David Weiss


1. "Why Not Settle Down Already?" A Quantitative Analysis of the Delay in Marriage,
International Economic Review (2016), 57: 425–452. With Cezar Santos

      Winner of the UWIN Best Paper Award on Gender Economics, 2014.

2. Mining Surplus: Modeling James A. Schmitz’s Link Between Competition and Productivity ,
International Economic Review (2018), 59: 1015–1034. With Jeremy Greenwood

3. Financial Risk and Unemployment,
International Economic Review (2019), 60:475-516. With Zvi Eckstein and Ofer Setty

4. Women's Liberation as a Financial Innovation,
Journal of Finance (2019), 77:2915-2956. With Moshe Hazan and Hosny Zoabi

     Online Appendix for "Women's Liberation as a Financial Innovation"

     Media Attention:
      Marginal Revolution.
      Eurasia Review.

5. Why did Rich Families Increase their Fertility? Inequality and Marketization of Child Care ,
Journal of Economic Growth, 2018. 23:427-463. With Michael Bar, Oksana Leukhina, Moshe Hazan, and Hosny Zoabi

     Previously circulated under the name "Is The Market Pronatalist? Inequality, Differential Fertility, and Growth Revisited"
     Media Attention:
      Quartz 1.
      Quartz 2.
      VoxEU: Careers and Families of High-Skilled Women in the Age of Inequality.
      Career Women and the Family – A New Perspective on the Role of Minimum Wage.

6. The Politics of CEOs,
Journal of Legal Analysis (2019), 11:1-45. With Alma Cohen, Moshe Hazan, and Roberto Tallarita
     Media Attention:
      New York Times.       New York Times, shorter version.       Translated into Hebrew for The Marker.
      Marginal Revolution.
      Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance.

7. Highly Educated Women Are No Longer Childless: The Role of Marketization,
Economics Letters (2023), 230:111226. With Moshe Hazan and Hosny Zoabi
This paper previously circulated as part of a working paper titled “Marketization and the Fertility of Highly Educated Women along the Extensive and Intensive Margins”.

8. Politics and Gender in the Executive Suite,
Conditionally accepted at the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization. With Alma Cohen and Moshe Hazan

     Media Attention:
      Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance.

9. Money under the Mattress: Inflation and Lending of Last Resort,
Forthcoming, Journal of Economic Theory. With Gadi Barlevy, Daniel Bird, and Daniel Fershtman

Working Papers:

Women's Liberation and the Demographic Transition,
With Moshe Hazan and Hosny Zoabi

Parts of this paper previously circulated as part of a working paper titled "Women's Liberation, Household Revolution".

Work in Progress:

Risky Income, Risky Families: Marriage and Divorce in a Volatile Labor Market
with Cezar Santos

Fertility and Gendered Income
with Moshe Hazan and Hosny Zoabi

Some other cool stuff, stay tuned!