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The Effect of Natural Disasters on Economic Activity in Us Counties: A Century of Data
More than 100 natural disasters strike the United States every year, causing extensive fatalities and damages. We construct the universe of US federally designated natural disasters from 1920 toExpand
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Technology and educational choices: Evidence from a one-laptop-per-child program
Abstract This paper provides the first causal estimates of the effect of children’s access to computers and the internet on educational outcomes in early adulthood, such as schooling and choice ofExpand
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Essays in Applied Microeconomics
This dissertation contains three essays in Applied Microeconomics. Chapter 1 provides the first causal estimates of the effect of children’s access to computers and the internet on adult educationalExpand
The Political Coase Theorem: Experimental Evidence
The Political Coase Theorem (PCT) states that, in the absence of transaction costs, agents should agree to implement efficient policies regardless of the distribution of bargaining power among them.Expand
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