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Selected Bibliography for Austan D. Goolsbee
Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics



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"The Prospects for the U.S. Economy and Its Major Issues: A View from the Council of Economic Advisers." Austan Goolsbee; Business Economics, 2011, 46(3), pp. 133-38.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/be.2011.11

"Playing with Fire: Cigarettes, Taxes, and Competition from the Internet." Austan Goolsbee, Michael F. Lovenheim and Joel Slemrod; American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2010, 2(1), pp. 131-54.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/pol.2.1.131

"Are Durable Goods Consumers Forward-Looking? Evidence from College Textbooks*." Judith Chevalier and Austan Goolsbee; Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2009, 124(4), pp. 1853-84.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/qjec.2009.124.4.1853

"How do Incumbents Respond to the Threat of Entry? Evidence from the Major Airlines." Austan Goolsbee and Chad Syverson; Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2008, 123(4), pp. 1611-33.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/qjec.2008.123.4.1611

"Valuing Consumer Products by the Time Spent Using Them: An Application to the Internet." Austan Goolsbee and Peter J. Klenow; American Economic Review, 2006, 96(2), pp. 108-13.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/000282806777212521

"The Impact of Internet Subsidies on Public Schools." Austan Goolsbee and Jonathan Guryan; The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2006, 88(2), pp. 336.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/rest.88.2.336

"Dependency Paradox." Austan Goolsbee; Fortune, 2005, 152(4), pp. 17.
http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&an=17874007

"The Consumer Gains from Direct Broadcast Satellites and the Competition with Cable TV." Austan Goolsbee and Amil Petrin; Econometrica, 2004, 72(2), pp. 351-81.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0262.2004.00494.x

"Investment, Overhang, and Tax Policy." Mihir A. Desai and Austan D. Goolsbee; Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2004, (2), pp. 285.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/3805111

"The Impact of the Corporate Income Tax: Evidence from State Organizational Form Data." Austan Goolsbee; Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88(11), pp. 2283-99.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpubeco.2003.05.002

"Taxes and the Quality of Capital." Austan Goolsbee; Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88(3-4), pp. 519-43.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0047-2727(02)00190-1

"Measuring Prices and Price Competition Online: Amazon.Com and Barnesandnoble.Com." Judith Chevalier and Austan Goolsbee; Quantitative Marketing and Economics, 2003, 1(2), pp. 203.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1024634613982

"H&R Block's Nightmare." Austan Goolsbee; Forbes, 2003, 172(1), pp. 040.
http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&an=10188050

"Investment Subsidies and Wages in Capital Goods Industries: To the Workers Go the Spoils?" Austan Goolsbee; National Tax Journal, 2003, 56(1), pp. 153-65.
http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&an=9631999

"How Prevalent Is Tax Arbitrage? Evidence from the Market for Municipal Bonds." Merle Erickson, Austan Goolsbee and Edward Maydew; National Tax Journal, 2003, 56(1), pp. 259-70.
http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&an=9631991

"Does the Internet Make Markets More Competitive? Evidence from the Life Insurance Industry." Jeffrey R Brown and Austan Goolsbee; Journal of Political Economy, 2002, 110(3), pp. 481.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/339714

"Evidence on Learning and Network Externalities in the Diffusion of Home Computers." Austan Goolsbee and Peter J. Klenow; Journal of Law and Economics, 2002, 45(2), pp. 317-43.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/344399

"Taxes and Organizational Form: The Case of Reit Spin-Offs." Austan Goolsbee and Edward Maydew; National Tax Journal, 2002, 55(3), pp. 441-56.
http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&an=8690072

"Competition in the Computer Industry: Online Versus Retail." Austan Goolsbee; Journal of Industrial Economics, 2001, 49(4), pp. 487.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-6451.00159

"International Taxation and the Location of Inventive Activity: Comment," Austan Goolsbee, in J. R. Hines, Jr.: International Taxation and Multinational Activity. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2001, pp. 226-29
http://www.nber.org/chapters/c10725

"Higher Education: Promises for Future Delivery," Austan Goolsbee, in R. E. Litan and A. M. Rivlin: The Economic Payoff from the Internet Revolution. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press; Washington D.C.: Internet Policy Institute, 2001, pp. 269-84

"The Implications of Electronic Commerce for Fiscal Policy (and Vice Versa)." Austan Goolsbee; Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2001, 15(1), pp. 13-23.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2696536

"In a World without Borders: The Impact of Taxes on Internet Commerce," Austan Goolsbee, in I. Vogelsang and B. M. Compaine: The Internet Upheaval: Raising Questions, Seeking Answers in Communications Policy. Cambridge and London: MIT Press, 2000, pp. 29-46

"In a World without Borders: The Impact of Taxes on Internet Commerce." Austan Goolsbee; Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000, 115(2), pp. 561-76.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/003355300554854

"The Importance of Measurement Error in the Cost of Capital." Austan Goolsbee; National Tax Journal, 2000, 53(2), pp. 215-28.
http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&an=3304923

"Coveting Thy Neighbor's Manufacturing: The Dilemma of State Income Apportionment." Austan Goolsbee and Edward L. Maydew; Journal of Public Economics, 2000, 75(1), pp. 125-43.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0047-2727(99)00036-5

"It's Not About the Money: Why Natural Experiments Don't Work on the Rich," Austan Goolsbee, in J. B. Slemrod: Does Atlas Shrug? The Economic Consequences of Taxing the Rich. New York: Russell Sage Foundation; Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2000, pp. 141-58

"Internet Commerce, Tax Sensitivity, and the Generation Gap," Austan Goolsbee, in J. M. Poterba: Tax Policy and the Economy. Cambridge: MIT Press for the National Bureau of Economic Research, 2000, pp. 45-65

"What Happens When You Tax the Rich? Evidence from Executive Compensation." Austan Goolsbee; Journal of Political Economy, 2000, 108(2), pp. 352-78.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/262122

"Taxes, High-Income Executives, and the Perils of Revenue Estimation in the New Economy." Austan Goolsbee; American Economic Review, 2000, 90(2), pp. 271-75.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/117234

"Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of Taxing Internet Commerce." Austan Goolsbee and Jonathan Zittrain; National Tax Journal, 1999, 52(3), pp. 413-28.
http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&an=2387452

"Evidence on the High-Income Laffer Curve from Six Decades of Tax Reform." Austan Goolsbee; Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1999, (2), pp. 1-64.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2534678

"Review of 'Fiscal Policy: Lessons from Economic Research'." Austan Goolsbee; National Tax Journal, 1998, 51(2), pp. 405.
http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&an=740817

"The Business Cycle, Financial Performance, and the Retirement of Capital Goods." Austan Goolsbee; Review of Economic Dynamics, 1998, 1(2), pp. 474-96.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/redy.1998.0012

"Taxes, Organizational Form, and the Deadweight Loss of the Corporate Income Tax." Austan Goolsbee; Journal of Public Economics, 1998, 69(1), pp. 143-52.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0047-2727(98)00009-7

"Investment Tax Incentives, Prices, and the Supply of Capital Goods." Austan Goolsbee; Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1998, 113(1), pp. 121-48.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/2586987

"Does Government R&D Policy Mainly Benefit Scientists and Engineers?" Austan Goolsbee; American Economic Review, 1998, 88(2), pp. 298-302.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/116937

Empirical Studies of Taxes and Capital; Austan Goolsbee; Ph.D. Dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995.
http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/11868

Working Papers  

Playing with Fire: Cigarettes, Taxes and Competition from the Internet; Austan Goolsbee, Michael Lovenheim and Joel B. Slemrod; NBER Working Paper Series No. 15612; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2009.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w15612

The 'Simple Return': Reducing America's Tax Burden through Return-Free Filing; Austan Goolsbee; Hamilton Project: Discussion Paper 2006-04; Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2006.
http://www.brookings.edu/views/papers/200607goolsbee_wp.htm

Valuing Consumer Products by the Time Spent Using Them: An Application to the Internet; Austan Goolsbee and Peter J. Klenow; NBER working paper series ; no. w11995; Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2006.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w11995

The Value of Broadband and the Deadweight Loss of Taxing New Technology; Austan Goolsbee; NBER working paper series ; no. w11994; Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2006.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w11994

Are Durable Goods Consumers Forward Looking? Evidence from College Textbooks; Judith Chevalier and Austan Goolsbee; NBER Working Papers Series no. 11421; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2005.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/W11421

How do Incumbents Respond to the Threat of Entry? Evidence from the Major Airlines; Austan Goolsbee and Chad Syverson; NBER Working Papers Series No. 11072; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2005.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/W11072

Cigarette Taxes and the Internet; Austan Goolsbee and Joel B. Slemrod; ABF working paper no. 2215; Chicago: American Bar Foundation, 2003.

The Impact and Inefficiency of the Corporate Income Tax : Evidence from State Organizational Form Data; Austan Goolsbee; NBER working paper series ;; no. 9141; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2002.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/W9141

Measuring Prices and Price Competition Online: Amazon and Barnes and Noble; Austan Goolsbee and Judith Chevalier; NBER working paper series no. 9085; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2002.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w9085

The Impact of Internet Subsidies in Public Schools; Austan Goolsbee and Jonathan Guryan; NBER working paper series no. 9090.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2002.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w9090

How Prevalent Is Tax Arbitrage? Evidence from the Market for Municipal Bonds; Merle W. Erickson, Austan Goolsbee and Edward L. Maydew; NBER working paper series no. 9105.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2002.
http://nber.org/papers/w9105

The Consumer Gains from Direct Broadcast Satellites and the Competition with Cable Television; Austan Goolsbee and Amil Petrin; NBER working paper series no. 8317; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2001.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/W8317

Competition in the Computer Industry: Online Versus Retail; Austan Goolsbee; NBER working paper series no. 8351; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2001.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W8351

Does the Internet Make Markets More Competitive? : Evidence from the Life Insurance Industry; Jeffrey R. Brown and Austan Goolsbee; NBER working paper series no. 7996; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2000.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/7996

The Implications of Electronic Commerce for Fiscal Policy (and Vice Versa); Austan Goolsbee; ABF working paper no. 2017; Chicago: American Bar Foundation, 2000.

Education and the Internet; Austan Goolsbee; ABF working paper no. 2021; Chicago: American Bar Foundation, 2000.

Taxes, High-Income Executives, and the Perils of Revenue Estimation in the New Economy; Austan Goolsbee; NBER working paper series no.7626; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2000.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W7626

The Importance of Measurement Error in the Cost of Capital; Austan Goolsbee; NBER working paper series no. 7558; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2000.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W7558

Internet Commerce, Tax Sensitivity, and the Generation Gap; Austan Goolsbee; ABF working paper no. 9913; Chicago: American Bar Foundation, 1999.

Evidence on Learning and Network Externalities in the Diffusion of Home Computers; Austan Goolsbee and Peter J. Klenow; NBER working paper series no. 7329; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1999.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/W7329

How Much Measurement Error Is in the Cost of Capital?; Austan Goolsbee; ABF working paper no. 9811; Chicago: American Bar Foundation, 1998.

The Economic Effects of the Income Apportionment Formula; Austan Goolsbee and Edward Lyle Maydew; ABF working paper no. 9718; Chicago, Ill.: American Bar Foundation, 1998.

Does Government R&D Policy Mainly Benefit Scientists and Engineers?; Austan Goolsbee; NBER working paper series no. 6532; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1998.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w6532

In a World without Borders: The Impact of Taxes on Internet Commerce; Austan Goolsbee; NBER working paper series no. 6863; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1998.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w6863

Investment Subsidies and Wages in Capital Goods Industries: To the Workers Go the Spoils?; Austan Goolsbee; NBER working paper series no. 6526; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1998.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w6526

It's Not About the Money: Why Natural Experiments Don't Work on the Rich; Austan Goolsbee; NBER working paper series no. 6395; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1998.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w6395

The Business Cycle, Financial Performance, and the Retirement of Capital Goods; Austan Goolsbee; NBER working paper series no. 6392; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1998.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w6392

Taxes and the Quality of Capital; Austan Goolsbee; NBER working paper series no. 6731; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1998.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w6731

Coveting Thy Neighbor's Manufacturing: The Dilemma of State Income Apportionment; Austan Goolsbee and Edward L. Maydew; NBER working paper series no. 6614; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1998.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w6614

Taxes, Organizational Form, and the Deadweight Loss of the Corporate Income Tax; Austan Goolsbee; ABF working paper no. 9715; Chicago: American Bar Foundation, 1997.

What Happens When You Tax the Rich? Evidence from Executive Compensation; Austan Goolsbee; NBER working paper series no. 6333; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1997.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w6333

Investment Tax Incentives, Prices, and the Supply of Capital Goods; Austan Goolsbee; NBER working paper series no. 6192; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1997.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w6192

Taxes, Organizational Form, and the Deadweight Loss of the Corporate Income Tax; Austan Goolsbee; NBER working paper series no. 6173; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1997.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/6173

Estimating Adjustment Costs with Data on Heterogeneous Capital Goods; Austan Goolsbee and David B. Gross; NBER working paper series no. 6342; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1997.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/W6342

The Incidence of Investment Tax Subsidies : To the Workers Go the Spoils?; Austan Goolsbee; ABF working paper no. 9611; Chicago: American Bar Foundation, 1996.

Fuel Costs and the Retirement of Capital Goods; Austan Goolsbee; MIT-CEEPR 93-016WP; Cambridge: MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, 1993.
http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/50209

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