NBER Working Papers by Ann Dryden Witte

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November 2004The Structure of Early Care and Education in the United States: Historical Evolution and International Comparisons
with Marisol Trowbridge: w10931


January 2004What Happens When Child Care Inspections and Complaints Are Made Available on the Internet?
with Magaly Queralt: w10227
May 2003Impacts of Eligibility Expansions and Provider Reimbursement Rate Increases on Child Care Subsidy Take-Up Rates, Welfare Use and Work
with Magaly Queralt: w9693
April 2002Take-Up Rates and Trade Offs After the Age of Entitlement: Some Thoughts and Empirical Evidence for Child Care Subsidies
with Magaly Queralt: w8886
The Policy Context and Infant and Toddler Care in the Welfare Reform Era
with Magaly Queralt, Robert Witt, Harriet Griesinger: w8893
July 2001Estimating Hedonic Models: Implications of the Theory
with Helen Tauchen: t0271
April 2001What We Spend and What We Get: Public and Private Provision of Crime Prevention
with Robert Witt: w8204


  • Witte, Anne Dryden and Robert Witt. “What We Spend and What We Get: Crime and Criminal Justice, a Multinational Examination.” Fiscal Studies 22, 1 (March 2001): 1-40.
  • Miles, D., G. Myles & I. Preston (eds.) THE ECONOMICS OF PUBLIC SPENDING. London: Oxford University Press, 2003.

March 2000Child Care and the Welfare to Work Transition
with Robert J. Lemke, Magaly Queralt, Robert Witt: w7583
November 1998Crime, Imprisonment, and Female Labor Force Participation: A Time-Series Approach
with Robert Witt: w6786

Published: Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Vol. 16 (March 2000): 69-85.

Unintended Consequences? Welfare Reform and the Working Poor
with Magaly Queralt, Tasneem Chipty, Harriet Griesinger: w6798

Published: Social Service Review, Vol. 74 (December 2000).

April 1998Effects of Information Provision in an Vertically Differentiated Market
with Tasneem Chipty: w6493
July 1997An Empirical Investigation of Firms' Responses to Minimum Standards Regulations
with Tasneem Chipty: w6104

Published: Children and Youth Services Review, Vol. 21 (April 1999): 111-146.

December 1995Sampling Errors and Confidence Intervals for Order Statistics: Implementing the Family Support Act
with William C. Horrace, Peter Schmidt: w5387

Published: Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, Vol. 24 (1998): 181-207.

December 1994Economic Effects of Quality Regulations in the Daycare Industry
with Tasneem Chipty: w4953

Published: American Economic Review, vol 85 (1995) pp 419-424.

November 1994The Dynamics of Domestic Violence: Does Arrest Matter?
with Helen V. Tauchen: w4939

Published: American Economic Review, vol 85 (1995) pp 414-418

July 1994Work and Crime: An Exploration Using Panel Data
with Helen Tauchen: w4794

Published: Public Finance, vol 49 (1994) pp 155-167

February 1993Criminal Deterrence: Revisiting the Issue with a Birth Cohort
with Helen Tauchen, Harriet Griesinger: w4277

Published: The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 76, No. 3 (Aug., 1994), pp. 399-412

August 1992The Influence Of Probability on Risky Choice: A parametric Examination
with Pamela K. Lattimore, Joanna R. Baker: t0081

Published: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 17, pp. 377-400, (1992)

July 1991Measurement of Output and Quality Adjustment When Hedonics Cannot Be Used: An Illustration for the Day Care Industry
with Swati Mukerjee: w3771


April 1990Provision of Child Care: Cost Functions for Profit-Making and Not-for-Profit Day Care Centers
with Swati Mukerjee, Sheila Hollowell: w3345

Published: "Output Quality and the Nature of Production of Day Care for Children." Journal of Productivity Analysis, vol. 4, no. 2 June 1993, p. 145-163

August 1989Tax Compliance: An Investigation Using Individual TCMP Data
with Helen V. Tauchen, Kurt J. Beron: w3078

Published: Journal of Quantitative Criminology, vol. 9, no. 2, 1993, p. 177-202

May 1989Experimental Assessment of the Effect of Vocational Training on Youthful Property Offenders
with Pamela K. Lattimore, Joanna R. Baker: w2952

Published: Evaluation Review, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 115-133, (April 1990).

September 1988An Empirical Assessment of Alternative Models of Risky Decision Making
with Joanna R. Baker, Pamela K. Lattimore: w2717

Published: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, volume 17, 1992,pp. 377-400

April 1988A Structural Equation Model for Tax Compliance and Auditing
with Kurt J. Beron, Helen V. Tauchen: w2556

Published: "The Effect of Audits and Socio-Economic Variables on Tax Compliance," in Joel Slemrod, editor. Tax Compliance and Tax Law Enforcement. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1992

February 1988Deterrence, Work and Crime: Revisiting the Issues with Birth Cohort Data
with Helen V. Tauchen, Harriet Griesinger: w2508

Published: Public Finance, volume 49 (1994) pp 155-167

November 1987Predicting Criminal Recidivism Using "Split Population" Survival Time Models
with Peter Schmidt: w2445

Published: Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 40, No. 1, (January 1989). citation courtesy of

July 1985Domestic Violence: A Non-random Affair
with Helen V. Tauchen, Sharon K. Long: w1665

Published: "Domestic Violence: A Nonrandom Affair." International Economic Review, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 491-511, (May 1991).

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