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

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Scholarly Papers (24)

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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
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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
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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
Benjamin Hansen
University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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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
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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Ban the Box, Discrimination, Employment, Race, Criminal Records

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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
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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: 29 Oct 2013
D. Mark Anderson, Benjamin Hansen and Daniel I. Rees
University of Washington - Economics, University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University of Colorado Denver
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marijuana, youth risky behavior, medical marijuana laws

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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
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School Year Length, School Quality, Student Performance, Natural Experiment, Quasi-Experiment

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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 West Virginia University - Department of Economics
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Enforcement, Police and Crime, Deterrence, Traffic Fatalities, Roadway Safety

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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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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 Oregon - Department of Economics
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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
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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, University of California, Davis - Department of Economics 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
Jason M. Lindo, Jessamyn Schaller and Benjamin Hansen
Texas A&M University, University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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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
West Virginia University - Department of Economics, University at Albany and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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Deterrence, Enforcement, Age

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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
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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
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youth smoking, cigarette taxes

The Taxation of Recreational Marijuana: Evidence from Washington State

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Jul 2017
Benjamin Hansen, Keaton Miller and Caroline Weber
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of Oregon and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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Marijuana, Excise Taxes, Pass Through, Tax Incidence, Vertical Integration, Tax Invariance, Natural Experiment

The Taxation of Recreational Marijuana: Evidence from Washington State

NBER Working Paper No. w23632
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Benjamin Hansen, Keaton Miller and Caroline Weber
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of Oregon and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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Cigarette Taxes and Youth Smoking: Updated Estimates Using Yrbs Data

NBER Working Paper No. w21311
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Jun 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 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

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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
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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: 06 Aug 2016
Jennifer L. Doleac and Benjamin Hansen
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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Medical Marijuana Laws and Teen Marijuana Use

NBER Working Paper No. w20332
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Jul 2014
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
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The Grass is Greener on the Other Side: How Extensive is the Interstate Trafficking of Recreational Marijuana?

NBER Working Paper No. w23762
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Sep 2017
Benjamin Hansen, Keaton Miller and Caroline Weber
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of Oregon and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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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
Benjamin Hansen, Keaton Miller and Caroline Weber
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University of Oregon and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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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
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
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Legal Access to Alcohol and Criminality

NBER Working Paper No. w22568
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Aug 2016
Benjamin Hansen and Glen R. Waddell
University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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Administrative Data Linking and Statistical Power Problems in Randomized Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w25657
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Mar 2019
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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The Minimum Legal Drinking Age and Crime Victimization

NBER Working Paper No. w26051
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jul 2019
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
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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