Ariell Zimran
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Research

Published Papers:

Zimran, Ariell (2020). "Recognizing Sample-Selection Bias in Historical Data." Social Science History 44:3, pp. 525-554. doi:10.1017/ssh.2020.11.

Zimran, Ariell (2020). "Transportation and Health in the Antebellum United States 1820-1847." Journal of Economic History 80:3, pp. 670-709. doi:10.1017/S0022050720000315.
    Revised version of NBER Working Paper 24943
    Media Coverage: CityLab, Der Standard

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, Sunday Times

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.

Working Papers:

Collins, William J. and Ariell Zimran. "Working Their Way Up? US Immigrants' Changing Labor Market Assimilation in the Age of Mass Migration." NBER Working Paper 26414. Under Review.
    Media Coverage: For All Magazine

Spitzer, Yannay, Gaspare Tortorici, and Ariell Zimran. "International Migration Responses to Natural Disasters: Evidence from Modern Europe's Deadliest Earthquake." NBER Working Paper 27506 and CEPR Discussion Paper 15008. Revisions requested by the Journal of Development Economics.
    Media Coverage: The Carroll Round Review Podcast

Spitzer, Yannay and Ariell Zimran. "Like an Ink Blot on Paper: Testing the Diffusion Hypothesis of Mass Migration, Italy 1876-1920." (PDF)
    Media Coverage: Der Standard

Zimran, Ariell. "Immigrant Distribution in the United States during the Age of Mass Migration." Under Review.

Zimran, Ariell. "Internal Migration in the United States: Rates, Selection, and Sorting, 1850-1940."