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Estimating equilibrium models of sorting across locations
(Economic Journal, 2007-03-01)
While there is growing interest in measuring the size and scope of local spillovers, it is well understood that such spillovers cannot be distinguished from unobservable local attributes using solely the observed location ...
An Equilibrium Model of Sorting in an Urban Housing Market
(NBER Working Paper, 2005)
Tiebout Sorting, Social Multipliers and the Demand for School Quality
(NBER Working Paper, 2009)
Building criminal capital behind bars: Peer effects in juvenile corrections
(Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2009-02-01)
This paper analyzes the influence that juvenile offenders serving time in the same correctional facility have on each other's subsequent criminal behavior. The analysis is based on data on over 8,000 individuals serving ...
The effects of financial education in the workplace: Evidence from a survey of employers
(Economic Inquiry, 2009-10-01)
We examine the effects of education on financial decision-making skills by identifying an interesting source of variation in pertinent training. During the 1990s, an increasing number of individuals were exposed to programs ...
A unified framework for measuring preferences for schools and neighborhoods
(Journal of Political Economy, 2007-10-23)
This paper develops a framework for estimating household preferences for school and neighborhood attributes in the presence of sorting. It embeds a boundary discontinuity design in a heterogeneous residential choice model, ...
The effectiveness of juvenile correctional facilities: Public versus private management
(Journal of Law and Economics, 2005-10-01)
This paper uses data on juvenile offenders released from correctional facilities in Florida to explore the effects of facility management type (private for-profit, private nonprofit, public state-operated, and public ...
Migration and hedonic valuation: The case of air quality
(Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2009-07-01)
Conventional hedonic techniques for estimating the value of local amenities rely on the assumption that households move freely among locations. We show that when moving is costly, the variation in housing prices and wages ...