This collection contains works by faculty from the Dartmouth Department of Economics.

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Submissions from 2021

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Representative estimates of COVID-19 infection fatality rates from four locations in India: cross-sectional study, Rebecca Cai, Paul Novosad, Vaidehi Tandel, Sam Asher, and Anup Malani

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Government Royalties on Sales of Pharmaceutical and Other Biomedical Products Developed with Substantial Public Funding: Illustrated with the Technology Transfer of the Drug-Eluting Coronary Stent, Robert S. Danziger and John T. Scott

Submissions from 2018

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Propensity to Patent and Firm Size for Small R&D-Intensive Firms, Albert N. Link and John T. Scott

Submissions from 2017

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Politics and Local Economic Growth: Evidence from India, Sam Asher and Paul Novosad

Submissions from 2016

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The Determinants of Productivity in Medical Testing: Intensity and Allocation of Care, Jason Abaluck, Leila Agha, Chris Kabrhel, Ali Raja, and Arjun Venkatesh

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Is the WTO Passé?, Kyle Bagwell, Chad P. Bown, and Robert W. Staiger

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Prices, Markups, and Trade Reform, Jan De Loecker, Pinelopi K. Goldberg, Amit K. Khandelwal, and Nina Pavcnik

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Unhappy Cities, Edward L. Glaeser, Joshua D. Gottlieb, and Oren Ziv

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Creativity for Invention Insights: Corporate Strategies and Opportunities for Public Entrepreneurship, John T. Scott

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Wintertime for Deceptive Advertising?, Jonathan Zinman and Eric Zitzewitz

Submissions from 2015

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Referrals: Peer Screening and Enforcement in a Consumer Credit Field Experiment, Gharad Bryan, Dean Karlan, and Jonathan Zinman

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Price Subsidies, Diagnostic Tests, and Targeting of Malaria Treatment: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial, Jessica Cohen, Pascaline Dupas, and Simone Schaner

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Behind the GATE Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training, Robert W. Fairlie, Dean Karlan, and Jonathan Zinman

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Would People Behave Differently If They Better Understood Social Security? Evidence from a Field Experiment, Jeffrey B. Liebman and Erzo F. P. Luttmer

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Optimal Design of Trade Agreements in the Presence of Renegotiation, Giovanni Maggi and Robert W. Staiger

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Does Online Availability Increase Citations? Theory And Evidence From A Panel Of Economics And Business Journals, Mark J. McCabe and Christopher M. Snyder

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Informal Employment in a Growing and Globalizing Low-Income Country, Brian McCaig and Nina Pavcnik

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Do Opposites Detract? Intrahousehold Preference Heterogeneity and Inefficient Strategic Savings, Simone Schaner

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The Entrepreneur’s Idea and Outside Finance: Theory and Evidence about Entrepreneurial Roles, John T. Scott and Troy J. Scott

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Standards and Innovation: US Public/Private Partnerships to Support Technology-based Economic Growth, Troy J. Scott and John T. Scott

Submissions from 2014

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Do Male-Female Wage Differentials Reflect Differences in the Return to Skill? Cross-City Evidence from 1980–2000, Paul Beaudry and Ethan Lewis

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Social Support Substitution and the Earnings Rebound: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity in Disability Insurance Reform, Lex Borghans, Anne C. Gielen, and Erzo F. P. Luttmer

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Medium Term Business Cycles in Developing Countries, Diego Comin, Norman Loayza, Farooq Pasha, and Luis Serven

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School Choice, School Quality and Postsecondary Attainment, David J. Deming, Justine S. Hastings, Thomas J. Kane, and Douglas O. Staiger

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Five Facts about Value-Added Exports and Implications for Macroeconomics and Trade Research, Robert C. Johnson

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Tax Morale, Erzo F. P. Luttmer and Monica Singhal

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Identifying the Effect of Open Access on Citations Using a Panel of Science Journals, Mark J. McCabe and Christopher M. Snyder

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Health, Education, and the Post-Retirement Evolution of Household Assets, James Poterba, Steven Venti, and David A. Wise

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Innovation Rivalry: Theory and Empirics, John T. Scott and Troy J. Scott

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Local Population Characteristics and Hemoglobin A1c Testing Rates among Diabetic Medicare Beneficiaries, Laura C. Yasaitis, Thomas Bubolz, Jonathan S. Skinner, and Amitabh Chandra

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Consumer Credit: Too Much or Too Little (or Just Right)?, Jonathan Zinman

Submissions from 2013

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Profiting from Regulation: Evidence from the European Carbon Market, James B. Bushnell, Howard Chong, and Erin T. Mansur

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Local Responses to Federal Grants: Evidence from the Introduction of Title I in the South, Elizabeth U. Cascio, Nora Gordon, and Sarah Reber

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The Poverty Gap in School Spending Following the Introduction of Title I, Elizabeth U. Cascio and Sarah Reber

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Corruption Dynamics: The Golden Goose Effect, Paul Niehaus and Sandip Sukhtankar

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An Activity-Generating Theory of Regulation, Joshua Schwartzstein and Andrei Shleifer

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s Line of Business Program and Innovation Research, John T. Scott

Submissions from 2012

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Cracks in the Melting Pot: Immigration, School Choice, and Segregation, Elizabeth U U. Cascio and Ethan G. Lewis

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Technology Growth and Expenditure Growth in Health Care, Amitabh Chandra and Jonathan Skinner

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Global Savings and Global Investment: The Transmission of Identified Fiscal Shocks, James Feyrer and Jay Shambaugh

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Financial Knowledge and Financial Literacy at the Household Level, Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier, and Nahid Tabatabai

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Information and Employee Evaluation: Evidence from a Randomized Intervention in Public Schools, Jonah E. Rockoff, Douglas O. Staiger, Thomas J. Kane, and Eric S. Taylor

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Sweetening the Deal? Political Connections and Sugar Mills in India, Sandip Sukhtankar

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Forensic Economics, Eric Zitzewitz

Submissions from 2011

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Vertical Linkages and the Collapse of Global Trade, Rudolfs Bems, Robert C. Johnson, and Kei-Mu Yi

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The Pragmatist’s Guide to Comparative Effectiveness Research, Amitabh Chandra, Anupam B. Jena, and Jonathan Skinner

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Culture, Context, and the Taste for Redistribution, Erzo F. P. Luttmer and Monica Singhal

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The Composition and Drawdown of Wealth in Retirement, James Poterba, Steven Venti, and David Wise

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Being Surveyed Can Change Later Behavior and Related Parameter Estimates, Alix Peterson Zwane, Jonathan Zinman, Eric Van Dusen, and William Pariente

Submissions from 2010

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What the Stock Market Decline Means for the Financial Security and Retirement Choices of the Near-Retirement Population, Alan L. Gustman, Thomas L. Steinmeier, and Nahid Tabatabai

Submissions from 2009

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Trade Liberalization and New Imported Inputs, Pinelopi Goldberg, Amit Khandelwal, Nina Pavcnik, and Petia Topalova

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Financial Instability, Reserves, and Central Bank Swap Lines in the Panic of 2008, Maurice Obstfeld, Jay C. Shambaugh, and Alan M. Taylor

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What Do Consumers Really Pay on Their Checking and Credit Card Accounts? Explicit, Implicit, and Avoidable Costs, Victor Stango and Jonathan Zinman

Submissions from 2008

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Education and the Age Profile of Literacy into Adulthood, Elizabeth Cascio, Damon Clark, and Nora Gordon

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Productivity Spillovers in Healthcare: Evidence from the Treatment of Heart Attacks, Amitabh Chandra and Douglas O. Staiger

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Preference Heterogeneity and Insurance Markets: Explaining a Puzzle of Insurance, David M. Cutler, Amy Finkelstein, and Kathleen McGarry

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Small Individual Loans and Mental Health: A Randomized Controlled Trial among South African Adults, Lia C. H. Fernald, Rita Hamad, Dean Karlan, Emily J. Ozer, and Jonathan Zinman

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Will the Stork Return to Europe and Japan? Understanding Fertility within Developed Nations, James Feyrer, Bruce Sacerdote, and Ariel Dora Stern

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Is American Health Care Uniquely Inefficient?, Alan M. Garber and Jonathan Skinner

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Credit Elasticities in Less-Developed Economies: Implications for Microfinance, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman

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Planning and Financial Literacy: How Do Women Fare?, Annamaria Lusardi and Olivia S. Mitchell

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Do Buyer-Size Discounts Depend on the Curvature of the Surplus Function? Experimental Tests of Bargaining Models, Hans-Theo Normann, Bradley J. Ruffle, and Christopher M. Snyder

Submissions from 2007

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Individual Consumption Risk and the Welfare Cost of Business Cycles, Massimiliano De Santis

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Academic Journal Prices in a Digital Age: A Two-Sided-Market Model, Mark J. McCabe and Christopher M. Snyder

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The Identity of the Generator in the Problem of Social Cost, Rohan Pitchford and Christopher M. Snyder

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The Shift from Defined Benefit Pensions to 401(k) Plans and the Pension Assets of the Baby Boom Cohort, James Poterba, Steven Venti, and David A. Wise

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Are You Sure You're Saving Enough for Retirement?, Jonathan Skinner

Submissions from 2006

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Gender and Performance: Evidence from School Assignment by Randomized Lottery, Justine S. Hastings, Thomas J. Kane, and Douglas O. Staiger

Submissions from 2005

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The Consequences of the Growth of Health Insurance Premiums, Katherine Baicker and Amitabh Chandra

Submissions from 2004

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Policy Watch: Trade Adjustment Assistance, Katherine Baicker and M. Marit Rehavi

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Iatrogenic Specification Error: A Cautionary Tale of Cleaning Data, Christopher R. Bollinger and Amitabh Chandra

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Abortion Policy and Fertility Outcomes: The Eastern European Experience, Phillip B. Levine and Douglas Staiger

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How Will 401(k) Pension Plans Affect Retirement Income?, Andrew A. Samwick and Jonathan Skinner

Submissions from 2003

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Development Assistance and the Construction of Government‐Initiated Community Institutions, Eric V. Edmonds

Submissions from 2002

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The Importance of Bequests and Life-Cycle Saving in Capital Accumulation: A New Answer, Karen E. Dynan, Jonathan Skinner, and Stephen P. Zeldes

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The Promise and Pitfalls of Using Imprecise School Accountability Measures, Thomas J. Kane and Douglas O. Staiger

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The Nature and Nurture of Economic Outcomes, Bruce Sacerdote

Submissions from 2001

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What Accounts for the Variation in Retirement Wealth Among U.S. Households?, B. Douglas Bernheim, Jonathan Skinner, and Steven Weinberg

Submissions from 2000

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Do the Rich Save More?, Karen E. Dynan, Jonathan Skinner, and Stephen P. Zeldes

Submissions from 1999

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Interests, Institutions, and Ideology in Securing Policy Change: The Republican Conversion to Trade Liberalization After Smoot‐Hawley, Douglas A. Irwin and Randall S. Kroszner

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Will Aging Baby Boomers Bust the Federal Budget?, Ronald Lee and Jonathan Skinner

Submissions from 1998

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What Makes an Entrepreneur?, David G. Blanchflower and Andrew J. Oswald

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Change in U.S. Tariffs: The Role of Import Prices and Commercial Policies, Douglas A. Irwin

Submissions from 1997

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The Economics of Prefunding Social Security and Medicare Benefits, Martin Feldstein and Andrew Samwick

Submissions from 1996

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Household Saving: Micro Theories and Micro Facts, Martin Browning and Annamaria Lusardi

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Assessing the Effectiveness of Saving Incentives, R. Glenn Hubbard and Jonathan S. Skinner

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How Retirement Saving Programs Increase Saving, James M. Poterba, Steven F. Venti, and David A. Wise

Submissions from 1987

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The Validity of Studies with Line of Business Data: Comment, Frederic M. Scherer, William F. Long, Stephen Martin, Dennis C. Mueller, George Pascoe, David J. Ravenschaft, John T. Scott, and Leonord W. Weiss