Research

Current Research

Occupy Government: Democracy and the Dynamics of Personnel Decisions and Public Sector Performance, with Klenio Barbosa
Submitted

Publications

Anatomy of the Beginning of the Housing Boom Across U.S. Metropolitan Areas with Joseph Gyourko
Forthcoming, Review of Economics and Statistics , Online Appendix

Housing Disease and Public School Finances with Matthew Davis
Forthcoming, Economics of Education Review, Online Appendix

The Role of Price Spillovers in the American Housing Boom with Anthony DeFusco, Wenjie Ding, and Joseph Gyourko
Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 108, November 2018, p. 72-84

What Drives Racial and Ethnic Differences in High Cost Mortgages? The Role of High Risk Lenders
with Patrick Bayer and Stephen Ross
The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 31(1), 2018, p. 175-205

Racial and Ethnic Price Differentials in the Housing Market
with Patrick Bayer, Marcus Casey, and Robert McMillan
Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 102, November 2017, p. 91-105

The Vulnerability of Minority Homeowners in the Housing Boom and Bust
with Patrick Bayer and Stephen Ross
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Vol. 8 (1) 2016

Causal Inference in Urban and Regional Economics
with Nathaniel Baum-Snow
in Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics, Volume 5, 2015, Edited by Gilles Duranton, J. Vernon Henderson and William C. Strange

Does Gender Matter for Political Leadership? The Case of U.S. Mayors
with Joseph Gyourko
Journal of Public Economics, April 2014, Vol. 112, p. 24-39

Pop Internationalism: Has A Half Century of World Music Trade Displaced Local Culture?
with Joel Waldfogel
Economic Journal, June 2013, Vol. 123, Issue 569, p. 634-664

The Effect of Rising Income Inequality on Taxation and Public Expenditures: Evidence from US Municipalities and School Districts, 1970-2000
with Leah Platt Boustan, Hernan Winkler, and Eric Zolt
Review of Economics and Statistics, October 2013, Vol. 95, No. 4, p. 1291-1302

Heterogeneity in Neighborhood-Level Price Growth in the U.S., 1993-2009
with Joseph Gyourko
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 2012, vol. 102(3), p. 134-140

Housing Busts and Household Mobility: an Update
with Joseph Gyourko and Joseph Tracy
Economic Policy Review, Nov 2012, vol. 18, number 3

The Value of School Facility Investments: Evidence from a Dynamic Regression Discontinuity Design
with Jesse Rothstein and Stephanie Cellini
The Quarterly Journal of Economics Vol 125(1) February-2010 p. 215-261
Online Appendix

Housing Busts and Household Mobility
with Joseph Gyourko and Joseph Tracy
Journal of Urban Economics vol. 68(1) 2010 p. 34-45

Do School Entry Laws Affect Educational Attainment and Labor Market Outcomes?
with Carlos Dobkin
Economics of Education Review 29 2010 p. 40-54

Do Political Parties Matter? Evidence from U.S. Cities
with Joseph Gyourko
The Quarterly Journal of Economics 124(1) February-2009 349-397

A Unified Framework for Measuring Preferences for Schools and Neighborhoods
with Patrick Bayer and Robert McMillan
Journal of Political Economy, 115(4) August 2007 588-638

Tiebout Sorting, Social Multipliers, and the Demand for School Quality
with Patrick Bayer and Robert McMillan
NBER Working Paper #10871, November 2004