Jonathan Meer

Department of Economics
TAMU 4228
College Station, TX 77843
Tel: 979/845-2059
Fax: 979/847-8757

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NBER Program Affiliations: ED , PE
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Texas A&M University

NBER Working Papers and Publications

November 2018Testing, Stress, and Performance: How Students Respond Physiologically to High-Stakes Testing
with Jennifer A. Heissel, Emma K. Adam, Jennifer L. Doleac, David N. Figlio: w25305
High-Capacity Donors’ Preferences for Charitable Giving
with Mackenzie Alston, Catherine Eckel, Wei Zhan: w25290
October 2018The Minimum Wage and Search Effort
with Camilla Adams, CarlyWill Sloan: w25128
May 2018The Minimum Wage, Fringe Benefits, and Worker Welfare
with Jeffrey Clemens, Lisa B. Kahn: w24635
April 2018Measuring the Motives for Charitable Giving
with Harvey S. Rosen NBER Reporter 2018 number 1
December 2017Persistent Effects of Teacher-Student Gender Matches
with Jaegeum Lim: w24128
October 2017How Do Peers Influence BMI? Evidence from Randomly Assigned Classrooms in South Korea
with Jaegeum Lim: w23901

Published: Jaegeum Lim & Jonathan Meer, 2017. "How do peers influence BMI? Evidence from randomly assigned classrooms in South Korea," Social Science & Medicine, .

December 2016The Great Recession and Charitable Giving
with David H. Miller, Elisa Wulfsberg: w22902

Published: Jonathan Meer & David Miller & Elisa Wulfsberg, 2017. "The Great Recession and charitable giving," Applied Economics Letters, vol 24(21), pages 1542-1549.

November 2016It's Not the Thought that Counts: A Field Experiment on Gift Exchange and Giving at a Public University
with Catherine C. Eckel, David H. Herberich: w22867
February 2016Does Fundraising Create New Giving?

Published: Jonathan Meer, 2017. "Does fundraising create new giving?," Journal of Public Economics, vol 145, pages 82-93. citation courtesy of

July 2015The Impact of Teacher-Student Gender Matches: Random Assignment Evidence from South Korea
with Jaegeum Lim: w21407

Published: Jaegeum Lim & Jonathan Meer, 2017. "The Impact of Teacher–Student Gender Matches," Journal of Human Resources, vol 52(4), pages 979-997.

May 2015Vehicle Miles (Not) Traveled: Why Fuel Economy Requirements Don't Increase Household Driving
with Jeremy West, Mark Hoekstra, Steven L. Puller: w21194

Published: Jeremy West, Mark Hoekstra, Jonathan Meer, Steven L. Puller, Vehicle miles (not) traveled: Fuel economy requirements, vehicle characteristics, and household driving, Journal of Public Economics, Volume 145, 2017, Pages 65-81, ISSN 0047-2727, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpubeco.2016.09.009.

May 2014A Field Experiment on Directed Giving at a Public University
with Catherine C. Eckel, David Herberich: w20180

Published: Eckel, Catherine C. & Herberich, David H. & Meer, Jonathan, 2017. "A field experiment on directed giving at a public university," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 66(C), pages 66-71. citation courtesy of

Social Distance and Quality Ratings in Charity Choice
with Alexander L. Brown, J. Forrest Williams: w20182

Published: Brown, Alexander L. & Meer, Jonathan & Williams, J. Forrest, 2017. "Social distance and quality ratings in charity choice," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 66(C), pages 9-15. citation courtesy of

January 2014Did the Fiscal Stimulus Work for Universities?
with Michael F. Dinerstein, Caroline M. Hoxby, Pablo Villanueva
in How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education, Jeffrey R. Brown and Caroline M. Hoxby, editors
August 2013Effects of the Minimum Wage on Employment Dynamics
with Jeremy West: w19262

Published: Jonathan Meer & Jeremy West, 2016. "Effects of the Minimum Wage on Employment Dynamics," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 51(2), pages 500-522. citation courtesy of

June 2013Donative Behavior at the End of Life
with Harvey S. Rosen: w19145

Published: Meer, Jonathan & Rosen, Harvey S., 2013. "Donative behavior at the end of life," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 92(C), pages 192-201. citation courtesy of

May 2013Effects of the Price of Charitable Giving: Evidence from an Online Crowdfunding Platform

Published: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization Volume 103, July 2014, Pages 113–124 Cover image Effects of the price of charitable giving: Evidence from an online crowdfunding platform ☆ Jonathan Meer, citation courtesy of

Why Do People Volunteer? An Experimental Analysis of Preferences for Time Donations
with Alexander L. Brown, J. Forrest Williams: w19066
February 2012Does Generosity Beget Generosity? Alumni Giving and Undergraduate Financial Aid
with Harvey S. Rosen: w17861

Published: Meer, Jonathan & Rosen, Harvey S., 2012. "Does generosity beget generosity? Alumni giving and undergraduate financial aid," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 31(6), pages 890-907. citation courtesy of

January 2012Do Consumers Exploit Precommitment Opportunities? Evidence from Natural Experiments Involving Liquor Consumption
with B. Douglas Bernheim, Neva K. Novarro: w17762
November 2009Family Bonding with Universities
with Harvey S. Rosen: w15493

Published: Meer, Jonathan and Harvey S. Rosen. "Family Bonding with Universities." Research in Higher Education. Vol. 51, No. 7. November 2010. pp. 641-658.

June 2009The ABCs of Charitable Solicitation
with Harvey S. Rosen: w15037

Published: Meer, Jonathan & Rosen, Harvey S., 2011. "The ABCs of charitable solicitation," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(5-6), pages 363-371, June. citation courtesy of

April 2008The Impact of Athletic Performance on Alumni Giving: An Analysis of Micro Data
with Harvey S. Rosen: w13937

Published: Meer, Jonathan & Rosen, Harvey S., 2009. "The impact of athletic performance on alumni giving: An analysis of microdata," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 28(3), pages 287-294, June. citation courtesy of

February 2008Do Real Estate Brokers Add Value When Listing Services Are Unbundled?
with B. Douglas Bernheim: w13796

Published: Economic inquiry : journal of the Western Economic Association International.- Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, ISSN 0095-2583, ZDB-ID 1911399. - Vol. 51.2013, 2, p. 1166-1182 citation courtesy of

June 2007Altruism and the Child-Cycle of Alumni Giving
with Harvey S. Rosen: w13152

Published: Meer, Jonathan, and Harvey S. Rosen. 2009. "Altruism and the Child Cycle of Alumni Donations" American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 1(1): 258-86

July 2003Insurance and the Utilization of Medical Services
with Harvey S. Rosen: w9812

Published: Meer, Jonathan and Harvey S. Rosen. "Insurance and the Utilization of Medical Services." Social Science & Medicine 58, 9 (May 2004): 1623-1632. citation courtesy of

March 2003Exploring the Health-Wealth Nexus
with Douglas L. Miller, Harvey S. Rosen: w9554

Published: Meer, Jonathan & Miller, Douglas L. & Rosen, Harvey S., 2003. "Exploring the health-wealth nexus," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(5), pages 713-730, September. citation courtesy of

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