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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Working papers

2013

  1. Roberto Guerrero Compean, 2013. "Weather and Welfare: Health and Agricultural Impacts of Climate Extremes, Evidence from Mexico," Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department IDB-WP-391, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.

2011

  1. Casas-Arce, Pablo & Saiz, Albert, 2011. "Women and Power: Unwilling, Ineffective, or Held Back?," IZA Discussion Papers 5645, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  2. Vladmir Fernades Maciel & Ciro Biderman, 2011. "The Impact Of Highway Construction On Land Prices: The Case Of The São Paulo’S Beltway (‘Rodoanel’)," Anais do XXXVIII Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 38th Brazilian Economics Meeting], ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of 216, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].

2010

  1. Frank Levy, 2010. "How Technology Changes Demands for Human Skills," OECD Education Working Papers 45, OECD Publishing.
  2. Victor Rivas, 2010. "Structural Estimation of Variety Gains from Trade Integration in a Heterogeneous Firms Framework," EERI Research Paper Series EERI_RP_2010_02, Economics and Econometrics Research Institute (EERI), Brussels.

2008

  1. Edward L. Glaeser & Joseph Gyourko & Albert Saiz, 2008. "Housing Supply and Housing Bubbles," NBER Working Papers 14193, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Carlino, Gerald A. & Saiz, Albert, 2008. "City Beautiful," IZA Discussion Papers 3778, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  3. Saiz, Albert & Simonsohn, Uri, 2008. "Downloading Wisdom from Online Crowds," IZA Discussion Papers 3809, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  4. Saiz, Albert, 2008. "On Local Housing Supply Elasticity," ERES, European Real Estate Society (ERES) eres2008_241, European Real Estate Society (ERES).

2007

  1. Frank Levy & Peter Temin, 2007. "Inequality and Institutions in 20th Century America," NBER Working Papers 13106, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Ciro Biderman & Glauco P. da Silva, 2007. "Estimating The Impact Of Participatory Budget On Observed Outcomes," Anais do XXXV Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 35th Brazilian Economics Meeting], ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Gr 070, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].

2006

  1. Pablo Casas-Arce & Albert Saiz, 2006. "Owning versus leasing: do courts matter?," Working Papers 06-21, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  2. Saiz, Albert & Wachter, Susan M., 2006. "Immigration and the Neighborhood," IZA Discussion Papers 2503, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  3. Ciro Biderman & João Manoel Pinho de Mello & Alexandre A Schneider, 2006. "Dry law and homicides: evidence from the São Paulo metropolitan area," Textos para discussão, Department of Economics PUC-Rio (Brazil) 518, Department of Economics PUC-Rio (Brazil), revised Oct 2008.

2005

  1. Paula Leal de Matos & Amedeo Odoni & Victor Rivas, 2005. "Economic Contribution and Productivity of ATM," EERI Research Paper Series EERI_RP_2005_05, Economics and Econometrics Research Institute (EERI), Brussels.
  2. Jody Hoffer Gittell & Kim Cameron & Sandy Lim & Victor Rivas, 2005. "Relationships, Layoffs, and Organizational Resilience: Airline Industry Responses to September 11," EERI Research Paper Series EERI_RP_2005_06, Economics and Econometrics Research Institute (EERI), Brussels.
  3. Ciro Biderman, 2005. "Indução A Ocupação Decorrente De Uma Obra Viária: O Caso Do Rodoanel," Anais do XXXIII Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 33th Brazilian Economics Meeting], ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of 128, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].

2004

  1. Michel Alexandre & Ciro Biderman & Gilberto Tadeu Lima, 2004. "Distribuição Regional Do Crédito Bancário E Convergência No Crescimento Estadual Brasileiro," Anais do XXXII Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 32th Brazilian Economics Meeting], ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of G 124, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].

2003

  1. Albert Saiz, 2003. "Immigration and housing rents in American cities," Working Papers 03-12, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  2. Joseph Gyourko & Albert Saiz, 2003. "Urban decline and housing reinvestment: the role of construction costs and the supply side," Working Papers 03-9, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  3. Edward L. Glaeser & Albert Saiz, 2003. "The Rise of the Skilled City," NBER Working Papers 10191, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Fernando Cotelo & Ciro Biderman & Bruno Hermann, 2003. "Avaliação Econômica de Intervenções Urbanas: o Programa de Renovação do Centro," Anais do XXXI Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 31th Brazilian Economics Meeting], ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Gr e45, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].

2002

  1. Albert Saiz & Elena Zoido, 2002. "The returns to speaking a second language," Working Papers 02-16, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  2. Albert Saiz, 2002. "Democracy to the road: the political economy of potholes," Working Papers 02-17, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

2001

  1. David H. Autor & Frank Levy & Richard J. Murnane, 2001. "The Skill Content of Recent Technological Change: An Empirical Exploration," NBER Working Papers 8337, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Ciro Biderman, 2001. "Novas Forças de Atração nas Grandes Cidades," Anais do XXIX Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 29th Brazilian Economics Meeting], ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Gr 084, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].

2000

  1. Ed Glaeser & Jed Kolko & Albert Saiz, 2000. "Consumer City," NBER Working Papers 7790, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. David H. Autor & Frank Levy & Richard Murnane, 2000. "Upstairs, Downstairs: Computer-Skill Complementarity and Computer-Labor Substitution on Two Floors of a Large Bank," NBER Working Papers 7890, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

1995

  1. John Tyler & Richard J. Murnane & Frank Levy, 1995. "Are Lots of College Graduates Taking High School Jobs? A Reconsiderationof the Evidence," NBER Working Papers 5127, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett & Frank Levy, 1995. "The Growing Importance of Cognitive Skills in Wage Determination," NBER Working Papers 5076, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Journal articles

2013

  1. Albert Saiz & Uri Simonsohn, 2013. "Proxying For Unobservable Variables With Internet Document-Frequency," Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 11(1), pages 137-165, 02.

2012

  1. Frank Levy & Thomas Kochan, 2012. "Addressing the Problem of Stagnant Wages," Comparative Economic Studies, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 54(4), pages 739-764, December.

2011

  1. Albert Saiz & Susan Wachter, 2011. "Immigration and the Neighborhood," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 3(2), pages 169-88, May.
  2. Saiz, Albert, 2011. "The median voter didn't show up: Costly meetings and insider rents," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 41(5), pages 415-425, September.

2010

  1. Pablo Casas-Arce & Albert Saiz, 2010. "Owning versus Renting: Do Courts Matter?," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 53(1), pages 137-165, 02.
  2. Albert Saiz, 2010. "The Geographic Determinants of Housing Supply," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 125(3), pages 1253-1296, August.
  3. Kyoung-Hee Yu & Frank Levy, 2010. "Offshoring Professional Services: Institutions and Professional Control," British Journal of Industrial Relations, London School of Economics, vol. 48(4), pages 758-783, December.
  4. Ciro Biderman & Jo�oMP DeMello & Alexandre Schneider, 2010. "Dry Laws and Homicides: Evidence from the S�o Paulo Metropolitan Area," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, Royal Economic Society, vol. 120(543), pages 157-182, 03.

2009

  1. Patricia Castello Stefani & Ciro Biderman, 2009. "The evolution of the returns to education and wage differentials in Brazil: a quantile approach," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(11), pages 1453-1460.

2008

  1. Glaeser, Edward L. & Gyourko, Joseph & Saiz, Albert, 2008. "Housing supply and housing bubbles," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 64(2), pages 198-217, September.
  2. Joseph Gyourko & Albert Saiz & Anita Summers, 2008. "A New Measure of the Local Regulatory Environment for Housing Markets: The Wharton Residential Land Use Regulatory Index," Urban Studies, Urban Studies Journal Limited, Urban Studies Journal Limited, vol. 45(3), pages 693-729, March.
  3. Roberto Guerrero Compeán, 2008. "Decentralization: Panacea or Pandora’s Box? Fiscal Perversity in Mexico," Ensayos Revista de Economia, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Facultad de Economia, vol. 0(2), pages 89-110, November.
  4. Michel Alexandre & Ciro Biderman & Gilberto Tadeu Lima, 2008. "Distribuição Regional do Crédito Bancário e Convergência no Crescimento Estadual Brasileiro," Economia, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics], ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics], vol. 9(3), pages 457-490.

2007

  1. Saiz, Albert, 2007. "Immigration and housing rents in American cities," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 61(2), pages 345-371, March.
  2. Frank Levy, 2007. "The Failed Promise: >i>Why Wages Are Not Keeping Up with Productivity>/i>," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 50(6), pages 6-13, November.
  3. Roberto Guerrero Compeán., 2007. "El impacto de la geografía sobre la riqueza: autocorrelación espacial, movilidad regional, esquemas convergentes y dinámica temporal del ingreso per cápita, en México," Ensayos Revista de Economia, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Facultad de Economia, vol. 0(1), pages 45-114, May.

2006

  1. Saiz, Albert, 2006. "Dictatorships and highways," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 36(2), pages 187-206, March.
  2. Joseph Gyourko & Albert Saiz, 2006. "Construction Costs And The Supply Of Housing Structure," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 46(4), pages 661-680.
  3. Frank Levy & Richard J. Murnane, 2006. "For now, middle-skilled jobs are the most vulnerable," CESifo Forum, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 7(2), pages 38-38, 07.
  4. Patricia Stefani & Ciro Biderman, 2006. "Returns to Education and Wage Differentials in Brazil: A Quantile Approach," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 9(1), pages 1-6.

2005

  1. Albert Saiz & Elena Zoido, 2005. "Listening to What the World Says: Bilingualism and Earnings in the United States," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 87(3), pages 523-538, August.
  2. Ciro Biderman & Karen Polenske & Nicolas Rockler, 2005. "Demand and cost impacts of the 2�mm technology program in the US motor-vehicle market," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(7), pages 637-655.

2004

  1. Gyourko, Joseph & Saiz, Albert, 2004. "Reinvestment in the housing stock: the role of construction costs and the supply side," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 55(2), pages 238-256, March.
  2. Saiz, Albert & Zoido, Elena, 2004. "Curriculum mandates and skills in adulthood: the case of foreign languages," Economics Letters, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 84(1), pages 1-8, July.

2003

  1. Albert Saiz, 2003. "The impact of immigration on American cities: an introduction to the issues," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q4, pages 14-23.
  2. Albert Saiz, 2003. "Room in the Kitchen for the Melting Pot: Immigration and Rental Prices," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 85(3), pages 502-521, August.
  3. David Autor & Frank Levy & Richard Murnane, 2003. "The skill content of recent technological change: an empirical exploration," Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue Nov.
  4. Frank Levy, 2003. "The Roaring Nineties: Can Full Employment Be Sustained? , edited by Alan B. Krueger and Robert M. Solow. New York: Russell Sage Foundation and the Century Foundation Press, 2001, 592 pp., $49.95," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 22(2), pages 332-334.

2002

  1. David H. Autor & Frank Levy & Richard J. Murnane, 2002. "Upstairs, downstairs: Computers and skills on two floors of a large bank," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 55(3), pages 432-447, April.
  2. David H. Autor & Frank Levy & Richard J. Murnane, 2002. "Upstairs downstairs: how introducing computer technology changed skills and pay on two floors of Cabot Bank," Regional Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, issue Q 2, pages 22-30.
  3. Ciro Biderman, 2002. "Forças de atração nas microrregiões brasileiras," Economia, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics], ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics], vol. 3(2), pages 317-355, July-Dece.

2001

  1. Edward L. Glaeser, Jed Kolko, and Albert Saiz, 2001. "Consumer city," Journal of Economic Geography, Oxford University Press, Oxford University Press, vol. 1(1), pages 27-50, January.
  2. Murnane, Richard J. & Levy, Frank, 2001. "Will Standards-Based Reforms Improve the Education of Students of Color?," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, vol. 54(n. 2), pages 401-16, June.

1998

  1. Richard J. Murnane & Frank Levy, 1998. "Standards, information, and the demand for student achievement," Economic Policy Review, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, issue Mar, pages 117-124.

1996

  1. Levy, Frank & Murnane, Richard J, 1996. "With What Skills Are Computers a Complement?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 86(2), pages 258-62, May.
  2. F. Winden & G. Nöldeke & C. Lülfesmann & F. Levy, 1996. "Book reviews," Journal of Economics, Springer, Springer, vol. 64(3), pages 325-335, October.

1995

  1. Murnane, Richard J & Willett, John B & Levy, Frank, 1995. "The Growing Importance of Cognitive Skills in Wage Determination," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 77(2), pages 251-66, May.
  2. Frank Levy, 1995. "The future path and consequences of the U.S. earnings/education gap," Economic Policy Review, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, issue Jan, pages 35-41.

1994

  1. Richard J. Murnane & Frank Levy, 1994. "Comment: Stimulating employer-provided general training," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 13(1), pages 75-81.

1992

  1. Levy, Frank & Murnane, Richard J, 1992. "U.S. Earnings Levels and Earnings Inequality: A Review of Recent Trends and Proposed Explanations," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 30(3), pages 1333-81, September.

1989

  1. Frank Levy, 1989. "The Truly Disadvantaged, by William Julius Wilson. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1987, 254 pp. Price: $19.95 cloth," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 8(2), pages 341-344.

1986

  1. Levy, Frank S & Michel, Richard C, 1986. "Work for Welfare: How Much Good Will It Do?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 76(2), pages 399-404, May.

1982

  1. Levy, Frank & Shimasaki, Dale & Berk, Bonnie, 1982. "Sources of Growth in Local Government Employment: California, 1964-78," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 72(2), pages 278-82, May.

1980

  1. Frank Levy, 1980. "Changes in Employment Prospects for Black Males," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 11(2), pages 513-538.

1979

  1. Frank Levy, 1979. "The Labor Supply of Female Household Heads, or AFDC Work Incentives Don't Work Too Well," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 14(1), pages 76-97.

Chapters

1989

  1. Frank Levy, 1989. "Recent Trends in U.S. Earnings and Family Incomes," NBER Chapters, in: NBER Macroeconomics Annual 1989, Volume 4, pages 73-120 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

1985

  1. Frank Levy, 1985. "Happiness, Affluence, and Altruism in the Postwar Period," NBER Chapters, in: Horizontal Equity, Uncertainty, and Economic Well-Being, pages 7-34 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.