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                                                Papers:
                                             (most recently written on top)

8. “Prizes and Productivity: How Winning the Fields Medal Affects Scientific Output”
      Journal of Human Resources, forthcoming, 2015.
            with George Borjas
            Other versions: NBER Working Paper #19445; Notre Dame Economics Working Paper #022
            Press Features: Business Insider (September 11, 2013)
                                     Slate (September 11, 2013)
                                     Marginal Revolution Blog (September 23, 2013)
                                     Pew Research Center (September 25, 2013)
                                     Inside Higher Ed (October 2, 2013)
                                     The American (October 2, 2013)
                                     NBER Digest (March, 2014)
                                     Wall Street Journal Blog (April 18, 2014)
                                     National Public Radio [Audio Transcript] (Morning Edition, August 18, 2014)
                                     Le Monde (September 10, 2014)
                                     Notices of the American Mathematical Society (2014)

7. “Which Peers Matter? The Relative Impacts of Collaborators, Colleagues, and Competitors"
      Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming, 2015.
            with George Borjas
            Other versions: NBER Working Paper #20026; Notre Dame Economics Working Paper #021
            Press Features: VoxEU (June 13, 2014)

6. “How High Skill Immigration Affects Science: Evidence from the Collapse of the USSR”
      Innovation Policy and the Economy, Volume 15, 2015.
            with George Borjas

5. “Cognitive Mobility: Native Responses to Supply Shocks in the Space of Ideas”
      Journal of Labor Economics, forthcoming, 2014.
            with George Borjas
            Other versions: NBER Working Paper #18614; Notre Dame Economics Working Paper #019
            Press Features: NBER Digest (May, 2013)

4. “The Collapse of the Soviet Union and the Productivity of American Mathematicians"
      Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 127, Issue 3, Pages 1143-1203, August 2012.
            with George Borjas
            Other versions: NBER Working Paper #17800; Notre Dame Economics Working Paper #002
            Press Features: Science (Volume 335, Number 6070, 17 February 2012)
                                     Science Careers Magazine (March 02, 2012)
                                     NBER Digest (June, 2012)
                                     Inside Higher Ed (February 9, 2012)
                                     Wall Street Journal Blog (February 13, 2012)
                                     Marginal Revolution Blog (November 9, 2012)

3. “How Does Child Labor Affect the Demand for Adult Labor? Evidence from Rural Mexico”
      Journal of Human Resources, Volume 48, Issue 3, Pages 702-735, Summer 2013.
            Other versions: Notre Dame Economics Working Paper #016

2. “A Shred of Credible of Evidence on the Long Run Elasticity of Labor Supply”
      Economica, Volume 77, Issue 308, pages 637–650, October 2010.
            with Orley Ashenfelter and Bruce Schaller
            Other versions: NBER Working Paper #15746; IZA Discussion Paper_4810; IRS Working Paper_551             Press Features: NBER Digest (June, 2010)

1. “Are Long-term Wage Elasticities of Labor Supply More Negative than Short-term Ones?”
      Economics Letters, Volume 122, Issue 2, Pages 208-210, February 2014.
            A version of this paper was circulated previously as “Reference Points, Expectations,
            and Heterogeneous Daily Labor Supply”
            Other versions: Notre Dame Economics Working Paper #020


                                    Works in Progress:

“High-Skill Immigration, Employment, and Wages”
      (work in progress)
            with Alexander Gelber and Adam Isen 

“The Migration of Innovators”
      (work in progress)
            with Soojin Kim 

“Scientists' Project Choice and Risk Preferences”
      (work in progress)
            with YuYu Chen and Elaine Liu 

"The Demand for STEM Graduates: Evidence from Visa Reform”
      (work in progress)
            with Ying Shen

"The Effect of Immigrant Students on Science: Evidence from the Opening of China”
      (work in progress)
            with Ying Shen

“How do Research Institutions Respond to Supply Shocks?”
      (work in progress)
            with George Borjas

“The Specialization of Mathematical Science”
      (work in progress)
            with George Borjas

“The Genealogy of Mathematical Knowledge”
      (work in progress)
            with George Borjas


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