Welcome to my academic website. I am an Assistant Professor at the Harris School at the University of Chicago with research interests in education, crime, labor and development.

Email me: samnorris at uchicago dot edu

My CV is here

Working papers

The Effects of Parental and Sibling Incarceration: Evidence from Ohio (with Matthew Pecenco and Jeffrey Weaver) [PDF], revision requested at American Economic Review

Examiner Inconsistency: Evidence from Refugee Appeals [PDF] 
   In this paper I develop two new tests of monotonicity. Stata code is available:
    net install testmono, from(https://sites.google.com/site/samnorrisecon/testmono)
    net install testpolymono, from(https://sites.google.com/site/samnorrisecon/testpolymono)

Consumption peer effects and utility needs in India (with Arthur Lewbel, Krishna Pendaur, and Xi Qu) [PDF]


Rise and shine: The effect of school start times on academic performance from childhood through puberty (with Jennifer Heissel) [PDF]. Journal of Human Resources. Media: The AtlanticBrookingsChalkbeatWisconsin Public Radio
Works in progress
In-Kind Transfers as Insurance (with Lucie Gadenne, Sandip Sukhtankar and Monica Singhal)