This page links the studies and data sets behind many of MM’s empirical examples.
Chapter 1: Table 1.1
This table compares people with and without health insurance in the 2009 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).
Chapter 1: Tables 1.3 and 1.4
These tables report our analysis of data from the RAND Health Insurance Experiment (HIE).
Chapter 1: Tables 1.5 and 1.6
These tables report results from the Oregon Health Plan (OHP) studies.
Chapter 3: Table 3.3
This table presents the distribution of assigned and delivered treatments from the Minneapolis Domestic Violence Experiment (MDVE).
Chapter 4: Table 4.1; Figures 4.2, 4.4, and 4.5
These contain our RD analysis of the minimum legal drinking age (MLDA).
Chapter 5: Figures 5.1, 5.2, and 5.3
These figures show a DD analysis of the effect of monetary policy on bank failures in Mississippi in 1930.
Chapter 5: Tables 5.2 and 5.3
These tables report our DD analysis of the MLDA.
Chapter 6: Table 6.2
This table reports estimates of the returns to schooling for Twinsburg twins.
Chapter 6: Table 6.3
This table reports 2SLS estimates of the returns to schooling using child labor laws as instruments for years of schooling.
Chapter 6: Tables 6.4 and 6.5; Figures 6.1 and 6.2
These tables and figures present an IV analysis of the returns to schooling using quarters of birth (QOB) as instruments for years of schooling.
Chapter 6: Figures 6.3 and 6.4
These figures analyze the “sheepskin effects” of a high school diploma.