Gordon B. Dahl

Professor – Department of Economics

Publications

 

  • "Caught between Cultures: Unintended Consequences of Improving Opportunity for Immigrant Girls" (with Christina Felfe, University of Würzburg, Paul Frijters, London School of Economics, Helmut Rainer, University of Munich) Review of Economic Studies, forthcoming. Paper.

  • "Measuring the Intergenerational Effects of Incarceration" (with Manudeep Bhuller, University of Oslo, Katrine Løken, Norwegian School of Economics and Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago), in Incarceration and Generation, Volume 2, ed. by Silvia Gomes, Maria de Carvalho and Vera Duarte, Springer Nature, forthcoming. Paper.

  • "Does Integration Change Gender Attitudes?: The Effect of Randomly Assigning Women to Traditionally Male Teams" (with Andreas Kotsadam, University of Oslo and Dan-Olof Rooth, University of Stockholm), Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 136, No. 2, pp. 987-1030, May 2021. Paper.

  • "Intergenerational Spillovers in Disability Insurance" (with Anne Gielen, Erasmus University Rotterdam), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 116-150, April 2021. Paper.

  • "Peer and Family Effects in Work and Program Participation," The Future of Children, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 107-126, Spring 2020. Paper.

  • "Incarceration, Recidivism and Employment" (with Manudeep Bhuller, University of Oslo, Katrine Løken, Norwegian School of Economics and Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago), Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 128, No. 4, pp. 1269-1324, April 2020. Paper.

  • "Intergenerational Effects of Incarceration" (with Manudeep Bhuller, University of Oslo, Katrine Løken, Norwegian School of Economics and Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago), AEA Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 108, pp. 234-240, May 2018. Paper.

  • "The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement: Evidence from 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. Data and Stata Code.

  • "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.

  • "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

 

  • "Can Integration Change Gender Attitudes?" (with Andreas Kotsadam, University of Oslo and Dan-Olof Rooth, Stockholm University), Microeconomic Insights, June 2021. Link.

  • "Workplace Integration and Gender Attitudes" (with Andreas Kotsadam, University of Oslo and Dan-Olof Rooth, Stockholm University), The World Financial Review, May 2021. Link.

  • "Economic Recessions and Age Discrimination" (with Matthew Knepper, University of Georgia), VOX, Center for Economic Policy Research, April 2021. Link.

  • "Workplace Integration and Gender Attitudes" (with Andreas Kotsadam, University of Oslo and Dan-Olof Rooth, Stockholm University), VOX, Center for Economic Policy Research, January 2021. Link.

  • "Earnings Payoffs to Different Fields of Study in Secondary School" (with Anders Stenberg, Stockholm University and Dan-Olof Rooth, Stockholm University), VOX, Center for Economic Policy Research, November 2020. Link.

  • "Unintended Consequences of Birthright Citizenship for Immigrant Girls" (with Christina Felfe, University of Würzburg, Paul Frijters, London School of Economics, Helmut Rainer, University of Munich), VOX, Center for Economic Policy Research, May 2020. Link.

  • "The Benefits of Rehabilitative Incarceration" (with Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago), NBER Reporter, Vol. 2020, No. 1, April 2020. Paper.

  • "Incarceration Can Be Rehabilitative" (with Manudeep Bhuller, University of Oslo, Katrine Løken, Norwegian School of Economics and Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago), VOX, Center for Economic Policy Research, March 23, 2019. Link.

  • "Policies to Reintegrate Former Inmates into the Labor Force" (with Manudeep Bhuller, University of Oslo and Katrine Løken, Norwegian School of Economics), Expanding Economic Opportunity for More Americans, Aspen Institute Economic Strategy Group, February, 2019. Paper.

  • "Comment on Safety Net Investments in Children,” Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Spring 2018. Paper.

  • "Welfare Dependence from One Generation to the Next" (with Anne Gielen, Erasmus University Rotterdam), VOX, Center for Economic Policy Research, May 29, 2018. Link.

  • "Disability Insurance Reform in the Nineties Had an Intergenerational Effect" (in Dutch, with Anne Gielen, Erasmus University Rotterdam), ESB Arbeidsmarkt, February 2018. Link.

  • "Incarceration, Recidivism, and Employment" (with Manudeep Bhuller, University of Oslo, Katrine Løken, Norwegian School of Economics and Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago), Research Briefs in Economic Policy, No. 85, CATO Institute, September 2017. Link.

  • "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. Paper.

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

  • "An Intuitive Axiomatic Development of Truth-Functional Logic" (with Wendy Grow and David Sundahl), Aporia, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp.35-45, 1992. Link.

Working Papers and Work in Progress

 

  • "Doctor Switching Costs" (with Silke Forbes, Tufts University). Paper.

  • "High School Majors, Comparative (Dis)Advantage, and Future Earnings" (with Anders Stenberg, Stockholm University and Dan-Olof Rooth, Stockholm University). Paper.

  • "Age Discrimination over the Business Cycle" (with Matthew Knepper, University of Georgia). Paper.

  • "Partisan Fertility and Presidential Elections" (with Runjing Lu, University of Alberta and William Mullins, University of California, San Diego). Paper.

  • "Intergenerational and Sibling Peer Effects in High School Majors" (with Anders Stenberg, Stockholm University and Dan-Olof Rooth, Stockholm University). Paper.

  • "Understanding the Rise in Life Expectancy Inequality" (with Claus Thustrup Kreiner, University of Copenhagen, Torben Heien Nielsen, University of Copenhagen, Benjamin Ly Serena, University of Copenhagen). Paper.

  • "Backlash in Attitudes After the Election of Extreme Political Parties" (with Magnus Carlsson, Linnaeus University and Dan-Olof Rooth, Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University). Paper.

  • "Incarceration Spillovers in Criminal and Family Networks" (with Manudeep Bhuller, Statistics Norway, Katrine Løken, University of Bergen and Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago). Paper.

  • "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.