A short selection of papers I find very interesting


  • Media Influences on Social Outcomes: The Impact of MTV’s 16 and Pregnant on Teen Childbearing (2015) AER, by Kearney and Levine (pdf)


  • Tuskegee and the health of black men (2017), by Alsan and Wanamaker (pdf)


  • The perils of Top-down state building: Evidence from Colombia's false positives (2016), by Acemoglu, Fergusson, Robinson, Romero and Vargas (pdf)


  • Lead Exposure and Racial Disparities in Test scores (2015), by Aizer, Currie, Simon and Vivier (pdf)



I’m happy to hear your suggestions caroartc@ucla.edu