Research

publications

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]

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. Forthcoming, University of Chicago Press.

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. "The Habit of Giving." Economic Inquiry. Vol. 51, No. 4, October 2013. pp. 2002–2017. [Abstract]

Meer, Jonathan and Harvey S. Rosen. "Donative Behavior at the End of Life." Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Vol. 92, August 2013. pp. 192-201.  [Abstract]

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 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 ABCs of Charitable Solicitation.Journal of Public Economics. Vol. 95, Nos. 5-6. June 2011. pp. 363-371. [Abstract]

Meer, Jonathan and Harvey S. Rosen. "Family Bonding with Universities." Research in Higher Education. Vol. 51, No. 7. November 2010. pp. 641-658. [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]

Meer, Jonathan and Harvey S. Rosen. “Altruism and the Child-Cycle of Alumni Donations.” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. Vol. 1, No. 1, February 2009. pp. 258-286. [Abstract]

Meer, Jonathan. “Evidence on the Returns to Secondary Vocational Education.” Economics of Education Review. Vol. 26, No. 5, September 2007. pp. 559-573. [Abstract]

Meer, Jonathan and Harvey S. Rosen. “Insurance and the Utilization of Medical Services.” Social Science and Medicine. Vol. 58, No. 9, May 2004. pp. 1623-1632. [Abstract]

Meer, Jonathan, Douglas L. Miller, and Harvey S. Rosen. “Exploring the Health-Wealth Nexus.” Journal of Health Economics. Vol. 22, No. 5, September 2003. pp. 713-730. [Abstract]


working papers

Eckel, Catherine, David Herberich, and Jonathan Meer. "A Field Experiment on Directed Giving at a Public University." NBER Working Paper No. 20180. May 2014. [Abstract]

Brown, Alexander, Jonathan Meer and Jacob Forrest Williams. "Social Distance and Quality Ratings in Charity Choice." NBER Working Paper No. 20182. May 2014. [Abstract]

Meer, Jonathan and Jeremy West. "Effects of the Minimum Wage on Employment Dynamics." NBER Working Paper No. 19262. July 2013. (Latest Version: December 2013) [Abstract] [Data & Code] [Appendix - Response to Dube (2013)]

Brown, Alexander, Jonathan Meer and Jacob Forrest Williams. "Why Do People Volunteer? An Experimental Analysis of Preferences for Time Donations." NBER Working Paper No. 19066. May 2013. [Abstract]

Meer, Jonathan and Edward D. Van Wesep. “Learning and Overconfidence Bias: Evidence from US College Debaters.” 2012. [Abstract]

Bernheim, B. Douglas, Jonathan Meer, and Neva K. Novarro. "Do Consumers Exploit Precommitment Opportunities? Evidence from Natural Experiments Involving Liquor Consumption." NBER Working Paper No. 17762. January 2012. [Abstract]

Meer, Jonathan and Jeremy West. "Identifying the Effects of Health Insurance Mandates on Small Business Employment and Pay." 2011. [Abstract]