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American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

2009 - 2018

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Volume 10, issue 4, 2018

Supply-Side Drug Policy in the Presence of Substitutes: Evidence from the Introduction of Abuse-Deterrent Opioids pp. 1-35 Downloads
Abby Alpert, David Powell and Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
How Punishment Severity Affects Jury Verdicts: Evidence from Two Natural Experiments pp. 36-78 Downloads
Anna Bindler and Randi Hjalmarsson
From Selling Goods to Selling Services: Firm Responses to Trade Liberalization pp. 79-108 Downloads
Holger Breinlich, Anson Soderbery and Greg C. Wright
Discounting Disentangled pp. 109-34 Downloads
Moritz A. Drupp, Mark C. Freeman, Ben Groom and Frikk Nesje
Fleeing a Lame Duck: Policy Uncertainty and Manufacturing Investment in US States pp. 135-52 Downloads
Nathan Falk and Cameron A. Shelton
The Decline, Rebound, and Further Rise in SNAP Enrollment: Disentangling Business Cycle Fluctuations and Policy Changes pp. 153-76 Downloads
Peter Ganong and Jeffrey B. Liebman
Can Small Incentives Have Large Effects? The Impact of Taxes versus Bonuses on Disposable Bag Use pp. 177-210 Downloads
Tatiana A. Homonoff
The Welfare Impact of Second-Best Uniform-Pigouvian Taxation: Evidence from Transportation pp. 211-42 Downloads
Christopher R. Knittel and Ryan Sandler
A Dynamic Model of Housing Supply pp. 243-67 Downloads
Alvin Murphy
Taxes and US Oil Production: Evidence from California and the Windfall Profit Tax pp. 268-301 Downloads
Nirupama L. Rao
How Initial Conditions Can Have Permanent Effects: The Case of the Affordable Care Act pp. 302-43 Downloads
Florian Scheuer and Kent Smetters
The Persistent Effects of Place-Based Policy: Evidence from the West-German Zonenrandgebiet pp. 344-74 Downloads
Maximilian von Ehrlich and Tobias Seidel

Volume 10, issue 3, 2018

The Role of Information in Disability Insurance Application: An Analysis of the Social Security Statement Phase-In pp. 1-41 Downloads
Philip Armour
A Letter and Encouragement: Does Information Increase Postsecondary Enrollment of UI Recipients? pp. 42-68 Downloads
Andrew Barr and Sarah Turner
Cash-Flow Taxes in an International Setting pp. 69-94 Downloads
Alan Auerbach and Michael P. Devereux
Does the Election of a Female Leader Clear the Way for More Women in Politics? pp. 95-121 Downloads
Thushyanthan Baskaran and Zohal Hessami
Private Provision of Social Insurance: Drug-Specific Price Elasticities and Cost Sharing in Medicare Part D pp. 122-53 Downloads
Liran Einav, Amy Finkelstein and Maria Polyakova
Strategic Formulary Design in Medicare Part D Plans pp. 154-92 Downloads
Kurt Lavetti and Kosali Simon
Consumer Valuation of Fuel Costs and Tax Policy: Evidence from the European Car Market pp. 193-225 Downloads
Laura Grigolon, Mathias Reynaert and Frank Verboven
Can Online Off-the-Shelf Lessons Improve Student Outcomes? Evidence from a Field Experiment pp. 226-54 Downloads
Kirabo Jackson and Alexey Makarin
Does Managed Care Widen Infant Health Disparities? Evidence from Texas Medicaid pp. 255-83 Downloads
Ilyana Kuziemko, Katherine Meckel and Maya Rossin-Slater
The Effect of Public Pension Wealth on Saving and Expenditure pp. 284-308 Downloads
Marta Lachowska and Michal Myck
The Impact of Financial Education on Adolescents' Intertemporal Choices pp. 309-32 Downloads
Melanie Lührmann, Marta Serra-Garcia and Joachim Winter
Projections and Uncertainties about Climate Change in an Era of Minimal Climate Policies pp. 333-60 Downloads
William Nordhaus
Multimarket Contact in the Hospital Industry pp. 361-87 Downloads
Matt Schmitt
Trickle-Down Ethnic Politics: Drunk and Absent in the Kenya Police Force (1957-1970) pp. 388-417 Downloads
Oliver Vanden Eynde, Patrick M. Kuhn and Alexander Moradi

Volume 10, issue 2, 2018

Selection and Market Reallocation: Productivity Gains from Multinational Production pp. 1-38 Downloads
Laura Alfaro and Maggie Chen
Fiscal Centralization: Theory and Evidence from the Great Depression pp. 39-61 Downloads
Daniele Coen-Pirani and Michael Wooley
How Do Changes in Housing Voucher Design Affect Rent and Neighborhood Quality? pp. 62-89 Downloads
Robert Collinson and Peter Ganong
The Fall of Coal: Joint Impacts of Fuel Prices and Renewables on Generation and Emissions pp. 90-116 Downloads
Harrison Fell and Daniel Kaffine
Immigration, Employment Opportunities, and Criminal Behavior pp. 117-51 Downloads
Matthew Freedman, Emily Owens and Sarah Bohn
A Macroeconomic Approach to Optimal Unemployment Insurance: Theory pp. 152-81 Downloads
Camille Landais, Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
A Macroeconomic Approach to Optimal Unemployment Insurance: Applications pp. 182-216 Downloads
Camille Landais, Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
Changing How Literacy Is Taught: Evidence on Synthetic Phonics pp. 217-41 Downloads
Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Martina Viarengo
Cash-on-Hand and College Enrollment: Evidence from Population Tax Data and the Earned Income Tax Credit pp. 242-71 Downloads
Dayanand Manoli and Nicholas Turner
The Effect of Corporate Taxation on Investment and Financial Policy: Evidence from the DPAD pp. 272-301 Downloads
Eric Ohrn

Volume 10, issue 1, 2018

Under the Radar: The Effects of Monitoring Firms on Tax Compliance pp. 1-38 Downloads
Miguel Almunia and David Lopez-Rodriguez
Paternalism against Veblen: Optimal Taxation and Non-respected Preferences for Social Comparisons pp. 39-76 Downloads
Thomas Aronsson and Olof Johansson-Stenman
The Effect of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs on Opioid Utilization in Medicare pp. 77-112 Downloads
Thomas C. Buchmueller and Colleen Carey
Do Physicians Respond to the Costs and Cost-Sensitivity of Their Patients? pp. 113-52 Downloads
Mariana Carrera, Dana Goldman, Geoffrey Joyce and Neeraj Sood
The Consequences of Health Care Privatization: Evidence from Medicare Advantage Exits pp. 153-86 Downloads
Mark Duggan, Jonathan Gruber and Boris Vabson
Identifying the Harm of Manipulable School-Choice Mechanisms pp. 187-213 Downloads
Umut Dur, Robert G. Hammond and Thayer Morrill
Towards the Greater Good? EU Commissioners' Nationality and Budget Allocation in the European Union pp. 214-39 Downloads
Kai Gehring and Stephan A. Schneider
Moral Suasion and Economic Incentives: Field Experimental Evidence from Energy Demand pp. 240-67 Downloads
Koichiro Ito, Takanori Ida and Makoto Tanaka
Do Restrictions on Home Equity Extraction Contribute to Lower Mortgage Defaults? Evidence from a Policy Discontinuity at the Texas Border pp. 268-97 Downloads
Anil Kumar
Cheating and Incentives: Learning from a Policy Experiment pp. 298-325 Downloads
Cesar Martinelli, Susan Parker, Ana Cristina Pérez-Gea and Rodimiro Rodrigo
The Evolution of Physician Practice Styles: Evidence from Cardiologist Migration pp. 326-56 Downloads
David Molitor
The Effect of Export Promotion on Firm-Level Performance pp. 357-87 Downloads
Jakob Munch and Georg Schaur

Volume 9, issue 4, 2017

Consumption Responses to Temporary Tax Incentives: Evidence from State Sales Tax Holidays pp. 1-27 Downloads
Sumit Agarwal, Nathan Marwell and Leslie McGranahan
Street Prostitution Zones and Crime pp. 28-63 Downloads
Paul Bisschop, Stephen Kastoryano and Bas van der Klaauw
Trade Agreements and Enforcement: Evidence from WTO Dispute Settlement pp. 64-100 Downloads
Chad P. Bown and Kara M. Reynolds
Trade Shocks and the Provision of Local Public Goods pp. 101-43 Downloads
Leo Feler and Mine Z. Senses
Causal Spousal Health Spillover Effects and Implications for Program Evaluation pp. 144-66 Downloads
Jason Fletcher and Ryne Marksteiner
Payment Size, Negative Equity, and Mortgage Default pp. 167-91 Downloads
Andreas Fuster and Paul S. Willen
Power to Choose? An Analysis of Consumer Inertia in the Residential Electricity Market pp. 192-226 Downloads
Ali Hortaçsu, Seyed Ali Madanizadeh and Steven Puller
Consumers' Response to State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Programs pp. 227-55 Downloads
Sébastien Houde and Joseph Aldy
Does Money Matter in the Long Run? Effects of School Spending on Educational Attainment pp. 256-80 Downloads
Joshua Hyman
Fiscal Externalities and Optimal Unemployment Insurance pp. 281-312 Downloads
Nicholas Lawson
Liquidity Constraints, Fiscal Externalities, and Optimal Tuition Subsidies pp. 313-43 Downloads
Nicholas Lawson
Beggar-Thy-Neighbor Effects of Exchange Rates: A Study of the Renminbi pp. 344-66 Downloads
Aaditya Mattoo, Prachi Mishra and Arvind Subramanian
The Persistent Reduction in Poverty from Filing a Tax Return pp. 367-94 Downloads
Shanthi P. Ramnath and Patricia K. Tong
Behavioral Responses to Wealth Taxes: Evidence from Sweden pp. 395-421 Downloads
David Seim

Volume 9, issue 3, 2017

Police Officer on the Frontline or a Soldier? The Effect of Police Militarization on Crime pp. 1-18 Downloads
Vincenzo Bove and Evelina Gavrilova
Profit with Purpose? A Theory of Social Enterprise pp. 19-58 Downloads
Timothy Besley and Maitreesh Ghatak
Tenure in Office and Public Procurement pp. 59-105 Downloads
Decio Coviello and Stefano Gagliarducci
Inferring Carbon Abatement Costs in Electricity Markets: A Revealed Preference Approach Using the Shale Revolution pp. 106-33 Downloads
Joseph A. Cullen and Erin T. Mansur
Mafia in the Ballot Box pp. 134-67 Downloads
Giuseppe De Feo and Giacomo De Luca
The Fiscal Cost of Hurricanes: Disaster Aid versus Social Insurance pp. 168-98 Downloads
Tatyana Deryugina
Household Finance after a Natural Disaster: The Case of Hurricane Katrina pp. 199-228 Downloads
Justin Gallagher and Daniel Hartley
The Effect of Disability Insurance Payments on Beneficiaries' Earnings pp. 229-61 Downloads
Alexander Gelber, Timothy J. Moore and Alexander Strand
Dishonesty and Selection into Public Service: Evidence from India pp. 262-90 Downloads
Rema Hanna and Shing-Yi Wang
Peacekeeping Force: Effects of Providing Tactical Equipment to Local Law Enforcement pp. 291-313 Downloads
Matthew Harris, Jinseong Park, Donald J. Bruce and Matthew Murray
High Frequency Evidence on the Demand for Gasoline pp. 314-47 Downloads
Laurence Levin, Matthew Lewis and Frank A. Wolak
How Much Can Expanding Access to Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives Reduce Teen Birth Rates? pp. 348-76 Downloads
Jason M. Lindo and Analisa Packham
Affirmative Action Exemptions and Capacity Constrained Firms pp. 377-407 Downloads
Justin Marion
The Effects of State Medicaid Expansions for Working-Age Adults on Senior Medicare Beneficiaries pp. 408-38 Downloads
Melissa McInerney, Jennifer M. Mellor and Lindsay M. Sabik

Volume 9, issue 2, 2017

The Economics of Rights: Does the Right to Counsel Increase Crime? pp. 1-27 Downloads
Itai Ater, Yehonatan Givati and Oren Rigbi
Financial Incentives, Hospital Care, and Health Outcomes: Evidence from Fair Pricing Laws pp. 28-56 Downloads
Michael Batty and Benedic Ippolito
Strategic Policy Choice in State-Level Regulation: The EPA's Clean Power Plan pp. 57-90 Downloads
James Bushnell, Stephen P. Holland, Jonathan E. Hughes and Christopher Knittel
When Discounts Raise Costs: The Effect of Copay Coupons on Generic Utilization pp. 91-123 Downloads
Leemore Dafny, Christopher Ody and Matt Schmitt
The Effect of Public Insurance Coverage for Childless Adults on Labor Supply pp. 124-54 Downloads
Laura Dague, Thomas DeLeire and Lindsey Leininger
College on the Cheap: Consequences of Community College Tuition Reductions pp. 155-88 Downloads
Jeffrey Denning
Do Output Contractions Cause Investment in Fiscal Capacity? pp. 189-227 Downloads
Christian Gillitzer
Illegal Immigration, State Law, and Deterrence pp. 228-52 Downloads
Mark Hoekstra and Sandra Orozco-Aleman
Are State Governments Roadblocks to Federal Stimulus? Evidence on the Flypaper Effect of Highway Grants in the 2009 Recovery Act pp. 253-92 Downloads
Sylvain Leduc and Daniel Wilson
Manipulation of Procurement Contracts: Evidence from the Introduction of Discretionary Thresholds pp. 293-315 Downloads
Ján Palguta and Filip Pertold
Can Hiring Quotas Work? The Effect of the Nitaqat Program on the Saudi Private Sector pp. 316-47 Downloads
Jennifer Peck
The Role of Government Reimbursement in Drug Shortages pp. 348-82 Downloads
Ali Yurukoglu, Eli Liebman and David Ridley

Volume 9, issue 1, 2017

When Labor Disputes Bring Cities to a Standstill: The Impact of Public Transit Strikes on Traffic, Accidents, Air Pollution, and Health pp. 1-37 Downloads
Stefan Bauernschuster, Timo Hener and Helmut Rainer
Technological Change and Risk Adjustment: Benefit Design Incentives in Medicare Part D pp. 38-73 Downloads
Colleen Carey
Housing Supply Elasticity and Rent Extraction by State and Local Governments pp. 74-111 Downloads
Rebecca Diamond
Gridlock: Ethnic Diversity in Government and the Provision of Public Goods pp. 112-36 Downloads
Brian Beach and Daniel Jones
Understanding Consumption Behavior: Evidence from Consumers' Reaction to Shopping Vouchers pp. 137-53 Downloads
Kamhon Kan, Shin-Kun Peng and Ping Wang
Does It Pay to Know Prices in Health Care? pp. 154-79 Downloads
Ethan M. J. Lieber
Fighting Corruption in Education: What Works and Who Benefits? pp. 180-209 Downloads
Oana Borcan, Mikael Lindahl and Andreea Mitrut
The Interest Rate Elasticity of Mortgage Demand: Evidence from Bunching at the Conforming Loan Limit pp. 210-40 Downloads
Anthony DeFusco and Andrew Paciorek
Eligibility Recertification and Dynamic Opt-In Incentives in Income-Tested Social Programs: Evidence from Medicaid/CHIP pp. 241-76 Downloads
Zhuan Pei
Are Information Disclosures Effective? Evidence from the Credit Card Market pp. 277-307 Downloads
Enrique Seira, Alan Elizondo and Eduardo Laguna-Müggenburg
Heterogeneity, Demand for Insurance, and Adverse Selection pp. 308-43 Downloads
Johannes Spinnewijn
The Vulnerability of Minority Homeowners in the Housing Boom and Bust: Corrigendum pp. 344-45 Downloads
Patrick Bayer, Fernando Ferreira and Stephen Ross
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