Faculty Research

Below is a selection of our faculty's recent publications and working papers. You can also view Faculty by Field.

Recent Faculty Research

Patricia Anderson and Elizabeth Cascio, “Is Being in School Better? The Impact of School on Children’s BMI When Starting Age is Endogenous (with Kristin Butcher and Diane Schanzenbach). Journal of Health Economics, 30, (September 2011): 977 – 986

David Blanchflower, “Does high Home-Ownership Impair the Labor Market?” (with Andrew J. Oswald), Peterson Institute Working Paper 13-3, May 2013.

Cascio, ElizabethValuing the Vote: The Redistribution of Voting Rights and State Funds Following the Voting Rights Act of 1965” (with Ebonya Washington), forthcoming,The Quarterly Journal of Economics.

Taryn Dinkelman, "Investing in schooling in Chile: The role of information about financial aid for higher education", (with Claudia Martínez A), forthcoming, Review of Economics and Statistics, 2013

Eric Edmonds, “Poverty Alleviation and Child Labor,” (with N. Schady), American Economic Journal:  Economic Policy, 4(4): 100-124, November 2012

James Feyrer and Bruce Sacerdote, ”How Much Would US Style Fiscal Integration Buffer European Unemployment and Income Shocks? (A Comparative Empirical Analysis),” American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings, May 2013.

William A. Fischel, Making the Grade: The Economic Evolution of American School Districts. University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Alan L. Gustman, (2013).” Redistribution under the Social Security benefit formula at the individual and household levels, 1992 and 2004.” (with Thomas L. Steinmeier and Nahid Tabatabai),  Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 12, pp 127

Douglas Irwin, "Trade Policy Disaster: Lessons from the 1930s," MIT Press, 2012.

Robert Johnson, "Value-Added Exchange Rates," (with Rudolfs Bems), NBER Working Paper 18498, October 2012.

Ethan Lewis, “Immigration, skill mix, and capital-skill complementarity,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 126(2): May 2011, pp. 1029-1069.

Erzo F.P. Luttmer, “What Good is Wealth Without Health? The Effect of Health on the Marginal Utility of Consumption,” (with Amy Finkelstein and Matthew J. Notowidigdo), Journal of the European Economic Association, 11(s1), pp. 221-258, January 2013.

Erin Mansur, “Do Local Energy Prices and Regulation Affect the Geographic Concentration of Employment?” (with Matthew E. Kahn) Journal of Public Economics, forthcoming.

Erin Mansur, “What Do Emissions Markets Deliver and to Whom? Evidence from Southern California’s NOx Trading Program,” (with Meredith Fowlie and Stephen P. Holland), American Economic Review, Volume 102, Issue 2, April 2012, pp. 965-993.

Nancy Marion,“Using Inflation to Erode the U.S. Public Debt,” with J. Aizenman, Journal of Macroeconomics 33(4), 524-541, 2011. 

Nancy Marion, “International Risk Sharing During the Globalization Era,” with R. Flood and A. Matsumoto, Canadian Journal of Economics 45(2), 394-416, 2012.

Andreas Moxnes (2013), "The Margins of Multinational Production and the Role of Intrafirm Trade", (with Alfonso Irarrazabal and Luca David Opromolla) Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 121, No. 1 (February 2013), pp. 74-126

Nina Pavcnik, “Prices, Markups and Trade Reform” (with J De Loecker, P. Goldberg, A. Khandelwal), NBER Working Paper 17925

Bruce Sacerdote, “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.

Bruce Sacerdote, “From Natural Variation to Optimal Policy? The Importance of Endogenous Peer Group Formation,” (with Scott Carrell and James West) forthcoming, Econometrica.

Andrew A. Samwick, “Donating the Voucher: An Alternative Tax Treatment of Private School Enrollment,” NBER Working Paper No. 18525, November 2012.

Simone Schaner, “Price Subsidies, Diagnostic Tests, and Targeting of Malaria Treatment: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial,” (with Jessica Cohen and Pascaline Dupas), NBER Working Paper #17943, March 2012 (revised February, 2013).

Joshua Schwartzstein, "Behavioral Hazard in Health Insurance" (joint with Katherine Baicker and Sendhil Mullainathan), NBER Working Paper #18468, October 2012.

John T. Scott, “Public R&D Subsidies, Outside Private Support, and Employment Growth,” (with Albert N. Link), Economics of Innovation and New Technology, forthcoming. 

Jonathan Skinner, “Technology Growth and Expenditure Growth in Health Care,” (with Amitabh Chandra), Journal of Economic Literature, 50(3):645-80, September 2012.

Jonathan Skinner, Christopher Snyder, “Spending Differences Associated with the Medicare Physician Group Practice Demonstration,” (with C Colla, D Wennberg, E Meara, D Gottlieb, V Lewis and E Fisher ), JAMA 2012; 308(10):1015-1023.

Douglas Staiger, “Information and Employee Evaluation: Evidence from a Randomized Intervention in Public Schools,” (with Jonah Rockoff, Thomas Kane, and Eric Taylor), American Economic Review, 102(7):3184-3213, 2012.

Sandip Sukhtankar, “Corruption Dynamics: The Golden Goose Effect”, (with Paul Niehaus), Forthcoming, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.

Steve Venti, "The Composition and Drawdown of Wealth in Retirement."  (with J. Poterba and D. Wise), Journal of Economic Perspectives, 25(4)  Fall 2011.

Jonathan Zinman, “Microcredit in Theory and Practice: Using Randomized Credit Scoring for Impact Evaluation,” (with Dean Karlan), Science, 332(6035):1278-1284, June 2011.

Eric Zitzewitz, “Forensic Economics,” Journal of Economic Literature, September 2012.