Lowe Working Papers

2022-23 Faculty Student Research

Richard Burdekin
Pandemic monetary policy responses and the impact of traditional macro and financial variables alongside the COVID-19 effects

Jeff Flory
Holding Up the Mirror: Race and Gender of Hires at a Fortune 100 Company

William Lincoln
Trade policy effects on US Innovation


2021-22 Faculty Student Research

David Bjerk
Police Budgets and Homicide Clearance Rates:  Does Greater Police Funding Help Catch More Murderers?

Tomoe Kanaya
Comparing Adulthood Outcomes on Special Education Students Using Propensity Scores (under review)

William Lincoln
Aggregate Lobbying Expenditures and Their Evolution

Jessamyn Schaller
Schools, Job Flexibility, and Married Women’s Labor Supply: Evidence from the COVID-19 Pandemic


2020-21 Faculty Student Research 

Richard Burdekin
Stock Market Performance: Covid-19 and Macroeconomic Stimulus Effects 

David Bjerk
Understanding Crime and Recidivism Using data from the National Corrections Reporting Program

Matt Delventhal
The impact of trade on economic development using data on Spain’s imports and exports from the 1849 until the present

Mary Evans
Enforcement discretion during COVID-19

Laura Grant
Bunching in Residential Electricity Consumption

William Lincoln
How do financial markets value research and development done by a firm?

Shanna Rose
Stepping into the Void: Federalism and the Minimum Wage

Jessamyn Schaller
Exploring the Determinants of Disparities in Early Human Capital Accumulation

Cameron Shelton
Where Does Opportunity Knock? Executives and Distributive Politics

Angela Vossmeyer
Survival of Acquirers

Chelsea Zi Wang
Dilemmas of Empire: Governance and Spatial Friction in Ming China


2019-20 Faculty Student Research 

David Bjerk
The Long-term Incarceration Consequences of Coming-of-Age in a Crime Boom

Richard Burdekin
Relative Stock Market Performance during the Coronavirus Pandemic: Contagion vs. Policy Effects in 80 Countries

Matt Delventhal
The impact of trade on economic development using data on Spain’s imports and exports from the 1849 until the present

Mary Evans
Enforcement discretion during COVID-19

Laura Grant
Bunching in Residential Electricity Consumption

William Lincoln
Returns to Research and Development?

Shanna Rose
State Minimum Wage Laws as a Response to Federal Inaction

Jessamyn Schaller
Do Cyclical Fluctuations in Local Economic Conditions Lead to Changes in Student Achievement on Standardized Tests? Evidence From County Panel Data

Cameron Shelton
Where Does Opportunity Knock? Executives and Distributive Politics

Angela Vossmeyer
Survival of Acquirers

Chelsea Wang
Dilemmas of Empire: Governance and Spatial Friction in Ming China (Book Chapter)


2019-20 Lowe Institute Working Papers

William Lincoln
How does political activity by publicly traded  firms affect their value in financial markets?

Andrew Sinclair
Analyzing actions of U.S. Congress and public opinion on legislative oversight of agencies

Janet Kiholm Smith
Bias in the Reporting of Venture Capital Performance: The Disciplinary Role of FOIA

Angela Vossmeyer
Specification of Bank Networks and Mergers


2018-19 Lowe Institute Working Papers

Laura Grant
Uber v BART: Technology shocks to public transit and the policy implications

Jeffrey Flory
Does Information on Past Choices Affect Diversity in Hiring and Promotions? A Field Experiment with Hiring Managers at a Major Global Manufacturing Firm

Emily Pears
Internal Improvements, Political Nationalism, and Hamiltonian Economics

William Lincoln
Power Law Lobbying

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