Jason Cook
Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
University of Pittsburgh 

Contact Information:

Office: 4117 Posvar Hall
Phone: (412) 648-8746
Email: jbc50 at pitt dot edu

Publications:
  • “Government Privatization and Democracy: The Case of Charter Schools In Ohio” with Vladimir Kogan, Stéphane Lavertu, and Zachary Peskowitz (forthcoming - Journal of Politics)
  • "Task-Specific Experience and Task-Specific Talent: Decomposing the Productivity of High School Teachers" with Richard Mansfield. Journal of Public Economics, 140, August 2016: 51-72. Link to paper. (with subscription)
  • "Partially Adaptive Estimation of Interval Censored Regression Models" with James McDonald. Computational Economics, 42(1), 2013: 119-131. Link to paper. (with subscription)
Working Papers:
  • "Is There Still Son Preference in the United States?" with Francine D. Blau, Lawrence M. Kahn, Peter Brummund, and Miriam Larson-Koester. NBER Working Paper No. 23816. (Under Review) Link to paper.
Works in Progress:
  • "Grocery Store Accessibility and SNAP Take-up" with Marianne Bitler and Sonya R. Porter
  • "SNAP Eligibility and Labor Supply: Evidence from Administrative SNAP Records" with Jonathan Rothbaum
  • "The Availability of School Resources, District Expenditures, and Student Performance" with Stéphane Lavertu and Corbin Miller