Today’s Chart of the Day comes from Linh Tô’s paper “The Signaling Role of Parental Leave”. She builds a model where women use the length of leave they take after childbirth as a signal of future productivity to employers. Those that are more productive on average signal that by…
I spent much of the last two days attending the virtual edition of the Society of the Economics of the Household (SEHO) conference, which was excellent…
My Chart of the Day comes from my co-author Matt Staiger’s job market paper “The Intergenerational Transmission of Employers and the Earnings of Young …
Tatyana Deryugina visited the Census last week and presented her paper “Natural Disasters and Elective Medical Services: How Big is the Bounce-Back?” w…
My March was a mess, in part because COVID case rates finally fell low enough that my family felt comfortable traveling to see the rest of our family a…
Today’s chart of the day is from Anita Bhide’s Job Market Paper “Do Female Executives Reduce Gender Gaps?”, which I was reviewing as I revise my paper …
My chart of the day is from the paper “Income and the Take-Up of Means Tested Programs” by Amanda Eng and Kevin Rinz. They use variation in tax liabili…
Today’s chart of the day comes from Sara LaLumia and Laura Kawano’s article “How Income Changes During Unemployment: Evidence from Tax Return Data” pub…
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