John V. Pepper

Professor

Department of Economics, University of Virginia
Monroe Hall, Room 234
434-924-3402 (phone)
434-982-2904 (fax)
 jvp3m@virginia.edu
 


RESEARCH INFORMATION:  CV (pdf file)

Recent Publications/Working Papers

Working Papers  

 

·          “The Effect of Youth Transition Programs on Labor Market Outcomes,” (with David Dean, Robert Schmidt, and Steven Stern), August 2015. paper(pdf)

·         “The Effect of Vocation Rehabilitation for People with Physical Disabilities,” (with David Dean, Robert Schmidt, and Steven Stern), 2016. paper(pdf)

·          Does the Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) Improve Infant Health Outcomes?” (with Brent Kreider and Manan Roy), 2014. paper(pdf)

 

Recent and Forthcoming Publications

 

·         “How do Right-to-Carry Laws Affect Crime Rates? Coping with Ambiguity Using Bounded-Variation Assumptions,” (with Charles Manski), Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming. paper(pdf)

·         “The Effect of Vocation Rehabilitation for People with Mental Illness,” (with David Dean, Robert Schmidt, and Steven Stern), Journal of Human Resources, forthcoming. paper(pdf)

·          “Estimating the Effect of Dental Insurance on the Use of Dental Services When True Coverage is Unobserved,” (with Brent Kreider, Richard Manski, and John Moeller), Health Economics, 2015, 24(7).  paper(pdf)

·         “The Effect of Vocation Rehabilitation for People with Cognitive Impairments,” (with David Dean, Robert Schmidt, and Steven Stern), International Economic Review, 2015, 56(2), 399-426. paper(pdf)

·         “The Impact of Living Wage Ordinances on Urban Crime” (with Jose Fernandez and Thomas Holman), Industrial Relations, 2014, 53(3), 478-500. paper(pdf)

  • “Identifying the Effects of SNAP (Food Stamps) on the Nutritional Health of Children when Program Participation is Misreported,” (with Craig Gunderson, Dean Jolliffe, and Brent Kreider), Journal of the American Statistical Association, (JASA), 107(499), September 2012, 958-975 (with Brent Kreider, Craig Gundersen, and Dean Jolliffe). paper(pdf)
  • Deterrence and the Death Penalty: Partial Identification Analysis Using Repeated Cross Sections,” (with Charles Manksi), Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 2013, Volume 29,  Issue 1, 123-141.  paper(pdf)

·         The Impact of the National School Lunch Program on Child Health: A Nonparametric Bounds Analysis,” (with Craig Gunderson and Brent Kreider), Journal of Econometrics, 2012, 166: 79-91.paper(pdf)   

  • “The Economics of Food Insecurity in the United States,” (with C. Gundersen and B. Kreider), Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2011, 33(3), 281-303. paper(pdf)  
  • “More on Monotone Instrumental Variables,”Econometrics Journal, (with Charles Manski), July 2009, 12, S200-216  paper(pdf)  
  • "Disability and Employment: Reevaluating the Evidence in Light of Misreporting Errors," Journal of the American Statistical Association (JASA), 102 (478), June 2007, 432-441 (with Brent Kreider), paper (pdf file)  

Edited Volumes and Reports

  • Deterrence and the Death Penalty, National Research Council, Committee on Deterrence and the Death Penalty; Committee on Law and Justice; Division on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, 2012, (Editor with Daniel S. Nagin). Death Penalty 

 

  • Firearms and Violence: A Critical Review, National Research Council, Committee on Law and Justice and Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, D.C., 2004  (with Carol V. Petrie, Charles F. Wellford) Guns

 

  • Measurement Problems in Criminal Justice Research, National Research Council, Committee on Law and Justice and Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, D.C., 2003. (with Carol V. Petrie) Measurement
  • Informing America's Policy on Illegal Drugs: What We Don't Know Keeps Hurting Us, National Research Council, Committee on Data and Research for Policy on Illegal Drugs. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., 2001. (with Charles F. Manski and Carol Petrie) Drugs
  • Assessment of Two Cost-Effectiveness Studies on Cocaine Control Policy, National Research Council, National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., 1999. (editor with Charles F. Manski and Yonette F. Thomas) Drugs
  • Providing National Statistics on Health and Social Welfare Programs in an Era of Change: Summary of a Workshop, National Research Council, CNSTAT, National Academy Press, 1998 (editor with Constance F. Citro and Charles F. Manski) Welfare

LINKS:

University of Virginia

Department of Economics at UVa

PICTURES:

My Children on 10/31/07 (Mollie, Mario, Lily)

Lily 2007

My Children on 12/15/04 (Mollie, Mario, Lily)

Mollie Anna Pepper


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