Robert T. Jensen
The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
3620 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6302
NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
NBER Working Papers and Publications
|February 2017||Keepin' 'em Down on the Farm: Migration and Strategic Investment in Children's Schooling|
with Nolan H. Miller: w23122
|January 2017||Cool to be Smart or Smart to be Cool? Understanding Peer Pressure in Education|
with Leonardo Bursztyn, Georgy Egorov: w23020
|December 2016||Social Image and Economic Behavior in the Field: Identifying, Understanding and Shaping Social Pressure|
with Leonardo Bursztyn: w23013
Published: Leonardo Bursztyn & Robert Jensen, 2017. "Social Image and Economic Behavior in the Field: Identifying, Understanding, and Shaping Social Pressure," Annual Review of Economics, vol 9(1), pages 131-153.
|November 2014||How Does Peer Pressure Affect Educational Investments?|
with Leonardo Bursztyn: w20714
Published: Leonardo Bursztyn & Robert Jensen, 2015. "How Does Peer Pressure Affect Educational Investments?," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol 130(3), pages 1329-1367.
|November 2010||A Revealed Preference Approach to Measuring Hunger and Undernutrition|
with Nolan H. Miller: w16555
|June 2010||Do Consumer Price Subsidies Really Improve Nutrition?|
with Nolan H. Miller: w16102
Published: Jensen, R., Miller, N. 2011. "Do Consumer Price Subsidies Really Improve Nutrition?". Review of Economics and Statistics, 93(4): 1205-1223.
|May 2010||Economic Opportunities and Gender Differences in Human Capital: Experimental Evidence for India|
Published: Jensen, Robert (2012). " Do Labor Market Opportunities Affect Young Women's Work and Family Decisions? Experimental Evidence from India ," Quarterly Journal of Economics , 127(2), p. 753 - 792.
|August 2007||The Power of TV: Cable Television and Women's Status in India|
with Emily Oster: w13305
Published: Robert Jensen & Emily Oster, 2009. "The Power of TV: Cable Television and Women's Status in India," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 124(3), pages 1057-1094, August. citation courtesy of
|July 2007||Giffen Behavior: Theory and Evidence|
with Nolan H. Miller: w13243
Published: Robert T. Jensen & Nolan H. Miller, 2008. "Giffen Behavior and Subsistence Consumption," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 98(4), pages 1553-77, September.
|August 2005||Caste, Culture, and the Status and Well-Being of Widows in India|
in Analyses in the Economics of Aging, David A. Wise, editor
|June 2004||Socioeconomic Status, Nutrition, and Health among the Elderly|
in Perspectives on the Economics of Aging, David A. Wise, editor
|August 2002||Careers and Canvases: The Rise of the Market for Modern Art in the Nineteenth Century|
with David W. Galenson: w9123
|July 2001||Young Geniuses and Old Masters: The Life Cycles of Great Artists from Masaccio to Jasper Johns|
with David W. Galenson: w8368
- David W. Galenson, 2007. "Introduction to Old Masters and Young Geniuses: The Two Life Cycles of Artistic Creativity," Introductory Chapters, in: Old Masters and Young Geniuses: The Two Life Cycles of Artistic Creativity Princeton University Press.
- David Galenson, 2009. "Old masters and young geniuses: The two life cycles of human creativity," Journal of Applied Economics, Universidad del CEMA, vol. 0, pages 1-9, May.