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Volume 111, issue May, 2021

Foreword pp. xi-xii Downloads
David Card
Editors' Introduction pp. xiii- Downloads
William Johnson and Ginny Herbert
Public Economics and Inequality: Uncovering Our Social Nature pp. 1-26 Downloads
Emmanuel Saez
Confederate Streets and Black-White Labor Market Differentials pp. 27-31 Downloads
Jhacova A. Williams
Homefront: Black Veterans and Black Voters in the Civil Rights Era pp. 32-36 Downloads
Thomas Koch, Trevon D. Logan and John Parman
On the Inequity of Predicting A While Hoping for B pp. 37-42 Downloads
Sendhil Mullainathan and Ziad Obermeyer
Adaptive Correspondence Experiments pp. 43-48 Downloads
Hadar Avivi, Patrick Kline, Evan Rose and Christopher Walters
Measuring Racial Discrimination in Algorithms pp. 49-54 Downloads
David Arnold, Will Dobbie and Peter Hull
Diversity in Economics Seminars: Who Gives Invited Talks? pp. 55-59 Downloads
Jennifer Doleac, Erin Hengel and Elizabeth Pancotti
Gendered Citations at Top Economic Journals pp. 60-64 Downloads
Marlène Koffi
Confidence Men? Evidence on Confidence and Gender among Top Economists pp. 65-68 Downloads
Heather Sarsons and Guo Xu
Using Longitudinal Data to Explore the Gender Gap for Academic Economists pp. 69-73 Downloads
Kelly Bedard, Maxine Lee and Heather Royer
Gender Differences in Fields of Specialization and Placement Outcomes among PhDs in Economics pp. 74-79 Downloads
Nicole Fortin, Thomas Lemieux and M. Rehavi
Does Mentoring Increase the Collaboration Networks of Female Economists? An Evaluation of the CeMENT Randomized Trial pp. 80-85 Downloads
Donna Ginther and Rina Na
Field Specializations among Beginning Economists: Are There Gender Differences? pp. 86-91 Downloads
Eva Sierminska and Ronald Oaxaca
Microcommitments: The Effect of Small Commitments on Student Success pp. 92-96 Downloads
Amanda J. Felkey, Eva Dziadula, Eric P. Chiang and Jose Vazquez
Identifying Students at Risk Using a New Math Skills Assessment pp. 97-101 Downloads
George Orlov, Douglas McKee, Irene R. Foster, Daria Bottan and Stephanie R. Thomas
Grade Sensitivity and the Economics Major at a Women's College pp. 102-06 Downloads
Patrick McEwan, Sheridan Rogers and Akila Weerapana
Minimum Grade Requirements for Economics Majors: Effects on Enrollments and Student Learning pp. 107-11 Downloads
Stephen Schmidt
Does Advisor Gender Affect Women's Persistence in Economics? pp. 112-16 Downloads
Serena Canaan and Pierre Mouganie
Who Belongs? The Determinants of Selective Membership into the National Bureau of Economic Research pp. 117-22 Downloads
Marieke Kleemans and Rebecca Thornton
Promoting Female Interest in Economics: Limits to Nudges pp. 123-27 Downloads
Todd Pugatch and Elizabeth Schroeder
Can Positive Feedback Encourage Female and Minority Undergraduates into Economics? pp. 128-32 Downloads
Kelly Bedard, Jacqueline Dodd and Shelly Lundberg
Info.Econ: Increasing Diversity among Economics Majors pp. 133-37 Downloads
Andrea Chambers, Stacy Dickert-Conlin, Carey Elder, Steven J. Haider and Scott Imberman
Women in Academic Economics: Have We Made Progress? pp. 138-42 Downloads
Donna Ginther and Shulamit Kahn
Changes in the US Gender Gap in Wages in the 1960s pp. 143-48 Downloads
Martha J. Bailey, Thomas Helgerman and Bryan Stuart
Work-Care Balance over the Day and the Gender Wage Gap pp. 149-53 Downloads
German Cubas, Chinhui Juhn and Pedro Silos
Do Male and Female Students Use Networks Differently? pp. 154-58 Downloads
Yana Gallen and Melanie Wasserman
Disparities in Health Care and Medical Evaluations by Gender: A Review of Evidence and Mechanisms pp. 159-63 Downloads
Marika Cabral and Marcus Dillender
COVID-19 Disruptions Disproportionately Affect Female Academics pp. 164-68 Downloads
Tatyana Deryugina, Olga Shurchkov and Jenna Stearns
Up the Political Ladder: Gender Parity in the Effects of Electoral Defeats pp. 169-73 Downloads
Melanie Wasserman
Information, Confidence, and the Gender Gap in Bargaining pp. 174-78 Downloads
Barbara Biasi and Heather Sarsons
The Family Origin of the Math Gender Gap Is a White Affluent Phenomenon pp. 179-83 Downloads
Gaia Dossi, David Figlio, Paola Giuliano and Paola Sapienza
Can Women Teach Math (and Be Promoted)? A Meta-analysis of Gender Differences across Student Evaluations of Teaching pp. 184-89 Downloads
Amanda J. Felkey and Cassondra Batz-Barbarich
Gender Bias in Assessments of Teacher Performance pp. 190-95 Downloads
Sabrin Beg, Anne Fitzpatrick and Adrienne Lucas
Civil Rights Enforcement and the Racial Wage Gap pp. 196-200 Downloads
Jamein P. Cunningham and Jose Joaquin Lopez
A Model of Occupational Licensing and Statistical Discrimination pp. 201-05 Downloads
Peter Q. Blair and Bobby (Wing Yin) Chung
Intergenerational Economic Mobility and the Racial Wealth Gap pp. 206-10 Downloads
Jermaine Toney and Cassandra L. Robertson
The Association between Wealth Inequality and Socioeconomic Outcomes pp. 211-15 Downloads
Omer Ali, William A. Darity, Avra Janz and Marta Sánchez
The Distributional Impacts of Active Labor Market Programs for Indigenous Populations pp. 216-20 Downloads
Donna Feir, Kelly Foley and Maggie Jones
Gaming Opportunities: American Indian Casinos, Cash Transfers, and Income Mobility on the Reservation pp. 221-26 Downloads
Emilia Simeonova, Randall Akee and Maggie R. Jones
Ownership and Trust in Banks: Evidence from the First Bank in an American Indian Nation pp. 227-32 Downloads
Donna Feir, Rachel L. Wellhausen and Calvin Thrall
Indigenous Self-Governance and Development on American Indian Reservations pp. 233-37 Downloads
Dustin Frye and Dominic Parker
Custom Elections and Local Policies: The Case of Canada's First Nations pp. 238-42 Downloads
Fernando M. Aragón and Anke S. Kessler
Appropriate Institutions? Traditional Governance and Public Goods Provision in Oaxaca, Mexico pp. 243-47 Downloads
Gustavo Bobonis, Juan Chaparro, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro and Marta Rubio-Codina
Secured Transactions Laws and Economic Development on American Indian Reservations pp. 248-52 Downloads
Christian Dippel, Donna Feir, Bryan Leonard and Marc Roark
Business Formation: A Tale of Two Recessions pp. 253-57 Downloads
Emin Dinlersoz, Timothy Dunne, John Haltiwanger and Veronika Penciakova
Nominal Wage Adjustments during the Pandemic Recession pp. 258-62 Downloads
John Grigsby, Erik Hurst, Ahu Yildirmaz and Yulia Zhestkova
COVID-19 Shifted Patent Applications toward Technologies That Support Working from Home pp. 263-66 Downloads
Nicholas Bloom, Steven Davis and Yulia Zhestkova
Across the Universe: Policy Support for Employment and Revenue in the Pandemic Recession pp. 267-71 Downloads
Ryan A. Decker, Robert Kurtzman, Byron F. Lutz and Christopher Nekarda
Keynesian Production Networks and the COVID-19 Crisis: A Simple Benchmark pp. 272-76 Downloads
David Baqaee and Emmanuel Farhi
Sectoral Effects of Social Distancing pp. 277-81 Downloads
Jean-Noël Barrot, Basile Grassi and Julien Sauvagnat
COVID-19 and Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises: A 2021 "Time Bomb"? pp. 282-86 Downloads
Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan, Veronika Penciakova and Nick Sander
COVID-19 Is a Persistent Reallocation Shock pp. 287-91 Downloads
Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven Davis and Brent H. Meyer
Financial Fragility during the COVID-19 Pandemic pp. 292-96 Downloads
Robert L. Clark, Annamaria Lusardi and Olivia Mitchell
Longevity Perceptions and Saving Decisions during the COVID-19 Outbreak: An Experimental Investigation pp. 297-301 Downloads
Abigail Hurwitz, Olivia Mitchell and Orly Sade
The Impact of an Epidemic: Experimental Evidence on Preference Stability from Wuhan pp. 302-06 Downloads
Jason Shachat, Matthew J. Walker and Lijia Wei
The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Consumption: Learning from High-Frequency Transaction Data pp. 307-11 Downloads
Haiqiang Chen, Wenlan Qian and Qiang Wen
Measuring the Impact of COVID-19 on Businesses and People: Lessons from the Census Bureau's Experience pp. 312-16 Downloads
Catherine Buffington, Jason Fields and Lucia Foster
Maintaining and Enhancing Labor Statistics during the COVID-19 Pandemic pp. 317-20 Downloads
William W. Beach
Measuring Consumer Spending Using Card Transaction Data: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic pp. 321-25 Downloads
Abe Dunn, Kyle Hood, Andrea Batch and Alex Driessen
High-Frequency Data and a Weekly Economic Index during the Pandemic pp. 326-30 Downloads
Daniel Lewis, Karel Mertens, James H. Stock and Mihir Trivedi
Preparing for a Pandemic: Accelerating Vaccine Availability pp. 331-35 Downloads
Amrita Ahuja, Susan Athey, Arthur Baker, Eric Budish, Juan Camilo Castillo, Rachel Glennerster, Scott Kominers, Michael Kremer, Jean Lee, Canice Prendergast, Christopher Snyder, Alexander Tabarrok, Brandon Joel Tan and Witold Więcek
Private and Social Returns to R&D: Drug Development and Demographics pp. 336-40 Downloads
Efraim Benmelech, Janice Eberly, Dimitris Papanikolaou and Joshua Krieger
Private and Public Investments in Biomedical Research pp. 341-45 Downloads
Maya Durvasula, Lisa Larrimore Ouellette and Heidi Williams
The Economics of Crisis Innovation Policy: A Historical Perspective pp. 346-50 Downloads
Daniel Gross and Bhaven N. Sampat
Adapting to the COVID-19 Pandemic pp. 351-55 Downloads
Michael Droste and James H. Stock
Behavior and the Transmission of COVID-19 pp. 356-60 Downloads
Andrew G. Atkeson, Karen Kopecky and Tao Zha
Implied Dividend Volatility and Expected Growth pp. 361-65 Downloads
Niels J. Gormsen, Ralph S. J. Koijen and Ian Martin
COVID-19 and the Costs of Deadly Disasters pp. 366-70 Downloads
Sydney C. Ludvigson, Sai Ma and Serena Ng
"Placebo Tests" for the Impacts of Air Pollution on Health: The Challenge of Limited Health Care Infrastructure pp. 371-75 Downloads
Bruna Guidetti, Paula Pereda and Edson Severnini
Ambiguous Air Pollution Effects of China's COVID-19 Lock-Down pp. 376-80 Downloads
Douglas Almond, Xinming Du, Valerie J. Karplus and Shuang Zhang
Environmental Protection or Environmental Protectionism? Evidence from Tail Pipe Emission Standards in China pp. 381-85 Downloads
Jie Bai, Shanjun Li, Danxia Xie and Hui Zhou
The Health Impacts of Coal-Fired Power Plants in India and the Co-benefits of Greenhouse Gas Reductions pp. 386-90 Downloads
Maureen Cropper, Ryna Cui, Sarath Guttikunda, Nate Hultman, Puja Jawahar, Yongjoon Park, Xinlu Yao and Xiaopeng Song
Carbon-Trading Pilot Programs in China and Local Air Quality pp. 391-95 Downloads
Douglas Almond and Shuang Zhang
Industrial Energy Regulation: The Role of Business Conglomerates in China pp. 396-400 Downloads
Qiaoyi Chen, Zhao Chen, Zhikuo Liu, Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato and Daniel Yi Xu
Border Carbon Adjustments When Carbon Intensity Varies across Producers: Evidence from California pp. 401-05 Downloads
Meredith Fowlie, Claire Petersen and Mar Reguant
Changing Population Exposure to Pollution in China's Special Economic Zones pp. 406-09 Downloads
Leslie A. Martin and Katie Zhang
Where Is Pollution Moving? Environmental Markets and Environmental Justice pp. 410-14 Downloads
Joseph Shapiro and Reed Walker
Cycles of Fire? Politics and Forest Burning in Indonesia pp. 415-19 Downloads
Clare Balboni, Robin Burgess, Anton Heil, Jonathan Old and Benjamin A. Olken
Indoor Air Quality, Information, and Socioeconomic Status: Evidence from Delhi pp. 420-24 Downloads
Michael Greenstone, Kenneth Lee and Harshil Sahai
Estimating the Elasticity to Real-Time Pricing: Evidence from the Spanish Electricity Market pp. 425-29 Downloads
Natalia Fabra, David Rapson, Mar Reguant and Jingyuan Wang
Low Energy: Estimating Electric Vehicle Electricity Use pp. 430-35 Downloads
Fiona Burlig, James Bushnell, David Rapson and Catherine Wolfram
Making Clean Firms Cleaner: Targeting Environmental Regulation to Maximize Returns pp. 436-39 Downloads
Paige Weber
Machine Learning about Treatment Effect Heterogeneity: The Case of Household Energy Use pp. 440-44 Downloads
Christopher R. Knittel and Samuel Stolper
Union Reform, Performance Pay, and New Teacher Supply: Evidence from Wisconsin's Act 10 pp. 445-49 Downloads
E. Jason Baron
School Capital Expenditure Rules and Distribution pp. 450-54 Downloads
Barbara Biasi, Julien Lafortune and David Schönholzer
Test-Based Accountability and the Effectiveness of School Finance Reforms pp. 455-59 Downloads
Christian Buerger, Seung Hyeong Lee and John Singleton
The Common Application and Student Choice pp. 460-64 Downloads
Brian Knight and Nathan Schiff
Who Gets Their First Job at a Large Firm? The Distinct Roles of Education and Skills pp. 465-69 Downloads
Jaime Arellano-Bover
Pure-Chance Jobs versus a Labor Market: The Impact on Careers of a Random Serial Dictatorship for First Job Seekers pp. 470-75 Downloads
Ashna Arora, Leonard Goff and Jonas Hjort
Initial Industry and Long-Term Earnings Growth pp. 476-80 Downloads
Stephen L. Ross and Patralekha Ukil
Long-Term Employment Effects from Job Losses during the COVID-19 Crisis? A Comparison to the Great Recession and Its Slow Recovery pp. 481-85 Downloads
Till von Wachter
Disability Insurance in the Great Recession: Ease of Access, Program Enrollment, and Local Hysteresis pp. 486-90 Downloads
Melissa S. Kearney, Brendan M. Price and Riley Wilson
Wage Insurance and Labor Market Trajectories pp. 491-95 Downloads
Benjamin G. Hyman, Brian K. Kovak, Adam Leive and Theodore Naff
Working for Your Bread: The Labor Supply Effects of SNAP pp. 496-500 Downloads
Marianne Bitler, Jason Cook and Jonathan Rothbaum
Jackson, the Bank War, and the Legacy of the Second Bank of the United States pp. 501-07 Downloads
Peter Rousseau
Off the Rails: The Real Effects of Railroad Bond Defaults following the Panic of 1873 pp. 508-13 Downloads
Christopher Cotter
How Contagious Was the Panic of 1907? New Evidence from Trust Company Stocks pp. 514-19 Downloads
Caroline Fohlin and Zhikun Lu
Trends in US Spatial Inequality: Concentrating Affluence and a Democratization of Poverty pp. 520-25 Downloads
Cecile Gaubert, Patrick Kline, Damián Vergara and Danny Yagan
Local Industrial Policy and Sectoral Hubs pp. 526-31 Downloads
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Pierre-Daniel Sarte and Felipe Schwartzman
Could Gentrification Stop the Poor from Benefiting from Urban Improvements? pp. 532-37 Downloads
Clare Balboni, Gharad Bryan, Melanie Morten and Bilal Siddiqi
Arrow Meets Hotelling: Modeling Spatial Innovation pp. 538-43 Downloads
Steven Callander, Nicolas Lambert and Niko Matouschek
Learning and Corruption on Monitoring Chains pp. 544-48 Downloads
Bruno Strulovici
Constrained Retrospective Search pp. 549-53 Downloads
Can Urgun and Leeat Yariv
Product Proliferation under Rational Inattention: Application to Health Insurance pp. 554-59 Downloads
Zach Y. Brown and Jihye Jeon
Can Automatic Retention Improve Health Insurance Market Outcomes? pp. 560-66 Downloads
Adrianna McIntyre, Mark Shepard and Myles Wagner
Friend-Based Ranking in Practice pp. 567-71 Downloads
Francis Bloch and Matthew Olckers
Urban Networks and Targeting: Evidence from Liberia pp. 572-76 Downloads
Lori Beaman, Niall Keleher, Jeremy Magruder and Carly Trachtman
The Effects of Prize Structures on Innovative Performance pp. 577-81 Downloads
Joshua Graff Zivin and Elizabeth Lyons
Common Ownership and Entrepreneurship pp. 582-86 Downloads
Ofer Eldar and Jillian Grennan
The Life Cycle of Businesses and Their Internal Organization pp. 587-92 Downloads
Elizabeth Handwerker, Sara Moreira and David Piccone
Immigration Enforcement and the Hiring of Low-Skilled Labor pp. 593-97 Downloads
Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, Esther Arenas-Arroyo and Bernhard Schmidpeter
Hurricane Maria and La Crisis Boricua on Health-Care Supply in Puerto Rico pp. 598-601 Downloads
Jose M. Fernandez
Pandemic Protocols, Native Nutrition: Grocery Store Access from American Indian Reservations during COVID-19 pp. 602-06 Downloads
Luis Quintero, Emilia Simeonova and Randall Akee
Investor Herding and Spillovers in African Debt Markets pp. 607-10 Downloads
Hanan Morsy, Eman Moustafa, Tiguene Nabassaga and Mustafa Yenice
Inference for Support Vector Regression under ℓ1 Regularization pp. 611-15 Downloads
Yuehao Bai, Hung Ho, Guillaume A. Pouliot and Joshua Shea
The Proximal Bootstrap for Finite-Dimensional Regularized Estimators pp. 616-20 Downloads
Jessie Li
Adversarial Inference Is Efficient pp. 621-25 Downloads
Tetsuya Kaji, Elena Manresa and Guillaume A. Pouliot
Estimation and Inference by Stochastic Optimization: Three Examples pp. 626-30 Downloads
Jean-Jacques Forneron and Serena Ng
Minutes of the Annual Business Meeting via Zoom, January 3, 2021 pp. 633-36 Downloads
Peter Rousseau
Report of the Secretary pp. 637-41 Downloads
Peter Rousseau
Report of the Treasurer pp. 642-46 Downloads
Peter Rousseau
American Economic Association 2020–2021 Universal Academic Questionnaire Summary Statistics pp. 647-49 Downloads
Charles E. Scott and John Siegfried
List of Online Reports pp. 650- Downloads
Peter Rousseau
Report of the Editor: American Economic Review pp. 669-85 Downloads
Esther Duflo
Report of the Editor: American Economic Review: Insights pp. 686-93 Downloads
Amy Finkelstein
Report of the Editor: Journal of Economic Literature pp. 694-97 Downloads
Steven Durlauf
Report of the Editor: Journal of Economic Perspectives pp. 698-700 Downloads
Enrico Moretti
Report of the Editor: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics pp. 701-07 Downloads
Benjamin Olken
Report of the Editor: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy pp. 708-17 Downloads
Erzo Luttmer
Report of the Editor: American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics pp. 718-24 Downloads
Simon Gilchrist
Report of the Editor: American Economic Journal: Microeconomics pp. 725-31 Downloads
Leeat Yariv
Report: Job Openings for Economists pp. 732-34 Downloads
John Siegfried
Report: Committee on Economic Education pp. 735-41 Downloads
Sam Allgood and KimMarie McGoldrick
Report: Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP) pp. 742-63 Downloads
Judy Chevalier
Report: Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession (CSMGEP) pp. 764-79 Downloads
Gary Hoover and Ebonya Washington
Report: Committee on Status of LGBTQ+ Individuals in the Economics Profession (CSQIEP) pp. 780-81 Downloads
Lee Badgett and Kitt Carpenter
Report: American Economic Association Committee on Statistics (AEAStat) pp. 782-84 Downloads
John Haltiwanger
Report: Committee on Government Relations (CGR) pp. 785-86 Downloads
Kenneth Troske
Report of the Task Force on Best Practices for Professional Conduct in Economics pp. 787-88 Downloads
Amanda Bayer
Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Job Market pp. 801-02 Downloads
John Cawley
Report of the AEA Ombudsperson pp. 803-06 Downloads
Leto Copeley
Report of the Search Committee for the Editor for the Journal of Economic Perspectives pp. 807- Downloads
Janice Eberly
Report by the AEA Data Editor pp. 808-17 Downloads
Lars Vilhuber
AEA Data and Code Availability Policy pp. 818-23 Downloads
Lars Vilhuber
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