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Virtual Issue: Family Economics


The concept of gender is becoming increasingly important. We’ve put together a collection of articles covering a range of issues from taxation and household labor supply, gender inequality versus wages and career choices, gender discrimination in job entry decisions, and more.

All journal articles will be free to read until 30 June 2017


The Demand for Sons
by Gordon B. Dahl and Enrico Moretti 


Missing Women: Age and Disease
by Siwan Anderson and Debraj Ray 


Can Gender Parity Break the Glass Ceiling? Evidence from a Repeated Randomized Experiment

by Manuel F. Bagues and Berta Esteve-Volart 


The Baby Boom and World War II: A Macroeconomic Analysis 

by Matthias Doepke, Moshe Hazan, and Yishay D. Maoz


Gender Interactions within Hierarchies: Evidence from the Political Arena 

by Stefano Gagliarducci and M. Daniele Paserman


Cheap Talk in the Classroom: How Biased Grading at School Explains Gender Differences in Achievements, Career Choices and Wages 

by Lydia Mechtenberg


Do Competitive Workplaces Deter Female Workers? A Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment on Job Entry Decisions

by Jeffrey A. Flory, Andreas Leibbrandt, and John A. List


Why are Married Men Working So Much? An Aggregate Analysis of Intra-Household Bargaining and Labour Supply 
by John A. Knowles


Taxes and Time Allocation: Evidence from Single Women and Men 

by Alexander M. Gelber and Joshua W. Mitchell


Taxation and Household Labour Supply 

by Nezih Guner, Remzi Kaygusuz, and Gustavo Ventura


Estimating a Dynamic Adverse-Selection Model: Labour-Force Experience and the Changing Gender Earnings Gap 1968–1997 
by George-Levi Gayle and Limor Golan


Building the Family Nest: Premarital Investments, Marriage Markets, and Spousal Allocations 
by Murat Iyigun and Randall P. Walsh


From Polygyny to Serial Monogamy: A Unified Theory of Marriage Institutions 

by David De La Croix and Fabio Mariani


Engines of Liberation 
by Greenwood, Jeremy, Ananth Seshadri and Mehmet Yorukoglu


Should Day Care be Subsidized 
by Domeij, David and Paul Klein


Household Intertemporal Behavior: a Collective Characterization and a Test of Commitment 

by Mazzocco, Maurizio
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