NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

NBER Papers in Public Economics


2015
w20990 Scott A. Imberman
Michael Naretta
Margaret O’Rourke

Capitalization of Charter Schools into Residential Property Values

w20988 Ali Hortaçsu
Seyed Ali Madanizadeh
Steven L. Puller

Power to Choose? An Analysis of Consumer Inertia in the Residential Electricity Market

w20982 Uri Gneezy
Alex Imas
John List

Estimating Individual Ambiguity Aversion: A Simple Approach

w20978 Christopher A. Hennessy
Ilya A. Strebulaev

Natural Experiment Policy Evaluation: A Critique

w20977 Alberto F. Alesina
Ugo Troiano
Traviss Cassidy

Old and Young Politicians

w20969 Richard G. Newell
Juha V. Siikamaki

Individual Time Preferences and Energy Efficiency

w20962 Peter Arcidiacono
Michael Lovenheim

Affirmative Action and the Quality-Fit Tradeoff

w20960 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

The Great Recession, Retirement and Related Outcomes

w20949 Jeffrey R. Brown
Anne M. Farrell
Scott J. Weisbenner

Decision-Making Approaches and the Propensity to Default: Evidence and Implications

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

w20937 Kai Yuan Kuan
Mark R. Cullen
Sepideh Modrek

Racial Disparities in Savings Behavior for a Continuously Employed Cohort

w20932 Courtney Coile
Mark Duggan
Audrey Guo

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

w20929 Laura R. Wherry
Sarah Miller
Robert Kaestner
Bruce D. Meyer

Childhood Medicaid Coverage and Later Life Health Care Utilization

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

w20923 Abhijit Banerjee
Rema Hanna
Jordan C. Kyle
Benjamin A. Olken
Sudarno Sumarto

The Power of Transparency: Information, Identification Cards and Food Subsidy Programs in Indonesia

w20910 Koichiro Ito
Takanori Ida
Makoto Tanaka

The Persistence of Moral Suasion and Economic Incentives: Field Experimental Evidence from Energy Demand

w20897 Daniel Houser
John A. List
Marco Piovesan
Anya Savikhin Samek
Joachim Winter

On the Origins of Dishonesty: From Parents to Children

w20889 Pierre Azoulay
Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Danielle Li
Bhaven N. Sampat

Public R&D Investments and Private-sector Patenting: Evidence from NIH Funding Rules

w20887 Amanda E. Kowalski
What Do Longitudinal Data on Millions of Hospital Visits Tell us About The Value of Public Health Insurance as a Safety Net for the Young and Privately Insured?

w20879 Joseph S. Shapiro
Reed Walker

Why is Pollution from U.S. Manufacturing Declining? The Roles of Trade, Regulation, Productivity, and Preferences

w20877 Omar Al-Ubaydli
John A. List

Do Natural Field Experiments Afford Researchers More or Less Control than Laboratory Experiments? A Simple Model

w20873 Feng Huang
Li Gan

Impact of China's Urban Employee Basic Medical Insurance on Health Care Expenditure and Health Outcomes

w20871 Alan J. Auerbach
Kevin Hassett

Capital Taxation in the 21st Century

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

w20866 Julio J. Elias
Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis

Sacred Values? The Effect of Information on Attitudes toward Payments for Human Organs

w20864 Celeste K. Carruthers
Marianne H. Wanamaker

Municipal Housekeeping: The Impact of Women's Suffrage on Public Education

w20862 Martin S. Feldstein
Ending the Euro Crisis?

w20861 Caroline Hoxby
Sarah Turner

What High-Achieving Low-Income Students Know About College

w20859 Christopher Costello
Corbett Grainger

Property Rights, Regulatory Capture, and Exploitation of Natural Resources

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

w20842 Taryn Dinkelman
Sam Schulhofer-Wohl

Migration, Congestion Externalities, and the Evaluation of Spatial Investments

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

w20835 David W. Brown
Amanda E. Kowalski
Ithai Z. Lurie

Medicaid as an Investment in Children: What is the Long-Term Impact on Tax Receipts?

w20833 George B. Bulman
Caroline M. Hoxby

The Returns to the Federal Tax Credits for Higher Education

w20823 Monika Piazzesi
Martin Schneider
Johannes Stroebel

Segmented Housing Search


2014
w20818 Vilsa Curto
Liran Einav
Jonathan Levin
Jay Bhattacharya

Can Health Insurance Competition Work? Evidence from Medicare Advantage

w20810 Alexander Gelber
Adam Isen
Judd B. Kessler

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

w20800 Joshua Angrist
David Autor
Sally Hudson
Amanda Pallais

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

w20794 John F. Helliwell
Shawn Grover

How's Life at Home? New Evidence on Marriage and the Set Point for Happiness

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

w20780 Mikhail Golosov
Aleh Tsyvinski
Nicolas Werquin

A Variational Approach to the Analysis of Tax Systems

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

w20766 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson

The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism

w20764 Resul Cesur
Bahadir Dursun
Naci Mocan

The Impact of Education on Health and Health Behavior in a Middle-Income, Low-Education Country

w20762 Patrick Bayer
Fernando Ferreira
Stephen L. Ross

Race, Ethnicity and High-Cost Mortgage Lending

w20754 Magali A. Delmas
Matthew E. Kahn
Stephen Locke

Accidental Environmentalists? Californian Demand for Teslas and Solar Panels

w20753 Alexander Ljungqvist
Michael Smolyansky

To Cut or Not to Cut? On the Impact of Corporate Taxes on Employment and Income

w20745 Lee M. Lockwood
Incidental Bequests: Bequest Motives and the Choice to Self-Insure Late-Life Risks

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

w20735 Matthew Weinzierl
Revisiting the Classical View of Benefit-Based Taxation

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

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

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

w20718 Dayanand S. Manoli
Nicholas Turner

Nudges and Learning: Evidence from Informational Interventions for Low-Income Taxpayers

w20716 Matthew E. Kahn
Climate Change Adaptation: Lessons from Urban Economics

w20714 Leonardo Bursztyn
Robert Jensen

How Does Peer Pressure Affect Educational Investments?

w20713 Tatyana Deryugina
Laura Kawano
Steven Levitt

The Economic Impact of Hurricane Katrina on its Victims: Evidence from Individual Tax Returns

w20705 Antony Millner
Geoffrey Heal

Resolving Intertemporal Conflicts: Economics vs Politics

w20701 Levon Barseghyan
Damon Clark
Stephen Coate

Public School Choice: An Economic Analysis

w20697 Horacio A. Larreguy
John Marshall
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Revealing Malfeasance: How Local Media Facilitates Electoral Sanctioning of Mayors in Mexico

w20696 Lara B. Aknin
Guy Mayraz
John F. Helliwell

The Emotional Consequences of Donation Opportunities

w20692 Jason L. Kopelman
Harvey S. Rosen

Are Public Sector Jobs Recession-Proof? Were They Ever?

w20691 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Alp Simsek
Wei Xiong

A Welfare Criterion for Models with Distorted Beliefs

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

w20688 Hans A. Holter
Dirk Krueger
Serhiy Stepanchuk

How Does Tax Progressivity and Household Heterogeneity Affect Laffer Curves?

w20687 Florin O. Bilbiie
Tommaso Monacelli
Roberto Perotti

Is Government Spending at the Zero Lower Bound Desirable?

w20686 John F. Helliwell
Haifang Huang
Shawn Grover
Shun Wang

Empirical Linkages between Good Government and National Well-being

w20681 Yosh Halberstam
Brian Knight

Homophily, Group Size, and the Diffusion of Political Information in Social Networks: Evidence from Twitter

w20673 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro

Measuring the Sensitivity of Parameter Estimates to Sample Statistics

w20672 Martin S. Feldstein
Raising Revenue by Limiting Tax Expenditures

w20671 Matthew Weinzierl
Seesaws and Social Security Benefits Indexing

w20668 Kirk Doran
Alexander Gelber
Adam Isen

The Effect of High-Skilled Immigration on Patenting and Employment: Evidence from H-1B Visa Lotteries

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

w20653 Martha J. Bailey
Andrew Goodman-Bacon

The War on Poverty's Experiment in Public Medicine: Community Health Centers and the Mortality of Older Americans

w20649 James Andreoni
Alison Sanchez

Do Beliefs Justify Actions or Do Actions Justify Beliefs? An Experiment on Stated Beliefs, Revealed Beliefs, and Social-Image Manipulation

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

The Evolution of Charter School Quality

w20644 Shawn J. McCoy
Randall P. Walsh

W.U.I. on Fire: Risk, Salience & Housing Demand

w20643 Stephen Coate
Optimal Fiscal Limits

w20637 Charles I. Jones
Jihee Kim

A Schumpeterian Model of Top Income Inequality

w20633 Mikhail Golosov
Luigi Iovino

Social Insurance, Information Revelation, and Lack of Commitment

w20632 Davide Debortoli
Ricardo Nunes
Pierre Yared

Optimal Government Debt Maturity

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

w20625 Emmanuel Saez
Gabriel Zucman

Wealth Inequality in the United States since 1913: Evidence from Capitalized Income Tax Data

w20624 Paul Carrillo
Dina Pomeranz
Monica Singhal

Dodging the Taxman: Firm Misreporting and Limits to Tax Enforcement

w20618 Sandro Ambuehl
B. Douglas Bernheim
Annamaria Lusardi

Financial Education, Financial Competence, and Consumer Welfare

w20615 Ajay Agrawal
Carlos Rosell
Timothy S. Simcoe

Do Tax Credits Affect R&D Expenditures by Small Firms? Evidence from Canada

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

w20601 Fabian Kindermann
Dirk Krueger

High Marginal Tax Rates on the Top 1%? Lessons from a Life Cycle Model with Idiosyncratic Income Risk

w20599 Nils Wernerfelt
David Slusky
Richard Zeckhauser

Second Trimester Sunlight and Asthma: Evidence from Two Independent Studies

w20597 Amanda E. Kowalski
The Early Impact of the Affordable Care Act State-By-State

w20593 Lin Cui
Randall Walsh

Foreclosure, Vacancy and Crime

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

w20570 Alberto Alesina
Matteo Paradisi

Political Budget Cycles: Evidence from Italian Cities

w20562 Jeffrey B. Liebman
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

The Perception Of Social Security Incentives For Labor Supply And Retirement: The Median Voter Knows More Than You'd Think

w20560 Fatih Guvenen
Greg Kaplan
Jae Song

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

w20553 David Dranove
Craig Garthwaite
Christopher Ody
Bingyang Li

Investment Subsidies and the Adoption of Electronic Medical Records in Hospitals

w20549 Hanming Fang
Insurance Markets for the Elderly

w20548 Mark Duggan
Craig Garthwaite
Aparajita Goyal

The Market Impacts of Pharmaceutical Product Patents in Developing Countries: Evidence from India

w20547 John Laitner
Daniel Silverman
Dmitriy Stolyarov

Annuitized Wealth and Post-Retirement Saving

w20546 Alan Gustman
Thomas Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

Distributional Effects of Means Testing Social Security: An Exploratory Analysis

w20543 Andrew T. Young
Matthew J. Higgins
Donald J. Lacombe
Briana Sell

The Direct and Indirect Effects of Small Business Administration Lending on Growth: Evidence from U.S. County-Level Data

w20536 Joseph Gyourko
Raven Molloy

Regulation and Housing Supply

w20535 Nathaniel Baum-Snow
Fernando Ferreira

Causal Inference in Urban and Regional Economics

w20530 Joseph E. Stiglitz
In Praise of Frank Ramsey's Contribution to the Theory of Taxation

w20525 Alice Chen
Emily Oster
Heidi Williams

Why is Infant Mortality Higher in the US than in Europe?

w20509 Bruce Meyer
Nikolas Mittag

Misclassification in Binary Choice Models

w20503 Matthew E. Kahn
Randall Walsh

Cities and the Environment

w20500 Koichiro Ito
James M. Sallee

The Economics of Attribute-Based Regulation: Theory and Evidence from Fuel-Economy Standards

w20499 Ann P. Bartel
Carri W. Chan
Song-Hee (Hailey) Kim

Should Hospitals Keep Their Patients Longer? The Role of Inpatient and Outpatient Care in Reducing Readmissions

w20497 Mark Ottoni-Wilhelm
Lise Vesterlund
Huan Xie

Why Do People Give? Testing Pure and Impure Altruism

w20489 Kevin Milligan
Michael Smart

Taxation and Top Incomes in Canada

w20482 Iqbal Dhaliwal
Rema Hanna

Deal with the Devil: The Successes and Limitations of Bureaucratic Reform in India

w20470 Marika Cabral
Michael Geruso
Neale Mahoney

Does Privatized Health Insurance Benefit Patients or Producers? Evidence from Medicare Advantage

w20467 Richard Hornbeck
Daniel Keniston

Creative Destruction: Barriers to Urban Growth and the Great Boston Fire of 1872

w20464 Jeffrey R. Brown
James Poterba
David Richardson

Do Required Minimum Distributions Matter? The Effect of the 2009 Holiday On Retirement Plan Distributions

w20458 Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Monica Singhal

Tax Morale

w20441 Ludwig Straub
Iván Werning

Positive Long Run Capital Taxation: Chamley-Judd Revisited

w20437 Lorenz Kueng
Tax News: Identifying Tax Expectations from Municipal Bonds with an Application to Household Consumption

w20434 Marianne P. Bitler
Hilary W. Hoynes
Thurston Domina

Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start

w20432 Charles F. Manski
Vaccine Approvals and Mandates Under Uncertainty: Some Simple Analytics

w20413 Charles L. Baum
Christopher J. Ruhm

The Changing Benefits of Early Work Experience

w20411 Neale Mahoney
E. Glen Weyl

Imperfect Competition in Selection Markets

w20389 Sheila M. Olmstead
Hilary Sigman

Damming the Commons: An Empirical Analysis of International Cooperation and Conflict in Dam Location

w20385 Hannah Trachtman
Andrew Steinkruger
Mackenzie Wood
Adam Wooster
James Andreoni
James J. Murphy
Justin M. Rao

Fair Weather Avoidance: Unpacking Costs and Benefits in Replication of 'Avoiding the Ask'

w20371 Melissa A. Boyle
Joanna N. Lahey

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

w20363 Hunt Allcott
Paternalism and Energy Efficiency: An Overview

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

w20360 Danny Yagan
Riding the Bubble? Chasing Returns into Illiquid Assets

w20359 Michael Geruso
Thomas G. McGuire

Tradeoffs in the Design of Health Plan Payment Systems: Fit, Power and Balance

w20353 Joanne W. Hsu
David A. Matsa
Brian T. Melzer

Positive Externalities of Social Insurance: Unemployment Insurance and Consumer Credit

w20352 Solomon M. Hsiang
Amir S. Jina

The Causal Effect of Environmental Catastrophe on Long-Run Economic Growth: Evidence From 6,700 Cyclones

w20351 Nathaniel Hendren
The Inequality Deflator: Interpersonal Comparisons without a Social Welfare Function

w20349 Mark Hoekstra
Steven L. Puller
Jeremy West

Cash for Corollas: When Stimulus Reduces Spending

w20346 Helios Herrera
Guillermo Ordoñez
Christoph Trebesch

Political Booms, Financial Crises

w20344 Sean Lewis-Faupel
Yusuf Neggers
Benjamin A. Olken
Rohini Pande

Can Electronic Procurement Improve Infrastructure Provision? Evidence From Public Works in India and Indonesia

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?

w20334 Don Fullerton
Daniel H. Karney

Multiple Pollutants, Uncovered Sectors, and Suboptimal Environmental Policies

w20333 Don Fullerton
Li Gan
Miwa Hattori

A Model to Evaluate Vehicle Emission Incentive Policies in Japan

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

Finite Population Causal Standard Errors

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
Daniel Grossman
Samuel Kleiner
Michael F. Lovenheim

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

Building State Capacity: 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 García-Gómez
Sergi Jiménez-Martín
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


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