Papers Under Review:

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

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

Illuminating Indigenous Economic Development – with Donn Feir and Rob Gillezeau (revision requested at Canadian Journal of Economics)

The Intergenerational Legacy of Indian Residential Schools

Heterogeneous Returns to Active Labour Market Programming for Indigenous Populations – with Donn Feir and Kelly Foley (NBER Working Paper No. 30158, IZA WP here)

When Do Nations Tax? The Adoption of Property Tax Codes By First Nations in Canada – with Donn Feir and David Scoones

Black-Friendly Businesses in Cities During the Civil Rights Era – with Lisa Cook, Trevon Logan, and David Rosé



Cook, L.D., Jones, M.E.C., Logan, T.D, and David Rosé (2022). The Evolution of Access to Public Accommodations in the United States  Accepted at Quarterly Journal of Economics.

Barber, M., and Maggie E.C. Jones (2021).  Inequalities in Test Scores Between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Youth in Canada.  Economics of Education Review 83.

Feir, D., K. Foley, and Maggie E. C. Jones (2021). The Distributional Impacts of Active Labor Market Programs for Indigenous Populations.  AEA Papers and Proceedings 111, 216-220.

  • Online Appendix
  • This paper was part of a keynote session at the 2021 AEA/ASSA Annual Meeting, “Indigenous Nations Economic Development Strategies: Policies and Outcomes,” which is available for viewing here

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 8(1), 129-138.

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.

Working Papers:

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

Competition and Discrimination in Public Accommodations: Evidence from the Green Books (email for latest draft) – with Lisa Cook and Trevon Logan and David Rosé

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

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

Work in Progress:

A Vaccination Scar: The Cutter Incident and Medical Mistrust in America – with Kate Fairley and David Rosé

Standing in the way of opportunity: How students on the margin of high school completion respond to changes in the requirements for high school diplomas – with Kelly Foley and Umut Oguzoglu

What’s in a Name? Confederate Schools and the Educational Outcomes of African American Youth – with Carycruz Bueno and Jhacova Williams