Working Papers:

The Slaughter of the Bison and Reversal of Fortunes on the Great Plains (11/2018) – with Donna Feir and Rob Gillezeau (revision requested at Review of Economic Studies)

Illuminating Indigenous Economic Development (updated 08/2019 – please email for latest draft) – with Donna Feir and Rob Gillezeau (revision requested at Canadian Journal of Economics)

Inequalities in Test Scores Between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Youth in Canada (07/2019) – with Michael Barber (revision requested at Economics of Education Review)

Student Aid and the Distribution of Educational Attainment (07/2020) – (reject and resubmit at American Economic Journal: Economic Policy)

The Distributional Impacts of Active Labor Market Programs for Indigenous Populations (10/2020 – draft coming soon) – with Donna Feir and Kelly Foley (selected for the AEA Papers and Proceedings)

The Green Books and the Geography of Segregation in Public Accommodations – (03/2020) with Lisa Cook and Trevon Logan and David Rosé (NBER Working Paper No. 26819)

Work in Progress:

Heterogeneous Returns to Active Labour Market Programming for Indigenous Populations (email for latest draft) – with Donna Feir and Kelly Foley

The Determinants and Impacts of Historical Treaty-Making in Canada (email for latest draft) – with Donna Feir and Rob Gillezeau

Educational Investments and Cross-Cultural Differences in the Structure of Information (email for latest draft)

The Intergenerational Legacy of Indian Residential Schools (email for latest draft)

The Legacy of Indian Missions in the United States (email for latest draft) – with Donna Feir and David Scoones

The Green Books Project – with Lisa Cook, Trevon Logan, and David Rosé


Feir, D., and Maggie E.C. Jones (2020). Repaying a Debt? The Performance of Morrill Act University Beneficiaries as Measured by Native Enrollment and Graduation Rates. Invited publication for Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Journal, forthcoming.

Jaworski, T., M. E. C. Jones, and Mario Samano (2018). Entry and Pricing on Broadway.  Applied Economics Letters 25(10), 653-658.

Jones, M. E. C., M. Ø. Nielsen, and Michal K. Popiel (2014). A Fractionally Cointegrated VAR Analysis of Economic Voting and Political Support.  Canadian Journal of Economics 47(4), 1078-1130. (Note: a working paper version can be found here)

Rosenblum, D., and Maggie Jones (2013). Did the Taliban’s Opium Eradication Campaign Cause a Decline in HIV Infections in Russia? Substance Use and Misuse 48(6), 470-476.