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Working Papers


  1. Mullins, Jamie and Corey White, (2018) “Temperature, Climate Change, and Mental Health: Evidence from the Spectrum of Mental Health Outcomes.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1801.
  2. James, Jonathan, (2018) “Estimation of Factor Structured Covariance Mixed Logit Models.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1802.
  3. White, Corey, (2018) “Measuring the Social and Externality Benefits of Influenza Vaccination.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1803.


  1. Aucejo, Estaban M. and Jonathan James, (2017) “Catching Up to Girls: Understanding the Gender Imbalance in Educational Attainment Within Race.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1701.
  2. Doremus, Jacqueline, (2017) “Unintended Impacts: How roads change health and nutrition for ethnic minorities in Congo.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1702.
  3. Cole, Matthew T., James Lake, and Benjamin Zissimos, (2017) “Contesting an International Trade Agreement.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1703.
  4. Bedard, Kelly and Stefanie Fischer, (2017) “Competition and Academic Performance: Evidence from a Classroom Experiment.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1704.
  5. Fischer, Stefanie, Heather Royer, and Corey White, (2017) “The Impacts of Reduced Access to Abortion and Family Planning Services: Evidence from Texas.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1705. (this paper is substantially revised in Cal Poly Working Paper 1706)
  6. Fischer, Stefanie, Heather Royer, and Corey White, (2017) The Impacts of Reduced Access to Abortion and Family Planning Services on Abortion, Births, and Contraceptive Purchases. Cal Poly Working Paper 1706.


  1. Cole, Matthew T., Ronald B. Davies, and Todd Kaplan, (2016) “Protection in Government Procurement Auctions.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1601.
  2. Aucejo, Esteban M. and Jonathan James, (2016) “The Path to College Education: Are Verbal Skills More Important than Math Skills?” Cal Poly Working Paper 1602.
  3. Shafran, Aric P., (2016) “Urban Sprawl and the Public Provision of Fire Suppression.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1603.
  4.  Cole, Matthew T. and Carsten Eckel, (2016) “Tariffs and Markups in Retailing.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1604.
  5. Fischer, Stefanie, (2016) “The Downside of Good Peers: How Classroom Composition Differentially Affects Men’s and Women’s STEM Persistence.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1605.
  6. Fischer, Stefanie and Daniel Argyle, (2016) “Juvenile Crime and the Four-Day School Week.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1606.
  7. Allison, Blake and Jason Lepore, (2016) “Price Competition with Decreasing Returns-to-Scale: A General Model of Bertrand-Edgeworth Duopoly.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1607.
  8. Allison, Blake, Adib Bagh, and Jason Lepore, (2016) “Simple Sufficient Conditions for Weak Reciprocal Upper Semi-Continuity in Extended Games.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1608.


  1. Cole, Matthew T. and Benjamin Zissimos, (2015) “Too Small to Protect? The Role of Firm Size in Trade Agreements.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1501.
  2. Buck, Steven, Maximilian Auffhammer, Stephen F. Hamilton and David Sunding, (2015) “Measuring the Welfare Losses of Urban Water Supply Disruptions.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1502.
  3. Richards, Timothy J., Stephen F. Hamilton and Koichi Yonezawa, (2015) “Retail Market Power in a Shopping Basket Model of Supermarket Competition.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1503.
  4. Richards, Timothy J., Stephen F. Hamilton and William Allender, (2015) “Search and Price Dispersion in Online Grocery Markets.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1504.
  5. Richards, Timothy J. and Stephen F. Hamilton, (2015) “Attribute Search in Online Retail Grocery Markets.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1505.
  6. Besedeš, Tibor and Matthew T. Cole, (2015) “Distorted Trade Barriers: A Dissection of Trade Costs in a Gravity Model.” Cal Poly Working Paper 1506.


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