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 (19)

1.

Racial Rent Differences in U.S. Housing Markets

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Jul 2018
Dirk W. Early, Paul E. Carrillo and Edgar O. Olsen
Southwestern University - Department of Economics and Business, George Washington University - Department of Economics and University of Virginia - Department of Economics
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racial discrimination, housing discrimination, racial rent differences, racial price differences

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

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

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Fundamental Housing Policy Reform

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Dec 2003
Edgar O. Olsen
University of Virginia - Department of Economics
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Housing policy, Low-income housing assistance, Housing vouchers

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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
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Housing assistance, Work disincentive effects, Housing subsidies

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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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Housing policy, housing assistance, low-income housing programs

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

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Housing Programs for Low-Income Households

NBER Working Paper No. w8208
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 31 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2022
Edgar O. Olsen
University of Virginia - Department of Economics
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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
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Housing vouchers, program attrition, housing subsidies

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

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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
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Poverty measurement, housing assistance, housing policy

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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
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Housing policy, housing assistance, low-income housing programs

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

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Are the Outcomes of Low-Income Housing Programs Consistent with their Rationales?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 24 May 2022
Dirk W. Early and Edgar O. Olsen
Southwestern University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Virginia - Department of Economics
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Low-income housing programs, housing vouchers, public housing, tenant-based housing assistance, project-based housing assistance

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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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MTO, housing policy

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Does HUD Overpay for Voucher Units, and Will SAFMRs Reduce the Overpayment?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 31 Jul 2019
Edgar O. Olsen
University of Virginia - Department of Economics
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housing vouchers, low-income housing policy, small area fair market rents

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Racial Rent Differences in U.S. Housing Markets: Evidence from the Housing Voucher Program

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 59, Issue 4, pp. 669-700, 2019
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 May 2020
Dirk W. Early, Paul E. Carrillo and Edgar O. Olsen
Southwestern University - Department of Economics and Business, George Washington University - Department of Economics and University of Virginia - Department of Economics
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housing discrimination, racial discrimination, racial price differences, racial rent differences

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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

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Public Economics, Teaching of Economics

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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

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