Dan Black

University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

1155 East 60th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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Scholarly Papers (25)

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Why Do So Few Women Work in New York (And So Many in Minneapolis)? Labor Supply of Married Women across U.S. Cities

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2007-043H
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 May 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2012
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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female labor supply, local labor markets, commuting time, non-convex budget sets

Simple Tests for Selection: Learning More from Instrumental Variables

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6392
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy (deceased), University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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instrumental variable, local average treatment effect, selection, test

Simple Tests for Selection: Learning More from Instrumental Variables

NBER Working Paper No. w30291
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2023
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Arizona
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Are Children 'Normal'?

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2008-040E
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2011
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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economics of fertility, location choice, Appalachian fertility

Are Children “Normal”?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5959
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2023
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Appalachian fertility, location choice, economics of fertility

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The Labor Supply of Married Women: Why Does it Differ Across U.S. Cities?

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2007-043B
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Oct 2007
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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female labor supply, local labor markets, commuting time

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Bandwidth Selection and the Estimation of Treatment Effects with Unbalanced Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3095
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Nov 2007
José Galdo, Jeffrey A. Smith and Dan Black
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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matching, cross-validation, kernel regression, Monte Carlo simulation

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Simple Tests for Selection Bias: Learning More from Instrumental Variables

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9346
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Sep 2015
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy (deceased), University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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local average treatment effects, selection, instrumental variables

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Firm Training

CESifo Working Paper No. 10268
Number of pages: 265 Posted: 16 Feb 2023
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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training, human capital, firm, worker, classroom, learning by doing, monopsony, minimum wage, training tax, non-compete

A Cross-Cohort Analysis of Human Capital Specialization and the College Gender Wage Gap

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-121
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2020
Carolyn Sloane, Erik Hurst and Dan Black
University of California, Riverside (UCR), University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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A Cross-Cohort Analysis of Human Capital Specialization and the College Gender Wage Gap

NBER Working Paper No. w26348
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2023
Carolyn Sloane, Erik Hurst and Dan Black
University of California, Riverside (UCR), University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Earnings Functions When Wages and Prices Vary by Location

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2007-031B
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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earnings functions, return to education, local labor markets

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Local Labor Market Conditions and Retirement Behavior

Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2005-08
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Sep 2005
Dan Black and Xiaoli Liang
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and Syracuse University - Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
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Labor market, retirement

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African-American Economic Progress in Urban Areas: A Tale of 14 American Cities

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2010-015A
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Black Economic Progress, Black-White Economic Convergence, Inequality

Criminal Charges, Risk Assessment, and Violent Recidivism in Cases of Domestic Abuse

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2023-11
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 25 Jan 2023
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance and Center for the Protection of Human Rights (CPHR) - LSE
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Domestic abuse, charges, risk assessment, propensity score weighting

Criminal Charges, Risk Assessment, and Violent Recidivism in Cases of Domestic Abuse

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15885
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 21 Jan 2023
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance and Center for the Protection of Human Rights (CPHR) - LSE
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domestic abuse, charges, risk assessment, propensity score weighting

Criminal Charges, Risk Assessment, and Violent Recidivism in Cases of Domestic Abuse

NBER Working Paper No. w30884
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 30 Jan 2023 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2023
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance and London School of Economics
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Is the Threat of Reemployment Services More Effective than the Services Themselves? Experimental Evidence from the Ui System

NBER Working Paper No. w8825
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2022
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and American Express Company
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The Role of Location in Evaluating Racial Wage Disparity

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Research Division Working Paper 2009-043B
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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wage regressions, racial wage disparity, theory of local labor markets

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Overcoming Financial Constraints and Migrating Out of Rural and Distressed America

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Jul 2022
Jacob Bastian and Dan Black
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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migration, eitc, earned income tax credit, geographic mobility, moving to opportunity

The Methuselah Effect: The Pernicious Impact of Unreported Deaths on Old Age Mortality Estimates

Forthcoming, Demography
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Jul 2017
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago, Duke University, Swarthmore College and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Hispanic Paradox, Black-White Mortality Crossover, Old-Age Mortality

The Methuselah Effect: The Pernicious Impact of Unreported Deaths on Old Age Mortality Estimates

NBER Working Paper No. w23574
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2023
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago, Duke University, Swarthmore College and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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What We Can Learn from Selected, Unmatched Data: Measuring Internet Inequality in Chicago

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 May 2022
James Saxon and Dan Black
University of Chicago / Center for Data and Computing and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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selection effects, Internet, big data, geographic data

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Local Price Variation and Labor Supply Behavior

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2008-016A
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Jun 2008
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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labor supply, local labor markets, local prices

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Are We Understating the Impact of Economic Conditions on Welfare Rolls?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Apr 2011
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Duke University
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Local Labor Markets and the Evolution of Inequality

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 6, pp. 605-628, 2014
Posted: 08 Aug 2014
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Mississippi - Department of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

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Demographics of the Gay and Lesbian Population in the United States: Evidence from Available Systematic Data Sources

Demography, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 139-154, May 2000
Posted: 21 Apr 2011
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Williams Institute, Duke University and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

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On the Measurement of Job Risk in Hedonic Wage Models

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 27, No. 3, 2003
Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Dan Black and Thomas J. Kniesner
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economic Sciences

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The Earnings Effects of Sexual Orientation

Posted: 01 Aug 2003
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

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Does the Availability of High-Wage Jobs for Low-Skilled Men Affect Welfare Expenditures? Evidence from Shocks to the Steel and Coal Industries

Posted: 05 Nov 2002
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Economics

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Replacing General Training with Specific Training: Why Restricting Alternatives Makes Sense

Posted: 09 Jul 1999
John Barron, Mark Berger and Dan Black
Purdue University - Department of Economics, University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

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