Nicola Persico

Kellogg School of Business
room 542 Jacobs Center
2001 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208
Tel: (847)467-1796

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NBER Program Affiliations: LE
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Northwestern University

NBER Working Papers and Publications

August 2016The Political Economy of Debt and Entitlements
with Laurent Bouton, Alessandro Lizzeri: w22570
February 2013An Economic Analysis of Black-White Disparities in NYPD's Stop and Frisk Program
with Decio Coviello: w18803

Published: Decio Coviello and Nicola Persico, "An Economic Analysis of Black-White Disparities in the New York Police Department’s Stop-and-Frisk Program," The Journal of Legal Studies 44, no. 2 (June 2015): 315-360.

October 2010Don't Spread Yourself Too Thin: The Impact of Task Juggling on Workers' Speed of Job Completion
with Decio Coviello, Andrea Ichino: w16502
May 2009A Search-Theoretic Model of the Retail Market for Illicit Drugs
with Manolis Galenianos, Rosalie Liccardo Pacula: w14980

Published: Manolis Galenianos & Rosalie Liccardo Pacula & Nicola Persico, 2012. "A Search-Theoretic Model of the Retail Market for Illicit Drugs," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 79(3), pages 1239-1269. citation courtesy of

April 2007Factions and Political Competition
with José Carlos Rodríguez-Pueblita, Dan Silverman: w13008

Published: Persico, Nicola, José C. R. Pueblita and Dan Silverman. “Factions and Political Competition." Journal of Political Economy 119, 2 (April 2011): 242-288. citation courtesy of

December 2004Using Hit Rate Tests to Test for Racial Bias in Law Enforcement: Vehicle Searches in Wichita
with Petra Todd: w10947
May 2004The Effect of Adolescent Experience on Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Height
with Andrew Postlewaite, Dan Silverman: w10522

Published: Nicola Persico & Andrew Postlewaite & Dan Silverman, 2004. "The Effect of Adolescent Experience on Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Height," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 112(5), pages 1019-1053, October. citation courtesy of

December 1999Racial Bias in Motor Vehicle Searches: Theory and Evidence
with John Knowles, Petra Todd: w7449

Published: Knowles, John, Nicola Persico and Petra Todd. "Racial Bias In Motor Vehicle Searches: Theory And Evidence," Journal of Political Economy, 2001, v109(1,Feb), 203-229. citation courtesy of

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