“Immigration, Employment Opportunities, and Criminal Behavior” (with Sarah Bohn and Matthew Freedman), American Economic Journal – Economic Policy, forthcoming. Wharton Public Policy Brief.
“Learning the Ropes: Task Specific Experience and the Output of Idaho State Troopers” (with Gregory DeAngelo), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, forthcoming.
“Can You Build a Better Cop? Experimental Evidence on Supervision, Training, and Policing in the Community” (with David Weisburd, Karen Amendola, and Geoffrey Alpert), Criminology and Public Policy, forthcoming.
“Your Friends and Neighbors: Localized Economic Development, Inequality, and Criminal Behavior” (with Matthew Freedman), Review of Economics and Statistics, 2016, 98(2): 233-253.
“The Criminal Justice Response to Policy Interventions: Evidence from Immigration Reform” (with Sarah Bohn and Matthew Freedman), American Economic Review – Papers and Proceedings, 2015, 105(5): 214-219.
“Can Alcohol Prohibition Reduce Violence Against Women?” (with Dara Lee Luca and Gunjan Sharma), American Economic Review – Papers and Proceedings, 2015, 105(5): 625-629.
“The American Temperance Movement and Market-Based Violence,” American Law and Economics Review, 2014, 16(2): 433-472.
“Does Federal Financial Aid Affect College Enrollment? Evidence from Drug Offenders and the Higher Education Act of 1998″ (with Michael Lovenheim), Journal of Urban Economics, 2014, 81: 1-13.
“Framing Punishment: Incarceration, Recommended Sentences, and Recidivism” (with Shawn Bushway), Journal of Law and Economics, 2013, 56(2): 301-331.
“Immigration and Informal Labor” (with Sarah Bohn), Industrial Relations, 2012, 51(4): 845-837.
“COPS and Cuffs,” in Philip Cook, Stephen Machin, Olivier Marie, and Giovanni Mastrobouni [Eds.] Lessons from the Economics of Crime: What Works in Reducing Offending?, 2013, Cambridge: MIT Press: 17-44.
“Using Regression Discontinuity Designs in Crime Research” (with Jens Ludwig), in Brandon C. Welsh, Anthony A. Braga, and Gerber J.N. Bruinsma [Eds.] Experimental Criminology: Prospects for Advancing Science and Public Policy, 2013, New York: Cambridge University Press: 194-222.
“Sentencing Guidelines and Judicial Discretion” (with Shawn Bushway and Anne Piehl), Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2012, 9(2): 291-319.
“Truthiness-in-Punishment: The Far Reach of Truth in Sentencing Laws,” Journal of Empirical Legal Studies: Judgment by the Numbers – Converting Qualitative to Quantitative Judgments in Law, 2011, 8(S1): 239-261.
“Low Income Housing Development and Crime” (with Matthew Freedman), Journal of Urban Economics, 2011, 70(2-3): 115-131.
“Are Underground Markets Really More Violent? Evidence from Early 20th Century America,” American Law and Economics Review, 2011, 13(1): 1–44.
“One for the Road: Public Transportation, Alcohol Consumption, and Intoxicated Driving” (with C. Kirabo Jackson), Journal of Public Economics, 2010, 52(1): 106-121.
“More Time, Less Crime? Estimating the Incapacitative Effect of Sentence Enhancements,” Journal of Law and Economics, 2009, 52(3): 551-579.
“COPS and Crime” (with William N. Evans), Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91(1-2): 181-201.
“Examining Racial Disparities in Criminal Case Outcomes among Indigent Defendants in San Francisco,” (with Erin Kerrison and Bernardo Santos Da Silveira), Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice, 2017.
“Understanding the U.S. Illicit Tobacco Market: Characteristics, Policy Context, and Lessons from International Experiences” (committee member) Peter Reuter and Malay Majmundar [eds.] Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2015.
“Is Your Lawyer a Lemon? Incentives and Selection in the Public Provision of Criminal Defense” (with Amanda Agan and Matthew Freedman), 2017.
“Alcohol Consumption and Violence Against Women” (with Dara Lee Luca and Gunjan Sharma), 2017.
“Criminal Careers and Criminal Firms” (with Giovanni Mastrobuoni), 2013.
“Local Government Responses to Short Term Federal Grants,” 2014.
“9-1-1 Is a Public Good,” 2011.