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Nicole B. Simpson

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First Name:Nicole
Middle Name:B.
Last Name:Simpson
RePEc Short-ID:psi118
Department of Economics 13 Oak Drive Hamilton, NY 13346
Terminal Degree:2001 Department of Economics; Tippie College of Business; University of Iowa (from RePEc Genealogy)


(90%) Department of Economics
Colgate University

Hamilton, New York (United States)
RePEc:edi:declgus (more details at EDIRC)

(10%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany
RePEc:edi:izaaade (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Simpson, Nicole B. & Sparber, Chad, 2019. "Estimating the Determinants of Remittances Originating from U.S. Households using CPS Data," IZA Discussion Papers 12480, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Hines, Annie Laurie & Simpson, Nicole B., 2018. "Migration, Remittances and Human Capital Investment in Kenya," IZA Discussion Papers 11835, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  3. Felicia Ionescu & Nicole B. Simpson, 2014. "Default Risk and Private Student Loans: Implications for Higher Education Policies," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2014-66, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  4. Kartik B. Athreya & Devin Reilly & Nicole B. Simpson, 2014. "Young Unskilled Women and the Earned Income Tax Credit: Insurance Without Disincentives?," Working Paper 14-11, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
  5. Athreya, Kartik & Reilly, Devin & Simpson, Nicole B., 2014. "Single Mothers and the Earned Income Tax Credit: Insurance Without Disincentives?," IZA Discussion Papers 8114, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  6. Simpson, Nicole B., 2013. "Families, Taxes and the Welfare System," IZA Discussion Papers 7369, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  7. Betz, William & Simpson, Nicole B., 2013. "The Effects of International Migration on the Well-Being of Native Populations in Europe," IZA Discussion Papers 7368, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  8. Nicole B. Simpson & Chad Sparber, 2012. "The Short- and Long-Run Determinants of Less- Educated Immigrant Flows into U.S. States," CReAM Discussion Paper Series 1226, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London.
  9. Simpson, Nicole B. & Sparber, Chad, 2012. "The Short- and Long-Run Determinants of Less-Educated Immigration into U.S. States," IZA Discussion Papers 6437, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  10. Simpson, Nicole & de Araujo, Pedro & O'Sullivan, Roisin, 2012. "What should be taught in Intermediate Macroeconomics?," Working Papers 2012-01, Department of Economics, Colgate University.
  11. Gicheva, Dora & Ionescu, Felicia & Simpson, Nicole B., 2012. "The Effects of Credit Status on College Attainment and College Completion," IZA Discussion Papers 6719, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  12. Simpson, Nicole & Sparber, Chad, 2010. "The Short-and Long-Run Determinants of Unskilled Immigration into US States," Working Papers 2010-06, Department of Economics, Colgate University.
  13. Nicole Simpson & Devin Reilly & Kartik Athreya, 2010. "The Earned Income Tax Credit: Insurance Without Disincentives?," 2010 Meeting Papers 1103, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  14. Ionescu, Felicia & Simpson, Nicole, 2010. "Credit Scores and College Investment," Working Papers 2010-07, Department of Economics, Colgate University.
  15. Polgreen, Linnea & Simpson, Nicole, 2010. "Happiness and International Migration," Working Papers 2010-03, Department of Economics, Colgate University.
  16. Tiefenthaler, Jill & Simpson, Nicole & Hyde, Jameson, 2008. "The Impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Economic Well-being: A Comparison across Household Types," Working Papers 2008-02, Department of Economics, Colgate University.
  17. Kartik B. Athreya & Nicole B. Simpson, 2004. "Unsecured debt with public insurance : from bad to worse," Working Paper 03-14, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
  18. Mitchell, David & Rebelein, Robert P. & Schneider, Patricia & Simpson, Nicole B. & Eric Fisher, "undated". "A Classroom Experiment on Exchange Rate Determination with Purchasing Power Parity," Vassar College Department of Economics Working Paper Series 87, Vassar College Department of Economics.


  1. Nicole B. Simpson & Chad Sparber, 2020. "Estimating the Determinants of Remittances Originating from US Households Using CPS Data," Eastern Economic Journal, Palgrave Macmillan;Eastern Economic Association, vol. 46(1), pages 161-189, January.
  2. Nicole Simpson & Cynthia Bansak, 2019. "Updating an ODA Policy in Canada: The Role of Global Remittances in Development," SPP Briefing Papers, The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary, vol. 12(11), March.
  3. Annie L. Hines & Nicole B. Simpson, 2019. "Migration, remittances and human capital investment in Kenya," Economic Notes, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA, vol. 48(3), November.
  4. Nicole B. Simpson, 2017. "Demographic and economic determinants of migration," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 373-373, June.
  5. Ionescu, Felicia & Simpson, Nicole, 2016. "Default risk and private student loans: Implications for higher education policies," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 64(C), pages 119-147.
  6. William Betz & Nicole Simpson, 2013. "The effects of international migration on the well-being of native populations in Europe," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 2(1), pages 1-21, December.
  7. Pedro de Araujo & Roisin O’Sullivan & Nicole B. Simpson, 2013. "What Should be Taught in Intermediate Macroeconomics?," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(1), pages 74-90, March.
  8. Nicole B. Simpson & Chad Sparber, 2013. "The Short‐ and Long‐Run Determinants of Less‐Educated Immigrant Flows into U.S. States," Southern Economic Journal, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 80(2), pages 414-438, October.
  9. Linnea Polgreen & Nicole Simpson, 2011. "Happiness and International Migration," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 12(5), pages 819-840, October.
  10. Kartik B. Athreya & Devin Reilly & Nicole B. Simpson, 2010. "Earned income tax credit recipients: income, marginal tax rates, wealth, and credit constraints," Economic Quarterly, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, vol. 96(3Q), pages 229-258.
  11. Nicole Simpson & Jill Tiefenthaler & Jameson Hyde, 2010. "The Impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Economic Well-Being: A Comparison Across Household Types," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer;Southern Demographic Association (SDA), vol. 29(6), pages 843-864, December.
  12. David T. Mitchell & Robert P. Rebelein & Patricia H. Schneider & Nicole B. Simpson & Eric Fisher, 2009. "A Classroom Experiment on Exchange Rate Determination with Purchasing Power Parity," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 40(2), pages 150-165, April.
  13. Stephen T. Fairchild & Nicole B. Simpson, 2008. "A Comparison Of Mexican Migrant Remittances Across U.S. Regions," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 26(3), pages 360-379, July.
  14. William F. Blankenau & Nicole B. Simpson & Marc Tomljanovich, 2007. "Public Education Expenditures, Taxation, and Growth: Linking Data to Theory," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 97(2), pages 393-397, May.
  15. Athreya, Kartik B. & Simpson, Nicole B., 2006. "Unsecured debt with public insurance: From bad to worse," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 53(4), pages 797-825, May.
  16. Linnea Polgreen & Nicole B. Simpson, 2006. "Recent Trends in the Skill Composition of Legal U.S. Immigrants," Southern Economic Journal, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 72(4), pages 938-957, April.
  17. Nicole B. Simpson & Marc Tomljanovich & George S. Georgiev, 2005. "Macroeconomic Fundamentals and Net Portfolio Investment Between Developed Regions," International Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 8(2), pages 303-327, August.
  18. Blankenau, William F. & Simpson, Nicole B., 2004. "Public education expenditures and growth," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 73(2), pages 583-605, April.


  1. Nicole B. Simpson, 2013. "Happiness and migration," Chapters, in: Amelie F. Constant & Klaus F. Zimmermann (ed.), International Handbook on the Economics of Migration, chapter 21, pages 393-408, Edward Elgar Publishing.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 13 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (6) 2010-09-18 2012-04-03 2012-09-22 2013-05-19 2018-11-12 2019-08-19. Author is listed
  2. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (3) 2004-01-18 2013-05-19 2014-04-29
  3. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (2) 2014-04-29 2014-10-03
  4. NEP-INT: International Trade (2) 2010-09-18 2018-11-12
  5. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (2) 2012-07-29 2019-08-19
  6. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (2) 2013-05-19 2014-04-29
  7. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (2) 2012-10-13 2014-10-03
  8. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (2) 2013-05-19 2014-04-29
  9. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (1) 2013-05-19
  10. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2018-11-12
  11. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2012-07-29
  12. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (1) 2013-05-19
  13. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2007-02-17
  14. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2014-04-29
  15. NEP-IFN: International Finance (1) 2007-02-17
  16. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2014-04-29


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