Journal Articles

The Taubman Center and its affiliated programs and institutes often publish articles on their research in journals. You will find the Taubman Center represented in many different publications, reflecting a range of interests: public management, innovation, finance, and labor-management relations; urban development, transportation, land use, and environmental protection; education; civic engagement and social capital; and emergency preparedness. The below list is of articles that have appeared since 2005. All articles published before 2005 are listed on our archive page.

2010

Mansbridge, Jane, James Bohman, Simone Chambers, David Estlund, Andreas Føllesdal, Archon Fung, Christina Lafont, Bernard Manin, and José Luis Martí. "The Place of Self-Interest and the Role of Power in Deliberative Democracy." Journal of Political Philosophy 18.1, 64-100(March 2010)

Sander, Thomas H., and Robert D. Putnam. "Still Bowling Alone? The Post-9/11 Split." Journal of Democracy21.1, 9-16 (January 2010)

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2009

Peterson, Paul E.,and Daniel Nadler. "What Happens When States Have Genuine Alternative Certification? We Get More Minority Teachers and Test Scores Rise." Education Next9.1, 70-74 (Winter 2009)

Liebman, Jeffrey B., Erzo F.P. Luttmer, and David G. Seif. "Labor Supply Responses to Marginal Social Security Benefits: Evidence from Discontinuities." Journal of Public Economics93.11-12, 1119-1284 (December 2009)

Choi, James J, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian. "Mental Accounting in Portfolio Choice: Evidence from a Flypaper Effect." American Economic Review99.5, 2085-2095 (December 2009)

Behn, Robert."Designing PerformanceStat: Or What Are the Key Strategic Choices that a Jurisdiction or Agency Must Make When Adapting the CompStat/CitiStat Class of Performance Strategies?" Public Performance and Management Review32.2, 203-232 (December 2008)

Choi, James, David Laibson, Brigitte Madrian, and Andrew Metrick. "Reinforcement Learning and Savings Behavior." Journal of Finance 64.6,2515-2534 (November 25, 2009)

Carroll, Gabriel D, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, and Andrew Metrick. "Optimal Defaults and Active Decisions." Quarterly Journal of Economics124.4, 1639-1674 (November 2009)

Choi, James J, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian. "Why Does the Law of One Price Fail? An Experiment on Index Mutual Funds." Review of Financial Studies,(November 14, 2009)

Howell, William, Martin West, and Paul Peterson. "The Persuadable Public." Education Next9.4 20-29 (Fall 2009)

Beshears, John, James J. Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian. "How Are Preferences Revealed?" Journal of Public Economics92.8-9, 1787-1794 (August 2008)

Finkelstein, Amy, Erzo F.P. Luttmer, and Matthew J. Notowidigdo. "Approaches to Estimating the HealthStateDependence of the Utility Function." American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings99.2, 116-121 (May 2009)

Fong, Christina M., and Erzo F.P. Luttmer. "What Determines Giving to Hurricane Katrina Victims? Experimental Evidence on Racial Group Loyalty." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics1.2, 64-87 (April 2009)

Putnam, Robert D. "Diversity, Social Capital, and Immigrant Integration: Introductory Remarks." National Civic Review98.1, 3-5 (Spring 2009)

Chingos, Matthew M., and Paul Peterson. "For-Profit and Nonprofit Management in Philadelphia Schools." Education Next9.2, 64-70 (Spring 2009)

Shue, Kelly, and Erzo F.P. Luttmer. "Who Misvotes? The Effect of Differential Cognition Costs on Election Outcomes." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy1.1, 229-257 (February 2009)

Fryer, Roland, "Implicit Quotas." The Journal of Legal Studies, v38, (January2009)

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2008

Peterson, Paul E. "School Vouchers in the United States: Productivity in the Public and Private Sectors." Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft - Journal of Educational Science, ZfE11.2, 253-267(2008)

Howell, William G., Martin R. West, and Paul E. Peterson. "The 2008 Education Next-PEPG Survey of Public Opinion: Americans Think Less of Their Schools Than of their Police Departments and Post Offices." Education Next8.4, 12-26 (Fall 2008)

Chandra, Amitabh, Katherine Baicker, "Myths and Misconceptions about Health Insurance,"Health Affairs, 27(6) (October 2008)

Peterson, Paul E., and Frederick Hess. "Few States Set World-Class Standards: In Fact, Most Render the Notion of Proficiency Meaningless." Education Next8.3, 70-73 (Summer 2008)

Fryer, Roland, S. Levitt and J.A. List."Exploring the Impact of Financial Incentives on Stereotype Threat: Evidence from a Pilot Study," American Economic Review 98.2, 370-375, (May 2008)

Singhal, Monica. "Special Interest Groups and the Allocation of Public Funds." Journal of Public Economics92.3-4, 548-564 (April 2008)

Chandra, Amitabh. Mary Beth Landrum, Ellen Meara, Edward Guadanoli, and Nancy Keating, "Is Spending More Always Wasteful? The Appropriatness Of Care and Outcomes among Colorectal Cancer Patients," Health Affairs, (January 2008)

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2007

Stuart, Guy.“Organizations, Institutions, and Embeddedness: Caste and Gender in Savings and Credit Cooperatives in Andhra Pradesh, India” International Public Management Journal, 10.4, (2007)

Stuart, Guy.“Microfinance and Subsidies: Who Pays?” Ethics and Economics, 5.1, (2007)

Stuart, Guy. “Regulatory Innovation in Microfinance: The MACS Act in Andhra Pradesh,” Special Issue on Microfinance, Innovations: Technology/ Governance/ Globalization, 2.05, (2007)

Fryer, Roland."Belief Flipping in a Dynamic Model of Statistical Discrimination." Journal of Public Economics, )June 2007)

Chandra, Amitabh, Katherine Baicker and Elliott Fisher "Medical Malpractice Liability and the Practice of Medicine in the Medicare Program,"Health Affairs, 26(3) (May 2007)

Chandra, Amitabh, Ashish Jha, Lee Lucas, and Douglas Staiger, "Do Race Specific Models Explain Disparities in Treatments after Acute Myocardial Infarcation?" American Heart Journal, 153(5) (May 2007)

Fryer, Rolandand F. Echenique. "A Measure of Segregation Based on Social Interactions," Quarterly Journal of Economics, (May 2007)

Fryer, Roland. "Guess Who's Been Coming to Dinner? Trends in Interracial Marriage over teh 20th Century." Journal of Economic Perspectives, (Spring 2007)

Chandra, Amitabh, and Douglas Staiger, "Productivty Spillovers in Healthcare: Evidence from the Treatment of Heart Attacks," Journal of Political Economy, (February 2007)

Dehejia, Rajeev, Thomas DeLeire, and Erzo F. P. Luttmer, "Insuring Consumption and Happiness Through Religious Organizations," Journal of Public Economics, 91:1-2 (February 2007).

Chandra, Amitabh, Laurence Baker, Chris Afendulis, Ciaran Phibbs, Shannon McConville and Elena Fuentes-Afflick, "Differences in Neonatal Mortality among Whites and Asian American Subgroups: Evidence from California," Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 161(1) (January 2007)

Leigh, Andrew, and Christopher Jencks, "Inequality and Mortality: Long-Run Evidence from a Panel of Countries," Journal of Health Economics, 26:1-2 (January 2007)

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2006

Abramson, Mark A. and Robert Behn, "The Varieties of CitiStat," Public Administration Review 66:3 (May-June 2006).

Bilmes, Lindaand Joseph Stiglitz, "Encore: Iraq Hemmorage," Milken Institute Review, (4th Quarter) 2006.

Braga, Anthony A., "The Crime Prevention Value of Hot Spots Policing," Psicothema, 18:3, (2006).

Braga, Anthony A., Jack McDevitt and Glenn L. Pierce, "Understanding and Preventing Gang Violence: Problem Analysis and Response Development in Lowell, Massachusetts," Police Quarterly, 9:1 (2006).

Tita, George, Anthony A. Braga, Gregory Ridgeway, and Glenn L. Pierce, "The Criminal Purchases of Firearm Ammunition," Injury Prevention, 12:5 (October 2006).

Chandra, Amitabh, "The Metrics of the Physician Brain Drain," New England Journal of Medicine, 354:5 (February 2, 2006).

Baicker, Katherine and Amitabh Chandra, "The Labor Market Effects of Rising Health Insurance Premiums," Journal of Labor Economics, 24:3 (July 2006).

Baicker, Katherine, Kasey S. Buckles, and Amitabh Chandra, "Geographic Variation in the Appropriate Use of Cesarean Delivery," Health Affairs Web Exclusive, 25:5 (September/October 2006).

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Fagotto, Elena, and Archon Fung, "Empowered Participation in Urban Governance: The Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Program," International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 30:3 (September 2006).

Ferguson, Ronald, "Five Challenges to Effective Teacher Professional Development: School Leaders Can Improve Instruction by Addressing These Issues," Journal of Staff Development, 27:4 (Fall 2006).

Fung, Archon "Varieties of Participation in Complex Governance," Public Administration Review, 66.s1 (December 2006).

Fung, Archon, Mary Graham, David Weil, and Elena Fagotto, "The Effectiveness of Regulatory Disclosure Policies," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 25:1 (Winter 2006).

Glaeser, Edward L. "Paternalism and Psychology," University of Chicago Law Review, 73:1 (Winter 2006).

Glaeser, Edward L. and Joshua D. Gottlieb, "Urban Resurgence and the Consumer City," Urban Studies, 43:8 (July 2006).

Glaeser, Edward L. (co-author with J. Gyourko and R. Saks). "Urban Growth and Housing Supply." Journal of Economic Geography, 6 (January 2006).

Glaeser, Edward L. and Bryce A. Ward, "Myths and Realities of American Political Geography," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 20:2 (Spring 2006).

Goldsmith, Stephen and Rhonda Meyer, "Pre-K: Shaping the System That Shapes Children," Civic Bulletin: Manhattan Institute, (August 2006).

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Hojman, Daniel, and Adam Szeidl, "Endogenous Networks, Social Games, and Evolution," Games and Economic Behavior 55:1 (April 2006).

Howitt, Arnold M. and Herman B. Leonard, "Katrina and the Core Challenges of Disaster Response," Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, 30:1 (Winter 2006).

Howitt, Arnold M. and Herman B. Leonard, "Beyond Katrina: Improving Disaster Response Capabilities," two part series, Crisis/Response Journal, 2:3 (June 2006) and 2:4 (September 2006).

Jacob, Brianwith Julie Cullen and Steven Levitt. "The Impact of School Choice on Student Outcomes: An Analysis of the Chicago Public Schools." Journal of Public Economics (forthcoming)

Jacob, Brianand Lars Lefgren. "Public Housing, Housing Vouchers and Student Achievement: Evidence from Public Housing Demolitions in Chicago." American Economic Review (forthcoming).

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Keating, Elizabeth K.with Mary Fischer, Teresa Gordon, and Janet Greenlee. "The Single Audit Act: How Compliant Are Nonprofit Organizations?" Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management (forthcoming).

Lazer, David, "Global and Domestic Governance: Modes of Interdependence in Regulatory Policymaking," European Law Journal, 12:4 (July 2006).

Lazer, David with Frederick R. Bieber and Charles H. Brenner, "Finding Criminals Through DNA of Their Relatives," Science, 312.5778 (June 2, 2006).

Lazer, David and Viktor Mayer-Schoenberger, "Statutory Framesworks for Regulating Information Flows: Drawing Lessons for the DNA Data Banks from Other Government Data Systems," Journal of Law, Medicine, & Ethics, 34:2 (Summer 2006).

Howitt, Arnold M. and Herman B. Leonard, "Katrina and the Core Challenges of Disaster Response," Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, 30:1 (Winter 2006).

Howitt, Arnold M. and Herman B. Leonard, "Beyond Katrina: Improving Disaster Response Capabilities," two part series, Crisis/Response Journal, 2:3 (June 2006) and 2:4 (September 2006).

Luberoff, David. "Ball Gains: What Can Planners Learn From Baseball Managers?" Harvard Design Magazine, forthcoming.

Luttmer, Erzo F. P., Carolyn Kousky, and Richard Zeckhauser, "Private Investment and Government Protection," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 33:1-2 (September 2006).

Mayer-Schönberger, Viktor, "Beyond Copyright: Managing Information Rights with DRM," Denver University Law Review, 84:1 (2006).

Mayer-Schönberger, Viktorand Alexander Somek, "Introduction: Governing Regulatory Interaction: The Normative Question," European Law Journal, 12:4 (July 2006).

Lazer, David and Viktor Mayer-Schoenberger, "Statutory Framesworks for Regulating Information Flows: Drawing Lessons for the DNA Data Banks from Other Government Data Systems," Journal of Law, Medicine, & Ethics, 34:2 (Summer 2006).

Cukier, Kenneth Neil, Viktor Mayer-Schoenberger, and Lewis M. Branscomb, "Ensuring (and Insuring?) Critical Information Infrastructure Protection," ICFAI Journal of Insurance Law, IV:2 (April 2006).

Mayer-Schönberger, Viktorand John Crowley, "Napster's Second Life? The Regulatory Challenges of Virtual Worlds," Northwestern University Law Review, 100:4 (Summer 2006).

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Peterson, Paul E., "Keeping an Eye on Standards," Education Next 6.3 (Summer 2006).

Peterson, Paul E. and Martin West," Is Your Child's School Effective? Don't Rely on NCLB to Tell You," Education Next 4 (Fall 2006).

Putnam, Robert D. "Education and Social Cohesion." Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, (2006)

Stuart, Guy. "Databases, Felons, and Voting: Bias and Partisanship of the Florida Felons' List in the 2000 Elections." Political Science Quarterly, 119.3, 453-475, (Fall 2006)

Weil, David. with Archon Fung, Mary Graham, and Elena Fagotto. " The Effectiveness of Regulatory Disclosure Policies," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 25:1 (Winter 2006).

Weil, David,"Ratcheting Up: How Linked Technologies Induce Rapid Regime Shift." Industrial Relations (2006)

Williams, Kim W. "Social Construction to the People." Daedalus, forthcoming.

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2005

Glaeser, Edward L., Joseph Gyourko and Raven E. Saks. "Why Have Housing Prices Gone Up?" American Economic Review, 95, 329-333, (2005)

Howitt, Arnold M. and Jonathan Makler. "Protecting America's Highways and Transit Systems Against Terrorism." Center for Urban and Metropolitan Policy, The Brookings Institution, Taking the High Road: A Metropolitan Agenda for Transportation Reform,287-314, (2005)

2004

Jacob, Brian and Lars Lefgren. "Remedial Education and Student Achievement: A Regression-Discontinuity Analysis." Review of Economics and Statistics LXXXVI, (2004)

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