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Working Papers

  • “Sorting or Steering: Experimental Evidence on the Economic Effects of Housing Discrimination,” with Peter Christensen.  Accepted in Journal of Political Economy.  NBER WP #24826 (w24826).
  •  “Housing Discrimination and Pollution Exposures in the United States, ” with Peter Christensen and Ignacio Sarmiento-Barbieri. Forthcoming in Review of Economics and Statistics.  NBER WP # 26805 (w26805)
  • “The Damages and Distortions from Discrimination in the Rental Housing Market,” with Peter Christensen.  NBER WP # 29049 (w29049)
  • “Racial Discrimination and Housing Outcomes in the United States Rental Market,” with Peter Christensen and Ignacio Sarmiento-Barbieri.  NBER WP # 29516 (w29516)
  • “Environmental Justice and Coasian Bargaining:  The Role of Race and Income in Lease Negotiations for Shale Gas,” with Ashley Vissing.  NBER WP # 29487 (w29487)
  • “Displacement and the Consequences of Gentrification,” with Ashley Qiang and Wen Wang. (working paper)
  • “Housing Precarity and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Impacts of Utility Disconnection and Eviction Moratoria on Infections and Deaths Across US Counties,” with Kay Jowers, Nrupen Bhavsar, Qihui Hu and Julia Marshall.  NBER WP #28394 (w28394).
  • “Collateral Damage:  The Impact of Shale Gas on Mortgage Lending,” with Yanyou Chen, James Roberts, and Ashley Vissing.  NBER WP # 29494 (w29494)
  • “Cool Cities: The Value of Urban Trees,” with Lu Han, Stephan Heblich, and Yanos Zylberberg. (working paper)
  • “The Role of Information in the Rosen-Roback Framework,” with Xuwen Gao and Ran Song. NBER WP #28943 (w28943).
  • “Frictional Sorting,” with Wenquan Liang and Ran Song. NBER WP #27643 (w27643).
  • “Learning by Viewing? Social Learning, Regulatory Disclosure, and Firm Productivity in Shale Gas,” with T.Robert Fetter, Andrew Steck, and Douglas Wrenn.  NBER WP #25401 (w25401).


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