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2019
w25842 Hunt Allcott
Benjamin Lockwood
Dmitry Taubinsky

Should We Tax Sugar-Sweetened Beverages? An Overview of Theory and Evidence
w25841 Hunt Allcott
Benjamin Lockwood
Dmitry Taubinsky

Regressive Sin Taxes, With an Application to the Optimal Soda Tax
w25839 Chong-En Bai
Chang-Tai Hsieh
Zheng Michael Song

Special Deals with Chinese Characteristics
w25835 Stefano Gagliarducci
M. Daniele Paserman
Eleonora Patacchini

Hurricanes, Climate Change Policies and Electoral Accountability
w25815 Alma Cohen
Moshe Hazan
Roberto Tallarita
David Weiss

The Politics of CEOs
w25770 David Altig
Alan J. Auerbach
Patrick C. Higgins
Darryl R. Koehler
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Michael Leiseca
Ellyn Terry
Yifan Ye

Did the 2017 Tax Reform Discriminate against Blue State Voters?
w25766 Alberto Ciancio
Camilo García-Jimeno

The Political Economy of Immigration Enforcement: Conflict and Cooperation under Federalism
w25724 Pedro Dal Bó
Andrew Foster
Kenju Kamei

The Democracy Effect: a Weights-Based Identification Strategy
w25717 Patrick Bolton
Tao Li
Enrichetta Ravina
Howard L. Rosenthal

Investor Ideology
w25716 Christian Dippel
Michael Poyker

How Common are Electoral Cycles in Criminal Sentencing?
w25715 Christian Dippel
Michael Poyker

Do Private Prisons Affect Criminal Sentencing?
w25705 Rafael Di Tella
Dani Rodrik

Labor Market Shocks and the Demand for Trade Protection: Evidence from Online Surveys
w25697 Raquel Fernández
Sahar Parsa
Martina Viarengo

Coming out in America: AIDS, Politics, and Cultural Change
w25693 David Atkin
Eve Colson-Sihra
Moses Shayo

How Do We Choose Our Identity? A Revealed Preference Approach Using Food Consumption
w25683 Samuel Bazzi
Arya Gaduh
Alexander D. Rothenberg
Maisy Wong

Unity in Diversity? How Intergroup Contact Can Foster Nation Building
w25678 Jonathan I. Dingel
Antonio Miscio
Donald R. Davis

Cities, Lights, and Skills in Developing Economies
w25664 Marco Battaglini
Coalition Formation in Legislative Bargaining
w25637 Luigi Butera
Robert Metcalfe
William Morrison
Dmitry Taubinsky

The Deadweight Loss of Social Recognition
w25622 Ricardo Perez-Truglia
The Effects of Income Transparency on Well-Being: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
w25601 Christian Dippel
Political Parties Do Matter in U.S. Cities ... For Their Unfunded Pensions
w25589 Vivi Alatas
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Markus Mobius
Benjamin A. Olken
Cindy Paladines

When Celebrities Speak: A Nationwide Twitter Experiment Promoting Vaccination In Indonesia
w25581 Julio J. Elias
Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis

Paying for Kidneys? A Randomized Survey and Choice Experiment
w25575 Timothy Besley
Anders Jensen
Torsten Persson

Norms, Enforcement, and Tax Evasion
w25562 Alberto Alesina
Elie Murard
Hillel Rapoport

Immigration and Preferences for Redistribution in Europe
w25535 Gaia Dossi
David N. Figlio
Paola Giuliano
Paola Sapienza

Born in the Family: Preferences for Boys and the Gender Gap in Math
w25534 Alberto Alesina
Sebastian Hohmann
Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Intergenerational Mobility in Africa
w25522 Enrico Cantoni
Vincent Pons

Strict ID Laws Don't Stop Voters: Evidence from a U.S. Nationwide Panel, 2008-2016
w25514 Hunt Allcott
Luca Braghieri
Sarah Eichmeyer
Matthew Gentzkow

The Welfare Effects of Social Media
w25510 Alessandra Casella
Luis Sanchez

Storable Votes and Quadratic Voting. An Experiment on Four California Propositions
w25508 Robert J. Barro
Brian Wheaton

Taxes, Incorporation, and Productivity
w25506 Garance Genicot
Tolerance and Compromise in Social Networks
w25503 Francesco Maria Esposito
Diego Focanti
Justine S. Hastings

Effects of Photo ID Laws on Registration and Turnout: Evidence from Rhode Island
w25501 Klenio Barbosa
Fernando V. Ferreira

Occupy Government: Democracy and the Dynamics of Personnel Decisions and Public Finances
w25500 Hunt Allcott
Matthew Gentzkow
Chuan Yu

Trends in the Diffusion of Misinformation on Social Media
w25497 Abhijit Banerjee
Emily Breza
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Markus Mobius

Naive Learning with Uninformed Agents
w25490 Guillaume Blanc
Romain Wacziarg

Change and Persistence in the Age of Modernization: Saint-Germain-d'Anxure 1730-1895
w25463 Marina Halac
Pierre Yared

Fiscal Rules and Discretion under Limited Enforcement
w25430 Stelios Michalopoulos
Melanie Meng Xue

Folklore
2018
w25415 James J. Heckman
The Race Between Demand and Supply: Tinbergen's Pioneering Studies of Earnings Inequality
w25389 Guo Xu
Marianne Bertrand
Robin Burgess

Social Proximity and Bureaucrat Performance: Evidence from India
w25379 Raphael Auer
Barthélémy Bonadio
Andrei A. Levchenko

The Economics and Politics of Revoking NAFTA
w25376 Marco Bassetto
Zhen Huo
José-Víctor Ríos-Rull

Organizational Equilibrium with Capital
w25348 Gene M. Grossman
Elhanan Helpman

Identity Politics and Trade Policy
w25333 Alberto Alesina
Michela Carlana
Eliana La Ferrara
Paolo Pinotti

Revealing Stereotypes: Evidence from Immigrants in Schools
w25329 Marianne Bertrand
Matilde Bombardini
Raymond Fisman
Bradley Hackinen
Francesco Trebbi

Hall of Mirrors: Corporate Philanthropy and Strategic Advocacy
w25300 Hanming Fang
Zhe Li
Nianhang Xu
Hongjun Yan

In the Shadows of the Government: Relationship Building During Political Turnovers
w25298 Karthik Muralidharan
Paul Niehaus
Sandip Sukhtankar
Jeffrey Weaver

Improving Last-Mile Service Delivery using Phone-Based Monitoring
w25292 Elisabeth Kempf
Margarita Tsoutsoura

Partisan Professionals: Evidence from Credit Rating Analysts
w25289 Oded Galor
Ömer Özak
Assaf Sarid

Geographical Roots of the Coevolution of Cultural and Linguistic Traits
w25278 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Historical Legacies and African Development
w25273 Oded Galor
Viacheslav Savitskiy

Climatic Roots of Loss Aversion
w25244 Katherine Baicker
Amy Finkelstein

The Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Voter Participation: Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment
w25237 Richard B. Baker
Carola Frydman
Eric Hilt

Political Discretion and Antitrust Policy: Evidence from the Assassination of President McKinley
w25205 Garance Genicot ⓡ
Laurent Bouton ⓡ
Micael Castanheira ⓡ

Electoral Systems and Inequalities in Government Interventions
w25200 Daniel J. Benjamin
Errors in Probabilistic Reasoning and Judgment Biases
w25192 Brian Beach
Daniel B. Jones
Tate Twinam
Randall Walsh

Minority Representation in Local Government
w25189 Solomon Hsiang
Robert E. Kopp

An Economist's Guide to Climate Change Science
w25177 Hannah Druckenmiller
Solomon Hsiang

Accounting for Unobservable Heterogeneity in Cross Section Using Spatial First Differences
w25169 Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Benjamin Golub
He Yang

Signaling, Shame, and Silence in Social Learning
w25151 Samuel Bazzi
Gabriel Koehler-Derrick
Benjamin Marx

The Institutional Foundations of Religious Politics: Evidence from Indonesia
w25145 Zoë B. Cullen
Ricardo Perez-Truglia

The Salary Taboo: Privacy Norms and the Diffusion of Information
w25136 Ufuk Akcigit
Salomé Baslandze
Francesca Lotti

Connecting to Power: Political Connections, Innovation, and Firm Dynamics
w25119 Michael Kremer
Christopher M. Snyder

Worst-Case Bounds on R&D and Pricing Distortions: Theory with an Application Assuming Consumer Values Follow the World Income Distribution
w25110 Nathan Canen
Chad Kendall
Francesco Trebbi

Unbundling Polarization
w25109 David A. Matsa
Amalia R. Miller

Who Votes for Medicaid Expansion? Lessons from Maine's 2017 Referendum
w25099 Stephen Calabrese
Dennis Epple
Richard Romano

Majority Choice of Taxation and Redistribution in a Federation
w25077 Simone Moriconi
Giovanni Peri
Riccardo Turati

Skill of the Immigrants and Vote of the Natives: Immigration and Nationalism in European Elections 2007-2016
w25072 Jonathan Chapman
Erik Snowberg
Stephanie Wang
Colin Camerer

Loss Attitudes in the U.S. Population: Evidence from Dynamically Optimized Sequential Experimentation (DOSE)
w25062 Cevat G. Aksoy
Sergei Guriev
Daniel S. Treisman

Globalization, Government Popularity, and the Great Skill Divide
w25033 Renee Bowen
Vincent Anesi

Policy Experimentation, Redistribution and Voting Rules
w25022 Katherine Casey
Rachel Glennerster
Edward Miguel
Maarten Voors

Skill versus Voice in Local Development
w25011 Marina Azzimonti
Vincenzo Quadrini

International Spillovers and 'Ex-ante' Efficient Bailouts
w24994 Matthew Backus
Andrew Little

I Don't Know
w24979 Pierre Yared
Rising Government Debt: Causes and Solutions for a Decades-Old Trend
w24966 Adlai Newson
Francesco Trebbi

Authoritarian Elites
w24961 Yiming Cao
Raymond Fisman
Hui Lin
Yongxiang Wang

Target setting and Allocative Inefficiency in Lending: Evidence from Two Chinese Banks
w24936 Charles W. Calomiris
Sophia Chen

The Spread of Deposit Insurance and the Global Rise in Bank Asset Risk since the 1970s
w24931 Jonathan Chapman
Mark Dean
Pietro Ortoleva
Erik Snowberg
Colin Camerer

Econographics
w24905 Charles F. Manski
The Lure of Incredible Certitude
w24900 Lubos Pastor
Pietro Veronesi

Inequality Aversion, Populism, and the Backlash Against Globalization
w24888 Eric Arias
Horacio Larreguy
John Marshall
Pablo Querubín

Priors rule: When do Malfeasance Revelations Help or Hurt Incumbent Parties?
w24879 Ernesto Dal Bó
Frederico Finan
Nicholas Y. Li
Laura Schechter

Government Decentralization Under Changing State Capacity: Experimental Evidence From Paraguay
w24841 Zoë Cullen
Ricardo Perez-Truglia

How Much Does Your Boss Make? The Effects of Salary Comparisons
w24818 Aaron K. Chatterji
Joowon Kim
Ryan C. McDevitt

School Spirit: Legislator School Ties and State Funding for Higher Education
w24798 Roland Bénabou
Armin Falk
Jean Tirole

Narratives, Imperatives, and Moral Reasoning
w24797 Stefano DellaVigna
Structural Behavioral Economics
w24785 Cesi Cruz
Philip Keefer
Julien Labonne
Francesco Trebbi

Making Policies Matter: Voter Responses to Campaign Promises
w24783 Ernesto Dal Bó
Frederico Finan

Progress and Perspectives in the Study of Political Selection
w24781 Erik Snowberg
Leeat Yariv

Testing the Waters: Behavior across Participant Pools
w24771 Marianne Bertrand
Emir Kamenica

Coming Apart? Cultural Distances in the United States over Time
w24770 Randall Akee
William Copeland
E. Jane Costello
John B. Holbein
Emilia Simeonova

Family Income and the Intergenerational Transmission of Voting Behavior: Evidence from an Income Intervention
w24758 Giorgio Chiovelli
Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Landmines and Spatial Development
w24740 Ilyana Kuziemko
Jessica Pan
Jenny Shen
Ebonya Washington

The Mommy Effect: Do Women Anticipate the Employment Effects of Motherhood?
w24736 Leonardo Bursztyn
Alessandra L. González
David Yanagizawa-Drott

Misperceived Social Norms: Female Labor Force Participation in Saudi Arabia
w24733 Alberto Alesina
Armando Miano
Stefanie Stantcheva

Immigration and Redistribution
w24726 Benjamin Feigenberg
Conrad Miller

Racial Divisions and Criminal Justice: Evidence from Southern State Courts
w24719 Eric Hilt
Wendy M. Rahn

Financial Asset Ownership and Political Partisanship: Liberty Bonds and Republican Electoral Success in the 1920s
w24704 Sascha O. Becker
Irena Grosfeld
Pauline Grosjean
Nico Voigtländer
Ekaterina Zhuravskaya

Forced Migration and Human Capital: Evidence from Post-WWII Population Transfers
w24700 Germán Gutiérrez
Thomas Philippon

How EU Markets Became More Competitive Than US Markets: A Study of Institutional Drift
w24694 Klaus Desmet
Joseph Gomes
Ignacio Ortuño-Ortín

The Geography of Linguistic Diversity and the Provision of Public Goods
w24679 Abhijit Banerjee
Emily Breza
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Benjamin Golub

When Less is More: Experimental Evidence on Information Delivery During India's Demonetization
w24666 Emilio Depetris-Chauvin
Ruben Durante
Filipe R. Campante

Building Nations Through Shared Experiences: Evidence from African Football
w24656 Christian Dippel
Stephan Heblich

Leadership in Social Networks: Evidence from the Forty-Eighters in the Civil War
w24631 Yuriy Gorodnichenko
Tho Pham
Oleksandr Talavera

Social Media, Sentiment and Public Opinions: Evidence from #Brexit and #USElection
w24630 Klaus Desmet
Romain Wacziarg

The Cultural Divide
w24627 Francisco Espinosa
Debraj Ray

Noisy Agents
w24625 Samuel Bazzi
Matthew Gudgeon

The Political Boundaries of Ethnic Divisions
w24617 Lars Lefgren
David Sims
Olga Stoddard

The other 1%: Class Leavening, Contamination and Voting for Redistribution
w24587 Henry S. Farber
Daniel Herbst
Ilyana Kuziemko
Suresh Naidu

Unions and Inequality Over the Twentieth Century: New Evidence from Survey Data
w24565 Simon Freyaldenhoven
Christian Hansen
Jesse M. Shapiro

Pre-event Trends in the Panel Event-study Design
w24542 Lauren H. Cohen
Umit G. Gurun

Buying the Verdict
w24539 Xiaofang Dong
Siqi Zheng
Matthew E. Kahn

The Role of Transportation Speed in Facilitating High Skilled Teamwork
w24535 Christian Leuz
Evidence-Based Policymaking: Promise, Challenges and Opportunities for Accounting and Financial Markets Research
w24533 Giacomo A.M. Ponzetto
Ugo Troiano

Social Capital, Government Expenditures and Growth
w24522 Davide Debortoli
Ricardo Nunes
Pierre Yared

Optimal Fiscal Policy without Commitment: Beyond Lucas-Stokey
w24510 Anna Maria Mayda
Giovanni Peri
Walter Steingress

The Political Impact of Immigration: Evidence from the United States
w24496 Marina Halac
Pierre Yared

Instrument-Based vs. Target-Based Rules
w24495 Camilo García-Jimeno
Angel Iglesias
Pinar Yildirim

Women, Rails and Telegraphs: An Empirical Study of Information Diffusion and Collective Action
w24467 Sharun Mukand
Dani Rodrik

The Political Economy of Ideas: On Ideas Versus Interests in Policymaking
w24462 Marina Azzimonti
Marcos Fernandes

Social Media Networks, Fake News, and Polarization
w24459 Alexis Antoniades
Charles W. Calomiris

Mortgage Market Credit Conditions and U.S. Presidential Elections
w24457 Matthew E. Kahn
Weizeng Sun
Jianfeng Wu
Siqi Zheng

The Revealed Preference of the Chinese Communist Party Leadership: Investing in Local Economic Development versus Rewarding Social Connections
w24451 Marianne Bertrand
Matilde Bombardini
Raymond Fisman
Francesco Trebbi

Tax-Exempt Lobbying: Corporate Philanthropy as a Tool for Political Influence
w24442 Marco Battaglini
Valerio Leone Sciabolazza
Eleonora Patacchini

Effectiveness of Connected Legislators
w24423 Swaminathan S. Anklesaria Aiyar
Neeraj Kaushal

Are Resettled Oustees from the Sardar Sarovar Dam Project Better off Today than their Former Neighbors who were not Ousted?
w24413 Laurent Bouton
Micael Castanheira
Allan Drazen

A Theory of Small Campaign Contributions
w24411 Daron Acemoglu
Will Rafey

Mirage on the Horizon: Geoengineering and Carbon Taxation Without Commitment
w24396 Naci H. Mocan
Samantha Bielen
Wim Marneffe

Quality of Judicial Institutions, Crimes, Misdemeanors, and Dishonesty
w24383 Adnan Q. Khan
Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Benjamin A. Olken

Making Moves Matter: Experimental Evidence on Incentivizing Bureaucrats through Performance-Based Postings
w24374 Daniel M. Hungerman
Kevin Rinz
Tim Weninger
Chungeun Yoon

Political Campaigns and Church Contributions
w24359 Emily Breza
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi

Seeing the Forest for the Trees? An Investigation of Network Knowledge
w24354 David C. Chan
Jr
Michael J. Dickstein

Industry Input in Policymaking: Evidence from Medicare
w24344 Dani Rodrik
What Do Trade Agreements Really Do?
w24331 Kenneth R. Ahern
The Importance of Psychology in Economic Activity: Evidence from Terrorist Attacks
w24323 Julie Berry Cullen
Nicholas Turner
Ebonya L. Washington

Political Alignment, Attitudes Toward Government and Tax Evasion
w24291 Anke Becker
Benjamin Enke
Armin Falk

Ancient Origins of the Global Variation in Economic Preferences
w24279 Andrea Mattozzi
Erik Snowberg

The Right Type of Legislator: A Theory of Taxation and Representation
w24268 Benjamin Enke
Moral Values and Voting
w24260 Raluca Dragusanu
Nathan Nunn

The Effects of Fair Trade Certification: Evidence from Coffee Producers in Costa Rica
w24259 James Feigenbaum
Alexander Hertel-Fernandez
Vanessa Williamson

From the Bargaining Table to the Ballot Box: Political Effects of Right to Work Laws
w24257 Dan Cao
Iván Werning

Saving and Dissaving with Hyperbolic Discounting
w24245 Manuel Trajtenberg
AI as the next GPT: a Political-Economy Perspective
w24209 Jacob Moscona
Nathan Nunn
James A. Robinson

Social Structure and Conflict: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
w24194 Jessica Leight
Dana Foarta
Rohini Pande
Laura Ralston

Value for Money? Community Targeting in Vote-Buying and Politician Accountability
w24187 Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian
Jaya Wen

Distrust and Political Turnover

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