Philipp Ager

University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics

Associate Professor of Economics

DK-5230 Odense

Denmark

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

London

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (13)

Closing Heaven's Door: Evidence from the 1920s U.S. Immigration Quota Acts

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Oct 2017
Philipp Ager and Casper Worm Hansen
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen
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Immigration Restrictions, Productivity Growth, Local Labor Markets, Racial Wage Gap

Closing Heaven's Door: Evidence from the 1920s U.S. Immigration Quota Acts

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Oct 2017
Philipp Ager and Casper Worm Hansen
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen
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Immigration Restrictions, Productivity Growth, Local Labor Markets, Racial Wage Gap

Church Membership and Social Insurance: Evidence from the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Religion; Informal Insurance; Club Goods; Natural Disasters

Church Membership and Social Insurance: Evidence from the American South

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Religion, Informal Insurance, Club Goods, Natural Disasters

Church Membership and Social Insurance: Evidence from the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927

Discussion Papers on Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark, 7/2016
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Nov 2016
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Religion, Informal insurance, Club goods, Natural disasters

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National Immigration Quotas and Local Economic Growth

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Nov 2016
Philipp Ager and Casper Worm Hansen
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen
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Immigration restrictions, National quota acts, Economic growth

The Intergenerational Effects of a Large Wealth Shock: White Southerners after the Civil War

NBER Working Paper No. w25700
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Princeton University and University of California, Davis
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The Intergenerational Effects of a Large Wealth Shock: White Southerners after the Civil War

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13660
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 16 Apr 2019
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Princeton University and University of California, Davis
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Fertility and Early-Life Mortality: Evidence from Smallpox Vaccination in Sweden

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2015
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Fertility transition, infant mortality, smallpox vaccine

Killer Incentives: Status Competition and Pilot Performance during World War II

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2017
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Status Competition, Nonfinancial Incentives, Employee Motivation, Behavioral Economics, World War II

Killer Incentives: Status Competition and Pilot Performance During World War Ii

NBER Working Paper No. w22992
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2017
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Killer Incentives: Status Competition and Pilot Performance During World War II

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11751
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Behavioral economics, Employee motivation, Nonfinancial incentives, Status competition, World War II

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Shaking Up the Equilibrium: Natural Disasters, Economic Activity, and Immigration

Discussion Papers on Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark, 2/2018
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Feb 2018
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Economic Geography, Location of Economic Activity, Migration, Natural Disasters

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Shaking Up the Equilibrium: Natural Disasters, Immigration and Economic Geography

Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 15-17
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Oct 2015
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Natural Disasters, Economic Development, Location of Economic Activity, Immigration

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What Does Not Kill You Makes You Stronger: Evidence From a 'Natural' Bank Stress Test Before the Great Depression

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Jan 2019
Philipp Ager and Matthew Jaremski
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and Utah State University - Huntsman School of Business
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Bank Stress Tests, Great Depression, Bank Failure, Great Mississippi Flood of 1927

How the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Shaped Economic Activity in the American West

NBER Working Paper No. w25727
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Apr 2019
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of California, Davis, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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How the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Shaped Economic Activity in the American West

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13632
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of California, Davis, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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American West, Economic Geography, Location of Economic Activity, migration, Natural Disasters

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Structural Change and the Fertility Transition

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13609
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
Philipp Ager and Benedikt Herz
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and European Union - European Commission
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Agricultural Income, Fertility Transition, Industrialization, structural change

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Immigrants' Genes: Genetic Diversity and Economic Development in the United States

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 56, Issue 2, pp. 1149-1164, 2018
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Feb 2018
Philipp Ager and Markus Brueckner
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and The Australian National University
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Rainfall Risk and Religious Membership in the Late Nineteenth-Century United States

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10079
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Philipp Ager and Antonio Ciccone
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
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agricultural risk, informal insurance, religious community size