Journal of Political Economy

(The median citation count of Journal of Political Economy is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
Robots and Jobs: Evidence from US Labor Markets780
Willingness to Pay for Clean Air: Evidence from Air Purifier Markets in China175
Killer Acquisitions171
The Value of Flexible Work: Evidence from Uber Drivers165
The Social Cost of Carbon with Economic and Climate Risks155
The Housing Boom and Bust: Model Meets Evidence134
On the Identification of Gross Output Production Functions134
The Formation of Prosociality: Causal Evidence on the Role of Social Environment133
International Currencies and Capital Allocation128
Cutthroat Capitalism versus Cuddly Socialism: Are Americans More Meritocratic and Efficiency-Seeking than Scandinavians?118
Asset Pricing with Omitted Factors115
CEO Behavior and Firm Performance111
Educational Assortative Mating and Household Income Inequality109
Macroeconomic Drivers of Bond and Equity Risks106
Incarceration, Recidivism, and Employment104
Income and Wealth Inequality in America, 1949–2016104
Gender Differences in Recognition for Group Work95
The Impact of Temperature on Productivity and Labor Supply: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing92
Exposure to Grocery Prices and Inflation Expectations91
Bride Price and Female Education88
Monetary Policy Communications and Their Effects on Household Inflation Expectations87
Upcoding: Evidence from Medicare on Squishy Risk Adjustment79
Quantifying the Life-Cycle Benefits of an Influential Early-Childhood Program75
Education Policy and Intergenerational Transfers in Equilibrium69
Thickness and Information in Dynamic Matching Markets68
Eliciting and Utilizing Willingness to Pay: Evidence from Field Trials in Northern Ghana68
Experimental Evidence on the Economics of Rural Electrification67
Liquidity, Business Cycles, and Monetary Policy67
Genetic Endowments and Wealth Inequality65
Two Blades of Grass: The Impact of the Green Revolution63
On the Origins of the State: Stationary Bandits and Taxation in Eastern Congo62
Political Cycles and Stock Returns61
The Tail That Wags the Economy: Beliefs and Persistent Stagnation61
Credit Market Disruptions and Liquidity Spillover Effects in the Supply Chain60
Exchange Rate Disconnect in General Equilibrium60
Heterogeneity, Measurement Error, and Misallocation: Evidence from African Agriculture59
An Equilibrium Model of the Market for Bitcoin Mining56
Long-Term-Care Utility and Late-in-Life Saving55
On Information Design in Games55
Survival and Long-Run Dynamics with Heterogeneous Beliefs under Recursive Preferences54
The Economic Origins of Conflict in Africa54
The Effect of Early-Childhood Education on Social Preferences53
Universal Gravity52
Knowing When to Ask: The Cost of Leaning In51
When Harry Fired Sally: The Double Standard in Punishing Misconduct51
The Impact of Management Practices on Employee Productivity: A Field Experiment with Airline Captains51
Early and Late Human Capital Investments, Borrowing Constraints, and the Family51
People Management Skills, Employee Attrition, and Manager Rewards: An Empirical Analysis51
Segmentation versus Agglomeration: Competition between Platforms with Competitive Sellers50
East-Side Story: Historical Pollution and Persistent Neighborhood Sorting50
Moving the Goalposts50
Why Are Older Women Missing in India? The Age Profile of Bargaining Power and Poverty50
What Goes Up May Not Come Down: Asymmetric Incidence of Value-Added Taxes49
The Value of Medicaid: Interpreting Results from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment48
Exit versus Voice48
Immigration and Wage Dynamics: Evidence from the Mexican Peso Crisis47
Moral Values and Voting47
Domestic Trade Frictions and Agriculture46
Firm Volatility in Granular Networks46
Cognitive and Noncognitive Costs of Day Care at Age 0–2 for Children in Advantaged Families45
Costly Concessions: An Empirical Framework for Matching with Imperfectly Transferable Utility44
Socioeconomic Status and Inequalities in Children’s IQ and Economic Preferences44
Structural Estimation of a Model of School Choices: The Boston Mechanism versus Its Alternatives42
Left Behind: Creative Destruction, Inequality, and the Stock Market42
Parent-Child Information Frictions and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from a Field Experiment42
Aggregate Implications of Innovation Policy42
Trust in State and Nonstate Actors: Evidence from Dispute Resolution in Pakistan41
Liquidity Rules and Credit Booms41
Clock Auctions and Radio Spectrum Reallocation39
Turning Up the Heat: The Discouraging Effect of Competition in Contests39
How Much Does Your Boss Make? The Effects of Salary Comparisons38
How Much Should We Trust the Dictator’s GDP Growth Estimates?38
Privacy as a Public Good: A Case for Electronic Cash38
Political Booms, Financial Crises38
A Random Attention Model38
Granular Comparative Advantage37
How to Improve Tax Compliance? Evidence from Population-Wide Experiments in Belgium37
Lying and Deception in Games36
Labor Supply in the Past, Present, and Future: A Balanced-Growth Perspective36
Are There Too Many Farms in the World? Labor Market Transaction Costs, Machine Capacities, and Optimal Farm Size36
How Do We Choose Our Identity? A Revealed Preference Approach Using Food Consumption35
Why Do Wealthy Parents Have Wealthy Children?35
Human Capital Investments and Expectations about Career and Family34
Persuading the Principal to Wait33
On the Optimality of Financial Repression33
Ex Ante Returns and Occupational Choice33
Information Design in the Holdup Problem32
Surprise! Out-of-Network Billing for Emergency Care in the United States32
Innovation in the Global Firm32
Social Insurance and the Marriage Market30
Optimal Income Taxation: Mirrlees Meets Ramsey30
Information Aversion30
Secular Labor Reallocation and Business Cycles30
Discrimination, Managers, and Firm Performance: Evidence from “Aryanizations” in Nazi Germany30
Understanding How Low Levels of Early Lead Exposure Affect Children’s Life Trajectories30
Goods and Factor Market Integration: A Quantitative Assessment of the EU Enlargement29
Transparency and Negotiated Prices: The Value of Information in Hospital-Supplier Bargaining29
Intergenerational Mobility and the Timing of Parental Income29
Directed Technical Change as a Response to Natural Resource Scarcity29
The Impact of Peer Personality on Academic Achievement28
Central Bank Digital Currency: Welfare and Policy Implications28
A/B Testing with Fat Tails28
The Political Economy of Weak Treaties27
A Model of Fickle Capital Flows and Retrenchment27
The First 2,000 Days and Child Skills27
Rationally Inattentive Behavior: Characterizing and Generalizing Shannon Entropy26
Elite Capture of Foreign Aid: Evidence from Offshore Bank Accounts26
Difference-in-Differences Hedonics25
Debates: Voting and Expenditure Responses to Political Communication25
Occupational Licensing and Maternal Health: Evidence from Early Midwifery Laws25
Experience of Communal Conflicts and Intergroup Lending24
Copyrights and Creativity: Evidence from Italian Opera in the Napoleonic Age24
Time Will Tell: Recovering Preferences When Choices Are Noisy24
Productivity and Organization in Portuguese Firms24
Internal versus External Growth in Industries with Scale Economies: A Computational Model of Optimal Merger Policy24
Motivated False Memory24
Leisure Luxuries and the Labor Supply of Young Men24
The Effects of Banking Competition on Growth and Financial Stability: Evidence from the National Banking Era24
Supervisors and Performance Management Systems23
Vertical Integration, Supplier Behavior, and Quality Upgrading among Exporters23
The Effects of Fluoride in Drinking Water23
The Origin of the State: Land Productivity or Appropriability?22
Technology and Time Inconsistency22
Management and Shocks to Worker Productivity22
On Bunching and Identification of the Taxable Income Elasticity22
Merger Review for Markets with Buyer Power22
Self-Fulfilling Runs: Evidence from the US Life Insurance Industry21
Optimal Monetary Policy with Informational Frictions21
An Empirical Analysis of Racial Differences in Police Use of Force: A Comment21
Sequential Auctions with Synergy and Affiliation across Auctions21
Pass-Through as an Economic Tool: On Exogenous Competition, Social Incidence, and Price Discrimination21
How Do Doctors Respond to Incentives? Unintended Consequences of Paying Doctors to Reduce Costs21
Cheap Trade Credit and Competition in Downstream Markets21
Trade, Structural Transformation, and Development: Evidence from Argentina 1869–191421
A Model of Dynamic Limit Pricing with an Application to the Airline Industry21
The Origins of Firm Heterogeneity: A Production Network Approach20
When Fair Isn’t Fair: Understanding Choice Reversals Involving Social Preferences20
Equilibrium Labor Market Search and Health Insurance Reform20
The Use of Regression Statistics to Analyze Imperfect Pricing Policies20
Market Structure and Competition in Airline Markets19
Securing Property Rights19
Persuasion via Weak Institutions18
Curbing Shocks to Corporate Liquidity: The Role of Trade Credit18
Impure Impact Giving: Theory and Evidence17
Like Attract Like? A Structural Comparison of Homogamy across Same-Sex and Different-Sex Households17
Subsidy Design in Privately Provided Social Insurance: Lessons from Medicare Part D17
The Production Function for Housing: Evidence from France17
Common Values, Unobserved Heterogeneity, and Endogenous Entry in US Offshore Oil Lease Auctions16
Commitment versus Flexibility with Costly Verification16
Price Caps as Welfare-Enhancing Coopetition16
Local Distortions in Parental Beliefs over Child Skill16
Revealed-Preference Analysis with Framing Effects15
Improving Business Practices and the Boundary of the Entrepreneur: A Randomized Experiment Comparing Training, Consulting, Insourcing, and Outsourcing15
On the Direction of Innovation15
Detecting Large-Scale Collusion in Procurement Auctions15
Common Ownership, Competition, and Top Management Incentives15
An Empirical Analysis of Racial Differences in Police Use of Force: A Response14
The Path to College Education: The Role of Math and Verbal Skills14
Marginal Treatment Effects from a Propensity Score Perspective14
The Transmission of Monetary Policy under the Microscope14
Intergenerational Redistribution in the Great Recession13
The Role of Quality in Internet Service Markets13
Cost-Benefit Analysis in Reasoning13
Cooperative Property Rights and Development: Evidence from Land Reform in El Salvador13
Can Health Insurance Competition Work? Evidence from Medicare Advantage13
Financial Development and International Trade13
Breaking the Cycle? Intergenerational Effects of an Antipoverty Program in Early Childhood13
Recent Trends in US Income Distributions in Tax Record Data Using More Comprehensive Measures of Income Including Real Accrued Capital Gains13
Instrumental Variable Identification of Dynamic Variance Decompositions13
Reevaluating the Long-Term Impact of In Utero Exposure to the 1918 Influenza Pandemic12
Search, Liquidity, and Retention: Screening Multidimensional Private Information12
Upstream, Downstream: Diffusion and Impacts of the Universal Product Code12
Asset Management Contracts and Equilibrium Prices11
Identification in Auction Models with Interdependent Costs11
Taking Orders and Taking Notes: Dealer Information Sharing in Treasury Auctions11
Dynamic Tournament Design: Evidence from Prediction Contests11
Dissecting the Equity Premium11
An Investment-and-Marriage Model with Differential Fecundity: On the College Gender Gap11
Declining Search Frictions, Unemployment, and Growth11
Do Environmental Markets Improve on Open Access? Evidence from California Groundwater Rights11
Welfare Reform and the Intergenerational Transmission of Dependence11
Sorting or Steering: The Effects of Housing Discrimination on Neighborhood Choice10
Multiproduct Intermediaries10
The Effects of High-Skilled Immigration Policy on Firms: Evidence from Visa Lotteries10
A New Approach to Estimating Equilibrium Models for Metropolitan Housing Markets10
How Does Incarceration Affect Reoffending? Estimating the Dose-Response Function10
A Theory of Auctions with Endogenous Valuations10
Personalized Pricing and Consumer Welfare10
Why Does Education Reduce Crime?10
Measuring the Completeness of Economic Models10
Bank Market Power and Central Bank Digital Currency: Theory and Quantitative Assessment10
Bail-Ins and Bailouts: Incentives, Connectivity, and Systemic Stability10
Demand for Online News under Government Control: Evidence from Russia10
Preference Discovery in University Admissions: The Case for Dynamic Multioffer Mechanisms10
Women and Power: Unpopular, Unwilling, or Held Back? A Comment9
Steps of Reasoning in Children and Adolescents9
Games of Love and Hate9
Improving College Instruction through Incentives9
Understanding Disparities in Punishment: Regulator Preferences and Expertise9
Ordinary Least Squares Estimation of the Intrahousehold Distribution of Expenditure9
Rationing the Commons9
Optimal Need-Based Financial Aid9
Bidding and Drilling under Uncertainty: An Empirical Analysis of Contingent Payment Auctions9
Collusion in Markets with Syndication9
Search, Information, and Prices9
Learning before Trading: On the Inefficiency of Ignoring Free Information8
Optimal Fiscal Policy without Commitment: Revisiting Lucas-Stokey8
Child’s Gender, Young Fathers’ Crime, and Spillover Effects in Criminal Behavior8
Planning Ahead for Better Neighborhoods: Long-Run Evidence from Tanzania8
Cooperation and Community Responsibility8
Minimum Wage and Individual Worker Productivity: Evidence from a Large US Retailer8
Sharp Bounds and Testability of a Roy Model of STEM Major Choices8
The Dynamics and Spillovers of Management Interventions: Evidence from the Training within Industry Program8
How Costly Are Markups?8
Signaling in Online Credit Markets8
Vertical Contracts with Endogenous Product Selection: An Empirical Analysis of Vendor Allowance Contracts8
Startups and Upstarts: Disadvantageous Information in R&D7
Feasible Joint Posterior Beliefs7
Identification of Hedonic Equilibrium and Nonseparable Simultaneous Equations7
Taxation under Learning by Doing7
The Mechanics of the Industrial Revolution7
Monopoly Pricing, Optimal Randomization, and Resale6
The Comparative Advantage of Firms6
Hysteresis and the Welfare Effect of Corrective Policies: Theory and Evidence from an Energy-Saving Program6
Dual Decision Processes: Retrieving Preferences When Some Choices Are Automatic6
Consumption and Income Inequality in the United States since the 1960s6
Good Reverberations? Teacher Influence in Music Composition since 14506
The Allocation of Food to Food Banks6
Patent Publication and Innovation6
Intermediation and Competition in Search Markets: An Empirical Case Study6
Are Bigger Banks Better? Firm-Level Evidence from Germany5
The Mortgage Rate Conundrum5
Equilibrium Trade in Automobiles5
Mismatch Cycles5
Equilibrium Bid-Price Dispersion5
Child Development in Parent-Child Interactions5
Large-Scale Education Reform in General Equilibrium: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from India5
Measuring the Private and Social Returns to R&D: Unintended Spillovers versus Technology Markets5
Asset Classes5
The Strategy and Technology of Conflict5
Communication and Community Enforcement5
A Market-Based Solution for Fire Sales and Other Pecuniary Externalities5
Self-Fulfilling Debt Crises, Revisited5
Estimating an Equilibrium Model of Horizontal Competition in Education5
Ordinal Centrality5
Optimal Cooperative Taxation in the Global Economy5
Systematic Bias in the Progress of Research5
Within-Firm Productivity Dispersion: Estimates and Implications4
Attraction versus Persuasion: Information Provision in Search Markets4
Sources of Wage Growth4
Partial Default4
Organizational Capital, Corporate Leadership, and Firm Dynamics4
Non-Bayesian Persuasion4
Poor and Rational: Decision-Making under Scarcity4
Comparing the Chosen: Selection Bias When Selection Is Competitive4
Cause and Effect in Political Polarization: A Dynamic Analysis4
The Finance Uncertainty Multiplier4
Tolerance and Compromise in Social Networks4
Behavioral Foundations of Nested Stochastic Choice and Nested Logit4
Economic Preferences across Generations and Family Clusters: A Large-Scale Experiment in a Developing Country4
Stochastic Dominance under Independent Noise4
The Economic Effects of Long-Term Climate Change: Evidence from the Little Ice Age4
Taxing Top Incomes in a World of Ideas4
Efficiency and Foreclosure Effects of Vertical Rebates: Empirical Evidence3
Pareto-Improving Segmentation of Multiproduct Markets3
Ben-Porath Meets Lazear: Microfoundations for Dynamic Skill Formation3
A Semistructural Methodology for Policy Counterfactuals3
Determinacy without the Taylor Principle3
Trade, Technology, and Agricultural Productivity3
When Parents Decide: Gender Differences in Competitiveness3
The Multidimensional Impact of Teachers on Students3
What Happened to US Business Dynamism?3
The Causal Impact of Removing Children from Abusive and Neglectful Homes3
Welfare Analysis with Heterogeneous Risk Preferences3
Supply and Demand in a Two-Sector Matching Model3
An Experimental Investigation of Price Dispersion and Cycles3
Designing Incentives for Heterogeneous Researchers3
Race, Representation, and Local Governments in the US South: The Effect of the Voting Rights Act3
The Economic Structure of International Trade-in-Services Agreements3
Coalition Formation in Legislative Bargaining3
The Power of Referential Advice3
Getting Dynamic Implementation to Work3
Are Economists' Preferences Psychologists' Personality Traits? A Structural Approach2
Costless Information and Costly Verification: A Case for Transparency2
Pareto-Improving Optimal Capital and Labor Taxes2
Experimental Tests of Rational Inattention2
The Performance of School Assignment Mechanisms in Practice2
Asset Safety versus Asset Liquidity2
The Interaction of Bankers’ Asset and Liability Management with Liquidity Concerns2
Centralizing Over-The-Counter Markets?2
Multiproduct Cost Pass-Through: Edgeworth’s Paradox Revisited2
US Inequality and Fiscal Progressivity: An Intragenerational Accounting2
What Do Employee Referral Programs Do? Measuring the Direct and Overall Effects of a Management Practice2
Social Insurance, Information Revelation, and Lack of Commitment2
Asymmetric Information and Sovereign Debt: Theory Meets Mexican Data2
Risk-Sharing Externalities2
Aggregate Implications of Changing Sectoral Trends2
Keeping the Listener Engaged: A Dynamic Model of Bayesian Persuasion2
Educational Attainment and Intergenerational Mobility: A Polygenic Score Analysis2
Progressive Random Choice2
Optimal Deposit Insurance2
Cognitive Skills, Strategic Sophistication, and Life Outcomes2