NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

NBER Papers in Labor Studies


2015
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

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

w21002 David C. Chan
Jr.

The Efficiency of Slacking Off: Evidence from the Emergency Department

w21000 Austan D. Goolsbee
Alan B. Krueger

A Retrospective Look at Rescuing and Restructuring General Motors and Chrysler

w20996 Joshua Goodman
Michael Hurwitz
Jonathan Smith

College Access, Initial College Choice and Degree Completion

w20983 Victor Lavy
Teachers’ Pay for Performance in the Long-Run: Effects on Students’ Educational and Labor Market Outcomes in Adulthood

w20978 Christopher A. Hennessy
Ilya A. Strebulaev

Natural Experiment Policy Evaluation: A Critique

w20971 Greg Fischer
Dean Karlan

The Catch-22 of External Validity in the Context of Constraints to Firm Growth

w20965 Orazio Attanasio
Sarah Cattan
Emla Fitzsimons
Costas Meghir
Marta Rubio-Codina

Estimating the Production Function for Human Capital: Results from a Randomized Control Trial in Colombia

w20962 Peter Arcidiacono
Michael Lovenheim

Affirmative Action and the Quality-Fit Tradeoff

w20961 Maury Gittleman
Mark A. Klee
Morris M. Kleiner

Analyzing the Labor Market Outcomes of Occupational Licensing

w20960 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

The Great Recession, Retirement and Related Outcomes

w20956 Sule Alan
Mehmet Cemalcılar
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Unshrouding Effects on Demand for a Costly Add-on: Evidence from Bank Overdrafts in Turkey

w20941 Seth G. Benzell
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Guillermo LaGarda
Jeffrey D. Sachs

Robots Are Us: Some Economics of Human Replacement

w20940 Scott E. Carrell
Mark Hoekstra
James E. West

The Impact of Intergroup Contact on Racial Attitudes and Revealed Preferences

w20939 Robert E. Hall
Sam Schulhofer-Wohl

Measuring Job-Finding Rates and Matching Efficiency with Heterogeneous Jobseekers

w20938 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Age, Cohort and Co-Authorship

w20932 Courtney Coile
Mark Duggan
Audrey Guo

Veterans’ Labor Force Participation: What Role Does the VA’s Disability Compensation Program Play?

w20928 Raj Chetty
Behavioral Economics and Public Policy: A Pragmatic Perspective

w20918 Jonathan Guryan
James S. Kim
Kyung Park

Motivation and Incentives in Education: Evidence from a Summer Reading Experiment

w20913 Fatih Guvenen
Fatih Karahan
Serdar Ozkan
Jae Song

What Do Data on Millions of U.S. Workers Reveal about Life-Cycle Earnings Risk?

w20912 Rafael Dix-Carneiro
Brian K. Kovak

Trade Liberalization and the Skill Premium: A Local Labor Markets Approach

w20911 Huailu Li
Kevin Lang
Kaiwen Leong

Does Competition Eliminate Discrimination? Evidence from the Commercial Sex Market in Singapore

w20909 Victor Lavy
Edith Sand

On The Origins of Gender Human Capital Gaps: Short and Long Term Consequences of Teachers’ Stereotypical Biases

w20908 Rafael Dix-Carneiro
Brian K. Kovak

Trade Reform and Regional Dynamics: Evidence From 25 Years of Brazilian Matched Employer-Employee Data

w20890 David J. Deming
Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz
Noam Yuchtman

Can Online Learning Bend the Higher Education Cost Curve?

w20888 Matthew J. Bloomfield
Ulf Brüggemann
Hans B. Christensen
Christian Leuz

The Effect of Regulatory Harmonization on Cross-border Labor Migration: Evidence from the Accounting Profession

w20876 Holger M. Mueller
Paige P. Ouimet
Elena Simintzi

Wage Inequality and Firm Growth

w20869 David Card
Andrew Johnston
Pauline Leung
Alexandre Mas
Zhuan Pei

The Effect of Unemployment Benefits on the Duration of Unemployment Insurance Receipt: New Evidence from a Regression Kink Design in Missouri, 2003-2013

w20861 Caroline Hoxby
Sarah Turner

What High-Achieving Low-Income Students Know About College

w20855 Ariel Burstein
Eduardo Morales
Jonathan Vogel

Accounting for Changes in Between-Group Inequality

w20850 Benjamin M. Marx
Lesley J. Turner

Borrowing Trouble? Student Loans, the Cost of Borrowing, and Implications for the Effectiveness of Need-Based Grant Aid

w20849 Lance Lochner
Alexander Monge-Naranjo

Student Loans and Repayment: Theory, Evidence and Policy

w20847 C. Kirabo Jackson
Rucker C. Johnson
Claudia Persico

The Effects of School Spending on Educational and Economic Outcomes: Evidence from School Finance Reforms

w20845 Bryan Hong
Lorenz Kueng
Mu-Jeung Yang

Estimating Management Practice Complementarity between Decentralization and Performance Pay

w20843 Victor Lavy
Long Run Effects of Free School Choice: College Attainment, Employment, Earnings, and Social Outcomes at Adulthood

w20840 David H. Autor
Nicole Maestas
Kathleen J. Mullen
Alexander Strand

Does Delay Cause Decay? The Effect of Administrative Decision Time on the Labor Force Participation and Earnings of Disability Applicants

w20838 Patrick Kline
Melissa Tartari

Bounding the Labor Supply Responses to a Randomized Welfare Experiment: A Revealed Preference Approach

w20833 George B. Bulman
Caroline M. Hoxby

The Returns to the Federal Tax Credits for Higher Education

w20826 Anders Akerman
Ingvil Gaarder
Magne Mogstad

The Skill Complementarity of Broadband Internet

w20825 Camelia M. Kuhnen
Paul Oyer

Exploration for Human Capital: Evidence from the MBA Labor Market


2014
w20816 Lars Kirkebøen
Edwin Leuven
Magne Mogstad

Field of Study, Earnings, and Self-Selection

w20810 Alexander Gelber
Adam Isen
Judd B. Kessler

The Effects of Youth Employment: Evidence from New York City Summer Youth Employment Program Lotteries

w20801 Mark Hoekstra
Sandra Orozco-Aleman

Illegal Immigration, State Law, and Deterrence

w20800 Joshua Angrist
David Autor
Sally Hudson
Amanda Pallais

Leveling Up: Early Results from a Randomized Evaluation of Post-Secondary Aid

w20792 Atila Abdulkadiroğlu
Joshua D. Angrist
Peter D. Hull
Parag A. Pathak

Charters Without Lotteries: Testing Takeovers in New Orleans and Boston

w20789 Amy Finkelstein
Matthew Gentzkow
Heidi Williams

Sources of Geographic Variation in Health Care: Evidence from Patient Migration

w20788 Muriel Niederle
Gender

w20781 Joseph G. Altonji
Richard K. Mansfield

Group-Average Observables as Controls for Sorting on Unobservables When Estimating Group Treatment Effects: the Case of School and Neighborhood Effects

w20779 Steven W. Hemelt
Kevin M. Stange

Marginal Pricing and Student Investment in Higher Education

w20773 Marinho Bertanha
Guido W. Imbens

External Validity in Fuzzy Regression Discontinuity Designs

w20770 Supreet Kaur
Nominal Wage Rigidity in Village Labor Markets

w20767 Nikhil Agarwal
An Empirical Model of the Medical Match

w20766 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson

The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism

w20761 Astrid Kunze
Amalia R. Miller

Women Helping Women? Evidence from Private Sector Data on Workplace Hierarchies

w20756 Robin L. Lumsdaine
Stephanie J.C. Vermeer

Retirement Timing of Women and the Role of Care Responsibilities for Grandchildren

w20752 María F. Prada
Sergio S. Urzúa

One Size does not Fit All: Multiple Dimensions of Ability, College Attendance and Wages

w20748 Gregory Colman
Dhaval Dave

Unemployment and Health Behaviors Over the Business Cycle: a Longitudinal View

w20742 Charles I. Jones
Pareto and Piketty: The Macroeconomics of Top Income and Wealth Inequality

w20739 Sascha O. Becker
Marc-Andreas Muendler

Trade and Tasks: An Exploration over Three Decades in Germany

w20734 Wojciech Kopczuk
What Do We Know About Evolution of Top Wealth Shares in the United States?

w20733 Edward N. Wolff
Household Wealth Trends in the United States, 1962-2013: What Happened over the Great Recession?

w20729 Pierre Chaigneau
Alex Edmans
Daniel Gottlieb

The Generalized Informativeness Principle

w20727 Eric A. Hanushek
Marc Piopiunik
Simon Wiederhold

The Value of Smarter Teachers: International Evidence on Teacher Cognitive Skills and Student Performance

w20724 Jeffrey Clemens
Michael Wither

The Minimum Wage and the Great Recession: Evidence of Effects on the Employment and Income Trajectories of Low-Skilled Workers

w20723 Marie Louise Schultz-Nielsen
Erdal Tekin
Jane Greve

Labor Market Effects of Intrauterine Exposure to Nutritional Deficiency: Evidence from Administrative Data on Muslim Immigrants in Denmark

w20722 Soohyung Lee
Lesley J. Turner
Seokjin Woo
Kyunghee Kim

All or Nothing? The Impact of School and Classroom Gender Composition on Effort and Academic Achievement

w20714 Leonardo Bursztyn
Robert Jensen

How Does Peer Pressure Affect Educational Investments?

w20710 Johannes Stroebel
Joseph Vavra

House Prices, Local Demand, and Retail Prices

w20704 Michael Greenstone
Alexandre Mas
Hoai-Luu Nguyen

Do Credit Market Shocks affect the Real Economy? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the Great Recession and ‘Normal’ Economic Times

w20698 Lisa B. Kahn
Erika McEntarfer

Employment Cyclicality and Firm Quality

w20695 Steffen Andersen
Uri Gneezy
Alec Brandon
John A. List

Toward an Understanding of Reference-Dependent Labor Supply: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment

w20694 Florian Hoffmann
Thomas Lemieux

Unemployment in the Great Recession: A Comparison of Germany, Canada and the United States

w20689 Jonathan Guryan
James S. Kim
David M. Quinn

Does Reading During the Summer Build Reading Skills? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in 463 Classrooms

w20683 Julia Lane
Jason Owen-Smith
Rebecca Rosen
Bruce Weinberg

New Linked Data on Research Investments: Scientific Workforce, Productivity, and Public Value

w20668 Kirk Doran
Alexander Gelber
Adam Isen

The Effects of High-Skilled Immigration on Firms: Evidence from H-1B Visa Lotteries

w20667 Nicholas Bloom
Renata Lemos
Raffaella Sadun
John Van Reenen

Does Management Matter in Schools

w20664 Elliott Ash
W. Bentley MacLeod

Intrinsic Motivation in Public Service: Theory and Evidence from State Supreme Courts

w20661 Stefano DellaVigna
Johannes Hermle

Does Conflict of Interest Lead to Biased Coverage? Evidence from Movie Reviews

w20657 Andrew Bacher-Hicks
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

Validating Teacher Effect Estimates Using Changes in Teacher Assignments in Los Angeles

w20654 Brooke Helppie McFall
Marta Murray-Close
Robert J. Willis
Uniko Chen

Is it all worth it? The experiences of new PhDs on the job market, 2007-2010

w20648 Victor Lavy
Avraham Ebenstein
Sefi Roth

The Impact of Short Term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution on Cognitive Performance and Human Capital Formation

w20647 Victor Lavy
Avraham Ebenstein
Sefi Roth

The Long Run Human Capital and Economic Consequences of High-Stakes Examinations

w20645 Patrick L. Baude
Marcus Casey
Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin

The Evolution of Charter School Quality

w20640 Christopher R. Walters
The Demand for Effective Charter Schools

w20639 Christopher Walters
Inputs in the Production of Early Childhood Human Capital: Evidence from Head Start

w20637 Charles I. Jones
Jihee Kim

A Schumpeterian Model of Top Income Inequality

w20627 Adnan Q. Khan
Asim I. Khwaja
Benjamin A. Olken

Tax Farming Redux: Experimental Evidence on Performance Pay for Tax Collectors

w20626 Peter Arcidiacono
V. Joseph Hotz
Arnaud Maurel
Teresa Romano

Recovering Ex Ante Returns and Preferences for Occupations using Subjective Expectations Data

w20619 David Neumark
J.M. Ian Salas
William Wascher

More on Recent Evidence on the Effects of Minimum Wages in the United States

w20614 Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla
Tatjana Schimetschek

Will They Take the Money and Work? An Empirical Analysis of People's Willingness to Delay Claiming Social Security Benefits for a Lump Sum

w20609 Adam M. Lavecchia
Heidi Liu
Philip Oreopoulos

Behavioral Economics of Education: Progress and Possibilities

w20607 Luis Garicano
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Knowledge-based Hierarchies: Using Organizations to Understand the Economy

w20604 Henry S. Farber
Why You Can't Find a Taxi in the Rain and Other Labor Supply Lessons from Cab Drivers

w20602 Donald R. Davis
Jonathan I. Dingel

The Comparative Advantage of Cities

w20600 Lori Beaman
Dean Karlan
Bram Thuysbaert

Saving for a (not so) Rainy Day: A Randomized Evaluation of Savings Groups in Mali

w20584 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

The Great Recession, Decline and Rebound in Household Wealth for the Near Retirement Population

w20582 Maria Donovan Fitzpatrick
How Much Are Public School Teachers Willing to Pay for Their Retirement Benefits?

w20580 Casey B. Mulligan
The New Full-time Employment Taxes

w20568 Paul Beaudry
David A. Green
Benjamin M. Sand

In Search of Labor Demand

w20560 Fatih Guvenen
Greg Kaplan
Jae Song

The Glass Ceiling and The Paper Floor: Gender Differences among Top Earners, 1981-2012

w20558 Alexandre Mas
Does Transparency Lead to Pay Compression?

w20557 Naci Mocan
Luiza Pogorelova

Compulsory Schooling Laws and Formation of Beliefs: Education, Religion and Superstition

w20546 Alan Gustman
Thomas Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

Distributional Effects of Means Testing Social Security: An Exploratory Analysis

w20542 Pierre Chaigneau
Alex Edmans
Daniel Gottlieb

The Value of Informativeness for Contracting

w20539 Kenneth Y. Chay
Jonathan Guryan
Bhashkar Mazumder

Early Life Environment and Racial Inequality in Education and Earnings in the United States

w20531 Joseph G. Altonji
Lisa B. Kahn
Jamin D. Speer

Cashier or Consultant? Entry Labor Market Conditions, Field of Study, and Career Success

w20529 Edward P. Lazear
The Impatient Salesperson and the Delegation of Pricing Authority

w20528 David J. Deming
Noam Yuchtman
Amira Abulafi
Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

The Value of Postsecondary Credentials in the Labor Market: An Experimental Study

w20520 Will Dobbie
Jae Song

Debt Relief and Debtor Outcomes: Measuring the Effects of Consumer Bankruptcy Protection

w20509 Bruce Meyer
Nikolas Mittag

Misclassification in Binary Choice Models

w20508 Hunt Allcott
Daniel Keniston

Dutch Disease or Agglomeration? The Local Economic Effects of Natural Resource Booms in Modern America

w20506 James Liang
Hui Wang
Edward P. Lazear

Demographics and Entrepreneurship

w20505 John Bound
Murat Demirci
Gaurav Khanna
Sarah Turner

Finishing Degrees and Finding Jobs: U.S. Higher Education and the Flow of Foreign IT Workers

w20485 David Autor
Polanyi's Paradox and the Shape of Employment Growth

w20479 Steven J. Davis
John Haltiwanger

Labor Market Fluidity and Economic Performance

w20478 Casey Ichniowski
Anne Preston

Do Star Performers Produce More Stars? Peer Effects and Learning in Elite Teams

w20472 John M. Abowd
Francis Kramarz
Sébastien Pérez-Duarte
Ian M. Schmutte

Sorting Between and Within Industries: A Testable Model of Assortative Matching

w20457 Hyeok Jeong
Yong Kim
Iourii Manovskii

The Price of Experience

w20456 Pierre Chaigneau
Alex Edmans
Daniel Gottlieb

The Informativeness Principle Under Limited Liability

w20453 David Card
Laura Giuliano

Does Gifted Education Work? For Which Students?

w20449 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Elena Stancanelli

Long Workweeks and Strange Hours

w20447 Erling Barth
Alex Bryson
James C. Davis
Richard Freeman

It's Where You Work: Increases in Earnings Dispersion across Establishments and Individuals in the U.S.

w20428 Ethan Lewis
Giovanni Peri

Immigration and the Economy of Cities and Regions

w20427 Lucia Foster
Cheryl Grim
John Haltiwanger

Reallocation in the Great Recession: Cleansing or Not?

w20423 Robert J. Gordon
A New Method of Estimating Potential Real GDP Growth: Implications for the Labor Market and the Debt/GDP Ratio

w20414 Bryan S. Graham
Methods of Identification in Social Networks

w20413 Charles L. Baum
Christopher J. Ruhm

The Changing Benefits of Early Work Experience

w20407 Charles M. Becker
Cecilia Elena Rouse
Mingyu Chen

Can a Summer Make a Difference? The Impact of the American Economic Association Summer Program on Minority Student Outcomes

w20405 Andrew Gelman
Guido Imbens

Why High-order Polynomials Should not be Used in Regression Discontinuity Designs

w20402 Abigail Weitzman
Dalton Conley

From Assortative to Ashortative Coupling: Men's Height, Height Heterogamy, and Relationship Dynamics in the United States

w20401 Benjamin J. Keys
Devin G. Pope
Jaren C. Pope

Failure to Refinance

w20398 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Daiji Kawaguchi
Jungmin Lee

Does Labor Legislation Benefit Workers? Well-Being after an Hours Reduction

w20397 Christopher Cotton
Brent R. Hickman
Joseph P. Price

Affirmative Action and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

w20396 Alan Krueger
Alexandre Mas
Xiaotong Niu

The Evolution of Rotation Group Bias: Will the Real Unemployment Rate Please Stand Up?

w20395 Daron Acemoglu
David Autor
David Dorn
Gordon H. Hanson
Brendan Price

Import Competition and the Great U.S. Employment Sag of the 2000s

w20388 Suresh Naidu
Yaw Nyarko
Shing-Yi Wang

Worker Mobility in a Global Labor Market: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates

w20387 Lori Beaman
Dean Karlan
Bram Thuysbaert
Christopher Udry

Self-Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

w20383 Rachel Heath
A. Mushfiq Mobarak

Manufacturing Growth and the Lives of Bangladeshi Women

w20382 Peter Cappelli
Skill Gaps, Skill Shortages and Skill Mismatches: Evidence for the US

w20371 Melissa A. Boyle
Joanna N. Lahey

Spousal Labor Market Effects from Government Health Insurance: Evidence from a Veterans Affairs Expansion

w20367 Gerald Carlino
William R. Kerr

Agglomeration and Innovation

w20361 Danny Yagan
Affirmative Action Bans and Black Admission Outcomes: Selection-Corrected Estimates from UC Law Schools

w20343 Eric J. Allen
Patricia M. Dechow
Devin G. Pope
George Wu

Reference-Dependent Preferences: Evidence from Marathon Runners

w20342 Charles E. Gibbons
Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato
Michael B. Urbancic

Broken or Fixed Effects?

w20341 Bryan S. Graham
An Empirical Model of Network Formation: Detecting Homophily When Agents Are Heterogenous

w20329 Judith Scott-Clayton
Veronica Minaya

Should Student Employment Be Subsidized? Conditional Counterfactuals and the Outcomes of Work-Study Participation

w20325 Alberto Abadie
Susan Athey
Guido W. Imbens
Jeffrey M. Wooldridge

Finite Population Causal Standard Errors

w20321 Thomas Ahn
Jacob L. Vigdor

When Incentives Matter Too Much: Explaining Significant Responses to Irrelevant Information

w20318 Brigitte C. Madrian
Applying Insights from Behavioral Economics to Policy Design

w20313 Brianna Cardiff-Hicks
Francine Lafontaine
Kathryn Shaw

Do Large Modern Retailers Pay Premium Wages?

w20312 Francine Lafontaine
Kathryn Shaw

Serial Entrepreneurship: Learning by Doing?

w20307 Guido Matias Cortes
Nir Jaimovich
Christopher J. Nekarda
Henry E. Siu

The Micro and Macro of Disappearing Routine Jobs: A Flows Approach

w20300 Alex Edmans
Lucius Li
Chendi Zhang

Employee Satisfaction, Labor Market Flexibility, and Stock Returns Around The World

w20299 Karthik Muralidharan
Jishnu Das
Alaka Holla
Aakash Mohpal

The Fiscal Cost of Weak Governance: Evidence from Teacher Absence in India

w20291 Edward L. Glaeser
Joshua D. Gottlieb
Oren Ziv

Unhappy Cities

w20290 Raj Chetty
Emmanuel Saez
László Sándor

What Policies Increase Prosocial Behavior? An Experiment with Referees at the Journal of Public Economics

w20289 Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato
Owen Zidar

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

w20283 Derek Neal
Armin Rick

The Prison Boom and the Lack of Black Progress after Smith and Welch

w20281 Scott Cunningham
Manisha Shah

Decriminalizing Indoor Prostitution: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health

w20276 Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Matthew O. Jackson

Tractable and Consistent Random Graph Models

w20273 Kory Kroft
Fabian Lange
Matthew J. Notowidigdo
Lawrence F. Katz

Long-Term Unemployment and the Great Recession: The Role of Composition, Duration Dependence, and Non-Participation

w20271 Lasse Eika
Magne Mogstad
Basit Zafar

Educational Assortative Mating and Household Income Inequality

w20260 David Neumark
Jennifer Muz

The "Business Climate" and Economic Inequality

w20257 Xavier D'Haultfoeuille
Arnaud Maurel
Yichong Zhang

Extremal Quantile Regressions for Selection Models and the Black-White Wage Gap

w20256 Marianne Bertrand
Sandra E. Black
Sissel Jensen
Adriana Lleras-Muney

Breaking the Glass Ceiling? The Effect of Board Quotas on Female Labor Market Outcomes in Norway

w20250 Manudeep Bhuller
Magne Mogstad
Kjell G. Salvanes

Life Cycle Earnings, Education Premiums and Internal Rates of Return

w20234 Uri Gneezy
Andreas Leibbrandt
John A. List

Ode to the sea: Workplace Organizations and Norms of Cooperation

w20218 Günther Fink
B. Kelsey Jack
Felix Masiye

Seasonal Credit Constraints and Agricultural Labor Supply: Evidence from Zambia

w20211 Kalena Cortes
Joshua Goodman
Takako Nomi

Intensive Math Instruction and Educational Attainment: Long-Run Impacts of Double-Dose Algebra

w20195 Melissa S. Kearney
Phillip B. Levine

Income Inequality, Social Mobility, and the Decision to Drop Out of High School

w20201 Laura Salisbury
Women's Income and Marriage Markets in the United States: Evidence from the Civil War Pension

w20191 Pierre-André Chiappori
Costas Meghir

Intrahousehold Inequality

w20189 Pierre-André Chiappori
Costas Meghir

Intra-household Welfare

w20173 Joshua D. Angrist
Erich Battistin
Daniela Vuri

In a Small Moment: Class Size and Moral Hazard in the Mezzogiorno

w20172 Gharad Bryan
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Under-investment in a Profitable Technology: The Case of Seasonal Migration in Bangladesh

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To Charge or Not to Charge: Evidence from a Health Products Experiment in Uganda

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The Career Prospects of Overeducated Americans

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Financial Education and Access to Savings Accounts: Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Ugandan Youth Clubs

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Immigration, Search, and Redistribution: A Quantitative Assessment of Native Welfare

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

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The Long Term Impact of Cash Transfers to Poor Families

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Daniela Scur
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The New Empirical Economics of Management

w20095 Abigail K. Wozniak
Discrimination and the Effects of Drug Testing on Black Employment

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Kevin Y. Shih
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Foreign STEM Workers and Native Wages and Employment in U.S. Cities

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William R. Kerr
William F. Lincoln

Firms and the Economics of Skilled Immigration

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Understanding Earnings Dynamics: Identifying and Estimating the Changing Roles of Unobserved Ability, Permanent and Transitory Shocks

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Job Displacement and the Duration of Joblessness: The Role of Spatial Mismatch

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Declining Migration within the U.S.: The Role of the Labor Market

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Economic Well-being and Anti-Semitic, Xenophobic, and Racist Attitudes in Germany

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Place-Based Policies

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Structuring Incentives Within Organizations: The Case of Accountable Care Organizations

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Rasmus Lentz

An Empirical Model of Wage Dispersion with Sorting

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Understanding Corporate Governance Through Learning Models of Managerial Competence

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Savings in Transnational Households: A Field Experiment among Migrants from El Salvador

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Book Translations as Idea Flows: The Effects of the Collapse of Communism on the Diffusion of Knowledge

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Erdal Tekin
Volkan Topalli
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Timothy Dickinson
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Less Cash, Less Crime: Evidence from the Electronic Benefit Transfer Program

w19983 Guido Imbens
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Fabian Waldinger

German-Jewish Emigres and U.S. Invention

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Tal Gross
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Particulate Pollution and the Productivity of Pear Packers

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Heterogeneous Paths Through College: Detailed Patterns and Relationships with Graduation and Earnings

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The Labor Market Effects of Reducing the Number of Illegal Immigrants

w19922 David Albouy
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Urban Population and Amenities

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

w19905 Richard B. Freeman
Wei Huang

Collaborating With People Like Me: Ethnic co-authorship within the US

w19902 Alan L. Gustman
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The Role of Health in Retirement

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Robert F. Stambaugh
Lucian A. Taylor

Scale and Skill in Active Management

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Ann Huff Stevens

Short-run Effects of Job Loss on Health Conditions, Health Insurance, and Health Care Utilization

w19882 Lance J. Lochner
Alexander Monge-Naranjo

Default and Repayment Among Baccalaureate Degree Earners

w19871 Robert E. Hall
High Discounts and High Unemployment

w19870 Alan B. Krueger
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A Contribution to the Empirics of Reservation Wages

w19869 Raquel Fernández
Joyce C. Wong

Divorce Risk, Wages, and Working Wives: A Quantitative Life-Cycle Analysis of Female Labor Force Participation

w19868 Ejaz Ghani
William R. Kerr
Stephen D. O'Connell

Political Reservations and Women's Entrepreneurship in India

w19866 Benjamin Jones
E.J. Reedy
Bruce A. Weinberg

Age and Scientific Genius

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Loose Knots: Strong versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

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Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Jonathan Guryan
Jens Ludwig
Susan Mayer
Harold Pollack
Laurence Steinberg

The (Surprising) Efficacy of Academic and Behavioral Intervention with Disadvantaged Youth: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Chicago

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Nicolas J. Duquette

How Johnson Fought the War on Poverty: The Economics and Politics of Funding at the Office of Economic Opportunity

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Maya Rossin-Slater
W. Reed Walker

Every Breath You Take - Every Dollar You'll Make: The Long-Term Consequences of the Clean Air Act of 1970

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Richard V. Burkhauser
Jeff Larrimore

Using the Pareto Distribution to Improve Estimates of Topcoded Earnings

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Patrick Kline
Emmanuel Saez
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Is the United States Still a Land of Opportunity? Recent Trends in Intergenerational Mobility

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Where is the Land of Opportunity? The Geography of Intergenerational Mobility in the United States

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Can You Leave High School Behind?

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Gordon H. Hanson
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Return of the Solow Paradox? IT, Productivity, and Employment in U.S. Manufacturing

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Nicholas Turner

Cash-on-Hand & College Enrollment: Evidence from Population Tax Data and Policy Nonlinearities

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John A. List
Ulrike Malmendier
Gautam Rao

Voting to Tell Others

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Microcredit Impacts: Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

w19816 Caroline M. Hoxby
The Economics of Online Postsecondary Education: MOOCs, Nonselective Education, and Highly Selective Education

w19825 Raymond P. Guiteras
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Incentives, Selection and Productivity in Labor Markets: Evidence from Rural Malawi

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Florian Scheuer

A Theory of Income Taxation under Multidimensional Skill Heterogeneity

w19819 Richard B. Freeman
Ina Ganguli
Raviv Murciano-Goroff

Why and Wherefore of Increased Scientific Collaboration

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Media Influences on Social Outcomes: The Impact of MTV's 16 and Pregnant on Teen Childbearing

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Hilary Hoynes
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Do In-Work Tax Credits Serve as a Safety Net?

w19784 Patrick M. Kline
A Note on Variance Estimation for the Oaxaca Estimator of Average Treatment Effects

w19782 Efraim Benmelech
Carola Frydman

Military CEOs


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