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American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

2009 - 2017

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Volume 9, issue 1, 2017

Moving to Opportunity or Isolation? Network Effects of a Randomized Housing Lottery in Urban India pp. 1-32 Downloads
Sharon Barnhardt, Erica Field and Rohini Pande
Experimental Evidence on the Long-Run Impact of Community-Based Monitoring pp. 33-69 Downloads
Martina Björkman Nyqvist, Damien de Walque and Jakob Svensson
Learning by Driving: Productivity Improvements by New York City Taxi Drivers pp. 70-95 Downloads
Kareem Haggag, Brian McManus and Giovanni Paci
Can Social Information Affect What Job You Choose and Keep? pp. 96-117 Downloads
Lucas C. Coffman, Clayton R. Featherstone and Judd B. Kessler
Fertility Decline and Missing Women pp. 118-39 Downloads
Seema Jayachandran
Ready for Boarding? The Effects of a Boarding School for Disadvantaged Students pp. 140-64 Downloads
Luc Behaghel, Clément de Chaisemartin and Marc Gurgand
The Effects of DNA Databases on Crime pp. 165-201 Downloads
Jennifer L. Doleac
Risky Transportation Choices and the Value of a Statistical Life pp. 202-28 Downloads
Gianmarco León and Edward Miguel
Politics and Local Economic Growth: Evidence from India pp. 229-73 Downloads
Sam Asher and Paul Novosad
Tax Me, but Spend Wisely? Sources of Public Finance and Government Accountability pp. 274-314 Downloads
Lucie Gadenne

Volume 8, issue 4, 2016

The Long-Run Effects of Labor Migration on Human Capital Formation in Communities of Origin pp. 1-35 Downloads
Taryn Dinkelman and Martine Mariotti
The Long-Run Economic Consequences of High-Stakes Examinations: Evidence from Transitory Variation in Pollution pp. 36-65 Downloads
Avraham Ebenstein, Victor Lavy and Sefi Roth
What Does Debt Relief Do for Development? Evidence from India's Bailout for Rural Households pp. 66-99 Downloads
Martin Kanz
Buy the Book? Evidence on the Effect of Textbook Funding on School-Level Achievement pp. 100-127 Downloads
Kristian L. Holden
Does Early Life Exposure to Cigarette Smoke Permanently Harm Childhood Welfare? Evidence from Cigarette Tax Hikes pp. 128-59 Downloads
David Simon
Habit Formation in Voting: Evidence from Rainy Elections pp. 160-88 Downloads
Thomas Fujiwara, Kyle Meng and Tom Vogl
Patents as a Spur to Subsequent Innovation? Evidence from Pharmaceuticals pp. 189-221 Downloads
Duncan S. Gilchrist
Iron Deficiency and Schooling Attainment in Peru pp. 222-55 Downloads
Alberto Chong, Isabelle Cohen, Erica Field, Eduardo Nakasone and Maximo Torero
The Impact of High School Financial Education: Evidence from a Large-Scale Evaluation in Brazil pp. 256-95 Downloads
Miriam Bruhn, Luciana de Souza Leão, Arianna Legovini, Rogelio Marchetti and Bilal Zia

Volume 8, issue 3, 2016

Do Fiscal Rules Matter? pp. 1-30 Downloads
Veronica Grembi, Tommaso Nannicini and Ugo Troiano
The Impact of Disability Benefits on Labor Supply: Evidence from the VA's Disability Compensation Program pp. 31-68 Downloads
David Autor, Mark Duggan, Kyle Greenberg and David S. Lyle
The Long-Term Effects of the Printing Press in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 69-99 Downloads
Julia Cagé and Valeria Rueda
The Impact of Women's Health Clinic Closures on Preventive Care pp. 100-124 Downloads
Yao Lu and David Slusky
Does Merger Simulation Work? Evidence from the Swedish Analgesics Market pp. 125-64 Downloads
Jonas Björnerstedt and Frank Verboven
Regulation of Insurance with Adverse Selection and Switching Costs: Evidence from Medicare Part D pp. 165-95 Downloads
Maria Polyakova
Do Employer Pension Contributions Reflect Employee Preferences? Evidence from a Retirement Savings Reform in Denmark pp. 196-216 Downloads
Itzik Fadlon, Jessica Laird and Torben Heien Nielsen
Race, Ethnicity, and Discriminatory Zoning pp. 217-46 Downloads
Allison Shertzer, Tate Twinam and Randall P. Walsh
Parental Job Loss and Children's Long-Term Outcomes: Evidence from 7 Million Fathers' Layoffs pp. 247-83 Downloads
Nathaniel G. Hilger
The Effect of Cash, Vouchers, and Food Transfers on Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Northern Ecuador pp. 284-303 Downloads
Melissa Hidrobo, Amber Peterman and Lori Heise

Volume 8, issue 2, 2016

Immigrants' Effect on Native Workers: New Analysis on Longitudinal Data pp. 1-34 Downloads
Mette Foged and Giovanni Peri
The Returns to Microenterprise Support among the Ultrapoor: A Field Experiment in Postwar Uganda pp. 35-64 Downloads
Christopher Blattman, Eric P. Green, Julian Jamison, M. Christian Lehmann and Jeannie Annan
Spring Forward at Your Own Risk: Daylight Saving Time and Fatal Vehicle Crashes pp. 65-91 Downloads
Austin Smith
Market Impacts of a Nuclear Power Plant Closure pp. 92-122 Downloads
Lucas Davis and Catherine Hausman
Internal Labor Migration as a Shock Coping Strategy: Evidence from a Typhoon pp. 123-53 Downloads
André Gröger and Yanos Zylberberg
Income Opportunities and Sea Piracy in Indonesia: Evidence from Satellite Data pp. 154-94 Downloads
Sebastian Axbard
Beyond Statistics: The Economic Content of Risk Scores pp. 195-224 Downloads
Liran Einav, Amy Finkelstein, Raymond Kluender and Paul Schrimpf
The Returns to Medical School: Evidence from Admission Lotteries pp. 225-54 Downloads
Nadine Ketel, Edwin Leuven, Hessel Oosterbeek and Bas van der Klaauw

Volume 8, issue 1, 2016

Star Wars: The Empirics Strike Back pp. 1-32 Downloads
Abel Brodeur, Mathias Lé, Marc Sangnier and Yanos Zylberberg
Birthdays, Schooling, and Crime: Regression-Discontinuity Analysis of School Performance, Delinquency, Dropout, and Crime Initiation pp. 33-57 Downloads
Philip J. Cook and Songman Kang
The Contribution of the Minimum Wage to US Wage Inequality over Three Decades: A Reassessment pp. 58-99 Downloads
David Autor, Alan Manning and Christopher L. Smith
Understanding the Changing Structure of Scientific Inquiry pp. 100-128 Downloads
Ajay Agrawal, Avi Goldfarb and Florenta Teodoridis
Kwacha Gonna Do? Experimental Evidence about Labor Supply in Rural Malawi pp. 129-49 Downloads
Jessica Goldberg
The Long-Run Effects of Attending an Elite School: Evidence from the United Kingdom pp. 150-76 Downloads
Damon Clark and Emilia Del Bono
Wintertime for Deceptive Advertising? pp. 177-92 Downloads
Jonathan Zinman and Eric Zitzewitz
Does Grief Transfer across Generations? Bereavements during Pregnancy and Child Outcomes pp. 193-223 Downloads
Sandra Black, Paul Devereux and Kjell G Salvanes
Market-Based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy pp. 224-56 Downloads
Stefano DellaVigna, Ruben Durante, Brian Knight and Eliana La Ferrara
Immigrants Equilibrate Local Labor Markets: Evidence from the Great Recession pp. 257-90 Downloads
Brian Cadena and Brian K. Kovak

Volume 7, issue 4, 2015

The Effect of Access to College Assessments on Enrollment and Attainment pp. 1-36 Downloads
George Bulman
Racial Discrimination in Grading: Evidence from Brazil pp. 37-52 Downloads
Fernando Botelho, Ricardo A. Madeira and Marcos A. Rangel
Professors in Core Science Fields Are Not Always Biased against Women: Evidence from France pp. 53-75 Downloads
Thomas Breda and Son Thierry Ly
Inputs in the Production of Early Childhood Human Capital: Evidence from Head Start pp. 76-102 Downloads
Christopher R. Walters
The Judge, the Politician, and the Press: Newspaper Coverage and Criminal Sentencing across Electoral Systems pp. 103-35 Downloads
Claire S. H. Lim, James M. Snyder and David Strömberg
Checklists and Worker Behavior: A Field Experiment pp. 136-68 Downloads
C. Kirabo Jackson and Henry Schneider
The Consequences of Teenage Childbearing before Roe v. Wade pp. 169-97 Downloads
Kevin Lang and Russell Weinstein
Political Parties and Labor-Market Outcomes: Evidence from US States pp. 198-220 Downloads
Louis-Philippe Beland
Trade Liberalization and Markup Dispersion: Evidence from China's WTO Accession pp. 221-53 Downloads
Yi Lu and Linhui Yu

Volume 7, issue 3, 2015

Unintended Effects of Anonymous Résumés pp. 1-27 Downloads
Luc Behaghel, Bruno Crépon and Thomas Le Barbanchon
Saving Lives at Birth: The Impact of Home Births on Infant Outcomes pp. 28-50 Downloads
N. Meltem Daysal, Mircea Trandafir and Reyn Van Ewijk
Incentives, Commitments, and Habit Formation in Exercise: Evidence from a Field Experiment with Workers at a Fortune-500 Company pp. 51-84 Downloads
Heather Royer, Mark Stehr and Justin Sydnor
The Rise of Fringe Competitors in the Wake of an Emerging Middle Class: An Empirical Analysis pp. 85-122 Downloads
Alon Eizenberg and Alberto Salvo
Hassle Costs and Price Discrimination: An Empirical Welfare Analysis pp. 123-46 Downloads
Guillermo Marshall
The Girl Next Door: The Effect of Opposite Gender Friends on High School Achievement pp. 147-77 Downloads
Andrew Hill
The Effect of Income on Religiousness pp. 178-95 Downloads
Thomas Buser
Development from Representation? A Study of Quotas for the Scheduled Castes in India pp. 196-220 Downloads
Francesca Refsum Jensenius
The Effect of Product Demand on Inequality: Evidence from the United States and the United Kingdom pp. 221-47 Downloads
Marco Leonardi

Volume 7, issue 2, 2015

Improving College Access and Success for Low-Income Students: Evidence from a Large Need-Based Grant Program pp. 1-34 Downloads
Gabrielle Fack and Julien Grenet
Should Cash Transfers Be Conditional? Conditionality, Preventive Care, and Health Outcomes pp. 35-52 Downloads
Orazio Attanasio, Veruska Oppedisano and Marcos Vera-Hernandez
One Laptop per Child at Home: Short-Term Impacts from a Randomized Experiment in Peru pp. 53-80 Downloads
Diether Beuermann, Julian Cristia, Santiago Cueto, Ofer Malamud and Yyannu Cruz-Aguayo
Social Networks and the Decision to Insure pp. 81-108 Downloads
Jing Cai, Alain De Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet
Regulatory Redistribution in the Market for Health Insurance pp. 109-34 Downloads
Jeffrey Clemens
Do Opposites Detract? Intrahousehold Preference Heterogeneity and Inefficient Strategic Savings pp. 135-74 Downloads
Simone Schaner
Legal Status and the Criminal Activity of Immigrants pp. 175-206 Downloads
Giovanni Mastrobuoni and Paolo Pinotti
Channeling Remittances to Education: A Field Experiment among Migrants from El Salvador pp. 207-32 Downloads
Kate Ambler, Diego Aycinena and Dean Yang
Labor Market Effects of Social Programs: Evidence from India's Employment Guarantee pp. 233-63 Downloads
Clément Imbert and John Papp
The Role of Connections in Academic Promotions pp. 264-92 Downloads
Natalia Zinovyeva and Manuel Bagues

Volume 7, issue 1, 2015

Six Randomized Evaluations of Microcredit: Introduction and Further Steps pp. 1-21 Downloads
Abhijit Banerjee, Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation pp. 22-53 Downloads
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster and Cynthia Kinnan
The Impacts of Microcredit: Evidence from Ethiopia pp. 54-89 Downloads
Alessandro Tarozzi, Jaikishan Desai and Kristin Johnson
The Impacts of Microfinance: Evidence from Joint-Liability Lending in Mongolia pp. 90-122 Downloads
Orazio Attanasio, Britta Augsburg, Ralph De Haas, Emla Fitzsimons and Heike Harmgart
Estimating the Impact of Microcredit on Those Who Take It Up: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Morocco pp. 123-50 Downloads
Bruno Crépon, Florencia Devoto, Esther Duflo and William Parienté
Microcredit Impacts: Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco pp. 151-82 Downloads
Manuela Angelucci, Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
The Impacts of Microcredit: Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina pp. 183-203 Downloads
Britta Augsburg, Ralph De Haas, Heike Harmgart and Costas Meghir
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