Published and Forthcoming Papers:
Zimran, Ariell (2019). “Recognizing Sample-Selection Bias in Historical Data.” (PDF) Social Science History Forthcoming.
Collins, William J. and Ariell Zimran (2019). “The Economic Assimilation of Irish Famine Migrants to the United States.” Explorations in Economic History 74, 101302. doi:10.1016/j.eeh.2019.101302.
Revised version of NBER Working Paper 25287.
Media Coverage: VoxEU, The Long Run
Zimran, Ariell (2019). “Sample-Selection Bias and Height Trends in the Nineteenth-Century United States.” Journal of Economic History 79:1, pp. 99–138. doi:10.1017/S0022050718000694.
Revised version of NBER Working Paper 24815
Spitzer, Yannay and Ariell Zimran (2018). “Migrant Self-Selection: Anthropometric Evidence from the Mass Migration of Italians to the United States, 1907–1925.” Journal of Development Economics 134, pp. 226–247. doi:10.1016/j.jdeveco.2018.04.006
Zimran, Ariell (2019). “Transportation and Health in the Antebellum United States 1820-1847.” Revisions requested by the Journal of Economic History.
Revised version of NBER Working Paper 24943
Media Coverage: CityLab, Der Standard
Collins, William J. and Ariell Zimran (2019). “Immigrants’ Changing Labor Market Assimilation in the United States during the Age of Mass Migration.” NBER Working Paper 26414. Under Review.
Spitzer, Yannay and Ariell Zimran (2019). “Like an Ink Blot on Paper: Testing the Diffusion Hypothesis of Mass Migration, Italy 1876-1920.”
Spitzer, Yannay, Gaspare Tortorici, and Ariell Zimran (2019). “International Migration Responses to the 1908 Messina-Reggio Calabria Earthquake.”