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Department of Economics

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Department of Economics

Recent Submissions

  • Bohn, Sarah; Pugatch, Todd (Springer, 2015-10)
    We provide the first evidence on the causal effect of border enforcement on the full spatial distribution of Mexican immigrants to the United States. We address the endogeneity of border enforcement with an instrumenta ...
  • Färe, Rolf; Grosskopf, Shawna; Walden, John (Elsevier, 2015-12)
    Productivity change after transition to an individual transferable quota (ITQ) management system is driven by exit of some vessels, entry of other vessels, and changes in productivity of existing vessels. Generally, it i ...
  • Färe, Rolf; Grosskopf, Shawna; Pasurka, Carl (Elsevier, 2016-01-16)
    There is continuing interest in the trend of costs associated with pollution abatement activities. We specify an environmental production technology to model the joint production of good and bad outputs. The joint prod ...
  • Ball, V. E.; Färe, R.; Grosskopf, S.; Margaritis, D. (Elsevier, 2015-05)
    This paper investigates the role of energy on U.S. agricultural productivity using panel data at the state level for the period 1960–2004.We first provide a historical account of energy use in U.S. agriculture. To do th ...
  • Conlin, Michael; Thompson, Paul N. (MIT Press, 2014)
    We consider issues of equality and efficiency in two different school funding systems - a state-level system in Michigan and a foundation system in Ohio. Unlike Ohio, the Michigan system restricts districts from genera ...