Working Papers and Published Research
My Research Areas: (somewhat arbitrary classification)
For published papers please download the published version if you have online access to the publisher's database. In some cases the published version is significantly improved from the earlier version.
Supply Constraints and Housing Prices joint Work with Thomas Davidoff (Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia). Economics Letters, 99 (2008).Published Version. Working Paper version.
An Analysis of Constrained Property Taxes in a Simple Optimal Tax Model. CESifo Economic Studies,Vol. 58, 3/2012, 525–543. Published version. Joint work with Thomas Davidoff (Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia).
Optimal Commodity Taxation and Land Use Regulation Under Property Tax Constraints Joint work with Thomas Davidoff (Sauder School of Business, Universityof British Columbia).
A Positive Theory of Government Land Sales. Joint work with Francis K Cheung (Chinese University of Hong Kong) and Shawn Ni (University of Missouri). Email me for a copy.
Economics of the Family
- Does the balance of power within a family matter? The case of the Retirement Equity Act.
Journal of Public Economics, 89 (2005). Published version. Working Paper version.
- Uncommitted Couples: Some Efficiency and Policy Implications of Marital Bargaining
Savings and Portfolio Choice in a Two-Period Two-Asset Model Published version. Working Paper version.
Joint with Peter Diamond (MIT) and John Geanakoplos (Yale). American Economic Review, 92:4 (2002).
Statistical inference for Lorenz curves using simulated critical values.
Journal of Income Distribution, 9:2 (2000). Please email me for an earlier working paper version of this work.