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American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

2009 - 2015

Current editor(s): Esther Duflo

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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 A. 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 M. 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

Volume 3, issue 4, 2011

Informal Taxation pp. 1-28 Downloads
Benjamin Olken and Monica Singhal
Public Provision and Protection of Natural Resources: Groundwater Irrigation in Rural India pp. 29-55 Downloads
Sheetal Sekhri
Health Capital and the Prenatal Environment: The Effect of Ramadan Observance during Pregnancy pp. 56-85 Downloads
Douglas Almond and Bhashkar Mazumder
The Consumption Response to Seasonal Income: Evidence from Japanese Public Pension Benefits pp. 86-118 Downloads
Melvin Stephens and Takashi Unayama
Government Advertising and Media Coverage of Corruption Scandals pp. 119-51 Downloads
Rafael Di Tella and Ignacio Franceschelli
Climate Change, Mortality, and Adaptation: Evidence from Annual Fluctuations in Weather in the US pp. 152-85 Downloads
Olivier Deschenes and Michael Greenstone
Subsidized Farm Input Programs and Agricultural Performance: A Farm-Level Analysis of West Bengal's Green Revolution, 1982-1995 pp. 186-214 Downloads
Pranab Bardhan and Dilip Mookherjee
Economic Shocks and Civil Conflict: A Comment pp. 215-27 Downloads
Antonio Ciccone
Re-examining Economic Shocks and Civil Conflict pp. 228-32 Downloads
Edward Miguel and Shanker Satyanath

Volume 3, issue 3, 2011

Government Transfers and Political Support pp. 1-28 Downloads
Marco Manacorda, Edward Miguel and Andrea Vigorito
Do Value-Added Estimates Add Value? Accounting for Learning Dynamics pp. 29-54 Downloads
Tahir Andrabi, Jishnu Das, Asim Khwaja and Tristan Zajonc
Financial Constraints and Inflated Home Prices during the Real Estate Boom pp. 55-87 Downloads
Itzhak Ben-David
Low-Skilled Immigration and the Labor Supply of Highly Skilled Women pp. 88-123 Downloads
Patricia Cortés and José Tessada
Marrying Up: The Role of Sex Ratio in Assortative Matching pp. 124-57 Downloads
Ran Abramitzky, Adeline Delavande and Luis Vasconcelos
Are High-Quality Schools Enough to Increase Achievement among the Poor? Evidence from the Harlem Children's Zone pp. 158-87 Downloads
Will Dobbie and Roland G. Fryer
Subsidizing Vocational Training for Disadvantaged Youth in Colombia: Evidence from a Randomized Trial pp. 188-220 Downloads
Orazio Attanasio, Adriana Kugler and Costas Meghir
Returns to Local-Area Health Care Spending: Evidence from Health Shocks to Patients Far from Home pp. 221-43 Downloads
Joseph J. Doyle
Do Social Connections Reduce Moral Hazard? Evidence from the New York City Taxi Industry pp. 244-67 Downloads
C. Kirabo Jackson and Henry Schneider
Corrigendum: Mechanisms and Impacts of Gender Peer Effects at School pp. 268-268 Downloads
Victor Lavy and Analía Schlosser

Volume 3, issue 2, 2011

Mechanisms and Impacts of Gender Peer Effects at School pp. 1-33 Downloads
Victor Lavy and Analia Schlosser
The Wrong Side(s) of the Tracks: The Causal Effects of Racial Segregation on Urban Poverty and Inequality pp. 34-66 Downloads
Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat
Peers, Neighborhoods, and Immigrant Student Achievement: Evidence from a Placement Policy pp. 67-95 Downloads
Olof Åslund, Per-Anders Edin, Peter Fredriksson and Hans Grönqvist
Schooling and the Vietnam-Era GI Bill: Evidence from the Draft Lottery pp. 96-118 Downloads
Joshua Angrist and Stacey H. Chen
Conscription and Crime: Evidence from the Argentine Draft Lottery pp. 119-36 Downloads
Sebastian Galiani, Martín Rossi and Ernesto Schargrodsky
Purchasing Power Parity Exchange Rates for the Global Poor pp. 137-66 Downloads
Angus Deaton and Olivier Dupriez
Improving the Design of Conditional Transfer Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Education Experiment in Colombia pp. 167-95 Downloads
Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Marianne Bertrand, Leigh Linden and Francisco Perez-Calle
The Price of Political Opposition: Evidence from Venezuela's Maisanta pp. 196-214 Downloads
Chang-Tai Hsieh, Edward Miguel, Daniel Ortega and Francisco Rodríguez

Volume 3, issue 1, 2011

Do Teenagers Respond to HIV Risk Information? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya pp. 1-34 Downloads
Pascaline Dupas
Transactional Sex as a Response to Risk in Western Kenya pp. 35-64 Downloads
Jonathan Robinson and Ethan Yeh
Traffic Congestion and Infant Health: Evidence from E-ZPass pp. 65-90 Downloads
Janet Currie and Reed Walker
Menstruation, Sanitary Products, and School Attendance: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation pp. 91-100 Downloads
Emily Oster and Rebecca Thornton
The Labor Market Returns to Cognitive and Noncognitive Ability: Evidence from the Swedish Enlistment pp. 101-28 Downloads
Erik Lindqvist and Roine Vestman
Minimum Wages and Firm Profitability pp. 129-51 Downloads
Mirko Draca, Stephen Machin and John van Reenen
Are Restaurants Really Supersizing America? pp. 152-88 Downloads
Michael Anderson and David A. Matsa
Aftershocks: The Impact of Clinic Violence on Abortion Services pp. 189-223 Downloads
Mireille Jacobson and Heather Royer
Was There Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments pp. 224-38 Downloads
Steven Levitt and John List
Caste as an Impediment to Trade pp. 239-63 Downloads
Siwan Anderson
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