NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

NBER Papers in Public Economics


2014
w20318 Brigitte C. Madrian
Applying Insights from Behavioral Economics to Policy Design

w20317 Hanming Fang
Quanlin Gu
Li-An Zhou

The Gradients of Power: Evidence from the Chinese Housing Market

w20308 Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Mary Zaki

Expanding the School Breakfast Program: Impacts on Children's Consumption, Nutrition and Health

w20299 Karthik Muralidharan
Jishnu Das
Alaka Holla
Aakash Mohpal

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

w20298 Lorenz Kueng
Evgeny Yakovlev

How Persistent Are Consumption Habits? Micro-Evidence from Russia's Alcohol Market

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

w20287 Morris A. Davis
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

Housing, Finance and the Macroeconomy

w20271 Lasse Eika
Magne Mogstad
Basit Zafar

Educational Assortative Mating and Household Income Inequality

w20268 Bruce I. Carlin
Li Jiang
Stephen A. Spiller

Learning Millennial-Style

w20260 David Neumark
Jennifer Muz

The “Business Climate” and Economic Inequality

w20254 Efraim Benmelech
Nittai Bergman
Anna Milanez
Vladimir Mukharlyamov

The Agglomeration of Bankruptcy

w20243 Benjamin Hansen
Punishment and Deterrence: Evidence from Drunk Driving

w20239 Felipe Kast
Dina Pomeranz

Saving More to Borrow Less: Experimental Evidence from Access to Formal Savings Accounts in Chile

w20227 Roger H. Gordon
Wojciech Kopczuk

The Choice of the Personal Income Tax Base

w20226 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Heidi Williams

Paying on the Margin for Medical Care: Evidence from Breast Cancer Treatments

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

w20215 Ian W.R. Martin
Robert S. Pindyck

Averting Catastrophes: The Strange Economics of Scylla and Charybdis

w20212 David Dranove
Craig Garthwaite
Manuel Hermosilla

Pharmaceutical Profits and the Social Value of Innovation

w20204 Charles D. Kolstad
International Environmental Agreements among Heterogeneous Countries with Social Preferences

w20192 Steven Shavell
A General Rationale for a Governmental Role in the Relief of Large Risks

w20191 Pierre-André Chiappori
Costas Meghir

Intrahousehold Inequality

w20189 Pierre-André Chiappori
Costas Meghir

Intra-household Welfare

w20164 Brian Jacob
Max Kapustin
Jens Ludwig

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

w20184 James Andreoni
Andy Brownback

Grading on a Curve, and other Effects of Group Size on All-Pay Auctions

w20182 Alexander L. Brown
Jonathan Meer
J. Forrest Williams

Social Distance and Quality Ratings in Charity Choice

w20180 Catherine C. Eckel
David Herberich
Jonathan Meer

A Field Experiment on Directed Giving at a Public University

w20179 Roberto Perotti
Defense Government Spending Is Contractionary, Civilian Government Spending Is Expansionary

w20178 Sarah Cohodes
Samuel Kleiner
Michael F. Lovenheim
Daniel Grossman

The Effect of Child Health Insurance Access on Schooling: Evidence from Public Insurance Expansions

w20176 Stephen G. Dimmock
William C. Gerken
Zoran Ivković
Scott J. Weisbenner

Capital Gains Lock-In and Governance Choices

w20173 Joshua D. Angrist
Erich Battistin
Daniela Vuri

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

w20167 Brian Clark
Clément Joubert
Arnaud Maurel

The Career Prospects of Overeducated Americans

w20158 Charles Yuji Horioka
Are Americans and Indians More Altruistic than the Japanese and Chinese? Evidence from a New International Survey of Bequest Plans

w20150 Nico Voigtlaender
Hans-Joachim Voth

Highway to Hitler

w20146 Raymond Fisman
Pamela Jakiela
Shachar Kariv

How Did Distributional Preferences Change During the Great Recession?

w20145 Raymond Fisman
Pamela Jakiela
Shachar Kariv

The Distributional Preferences of Americans

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

w20140 Leemore Dafny
Jonathan Gruber
Christopher Ody

More Insurers Lower Premiums: Evidence from Initial Pricing in the Health Insurance Marketplaces

w20133 Stefano Giglio
Matteo Maggiori
Johannes Stroebel

Very Long-Run Discount Rates

w20131 Michele Battisti
Gabriel Felbermayr
Giovanni Peri
Panu Poutvaara

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

w20130 Christian Baker
Jeremy Bejarano
Richard W. Evans
Kenneth L. Judd
Kerk L. Phillips

A Big Data Approach to Optimal Sales Taxation

w20127 Keith M. Marzilli Ericson
When Consumers Do Not Make an Active Decision: Dynamic Default Rules and their Equilibrium Effects

w20125 Alexander L. Brown
Joanna N. Lahey

Small Victories: Creating Intrinsic Motivation in Savings and Debt Reduction

w20122 Christian Broda
Jonathan A. Parker

The Economic Stimulus Payments of 2008 and the Aggregate Demand for Consumption

w20118 C. Kirabo Jackson
Rucker Johnson
Claudia Persico

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

w20113 Kelly Noonan
Hope Corman
Nancy E. Reichman

Effects of Maternal Depression on Family Food Insecurity

w20105 Emmanuel Farhi
Iván Werning

Labor Mobility WIthin Currency Unions

w20103 Anna Aizer
Shari Eli
Joseph P. Ferrie
Adriana Lleras-Muney

The Long Term Impact of Cash Transfers to Poor Families

w20102 Nicholas Bloom
Renata Lemos
Raffaella Sadun
Daniela Scur
John Van Reenen

The New Empirical Economics of Management

w20098 Charles F. Manski
Communicating Uncertainty in Official Economic Statistics

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

w20087 Christina D. Romer
David H. Romer

Transfer Payments and the Macroeconomy: The Effects of Social Security Benefit Changes, 1952-1991

w20084 Wojciech Kopczuk
David J. Munroe

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

w20058 Mariacristina De Nardi
Fang Yang

Bequests and Heterogeneity in Retirement Wealth

w20056 Randall Walsh
Michael LeGower

Promise Scholarship Programs as Place-Making Policy: Evidence from School Enrollment and Housing Prices

w20049 David Neumark
Helen Simpson

Place-Based Policies

w20043 Florian Scheuer
Alexander Wolitzky

Capital Taxation under Political Constraints

w20037 Annamaria Conti
Christopher C. Liu

The (Changing) Knowledge Production Function: Evidence from the MIT Department of Biology for 1970-2000

w20023 Ran Abramitzky
Isabelle Sin

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

w20020 Casey B. Mulligan
The ACA: Some Unpleasant Welfare Arithmetic

w20018 Devin Bunten
Matthew E. Kahn

The Impact of Emerging Climate Risks on Urban Real Estate Price Dynamics

w20014 Joseph E. Stiglitz
Intellectual Property Rights, the Pool of Knowledge, and Innovation

w20013 Kala Krishna
Saziye P. Akyol

Preferences, Selection, and Value Added: A Structural Approach

w20011 B. Douglas Bernheim
S. Nageeb Ali
Xiaochen Fan

Predictability and Power in Legislative Bargaining

w20009 Patrick Bolton
Hui Chen
Neng Wang

Debt, Taxes, and Liquidity

w20008 John List
Daan Van Soest
Jan Stoop
Haiwen Zhou

On the Role of Group Size in Tournaments: Theory and Evidence from Lab and Field Experiments

w20007 Michael Hallsworth
John List
Robert Metcalfe
Ivo Vlaev

The Behavioralist As Tax Collector: Using Natural Field Experiments to Enhance Tax Compliance

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

Unintended Consequences of Products Liability: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Market

w20001 Satoshi Shimizutani
Takashi Oshio
Mayu Fujii

Option Value of Work, Health Status, and Retirement Decisions in Japan: Evidence from the Japanese Study on Aging and Retirement (JSTAR)

w19999 Karthik Muralidharan
Paul Niehaus
Sandip Sukhtankar

Payments Infrastructure and the Performance of Public Programs: Evidence from Biometric Smartcards in India

w19996 Richard Wright
Erdal Tekin
Volkan Topalli
Chandler McClellan
Timothy Dickinson
Richard Rosenfeld

Less Cash, Less Crime: Evidence from the Electronic Benefit Transfer Program

w19989 Mark Duggan
Amanda Starc
Boris Vabson

Who Benefits when the Government Pays More? Pass-Through in the Medicare Advantage Program

w19966 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Benjamin A. Olken

The Missing "Missing Middle"

w19965 Matthew J. Holian
Matthew E. Kahn

Household Demand for Low Carbon Public Policies: Evidence from California

w19964 Shanjun Li
Matthew E. Kahn
Jerry Nickelsburg

Public Transit Bus Procurement: The Role of Energy Prices, Regulation and Federal Subsidies

w19956 Jason Abaluck
Leila Agha
Christopher Kabrhel
Ali Raja
Arjun Venkatesh

Negative Tests and the Efficiency of Medical Care: What Determines Heterogeneity in Imaging Behavior?

w19950 Timothy N. Bond
Kevin Lang

The Sad Truth About Happiness Scales

w19936 Casey B. Mulligan
The Economics of Work Schedules under the New Hours and Employment Taxes

w19930 James M. Poterba
Retirement Security in an Aging Society

w19922 David Albouy
Bert Lue

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

w19919 David Albouy
Bryan Stuart

Urban Population and Amenities

w19915 Hugh Macartney
The Dynamic Effects of Educational Accountability

w19913 Pilar Garcia-Gomez
Sergi Jimenez-Martin
Judit Vall Castelló

Financial Incentives, Health and Retirement in Spain

w19912 Matthew E. Kahn
Nils Kok

Big-Box Retailers and Urban Carbon Emissions: The Case of Wal-Mart

w19911 Alan J. Auerbach
Yuriy Gorodnichenko

Fiscal Multipliers in Japan

w19904 Jeffrey Clemens
Regulatory Redistribution in the Market for Health Insurance

w19902 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

The Role of Health in Retirement

w19899 Jonathan Heathcote
Kjetil Storesletten
Giovanni L. Violante

Optimal Tax Progressivity: An Analytical Framework

w19896 Jeffrey E. Harris
Beatriz G. López-Valcárcel
Patricia Barber
Vicente Ortún

Efficiency versus Equity in the Allocation of Medical Specialty Training Positions in Spain: A Health Policy Simulation Based on a Discrete Choice Model

w19882 Lance J. Lochner
Alexander Monge-Naranjo

Default and Repayment Among Baccalaureate Degree Earners

w19835 Florian Scheuer
Kent Smetters

Could a Website Really Have Doomed the Health Exchanges? Multiple Equilibria, Initial Conditions and the Construction of the Fine

w19878 Jeffrey E. Harris
Ana Inés Balsa
Patricia Triunfo

Tobacco Control Campaign in Uruguay: Impact on Smoking Cessation during Pregnancy

w19870 Alan B. Krueger
Andreas I. Mueller

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

w19859 Parag A. Pathak
Peng Shi

Demand Modeling, Forecasting, and Counterfactuals, Part I

w19862 Philip J. Cook
Kenneth Dodge
George Farkas
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

w19860 Martha J. Bailey
Nicolas J. Duquette

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

w19857 Jason M. Lindo
Peter Siminski
Oleg Yerokhin

Breaking the Link Between Legal Access to Alcohol and Motor Vehicle Accidents: Evidence from New South Wales

w19856 Isaac Ehrlich
Yong Yin

Equilibrium Health Spending and Population Aging in a Model of Endogenous Growth - Will the GDP Share of Health Spending Keep Rising?

w19855 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang
Jinwen Xu

How Durable are Social Norms? Immigrant Trust and Generosity in 132 Countries

w19847 Lawrence H. Goulder
Marc A. C. Hafstead
Roberton C. Williams III

General Equilibrium Impacts of a Federal Clean Energy Standard

w19846 Philip Armour
Richard V. Burkhauser
Jeff Larrimore

Using the Pareto Distribution to Improve Estimates of Topcoded Earnings

w19844 Raj Chetty
Nathaniel Hendren
Patrick Kline
Emmanuel Saez
Nicholas Turner

Is the United States Still a Land of Opportunity? Recent Trends in Intergenerational Mobility

w19843 Raj Chetty
Nathaniel Hendren
Patrick Kline
Emmanuel Saez

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

w19839 Stephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder
George L. Wehby
Sarah Lewis
Luisa Zuccolo

Alcohol Exposure In Utero and Child Academic Achievement

w19838 Lint Barrage
Eric Chyn
Justine Hastings

Advertising, Reputation, and Environmental Stewardship: Evidence from the BP Oil Spill

w19836 Dayanand S. Manoli
Nicholas Turner

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

w19832 Stefano DellaVigna
John A. List
Ulrike Malmendier
Gautam Rao

Voting to Tell Others

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

w19826 Scott R. Baker
Nicholas Bloom
Brandice Canes-Wrone
Steven J. Davis
Jonathan A. Rodden

Why Has U.S. Policy Uncertainty Risen Since 1960?

w19822 Casey Rothschild
Florian Scheuer

A Theory of Income Taxation under Multidimensional Skill Heterogeneity

w19815 David Albouy
Andrew Hanson

Tax Benefits to Housing and Inefficiencies in Location and Consumption

w19807 Jesse M. Shapiro
Special Interests and the Media: Theory and an Application to Climate Change

w19804 Daniel M. Hungerman
Public Goods, Hidden Income, and Tax Evasion: Some Nonstandard Results from the Warm-Glow Model

w19793 Timothy J. Moore
The Employment Effect of Terminating Disability Benefits

w19789 Liana Fox
Irwin Garfinkel
Neeraj Kaushal
Jane Waldfogel
Christopher Wimer

Waging War on Poverty: Historical Trends in Poverty Using the Supplemental Poverty Measure

w19787 Marika Cabral
Neale Mahoney

Externalities and Taxation of Supplemental Insurance: A Study of Medicare and Medigap

w19785 Marianne Bitler
Hilary Hoynes
Elira Kuka

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

w19781 Matthew Harding
Michael Lovenheim

The Effect of Prices on Nutrition: Comparing the Impact of Product- and Nutrient-Specific Taxes

w19779 Byron Lutz
Louise Sheiner

The Fiscal Stress Arising from State and Local Retiree Health Obligations


2013
w19772 Johannes F. Schmieder
Till M. von Wachter
Stefan Bender

The Causal Effect of Unemployment Duration on Wages: Evidence from Unemployment Insurance Extensions

w19771 Casey B. Mulligan
Trevor S. Gallen

Wedges, Wages, and Productivity under the Affordable Care Act

w19770 Trevor S. Gallen
Casey B. Mulligan

Wedges, Labor Market Behavior, and Health Insurance Coverage under the Affordable Care Act

w19766 Stefano DellaVigna
Ruben Durante
Brian Knight
Eliana La Ferrara

Market-based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy

w19765 Devin G. Pope
Joseph Price
Justin Wolfers

Awareness Reduces Racial Bias

w19762 Eric A. Hanushek
Guido Schwerdt
Simon Wiederhold
Ludger Woessmann

Returns to Skills around the World: Evidence from PIAAC

w19761 Jeffrey Clemens
The Effect of U.S. Health Insurance Expansions on Medical Innovation

w19742 Alberto Abadie
Matthew M. Chingos
Martin R. West

Endogenous Stratification in Randomized Experiments

w19741 Charles L. Baum
Christopher J. Ruhm

The Effects of Paid Family Leave in California on Labor Market Outcomes

w19735 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

The Impacts of Expanding Access to High-Quality Preschool Education

w19724 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

The Social Security Windfall Elimination and Government Pension Offset Provisions for Public Employees in the Health and Retirement Study

w19721 Thomas Fujiwara
Kyle C. Meng
Tom Vogl

Estimating Habit Formation in Voting

w19713 Hunt Allcott
Dmitry Taubinsky

The Lightbulb Paradox: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments

w19699 Jeff Larrimore
Richard V. Burkhauser
Philip Armour

Accounting for Income Changes over the Great Recession (2007-2010) Relative to Previous Recessions: The Importance of Taxes and Transfers

w19698 John M. de Figueiredo
Brian Kelleher Richter

Advancing the Empirical Research on Lobbying

w19665 James T. Edwards
John A. List

Toward an Understanding of why Suggestions Work in Charitable Fundraising: Theory and Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment

w19659 Patrick Kline
Enrico Moretti

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

w19654 Kelly Bedard
Peter J. Kuhn

Making Nutritional Information Digestible: Effects of a Receipt-Based Intervention on Restaurant Purchases

w19645 C. Kirabo Jackson
Henry S. Schneider

Reducing Moral Hazard in Employment Relationships: Experimental Evidence on Managerial Control and Performance Pay

w19626 Tara Watson
Enforcement and Immigrant Location Choice

w19621 Kevin S. Markle
Douglas A. Shackelford

The Impact of Headquarter and Subsidiary Locations on Multinationals’ Effective Tax Rates

w19620 Matthew E. Kahn
Pei Li
Daxuan Zhao

Pollution Control Effort at China’s River Borders: When Does Free Riding Cease?

w19609 Annette Alstadsæter
Wojciech Kopczuk
Kjetil Telle

Are Closely-Held Firms Tax Shelters?

w19608 Eugene Goryunov
Maria Kazakova
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Arseny Mamedov
Kristina Nesterova
Vladimir Nazarov
Elena Grishina
Pavel Trunin
Alexey Shpenev

Russia’s Fiscal Gap

w19596 Charles Y. Horioka
Takaaki Nomoto
Akiko Terada-Hagiwara

Why Has Japan's Massive Government Debt Not Wreaked Havoc (Yet)?

w19595 Gordon B. Dahl
Katrine V. Løken
Magne Mogstad
Kari Vea Salvanes

What Is the Case for Paid Maternity Leave?

w19593 Frank R. Lichtenberg
The Impact of Biomedical Knowledge Accumulation on Mortality: A Bibliometric Analysis of Cancer Data

w19582 Caitlin Blair
Constructing a PCE-Weighted Consumer Price Index

w19579 Alan J. Auerbach
Michael P. Devereux

Consumption and Cash-Flow Taxes in an International Setting

w19576 Atila Abdulkadiroğlu
Weiwei Hu
Parag A. Pathak

Small High Schools and Student Achievement: Lottery-Based Evidence from New York City

w19574 Jeffrey Clemens
David M. Cutler

Who Pays for Public Employee Health Costs?

w19571 Janet Currie
Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Jamie Mullins
Matthew J. Neidell

What Do We Know About Short and Long Term Effects of Early Life Exposure to Pollution?

w19569 Clemens Sialm
Laura Starks
Hanjiang Zhang

Defined Contribution Pension Plans: Sticky or Discerning Money?

w19568 Ralph S.J. Koijen
Motohiro Yogo

Shadow Insurance

w19566 Robert Clark
Melinda Morrill
David Vanderweide

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

w19565 Frank Schorfheide
Kenneth I. Wolpin

To Hold Out or Not to Hold Out

w19559 Gerald Carlino
Robert P. Inman

Macro Fiscal Policy in Economic Unions: States as Agents

w19558 Lucie Schmidt
Lara Shore-Sheppard
Tara Watson

The Effect of Safety Net Programs on Food Insecurity

w19544 Garry Barrett
Peter Levell
Kevin Milligan

A Comparison of Micro and Macro Expenditure Measures Across Countries Using Differing Survey Methods

w19543 Thomas F. Crossley
Joachim K. Winter

Asking Households About Expenditures: What Have We Learned?

w19536 Andrew Leicester
The Potential use of In-home Scanner Technology for Budget Surveys

w19532 Erwann Michel-Kerjan
Paul Raschky
Howard Kunreuther

Corporate Demand for Insurance: New Evidence from the U.S. Terrorism and Property Markets

w19527 Keith M Marzilli Ericson
Amanda Starc

How Product Standardization Affects Choice: Evidence from the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange

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

w19517 Keith Brown
Cristian Tiu

The Interaction of Spending Policies, Asset Allocation Strategies, and Investment Performance at University Endowment Funds

w19511 Robert Clark
Olivia S. Mitchell

How Does Retiree Health Insurance Influence Public Sector Employee Saving?

w19508 Katherine B. Coffman
Lucas C. Coffman
Keith M. Marzilli Ericson

The Size of the LGBT Population and the Magnitude of Anti-Gay Sentiment are Substantially Underestimated

w19503 Jeffrey Clemens
Joshua D. Gottlieb

Bargaining in the Shadow of a Giant: Medicare's Influence on Private Payment Systems

w19501 Gary D. Libecap
Addressing Global Environmental Externalities: Transaction Costs Considerations

w19491 Alexander M. Gelber
Damon Jones
Daniel W. Sacks

Earnings Adjustment Frictions: Evidence from the Social Security Earnings Test

w19487 Murray L. Aitken
Ernst R. Berndt
Barry Bosworth
Iain M. Cockburn
Richard Frank
Michael Kleinrock
Bradley T. Shapiro

The Regulation of Prescription Drug Competition and Market Responses: Patterns in Prices and Sales Following Loss of Exclusivity

w19440 Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

Contract Teachers: Experimental Evidence from India

w19485 Koichiro Ito
Asymmetric Incentives in Subsidies: Evidence from a Large-Scale Electricity Rebate Program

w19484 Sumit Agarwal
Souphala Chomsisengphet
Neale Mahoney
Johannes Stroebel

Regulating Consumer Financial Products: Evidence from Credit Cards

w19482 Jeffrey Hoopes
Daniel Reck
Joel Slemrod

Taxpayer Search for Information: Implications for Rational Attention

w19481 Jeffrey B. Liebman
Neale Mahoney

Do Expiring Budgets Lead to Wasteful Year-End Spending? Evidence from Federal Procurement

w19477 Pablo D'Erasmo
Enrique G. Mendoza

Distributional Incentives in an Equilibrium Model of Domestic Sovereign Default

w19470 Anmol Bhandari
David Evans
Mikhail Golosov
Thomas J. Sargent

Taxes, Debts, and Redistributions with Aggregate Shocks

w19459 Andrew Ang
Richard C. Green
Yuhang Xing

Advance Refundings of Municipal Bonds

w19454 Philipp Bewerunge
Harvey S. Rosen

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

w19449 Marianne Bitler
Hilary Hoynes

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: The Safety Net, Living Arrangements, and Poverty in the Great Recession

w19433 Ori Heffetz
Katrina Ligett

Privacy and Data-Based Research

w19431 Gary Hansen
Selo Imrohoroglu

Fiscal Reform and Government Debt in Japan: A Neoclassical Perspective

w19430 Eric Budish
Benjamin N. Roin
Heidi Williams

Do fixed patent terms distort innovation? Evidence from cancer clinical trials

w19426 Michael Greenstone
B. Kelsey Jack

Envirodevonomics: A Research Agenda for a Young Field

w19424 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Jonah E. Rockoff

Measuring the Impacts of Teachers II: Teacher Value-Added and Student Outcomes in Adulthood

w19423 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Jonah E. Rockoff

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

w19441 Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

The Aggregate Effect of School Choice: Evidence from a Two-stage Experiment in India

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

w19404 Neeraj Kaushal
Felix Muchomba

How Consumer Price Subsidies affect Nutrition

w19402 Lucie Gadenne
Monica Singhal

Decentralization in Developing Economies

w19400 Yuming Fu
Wenlan Qian
Bernard Yeung

Speculative Investors and Tobin’s Tax in the Housing Market

w19393 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Paul Schrimpf

The Response of Drug Expenditures to Non-Linear Contract Design: Evidence from Medicare Part D

w19392 James Andreoni
Michael A. Kuhn
Charles Sprenger

On Measuring Time Preferences

w19387 Jacob Fishman
V. Kerry Smith

A Direct Test of the “Explanation” for Incomplete Stratification in Vertical Sorting Models

w19385 Todd Kumler
Eric Verhoogen
Judith A. Frías

Enlisting Employees in Improving Payroll-Tax Compliance: Evidence from Mexico

w19367 Abby Alpert
Mark Duggan
Judith K. Hellerstein

Perverse Reverse Price Competition: Average Wholesale Prices and Medicaid Pharmaceutical Spending

w19366 Casey B. Mulligan
Is the Affordable Care Act Different from Romneycare? A Labor Economics Perspective

w19365 Casey B. Mulligan
Average Marginal Labor Income Tax Rates under the Affordable Care Act

w19363 Peter Ganong
Jeffrey B. Liebman

The Decline, Rebound, and Further Rise in SNAP Enrollment: Disentangling Business Cycle Fluctuations and Policy Changes

w19344 Silvia Prina
Heather Royer

The Importance of Parental Knowledge and Social Norms: Evidence from Weight Report Cards in Mexico

w19338 Lawrence H. Goulder
Andrew Schein

Carbon Taxes vs. Cap and Trade: A Critical Review

w19329 Arik Levinson
Happiness, Behavioral Economics, and Public Policy

w19298 Dennis Epple
Richard Romano
Sinan Sarpça
Holger Sieg

The U.S. Market for Higher Education: A General Equilibrium Analysis of State and Private Colleges and Public Funding Policies

w19297 David Greenlaw
James D. Hamilton
Peter Hooper
Frederic S. Mishkin

Crunch Time: Fiscal Crises and the Role of Monetary Policy

w19296 Marco Bassetto
Marco Cagetti
Mariacristina De Nardi

Credit Crunches and Credit Allocation in a Model of Entrepreneurship

w19294 Enrico Moretti
Daniel J. Wilson

State Incentives for Innovation, Star Scientists and Jobs: Evidence from Biotech

w19293 Patrick M. Kline
Enrico Moretti

Local Economic Development, Agglomeration Economies, and the Big Push: 100 Years of Evidence from the Tennessee Valley Authority

w19287 Christopher J. Ruhm
Recessions, Healthy No More?

w19283 Sara LaLumia
James M. Sallee
Nicholas Turner

New Evidence on Taxes and the Timing of Birth

w19281 Maria D. Fitzpatrick
Michael F. Lovenheim

Early Retirement Incentives and Student Achievement

w19270 Alec Smith
B. Douglas Bernheim
Colin Camerer
Antonio Rangel

Neural Activity Reveals Preferences Without Choices

w19269 B. Douglas Bernheim
Daniel Bjorkegren
Jeffrey Naecker
Antonio Rangel

Do Hypothetical Choices and Non-Choice Ratings Reveal Preferences?

w19266 Eli Berman
Joseph Felter
Ethan Kapstein
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Kent Smetters

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Eric French
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Erkut Y. Ozbay

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Markus H. Hahn
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Ashley Swanson

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Don Fullerton

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Amy Claessens
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

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Weizeng Sun
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James Liang
John Roberts
Zhichun Jenny Ying

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Wallace K.C. Mok

Disability, Earnings, Income and Consumption

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Michael I. Norton
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Stefanie Stantcheva

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Steven J. Haider
Jeffrey Wooldridge

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Craig Garthwaite
Christopher Ody

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Ryan Sandler

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Stefanie Stantcheva

Generalized Social Marginal Welfare Weights for Optimal Tax Theory

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Jason Fletcher

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Rema Hanna
Benjamin A. Olken
Ririn Purnamasari
Matthew Wai-Poi

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Iván Werning

Estate Taxation with Altruism Heterogeneity

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Ori Heffetz
Miles S. Kimball
Nichole Szembrot

Aggregating Local Preferences to Guide Marginal Policy Adjustments

w18785 Michael J. Kottelenberg
Steven F. Lehrer

New Evidence on the Impacts of Access to and Attending Universal Childcare in Canada

w18779 Olivier J. Blanchard
Daniel Leigh

Growth Forecast Errors and Fiscal Multipliers

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Greg J. Duncan
Lisa A. Gennetian
Lawrence F. Katz
Ronald C. Kessler
Jeffrey R. Kling
Lisa Sanbonmatsu

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Jacob N. Shapiro
Erin Troland

Modest, Secure and Informed: Successful Development in Conflict Zones

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Evaluating Durable Public Good Provision using Housing Prices

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Clemens Sialm
Irina Stefanescu

It Pays to Set the Menu: Mutual Fund Investment Options in 401(k) Plans

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Joseph Gyourko
Yongheng Deng

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Edward C. Prescott

On Financing Retirement with an Aging Population

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Sanjay P. Misra

Gold Returns

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Enrico Moretti

Place Based Policies with Unemployment

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Zoran Ivković
Scott Weisbenner

Empirical Determinants of Intertemporal Choice

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Emily G. Owens

Does Federal Financial Aid Affect College Enrollment? Evidence from Drug Offenders and the Higher Education Act of 1998

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John A. List
Ulrike Malmendier
Gautam Rao

The Importance of Being Marginal: Gender Differences in Generosity

w18747 Wojciech Kopczuk
Incentive Effects of Inheritances and Optimal Estate Taxation

w18742 B. Douglas Bernheim
Debraj Ray
Sevin Yeltekin

Poverty and Self-Control

w18735 Matthew J. Holian
Matthew E. Kahn

The Rise of the Low Carbon Consumer City

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Naci H. Mocan

Alcohol Consumption, Deterrence and Crime in New York City

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Gordon B. Dahl

Views among Economists: Professional Consensus or Point-Counterpoint?

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Costas Meghir
Jean-Marc Robin

Mismatch, Sorting and Wage Dynamics

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James X. Sullivan

Winning the War: Poverty from the Great Society to the Great Recession

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J.M. Ian Salas
William Wascher

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Lucas Davis
Michael Greenstone
Reed Walker

Do Housing Prices Reflect Environmental Health Risks? Evidence from More than 1600 Toxic Plant Openings and Closings

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Hanming Fang

Equilibrium Labor Market Search and Health Insurance Reform

w18692 Alan Barreca
Karen Clay
Olivier Deschenes
Michael Greenstone
Joseph S. Shapiro

Adapting to Climate Change: The Remarkable Decline in the U.S. Temperature-Mortality Relationship over the 20th Century

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Haifang Huang

Comparing the Happiness Effects of Real and On-line Friends

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Pierre-Carl Michaud
Olivia S. Mitchell

Optimal Financial Knowledge and Wealth Inequality

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