NBER Papers in Labor Studies

w22738 Claudia Olivetti
Dana E. Rotz

Changes in Marriage and Divorce as Drivers of Employment and Retirement of Older Women

w22731 Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Andrey Polbin
Andrey Zubarev

Will the Paris Accord Accelerate Climate Change?

w22728 Holger Herz
Dmitry Taubinsky

What Makes a Price Fair? An Experimental Analysis of Transaction Experience and Endogenous Fairness Views

w22721 Fredrik Andersson
John C. Haltiwanger
Mark J. Kutzbach
Giordano E. Palloni
Henry O. Pollakowski
Daniel H. Weinberg

Childhood Housing and Adult Earnings: A Between-Siblings Analysis of Housing Vouchers and Public Housing

w22719 Marina Bassi
Costas Meghir
Ana Reynoso

Education Quality and Teaching Practices

w22715 Sari Pekkala Kerr
William Kerr
Çaǧlar Özden
Christopher Parsons

Global Talent Flows

w22711 Will Dobbie
Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham
Neale Mahoney
Jae Song

Bad Credit, No Problem? Credit and Labor Market Consequences of Bad Credit Reports

w22708 Alexandre Mas
Amanda Pallais

Valuing Alternative Work Arrangements

w22704 Edward N. Wolff
Deconstructing Household Wealth Trends in the United States, 1983 - 2013

w22698 Maria D. Fitzpatrick
Teaching, Teachers Pensions and Retirement across Recent Cohorts of College Graduate Women

w22690 David M. Cutler
Wei Huang
Adriana Lleras-Muney

Economic Conditions and Mortality: Evidence from 200 Years of Data

w22684 Mathias Dolls
Philipp Doerrenberg
Andreas Peichl
Holger Stichnoth

Do Savings Increase in Response to Salient Information about Retirement and Expected Pensions?

w22682 Marianne Bitler
Hilary Hoynes
Elira Kuka

Child Poverty, the Great Recession, and the Social Safety Net in the United States

w22680 Joanna Lahey
Understanding why black women are not working longer

w22672 Ioana Marinescu
Roland Rathelot

Mismatch Unemployment and the Geography of Job Search

w22671 Robert French
Philip Oreopoulos

Applying Behavioral Economics to Public Policy in Canada

w22667 Lawrence F. Katz
Alan B. Krueger

The Rise and Nature of Alternative Work Arrangements in the United States, 1995-2015

w22665 Katharine G. Abraham
John C. Haltiwanger
Kristin Sandusky
James Spletzer

The Consequences of Long Term Unemployment: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data

w22663 Pedro Brinca
V. V. Chari
Patrick J. Kehoe
Ellen McGrattan

Accounting for Business Cycles

w22659 Ran Abramitzky
Leah Platt Boustan
Katherine Eriksson

To the New World and Back Again: Return Migrants in the Age of Mass Migration

w22657 Eric A. Hanushek
Guido Schwerdt
Simon Wiederhold
Ludger Woessmann

Coping with Change: International Differences in the Returns to Skills

w22656 George J. Borjas
Joan Monras

The Labor Market Consequences of Refugee Supply Shocks

w22654 Jaison R. Abel
Richard Deitz

Underemployment in the Early Careers of College Graduates Following the Great Recession

w22648 Manudeep Bhuller
Gordon B. Dahl
Katrine V. Løken
Magne Mogstad

Incarceration, Recidivism and Employment

w22641 Michael Baker
Kirsten Cornelson

Title IX and the Spatial Content of Female Employment—Out of the Lab and into the Labor Market

w22637 David Autor
David Dorn
Gordon Hanson
Kaveh Majlesi

Importing Political Polarization? The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure

w22635 Joseph Ferrie
Catherine Massey
Jonathan Rothbaum

Do Grandparents and Great-Grandparents Matter? Multigenerational Mobility in the US, 1910-2013

w22630 Philip Oreopoulos
Uros Petronijevic

Student Coaching: How Far Can Technology Go?

w22629 Graham Beattie
Jean-William P. Laliberté
Philip Oreopoulos

Thrivers and Divers: Using Non-Academic Measures to Predict College Success and Failure

w22627 Peter Cohen
Robert Hahn
Jonathan Hall
Steven Levitt
Robert Metcalfe

Using Big Data to Estimate Consumer Surplus: The Case of Uber

w22625 Marco Di Maggio
Amir Kermani

The Importance of Unemployment Insurance as an Automatic Stabilizer

w22623 Gordon H. Hanson
Matthew J. Slaughter

High-Skilled Immigration and the Rise of STEM Occupations in U.S. Employment

w22622 Gordon Hanson
Craig McIntosh

Is The Mediterranean The New Rio Grande? US And EU Immigration Pressures In The Long Run

w22621 Francis DiTraglia
Camilo García-Jimeno

A Framework for Eliciting, Incorporating, and Disciplining Identification Beliefs in Linear Models

w22616 Michael Luca
Designing Online Marketplaces: Trust and Reputation Mechanisms

w22614 Patrick Kehoe
Elena Pastorino
Virgiliu Midrigan

Debt Constraints and Employment

w22611 Ozkan Eren
Naci Mocan

Emotional Judges and Unlucky Juveniles

w22607 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

Women Working Longer: Facts and Some Explanations

w22606 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell

Older Women’s Labor Market Attachment, Retirement Planning, and Household Debt

w22604 Peter Cappelli
Shinjae Won

How You Pay Affects How You Do: Financial Aid Type and Student Performance in College

w22602 Debraj Ray
Arthur Robson

Certified Random: A New Order for Co-Authorship

w22601 John F. Helliwell
Aneta Bonikowska
Hugh Shiplett

Migration as a Test of the Happiness Set Point Hypothesis: Evidence from Immigration to Canada

w22595 Angus Deaton
Nancy Cartwright

Understanding and Misunderstanding Randomized Controlled Trials

w22591 Shari Eli
Laura Salisbury
Allison Shertzer

Migration Responses to Conflict: Evidence from the Border of the American Civil War

w22589 Glenn Ellison
Parag A. Pathak

The Efficiency of Race-Neutral Alternatives to Race-Based Affirmative Action: Evidence from Chicago's Exam Schools

w22585 Jesse Rothstein
Till von Wachter

Social Experiments in the Labor Market

w22583 Marika Cabral
Mark R. Cullen

Estimating the Value of Public Insurance Using Complementary Private Insurance

w22578 Brady P. Horn
Joanna Catherine Maclean
Michael R. Strain

Do Minimum Wage Increases Influence Worker Health?

w22575 Bryan S. Graham
Identifying and Estimating Neighborhood Effects

w22574 Judith Scott-Clayton
Basit Zafar

Financial Aid, Debt Management, and Socioeconomic Outcomes: Post-College Effects of Merit-Based Aid

w22571 Mitchell Hoffman
Elizabeth Lyons

A Time to Make Laws and a Time to Fundraise? On the Relation between Salaries and Time Use for State Politicians

w22566 Stefano DellaVigna
Devin Pope

Predicting Experimental Results: Who Knows What?

w22564 Johannes F. Schmieder
Till von Wachter

The Effects of Unemployment Insurance Benefits: New Evidence and Interpretation

w22559 Jane Arnold Lincove
Kalena E. Cortes

Match or Mismatch? Automatic Admissions and College Preferences of Low- and High-Income Students

w22558 Anna Aizer
Janet Currie
Peter Simon
Patrick Vivier

Do Low Levels of Blood Lead Reduce Children's Future Test Scores?

w22555 Canyon Bosler
Mary C. Daly
John G. Fernald
Bart Hobijn

The Outlook for U.S. Labor-Quality Growth

w22549 Simon Halphen Boserup
Wojciech Kopczuk
Claus Thustrup Kreiner

Born with a Silver Spoon? Danish Evidence on Wealth Inequality in Childhood

w22543 Matthew Wiswall
Basit Zafar

Human Capital Investments and Expectations about Career and Family

w22541 David Figlio
Paola Giuliano
Umut Özek
Paola Sapienza

Long-Term Orientation and Educational Performance

w22540 Pauline Leung
Alexandre Mas

Employment Effects of the ACA Medicaid Expansions

w22530 Stefan Pichler
Nicolas R. Ziebarth

The Pros and Cons of Sick Pay Schemes: Testing for Contagious Presenteeism and Noncontagious Absenteeism Behavior

w22517 Oleg Chuprinin
Denis Sosyura

Family Descent as a Signal of Managerial Quality: Evidence from Mutual Funds

w22512 Erling Barth
James Davis
Richard B. Freeman

Augmenting the Human Capital Earnings Equation with Measures of Where People Work

w22511 Will Dobbie
Jacob Goldin
Crystal Yang

The Effects of Pre-Trial Detention on Conviction, Future Crime, and Employment: Evidence from Randomly Assigned Judges

w22508 Ioana Marinescu
Ronald Wolthoff

Opening the Black Box of the Matching Function: the Power of Words

w22502 Will S. Dobbie
Roland G. Fryer

Charter Schools and Labor Market Outcomes

w22501 Anna Valero
John Van Reenen

The Economic Impact of Universities: Evidence from Across the Globe

w22499 Satadru Das
Naci Mocan

Analyzing the Impact of the World’s Largest Public Works Project on Crime

w22497 Dora L. Costa
Heather DeSomer
Eric Hanss
Christopher Roudiez
Sven E. Wilson
Noelle Yetter

Union Army Veterans, All Grown Up

w22496 Jörn-Steffen Pischke
Wage Flexibility and Employment Fluctuations: Evidence from the Housing Sector

w22495 Grace Lordan
Jörn-Steffen Pischke

Does Rosie Like Riveting? Male and Female Occupational Choices

w22491 Emily Breza
Supreet Kaur
Yogita Shamdasani

The Morale Effects of Pay Inequality

w22488 Stefano Gagliarducci
M. Daniele Paserman

Gender Differences in Cooperative Environments? Evidence from the U.S. Congress

w22487 Steven D. Levitt
Heads or Tails: The Impact of a Coin Toss on Major Life Decisions and Subsequent Happiness

w22472 Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin
Jeffrey C. Schiman

Dynamic Effects of Teacher Turnover on the Quality of Instruction

w22470 Dajun Lin
Randall Lutter
Christopher J. Ruhm

Cognitive Performance and Labor Market Outcomes

w22469 Jennifer L. Doleac
Benjamin Hansen

Does “Ban the Box” Help or Hurt Low-Skilled Workers? Statistical Discrimination and Employment Outcomes When Criminal Histories are Hidden

w22463 Pascaline Dupas
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Robinson
Diego Ubfal

Banking the Unbanked? Evidence From Three Countries

w22458 Dirk Krueger
Kurt Mitman
Fabrizio Perri

On the Distribution of the Welfare Losses of Large Recessions

w22456 D. Mark Anderson
Ryan Brown
Kerwin Kofi Charles
Daniel I. Rees

The Effect of Occupational Licensing on Consumer Welfare: Early Midwifery Laws and Maternal Mortality

w22452 Nicole Maestas
Kathleen J. Mullen
David Powell

The Effect of Population Aging on Economic Growth, the Labor Force and Productivity

w22451 Hie Joo Ahn
James D. Hamilton

Heterogeneity and Unemployment Dynamics

w22447 Ioana Marinescu
The General Equilibrium Impacts of Unemployment Insurance: Evidence from a Large Online Job Board

w22446 Joshua D. Gottlieb
Richard R. Townsend
Ting Xu

Experimenting with Entrepreneurship: The Effect of Job-Protected Leave

w22445 Claudia Goldin
How Japan and the US Can Reduce the Stress of Aging

w22439 Christopher Taber
Rune Vejlin

Estimation of a Roy/Search/Compensating Differential Model of the Labor Market

w22436 Marieke Bos
Emily Breza
Andres Liberman

The Labor Market Effects of Credit Market Information

w22435 Ian D. Gow
Steven N. Kaplan
David F. Larcker
Anastasia A. Zakolyukina

CEO Personality and Firm Policies

w22434 Brian Jacob
Jesse Rothstein

The Measurement of Student Ability in Modern Assessment Systems

w22432 Erling Barth
James Davis
Richard B. Freeman
Sari Pekkala Kerr

Weathering the Great Recession: Variation in Employment Responses by Establishments and Countries

w22424 Alan Gustman
Thomas Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

Distributional Effects of Means Testing Social Security: Income Versus Wealth

w22420 Jean-Noel Barrot
Ramana Nanda

Can Paying Firms Quicker Affect Aggregate Employment?

w22419 Kathleen Mullen
Stefan Staubli

Disability Benefit Generosity and Labor Force Withdrawal

w22411 Andrew C. Johnston
Alexandre Mas

Potential Unemployment Insurance Duration and Labor Supply: The Individual and Market-Level Response to a Benefit Cut

w22409 Girum Abebe
Stefano Caria
Marcel Fafchamps
Paolo Falco
Simon Franklin
Simon Quinn

Curse of Anonymity or Tyranny of Distance? The Impacts of Job-Search Support in Urban Ethiopia

w22407 Brian Bell
John Van Reenen

CEO Pay and the rise of Relative Performance Contracts: A Question of Governance?

w22365 David Hummels
Jakob Munch
Chong Xiang

No Pain, No Gain: The Effects of Exports on Effort, Injury, and Illness

w22400 Peter Cappelli
Martin Conyon

What Do Performance Appraisals Do?

w22399 Roland G. Fryer

An Empirical Analysis of Racial Differences in Police Use of Force

w22398 C. Kirabo Jackson
Alexey Makarin

Simplifying Teaching: A Field Experiment with Online "Off-the-Shelf" Lessons

w22396 Xavier Giroud
Holger M. Mueller

Redistribution of Local Labor Market Shocks through Firms’ Internal Networks

w22394 Marianne Page
Jessamyn Schaller
David Simon

The Effects of Aggregate and Gender-Specific Labor Demand Shocks on Child Health

w22392 Emi Nakamura
Jósef Sigurdsson
Jón Steinsson

The Gift of Moving: Intergenerational Consequences of a Mobility Shock

w22390 Julia Chabrier
Sarah Cohodes
Philip Oreopoulos

What Can We Learn from Charter School Lotteries?

w22389 Michele Battisti
Giovanni Peri
Agnese Romiti

Dynamic Effects of Co-Ethnic Networks on Immigrants' Economic Success

w22387 Kevin Lang
Russell Weinstein

A Test of Adverse Selection in the Market for Experienced Workers

w22386 John J. Horton
Richard J. Zeckhauser

The Causes of Peer Effects in Production: Evidence from a Series of Field Experiments

w22385 Sari Pekkala Kerr
William R. Kerr

Immigrant Entrepreneurship

w22383 Susan Payne Carter
Whitney Dudley
David S. Lyle
John Z. Smith

The Effects of Mentor Quality, Exposure, and Type on Junior Officer Retention in the United States Army

w22373 George Wehby
Dhaval Dave
Robert Kaestner

Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant Health

w22369 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Paul Schrimpf

Bunching at The Kink: Implications for Spending Responses to Health Insurance Contracts

w22363 Amanda E. Kowalski
Doing More When You're Running LATE: Applying Marginal Treatment Effect Methods to Examine Treatment Effect Heterogeneity in Experiments

w22357 Giacomo De Giorgi
Anders Frederiksen
Luigi Pistaferri

Consumption Network Effects

w22350 Massimo Anelli
Giovanni Peri

Does Emigration Delay Political Change? Evidence from Italy during the Great Recession

w22348 Lauren L. Schmitz
Dalton Conley

The Impact of Late-Career Job Loss and Genotype on Body Mass Index

w22347 Eric Bettinger
Oded Gurantz
Laura Kawano
Bruce Sacerdote

The Long Run Impacts of Merit Aid: Evidence from California’s Cal Grant

w22344 Christina DePasquale
Kevin Stange

Labor Supply Effects of Occupational Regulation: Evidence from the Nurse Licensure Compact

w22342 Jeffrey A. Flory
Andreas Leibbrandt
John A. List

The Effects of Wage Contracts on Workplace Misbehaviors: Evidence from a Call Center Natural Field Experiment

w22341 Mark Gertler
Christopher Huckfeldt
Antonella Trigari

Unemployment Fluctuations, Match Quality, and the Wage Cyclicality of New Hires

w22333 Ori Heffetz
Daniel B. Reeves

Difficulty to Reach Respondents and Nonresponse Bias: Evidence from Large Government Surveys

w22331 Greg Kaplan
Sam Schulhofer-Wohl

Inflation at the Household Level

w22328 Tom Chang
Joshua Graff Zivin
Tal Gross
Matthew Neidell

The Effect of Pollution on Worker Productivity: Evidence from Call-Center Workers in China

w22327 Nicholas Bloom
Raffaella Sadun
John Van Reenen

Management as a Technology?

w22325 Peter Arcidiacono
Esteban Aucejo
Arnaud Maurel
Tyler Ransom

College Attrition and the Dynamics of Information Revelation

w22320 Philip Oreopoulos
Reuben Ford

Keeping College Options Open: A Field Experiment to Help All High School Seniors Through the College Application Process

w22319 Dirk Krueger
Kurt Mitman
Fabrizio Perri

Macroeconomics and Household Heterogeneity

w22315 Wolfgang Keller
Hâle Utar

International Trade and Job Polarization: Evidence at the Worker-Level

w22309 Robert A. Pollak
Marriage Market Equilibrium

w22290 Daniel LaFave
Duncan Thomas

Height and Cognition at Work: Labor Market Productivity in a Low Income Setting

w22287 Stephanie Riegg Cellini
Nicholas Turner

Gainfully Employed? Assessing the Employment and Earnings of For-Profit College Students Using Administrative Data

w22280 Marcus Hagedorn
Iourii Manovskii
Kurt Mitman

Interpreting Recent Quasi-Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Unemployment Benefit Extensions

w22279 Susanto Basu
Christopher L. House

Allocative and Remitted Wages: New Facts and Challenges for Keynesian Models

w22278 David Neumark
Judith Rich

Do Field Experiments on Labor and Housing Markets Overstate Discrimination? Re-examination of the Evidence

w22274 Kyle Herkenhoff
Gordon Phillips
Ethan Cohen-Cole

How Credit Constraints Impact Job Finding Rates, Sorting & Aggregate Output

w22267 David Autor
David Figlio
Krzysztof Karbownik
Jeffrey Roth
Melanie Wasserman

Family Disadvantage and the Gender Gap in Behavioral and Educational Outcomes

w22263 Claudia Persico
David Figlio
Jeffrey Roth

Inequality Before Birth: The Developmental Consequences of Environmental Toxicants

w22262 Umut Özek
David N. Figlio

Cross-Generational Differences in Educational Outcomes in the Second Great Wave of Immigration

w22260 Rodney J. Andrews
Scott A. Imberman
Michael F. Lovenheim

Recruiting and Supporting Low-Income, High-Achieving Students at Flagship Universities

w22257 Stefano DellaVigna
Attila Lindner
Balázs Reizer
Johannes F. Schmieder

Reference-Dependent Job Search: Evidence from Hungary

w22253 Jeff E. Biddle
Daniel S. Hamermesh

Theory and Measurement: Emergence, Consolidation and Erosion of a Consensus

w22248 Michael Baker
Kirsten Cornelson

Gender Based Occupational Segregation and Sex Differences in Sensory, Motor and Spatial Aptitudes

w22233 Jessica Leight
Elaine M. Liu

Maternal Education, Parental Investment and Non-Cognitive Skills in Rural China

w22232 Greg Kaplan
Kurt Mitman
Giovanni L. Violante

Non-durable Consumption and Housing Net Worth in the Great Recession: Evidence from Easily Accessible Data

w22230 Robert E. Hall
Macroeconomics of Persistent Slumps

w22229 Petra Persson
Maya Rossin-Slater

Family Ruptures, Stress, and the Mental Health of the Next Generation

w22226 C. Kirabo Jackson
What Do Test Scores Miss? The Importance of Teacher Effects on Non-Test Score Outcomes

w22222 C. Kirabo Jackson
The Effect of Single-Sex Education on Academic Outcomes and Crime: Fresh Evidence from Low-Performing Schools in Trinidad and Tobago

w22221 Mitchell Hoffman
Gianmarco León
María Lombardi

Compulsory Voting, Turnout, and Government Spending: Evidence from Austria

w22218 Maury Gittleman
Kristen Monaco
Nicole Nestoriak

The Requirements of Jobs: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Survey

w22207 Rebecca Diamond
Petra Persson

The Long-term Consequences of Teacher Discretion in Grading of High-stakes Tests

w22205 Roland G. Fryer

The 'Pupil' Factory: Specialization and the Production of Human Capital in Schools

w22204 Rebecca Diamond
Timothy McQuade

Who Wants Affordable Housing in their Backyard? An Equilibrium Analysis of Low Income Property Development

w22202 Edward P. Lazear
Kathryn L. Shaw
Christopher T. Stanton

Who Gets Hired? The Importance of Finding an Open Slot

w22200 Petri Böckerman
John Cawley
Jutta Viinikainen
Terho Lehtimäki
Suvi Rovio
Ilkka Seppälä
Jaakko Pehkonen
Olli Raitakari

The Effect of Weight on Labor Market Outcomes: an Application of Genetic Instrumental Variables

w22193 Stefano DellaVigna
Devin Pope

What Motivates Effort? Evidence and Expert Forecasts

w22190 Efraim Benmelech
Esteban F. Klor

What Explains the Flow of Foreign Fighters to ISIS?

w22188 Fernando E. Alvarez
Katarína Borovičková
Robert Shimer

Decomposing Duration Dependence in a Stopping Time Model

w22187 Miguel Delgado Helleseter
Peter Kuhn
Kailing Shen

Age and Gender Profiling in the Chinese and Mexican Labor Markets: Evidence from Four Job Boards

w22186 Bryan S. Graham
Homophily and Transitivity in Dynamic Network Formation

w22180 Jian Wang
Reinhilde Veugelers
Paula Stephan

Bias against Novelty in Science: A Cautionary Tale for Users of Bibliometric Indicators

w22176 Nancy L. Stokey
Technology, Skill and the Wage Structure

w22173 Matthew Wiswall
Basit Zafar

Preference for the Workplace, Human Capital, and Gender

w22167 Abhijit Banerjee
Sylvain Chassang
Erik Snowberg

Decision Theoretic Approaches to Experiment Design and External Validity

w22163 Gabriel Chodorow-Reich
Loukas Karabarbounis

The Limited Macroeconomic Effects of Unemployment Benefit Extensions

w22156 W. Bentley MacLeod
Teck Yong Tan

Optimal Contracting with Subjective Evaluation: The Effects of Timing, Malfeasance and Guile

w22153 Ross Levine
Chen Lin
Wensi Xie

Corporate Resilience to Banking Crises: The Roles of Trust and Trade Credit

w22132 Daniel K. Fetter
Lee M. Lockwood

Government Old-Age Support and Labor Supply: Evidence from the Old Age Assistance Program

w22130 Roland G. Fryer

The Production of Human Capital in Developed Countries: Evidence from 196 Randomized Field Experiments

w22123 W. Bentley MacLeod
Viewpoint: The Human Capital Approach to Inference

w22118 Ammar Farooq
Adriana Kugler

Beyond Job Lock: Impacts of Public Health Insurance on Occupational and Industrial Mobility

w22117 Suresh Naidu
Noam Yuchtman

Labor Market Institutions in the Gilded Age of American Economic History

w22113 Omar Al-Ubaydli
John A. List

Field Experiments in Markets

w22110 James Harrigan
Ariell Reshef
Farid Toubal

The March of the Techies: Technology, Trade, and Job Polarization in France, 1994-2007

w22109 Umut Dur
Parag A. Pathak
Tayfun Sönmez

Explicit vs. Statistical Preferential Treatment in Affirmative Action: Theory and Evidence from Chicago's Exam Schools

w22108 Jason Long
Henry E. Siu

Refugees From Dust and Shrinking Land: Tracking the Dust Bowl Migrants

w22104 David Card
Laura Giuliano

Can Tracking Raise the Test Scores of High-Ability Minority Students?

w22102 George J. Borjas
The Labor Supply of Undocumented Immigrants

w22101 Stefan Bender
Nicholas Bloom
David Card
John Van Reenen
Stefanie Wolter

Management Practices, Workforce Selection and Productivity

w22098 Bryan S. Graham
Guido W. Imbens
Geert Ridder

Identification and Efficiency Bounds for the Average Match Function under Conditionally Exogenous Matching

w22094 Claudia Olivetti
M. Daniele Paserman
Laura Salisbury

Three-generation Mobility in the United States, 1850-1940: The Role of Maternal and Paternal Grandparents

w22088 Rhiannon Jerch
Matthew E. Kahn
Shanjun Li

Efficient Local Government Service Provision: The Role of Privatization and Public Sector Unions

w22083 Judd Cramer
Alan B. Krueger

Disruptive Change in the Taxi Business: The Case of Uber

w22080 Hilary Hoynes
Jesse Rothstein

Tax Policy Toward Low-Income Families

w22078 Shelly Lundberg
Robert A. Pollak
Jenna E. Stearns

Family Inequality: Diverging Patterns in Marriage, Cohabitation, and Childbearing

w22076 Florian Scheuer
Iván Werning

Mirrlees meets Diamond-Mirrlees

w22071 Elliott Ash
W. Bentley MacLeod

The Performance of Elected Officials: Evidence from State Supreme Courts

w22054 Brian Jacob
Jonah E. Rockoff
Eric S. Taylor
Benjamin Lindy
Rachel Rosen

Teacher Applicant Hiring and Teacher Performance: Evidence from DC Public Schools

w22052 Dhaval M. Dave
Hope Corman
Nancy Reichman

Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Voting Participation

w22050 Mark Egan
Gregor Matvos
Amit Seru

The Market for Financial Adviser Misconduct

w22049 Taryn Dinkelman
Martine Mariotti

The Long Run Effects of Labor Migration on Human Capital Formation in Communities of Origin

w22048 J. Ignacio García-Pérez
Judit Vall Castelló
Ioana Marinescu

Can Fixed-Term Contracts Put Low Skilled Youth on a Better Career Path? Evidence from Spain

w22043 Stefano DellaVigna
John A. List
Ulrike Malmendier
Gautam Rao

Estimating Social Preferences and Gift Exchange at Work

w22042 Scott E. Carrell
Mark Hoekstra
Elira Kuka

The Long-Run Effects of Disruptive Peers

w22041 David Hummels
Jakob R. Munch
Chong Xiang

Offshoring and Labor Markets

w22022 David Neumark
Experimental Research on Labor Market Discrimination

w22015 Marianne Bertrand
Patricia Cortés
Claudia Olivetti
Jessica Pan

Social Norms, Labor Market Opportunities, and the Marriage Gap for Skilled Women

w22014 Marianne Bertrand
Esther Duflo

Field Experiments on Discrimination

w22013 Brian Jacob
Susan Dynarski
Kenneth Frank
Barbara Schneider

Are Expectations Alone Enough? Estimating the Effect of a Mandatory College-Prep Curriculum in Michigan

w22011 Julien Lafortune
Jesse Rothstein
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

School Finance Reform and the Distribution of Student Achievement

w22003 Briggs Depew
Ozkan Eren
Naci Mocan

Judges, Juveniles and In-group Bias

w22002 Juan Pablo Chauvin
Edward Glaeser
Yueran Ma
Kristina Tobio

What is Different About Urbanization in Rich and Poor Countries? Cities in Brazil, China, India and the United States

w21995 Pierre Azoulay
Ina Ganguli
Joshua S. Graff Zivin

The Mobility of Elite Life Scientists: Professional and Personal Determinants

w21991 Richard V. Burkhauser
Nicolas Hérault
Stephen P. Jenkins
Roger Wilkins

What has Been Happening to UK Income Inequality Since the Mid-1990s? Answers from Reconciled and Combined Household Survey and Tax Return Data

w21990 Sanders Korenman
Dahlia K. Remler

Including Health Insurance in Poverty Measurement: The Impact of Massachusetts Health Reform on Poverty

w21987 Mevlude Akbulut-Yuksel
Adriana D. Kugler

Intergenerational Persistence of Health in the U.S.: Do Immigrants Get Healthier as they Assimilate?

w21986 John P. Papay
Eric S. Taylor
John H. Tyler
Mary Laski

Learning Job Skills from Colleagues at Work: Evidence from a Field Experiment Using Teacher Performance Data

w21982 Brian Duncan
Stephen J. Trejo

The Complexity of Immigrant Generations: Implications for Assessing the Socioeconomic Integration of Hispanics and Asians

w21960 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

A Jury of Her Peers: The Impact of the First Female Jurors on Criminal Convictions

w21965 Stijn Broecke
Glenda Quintini
Marieke Vandeweyer

Wage Inequality and Cognitive Skills: Re-Opening the Debate

w21963 Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato
Xiao Yu Wang
Shuang Zhang

The Limits of Meritocracy: Screening Bureaucrats Under Imperfect Verifiability

w21962 Stephen B. Billings
David J. Deming
Stephen L. Ross

Partners in Crime: Schools, Neighborhoods and the Formation of Criminal Networks

w21961 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Jonah Rockoff

Using Lagged Outcomes to Evaluate Bias in Value-Added Models

w21953 Anthony Heyes
John A. List

Supply and Demand for Discrimination: Strategic Revelation of Own Characteristics in a Trust Game

w21947 Celeste K. Carruthers
Marianne H. Wanamaker

Separate and Unequal in the Labor Market: Human Capital and the Jim Crow Wage Gap

w21936 Raj Chetty
Nathaniel Hendren
Frina Lin
Jeremy Majerovitz
Benjamin Scuderi

Childhood Environment and Gender Gaps in Adulthood

w21933 Robert A. Margo
Obama, Katrina, and the Persistence of Racial Inequality

w21923 Michael Burda
Katie R. Genadek
Daniel S. Hamermesh

Not Working at Work: Loafing, Unemployment and Labor Productivity

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Housing Inequality

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School Quality and the Gender Gap in Educational Achievement

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David J. Deming

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Moment Inequalities for Multinomial Choice with Fixed Effects

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The Evolution of Gender Gaps in Industrialized Countries

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Immigration in American Economic History

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Secular Labor Reallocation and Business Cycles

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Informational Frictions and Practice Variation: Evidence from Physicians in Training

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Timothy Moore
Alexander Strand

The Effect of Disability Insurance Payments on Beneficiaries’ Earnings

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The Wage Impact of the Marielitos: Additional Evidence

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Monica Farid
Jay Bhattacharya

The Incidence of Mandated Health Insurance: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act Dependent Care Mandate

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Human Capital Investment, Inequality and Economic Growth

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Parag A. Pathak
Christopher R. Walters

School Vouchers and Student Achievement: Evidence from the Louisiana Scholarship Program

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Incentive Design in Education: An Empirical Analysis

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An Empirical Analysis of Racial Segregation in Higher Education

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The Minimum Wage and the Great Recession: Evidence from the Current Population Survey

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Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Xiangmin Liu

Changing Faculty Employment at Four-Year Colleges and Universities in the United States

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Benjamin A. Olken
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The Personnel Economics of the State

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Yona Rubinstein
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The Quantity-Quality Trade-off and the Formation of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills

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Knowledge of Future Job Loss and Implications for Unemployment Insurance

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Stephan Heblich
Robert Gold

Globalization and Its (Dis-)Content: Trade Shocks and Voting Behavior

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Karthik Muralidharan
Menno Pradhan
Halsey Rogers

Double for Nothing? Experimental Evidence on the Impact of an Unconditional Teacher Salary Increase on Student Performance in Indonesia

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Vasil Yasenov

The Labor Market Effects of a Refugee Wave: Applying the Synthetic Control Method to the Mariel Boatlift

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Explaining Consumption Excess Sensitivity with Near-Rationality: Evidence from Large Predetermined Payments

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Jens Ruhose
Ludger Woessmann

Economic Gains for U.S. States from Educational Reform

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Andreas I. Mueller

Wage Dispersion and Search Behavior

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Erik Lindqvist
Matthew J. Notowidigdo
Robert Östling

The Effect of Wealth on Individual and Household Labor Supply: Evidence from Swedish Lotteries

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Divorce: What Does Learning Have to Do with It?

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Kavan J. Kucko
Etienne Lehmann
Johannes F. Schmieder

Optimal Income Taxation with Unemployment and Wage Responses: A Sufficient Statistics Approach

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Immigrants and Gender Roles: Assimilation vs. Culture

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Citations in Economics: Measurement, Uses and Impacts

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Peter Hull
Parag A. Pathak
Christopher Walters

Leveraging Lotteries for School Value-Added: Testing and Estimation

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Maya Rossin-Slater
Christopher Ruhm
Jenna Stearns
Jane Waldfogel

Paid Family Leave, Fathers’ Leave-Taking, and Leave-Sharing in Dual-Earner Households

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Mary K. Hamman
Matthew M. Piszczek
Christopher J. Ruhm

The Relationship between Establishment Training and the Retention of Older Workers: Evidence from Germany

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Mariana Zerpa

Short-run Effects of Parental Job Loss on Child Health

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Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

Declining Wealth and Work Among Male Veterans in the Health and Retirement Study

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Cecilia Machado
Maria Micaela Sviatschi

Bright Minds, Big Rent: Gentrification and the Rising Returns to Skill

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Dhaval Dave

It’s About Time: Effects of the Affordable Care Act Dependent Coverage Mandate On Time Use

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Yongseok Shin
Donghoon Lee

The Option Value of Human Capital: Higher Education and Wage Inequality

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Elena Pastorino

Nonlinear Pricing in Village Economies

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Alex Armand
Orazio Attanasio
Pedro Carneiro

Measuring and Changing Control: Women’s Empowerment and Targeted Transfers

w21709 Mitchell Hoffman
Lisa B. Kahn
Danielle Li

Discretion in Hiring

w21708 Gopi Shah Goda
John B. Shoven
Sita Slavov

Work Incentives in the Social Security Disability Benefit Formula

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Stephen J. Redding
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Commuting, Migration and Local Employment Elasticities

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Joshua D. Angrist
Yusuke Narita
Parag A. Pathak

Research Design Meets Market Design: Using Centralized Assignment for Impact Evaluation

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Jinyoung Kim

Immigration, Human Capital Formation and Endogenous Economic Growth

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Paola Sapienza
Luigi Zingales

Taste for Competition and the Gender Gap Among Young Business Professionals

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Robert A. Pollak
Domenico Tabasso

Unequal Bequests

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Dan Silverman
Till von Wachter

Factors Determining Callbacks to Job Applications by the Unemployed: An Audit Study

w21687 Daniel M. Hungerman
Kevin Rinz

Where Does Voucher Funding Go? How Large-Scale Subsidy Programs Affect Private-School Revenue, Enrollment, and Prices

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Olivier Deschenes
Melanie Guldi

Maybe Next Month? Temperature Shocks, Climate Change, and Dynamic Adjustments in Birth Rates

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Nikolas Mittag

Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data to Better Measure Income: Implications for Poverty, Program Effectiveness and Holes in the Safety Net

w21675 Peter Kuhn
Kailing Shen

Do Employers Prefer Migrant Workers? Evidence from a Chinese Job Board

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Ian Burn
Patrick Button

Is It Harder for Older Workers to Find Jobs? New and Improved Evidence from a Field Experiment

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Pietro Veronesi

Income Inequality and Asset Prices under Redistributive Taxation

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Veronica Guerrieri
Guido Lorenzoni
Joseph Vavra

House Prices and Consumer Spending

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Jessica A. Laird
Torben Heien Nielsen

Do Employer Pension Contributions Reflect Employee Preferences? Evidence from a Retirement Savings Reform in Denmark

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Rajeev Dehejia
Cristian Pop-Eleches
Cyrus Samii

Local Instruments, Global Extrapolation: External Validity of the Labor Supply-Fertility Local Average Treatment Effect

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Jeffrey Smith

Employment and Training Programs

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Christopher Walters

Evaluating Public Programs with Close Substitutes: The Case of Head Start

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Peter Arcidiacono
Arnaud Maurel

The Analysis of Field Choice in College and Graduate School: Determinants and Wage Effects

w21649 George J. Borjas
Ilpo Kauppinen
Panu Poutvaara

Self-Selection of Emigrants: Theory and Evidence on Stochastic Dominance in Observable and Unobservable Characteristics

w21643 Brian Jacob
When Evidence is Not Enough: Findings from a Randomized Evaluation of Evidence-Based Literacy Instruction (EBLI)

w21641 Kate Ho
Adam M. Rosen

Partial Identification in Applied Research: Benefits and Challenges

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Henry Hyatt
Erika McEntarfer
Kristin Sandusky

The Promise and Potential of Linked Employer-Employee Data for Entrepreneurship Research

w21638 Richard Freeman
Eunice Han
David Madland
Brendan V. Duke

How Does Declining Unionism Affect the American Middle Class and Intergenerational Mobility?

w21624 James Feyrer
Erin T. Mansur
Bruce Sacerdote

Geographic Dispersion of Economic Shocks: Evidence from the Fracking Revolution

w21622 Cristina Cattaneo
Giovanni Peri

The Migration Response to Increasing Temperatures

w21620 Nikhil Naik
Scott Duke Kominers
Ramesh Raskar
Edward L. Glaeser
César A. Hidalgo

Do People Shape Cities, or Do Cities Shape People? The Co-evolution of Physical, Social, and Economic Change in Five Major U.S. Cities

w21618 Andrew Foote
Michel Grosz
Ann Huff Stevens

Locate Your Nearest Exit: Mass Layoffs and Local Labor Market Response

w21612 Costas Cavounidis
Kevin Lang

Discrimination and Worker Evaluation

w21607 Adriana Kugler
Maurice Kugler
Juan Saavedra
Luis Omar Herrera Prada

Long-term Direct and Spillover Effects of Job Training: Experimental Evidence from Colombia

w21605 Jonathan Smith
Kevin Stange

A New Measure of College Quality to Study the Effects of College Sector and Peers on Degree Attainment

w21604 Christopher J. Ruhm
Health Effects of Economic Crises

w21602 Susan E. Mayer
Ariel Kalil
Philip Oreopoulos
Sebastian Gallegos

Using Behavioral Insights to Increase Parental Engagement: The Parents and Children Together (PACT) Intervention

w21601 Theodore Figinski
David Neumark

Does Eliminating the Earnings Test Increase the Incidence of Low Income Among Older Women?

w21597 William R. Kerr
Martin Mandorff

Social Networks, Ethnicity, and Entrepreneurship

w21594 Philip DeCicca
Harry Krashinsky

Does Education Reduce Teen Fertility? Evidence from Compulsory Schooling Laws

w21591 Neeraj Kaushal
Yao Lu
Nicole Denier
Julia Shu-Huah Wang
Stephen J. Trejo

Immigrant Employment and Earnings Growth in Canada and the U.S.: Evidence from Longitudinal Data

w21588 George J. Borjas
The Wage Impact of the Marielitos: A Reappraisal

w21587 Kerwin Kofi Charles
Erik Hurst
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

Housing Booms and Busts, Labor Market Opportunities, and College Attendance

w21586 Casey B. Mulligan
In-Kind Taxes, Behavior, and Comparative Advantage

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Doug Campbell
Scott Carrell

TAs Like Me: Racial Interactions between Graduate Teaching Assistants and Undergraduates

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Giovanni Peri

Country-Specific Preferences and Employment Rates in Europe

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Lisa Schur
Meera Adya
Scott Bentley
Patrick McKay
Douglas Kruse

The Disability Employment Puzzle: A Field Experiment on Employer Hiring Behavior

w21554 Caroline M. Hoxby
George B. Bulman

The Effects of the Tax Deduction for Postsecondary Tuition: Implications for Structuring Tax-Based Aid

w21543 Manisha Shah
Bryce Millett Steinberg

Workfare and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from India

w21532 Kyle F. Herkenhoff
Lee E. Ohanian

The Impact of Foreclosure Delay on U.S. Employment

w21527 Myrto Kalouptsidi
Paul T. Scott
Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues

Identification of Counterfactuals in Dynamic Discrete Choice Models

w21525 Christopher Avery
Parag A. Pathak

The Distributional Consequences of Public School Choice

w21519 David Card
Laura Giuliano

Can Universal Screening Increase the Representation of Low Income and Minority Students in Gifted Education?

w21517 Ben Gillen
Erik Snowberg
Leeat Yariv

Experimenting with Measurement Error: Techniques with Applications to the Caltech Cohort Study

w21515 Paco Martorell
Kevin M. Stange
Isaac McFarlin

Investing in Schools: Capital Spending, Facility Conditions, and Student Achievement

w21496 Liran Einav
Chiara Farronato
Jonathan Levin

Peer-to-Peer Markets

w21483 Norma B. Coe
Gopi Shah Goda
Courtney Harold Van Houtven

Family Spillovers of Long-Term Care Insurance

w21481 Manuela Angelucci
Silvia Prina
Heather Royer
Anya Samek

When Incentives Backfire: Spillover Effects in Food Choice

w21478 Peter Berg
Mary K. Hamman
Matthew Piszczek
Christopher J. Ruhm

Can Policy Facilitate Partial Retirement? Evidence from Germany

w21477 Roland G. Fryer
Steven D. Levitt
John A. List

Parental Incentives and Early Childhood Achievement: A Field Experiment in Chicago Heights

w21473 David J. Deming
The Growing Importance of Social Skills in the Labor Market

w21468 Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Horacio Larreguy
Juan Pablo Xandri

Testing Models of Social Learning on Networks: Evidence from a Lab Experiment in the Field

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Cristian Pop-Eleches
Cyrus Samii

From Local to Global: External Validity in a Fertility Natural Experiment

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William R. Kerr
Ramana Nanda

House Money and Entrepreneurship

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James J. Heckman
Rodrigo Pinto

The Effects of Two Influential Early Childhood Interventions on Health and Healthy Behaviors

w21440 Taryn Dinkelman
Long Run Health Repercussions of Drought Shocks: Evidence from South African Homelands

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Naci Mocan

Mobile Politicians: Opportunistic Career Moves and Moral Hazard

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José Tessada
Ethan Lewis

People and Machines: A Look at the Evolving Relationship Between Capital and Skill In Manufacturing 1860-1930 Using Immigration Shocks

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Jochen Kluve
Andrea Weber

What Works? A Meta Analysis of Recent Active Labor Market Program Evaluations

w21425 Thomas Buchmueller
John C. Ham
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

The Medicaid Program

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Azam Chaudhry
Shamyla Chaudry
Amit K. Khandelwal
Eric Verhoogen

Organizational Barriers to Technology Adoption: Evidence from Soccer-Ball Producers in Pakistan

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Paul J. Devereux
Petter Lundborg
Kaveh Majlesi

Poor Little Rich Kids? The Determinants of the Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth

w21407 Jaegeum Lim
Jonathan Meer

The Impact of Teacher-Student Gender Matches: Random Assignment Evidence from South Korea

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Alaka Holla
Aakash Mohpal
Karthik Muralidharan

Quality and Accountability in Healthcare Delivery: Audit-Study Evidence from Primary Care in India

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Ana Rute Cardoso
Patrick Kline

Bargaining, Sorting, and the Gender Wage Gap: Quantifying the Impact of Firms on the Relative Pay of Women

w21402 Hitoshi Shigeoka
School Entry Cutoff Date and the Timing of Births

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Wallace K.C. Mok
James X. Sullivan

Household Surveys in Crisis

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Joshua Goodman
Darryl Hill
Erica Litke
Lindsay C. Page

Early Math Coursework and College Readiness: Evidence from Targeted Middle School Math Acceleration

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Inequality when Effort Matters

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Marc Piopiunik
Martin R. West

Weak Markets, Strong Teachers: Recession at Career Start and Teacher Effectiveness

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The Economics of Exclusion Restrictions in IV Models

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Emma Hanson
Olivia S. Mitchell

Lessons for Public Pensions from Utah’s Move to Pension Choice

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Learning and (or) Doing: Human Capital Investments and Optimal Taxation

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Joanne Song
Patrick Button

Does Protecting Older Workers from Discrimination Make It Harder to Get Hired? Evidence from Disability Discrimination Laws

w21376 Fatih Guvenen
Burhanettin Kuruscu
Satoshi Tanaka
David Wiczer

Multidimensional Skill Mismatch

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Shun Wang

How was the Weekend? How the Social Context Underlies Weekend Effects in Happiness and other Emotions for US Workers

w21372 Matthew F. Cancian
Michael W. Klein

Military Officer Quality in the All-Volunteer Force

w21371 Filipe Campante
David Yanagizawa-Drott

The Intergenerational Transmission of War

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Kalena E. Cortes
Jane Arnold Lincove

Apply Yourself: Racial and Ethnic Differences in College Application

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Johannes F. Schmieder

The Rise of Domestic Outsourcing and the Evolution of the German Wage Structure

w21360 Stefano DellaVigna
Eliana La Ferrara

Economic and Social Impacts of the Media

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Ayushi Narayan

Who Needs a Fracking Education? The Educational Response to Low-Skill Biased Technological Change

w21357 Amanda Pallais
Emily Glassberg Sands

Why the Referential Treatment: Evidence from Field Experiments on Referrals

w21352 Itzik Fadlon
Torben Heien Nielsen

Household Responses to Severe Health Shocks and the Design of Social Insurance

w21347 Thomas Lemieux
W. Craig Riddell

Top Incomes in Canada: Evidence from the Census

w21340 Hilary W. Hoynes
Ankur J. Patel

Effective Policy for Reducing Inequality? The Earned Income Tax Credit and the Distribution of Income

w21337 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

Healthy(?), Wealthy and Wise: Birth Order and Adult Health

w21332 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Petter Lundborg
Kaveh Majlesi

On the Origins of Risk-Taking

w21330 Justine S. Hastings
Christopher A. Neilson
Anely Ramirez
Seth D. Zimmerman

(Un)Informed College and Major Choice: Evidence from Linked Survey and Administrative Data

w21323 Florian Scheuer
Iván Werning

The Taxation of Superstars

w21319 Andreas Beerli
Giovanni Peri

The Labor Market Effects of Opening the Border: New Evidence from Switzerland

w21313 Susan Athey
Dean Eckles
Guido W. Imbens

Exact P-values for Network Interference

w21310 Christopher Blattman
Eric P. Green
Julian C. Jamison
M. Christian Lehmann
Jeannie Annan

The Returns to Microenterprise Support Among the Ultra-Poor: A Field Experiment in Post-War Uganda

w21307 Casey Warman
Christopher Worswick

Technological Change, Occupational Tasks and Declining Immigrant Outcomes: Implications for Earnings and Income Inequality in Canada

w21300 Justine Hastings
Christopher A. Neilson
Seth D. Zimmerman

The Effects of Earnings Disclosure on College Enrollment Decisions

w21297 Naci H. Mocan
Luiza Pogorelova

Why Work More? The Impact of Taxes, and Culture of Leisure on Labor Supply in Europe

w21296 Robert Z. Lawrence
Recent Declines in Labor's Share in US Income: A Preliminary Neoclassical Account

w21295 Eric A. Hanushek
Jens Ruhose
Ludger Woessmann

Human Capital Quality and Aggregate Income Differences: Development Accounting for U.S. States

w21289 Christopher Blattman
Jeannie Annan

Can Employment Reduce Lawlessness and Rebellion? A Field Experiment with High-Risk Men in a Fragile State

w21283 Barbara M. Fraumeni
Choosing a Human Capital Measure: Educational Attainment Gaps and Rankings

w21267 Andrew W. Lo
The Gordon Gekko Effect: The Role of Culture in the Financial Industry

w21262 Judith K. Hellerstein
Mark J. Kutzbach
David Neumark

Labor Market Networks and Recovery from Mass Layoffs: Evidence from the Great Recession Period

w21261 Fernando Ferreira
Joseph Gyourko

A New Look at the U.S. Foreclosure Crisis: Panel Data Evidence of Prime and Subprime Borrowers from 1997 to 2012

w21257 Robert A. Moffitt
Brian J. Phelan
Anne E. Winkler

Welfare Rules, Incentives, and Family Structure

w21252 Regis Barnichon
Andrew Figura

Declining Desire to Work and Downward Trends in Unemployment and Participation

w21248 Melvin Stephens
Takashi Unayama

Estimating the Impacts of Program Benefits: Using Instrumental Variables with Underreported and Imputed Data

w21245 Ross Levine
Chen Lin
Beibei Shen

Cross-border Acquisitions and Labor Regulations

w21238 Mark Huggett
Greg Kaplan

How Large is the Stock Component of Human Capital?

w21235 John Haltiwanger
Henry Hyatt
Erika McEntarfer

Cyclical Reallocation of Workers Across Employers by Firm Size and Firm Wage

w21230 W. Bentley MacLeod
Evan Riehl
Juan E. Saavedra
Miguel Urquiola

The Big Sort: College Reputation and Labor Market Outcomes

w21229 Melissa S. Kearney
Phillip B. Levine

Early Childhood Education by MOOC: Lessons from Sesame Street

w21223 Hielke Buddelmeyer
Daniel S. Hamermesh
Mark Wooden

The Stress Cost of Children

w21219 Claudio Ferraz
Frederico Finan
Dimitri Szerman

Procuring Firm Growth: The Effects of Government Purchases on Firm Dynamics

w21218 Janet Currie
W. Bentley MacLeod
Jessica Van Parys

Physician Practice Style and Patient Health Outcomes: The Case of Heart Attacks

w21217 Nathaniel G. Hilger
The Great Escape: Intergenerational Mobility in the United States Since 1940

w21216 Henry S. Farber
Job Loss in the Great Recession and its Aftermath: U.S. Evidence from the Displaced Workers Survey

w21211 Austin Nichols
Jesse Rothstein

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

w21206 Alison Evans Cuellar
Dhaval M. Dave

Causal Effects of Mental Health Treatment on Education Outcomes for Youth in the Justice System

w21200 Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano
Giovanni Peri
Greg C. Wright

Immigration, Trade and Productivity in Services: Evidence from U.K. Firms

w21199 Jae Song
David J. Price
Fatih Guvenen
Nicholas Bloom
Till von Wachter

Firming Up Inequality

w21197 Jeffrey Grogger
Soda Taxes and the Prices of Sodas and Other Drinks: Evidence from Mexico

w21183 Xiaodong Fan
Hanming Fang
Simen Markussen

Mothers' Employment and Children's Educational Gender Gap

w21175 Giovanni Peri
Kevin Shih
Chad Sparber

Foreign and Native Skilled Workers: What Can We Learn from H-1B Lotteries?

w21169 Emily Breza
Arun G. Chandrasekhar

Social Networks, Reputation and Commitment: Evidence from a Savings Monitors Experiment

w21163 Nitika Bagaria
Barbara Petrongolo
John Van Reenen

Can helping the sick hurt the able? Incentives, information and disruption in a disability-related welfare reform

w21157 Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Solomon M. Hsiang
Matthew J. Neidell

Temperature and Human Capital in the Short- and Long-Run

w21156 Raj Chetty
Nathaniel Hendren
Lawrence F. Katz

The Effects of Exposure to Better Neighborhoods on Children: New Evidence from the Moving to Opportunity Experiment

w21154 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Enrico Moretti

Why Do Cities Matter? Local Growth and Aggregate Growth

w21144 David H. Autor
Mark Duggan
Kyle Greenberg
David S. Lyle

The Impact of Disability Benefits on Labor Supply: Evidence from the VA's Disability Compensation Program

w21141 Daniel R. Feenberg
Ina Ganguli
Patrick Gaule
Jonathan Gruber

It's Good to be First: Order Bias in Reading and Citing NBER Working Papers

w21138 Adriana D. Kugler
Santosh Kumar

Preference for Boys, Family Size and Educational Attainment in India

w21137 Ann Huff Stevens
Michal Kurlaender
Michel Grosz

Career Technical Education and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from California Community Colleges

w21135 Dylan Conger
Lesley J. Turner

The Impact of Tuition Increases on Undocumented College Students' Attainment

w21131 Alex Edmans
Xavier Gabaix

Executive Compensation: A Modern Primer

w21123 Gihoon Hong
John McLaren

Are Immigrants a Shot in the Arm for the Local Economy?

w21120 Enrico Moretti
Daniel Wilson

The Effect of State Taxes on the Geographical Location of Top Earners: Evidence from Star Scientists

w21119 Geoffrey Heal
Jisung Park

Goldilocks Economies? Temperature Stress and the Direct Impacts of Climate Change

w21102 Timothy (Jun) Lu
Olivia S. Mitchell
Stephen P. Utkus
Jean A. Young

Borrowing from the Future: 401(k) Plan Loans and Loan Defaults

w21096 George J. Borjas
Kirk B. Doran
Ying Shen

Ethnic Complementarities after the Opening of China: How Chinese Graduate Students Affected the Productivity of Their Advisors

w21094 David G. Blanchflower
Andrew T. Levin

Labor Market Slack and Monetary Policy

w21081 Richard B. Freeman
Wei Huang

China's “Great Leap Forward” in Science and Engineering

w21080 María F. Prada
Graciana Rucci
Sergio S. Urzúa

The Effect of Mandated Child Care on Female Wages in Chile

w21076 Xavier Giroud
Holger M. Mueller

Firm Leverage and Unemployment during the Great Recession

w21004 Pierré-Andre Chiappori
Monica Costa Dias
Costas Meghir

The Marriage Market, Labor Supply and Education Choice

w21071 Robert Collinson
Ingrid Gould Ellen
Jens Ludwig

Low-Income Housing Policy

w21068 James Berry
Dean Karlan
Menno Pradhan

The Impact of Financial Education for Youth in Ghana

w21065 John Kennan
Spatial Variation in Higher Education Financing and the Supply of College Graduates

w21062 Magnus Carlsson
Gordon B. Dahl
Dan-Olof Rooth

Do Politicians Change Public Attitudes?

w21059 Orazio Attanasio
Costas Meghir
Corina Mommaerts

Insurance in extended family networks

w21057 Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

U.S. Food and Nutrition Programs

w21053 Gary Solon
What Do We Know So Far about Multigenerational Mobility?

w21046 Atila Abdulkadiroğlu
Nikhil Agarwal
Parag A. Pathak

The Welfare Effects of Coordinated Assignment: Evidence from the NYC HS Match

w21043 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Petter Lundborg
Kaveh Majlesi

Learning to Take Risks? The Effect of Education on Risk-Taking in Financial Markets

w21038 James P. Ziliak
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

w21034 Bryan S. Graham
Jinyong Hahn
Alexandre Poirier
James L. Powell

Quantile Regression with Panel Data

w21033 Denis Chetverikov
Bradley Larsen
Christopher Palmer

IV Quantile Regression for Group-level Treatments, with an Application to the Distributional Effects of Trade

w21032 Will Dobbie
Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham
Crystal Yang

Consumer Bankruptcy and Financial Health

w21024 Ufuk Akcigit
Salomé Baslandze
Stefanie Stantcheva

Taxation and the International Mobility of Inventors

w21023 Elizabeth M. Caucutt
Lance Lochner
Youngmin Park

Correlation, Consumption, Confusion, or Constraints: Why do Poor Children Perform so Poorly?

w21022 Sara Allin
Michael Baker
Maripier Isabelle
Mark Stabile

Physician Incentives and the Rise in C-sections: Evidence from Canada

w21014 Markus Mobius
Tuan Phan
Adam Szeidl

Treasure Hunt: Social Learning in the Field

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