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American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

2009 - 2017

Current editor(s): Esther Duflo

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Volume 7, issue 4, 2015

The Effect of Access to College Assessments on Enrollment and Attainment pp. 1-36 Downloads
George Bulman
Racial Discrimination in Grading: Evidence from Brazil pp. 37-52 Downloads
Fernando Botelho, Ricardo A. Madeira and Marcos A. Rangel
Professors in Core Science Fields Are Not Always Biased against Women: Evidence from France pp. 53-75 Downloads
Thomas Breda and Son Thierry Ly
Inputs in the Production of Early Childhood Human Capital: Evidence from Head Start pp. 76-102 Downloads
Christopher R. Walters
The Judge, the Politician, and the Press: Newspaper Coverage and Criminal Sentencing across Electoral Systems pp. 103-35 Downloads
Claire S. H. Lim, James M. Snyder and David Strömberg
Checklists and Worker Behavior: A Field Experiment pp. 136-68 Downloads
C. Kirabo Jackson and Henry Schneider
The Consequences of Teenage Childbearing before Roe v. Wade pp. 169-97 Downloads
Kevin Lang and Russell Weinstein
Political Parties and Labor-Market Outcomes: Evidence from US States pp. 198-220 Downloads
Louis-Philippe Beland
Trade Liberalization and Markup Dispersion: Evidence from China's WTO Accession pp. 221-53 Downloads
Yi Lu and Linhui Yu

Volume 7, issue 3, 2015

Unintended Effects of Anonymous Résumés pp. 1-27 Downloads
Luc Behaghel, Bruno Crépon and Thomas Le Barbanchon
Saving Lives at Birth: The Impact of Home Births on Infant Outcomes pp. 28-50 Downloads
N. Meltem Daysal, Mircea Trandafir and Reyn Van Ewijk
Incentives, Commitments, and Habit Formation in Exercise: Evidence from a Field Experiment with Workers at a Fortune-500 Company pp. 51-84 Downloads
Heather Royer, Mark Stehr and Justin Sydnor
The Rise of Fringe Competitors in the Wake of an Emerging Middle Class: An Empirical Analysis pp. 85-122 Downloads
Alon Eizenberg and Alberto Salvo
Hassle Costs and Price Discrimination: An Empirical Welfare Analysis pp. 123-46 Downloads
Guillermo Marshall
The Girl Next Door: The Effect of Opposite Gender Friends on High School Achievement pp. 147-77 Downloads
Andrew Hill
The Effect of Income on Religiousness pp. 178-95 Downloads
Thomas Buser
Development from Representation? A Study of Quotas for the Scheduled Castes in India pp. 196-220 Downloads
Francesca Refsum Jensenius
The Effect of Product Demand on Inequality: Evidence from the United States and the United Kingdom pp. 221-47 Downloads
Marco Leonardi

Volume 7, issue 2, 2015

Improving College Access and Success for Low-Income Students: Evidence from a Large Need-Based Grant Program pp. 1-34 Downloads
Gabrielle Fack and Julien Grenet
Should Cash Transfers Be Conditional? Conditionality, Preventive Care, and Health Outcomes pp. 35-52 Downloads
Orazio Attanasio, Veruska Oppedisano and Marcos Vera-Hernandez
One Laptop per Child at Home: Short-Term Impacts from a Randomized Experiment in Peru pp. 53-80 Downloads
Diether Beuermann, Julian Cristia, Santiago Cueto, Ofer Malamud and Yyannu Cruz-Aguayo
Social Networks and the Decision to Insure pp. 81-108 Downloads
Jing Cai, Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet
Regulatory Redistribution in the Market for Health Insurance pp. 109-34 Downloads
Jeffrey Clemens
Do Opposites Detract? Intrahousehold Preference Heterogeneity and Inefficient Strategic Savings pp. 135-74 Downloads
Simone Schaner
Legal Status and the Criminal Activity of Immigrants pp. 175-206 Downloads
Giovanni Mastrobuoni and Paolo Pinotti
Channeling Remittances to Education: A Field Experiment among Migrants from El Salvador pp. 207-32 Downloads
Kate Ambler, Diego Aycinena and Dean Yang
Labor Market Effects of Social Programs: Evidence from India's Employment Guarantee pp. 233-63 Downloads
Clément Imbert and John Papp
The Role of Connections in Academic Promotions pp. 264-92 Downloads
Natalia Zinovyeva and Manuel Bagues

Volume 7, issue 1, 2015

Six Randomized Evaluations of Microcredit: Introduction and Further Steps pp. 1-21 Downloads
Abhijit Banerjee, Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation pp. 22-53 Downloads
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster and Cynthia Kinnan
The Impacts of Microcredit: Evidence from Ethiopia pp. 54-89 Downloads
Alessandro Tarozzi, Jaikishan Desai and Kristin Johnson
The Impacts of Microfinance: Evidence from Joint-Liability Lending in Mongolia pp. 90-122 Downloads
Orazio Attanasio, Britta Augsburg, Ralph De Haas, Emla Fitzsimons and Heike Harmgart
Estimating the Impact of Microcredit on Those Who Take It Up: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Morocco pp. 123-50 Downloads
Bruno Crépon, Florencia Devoto, Esther Duflo and William Parienté
Microcredit Impacts: Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco pp. 151-82 Downloads
Manuela Angelucci, Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
The Impacts of Microcredit: Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina pp. 183-203 Downloads
Britta Augsburg, Ralph De Haas, Heike Harmgart and Costas Meghir

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 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 Cohodes and Joshua 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 Lucas and Isaac 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 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 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 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 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 Barcellos, Leandro 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 Collins and Marianne 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
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