National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER

National Bureau of Economic Research

Type Nonprofit
Website nber.org
Wikipedia Wikipedia
Year founded 1920
Headquarters Cambridge, MA United States of America United States of America
Budget USD 20M-49M
Functions Research
Tags economics
Summary The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) is a private, nonpartisan organization that facilitates cutting-edge investigation and analysis of major economic issues. It disseminates research findings to academics, public and private-sector decision-makers, and the public by posting more than 1,200 working papers and convening more than 120 scholarly conferences, each year.

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Millennials and the Take-Off of Craft Brands: Preference Formation in the U.S. …

NBER · 25 March 2021 English

We conduct an empirical case study of the U.S. beer industry to analyze the disruptive effects of locally-manufactured, craft brands on market structure, an increasingly common phenomenon in CPG industries …


Pay Me Later: Savings Constraints and the Demand for Deferred Payments

NBER · 25 March 2021 English

We study a simple savings scheme that allows workers to defer receipt of part of their wages for three months at zero interest. The scheme significantly increases savings during the …


Misdemeanor Prosecution

NBER · 25 March 2021 English

Communities across the United States are reconsidering the public safety benefits of prosecuting nonviolent misdemeanor offenses. So far there has been little empirical evidence to inform policy in this area. …


Discontinued Positive Feedback Trading and the Decline in Asset Pricing Factor Profitability

NBER · 25 March 2021 English

We show that a June 2002 reform in Morningstar’s mutual fund rating methodology led to substantial drop in the profitability of momentum-related asset pricing factors. Before the reform, funds pursuing …


Dry Bulk Shipping and the Evolution of Maritime Transport Costs, 1850-2020

NBER · 25 March 2021 English

We provide evidence on the dynamic effects of fuel price shocks, shipping demand shocks, and shipping supply shocks on real dry bulk freight rates in the long run. We first …


Rugged Entrepreneurs: The Geographic and Cultural Contours of New Business Formation

NBER · 25 March 2021 English

How do geographic and historical-cultural factors shape new business formation? Using novel data on new business registrations, we document that 75% of the variation in new business formation is explained …


Implications of Diagnostic Expectations: Theory and Applications

NBER · 25 March 2021 English

A large psychology literature argues that decision-makers' forecasts of their future circumstances appear overly influenced by their perception of the new information embedded in their current circumstances. We adopt the …


Patent Auctions and Bidding Coalitions: Structuring the Sale of Club Goods

NBER · 25 March 2021 English

Auctioneers of patents are observed to allow joint bidding by coalitions of buyers. These auctions are distinguished by the good for sale being non-rivalrous, but still excludable, in consumption{that is, …


Does LEED Certification Save Energy? Evidence from Federal Buildings

NBER · 25 March 2021 English

In the absence of first-best climate policy, energy efficiency has figured prominently among strategies to reduce carbon emissions. One of the most sought-after green certification in the building sector is …


Big Data in Finance

NBER · 25 March 2021 English

Big data is revolutionizing the finance industry and has the potential to significantly shape future research in finance. This special issue contains articles following the 2019 NBER/ RFS conference on …


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