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Working Papers from 2021

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Marginal Treatment Effects with Misclassified Treatment, Santiago Acerenza, Kyunghoon Ban, and Desire Kedagni

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Testing Identifying Assumptions in Bivariate Probit Models, Santiago Acerenza, Otávio Bartalotti, and Desire Kedagni

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Parallel Markets in School Choice, Mustafa Oguz Afacan, Piotr Evdokimov, Rustamdjan Hakimov, and Bertan Turhan

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How to De-reserve Reserves, Orhan Aygün and Bertan Turhan

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Consumer valuation of and attitudes towards novel foods produced with NPETs: A review, John C. Beghin and Christopher R. Gustafson

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Identification of resource extraction technologies when the resource stock is unobservable, Helle Bunzel, Larry Perruso, and Quinn Weninger

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A Multiperiod Consensus-Based Transactive Energy System for Unbalanced Distribution Networks, Rui Cheng, Leigh Tesfatsion, and Zhaoyu Wang

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Growing like Google: Endogenous Growth with Global Network Externalities, Juan Carlos Cordoba and Sicheng He

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Discordant Relaxations of Misspecified Models, Desire Kedagni, Lixiong Li, and Ismael Mourifie

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How do Firms Respond to Long-term Political Tensions? Evidence from Chinese Food Importers, Haoran Li, Xibo Wan, and Wendong Zhang

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Entry under placement uncertainty, Sunanda Roy, Rajesh Singh, and Quinn Weninger

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Plurality, Borda Count and Preference Polarization, Sunanda Roy, Kuan Chuen Wu, and Abhijit Chandra

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Heterogeneity and Market Adaptation to Climate Change in Dynamic-Spatial Equilibrium, Ivan Rudik, Gary Lyn, Weiliang Tan, and Ariel Ortiz-Bobea

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Agent-Based Computational Economics: Overview and Brief History, Leigh Tesfatsion

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Young and Hungry? Employment Levels for Young People During Spring 2021, John V. Winters

Working Papers from 2020

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Assignment Maximization, Mustafa Oguz Afacan, Inácio Bó, and Bertan Turhan

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Employment Opportunities and High School Completion during the COVID-19 Recession, Kunwon Ahn, Jun Yeong Lee, and John V. Winters

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Reference-dependent preferences, time inconsistency, and unfunded pensions, Torben M. Andersen, Joydeep Bhattacharya, and Qing Liu

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Do workers discriminate against their out-group employers? Evidence from the gig economy, Sher Afghan Asad, Ritwik Banerjee, and Joydeep Bhattacharya

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Slot-specific Priorities with Capacity Transfers, Michelle Avataneo and Bertan Turhan

Direct Matching Mechanism Design for India with Comprehensive Affirmative Action, Orhan Aygün and Bertan Turhan

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Nonparametric Bounds on Treatment Effects with Imperfect Instruments, Kyunghoon Ban and Desire Kedagni

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Time inconsistency and endogenous borrowing constraints, Joydeep Bhattacharya, Monisankar Bishnu, and Min Wang

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A Rational-Choice Model of Covid-19 Transmission with Endogenous Quarantining and Two-sided Prevention, Joydeep Bhattacharya, Shankha Chakraborty, and Xiumei Yu

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Comparative Profitability of Product Disclosure Statements, Anastasia Burkovskaya and Jian Li

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Employment Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic across Metropolitan Status and Size, Seung Jin Cho, Jun Yeong Lee, and John Winters

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COVID-19 Employment Status Impacts on Food Sector Workers, Seung Jin Cho, Jun Yeong Lee, and John V. Winters

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The Distributional Impacts of Early Employment Losses from COVID-19, Seung Jin Cho and John V. Winters

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The Case for Remote Work, Matthew Clancy

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The Full Recession: Private Versus Social Costs of Covid-19, Juan Carlos Cordoba, Marla Ripoll, and Siqiang Yang

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Equilibrium Unemployment: The Role Of Discrimination, Juan C. Cordoba, Anni Isojärvi, and Haoran Li

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Wealth Mobility in the 1860s, Brandon Dupont and Joshua L. Rosenbloom

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Extension Demonstration: Grameen Microfinance Methods and Capital Access for Low-Income Female Entrepreneurs, Mark A. Edelman

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Property rights and the efficient extraction of common pool resources: evidence from West Coast groundfish, Keith S. Evans, Carl Lian, and Quinn Weninger

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Will Urbanization in Developing Countries Reduce Carbon Emissions? Panel Data Evidence from Pakistani Household Surveys, Syed M. Hasan and Wendong Zhang

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Who Can Work and Study from Home in Pakistan: Evidence from a 2018-19 Nationwide Household Survey, Syed Hasan, Attique Rehman, and Wendong Zhang

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Life Expectancy at Birth and Lifetime Education and Earnings, Mohammad Mainul Hoque, Elizabeth M. King, Claudio E. Montenegro, and Peter F. Orazem

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Economic Spillovers and Political Values in Government Competition for Firms, Donghyuk Kim

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How much you talk matters: cheap talk and collusion in a Bertrand oligopoly game, Jun Yeong Lee and Elizabeth Hoffman

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Analytical SCUC/SCED Optimization Formulation for AMES V5.0, Leigh Tesfatsion and Swathi Battula

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Notes on the GridLAB-D Household Equivalent Thermal Parameter Model, Leigh Tesfatsion and Swathi Battula

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Entry Threat, Entry Delay, and Internet Speed: The Timing of the U.S. Broadband Rollout, Kyle Wilson, Mo Xiao, and Peter F. Orazem

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Problem on the Plains: College Earnings Premiums in Small Metropolitan Areas, John V. Winters

Working Papers from 2019

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Dynamic Reserves in Matching Markets, Orhan Aygün and Bertan Turhan

Matching with Generalized Lexicographic Choice Rules, Orhan Aygün and Bertan Turhan

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A Correction for Regression Discontinuity Designs with Group-Specific Mismeasurement of the Running Variable, Otávio Bartalotti, Quentin Brummet, and Steven Dieterle

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Identifying Marginal Treatment Effects in the Presence of Sample Selection, Otávio Bartalotti, Desire Kedagni, and Vitor Possebom

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A Test System for ERCOT Market Design Studies: Development and Application, Swathi Battula, Leigh Tesfatsion, and Thomas E. McDermott

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A Transactive Energy Approach to Distribution System Design: Household Formulation, Swathi Battula, Leigh Tesfatsion, and Zhaoyu Wang

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The Exports of Higher Education Services from OECD Countries to Asian Countries. A Gravity Approach, John C. Beghin and Byung Yul Park

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Motherhood, Migration, and Self-Employment of College Graduates, Zhengyu Cai, Heather M. Stephens, and John V. Winters

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Accounting for the International Quantity-Quality Trade-Off, Juan Carlos Cordoba, Xiying Liu, and Marla Ripoll

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Wild bootstrap for fuzzy regression discontinuity designs: obtaining robust bias-corrected confidence intervals, Yang He and Otávio Bartalotti

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Identification of Treatment Effects with Mismeasured Imperfect Instruments, Desire Kedagni

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Does Class Size Matter? How, and at What Cost?, Desire Kedagni, Kala Krishna, Rigissa Megalokonomou, and Yingyan Zhao

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Information order in monotone decision problems under uncertainty, Jian Li and Junjie Zhou

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Best Management Practices and Nutrient Reduction: An Integrated Economic-Hydrological Model of the Western Lake Erie Basin, Hongxing Liu, Wendong Zhang, Elena Irwin, Jeffrey Kast, Noel Aloysius, Jay Martin, and Margaret Kalcic

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On the Commitment Needs of Partially Naive Agents, Pan Liu, Torben M. Andersen, and Joydeep Bhattacharya

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Information Security Policy Compliance, Yuanxiang John Li and Elizabeth Hoffman

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Brand Inertia in Seed Demand: State Dependence and Heterogeneity, Jinjing Luo, Giancarlo Moschini, and Edward D. Perry

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The Economic Impact of the Health Sector on the Economy of Appanoose County, Iowa, Daniel Otto and Georgeanne Artz

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How Weather Affects the Decomposition of Total Factor Productivity in U.S. Agriculture, Alejandro Plastina, Sergio H. Lence, and Ariel Ortiz-Bobea

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The Will of the People: Measuring social divides in multi-dimensional choice settings, Sunanda Roy, Kuan Chuen Wu, and Abhijit Chandra

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Additionality in Cover Crop Cost-Share Programs in Iowa: A Matching Assessment, Wendiam P. M. Sawadgo, Alejandro Plastina, and Fang-ge Liu

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What drives landowners’ conservation decisions? Evidence from Iowa, Wendiam Sawadgo, Wendong Zhang, and Alejandro Plastina

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Rational ecosystem-based fisheries management: An application to the GOM commercial reef fish fishery, Quinn Weninger

Working Papers from 2018

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Intergenerational Debt Dynamics Without Tears, Torben M. Andersen and Joydeep Bhattacharya

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Pareto-improving transition to fully funded pensions under myopia, Torben M. Andersen, Joydeep Bhattacharya, and Marias H. Gestsson

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A way to resolve intergenerational conflict over the environment under the Pareto criterion using green bonds, Torben M. Andersen, Joydeep Bhattacharya, and Pan Liu

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The Fight-or-Flight Response to the Joneses and Income Inequality, Richard C. Barnett, Joydeep Bhattacharya, and Helle Bunzel

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Environmental Policies in the Transportation Sector: Taxes, Subsidies, Mandates, Restrictions, and Investment, Justin Beaudoin, Yuan Chen, David R. Heres, Khaled H. Kheiravar, Gabriel E. Lade, Fujin Yi, Wei Zhang, and C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell

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Can Banks Placate Knowledgeable Depositors by Offering Higher Interest Rates During a Banking Crisis?, Glenn Boyle, Roger D. Stover, Amrit Tiwana, and Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy

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Efficiency with Endogenous Population and Fixed Resources, Juan Carlos Cordoba and Xiying Liu

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How to create conducive institutions to enable agricultural mechanization: A comparative historical study from the United States and Germany, Thomas Daum, Wallace E. Huffman, and Regina Birner

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Revisiting the Effects of Unemployment Insurance Extensions on Unemployment: A Measurement Error-Corrected RD Approach, Steven Dieterle, Otávio C. Bartalotti, and Quentin O. Brummet

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Agricultural Mechanization and BMI for Rural Workers: A Field Experiment in China, Zizhen Guo, Yu Jiang, and Sonya K. Huffman

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The Greenness of Rural and Urban Pakistan Over Time: Household Energy Use and Carbon Emissions, Syed M. Hasan and Wendong Zhang

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Investigating Treatment Effects of Participating Jointly in SNAP and WIC when the Treatment is Validated Only for SNAP, Helen H. Jensen, Brent Kreider, and Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy

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Identifying Treatment Effects in the Presence of Confounded Types, Desire Kedagni

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Bounding Average Returns to Schooling using Unconditional Moment Restrictions, Desire Kedagni, Lixiong Li, and Ismael Mourifie

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The Missing Benefits of Clean Water and the Role of Mismeasured Pollution, David A. Keiser

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Burning Waters to Crystal Springs? U.S. Water Pollution Regulation Over the Last Half Century, David A. Keiser and Joseph S. Shapiro

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Contrast Effects in Investment and Financing Decisions, Jae Hyoung Kim and Elizabeth Hoffman

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Pre-play Learning and the Preference Reversal Phenomenon, Younjun Kim and Elizabeth Hoffman

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Does the Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) Improve Infant Health Outcomes?, Brent Kreider, John V. Pepper, and Manan Roy

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Designing Climate Policy: Lessons from the Renewable Fuel Standard and the Blend Wall, Gabriel E. Lade, C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell, and Aaron Smith

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Do State Marginal Tax Rates Lower State Labor Productivity?, Joseph E. McPhail, Peter F. Orazem, Rajesh Singh, and Rick Stammer

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Minimum Wages and Occupational Skills Acquired During High School, Benjamin Meier, Kyrstin Shadle, Brent E. Kreider, and Peter F. Orazem

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Rural land titling and property rights: does legislating smallholdings as a non-seizable family asset improve smallholder family farmers’ welfare?, Juan M. Murguia, Kassu W. Hossiso, and Sergio H. Lence

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Transactive Energy Design for Integrated Transmission and Distribution Systems, Hieu Trung Nguyen, Swathi Battula, Rohit Reddy Takkala, Zhaoyu Wang, and Leigh Tesfatsion

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Annual Net Returns to Cover Crops in Iowa, Alejandro Plastina, Fangge Liu, Wendiam Sawadgo, Fernando E. Miguez, Sarah Carlson, and Guillermo Marcillo

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Antebellum Labor Markets, Joshua L. Rosenbloom

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The Colonial American Economy, Joshua L. Rosenbloom

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Rational ecosystems-based fisheries management, Rajesh Singh and Quinn Weninger

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Braided Cobwebs: Cautionary Tales for Dynamic Retail Pricing in End-to-End Power Systems, Auswin George Thomas and Leigh Tesfatsion

Working Papers from 2017

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Sorting into and out of Rural and Urban Retail Markets, Georgeanne M. Artz, Liesl Eathington, Jasmine Francois, Melvin Masinde, and Peter F. Orazem

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Entrepreneurial Skills in Thick and Thin Markets, Georgeanne M. Artz, Zizhen Guo, and Peter F. Orazem

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A Simple Economic Conjecture of Neural Activations, Information Retrieval, and Discount Rates with an Application to fMRI, Amanda S. Bruce, John M. Crespi, and Jayson Lusk

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The Relative Importance of Macroeconomic Shocks, Regional Shocks and Idiosyncratic Risk on Large and Small Banks, Jack R. Fischer, Joseph E. McPhail, Nathan Rodrigues, and Peter Orazem

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Measuring Market Power in Professional Baseball, Basketball, Football and Hockey, Gerald T. Healy III, Jing Ru Tan, and Peter Orazem