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2014
w20794 John F. Helliwell
Shawn Grover

How's Life at Home? New Evidence on Marriage and the Set Point for Happiness
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
w20586 Grant Miller
Kimberly Singer Babiarz

Family Planning: Program Effects
w20539 Kenneth Y. Chay
Jonathan Guryan
Bhashkar Mazumder

Early Life Environment and Racial Inequality in Education and Earnings in the United States
w20371 Melissa A. Boyle
Joanna N. Lahey

Spousal Labor Market Effects from Government Health Insurance: Evidence from a Veterans Affairs Expansion
w20298 Lorenz Kueng
Evgeny Yakovlev

How Persistent Are Consumption Habits? Micro-Evidence from Russia
w20251 Raquel Fernández
Joyce Cheng Wong

Free to Leave? A Welfare Analysis of Divorce Regimes
w20201 Laura Salisbury
Women's Income and Marriage Markets in the United States: Evidence from the Civil War Pension
w20166 Ming-Jen Lin
Elaine M. Liu

Does in utero Exposure to Illness Matter? The 1918 Influenza Epidemic in Taiwan as a Natural Experiment
w20177 Bernard Harris
Roderick Floud
Sok Chul Hong

Food for Thought: Comparing Estimates of Food Availability in England and Wales, 1700-1914
w20103 Anna Aizer
Shari Eli
Joseph P. Ferrie
Adriana Lleras-Muney

The Long Term Impact of Cash Transfers to Poor Families
w20118 C. Kirabo Jackson
Rucker Johnson
Claudia Persico

The Effect of School Finance Reforms on the Distribution of Spending, Academic Achievement, and Adult Outcomes
w20065 Raven Molloy
Christopher L. Smith
Abigail K. Wozniak

Declining Migration within the U.S.: The Role of the Labor Market
w20050 Abhijit Banerjee
Xin Meng
Tommaso Porzio
Nancy Qian

Aggregate Fertility and Household Savings: A General Equilibrium Analysis using Micro Data
w19869 Raquel Fernández
Joyce C. Wong

Divorce Risk, Wages, and Working Wives: A Quantitative Life-Cycle Analysis of Female Labor Force Participation
w19858 Adam Isen
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
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
w19782 Efraim Benmelech
Carola Frydman

Military CEOs
2013
w19685 Dora Costa
Health and the Economy in the United States, from 1750 to the Present
w19599 Martha J. Bailey
Melanie E. Guldi
Brad J. Hershbein

Is There A Case for a "Second Demographic Transition"? Three Distinctive Features of the Post-1960 U.S. Fertility Decline
w19605 Hoyt Bleakley
Louis Cain
Joseph Ferrie

Amidst Poverty and Prejudice: Black and Irish Civil War Veterans
w19493 Martha J. Bailey
Fifty Years of Family Planning: New Evidence on the Long-Run Effects of Increasing Access to Contraception
w19413 Shelly Lundberg
Robert A. Pollak

Cohabitation and the Uneven Retreat from Marriage in the U.S., 1950-2010
w19233 James Feyrer
Dimitra Politi
David N. Weil

The Cognitive Effects of Micronutrient Deficiency: Evidence from Salt Iodization in the United States
w19153 Douglas Almond
Hongbin Li
Shuang Zhang

Land Reform and Sex Selection in China
w19128 Tom Vogl
Differential Fertility, Human Capital, and Development
w18822 Claudia Olivetti
M. Daniele Paserman

In the Name of the Son (and the Daughter): Intergenerational Mobility in the United States, 1850-1930
w18717 Joanna Lahey
Birthing a Nation: The Effect of Fertility Control Access on the 19th Century Demographic Transition
w18718 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Winning the War: Poverty from the Great Society to the Great Recession
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
w18665 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna

Nine Facts about Top Journals in Economics
w18679 Lena Edlund
Chulhee Lee

Son Preference, Sex Selection and Economic Development: The Case of South Korea
2012
w18639 Jason Fletcher
Barbara L. Wolfe

Increasing Our Understanding of the Health-Income Gradient in Children
w18648 Robert Bifulco
Jason M. Fletcher
Sun Jung Oh
Stephen L. Ross

Do Classmate Effects Fade Out?
w18618 Gulgun Bayaz-Ozturk
Richard V. Burkhauser
Kenneth A. Couch

Consolidating the Evidence on Income Mobility in the Western States of Germany and the U.S. from 1984-2006
w18552 Frank R. Lichtenberg
The Effect of Pharmaceutical Innovation on Longevity: Patient-Level Evidence from the 1996-2002 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey and Linked Mortality Public-Use Files
w18371 Janet Currie
Tom Vogl

Early-Life Health and Adult Circumstance in Developing Countries
w18319 Tom Vogl
Marriage Institutions and Sibling Competition: Evidence from South Asia
w17922 Martha J. Bailey
Brad Hershbein
Amalia R. Miller

The Opt-In Revolution? Contraception and the Gender Gap in Wages
w17932 Costas Meghir
Mårten Palme
Emilia Simeonova

Education, Health and Mortality: Evidence from a Social Experiment
2011
w17713 Douglas Almond
Bhashkar Mazumder
Reyn van Ewijk

Fasting During Pregnancy and Children's Academic Performance
w17508 Raquel Fernández
Joyce Cheng Wong

The Disappearing Gender Gap: The Impact of Divorce, Wages, and Preferences on Education Choices and Women's Work
w17382 Dora Costa
Leaders: Privilege, Sacrifice, Opportunity and Personnel Economics in the American Civil War
w17343 Martha J. Bailey
Reexamining the Impact of Family Planning Programs on U.S. Fertility: Evidence from the War on Poverty and the Early Years of Title X
w17322 Robert W. Fogel
Louis Cain
Joseph Burton
Brian Bettenhausen

Was What Ail'd Ya' What Kill'd Ya'?
w17093 Ran Abramitzky
Victor Lavy

How Responsive is Investment in Schooling to Changes in Redistribution Policies and in Returns
w17047 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna
Ulrike Malmendier

The Role of Theory in Field Experiments
w17016 Joseph P. Ferrie
Karen Rolf

Socioeconomic Status in Childhood and Health After Age 70: A New Longitudinal Analysis for the U.S., 1895-2005
2010
w16584 Dora L. Costa
Scarring and Mortality Selection Among Civil War POWs: A Long-Term Mortality, Morbidity and Socioeconomic Follow-Up
w16408 John Cawley
Johanna Catherine Maclean

Unfit for Service: The Implications of Rising Obesity for U.S. Military Recruitment
w16146 Stefania Albanesi
Claudia Olivetti

Maternal Health and the Baby Boom
w15984 Richard Crump
Gopi Shah Goda
Kevin Mumford

Fertility and the Personal Exemption: Comment
w15978 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Why Has California's Residential Electricity Consumption Been So Flat since the 1980s?: A Microeconometric Approach
w15939 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Energy Conservation "Nudges" and Environmentalist Ideology: Evidence from a Randomized Residential Electricity Field Experiment
w15875 Bernard Harris
Roderick Floud
Robert W. Fogel
Sok Chul Hong

Diet, Health and Work Intensity in England and Wales, 1700-1914
w15827 Douglas Almond
Janet Currie

Human Capital Development Before Age Five
w15725 Adam Isen
Betsey Stevenson

Women's Education and Family Behavior: Trends in Marriage, Divorce and Fertility
w15728 Betsey Stevenson
Beyond the Classroom: Using Title IX to Measure the Return to High School Sports
w15703 J. Trent Alexander
Michael Davern
Betsey Stevenson

Inaccurate age and sex data in the Census PUMS files: Evidence and Implications
w15678 David M. Cutler
Fabian Lange
Ellen Meara
Seth Richards
Christopher J. Ruhm

Explaining the Rise in Educational Gradients in Mortality
w15659 Ulrike Malmendier
Geoffrey Tate
Jonathan Yan

Overconfidence and Early-life Experiences: The Impact of Managerial Traits on Corporate Financial Policies
2009
w15184 Stefano DellaVigna
Joshua M. Pollet

Capital Budgeting vs. Market Timing: An Evaluation Using Demographics
w15078 Kenneth Y. Chay
Jonathan Guryan
Bhashkar Mazumder

Birth Cohort and the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Roles of Access and Health Soon After Birth
w14967 Robert W. Fogel
The Impact of the Asian Miracle on the Theory of Economic Growth
w14884 Eric D. Gould
Victor Lavy
M. Daniele Paserman

Sixty Years after the Magic Carpet Ride: The Long-Run Effect of the Early Childhood Environment on Social and Economic Outcomes
w14813 Ulrike Malmendier
Stefan Nagel

Depression Babies: Do Macroeconomic Experiences Affect Risk-Taking?
w14800 Chulhee Lee
Labor Force Participation of Older Males in Korea: 1955-2005
w14781 Joshua D. Angrist
Stacey H. Chen
Brigham R. Frandsen

Did Vietnam Veterans Get Sicker in the 1990s? The Complicated Effects of Military Service on Self-Reported Health
w14745 Chulhee Lee
Socioeconomic Differences in the Health of Black Union Army Soldiers
w14746 Chulhee Lee
Technological Changes and Employment of Older Manufacturing Workers in Early Twentieth Century America
2008
w14536 Richard H. Steckel
Heights and Human Welfare: Recent Developments and New Directions
w14462 Dora L. Costa
The Rise of Retirement Among African Americans: Wealth and Social Security Effects
w14428 Douglas Almond
Bhashkar Mazumder

Health Capital and the Prenatal Environment: The Effect of Maternal Fasting During Pregnancy
w14346 Betsey Stevenson
Divorce Law and Women's Labor Supply
w14282 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Economic Growth and Subjective Well-Being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox
w14097 Alessandra Fogli
Laura Veldkamp

Nature or Nurture? Learning and the Geography of Female Labor Force Participation
w14053 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Health, Stress, and Social Networks: Evidence from Union Army Veterans
w13985 Valerie A. Ramey
Time Spent in Home Production in the 20th Century: New Estimates from Old Data
w13905 Raj Arunachalam
Trevon Logan

Is There Dowry Inflation in South Asia?
w13869 Trevon D. Logan
Economies of Scale in the Household: Puzzles and Patterns from the American Past
w13870 Trevon D. Logan
Are Engel Curve Estimates of CPI Bias Biased?
2007
w13384 Douglas Almond
Lena Edlund
Hongbin Li
Junsen Zhang

Long-Term Effects Of The 1959-1961 China Famine: Mainland China and Hong Kong
w13376 Bruce Blonigen
Alyson Ma

Please Pass the Catch-up The Relative Performance of Chinese and Foreign Firms in Chinese Exports
w13290 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Peter J. Klenow

Misallocation and Manufacturing TFP in China and India
w13105 John Ameriks
Andrew Caplin
Steven Laufer
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

The Joy of Giving or Assisted Living? Using Strategic Surveys to Separate Bequest and Precautionary Motives
w13100 Jeffrey A. Frankel
Shang-Jin Wei

Assessing China's Exchange Rate Regime
w13103 David Dollar
Shang-Jin Wei

Das (Wasted) Kapital: Firm Ownership and Investment Efficiency in China
w12944 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Marriage and Divorce: Changes and their Driving Forces
w12899 John Whalley
Li Wang

The Unified Enterprise Tax and SOEs in China
2006
w12780 John Whalley
Shunming Zhang

State-Owned Enterprise Behaviour Responses to Trade Reforms: Some Analytics and Numerical Simulation Results Using Chinese Data
w12585 Annamaria Lusardi
Olivia S. Mitchell

Baby Boomer Retirement Security: the Roles of Planning, Financial Literacy, and Housing Wealth
w12416 Chulhee Lee
Military Positions and Post-Service Occupational Mobility of Union Army Veterans, 1861-1880
2005
w11836 Chulhee Lee
Rising Family Income Inequality in the United States, 1968-2000: Impacts of Changing Labor Supply, Wages, and Family Structure
w11308 Angus Deaton
The Great Escape: A Review Essay on Fogel's 'The Escape from Hunger and Premature Death, 1700-2100'
w11233 Robert W. Fogel
Changes in the Physiology of Aging during the Twentieth Century
w11207 Chulhee Lee
Health, Information, and Migration: Geographic Mobility of Union Army Veterans, 1860-1880
w11036 Sven Wilson
Joseph Burton
Benjamin Howell

Work and the Disability Transition in 20th Century America
2004
w10902 Dora L. Costa
Race and Older Age Mortality: Evidence from Union Army Veterans
w10425 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Shame and Ostracism: Union Army Deserters Leave Home
w10311 Robert W. Fogel
Changes in the Disparities in Chronic Disease during the Course of the Twentieth Century
2003
w10035 Chulhee Lee
Health and Wealth Accumulation: Evidence from Nineteenth-Century America
w9941 Robert W. Fogel
Changes in the Process of Aging During the Twentieth Century: Findings and Procedures of the Early Indicators Project
w9933 Dora L. Costa
Joanna Lahey

Becoming Oldest-Old: Evidence from Historical U.S. Data
w9788 Anne Case
Angela Fertig
Christina Paxson

From Cradle to Grave? The Lasting Impact of Childhood Health and Circumstance
1984
w1371 Alan S. Blinder
Douglas Holtz-Eakin

Inventory Fluctuations in the United States Since 1929

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