Selected Research Publications from Our Faculty

A Theory of Intergenerational Mobility

Gary S. Becker, Scott Duke Kominers, Kevin M. Murphy, Jörg L. Spenkuch. 2018. Journal of Political Economy, 126(S1): S7-S25.

Returns to Education: The Causal Effects of Education on Earnings, Health, and Smoking

James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries, Gregory Veramendi. 2018. Journal of Political Economy, 126(S1): S197-S246.

Growth through Heterogeneous Innovations

Ufuk Akcigit, William R. Kerr. 2018. Journal of Political Economy, 126(4): 1374-1443.

Using Instrumental Variables for Inference about Policy Relevant Treatment Parameters

Magne Mogstad, Andres Santos, Alexander Torgovitsky. 2018. Econometrica, 86(5): 1589-1619.

Aggregating Recruiting Intensity

Alessandro Gavazza, Simon Mongey, Giovanni L. Violante. 2018. American Economic Review, 108(8): 2088-2127.

Status Goods: Experimental Evidence from Platinum Credit Cards

Leonardo Bursztyn, Bruno Ferman, Stefano Fiorin, Martin Kanz, and Gautam Rao. 2018. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 133(3): 1561-1595.

Do Energy Efficiency Investments Deliver? Evidence from the Weatherization Assistance Program

Meredith Fowlie, Michael Greenstone, and Catherine Wolfram. 2018. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 133(3): 1597-1644.

Consumer Price Search and Platform Design in Internet Commerce

Michael Dinerstein, Liran Einav, Jonathan Levin, Neel Sundaresan. 2018. American Economic Review, 108(7): 1820-1859.

Monetary Policy According to HANK

Greg Kaplan, Benjamin Moll, and Giovanni Violante. 2018. American Economic Review, 108(3): 697-743.

Bid Shading and Bidder Surplus in the US Treasury Auction System

Ali Hortaçsu, Jakub Kastl, and Allen Zhang. 2018. American Economic Review, 108(1): 147-169.

'Acting Wife': Marriage Market Incentives and Labor Market Investments

Leonardo Bursztyn, Thomas Fujiwara, and Amanda Pallais. 2017. American Economic Review, 107(11): 3288-3319.

Defensive Investments and the Demand for Air Quality: Evidence from the NOx Budget Program

Olivier Deschênes, Michael Greenstone, and Joseph S. Shapiro. 2017. American Economic Review, 107(10): 2958-2989.

Beyond LATE with a Discrete Instrument

Christian N. Brinch, Magne Mogstad, and Matthew Wiswall. 2017. Journal of Political Economy, 125(4): 985-1039.

The Margins of Global Sourcing: Theory and Evidence from US Firms

Pol Antràs, Teresa C. Fort, and Felix Tintelnot. 2017. American Economic Review, 107(9): 2514-2564.

Fiscal Policy and Debt Management with Incomplete Markets

Anmol Bhandari, David Evans, Mikhail Golosov, and Thomas J. Sargent. 2017. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 132(2): 617-663.

Earnings and Consumption Dynamics: A Nonlinear Panel Data Framework

Manuel Arellano, Richard Blundell, and Stéphane Bonhomme. 2017. Econometrica, 85(3): 693-734.

Existence of Optimal Mechanisms in Principal-Agent Problems

Ohad Kadan, Philip J. Reny, and Jeroen M. Swinkels. 2017. Econometrica, 85(3): 769-823.

Randomization Tests under an Approximate Symmetry Assumption

Ivan A. Canay, Joseph P. Romano, and Azeem M. Shaikh. 2017. Econometrica, 85(3): 1013-1030.

Immigration and the Rise of American Ingenuity

Ufuk Akcigit, John Grigsby, and Tom Nicholas. 2017. American Economic Review, 107(5): 327-331.

What Can We Learn from Experiments? Understanding the Threats to the Scalability of Experimental Results

Omar Al-Ubaydli, John A. List, and Dana L. Suskind. 2017. American Economic Review, 107(5): 282-286.

Abducting Economics

James J. Heckman and Burton Singer. 2017. American Economic Review, 107(5): 292-302.

Voting to Tell Others

Stefano Dellavigna, John A. List, Ulrike Malmendier, and Gautam Rao. 2017. Review of Economic Studies, 84(1): 143-181.

Quantile Selection Models with an Application to Understanding Changes in Wage Inequality

Manuel Arellano and Stéphane Bonhomme. 2017. Econometrica, 85(1): 1-28.

First-Price Auctions with General Information Structures: Implications for Bidding and Revenue

Dirk Bergemann, Benjamin Brooks, and Stephen Morris. 2017. Econometrica, 85(1): 107-143.

Global Production with Export Platforms

Felix Tintelnot. 2017. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 132(1): 157-209.

Does Welfare Inhibit Success? The Long-Term Effects of Removing Low-Income Youth from the Disability Rolls

Manasi Deshpande. 2016. American Economic Review, 106(11): 3300-3330.

Taxation and the International Mobility of Inventors

Ufuk Akcigit, Salomé Baslandze, and Stefanie Stantcheva. 2016. American Economic Review, 106(10): 2930-2981.

The Real Effects of Monetary Shocks in Sticky Price Models: A Sufficient Statistic Approach

Fernando Alvarez, Hervé Le Bihan, and Francesco Lippi. 2016. American Economic Review, 106(10): 2817-2851.

How to Count Citations if You Must

Motty Perry and Philip J. Reny. 2016. American Economic Review, 106(9):2722-2741.

Runs on Money Market Mutual Funds

Lawrence D.W. Schmidt, Allan Timmermann, and Russ Wermers. 2016. American Economic Review, 106(9):2525-2557.

Editor's Choice: Field of Study, Earnings, and Self-Selection

Lars J. Kirkeboen, Edwin Leuven and Magne Mogstad. 2016. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 131(3):1057-1111.

Shopping Externalities and Self-Fulfilling Unemployment Fluctuations

Greg Kaplan and Guido Menzio. 2016. Journal of Political Economy, 124(3):771-825.

Buy, Keep, or Sell: Economic Growth and the Market for Ideas

Ufuk Akcigit, Murat Alp Celik, and Jeremy Greenwood. 2016. Econometrica, 84(3):943-84.

Financial Health Economics

Ralph S. J. Koijen, Tomas J. Philipson, and Harald Uhlig. 2016. Econometrica, 84(1):195-242.

Monetary Shocks in Models with Inattentive Producers

Fernando Alvarez, Francesco Lippi, and Luigi Paciello. 2016. Review of Economic Studies, 83(2):421-59.

Yours, Mine, and Ours: Do Divorce Laws Affect the Intertemporal Behavior of Married Couples?

Alessandra Voena. 2015. American Economic Review. 105(8):2295-332.

Do Competitive Workplaces Deter Female Workers? A Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment on Job Entry Decisions

Jeffrey A. Flory, Andreas Liebbrandt, and John A. List. 2015. Review of Economic Studies, 82(1):122-55.

Principles of (Behavioral) Economics

David Laibson, and John A. List. 2015. American Economic Review, 105(5):385-90.

Tenable Strategy Blocks and Settled Equilibria

Myerson, Roger, and Jorgen Weibull. 2015. Econometrica, 83(3):943-76.

Human Capital and Growth

Lucas, Robert E. Jr. 2015. American Economic Review, 105(5):85-88.

The Generalized Roy Model and the Cost-Benefit Analysis of Social Programs

Philipp Eisenhauer, James J. Heckman, and Edward Vytlacil. 2015. Journal of Political Economy, 123(2):413-43.

Do Natural Field Experiments Afford Researchers More or Less Control Than Laboratory Experiments?

Al-Ubaydli, Omar, and John A. List. 2015. American Economic Review, 105(5):462-66.

Grouped Patterns of Heterogeneity in Panel Data

Bonhomme, Stéphane, and Elena Manresa. 2015. Econometrica, 83(3):1147-84.

Earnings, Disposable Income, and Consumption of Allowed and Rejected Disability Insurance Applicants

Kostøl, Andreas Ravndal, and Magne Mogstad. 2015. American Economic Review, 105(5):137-41.

Environmental Health Risks and Housing Values: Evidence from 1,600 Toxic Plant Openings and Closings

Currie, Janet, Lucas Davis, Michael Greenstone, and Reed Walker. 2015. American Economic Review, 105(2):678-709.

A Characterization of Rationalizable Consumer Behavior

Reny, Philip J. 2015. Econometrica, 83(1):175-92.

Environmental Regulations, Air and Water Pollution, and Infant Mortality in India

Michael Greenstone and Rema Hanna. 2014. American Economic Review, 104(10):3038-72.

Nobel Lecture: Uncertainty Outside and Inside Economic Models

Hansen, Lars Peter. 2014. Journal of Political Economy, 122(5):945-87.

Vertical Integration and Input Flows

Atalay, Enghin, Hortacsu, Ali, and Syverson, Chad. 2014. American Economic Review, 104(4):1120-48.

Price Setting With Menu Cost for Multiproduct Firms

Alvarez, Fernando and Lippi, Francesco. 2014. Econometrica, 82(1):89–135.

On the Testability of Identification in Some Nonparametric Models With Endogeneity

Canay, Ivan A., Santos, Andres, and Shaikh, Azeem M. 2013. Econometrica, 81(6):2535–2559.

Truth-Telling by Third-Party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India

Michael Greenstone, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, and Nicholas Ryan. 2013. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 128(4):1499-1545.

Evidence on the Impact of Sustained Exposure to Air Pollution on Life Expectancy from China’s Huai River Policy

Michael Greenstone, Yuyu Chen, Avraham Ebenstein, and Hongbin Li. 2013. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(32):12936-12941.

Toward an Understanding of Learning by Doing: Evidence from an Automobile Assembly Plant

Steven D. Levitt, John A. List, and Chad Syverson, 2013. Journal of Political Economy, 121(4):643-81.

Glass-Steagall: A Requiem

Lucas, Robert E. 2013. American Economic Review, 103(3): 43-47.

Benefit Cost Analysis for Financial Regulation

Posner, Eric, and E. Glen Weyl. 2013. American Economic Review, 103(3): 393-97.

Testing for Racial Differences in the Mental Ability of Young Children

Fryer, Roland G., and Steven D. Levitt. 2013. American Economic Review, 103(2): 981-1005.

The Importance of Being Marginal: Gender Differences in Generosity

DellaVigna, Stefano, John A. List, Ulrike Malmendier, and Gautam Rao. 2013. American Economic Review, 103(3): 586-590.

The 2007 Subprime Market Crisis Through the Lens of European Central Bank Auctions for Short-Term Funds

Cassola, Nuno, Ali Hortacsu, and Jakub Kastl. 2013. Econometrica, 81(4): 1309-1345.

Pass-Through as an Economic Tool: Principles of Incidence under Imperfect Competition

Weyl, E. Glen and Michal Fabinger. 2013. Journal of Political Economy, 121(3): 528-583.

Market Power Screens Willingness-to-Pay

Weyl, E. Glen and Jean Tirole. 2012. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 127(4): 1971-2003.

A Model of Moral-Hazard Credit Cycles

Myerson, Roger. 2012. Journal of Political Economy, 120(5): 847-78.

Pay for Percentile

Barlevy, Gadi, and Derek Neal. 2012. American Economic Review, 102(5): 1805-1831.

Valuing Dealers' Informational Advantage: A Study of Canadian Treasury Auctions

Hortacsu, Ali and Jakub Kastl. 2012. Econometrica, 80(6): 2511-42.

Durable Consumption and Asset Management with Transaction and Observation Costs

Alvarez, Fernando, Luigi Guiso, and Francesco Lippi. 2012. American Economic Review, 102(5): 2272-2300.

Testing Models of Consumer Search Using Data on Web Browsing and Purchasing Behavior

De Los Santos, Babur, Hortacsu, Ali, and Matthijis R. Wildenbeest. 2012. American Economics Review, 102(6): 2955-80.

Testing for Altruism and Social Pressure in Charitable Giving

DellaVigna, Stefano, John A. List, and Ulrike Malmendier. 2012. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 127(1): 1-56.

On the Asymptotic Optimality of Empirical Likelihood for Testing Moment Restrictions

Kitamura, Yuichi, Andres Santos, and Azeem M. Shaikh. 2012. Econometrica, 80(1): 413-23.

Stakes Matter in Ultimatum Games

Andersen, Steffen, Seda Ertaç, Uri Gneezy, Moshe Hoffman, and John A. List. 2011. American Economic Review, 101(7): 3427–39.

Optimal Price Setting With Observation and Menu Costs

Alvarez, Fernando E., Francesco Lippi, and Luigi Paciello. 2011. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 126(4): 1909-1960.

Estimating Marginal Returns to Education

Carneiro, Pedro, James J. Heckman, and Edward J. Vytlacil. 2011. American Economic Review, 101(6): 2754–81.

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