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June 2014Income Inequality, Social Mobility, and the Decision to Drop Out of High School
with Phillip B. Levine: w20195
January 2014Media Influences on Social Outcomes: The Impact of MTV’s 16 and Pregnant on Teen Childbearing
with Phillip B. Levine: w19795
June 2013Do Lottery Payments Induce Savings Behavior: Evidence from the Lab
with Emel Filiz-Ozbay, Jonathan Guryan, Kyle Hyndman, Erkut Y. Ozbay: w19130
March 2012Explaining Recent Trends in the U.S. Teen Birth Rate
with Phillip B. Levine: w17964
Why is the Teen Birth Rate in the United States so High and Why Does it Matter?
with Phillip B. Levine: w17965
October 2011House Prices and Birth Rates: The Impact of the Real Estate Market on the Decision to Have a Baby
with Lisa J. Dettling: w17485
June 2011Income Inequality and Early Non-Marital Childbearing: An Economic Exploration of the "Culture of Despair"
with Phillip B. Levine: w17157
October 2010Making Savers Winners: An Overview of Prize-Linked Savings Products
with Peter Tufano, Jonathan Guryan, Erik Hurst: w16433
August 2010Teen Pregnancy Prevention
in Targeting Investments in Children: Fighting Poverty When Resources are Limited, Phillip B. Levine and David J. Zimmerman, editors
July 2009Product Recalls, Imperfect Information, and Spillover Effects: Lessons from the Consumer Response to the 2007 Toy Recalls
with Seth M. Freedman, Mara Lederman: w15183
February 2009Is Lottery Gambling Addictive?
with Jonathan Guryan: w14742
May 2008Parental Education and Parental Time With Children
with Jonathan Guryan, Erik Hurst: w13993
September 2007Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Early Childbearing
with Phillip B. Levine: w13436
April 2007Subsidized Contraception, Fertility, and Sexual Behavior
with Phillip B. Levine: w13045
Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Early Childbearing
with Phillip B. Levine
in The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth: An Economic Perspective, Jonathan Gruber, editor
January 2006The Polarization of the U.S. Labor Market
with David H. Autor, Lawrence F. Katz: w11986
September 2005Trends in U.S. Wage Inequality: Re-Assessing the Revisionists
with David H. Autor, Lawrence F. Katz: w11627
Rising Wage Inequality: The Role of Composition and Prices
with David H. Autor, Lawrence F. Katz: w11628
August 2005The Impact of Child SSI Enrollment on Household Outcomes: Evidence from the Survey of Income and Program Participation
with Mark Duggan: w11568
May 2005Lucky Stores, Gambling, and Addiction: Empirical Evidence from State Lottery Sales
with Jonathan Guryan: w11287
March 2005The Economic Winners and Losers of Legalized Gambling
w11234
November 2002State Lotteries and Consumer Behavior
w9330
August 2002Is There an Effect of Incremental Welfare Benefits on Fertility Behavior? A Look at the Family Cap
w9093

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