Book


Economics, Sexuality, and Male Sex Work
Cambridge University Press

Published Articles


Segregation and Mortality Over Time and Space
Forthcoming, Social Science and Medicine [with John M. Parman]

Location matters: Historical Racial Segregation and Intergenerational Mobility
Economics Letters 158: 67-72 [with Rodney J. Andrews, Marcus Casey, and Bradley L. Hardy]

Segregation and Homeownership in the Early Twentieth Century
American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings) 107 (5): 410-414 [with John M. Parman]

The National Rise in Residential Segregation
Journal of Economic History 77 (1): 127-170 [with John M. Parman]

A Time (Not) Apart: A Lesson in Economic History from Cotton Picking Books
(National Economic Association Presidential Address)
Review of Black Political Economy 42 (4): 301-322

The Mortality Consequences of Distinctively Black Names
Explorations in Economic History 59 (1): 114-125 [with Lisa D. Cook and John M. Parman]

Identifying Confirmatory Bias in the Field: Evidence from a Poll of Experts
Forthcoming, Journal of Sports Economics[with Rodney J. Andrews and Michael J. Sinkey]

On the Heterogeneity of Dowry Motvies
Journal of Population Economics 29 (1): 135-166 [with Raj Arunachalam]

The Effect of Recruit Quality on College Football Team Performance
Journal of Sports Economics 17 (6): 578-600 [with Stephen A. Bergman]

How Central are Clients in Sexual Networks Created by Commercial Sex?
Scientific Reports 4 (7540) [with Chih-Sheng Hsieh and Jaromir Kovarik]

Distinctively Black Names in the American Past
Explorations in Economic History 53 (1): 64-82 [with Lisa Cook and John Parman]

Is there Dowry Inflation in South Asia?
Historical Methods 47 (2): 81-94 [with Raj Arunachalam]

Does the Hot Hand Drive the Market? Evidence from Betting Markets
Eastern Economic Journal 40 (4): 583-603 [with Michael J. Sinkey]

Face Value: Information and Signaling in an Illegal Market
Southern Economic Journal 79 (3): 529-564 [with Manisha Shah]

Are Sports Betting Markets Prediction Markets? Evidence from a New Test
Journal of Sports Economics 15 (1): 45-63 [with Kyle J. Kain]

Economies of Scale in the Household: Puzzles and Patterns from the American Past
Economic Inquiry 49 (4): 1008-1028

Factor Endowments and the Returns to Skill: New Evidence from the American Past
Journal of Human Capital 5 (2): 111-152 [with Joseph Kaboski]

Econometric Tests of American College Football’s Conventional Wisdom
Applied Economics 43 (20): 2493-2518

Special Web Appendix
Profile of Research in OSU Alumni Magazine, 2008

Personal Characteristics, Sexual Behaviors, and Male Sex Work: A Quantitative Approach
American Sociological Review 75 (5): 679-704

Family Health, Children’s Own Health, and Test-Score Gaps
American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings) 100 (2): 195-199 [with Rodney Andrews]

South Africa's Post-Apartheid Two-Step: Social Demands versus Macro Stability
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings99 (2): 275-281 [with Brahima Coulibaly]

Are Engel Curve Estimates of CPI Bias Biased?
Historical Methods 42 (3): 97-110

The Transformation of Hunger: The Demand for Calories Past and Present
The Journal of Economic History 69 (2): 388-408

Health, Human Capital, and African American Migration before 1910
Explorations in Economic History 46 (2): 169-185

Nutrition and Well-Being in the Late Nineteenth Century
The Journal of Economic History 66 (2): 313-341

Food, Nutrition, and Substitution in the Late Nineteenth Century
Explorations in Economic History 43 (3): 527-545

Is the Calorie Distribution Log-Normal? Evidence from the Nineteenth Century
Historical Methods 39 (3): 112-122