Matthew Notowidigdo

Matthew J. Notowidigdo
Associate Professor of Economics
2211 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Telephone: 847-491-8230
E-mail: noto at northwestern





Working Papers

Take-up and Targeting: Experimental Evidence from SNAP (with Amy Finkelstein). February 2019. (Online Appendix) Under Review.

The Economic Consequences of Bankruptcy Reform (with Tal Gross, Ray Kluender and Jialan Wang). October 2018.

The Marginal Propensity to Consume Over the Business Cycle (with Tal Gross and Jialan Wang). January 2018. (Online Appendix) Revise and resubmit, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics.

Quantifying the Welfare Gains of Variety: A Sufficient Statistics Approach (with Kory Kroft, Jean-William Lalibertie, and Rene Leal-Vizcaino). July 2017. (Online Appendix) .

The Incidence of Local Labor Demand Shocks. March 2013. (Online Appendix) Revise and resubmit, Journal of Labor Economics

Refereed Papers and Forthcoming Publications

Long Time Out: Unemployment and Joblessness in Canada and the United States (with Kory Kroft, Fabian Lange, and Matthew Tudball). October 2018. Journal of Labor Economics, forthcoming.

Housing Booms, Manufacturing Decline, and Labor Market Outcomes (with Kerwin Kofi Charles and Erik Hurst). June 2017. (Online Appendix) Economic Journal, forthcoming.

Housing Booms and Busts, Labor Market Opportunities, and College Attendance (with Kerwin Kofi Charles and Erik Hurst). October 2018. (Online Appendix) American Economic Review, 108(10): 2947-94.

Myth and Measurement - The Case of Medical Bankruptcies (with Carlos Dobkin, Amy Finkelstein, and Ray Kluender). March 2018. New England Journal of Medicine, doi:10.1056/NEJMp1716604.

The Economic Consequences of Hospital Admissions (with Carlos Dobkin, Amy Finkelstein, and Ray Kluender). February 2018. (Online Appendix) American Economic Review, 108(2): 308-52.

Hospitals as Insurers of Last Resort (with Craig Garthwaite and Tal Gross). January 2018. (Online Appendix) American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 10(1): 1-39.

The Effect of Wealth on Individual and Household Labor Supply: Evidence from Swedish Lotteries (with David Cesarini, Erik Lindqvist, and Robert Ostling). December 2017. (Online Appendix) American Economic Review, 107(12): 3917-46.

Insurance Expansion and Hospital Emergency Department Access: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act (with Craig Garthwaite, Tal Gross, and John Graves). December 2016. Annals of Internal Medicine, doi:10.7326/M16-0086.

Should Unemployment Insurance Vary With the Unemployment Rate? Theory and Evidence (with Kory Kroft). (Online Appendix) Review of Economic Studies, 83(3): 1092-1124, July 2016.

Long-Term Unemployment and the Great Recession: The Role of Composition, Duration Dependence, and Non-Participation (with Kory Kroft, Fabian Lange, and Lawrence F. Katz). (Online Appendix) Journal of Labor Economics, 34(S1): S7-S54, January 2016.

Liquidity Constraints and Consumer Bankruptcy: Evidence from Tax Rebates (with Tal Gross and Jialan Wang). (Online Appendix) Review of Economics and Statistics, 96(3): 431-443, July 2014.

Public Health Insurance, Labor Supply, and Employment Lock (with Craig Garthwaite and Tal Gross). (Online Appendix) (Replication Kit) Quarterly Journal of Economics, 129(2): 653-696, May 2014.
     Reply to DeLeire (2018)   (Replication kit for reply)

Income and Health Spending: Evidence from Oil Price Shocks (with Daron Acemoglu and Amy Finkelstein). Review of Economics and Statistics, 95(4): 1079-1095, October 2013.

Duration Dependence and Labor Market Conditions: Evidence from a Field Experiment (with Kory Kroft and Fabian Lange). (Online Appendix) Quarterly Journal of Economics, 128(3): 1123-1167, August 2013.

What Good Is Wealth Without Health? The Effect of Health on the Marginal Utility of Consumption (with Amy Finkelstein and Erzo Luttmer). (Online Appendix) Journal of the European Economic Association, 11: 221-258, January 2013.

Health Insurance and the Consumer Bankruptcy Decision: Evidence from Expansions of Medicaid (with Tal Gross). Journal of Public Economics, 95(7-8): 767-778, August 2011.

Peer Effects in the Workplace: Evidence from Random Groupings in Professional Golf Tournaments (with Jonathan Guryan and Kory Kroft). American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 1(4), pp. 34-68, October 2009.

Other Papers

What Does (Formal) Health Insurance Do, And For Whom? (with Amy Finkelstein and Neale Mahoney). June 2017. Annual Review of Economics, forthcoming.

Comment on Where Have All the Workers Gone? An Inquiry into the Decline of the U.S. Labor Force Participation Rate (by Alan Krueger) Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Fall 2017.

The Masking of Declining Manufacturing Employment by the Housing Bubble (with Kerwin Kofi Charles and Erik Hurst). Journal of Economic Perspectives, 30(2): 179-200, May 2016.

Approaches to Estimating the Health State Dependence of the Utility Function (with Amy Finkelstein and Erzo Luttmer). American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 99(2), pp. 116-121, May 2009.