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American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

2009 - 2015

Current editor(s): Esther Duflo

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Volume 5, issue 4, 2013

Explaining Charter School Effectiveness pp. 1-27 Downloads
Joshua 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Collins and Katharine L. Shester

Volume 4, issue 4, 2012

Soap Operas and Fertility: Evidence from Brazil pp. 1-31 Downloads
Eliana La Ferrara, Alberto Chong and Suzanne Duryea
Estimating the Deterrent Effect of Incarceration Using Sentencing Enhancements pp. 32-56 Downloads
David S. Abrams
Can Compulsory Military Service Raise Civilian Wages? Evidence from the Peacetime Draft in Portugal pp. 57-93 Downloads
David Card and Ana Rute Cardoso
Can Mobile Phones Improve Learning? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Niger pp. 94-120 Downloads
Jenny C. Aker, Christopher Ksoll and Travis Lybbert
Longer-Term Impacts of Mentoring, Educational Services, and Learning Incentives: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in the United States pp. 121-39 Downloads
Núria Rodriguez-Planas
Limited Insurance within the Household: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya pp. 140-64 Downloads
Jonathan Robinson
The Power of Political Voice: Women's Political Representation and Crime in India pp. 165-93 Downloads
Lakshmi Iyer, Anandi Mani, Prachi Mishra and Petia Topalova
Deregulation, Consolidation, and Efficiency: Evidence from US Nuclear Power pp. 194-225 Downloads
Lucas Davis and Catherine Wolfram
Access, Sorting, and Achievement: The Short-Run Effects of Free Primary Education in Kenya pp. 226-53 Downloads
Adrienne Lucas and Isaac Mbiti
Are Big-Time Sports a Threat to Student Achievement? pp. 254-74 Downloads
Jason Lindo, Isaac D. Swensen and Glen R. Waddell

Volume 4, issue 3, 2012

Raising the Barcode Scanner: Technology and Productivity in the Retail Sector pp. 1-27 Downloads
Emek Basker
How Large Are the Effects from Temporary Changes in Family Environment: Evidence from a Child-Evacuation Program during World War II pp. 28-42 Downloads
Torsten Santavirta
Sweetening the Deal? Political Connections and Sugar Mills in India pp. 43-63 Downloads
Sandip Sukhtankar
Enforcement of Labor Regulation and Informality pp. 64-89 Downloads
Rita Almeida and Pedro Carneiro
When They're Sixty-Four: Peer Effects and the Timing of Retirement pp. 90-115 Downloads
Kristine M. Brown and Ron Laschever
The Economic Benefits of Pharmaceutical Innovations: The Case of Cox-2 Inhibitors pp. 116-37 Downloads
Craig L. Garthwaite
High Unemployment Yet Few Small Firms: The Role of Centralized Bargaining in South Africa pp. 138-66 Downloads
Jeremy Magruder
Drug Innovations and Welfare Measures Computed from Market Demand: The Case of Anti-cholesterol Drugs pp. 167-89 Downloads
Abe Dunn
Expansions in Maternity Leave Coverage and Children's Long-Term Outcomes pp. 190-224 Downloads
Christian Dustmann and Uta Schönberg
The Opt-In Revolution? Contraception and the Gender Gap in Wages pp. 225-54 Downloads
Martha Bailey, Brad Hershbein and Amalia Miller

Volume 4, issue 2, 2012

What Linear Estimators Miss: The Effects of Family Income on Child Outcomes pp. 1-35 Downloads
Katrine Løken, Magne Mogstad and Matthew Wiswall
What Makes Firm-Based Vocational Training Schemes Successful? The Role of Commitment pp. 36-61 Downloads
Christian Dustmann and Uta Schönberg
Reexamining the Impact of Family Planning Programs on US Fertility: Evidence from the War on Poverty and the Early Years of Title X pp. 62-97 Downloads
Martha Bailey
The Impact of Credit on Village Economies pp. 98-133 Downloads
Joseph Kaboski and Robert Townsend
Risk Pooling, Risk Preferences, and Social Networks pp. 134-67 Downloads
Orazio Attanasio, Abigail Barr, Juan-Camilo Cardenas, Garance Genicot and Costas Meghir
Productivity Spillovers across Firms through Worker Mobility pp. 168-98 Downloads
Andrey Stoyanov and Nick Zubanov
Indirect Effects of a Policy Altering Criminal Behavior: Evidence from the Italian Prison Experiment pp. 199-218 Downloads
Francesco Drago and Roberto Galbiati
The Effect of Shift Structure on Performance pp. 219-46 Downloads
Tanguy Brachet, Guy David and Andrea M. Drechsler
Cash Transfers, Behavioral Changes, and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment pp. 247-73 Downloads
Karen Macours, Norbert Schady and Renos Vakis
Castes and Labor Mobility pp. 274-307 Downloads
Viktoria Hnatkovska, Amartya Lahiri and Sourabh Paul

Volume 4, issue 1, 2012

The Short- and Long-Term Career Effects of Graduating in a Recession pp. 1-29 Downloads
Philip Oreopoulos, Till von Wachter and Andrew Heisz
Partisan Grading pp. 30-48 Downloads
Talia Bar and Asaf Zussman
An Empirical Investigation of the Option Value of College Enrollment pp. 49-84 Downloads
Kevin Stange
School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries pp. 85-108 Downloads
Leah Boustan
When the Saints Go Marching Out: Long-Term Outcomes for Student Evacuees from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita pp. 109-35 Downloads
Bruce Sacerdote
Sorting in Experiments with Application to Social Preferences pp. 136-63 Downloads
Edward P. Lazear, Ulrike Malmendier and Roberto Weber
Investing Cash Transfers to Raise Long-Term Living Standards pp. 164-92 Downloads
Paul Gertler, Sebastian Martinez and Marta Rubio-Codina
Do Expert Reviews Affect the Demand for Wine? pp. 193-211 Downloads
Richard Friberg and Erik Grönqvist
Are Female Leaders Good for Education? Evidence from India pp. 212-44 Downloads
Irma Clots-Figueras
Enhancing Cognitive Functioning: Medium-Term Effects of a Health and Family Planning Program in Matlab pp. 245-73 Downloads
Tania Barham
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