Christopher Timmins

Duke University - Department of Economics

213 Social Sciences Building

Box 90097

Durham, NC 27708-0204

United States

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A Dynamic Model of Demand for Houses and Neighborhoods

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 107
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2015
Patrick J. Bayer, Robert McMillan, Alvin Murphy and Christopher Timmins
Duke University - Department of Economics, University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Neighborhood Choice, Dynamic Discrete Choice, Housing Demand, Hedonic Valuation, Amenities, Unobserved Heterogeneity, Residential Sorting

A Dynamic Model of Demand for Houses and Neighborhoods

NBER Working Paper No. w17250
Posted: 29 Jul 2011
Patrick J. Bayer, Robert McMillan, Alvin Murphy and Christopher Timmins
Duke University - Department of Economics, University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Agglomeration Effects in Foreign Direct Investment and the Pollution Haven Hypothesis

Environmental and Resource Economics, Forthcoming, Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Research Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 May 2008 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2013
Ulrich J. Wagner and Christopher Timmins
Department of Economics, University of Mannheim and Duke University - Department of Economics
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agglomeration effects, congestion effects, environmental regulation, foreign direct investment, German manufacturing, panel data, pollution havens

Shale Gas Development and the Costs of Groundwater Contamination Risk

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 12-40-REV
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2013
Lucija Muehlenbachs, Elisheba Spiller and Christopher Timmins
Resources for the Future, Environmental Defense Fund and Duke University - Department of Economics
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shale gas, property values, hedonic, groundwater

Shale Gas Development and Property Values: Differences Across Drinking Water Sources

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 131
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Sep 2012
Lucija Muehlenbachs, Elisheba Spiller and Christopher Timmins
Resources for the Future, Environmental Defense Fund and Duke University - Department of Economics
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shale gas, property values, hedonic models, groundwater, triple difference estimator

Shale Gas Development and Property Values: Differences Across Drinking Water Sources

NBER Working Paper No. w18390
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Sep 2012
Lucija Muehlenbachs, Elisheba Spiller and Christopher Timmins
Resources for the Future, Environmental Defense Fund and Duke University - Department of Economics
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The Housing Market Impacts of Shale Gas Development

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 13-39-REV2
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Lucija Muehlenbachs, Elisheba Spiller and Christopher Timmins
Resources for the Future, Environmental Defense Fund and Duke University - Department of Economics
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shale gas, groundwater, property values, hedonic models, nearest neighbor matching, differences-in-differences, triple differences

The Housing Market Impacts of Shale Gas Development

NBER Working Paper No. w19796
Posted: 10 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2015
Lucija Muehlenbachs, Elisheba Spiller and Christopher Timmins
Resources for the Future, Environmental Defense Fund and Duke University - Department of Economics
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How Do Changes in Welfare Law Affect Domestic Violence? An Analysis of Connecticut Towns, 1990-2000

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 34, 445-470, 2005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2008
Jennifer Nou and Christopher Timmins
University of Chicago - Law School and Duke University - Department of Economics
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domestic violence, welfare reform, time limits, work mandates, welfare to work

Estimating Equilibrium Models of Sorting Across Locations

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 862
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Sep 2003
Patrick J. Bayer and Christopher Timmins
Duke University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Local Spillovers, Location Choice, Economic Geography, Natural Advantage, Social Interactions, Network Effects, Endogenous Sorting, Discrete Choice Models, Agglomeration, Congestion

Estimating Equilibrium Models of Sorting Across Locations

Economic Journal, Vol. 117, No. 518, pp. 353-374, March 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Apr 2007
Patrick J. Bayer and Christopher Timmins
Duke University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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The Impact of Piped Water Provision on Infant Mortality in Brazil: A Quantile Panel Data Approach

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Research Paper No. 24
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 May 2008 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2009
Shanti Gamper-Rabindran, Shakeeb Khan and Christopher Timmins
University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Duke University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Infant mortality, piped water supply, quantile with panel data, heterogenous program impact, distribution of public goods

The Impact of Piped Water Provision on Infant Mortality in Brazil: a Quantile Panel Data Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w14365
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 07 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2010
Shanti Gamper-Rabindran, Shakeeb Khan and Christopher Timmins
University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Duke University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Regional Subsidies and Industrial Prospects of Lagging Regions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3843
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Jul 2006
Alexandre Carvalho, Somik V. Lall and Christopher Timmins
Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA), World Bank and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Regional subsidies, lagging regions, Brazil

Regional Subsidies and Industrial Prospects of Lagging Regions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3843
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Somik V. Lall and Christopher Timmins
World Bank and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Economic Theory & Research, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Science Education, Technology Industry, Private Participation in Infrastructure

Does the Substitutability of Public Transit Affect Commuters’ Response to Gasoline Price Changes?

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No.12-29
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2012
Elisheba Spiller, Heather Stephens, Christopher Timmins and Allison Smith
Environmental Defense Fund, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Duke University - Department of Economics and University of Virginia, School of Law
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public transportation, elasticity, commuting, gasoline prices

The Effect of Gasoline Taxes and Public Transit Investments on Driving Patterns

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2012
Environmental Defense Fund, Resource Economics and Management, West Virginia University, Duke University - Department of Economics and University of Virginia, School of Law
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public transportation, elasticity, commuting, gasoline prices

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A Note on the Equilibrium Properties of Locational Sorting Models

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 861
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Aug 2003
Patrick J. Bayer and Christopher Timmins
Duke University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Local Spillovers, Social Interactions, Economic Geography, Natural Advantage, Endogenous Sorting, Discrete Choice Models, Agglomeration, Congestion, Random Utility

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Connecting Lagging and Leading Regions: The Role of Labor Mobility

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4843
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Somik V. Lall, Christopher Timmins and Shouyue Yu
World Bank, Duke University - Department of Economics and Duke University
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Population Policies, Banks & Banking Reform, Labor Policies, Access to Finance

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Does Cleanup of Hazardous Waste Sites Raise Housing Values? Evidence of Spatially Localized Benefits

Duke Environmental Economics Working Paper No. 12-03
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2012
Shanti Gamper-Rabindran and Christopher Timmins
University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Hedonic property method, localized public goods, heterogeneous treatment effects, hazardous waste remediation

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Migration and Hedonic Valuation: The Case of Air Quality

NBER Working Paper No. w12106
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 May 2006 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2010
Patrick J. Bayer, Nathaniel O. Keohane and Christopher Timmins
Duke University - Department of Economics, Yale University - School of Management and Duke University - Department of Economics
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How Do Gasoline Prices Affect Fleet Fuel Economy?

NBER Working Paper No. w14450
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Shanjun Li, Roger H. von Haefen and Christopher Timmins
Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management, North Carolina State University - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Estimating the Impacts of Brownfield Remediation on Housing Property Values

Duke Environmental and Energy Economics Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Jul 2014
Kevin Haninger, Lala Ma and Christopher Timmins
Harvard University - Department of Health Policy & Management, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Estimating Network Economies in Retail Chains: A Revealed Preference Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w15832
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Mar 2010
Paul B. Ellickson, Stephanie Houghton and Christopher Timmins
University of Rochester - Simon Business School, Texas A&M University and Duke University - Department of Economics
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The Value of Brownfield Remediation

NBER Working Paper No. w20296
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 24 Jul 2014
Kevin Haninger, Lala Ma, Lala Ma and Christopher Timmins
Harvard University - Department of Health Policy & Management, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Nonparametric Identification and Estimation in a Generalized Roy Model

NBER Working Paper No. w13949
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Apr 2008
Patrick J. Bayer, Shakeeb Khan and Christopher Timmins
Duke University - Department of Economics, Duke University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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The New Economics of Equilibrium Sorting and its Transformational Role for Policy Evaluation

NBER Working Paper No. w16349
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 13 Sep 2010
Nicolai Kuminoff, V. Kerry Smith and Christopher Timmins
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department, Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Hedonic Prices and Implicit Markets: Estimating Marginal Willingness to Pay for Differentiated Products Without Instrumental Variables

NBER Working Paper No. w17611
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Nov 2011
Kelly C. Bishop and Christopher Timmins
Arizona State University and Duke University - Department of Economics
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A Theory-Based Approach to Hedonic Price Regressions with Time-Varying Unobserved Product Attributes: The Price of Pollution

NBER Working Paper No. w15724
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
Patrick Bajari, Jane Cooley, Kyoo il Kim and Christopher Timmins
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and Duke University - Department of Economics
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If You Cannot Take the Heat, Get Out of the Cerrado & Recovering the Equilibrium Amenity Cost of Nonmarginal Climate Change in Brazil

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 1-25, February 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Jan 2007
Christopher Timmins
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Valuing the Benefits of Superfund Site Remediation: Three Approaches to Measuring Localized Externalities

NBER Working Paper No. w16655
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 10 Jan 2011
Shanti Gamper-Rabindran, Ralph Mastromonaco and Christopher Timmins
University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Oregon - Department of Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Roy Model Sorting and Non-Random Selection in the Valuation of a Statistical Life

NBER Working Paper No. w14364
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 Oct 2008
Thomas DeLeire and Christopher Timmins
Georgetown University and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Meeting Urban Housing Needs: Do People Really Come to the Nuisance?

NBER Working Paper No. w18109
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Jun 2012
Brooks Depro, Christopher Timmins and Maggie O'Neil
RTI International, Duke University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Fear of Fracking? The Impact of the Shale Gas Exploration on House Prices in Britain

NBER Working Paper No. w22859
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Nov 2016
Stephen Gibbons, Stephan Heblich, Esther Lho and Christopher Timmins
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment, University of Bristol - Department of Economics, Duke University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Estimating the Marginal Willingness to Pay Function Without Instrumental Variables

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2017
Kelly C. Bishop and Christopher Timmins
Arizona State University and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Crime, Hedonic Demand, Willingness to Pay

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Using Panel Data to Easily Estimate Hedonic Demand Functions

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2017
Kelly C. Bishop and Christopher Timmins
Arizona State University and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Hedonic Demand, Valuation, Ozone

Reduced-Form Versus Structural Modeling in Environmental and Resource Economics

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 351-380, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Christopher Timmins and Wolfram Schlenker
Duke University - Department of Economics and Columbia University

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Reduced-Form Versus Structural Modeling in Environmental and Resource Economics

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 351-380, 2009
Posted: 16 Sep 2011
Christopher Timmins and Wolfram Schlenker
Duke University - Department of Economics and Columbia University

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Estimable Equilibrium Models of Locational Sorting and Their Role in Development Economics

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 83-100, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Christopher Timmins
Duke University - Department of Economics

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JEL classifications: R1, C1, O18, R23

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Does the Median Voter Consume Too Much Water? Analyzing the Redistributive Role of Residential Water Bills

National Tax Journal, Vol. 55, No. 4, December 2002
Posted: 19 Feb 2003
Christopher Timmins
Duke University - Department of Economics

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Measuring the Dynamic Efficiency Costs of Regulators' Preferences: Municipal Water Utilities in the Arid West

Econometrica, Vol. 70, Pp. 603-629, 2002
Posted: 29 Aug 2002
Christopher Timmins
Duke University - Department of Economics

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