Research Papers


with Ariell Zimran
Migrant Self-Selection
Anthropometric Evidence from the Mass Migration of Italians to the United States, 1907–1925
Journal of Development Economics
[audioabstract, paper]


Pale in Comparison
Jews as a Rural Service Minority

Change in migration after pogroms


Pogroms, Networks, and Migration
The Jewish Migration from the Russian Empire to the United States 1881–1914
[audioslidesabstract, paper]

Change in migration after pogroms

 with Ariell Zimran
Like an Ink Blot on Paper
Testing the Diffusion Hypothesis of Mass Migration, Italy 1876–1920
[abstract, paper]



The Dynamics of Mass Migration
Estimating the Effect of Income Differences on Migration in a Dynamic Model of Discrete Choice with Diffusion



with Ariell Zimran
Know Whence You Came
Classifying Immigrant Origins in Large-Scale Textual Microdata


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