NBER Working Papers by Peter Arcidiacono

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October 2015The Analysis of Field Choice in College and Graduate School: Determinants and Wage Effects
with Joseph G. Altonji, Arnaud Maurel: w21655
February 2015Affirmative Action and the Quality-Fit Tradeoff
with Michael Lovenheim: w20962

Published: Peter Arcidiacono & Michael Lovenheim, 2016. "Affirmative Action and the Quality-Fit Trade-Off," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 54(1), pages 3-51, March. citation courtesy of

October 2014Recovering Ex Ante Returns and Preferences for Occupations using Subjective Expectations Data
with V. Joseph Hotz, Arnaud Maurel, Teresa Romano: w20626
October 2013Pharmaceutical Followers
with Paul B. Ellickson, Peter Landry, David B. Ridley: w19522

Published: Arcidiacono, Peter & Ellickson, Paul B. & Landry, Peter & Ridley, David B., 2013. "Pharmaceutical followers," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 31(5), pages 538-553. citation courtesy of

June 2013Race and College Success: Evidence from Missouri
with Cory Koedel: w19188

Published: Peter Arcidiacono & Cory Koedel, 2014. "Race and College Success: Evidence from Missouri," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 6(3), pages 20-57, July. citation courtesy of

February 2013University Differences in the Graduation of Minorities in STEM Fields: Evidence from California
with Esteban M. Aucejo, V. Joseph Hotz: w18799
November 2012Affirmative Action and University Fit: Evidence from Proposition 209
with Esteban Aucejo, Patrick Coate, V. Joseph Hotz: w18523

Published: Affirmative action and university fit: evidence from Proposition 209 Peter Arcidiacono12*, Esteban Aucejo3, Patrick Coate4 and V Joseph Hotz125 * Corresponding author: Peter Arcidiacono Author Affiliations For all author emails, please log on. IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2014, 3:7 doi:10.1186/2193-8997-3-7 Published: 15 September 2014

October 2012Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Choice Models in Continuous Time with an Application to Retail Competition
with Patrick Bayer, Jason R. Blevins, Paul B. Ellickson: w18449
March 2012Approximating High-Dimensional Dynamic Models: Sieve Value Function Iteration
with Patrick Bayer, Federico A. Bugni, Jonathan James: w17890

Published: "Approximating High Dimensional Dynamic Models: Sieve Value Function Iteration" with Pat Bayer, Federico Bugni, and Jon James, Advances in Econometrics, Vol. 31 (December 2013), 45-96.

November 2010Terms of Endearment: An Equilibrium Model of Sex and Matching
with Andrew W. Beauchamp, Marjorie B. McElroy: w16517
February 2010Modeling College Major Choices using Elicited Measures of Expectations and Counterfactuals
with V. Joseph Hotz, Songman Kang: w15729

Published: Arcidiacono, Peter & Hotz, V. Joseph & Kang, Songman, 2012. "Modeling college major choices using elicited measures of expectations and counterfactuals," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 166(1), pages 3-16. citation courtesy of

April 2009Does Affirmative Action Lead to Mismatch? A New Test and Evidence
with Esteban M. Aucejo, Hanming Fang, Kenneth I. Spenner: w14885

Published: Peter Arcidiacono & Esteban M. Aucejo & Hanming Fang & Kenneth I. Spenner, 2011. "Does affirmative action lead to mismatch? A new test and evidence," Quantitative Economics, Econometric Society, vol. 2(3), pages 303-333, November. citation courtesy of

April 2008Beyond Signaling and Human Capital: Education and the Revelation of Ability
with Patrick Bayer, Aurel Hizmo: w13951

Published: Peter Arcidiacono & Patrick Bayer & Aurel Hizmo, 2010. "Beyond Signaling and Human Capital: Education and the Revelation of Ability," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 2(4), pages 76-104, October. citation courtesy of

June 2002Peer Effects in Medical School
with Sean Nicholson: w9025

Published: Arcidiacono, Peter and Sean Nicholson. "Peer Effects In Medical School," Journal of Public Economics, 2005, v89(2-3,Feb), 327-350. citation courtesy of

November 2001Living Rationally Under the Volcano? An Empirical Analysis of Heavy Drinking and Smoking
with Holger Sieg, Frank Sloan: w8602

Published: Peter Arcidiacono & Holger Sieg & Frank Sloan, 2007. "Living Rationally Under The Volcano? An Empirical Analysis Of Heavy Drinking And Smoking," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 48(1), pages 37-65, 02. citation courtesy of

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