CPI Research

Residential selection is central in determining children’s housing, neighborhood, and school contexts, and an extensive literature considers the social processes that shape residential searches and attainment.

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June, 2020
Author:
Hope Harvey, Kelley Fong, Kathryn Edin, Stefanie DeLuca

There is widespread concern that economics does not attract as broad or diverse a pool of talent as it could. For example, less than one-third of undergraduates who receive degrees in economics are women, significantly lower than in math or statistics.

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April, 2020
Author:
Amanda Bayer, Gregory Bruich, Raj Chetty, Andrew Housiaux

Assessing the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is essential for policymakers, but challenging because the crisis has unfolded with extreme speed.

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April, 2020
Author:
Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis, Stephen J. Terry

We study the role of gender in the evaluation of economic research using submissions to four leading journals.

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February, 2020
Author:
David Card, Stefano DellaVigna, Patricia Funk, Nagore Iriberri

This paper develops and evaluates a theory of status belief transfer, the process by which gender status beliefs differentially affect the evaluations of products made by men and women. We conduct three online experiments to evaluate this theory.

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Date:
December, 2019
Author:
Elise Tak, Shelley Correll, Sarah Soule

This paper measures the unemployment gap (the difference between actual and efficient unemployment rates) using the Beveridge curve (the negative relationship between unemployment and job vacancies).

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Date:
December, 2019
Author:
Pascal Michaillat, Emmanuel Saez

We show the extent of errors made in the award of disability insurance using matched survey-administrative data. False rejections (Type I errors) are widespread, and there are large gender differences in these type I error rates.

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Date:
November, 2019
Author:
Hamish Low, Luigi Pistaferri

Sociologists have argued that high-stakes tests open the door to high levels of educational inequality at transition points: in a high-stakes testing regime, parents and students are able to focus all energy and resources on test preparation, thus enhancing pre-existing inequalities in acad

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Date:
October, 2019
Author:
Michelle Jackson, Tatiana Khavenson, Tatiana Chirkina

Using a 1994 law change, we exploit quasi-experimental variation in the assignment of rent control in San Francisco to study its impacts on tenants and landlords.

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Date:
September, 2019
Author:
Rebecca Diamond, Tim McQuade, Franklin Qian

We use a major new survey of UK firms, the Decision Maker Panel, to assess the impact of the June 2016 Brexit referendum. We identify three key results. First, the UK’s decision to leave the EU has generated a large, broad and long-lasting increase in uncertainty.

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Date:
September, 2019
Author:
Nicholas Bloom, Philip Bunn, Scarlet Chen, Paul Mizen, Pawel Smietanka, Gregory Thwaites

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