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A few useful job market resources

I’ll post more on this topic after the job market, but here are a few links that I have found helpful Presentation How to Give an Applied Micro Talk: Unauthoritative Notes from Jesse Shapiro Jonathan Shewchuk on giving an academic talk Paper … Continue reading

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Who benefits from state corporate tax cuts?

Here is a new VOXEU summary of my job market paper for their job market paper series: State and local governments have been increasing business location incentives and cutting corporate taxes to attract businesses to their jurisdictions. For instance, Jay Inslee, the … Continue reading

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What Would Happen If Charter School Availability Were Expanded Greatly? Part 2

Chris Walters, who I first mentioned in this post, gave his job market talk at Berkeley yesterday. Roughly speaking, his story is that although some of the lottery evidence in Boston suggests that some Charter Schools can substantially increase test scores, … Continue reading

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The Employment Effects of Credit Market Disruptions: Firm-level Evidence from the 2008-09 Financial Crisis

Gabe Chodorow-Reich, who is also a coauthor on one of the more compelling studies showing that the stimulus was effective at creating jobs, has a job market paper on the link between conditions on wall street and employment on main street. When … Continue reading

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The Determinants and Welfare Implications of US Workers’ Diverging Location Choices by Skill: 1980-2000

From Rebecca Diamond: ABSTRACT: From 1980 to 2000, the substantial rise in the U.S. college-high school graduate wage gap coincided with an increase in geographic sorting as college graduates increasingly concentrated in high wage, high rent metropolitan areas, relative to lower … Continue reading

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Stimulus or Stymied? The Macroeconomics of Recessions

The transcript of the AEA session that Brad Delong moderated is worth reading. When asked how his thinking about macroeconomics had changed, Harald Uhlig mentioned this paper by Johannes Wieland, who is a friend of mine and one of the top job … Continue reading

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When are the Effects of Fiscal Policy Uncertainty Large?

Benjamin Johannsen, a job market candidate from Northwestern, weighs in: ABSTRACT: I argue that fiscal policy uncertainty can have large and adverse effects when the monetary authority is constrained by the zero lower bound on nominal interest rates. Using a new-Keynesian … Continue reading

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