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James J. Feigenbaum

Not to be confused with: James Allen Feigenbaum

Personal Details

First Name:James
Middle Name:J.
Last Name:Feigenbaum
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RePEc Short-ID:pfe480
http://jamesfeigenbaum.github.io
Twitter: @jamesfeigenbaum
Terminal Degree:2016 Department of Economics; Harvard University (from RePEc Genealogy)

Affiliation

Department of Economics
Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts (United States)
http://www.bu.edu/econ/

: 617-353-4389
617-353-4449
270 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215
RePEc:edi:decbuus (more details at EDIRC)

Research output

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Working papers

  1. James J. Feigenbaum & Price V. Fishback & Keoka Grayson, 2020. "Inequality and the Safety Net Throughout the Income Distribution, 1929-1940," NBER Working Papers 27069, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. James J. Feigenbaum & Hui Ren Tan, 2019. "The Return to Education in the Mid-20th Century: Evidence from Twins," NBER Working Papers 26407, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Platt Boustan & Katherine Eriksson & James J. Feigenbaum & Santiago Pérez, 2019. "Automated Linking of Historical Data," NBER Working Papers 25825, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Daniel M. Thompson & James J. Feigenbaum & Andrew B. Hall & Jesse Yoder, 2019. "Who Becomes a Member of Congress? Evidence From De-Anonymized Census Data," NBER Working Papers 26156, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. James Feigenbaum & Alexander Hertel-Fernandez & Vanessa Williamson, 2018. "From the Bargaining Table to the Ballot Box: Political Effects of Right to Work Laws," NBER Working Papers 24259, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. James J. Feigenbaum & Christopher Muller & Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, 2018. "Regional and Racial Inequality in Infectious Disease Mortality in U.S. Cities, 1900-1948," NBER Working Papers 25345, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. James J. Feigenbaum & James Lee & Filippo Mezzanotti, 2018. "Capital Destruction and Economic Growth: The Effects of Sherman's March, 1850-1920," NBER Working Papers 25392, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. James J. Feigenbaum & Lee, James & Filippo Mezzanotti, 2015. "Capital Destruction and Economic Growth: the Effects of General Sherman?s March to the Sea, 1850-1880," Working Paper 256106, Harvard University OpenScholar.
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Articles

  1. James J. Feigenbaum & Christopher Muller & Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, 2019. "Regional and Racial Inequality in Infectious Disease Mortality in U.S. Cities, 1900–1948," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 56(4), pages 1371-1388, August.
  2. James J. Feigenbaum, 2018. "Multiple Measures of Historical Intergenerational Mobility: Iowa 1915 to 1940," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 128(612), pages 446-481, July.
  3. Feigenbaum, James J. & Fouirnaies, Alexander & Hall, Andrew B., 2017. "The Majority-Party Disadvantage: Revising Theories of Legislative Organization," Quarterly Journal of Political Science, now publishers, vol. 12(3), pages 269-300, October.
  4. Deirdre Bloome & James Feigenbaum & Christopher Muller, 2017. "Tenancy, Marriage, and the Boll Weevil Infestation, 1892–1930," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 54(3), pages 1029-1049, June.
  5. Feigenbaum, James J. & Muller, Christopher, 2016. "Lead exposure and violent crime in the early twentieth century," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 62(C), pages 51-86.
  6. Feigenbaum, James J. & Shelton, Cameron A., 2013. "The Vicious Cycle: Fundraising and Perceived Viability in US Presidential Primaries," Quarterly Journal of Political Science, now publishers, vol. 8(1), pages 1-40, January.

Software components

  1. James Feigenbaum, 2014. "JAROWINKLER: Stata module to calculate the Jaro-Winkler distance between strings," Statistical Software Components S457850, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 13 Oct 2016.
  2. James Feigenbaum, 2014. "KEEPORDER: Stata module to keep and order a set of variables," Statistical Software Components S457859, Boston College Department of Economics.

Chapters

  1. James Feigenbaum & Price Fishback & Keoka Grayson, 2020. "Inequality and the Safety Net throughout the Income Distribution, 1929-1940," NBER Chapters, in: Measuring and Understanding the Distribution and Intra/Inter-Generational Mobility of Income and Wealth, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Platt Boustan & Katherine Eriksson & James J. Feigenbaum & Santiago Pérez, 2019. "Automated Linking of Historical Data," NBER Working Papers 25825, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Ager, Philipp & Boustan, Leah & Eriksson, Katherine, 2019. "The intergenerational effects of a large wealth shock: White southerners after the Civil War," CEPR Discussion Papers 13660, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    2. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Platt Boustan & Elisa Jácome & Santiago Pérez, 2019. "Intergenerational Mobility of Immigrants in the US over Two Centuries," NBER Working Papers 26408, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Thomas Stringham, 2020. "Fast Bayesian Record Linkage With Record-Specific Disagreement Parameters," Papers 2003.04238, arXiv.org.
    4. Daniel M. Thompson & James J. Feigenbaum & Andrew B. Hall & Jesse Yoder, 2019. "Who Becomes a Member of Congress? Evidence From De-Anonymized Census Data," NBER Working Papers 26156, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. Matthew Jaremski, 2020. "Today’s economic history and tomorrow’s scholars," Cliometrica, Springer;Cliometric Society (Association Francaise de Cliométrie), vol. 14(1), pages 169-180, January.
    6. Sarah Tahamont & Zubin Jelveh & Aaron Chalfin & Shi Yan & Benjamin Hansen, 2019. "Administrative Data Linking and Statistical Power Problems in Randomized Experiments," NBER Working Papers 25657, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    7. Ran Abramitzky & Philipp Ager & Leah Platt Boustan & Elior Cohen & Casper W. Hansen, 2019. "The Effects of Immigration on the Economy: Lessons from the 1920s Border Closure," NBER Working Papers 26536, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    8. David Escamilla-Guerrero, 2019. "Revisiting Mexican migration in the Age of Mass Migration. New evidence from individual border crossings," Oxford Economic and Social History Working Papers _173, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
    9. Collins, William J. & Zimran, Ariell, 2019. "The economic assimilation of Irish Famine migrants to the United States," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 74(C).

  2. James Feigenbaum & Alexander Hertel-Fernandez & Vanessa Williamson, 2018. "From the Bargaining Table to the Ballot Box: Political Effects of Right to Work Laws," NBER Working Papers 24259, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Becher, Michael & Stegmueller, Daniel, 2019. "Cognitive Ability, Union Membership, and Voter Turnout," IAST Working Papers 19-97, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST).
    2. Norlander, Peter, 2019. "The Growing Divergence in U.S. Employee Relations: Individualism, Democracy, and Conflict," GLO Discussion Paper Series 321, Global Labor Organization (GLO).
    3. E. Jason Baron, 2019. "Union Reform, Performance Pay, and New Teacher Supply: Evidence from Wisconsin's Act 10," Working Papers wp2019_01_01, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
    4. Henry S. Farber & Daniel Herbst & ilyana Kuziemko & Suresh Naidu, 2018. "Unions and Inequality Over the Twentieth Century: New Evidence from Survey Data," Working Papers 620, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section..
    5. Henry S. Farber & Daniel Herbst & Ilyana Kuziemko & Suresh Naidu, 2018. "Unions and Inequality Over the Twentieth Century: New Evidence from Survey Data," NBER Working Papers 24587, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

  3. James J. Feigenbaum & James Lee & Filippo Mezzanotti, 2018. "Capital Destruction and Economic Growth: The Effects of Sherman's March, 1850-1920," NBER Working Papers 25392, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Ager, Philipp & Boustan, Leah & Eriksson, Katherine, 2019. "The intergenerational effects of a large wealth shock: White southerners after the Civil War," CEPR Discussion Papers 13660, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    2. Daniel Aaronson & Daniel Hartley & Bhashkar Mazumder, 2017. "The Effects of the 1930s HOLC \\"Redlining\\" Maps," Working Paper Series WP-2017-12, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, revised 17 Sep 2017.

  4. James J. Feigenbaum & Lee, James & Filippo Mezzanotti, 2015. "Capital Destruction and Economic Growth: the Effects of General Sherman?s March to the Sea, 1850-1880," Working Paper 256106, Harvard University OpenScholar.

    Cited by:

    1. Daniel Aaronson & Daniel Hartley & Bhashkar Mazumder, 2017. "The Effects of the 1930s HOLC \\"Redlining\\" Maps," Working Paper Series WP-2017-12, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, revised 17 Sep 2017.

Articles

  1. James J. Feigenbaum, 2018. "Multiple Measures of Historical Intergenerational Mobility: Iowa 1915 to 1940," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 128(612), pages 446-481, July.

    Cited by:

    1. James J. Feigenbaum & Hui Ren Tan, 2019. "The Return to Education in the Mid-20th Century: Evidence from Twins," NBER Working Papers 26407, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Platt Boustan & Elisa Jácome & Santiago Pérez, 2019. "Intergenerational Mobility of Immigrants in the US over Two Centuries," NBER Working Papers 26408, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. William J. Collins & Ariell Zimran, 2018. "The Economic Assimilation of Irish Famine Migrants to the United States," NBER Working Papers 25287, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Ran Abramitzky & Leah Platt Boustan & Katherine Eriksson & James J. Feigenbaum & Santiago Pérez, 2019. "Automated Linking of Historical Data," NBER Working Papers 25825, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. Daniel M. Thompson & James J. Feigenbaum & Andrew B. Hall & Jesse Yoder, 2019. "Who Becomes a Member of Congress? Evidence From De-Anonymized Census Data," NBER Working Papers 26156, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    6. Barbara Castillo Rico, 2020. "Trends in intergenerational homeownership mobility in France between 1960-2015," AMSE Working Papers 2008, Aix-Marseille School of Economics, France.
    7. Giacomin Favre, 2019. "Bias in social mobility estimates with historical data: evidence from Swiss microdata," ECON - Working Papers 329, Department of Economics - University of Zurich.
    8. Güell, Maia & Rodríguez Mora, José Vicente & Solon, Gary, 2018. "New Directions in Measuring Intergenerational Mobility," CEPR Discussion Papers 12959, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    9. William J. Collins & Marianne H. Wanamaker, 2017. "Up from Slavery? African American Intergenerational Economic Mobility Since 1880," NBER Working Papers 23395, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    10. Collins, William J. & Zimran, Ariell, 2019. "The economic assimilation of Irish Famine migrants to the United States," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 74(C).
    11. Edwyna Harris & Sumner La Croix, 2020. "South Australia’s Employment Relief Program for Assisted Immigrants: Promises and Reality, 1838-1843," CEH Discussion Papers 03, Centre for Economic History, Research School of Economics, Australian National University.

  2. Feigenbaum, James J. & Fouirnaies, Alexander & Hall, Andrew B., 2017. "The Majority-Party Disadvantage: Revising Theories of Legislative Organization," Quarterly Journal of Political Science, now publishers, vol. 12(3), pages 269-300, October.

    Cited by:

    1. Gary W. Cox & Jon H. Fiva & Daniel M. Smith, 2018. "Measuring the Competitiveness of Elections," CESifo Working Paper Series 7418, CESifo Group Munich.
    2. Leandro De Magalhaes, 2020. "Estimating slim-majority effects in US state legislatures with a regression discontinuity design under local randomization assumptions," Bristol Economics Discussion Papers 20/719, Department of Economics, University of Bristol, UK.
    3. Cox, Gary W. & Fiva, Jon H. & Smith, Daniel M., 2020. "Measuring the Competitiveness of Elections," Political Analysis, Cambridge University Press, vol. 28(2), pages 168-185, April.
    4. Benoît Le Maux & Kristýna Dostálová & Fabio Padovano, 2020. "Ideology or voters? A quasi-experimental test of why left-wing governments spend more," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 182(1), pages 17-48, January.

  3. Deirdre Bloome & James Feigenbaum & Christopher Muller, 2017. "Tenancy, Marriage, and the Boll Weevil Infestation, 1892–1930," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 54(3), pages 1029-1049, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Philipp Ager & Markus Brueckner & Benedikt Herz, 2018. "Structural Change and the Fertility Transition in the American South," CEH Discussion Papers 01, Centre for Economic History, Research School of Economics, Australian National University.
    2. Ager, Philipp & Herz, Benedikt, 2019. "Structural Change and the Fertility Transition," MPRA Paper 92883, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Richard B. Baker & John Blanchette & Katherine Eriksson, 2018. "Long-run Impacts of Agricultural Shocks on Educational Attainment: Evidence from the Boll Weevil," NBER Working Papers 25400, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Jung, Yeonha, 2018. "The Legacy of King Cotton: Agricultural Patterns and the Quality of Structural Change," SocArXiv trjfz, Center for Open Science.

  4. Feigenbaum, James J. & Muller, Christopher, 2016. "Lead exposure and violent crime in the early twentieth century," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 62(C), pages 51-86.

    Cited by:

    1. Anna Aizer & Janet Currie, 2017. "Lead and Juvenile Delinquency: New Evidence from Linked Birth, School and Juvenile Detention Records," NBER Working Papers 23392, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Federico Curci & Federico Masera, 2018. "Flight from urban blight: lead poisoning, crime and suburbanization," Working Papers 2018/09, Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (IEB).
    3. Gazze, Ludovica & Persico, Claudia & Spirovska, Sandra, 2020. "The Spillover Effects of Pollution: How Exposure to Lead Affects Everyone in the Classroom," IZA Discussion Papers 13133, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    4. Eriksson, Katherine, 2019. "Moving North and into jail? The great migration and black incarceration," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 159(C), pages 526-538.
    5. Elsner, Benjamin & Wozny, Florian, 2018. "The Human Capital Cost of Radiation: Long-Run Evidence from Exposure Outside the Womb," IZA Discussion Papers 11408, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    6. Aggeborn, Linuz & Öhman, Mattias, 2017. "The Effects of Fluoride in the Drinking Water," Working Paper Series 2017:20, IFAU - Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy.

  5. Feigenbaum, James J. & Shelton, Cameron A., 2013. "The Vicious Cycle: Fundraising and Perceived Viability in US Presidential Primaries," Quarterly Journal of Political Science, now publishers, vol. 8(1), pages 1-40, January.

    Cited by:

    1. Shakun D. Mago & Roman M. Sheremeta, 2019. "New Hampshire Effect: behavior in sequential and simultaneous multi-battle contests," Experimental Economics, Springer;Economic Science Association, vol. 22(2), pages 325-349, June.
    2. Yasmine Bekkouche & Julia Cage, 2019. "The Heterogeneous Price of a Vote: Evidence from France, 1993-2014," Sciences Po publications 2019-09, Sciences Po.

Software components

  1. James Feigenbaum, 2014. "JAROWINKLER: Stata module to calculate the Jaro-Winkler distance between strings," Statistical Software Components S457850, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 13 Oct 2016.

    Cited by:

    1. Catherine G. Massey, 2016. "Playing with Matches: An Assessment of Accuracy in Linked Historical Data," CARRA Working Papers 2016-05, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
    2. Bryan A. Stuart, 2017. "The Long-Run Effects of Recessions on Education and Income," Working Papers 17-52, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.

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  1. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (6) 2015-11-15 2018-12-24 2019-01-21 2019-05-20 2019-08-26 2019-11-04. Author is listed
  2. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (3) 2015-11-15 2018-12-24 2019-01-21. Author is listed
  3. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (2) 2015-11-15 2019-01-21. Author is listed
  4. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2018-02-19 2019-08-26. Author is listed
  5. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2019-05-20
  6. NEP-BIG: Big Data (1) 2019-05-20
  7. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2018-02-19
  8. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (1) 2019-01-21
  9. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2018-12-24
  10. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2018-02-19
  11. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2019-11-04
  12. NEP-ORE: Operations Research (1) 2019-05-20
  13. NEP-PAY: Payment Systems & Financial Technology (1) 2019-05-20

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