Research

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Development, Labor, and Public Economics

Our recent research covers topics including the impact of fathers on women's occupational choices; the expansion of Medicare prescription drug coverage; the relationship between temperature and agricultural productivity; the effect of expanding...

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Macroeconomics and International Economics

Our recent research covers a variety of topics including financial crises and international contagion; optimal fiscal and monetary policy in models with search and other frictions; employment dynamics of new businesses; the role of intangible...

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Microeconomic Theory, Behavioral Economics, Industrial Organization

Recent faculty research covers topics including the theory and practice of auction design; the functioning of electricity markets; the impact of information provision on the markets for restaurants, drugs, health insurance, and e-commerce; the...

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Econometrics

Recent faculty research in econometrics investigates the properties of instrumental variable estimators with many instruments, Bayesian estimation and model selection methods, spatial and cross sectional interaction models, dynamic panel data...

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Economic History, Institutions, and Political Economy

Economic history, institutions, and political economy study overlapping questions. Economic history studies the structure and performance of societies through time.  Markets, technologies, resources, and institutions play a central role in our...

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