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514 Labor Supply Effects of the Recent Social Security Benefit Cuts: Empirical Estimates Using Cohort Discontinuities Giovanni Mastrobuoni 10/2006
513 The Social Security Earnings Test Removal: Money Saved or Money Spent by the Trust Fund? Giovanni Mastrobuoni 08/2006
512 New Evidence on Gender Differences in Promotion Rates: An Empirical Analysis of a Sample of New Hires Francine Blau, Jed DeVaro 04/2006
511 Neighborhood Effects on Barriers to Employment: Results From a Randomized Housing Mobility Experiment in Baltimore Kristin Turney, Susan Clampet-Lundquist, Kathryn Edin, Jeffrey Kling, Greg Duncan 03/2006
510 Is Crime Contagious? Jeffrey Kling, Jens Ludwig 03/2006
509 Moving At-Risk Teenagers Out of High-Risk Neighborhoods: Why Girls Fare Better Than Boys Susan Clampet-Lundquist, Kathryn Edin, Jeffrey Kling, Greg Duncan 03/2006
508 The US Gender Pay Gap in the 1990s: Slowing Convergence Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn 03/2006
507 The Impact of Employment Protection Mandates on Demographic Temporary Employment Patterns: International Microeconomic Evidence Lawrence Kahn 01/2006
506 Albert Rees and the 'Chicago School of Economics' Orley Ashenfelter, John Pencavel 01/2006
505 Measuring the Value of a Statistical Life: Problems and Prospects Orley Ashenfelter 12/2005
504 The Mid-1990s EITC Expansion: Aggregate Labor Supply Effects and Economic Incidence Jesse Rothstein 10/2005
503 Union Membership in the United States: The Divergence between the Public and Private Sectors Henry Farber 09/2005
502 Layoffs as Part of an Optimal Incentive Mix: Theory and Evidence Anders Frederiksen, Elod Takats 08/2005
501 Evaluating the Role of Brown vs. Board of Education in School Equalization, Desegregation, and the Income of African Americans Orley Ashenfelter, William Collins, Albert Yoon 05/2005
500 Racial Segregation and the Black-White Test Score Gap David Card, Jesse Rothstein 05/2005
499 Rockonomics: The Economics of Popular Music, Marie Connolly, Alan Krueger 04/2005
498 What do we know about Job Loss in the United States? Evidence from the Displaced Workers Survey, 1984-2004 Henry Farber 01/2005
497 Reference-Dependent Preferences and Labor Supply: The Case of New York City Taxi Drivers Henry Farber 12/2004
496 What Does the Public Know about Economic Policy, and How Does It Know It? Alan Blinder, Alan Krueger 09/2004
495 On the Efficiency of Standard Contracts the Case of Construction Surajeet Chakravarty, Bentley MacLeod 09/2004
494 Incarceration Length, Employment, and Earnings Jeffrey Kling 08/2004
493 Beyond Treatment Effects: Estimating the Relationship Between Neighborhood Poverty and Individual Outcomes in the MTO Experiment Jeffrey Liebman, Lawrence Katz, Jeffrey Kling 08/2004
492 Neighborhoods and Academic Achievement: Results From The Moving to Opportunity Experiment Lisa Sanbonmatsu, Jeffrey Kling, Greg Duncan, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn 08/2004
491 Effects of Neighborhood Characteristics on the Mortality of Black Male Youth: Evidence From Gautreaux Mark Votruba, Jeffrey Kling 07/2004
490 Explaining Individual Job Separations in a Segregated Labor Market Anders Frederiksen 08/2004
489 Prison-Based Education and Re-Entry into the Mainstream Labor Market John Tyler, Jeffrey Kling 07/2004
488 Has SARS Infected the Property Market? Evidence from Hong Kong Grace Wong 05/2004
487 Evaluating Labor Market Reforms: A General Equilibrium Approach Cesar Alonso-Borrego, Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde, Jose Galdon-Sanchez 05/2004
486 Econometric Methods in Staples Orley Ashenfelter, Daniel Hosken, Jonathan Baker, David Ashmore, Suzanne Gleason 05/2004
485 Cut to the Bone? Hospital Takeovers and Nurse Employment Contracts Janet Currie, Bentley MacLeod, Mehdi Farsi 04/2004
484 The Economics of Real Superstars: The Market for Rock Concerts in the Material World Alan Krueger 04/2004
483 Experimental Analysis of Neighborhood Effects on Youth Jeffrey Liebman, Jeffrey Kling 03/2004
482 Youth Criminal Behavior in the Moving to Opportunity Experiment Lawrence Katz, Jeffrey Kling, Jens Ludwig 03/2004
481 Moving to Opportunity and Tranquility: Neighborhood Effects on Adult Economic Self-Sufficiency and Health From a Randomized Housing Voucher Experiment Lisa Sanbonmatsu, Jeffrey Liebman, Lawrence Katz, Jeffrey Kling 04/2004
480 On Terrorism and Electoral Outcomes: Theory and Evidence from the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Claude Berrebi, Esteban Klor 01/2004
479 Estimating the Value of a Statistical Life: The Importance of Omitted Variables and Publication Bias Orley Ashenfelter, Michael Greenstone 01/2004
478 Strategic Bargaining Behavior, Self-Serving Biases, and the Role of Expert Agents An Empirical Study of Final-Offer Arbitration Orley Ashenfelter, Gordon Dahl 09/2003
477 Evidence About the Link Between Education, Poverty and Terrorism Among Palestinians Claude Berrebi 09/2003
476 Decomposing Wage Gaps Between Ethnic Groups: The Case of Israel Gad Levanon, Yaron Raviv 07/2003
475 Estimating the Probability of Leaving Unemployment Using Uncompleted Spells from Repeated Cross-section Data Maia Guell, Luojia Hu 05/2003
474 Social Security and Retirees' Decision to Work Mark Votruba 05/2003
473 Is Tomorrow Another Day? The Labor Supply of New York City Cab Drivers Henry Farber 05/2003
472 Non-union Wage Rates and the Threat of Unionization Henry Farber 02/2003
471 Job Loss in the United States, 1981-2001 Henry Farber 01/2003
470 Another Look at the New York City School Voucher Experiment Pei Zhu, Alan Krueger 11/2002
469 Educational Debt Burden and Career Choice: Evidence from a Financial Aid Experiment at NYU Law School Erica Field 10/2002
468 What Are Food Stamps Worth? Diane Whitmore 07/2002
467 What's a Dropout to Do? Coping with the Deterioration of the Low-Skilled Labor Market Leah Platt, Henry Farber 07/2002
466 Inequality, Too Much of a Good Thing Alan Krueger 04/2002
465 Uncertainty and the Politics of Employment Protection Andrea Vindigni 06/2002