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    • Essays in Labor and Public Economics 

      Ganong, Peter (2016-05-18)
      This dissertation studies labor and public economics. Chapter 1 is titled “How Does Unemployment Affect Consumer Spending?” and is coauthored with Pascal Noel. We study the spending of unemployed individuals using anonymized ...
    • A Permutation Test and Estimation Alternatives for the Regression Kink Design 

      Ganong, Peter Nathan; Jaeger, Simon C (Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), 2014)
      The Regression Kink (RK) design is an increasingly popular empirical method, with more than 20 studies circulated using RK in the last 5 years since the initial circulation of Card, Lee, Pei and Weber (2012). We document ...
    • Why Has Regional Convergence in the U.S. Stopped? 

      Ganong, Peter Nathan; Shoag, Daniel W (John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2012)
      The past thirty years have seen a dramatic decrease in the rate of income convergence across U.S. states. This decline coincides with a similarly substantial decrease in population flows to wealthy states. We develop a ...