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AEJ:Applied, I took this opportunity to look back through all of our past issues and forthcoming papers for papers that touched on racial disparities, racial discrimination, and related policies in the United States
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This page presents a catalog of the articles relating to race and racial disparities, which have been published in top economics journals over the last ten years or so. The editors of these journals volunteered to take inventories of their journals' publications on race in June 2020 to supplement the AEA's reading list on the history of race and racism. (Each editor used slightly different criteria in developing their list of relevant papers.)
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[[AEJApplied Papers.docx|American Economic Journal:Applied]] (articles on racial disparities, racial discrimination, and related policies in the United States)
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American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (papers related to racial injustice, racial disparities, and related policies in the U.S.)
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American Economic Review (papers for the past 10 years, including papers on the long term effect of slavery in Africa)
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The Review of Economics and Statistics (papers related to racism)
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·  “Torn Apart? The Impact of Manufacturing Employment Decline on Black and White Americans” by Eric D. Gould from Review of Economics and Statistics (Just Accepted)
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·  “Racial Disparity in Unemployment” by Joseph A Ritter and Lowell J Taylor from Review of Economics and Statistics 93:1 (February 2011)
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·  “The Effects of Affirmative Action Bans on College Enrollment, Educational Attainment, and the Demographic Composition of Universities” by Peter Hinrichs from Review of Economics and Statistics 94:3 (August 2012)
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·  “Does Temporary Affirmative Action Produce Persistent Effects? A Study of Black and Female Employment in Law Enforcement” by Amalia R. Miller and Carmit Segal from Review of Economics and Statistics 94:4 (November 2012)
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·  “The Plight of Mixed-Race Adolescents” by Roland G. Fryer Jr. et al. from Review of Economics and Statistics 94:3 (August 2012)
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·  “The Evolution of the Black-White Test Score Gap in Grades K–3: The Fragility of Results” by Timothy N. Bond and Kevin Lang from Review of Economics and Statistics 95:5 (December 2013)
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·  “On the Blurring of the Color Line: Wages and Employment for Black Males of Different Skin Tones” by Daniel Kreisman and Marcos A. Rangel from Review of Economics and Statistics 97:1 (March 2015)
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·  “Discrimination and the Effects of Drug Testing on Black Employment” by Abigail Wozniak from Review of Economics and Statistics 97:3 (July 2015)
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·  “The White/Black Educational Gap, Stalled Progress, and the Long-Term Consequences of the Emergence of Crack Cocaine Markets” by William N. Evans, Craig Garthwaite and Timothy J. Moore from Review of Economics and Statistics 98:5 (December 2016)
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·  “Test Score Measurement and the Black-White Test Score Gap” by Jeffrey Penney from Review of Economics and Statistics 99:4 (October 2017)
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·  “Racial Sorting and the Emergence of Segregation in American Cities” by Allison Shertzer and Randall P. Walsh from Review of Economics and Statistics 101:3 (July 2019)
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·  “‘The Righteous and Reasonable Ambition to Become a Landholder’: Land and Racial Inequality in the Postbellum South” by Melinda C. Miller from Review of Economics and Statistics 102:2 (May 2020)
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·  “How Dark Is Dark? Bright Lights, Big City, Racial Profiling” by William C. Horrace and Shawn M. Rohlin from Review of Economics and Statistics 98:2 (May 2016)
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Journal of Economic Perspectives (papers that touched on racial disparities and racial discrimination in all past JEP issues, Summer 1987 to Spring 2020)
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Your forthcoming paper with Gary Hoover and Ebonya Washington will of course be an excellent future addition to this list. Three particular JEP symposiums are notable:
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    Perspectives on Racial Discrimination – Vol. 34, No. 2, Spring 2020
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    Discrimination in Product, Credit and Labor Markets – Vol. 12, No. 2, Spring 1998
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    The Economic Status of African-Americans – Vol. 4, No. 4, Fall 1990

Revision as of 09:38, 25 August 2020

This page presents a catalog of the articles relating to race and racial disparities, which have been published in top economics journals over the last ten years or so. The editors of these journals volunteered to take inventories of their journals' publications on race in June 2020 to supplement the AEA's reading list on the history of race and racism. (Each editor used slightly different criteria in developing their list of relevant papers.)

American Economic Journal:Applied (articles on racial disparities, racial discrimination, and related policies in the United States)

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (papers related to racial injustice, racial disparities, and related policies in the U.S.)

American Economic Review (papers for the past 10 years, including papers on the long term effect of slavery in Africa)

The Review of Economics and Statistics (papers related to racism)

· “Torn Apart? The Impact of Manufacturing Employment Decline on Black and White Americans” by Eric D. Gould from Review of Economics and Statistics (Just Accepted)

· “Racial Disparity in Unemployment” by Joseph A Ritter and Lowell J Taylor from Review of Economics and Statistics 93:1 (February 2011)

· “The Effects of Affirmative Action Bans on College Enrollment, Educational Attainment, and the Demographic Composition of Universities” by Peter Hinrichs from Review of Economics and Statistics 94:3 (August 2012)

· “Does Temporary Affirmative Action Produce Persistent Effects? A Study of Black and Female Employment in Law Enforcement” by Amalia R. Miller and Carmit Segal from Review of Economics and Statistics 94:4 (November 2012)

· “The Plight of Mixed-Race Adolescents” by Roland G. Fryer Jr. et al. from Review of Economics and Statistics 94:3 (August 2012)

· “The Evolution of the Black-White Test Score Gap in Grades K–3: The Fragility of Results” by Timothy N. Bond and Kevin Lang from Review of Economics and Statistics 95:5 (December 2013)

· “On the Blurring of the Color Line: Wages and Employment for Black Males of Different Skin Tones” by Daniel Kreisman and Marcos A. Rangel from Review of Economics and Statistics 97:1 (March 2015)

· “Discrimination and the Effects of Drug Testing on Black Employment” by Abigail Wozniak from Review of Economics and Statistics 97:3 (July 2015)

· “The White/Black Educational Gap, Stalled Progress, and the Long-Term Consequences of the Emergence of Crack Cocaine Markets” by William N. Evans, Craig Garthwaite and Timothy J. Moore from Review of Economics and Statistics 98:5 (December 2016)

· “Test Score Measurement and the Black-White Test Score Gap” by Jeffrey Penney from Review of Economics and Statistics 99:4 (October 2017)

· “Racial Sorting and the Emergence of Segregation in American Cities” by Allison Shertzer and Randall P. Walsh from Review of Economics and Statistics 101:3 (July 2019)

· “‘The Righteous and Reasonable Ambition to Become a Landholder’: Land and Racial Inequality in the Postbellum South” by Melinda C. Miller from Review of Economics and Statistics 102:2 (May 2020)

· “How Dark Is Dark? Bright Lights, Big City, Racial Profiling” by William C. Horrace and Shawn M. Rohlin from Review of Economics and Statistics 98:2 (May 2016)


Journal of Economic Perspectives (papers that touched on racial disparities and racial discrimination in all past JEP issues, Summer 1987 to Spring 2020)

Your forthcoming paper with Gary Hoover and Ebonya Washington will of course be an excellent future addition to this list. Three particular JEP symposiums are notable:

   Perspectives on Racial Discrimination – Vol. 34, No. 2, Spring 2020
   Discrimination in Product, Credit and Labor Markets – Vol. 12, No. 2, Spring 1998
   The Economic Status of African-Americans – Vol. 4, No. 4, Fall 1990