Kerwin Kofi Charles

University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies

1155 East 60th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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Manufacturing Decline, Housing Booms, and Non-Employment

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 13-57
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Kerwin Kofi Charles, Erik Hurst and Matthew Notowidigdo
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Housing Booms, Manufacturing Decline, and Labor Market Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w18949
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
Kerwin Kofi Charles, Erik Hurst and Matthew Notowidigdo
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Studying Consumption with the Panel Study of Income Dynamics: Comparisons with the Consumer Expenditure Survey and an Application to the Intergenerational Transmission of Well-Being

FEDS Working Paper No. 2007-16
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Geng Li, Kerwin Kofi Charles, Sheldon Danziger and Robert F. Schoeni
Federal Reserve Board, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Survey Research Center
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Panel Study of Income Dynamics, Consumer Expenditure Survey, Intergenerational Consumption Correlation

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Prejudice and the Economics of Discrimination

NBER Working Paper No. w13661
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Dec 2007
Kerwin Kofi Charles and Jonathan Guryan
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies and Northwestern University - Human Development and Social Policy (HDSP) Program
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Studying Discrimination: Fundamental Challenges and Recent Progress

NBER Working Paper No. w17156
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jun 2011
Kerwin Kofi Charles and Jonathan Guryan
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies and Northwestern University - Human Development and Social Policy (HDSP) Program
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Studying Discrimination: Fundamental Challenges and Recent Progress

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 3, pp. 479-511, 2011
Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Kerwin Kofi Charles and Jonathan Guryan
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies and Northwestern University - Human Development and Social Policy (HDSP) Program

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Do State Laws Affect the Age of Marriage? a Cautionary Tale About Avoidance Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w13667
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Dec 2007
Rebecca M. Blank, Kerwin Kofi Charles and James Sallee
U.S. Department of Commerce, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies and University of Michigan
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Marital Sorting and Parental Wealth

NBER Working Paper No. w16748
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
Kerwin Kofi Charles, Erik Hurst and Alexandra Killewald
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University
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Hours Flexibility and Retirement

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 251-267, April 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Mar 2007
Kerwin Kofi Charles and Philip DeCicca
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies and McMaster University - Department of Economics
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Employment, Wages and Voter Turnout

NBER Working Paper No. w17270
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Aug 2011
Kerwin Kofi Charles and Melvin Stephens Jr.
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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How the Growing Gap in Life Expectancy May Affect Retirement Benefits and Reforms

NBER Working Paper No. w23329
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Apr 2017
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, Wellesley College, Brookings Institution, RAND Corporation, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Demography, Osprey Point Consulting, Lazard Asset Management, Brookings Institution, University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
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Was the First Public Health Campaign Successful? The Tuberculosis Movement and its Effect on Mortality

NBER Working Paper No. w23219
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Montana State University - Bozeman - Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, Central Bank of Chile and University of Colorado Denver
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Was the First Public Health Campaign Successful? The Tuberculosis Movement and its Effect on Mortality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10590
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 11 Mar 2017
University of Washington - Economics, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, Central Bank of Chile and University of Colorado Denver
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tuberculosis, public health campaign, mortality

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Divergent Paths: Structural Change, Economic Rank, and the Evolution of Black-White Earnings Differences, 1940-2014

NBER Working Paper No. w22797
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Patrick J. Bayer and Kerwin Kofi Charles
Duke University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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The Effect of Occupational Licensing on Consumer Welfare: Early Midwifery Laws and Maternal Mortality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10074
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
D. Mark Anderson, Ryan Brown, Kerwin Kofi Charles and Daniel I. Rees
University of Washington - Economics, University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies and University of Colorado Denver
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occupational licensing, midwives, maternal mortality, infant mortality

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The Effect of Occupational Licensing on Consumer Welfare: Early Midwifery Laws and Maternal Mortality

NBER Working Paper No. w22456
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 01 Aug 2016
D. Mark Anderson, Ryan Brown, Kerwin Kofi Charles and Daniel I. Rees
Montana State University - Bozeman - Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies and University of Colorado Denver
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Housing Booms and Busts, Labor Market Opportunities, and College Attendance

NBER Working Paper No. w21587
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Kerwin Kofi Charles, Erik Hurst and Matthew Notowidigdo
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Tasteā€Based or Statistical Discrimination: The Economics of Discrimination Returns to its Roots

The Economic Journal, Vol. 123, Issue 572, pp. F417-F432, 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Nov 2013
Jonathan Guryan and Kerwin Kofi Charles
Northwestern University - Human Development and Social Policy (HDSP) Program and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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