Zwick Center Working Paper Series

  1. Jeffords, Christopher. 2011. “Preference-Directed Regulation When Ethical Environmental Policy
    Choices Are Formed With Limited Information.”wp1
  2. Liu, Yizao. 2010. “Gasoline Prices, Fuel Economy Efficiency And Automobile Replacement Dynamics.” wp2
  3. Lopez, Rigoberto A. and Xiaoou Liu. 2011. “Entry of Wal-Mart Supercenters and Supermarkets’ Profit Margins.” wp3
  4. Lopez, Rigoberto A. and Xenia Matschke. 2011. “Home Bias in U.S. Beer Consumption”. wp4
  5. Liu, Pengfei, Stephen Swallow and Christopher Anderson. 2011. “Assessing a Provision Game for Two Units of a Public Good, With Different Group Arrangements, Marginal Benefits, and Rebate Rules: Experimental Evidence.”wp5
  6. Kafle, Achyut, Stephen Swallow and Elizabeth Smith. 2011.”Effects of Public Funding on Local Tradeoffs and Willingness to Pay (WTP) in a Choice Experiment: Blackstone River Watershed Management” wp6
  7. Tsvetanov, Tsvetan and Kathleen Segerson. 2011. “Re-Evaluating the Role of Energy Efficiency Standards: A Time-Consistent Behavioral Economics Approach.”wp7
  8. Huaxia, Rui, Yizao Liu and Andrew Whinston. 2011. “Whose and What Chatter Matters? The Effect of Tweets on Movie Sales.” wp8
  9. Berning, Joshua, Rui Huang and Adam Rabinowitz. 2012. “An Evalution of Government and Industry Proposed Restrictions on Television Advertising of Breakfast Cereals to Children.” wp9
  10. Tsvetanov, Tsvetan and Farhed Shah. 2012. “The Economics of Protection Against Sea Level Rise: An Application to Coastal Properties in Connecticut.” wp10
  11. Cohen, Michael, Rui Huang and Chen Zhu. 2012. “The Use of Voluntary Marketing Initiatives to Improve the Nutritional Profile of Kids Cereals.” wp11
  12. Cohen, Michael and Rui Huang. 2012. “Corporate Social Responsibility for Kids’ Sake: A Dynamic Model of Firm Participation.” wp12
  13. Cohen, Michael and Marc Rysman. 2012. “Payment choice with consumer panel data.” wp13
  14. Li, Zhi, Christopher Anderson, and Stephen Swallow. 2012 “Uniform Price Mechanisms for Threshold Public Goods Provision: An Experimental Investigation.” wp14
  15. Cohen, Michael and Adam Rabinowitz. 2012. “An Empirical Analysis of Equilibrium Pricing and Advertising in the Ready-To-Eat Cereal Market.” wp15
  16. Swallow, Stephen, Christopher Anderson and Emi Uchida. 2012. “The Bobolink Project: Selling Public Goods from Ecosystem Services Using Provision Point Mechanisms.” wp16
  17. Li, Aizhen, Boris Bravo-Ureta, David Okello, Carl Deom and Naveen Puppala. 2013. “Groundnut Production and Climatic Variability: Evidence from Uganda.” wp17
  18. Lopez, Rigoberto A., Yizau Liu, and Chen Zhu. 2013. “Spillover and Competitive Effects of Advertising in the Carbonated Soft Drink Market.” wp18
  19. Liu, Yizao, Rigoberto A. Lopez, and Chen Zhu. 2013. “How Effective is Public Policy in Decreasing Soda Consumption? An Assessment of Four Policy Options.” wp19
  20. Cotti, Chad, Richard A. Dunn, and Nathan Tefft. 2013. “The Dow is Killing Me: Risky Health Behaviors and the Stock Market.” wp20
  21. Patalinghug, Jason C. 2013 “The Effect of Advertising and In-Store Promotion on the Demand for Chocolate.” wp21
  22. Adams, Scott, Chad Cotti, and Nathan Tefft. 2013. “Seatbelt Use Following Stricter Drunk Driving Regulations.” wp22
  23. Cotti, Chad, Richard A. Dunn, and Nathan Tefft. 2013. “Alcohol-Related Motor Vehicle Crash Risk and the Location of Alcohol Purchase.” wp23
  24. Liu, Pengfei, Stephen K. Swallow, Christopher M. Anderson. 2013. “Threshold Level Public Goods Provision with Multiple Units: Experimental Effects of Disaggregated Groups with Rebates.” wp24
  25. Bauer, Dana Marie, Stephen K. Swallow, Pengfei Liu, Robert J. Johnston. 2013. “Do Exurban Communities Want More Development?” wp25
  26. Swallow, Stephen K., Pengfei Liu, Eric Seabloom, Elizabeth Borer. 2013. “A Simple Lesson in Economic Valuation: Do Scientists Value Expanding the Nutrient Network.” wp26
  27. Zhu, Chen and Rui Huang. 2013. “Heterogeneity in Consumer Responses to Front-of-Package Nutrition Labels: Evidence from a Natural Experiment?” wp27
  28. Fiala, Nathan. 2014. “Economic Consequences of Forced Displacement” wp28
  29. Fiala, Nathan. 2014. “Finance and enterprise growth in developing countries: Evidence from an experiment in Uganda.” wp29
  30. Fiala, Nathan. 2014. “Skills in the Marketplace: Market Equilibrium, Personality and Ability in a Field-Based Experiment.” wp30
  31. Bauer, Michael, Nathan Fiala and Ian Levely. 2014. “Trusting Former Rebels: An Experimental Approach to Understanding Reintegration after Civil War.” wp31
  32. Calderone, Margherita, Nathan Fiala, Florentina Mulaj, Santadarshan Sadhu and Leopold Sarr. 2014. “When Can Financial Education Affect Savings Behavior? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment among Low Income Clients of Branchless Banking in India.” wp32
  33. Njuki, Eric and Boris Bravo-Ureta. 2014. “A Bayesian Approach to Analyzing the Economic Costs of Environmental Regulation in U.S. Dairy Farming.” wp33
  34. Dunn, Richard A., Rodolfo M. Nayga, Jr., Michael Thomsen and Heather L. Rouse. 2014. “A Longitudinal Analysis of Fast-Food Exposure on Child Weight Outcomes: Identifying Causality Through School Transitions.” wp34
  35. Dunn, Richard A. and Nathan W. Tefft. 2014. “Decomposing the Danger of Drinking Drivers: 1983 to 2012.” wp35
  36. Adalja, Aaron, James Hansen, Charles Towe and Elina Tselepidakis. 2014. “An Examination of Consumer Willingness to Pay for Local Products.” wp36
  37. He, Xi, Rigoberto A. Lopez, and Yizao Liu. 2015. “Substitution Between Online and Offline Advertising: Evidence from the Carbonated Soft Drink Industry.” wp37
  38. Li, Xun and Rigoberto A. Lopez. 2015. “Energy Price Transmission and Retail Milk Prices.” wp38
  39. Lopez, Rigoberto A., Hualu Zheng, and Azzeddine Azzam. 2015. “Oligopoly Power in the Food Industries Revisited: A Stochastic Frontier Approach.” wp39
  40. Lachaud, Michee, Boris E. Bravo-Ureta and Carlos E. Ludena. 2015. “Agricultural Productivity Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean and Other World Regions: An Analysis of Climatic Effects, Convergence and Catch-up.” wp40
  41. Sun, Shengmin, Rigoberto A. Lopez and Xiaoou Liu. 2016. “Property Rights, Labor Mobility and Collectivization: The Impact of Institutional Changes on China’s Agriculture in 1950-1978.” wp41
  42. Hoke, Omer and Richard Dunn. 2016. “The Effect of Early ACA Medicaid Expansion on Mental Health.” wp42
  43. Hu, Lifang, Rigoberto A. Lopez and Yinchu Zeng. 2016. “The Impact of Credit Constraints on the Performance of Chinese Agricultural Wholesalers.” wp43
  44. Shaheer Burney. 2017. “Household Consumption Responses to SNAP Participation” wp44
  45. Yuqing Zheng, Diansheng Dong, Shaheer Burney, and Harry M. Kaiser. 2017. “Eat at Home or Away from Home? The Role of Grocery and Restaurant Food Sales Taxes” wp45
  46. Chen Zhu, Rigoberto A. Lopez,and  Xiaoou Liu. 2017. “Consumer Responses to Voluntary Nutrition Labeling in the Presence of Information Spillovers” wp46
  47. Shaheer Burney. 2017. “Habit Formation to Dietary Fat in U.S. Demand for Ground Meat and Fluid Milk” wp47
  48. Norbert L. W. Wilson, Yuqing Zheng, Shaheer Burney, Harry Kaiser. 2017. “Do Grocery (Food Sales) Taxes Cause Food Insecurity?” wp48
  49. Nathan Fiala and Patrick Premand. 2018. “Social accountability and service delivery: Experimental evidence from Uganda” wp49
  50. Alicia Barriga and Nathan Fiala. 2018. “The supply chain for seed in Uganda: Where does it all go wrong?” wp50
  51. Binod Khanal, Rigoberto A. Lopez and Azzeddine Azzam. 2018. “Testing Local Bias in Food Consumption: The Case of Fluid Milk” wp51
  52. Nathan Fiala, Thomas P Krumel Jr, and Leticia Riva. 2019. “Are the extreme poor more trusting? Social capital within a homeless community in eastern Connecticut” wp52
  53. He, Xi,,Rigoberto A. Lopez , and  Rebecca Boehm.  2019. The Impact of Medicaid Expansion on the Healthfulness of Non-Alcoholic Beverage Choices among Low-Income Households.” Working Paper 53. Also available as a Social Science Research Network Working Paper: