Best of #econtwitter - JMPs 2021 special edition, part four
Job market papers
1/11 Hi ! I’d like to tell you about my JMP «Location Choices over the Life Cycle: the Role of Relocation for Retirement». The paper studies the role of the life cycle for individual’s location choices and for the distribution of economic activity across cities.
2/11 The paper documents new empirical facts on geographic sorting by age. First, there exists large dispersion in the old-to-young ratios ( 60+/ 25-60) across US Commuting zones (CZs). Second, a 1% higher CZ wage is associated with a 0.9% lower CZ old-to-young ratio.
Hi , I'm a behavioral and experimental economist , and I am on this year. My is about willful ignorance and reference-dependence of self-image concerns. TLDR: Self-image is reference-dependent, information avoidance is prominent. 🧵1/N
Labor supply of men aged over 60 has been rising dramatically over the past three decades. In the meantime, Social Security rules have undergone several changes. 's JMP quantifies the contribution of Social Security rules to the rise of older workers' labor supply.
Hello ! I'm an applied microeconomist focusing in public finance. Here’s a JMP🧵: “Citizenship and taxes: Evaluating the effects of the U.S. tax system on individuals’ citizenship decisions” Draft and other papers at paulorgan.com 1/14
Thank you for introducing me and sharing a comprehensive summary of my JMP! Hi , I am on the JM this year and excited to share my work with you! ↘️neginmousavi.com/research I’d love to hear any feedback/questions. Reach me at email@example.com https://t.co/qdPB1JUAfb
1/N Let me introduce Negin Mousavi (https://t.co/peOVZaakiP), an excellent student on the market from U Chicago, with her JMP “Optimal Labor Income Tax, Incomplete Markets, and Labor Market Power”. This is an exciting paper! I think will be an important benchmark moving forward https://t.co/df69Zjg1sX
Simon Mongey @Simon_Mongey
Job market thread! 🧵I'm a PhD candidate specializing in IO and health economics interested in physician/patient decision making. In my JMP, I examine how technology choice influences cancer screening participation. Here's the gist in 10 tweets [1/10]
(2/N) The higher earner in a couple tends to get more of the resources; we see more spending on their clothes, eating out etc.. Olivia shows that when secondary earners are given access to credit, this consumption gap narrows, the division of resourced becomes more equal, by ...
The paper provides experimental evidence for a motivated memory bias. In two experiments we show that individuals ⬆️ over-remember their gains and ⬇️ under-remember their losses from investing. (2/5)
It is my pleasure to introduce Conor Foley, JMC from UCLA, to Twitter. Conor is a truly gifted economist working at the intersection of macro and IO. In my opinion, he has written one of the best papers ever on how to account for product entry and exit sites.google.com/view/conorfoley 1/N
In October 2005 there was a sudden increase in Green Card mobility restrictions Lines to apply for Adjustment of Status for Indian🇮🇳 and Chinese 🇨🇳 increased from 0 ▶️ 5-7 years with little change for any other country
New paper on the effects of police presence: leverages variation from a change in a predictive algorithm that re-allocates police within a city. TLDR: police reduce crime but increase traffic arrests, especially for Black citizens. rjabr.github.io/JM_2021/Jabri_… Short thread 👇
I’m on the job market this year, so it’s time for my JMP thread! I ask a simple question, what effect does outsourcing have on workers who remain in outsourcing firms? Turns out, you really want a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) if you’re a remainer.
The draft of my JMP, an empirical investigation of the HOLC so-called “redlining” maps, is out (bit.ly/3HrRDHo). It is joint work with my late friend and classmate, Disa M. Hynsjö. We started this project more than two years ago by looking at this map of New Haven, CT.
In my JMP, I document a recent buildup of interest rate risk exposure in the U.S. life insurance sector. I find that this increase is the unintended consequence of the regulation that was supposed to curtail excessive risk-taking. Look at my website: maximilianhuber.com
What happened to house prices/rents when Mexican workers were pressured to leave the US in the 1930s? In my (with ), we linked 4+ Million houses across censuses to find out! Paper: dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3… 🧵1/N