NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Public Economics: State and Local Government • Intergovernmental Relations


2014
w20289 Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato
Owen Zidar

Who Benefits from State Corporate Tax Cuts? A Local Labor Markets Approach with Heterogeneous Firms

w20260 David Neumark
Jennifer Muz

The “Business Climate” and Economic Inequality

w20222 Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert
David M. Studdert
Monica S. Farid
Jay Bhattacharya

Will Divestment from Employment-Based Health Insurance Save Employers Money? The Case of State and Local Governments

w20164 Brian Jacob
Max Kapustin
Jens Ludwig

Human Capital Effects of Anti-Poverty Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Housing Voucher Lottery

w20142 Marianne P. Bitler
Jonah B. Gelbach
Hilary W. Hoynes

Can Variation in Subgroups' Average Treatment Effects Explain Treatment Effect Heterogeneity? Evidence from a Social Experiment

w20118 C. Kirabo Jackson
Rucker Johnson
Claudia Persico

The Effect of School Finance Reforms on the Distribution of Spending, Academic Achievement, and Adult Outcomes

w20084 Wojciech Kopczuk
David J. Munroe

Mansion Tax: The Effect of Transfer Taxes on the Residential Real Estate Market

w20049 David Neumark
Helen Simpson

Place-Based Policies

w20005 Eric Helland
Darius N. Lakdawalla
Anup Malani
Seth A. Seabury

Unintended Consequences of Products Liability: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Market

w19922 David Albouy
Bert Lue

Driving to Opportunity: Local Rents, Wages, Commuting Costs and Sub-Metropolitan Quality of Life

w19906 Morris M. Kleiner
Allison Marier
Kyoung Won Park
Coady Wing

Relaxing Occupational Licensing Requirements: Analyzing Wages and Prices for a Medical Service

w19815 David Albouy
Andrew Hanson

Tax Benefits to Housing and Inefficiencies in Location and Consumption

w19813 Daron Acemoglu
Camilo García-Jimeno
James A. Robinson

State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach

w19801 Jill R. Horwitz
Daniel Polsky

Challenges to Regulatory Decentralization: Lessons from State Health Technology Regulation

w19779 Byron Lutz
Louise Sheiner

The Fiscal Stress Arising from State and Local Retiree Health Obligations


2013
w19659 Patrick Kline
Enrico Moretti

People, Places and Public Policy: Some Simple Welfare Economics of Local Economic Development Programs

w19601 Steven Callander
Bård Harstad

Experimentation in Federal Systems

w19574 Jeffrey Clemens
David M. Cutler

Who Pays for Public Employee Health Costs?

w19566 Robert Clark
Melinda Morrill
David Vanderweide

The Effects of Retiree Health Insurance Plan Characteristics on Retirees’ Choice and Employers’ Costs

w19559 Gerald Carlino
Robert P. Inman

Macro Fiscal Policy in Economic Unions: States as Agents

w19524 Maria D. Fitzpatrick
Retiree Health Insurance for Public School Employees: Does it Affect Retirement?

w19511 Robert Clark
Olivia S. Mitchell

How Does Retiree Health Insurance Influence Public Sector Employee Saving?

w19454 Philipp Bewerunge
Harvey S. Rosen

Wages, Pensions, and Public-Private Sector Compensation Differentials for Older Workers

w19423 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Jonah E. Rockoff

Measuring the Impacts of Teachers I: Evaluating Bias in Teacher Value-Added Estimates

w19410 Wojciech Kopczuk
Justin Marion
Erich Muehlegger
Joel Slemrod

Do the Laws of Tax Incidence Hold? Point of Collection and the Pass-through of State Diesel Taxes

w19402 Lucie Gadenne
Monica Singhal

Decentralization in Developing Economies

w19281 Maria D. Fitzpatrick
Michael F. Lovenheim

Early Retirement Incentives and Student Achievement

w19157 Scott A. Imberman
Michael F. Lovenheim

Does the Market Value Value-Added? Evidence from Housing Prices After a Public Release of School and Teacher Value-Added

w19122 Enrico Spolaore
What is European Integration Really About? A Political Guide for Economists

w19102 Anna Aizer
Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.

Juvenile Incarceration, Human Capital and Future Crime: Evidence from Randomly-Assigned Judges

w19013 Aaron Chatterji
Edward L. Glaeser
William R. Kerr

Clusters of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

w18988 Elizabeth Davidson
Randall Reback
Jonah E. Rockoff
Heather L. Schwartz

Fifty Ways to Leave a Child Behind: Idiosyncrasies and Discrepancies in States’ Implementation of NCLB

w18986 Chad Kendall
Tommaso Nannicini
Francesco Trebbi

How Do Voters Respond to Information? Evidence from a Randomized Campaign

w18976 Edward L. Glaeser
Giacomo A. M. Ponzetto

Shrouded Costs of Government: The Political Economy of State and Local Public Pensions

w18939 Ginger Zhe Jin
Jungmin Lee

Inspection Technology, Detection and Compliance: Evidence from Florida Restaurant Inspections

w18930 Gerald Carlino
Robert P. Inman

Local Deficits and Local Jobs: Can U.S. States Stabilize Their Own Economies?

w18907 Julie Agnew
Joshua Hurwitz

Financial Education and Choice in State Public Pension Systems

w18884 Aaron K. Chatterji
Kenneth Y. Chay
Robert W. Fairlie

The Impact of City Contracting Set-Asides on Black Self-Employment and Employment

w18815 Aaron Chalfin
Justin McCrary

The Effect of Police on Crime: New Evidence from U.S. Cities, 1960-2010

w18767 Stephen Coate
Evaluating Durable Public Good Provision using Housing Prices

w18729 Yuyu Chen
Ginger Zhe Jin
Naresh Kumar
Guang Shi

Gaming in Air Pollution Data? Lessons from China


2012
w18649 Charles T. Clotfelter
Helen F. Ladd
Jacob L. Vigdor

Algebra for 8th Graders: Evidence on its Effects from 10 North Carolina Districts

w18530 Maria D. Fitzpatrick
Damon Jones

Higher Education, Merit-Based Scholarships and Post-Baccalaureate Migration

w18519 Bård Harstad
Matti Liski

Games and Resources

w18514 Marika Cabral
Caroline Hoxby

The Hated Property Tax: Salience, Tax Rates, and Tax Revolts

w18491 Robert Novy-Marx
Joshua D. Rauh

Linking Benefits to Investment Performance in US Public Pension Systems

w18489 Robert Novy-Marx
Joshua D. Rauh

The Revenue Demands of Public Employee Pension Promises

w18488 Robert L. Clark
Melinda S. Morrill
David Vanderweide

Defined Benefit Pension Plan Distribution Decisions by Public Sector Employees

w18479 Rowena Crawford
Richard Disney

Reform of Ill-health Retirement Benefits for Police in England and Wales: The roles of National Policy and Local Finance

w18457 Judith Scott-Clayton
Peter M. Crosta
Clive R. Belfield

Improving the Targeting of Treatment: Evidence from College Remediation

w18448 Alicia Munnell
Jean-Pierre Aubry
Joshua Hurwitz
Laura Quinby

Public Plans and Short-Term Employees

w18355 Claire S.H. Lim
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Elections and the Quality of Public Officials: Evidence from U.S. State Courts

w18341 John Cawley
David Frisvold
Chad Meyerhoefer

The Impact of Physical Education on Obesity among Elementary School Children

w18271 Price V. Fishback
John Joseph Wallis

What Was New About the New Deal?

w18244 Edward L. Glaeser
Urban Public Finance

w18165 Steven D. Levitt
John A. List
Susanne Neckermann
Sally Sadoff

The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance

w18150 Claudio Ferraz
Frederico Finan
Diana B. Moreira

Corrupting Learning: Evidence from Missing Federal Education Funds in Brazil

w18129 Suresh Naidu
Suffrage, Schooling, and Sorting in the Post-Bellum U.S. South

w18126 Emilie Caldeira
Martial Foucault
Grégoire Rota-Graziosi

Decentralisation in Africa and the Nature of Local Governments' Competition: Evidence from Benin

w18118 Emilie Caldeira
Martial Foucault
Grégoire Rota-Graziosi

Does Decentralization Facilitate Access to Poverty-Related Services? Evidence from Benin

w18040 H. Spencer Banzhaf
Wallace E. Oates

On Fiscal Illusion and Ricardian Equivalence in Local Public Finance

w18018 Liran Einav
Dan Knoepfle
Jonathan D. Levin
Neel Sundaresan

Sales Taxes and Internet Commerce

w17912 Abhijit Banerjee
Raghabendra Chattopadhyay
Esther Duflo
Daniel Keniston
Nina Singh

Can Institutions be Reformed from Within? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment with the Rajasthan Police

w17884 Charles Wyplosz
Fiscal Rules: Theoretical Issues and Historical Experiences

w17881 Pïerre Cahuc
Stephane Carcillo

Can Public Sector Wage Bills Be Reduced?

w17799 Robert P. Inman
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Understanding the Democratic Transition in South Africa

w17776 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Ebonya L. Washington

Valuing the Vote: The Redistribution of Voting Rights and State Funds Following the Voting Rights Act of 1965

w17730 Eric A. Hanushek
Kuzey Yilmaz

Land Use Controls and the Provision of Education


2011
w17715 Maya Rossin-Slater
Christopher J. Ruhm
Jane Waldfogel

The Effects of California’s Paid Family Leave Program on Mothers’ Leave-Taking and Subsequent Labor Market Outcomes

w17556 Toshi H. Arimura
Shanjun Li
Richard G. Newell
Karen Palmer

Cost-Effectiveness of Electricity Energy Efficiency Programs

w17469 Brian G. Knight
State Gun Policy and Cross-State Externalities: Evidence from Crime Gun Tracing

w17466 R. Alison Felix
James R. Hines
Jr.

Who Offers Tax-Based Business Development Incentives?

w17458 William J. Collins
Katharine L. Shester

Slum Clearance and Urban Renewal in the United States

w17380 Michael D. Bordo
Agnieszka Markiewicz
Lars Jonung

A Fiscal Union for the Euro: Some Lessons from History

w17369 Brian A. Jacob
Jens Ludwig
Douglas L. Miller

The Effects of Housing and Neighborhood Conditions on Child Mortality

w17332 Joshua D. Angrist
Parag A. Pathak
Christopher R. Walters

Explaining Charter School Effectiveness

w17276 Farley Grubb
The Continental Dollar: Initial Design, Ideal Performance, and the Credibility of Congressional Commitment

w17251 Stephen Calabrese
Dennis N. Epple
Richard Romano

Inefficiencies from Metropolitan Political and Fiscal Decentralization: Failures of Tiebout Competition

w17250 Patrick Bayer
Robert McMillan
Alvin Murphy
Christopher Timmins

A Dynamic Model of Demand for Houses and Neighborhoods

w17236 Mark Duggan
Tamara Hayford

Has the Shift to Managed Care Reduced Medicaid Expenditures? Evidence from State and Local-Level Mandates

w17190 Amy Finkelstein
Sarah Taubman
Bill Wright
Mira Bernstein
Jonathan Gruber
Joseph P. Newhouse
Heidi Allen
Katherine Baicker
The Oregon Health Study Group

The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment: Evidence from the First Year

w17155 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Nora E. Gordon
Sarah J. Reber

Federal Aid and Equality of Educational Opportunity: Evidence from the Introduction of Title I in the South

w17145 Stephen Coate
Property Taxation, Zoning, and Efficiency: A Dynamic Analysis

w17089 Sa A. Bui
Steven G. Craig
Scott A. Imberman

Is Gifted Education a Bright Idea? Assessing the Impact of Gifted and Talented Programs on Achievement

w17082 Eduard Ponds
Clara Severinson
Juan Yermo

Funding in Public Sector Pension Plans - International Evidence

w16989 Stefano DellaVigna
Ruben Enikolopov
Vera Mironova
Maria Petrova
Ekaterina Zhuravskaya

Cross-border media and nationalism: Evidence from Serbian radio in Croatia

w16970 Marco Bassetto
Leslie McGranahan

On the Relationship Between Mobility, Population Growth, and Capital Spending in the United States

w16932 Daria Burnes
David Neumark
Michelle J. White

Fiscal Zoning and Sales Taxes: Do Higher Sales Taxes Lead to More Retailing and Less Manufacturing?

w16863 Justin Marion
Erich Muehlegger

Fuel Tax Incidence and Supply Conditions

w16792 Jeffrey R. Brown
Robert Clark
Joshua Rauh

The Economics of State and Local Public Pensions

w16784 Patrick Bayer
Christopher Geissler
James W. Roberts

Speculators and Middlemen: The Role of Intermediaries in the Housing Market

w16779 Joshua Aizenman
Gurnain Kaur Pasricha

Net Fiscal Stimulus During the Great Recession

w16765 Marianne Bertrand
Matilde Bombardini
Francesco Trebbi

Is It Whom You Know or What You Know? An Empirical Assessment of the Lobbying Process

w16745 Randall Reback
Jonah Rockoff
Heather L. Schwartz

Under Pressure: Job Security, Resource Allocation, and Productivity in Schools Under NCLB

w16728 John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Behavioral Economics Perspectives on Public Sector Pension Plans

w16694 Roger H. Gordon
Wei Li

Provincial and Local Governments in China: Fiscal Institutions and Government Behavior

w16663 Julie Berry Cullen
Mark C. Long
Randall Reback

Jockeying for Position: Strategic High School Choice Under Texas' Top Ten Percent Plan


2010
w16560 Morris M. Kleiner
Kyoung Won Park

Battles Among Licensed Occupations: Analyzing Government Regulations on Labor Market Outcomes for Dentists and Hygienists

w16545 Henrik Kleven
Camille Landais
Emmanuel Saez

Taxation and International Migration of Superstars: Evidence from the European Football Market

w16505 John F. Cogan
John B. Taylor

What the Government Purchases Multiplier Actually Multiplied in the 2009 Stimulus Package

w16453 Joshua Rauh
Robert Novy-Marx

Policy Options for State Pension Systems and Their Impact on Plan Liabilities

w16450 Robert Clark
Melinda S. Morrill

The Funding Status of Retiree Health Plans in the Public Sector

w16442 Alicia H. Munnell
Jean-Pierre Aubry
Laura Quinby

Public Pension Funding in Practice

w16409 Henning Bohn
Should Public Retirement Plans be Fully Funded?

w16406 Gopi Shah Goda
The Impact of State Tax Subsidies for Private Long-Term Care Insurance on Coverage and Medicaid Expenditures

w16356 John M. de Figueiredo
Chang Ho Ji
Thad Kousser

Financing Direct Democracy: Revisiting the Research on Campaign Spending and Citizen Initiatives

w16299 Leah Platt Boustan
Fernando Ferreira
Hernan Winkler
Eric Zolt

Income Inequality and Local Government in the United States, 1970-2000

w16280 Hilary W. Hoynes
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

The Insurance Value of State Tax-and-Transfer Programs

w16240 Jonah E. Rockoff
Douglas O. Staiger
Thomas J. Kane
Eric S. Taylor

Information and Employee Evaluation: Evidence from a Randomized Intervention in Public Schools

w16184 Roberton C. Williams III
Growing State-Federal Conflicts in Environmental Policy: The Role of Market-Based Regulation

w16144 David Albouy
Evaluating the Efficiency and Equity of Federal Fiscal Equalization

w16137 David N. Figlio
Deborah Fletcher

Suburbanization, Demographic Change and the Consequences for School Finance

w16123 Lawrence H. Goulder
Robert N. Stavins

Interactions between State and Federal Climate Change Policies

w16097 Sean Corcoran
William N. Evans

Income Inequality, the Median Voter, and the Support for Public Education

w16086 Robert P. Inman
States in Fiscal Distress

w15934 Willem H. Buiter
Urjit R. Patel

Fiscal Rules in India: Are They Effective?

w15784 Joshua Aizenman
Gurnain Kaur Pasricha

On the ease of overstating the fiscal stimulus in the US, 2008-9

w15713 Brian G. Knight
Nathan Schiff

Spatial Competition and Cross-border Shopping: Evidence from State Lotteries

w15705 Fernanda Brollo
Tommaso Nannicini
Roberto Perotti
Guido Tabellini

The Political Resource Curse

w15696 Price V. Fishback
Samuel Allen
Jonathan Fox
Brendan Livingston

A Patchwork Safety Net: A Survey of Cliometric Studies of Income Maintenance Programs in the United States in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

w15666 H. Spencer Banzhaf
B. Andrew Chupp

Heterogeneous Harm vs. Spatial Spillovers: Environmental Federalism and US Air Pollution

w15643 Alexander Whalley
Elected Versus Appointed Policymakers: Evidence from City Treasurers


2009
w15550 Francesco Caselli
Guy Michaels

Do Oil Windfalls Improve Living Standards? Evidence from Brazil

w15535 Richard T. Boylan
Naci H. Mocan

Intended and Unintended Consequences of Prison Reform

w15446 Caroline M. Hoxby
The Changing Selectivity of American Colleges

w15411 André C. Martínez Fritscher
Aldo Musacchio

Endowments, Fiscal Federalism, and the Cost of Capital for States: Evidence from Brazil, 1891-1930

w15337 Lawrence H. Goulder
Mark R. Jacobsen
Arthur A. van Benthem

Unintended Consequences from Nested State & Federal Regulations: The Case of the Pavley Greenhouse-Gas-per-Mile Limits

w15280 Michael Kremer
Jessica Leino
Edward Miguel
Alix Peterson Zwane

Spring Cleaning: Rural Water Impacts, Valuation and Property Rights Institutions

w15224 David Albouy
Partisan Representation in Congress and the Geographic Distribution of Federal Funds

w15176 Russell Cooper
Hubert Kempf
Dan Peled

Insulation Impossible: Fiscal Spillovers in a Monetary Union

w15130 Jason M. Fletcher
Partha Deb
Jody L. Sindelar

Tobacco Use, Taxation and Self Control in Adolescence

w15109 Richard Baldwin
Toshihiro Okubo

Tax reform, delocation and heterogeneous firms

w15067 Hongbin Cai
J. Vernon Henderson
Qinghua Zhang

China's Land Market Auctions: Evidence of Corruption

w15028 Farley Grubb
Land Policy: Founding Choices and Outcomes, 1781-1802

w14970 Adrian Stoian
Price V. Fishback

Welfare Spending and Mortality Rates for the Elderly Before the Social Security Era

w14951 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Do Investments in Universal Early Education Pay Off? Long-term Effects of Introducing Kindergartens into Public Schools

w14869 Elizabeth Cascio
Nora Gordon
Ethan Lewis
Sarah Reber

Paying for Progress: Conditional Grants and the Desegregation of Southern Schools

w14857 Stephen Coate
Brian Knight

Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Municipalities

w14852 Caroline M. Hoxby
Sonali Murarka

Charter Schools in New York City: Who Enrolls and How They Affect Their Students' Achievement

w14842 John Engberg
Dennis Epple
Jason Imbrogno
Holger Sieg
Ron Zimmer

Estimation of Causal Effects in Experiments with Multiple Sources of Noncompliance

w14817 Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
Miguel Garrido

Do Newspapers Matter? Short-run and Long-run Evidence from the Closure of The Cincinnati Post

w14793 Erik B. Johnson
Randall Walsh

The Effect of Property Taxes on Location Decisions:Evidence From the Market for Vacation Homes

w14742 Jonathan Guryan
Melissa Schettini Kearney

Is Lottery Gambling Addictive?


2008
w14628 John William Hatfield
Gerard Padró i Miquel

A Political Economy Theory of Partial Decentralization

w14579 Robert P. Inman
The Flypaper Effect

w14564 Jonah E. Rockoff
Lesley J. Turner

Short Run Impacts of Accountability on School Quality

w14530 David Neumark
Jed Kolko

Do Enterprise Zones Create Jobs? Evidence from California's Enterprise Zone Program

w14516 Stephanie Riegg Cellini
Fernando Ferreira
Jesse Rothstein

The Value of School Facilities: Evidence from a Dynamic Regression Discontinuity Design

w14439 James M. Poterba
Arturo Ramirez Verdugo

Portfolio Substitution and the Revenue Cost of Exempting State and Local Government Interest Payments from Federal Income Tax

w14343 Robert Novy-Marx
Joshua D. Rauh

The Intergenerational Transfer of Public Pension Promises

w14332 Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla

Managing Contribution and Capital Market Risk in a Funded Public Defined Benefit Plan: Impact of CVaR Cost Constraints

w14267 Farley Grubb
The Distribution of Congressional Spending During the American Revolution, 1775-1780: The Problem of Geographic Balance

w14253 James M. Poterba
Todd M. Sinai

Income Tax Provisions Affecting Owner-Occupied Housing: Revenue Costs and Incentive Effects

w14149 Mihir A. Desai
Dhammika Dharmapala
Monica Singhal

Tax Incentives for Affordable Housing: The Low Income Housing Tax Credit

w14136 Leo Feler
J. Vernon Henderson

Exclusionary Policies in Urban Development, How under-servicing of migrant households affects the growth and composition of Brazilian cities

w14023 Gilbert E. Metcalf
Assessing the Federal Deduction for State and Local Tax Payments

w13995 David Y. Albouy
The Unequal Geographic Burden of Federal Taxation

w13956 David A. Jaeger
Esteban F. Klor
Sami H. Miaari
M. Daniele Paserman

The Struggle for Palestinian Hearts and Minds: Violence and Public Opinion in the Second Intifada

w13735 Robert P. Inman
Federalism's Values and the Value of Federalism

w13733 Robert P. Inman
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Federal Institutions and the Democratic Transition: Learning from South Africa


2007
w13684 Morris M. Kleiner
Richard M. Todd

Mortgage Broker Regulations That Matter: Analyzing Earnings, Employment, and Outcomes for Consumers

w13681 Cecilia Elena Rouse
Jane Hannaway
Dan Goldhaber
David Figlio

Feeling the Florida Heat? How Low-Performing Schools Respond to Voucher and Accountability Pressure

w13672 Matilde Bombardini
Francesco Trebbi

Votes or Money? Theory and Evidence from the US Congress.

w13667 Rebecca M. Blank
Kerwin Kofi Charles
James M. Sallee

Do State Laws Affect the Age of Marriage? A Cautionary Tale About Avoidance Behavior

w13535 Fernando Ferreira
Joseph Gyourko

Do Political Parties Matter? Evidence from U.S. Cities

w13524 Dennis N. Epple
Maria Marta Ferreyra

School Finance Reform: Assessing General Equilibrium Effects

w13456 Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Richard T. Holden

Measuring the Compactness of Political Districting Plans

w13431 Sukkoo Kim
Institutions and U.S. Regional Development: A Study of Massachusetts and Virginia

w13380 Ilyana Kuziemko
Going Off Parole: How the Elimination of Discretionary Prison Release Affects the Social Cost of Crime

w13335 Sun Go
Peter H. Lindert

The Curious Dawn of American Public Schools

w13311 Leah Platt Boustan
Escape from the City? The Role of Race, Income, and Local Public Goods in Post-War Suburbanization

w13291 Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.

Child Protection and Adult Crime: Using Investigator Assignment to Estimate Causal Effects of Foster Care

w13238 Howard Chang
Hilary Sigman
Leah G. Traub

Endogenous Decentralization in Federal Environmental Policies

w13236 Patrick Bayer
Fernando Ferreira
Robert McMillan

A Unified Framework for Measuring Preferences for Schools and Neighborhoods

w13192 Sarah J. Reber
From Separate and Unequal to Integrated and Equal? School Desegregation and School Finance in Louisiana

w13180 Philippe Aghion
Alberto Alesina
Francesco Trebbi

Democracy, Technology, and Growth

w13098 Hilary Sigman
Decentralization and Environmental Quality: An International Analysis of Water Pollution

w12924 Amy Finkelstein
E-ZTax: Tax Salience and Tax Rates

w12831 Alberto Abadie
Alexis Diamond
Jens Hainmueller

Synthetic Control Methods for Comparative Case Studies: Estimating the Effect of California's Tobacco Control Program

t0335 Alberto Abadie
Alexis Diamond
Jens Hainmueller

Synthetic Control Methods for Comparative Case Studies: Estimating the Effect of California's Tobacco Control Program

w12821 Howard C. Kunreuther
Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan

Climate Change, Insurability of Large-scale Disasters and the Emerging Liability Challenge


2006
w12730 James R. Hines Jr.
Taxing Consumption and Other Sins

w12651 Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin

School Quality and the Black-White Achievement Gap

w12368 Justin McCrary
The Effect of Court-Ordered Hiring Quotas on the Composition and Quality of Police

w12313 Stephen Coate
Brian Knight

Socially Optimal Districting: An Empirical Investigation

w12202 Alexandre Mas
Pay, Reference Points, and Police Performance

w12110 J. Vernon Henderson
Ari Kuncoro

"Sick of Local Government Corruption? Vote Islamic"

w12078 David Card
Jesse Rothstein

Racial Segregation and the Black-White Test Score Gap

w12047 Nora Gordon
Brian Knight

The Causes of Political Integration: An Application to School Districts

w12037 Monica Singhal
Special Interest Groups and the Allocation of Public Funds

w11954 Edward Miguel
Gerard Roland

The Long Run Impact of Bombing Vietnam


2005
w11857 Edward L. Glaeser
Bryce A. Ward

Myths and Realities of American Political Geography

w11720 Stephen Calabrese
Dennis Epple
Thomas Romer
Holger Sieg

Local Public Good Provision: Voting, Peer Effects, and Mobility

w11484 Timothy Besley
Torsten Persson
Daniel Sturm

Political Competition and Economic Performance: Theory and Evidence from the United States

w11454 Maria Cancian
Arik Levinson

Labor Supply Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit: Evidence from Wisconsin Supplemental Benefit for Families with Three Children

w11234 Melissa S. Kearney
The Economic Winners and Losers of Legalized Gambling

w11216 Caroline M. Hoxby
Competition Among Public Schools: A Reply to Rothstein (2004)

w11215 Jesse Rothstein
Does Competition Among Public Schools Benefit Students and Taxpayers? A Comment on Hoxby (2000)

w11203 Robert Inman
Financing Cities

w11108 Nada Wasi
Michelle J. White

Property Tax Limitations and Mobility: The Lock-in Effect of California's Proposition 13

w11065 Fabio Canova
Evi Pappa

Does it Cost to be Virtuous? The Macroeconomic Effects of Fiscal Constraints

w11058 Price Fishback
The Irony of Reform: Did Large Employers Subvert Workplace Safety Reform, 1869 to 1930?

w11030 Marco Bassetto
Thomas Sargent

Politics and Efficiency of Separating Capital and Ordinary Government Budgets


2004
w10821 Edward L. Glaeser
Raven Saks

Corruption in America

w10804 Christian A. L. Hilber
Christopher J. Mayer

Why Do Households Without Children Support Local Public Schools?

w10717 Hilary Sigman
Transboundary Spillovers and Decentralization of Environmental Policies

w10701 Katherine Baicker
Nora Gordon

The Effect of Mandated State Education Spending on Total Local Resources

w10666 Jesse Rothstein
Good Principals or Good Peers? Parental Valuation of School Characteristics, Tiebout Equilibrium, and the Effects of Inter-district Competition

w10645 Jon Bakija
Joel Slemrod

Do the Rich Flee from High State Taxes? Evidence from Federal Estate Tax Returns

w10609 John A. List
Daniel M. Sturm

How Elections Matter: Theory and Evidence from Environmental Policy

w10591 Eric A. Hanushek
Margaret E. Raymond

Does School Accountability Lead to Improved Student Performance?

w10588 John M. de Figueiredo
The Timing, Intensity, and Composition of Interest Group Lobbying: An Analysis of Structural Policy Windows in the States

w10484 Katherine Baicker
Mireille Jacobson

Finders Keepers: Forfeiture Laws, Policing Incentives, and Local Budgets

w10385 Brian Knight
Legislative Representation, Bargaining Power, and the Distribution of Federal Funds: Evidence from the U.S. Senate


2003
w10113 Julie Berry Cullen
Brian A. Jacob
Steven Levitt

The Effect of School Choice on Student Outcomes: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries

w9990 Rebecca Menes
Corruption in Cities: Graft and Politics in American Cities at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

w9748 Brian Knight
Parochial Interests and the Centralized Provision of Local Public Goods: Evidence from Congressional Voting on Transportation Projects

w9720 Bridget Terry Long
Does the Format of a Financial Aid Program Matter? The Effect of State In-Kind Tuition Subsidies

w9686 Andrew F. Haughwout
Robert P. Inman
Steven Craig
Thomas Luce

Local Revenue Hills: Evidence from Four U.S. Cities

w9451 Hilary Sigman
Letting States do the Dirty Work: State Responsibility for Federal Environmental Regulation


2002
w9258 Alessandra Casella
Redistribution Policy: A European Model

w9165 Rafael Di Tella
Raymond Fisman

Are Politicians Really Paid Like Bureaucrats?

w9067 Bruce Baker
Daniel Besendorfer
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Intertemporal State Budgeting

w9060 Charles E. McLure
Jr.
Walter Hellerstein

Does Sales-only Apportionment of Corporate Income Violate the GATT?

w8862 Bruce A. Blonigen
Van Kolpin

Technology, Agglomeration, and Regional Competition for Investment

w8747 Hans-Werner Sinn
The New Systems Competition


2001
w8647 Alberto Alesina
Ignazio Angeloni
Ludger Schuknecht

What Does the European Union Do?

w8646 Alberto Alesina
Ignazio Angeloni
Federico Etro

Institutional Rules for Federations

w8639 H. Naci Mocan
R. Kaj Gittings

Pardons, Executions and Homicide

w8615 Raghabendra Chattopadhyay
Esther Duflo

Women as Policy Makers: Evidence from a India-Wide Randomized Policy Experiment

w8489 Ilyana Kuziemko
Steven D. Levitt

An Empirical Analysis of Imprisoning Drug Offenders

w8384 Katherine Baicker
Extensive or Intensive Generosity? The Price and Income Effects of Federal Grants

w8383 Katherine Baicker
The Spillover Effects of State Spending

w8382 Katherine Baicker
The Budgetary Repercussions of Capital Convictions

w8355 Thomas J. Nechyba
Centralization, Fiscal Federalism and Private School Attendance

w8148 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Allen Ferrell

A New Approach to Takeover Law and Regulatory Competition


2000
w8056 Anne Case
I-Fen Lin
Sara McLanahan

Understanding Child Support Trends: Economic, Demographic, and Political Contributions

w8019 David N. Figlio
Maurice E. Lucas

What's in a Grade? School Report Cards and House Prices

w7946 Paul W. Rhode
Koleman S. Strumpf

A Historical Test of the Tiebout Hypothesis: Local Heterogeneity from 1850 to 1990

w7934 Holger Sieg
V. Kerry Smith
Spencer Banzhaf
Randy Walsh

Using Locational Equilibrium Models to Evaluate Housing Price Indexes

w7854 Dennis Epple
Elizabeth Newlon
Richard Romano

Ability Tracking, School Competition, and the Distribution of Educational Benefits

w7850 Dennis Epple
Richard Romano

Neighborhood Schools, Choice, and the Distribution of Educational Benefits

w7823 Andrew Haughwout
Robert P. Inman

Fiscal Policies in Open Cities with Firms and Households

w7603 Andrew Haughwout
Robert Inman
Steven Craig
Thomas Luce

Local Revenue Hills: A General Equilibrium Specification with Evidence from Four U.S. Cities


1999
w7369 Wolfgang Keller
Arik Levinson

Environmental Compliance Costs and Foreign Direct Investment Inflows to U.S. States

w7326 Thomas C. Kinnaman
Don Fullterton

The Economics of Residential Solid Waste Management

w7273 Hans-Werner Sinn
The Competition Between Competition Rules

w7239 Thomas J. Nechyba
A Model of Multiple Districts and Private Schools: The Role of Mobility, Targeting, and Private School Vouchers

w7173 Julie Berry Cullen
The Impact of Fiscal Incentives on Student Disability Rates

w7084 Timothy Besley
Stephen Coate

Centralized versus Decentralized Provision of Local Public Goods: A Political Economy Analysis

w6517 Timothy J. Besley
Harvey S. Rosen

Vertical Externalities in Tax Setting: Evidence from Gasoline and Cigarettes

w6911 Caroline M. Hoxby
The Productivity of Schools and Other Local Public Goods Providers


1998
w6659 James M. Poterba
Kim S. Rueben

Fiscal Institutions and Public Sector Labor Markets

w6590 Kathy R. Petroni
Douglas A. Shackelford

Managing Annual Accounting Reports to Avoid State Taxes: An Analysis of Property-Casualty Insurers

w6556 Robert P. Inman
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Subsidiarity and the European Union


1997
w6314 Arik Levinson
NIMBY Taxes Matter: State Taxes and Interstate Hazardous Waste Shipments

w6237 James M. Poterba
Kim S. Rueben

State Fiscal Institutions and the U.S. Municipal Bond Market

w6021 Thomas C. Kinnaman
Don Fullerton

Garbage and Recycling in Communities with Curbside Recycling and Unit-Based Pricing

w5966 Thomas J. Nechyba
Robert P. Strauss

Community Choice and Local Public Services: A Discrete Choice Approach

w5880 Wayne B. Gray
Manufacturing Plant Location: Does State Pollution Regulation Matter?


1996
w5774 Robert Moffitt
David Ribar
Mark Wilhelm

The Decline of Welfare Benefits in the U.S.: The Role of Wage Inequality

h0090 John Joseph Wallis
What Determines the Allocation of National Government Grants to the States?

w5642 Thomas J. Nechyba
Public School Finance in a General Equilibrium Tiebout World: Equalization Programs, Peer Effects and Private School Vouchers

w5548 Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin
Lori L. Taylor

Aggregation and the Estimated Effects of School Resources

w5420 Thomas J. Nechyba
A Computable General Equilibrium Model of Intergovernmental Aid

w5419 Thomas J. Nechyba
Local Property and State Income Taxes: The Role of Interjurisdictional Competition and Collusion

w5411 Hans-Werner Sinn
The Principle and Market Failure in Systems Competition

t0190 Thomas J. Nechyba
Existence of Equilibrium and Stratification in Local and Hierarchical Tiebout Economies with Property Taxes and Voting


1995
w5295 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Mary E. Lovely

Scale Economies, Returns to Variety, and the Productivity of Public Infrastructure

w5163 David M. Cutler
Edward L. Glaeser

Are Ghettos Good or Bad?

w5119 Steven D. Levitt
The Effect of Prison Population Size on Crime Rates: Evidence From Prison Overcrowding Litigation

w5004 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Amy Ellen Schwartz

Spatial Productivity Spillovers from Public Infrastructure: Evidence from State Highways

w4991 Steven D. Levitt
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Policeon Crime


1994
w4956 Timothy Besley
Anne Case

Unnatural Experiments? Estimating the Incidence of Endogenous Policies

w4785 Martin Feldstein
Marian Vaillant

Can State Taxes Redistribute Income?

w4734 James M. Poterba
Kim S. Rueben

The Distribution of Public Sector Wage Premia: New Evidence Using Quantile Regression Methods


1993
w4575 Timothy Besley
Anne Case

Does Electoral Accountability Affect Economic Policy Choices? Evidence from Gubernatorial Term Limits

w4498 Timothy Besley
Ian Preston
Michael Ridge

Fiscal Anarchy in the U.K.: Modelling Poll Tax Noncompliance

w4456 Raquel Fernandez
Richard Rogerson

Zoning and the Political Economy of Local Redistribution

w4397 James R. Hines Jr.
Altered States: Taxes and the Location of Foreign Direct Investment in America

w4375 James M. Poterba
State Responses to Fiscal Crisis: The Effects of Budgetary Institutionsand Politics

w4261 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Harvey S. Rosen
Schuyler Tilly

Intertemporal Analysis of State and Local Government Spending: Theory ad Tests

w4251 Leslie E. Papke
What Do We Know about Enterprise Zones?


1992
w4041 Timothy Besley
Anne Case

Incumbent Behavior: Vote Seeking, Tax Setting and Yardstick Competition


1991
w3945 Leslie E. Papke
Tax Policy and Urban Development: Evidence From The Indiana Enterprise Zone Program

w3941 Robert P. Inman
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Fiscal Federalism in Europe: Lessons From the United States Experience

w3923 Richard G. Frank
Martin Gaynor

Organizational Failure and Government Transfers: Evidence From an Experiment in the Financing of Mental Health Care

w3900 Daniel R. Feenberg
James M. Poterba

Which Households Own Municipal Bonds? Evidence From Tax Returns

w3891 Gilbert E. Metcalf
The Role of Federal Taxation in the Supply of Municipal Bonds: Evidence From Municipal Governments

w3835 Roger H. Gordon
Gilbert E. Metcalf

Do Tax-Exempt Bonds Really Subsidize Municipal Capital?

w3700 Richard Frank
Martin Gaynor

Incentives, Optimality, and Publicly Provided Goods: The Case of Mental Health Services


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