Ten ASSA2016 papers
A subjective list of ten exciting papers from this year's American Economic Association conference:
Hellesetter et al.: Age and Gender Profiling in the Chinese and Mexican Labor Markets: Evidence from Four Job Boards
Laura Gee: The More You Know: Information Effects in Job Application Rates by Gender In A Large Field Experiment
Denise van der Kamp, Peter Lorentzen, and Daniel Mattingly: Fiscal Decentralization and Pollution in China
Oliver Denk: Who Are the Top 1% Earners?
Ru and Schoar: Do Credit Card Companies Screen for Behavioral Biases?
Acemoglu et al.: The Power of the Street: Evidence from Egypt's Arab Spring
Chen and Sheldon: Dynamic Pricing in a Labor Market: Surge Pricing and Flexible Work on the Uber Platform
Papers that don't have drafts posted but that I'd love to read:
My only critical/constructive comments for this year's conference would be: