Holger Sieg

Department of Economics
University of Pennsylvania
3718 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tel: 215 898 7194
Fax: 215-573-2057

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NBER Program Affiliations: PE
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania

NBER Working Papers and Publications

September 2020The Impact of Migration Controls on Urban Fiscal Policies and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital in China
with Chamna Yoon, Jipeng Zhang: w27764
May 2020College Achievement and Attainment Gaps: Evidence from West Point Cadets
with Dario Cestau, Dennis Epple, Richard Romano, Carl Wojtaszek: w27162
June 2019Waiting for Affordable Housing in New York City
with Chamna Yoon: w26015
May 2017The Impact of Student Debt on Education, Career, and Marriage Choices of Female Lawyers
with Yu Wang: w23453

Published: Holger Sieg & Yu Wang, 2017. "The impact of student debt on education, career, and marriage choices of female lawyers," European Economic Review, .

April 2017Market Power and Price Discrimination in the U.S. Market for Higher Education
with Dennis Epple, Richard Romano, Sinan Sarpça, Melanie Zaber: w23360

Published: Dennis Epple & Richard Romano & Sinan Sarpça & Holger Sieg & Melanie Zaber, 2019. "Market power and price discrimination in the US market for higher education," RAND Journal of Economics, RAND Corporation, vol. 50(1), pages 201-225, March. citation courtesy of

March 2017Deterring Property Tax Delinquency in Philadelphia: An Experimental Evaluation of Nudge Strategies
with Michael Chirico, Robert Inman, Charles Loeffler, John MacDonald: w23243

Published: Michael Chirico & Robert Inman & Charles Loeffler & John MacDonald & Holger Sieg, 2019. "Deterring Property Tax Delinquency in Philadelphia: An Experimental Evaluation of Nudge Strategies," National Tax Journal, vol 72(3), pages 479-506.

June 2016The Political Economy of Underfunded Municipal Pension Plans
with Jeffrey Brinkman, Daniele Coen-Pirani: w22321
June 2015Admitting Students to Selective Education Programs: Merit, Profiling, and Affirmative Action
with Dario Cestau, Dennis Epple: w21232

Published: Dario Cestau & Dennis Epple & Holger Sieg, 2017. "Admitting Students to Selective Education Programs: Merit, Profiling, and Affirmative Action," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 125(3), pages 761-797. citation courtesy of

June 2014An Experimental Evaluation of Notification Strategies to Increase Property Tax Compliance: Free-Riding in the City of Brotherly Love
with Michael Chirico, Robert P. Inman, Charles Loeffler, John MacDonald
in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 30, Jeffrey R. Brown, editor
August 2013The U.S. Market for Higher Education: A General Equilibrium Analysis of State and Private Colleges and Public Funding Policies
with Dennis Epple, Richard Romano, Sinan Sarpça: w19298
September 2010Evaluating the Gifted Program of an Urban School District using a Modified Regression Discontinuity Design
with Billie Davis, John Engberg, Dennis N. Epple, Ron Zimmer: w16414
April 2009Estimation of Causal Effects in Experiments with Multiple Sources of Noncompliance
with John Engberg, Dennis Epple, Jason Imbrogno, Ron Zimmer: w14842
April 2006Consumer Demand under Price Uncertainty: Empirical Evidence from the Market for Cigarettes
with Mark Coppejans, Donna Gilleskie, Koleman Strumpf: w12156

Published: Coppejans, M., Gilleskie, D., Sieg, H. and K. Strumpf. "Consumer Demand under Price Uncertainty: Empirical Evidence from the Market for Cigarettes.” Review of Economics and Statistics 89,3 (2007): 510-521. citation courtesy of

October 2005Local Public Good Provision: Voting, Peer Effects, and Mobility
with Stephen Calabrese, Dennis Epple, Thomas Romer: w11720

Published: Calabrese, Stephen, Dennis Epple, Thomas Romer and Holger Sieg. "Local Public Good Provision: Voting, Peer Effects, And Mobility," Journal of Public Economics, 2006, v90(6-7,Aug), 959-981. citation courtesy of

June 2003The Practice and Proscription of Affirmative Action in Higher Education:An Equilibrium Analysis
with Dennis Epple, Richard Romano: w9799
July 2002Price Uncertainty, Tax Policy, and Addiction: Evidence and Implications
with Mark Coppejans: w9073
November 2001Living Rationally Under the Volcano? An Empirical Analysis of Heavy Drinking and Smoking
with Peter Arcidiacono, Frank Sloan: w8602

Published: Peter Arcidiacono & Holger Sieg & Frank Sloan, 2007. "Living Rationally Under The Volcano? An Empirical Analysis Of Heavy Drinking And Smoking," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 48(1), pages 37-65, 02. citation courtesy of

October 2000Using Locational Equilibrium Models to Evaluate Housing Price Indexes
with V. Kerry Smith, Spencer Banzhaf, Randy Walsh: w7934
June 2000Estimating the General Equilibrium Benefits of Large Policy Changes: The Clean Air Act Revisited
with V. Kerry Smith, H. Spencer Banzhaf, Randy Walsh: w7744

Published: Sieg, Holger, V. Kerry Smith, H. Spencer Banzhaf and Randy Walsh. "Estimating The General Equilibrium Benefits Of Large Changes In Spatially Delineated Public Goods," International Economic Review, 2004, v45(4,Nov), 1047-1077.

February 1999The Tiebout Hypothesis and Majority Rule: An Empirical Analysis
with Dennis Epple, Thomas Romer: w6977

Published: A revision of this paper was published as: “Interjurisdictional Sorting and Majority Rule: An Empirical Analysis,� D. Epple, T. Romer and H. Sieg, Econometrica, November 2001.

December 1998Estimating Equilibrium Models of Local Jurisdictions
with Dennis Epple: w6822

Published: Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, no. 4 (August 1999): 645-681. citation courtesy of

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