Yosh Halberstam
University of Toronto
Department of Economics
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Contact Information

University of Toronto
Department of Economics
150 St George Street, 311
Toronto, ON M5S 3G7
Canada

+1 (416) 978-4537

yosh.halberstam@utoronto.ca

Yosh Halberstam

Assistant Professor

PhD, Economics, Northwestern University, 2011
MA, Economics, Northwestern University, 2008
BA, summa cum laude, Economics, Hebrew University, 2006

Fields of Specialization

Political Economy, Applied Microeconomics

Curriculum Vitae

Journal Articles

Presidential Coattails versus The Median Voter: Senator Selection in US Elections (with Pablo Montagnes)
Journal of Public Economics, 2015, 121: 40-51 Online Appendix

Trial and Error: Decision Reversal and Panel Size in State Courts
Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 2016, 32: 94-118

Spending Within Limits: Evidence from Municipal Fiscal Restraints (with Leah Brooks and Justin Phillips)
National Tax Journal, 2016, 69: 315-352

Homophily, Group Size, and the Diffusion of Political Information in Social Networks: Evidence from Twitter (with Brian Knight)
Journal of Public Economics, 2016, 143: 73-88 Online Appendix

Other Publications

Perceived Masculinity Predicts U.S. Supreme Court Outcomes (with Daniel Chen and Alan Yu)
PLoS ONE, 2016, 11(10): e0164324

Working Papers

Mutable Characteristics and Perceptions of Voice in the US Supreme Court (with Daniel Chen and Alan Yu)
Review of Economic Studies, reject and resubmit

Work in Progress

Disentangling the Incumbency Advantage: Persuasion versus Mobilization (with Thomas Fujiwara and Justin Mayne)

The Role of Gender and Race in the Allocation of Federal Spending (with Brian Knight)

The Effect of Salary Disclosure Laws on the Gender Wage Gap (with Michael Baker, Kory Kroft and Alexandre Mas)