Lowe Working Papers

2022-23 Faculty Student Research – Current Projects

Richard Burdekin
Central Bank Covid Responses

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
Does Greater Police Funding Help Catch More Murderers? (pdf)

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

William Lincoln
Smooth Lobbying 

Jessamyn Schaller
Schools, Job Flexibility, and Married Women’s Labor Supply


2020-21 Faculty Student Research 

Richard Burdekin
Relative Stock Market Performance during the Coronavirus 2 Pandemic:  Virus vs. Policy Effects in 80 Countries (pdf)

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

William Lincoln
Returns to Research and Development? (pdf)

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

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

Cameron Shelton
Where Does Opportunity Knock? Executives and Distributive Politics (pdf)

Angela Vossmeyer
Survival of Acquirers

Chelsea Zi Wang
Logistics of Empire: Governance and Spatial Friction in Ming China, 1368-1644 (pdf)


2019-20 Faculty Student Research 

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

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

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

Laura Grant
Bunching in Residential Electricity Consumption (pdf)

William Lincoln
Is Lobbying Valuable? (pdf)

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

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 (pdf)

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
Distributive Nationalism and Internal Improvements (pdf)

William Lincoln
Power Law Lobbying (pdf)

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