Mary A. Burke

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Economist

600 Atlantic Avenue

Boston, MA 02210

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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Classroom Peer Effects and Student Achievement

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 08-5
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Sep 2008
Mary A. Burke and Tim R. Sass
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
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Social Dynamics of Obesity

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 06-5, Center on Social and Economic Dynamics Working Paper No. 40
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Oct 2006
Mary A. Burke and Frank Heiland
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Florida State University - Department of Economics
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Social Dynamics of Obesity

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 571-591, July 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Mary A. Burke and Frank Heiland
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Florida State University - Department of Economics
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Race, Obesity, and the Puzzle of Gender Specificity

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 08-8
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
Mary A. Burke and Frank Heiland
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Florida State University - Department of Economics
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Has Overweight Become the New Normal?: Evidence of a Generational Shift in Body Weight Norms

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 09-3
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 May 2009
Mary A. Burke, Frank Heiland and Carl Nadler
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Florida State University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Who Counts as Employed?: Informal Work, Employment Status, and Labor Market Slack

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 16-29
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Mar 2017
Anat Bracha and Mary A. Burke
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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informal work, gig economy, BLS employment status, labor market slack

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Geographic Variations in a Model of Physician Treatment Choice with Social Interactions

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 09-4, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-066
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2009
Mary A. Burke, Gary M. Fournier and Kislaya Prasad
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Florida State University and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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geographic variations in medicine, evolutionary game theory, interacting particle systems, social influence, local interactions, medical practice guidelines

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Contracts with Social Multipliers

FRB Boston Working Paper No. 05-17
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Dec 2005
Mary A. Burke and Kislaya Prasad
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Florida State University - Department of Economics
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agency theory, peer pressure, social interactions, contracts, social multipliers

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Changing Patterns in Informal Work Participation in the United States 2013-2015

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Paper Series Current Policy Perspectives Paper No. 15-10
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jan 2016
Anat Bracha, Mary A. Burke and Arman Khachiyan
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Explaining Gender-Specific Racial Differences in Obesity Using Biased Self-Reports of Food Intake

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 11-2
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Jun 2011
Mary A. Burke and Frank Heiland
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and City University of New York - School of Public Affairs
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Community Education Circles in the Lawrence Public Schools: Evaluation Design and Baseline Survey Data

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Paper Series Current Policy Perspectives Paper No. 17-1
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Jun 2017
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Clark University - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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public schools, parental involvement, financial stress, survey data, program evaluation, Lawrence Working Families Initiative

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You Can Be Too Thin (But Not Too Tall): Social Desirability Bias in Self-Reports of Weight and Height

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 16-15
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Nov 2016
Mary A. Burke and Katherine Grace Carman
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and RAND Corporation
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The Rhode Island Labor Market in Recovery: Where is the Skills Gap?

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Paper Series Current Policy Perspectives Paper No. 15-7
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 28 Jan 2016
Mary A. Burke
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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The Distributional Effects of Contractual Norms: The Case of Cropshare Agreements

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 15-7
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Oct 2015
Mary A. Burke
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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norms, share contracts, conformity, focal points

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Within-School Spillover Effects of Foreclosures and Student Mobility on Student Academic Performance

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 15-6
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Oct 2015
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department
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The Ups and Downs of the Gig Economy, 2015–2017

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 18-12
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Anat Bracha and Mary A. Burke
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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gig economy, informal work, survey, business cycle fluctuations

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Labor Force Participation in New England vs. The United States, 2007–2015: Why Was the Regional Decline More Moderate?

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Paper Series Current Policy Perspectives Paper No. 16-2
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2017
Mary A. Burke
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Wage Inflation and Informal Work

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Paper Series Current Policy Perspectives Paper No. 18-2
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Feb 2019
Anat Bracha and Mary A. Burke
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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wage inflation, gig economy, labor market slack

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Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder: Is Rhode Island Different, and Why?

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Paper Series Current Policy Perspectives Paper No. 19-2
Posted: 06 Dec 2019
Mary A. Burke
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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opioid use disorder, medication-assisted treatment, Rhode Island, treatment episode data set