Stephen and Barbara Friedman Professor of International Political Economy

 

 Associate Chair    

 

Department of Economics

 

Cornell University

 

430 Uris Hall,

 

14853, Ithaca, NY, USA

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​Editor: Journal of Economic Geography

Spatial interactions, with J. S. Kim, P. M. Picard, and Y. Zenou,  R&R Quantitative Economics

 

Information, Mobile Communication and Referral Effectswith P. Jia Barwick, Y. Liu, and Q. Wu, R&R American Economic Review

 

Tax Professionals and Tax-Evasion, with M. Battaglini, L. Guiso and C. Lacava, R&R Quarterly Journal of Economics

 

Endogenous Social Connections in Legislatures, with M. Battaglini and E. Rainone, R&R Review of Economic Studies, supplementary appendix

Effectiveness of Connected Legislators (2020), American Journal of Political Science, vol. 64, 4, pp.735-1049, Lead Article, with M. Battaglini and V. Leone Sciabolazza, online appendix

Who is the Key Player? A Network Analysis of Juvenile Delinquency (2020)Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, with L. F. Lee, X. Liu and Y. Zenou, profiled by The Economist: Social Networks: Centrality Planning

Multidimensional Diffusion Processes in Dynamic Online Networks (2020), Plos One, 15(2): e0228421, with D.Easley and C.Rojas

 

Friendship and Female Education: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Bangladeshi Primary Schools (2020), The Economic Journal, 130, 740-764, with Y. Hahn, A. Islam and Y. Zenou

Econet: An R Package for Parameter-dependent Network Centrality Measures, with M. Battaglini, V. Leone Sciabolazza and S. Peng, conditionally accepted Journal of Statistical Software

NEW WORKING PAPERS

 

Professional Interactions and Hiring Decisions: Evidence from the Federal Judiciary (2021), revised version of NBER wp n. 26726, with M. Battaglini and J.Harris, profiled by NBER Digest

 

Girls, Boys, and High Achievers (2021), with Angela Cools and Raquel Fernandez, revised version of NBER wp n. wp n. 25763, profiled by MarketWatch: Girls who spend more time in class with ‘high-achieving’ boys are less likely to complete a bachelor’s degree, study says

A Graphical Lasso Approach to Estimating Network Connections: The Case of U.S. Lawmakers (2021), revised version of NBER wp n. 27557, with M. Battaglini, F. W. Crawford, and S. Peng

Abstentions and Social Networks in Congress (2020), NBER wp n. 27822, with M. Battaglini and V. Leone Sciabolazza

 

Social Groups and the Effectiveness of Protests (2020), NBER wp n. 26757, with M. Battaglini and R.B. Morton

Dynamic Social Interactions and Health Risky Behavior (2019),  NBER wp n. 26223, with T. Arduini, A. Bisin, and O. Ozgur

 

Hurricanes, Climate Change Policies and Electoral Accountability (2019), NBER wp. n. 25835, with Stefano Gagliarducci and Daniele M. Paserman

 

Altruism, Insurance, and Costly Solidarity Commitments (2019), CEPR wp n. 14148, with C. Barrett, V. Nourani, and T. Walker