Benjamin Hansen

University of Oregon - Department of Economics

W.E. Miner Professor

1285 University of ORegon

Eugene, OR 97403

United States

NBER

Research Associate

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

IZA

Research Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

34

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392

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

School Year Length and Student Performance: Quasi-Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 May 2013
Benjamin Hansen
University of Oregon - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,364 (27,277)
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School Year Length, School Quality, Student Performance, Natural Experiment, Quasi-Experiment

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The Unintended Consequences of 'Ban the Box': Statistical Discrimination and Employment Outcomes When Criminal Histories Are Hidden

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 22 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2018
Jennifer L. Doleac and Benjamin Hansen
Arnold Ventures and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,310 (28,805)
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Ban the Box, Discrimination, Employment, Race, Criminal Records

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Citation 51

Punishment and Deterrence: Evidence from Drunk Driving

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2013
Benjamin Hansen
University of Oregon - Department of Economics
Downloads 595 (83,529)
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Recidivism, Deterrence, Crime, Law and Economics, Bounded Rationality, Drunk Driving, Regression Discontinuity

Punishment and Deterrence: Evidence from Drunk Driving

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 24 May 2013
Benjamin Hansen
University of Oregon - Department of Economics
Downloads 442 (120,682)
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Recidivism, Punishment, Bounded Rationality, Law and Economics, Regression Discontinuity

Punishment and Deterrence: Evidence from Drunk Driving

NBER Working Paper No. w20243
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2023
Benjamin Hansen
University of Oregon - Department of Economics
Downloads 216 (257,697)
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Citation 7

Medical Marijuana Laws and Teen Marijuana Use

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 May 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2013
D. Mark Anderson, Benjamin Hansen and Daniel I. Rees
Montana State University - Bozeman, University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University of Colorado Denver
Downloads 716 (65,961)
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Marijuana, Youth Risky Behavior, Medical Marijuana Laws

Medical Marijuana Laws and Teen Marijuana Use

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6592
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
D. Mark Anderson, Benjamin Hansen and Daniel I. Rees
University of Washington - Economics, University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University of Colorado Denver
Downloads 165 (329,060)
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marijuana, youth risky behavior, medical marijuana laws

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Information and the Persistence of the Gender Wage Gap; Early Evidence from California's Salary History Ban

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 14 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2020
Benjamin Hansen and Drew McNichols
University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Downloads 447 (120,060)
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Life and Death in the Fast Lane: Police Enforcement and Traffic Fatalities

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 25 May 2013
Benjamin Hansen and Gregory J. DeAngelo
University of Oregon - Department of Economics and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
Downloads 432 (125,035)
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Enforcement, Police and Crime, Deterrence, Traffic Fatalities, Roadway Safety

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Citation 26

Economic Conditions and Child Abuse

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7355
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Apr 2013
Jason M. Lindo, Jessamyn Schaller and Benjamin Hansen
Texas A&M University, Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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child abuse, recessions, job loss, time use, gender, childcare

Caution! Men Not at Work: Gender-Specific Labor Market Conditions and Child Maltreatment

NBER Working Paper No. w18994
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 27 May 2023
Jason M. Lindo, Jessamyn Schaller and Benjamin Hansen
Texas A&M University, Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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The Effect of Business Cycles on Educational Attainment

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Jul 2013
Ernest Boffy-Ramirez, Benjamin Hansen and Hani Mansour
University of Colorado at Denver, University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics
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human capital accumulation, unemployment, business cycles, ability

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Taxing the Potency of Sin Goods: Evidence from Recreational Cannabis and Liquor Markets

National Tax Journal (2020), 73:2, 511-544, Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 2020-66
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2022
Benjamin Hansen, Keaton Miller, Boyoung Seo and Caroline Weber
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of Oregon, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy and University of Kentucky
Downloads 215 (259,720)
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cannabis, liquor, potency, externalities, taxation, demand estimation, Pigouvian tax

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The Grass is Greener on the Other Side: How Extensive is the Interstate Trafficking of Recreational Marijuana?

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 May 2018
Benjamin Hansen, Keaton Miller and Caroline Weber
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of Oregon and University of Kentucky
Downloads 133 (392,054)
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Externality, Spillover, Drug Trafficking, Diversion, Prohibition, Marijuana, Natural Experiment, Regression Discontinuity, Illegal Drugs

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The Minimum Dropout Age and Student Victimization

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 12-17, W. J. Usery Workplace Research Group Working Paper No. 2012-6-1
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 31 Aug 2012
D. Mark Anderson, Benjamin Hansen and MaryBeth Beth Walker
Montana State University - Bozeman, University of Oregon - Department of Economics and Georgia State University
Downloads 125 (411,339)
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Getting Into the Weeds of Tax Invariance

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2020
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of Oregon, University of Oregon and University of Kentucky
Downloads 79 (567,488)
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Tax Invariance, Natural Experiment, Excise Taxes, Cannabis, Tax Incidence

Getting into the Weeds of Tax Invariance

NBER Working Paper No. w23632
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2023
Benjamin Hansen, Keaton Miller and Caroline Weber
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of Oregon and University of Kentucky
Downloads 35 (833,110)
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Deterability by Age

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2012
Gregory J. DeAngelo, Shawn D. Bushway and Benjamin Hansen
Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University, University at Albany and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
Downloads 110 (452,397)
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Deterrence, Enforcement, Age

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Do State Tobacco 21 Laws Work?

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 01 Sep 2022
Benjamin Hansen, Drew McNichols, Joseph Sabia and Calvin Bryan
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, San Diego State University - Department of Economics, San Diego State University - Department of Economics and Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Colorado State University
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minimum legal purchasing age for tobacco, tobacco 21 laws, cigarettes, e-cigarettes

Do State Tobacco 21 Laws Work?

NBER Working Paper No. w28173
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 07 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2023
Calvin Bryan, Benjamin Hansen, Drew McNichols and Joseph Sabia
Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Colorado State University, University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and San Diego State University - Department of Economics
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California's 2004 Workers' Compensation Reform: Costs, Claims, and Contingent Workers

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2014
Benjamin Hansen
University of Oregon - Department of Economics
Downloads 86 (532,954)
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Workers’ Compensation, Moral Hazard, Monday Effect, Temporary Employment

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Cigarette Taxes and the Social Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5580
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Mar 2011
Benjamin Hansen, Joseph J. Sabia and Daniel I. Rees
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, San Diego State University - Department of Economics and University of Colorado Denver
Downloads 77 (568,874)

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youth smoking, cigarette taxes

Cigarette Taxes and Youth Smoking: Updated Estimates Using Yrbs Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9144
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Benjamin Hansen, Joseph J. Sabia and Daniel I. Rees
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, San Diego State University - Department of Economics and University of Colorado Denver
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cigarette tax, tobacco control, youth smoking

Cigarette Taxes and Youth Smoking: Updated Estimates Using Yrbs Data

NBER Working Paper No. w21311
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2023
Benjamin Hansen, Joseph J. Sabia and Daniel I. Rees
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, San Diego State University - Department of Economics and University of Colorado Denver
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Reducing Crime Through Environmental Design: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment of Street Lighting in New York City

NBER Working Paper No. w25798
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2023
Aaron Chalfin, Benjamin Hansen, Jason Lerner and Lucie Parker
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Criminology, University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Chicago
Downloads 73 (586,324)
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Labor Reallocation and Remote Work During Covid-19: Real-Time Evidence from Github

NBER Working Paper No. w29598
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 17 May 2023
Grant R. McDermott and Benjamin Hansen
University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
Downloads 67 (613,936)
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Benefit Generosity and Injury Duration: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Regression Kinks

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10621
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Mar 2017
Benjamin Hansen, Tuan Nguyen and Glen R. Waddell
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of Oregon and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
Downloads 66 (618,839)

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worker compensation, moral hazard, regression kink

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Does “Ban the Box” Help or Hurt Low-Skilled Workers? Statistical Discrimination and Employment Outcomes When Criminal Histories are Hidden

NBER Working Paper No. w22469
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 25 May 2023
Jennifer L. Doleac and Benjamin Hansen
Arnold Ventures and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
Downloads 61 (644,136)
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Early Evidence on Recreational Marijuana Legalization and Traffic Fatalities

NBER Working Paper No. w24417
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2023
Benjamin Hansen, Keaton Miller and Caroline Weber
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of Oregon and University of Kentucky
Downloads 51 (700,237)
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Medical Marijuana Laws and Teen Marijuana Use

NBER Working Paper No. w20332
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2023
D. Mark Anderson, Benjamin Hansen and Daniel I. Rees
Montana State University - Bozeman - Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University of Colorado Denver
Downloads 49 (712,793)
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Information and the Persistence of the Gender Wage Gap: Early Evidence from California's Salary History Ban

NBER Working Paper No. w27054
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 28 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2023
Benjamin Hansen and Drew McNichols
University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Downloads 40 (773,435)
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Schools, Job Flexibility, and Married Women's Labor Supply

NBER Working Paper No. w29660
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2023
Benjamin Hansen, Joseph Sabia and Jessamyn Schaller
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, San Diego State University - Department of Economics and Claremont McKenna College
Downloads 38 (787,800)
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Federalism, Partial Prohibition, and Cross-Border Sales: Evidence from Recreational Marijuana

NBER Working Paper No. w23762
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2023
Benjamin Hansen, Keaton Miller and Caroline Weber
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of Oregon and University of Kentucky
Downloads 37 (795,211)
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Police Force Size and Civilian Race

NBER Working Paper No. w28202
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 21 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2023
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Criminology, University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Luskin School of Public Affairs and New York University (NYU) - New York University
Downloads 33 (826,533)
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Legal Access to Alcohol and Criminality

NBER Working Paper No. w22568
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2023
Benjamin Hansen and Glen R. Waddell
University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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The Minimum Legal Drinking Age and Crime Victimization

NBER Working Paper No. w26051
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2023
Aaron Chalfin, Benjamin Hansen and Rachel Ryley
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Criminology, University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 21 (933,065)
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Vertical Integration and Production Inefficiency in the Presence of a Gross Receipts Tax

NBER Working Paper No. w28478
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2023
Benjamin Hansen, Keaton Miller and Caroline Weber
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of Oregon and University of Kentucky
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Administrative Data Linking and Statistical Power Problems in Randomized Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w25657
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2023
University of Maryland, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Criminology, Arizona State University (ASU) and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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Importing the Opioid Crisis? International Trade and Fentanyl Overdoses

NBER Working Paper No. w31885
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 20 Nov 2023
Timothy J. Moore, Will Olney and Benjamin Hansen
Purdue University - Department of Economics, Williams College and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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No Ground Truth? No Problem: Improving Administrative Data Linking Using Active Learning and a Little Bit of Guile

NBER Working Paper No. w31100
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Apr 2023 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2023
University of Maryland, University of Maryland, University of Chicago, Arizona State University (ASU), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Criminology and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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Are the Effects of Minimum Wage Increases Always Small? New Evidence from a Case Study of New York State

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 65, No. 2, 2012
Posted: 12 Jun 2012
Joseph J. Sabia, Richard V. Burkhauser and Benjamin Hansen
San Diego State University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM) and University of Oregon - Department of Economics

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minimum wage, employment, difference-in-difference