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Racial Bias in Motor Vehicle Searches: Theory and Evidence
Police checking for illegal drugs are much more likely to search the vehicles of African‐American motorists than those of white motorists. This paper develops a model of police and motorist behavior
Why are Married Men Working So Much? An Aggregate Analysis of Intra-Household Bargaining and Labour Supply
Are macro-economists mistaken in ignoring bargaining between spouses? This article argues that models of intra-household allocation could be useful for understanding aggregate labour supply trends in
More on Marriage, Fertility, and the Distribution of Income
According to Pareto (1896), the distribution of income depends on ``the nature of the people comprising a society, on the organization of the latter, and, also, in part, on chance.'' In the model
Why Do Women Wait? Matching, Wage Inequality, and the Incentives for Fertility Delay
This paper explores the interaction between wage inequality and the marriage and fertility decisions of young women. We develop an equilibrium search model of marriage, divorce, and investment in
Lives in Context: The Art of Life History Research
This book presents a meta-history of life history research from the perspective of a post-modernist perspective, exploring the role of language, identity, and self-consistency in the development of knowledge and research practices.
Why are Married Men Working so Much?
We document a negative trend in the leisure of men married to women aged 25-45, relative to that of their wives, and a positive trend in relative housework. We develop a simple bargaining model of
Love and Money: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of Household Sorting and Inequality
This paper examines the interactions between household matching, inequality, and per capita income. We develop a model in which agents decide whether to become skilled or unskilled, form households,
Why are Married Men Working so Much? The Macroeconomics of Bargaining between Spouses
The rise in per-capita labor over the last 30 years is difficult to explain in a standard macroeconomic model because rising wages of women should have lead to a large rise in husband's leisure. This
Technical annex to PPR445 - collisions involving pedal cyclists on Britain's roads: establishing the causes
In 2008, 115 pedal cyclists were killed and 2,450 reported as seriously injured on Britain's roads, accounting for 9% of all killed or seriously injured (KSI) road casualties. The Government is
Crime Minimisation and Racial Bias: What Can We Learn from Police Search Data?
It is shown that the basic idea of extracting information from hit rates may still be valid, provided one can verify some simple restrictions on the joint distribution of criminality by race.