Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences


Jörg L. SpenkuchSpenkuch

Contact Information:

Phone: 847.467.5139

MEDS Department
Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University
2001 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208

[Curriculum Vitae]



"Religion and Work: Micro Evidence from Contemporary Germany" [Appendix]
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, forthcoming.

"The Manipulation of Children's Preferences, Old Age Support, and ..." (with G. Becker and K. Murphy)
Journal of Labor Economics, 34 (April 2016), S3

"Intergenerational Mobility and Income Inequality"
in Inequality and Economic Policy: Essays in Memory of Gary Becker. Stanford, CA: Hoover Press, 2015.

"Please Don't Vote for Me: Voting in a Natural Experiment with Perverse Incentives" [Data Appendix]
Economic Journal, 125 (June 2015), 1025

"Understanding the Impact of Immigration on Crime[Appendix]
American Law and Economics Review, 16 (Spring 2014), 177

"Racial Disparities in Job Finding and Offered Wages" (with R. Fryer and D. Pager)
Journal of Law and Economics, 56 (August 2013), 633

"The Plight of Mixed-Race Adolescents" (with R. Fryer, L. Kahn, and S. Levitt), [Web Appendix]
Review of Economics and Statistics, 94 (August 2012), 621–634.

"Moral Hazard and Selection Among the Poor: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment" [Data Appendix]
Journal of Health Economics, 31 (January 2012), 72–85.


Working Papers:

"Political Advertising and Election Outcomes" (with D. Toniatti)

"A Theory of Intergenerational Mobility" (with G. Becker, S. Kominers, and K. Murphy)

"Backward Induction in the Wild: Evidence from the U.S. Senate" (with D. Magleby and P. Montagnes)

"Special Interests at the Ballot Box? Religion and the Electoral Success of the Nazis" (with P. Tillmann)

"(Ir)rational Voters?

"Comparative Advantage in Social Interactions" (with S. Cicala and R. Fryer)



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