Noam Yuchtman
Assistant Professor, Business and Public Policy Group
UC-Berkeley, Haas School of Business
email: yuchtman at haas dot berkeley dot edu


“Curriculum and Ideology”
Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming (with Davide Cantoni, Yuyu Chen, David Y. Yang, and Y. Jane Zhang)

“The Value of Postsecondary Credentials in the Labor Market: An Experimental Study”
American Economic Review, forthcoming (with David J. Deming, Amira Abulafi, Claudia Goldin, and Lawrence F. Katz)

“Intergenerational Mobility and Institutional Change in 20th Century China”
Explorations in Economic History, forthcoming (with Yuyu Chen, Suresh Naidu, and Tinghua Yu)

“Can Online Learning Bend the Education Cost Curve?”
American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 105(5), 496-501 (with David J. Deming, Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz)

Understanding Mechanisms Underlying Peer Effects: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Financial Decisions
Econometrica, 82(4), 1273-1301 (with Leonardo Bursztyn, Florian Ederer and Bruno Ferman)

“Medieval Universities, Legal Institutions, and the Commercial Revolution”
Quarterly Journal of Economics, 129(2), 823-887 (with Davide Cantoni)

“The Political Economy of Educational Content and Development: Lessons from History”
Journal of Development Economics, 104, 233-244 (with Davide Cantoni)

“Crime, Punishment, and Politics: An Analysis of Political Cycles in Criminal Sentencing”
Review of Economics and Statistics, 95(3), 741-756 (with Carlos Berdejo)

“Coercive Contract Enforcement: Law and the Labor Market in 19th Century Industrial Britain”
American Economic Review, 103(1), 107-144 (with Suresh Naidu)

Working papers:

“Teaching to the Tests: An Economic Analysis of Traditional and Modern Education in Late Imperial and Republican China”
revision requested by Explorations in Economic History

“Identifying Ideology: Experimental Evidence on Anti-Americanism in Pakistan”
(joint with Leonardo Bursztyn, Michael Callen, Bruno Ferman, and Ali Hasanain)


Political Economy Perspectives on Business and Public Policy: Empirics (PhD)
Data and Decisions (MBA)
Research and Theory in Business: Behavioral Science (PhD)
Introduction to International Business (undergraduate)
The Economics of Institutions (PhD)