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ECON 30331:  Econometrics (Undergraduate)



Links to Electronic Copies of Readings

ECON 30331/Evans

Fall 2014



  • Bertrand, Marianne  and Sendhil Mullainathan, “Are Emily and Greg More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal?  A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination,” American Economic Review, 94(4), 2004, 991-1013.  Download


  • Carrell, Scott, Mark Hoekstra, and James E. West. “Is Poor Fitness Contagious? Evidence from Randomly Assigned Friends.”  Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95, 657-663. Download


·         Black, Sandra E. “Do Better Schools Matter? Parental Valuation of Elementary Education.”  Quarterly Journal of Economics 1999, 114(2), 577-599. Download


  • Sacerdote, Bruce, “How Large Are the Effects from Changes in Family Environment?  A Study of Korean American Adoptees,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 121(1), 2007, 119-157. Download


  • Dale, Stacy Berg, and Krueger, Alan, “Estimating the Payoff to Attending a More Selective College:  An Application of Selection on Observables and Unobservables.” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 117(4), 2002, 1491-1527. Download


  • Burton Malkiel, “The Efficient Market Hypothesis and its Critiics.”  Journal of Economic Perspectives, 17(1), 2003, 59-82. [Download]


  • David Wilcox, “Social Security Benefits, Consumption Expenditures, and the Life Cycle Hypothesis,” Journal of Political Economy, 97, April 1989, 288-304. Download


  • Richard Thaler, “Anomalies: Weekend, Holiday, Turn of the Month, and Intraday Effects,” Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1, Fall 1987, 169-78. Download


  • Meyer, B., W.K. Viscusi, and D. Durbin (1995), "Worker’ Compensation and Injury Duration: Evidence from a Natural Experiment," American Economic Review, Vol. 85, 322-40.  Download


  • Card, D., and A.B. Krueger, "Minimum Wages and Employment: A Case Study of the Fast Food Industry in New Jersey and Pennsylvania," American Economic Review, September 1994, 722-794. Download


·         Ayres, Ian and Steven Levitt, “Measuring Positive Externalities from Unobserved Victim Precaution:  An Empirical Analysis of Lojak,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 115(3), 2000, 755-789.  Download


  • Angrist, J.D., "Lifetime Earnings and the Vietnam Era Draft Lottery: Evidence from Social Security Administrative Records," American Economic Review, 80, 1990, 313-336. Download


  • Hotz, Joseph, Susan Williams McElroy and Seth Sanders, “Teenage Childbearing and Its Lifecycle Consequences:  Exploiting a Natural Experiment.”  Journal of Human Resources, 2005, 40(3): 683-715. Download


  • Angrist, J.D., and W.N. Evans, “Children and Their Parents’ Labor Supply: Evidence from Exogenous Variation in Family Size,” American Economic Review, 88(3), 1998, 450-477. Download


  • Matsudaria, Jordan, “Mandatory Summer School and Student Achievement:  A Regression Discontinuity Approach.”  Journal of Econometrics, 2008, 142(2): 829-850. Download


  • Angrist, J.D., V. Lavy, "Using Maimonides' Rule to Estimate the Effect of Class Size on Scholastic Achievement, "Quarterly Journal of Economics, 114(2), 1999, 533-575. Download


  • Carpenter, Christopher, and Carlos Dobkin. “The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Mortality:  Regression Discontinuity Evidence from the Minimum Drinking Age.” American Economic Journal:  Applied Economics 2009, 1(1), 164-182. Download


·         Card , David, Carlos Dobkin, Nicole Maestas, “Does Medicare Save Lives.” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 124(2), May 2009, 597-636.  Download