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Moshe Hazan

Eitan Berglas School of Economics
Tel-Aviv University
P.O. Box 39040
Tel-Aviv 69978
Israel
Tel: 972-3-6405824
Fax: 972-3-6409908

E-Mail: moshehaz@tauex.tau.ac.il
Institutional Affiliations: Tel-Aviv University and CEPR

NBER Working Papers and Publications

May 2019The Politics of CEOs
with Alma Cohen, Roberto Tallarita, David Weiss: w25815
CEOs of public companies have influence over the political spending of their firms, which has been attracting significant attention since the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United. Furthermore, the policy views expressed by CEOs receive substantial consideration from policymakers and the public. The political preferences of CEOs, we argue, are therefore important for a full understanding of U.S. policymaking and politics. To contribute to this understanding, we provide empirical evidence on the partisan leanings of public-company CEOs. We use Federal Election Commission (FEC) records to put together a comprehensive database of the political contributions made by over 3,500 individuals who served as CEOs of S&P 1500 companies during the period 2000-2017. We find that these political con...

Published: Alma Cohen & Moshe Hazan & Roberto Tallarita & David Weiss, 2019. "The Politics of CEOs," Journal of Legal Analysis, vol 11.

December 2007The Baby Boom and World War II: A Macroeconomic Analysis
with Matthias Doepke, Yishay Maoz: w13707
We argue that one major cause of the U.S. postwar baby boom was the rise in female labor supply during World War II. We develop a quantitative dynamic general equilibrium model with endogenous fertility and female labor force participation decisions. We use the model to assess the impact of the war on female labor supply and fertility in the decades following the war. For the war generation of women, the high demand for female labor brought about by mobilization leads to an increase in labor supply that persists after the war. As a result, younger women who reach adulthood in the 1950s face increased labor market competition, which impels them to exit the labor market and start having children earlier. The effect is amplified by the rise in taxes necessary to pay down wartime government de...

Published: Matthias Doepke & Moshe Hazan & Yishay D. Maoz, 2015. "The Baby Boom and World War II: A Macroeconomic Analysis," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 82(3), pages 1031-1073. citation courtesy of

 
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