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American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

2009 - 2014

Current editor(s): Esther Duflo

from American Economic Association
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Volume 6, issue 4, 2014

Should Aid Reward Performance? Evidence from a Field Experiment on Health and Education in Indonesia pp. 1-34 Downloads
Benjamin A. Olken, Junko Onishi and Susan Wong
Citizenship, Fertility, and Parental Investments pp. 35-65 Downloads
Ciro Avitabile, Irma Clots-Figueras and Paolo Masella
Price, Quality, and Variety: Measuring the Gains from Trade in Differentiated Products pp. 66-89 Downloads
Gloria Sheu
Team Incentives for Education in Developing Countries: A Randomized Field Experiment in Benin pp. 90-109 Downloads
Moussa Pouguinimpo Blimpo
Moral Hazard and Claims Deterrence in Private Disability Insurance pp. 110-41 Downloads
David Autor, Mark Duggan and Jonathan Gruber
Private and Public Provision of Counseling to Job Seekers: Evidence from a Large Controlled Experiment pp. 142-74 Downloads
Luc Behaghel, Bruno Cr?pon and Marc Gurgand
The Distributive Impacts of Financial Development: Evidence from Mortgage Markets during US Bank Branch Deregulation pp. 175-96 Downloads
Ishani Tewari
Soil Endowments, Female Labor Force Participation, and the Demographic Deficit of Women in India pp. 197-225 Downloads
Eliana Carranza
When the Floodgates Open: "Northern" Firms' Response to Removal of Trade Quotas on Chinese Goods pp. 226-50 Downloads
Hale Utar
Merit Aid, College Quality, and College Completion: Massachusetts' Adams Scholarship as an In-Kind Subsidy pp. 251-85 Downloads
Sarah R. Cohodes and Joshua S. Goodman

Volume 6, issue 3, 2014

Default Tips pp. 1-19 Downloads
Kareem Haggag and Giovanni Paci
Race and College Success: Evidence from Missouri pp. 20-57 Downloads
Peter Arcidiacono and Cory Koedel
The Impact of Attending a School with High-Achieving Peers: Evidence from the New York City Exam Schools pp. 58-75 Downloads
Will Dobbie and Roland G. Fryer
Wells, Water, and Welfare: The Impact of Access to Groundwater on Rural Poverty and Conflict pp. 76-102 Downloads
Sheetal Sekhri
Cross-Border Media and Nationalism: Evidence from Serbian Radio in Croatia pp. 103-32 Downloads
Stefano Della Vigna, Ruben Enikolopov, Vera Mironova, Maria Petrova and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya
Child-Adoption Matching: Preferences for Gender and Race pp. 133-58 Downloads
Mariagiovanna Baccara, Allan Collard-Wexler, Leonardo Felli and Leeat Yariv
Meet the Press: How Voters and Politicians Respond to Newspaper Entry and Exit pp. 159-88 Downloads
Francesco Drago, Tommaso Nannicini and Francesco Sobbrio
Persistence of Population Shocks: Evidence from the Occupation of West Germany after World War II pp. 189-205 Downloads
Abel Schumann
Learning about an Infrequent Event: Evidence from Flood Insurance Take-Up in the United States pp. 206-33 Downloads
Justin Gallagher
Effects of School Quality on Student Achievement: Discontinuity Evidence from Kenya pp. 234-63 Downloads
Adrienne M Lucas and Isaac M. Mbiti

Volume 6, issue 2, 2014

Keeping It Simple: Financial Literacy and Rules of Thumb pp. 1-31 Downloads
Alejandro Drexler, Greg Fischer and Antoinette Schoar
The Global Economics of Water: Is Water a Source of Comparative Advantage? pp. 32-48 Downloads
Peter Debaere
Distortions in the International Migrant Labor Market: Evidence from Filipino Migration and Wage Responses to Destination Country Economic Shocks pp. 49-75 Downloads
David McKenzie, Caroline Theoharides and Dean Yang
Demand Spillovers, Combative Advertising, and Celebrity Endorsements pp. 76-104 Downloads
Craig L. Garthwaite
Improving Educational Quality through Enhancing Community Participation: Results from a Randomized Field Experiment in Indonesia pp. 105-26 Downloads
Menno Pradhan, Daniel Suryadarma, Amanda Beatty, Maisy Wong, Arya Gaduh, Armida Alisjahbana and Rima Prama Artha
How Do Teachers Improve? The Relative Importance of Specific and General Human Capital pp. 127-51 Downloads
Ben Ost
The Demand for Medical Male Circumcision pp. 152-77 Downloads
Jobiba Chinkhumba, Susan Godlonton and Rebecca L. Thornton
Do Male-Female Wage Differentials Reflect Differences in the Return to Skill? Cross-City Evidence from 1980-2000 pp. 178-94 Downloads
Paul Beaudry and Ethan Lewis
Testing Paternalism: Cash versus In-Kind Transfers pp. 195-230 Downloads
Jesse M. Cunha
Human Capital and Productivity in a Team Environment: Evidence from the Healthcare Sector pp. 231-59 Downloads
Ann P. Bartel, Nancy D. Beaulieu, Ciaran S. Phibbs and Patricia W. Stone

Volume 6, issue 1, 2014

Dynamic Implications of Subjective Expectations: Evidence from Adult Smokers pp. 1-37 Downloads
Yang Wang
Influenza Vaccination Campaigns: Is an Ounce of Prevention Worth a Pound of Cure? pp. 38-72 Downloads
Courtney J. Ward
Small Steps for Workers, a Giant Leap for Productivity pp. 73-90 Downloads
Igal Hendel and Yossi Spiegel
The Great Equalizer: Health Care Access and Infant Mortality in Thailand pp. 91-107 Downloads
Jonathan Gruber, Nathaniel Hendren and Robert M. Townsend
Awarding Price, Contract Performance, and Bids Screening: Evidence from Procurement Auctions pp. 108-32 Downloads
Francesco Decarolis
Competitive Effects of Means-Tested School Vouchers pp. 133-56 Downloads
David Figlio and Cassandra M. D. Hart
Child Gender and Parental Investments in India: Are Boys and Girls Treated Differently? pp. 157-89 Downloads
Silvia Helena Barcellos, Leandro S. Carvalho and Adriana Lleras-Muney
The Historically Evolving Impact of the Ogallala Aquifer: Agricultural Adaptation to Groundwater and Drought pp. 190-219 Downloads
Richard Hornbeck and Pinar Keskin
Selection and Economic Gains in the Great Migration of African Americans: New Evidence from Linked Census Data pp. 220-52 Downloads
William J. Collins and Marianne Hinds Wanamaker
Parental Education and Offspring Outcomes: Evidence from the Swedish Compulsory School Reform pp. 253-78 Downloads
Petter Lundborg, Anton Nilsson and Dan-Olof Rooth

Volume 5, issue 4, 2013

Explaining Charter School Effectiveness pp. 1-27 Downloads
Joshua D Angrist, Parag Pathak and Christopher R. Walters
Getting beneath the Veil of Effective Schools: Evidence from New York City pp. 28-60 Downloads
Will Dobbie and Roland G. Fryer
Risk Protection, Service Use, and Health Outcomes under Colombia's Health Insurance Program for the Poor pp. 61-91 Downloads
Grant Miller, Diana Pinto and Marcos Vera-Hernandez
Deterrence and Geographical Externalities in Auto Theft pp. 92-110 Downloads
Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
Employment, Wages, and Voter Turnout pp. 111-43 Downloads
Kerwin Kofi Charles and Melvin Stephens
Immigrants' Labor Supply and Exchange Rate Volatility pp. 144-64 Downloads
Arash Nekoei
Asymmetric Information between Employers pp. 165-205 Downloads
Lisa B. Kahn
The Impact of Intergovernmental Transfers on Education Outcomes and Poverty Reduction pp. 206-40 Downloads
Stephan Litschig and Kevin M. Morrison
Can Informed Public Deliberation Overcome Clientelism? Experimental Evidence from Benin pp. 241-55 Downloads
Thomas Fujiwara and Leonard Wantchekon
Information Asymmetries in Consumer Credit Markets: Evidence from Payday Lending pp. 256-82 Downloads
Will Dobbie and Paige Marta Skiba

Volume 5, issue 3, 2013

Fuel Economy and Safety: The Influences of Vehicle Class and Driver Behavior pp. 1-26 Downloads
Mark R. Jacobsen
Bringing Education to Afghan Girls: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Village-Based Schools pp. 27-40 Downloads
Dana Burde and Leigh L. Linden
The Effects of "Girl-Friendly" Schools: Evidence from the BRIGHT School Construction Program in Burkina Faso pp. 41-62 Downloads
Harounan Kazianga, Dan Levy, Leigh L. Linden and Matt Sloan
How Does the Market Use Citation Data? The Hirsch Index in Economics pp. 63-90 Downloads
Glenn Ellison
Marriage Networks, Nepotism, and Labor Market Outcomes in China pp. 91-112 Downloads
Shing-Yi Wang
Private Information and the Allocation of Land Use Subsidies in Malawi pp. 113-35 Downloads
B. Kelsey Jack
A Female Style in Corporate Leadership? Evidence from Quotas pp. 136-69 Downloads
David A. Matsa and Amalia Rebecca Miller
Campaign Contributions over CEOs' Careers pp. 170-88 Downloads
Adam Fremeth, Brian Kelleher Richter and Brandon Schaufele
Teaching Practices and Social Capital pp. 189-210 Downloads
Yann Algan, Pierre Cahuc and Andrei Shleifer
Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Home Computers on Academic Achievement among Schoolchildren pp. 211-40 Downloads
Robert W. Fairlie and Jonathan Robinson

Volume 5, issue 2, 2013

Young Adult Obesity and Household Income: Effects of Unconditional Cash Transfers pp. 1-28 Downloads
Randall Akee, Emilia Simeonova, William Copeland, Adrian Angold and E. Jane Costello
School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores pp. 29-57 Downloads
Jishnu Das, Stefan Dercon, James Habyarimana, Pramila Krishnan, Karthik Muralidharan and Venkatesh Sundararaman
The Effect of Absenteeism and Clinic Protocol on Health Outcomes: The Case of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Kenya pp. 58-85 Downloads
Markus P. Goldstein, Joshua Graff Zivin, James Habyarimana, Cristian Pop-Eleches and Harsha Thirumurthy
Health, Height, Height Shrinkage, and SES at Older Ages: Evidence from China pp. 86-121 Downloads
Wei Huang, Xiaoyan Lei, Geert Ridder, John Strauss and Yaohui Zhao
The Demand for, and Consequences of, Formalization among Informal Firms in Sri Lanka pp. 122-50 Downloads
Suresh de Mel, David McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff
Making Yourself Attractive: Pre-marital Investments and the Returns to Education in the Marriage Market pp. 151-78 Downloads
Jeanne Lafortune
Texting Bans and Fatal Accidents on Roadways: Do They Work? Or Do Drivers Just React to Announcements of Bans? pp. 179-99 Downloads
Rahi Abouk and Scott Adams
Development Effects of Electrification: Evidence from the Topographic Placement of Hydropower Plants in Brazil pp. 200-231 Downloads
Molly Lipscomb, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak and Tania Barham
The Gorbachev Anti-alcohol Campaign and Russia's Mortality Crisis pp. 232-60 Downloads
Jay Bhattacharya, Christina Gathmann and Grant Miller

Volume 5, issue 1, 2013

Teaching the Tax Code: Earnings Responses to an Experiment with EITC Recipients pp. 1-31 Downloads
Raj Chetty and Emmanuel Saez
The Trouble with Boys: Social Influences and the Gender Gap in Disruptive Behavior pp. 32-64 Downloads
Marianne Bertrand and Jessica Pan
Real Wage Inequality pp. 65-103 Downloads
Enrico Moretti
Barriers to Household Risk Management: Evidence from India pp. 104-35 Downloads
Shawn Cole, Xavier Gine, Jeremy Tobacman, Petia Topalova, Robert M. Townsend and James Vickery
Back on the Rails: Competition and Productivity in State-Owned Industry pp. 136-62 Downloads
Sanghamitra Das, Kala Krishna, Sergey Lychagin and Rohini Somanathan
Savings Constraints and Microenterprise Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya pp. 163-92 Downloads
Pascaline Dupas and Jonathan Robinson
Cognitive Abilities and Household Financial Decision Making pp. 193-207 Downloads
Sumit Agarwal and Bhashkar Mazumder
Do Oil Windfalls Improve Living Standards? Evidence from Brazil pp. 208-38 Downloads
Francesco Caselli and Guy Michaels
Slum Clearance and Urban Renewal in the United States pp. 239-73 Downloads
William J. Collins and Katharine L. Shester
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