James Feigenbaum

Boston University - Department of Economics

270 Bay State Road

Boston, MA 02215

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (14)

Answering the Call of Automation: How the Labor Market Adjusted to the Mechanization of Telephone Operation

Number of pages: 98 Posted: 07 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2022
James Feigenbaum and Daniel P. Gross
Boston University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Automation; Displacement; Employment; Local labor markets; Female labor market; Labor market adjustment; Task reinstatement

Answering the Call of Automation: How the Labor Market Adjusted to the Mechanization of Telephone Operation

NBER Working Paper No. w28061
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 09 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2022
James Feigenbaum and Daniel P. Gross
Boston University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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“Descended from Immigrants and Revolutionists:” How Family History Shapes Immigration Policymaking

HKS Working Paper No. RWP19-028, March 2022
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 27 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2022
James Feigenbaum, Maxwell Palmer and Benjamin Schneer
Boston University - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Political Science and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Organizational Frictions and Increasing Returns to Automation: Lessons from AT&T in the Twentieth Century

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Aug 2021
James Feigenbaum and Daniel P. Gross
Boston University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Automation, Technology adoption, AT&T, Mechanical switching, Dial telephones, Scale economies, Complementarity, System-technology fit

Organizational Frictions and Increasing Returns to Automation: Lessons from At&T in the Twentieth Century

NBER Working Paper No. w29580
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2022
James Feigenbaum and Daniel P. Gross
Boston University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Capital Destruction and Economic Growth: The Effects of Sherman's March, 1850-1920

NBER Working Paper No. w25392
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 26 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2022
James Feigenbaum, James Lee and Filippo Mezzanotti
Boston University - Department of Economics, Cornerstone Research, Inc. and Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance
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From the Bargaining Table to the Ballot Box: Political Effects of Right to Work Laws

NBER Working Paper No. w24259
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 29 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2022
Boston University - Department of Economics, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Brookings Institution
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Automated Linking of Historical Data

NBER Working Paper No. w25825
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 13 May 2019 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2022
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Princeton University, University of California, Davis, Boston University - Department of Economics and University of California, Davis
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The Return to Education in the Mid-20th Century: Evidence from Twins

NBER Working Paper No. w26407
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 30 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2022
James Feigenbaum and Hui Ren Tan
Boston University - Department of Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS)
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Regional and Racial Inequality in Infectious Disease Mortality in U.S. Cities, 1900-1948

NBER Working Paper No. w25345
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2022
Boston University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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How the Other Half Died: Immigration and Mortality in Us Cities

NBER Working Paper No. w27480
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 04 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2022
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics, University of CopenhagenUniversity of Copenhagen - Department of Economics 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 CopenhagenUniversity of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS)
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density, Immigration, Nativism, Urban Mortality

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When Coercive Economies Fail: The Political Economy of the Us South after the Boll Weevil

NBER Working Paper No. w27161
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 May 2020 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2022
James Feigenbaum, Soumyajit Mazumder and Cory B. Smith
Boston University - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Government and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Who Becomes a Member of Congress? Evidence from De-Anonymized Census Data

NBER Working Paper No. w26156
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2022
James Feigenbaum, Andrew Hall and Jesse Yoder
Boston University - Department of Economics, Stanford University and Stanford University
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After the Burning: The Economic Effects of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

NBER Working Paper No. w28985
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2022
Harvard University, Wheaton College, Boston University - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Wheaton College and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Inequality and the Safety Net Throughout the Income Distribution, 1929-1940

NBER Working Paper No. w27069
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 May 2020 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2022
James Feigenbaum, Price V. Fishback and Keoka Grayson
Boston University - Department of Economics, University of Arizona and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Why Does Education Increase Voting? Evidence from Boston's Charter Schools

NBER Working Paper No. w29308
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2022
Sarah Cohodes and James Feigenbaum
Columbia University - Teachers' College and Boston University - Department of Economics
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