NBER Working Papers by Naci H. Mocan

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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
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
May 2011Theft and Deterrence
with William T. Harbaugh, Michael S. Visser: w17059
September 2010The Impact of Education on Health Knowledge
with Duha Tore Altindag, Colin Cannonier: w16422
May 2010Joblessness and Perceptions about the Effectiveness of Democracy
with Duha Tore Altindag: w15994
November 2009Intended and Unintended Consequences of Prison Reform
with Richard T. Boylan: w15535
June 2009Obesity, Self-esteem and Wages
with Erdal Tekin: w15101
June 2008Vengeance
October 2006The Impact of Incentives on Human Behavior: Can We Make It Disappear? The Case of the Death Penalty
with R. Kaj Gittings: w12631
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
May 2005The Determinants of the Willingness to be an Organ Donor
with Erdal Tekin: w11316
March 2005Asymmetric Crime Cycles
with Turan G. Bali: w11210
May 2004What Determines Corruption? International Evidence from Micro Data
July 2003Guns, Drugs and Juvenile Crime: Evidence from a Panel of Siblings and Twins
with Erdal Tekin: w9824
February 2003Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die? An Analysis of Prisoners on Death Row in the United States
with Laura Argys: w9507
September 2002Catholic Schools and Bad Behavior: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis
with Erdal Tekin: w9172
July 2002Carrots, Sticks and Broken Windows
with Hope Corman: w9061
December 2001Pardons, Executions and Homicide
with R. Kaj Gittings: w8639
May 2001Can Consumers Detect Lemons? Information Asymmetry in the Market for Child Care
October 2000Nonprofit Sector and Part-Time Work: An Analysis of Employer-Employee Matched Data of Child Care Workers
with Erdal Tekin: w7977
April 2000The Demand for Medical Care in Urban China
with Erdal Tekin, Jeffrey S. Zax: w7673
March 2000A Dynamic Model of Differential Human Capital and Criminal Activity
with Stephen C. Billups, Jody Overland: w7584
October 1999Economic Conditions, Deterrence and Juvenile Crime: Evidence from Micro Data
with Daniel I. Rees: w7405
July 1999The Supply of Quality in Child Care Centers
with David M. Blau: w7225
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
October 1995The Child Care Industry: Cost Functions, Efficiency, and Quality
February 1995Quality Adjusted Cost Functions for Child Care Centers
May 1993Illicit Drug Use and Health: Analysis and Projections of New York City Birth Outcomes Using a Kalman Filter Model
with Kudret Topyan: w4359
February 1992The Consequences and Costs of Maternal Substance Abuse in New York City
with Theodore Joyce, Andrew D. Racine: w3987
May 1991Unemployment and Infant Health: Times-Series Evidence from the State of Tennessee
with Theodore J. Joyce: w3694
November 1989Business Cycles and Fertility Dynamics in the U.S.: A Vector-Autoregressive Model
June 1989The Impact of a Ban on Legalized Abortion on Adolescent Childbearing in New York City
with Theodore J. Joyce: w3002

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