Justin McCrary
Professor of Law,
    University of California, Berkeley
    School of Law

Curriculum vitae

Working Papers

    Criminal Deterrence: A Review of the Literature
        (with Aaron Chalfin)
        Revisions requested, Journal of Economic Literature

    The Deterrence Effect of Prison: Dynamic Theory and Evidence (with David S. Lee)
        A previous version of this paper circulated as
        Crime, Punishment, and Myopia, NBER Working Paper 11491

Publications

    Are U.S. Cities Underpoliced? Theory and Evidence
        (with Aaron Chalfin)
        Conditional acceptance, Review of Economics and Statistics
        Raw data
        Program to produce last row of Table 3
        and associated log file
        Web Appendix
        Previous (long) version

    New Evidence on the Finite Sample Properties of
    Propensity Score Matching and Reweighting Estimators
        (with Matias Busso and John DiNardo)
        Accepted, Review of Economics and Statistics
        Web Appendices from Previous Versions: Parts I (1.8M), II (9.9M)

    Measuring Benchmark Damages in Antitrust Litigation
        (with Daniel Rubinfeld)
        Journal of Econometric Methods, Volume 3, January 2014

    Do Sexually Violent Predator Laws Violate Double Jeopardy or Substantive Due Process? An Empirical Inquiry
        (with Tamara Rice Lave)
        Brooklyn Law Review, Volume 78, Summer 2013, Number 4, 1391--1439

    General Equilibrium Effects of Prison on Crime:
    Evidence from International Comparisons (with Sarath Sanga)
        Cato Papers on Public Policy, Volume 2, 2012

    The Effect of Female Education on Fertility and Infant Health:
    Evidence from School Entry Laws Using Exact Date of Birth (with Heather Royer)
        American Economic Review, Volume 101, Number 1, February 2011
        Programs are available here, but we are not free to disseminate the data.

    Incomes in South Africa after the Fall of Apartheid
        (with Murray Leibbrandt and Jim Levinsohn)
        Journal of Globalization and Development, Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2010

    Dynamic Perspectives on Crime
        Chapter 4 in Handbook of the Economics of Crime, Edward Elgar, 2010

    Following Germany's Lead: Using International Monetary Linkages to Estimate
    the Effect of Monetary Policy on the Economy (with Julian di Giovanni and Till von Wachter)
        Review of Economics and Statistics, Volume 91, Number 2, May 2009

    Manipulation of the Running Variable in the Regression Discontinuity Design:
        A Density Test
        Journal of Econometrics, Volume 142 , Issue 2, February 2008
        Stata code is here

    The Effect of Court-Ordered Hiring Quotas on the Composition and Quality of Police
        American Economic Review, Volume 97, Number 1, March 2007

    Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime: Comment
        American Economic Review, Volume 92, Number 4, September 2002
           Data available at: http://emlab.berkeley.edu/replications/mccrary/index.html


Mailing address:                                  E-mail:
 Justin McCrary                                  the first letter of my first name, my full last name, at, law.berkeley.edu
 School of Law                     
 University of California, Berkeley                     
 586 Simon Hall
 Berkeley, CA 94720-7200
 Phone (Law): (510) 643-6252
 Phone (Econ): (510) 643-8596

UCR and LEOKA files, 1960-2005, from FBI
Notes on switching to Mac, and some Linux tricks