Prof. Jesse Shapiro
Jesse Shapiro

Jesse M. Shapiro
Chookaszian Family
Professor of Economics
tel: 773.834.2688
fax: 773.753.0563
Jesse.Shapiro@ChicagoBooth.edu

Working Papers

  • Do pharmacists buy Bayer? Informed shoppers and the brand premium. (with Bart Bronnenberg, J.P. Dubé and Matthew Gentzkow)
    Draft, August 2014. [pdf] [online appendix]
  • Special interests and the media: Theory and an application to climate change.
    Draft, July 2014. [pdf] [online appendix]
  • Measuring the sensitivity of parameter estimates to sample statistics. (with Matthew Gentzkow)
    Draft, June 2014. [pdf] [online appendix]

Published and Forthcoming Papers

  • Do newspapers serve the state? Incumbent party influence on the U.S. press, 1869-1928. (with Matthew Gentzkow, Nathan Petek and Michael Sinkinson)
    Journal of the European Economic Association, forthcoming. [pdf] [online appendix]
  • Who is "behavioral"? Cognitive ability and anomalous preferences. (with Daniel Benjamin and Sebastian Brown)
    Journal of the European Economic Association, December 2013. [pdf] [online appendix] Link to published version here. Published by John Wiley & Sons.
  • Fungibility and consumer choice: Evidence from commodity price shocks. (with Justine Hastings)
    Quarterly Journal of Economics, November 2013. [pdf] [online appendix] Link to published version here. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved.
  • Thin-slice forecasts of gubernatorial elections. (with Daniel Benjamin)
    Review of Economics and Statistics, August 2009. [pdf] Copyright 2009, MIT Press.
  • Competition and truth in the market for news. (with Matthew Gentzkow)
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, Spring 2008. [pdf] Copyright 2008, American Economic Association.
  • Preschool television viewing and adolescent test scores: Historical evidence from the Coleman study. (with Matthew Gentzkow)
    Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2008. [pdf] [online appendix] Copyright 2008, MIT Press.
  • Do harsher prison conditions reduce recidivism? A discontinuity-based approach. (with Keith Chen)
    American Law and Economics Review, Spring 2007. [pdf] Link to published version here. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved.
  • Strategic extremism: Why Republicans and Democrats divide on religious values. (with Edward Glaeser and Giacomo Ponzetto) Quarterly Journal of Economics, November 2005. [pdf] Copyright 2005, MIT Press.
  • Smart cities: Quality of life, productivity, and the growth effects of human capital.
    Review of Economics and Statistics, May 2006. [pdf] Copyright 2006, MIT Press.
  • Is there a daily discount rate? Evidence from the food stamp nutrition cycle.
    Journal of Public Economics, February 2005. [pdf] Link to published version here.
  • Media, education, and anti-Americanism in the Muslim world. (with Matthew Gentzkow)
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, Summer 2004. [pdf] Copyright 2004, American Economic Association.
  • Why have Americans become more obese? (with David Cutler and Edward Glaeser)
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, Summer 2003. [pdf] Copyright 2003, American Economic Association.
  • The benefits of the home mortgage interest deduction. (with Edward Glaeser)
    Tax Policy and the Economy, August 2003. HIER Working Paper #1979 Link to published version here.
  • Urban growth in the 1990s: Is city living back? (with Edward Glaeser)
    Journal of Regional Science, February 2003. HIER Working Paper #1925 Link to published version here.
  • Cities and warfare: The impact of terrorism on urban form (with Edward Glaeser)
    Journal of Urban Economics, March 2002. HIER Working Paper #1942 Link to published version here.

Notes and Lectures

  • How to Give an Applied Micro Talk: Unauthoritative Notes. [pdf]
  • Code and Data for the Social Sciences: A Practitioner's Guide. (with Matthew Gentzkow) [pdf] [demo SVN repository] (User: demo, Password: chicagobooth)
  • Summer Institute 2013 Econometric Methods for High-Dimensional Data. (with Victor Chernozhukov, Matthew Gentzkow, Christian Hansen, Matt Taddy) [videos and slides]

 

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