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Postal address:University of Michigan Department of Economics 611 Tappan Street, Rm 319 Lorch Hall Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1220
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Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, (more information at EDIRC)
Economic Studies, Brookings Institution, (more information at EDIRC)
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)
Economic Research, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, (more information at EDIRC)
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), (more information at EDIRC)
CESifo, (more information at EDIRC)
Institut für Weltwirtschaft (IfW) (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), (more information at EDIRC)
National Centre for Econometric Research (NCER), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2014

  1. Awareness Reduces Racial Bias
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2014) Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2014) Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads

2013

  1. Subjective Well-Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation?
    CAMA Working Papers, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2013) Downloads View citations (5)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (5)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2013)
  2. Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CAMA Working Papers, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University (2013) Downloads View citations (1)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (1)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (1)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Legal Studies (2012)
  3. The New Stylized Facts About Income and Subjective Well-Being
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CAMA Working Papers, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University (2013) Downloads View citations (1)
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2013) Downloads View citations (1)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2012) Downloads View citations (9)

2012

  1. Prediction Markets for Economic Forecasting
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2012) Downloads View citations (1)
    CAMA Working Papers, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University (2012) Downloads View citations (1)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2012) Downloads View citations (1)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2012) Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2011) Downloads
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2011) Downloads View citations (1)
    CAMA Working Papers, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University (2011) Downloads
  2. Trust in Public Institutions over the Business Cycle
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (17)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2011) Downloads View citations (16)
    CAMA Working Papers, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University (2011) Downloads View citations (11)
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (2011) Downloads View citations (16)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (21)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2011)

2010

  1. Explaining the Favorite-Longshot Bias: Is it Risk-Love or Misperceptions?
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (16)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (8)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2010) Downloads View citations (26)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2010)
  2. Subjective Well-Being, Income, Economic Development and Growth
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2010) Downloads View citations (13)
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (2010) Downloads View citations (13)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (24)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (20)

2009

  1. The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (35)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (33)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (33)
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (2009) Downloads View citations (33)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2009)

2008

  1. Economic Growth and Subjective Well-Being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (100)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (98)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2008) Downloads View citations (70)
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2008) Downloads View citations (120)

    See also Journal Article in Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (2008)
  2. Happiness Inequality in the United States
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (23)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (22)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2008) Downloads View citations (22)

    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Legal Studies (2008)
  3. The Promise of Prediction Markets
    Working paper, Regulation2point0 Downloads View citations (9)

2007

  1. Marriage and Divorce: Changes and their Driving Forces
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (122)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2007) Downloads View citations (114)
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (2007) Downloads View citations (125)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (117)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2007)
  2. Racial Discrimination Among NBA Referees
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (29)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (15)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2010)

2006

  1. Aggregate Shocks or Aggregate Information? Costly Information and Business Cycle Comovement
    Working Papers, New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (2006) Downloads View citations (1)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (1)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2006) Downloads
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2006) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (2007)
  2. An Information-Based Explanation for Industry Comovement
    2006 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics
  3. Competing Approaches to Forecasting Elections: Economic Models, Opinion Polling and Prediction Markets
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University (2005) Downloads View citations (1)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (6)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in The Economic Record (2006)
  4. Diagnosing Discrimination: Stock Returns and CEO Gender
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (25)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (25)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (25)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2006)
  5. Five Open Questions About Prediction Markets
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (2006) Downloads View citations (6)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (6)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (6)
  6. Happiness and the Human Development Index: Australia Is Not a Paradox
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (14)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University (2005) Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (14)

    See also Journal Article in Australian Economic Review (2006)
  7. Interpreting Prediction Market Prices as Probabilities
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (42)
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (2006) Downloads View citations (10)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (10)
  8. Macroeconomic Derivatives: An Initial Analysis of Market-Based Macro Forecasts, Uncertainty and Risk
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2005) Downloads View citations (13)
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (2005) Downloads View citations (7)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (4)
    Working paper, Regulation2point0 (2005) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Chapter (2005)
  9. Partisan Impacts on the Economy: Evidence from Prediction Markets and Close Elections
    Working paper, Regulation2point0 Downloads
    Also in Research Papers, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business (2006) Downloads View citations (3)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (28)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (2006) Downloads View citations (1)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2007)
  10. Party Influence in Congress and the Economy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working paper, Regulation2point0 (2006) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in International Quarterly Journal of Political Science (2007)
  11. Prediction Markets in Theory and Practice
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Research Papers, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business (2006) Downloads View citations (1)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (1)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (1)
  12. Uses and Abuses of Empirical Evidence in the Death Penalty Debate
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (21)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (6)

2005

  1. Measuring the Effects of Employment Protection on Job Flows: Evidence from Seasonal Cycles
    Computing in Economics and Finance 2005, Society for Computational Economics Downloads View citations (9)

2004

  1. Disagreement about Inflation Expectations
    Yale School of Management Working Papers, Yale School of Management Downloads View citations (30)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (119)
    Research Papers, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business (2003) Downloads View citations (103)
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2003) Downloads View citations (125)

    See also Chapter (2004)
  2. Experimental Political Betting Markets and the 2004 Election
    Working paper, Regulation2point0 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in The Economists' Voice (2004)
  3. Prediction Markets
    Research Papers, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business Downloads View citations (113)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2004) Downloads View citations (76)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (107)
    Working paper, Regulation2point0 (2004) Downloads View citations (83)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2004)

2003

  1. Bargaining in the Shadow of the Law: Divorce Laws and Family Distress
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Research Papers, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business (2003) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2006)
  2. Did Unilateral Divorce Laws Raise Divorce Rates? A Reconciliation and New Results
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Research Papers, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business (2003) Downloads View citations (20)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2006)
  3. Is Business Cycle Volatility Costly? Evidence from Surveys of Subjective Well-Being
    Research Papers, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business Downloads View citations (45)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (37)

    See also Journal Article in International Finance (2003)
  4. What Do Financial Markets Think of War in Iraq?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (22)
    Also in Research Papers, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business (2003) Downloads View citations (20)

2002

  1. Are Voters Rational? Evidence from Gubernatorial Elections
    Research Papers, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business Downloads View citations (21)

1999

  1. The Role of Shocks and Institutions in the Rise of European Unemployment: The Aggregate Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (76)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2000)

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Subjective Well-Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation?
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 598-604 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. BIASED REFEREES?: RECONCILING RESULTS WITH THE NBA'S ANALYSIS
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2012, 30, (3), 320-328 Downloads
  2. Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2012, 41, (2), 459 - 493 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2011

  1. Trust in Public Institutions over the Business Cycle
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (3), 281-87 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. Explaining the Favorite-Long Shot Bias: Is it Risk-Love or Misperceptions?
    Journal of Political Economy, 2010, 118, (4), 723-746 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Racial Discrimination Among NBA Referees
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2010, 125, (4), 1859-1887 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2009

  1. Estimating the Impact of the Death Penalty on Murder
    American Law and Economics Review, 2009, 11, (2), 249-309 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2009, 1, (2), 190-225 Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. Using Markets to Inform Policy: The Case of the Iraq War
    Economica, 2009, 76, (302), 225-250 Downloads View citations (19)

2008

  1. Economic Growth and Subjective Well-Being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2008, 39, (1 (Spring)), 1-102 Downloads View citations (116)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Happiness Inequality in the United States
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2008, 37, (S2), S33-S79 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Racial Bias in the NBA: Implications in Betting Markets
    Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 2008, 4, (2), 1-21 Downloads View citations (2)

2007

  1. Aggregate shocks or aggregate information? Costly information and business cycle comovement
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2007, 54, (Supplement 1), 37-55 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Marriage and Divorce: Changes and their Driving Forces
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2007, 21, (2), 27-52 Downloads View citations (129)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Partisan Impacts on the Economy: Evidence From Prediction Markets and Close Elections
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2007, 122, (2), 807-829 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  4. Party Influence in Congress and the Economy
    International Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 2007, 2, (3), 277-286 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2006

  1. Bargaining in the Shadow of the Law: Divorce Laws and Family Distress
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2006, 121, (1), 267-288 Downloads View citations (90)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Competing Approaches to Forecasting Elections: Economic Models, Opinion Polling and Prediction Markets
    The Economic Record, 2006, 82, (258), 325-340 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Diagnosing Discrimination: Stock Returns and CEO Gender
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2006, 4, (2-3), 531-541 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  4. Did Unilateral Divorce Laws Raise Divorce Rates? A Reconciliation and New Results
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (5), 1802-1820 Downloads View citations (96)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  5. Happiness and the Human Development Index: Australia Is Not a Paradox
    Australian Economic Review, 2006, 39, (2), 176-184 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  6. Letter: A Reply to Rubin on the Death Penalty
    The Economists' Voice, 2006, 3, (5), 1-3 Downloads View citations (1)
  7. New uses for new macro derivatives
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 2006, (aug25) Downloads
  8. Point Shaving: Corruption in NCAA Basketball
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (2), 279-283 Downloads View citations (19)
  9. The Death Penalty: No Evidence for Deterrence
    The Economists' Voice, 2006, 3, (5), 1-6 Downloads View citations (3)

2004

  1. Experimental Political Betting Markets and the 2004 Election
    The Economists' Voice, 2004, 1, (2), 1-8 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. Prediction Markets
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2004, 18, (2), 107-126 Downloads View citations (88)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2003

  1. Is Business Cycle Volatility Costly? Evidence from Surveys of Subjective Well-Being
    International Finance, 2003, 6, (1), 1-26 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2000

  1. The Role of Shocks and Institutions in the Rise of European Unemployment: The Aggregate Evidence
    Economic Journal, 2000, 110, (462), C1-33 Downloads View citations (810)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

Chapters

2009

  1. Comment on "Marriage and Divorce since World War II: Analyzing the Role of Technological Progress on the Formation of Households"
    A chapter in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2008, Volume 23, 2009, pp 291-309 Downloads View citations (2)

2005

  1. Macroeconomic Derivatives: An Initial Analysis of Market-Based Macro Forecasts, Uncertainty, and Risk
    A chapter in NBER International Seminar on Macroeconomics 2005, 2005, pp 11-50 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2004

  1. Disagreement about Inflation Expectations
    A chapter in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2003, Volume 18, 2004, pp 209-270 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
 
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