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2014
w20754 Magali A. Delmas
Matthew E. Kahn
Stephen Locke

Accidental Environmentalists? Californian Demand for Teslas and Solar Panels
w20762 Patrick Bayer
Fernando Ferreira
Stephen L. Ross

Race, Ethnicity and High-Cost Mortgage Lending
w20750 Tatyana Deryugina
Solomon M. Hsiang

Does the Environment Still Matter? Daily Temperature and Income in the United States
w20728 Walker Hanlon
Antonio Miscio

Agglomeration: A Dynamic Approach
w20710 Johannes Stroebel
Joseph Vavra

House Prices, Local Demand, and Retail Prices
w20716 Matthew E. Kahn
Climate Change Adaptation: Lessons from Urban Economics
w20697 Horacio A. Larreguy
John Marshall
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Revealing Malfeasance: How Local Media Facilitates Electoral Sanctioning of Mayors in Mexico
w20644 Shawn J. McCoy
Randall P. Walsh

W.U.I. on Fire: Risk, Salience & Housing Demand
w20593 Lin Cui
Randall Walsh

Foreclosure, Vacancy and Crime
w20602 Donald R. Davis
Jonathan I. Dingel

The Comparative Advantage of Cities
w20535 Nathaniel Baum-Snow
Fernando Ferreira

Causal Inference in Urban and Regional Economics
w20536 Joseph Gyourko
Raven Molloy

Regulation and Housing Supply
w20503 Matthew E. Kahn
Randall Walsh

Cities and the Environment
w20508 Hunt Allcott
Daniel Keniston

Dutch Disease or Agglomeration? The Local Economic Effects of Natural Resource Booms in Modern America
w20491 Alberto Basso
Howard Bodenhorn
David Cuberes

Fertility and Financial Development: Evidence from U.S. Counties in the 19th Century
w20446 Vicki Been
Ingrid Gould Ellen
Michael Gedal
Edward Glaeser
Brian J. McCabe

Preserving History or Hindering Growth? The Heterogeneous Effects of Historic Districts on Local Housing Markets in New York City
w20467 Richard Hornbeck
Daniel Keniston

Creative Destruction: Barriers to Urban Growth and the Great Boston Fire of 1872
w20426 Edward L. Glaeser
Charles G. Nathanson

Housing Bubbles
w20418 Sheridan Titman
Ko Wang
Jing Yang

The Dynamics of Housing Prices
w20428 Ethan Lewis
Giovanni Peri

Immigration and the Economy of Cities and Regions
w20401 Benjamin J. Keys
Devin G. Pope
Jaren C. Pope

Failure to Refinance
w20367 Gerald Carlino
William R. Kerr

Agglomeration and Innovation
w20347 Christopher A. Parsons
Johan Sulaeman
Sheridan Titman

The Geography of Financial Misconduct
w20350 Casey Dougal
Christopher A. Parsons
Sheridan Titman

Urban Vibrancy and Corporate Growth
w20353 Joanne W. Hsu
David A. Matsa
Brian T. Melzer

Positive Externalities of Social Insurance: Unemployment Insurance and Consumer Credit
w20317 Hanming Fang
Quanlin Gu
Li-An Zhou

The Gradients of Power: Evidence from the Chinese Housing Market
w20287 Morris A. Davis
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

Housing, Finance and the Macroeconomy
w20289 Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato
Owen Zidar

Who Benefits from State Corporate Tax Cuts? A Local Labor Markets Approach with Heterogeneous Firms
w20254 Efraim Benmelech
Nittai Bergman
Anna Milanez
Vladimir Mukharlyamov

The Agglomeration of Bankruptcy
w20154 Stefano Giglio
Matteo Maggiori
Johannes Stroebel

No-Bubble Condition: Model-free Tests in Housing Markets
w20133 Stefano Giglio
Matteo Maggiori
Johannes Stroebel

Very Long-Run Discount Rates
w20108 Allison Shertzer
Tate Twinam
Randall P. Walsh

Race, Ethnicity, and Discriminatory Zoning
w20118 C. Kirabo Jackson
Rucker Johnson
Claudia Persico

The Effect of School Finance Reforms on the Distribution of Spending, Academic Achievement, and Adult Outcomes
w20084 Wojciech Kopczuk
David J. Munroe

Mansion Tax: The Effect of Transfer Taxes on the Residential Real Estate Market
w20093 Giovanni Peri
Kevin Y. Shih
Chad Sparber

Foreign STEM Workers and Native Wages and Employment in U.S. Cities
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
w20018 Devin Bunten
Matthew E. Kahn

The Impact of Emerging Climate Risks on Urban Real Estate Price Dynamics
w19964 Shanjun Li
Matthew E. Kahn
Jerry Nickelsburg

Public Transit Bus Procurement: The Role of Energy Prices, Regulation and Federal Subsidies
w19965 Matthew J. Holian
Matthew E. Kahn

Household Demand for Low Carbon Public Policies: Evidence from California
w19912 Matthew E. Kahn
Nils Kok

Big-Box Retailers and Urban Carbon Emissions: The Case of Wal-Mart
w19919 David Albouy
Bryan Stuart

Urban Population and Amenities: The Neoclassical Model of Location
w19922 David Albouy
Bert Lue

Driving to Opportunity: Local Rents, Wages, Commuting Costs and Sub-Metropolitan Quality of Life
w19875 Pablo Kurlat
Johannes Stroebel

Testing for Information Asymmetries in Real Estate Markets
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
w19843 Raj Chetty
Nathaniel Hendren
Patrick Kline
Emmanuel Saez

Where is the Land of Opportunity? The Geography of Intergenerational Mobility in the United States
w19815 David Albouy
Andrew Hanson

Tax Benefits to Housing and Inefficiencies in Location and Consumption
w19817 Alex Chinco
Christopher Mayer

Misinformed Speculators and Mispricing in the Housing Market
2013
w19745 Edward L. Glaeser
A World of Cities: The Causes and Consequences of Urbanization in Poorer Countries
w19659 Patrick Kline
Enrico Moretti

People, Places and Public Policy: Some Simple Welfare Economics of Local Economic Development Programs
w19626 Tara Watson
Enforcement and Immigrant Location Choice
w19604 Daniel K. Fetter
The Home Front: Rent Control and the Rapid Wartime Increase in Home Ownership
w19606 Sumit Agarwal
Itzhak Ben-David
Vincent Yao

Collateral Valuation and Borrower Financial Constraints: Evidence from the Residential Real Estate Market
w19564 Li Gan
Qinghua Zhang

Market Thickness and the Impact of Unemployment on Housing Market Outcomes
w19570 Clemens Sialm
Zheng Sun
Lu Zheng

Home Bias and Local Contagion: Evidence from Funds of Hedge Funds
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?
w19550 Sumit Agarwal
Gene Amromin
Itzhak Ben-David
Souphala Chomsisengphet
Douglas D. Evanoff

Predatory Lending and the Subprime Crisis
w19515 Guoying Deng
Li Gan
Manuel A. Hernandez

Do People Overreact? Evidence from the Housing Market After the Wenchuan Earthquake
w19354 Bo Zhao
Rational Housing Bubble
w19293 Patrick M. Kline
Enrico Moretti

Local Economic Development, Agglomeration Economies, and the Big Push: 100 Years of Evidence from the Tennessee Valley Authority
w19294 Enrico Moretti
Daniel J. Wilson

State Incentives for Innovation, Star Scientists and Jobs: Evidence from Biotech
w19254 Richard B. Freeman
Xiaoying Li

How Does China's New Labor Contract Law Affect Floating Workers?
w19212 Lawrence E. Blume
William A. Brock
Steven N. Durlauf
Rajshri Jayaraman

Linear Social Interactions Models
w19213 Dave Donaldson
Richard Hornbeck

Railroads and American Economic Growth: A "Market Access" Approach
w19194 Andrew Ang
Neil Nabar
Sam Wald

Search for a Common Factor in Public and Private Real Estate Returns
w19041 Leah Platt Boustan
Devin Bunten
Owen Hearey

Urbanization in the United States, 1800-2000
w19045 Leah Platt Boustan
Racial Residential Segregation in American Cities
w19013 Aaron Chatterji
Edward L. Glaeser
William R. Kerr

Clusters of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
w19014 Sara Heller
Harold A. Pollack
Roseanna Ander
Jens Ludwig

Preventing Youth Violence and Dropout: A Randomized Field Experiment
w19020 Patrick Bayer
Fernando Ferreira
Stephen L. Ross

The Vulnerability of Minority Homeowners in the Housing Boom and Bust
w18973 Luís Cabral
Zhu Wang
Daniel Yi Xu

Competitors, Complementors, Parents and Places: Explaining Regional Agglomeration in the U.S. Auto Industry
w18980 Elliot Anenberg
Patrick Bayer

Endogenous Sources of Volatility in Housing Markets: The Joint Buyer-Seller Problem
w18965 Stuart A. Gabriel
Matthew E. Kahn
Ryan K. Vaughn

Congressional Influence as a Determinant of Subprime Lending
w18933 Elizabeth Ananat
Shihe Fu
Stephen L. Ross

Race-Specific Agglomeration Economies: Social Distance and the Black-White Wage Gap
w18925 David Albouy
Walter Graf
Ryan Kellogg
Hendrik Wolff

Climate Amenities, Climate Change, and American Quality of Life
w18884 Aaron K. Chatterji
Kenneth Y. Chay
Robert W. Fairlie

The Impact of City Contracting Set-Asides on Black Self-Employment and Employment
w18887 Hope Corman
Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman

Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Crime
w18871 Nicholas Bloom
James Liang
John Roberts
Zhichun Jenny Ying

Does Working from Home Work? Evidence from a Chinese Experiment
w18880 Joseph Gyourko
Joseph Tracy

Unemloyment and Unobserved Credit Risk in the FHA Single Family Mortgage Insurance Fund
w18872 Siqi Zheng
Matthew E. Kahn
Weizeng Sun
Danglun Luo

Incentivizing China's Urban Mayors to Mitigate Pollution Externalities: The Role of the Central Government and Public Environmentalism
w18825 Edward L. Glaeser
A Nation Of Gamblers: Real Estate Speculation And American History
w18781 Matthew E. Kahn
Nils Kok
John M. Quigley

Commercial Building Electricity Consumption Dynamics: The Role of Structure Quality, Human Capital, and Contract Incentives
w18757 Michael L. Anderson
Subways, Strikes, and Slowdowns: The Impacts of Public Transit on Traffic Congestion
w18758 Patrick Kline
Enrico Moretti

Place Based Policies with Unemployment
w18762 Jing Wu
Joseph Gyourko
Yongheng Deng

Is There Evidence of a Real Estate Collateral Channel Effect on Listed Firm Investment in China?
w18763 Judith K. Hellerstein
Mark J. Kutzbach
David Neumark

Do Labor Market Networks Have An Important Spatial Dimension?
w18735 Matthew J. Holian
Matthew E. Kahn

The Rise of the Low Carbon Consumer City
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
w18700 Janet Currie
Lucas Davis
Michael Greenstone
Reed Walker

Do Housing Prices Reflect Environmental Health Risks? Evidence from More than 1600 Toxic Plant Openings and Closings
2012
w18624 C. Kirabo Jackson
Non-Cognitive Ability, Test Scores, and Teacher Quality: Evidence from 9th Grade Teachers in North Carolina
w18609 Sumit Agarwal
Efraim Benmelech
Nittai Bergman
Amit Seru

Did the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Lead to Risky Lending?
w18534 Diego A. Comin
Mikhail Dmitriev
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

The Spatial Diffusion of Technology
w18546 Klaus Desmet
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

On the Spatial Economic Impact of Global Warming
w18524 Ejaz Ghani
Arti Grover Goswami
William R. Kerr

Highway to Success: The Impact of the Golden Quadrilateral Project for the Location and Performance of Indian Manufacturing
w18507 Greg Kaplan
Sam Schulhofer-Wohl

Understanding the Long-Run Decline in Interstate Migration
w18514 Marika Cabral
Caroline Hoxby

The Hated Property Tax: Salience, Tax Rates, and Tax Revolts
w18403 Yongheng Deng
Joseph Gyourko
Jing Wu

Land and House Price Measurement in China
w18353 Kristopher Gerardi
Eric Rosenblatt
Paul S. Willen
Vincent Yao

Foreclosure externalities: Some new evidence
w18333 Edward L. Glaeser
Sari Pekkala Kerr
William R. Kerr

Entrepreneurship and Urban Growth: An Empirical Assessment with Historical Mines
w18278 Bruce A. Blonigen
Anca D. Cristea

Airports and Urban Growth: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Policy Experiment
w18188 Donald R. Davis
Jonathan I. Dingel

A Spatial Knowledge Economy
w18125 David H. Autor
Christopher J. Palmer
Parag A. Pathak

Housing Market Spillovers: Evidence from the End of Rent Control in Cambridge Massachusetts
w18109 Brooks M. Depro
Christopher Timmins
Maggie O'Neil

Meeting Urban Housing Needs: Do People Really Come to the Nuisance?
w18103 David Albouy
Fernando Leibovici
Casey Warman

Quality of Life, Firm Productivity, and the Value of Amenities across Canadian Cities
w18110 David Albouy
Gabriel Ehrlich

Housing Productivity and the Social Cost of Land-Use Restrictions
w18111 Devin G. Pope
Jaren C. Pope

When Walmart Comes to Town: Always Low Housing Prices? Always?
w18055 David Neumark
Matthew Thompson
Francesco Brindisi
Leslie Koyle
Clayton Reck

Estimating the Economic Impacts of Living Wage Mandates Using Ex Ante Simulations, Longitudinal Estimates, and New Public and Administrative Data: Evidence for New York City
w18059 Todd M. Sinai
House Price Moments in Boom-Bust Cycles
w18069 Patrick Bayer
Marcus D. Casey
Fernando Ferreira
Robert McMillan

Estimating Racial Price Differentials in the Housing Market
w18040 H. Spencer Banzhaf
Wallace E. Oates

On Fiscal Illusion and Ricardian Equivalence in Local Public Finance
w17992 Ejaz Ghani
Arti Grover Goswami
William R. Kerr

Is India's Manufacturing Sector Moving Away From Cities?
w17897 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo
Nancy Qian

On the Road: Access to Transportation Infrastructure and Economic Growth in China
w17859 C. Kirabo Jackson
Do College-Prep Programs Improve Long-Term Outcomes?
w17832 Manuel Adelino
Antoinette Schoar
Felipe Severino

Credit Supply and House Prices: Evidence from Mortgage Market Segmentation
w17809 H. Spencer Banzhaf
Omar Farooque

Interjurisdictional Housing Prices and Spatial Amenities: Which Measures of Housing Prices Reflect Local Public Goods?
w17793 Ajay K. Agrawal
Iain M. Cockburn
Alberto Galasso
Alexander Oettl

Why are Some Regions More Innovative than Others? The Role of Firm Size Diversity
w17720 Scott A. Imberman
Adriana D. Kugler

The Effect of Providing Breakfast on Student Performance: Evidence from an In-Class Breakfast Program
w17730 Eric A. Hanushek
Kuzey Yilmaz

Land Use Controls and the Provision of Education
w17722 C. Kirabo Jackson
Teacher Quality at the High-School Level: The Importance of Accounting for Tracks
w17723 Tim Landvoigt
Monika Piazzesi
Martin Schneider

The Housing Market(s) of San Diego
2011
w17685 Dwight Jaffee
John M. Quigley

The Future of the Government Sponsored Enterprises: The Role for Government in the U.S. Mortgage Market
w17671 Fernando Ferreira
Joseph Gyourko

Does Gender Matter for Political Leadership? The Case of U.S. Mayors
w17618 James Andreoni
Abigail Payne
Justin D. Smith
David Karp

Diversity and Donations: The Effect of Religious and Ethnic Diversity on Charitable Giving
w17611 Kelly C. Bishop
Christopher Timmins

Hedonic Prices and Implicit Markets: Estimating Marginal Willingness to Pay for Differentiated Products Without Instrumental Variables
w17537 Karsten Jeske
Dirk Krueger
Kurt Mitman

Housing and the Macroeconomy: The Role of Bailout Guarantees for Government Sponsored Enterprises
w17519 Michal Kolesár
Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Edward L. Glaeser
Guido W. Imbens

Identification and Inference with Many Invalid Instruments
w17514 Ejaz Ghani
William R. Kerr
Stephen D. O'Connell

Spatial Determinants of Entrepreneurship in India
w17485 Lisa J. Dettling
Melissa Schettini Kearney

House Prices and Birth Rates: The Impact of the Real Estate Market on the Decision to Have a Baby
w17466 R. Alison Felix
James R. Hines
Jr.

Who Offers Tax-Based Business Development Incentives?
w17471 Chris M. Herbst
Erdal Tekin

The Geographic Accessibility of Child Care Subsidies and Evidence on the Impact of Subsidy Receipt on Childhood Obesity
w17458 William J. Collins
Katharine L. Shester

Slum Clearance and Urban Renewal in the United States
w17405 Fernando Ferreira
Joseph Gyourko
Joseph Tracy

Housing Busts and Household Mobility: An Update
w17364 Patrick Bayer
Robert McMillan

Tiebout Sorting and Neighborhood Stratification
w17374 Fernando Ferreira
Joseph Gyourko

Anatomy of the Beginning of the Housing Boom: U.S. Neighborhoods and Metropolitan Areas, 1993-2009
w17307 Raven Molloy
Christopher L. Smith
Abigail K. Wozniak

Internal Migration in the United States
w17310 Janet Currie
Erdal Tekin

Is there a Link Between Foreclosure and Health?
w17250 Patrick Bayer
Robert McMillan
Alvin Murphy
Christopher Timmins

A Dynamic Model of Demand for Houses and Neighborhoods
w17251 Stephen Calabrese
Dennis N. Epple
Richard Romano

Inefficiencies from Metropolitan Political and Fiscal Decentralization: Failures of Tiebout Competition
w17227 Panle Jia Barwick
Parag A. Pathak

The Costs of Free Entry: An Empirical Study of Real Estate Agents in Greater Boston
w17200 Samuel Dastrup
Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Understanding the Solar Home Price Premium: Electricity Generation and "Green" Social Status
w17089 Sa A. Bui
Steven G. Craig
Scott A. Imberman

Is Gifted Education a Bright Idea? Assessing the Impact of Gifted and Talented Programs on Achievement
w17065 Christopher J. Mayer
Edward Morrison
Tomasz Piskorski
Arpit Gupta

Mortgage Modification and Strategic Behavior: Evidence from a Legal Settlement with Countrywide
w17067 Jessie Handbury
David E. Weinstein

Goods Prices and Availability in Cities
w17047 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna
Ulrike Malmendier

The Role of Theory in Field Experiments
w16986 Judith K. Hellerstein
David Neumark

Employment in Black Urban Labor Markets: Problems and Solutions
w16992 Siqi Zheng
Jing Cao
Matthew E. Kahn

China's Rising Demand for "Green Cities": Evidence from Cross-City Real Estate Price Hedonics
w17002 Siqi Zheng
Matthew E. Kahn

Does Government Investment in Local Public Goods Spur Gentrification? Evidence from Beijing
w16932 Daria Burnes
David Neumark
Michelle J. White

Fiscal Zoning and Sales Taxes: Do Higher Sales Taxes Lead to More Retailing and Less Manufacturing?
w16844 Janet Currie
Michael Greenstone
Enrico Moretti

Superfund Cleanups and Infant Health
w16848 Karl E. Case
John M. Quigley
Robert J. Shiller

Wealth Effects Revisited 1978-2009
w16797 Jan K. Brueckner
David Neumark

Beaches, Sunshine, and Public-Sector Pay: Theory and Evidence on Amenities and Rent Extraction by Government Workers
w16784 Patrick Bayer
Christopher Geissler
Kyle Mangum
James W. Roberts

Speculators and Middlemen: The Strategy and Performance of Investors in the Housing Market
w16732 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Electricity Consumption and Durable Housing: Understanding Cohort Effects
w16701 Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
Negative Equity Does Not Reduce Homeowners' Mobility
w16694 Roger H. Gordon
Wei Li

Provincial and Local Governments in China: Fiscal Institutions and Government Behavior
2010
w16639 William R. Kerr
Scott Duke Kominers

Agglomerative Forces and Cluster Shapes
w16615 Klaus Desmet
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Urban Accounting and Welfare
w16586 Christopher J. Mayer
Tomasz Piskorski
Alexei Tchistyi

The Inefficiency of Refinancing: Why Prepayment Penalties Are Good for Risky Borrowers
w16531 Andrew Paciorek
Todd M. Sinai

Does Home Owning Smooth the Variability of Future Housing Consumption?
w16538 Matthew E. Kahn
Erin T. Mansur

How Do Energy Prices, and Labor and Environmental Regulations Affect Local Manufacturing Employment Dynamics? A Regression Discontinuity Approach
w16499 Bryan S. Graham
Guido W. Imbens
Geert Ridder

Measuring the Effects of Segregation in the Presence of Social Spillovers: A Nonparametric Approach
w16434 Leah Platt Boustan
School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries
w16435 Leah Platt Boustan
Allison Shertzer

Demography and Population Loss from Central Cities, 1950-2000
w16366 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

The Impact of Jury Race in Criminal Trials
w16332 Giovanni Peri
Chad Sparber

Assessing Inherent Model Bias: An Application to Native Displacement in Response to Immigration
w16314 Hoyt Bleakley
Jeffrey Lin

Portage: Path Dependence and Increasing Returns in U.S. History
w16299 Leah Platt Boustan
Fernando Ferreira
Hernan Winkler
Eric Zolt

Income Inequality and Local Government in the United States, 1970-2000
w16250 Chris M. Herbst
Erdal Tekin

The Impact of Child Care Subsidies on Child Well-Being: Evidence from Geographic Variation in the Distance to Social Service Agencies
w16237 Veronica Guerrieri
Daniel Hartley
Erik Hurst

Endogenous Gentrification and Housing Price Dynamics
w16189 Jing Wu
Joseph Gyourko
Yongheng Deng

Evaluating Conditions in Major Chinese Housing Markets
w16144 David Albouy
Evaluating the Efficiency and Equity of Federal Fiscal Equalization
w16131 Matthew E. Kahn
Urban Policy Effects on Carbon Mitigation
w16141 Oliver Falck
Christina Guenther
Stephan Heblich
William R. Kerr

From Russia with Love: The Impact of Relocated Firms on Incumbent Survival
w16096 Matias Busso
Jesse Gregory
Patrick M. Kline

Assessing the Incidence and Efficiency of a Prominent Place Based Policy
w16057 H. Spencer Banzhaf
Randall P. Walsh

Segregation and Tiebout Sorting: Investigating the Link between Investments in Public Goods and Neighborhood Tipping
w15997 Howard Bodenhorn
David Cuberes

Financial Development and City Growth: Evidence from Northeastern American Cities, 1790-1870
w15968 Wenli Li
Michelle J. White
Ning Zhu

Did Bankruptcy Reform Cause Mortgage Default to Rise?
w15971 Casey B. Mulligan
The Housing Cycle and Prospects for Technical Progress
w15978 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Why Has California's Residential Electricity Consumption Been So Flat since the 1980s?: A Microeconometric Approach
w15947 Enrico Moretti
Local Labor Markets
w15933 James E. Rauch
Joel Watson

Client-Based Entrepreneurship
w15939 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Energy Conservation "Nudges" and Environmentalist Ideology: Evidence from a Randomized Residential Electricity Field Experiment
w15915 Eric A. Hanushek
Kuzey Yilmaz

Household Location and Schools in Metropolitan Areas with Heterogeneous Suburbs; Tiebout, Alonso, and Government Policy
w15863 Douglas Gollin
Richard Rogerson

Agriculture, Roads, and Economic Development in Uganda
w15872 C. Kirabo Jackson
Emily Greene Owens

One for the Road: Public Transportation, Alcohol Consumption, and Intoxicated Driving
w15643 Alexander Whalley
Elected Versus Appointed Policymakers: Evidence from City Treasurers
2009
w15576 Laura Alfaro
Maggie Chen

The Global Agglomeration of Multinational Firms
w15462 Todd M. Sinai
Nicholas S. Souleles

Can Owning a Home Hedge the Risk of Moving?
w15443 William R. Kerr
Breakthrough Inventions and Migrating Clusters of Innovation
w15409 Hernán D. Rozenfeld
Diego Rybski
Xavier Gabaix
Hernán A. Makse

The Area and Population of Cities: New Insights from a Different Perspective on Cities
w15362 Amir E. Khandani
Andrew W. Lo
Robert C. Merton

Systemic Risk and the Refinancing Ratchet Effect
w15348 John C. Haltiwanger
Ron S. Jarmin
C. J. Krizan

Mom-and-Pop Meet Big-Box: Complements or Substitutes?
w15349 Klaus Desmet
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Spatial Development
w15299 Shawn Kantor
Alexander Whalley

Do Universities Generate Agglomeration Spillovers? Evidence from Endowment Value Shocks
w15291 Scott Imberman
Adriana D. Kugler
Bruce Sacerdote

Katrina's Children: Evidence on the Structure of Peer Effects from Hurricane Evacuees
w15199 J. Vernon Henderson
Adam Storeygard
David N. Weil

Measuring Economic Growth from Outer Space
w15131 Esther Duflo
Michael Kremer
Jonathan Robinson

Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya
w15067 Hongbin Cai
J. Vernon Henderson
Qinghua Zhang

China's Land Market Auctions: Evidence of Corruption
w14981 David Albouy
What Are Cities Worth? Land Rents, Local Productivity, and the Capitalization of Amenity Values
w14963 Michael I. Cragg
Matthew E. Kahn

Carbon Geography: The Political Economy of Congressional Support for Legislation Intended to Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Production
w14908 Tara Watson
Inequality and the Measurement of Residential Segregation by Income In American Neighborhoods
w14806 Edward L. Glaeser
Joshua D. Gottlieb

The Wealth of Cities: Agglomeration Economies and Spatial Equilibrium in the United States
w14793 Erik B. Johnson
Randall Walsh

The Effect of Property Taxes on Location Decisions:Evidence From the Market for Vacation Homes
w14751 Siqi Zheng
Matthew E. Kahn
Hongyu Liu

Towards a System of Open Cities in China: Home Prices, FDI Flows and Air Quality in 35 Major Cities
w14708 Joseph Gyourko
Understanding Commercial Real Estate: Just How Different from Housing Is It?
w14669 Monika Piazzesi
Martin Schneider

Momentum traders in the housing market: survey evidence and a search model
2008
w14579 Robert P. Inman
The Flypaper Effect
w14593 Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh
John F. Helliwell

Empathy and Emulation: Life Satisfaction and the Urban Geography of Comparison Groups
w14516 Stephanie Riegg Cellini
Fernando Ferreira
Jesse Rothstein

The Value of School Facilities: Evidence from a Dynamic Regression Discontinuity Design
w14470 David Card
Alexandre Mas
Jesse Rothstein

Are Mixed Neighborhoods Always Unstable? Two-Sided and One-Sided Tipping
w14472 David Albouy
Are Big Cities Bad Places to Live? Estimating Quality of Life across Metropolitan Areas
w14369 Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Pierre-Daniel Sarte
Raymond Owens III

Housing Externalities
w14370 Enrico Moretti
Real Wage Inequality
w14294 Charles W. Calomiris
Stanley D. Longhofer
William Miles

The Foreclosure-House Price Nexus: Lessons from the 2007-2008 Housing Turmoil
w14299 Xavier Gabaix
Power Laws in Economics and Finance
w14310 Fernando Ferreira
Joseph Gyourko
Joseph Tracy

Housing Busts and Household Mobility
w14193 Edward L. Glaeser
Joseph Gyourko
Albert Saiz

Housing Supply and Housing Bubbles
w14136 Leo Feler
J. Vernon Henderson

Exclusionary Policies in Urban Development, How under-servicing of migrant households affects the growth and composition of Brazilian cities
w14149 Mihir A. Desai
Dhammika Dharmapala
Monica Singhal

Tax Incentives for Affordable Housing: The Low Income Housing Tax Credit
w14083 Christopher J. Mayer
Karen Pence

Subprime Mortgages: What, Where, and to Whom?
w14036 Terra McKinnish
Randall Walsh
Kirk White

Who Gentrifies Low-Income Neighborhoods?
w13995 David Y. Albouy
The Unequal Geographic Burden of Federal Taxation
w13833 Michael Greenstone
Richard Hornbeck
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