Published Research

J. Keith Murnighan
Chronic blood shortages in the U.S. would be alleviated by small increases, in percentage terms, of people donating blood.
March 6, 2013
Research | Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

How Decisions Happen: Focal Points and Blind Spots in Interdependent Decision Making

Nir Halevy
Decision makers often simplify decision problems by ignoring readily available information. T
March 24, 2013
Research | The Economic Journal

The Visible Hand: Race and Online Market Outcomes

Luke C. D. Stein
We examine the effect of race on market outcomes by selling iPods through local online classified advertisements throughout the United States.
November 2013
William Shobe, Thaddeus Huetteman
April 2014
Katri Sieberg, Dave Clark, Tim Norstrom, William Reed
Oct. 1, 2013
Research | American Economic Journal: Microeconomics

A Reverse Auction for Toxic Assets

Olivier Armantier, Charles Plott
Michele P. Claibourn
Feb. 1, 2013
Paul Carrillo, Dirk Early
This paper documents the production of a panel of price indices for housing services, other produced goods, and all produced goods for each metropolitan area in the United States and the non-metropolitan part of each state from 1982 through 2012.
December 2014
Research | Legacies of the War on Poverty: Future of Anti-Poverty Policies

Performance and Legacy of Housing Policies

Jens Ludwig
Martha J. Bailey and Sheldon Danziger (eds)
The goal of this paper is to provide a balanced account of the housing conditions and policies at the outset of LBJ’s administration, the programs that he created, and the performance and legacy of these programs.
Alan S. Gerber, David Doherty, Conor M. Dowling
The Obama administration has made a major investment in comparative effectiveness research (CER) to learn what treatments work best for which patients.
February 2014
Julian E. Zelizer
President Barack Obama’s two signature first-term legislative victories—the Affordable Care Act and theDodd-Frank Act—are the law of the land, but the political battle over their entrenchment continues.
Dec. 1, 2013
Liana Fox, Wen-Jui Han, Jane Waldfogel
Utilizing data from the 1967-2009 years of the March Current Population Surveys, we examine two important resources for children’s well-being: time and money.
February 2013