Recent Working Papers

Evolutionary Efficiency and Mean Reversion in Happiness
with Luis Rayo - Full Text in PDF
The Economics Theory of Illegal Goods: The Case of Drugs
with Michael Grossman and Kevin M. Murphy - Full Text in PDF
Introducing Incentives in the Market for Live and Cadaveric Organ Donations
with Julio J. Elias - Full Text in PDF
The Quantity and Quality of Life and the Evolution of World Inequality
with Tomas Philipson and Rodrigo Soares - Full Text in PDF



Working Papers

Status, lotteries, and inequality
with Kevin M. Murphy and Ivan Werning - Full Text in PDF
Manuscript, University of Chicago (2000).
Deadweight Costs and the Size of Government
with Casey Mulligan - Full Text in PDF
Working Paper No 6789, National Bureau of Economic Research (1998).
Mortality Contingent Claims, Health Care, and Social Insurance
with Tomas Philipson - Full Text in PDF
Working Paper No 5760, National Bureau of Economic Research (1996).
The formation of Values with Habitual Behavior
with Vicente Madrigal - Full Text in PDF
Unpublished Memorandum, Stern School of Business, New York University (1995).
Optimal Social and Private Sorting among Categories When the Composition of Members Matters
with Kevin M. Murphy - Full Text in PDF
Manuscript University of Chicago (1994).
The sorting of individuals into categories when tastes and productivity depend on the composition of members
with Kevin M. Murphy - Full Text in PDF
Manuscript, University of Chicago (1994).
An Empirical Analysis of Cigarette Addiction
with Michael Grossman and Kevin M. Murphy - Full Text in PDF
Working Paper No 3322, National Bureau of Economic Research (1994).
Human Capital, Fertility, and Economic Growth
with Kevin M. Murphy and Robert Tamura - Full Text in PDF
Working Paper No 3414, National Bureau of Economic Research (1990).
A Reformulation of the Economic Theory of Fertility
with Robert Barro - Full Text in PDF
Working Paper No 1793, National Bureau of Economic Research (1988).
A Theory of the Production and Allocation of Effort
Full Text in PDF
Working Paper No 184, National Bureau of Economic Research (1977).
Economics of Marital Instability
with Elisabeth M. Landes and Robert T. Michael - Full Text in PDF
Working Paper No 153, National Bureau of Economic Research (1976).
Child Endowments, and the Quantity and Quality of Children
with Nigel Tomes - Full Text in PDF
Working Paper No 123, National Bureau of Economic Research (1976).
A Theory of Social Interactions
Full Text in PDF
Working Paper No 42, National Bureau of Economic Research (1974).
Interdependent Preferences: Charity, Externalities, and Income Taxation
Full Text in PDF
Manuscript, University of Chicago (1968).
Notes on an Economic Analysis of Philanthropy
Full Text in PDF
Working Paper, National Bureau of Economic Research (1961).