Jeffrey A. Miron

Harvard University - Department of Economics

Littauer Center

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

The False Promise of Social Security Privatization

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 May 2001
Jeffrey A. Miron and Kevin M. Murphy
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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The Budgetary Impact of Ending Drug Prohibition

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Nov 2010
Jeffrey A. Miron and Katherine Waldock
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
Downloads 670 (22,715)
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The Opium Wars, Opium Legalization, and Opium Consumption in China

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2072
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 May 2005
Jeffrey A. Miron and Chris Feige
Harvard University - Department of Economics and State Street Financial Center
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The Opium Wars, Opium Legalization, and Opium Consumption in China

NBER Working Paper No. w11355
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Jun 2005
Jeffrey A. Miron and Chris Feige
Harvard University - Department of Economics and State Street Financial Center
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Did the Federal Drinking Age Law Save Lives?

Regulation, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 12-15, Spring 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Aug 2009
Jeffrey A. Miron and Elina Tetelbaum
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 222 (102,021)

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coercive federalism, MLDA, MLDA 21, minimum legal drinking age, NHTSA, drunk driving, alcohol related fatalities

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Violence and the U.S. Prohibition of Drugs and Alcohol

NBER Working Paper No. w6950
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Feb 1999
Jeffrey A. Miron
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Does the Minimum Legal Drinking Age Save Lives?

NBER Working Paper No. w13257
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Jul 2007
Jeffrey A. Miron and Elina Tetelbaum
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 146 (168,709)
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Does the Minimum Legal Drinking Age Save Lives?

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 47, Issue 2, pp. 317-336, April 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
Jeffrey A. Miron and Elina Tetelbaum
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Law School
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The Effect of Alcohol Prohibition on Alcohol Consumption

NBER Working Paper No. w7130
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Sep 1997
Jeffrey A. Miron
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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What Do Economists Know About Crime?

NBER Working Paper No. w13759
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Jan 2008
Angela K. Dills, Jeffrey A. Miron and Garrett Summers
Western Carolina University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 92 (237,213)
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Should Alcohol Taxes Be Raised?

Regulation, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 10-13, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Ian W. H. Parry and Jeffrey A. Miron
Resources for the Future and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 89 (222,953)

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alcohol taxation, sin tax, Pigouvian tax

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Why Does Inflation Differ Across Countries?

NBER Working Paper No. w5540
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Apr 1998 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2010
Marta Campillo and Jeffrey A. Miron
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Changing Behavior of the Term Structure of Interest Rates

NBER Working Paper No. w1669
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2010
N. Gregory Mankiw and Jeffrey A. Miron
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 56 (313,763)
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Alcohol Consumption During Prohibition

NBER Working Paper No. w3675
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Jeffrey A. Miron and Jeffrey Zwiebel
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 51 (327,978)
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The Seasonal Cycle and the Business Cycle

NBER Working Paper No. w2688
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jul 2004
Robert Barsky and Jeffrey A. Miron
Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 51 (300,815)
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Seasonal Unit Roots in Aggregate U.S. Data

NBER Working Paper No. t0126
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jun 2004
Joe Beaulieu and Jeffrey A. Miron
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of Research and Statistics - Industrial Output Section and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Genesis and Evolution of Social Security

NBER Working Paper No. w5949
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Jun 2000
Jeffrey A. Miron and David N. Weil
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Alcohol Prohibition and Cirrhosis

NBER Working Paper No. w9681
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 May 2003
Angela K. Dills and Jeffrey A. Miron
Western Carolina University and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 37 (369,404)
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Improving the Accessibility of the Nber's Historical Data

NBER Working Paper No. w5186
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Sep 2000
Daniel R. Feenberg and Jeffrey A. Miron
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Seasonality, Cost Shocks, and the Production Smoothing Model of Inventories

NBER Working Paper No. w2360
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Nov 2007
Jeffrey A. Miron and Stephen P. Zeldes
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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The Effect of Drug Prohibition on Drug Prices: Evidence from the Markets for Cocaine and Heroin

NBER Working Paper No. w9689
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 May 2003
Jeffrey A. Miron
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 33 (355,679)
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What Have Macroeconomists Learned About Business Cycles from the Study of Seasonal Cycles?

NBER Working Paper No. NBER_W5258
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 May 2006
Jeffrey A. Miron and Joe Beaulieu
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of Research and Statistics - Industrial Output Section
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What Have Macroeconomists Learned About Business Cycles from the Study of Seasonal Cycles?

NBER Working Paper No. w5258
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 May 2011
Jeffrey A. Miron and Joseph Beaulieu
Harvard University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Founding of the Fed and the Destabilization of the Post-1914 Economy

NBER Working Paper No. w2701
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Mar 2002
Jeffrey A. Miron
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Economics of Seasonal Cycles

NBER Working Paper No. w3522
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2010
Jeffrey A. Miron
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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A New Monthly Index of Industrial Production, 1884-1940

NBER Working Paper No. w3172
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2010
Jeffrey A. Miron and Christina D. Romer
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Should U.S. Fiscal Policy Address Slow Growth or the Debt? A Nondilemma

Cato Institute Policy Analysis No. 718, January 8, 2013
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Mar 2013
Jeffrey A. Miron
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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United States fiscal policy, US economic policy, US debt to GDP ratio, Keynesian model, American public debt, US national debt, unemployment in the US, federal policy, budget cuts, spending cuts, federal tax policy

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Bank Failures and Output During the Great Depression

NBER Working Paper No. w19418
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Sep 2013
Jeffrey A. Miron and Natalia Rigol
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Historical Perspectives on the Monetary Transmission Mechanism

NBER Working Paper No. w4326
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 26 May 2004
Jeffrey A. Miron, Christina D. Romer and David N. Weil
Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Worldwide Change in the Behavior of Interest Rates and Prices in 1914

NBER Working Paper No. w2344
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Mar 2007
N. Gregory Mankiw, Jeffrey A. Miron and David N. Weil
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Seasonal Fluctuations and the Life Cycle-Permanent Income Model of Consumption

NBER Working Paper No. w1845
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Jeffrey A. Miron
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Production, Sales, and the Change in Inventories: an Identity that Doesn't Add Up

NBER Working Paper No. w2765
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jun 2004
Jeffrey A. Miron and Stephen P. Zeldes
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 19 (454,333)
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Why Do Countries and Industries with Large Seasonal Cycles Also Have Large Business Cycles?

NBER Working Paper No. w3635
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Jan 2008
Joe Beaulieu, Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason and Jeffrey A. Miron
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of Research and Statistics - Industrial Output Section, UC Berkeley and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 17 (449,016)
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The Adjustment of Expectations to a Change in Regime: a Study of the Founding of the Federal Reserve

NBER Working Paper No. w2124
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Mar 2007
N. Gregory Mankiw, Jeffrey A. Miron and David N. Weil
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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A Cross Country Comparison of Seasonal Cycles and Business Cycles

NBER Working Paper No. w3459
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Dec 2006
Joe Beaulieu and Jeffrey A. Miron
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of Research and Statistics - Industrial Output Section and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Seasonal Cycle in U.S. Manufacturing

NBER Working Paper No. w3450
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Jan 2008
Joe Beaulieu and Jeffrey A. Miron
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of Research and Statistics - Industrial Output Section and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 11 (469,856)
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Should the Fed Smooth Interest Rates? the Case of Seasonal Monetary Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w3388
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
N. Gregory Mankiw and Jeffrey A. Miron
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 6 (500,827)
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The Effects of Marijuana Liberalizations: Evidence from Monitoring the Future

NBER Working Paper No. w23779
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Sep 2017
Angela K. Dills, Sietse Goffard and Jeffrey A. Miron
Western Carolina University, Cato Institute and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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U.S. Fiscal Imbalance Over Time: This Time is Different

Cato Institute White Paper, 2016
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 May 2016
Jeffrey A. Miron
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (423,313)

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deficit, debt, fiscal balance, medicare, social security, excess spending

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Fiscal Imbalance: A Primer

Cato Institute White Paper, 2015
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 May 2016
Cato Institute and Jeffrey A. Miron
Cato Institute and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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deficit, debt, fiscal balance, medicare, social security, excess spending

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Violence, Guns, and Drugs: A Cross-Country Analysis

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 44, No. 2, Part 2
Posted: 24 Apr 2002
Jeffrey A. Miron
Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Violence and the U.S. Prohibitions of Drugs and Alcohol

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 78-114, 1999
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Jeffrey A. Miron
Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Violence and the U.S. Prohibitions of Drugs and Alcohol

Posted: 05 Dec 1998
Jeffrey A. Miron
Harvard University - Department of Economics

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