Working papers

"The home front: Rent control and the rapid wartime increase in home ownership"
              Also available as NBER working paper 19604 (October 2013)

"Government Old-Age Support and Labor Supply: Evidence from the Old Age Assistance Program" (with Lee Lockwood)    

         Also available as NBER working paper 22132 (March 2016)



The 20th-century Increase in US Home Ownership: Facts and Hypotheses,” in Price Fishback, Kenneth Snowden, and Eugene White, eds., Housing and Mortgage Markets in Historical Perspective, University of Chicago Press, 2014. 

"How do mortgage subsidies affect home ownership?  Evidence from the mid-century GI Bills," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 5(2): 111-147.  May 2013.
              Also available as NBER working paper 17166 (June 2011, revised August 2012)
              Featured in the NBER Digest (October 2011)
              Presentation slides

"Federal policy and the mid-century transformation in US housing markets," Journal of Economic History 71(2): 480-484.  (Dissertation summary)


Book Reviews

"Review of Guaranteed to Fail: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Debacle of Mortgage Finance, by Viral V. Acharya, Matthew Richardson, Stijn van Nieuwerburgh, and Lawrence J. White," Journal of Economic Literature, December 2011.