Stanford University

Research

Working papers

The Intergenerational Incidence of Government Old-Age Support: Evidence from the Early Social Security Era
With Lee Lockwood and Paul Mohnen

Publications

Government Old-Age Support and Labor Supply: Evidence from the Old Age Assistance Program
With Lee Lockwood
2018, American Economic Review 108(8): 2174-2211.
NBER working paper # 22132 (revised December 2017)
Featured in the NBER Digest June 2016
Presentation slides

Local Government and Old-Age Support in the New Deal
2017, Explorations in Economic History 66: 1-20.
NBER working paper #22760 (revised February 2017)

The Home Front: Rent Control and the Rapid Wartime Increase in Home Ownership
2016, Journal of Economic History 76(4): 1001-1043.
NBER working paper #19604 (revised June 2016)

The 20th-century Increase in US Home Ownership: Facts and Hypotheses
2014, In Price Fishback, Kenneth Snowden, and Eugene White (editors), Housing and Mortgage Markets in Historical Perspective
University of Chicago Press

How Do Mortgage Subsidies Affect Home Ownership? Evidence from the mid-century GI Bills
2013, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 5(2): 111-147.
NBER working paper #17166 (revised August 2012)
Featured in the NBER Digest October 2011
Presentation slides

Federal policy and the mid-century transformation in US housing markets
2011, Journal of Economic History 71(2): 480-484.  (Dissertation summary)

Book Reviews

Review of Guaranteed to Fail: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Debacle of Mortgage Finance
by Viral V. Acharya, Matthew Richardson, Stijn van Nieuwerburgh, and Lawrence J. White
2011, Journal of Economic Literature

Review of Well Worth Saving: How the New Deal Safeguarded Home Ownership
by Price Fishback, Jonathan Rose, and Kenneth Snowden
2014, Journal of Economic History