Working Papers

2020-21 Lowe Institute Working Papers

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


2017-18 Lowe Institute Working Papers 

David Bjerk
A Theory of Socially Optimal Plea Bargaining

Darren Filson
The Impact of the Financial Crisis on the Allocation of Air Passenger Traffic in the United States

Jeffrey Flory
Do Diversity Messages in Recruiting Work? A Field Experiment at a Fortune 500 Company

Manfred Keil
The Effect of Air BnB on Hotel Industry in Coachella Valley

Serkan Ozbeklik
Diversity and Team Production: Evidence from Teaching Using a Large Scale Randomized Experiment

Angela Vossmeyer
Systemic Risk and the Great Depression, with Sanjiv Das and Kris Mitchener, NBER Working Paper No. 25405. AWARD: Winner of the WFA’s Award for the Best Paper on Financial Institutions (Sponsored by Elsevier, Western Finance Association, 2019). 


 2016-17 Lowe Institute Working Papers

David Bjerk
Using a Ratio Test to Estimate Racial Differences in Wrongful Conviction Rates

Mary Evans
Mary F. Evans & Laura O. Taylor, 2020. “Using Revealed Preference Methods to Estimate the Value of Reduced Mortality Risk: Best Practice Recommendations for the Hedonic Wage Model,” Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 14(2), pages 282-301.

Jeffrey Flory
Recruiting for Workplace Diversity: A Field Experiment at a Major Finance Company

William Lincoln
Exporting and Firm Stock Market Value
with Yoonseuk Lee

Serkan Ozbeklik
Compulsory Schooling Laws, Education, and Adult Criminal Convictions: Evidence from Administrative Micro-Data

Yaron Raviv
Stochastically Equivalent Sequential Auctions: A Generalization

Cameron Shelton
Toward an Empirically Correct Model of State Redistricting

Janet Kiholm Smith
Debt Financing Structures in Venture Finance

Angela Vossmeyer
Liquidity from Two Lending Facilities
Angela Vossmeyer with Sryia Anbil. Liquidity from two lending facilities. Journal of Financial Intermediation. forthcoming; 100884, ISSN 1042-9573. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1042957320300383

Marc Weidenmier
A First Look at Brexit and Global Equity Markets
Burdekin, Richard C. K. and Hughson, Eric N. and Weidenmier, Marc D. and Gu, Jinlin, A First Look at BREXIT and Global Equity Markets (July 17, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2810879 

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