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Forthcoming Publications

The State of Economics, The State of the World book coverThe State of Economics, the State of the World: An Introduction
Basu, Kaushik. The State of Economics, the State of the World. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, forthcoming.


 

Journal of Population Economics journal coverIs There Still Son Preference in the United States?
Blau, Francine D., Lawrence M. Kahn, Peter Brummund, Jason Cook, and Miriam Larson-Koester. “Is There Still Son Preference in the United States?” Journal of Population Economics, forthcoming.

 

The Review of Economic Studies journal coverMeasuring "Schmeduling"
Rees-Jones, Alex, and Dmitry Taubinsky. “Measuring ‘Schmeduling.’” The Review of Economic Studies, forthcoming.


 

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies coverThe Cost of Legal Restrictions on Experience Rating
Barseghyan, Levon, Francesca Molinari, Darcy Steeg Morris, and Joshua C. Teitelbaum. "The Cost of Legal Restrictions on Experience Rating." Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, forthcoming.

 

Journal of Economics Teaching logoUsing Invention Activities to Teach Econometrics
McKee, Douglas, and George Orlov. "Using Invention Activities to Teach Econometrics." Journal of Economics Teaching, forthcoming.


 

Journal of Health Economics coverThe Impact of the Philadelphia Beverage Tax on Purchases and Consumption by Adults and Children
Cawley, John, David Frisvold, Anna Hill, and David Jones. "The Impact of the Philadelphia Beverage Tax on Purchases and Consumption by Adults and Children." Journal of Health Economics, forthcoming.

 

Journal of Urban Economics coverTightening Belts to Buy a Home: Consumption Responses to Rising Housing Prices in Urban China
Waxman, Andrew, Yuanning Liang, Shanjun Li, and Panle Jia Barwick. "Tightening Belts to Buy a Home: Consumption Responses to Rising Housing Prices in Urban China." Journal of Urban Economics, forthcoming.

 

Economic Journal coverWithin-Season Producer Response to Warmer Temperatures: Defensive Investments by Kenyan Farmers
Jagnani, Maulik, Christopher B. Barrett, Yanyan Liu, and Liangzhi You. "Within-Season Producer Response to Warmer Temperatures: Defensive Investments by Kenyan Farmers." The Economic Journal, forthcoming.

 

Journal of Development Economics coverClose to the Edge: High Productivity at Plot Peripheries and the Inverse Size-Productivity Relationship
Bevis, Leah EM, and Christopher B. Barrett. "Close to the Edge: High Productivity at Plot Peripheries and the Inverse Size-Productivity Relationship." Journal of Development Economics, forthcoming.

 

The Economic Journal coverDo Friendship Networks Improve Female Education?
Hahn, Youjin, Asadul Islam, Eleonora Patacchini, Yves Zenou. "Do Friendship Networks Improve Female Education?" The Economic Journal, forthcoming.

 

Review of Economics and Statistics journal coverNew Evidence on Cyclical Variation in Labor Costs in the U.S.
Gu, Grace Weishi, and Eswar Prasad. "New Evidence on Cyclical Variation in Labor Costs in the U.S." Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming.


 

Journal of Political Economy journal coverThe Political Economy of Weak Treaties
Harstad, Bard, and Marco Battaglini. "The Political Economy of Weak Treaties." Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming.


 

Journal of Business and Economic Statistics journal coverTreatment Effects with Heterogeneous Externalities
Arduini, Tiziano, Eleonora Patacchini, and Edoardo Rainone. "Treatment Effects with Heterogeneous Externalities." Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, forthcoming.

 

Journal of Health Economics CoverWeight, reference points, and the onset of eating disorders
Arduini, Tiziano, Daniela Iorio, and Eleonora Patacchini. "Weight, reference points, and the onset of eating disorders." Journal of Health Economics 65, forthcoming.

 

Labour Economics Journal CoverThe Brother Earnings Penalty
Cools, Angela, and Eleonora Patacchini. "The Brother Earnings Penalty." Labour Economics 58, forthcoming.


 

 Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis  Journal CoverThe Coming Wave: Where Do Emerging Market Investors Put Their Money?
Karolyi, G. Andrew, David T. Ng, and Eswar S. Prasad. "The Coming Wave: Where Do Emerging Market Investors Put Their Money?" Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming.

 

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The Political Economy of Public Debt: A Laboratory Study
Battaglini, Marco, Salvatore Nunnari, and Thomas R. Palfrey. "The Political Economy of Public Debt: A Laboratory Study." Journal of the European Economic Association, forthcoming.

 
 
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The Long-run Effects of Teacher Collective Bargaining
Lovenheim, Michael, and Alexander Willén. "The Long-run Effects of Teacher Collective Bargaining." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, forthcoming.
 
 

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Social Networks in Policy Making
Battaglini, Marcoand Eleonora Patacchini. "Social Networks in Policy Making." Annual Review of Economics, forthcoming.
 
 
 
 
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Optimal Dynamic Contracting: the First-Order Approach and Beyond
Battaglini, Marco, and Rohit Lamba. Optimal Dynamic Contracting: the First-Order Approach and Beyond." Theoretical Economics, forthcoming.
 
 

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Mothers, Peers and Gender-Role Identity
Olivetti, Claudia, Eleonora Patacchini, and Yves Zenou. "Mothers, Peers and Gender-Role Identity." Journal of the European Economic Association, forthcoming.
 
 
 
American Economic Journal Economic Policy Journal CoverPublic School Choice: An Economic Analysis
Barseghyan, Levon, Damon Clark, and Stephen Coate. "Public School Choice: An Economic Analysis." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, forthcoming.

 

 

2019 Publications

American Economic Journal Economic Policy Journal CoverPeer Preferences, School Competition, and the Effects of Public School Choice
Barseghyan, Levon, Damon Clark, and Stephen Coate. “Peer Preferences, School Competition, and the Effects of Public School Choice.” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 11, no. 4 (November 2019): 124–158.

 

The State of Economics, The State of the World book coverThe State of Economics, The State of the World
Basu, Kaushik, Claudia Sepulveda, and David Rosenblatt. The State of Economics, the State of the World. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2019.


 

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From Mining to Markets: The Evolution of Bitcoin Transaction Fees
Easley, David, Maureen O'Hara, Soumya Basu. "From Mining to Markets: The Evolution of Bitcoin Transaction Fees." Journal of Financial Economics 134, no. 1 (October 2019): 91-109.
 
 
 

Education Economics journal coverAre High-Quality PhD Programs at Universities Associated with More Undergraduate Students Pursuing PhD Study?
Jones, Todd R., and Ronald G. Ehrenberg. "Are High-Quality PhD Programs at Universities Associated with More Undergraduate Students Pursuing PhD Study?" Education Economics 27, no. 5 (September 2019): 451-471.

 

Management Science Journal CoverSpeculation and the Bond Market: An Empirical No-Arbitrage Framework
Barillas, Francisco, and Kristoffer Nimark. "Speculation and the Bond Market: An Empirical No-Arbitrage Framework." Management Science 65, no. 9 (September 2019): 3949-4450.

 

Business Economics journal coverThe Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration: Highlights from the National Academies Report
Blau, Francine D., and Jennifer Hunt. “The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration: Highlights from the National Academies Report.” Business Economics 54, no. 3 (July 2019): 173–176.

 

The Review of Higher Education journal coverIn Pursuit of Tenure Track Positions: Career Progression and the Satisfaction of Humanities and Social Sciences Doctorates
Main, Joyce B., Sarah Prenovitz, and Ronald G. Ehrenberg. "In Pursuit of Tenure Track Positions: Career Progression and the Satisfaction of Humanities and Social Science Doctorates." Review of Higher Education 42, no. 4 (Summer 2019): 1309-1336.

 

The Quality of Growth in Africa book coverThe Quality of Growth in Africa
Kanbur, Ravi, Akbar Noman, and Joseph E. Stiglitz. The Quality of Growth in Africa. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2019.


 

Climate Justice book coverClimate Justice: Integrating Economics and Philosophy
Kanbur, Ravi, and Henry Shue. Climate Justice: Integrating Economics and Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.


 

The Economic Journal coverInequality Indices as Tests of Fairness
Kanbur, Ravi, and Andy Snell. "Inequality Indices as Tests of Fairness." The Economic Journal 129, no. 621 (July 2019): 2216-2239.


 

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Confidence Intervals for Projections of Partially Identified Parameters
Kaido, Hiroaki, Francesca MolinariJörg Stoye. "Confidence Intervals for Projections of Partially Identified Parameters." Econometrica 87, no. 4 (July 2019): 1397-1432.

 

Health Economics Journal CoverTesting for Family Influences on Obesity: The Role of Genetic Nurture
Cawley, John, Euna Han, Jiyoon Kim, and Edward C. Norton. "Testing for Family Influences on Obesity: The Role of Genetic Nurture." Health Economics 28, no. 7 (July 2019): 937-952.

 

Journal of Public Economics journal coverOptimal Fiscal Limits with Overrides
Coate, Stephen, and Ross T. Milton. "Optimal Fiscal Limits with Overrides." Journal of Public Economics 174 (2019): 76-92.


 

Nature Sustainability journal coverEmerging Human Infectious Diseases and the Links to Global Food Production
Rohr, Jason R., Christopher B. Barrett, David J. Civitello, Meggan E. Craft, Bryan Delius, Giulio A. Deleo, Peter J. Hudson, Nicolas Jouanard, Karena H. Nguyen, Richard S. Ostfeld, Justin V. Remais, Gilles Riveau, Susanne H. Sokolow, and David Tilman. "Emerging Human Infectious Diseases and the Links to Global Food Production." Nature Sustainability 2 (June 2019): 445-456.

 

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Correlated Non-Classical Measurement Errors, ‘Second Best’ Policy Inference and the Inverse Size-Productivity Relationship in Agriculture
Abay, Kibrom A., Gashaw T. Abate, Christopher B. Barrett, and Tanguy Bernard. "Correlated Non-Classical Measurement Errors, 'Second Best' Policy Inference and the Inverse Size-Productivity Relationship in Agriculture." Journal of Development Economics 139 (June 2019): 171-184.

 

Social Choice and Welfare journal coverIndividual Preferences and Democratic Processes: Two Theorems with Implications for Electoral Politics
Basu, Kaushik, and Tapan Mitra. "Individual Preferences and Democratic Processes: Two Theorems with Implications for Electoral Politics." Social Choice and Welfare, (2019).

 

AEA Papers and Proceedings Journal CoverReport by the AEA Data Editor
Vilhuber, Lars. "Report by the AEA Data Editor." AEA Papers and Proceedings 109 (2019): 718-29.


 

AEA Papers & Proceedings Cover of JournalWhy the Economics Profession Must Actively Participate in the Privacy Protection Debate
Abowd, John M., Ian M. Schmutte, William N. Sexton, and Lars Vilhuber. "Why the Economics Profession Must Actively Participate in the Privacy Protection Debate." AEA Papers and Proceedings 109 (2019): 397-402.
 
 
 
An Economist's Miscellany book coverAn Economist's Miscellany: From the Groves of Academe to the Slopes of Raisina Hill
Basu, KaushikAn Economist's Miscellany: From the Groves of Academe to the Slopes of Raisina Hill. India: Oxford University Press, 2019.
 
 
 

Journal of Economic Theory CoverNews media and delegated information choice
Nimark, Kristoffer P., and Stefan Pitschner. "News Media and Delegated Information Choice." Journal of Economic Theory 181 (May 2019): 160-196.
 
 
 
Development and Change journal coverInequality, Growth, Poverty, and Lunar Eclipses: Policy and Arithmetic
Basu, Kaushik, and S. Subramanian. "Inequality, Growth, Poverty and Lunar Eclipses: Policy and Arithmetic." Development and Change, (May 2019).
 
 
 
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Insuring Well-Being? Buyer’s Remorse and Peace of Mind Effects From Insurance
Tafere, Kibrom, Christopher B. Barrett, and Erin Lentz. "Insuring Well-Being? Buyer’s Remorse and Peace of Mind Effects From Insurance." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 101, no. 3 (April 2019): 627-650.
 
 
 
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Does Index Insurance Crowd In or Crowd Out Informal Risk Sharing? Evidence from Rural Ethiopia
Takahashi, Kazushi, Christopher B. Barrett, and Munenobu Ikegami. "Does Index Insurance Crowd In or Crowd Out Informal Risk Sharing? Evidence from Rural Ethiopia." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 101, no. 3 (April 2019): 672-691.
 
 
 
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New Technology and Increasing Returns: The End of the Antitrust Century?
Basu, Kaushik. "New Technology and Increasing Returns: The End of the Antitrust Century?" IZA Policy Paper Series, Paper No. 46 (April 2019).
 
 
 
Journal of Economics Theory Cover Inattention and belief polarization
Nimark, Kristoffer P., and Savitar Sundaresan. "Inattention and belief polarization." Journal of Economic Theory 180 (March 2019): 203-228.
 
 
 
 
American Political Science Review Journal CoverThe Informational Theory of Legislative Committees: An Experimental Analysis
Battaglini, Marco, Ernest K. Lai, Wooyoung Lim, and Joseph Tao-Yi Wang. "The Informational Theory of Legislative Committees: An Experimental Analysis." American Political Science Review 113, no. 1 (February 2019): 55-76.
 
 
 
Health Economics Journal CoverThe Effect of Weight on Labor Market Outcomes: an Application of Genetic Instrumental Variables
Böckerman, Petri, John Cawley, Jutta Viinikainen, Terho Lehtimäki, Suvi Rovio, Ilkka Seppälä, Jaakko Pehkonen, and Olli Raitakari. "The Effect of Weight on Labor Market Outcomes: An Application of Genetic Instrumental Variables." Health Economics 28, no. 1 (January 2019): 65-77.
 
 
 
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An Economic Analysis of Privacy Protection and Statistical Accuracy as Social Choices
Abowd, John M., and Ian M. Schmutte. "An Economic Analysis of Privacy Protection and Statistical Accuracy as Social Choices." American Economic Review 109, no. 1 (January 2019): 171-202. 

 

 

2018 Publications

Doctoral Education and the Faculty of the Future book coverDoctoral Education and the Faculty of the Future (Chinese Edition)
Ehrenberg, Ronald G., and Charlotte V. Kuh. Doctoral Education and the Faculty of the Future (Chinese Edition). Beijing: Beijing Institute of Technology Press, 2018.

 

Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality CoverRemembering Stephen Fienberg
Slavković, Aleksandra, and Lars Vilhuber. "Remembering Stephen Fienberg." Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality 8, no. 1 (December 2018).

 

 

Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology CoverEffects Of A Government-Academic Partnership: Has The NSF-Census Bureau Research Network Helped Improve The U.S. Statistical System?
Weinberg, Daniel H., John M. Abowd, Robert F. Belli, Noel Cressie, David C. Folch, Scott H. Holan, Margaret C. Levenstein, Kristen M. Olson, Jerome P. Reiter, Matthew D. Shapiro, Jolene D. Smyth, Leen-Kiat Soh, Bruce D. Spencer, Seth E. Spielman, Lars Vilhuber, and Christopher K. Wikle. "Effects Of A Government-Academic Partnership: Has The Nsf-Census Bureau Research Network Helped Improve The Us Statistical System?" Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology (December 2018).
 

Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality CoverRelaunching the Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality
Vilhuber, Lars. "Relaunching the Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality." Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality 8, no. 1 (December 2018).


 

Privacy in Statistical Databases Journal CoverSynthetic Data via Quantile Regression for Heavy-Tailed and Heteroskedastic Data
Pistner, Michelle, Aleksandra Slavković, and Lars Vilhuber. "Synthetic Data via Quantile Regression for Heavy-Tailed and Heteroskedastic Data." Privacy in Statistical Databases (2018): 92-108.

 

Economics of Women, Men, and Work Cover of BookThe Economics of Women, Men, and Work
Blau, Francine D., and Anne E. Winkler. The Economics of Women, Men, and Work. 8th ed. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2018.
 
 
 
 
Book Cover of The Winding Road to the Welfare State: Economic Insecurity and Social Welfare Policy in BritainThe Winding Road to the Welfare State: Economic Insecurity & Social Welfare Policy in Britain
Boyer, George R. The Winding Road to the Welfare State: Economic Insecurity and Social Welfare Policy in Britain. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2018.
 
 
 
The Economics of Poverty Traps Book Cover
The Economics of Poverty Traps
Barrett, Christopher Brendan, Michael R. Carter, and Jean-Paul Chavas. The Economics of Poverty Traps. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018.
 
 
 
Journal of Political Economy CoverInfluencing Connected Legislators
Battaglini, Marco, and Eleonora Patacchini. "Influencing Connected Legislators." Journal of Political Economy 126, no. 6 (December 2018): 2277-2322. 
 
 

Journal of Development Economics journal coverEstimating Development Resilience: A Conditional Moments-based Approach
Cissé, Jennifer Denno, and Christopher B. Barrett. "Estimating Development Resilience: A Conditional Moments-based Approach." Journal of Development Economics 135 (November 2018): 272-284.
 
 
 
Journal of Economic Theory journal coverA case for incomplete markets
Blume, Lawrence E., Timothy Cogley, David A. Easley, Thomas J. Sargent, Viktor Tsyrennikov. "A case for incomplete markets." Journal of Economic Theory 178 (November 2018): 191-221.
 
 
 
Econometrica Journal CoverrNonparametric Analysis of Random Utility Models 
Kitamura, Yuichi, and Jörg Stoye. "Nonparametric Analysis of Random Utility Models." Econometrica 86, no. 6 (November 2018): 1883-1909. 
 
 
 
Social Science and Medicine journal coverThe Trials of Randomized Control: Probability, Intuition and the Dinosaur Risk. A Commentary on Deaton and Cartwright
Basu, Kaushik. “The Trials of Randomized Control: Probability, Intuition and the Dinosaur Risk. A Commentary on Deaton and Cartwright.” Social Science & Medicine 210 (August 2018): 26–28.
 

 
Journal of Monetary Economics Cover of JournalShort-run pain, long-run gain? Recessions and technological transformation
Kopytov, Alexandr, Nikolai Roussanov, and Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel. "Short-Run Pain, Long-Run Gain? Recessions and Technological Transformation." Journal of Monetary Economics 97 (August 2018): 29-44.
 
 
 
Oxford Handbook of Women and the Economy book coverWomen, Work, and Family
Blau, Francine D., and Anne E. Winkler. "Women, Work, and Family." The Oxford Handbook of Women and the Economy (July 2018).
 
 

 
Health Economics Journal Cover
Health Disparities Across Education: The Role of Differential Reporting Error
Choi, Anna, and John Cawley. "Health Disparities Across Education: The Role of Differential Reporting Error." Health Economics 27, no. 3 (March 2018): E1-E29.
 
 

Random Sets in Econometrics Book CoverRandom Sets in Econometrics
Molčanov, Ilja S., and Francesca Molinari. Random Sets in Econometrics. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
 
 
 
 
 

2017 Publications

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The Globe and the Circle: Geometry and Economic Geography as Tribute to Thales and Nash
Basu, Kaushik. “The Globe and the Circle: Geometry and Economic Geography as Tribute to Thales and Nash.” Indian Economic Review 52, no. 1-2 (December 2017): 93–101.