Louisiana State University
E.J. Ourso College of Business
Department of Economics

Briggs Depew

Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
Louisiana State University

Research Fellow

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Bonn, Germany

Applied Microeconomics, Health Economics, Labor Economics

PhD University of Arizona, 2013
MA University of Arizona, 2010
BS Brigham Young University, Idaho, 2008

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Curriculum Vitae

"Born on the Wrong Day? School Entry Age and Juvenile Crime," (with Ozkan Eren), Journal of Urban Economics, Forthcoming

"Inter-Firm Mobility and Return Migration Patterns for Skilled Guest Workers," (with Peter Norlander and Todd A. Sorensen), Journal of Population Economics, Forthcoming

"Did the Affordable Care Act's Dependent Coverage Mandate Increase Premiums?" (with James Bailey), Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 41, 1-14

"The Effect of State Dependent Mandate Laws on the Labor Supply Decisions of Young Adults," Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 39, 123-134

"The Effect of Health Insurance Coverage on the Reported Health of Young Adults," (with Eric Cardella), Economics Letters, 2014, 124, 406-410.

"Elasticity of Labor Supply to the Firm Over the Business Cycle," (with Todd A. Sorensen), Labour Economics, 2013, 24, 196-204.
"New Deal or No Deal in the Cotton South: The Effect of the AAA on the Agriculture Labor Structure," (with Price V. Fishback and Paul W. Rhode), Explorations in Economic History, October 2013, 50:4, 466-486.

Working Papers

"Judges, Juveniles and In-group Bias,'' (with Ozkan Eren and Naci Mocan); NBER Working Paper 22003, Revise and Resubmit at the Journal of Law and Economics

"Test-Based Promotion Policies, Dropping Out, and Juvenile Crime," (with Ozkan Eren) Revise and Resubmit at the Journal of Public Economics

"The Fetal Origins Hypothesis and Later Life Mortality: Evidence from the Influenza Pandemic of 1918"

"The Poverty-Reducing Role of Marriage," (with Joseph Price)

"Testing for the Ratchet Effect: Evidence from a Real-Effort Work Task," (with Eric Cardella)

"The Decision to Carry: Understanding the Effect of Crime on Concealed-Carry Applications," (with Isaac Swensen)

"Long Run Effects of School Starting Age and Health," (with Grace Arnold; PhD Student)