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American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

2009 - 2017

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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 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 Nielsen
Race, Ethnicity, and Discriminatory Zoning pp. 217-46 Downloads
Allison Shertzer, Tate Twinam and Randall 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 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
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