Jens Ludwig

Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)

3600 N Street, NW Suite 200

Washington, DC 20057

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

35

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Broken Windows: New Evidence from New York City and a Five-City Social Experiment

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 73, 2006
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Jun 2005
Bernard E. Harcourt and Jens Ludwig
Columbia University and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Citation 24

Abstract:

broken windows theory, broken windows policing, New York City, policing, zero-tolerance, MTO, Moving To Oppportunity, disorder and crime, disorderliness, aggressive police enforcement, community effects, neighborhood safety, fraffiti, pulic intoxication, public disorder, disorderly conduct

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Reefer Madness: Broken Windows Policing and Misdemeanor Marijuana Arrests in New York City, 1989-2000

Criminology and Public Policy, 2007, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 317, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 142
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Bernard E. Harcourt and Jens Ludwig
Columbia University and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Citation 4

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broken windows theory, broken windows policing, New York City, policing, zero-tolerance, MTO, Moving To Oppportunity, disorder and crime, drugs, marijuana, marijuana arrests, drug control policy, New York City drug arrests, racial discrimination, equal protection , Batson, discriminatory intent

3.

Principles for Effective Gun Control

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Nov 2004
Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Gun Control after Heller: Threats and Sideshows from a Social Welfare Perspective

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 454, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 259
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Feb 2009
Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig and Adam M. Samaha
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and New York University School of Law
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Citation 1

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gun control, second amendment, gun rights, Heller, social welfare

Does Head Start Improve Children's Life Chances? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2111
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 May 2006
Jens Ludwig and Douglas L. Miller
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Citation 52

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early childhood education, poverty, schooling, health, Head Start

Does Head Start Improve Children's Life Chances? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design

NBER Working Paper No. w11702
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 20 Jul 2006
Jens Ludwig and Douglas L. Miller
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Citation 9

Is Crime Contagious?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2213
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Jens Ludwig and Jeffrey R. Kling
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
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Citation 9

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endogenous effects, social multiplier, arrests, social experiment

Is Crime Contagious?

NBER Working Paper No. w12409
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Aug 2006
Jens Ludwig and Jeffrey R. Kling
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
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Why Concentrated Poverty Matters

Pathways Spring 2013, pg. 10-13
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Sep 2013
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI), Emory University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Abstract:

housing, poverty, policy

8.

The Benefits and Costs of Head Start

NBER Working Paper No. w12973
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Mar 2007
Jens Ludwig and Deborah Phillips
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and Georgetown University - Department of Psychology
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Underground Gun Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w11737
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Jan 2006
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI), Columbia University - Department of Sociology and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Citation 3

Assigning Deviant Youths to Minimize Total Harm

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Jun 2005
Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
Downloads 66 (278,951)
Citation 3

Abstract:

peer effects, assignment policy

Assigning Deviant Youths to Minimize Total Harm

NBER Working Paper No. w11390
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Jul 2005
Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Improving Educational Outcomes for Poor Children

NBER Working Paper No. w14550
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Jan 2009
Brian Jacob and Jens Ludwig
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Anti-Depressants and Suicide

NBER Working Paper No. w12906
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Feb 2007
Jens Ludwig, Dave E. Marcotte and Karen Norberg
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI), University of Maryland Baltimore County and Boston University - Department of Psychiatry
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Does Head Start Do Any Lasting Good?

NBER Working Paper No. w17452
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Sep 2011
Chloe Gibbs, Jens Ludwig and Douglas L. Miller
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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The Social Costs of Gun Ownership

NBER Working Paper No. w10736
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Sep 2004
Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Sex, Drugs, and Catholic Schools: Private Schooling and Non-Market Adolescent Behaviors

NBER Working Paper No. w7990
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Nov 2000
David N. Figlio and Jens Ludwig
Northwestern University and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Neighborhood Effects on Crime for Female and Male Youth: Evidence from a Randomized Housing Voucher Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w10777
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Sep 2004
Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO), Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Effects of Gun Prevalence on Burglary: Deterrence vs Inducement

NBER Working Paper No. w8926
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 May 2002
Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Segregation and the Black-White Test Score Gap

NBER Working Paper No. w12988
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Mar 2007
Jacob L. Vigdor and Jens Ludwig
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Mechanism Experiments and Policy Evaluations

NBER Working Paper No. w17062
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 May 2011
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI), Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Benefits of Reducing Gun Violence: Evidence from Contingent-Valuation Survey Data

NBER Working Paper No. w7166
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Aug 1999
Jens Ludwig and Philip J. Cook
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy
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The Effects of School Desegregation on Crime

NBER Working Paper No. w15380
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 28 Sep 2009
David A. Weiner, Byron F. Lutz and Jens Ludwig
University of Pennsylvania, Federal Reserve Board - Research Division and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Economical Crime Control

NBER Working Paper No. w16513
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 08 Nov 2010
Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Preventing Youth Violence and Dropout: A Randomized Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w19014
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 04 May 2013
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Long-Term Neighborhood Effects on Low-Income Families: Evidence from Moving to Opportunity

NBER Working Paper No. w18772
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Feb 2013
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI), Northwestern University - Institute for Policy Research, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School, Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Effects of Housing Assistance on Labor Supply: Evidence from a Voucher Lottery

NBER Working Paper No. w14570
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 29 Dec 2008
Brian Jacob and Jens Ludwig
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
Downloads 19 (419,355)
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The Effects of Housing and Neighborhood Conditions on Child Mortality

NBER Working Paper No. w17369
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Aug 2011
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
Downloads 12 (455,088)
Citation 1

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Gun Control after Heller: Litigating Against Regulation

NBER Working Paper No. w15431
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Oct 2009
Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig and Adam M. Samaha
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and New York University School of Law
Downloads 10 (434,808)

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Underground Gun Markets

The Economic Journal, Vol. 117, Issue 524, pp. F588-F618, November 2007
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Nov 2007
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI), Columbia University - Department of Sociology and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 11
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Intercompany Energy Integration

Journal of Industrial Ecology, Vol. 16, Issue 5, pp. 689-698, 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Oct 2012
Michael Hiete, Jens Ludwig and Frank Schultmann
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Abstract:

game theory, heat exchanger network, industrial ecology, industrial ecosystem, industrial symbiosis, process integration

30.

Neighborhood Effects on the Long-Term Well-Being of Low-Income Adults

Posted: 01 Oct 2012
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI), Northwestern University - Institute for Policy Research, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School, Government of the United States of America - Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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School-to-work Programs in the United States: A Multi-firm Case Study of Training, Benefits, and Costs

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, January 2000
Posted: 18 Nov 1999
Jens Ludwig and Laurie J. Bassi
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and American Society for Training & Development (ASTD)

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Urban Poverty and Juvenile Crime: Evidence from a Randomized Housing-Mobility Experiment

Posted: 08 Sep 1998
Jens Ludwig, Greg J. Duncan and Paul Hirschfield
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI), Northwestern University - Institute for Policy Research and Northwestern University - Institute for Policy Research

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School Spending and Student Achievement: Using Specification Tests to Eliminate Inconsistent Estimators

Posted: 16 Jun 1998
Jens Ludwig
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)

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Competition and Telephone Penetration: An International Statistical Comparison

Posted: 23 Apr 1998
Eric Kodjo Ralph and Jens Ludwig
EKonomics LLC and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)

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Weighing the OBurden of Acting WhiteO: Are There Race Differences in Attitudes Towards Education?

JOURNAL OF POLICY ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT, Vol. 16, No. 3, Summer 1997
Posted: 05 Sep 1996
Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)

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