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NBER Publications by Naci H. Mocan

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Economic Aspects of Obesity
with Michael Grossman
Conference held November 10-11, 2008
Published in April 2011 by University of Chicago Press
© 2011 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

Working Papers and Chapters

December 2014The Impact of Education on Health and Health Behavior in a Middle-Income, Low-Education Country
with Resul Cesur, Bahadir Dursun: w20764
October 2014Compulsory Schooling Laws and Formation of Beliefs: Education, Religion and Superstition
with Luiza Pogorelova: w20557
April 2014Economic Well-being and Anti-Semitic, Xenophobic, and Racist Attitudes in Germany
with Christian Raschke: w20059
December 2013Does Secular Education Impact Religiosity, Electoral Participation and the Propensity to Vote for Islamic Parties? Evidence from an Education Reform in a Muslim Country
with Resul Cesur: w19769
September 2013The Impact of Mothers' Earnings on Health Inputs and Infant Health
with Christian Raschke, Bulent Unel: w19434
January 2013Alcohol Consumption, Deterrence and Crime in New York City
with Hope Corman: w18731
April 2012Empowering Women Through Education: Evidence from Sierra Leone
with Colin Cannonier: w18016
March 2012Education, Cognition, Health Knowledge, and Health Behavior
with Duha Tore Altindag: w17949

Published: “Health Knowledge, Education and the Demand for Health Inputs,” European Journal of Health Economics, (2014), 15(3), pp. 265-79 . (with Naci Mocan). citation courtesy of

November 2011Skill-biased Technological Change, Earnings of Unskilled Workers, and Crime
with Bulent Unel: w17605
August 2011Is Leisure a Normal Good? Evidence from the European Parliament
with Duha Tore Altindag: w17329

Published: “ Salaries and Work Effort: Evidence from the Europea n Parliament ,” with Duha Altı ndag . ( NBER Working Paper No: 17329) . The Economic Journal. December 2013. Vol. 123; pp. 1130 - 67.

May 2011Theft and Deterrence
with William T. Harbaugh, Michael S. Visser: w17059

Published: “ Theft and Deterrence ,” with Bill Harbaugh and Mike Visser. (NBER Working Paper No: 17059). Journal of Labor Research . December 2013. Vol. 34 (4), pp. 389 - 407. citation courtesy of

April 2011Front matter, table of contents
with Michael Grossman
in Economic Aspects of Obesity, Michael Grossman and Naci H. Mocan, editors
Introduction to "Economic Aspects of Obesity"
with Michael Grossman
in Economic Aspects of Obesity, Michael Grossman and Naci H. Mocan, editors
Obesity, Self-Esteem and Wages
with Erdal Tekin
in Economic Aspects of Obesity, Michael Grossman and Naci H. Mocan, editors
Indexes
with Michael Grossman
in Economic Aspects of Obesity, Michael Grossman and Naci H. Mocan, editors
September 2010The Impact of Education on Health Knowledge
with Duha Tore Altindag, Colin Cannonier: w16422

Published: Altindag, Duha & Cannonier, Colin & Mocan, Naci, 2011. "The impact of education on health knowledge," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 30(5), pages 792-812, October. citation courtesy of

July 2010The Impact of Incentives on Human Behavior: Can We Make it Disappear? The Case of the Death Penalty
with Kaj Gittings
in The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America, Rafael Di Tella, Sebastian Edwards, and Ernesto Schargrodsky, editors
May 2010Joblessness and Perceptions about the Effectiveness of Democracy
with Duha Tore Altindag: w15994

Published: Duha Altindag & Naci Mocan, 2010. "Joblessness and Perceptions about the Effectiveness of Democracy," Journal of Labor Research, Springer, vol. 31(2), pages 99-123, June. citation courtesy of

November 2009Intended and Unintended Consequences of Prison Reform
with Richard T. Boylan: w15535
June 2009Obesity, Self-esteem and Wages
with Erdal Tekin: w15101

Published: Obesity, Self-Esteem and Wages, Naci Mocan, Erdal Tekin. in Economic Aspects of Obesity, Grossman and Mocan. 2011

June 2008Vengeance
w14131

Published: “Vengeance. ” The Review of Economics and Statistics, July 2013. Vol 95:3; pp. 969-82. citation courtesy of

October 2006The Impact of Incentives on Human Behavior: Can We Make It Disappear? The Case of the Death Penalty
with R. Kaj Gittings: w12631

Published: Naci Mocan & Kaj Gittings, 2010. "The Impact of Incentives on Human Behavior: Can We Make it Disappear? The Case of the Death Penalty," NBER Chapters, in: The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America, pages 379-418 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

September 2006An Experimental Test of Criminal Behavior Among Juveniles and Young Adults
with Michael S. Visser, William T. Harbaugh: w12507
February 2006Ugly Criminals
with Erdal Tekin: w12019

Published: Mocan, Naci and Erdal Tekin. "Ugly Criminals." The Review of Economics and Statistics 92, 1 (2010): 15-30. citation courtesy of

May 2005The Determinants of the Willingness to be an Organ Donor
with Erdal Tekin: w11316

Published: Mocan, Naci and Erdal Tekin. “The Determinants of the Willingness to Donate an Organ among Young Adults: Evidence from the United States and the European Union.” Social Science and Medicine 65, 12 (December 2007): 2527-2538.

March 2005Asymmetric Crime Cycles
with Turan G. Bali: w11210

Published: H. Naci Mocan & Turan G. Bali, 2010. "Asymmetric Crime Cycles," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 92(4), pages 899-911, 01. citation courtesy of

May 2004What Determines Corruption? International Evidence from Micro Data
w10460

Published: Naci Mocan, 2008. "What Determines Corruption? International Evidence From Microdata," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 46(4), pages 493-510, October. citation courtesy of

July 2003Guns, Drugs and Juvenile Crime: Evidence from a Panel of Siblings and Twins
with Erdal Tekin: w9824

Published: Mocan, H Naci & Tekin, Erdal, 2006. "Guns and Juvenile Crime," Journal of Law & Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 49(2), pages 507-31, October.

February 2003Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die? An Analysis of Prisoners on Death Row in the United States
with Laura Argys: w9507

Published: Argys, Laura and Naci Mocan. “Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die? An Analysis of Prisoners on Death Row in the United States." Journal of Legal Studies 33, 2 (June 2004): 255-282. citation courtesy of

September 2002Catholic Schools and Bad Behavior: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis
with Erdal Tekin: w9172

Published: Mocan Naci H. & Tekin Erdal, 2006. "Catholic Schools and Bad Behavior: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 5(1), pages 1-36, May. citation courtesy of

July 2002Carrots, Sticks and Broken Windows
with Hope Corman: w9061

Published: Corman, Hope and Naci Mocan. "Carrots, Sticks, and Broken Windows," Journal of Law and Economics, 2005, v48(1,Apr), 235-266. citation courtesy of

December 2001Pardons, Executions and Homicide
with R. Kaj Gittings: w8639

Published:

  • Mocan, H. Naci and Kaj Gittings. “Getting Off Death Row: Commuted Sentences and the Deterrent Effect of Capital Punishment." Journal of Law and Economics 46, 2 (October 2003): 453-78.
  • Ehrlich, Isaac and Zhiqiang Liu (eds.) The Economics of Crime. Edward Elgar, 2006.

May 2001Can Consumers Detect Lemons? Information Asymmetry in the Market for Child Care
w8291

Published: Naci Mocan, 2007. "Can consumers detect lemons? An empirical analysis of information asymmetry in the market for child care," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 20(4), pages 743-780, October.

October 2000Nonprofit Sector and Part-Time Work: An Analysis of Employer-Employee Matched Data of Child Care Workers
with Erdal Tekin: w7977

Published: "Nonprofit Sector and Part-Time Work: An Analysis of Employer-Employee Matched Data of Child Care Workers", The Review of Economics and Statistics, February 2003, Vol. 85, No. 1, pp.38-50. citation courtesy of

April 2000The Demand for Medical Care in Urban China
with Erdal Tekin, Jeffrey S. Zax: w7673

Published: Mocan, H. Naci & Tekin, Erdal & Zax, Jeffrey S., 2004. "The Demand for Medical Care in Urban China," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 32(2), pages 289-304, February. citation courtesy of

March 2000A Dynamic Model of Differential Human Capital and Criminal Activity
with Stephen C. Billups, Jody Overland: w7584

Published: Mocan, H. Naci, Stephen C. Billups and Jody Overland. "A Dynamic Model Of Differential Human Capital And Criminal Activity," Economica, 2005, v72(288,Nov), 655-681. citation courtesy of

October 1999Economic Conditions, Deterrence and Juvenile Crime: Evidence from Micro Data
with Daniel I. Rees: w7405

Published: H. Naci Mocan & Daniel I. Rees, 2005. "Economic Conditions, Deterrence and Juvenile Crime: Evidence from Micro Data," American Law and Economics Review, Oxford University Press, vol. 7(2), pages 319-349. citation courtesy of

July 1999The Supply of Quality in Child Care Centers
with David M. Blau: w7225

Published: Published as "The Supply of Quality in Child Care Centers" in the Review of Economics and Statistics; August 2002, 84(3): 483-496. citation courtesy of

December 1997The Determinants of Child Care Workers' Wages and Compensation: Sectoral Differences, Human Capital, Race, Insiders and Outsiders
with Deborah Viola: w6328
February 1996A Time-Series Analysis of Crime and Drug Use in New York City
with Hope Corman: w5463

Published: Published as "A Time-Series Analysis of Crime, Deterrence, and Drug Abuse in New York City" in the American Economic Review; June 2000, 90(3): 584-604 .

October 1995The Child Care Industry: Cost Functions, Efficiency, and Quality
w5293

Published: Published as "Cost Functions, Efficiency, and Quality in Day Care Centers," Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 32, no. 4 (Fall 1997): 861-891.

February 1995Quality Adjusted Cost Functions for Child Care Centers
w5040

Published: American Economic Review, vol. 82, no. 2, pp. 409-412 (May 1995). citation courtesy of

May 1993Illicit Drug Use and Health: Analysis and Projections of New York City Birth Outcomes Using a Kalman Filter Model
with Kudret Topyan: w4359

Published: Southern Economic Journal vol.62, no.1, pp.164-182. july 1995

February 1992The Consequences and Costs of Maternal Substance Abuse in New York City
with Theodore Joyce, Andrew D. Racine: w3987

Published: Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 11, pp. 297-314 (1992).

May 1991Unemployment and Infant Health: Times-Series Evidence from the State of Tennessee
with Theodore J. Joyce: w3694

Published: Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 185-203 (Winter 1993). citation courtesy of

November 1989Business Cycles and Fertility Dynamics in the U.S.: A Vector-Autoregressive Model
w3177

Published: "Business Cycles and Fertility Dynamics in the United States: A Vector Autoregressive Model." From Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 3, pp. 125- 146, (1990).

June 1989The Impact of a Ban on Legalized Abortion on Adolescent Childbearing in New York City
with Theodore J. Joyce: w3002

Published: "The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Adolescent Childbearing in New York City." From American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 80, No. 3, pp. 273-278 , (March 1990).

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