Labor Economics, Behavioral Economics, Law & Economics
Work in Progress
- Uncorking Expert Reviews with Social Media: A Case Study Served with Wine (with Peter Pedroni and Steve Sheppard)
- Can Laws Change Minds? The Repeal of Interracial Marriage Bans and Racial Attitudes in the United States
- A.P. Albright and E. Pierson (2017). We analyzed every “Modern Love” column from the past 10 years. Here’s what we learned about love. Quartz.
- A.P. Albright and R. Mankoff (2015). Which U.S. State Performs Best in the New Yorker Caption Contest? The New Yorker.
- A.P. Albright and S.M. Levine (2015). One Size Does Not Fit All: The Shortcomings of the Mainstream Data Scientist Working for Social Good. Proceedings of the 1st Annual Bloomberg Data for Good Exchange (D4GX). Paper selected to be showcased at Strata+Hadoop World “Data for Good” reception.
- A.P. Albright (2014). An Investigation of Quality and Hype in the Market for Wine: A Panel SVAR Approach. Undergraduate Economics Honors Thesis, Williams College. [See thesis poster here.]
- R-Ladies Boston Invited Talk. Channeling Curiosity into R Data Visualization Projects, Klaviyo (Boston), February, 20, 2018. (Slides here.)
- EARL Boston 2017. Fueling FoRays with Curious Questions, The Charles Hotel, November 3, 2017. (Video here & slides here.)
- 2016 American Association of Wine Economists Conference, The Role of Social Media and Expert Reviews in the Market for High-End Goods: An Example From The Market for High-End Wines, Place Pey Berland, Bordeaux, France, June 21-25, 2016. Received Christophe Baron Prize. (See slides here and more information about award here.)
- Strata+Hadoop World Conference, One Size Does Not Fit All: The Shortcomings of the Mainstream Data Scientist Working for Social Good, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, September 30, 2015.
- Bloomberg Data for Good Exchange (D4GX), One Size Does Not Fit All: The Shortcomings of the Mainstream Data Scientist Working for Social Good, Bloomberg Global HQ, September 28, 2015. (See conference poster here.)
- Connected Life 2015, Using an Online Wine Community to Investigate the Roles of Quality and Hype in the Market for Wine, Balliol College, University of Oxford, June 4, 2015. Received “Best Lightning Talk” Award. (See conference poster here.)
- Senior Honors Economics Thesis Presentation, An Investigation of Quality and Hype in the Market for Wine: A Panel SVAR Approach, Williams College Economics Department, May 20, 2014. Received Highest Departmental Honors.
- Senior Mathematics Colloquium, Benford’s Law: How It Turns Out that One is Not the Loneliest Number, Williams College Mathematics Department, February 19, 2014. (Video here.)
Publications for which I RA’d
- Donohue, John. “Empirical Evaluation of Law: The Dream and the Nightmare.” American Law and Economics Review 17.2 (2015): 313–360. [Read article here.]
- Donohue, John. “Empirical Analysis and the Fate of Capital Punishment.” Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy 11 (2016): 51-106. [Read article here.]
- Stanford Working Paper on Gun Prevalence. [Details to be updated.]
- Stanford Working Paper on Right-To-Carry Laws. [NBER Working paper here.]
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