Research

Research and Publications

"Ending Rent Control Reduced Crime in Cambridge."

Autor, David H., Christopher J. Palmer, and Parag A. Pathak. AEA Papers and Proceedings Vol. 109, (2019): 381-384. AEA.

"Finite Sample Bias Corrected IV Estimation for Weak and Many Instruments."

Harding, Matthew, Jerry Hausman, and Christopher John Palmer. Advances in Econometrics: Essays in Honor of Aman Ullah Vol. 36, (2016): 245-273.

"IV Quantile Regression for Group-Level Treatments, with an Application to the Effects of Trade on the Distribution of Wage."

Bradley Larsen, Christopher John Palmer, and Denis Chetverikov. Econometrica Vol. 84, No. 2 (2016): 809-833. Slides. Data and Code. Appendix.

"Housing Market Spillovers: Evidence from the End of Rent Control in Cambridge, Massachusetts."

Autor, David H., Christopher John Palmer, and Parag A. Pathak. Journal of Political Economy Vol. 122, No. 3 (2014): 661-717. Appendix. Data. NBER Digest. The Boston Globe. Freakonomics Podcast. The New York Times. NPR.

"Heteroskedasticity-Robust Inference in Finite Samples."

Hausman, Jerry, and Christopher John Palmer. Economics Letters Vol. 116, No. 2 (2012): 232-235. Prepublication Manuscript. Stata code and help file.

"Creating Moves to Opportunity: Experimental Evidence on Barriers to Neighborhood Choice."

Bergman, Peter, Raj Chetty, Stefanie DeLuca, Nathaniel Hendren, Lawrence F. Katz, and Christopher J. Palmer, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5821-19. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, August 2019. Non-technical summary. Slides. NY Times. City Lab. Vox. NPR. The Hill.

"Testing the Effectiveness of Consumer Financial Disclosure: Experimental Evidence from Savings Accounts."

Palmer, Christopher John, Paul Adams, Redis Zaliauskas, and Stefan Hunt, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5769-19. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, March 2019. MarketWatch. The Economist.

"How Quantitative Easing Works: Evidence on the Refinancing Channel."

Di Maggio, Marco, Amir Kermani, and Christopher John Palmer, Working Paper. 2017. VoxEU Column. Forbes. NBER Digest.

"The Capitalization of Consumer Financing into Durable Goods Prices."

Argyle, Bronson, Taylor Nadauld, Christopher Palmer, and Ryan Pratt, Working Paper. 2018. NBER Digest.

"Monthly Payment Targeting and the Demand for Maturity."

Argyle, Bronson, Christopher John Palmer, and Taylor Nadauld, Working Paper. 2017.

"Real Effects of Search Frictions in Consumer Credit Markets."

Argyle, Bronson, Christopher John Palmer, and Taylor Nadauld, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5242-17. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, October 2017. NBER Reporter. The Conversation. WSJ. MarketWatch.

"Gentrification and the Amenity Value of Crime Reductions: Evidence from Rent Deregulation."

Autor, David, Christopher John Palmer, and Parag Pathak, Working Paper. 2017. The Economist. VoxEU Column. MIT News. NPR.

"Errors in the Dependent Variable of Quantile Regression Models."

Palmer, Christopher John, Jerry Hausman, Haoyang Liu, and Ye Luo, Working Paper. 2019.