"Beyond Income: What Else Predicts Very Low Food Security among Children?" (with Kristin F. Butcher, Hilary W. Hoynes, and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach) 2014.
“Is Being in School Better? The Impact of School on Children’s BMI When Starting Age is Endogenous" (joint with K Butcher, E Cascio and D Schanzenbach). Journal of Health Economics , 30, (September 2011): 977 – 986.
“Maternal Employment” in Handbook of Social Science of Obesity , J Cawley, ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.
“School Policies and Children’s Obesity” (joint with Kristin Butcher and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach). In Current Issues in Health Economics , D Slotje and R Tchernis, eds. UK: Emerald Press, 2010.
First in the Class? Age and the Education Production Function (with Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach). Education Finance and Policy, 11(3), 225-250, Summer 2016. Pre-publication version (April 2015)
The Effectiveness of Policies that Promote Labor Force Participation of Women with Children: A Collection of National Studies (with Steven J. Haider and Helena Skyt Nielsen). Labour Economics, 36: 64-71, October 2015. IZA Discussion Paper 9297
The Promises and Pitfalls of Universal Early Education. IZA World of Labor 2015: 116, January 2015.
Valuing the Vote: The Redistribution of Voting Rights and State Funds Following the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (with Ebonya Washington). The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 129(1), 376-433, February 2014. Pre-publication version (July 2013) Online appendix
The Impacts of Expanding Access to High-Quality Preschool Education (with Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach). Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Fall 2013, 127-178. Online appendix
Local Responses to Federal Grants: Evidence from the Introduction of Title I in the South (with Nora Gordon and Sarah Reber). American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 5(3), 126-159, August 2013. Pre-publication version (July 2012) Online appendix
The Poverty Gap in School Spending Following the Introduction of Title I (with Sarah Reber). American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, 103(3), 423-427, May 2013. Pre-publication version (January 2013)
Cracks in the Melting Pot: Immigration, School Choice, and Segregation (with Ethan Lewis). American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 4(3), 91-117, August 2012. Pre-publication version (May 2011) Online appendix
Is Being in School Better? The Impact of School on Children’s BMI When Starting Age is Endogenous (with Patricia Anderson, Kristin Butcher, and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach). Journal of Health Economics, 30(5), 977-986, September 2011.
Paying for Progress: Conditional Grants and the Desegregation of Southern Schools (with Nora Gordon, Ethan Lewis, and Sarah Reber). The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 125(1), 445-482, February 2010. Pre-publication version (April 2009) Online appendix
Maternal Labor Supply and the Introduction of Kindergartens into American Public Schools. The Journal of Human Resources, 44(1), 140-170, Winter 2009. Pre-publication version (December 2007)
From Brown to Busing (with Nora Gordon, Ethan Lewis and Sarah Reber). Journal of Urban Economics, 64(2), 296-325, September 2008.
Education and the Age Profile of Literacy into Adulthood (with Damon Clark and Nora Gordon). Journal of Economic Perspectives, 22(3), 47-70, Summer 2008.
Schooling and the Armed Forces Qualifying Test: Evidence from School-Entry Laws (with Ethan Lewis). The Journal of Human Resources, 41(2), 294-318, Spring 2006. Pre-publication version (October 2005)
"Medium Term Business Cycles in Developing Countries." American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics (with Norman Loayza, Farooq Pasha, and Luis Serven, October 2014)
"Technology Diffusion and Postwar Growth." NBER Macroeconomics Annual 25 (with Bart Hobijn, 2011): 209-259
"An Exploration of Technology Diffusion." American Economic Review 100, no. 5 (with Bart Hobijn, December 2010): 2031-59
"Was the Wealth of Nations Determined in 1000 B.C.?" American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 2, no. 3 (with Bill Easterly, and Erick Gong, 2010): 65-97.
“Malaysia Beyond 2020” UTM Press.
"Technology Adoption and Growth Dynamics" (with Martí Mestieri, February 26, 2014)
"From green users to green voters" NBER (with Johannes Rode, July 2013)
"Technology diffusion: Measurement, causes and consequences" NBER (with Martí Mestieri, May 8, 2013)
"If Technology has arrived everywhere, why has income diverged?" NBER (with Martí Mestieri, Ferrer, May 2013)
"Technology and income dynamics: 1800-2000" Vox (with Martí Mestieri, 2013)
"The spatial diffusion of technology" NBER (with Mikhail Dmitriev & Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, November 2012)
"Inkaterra" (with Rohan Gopaldas and Diego Rehder, 2012)
"An Exploration of Luxury Hotels in Tanzania" NBER (March 2012)
You Get What You Pay For: Schooling Incentives and Child Labor (with Maheshwor Shrestha), Journal of Development Economics 111, 2014, 196-211, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2014.09.005
Does Minimum Age of Employment Regulation Reduce Child Labor? IZA World of Labor 73, 2014, doi: 10.15185/izawol.73
Independent Child Labor Migrants (with Maheshwor Shrestha) in A. Constant and K Zimmerman (eds.), International Handbook on the Economics of Migration, Edward Elgar, 2013, 98-120.
The Impact of Minimum Age of Employment Regulation on Child Labor and Schooling (with Maheshwor Shrestha), IZA Journal of Labor Policy 1(14), December 2012.
Poverty Alleviation and Child Labor (with N. Schady), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2011, November 2012
Trade Adjustment and Human Capital Investments: Evidence from Indian Tariff Reform (with N. Pavcnik and P. Topalova), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2010, vol. 2(4): 42-75.
Selection into Worst Forms of Child Labor, Research in Labor Economics, 2010, 31, 1-32.
Trade, Child Labor, and Schooling in Poor Countries in G. Porto and B. Hoekman (eds.), Trade Adjustment Costs in Developing Countries: Impacts, Determinants, and Policy Responses, CEPR / World Bank Press, 2010.
Child Labor and the Transition Between School and Work (editor with R. Akee and K. Tatsiramos). London: Emerald, 2010.
Child labor and schooling in a globalizing world: Evidence from urban India (with N. Pavcnik and P. Topalova), Journal of the European Economics Association Papers and Proceedings, 2009, 7(2-3), 498-507.
The Economics of Consumer Actions against Products with Child Labor Content in H. Hindman (ed.), The World of Child Labor, M. E. Sharpe Press, 2009, 158-162.
Children’s Work and Independent Child Migration: A Critical Review (with M. Shrestha), Innocenti Working Papers 2009—19, Florence: UNICEF, 2009.
Defining Child Labour: A review of the definitions of child labour in policy research / International Labour Office, International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) - Geneva: ILO, 2009.
Economic Influences on Child Migration Decisions: Evidence from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh (with P. Salinger), Indian Growth and Development Review, 2008, 1 (1), 32-56.
Schooling Costs: The link between tariff reform, poverty, and educational attainment (with N. Pavcnik), VoxEU.org, May 28, 2008.
Alternative Income Generation and Entry into Worst Forms of Child Labor, in Linking Theory and Practice to Eliminate the Worst Forms of Child Labor, (Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. DOL), 2006, pp. 69-114.
Child Labor and Schooling Responses to Anticipated Income in South Africa, Journal of Development Economics, December 2006, 81(2), 386-414, (an earlier version is NBER Working Paper #10265).
A Review of Alessandro Cigno and Furio Rosati's The Economics of Child Labour (Oxford University Press, 2005), The Journal of Economic Literature, December 2006.
Understanding Sibling Differences in Child Labor, Journal of Population Economics, 19(4), October 2006, 795-821.
Trade Liberalization and the Allocation of Labor between Households and Markets in a Poor Country (with N. Pavcnik), Journal of International Economics, July 2006, 69(2), 272-295.
International Trade and Child Labor: Cross-Country Evidence (with N. Pavcnik), Journal of International Economics, January 2006, 115-140.
Rearranging the Family? Household Composition Responses to Large Pension Receipts (with K. Mammen and D. Miller), The Journal of Human Resources 40(1), Winter 2005, 186-207, (an earlier version is NBER Working Paper #10306).
Does Child Labor Decline with Improving Economic Status? The Journal of Human Resources 40(1), Winter 2005, 77-99, (an earlier version is NBER Working Paper #10134
"The Cognitive Effects of Micronutrient Deficiency: Evidence from Salt Iodization in the United States" NBER (with Dimitra Politi & David N. Weil, July 2013)
"How Much Would US Style Fiscal Integration Buffer European Unemployment and Income Shocks? (A Comparative Empirical Analysis)" (with Bruce Sacerdote, May 2013)
“Global Savings and Global Investment – The Transmission of Identified Fiscal Shocks” AEJ: Economic Policy, (with Jay Shambaugh, May 2012), 4(2)
Trade and Income -- Exploiting Time Series in Geography, revised and resubmitted to American Economic Review
Distance, Trade, and Income -- The 1967 to 1975 Closing of the Suez Canal as a Natural Experiment, revise and resubmit, Quarterly Journal of Economics
Global Savings and Global Investment:The Transmission of Identified Fiscal Shocks with Jay Shambaugh
The US Productivity Slowdown, the Baby Boom, and Management Quality, Journal of Population Economics, forthcoming
Will The Stork Return to Europe and Japan? Understanding Fertility within Developed Nations, with Bruce Sacerdote and Ariel Stern, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Summer 2008
The Marginal Product of Capital , with Francesco Caselli, Quarterly Journal of Economics.
Demographics and Productivity , Review of Economics and Statistics, February 2007
Aggregate Evidence on the Link Between Demographics and Productivity , Population and Development Review, March 2008
"Convergence By Parts," B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, July 2008
"A Contribution To The Empirics of Total Factor Productivity ," with Shekhar Aiyar, Manuscript.
"Technological Leadership and Endogenous Growth," with Susanto Basu and David N. Weil, Manuscript.
"Scale Effects, Endogenous Growth, and Neoclassical Growth Dynamics ," Manuscript
For the latest and more complete works, please refer to my own working papers page HERE.
“The Rise of the Homevoters: How the Growth Machine Was Subverted by OPEC and Earth Day”, in Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy, edited by Lee Anne Fennell and Benjamin J. Keys. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press,forthcoming 2017.
“Are Local Property Taxes Regressive, Progressive, Or What?”, (with Wallace E. Oates). National Tax Journal 69 (June 2016): 415–434.
"Zoning Rules! The Economics of Land Use Regulation", Cambridge: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2015.
Book: Pensions in the Health and Retirement Study, with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010.
Book: Pension Incentives and Job Mobility, with Thomas Steinmeier. Kalamazoo, Michigan: Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 1995.
Article: “The Role of Health in Retirement”. With Thomas Steinmeier. Research in Labor Economics. Forthcoming.
Article: “Means Testing Social Security: Income Versus Wealth”. With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. National Tax Journal. Forthcoming.
Article: “Declining Wealth and Work Among Male Veterans in the Health and Retirement Study”. With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Journal of Retirement 4(1), Summer 2016: 77-98.
Article: "Effects of Social Security Policies on Benefit Claiming, Retirement and Saving". With Thomas Steinmeier. Journal of Public Economics. September 2015, 129: 51-62.
Article: “Retirement and the Great Recession”. With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai.Journal of Retirement 3(1), Summer 2015: 87-106.
Article: “The Great Recession, Decline and Rebound in Household Wealth for the Near Retirement Population”. With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Journal of Retirement Fall 2014, 2(2): 27-44.
Article: “Integrating Retirement Models: Understanding Household Retirement Decisions”. With Thomas Steinmeier. Research in Labor Economics 80, 2014: 81-114. (Selected as outstanding author contribution to Research in Labor Economics in 2014.)
Article: “The Social Security Windfall Elimination and Government Pension Offset Provisions for Public Employees in the Health and Retirement Study”. With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Social Security Bulletin 74(3), 2014: 55-69.
Article: "Mismeasurement of Pensions Before and After Retirement: The Mystery of the Disappearing Pensions with Implications for the Importance of Social Security as a Source of Retirement Support". With Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai.Journal of Pension Economics and Finance 13(1), January, 2014: 1-26.
Article: “Redistribution Under the Social Security Benefit Formula at the Individual and Household Levels, 1992 and 2004", with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai.Journal of Pension Economics and Finance 12(1), January, 2013: 1-27.
Article: “How Did the Recession of 2007-2009 Affect the Wealth and Retirement of the Near Retirement Age Population in the Health and Retirement Study?”, with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Social Security Bulletin. 72(4), November, 2012: 47-66.
Article: "Policy Effects in Hyperbolic vs. Exponential Models of Consumption and Retirement", with Thomas Steinmeier. Journal of Public Economics 96 (2012): 465-473.
Article:"The Growth in Social Security Benefits Among the Retirement Age Population from Increases in the Cap on Covered Earnings", with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. Social Security Bulletin 72(2), May, 2012: 49 - 62.
“Financial Knowledge And Financial Literacy At The Household Level” with Thomas Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai. American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings 102(3), May 2012, 309-313.
"Trade Policy Disaster: Lessons from the 1930s" (MIT Press, 2012)
"Peddling Protectionism: Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression" (Princeton University Press, 2011)
"Free Trade Under Fire , 3rd ed." (Princeton University Press, 2009)
"Against the Tide: An Intellectual History of Free Trade" (Princeton University Press, 1996)
"Trade in Intermediate Inputs and Business Cycle Comovement," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Vol. 6, No. 4, October 2014.
“Five Facts about Value-Added Exports and Implications for Macroeconomics and Trade Research,” Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 28, No. 2, Spring 2014.
“Accounting for Intermediates: Production Sharing and Trade in Value Added,” Journal of International Economics, Vol. 86, Issue 2, March 2012 (with G. Noguera).
“Value and Exchange,” Cato Journal , 24 (2004) 303-339.
“Monetary Analysis, the Equilibrium Method, and Keynes’ General Theory,” Journal of Political Economy , 94 (1986) 1191-1224.
“A Loanable Funds Theory of Unemployment and Monetary Disequilibrium,” American Economic Review , 71 (1981) 859-79.
“The Theory of Search,” with S Shavell, Journal of Economic Theory , 9 (1974) 93-123.
"The 2011 FDIC assessment of banks' managed liabilities: interest rate and balance-sheet responses", (with RN McCauley, and P McGuire, BIS Working Papers #413, & MIT Press, Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector(December 2014 )
"Benchmark tipping in the global bond market", (with RN McCauley, and P. Wooldridge, BIS Working Papers #466)
"The rise of personal computers has helped to narrow the wage gap between men and women" (with Paul Beaudry, July 2014)
“Immigration and Production Technology,” Annual Review of Economics (5) August 2013.
“Cracks in the Melting Pot: Immigration, School Choice, and Segregation” (with Elizabeth Cascio). American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 4(3): August 2012, pp. 91-117.
“Immigration, Skill Mix, and Capital-Skill Complementarity.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 126 (2): May 2011, pp. 1029-1069.
“Should the PC be Considered a Technological Revolution? Evidence from US Metropolitan Areas” (with Paul Beaudry and Mark Doms). Journal of Political Economy 118(5): October 2010, pp. 988-1036.
“Paying For Progress: Conditional Grants and the Desegregation of Southern Schools.” (with Elizabeth Cascio, Nora Gordon, and Sarah Reber). Quarterly Journal of Economics 125(1): February 2010, pp. 445-482.
Local Labor Force Education, New Business Characteristics, and Firm Performance. (with Mark Doms and Alicia Robb). Journal of Urban Economics 67(1): January 2010, pp. 61-67.
From Brown to Busing. (with Elizabeth Cascio, Nora Gordon, and Sarah Reber) Journal of Urban Economics 64(2): September 2008, p. 296-325.
The Impact of Immigration on American Workers and Businesses.Choices 22(1): 1st Quarter 2007, p. 1-7.
The Diffusion of Mexican Immigrants During the 1990s: Explanations and Impacts (with David Card) in George J. Borjas, Ed., Mexican Immigration to the United States. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007, p. 193-227.
Schooling and the AFQT: Evidence from School Entry Laws.(with Elizabeth Cascio). Journal of Human Resources 41(2): Spring 2006, p. 294-318.
"A Perspective on Predicting Currency Crises" with Robert P. Flood and Juan Yepez, 2013.
“International Risk Sharing During the Globalization Era,” with R. Flood and A. Matsumoto, Canadian Journal of Economics 45(2), 394-416, 2012.
“Using Inflation to Erode the U.S. Public Debt,” with J. Aizenman, Journal of Macroeconomics 33(4), 524-541, 2011.
“Getting Shut Out of the International Capital Markets: It Doesn’t Take Much” with R. Flood, Review of International Economics , 17:5 (2009) 879-889.
“A Model of the Joint Distribution of Banking and Currency Crises, with R. Flood, Journal of International Money and Finance , 23:6 (2004) 841-865.
“International Reserve Holdings with Sovereign Risk and Costly Tax Collection,” with Joshua Aizenman, Economic Journal 114, 569-591, 2004.
“The Merits of Horizontal Versus Vertical FDI in the Presence of Uncertainty,” with Joshua Aizenman, Journal of International Economics, Vol. 62, No. 1, 125-148, 2004.
“Holding International Reserves in an Era of High Capital Mobility,” with Robert Flood, Brookings Trade Forum 2001, Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, 1-68, 2002.
"Self-Fulfilling Risk Predictions: An Application to Speculative Attacks," with Robert Flood, Journal of International Economics, Jubilee Issue, Vol. 50, No. 1, 245-268, 2000.
"Perspectives on the Recent Currency Crisis Literature," with Robert Flood, International Journal of Finance and Economics, Vol 4, No. 1, 1-26, 1999.
"Volatility and Investment: Interpreting Evidence from Developing Countries," with Joshua Aizenman, Economica, Vol. 66, 157-79, 1999.
"Explaining the Duration of Exchange-Rate Pegs," with Michael Klein, Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 54, No. 2, 387-404, 1997.
"Adjustment to Expected and Unexpected Oil Price Changes," with Lars E.O. Svensson, Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 17, No. 1, 15-31, 1984.
"The Transmission of Disturbances Under Alternative Exchange-Rate Regimes with Optimal Indexing," with Robert Flood, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 43-66, 1982.
"Insulation Properties of Two-Tier Exchange Rates in a Portfolio-Balance Model," Economica, 61-70, 1981.
"Politics and Local Economic Growth: Evidence from India" (with Sam Asher, 2013)
"Late Interventions Matter Too: The Case of College Coaching New Hampshire" (with Scott Carrell, May 2013)
"How Much Would US Style Fiscal Integration Buffer European unemployment and Income Shocks? (A Comparative Empirical Analysis)" (with JAmes Feyrer, May 2013)
"From Natural Variation to optimal policy? The importance of endogenous peer group formation" (with Scott Carrell, May 2013)
"Katrina’s children: Evidence on the structure of peer effects from hurricane evacuees" (with Scott Imberman and Adriana Kugler), The American Economic Review, Volume 102, Number 5, August 2012, pp. 2048-2082(35)
"Did the Stimulus Stimulate? Effects of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act" (with James Feyrer, 2012)
"When the saints go marching out: long-term outcomes for student evacuees from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita" American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Volume 4, Number 1, January 2012, pp. 109-135(27)
"How Much Would US Style Fiscal Integration Buffer European Unemployment and Income Shocks? (A Comparative Empirical Analysis)," with James Feyrer. American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 2013.
"Katrina's Children: Evidence on the Structure of Peer Effects," with Scott Imberman and Adriana Kugler. American Economic Review, Vol. 102 No. 5 (August 2012) pp. 2048-82.
"When the Saints Come Marching In: Effects of Katrina Evacuees on Schools, Student Performance and Crime." American Economic Journal, January 2012, Vol 4, No. 1, Pages 109-135.
“Effects of Income Tax Changes on Economic Growth,” Forthcoming in Alan Auerbach, Len Burman, and Kent Smetters (eds.) The Economics of Tax Policy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. (with William G. Gale)
“Policy Forum: A Decade of Reckoning – Fiscal Policy Challenges in the United States,” Canadian Tax Journal 61:2 (2013), 413-424.
“Donating the Voucher: An Alternative Tax Treatment of Private School Enrollment,” in Jeffrey Brown (ed.) Tax Policy and the Economy 27 (2013). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 125-160.
“The Design of Retirement Saving Programs in the Presence of Competing Consumption Needs,” National Tax Association Proceedings – 2010, 71 – 80.
Please see my personal website for an up-to-date list of publications and working papers.
“The Entrepreneur’s Idea and Outside Finance: Theory and Evidence about Entrepreneurial Roles,” with Troy J. Scott, European Economic Review, Vol. 86 (July 2016), pp. 118-130.
“Standards and Innovation: US Public/Private Partnerships to Support Technology-based Economic Growth", with Troy J. Scott, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Vol. 24, No. 5 (2015), pp. 457-489.
“Innovation Rivalry: Theory and Empirics", with Troy J. Scott, Economia e Politica Industriale-Journal of Industrial and Business Economics, Vol. 41, No. 1 (2014), pp. 25-53.
“Public R&D Subsidies, Outside Private Support, and Employment Growth", with Albert N. Link, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Vol. 22, No. 6 (2013), pp. 537-550.
"Public Goods, Public Gains: Calculating the Social Benefits of Public R&D", with Albert N. Link (Oxford University Press, 2011).
“Competition in Research and Development: A Theory for Contradictory Predictions", Review of Industrial Organization , 34:2 (2009) 153-171.
"Purposive Diversification and Economic Performance", (Cambridge University Press, 1993 and 2005).
"Market Structure and Technological Change", with William L. Baldwin, (Harwood Academic Publishers, 1987; Taylor & Francis eBooks, 2013).
“Multimarket Contact and Economic Performance", Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 64, No. 3 (1982) pp. 368-375.
"Bending the Arc of Innovation: Public Support of R&D in Small Entrepreneurial Firms," with Albert N. Link, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).
"Employment Growth from Public Support of Innovation in Small Firms", with Albert N. Link (W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2012).
“Private Investor Participation and Commercialization Rates for Government-Sponsored Research and Development: Would a Prediction Market Improve the Performance of the SBIR Programme?", with Albert N. Link, Economica, Vol. 76, No. 302 (2009) pp. 264-281.
“The National Cooperative Research and Production Act,” and “Multimarket Contact", in Issues in Competition Law and Policy, Vol. II, Wayne D. Collins, ed. (American Bar Association, 2008) pp. 1297-1317, 1553-1573.
“Universities as Research Partners", with Bronwyn H. Hall and Albert N. Link, Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 85, No. 2 (2003), pp. 485-491.
"Beyond Firm and Industry Effects on Profitability in Imperfect Markets", with George Pascoe, Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 68, No. 2 (1986), pp. 284-292.
"Firm Versus Industry Variability in R&D Intensity", in R&D, Patents, and Productivity, ed. Zvi Griliches, chapter 10, pp. 233-245 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press for the National Bureau of Economic Research, 1984).
"Scale Economies in Research and Development: the Schumpeterian Hypothesis", with Meir G. Kohn, Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 30, No. 3 (1982), pp. 239-249.
Skinner J. and A. Chandra, “The Past and Future of the Affordable Care Act,” JAMA 316(5) 2016, 497-499
Bekelis, K, N. Marth, K. Wong, W. Zhou, J. Birkmeyer, J. Skinner, “Primary Stroke Center hospitalization for elderly stroke patients: implications for case-fatality and travel times,” JAMA Internal Medicine (Online, July 25, 2016)
Skinner J. and D. Staiger, “Technology Diffusion and Productivity Growth in Health Care,” Review of Economics and Statistics, December 2015, 97(5): 951-964
Kelley, A. S., McGarry, K., Gorges, R., & Skinner, J. S. "The Burden of Health Care Costs for Patients With Dementia in the Last 5 Years of Life,” Annals of Internal Medicine, 163(10) 2015, 729-736
Chandra, A., J. Holmes, and J. Skinner, “Is This Time Different? The Slowdown in Healthcare Spending,” Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Fall 2013
Chandra A. and J. Skinner, “Technology Growth and Expenditure Growth in Health Care,” Journal of Economic Literature 2012, 50(3) 2012, 645–680
Dynan K., J. Skinner, and S. Zeldes, “Do the Rich Save More?” Journal of Political Economy 112 2004, 397-444
"Microeconomic Theory: Basic Principles and Extensions" (with Walter Nicholson), 12th edition, South-Western/Cengage, 2016.
"Intermediate Microeconomics and its Application" (with Walter Nicholson), 12th edition, South-Western/Cengage, 2015.
“Preventives Versus Treatments” (with Michael Kremer), Quarterly Journal of Economics, August 2015, vol. 130, no. 3, pp. 1167-1239.
“Does Online Availability Increase Citations? Theory and Evidence from a Panel of Economics and Business Journals” (with Mark McCabe), Review of Economics and Statistics, March 2015, vol. 97, no. 1, pp. 144-165.
“Spending Differences Associated with the Medicare Physician Group Practice Demonstration” (with Carrie Colla, et al.), Journal of the American Medical Association, September 2012, vol. 308, no. 10, pp. 1015-1023.
Microeconomic Theory: Basic Principles and Extensions , 11th edition, with W Nicholson, (2011).
“Should Firms Be Allowed to Indemnify Their Employees for Sanctions?” with W Mullin, Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization , 26:1 (2010) 30-53.
“Countervailing Power in Wholesale Pharmaceuticals,’’ with S F Ellison, Journal of Industrial Economics , 58:1 (2010) 32–53.
“Do Buyer-Size Discounts Depend on the Curvature of the Surplus Function? Experimental Tests of Bargaining Models,” with B Ruffle and H-T Normann, Rand Journal of Economics , 38: 3 (2007) 747-67.
“The Generator in the Problem of Social Cost,” with R. Pitchford, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management , 54:1 (2007) 49-67.
“Sources of Inefficiency in Healthcare and Education,” American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings, 2016, 106(5):383-387 (with Amitabh Chandra).
"Association Between Having a Highly Educated Spouse and Physician Practice in Rural Underserved Areas,” JAMA, 2016, 315(9):939-941 (with Samuel Marshall, David Goodman, David Auerbach, and Peter Buerhaus).
“Technology Diffusion and Productivity Growth in Health Care,” Review of Economics and Statistics, 2015, 97(5):951-964 (with Jonathan Skinner).
“Teacher Effects and Teacher-Related Policies,” Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 6, forhcoming (with Kirabo Jackson and Jonah Rockoff).
“School Choice, School Quality and Postsecondary Attainment,” American Economic Review, 2014, 104(3):991-1013 (with Dave Deming, Justine Hastings, and Thomas Kane).
“The Nursing Workforce in an Era of Health Care Reform,” New England Journal of Medicine, 2013, 368(16):1470-1472 (with David Auerbach, Ulrike Muench and Peter Buerhaus).
“Have We Identified Effective Teachers? Validating Measures of Effective Teaching Using Random Assignment,” MET Project Research Paper, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, January 2013 (with Thomas Kane, Daniel McCaffrey, and Trey Miller).
“Information and Employee Evaluation: Evidence from a Randomized Intervention in Public Schools,” American Economic Review, 102(7):3184-3213, 2012 (with Jonah Rockoff, Tom Kane and Eric Taylor).
“What Determines End-of-Life Assets: A Retrospective View.” Forthcoming in Insights in the Economics of Aging. University of Chicago Press. (with J. Poterba and D. Wise)
“The Long Reach of Education: Early Retirement.” Journal of the Economics of Aging, 6:133-148, December 2015. (with David Wise)
“The Persistence and Heterogeneity of Health among Older Americans.” NBER Working Paper No. 20306. July 2014. (with F. Heiss and David Wise)
"The Nexus of Social Security Benefits, Health, and Wealth at Death," in Discoveries in the Economics of Aging. University of Chicago Press. 2014. (with J. Poterba and D. Wise)
"Health, Education, and the Post-Retirement Evolution of Household Assets" NBER (with James M. Poterba, and David A. Wise) January 2013.
"Were They Prepared for Retirement? Financial Status at Advanced Ages in the HRS and AHEAD Cohorts." Investigations in the Economics of Aging. University of Chicago Press. 2012. (with J. Poterba and D. Wise)
"The Composition and Drawdown of Wealth in Retirement." Journal of Economic Perspectives, 25(4) Fall 2011. (with J. Poterba and D. Wise)
"Economic Measurement in the Health and Retirement Study", Forum for Health Economics and Policy. vol. 14 issue 3, 2011
"Family Status Transitions. Latent Health, and the Post-Retirement Evolution of Assets." in D. Wise (ed.) Explorations in the Economics of Aging, University of Chicago Press. 2011 (with J. Poterba and D. Wise)
"Demographic Trends, Housing Equity, and the Financial Security of Future Retirees." in J. Shoven (ed.) Demography and the Economy. University of Chicago Press. 2011. (with J. Poterba and D. Wise)
"The Rise of 401(k) Plans, Lifetime Earnings, and Wealth at Retirement," in D. Wise (ed.) Research Findings in the Economics of Aging. University of Chicago Press. 2010. (with J. Poterba and D. Wise)
"The Decline of Defined Benefit Retirement Plans and Asset Flows." in J. Brown, J. Liebman, and D. Wise (ed.), Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment. 2009. (with J. Poterba and D. Wise)
"Life-Cycle Asset Allocation Strategies and the Distribution of 401(k) Retirement Wealth." Developments in the Economics of Aging. University of Chicago Press. 2009. (with J. Poterba, J. Rauh and D. Wise)
"Reducing Social Security PRA Risk at the Individual Level – Lifecycle Funds and No-Loss Strategies." in J. Brown, J. Liebman, and D. Wise, Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment. 2009. (with J. Poterba, J. Rauh and D. Wise)
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