banerjee, R; Maharaj, R (Elsevier BV, 13 August 2019)
      We examine the impact of extreme heat during pregnancy on infant mortality and check if public interventions can serve as effective adaptation strategies. We show that 2 children die as infants out of 1000 births in India ...
    • Is Chinese trade policy motivated by environmental concerns? 

      Eisenbarth, S (Elsevier, 22 October 2016)
      This paper analyses whether China's export VAT rebates and export taxes are driven by environmental concerns. Since China struggles to enforce environmental regulation, trade policy can be used as a second-best environmental ...