altruism and charitable giving
Alston, Mackenzie, Catherine Eckel, Jonathan Meer, and Wei Zhan. "High-Capacity Donors' Preferences for Charitable Giving." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. Vol 50, No. 6, December 2021.
Meer, Jonathan and Benjamin Priday. "Generosity Across the Income and Wealth Distributions.” National Tax Journal. Vol. 74, No. 3, September 2021.
Gee, Laura and Jonathan Meer. “The Altruism Budget: Measuring and Encouraging Charitable Giving.”
In The Nonprofit Sector: A Research Handbook, 3rd Edition. Walter W.
Powell and Patricia Bromley, eds. Stanford University Press. 2020.
Brown, Alexander, Jonathan Meer
and Jacob Forrest Williams. "Why
Do People Volunteer? An Experimental Analysis of Preferences for Time
Eckel, Catherine, David Herberich, and Jonathan Meer. "It's Not the Thought That Counts: A Field Experiment on Gift Exchange at a Public University." in The Economics of Philanthropy, Kimberley Scharf and Mirco Tonin, ed. MIT Press, August 2018. [Abstract]
Eckel, Catherine, David Herberich, and Jonathan Meer. "A Field Experiment on Directed Giving at a Public University." Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics. Vol. 66, February 2017. pp. 66-71. [Abstract]
Brown, Alexander, Jonathan Meer and Jacob Forrest Williams. "Social Distance and Quality Ratings in Charity Choice." Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics. Vol. 66, February 2017. pp. 9-15. [Abstract]
Meer, Jonathan. "Effects of the Price of Charitable Giving: Evidence from an Online Crowdfunding Platform." Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Vol. 103, July 2014. pp. 113-124. [Abstract] [Web Appendix]
Meer, Jonathan and Oren Rigbi. "The Effects of Transactions Costs and Social Distance: Evidence from a Field Experiment." B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy. Vol 13, No. 1, July 2013. pp. 271-296. [Abstract]
Meer, Jonathan and Harvey S. Rosen. "Does Generosity Beget Generosity? Alumni Giving and Undergraduate Financial Aid." Economics of Education Review. Vol. 31, No. 6, December 2012. pp. 890-907. [Abstract] [Online Appendix]
Meer, Jonathan. "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime: Peer Pressure in Charitable Solicitation." Journal of Public Economics. Vol. 95, Nos. 7-8, August 2011. pp. 926-941. [Abstract]
Meer, Jonathan and Harvey S. Rosen. "The Impact of Athletic Performance on Alumni Giving: An Analysis of Micro Data." Economics of Education Review. Vol. 28, No. 3, June 2009. pp. 287-294. [Abstract]Gee, Laura, Anoushka Kiyawat, Jonathan Meer, and Michael Schreck. “Pivotal or Popular: The Effects of Social Information and Feeling Pivotal on Civic Actions.” NBER Working Paper No. 31042, March 2023.
Meer, Jonathan and Hedieh Tajali. "Charitable Giving Responses to Education Budgets." NBER Working Paper No. 29331, October 2021.
Meer, Jonathan. "Does Giving Donors Stuff Actually Raise More Money?" The Conversation. November 2018.
Meer, Jonathan and Harvey Rosen. “Measuring the Motives for Charitable Giving.” NBER Reporter 2018, No. 1.
Meer, Jonathan. “Will Tax Reform Have an Impact on Charitable Giving?” Econofact. October 2017.
Meer, Jonathan. “Are Overhead Costs a Good Guide for Charitable Giving?” IZA World of Labor. January 2017.
labor, education, and health
Meer, Jonathan and Hedieh Tajali. "Effects of the Minimum Wage on the Nonprofit Sector." Forthcoming, Oxford Economic Papers.
Heissel, Jennifer, Emma Adam, Jennifer Doleac, David Figlio, and Jonathan Meer. "Testing, Stress, and Performance: How Students Respond to Physiologically to High-Stakes Testing." Education Finance and Policy. Vol. 16, No. 2, Spring 2021. pp 183-208.
Clemens, Jeff, Lisa Kahn, and Jonathan Meer. "Dropouts Need Not Apply? The Minimum Wage and Skill Upgrading." Journal of Labor Economics. Vol. 39, No. S1, January 2021. pp S107-S149.
Lim, Jaegeum and Jonathan Meer.
"Persistent Effects of Teacher-Student Gender Matches." Journal of Human Resources. Vol. 55, No. 3, Summer 2020. pp. 809-835.
Lim, Jaegeum and Jonathan Meer. "How Do Peers Influence BMI? Evidence from Randomly Assigned Classroms in South Korea." Social Science and Medicine. Vol. 197, January 2018. pp. 17-23.
Lim, Jaegeum and Jonathan Meer. "The Impact of Teacher-Student Gender Matches: Random Assignment Evidence from South Korea." Journal of Human Resources. Vol. 52, No. 4, Fall 2017. pp. 979-997. [Abstract]
Meer, Jonathan and Jeremy West. "Effects of the Minimum Wage on Employment Dynamics." Journal of Human Resources. Vol. 51, No. 2, Spring 2016. pp. 500-522. [Abstract] [NBER Version of Paper] [Data & Code - JHR Version] [Data & Code - NBER Version] [Appendix - Response to Dube (2013)]
Meer, Jonathan. “Evidence on the Returns to Secondary Vocational Education.” Economics of Education Review. Vol. 26, No. 5, September 2007. pp. 559-573. [Abstract]
Clemens, Jeff, Lisa Kahn, and Jonathan Meer. "The Minimum Wage, Fringe Benefits, and Worker Welfare." NBER Working Paper No. 24635. May 2018. [Appendix - Response to Cengiz]
Meer, Jonathan and Jeremy West. "Identifying the Effects of Health Insurance Mandates on Small Business Employment and Pay." 2011. [Abstract]
Meer, Jonathan and Michael Farren. “Subsidized – Not Minimum – Wages Should Assist Workers During the Pandemic.” The Hill. August 20, 2020.
Meer, Jonathan."The Real Cost of Doubling the Minimum Wage." Economics21. January 23, 2020.
Meer, Jonathan. "The Wrong Tool for the Job." City Journal. Summer 2019.
Meer, Jonathan. "What are the Broader Impacts of the Minimum Wage?" Econofact. January 2019.
Meer, Jonathan. "Recent Research on the Minimum Wage: Implications for Missouri." Missouri Policy Journal. No. 7, Fall/Winter 2018.
Meer, Jonathan. "A Minimum Wage Study Faces Misplaced Skepticism." National Review Online. June 29, 2017.
behavioral and public
Meer, Jonathan and Joshua Witter. "Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit for Childless Adults: A Regression Discontinuity Approach." in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 37, Robert Moffitt, ed. National Bureau of Economic Research, 2023.
Yang, Xiang, Peter Meer, and Jonathan Meer. “A New Approach to Robust Estimation of Parametric Structures.”IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence." IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence doi: 10.1109/TPAMI.2020.2994190.
West, Jeremy, Mark Hoekstra, Jonathan Meer, and Steven Puller. “Vehicle Miles (Not) Traveled: Why Fuel Economy Requirements Don’t Increase Household Driving.” Journal of Public Economics. 145C, January 2017. pp. 65-81 [Abstract]
Bernheim, B. Douglas, Jonathan Meer, and Neva K. Novarro. "Do Consumers Exploit Commitment Opportunities? Evidence from Natural Experiments Involving Liquor Consumption." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. Vol. 8, No. 4, November 2016. pp. 41-69. [Abstract]
Dinerstein, Michael, Caroline Hoxby, Jonathan Meer, and Pablo Villaneuva. "Did the Fiscal Stimulus Work for Universities?" in How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education, Jeffrey Brown and Caroline Hoxby, eds. University of Chicago Press. December 2014.
Bernheim, B. Douglas and Jonathan Meer. “Do Real Estate brokers Add Value When Listing Services are Unbundled?” Economic Inquiry. Vol. 51, No. 2, April 2013. pp. 1166-1182. [Abstract]
Meer, Jonathan and Edward D. Van Wesep. “Learning and Overconfidence Bias: Evidence from US College Debaters.” 2012. [Abstract]Meer, Jonathan."Price Control Laws Compound Disaster Woes." BRINK. September 11, 2017.