Gordon B. Dahl

Professor – Department of Economics

Publications

 

  • “The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement: Evidence from Changes in the Earned Income Tax Credit: Reply” (with Lance Lochner, University of Western Ontario), American Economic Review, Vol. 107, No. 2, pp. 629-631, February 2017. Paper. Online Appendix.

  • “What is the Case for Paid Maternity Leave?” (with Katrine Løken, University of Bergen, Magne Mogstad, University College London, and Kari Vea Salvanes, University of Oslo), Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 98, No. 4, pp. 655-670, October 2016. Paper.

  • “The Effect of Schooling on Cognitive Skills” (with Magnus Carlsson, Linnaeus University, Björn Öckert, IFAU and Uppsala University, and Dan-Olof Rooth, Linnaeus University), Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 97, No. 3, pp. 533-547, July 2015. Paper.

  • “Gender Discrimination in the Family” (with Prashant Bharadwaj, University of California, San Diego and Ketki Sheth, University of California, San Diego), in The Economics of the Family, ed. by Esther Redmount, ABC-Clio Publishers, pp. 237-266, 2015. Paper.

  • “Family Welfare Cultures” (with Andreas Ravndal Kostøl, Statistics Norway and Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago), Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 129, No. 4, pp. 1711-1752, November 2014. Paper.

  • “Peer Effects in Program Participation” (with Katrine Løken, University of Bergen and Magne Mogstad, University College London), American Economic Review, Vol. 104, No. 7, pp. 2049-2074, July 2014. Paper. Online Appendix.

  • “Lawyers as Agents of the Devil in a Prisoner’s Dilemma Game” (with Orley Ashenfelter, Princeton University and David E. Bloom, Harvard University), Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 10, No.3, pp. 399-423, September 2013. Paper.

  • “Views among Economists: Professional Consensus or Point-Counterpoint?” (with Roger Gordon, University of California, San Diego), American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 103, No. 3, pp. 629-635, May 2013. Paper. Online Appendix. Data and Stata Code.

  • “The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement: Evidence from Changes in the Earned Income Tax Credit” (with Lance Lochner, University of Western Ontario), American Economic Review, Vol. 102, No. 5, pp. 1927-1956, August 2012. Paper. Online Appendix. Data and Stata Code.

  • “Correction and Addendum to 'The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement: Evidence from Changes in the Earned Income Tax Credit'” (with Lance Lochner, University of Western Ontario). Paper. Data and Stata Code.

  • “Using Natural Experiments to Study the Impact of Media on the Family” (with Joseph Price, Brigham Young University), Family Relations, Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 363-373, June 2012. Paper.

  • “Bargaining and the Role of Expert Agents: An Empirical Study of Final Offer Arbitration” (with Orley Ashenfelter, Princeton University), Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 94, No. 1, pp. 116-132, February 2012. Paper. Data and Stata Code.

  • “Family Violence and Football: The Effect of Unexpected Emotional Cues on Violent Behavior” (with David Card, University of California, Berkeley), Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 126, No. 1, pp. 103-143, February 2011. Paper. Online Appendix. Data and Stata Code.

  • “Early Teen Marriage and Future Poverty,” Demography, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 689-718, August 2010. Paper.

  • “Does Movie Violence Increase Violent Crime?” (with Stefano DellaVigna, University of California, Berkeley), Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 124, No. 2, pp. 677-734, May 2009. Paper. Online Appendix. Data and Stata Code.

  • “The Demand for Sons” (with Enrico Moretti, University of California, Berkeley), Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 75, No. 4, pp. 1085-1120, October 2008. Paper. Data and Stata Code.

  • “Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of a Censored Regression Model” (with Songnian Chen, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Shakeeb Khan, University of Rochester), Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 100, No. 469, pp. 212-221, March 2005. Paper.

  • “Mobility and the Return to Education: Testing a Roy Model with Multiple Markets,” Econometrica, Vol. 70, No. 6, pp. 2367-2420, November 2002. Paper.

  • “The Ten Percent Flat Tax: Tithing and the Definition of Income” (with Michael Ransom, Brigham Young University), Economic Inquiry, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 120-137, January 2002. Paper.

  • “Does Where You Stand Depend on Where You Sit?: Tithing Donations and Self-Serving Beliefs” (with Michael Ransom, Brigham Young University), American Economic Review, Vol. 89, No. 4, pp. 703-727, September 1999. Paper.

Other Publications

 

  • "Family Welfare Cultures: Evidence from Norway’s System of Disability Insurance" (with Andreas Kostøl, Statistics Norway and Magne Mogstad, University College London), Microeconomic Insights, January 2016. Link.

  • "Earned Income Tax Credit and Educational Outcomes," Insight, Special Issue: Two Generation Approaches to Poverty Reduction and the EITC, pp. 22-24, Fall 2015. Link.

  • "Views Among Economists: Are Economists Really So Divided?" (with Roger Gordon, University of California, San Diego), VOX, Center for Economic Policy Research, May 16, 2014. Link.

  • "Movie Violence and Violent Crime" (with Stefano DellaVigna, University of California, Berkeley), in Opposing Viewpoints: The Film Industry, ed. by Roman Espejo, Greenhaven Press, pp. 29-37, 2009.

  • Review of Labor Statistics Measurement Issues, edited by John Haltiwanger, Marilyn E. Manser, and Robert Topel, Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 145-146, March 2000.

Working Papers and Work in Progress

 

  • “Incarceration, Recidivism and Employment” (with Manudeep Bhuller, Statistics Norway, Katrine Løken, University of Bergen and Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago). Paper.

  • "Do Politicians Change Public Attitudes?" (with Magnus Carlsson and Dan-Olof Rooth, Linnaeus University). Paper.

  • “Doctor Switching Costs in Health Insurance” (with Silke Forbes, Case Western Reserve University).

  • “Intergenerational Spillovers in Disability Insurance” (with Anne Gielen, Erasmus University).

  • “Can Gender Attitudes Change?: The Effect of Random Allocation of Women to Traditionally Male Teams” (with Henning Finseraas, Institute for Social Research, Norway, Andreas Kotsadam, University of Oslo, and Dan-Olof Rooth, University of Stockholm).

  • “Shocks to Peer Quality and Student Achievement” (with Prashant Bharadwaj, University of California, San Diego, Katrine Løken, University of Bergen, and Leroy Andersland, University of Bergen).

  • “The Costs of Job Mismatch: Evidence Using Quasi-Random Assignment in the Air Force” (with Julie Cullen, University of California, San Diego).

  • “Quantum Strategies” (with Steven Landsburg, University of Rochester). Paper.

  • “Latent and Behavioral Responses to Extensions in Unemployment Insurance Benefits.” Paper.