NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

NBER Working Papers by Justin Wolfers

Contact and additional information for this authorAll NBER papers and publicationsNBER Working Papers onlyInformation about this author at RePEc

Working Papers

December 2013Awareness Reduces Racial Bias
with Devin G. Pope, Joseph Price, Justin Wolfers: w19765
April 2013Subjective Well-Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation?
with Betsey Stevenson, Justin Wolfers: w18992

Published: Betsey Stevenson & Justin Wolfers, 2013. "Subjective Well-Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 103(3), pages 598-604, May. citation courtesy of

March 2013Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress
with Betsey Stevenson, Justin Wolfers: w18916

Published: Betsey Stevenson & Justin Wolfers, 2012. "Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress," The Journal of Legal Studies, University of Chicago Press, vol. 41(2), pages 459 - 493. citation courtesy of

July 2012Prediction Markets for Economic Forecasting
with Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers, Eric Zitzewitz: w18222
April 2011How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies
with Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers, Eric Zitzewitz: w16949

Published: How Prediction Markets can Save Event Studies (with Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz) Prediction Markets, Leighton Vaughn Williams, Editor. Routledge, 2011.

March 2011Trust in Public Institutions over the Business Cycle
with Betsey Stevenson, Justin Wolfers: w16891

Published: Betsey Stevenson & Justin Wolfers, 2011. "Trust in Public Institutions over the Business Cycle," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 101(3), pages 281-87, May. citation courtesy of

October 2010Subjective Well-Being, Income, Economic Development and Growth
with Daniel W. Sacks, Betsey Stevenson, Justin Wolfers: w16441

Published: “Income, Growth, and Subjective Well-Being.” Development Challenges in a Post-Crisis World, World Bank, Washington D.C., 2010. With Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers.

April 2010Explaining the Favorite-Longshot Bias: Is it Risk-Love or Misperceptions?
with Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers: w15923

Published: Erik Snowberg & Justin Wolfers, 2010. "Explaining the Favorite-Long Shot Bias: Is it Risk-Love or Misperceptions?," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 118(4), pages 723-746, 08. citation courtesy of

May 2009The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness
with Betsey Stevenson, Justin Wolfers: w14969

Published: Betsey Stevenson & Justin Wolfers, 2009. "The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 1(2), pages 190-225, August. citation courtesy of

August 2008Economic Growth and Subjective Well-Being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox
with Betsey Stevenson, Justin Wolfers: w14282

Published: Betsey Stevenson & Justin Wolfers, 2008. "Economic Growth and Subjective Well-Being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 39(1 (Spring), pages 1-102. citation courtesy of

Happiness Inequality in the United States
with Betsey Stevenson, Justin Wolfers: w14220

Published: Betsey Stevenson & Justin Wolfers, 2008. "Happiness Inequality in the United States," Journal of Legal Studies, University of Chicago Press, vol. 37(S2), pages S33-S79, 06. citation courtesy of

June 2007Racial Discrimination Among NBA Referees
with Joseph Price, Justin Wolfers: w13206

Published: Joseph Price & Justin Wolfers, 2010. "Racial Discrimination Among NBA Referees," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 125(4), pages 1859-1887, November. citation courtesy of

March 2007Marriage and Divorce: Changes and their Driving Forces
with Betsey Stevenson, Justin Wolfers: w12944

Published: Betsey Stevenson & Justin Wolfers, 2007. "Marriage and Divorce: Changes and their Driving Forces," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 21(2), pages 27-52, Spring. citation courtesy of

December 2006Party Influence in Congress and the Economy
with Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers, Eric Zitzewitz: w12751

Published: Snowberg, Erik & Wolfers, Justin & Zitzewitz, Eric, 2007. "Party Influence in Congress and the Economy," International Quarterly Journal of Political Science, now publishers, vol. 2(3), pages 277-286, August. citation courtesy of

October 2006Aggregate Shocks or Aggregate Information? Costly Information and Business Cycle Comovement
with Laura Veldkamp, Justin Wolfers: w12557

Published: Veldkamp, Laura & Wolfers, Justin, 2007. "Aggregate shocks or aggregate information? Costly information and business cycle comovement," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 54(Supplemen), pages 37-55, September. citation courtesy of

May 2006Interpreting Prediction Market Prices as Probabilities
with Justin Wolfers, Eric Zitzewitz: w12200
March 2006Partisan Impacts on the Economy: Evidence from Prediction Markets and Close Elections
with Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers, Eric Zitzewitz: w12073

Published: Snowberg, Erik, Justin Wolfers and Erik Zitzewitz. “Partisan Impacts on the Economy: Evidence from Prediction Markets and Close Elections.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 122, 2 (May 2007): 807-829. citation courtesy of

Prediction Markets in Theory and Practice
with Justin Wolfers, Eric Zitzewitz: w12083

Published: Blume, Larry and Steven Durlauf (eds.) The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd ed. London: Palgrave, 2008.

February 2006Competing Approaches to Forecasting Elections: Economic Models, Opinion Polling and Prediction Markets
with Andrew Leigh, Justin Wolfers: w12053

Published: Leigh, Andrew and Justin Wolfers. “Competing Approaches to Forecasting Elections: Economic Models, Opinion Polling and Prediction Markets.” Economic Record 82, 258 (September 2006): 325-337. citation courtesy of

Five Open Questions About Prediction Markets
with Justin Wolfers, Eric Zitzewitz: w12060

Published: Hahn, Robert and Paul Tetlock (eds.) Information Markets: A New Way of Making Decisions in the Public and Private Sectors. Washington DC: AEI-Brookings Press, 2006.

January 2006Uses and Abuses of Empirical Evidence in the Death Penalty Debate
with John J. Donohue III, Justin Wolfers: w11982

Published: Donohue, John and Justin J. Wolfers. "The Death Penalty: No Evidence For Deterrence," The Economists' Voice, 2006, v3(5,Apr), Article 3.

Diagnosing Discrimination: Stock Returns and CEO Gender
w11989

Published: Wolfers, Justin. “Diagnosing Discrimination: Stock Returns and CEO Gender.” Journal of the European Economic Association 4, 2/3 (May 2006): 531-541. citation courtesy of

Happiness and the Human Development Index: Australia is Not a Paradox
with Andrew Leigh, Justin Wolfers: w11925

Published: Leigh, Andrew and Justin Wolfers. “Happiness and the Human Development Index: Australia is Not a Paradox.” Australian Economic Review 39, 2 (June 2006): 176-184. citation courtesy of

Macroeconomic Derivatives: An Initial Analysis of Market-Based Macro Forecasts, Uncertainty, and Risk
with Refet Gurkaynak, Justin Wolfers: w11929

Published:

May 2004Prediction Markets
with Justin Wolfers, Eric Zitzewitz: w10504

Published: Justin Wolfers & Eric Zitzewitz, 2004. "Prediction Markets," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 18(2), pages 107-126, Spring. citation courtesy of

December 2003Bargaining in the Shadow of the Law: Divorce Laws and Family Distress
with Betsey Stevenson, Justin Wolfers: w10175

Published: Stevenson, Betsey and Justin Wolfers. "Bargaining In The Shadow Of The Law: Divorce Laws And Family Distress," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2006, v121(1,Feb), 267-288. citation courtesy of

October 2003Did Unilateral Divorce Laws Raise Divorce Rates? A Reconciliation and New Results
w10014

Published: Justin Wolfers, 2006. "Did Unilateral Divorce Laws Raise Divorce Rates? A Reconciliation and New Results," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 96(5), pages 1802-1820, December. citation courtesy of

June 2003Disagreement about Inflation Expectations
with N. Gregory Mankiw, Ricardo Reis, Justin Wolfers: w9796

Published: Disagreement about Inflation Expectations, N. Gregory Mankiw, Ricardo Reis, Justin Wolfers. in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2003, Volume 18, Gertler and Rogoff. 2004

April 2003Is Business Cycle Volatility Costly? Evidence from Surveys of Subjective Wellbeing
w9619

Published: Wolfers, Justin. "Is Business Cycle Volatility Costly? Evidence From Surveys Of Subjective Well-Being," International Finance, 2003, v6(1,Apr), 1-26. citation courtesy of

March 2003What Do Financial Markets Think of War in Iraq?
with Andrew Leigh, Justin Wolfers, Eric Zitzewitz: w9587
August 1999The Role of Shocks and Institutions in the Rise of European Unemployment: The Aggregate Evidence
with Olivier Blanchard, Justin Wolfers: w7282

Published: Economic Journal, Vol. 110 (March 2000): 1-33. citation courtesy of

Contact and additional information for this authorAll NBER papers and publicationsNBER Working Papers onlyInformation about this author at RePEc

 
Publications
Activities
Meetings
NBER Videos
Data
People
About

Support
National Bureau of Economic Research, 1050 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138; 617-868-3900; email: info@nber.org

Contact Us