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Research Output 1956 2022

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2019

Is Gig Work Replacing Traditional Employment? Evidence from Two Decades of Tax Returns

Collins, B., Garin, A., Jackson, E., Koustas, D. & Payne, M., Mar 25 2019, (In preparation) 72 p.

Research output: Working paper

Tax
Self-employment
Workforce
Labor
Income
Manufacturing
Public investment
Second World War
Military
Local labour markets
2018

Bypass Aid and Perceptions of Local Government Performance and Legitimacy

Baldwin, K. & Winters, M. S., Jun 28 2018, Williamsburg, VA: AidData at William & Mary, 26 p. (AidData Working Paper; no. 56).

Research output: Working paper

Local government
Government
Legitimacy
Non-governmental organizations
Willingness
Open Access

Concurrent EEG- and fMRI-derived functional connectomes exhibit linked dynamics

Wirsich, J., Giraud, A. L. & Sadaghiani, S., Nov 7 2018, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 23 p. (bioRxiv; no. 464438).

Research output: Working paper

Open Access
Connectome
Electroencephalography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Brain
Hemodynamics

Do Firms Hedge During Distress?

Hankins, K., Williams, R. & Almeida, H., 2018.

Research output: Working paper

How Responsive are Wages to Demand within the Firm? Evidence from Idiosyncratic Export Demand Shocks

Garin, A. & Silvério, F., Nov 13 2018, (Submitted) 79 p.

Research output: Working paper

Demand shocks
Wages
Export demand
Employers
Labour market

Labor Market Concentration and the Demand for Skills

Macaluso, C. & Hershbein, B., Jul 2018, 25 p.

Research output: Working paper

Labour market
Market concentration
Employers
Market power
Local labour markets
school construction
Indonesia
evidence
education
living standard

The Effect of Obamacare on Firm Employment and Performance

Huang, R., Liu, P., Xuan, Y. & Almeida, H., 2018.

Research output: Working paper

Aggregate demand
Labour mobility
Housing demand
Unemployment rate
Causal effect

What Do Workplace Wellness Programs Do? Evidence from the Illinois Workplace Wellness Study

Jones, D., Molitor, D. & Reif, J., Jan 22 2018, 77 p. (NBER Working Paper; no. w24229).

Research output: Working paper

Work place
Medical expenditures
Employers
Savings
Employees

Why Do Firms Tie Compensation to Earnings-per-share (EPS)?

Cheng, Y. & Almeida, H., 2018.

Research output: Working paper

2017

Adaptation and the Mortality Effects of Temperature Across U.S. Climate Regions

Heutel, G., Miller, N. & Molitor, D., Mar 1 2017, 60 p. (NBER Working Paper; no. w23271).

Research output: Working paper

mortality
climate
temperature
morality
effect

Are Firm-Level Idiosyncratic Shocks Important for U.S. Aggregate Volatility?

Yeh, C., Mar 7 2017, 73 p. (US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper; no. CES-WP-17-23).

Research output: Working paper

Idiosyncratic shocks
Large firms
Small firms
Business cycles
Sales growth

Bank Lines of Credit as Contingent Liquidity: Covenant Violations and Their Implications

Acharya, V. V., Almeida, H., Ippolito, F. & Perez-Orive, A., Oct 16 2017.

Research output: Working paper

Violations
Liquidity
Credit
Covenant
Financial health
Financial industry
Demand shocks
Dynamic response
Labour demand
Supreme Court
Recruiting
Employers
Labor market outcomes
Selectivity
Screening

First and Second Generation Impacts of the Biafran War

Akresh, R., Bhalotra, S. R., Leone, M. & Osili, U. O., Aug 31 2017, 70 p. (IZA Discussion Paper; no. 10938).

Research output: Working paper

first generation
primary education
civil war
education
father

Geography and Employer Recruiting

Weinstein, R., Dec 27 2017, (IZA Discussion Paper; no. 11224).

Research output: Working paper

Recruiting
Geography
Employers
Wages
Industry cluster

Local Labor Markets and Human Capital Investments

Weinstein, R., Mar 11 2017, 82 p. (IZA Discussion Paper; no. 10598).

Research output: Working paper

Local labour markets
Friction
Human capital investment
Sectoral shocks
Financial crisis

More Cash, Less Innovation: The Effect of the American Jobs Creation Act on Patent Value

Almeida, H., Hsu, P-H., Li, D. & Tseng, K., Apr 18 2017.

Research output: Working paper

Innovation
Cash
Job creation
Patent value
Patents
worker
wage
rent
driver
firm
technician
license
evaluation
lawyer
customer

Proportional Restraints and the Patent System

Hovenkamp, E. & Lemus, J., Aug 30 2017, 37 p.

Research output: Working paper

Proportionality
Patent system
Patent quality
Patents
Litigation

Quantilograms under Strong Dependence

Lee, J. H., Linton, O. B. & Whang, Y-J., Mar 27 2017, 31 p.

Research output: Working paper

Moving Block Bootstrap
Long Memory
Reduction Principle
Nuisance Parameter
Quantile

Reevaluating Agricultural Productivity Gaps with Longitudinal Microdata

Hicks, J., Kleemans, M., Li, N. & Miguel, E., Mar 20 2017, 62 p. (NBER Working Paper; no. w23253).

Research output: Working paper

Micro data
Urban areas
Low-income countries
Fixed effects
Productivity gap
pilot project
lawyer
legal assistance
consumer protection
evaluation

Run for Your Life? The Effect of Close Elections on the Life Expectancy of Politicians

Borgschulte, M. & Vogler, J., Jun 5 2017, 66 p. (IZA Discussion Paper; no. 10779).

Research output: Working paper

Life expectancy
Elections
Politicians
Life span
Causal effect

Skill remoteness and post-layoff labor market outcomes

Macaluso, C., Jan 2017, 69 p.

Research output: Working paper

Labor market outcomes
Workers
Re-employment
Wages
Unemployment rate

The Local Economic and Welfare Consequences of Hydraulic Fracturing

Bartik, A., Currie, J., Greenstone, M. & Knittel, C. R., Jan 23 2017, 119 p. (NBER Working Paper; no. 23060).

Research output: Working paper

willingness to pay
shale
household income
crime
amenity

Therapeutic Translation in the Wake of the Genome

Hermosilla, M. I. & Lemus, J., Nov 1 2017, 43 p. (NBER Working Paper; no. w23989).

Research output: Working paper

genome
wakes
productivity
medicine
stems

Understanding the Credit Multiplier: The Working Capital Channel

Almeida, H., Carvalho, D. R. & Kim, T., Nov 16 2017.

Research output: Working paper

Financing
Multiplier
Credit
Working capital
Economic shocks

University Selectivity, Initial Job Quality, and Longer-Run Salary

Weinstein, R., Aug 31 2017, 38 p. (IZA Discussion Paper; no. 10911).

Research output: Working paper

salary
university
career
student

Why Don't Firms Hire Young Workers During Recessions?

Forsythe, E. C., Jun 2017, 46 p.

Research output: Working paper

Recession
Hiring
Young workers
Labor supply
Workers
2016

A Path Out: Prescription Drug Abuse and Suicide

Borgschulte, M., Corredor-Waldron, A. & Marshall, G., Oct 6 2016, 57 p.

Research output: Working paper

Prescription Drug Misuse
Suicide

A Test of Adverse Selection in the Market for Experienced Workers

Lang, K. & Weinstein, R., Jul 11 2016, 48 p. (NBER Working Paper; no. w22387).

Research output: Working paper

Labour market
Prediction
Adverse selection
Workers
Market model

Credit Lines and the Liquidity Insurance Channel

Acharya, V. V., Almeida, H., Ippolito, F. & Perez-Orive, A., Jun 15 2016.

Research output: Working paper

Liquidity
Credit
Insurance
Loans
Health

Credit Reports as Résumés: The Incidence of Pre-Employment Credit Screening

Bartik, A. & Nelson, S. T., Apr 8 2016, 49 p. (MIT Department of Economics Graduate Student Research Paper 16-01).

Research output: Working paper

ban
credit
incidence
employer
unemployment insurance

Detailed Geographic Information, Conflict Exposure, and Health Impacts

Akresh, R., Caruso, G. & Thirumurthy, H., Nov 7 2016, 45 p. (IZA Discussion Paper; no. 10330).

Research output: Working paper

Health
Maternal Health Services
Shock
Parturition
Conflict (Psychology)

Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation of the Household Welfare Impacts of Conditional and Unconditional Cash Transfers Given to Mothers or Fathers

Akresh, R., de Walque, D. & Kazianga, H., Jun 2016, World Bank Group, 49 p. (Policy Research Working Papers; no. 7730).

Research output: Working paper

Cash transfers
Household welfare
Evaluation
Children's health
Health

Paying to Avoid Recession: Using Reenlistment to Estimate the Cost of Unemployment

Borgschulte, M. & Martorell, P., Feb 1 2016, 53 p. (IZA Discussion Paper; no. 9680).

Research output: Working paper

Recession
Costs
Unemployment
Military
Labour market

The Evolution of Physician Practice Styles: Evidence from Cardiologist Migration

Molitor, D., Aug 8 2016, p. 69, (NBER Working Paper; no. w22478).

Research output: Working paper

Physician behavior
Physicians
Factors
Change point
Productivity spillovers

The Mortality and Medical Costs of Air Pollution: Evidence from Changes in Wind Direction

Deryugina, T., Heutel, G., Miller, N., Molitor, D. & Reif, J., Nov 8 2016, 46 p. (NBER Working Paper; no. w22796).

Research output: Working paper

Medical costs
Air pollution
Mortality
Methodology
Administrative data
2014
justice
community
assistance
lawyer
income
2013

Cash Transfers and Child Schooling: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation of the Role of Conditionality

Akresh, R., de Walque, D. & Kazianga, H., Jan 2013, World Bank Group, 57 p. (Policy Research Working Papers; no. 6340).

Research output: Working paper

Cash transfers
Evaluation
Conditionality
Child schooling
Enrollment

Exporting Apartheid: A South African Intellectual's Incursions into Pan-African Politics, 1960-66

Barnes, T., Mar 22 2013, (ASA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper).

Research output: Working paper

International Court of Justice
Namibia
apartheid
intellectual
League of Nations

Legislative Style and the Dynamics of Congressional Careers

Sulkin, T. & Bernhard, W. T., Aug 29 2013, 39 p. (APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper).

Research output: Working paper

career
time

Patent Assertion and the Rate of Innovation

Lemus, J. & Temnyalov, E., Aug 1 2013.

Research output: Working paper

Patents
Innovation
Incentives
Patent race
Marginal value