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 (16)

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

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

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

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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: 63 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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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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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

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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

The Effects of Immigration on the Economy: Lessons from the 1920s Border Closure

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Jan 2020
Stanford University, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Princeton University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen
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The Effects of Immigration on the Economy: Lessons from the 1920s Border Closure

NBER Working Paper No. w26536
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 Dec 2019
Stanford University, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Princeton University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen
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The Effects of Immigration on the Economy: Lessons from the 1920s Border Closure

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14165
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 17 Dec 2019
Stanford University, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Princeton University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen
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Immigration Restrictions, labor mobility, Local Labor Markets

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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Froebel's Gifts: How the Kindergarten Movement Changed the American Familiy

CESifo Working Paper No. 8504
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Aug 2020
Philipp Ager and Francesco Cinnirella
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and University of Bergamo
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kindergarten education, family size, fertility transition, returns to preschool education, quantity-quality trade-off

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Froebel'S Gifts: How the Kindergarten Movement Changed the American Family

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15146
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Aug 2020
Philipp Ager and Francesco Cinnirella
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and University of Bergamo
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Family size, Fertility Transition, Kindergarten Education, Quantity-quality trade-off, Returns to Preschool Education

How the Other Half Died: Immigration and Mortality in Us Cities

NBER Working Paper No. w27480
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 04 Aug 2020
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and National University of Singapore (NUS)
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How the Other Half Died: Immigration and Mortality in Us Cities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14949
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 29 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2020
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and National University of Singapore (NUS)
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density, Immigration, Nativism, Urban Mortality

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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