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2016
w22980 Howard Bodenhorn
Blind Tigers and Red-Tape Cocktails: Liquor Control and Homicide in Late-Nineteenth-Century South Carolina
w22818 Joanna Lahey
Ryan Beasley

Technical Aspects of Correspondence Studies
w22648 Manudeep Bhuller
Gordon B. Dahl
Katrine V. Løken
Magne Mogstad

Incarceration, Recidivism and Employment
w22511 Will Dobbie
Jacob Goldin
Crystal Yang

The Effects of Pre-Trial Detention on Conviction, Future Crime, and Employment: Evidence from Randomly Assigned Judges
w22469 Jennifer L. Doleac
Benjamin Hansen

Does "Ban the Box" Help or Hurt Low-Skilled Workers? Statistical Discrimination and Employment Outcomes When Criminal Histories are Hidden
w22314 Solomon Hsiang
Nitin Sekar

Does Legalization Reduce Black Market Activity? Evidence from a Global Ivory Experiment and Elephant Poaching Data
w22222 C. Kirabo Jackson
The Effect of Single-Sex Education on Test Scores, School Completion, Arrests, and Teen Motherhood: Evidence from School Transitions
w22203 S. Nageeb Ali
Roland Bénabou

Image Versus Information: Changing Societal Norms and Optimal Privacy
w21962 Stephen B. Billings
David J. Deming
Stephen L. Ross

Partners in Crime: Schools, Neighborhoods and the Formation of Criminal Networks
2015
w21787 Evan Herrnstadt
Erich Muehlegger

Air Pollution and Criminal Activity: Evidence from Chicago Microdata
w21701 Charles F. Manski
John V. Pepper

How Do Right-To-Carry Laws Affect Crime Rates? Coping With Ambiguity Using Bounded-Variation Assumptions
w21447 Christopher Blattman
Julian C. Jamison
Tricia Koroknay-Palicz
Katherine Rodrigues
Margaret Sheridan

Measuring the Measurement Error: A Method to Qualitatively Validate Survey Data
w21360 Stefano DellaVigna
Eliana La Ferrara

Economic and Social Impacts of the Media
w21345 David Powell
Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Mireille Jacobson

Do Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Addictions and Deaths Related to Pain Killers?
w21289 Christopher Blattman
Jeannie Annan

Can Employment Reduce Lawlessness and Rebellion? A Field Experiment with High-Risk Men in a Fragile State
w21204 Christopher Blattman
Julian C. Jamison
Margaret Sheridan

Reducing crime and violence: Experimental evidence from cognitive behavioral therapy in Liberia
w21206 Alison Evans Cuellar
Dhaval M. Dave

Causal Effects of Mental Health Treatment on Education Outcomes for Youth in the Justice System
w21178 Sara B. Heller
Anuj K. Shah
Jonathan Guryan
Jens Ludwig
Sendhil Mullainathan
Harold A. Pollack

Thinking, Fast and Slow? Some Field Experiments to Reduce Crime and Dropout in Chicago
w21145 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

Politics in the Courtroom: Political Ideology and Jury Decision Making
w21055 Seth Gershenson
Erdal Tekin

The Effect of Community Traumatic Events on Student Achievement: Evidence from the Beltway Sniper Attacks
w20837 Howard Bodenhorn
Prison Crowding, Recidivism, and Early Release in Early Rhode Island
2014
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
w20593 Lin Cui
Randall Walsh

Foreclosure, Vacancy and Crime
w20598 Marshall Burke
Solomon M. Hsiang
Edward Miguel

Climate and Conflict
w20537 Hefei Wen
Jason M. Hockenberry
Janet R. Cummings

The Effect of Substance Use Disorder Treatment Use on Crime: Evidence from Public Insurance Expansions and Health Insurance Parity Mandates
w20366 Jessica Wolpaw Reyes
Lead Exposure and Behavior: Effects on Antisocial and Risky Behavior among Children and Adolescents
w20281 Scott Cunningham
Manisha Shah

Decriminalizing Indoor Prostitution: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health
w20283 Derek Neal
Armin Rick

The Prison Boom and the Lack of Black Progress after Smith and Welch
w20243 Benjamin Hansen
Punishment and Deterrence: Evidence from Drunk Driving
w20095 Abigail K. Wozniak
Discrimination and the Effects of Drug Testing on Black Employment
w20007 Michael Hallsworth
John List
Robert Metcalfe
Ivo Vlaev

The Behavioralist As Tax Collector: Using Natural Field Experiments to Enhance Tax Compliance
w19996 Richard Wright
Erdal Tekin
Volkan Topalli
Chandler McClellan
Timothy Dickinson
Richard Rosenfeld

Less Cash, Less Crime: Evidence from the Electronic Benefit Transfer Program
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
w19804 Daniel M. Hungerman
Public Goods, Hidden Income, and Tax Evasion: Some Nonstandard Results from the Warm-Glow Model
2013
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
w19302 Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
David Powell
Paul Heaton
Eric L. Sevigny

Assessing the Effects of Medical Marijuana Laws on Marijuana and Alcohol Use: The Devil is in the Details
w19212 Lawrence E. Blume
William A. Brock
Steven N. Durlauf
Rajshri Jayaraman

Linear Social Interactions Models
w19199 Dina Pomeranz
No Taxation without Information: Deterrence and Self-Enforcement in the Value Added Tax
w19102 Anna Aizer
Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.

Juvenile Incarceration, Human Capital and Future Crime: Evidence from Randomly-Assigned Judges
w19083 Carolyn M. Moehling
Anne Morrison Piehl

Immigrant Assimilation into U.S. Prisons, 1900-1930
w19014 Sara Heller
Harold A. Pollack
Roseanna Ander
Jens Ludwig

Preventing Youth Violence and Dropout: A Randomized Field Experiment
w18886 Tanja Artiga González
Markus Schmid
David Yermack

Smokescreen: How Managers Behave When They Have Something To Hide
w18887 Hope Corman
Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman

Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Crime
w18859 Gary Solon
Steven J. Haider
Jeffrey Wooldridge

What Are We Weighting For?
w18803 Decio Coviello
Nicola Persico

An Economic Analysis of Black-White Disparities in NYPD's Stop and Frisk Program
w18815 Aaron Chalfin
Justin McCrary

The Effect of Police on Crime: New Evidence from U.S. Cities, 1960-2010
w18791 Philip J. Cook
Songman Kang

Birthdays, Schooling, and Crime: New Evidence on the Dropout-Crime Nexus
w18749 Michael F. Lovenheim
Emily G. Owens

Does Federal Financial Aid Affect College Enrollment? Evidence from Drug Offenders and the Higher Education Act of 1998
2012
w18656 D. Mark Anderson
Resul Cesur
Erdal Tekin

Youth Depression and Future Criminal Behavior
w18518 Nancy Nicosia
John M. MacDonald
Rosalie Liccardo Pacula

Does Mandatory Diversion to Drug Treatment Eliminate Racial Disparities in the Incarceration of Drug Offenders? An Examination of California's Proposition 36
w18499 Pierre Azoulay
Jeffrey L. Furman
Joshua L. Krieger
Fiona E. Murray

Retractions
w18487 Stephen B. Billings
David J. Deming
Jonah E. Rockoff

School Segregation, Educational Attainment and Crime: Evidence from the end of busing in Charlotte-Mecklenburg
w18437 William N. Evans
Craig Garthwaite
Timothy J. Moore

The White/Black Educational Gap, Stalled Progress, and the Long Term Consequences of the Emergence of Crack Cocaine Markets
w18294 Abhay Aneja
John J. Donohue III
Alexandria Zhang

The Impact of Right to Carry Laws and the NRC Report: The Latest Lessons for the Empirical Evaluation of Law and Policy
w18171 Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Srikanth Kadiyala
Priscillia Hunt
Alessandro Malchiodi

An Alternative Framework for Empirically Measuring the Size of Counterfeit Markets
w18187 Chandler B. McClellan
Erdal Tekin

Stand Your Ground Laws, Homicides, and Injuries
w18145 Costas Meghir
Mårten Palme
Marieke Schnabel

The Effect of Education Policy on Crime: An Intergenerational Perspective
w18134 Cheng Cheng
Mark Hoekstra

Does Strengthening Self-Defense Law Deter Crime or Escalate Violence? Evidence from Castle Doctrine
w17918 Sara Markowitz
Erik Nesson
Eileen Poe-Yamagata
Curtis Florence
Partha Deb
Tracy Andrews
Sarah Beth L. Barnett

Estimating the Relationship between Alcohol Policies and Criminal Violence and Victimization
w17849 Yi Qian
Brand Management and Strategies Against Counterfeits
w17887 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

The Role of Age in Jury Selection and Trial Outcomes
w17794 Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

Aiding Conflict: The Impact of U.S. Food Aid on Civil War
w17765 Louis Kaplow
On the Optimal Burden of Proof
w17770 Jason M. DeBacker
Bradley T. Heim
Anh Tran

Importing Corruption Culture from Overseas: Evidence from Corporate Tax Evasion in the United States
2011
w17709 Philip J. Cook
Christine Piette Durrance

The Virtuous Tax: Lifesaving and Crime-Prevention Effects of the 1991 Federal Alcohol-Tax Increase
w17611 Kelly C. Bishop
Christopher Timmins

Hedonic Prices and Implicit Markets: Estimating Marginal Willingness to Pay for Differentiated Products Without Instrumental Variables
w17507 Deborah A. Cobb-Clark
Erdal Tekin

Fathers and Youth's Delinquent Behavior
w17455 Charles F. Manski
John V. Pepper

Deterrence and the Death Penalty: Partial Identification Analysis Using Repeated Cross Sections
w17417 Robin Burgess
Matthew Hansen
Benjamin A. Olken
Peter Potapov
Stefanie Sieber

The Political Economy of Deforestation in the Tropics
w17398 Benjamin A. Olken
Rohini Pande

Corruption in Developing Countries
w17375 Daniel M. Hungerman
Do Religious Proscriptions Matter? Evidence from a Theory-Based Test
w17309 Rafael Di Tella
Juan Dubra

Free to Punish? The American Dream and the Harsh Treatment of Criminals
w17250 Patrick Bayer
Robert McMillan
Alvin Murphy
Christopher Timmins

A Dynamic Model of Demand for Houses and Neighborhoods
w17081 John Cawley
Christopher Ruhm

The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors
w17047 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna
Ulrike Malmendier

The Role of Theory in Field Experiments
w16961 Shawn D. Bushway
Emily G. Owens
Anne Morrison Piehl

Sentencing Guidelines and Judicial Discretion: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Human Calculation Errors
w16776 John J. Donohue III
Benjamin Ewing
David Peloquin

Rethinking America's Illegal Drug Policy
w16722 Lance Lochner
Non-Production Benefits of Education: Crime, Health, and Good Citizenship
w16731 Harold Pollack
Peter Reuter
Eric L. Sevigny

If Drug Treatment Works So Well, Why Are So Many Drug Users in Prison?
w16698 Patrick L. Hill
Brent W. Roberts
Jeffrey T. Grogger
Jonathan Guryan
Karen Sixkiller

Decreasing Delinquency, Criminal Behavior, and Recidivism by Intervening on Psychological Factors Other than Cognitive Ability: A Review of the Intervention Literature
2010
w16637 Michael McBride
Gary Richardson

Stopping Suicide Attacks: Optimal Strategies and Unintended Consequences
w16554 Javier Arias
Oliver Azuara
Pedro Bernal
James J. Heckman
Cajeme Villarreal

Policies To Promote Growth and Economic Efficiency in Mexico
w16542 C. Simon Fan
Chen Lin
Daniel Treisman

Embezzlement Versus Bribery
w16513 Philip J. Cook
Jens Ludwig

Economical Crime Control
w16476 Anne Morrison Piehl
Geoffrey Williams

Institutional Requirements for Effective Imposition of Fines
w16366 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

The Impact of Jury Race in Criminal Trials
w16266 Howard Bodenhorn
Carolyn M. Moehling
Anne Morrison Piehl

Immigration: America's nineteenth century "law and order problem"?
w16152 Luke N. Condra
Joseph H. Felter
Radha K. Iyengar
Jacob N. Shapiro

The Effect of Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan and Iraq
w15945 Howard Bodenhorn
Carolyn Moehling
Gregory N. Price

Short Criminals: Stature and Crime in Early America
w15911 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang

Trust and Well-being
w15877 Philip J. Cook
John MacDonald

Public Safety through Private Action: An economic assessment of BIDs, locks, and citizen cooperation
w15894 Lance Lochner
Education Policy and Crime
w15872 C. Kirabo Jackson
Emily Greene Owens

One for the Road: Public Transportation, Alcohol Consumption, and Intoxicated Driving
w15874 Steven Raphael
Improving Employment Prospects for Former Prison Inmates: Challenges and Policy
w15828 Christopher Carpenter
Carlos Dobkin

Alcohol Regulation and Crime
2009
w15497 David Card
Gordon Dahl

Family Violence and Football: The Effect of Unexpected Emotional Cues on Violent Behavior
w15465 Efraim Benmelech
Claude Berrebi
Esteban F. Klor

The Economic Cost of Harboring Terrorism
w15431 Philip J. Cook
Jens Ludwig
Adam Samaha

Gun Control after Heller: Litigating against Regulation
w14841 Trevon Logan
Manisha Shah

Face Value: Information and Signaling in an Illegal Market
w14742 Jonathan Guryan
Melissa Schettini Kearney

Is Lottery Gambling Addictive?
2008
w14606 Eli Berman
Jacob N. Shapiro
Joseph H. Felter

Can Hearts and Minds Be Bought? The Economics of Counterinsurgency in Iraq
w14570 Brian A. Jacob
Jens Ludwig

The Effects of Housing Assistance on Labor Supply: Evidence from a Voucher Lottery
w14508 Ernesto Dal Bó
Marko Terviö

Self-Esteem, Moral Capital, and Wrongdoing
w14371 Mark Duggan
Randi Hjalmarsson
Brian A. Jacob

The Effect of Gun Shows on Gun-Related Deaths: Evidence from California and Texas
w14279 Timothy Brezina
Erdal Tekin
Volkan Topalli

"Might Not Be a Tomorrow": A Multi-Methods Approach to Anticipated Early Death and Youth Crime
w14224 Jeremy Arkes
Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Susan M. Paddock
Jonathan P. Caulkins
Peter Reuter

Why the DEA STRIDE Data are Still Useful for Understanding Drug Markets
w14074 C. Fritz Foley
Welfare Payments and Crime
w13928 Keith Finlay
David Neumark

Is Marriage Always Good for Children? Evidence from Families Affected by Incarceration
w13803 J.J. Prescott
Jonah E. Rockoff

Do Sex Offender Registration and Notification Laws Affect Criminal Behavior?
w13773 Anna Aizer
Neighborhood Violence and Urban Youth
w13785 Radha Iyengar
Lindsay Sabik
Cindy Southworth
Sarah Tucker
Cynthia Fraser

50,000 People a Day: The Use of Federally Funded Services for Intimate Partner Violence
w13784 Radha Iyengar
I'd rather be Hanged for a Sheep than a Lamb: The Unintended Consequences of 'Three-Strikes' Laws
w13781 Philip J. Cook
Assessing Urban Crime And Its Control: An Overview
w13759 Angela K. Dills
Jeffrey A. Miron
Garrett Summers

What Do Economists Know About Crime?
w13718 Gordon Dahl
Stefano DellaVigna

Does Movie Violence Increase Violent Crime?
w13725 Eli Berman
David D. Laitin

Religion, Terrorism and Public Goods: Testing the Club Model
2007
w13576 Carolyn Moehling
Anne Morrison Piehl

Immigration and Crime in Early 20th Century America
w13494 Anna Aizer
Wages, Violence and Health in the Household
w13446 Raymond Fisman
Shang-Jin Wei

The Smuggling of Art, and the Art of Smuggling: Uncovering the Illicit Trade in Cultural Property and Antiques
w13415 Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Beau Kilmer
Michael Grossman
Frank J. Chaloupka

Risks and Prices: The Role of User Sanctions in Marijuana Markets
w13380 Ilyana Kuziemko
Going Off Parole: How the Elimination of Discretionary Prison Release Affects the Social Cost of Crime
w13355 Stefano DellaVigna
Eliana La Ferrara

Detecting Illegal Arms Trade
w13291 Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.

Child Protection and Adult Crime: Using Investigator Assignment to Estimate Causal Effects of Foster Care
w13257 Jeffrey A. Miron
Elina Tetelbaum

Does the Minimum Legal Drinking Age Save Lives?
w13229 Kristin F. Butcher
Anne Morrison Piehl

Why are Immigrants' Incarceration Rates so Low? Evidence on Selective Immigration, Deterrence, and Deportation
w13187 Radha Iyengar
An Analysis of the Performance of Federal Indigent Defense Counsel

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