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2009 - 2018

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Volume 10, issue 4, 2018

Why Has Urban Inequality Increased? pp. 1-42 Downloads
Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Matthew Freedman and Ronni Pavan
Social Networks as Contract Enforcement: Evidence from a Lab Experiment in the Field pp. 43-78 Downloads
Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Cynthia Kinnan and Horacio Larreguy
Access to Migration for Rural Households pp. 79-119 Downloads
Cynthia Kinnan, Shing-Yi Wang and Yongxiang Wang
Foreign Rivals Are Coming to Town: Responding to the Threat of Foreign Multinational Entry pp. 120-57 Downloads
Cathy Ge Bao and Maggie Chen
Economic Shocks and Crime: Evidence from the Brazilian Trade Liberalization pp. 158-95 Downloads
Rafael Dix-Carneiro, Rodrigo R. Soares and Gabriel Ulyssea
Mentors or Teachers? Microenterprise Training in Kenya pp. 196-221 Downloads
Wyatt Brooks, Kevin Donovan and Terence R. Johnson
Role Models or Individual Consulting: The Impact of Personalizing Micro-entrepreneurship Training pp. 222-45 Downloads
Jeanne Lafortune, Julio Riutort and José Tessada
The Effect of Terrorism on Employment and Consumer Sentiment: Evidence from Successful and Failed Terror Attacks pp. 246-82 Downloads
Abel Brodeur
Modern Family? Paternity Leave and Marital Stability pp. 283-307 Downloads
Daniel Avdic and Arizo Karimi
Diabetes and Diet: Purchasing Behavior Change in Response to Health Information pp. 308-48 Downloads
Emily Oster
Wealth Shocks and Health Outcomes: Evidence from Stock Market Fluctuations pp. 349-77 Downloads
Hannes Schwandt
Does Electoral Competition Curb Party Favoritism? pp. 378-407 Downloads
Marta Curto-Grau, Albert Solé-Ollé and Pilar Sorribas-Navarro
Identifying Sorting in Practice pp. 408-38 Downloads
Cristian Bartolucci, Francesco Devicienti and Ignacio Monzon

Volume 10, issue 3, 2018

The Impacts of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Work on Income and Health: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia pp. 1-38 Downloads
Christopher Blattman and Stefan Dercon
Saving by Default: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural India pp. 39-66 Downloads
Vincent Somville and Lore Vandewalle
The Persistent Power of Behavioral Change: Long-Run Impacts of Temporary Savings Subsidies for the Poor pp. 67-100 Downloads
Simone Schaner
Paying to Avoid Recession: Using Reenlistment to Estimate the Cost of Unemployment pp. 101-27 Downloads
Mark Borgschulte and Paco Martorell
Do Free Trade Agreements Affect Tariffs of Nonmember Countries? A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation pp. 128-70 Downloads
Kamal Saggi, Andrey Stoyanov and Halis Yildiz
Emotional Judges and Unlucky Juveniles pp. 171-205 Downloads
Ozkan Eren and Naci Mocan
The Family Peer Effect on Mothers' Labor Supply pp. 206-34 Downloads
Cheti Nicoletti, Kjell G. Salvanes and Emma Tominey
Exploiting Externalities to Estimate the Long-Term Effects of Early Childhood Deworming pp. 235-62 Downloads
Owen Ozier
The Neighborhood Impacts of Local Infrastructure Investment: Evidence from Urban Mexico pp. 263-86 Downloads
Craig McIntosh, Tito Alegría, Gerardo Ordóñez and René Zenteno
Incentivizing Safer Sexual Behavior: Evidence from a Lottery Experiment on HIV Prevention pp. 287-314 Downloads
Martina Björkman Nyqvist, Lucia Corno, Damien de Walque and Jakob Svensson
Life after Lead: Effects of Early Interventions for Children Exposed to Lead pp. 315-44 Downloads
Stephen B. Billings and Kevin Schnepel
Academic Peer Effects with Different Group Assignment Policies: Residential Tracking versus Random Assignment pp. 345-69 Downloads
Robert Garlick
Ethnolinguistic Favoritism in African Politics pp. 370-402 Downloads
Andrew Dickens

Volume 10, issue 2, 2018

School Finance Reform and the Distribution of Student Achievement pp. 1-26 Downloads
Julien Lafortune, Jesse Rothstein and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Financial Incentives and the Fertility-Sex Ratio Trade-Off pp. 27-57 Downloads
S Anukriti
Asymmetric Information and Remittances: Evidence from Matched Administrative Data pp. 58-100 Downloads
Thomas Joseph, Yaw Nyarko and Shing-Yi Wang
The Effects of Micro-entrepreneurship Programs on Labor Market Performance: Experimental Evidence from Chile pp. 101-24 Downloads
Claudia Martínez A., Esteban Puentes and Jaime Ruiz-Tagle
Neighborhood Sanitation and Infant Mortality pp. 125-62 Downloads
Michael Geruso and Dean Spears
Borrowing Trouble? Human Capital Investment with Opt-In Costs and Implications for the Effectiveness of Grant Aid pp. 163-201 Downloads
Benjamin Marx and Lesley Turner
The Economic Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Its Victims: Evidence from Individual Tax Returns pp. 202-33 Downloads
Tatyana Deryugina, Laura Kawano and Steven Levitt
Education and Mortality: Evidence from a Social Experiment pp. 234-56 Downloads
Costas Meghir, Mårten Palme and Emilia Simeonova
Banking the Unbanked? Evidence from Three Countries pp. 257-97 Downloads
Pascaline Dupas, Dean Karlan, Jonathan Robinson and Diego Ubfal
Do Risk Preferences Change? Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake pp. 298-330 Downloads
Chie Hanaoka, Hitoshi Shigeoka and Yasutora Watanabe

Volume 10, issue 1, 2018

Hospitals as Insurers of Last Resort pp. 1-39 Downloads
Craig Garthwaite, Tal Gross and Matthew J. Notowidigdo
The Price of Prejudice pp. 40-63 Downloads
Morten Størling Hedegaard and Jean-Robert Tyran
For Better or for Worse?: Education and the Prevalence of Domestic Violence in Turkey pp. 64-105 Downloads
Bilge Erten and Pinar Keskin
Demand for Alcohol Consumption in Russia and Its Implication for Mortality pp. 106-49 Downloads
Evgeny Yakovlev
Social Media and Corruption pp. 150-74 Downloads
Ruben Enikolopov, Maria Petrova and Konstantin Sonin
Free to Choose: Can School Choice Reduce Student Achievement? pp. 175-206 Downloads
Atila Abdulkadiroğlu, Parag A. Pathak and Christopher R. Walters
Together We Will: Experimental Evidence on Female Voting Behavior in Pakistan pp. 207-35 Downloads
Xavier Gine and Ghazala Mansuri
College Party Culture and Sexual Assault pp. 236-65 Downloads
Jason M. Lindo, Peter Siminski and Isaac D. Swensen
The Impact of AIDS Treatment on Savings and Human Capital Investment in Malawi pp. 266-306 Downloads
Victoria Baranov and Hans-Peter Kohler
Do Low Levels of Blood Lead Reduce Children's Future Test Scores? pp. 307-41 Downloads
Anna Aizer, Janet Currie, Peter Simon and Patrick Vivier

Volume 9, issue 4, 2017

One Mandarin Benefits the Whole Clan: Hometown Favoritism in an Authoritarian Regime pp. 1-29 Downloads
Quoc-Anh Do, Kieu-Trang Nguyen and Anh N. Tran
The Use of Violence in Illegal Markets: Evidence from Mahogany Trade in the Brazilian Amazon pp. 30-57 Downloads
Ariaster B. Chimeli and Rodrigo Soares
There Will Be Killing: Collectivization and Death of Draft Animals pp. 58-77 Downloads
Shuo Chen and Xiaohuan Lan
Universal Investment in Infants and Long-Run Health: Evidence from Denmark's 1937 Home Visiting Program pp. 78-104 Downloads
Jonas Hjort, Mikkel Sølvsten and Miriam Wüst
Human Capital Persistence and Development pp. 105-36 Downloads
Rudi Rocha, Claudio Ferraz and Rodrigo Soares
Conflict and the Persistence of Ethnic Bias pp. 137-65 Downloads
Moses Shayo and Asaf Zussman
Customary Norms, Inheritance, and Human Capital: Evidence from a Reform of the Matrilineal System in Ghana pp. 166-85 Downloads
Eliana La Ferrara and Annamaria Milazzo
Do College Graduates Serving as Village Officials Help Rural China? pp. 186-215 Downloads
Guojun He and Shaoda Wang
In a Small Moment: Class Size and Moral Hazard in the Italian Mezzogiorno pp. 216-49 Downloads
Joshua Angrist, Erich Battistin and Daniela Vuri
Persuasion: A Case Study of Papal Influences on Fertility-Related Beliefs and Behavior pp. 250-302 Downloads
Vittorio Bassi and Imran Rasul
The Impact of Maternal Literacy and Participation Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in India pp. 303-37 Downloads
Rukmini Banerji, James Berry and Marc Shotland

Volume 9, issue 3, 2017

Cash for Corollas: When Stimulus Reduces Spending pp. 1-35 Downloads
Mark Hoekstra, Steven Puller and Jeremy West
The Effect of Labor Migration on the Diffusion of Democracy: Evidence from a Former Soviet Republic pp. 36-69 Downloads
Toman Barsbai, Hillel Rapoport, Andreas Steinmayr and Christoph Trebesch
Team Production in International Labor Markets: Experimental Evidence from the Field pp. 70-104 Downloads
Elizabeth Lyons
Do the Effects of Temporary Ethnic Group Quotas Persist? Evidence from India pp. 105-23 Downloads
Rikhil Bhavnani
Why Do College-Going Interventions Work? pp. 124-51 Downloads
Scott Carrell and Bruce Sacerdote
The Persistent Effect of Temporary Affirmative Action pp. 152-90 Downloads
Conrad Miller
Conflicts of Interest and Steering in Residential Brokerage pp. 191-222 Downloads
Panle Jia Barwick, Parag A. Pathak and Maisy Wong
The Big Sort: College Reputation and Labor Market Outcomes pp. 223-61 Downloads
W. Bentley Macleod, Evan Riehl, Juan E. Saavedra and Miguel Urquiola
A Short-Run View of What Computers Do: Evidence from a UK Tax Incentive pp. 262-94 Downloads
Paul Gaggl and Greg Wright
Technology and Child Development: Evidence from the One Laptop per Child Program pp. 295-320 Downloads
Julian Cristia, Pablo Ibarraran, Santiago Cueto, Ana Santiago and Eugenio Severín
Cycling to School: Increasing Secondary School Enrollment for Girls in India pp. 321-50 Downloads
Karthik Muralidharan and Nishith Prakash

Volume 9, issue 2, 2017

Racial Discrimination in the Sharing Economy: Evidence from a Field Experiment pp. 1-22 Downloads
Benjamin Edelman, Michael Luca and Dan Svirsky
Sanitation and Education pp. 23-59 Downloads
Anjali Adukia
Expertise versus Bias in Evaluation: Evidence from the NIH pp. 60-92 Downloads
Danielle Li
Signing Up New Fathers: Do Paternity Establishment Initiatives Increase Marriage, Parental Investment, and Child Well-Being? pp. 93-130 Downloads
Maya Rossin-Slater
Vocational Training for Disadvantaged Youth in Colombia: A Long-Term Follow-Up pp. 131-43 Downloads
Orazio Attanasio, Arlen Guarin, Carlos Medina and Costas Meghir
Dodging the Taxman: Firm Misreporting and Limits to Tax Enforcement pp. 144-64 Downloads
Paul Carrillo, Dina Pomeranz and Monica Singhal
Saving Soviet Science: The Impact of Grants When Government R&D Funding Disappears pp. 165-201 Downloads
Ina Ganguli
The Distortionary Effects of Incentives in Government: Evidence from China's "Death Ceiling" Program pp. 202-18 Downloads
Raymond Fisman and Yongxiang Wang
Wealth Heterogeneity and the Income Elasticity of Migration pp. 219-55 Downloads
Samuel Bazzi
The Local Political Economy Effects of School Construction in Indonesia pp. 256-89 Downloads
Monica Martinez-Bravo

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 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 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
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