Edgar O. Olsen

University of Virginia - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

P.O. Box 400182

Charlottesville, VA 22904-4182

United States

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

The Cost-Effectiveness of Alternative Methods of Delivering Housing Subsidies

U of Virginia, Working Paper No. 351
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Jan 2002
Edgar O. Olsen
University of Virginia - Department of Economics
Downloads 244 (83,430)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Housing assistance, housing programs, housing subsidies, cost-effectiveness

2.

Fundamental Housing Policy Reform

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Dec 2003
Edgar O. Olsen
University of Virginia - Department of Economics
Downloads 160 (147,446)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Housing policy, Low-income housing assistance, Housing vouchers

3.

The Effects of Different Types of Housing Assistance on Earnings and Employment

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Jan 2005
University of Virginia - Department of Economics, University of Virginia - Department of Economics, University of Virginia - Department of Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics
Downloads 133 (175,133)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Housing assistance, Work disincentive effects, Housing subsidies

4.

Housing Programs for Low-Income Households

NBER Working Paper No. w8208
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 31 Mar 2001
Edgar O. Olsen
University of Virginia - Department of Economics
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Citation 27

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5.

A Panel of Price Indices for Housing, Other Goods, and All Goods for All Areas in the United States 1982-2008

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Jan 2011
Paul E. Carrillo, Dirk W. Early and Edgar O. Olsen
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Southwestern University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Virginia - Department of Economics
Downloads 91 (161,683)
Citation 3

Abstract:

interarea price indices, interarea housing price indices, geographic cost-of-living differences, geographic price differences

6.

Explaining Attrition in the Housing Voucher Program

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Jan 2005
Edgar O. Olsen, Scott E. Davis and Paul E. Carrillo
University of Virginia - Department of Economics, University of Virginia - Department of Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics
Downloads 91 (226,327)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Housing vouchers, program attrition, housing subsidies

7.

The Effect on Program Participation of Replacing Current Low-Income Housing Programs with an Entitlement Housing Voucher Program

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2011
Edgar O. Olsen and Jeffrey M. Tebbs
University of Virginia - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 62 (285,451)
Citation 1

Abstract:

low-income housing assistance, housing vouchers, subsidized housing, housing policy

8.

Geographical Price Variation, Housing Assistance and Poverty

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF THE ECONOMICS OF POVERTY, Philip M. Jefferson, ed., Oxford University Press, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Jul 2011
Dirk W. Early and Edgar O. Olsen
Southwestern University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Virginia - Department of Economics
Downloads 41 (315,597)

Abstract:

Poverty measurement, housing assistance, housing policy

9.

Alleviating Poverty Through Housing Policy Reform

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Jun 2014
Edgar O. Olsen
University of Virginia - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

Housing policy, housing assistance, low-income housing programs

10.

A Panel of Price Indices for Housing Services, Other Goods, and All Goods for All Areas in the United States 1982-2010

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 28 Jun 2012
Edgar O. Olsen, Paul E. Carrillo and Dirk W. Early
University of Virginia - Department of Economics, George Washington University - Department of Economics and Southwestern University - Department of Economics and Business
Downloads 30 (372,141)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Interarea price indices, geographic cost-of-living differences, geographic price differences

11.

A Panel of Interarea Price Indices for All Areas in the United States 1982-2012

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Jan 2014
Paul E. Carrillo, Dirk W. Early and Edgar O. Olsen
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Southwestern University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Virginia - Department of Economics
Downloads 28 (255,836)

Abstract:

Interarea price indices, interarea housing price indices, geographic cost-of-living differences

12.

The Effect of Fundamental Housing Policy Reforms on Program Participation

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Jan 2014
Edgar O. Olsen
University of Virginia - Department of Economics
Downloads 19 (383,496)

Abstract:

Housing policy, housing assistance, low-income housing programs

13.

Increasing the Value of MTO Research for Housing Policy Development

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Edgar O. Olsen
University of Virginia - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

MTO, housing policy

14.

Public Economics

THE INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOK ON TEACHING AND LEARNING ECONOMICS, Gail Hoyt and KimMarie McGoldrick eds., Edward Elgar Press, 2011
Posted: 28 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2012
Edgar O. Olsen
University of Virginia - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Public Economics, Teaching of Economics

15.

Racial Segregation and Discrimination: Evidence from the Rental Housing Market

46th Annual AREUEA Conference Paper
Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Paul E. Carrillo, Dirk W. Early and Edgar O. Olsen
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Southwestern University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Virginia - Department of Economics

Abstract: