NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Health, Education, and Welfare: Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty


2014
w20338 Martin Ravallion
An Exploration of the International Comparison Program’s New Global Economic Landscape

w20284 Richard J. Murnane
Alejandro J. Ganimian

Improving Educational Outcomes in Developing Countries: Lessons from Rigorous Evaluations

w20164 Brian Jacob
Max Kapustin
Jens Ludwig

Human Capital Effects of Anti-Poverty Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Housing Voucher Lottery

w20142 Marianne P. Bitler
Jonah B. Gelbach
Hilary W. Hoynes

Can Variation in Subgroups' Average Treatment Effects Explain Treatment Effect Heterogeneity? Evidence from a Social Experiment

w20118 C. Kirabo Jackson
Rucker Johnson
Claudia Persico

The Effect of School Finance Reforms on the Distribution of Spending, Academic Achievement, and Adult Outcomes

w20113 Kelly Noonan
Hope Corman
Nancy E. Reichman

Effects of Maternal Depression on Family Food Insecurity

w20103 Anna Aizer
Shari Eli
Joseph P. Ferrie
Adriana Lleras-Muney

The Long Term Impact of Cash Transfers to Poor Families

w20098 Charles F. Manski
Communicating Uncertainty in Official Economic Statistics

w20067 Nicolás Ajzenman
Sebastian Galiani
Enrique Seira

On the Distributive Costs of Drug-Related Homicides

w20059 Naci H. Mocan
Christian Raschke

Economic Well-being and Anti-Semitic, Xenophobic, and Racist Attitudes in Germany

w20054 Matias Busso
Sebastian Galiani

The Causal Effect of Competition on Prices and Quality: Evidence from a Field Experiment

w20020 Casey B. Mulligan
The ACA: Some Unpleasant Welfare Arithmetic

w19999 Karthik Muralidharan
Paul Niehaus
Sandip Sukhtankar

Payments Infrastructure and the Performance of Public Programs: Evidence from Biometric Smartcards in India

w19996 Richard Wright
Erdal Tekin
Volkan Topalli
Chandler McClellan
Timothy Dickinson
Richard Rosenfeld

Less Cash, Less Crime: Evidence from the Electronic Benefit Transfer Program

w19950 Timothy N. Bond
Kevin Lang

The Sad Truth About Happiness Scales

w19929 Amar Hamoudi
Duncan Thomas

Endogenous Co-residence and Program Incidence: South Africa’s Old Age Pension

w19902 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier

The Role of Health in Retirement

w19869 Raquel Fernández
Joyce C. Wong

Divorce Risk, Wages, and Working Wives: A Quantitative Life-Cycle Analysis of Female Labor Force Participation

w19862 Philip J. Cook
Kenneth Dodge
George Farkas
Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Jonathan Guryan
Jens Ludwig
Susan Mayer
Harold Pollack
Laurence Steinberg

The (Surprising) Efficacy of Academic and Behavioral Intervention with Disadvantaged Youth: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Chicago

w19789 Liana Fox
Irwin Garfinkel
Neeraj Kaushal
Jane Waldfogel
Christopher Wimer

Waging War on Poverty: Historical Trends in Poverty Using the Supplemental Poverty Measure

w19785 Marianne Bitler
Hilary Hoynes
Elira Kuka

Do In-Work Tax Credits Serve as a Safety Net?


2013
w19774 Joshua Angrist
The Perils of Peer Effects

w19724 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

The Social Security Windfall Elimination and Government Pension Offset Provisions for Public Employees in the Health and Retirement Study

w19627 Kevin Lang
Russell Weinstein

The Consequences of Teenage Childbearing Before Roe v Wade

w19558 Lucie Schmidt
Lara Shore-Sheppard
Tara Watson

The Effect of Safety Net Programs on Food Insecurity

w19553 Casey B. Mulligan
Uncertainty, Redistribution, and the Labor Market

w19511 Robert Clark
Olivia S. Mitchell

How Does Retiree Health Insurance Influence Public Sector Employee Saving?

w19479 Sarah J. Baird
Ephraim Chirwa
Jacobus de Hoop
Berk Özler

Girl Power: Cash Transfers and Adolescent Welfare. Evidence from a Cluster-Randomized Experiment in Malawi

w19449 Marianne Bitler
Hilary Hoynes

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: The Safety Net, Living Arrangements, and Poverty in the Great Recession

w19446 Fredrik Andersson
Harry J. Holzer
Julia I. Lane
David Rosenblum
Jeffrey Smith

Does Federally-Funded Job Training Work? Nonexperimental Estimates of WIA Training Impacts Using Longitudinal Data on Workers and Firms

w19413 Shelly Lundberg
Robert A. Pollak

Cohabitation and the Uneven Retreat from Marriage in the U.S., 1950-2010

w19404 Neeraj Kaushal
Felix Muchomba

How Consumer Price Subsidies affect Nutrition

w19402 Lucie Gadenne
Monica Singhal

Decentralization in Developing Economies

w19366 Casey B. Mulligan
Is the Affordable Care Act Different from Romneycare? A Labor Economics Perspective

w19365 Casey B. Mulligan
Average Marginal Labor Income Tax Rates under the Affordable Care Act

w19363 Peter Ganong
Jeffrey B. Liebman

The Decline, Rebound, and Further Rise in SNAP Enrollment: Disentangling Business Cycle Fluctuations and Policy Changes

w19237 Gordon B. Dahl
Andreas Ravndal Kostol
Magne Mogstad

Family Welfare Cultures

w19227 Najy Benhassine
Florencia Devoto
Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
Victor Pouliquen

Turning a Shove into a Nudge? A “Labeled Cash Transfer” for Education

w19210 Martin Ravallion
The Idea of Antipoverty Policy

w19177 Nathaniel Hendren
The Policy Elasticity

w19175 Hoyt Bleakley
Joseph P. Ferrie

Up from Poverty? The 1832 Cherokee Land Lottery and the Long-run Distribution of Wealth

w19169 Angela K. Dills
Rey Hernández-Julián

Religiosity and State Welfare

w19127 Vivi Alatas
Abhijit Banerjee
Rema Hanna
Benjamin A. Olken
Ririn Purnamasari
Matthew Wai-Poi

Ordeal Mechanisms In Targeting: Theory And Evidence From A Field Experiment In Indonesia

w19153 Douglas Almond
Hongbin Li
Shuang Zhang

Land Reform and Sex Selection in China

w19100 Angus Deaton
Arthur A. Stone

Grandpa and the Snapper: the Wellbeing of the Elderly who Live with Children

w19088 Neeraj Kaushal
How Public Pension affects Elderly Labor Supply and Well-being: Evidence from India

w19014 Sara Heller
Harold A. Pollack
Roseanna Ander
Jens Ludwig

Preventing Youth Violence and Dropout: A Randomized Field Experiment

w18992 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective Well-Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation?

w18934 Christophe Gouel
Food Price Volatility and Domestic Stabilization Policies in Developing Countries

w18925 David Albouy
Walter Graf
Ryan Kellogg
Hendrik Wolff

Climate Amenities, Climate Change, and American Quality of Life

w18916 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress

w18900 Sanders Korenman
Dahlia Remler

Rethinking Elderly Poverty: Time for a Health Inclusive Poverty Measure?

w18887 Hope Corman
Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman

Effects of Welfare Reform on Women’s Crime

w18869 Bruce D. Meyer
Wallace K.C. Mok

Disability, Earnings, Income and Consumption

w18865 Ilyana Kuziemko
Michael I. Norton
Emmanuel Saez
Stefanie Stantcheva

How Elastic Are Preferences for Redistribution? Evidence from Randomized Survey Experiments

w18838 Jeffrey Grogger
Bounding the Effects of Social Experiments: Accounting for Attrition in Administrative Data

w18833 Debopam Bhattacharya
Pascaline Dupas
Shin Kanaya

Estimating the Impact of Means-tested Subsidies under Treatment Externalities with Application to Anti-Malarial Bednets

w18787 Daniel J. Benjamin
Ori Heffetz
Miles S. Kimball
Nichole Szembrot

Aggregating Local Preferences to Guide Marginal Policy Adjustments

w18772 Jens Ludwig
Greg J. Duncan
Lisa A. Gennetian
Lawrence F. Katz
Ronald C. Kessler
Jeffrey R. Kling
Lisa Sanbonmatsu

Long-Term Neighborhood Effects on Low-Income Families: Evidence from Moving to Opportunity

w18742 B. Douglas Bernheim
Debraj Ray
Sevin Yeltekin

Poverty and Self-Control

w18718 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Winning the War: Poverty from the Great Society to the Great Recession

w18690 John F. Helliwell
Haifang Huang

Comparing the Happiness Effects of Real and On-line Friends


2012
w18639 Jason Fletcher
Barbara L. Wolfe

Increasing Our Understanding of the Health-Income Gradient in Children

w18591 Casey B. Mulligan
The ARRA: Some Unpleasant Welfare Arithmetic

w18542 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

Mismeasurement of Pensions Before and After Retirement: The Mystery of the Disappearing Pensions with Implications for the Importance of Social Security as a Source of Retirement Support

w18426 Casey B. Mulligan
Recent Marginal Labor Income Tax Rate Changes by Skill and Marital Status

w18384 Jörn-Steffen Pischke
Hannes Schwandt

A Cautionary Note on Using Industry Affiliation to Predict Income

w18374 Daniel J. Benjamin
Ori Heffetz
Miles S. Kimball
Nichole Szembrot

Beyond Happiness and Satisfaction: Toward Well-Being Indices Based on Stated Preference

w18350 Eli Berman
Laurence R. Iannaccone
Giuseppe Ragusa

From Empty Pews to Empty Cradles: Fertility Decline Among European Catholics

w18332 Alexander M. Gelber
Matthew C. Weinzierl

Equalizing Outcomes and Equalizing Opportunities: Optimal Taxation when Children's Abilities Depend on Parents' Resources

w18308 Adam Bee
Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

The Validity of Consumption Data: Are the Consumer Expenditure Interview and Diary Surveys Informative?

w18261 Lex Borghans
Anne C. Gielen
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

Social Support Substitution and the Earnings Rebound: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity in Disability Insurance Reform

w18206 Hilary W. Hoynes
Douglas L. Miller
David Simon

Income, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Infant Health

w18198 Gordon B. Dahl
Katrine V. Løken
Magne Mogstad

Peer Effects in Program Participation

w18118 Emilie Caldeira
Martial Foucault
Grégoire Rota-Graziosi

Does Decentralization Facilitate Access to Poverty-Related Services? Evidence from Benin

w18088 Casey B. Mulligan
Do Welfare Policies Matter for Labor Market Aggregates? Quantifying Safety Net Work Incentives since 2007

w17937 Laurence Ales
Roozbeh Hosseini
Larry E. Jones

Is There “Too Much” Inequality in Health Spending Across Income Groups?

w17901 Mark R. Cullen
Clint Cummins
Victor R. Fuchs

Geographic and Racial Variation in Premature Mortality in the US: Analyzing the Disparities

w17804 Robert W. Fairlie
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Behind the GATE Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training

w17785 Richard Akresh
Damien de Walque
Harounan Kazianga

Alternative Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms: Impacts on Routine Preventative Health Clinic Visits in Burkina Faso


2011
w17701 William R. Kerr
Income Inequality and Social Preferences for Redistribution and Compensation Differentials

w17690 Verónica Amarante
Marco Manacorda
Edward Miguel
Andrea Vigorito

Do Cash Transfers Improve Birth Outcomes? Evidence from Matched Vital Statistics, Social Security and Program Data

w17667 Marianne Bitler
Hilary W. Hoynes

Immigrants, Welfare Reform, and the U.S. Safety Net

w17654 Casey B. Mulligan
The Expanding Social Safety Net

w17547 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

How Did the Recession of 2007-2009 Affect the Wealth and Retirement of the Near Retirement Age Population in the Health and Retirement Study?

w17534 Jesse Rothstein
Unemployment Insurance and Job Search in the Great Recession

w17505 Vasily Kartashov
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Ralph Rogalla

Lifecycle Portfolio Choice with Systematic Longevity Risk and Variable Investment-Linked Deferred Annuities

w17452 Chloe Gibbs
Jens Ludwig
Douglas L. Miller

Does Head Start Do Any Lasting Good?

w17327 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Jason Abrevaya

"Beauty Is the Promise of Happiness"?

w17273 Till Stowasser
Florian Heiss
Daniel McFadden
Joachim Winter

"Healthy, Wealthy and Wise?" Revisited: An Analysis of the Causal Pathways from Socio-economic Status to Health

w17234 Ilyana Kuziemko
Ryan W. Buell
Taly Reich
Michael I. Norton

"Last-place Aversion": Evidence and Redistributive Implications

w17188 Lee G. Branstetter
Chirantan Chatterjee
Matthew Higgins

Regulation and Welfare: Evidence from Paragraph IV Generic Entry in the Pharmaceutical Industry

w17157 Melissa Schettini Kearney
Phillip B. Levine

Income Inequality and Early Non-Marital Childbearing: An Economic Exploration of the "Culture of Despair"

w17132 Daniel Treisman
Income, Democracy, and the Cunning of Reason

w17128 Angus S. Deaton
The Financial Crisis and the Well-Being of Americans

w17049 James Banks
Richard Blundell
Antoine Bozio
Carl Emmerson

Disability, Health and Retirement in the United Kingdom

w17042 Yonatan Ben-Shalom
Robert A. Moffitt
John Karl Scholz

An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Anti-Poverty Programs in the United States

w16933 Florencia Devoto
Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
William Pariente
Vincent Pons

Happiness on Tap: Piped Water Adoption in Urban Morocco

w16930 David N. Figlio
Sarah Hamersma
Jeffrey Roth

Information Shocks and Social Networks

w16751 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Consumption and Income Poverty over the Business Cycle

w16668 David G. Blanchflower
Andrew J. Oswald

International Happiness

w16659 Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman
Hope Corman
Dhiman Das

Effects of Welfare Reform on Vocational Education and Training


2010
w16555 Robert T. Jensen
Nolan H. Miller

A Revealed Preference Approach to Measuring Hunger and Undernutrition

w16509 Aimee Chin
Nishith Prakash

The Redistributive Effects of Political Reservation for Minorities: Evidence from India

w16504 Marianne Bitler
Hilary W. Hoynes

The State of the Safety Net in the Post-Welfare Reform Era

w16452 Jere R. Behrman
Olivia S. Mitchell
Cindy Soo
David Bravo

Financial Literacy, Schooling, and Wealth Accumulation

w16441 Daniel W. Sacks
Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective Well-Being, Income, Economic Development and Growth

w16417 Yuyu Chen
Ginger Zhe Jin

Does Health Insurance Coverage Lead to Better Health and Educational Outcomes? Evidence from Rural China

w16415 Lara B. Aknin
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh
Elizabeth W. Dunn
John F. Helliwell
Robert Biswas-Diener
Imelda Kemeza
Paul Nyende
Claire E. Ashton-James
Michael I. Norton

Prosocial Spending and Well-Being: Cross-Cultural Evidence for a Psychological Universal

w16406 Gopi Shah Goda
The Impact of State Tax Subsidies for Private Long-Term Care Insurance on Coverage and Medicaid Expenditures

w16278 Tara Watson
Inside the Refrigerator: Immigration Enforcement and Chilling Effects in Medicaid Participation

w16148 Rachel A. Gordon
Robert Kaestner
Sanders Korenman
Kristin Abner

The Child and Adult Care Food Program: Who is Served and What are Their Nutritional Outcomes?

w16170 Samuel Marshall
Kathleen M. McGarry
Jonathan S. Skinner

The Risk of Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenditure at End of Life

w16134 J. David Hacker
Michael R. Haines

The Construction of Life Tables for the American Indian Population at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

w16112 John C. Ham
I. Serkan Ozbeklik
Lara Shore-Sheppard

Estimating Heterogeneous Treatment Effects of Medicaid Expansions on Take-up and Crowd-out

w16102 Robert T. Jensen
Nolan H. Miller

Do Consumer Price Subsidies Really Improve Nutrition?

w16072 Hope Corman
Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman
Dhiman Das

Effects of Welfare Reform on Illicit Drug Use of Adult Women

w16025 John F. Helliwell
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh

How Much is Social Capital Worth?

w16012 Jonathan T. Kolstad
Amanda E. Kowalski

The Impact of Health Care Reform On Hospital and Preventive Care: Evidence from Massachusetts

w15982 Price V. Fishback
Social Welfare Expenditures in the United States and the Nordic Countries: 1900-2003

w15980 Vivi Alatas
Abhijit Banerjee
Rema Hanna
Benjamin A. Olken
Julia Tobias

Targeting the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia

w15911 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang

Trust and Well-being

w15887 John F. Helliwell
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh

Measuring and Understanding Subjective Well-Being

w15875 Bernard Harris
Roderick Floud
Robert W. Fogel
Sok Chul Hong

Diet, Health and Work Intensity in England and Wales, 1700-1914

w15811 Richard V. Burkhauser
Kosali I. Simon

Measuring the Impact of Health Insurance on Levels and Trends in Inequality

w15742 James J. Heckman
Bas Jacobs

Policies to Create and Destroy Human Capital in Europe


2009
w15607 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas Steinmeier

Integrating Retirement Models

w15589 Hilary W. Hoynes
Marianne E. Page
Ann Huff Stevens

Is a WIC Start a Better Start? Evaluating WIC’s Impact on Infant Health Using Program Introduction

w15574 Eric C. Sun
Anupam B. Jena
Darius N. Lakdawalla
Carolina M. Reyes
Tomas J. Philipson
Dana P. Goldman

An Economic Evaluation of the War on Cancer

w15535 Richard T. Boylan
Naci H. Mocan

Intended and Unintended Consequences of Prison Reform

w15488 Robert A. Moffitt
John Karl Scholz

Trends in the Level and Distribution of Income Support

w15435 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

What the Stock Market Decline Means for the Financial Security and Retirement Choices of the Near-Retirement Population

w15351 Robert J. Gordon
Misperceptions About the Magnitude and Timing of Changes in American Income Inequality

w15345 Eric V. Edmonds
Norbert Schady

Poverty Alleviation and Child Labor

w15311 William N. Evans
Timothy J. Moore

The Short-Term Mortality Consequences of Income Receipt

w15310 William N. Evans
Timothy J. Moore

Liquidity, Activity, Mortality

w15235 Pierre-Carl Michaud
Dana Goldman
Darius Lakdawalla
Adam Gailey
Yuhui Zheng

International Differences in Longevity and Health and their Economic Consequences

w15231 Pierre-Carl Michaud
Dana Goldman
Darius Lakdawalla
Yuhui Zheng
Adam Gailey

Understanding the Economic Consequences of Shifting Trends in Population Health

w15151 John C. Ham
Xianghong Li
Lara Shore-Sheppard

Seam Bias, Multiple-State, Multiple-Spell Duration Models and the Employment Dynamics of Disadvantaged Women

w15130 Jason M. Fletcher
Partha Deb
Jody L. Sindelar

Tobacco Use, Taxation and Self Control in Adolescence

w15126 Thomas Dee
Conditional Cash Penalties in Education: Evidence from the Learnfare Experiment

w15090 Angus S. Deaton
Raksha Arora

Life at the top: the benefits of height

w15080 Yuriy Gorodnichenko
Klara Sabirianova Peter
Dmitriy Stolyarov

Inequality and Volatility Moderation in Russia: Evidence from Micro-Level Panel Data on Consumption and Income

w14995 Jeffrey E. Harris
Sandra G. Sosa-Rubi

Impact of "Seguro Popular" on Prenatal Visits in Mexico, 2002-2005: Latent Class Model of Count Data with a Discrete Endogenous Variable

w14988 Neeraj Kaushal
Qin Gao

Food Stamp Program and Consumption Choices

w14969 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness

w14966 Jesse Rothstein
Is the EITC Equivalent to an NIT? Conditional Cash Transfers and Tax Incidence

w14839 Thomas C. Buchmueller
Alan C. Monheit

Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance and the Promise of Health Insurance Reform

w14827 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Five Decades of Consumption and Income Poverty

w14825 Alberto F. Alesina
Paola Giuliano

Preferences for Redistribution

w14810 Todd R. Stinebrickner
Ralph Stinebrickner

Learning about Academic Ability and the College Drop-out Decision

w14781 Joshua D. Angrist
Stacey H. Chen
Brigham R. Frandsen

Did Vietnam Veterans Get Sicker in the 1990s? The Complicated Effects of Military Service on Self-Reported Health

w14728 Cristina Yunzal-Butler
Theodore J. Joyce
Andrew D. Racine

Maternal Smoking and the Timing of WIC Enrollment

w14720 John F. Helliwell
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh
Anthony Harris
Haifang Huang

International Evidence on the Social Context of Well-Being

w14692 Helen Levy
David Weir

Take-Up of Medicare Part D: Results from the Health and Retirement Study

w14635 John Komlos
Recent Trends in Height by Gender and Ethnicity in the US in Relation to Levels of Income


2008
w14599 Gordon Dahl
Lance Lochner

The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement: Evidence from the Earned Income Tax Credit

w14591 Dhaval M. Dave
Sandra Decker
Robert Kaestner
Kosali I. Simon

Re-examining the Effects of Medicaid Expansions for Pregnant Women

w14589 John F. Helliwell
Haifang Huang

Well-being and Trust in the Workplace

w14570 Brian A. Jacob
Jens Ludwig

The Effects of Housing Assistance on Labor Supply: Evidence from a Voucher Lottery

w14545 Sherry A. Glied
Mandates and the Affordability of Health Care

w14539 Rafael Di Tella
Robert MacCulloch

Happiness Adaptation to Income beyond "Basic Needs"

w14507 John F. Helliwell
Life Satisfaction and Quality of Development

w14466 Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman
Hope Corman

Effects of Welfare Reform on Educational Acquisition of Young Adult Women

w14447 Debopam Bhattacharya
Pascaline Dupas

Inferring Welfare Maximizing Treatment Assignment under Budget Constraints

w14337 David G. Blanchflower
Andrew J. Oswald
Bert Van Landeghem

Imitative Obesity and Relative Utility

w14301 Henrik Jacobsen Kleven
Wojciech Kopczuk

Transfer Program Complexity and the Take Up of Social Benefits

w14306 Douglas Almond
Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Inside the War on Poverty: The Impact of Food Stamps on Birth Outcomes

w14282 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Economic Growth and Subjective Well-Being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox

w14220 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Happiness Inequality in the United States

w14157 Anupam Jena
Casey Mulligan
Tomas J. Philipson
Eric Sun

The Value of Life in General Equilibrium

w14105 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas Steinmeier

How Changes in Social Security Affect Recent Retirement Trends

w14104 John Cawley
John R. Moran
Kosali I. Simon

The Impact of Income on the Weight of Elderly Americans

w14074 C. Fritz Foley
Welfare Payments and Crime

w14052 Jonathan Heathcote
Kjetil Storesletten
Giovanni L. Violante

The Macroeconomic Implications of Rising Wage Inequality in the United States

w14038 Jordan D. Matsudaira
Rebecca M. Blank

The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low Income Families

w14031 Sharon L. Maccini
Dean Yang

Under the Weather: Health, Schooling, and Economic Consequences of Early-Life Rainfall

w13982 Robert J. Gordon
Ian Dew-Becker

Controversies about the Rise of American Inequality: A Survey

w13931 Orazio Attanasio
Adriana Kugler
Costas Meghir

Training Disadvantaged Youth in Latin America: Evidence from a Randomized Trial

w13926 Marianne Bertrand
Rema Hanna
Sendhil Mullainathan

Affirmative Action in Education: Evidence From Engineering College Admissions in India

w13890 Felipe Barrera-Osorio
Marianne Bertrand
Leigh L. Linden
Francisco Perez-Calle

Conditional Cash Transfers in Education Design Features, Peer and Sibling Effects Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Colombia

w13869 Trevon D. Logan
Economies of Scale in the Household: Puzzles and Patterns from the American Past

w13773 Anna Aizer
Neighborhood Violence and Urban Youth


2007
w13700 Alma Cohen
Rajeev Dehejia
Dmitri Romanov

Do Financial Incentives Affect Fertility?

w13683 Abhijit V. Banerjee
Esther Duflo

Aging and Death under a Dollar a Day

w13578 Richard V. Burkhauser
Kosali I. Simon

Who Gets What from Employer Pay or Play Mandates?

w13498 Sandra G. Sosa-Rubi
Omar Galarraga
Jeffrey E. Harris

Heterogeneous Impact of the "Seguro Popular" Program on the Utilization of Obstetrical Services in Mexico, 2001-2006: A Multinomial Probit Model with a Discrete Endogenous Variable

w13485 Jeffrey Grogger
Lynn Karoly

The Effects of Work-Conditioned Transfers on Marriage and Child Well-Being: A Review

w13479 Patricia M. Anderson
Kristin F. Butcher
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Childhood Disadvantage and Obesity: Is Nurture Trumping Nature?

w13413 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Further Results on Measuring the Well-Being of the Poor Using Income and Consumption

w13441 Andrew D. Racine
Cristina Yunzal-Butler

Reassessing the WIC Effect: Evidence from the Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System

w13436 Melissa S. Kearney
Phillip B. Levine

Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Early Childbearing

w13375 Hanming Fang
Dan Silverman

Time-Inconsistency and Welfare Program Participation: Evidence from the NLSY

w13369 Rajeev Dehejia
Thomas DeLeire
Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Joshua Mitchell

The Role of Religious and Social Organizations in the Lives of Disadvantaged Youth

w13348 Daniel M. Hungerman
Diversity and Crowd-out: A Theory of Cold-Glow Giving

w13340 Todd R. Stinebrickner
Ralph Stinebrickner

The Effect of Credit Constraints on the College Drop-Out Decision A Direct Approach Using a New Panel Study

w13333 Gary Becker
Kevin Murphy
Tomas Philipson

The Value of Life Near its End and Terminal Care

w13317 Angus Deaton
Income, Aging, Health and Wellbeing Around the World: Evidence from the Gallup World Poll

w13291 Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.

Child Protection and Adult Crime: Using Investigator Assignment to Estimate Causal Effects of Foster Care

w13243 Robert T. Jensen
Nolan H. Miller

Giffen Behavior: Theory and Evidence

w13159 Rafael Di Tella
John Haisken-De New
Robert MacCulloch

Happiness Adaptation to Income and to Status in an Individual Panel

w13087 Rodrigo R. Soares
Health and the Evolution of Welfare across Brazilian Municipalities

w13038 Bruce A. Weinberg
Social Interactions with Endogenous Associations

w13025 Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Schanzenbach

Consumption Responses to In-Kind Transfers: Evidence from the Introduction of the Food Stamp Program

w13022 Jacob L. Vigdor
The Katrina Effect: Was There a Bright Side to the Evacuation of Greater New Orleans?

w12973 Jens Ludwig
Deborah A. Phillips

The Benefits and Costs of Head Start

w12958 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas Steinmeier

Projecting Behavioral Responses to the Next Generation of Retirement Policies

w12944 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Marriage and Divorce: Changes and their Driving Forces

w12915 David Neumark
William Wascher

Does a Higher Minimum Wage Enhance the Effectiveness of The Earned Income Tax Credit?

w12849 Neeraj Kaushal
Do Food Stamps Cause Obesity? Evidence from Immigrant Experience

w12840 Flavio Cunha
James Heckman

The Technology of Skill Formation

w12825 Ryan S. Johnson
Shawn Kantor
Price V. Fishback

Striking at the Roots of Crime: The Impact of Social Welfare Spending on Crime During the Great Depression


2006
w12774 David Card
Dean R. Hyslop

The Dynamic Effects of an Earnings Subsidy for Long-Term Welfare Recipients: Evidence from the SSP Applicant Experiment

w12680 Michael D. Hurd
Susann Rohwedder

Economic Well-Being at Older Ages: Income- and Consumption-Based Poverty Measures in the HRS

w12665 Matthias Doepke
Dirk Krueger

Origins and Consequences of Child Labor Restrictions: A Macroeconomic Perspective

w12642 Marianne Bitler
Hilary W. Hoynes

Welfare Reform and Indirect Impacts on Health

w12624 Neeraj Kaushal
Qin Gao
Jane Waldfogel

Welfare Reform and Family Expenditures: How are Single Mothers Adapting to the New Welfare and Work Regime?

w12505 Flavio Cunha
James J. Heckman

A New Framework for the Analysis of Inequality

w12485 Adam Ashcraft
Kevin Lang

The Consequences of Teenage Childbearing

w12480 Ellen Meara
Richard Frank

Welfare Reform, Work Requirements, and Employment Barriers

w12366 Robert Moffitt
Welfare Work Requirements with Paternalistic Government Preferences

w12347 Ann Harrison
Globalization and Poverty

w12331 Janna L. Matlack
Jacob L. Vigdor

Do Rising Tides Lift All Prices? Income Inequality and Housing Affordability

w12325 Dean Yang
International Migration, Remittances, and Household Investment: Evidence from Philippine Migrants' Exchange Rate Shocks

w12323 Mark Duggan
Robert Rosenheck
Perry Singleton

Federal Policy and the Rise in Disability Enrollment: Evidence for the VA's Disability Compensation Program

w12284 Louis Kaplow
Optimal Income Transfers

w12208 Lara Gardner
Donna Gilleskie

The Effects of State Medicaid Policies on the Dynamic Savings Patterns of the Elderly

w12197 Hope Corman
Anne Carroll
Kelly Noonan
Nancy E. Reichman

The Effects of Health on Health Insurance Status in Fragile Families

w12111 Karen Clay
Werner Troesken

Deprivation and Disease in Early Twentieth-Century America

w12105 Anna Aizer
Public Health Insurance, Program Take-Up, and Child Health

w12061 Louis Kaplow
Taxation

w12043 Howard Bodenhorn
Urban Poverty, School Attendance, and Adolescent Labor Force Attachment: Some Historical Evidence

w11988 John F. Helliwell
Haifang Huang

How's Your Government? International Evidence Linking Good Government and Well-Being

w11976 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Consumption, Income, and Material Well-Being After Welfare Reform

w11939 V. Joseph Hotz
Guido W. Imbens
Jacob A. Klerman

Evaluating the Differential Effects of Alternative Welfare-to-Work Training Components: A Re-Analysis of the California GAIN Program

w11925 Andrew Leigh
Justin Wolfers

Happiness and the Human Development Index: Australia is Not a Paradox

w11909 Lisa Sanbonmatsu
Jeffrey R. Kling
Greg J. Duncan
Jeanne Brooks-Gunn

Neighborhoods and Academic Achievement: Results from the Moving to Opportunity Experiment


2005
w11871 Harsha Thirumurthy
Joshua Graff-Zivin
Markus Goldstein

The Economic Impact of AIDS Treatment: Labor Supply in Western Kenya

w11835 Joshua D. Angrist
Victor Lavy
Analia Schlosser

New Evidence on the Causal Link Between the Quantity and Quality of Children

w11812 Susanna Loeb
Margaret Bridges
Bruce Fuller
Russ Rumberger
Daphna Bassok

How Much is Too Much? The Influence of Preschool Centers on Children's Social and Cognitive Development

w11807 John Helliwell
Well-Being, Social Capital and Public Policy: What's New?

w11768 Wojciech Kopczuk
Cristian Pop-Eleches

Electronic Filing, Tax Preparers, and Participation in the Earned Income Tax Credit

w11759 John F. Heliwell
Haifang Huang

How's the Job? Well-Being and Social Capital in the Workplace

w11754 Trevon D. Logan
The Transformation of Hunger: The Demand for Calories Past and Present

w11743 David H. Autor
Susan Houseman

Do Temporary Help Jobs Improve Labor Market Outcomes for Low-Skilled Workers? Evidence from 'Work First'

w11742 David Autor
Susan Houseman

Temporary Agency Employment as a Way out of Poverty?

w11704 Grant Miller
Contraception as Development? New Evidence from Family Planning in Colombia

w11702 Jens Ludwig
Douglas L. Miller

Does Head Start Improve Children's Life Chances? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design

w11682 Jeffrey Grogger
Markov Forecasting Methods for Welfare Caseloads

w11681 Hilary Hoynes
Marianne Page
Ann Stevens

Poverty in America: Trends and Explanations

w11626 Marianne P. Bitler
Jonah B. Gelbach
Hilary W. Hoynes

Distributional Impacts of the Self-Sufficiency Project

w11621 Jeffrey Grogger
Welfare Reform, Returns to Experience, and Wages: Using Reservation Wages to Account for Sample Selection Bias

w11612 Steven J. Haider
Kathleen McGarry

Recent Trends in Resource Sharing Among the Poor

w11577 Jeffrey R. Kling
Jeffrey B. Liebman
Lawrence F. Katz

Experimental Analysis of Neighborhood Effects

w11568 Mark Duggan
Melissa Schettini Kearney

The Impact of Child SSI Enrollment on Household Outcomes: Evidence from the Survey of Income and Program Participation

w11548 Robert J. Gordon
Apparel Prices 1914-93 and the Hulten/Brueghel Paradox

w11522 Anna Aizer
Sara McLanahan

The Impact of Child Support Enforcement on Fertility, Parental Investment and Child Well-Being

w11279 Gordon B. Dahl
Lance Lochner

The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement

w11246 Price V. Fishback
Michael R. Haines
Shawn Kantor

Births, Deaths, and New Deal Relief during the Great Depression

w11175 Jorge F. Balat
Guido Porto

Globalization and Complementary Policies: Poverty Impacts in Rural Zambia


2004
w10931 Ann Dryden Witte
Marisol Trowbridge

The Structure of Early Care and Education in the United States: Historical Evolution and International Comparisons

w10920 Karen Norberg
Partnership Status and the Human Sex Ratio at Birth

w10842 Jonathan Skinner
Weiping Zhou

The Measurement and Evolution of Health Inequality: Evidence from the U.S. Medicare Population

w10798 Hans-Werner Sinn
Migration, Social Standards and Replacement Incomes: How to Protect Low-income Workers in the Industrialized Countries Against the Forces of Globalization and Market Integration

w10762 Nancy E. Reichman
Hope Corman
Kelly Noonan

Effects of Child Health on Sources of Public Support

w10699 Sanders Korenman
Ted Joyce
Robert Kaestner
Jennifer Walper

What Did the "Illegitimacy Bonus" Reward?

w10647 David Card
Dean R. Hyslop

Estimating the Effects of a Time Limited Earnings Subsidy for Welfare Leavers

w10549 Marianne Bitler
Jonah Gelbach
Hilary Hoynes

Welfare Reform and Health

w10541 Thomas Lemieux
Kevin Milligan

Incentive Effects of Social Assistance: A Regression Discontinuity Approach

w10508 John Cawley
Sheldon Danziger

Obesity as a Barrier to the Transition from Welfare to Work

w10488 Janet Currie
The Take Up of Social Benefits

w10466 Gary V. Engelhardt
Jonathan Gruber

Social Security and the Evolution of Elderly Poverty

w10459 Erdal Tekin
Child Care Subsidy Receipt, Employment, and Child Care Choices of Single Mothers

w10324 Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel

The Illusion of Sustainability

w10283 Jeremy Lise
Shannon Seitz
Jeffrey Smith

Equilibrium Policy Experiments and the Evaluation of Social Programs

w10274 Erdal Tekin
Single Mothers Working at Night: Standard Work, Child Care Subsidies, and Implications for Welfare Reform


2003
w10121 Marianne Bitler
Jonah Gelbach
Hilary Hoynes

What Mean Impacts Miss: Distributional Effects of Welfare Reform Experiments

w10091 Janet Currie
Matthew Neidell

Getting Inside the "Black Box" of Head Start Quality: What Matters and What Doesn't?

t0295 Robert A. Moffitt
The Role of Randomized Field Trials in Social Science Research: A Perspective from Evaluations of Reforms of Social Welfare Programs

w10033 Robert Kaestner
Neeraj Kaushal

Welfare Reform and Health Insurance Coverage of Low-Income Families

w9907 Anna Aizer
Jeffrey Grogger

Parental Medicaid Expansions and Health Insurance Coverage

w9851 David Neumark
Elizabeth T. Powers

The Effects of Changes in State SSI Supplements on Pre-Retirement Labor Supply

w9803 John C. Ham
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

Did Expanding Medicaid Affect Welfare Participation?

w9781 George J. Borjas
Welfare Reform, Labor Supply, and Health Insurance in the Immigrant Population

w9769 Robert Kaestner
Won Chan Lee

The Effect of Welfare Reform on Prenatal Care and Birth Weight

w9760 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Measuring the Well-Being of the Poor Using Income and Consumption

w9693 Ann Dryden Witte
Magaly Queralt

Impacts of Eligibility Expansions and Provider Reimbursement Rate Increases on Child Care Subsidy Take-Up Rates, Welfare Use and Work

w9665 David Blau
Erdal Tekin

The Determinants and Consequences of Child Care Subsidies for Single Mothers

w9532 John J. Donohue III
Steven D. Levitt

Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce

w9494 Raphael Desmet
Alain Jousten
Sergio Perelman
Pierre Pestieau

Micro-Simulation of Social Security Reforms in Belgium

w9472 Jeffrey Grogger
Welfare Transitions in the 1990s: The Economy, Welfare Policy, and the EITC


2002
w9406 Theodore Joyce
Robert Kaestner
Sanders Korenman

Welfare Reform and Non-Marital Fertility in the 1990s: Evidence from Birth Records

w9399 Neil G. Bennett
Hsien-Hen Lu
Younghwan Song

Welfare Reform and Changes in the Economic Well-Being of Children

w9338 Francine D. Blau
Lawrence M. Kahn
Jane Waldfogel

The Impact of Welfare Benefits on Single Motherhood and Headship of Young Women: Evidence from the Census

w9236 George J. Borjas
Food Insecurity and Public Assistance

w9209 Anna Aizer
Janet Currie

Networks or Neighborhoods? Correlations in the Use of Publicly-Funded Maternity Care in California

w9058 David Card
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

Using Discontinuous Eligibility Rules to Identify the Effects of the Federal Medicaid Expansions on Low Income Children

w9033 Kerwin Kofi Charles
Is Retirement Depressing?: Labor Force Inactivity and Psychological Well-Being in Later Life

w9021 Phillip B. Levine
The Impact of Social Policy and Economic Activity Throughout the Fertility Decision Tree

w9004 Jayanta Bhattacharya
Thomas DeLeire
Steven Haider
Janet Currie

Heat or Eat? Cold Weather Shocks and Nutrition in Poor American Families

w9003 Jayanta Bhattacharya
Steven Haider
Janet Currie

Food Insecurity or Poverty? Measuring Need-Related Dietary Adequacy

w8932 Robert Kaestner
June O'Neill

Has Welfare Reform Changed Teenage Behaviors?

w8902 Price V. Fishback
Michael R. Haines
Shawn Kantor

The Welfare of Children During the Great Depression

w8893 Ann Witte
Magaly Queralt
Robert Witt
Harriet Griesinger

The Policy Context and Infant and Toddler Care in the Welfare Reform Era

w8886 Ann Dryden Witte
Magaly Queralt

Take-Up Rates and Trade Offs After the Age of Entitlement: Some Thoughts and Empirical Evidence for Child Care Subsidies

w8820 Rebecca M. Blank
Can Equity and Efficiency Complement Each Other?

w8812 Janet Currie
John Fahr

Medicaid Managed Care: Effects on Children's Medicaid Coverage and Utilization

w8786 Marianne E. Page
Ann Huff Stevens

Will You Miss Me When I Am Gone? The Economic Consequences of Absent Parents

w8784 Marianne P. Bitler
Jonah B. Gelbach
Hilary W. Hoynes

The Impact of Welfare Reform on Living Arrangements

w8749 Robert Moffitt
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program


2001
w8625 Jeffrey B. Liebman
Redistribution in the Current U.S. Social Security System

w8546 Hilary Hoynes
Richard Blundell

Has "In-Work" Benefit Reform Helped the Labour Market?

w8514 David Card
Andrew K. G. Hildreth
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

The Measurement of Medicaid Coverage in the SIPP: Evidence from California, 1990-1996

w8444 David Card
Charles Michalopoulos
Philip K. Robins

The Limits to Wage Growth: Measuring the Growth Rate of Wages For Recent Welfare Leavers

w8437 Rebecca M. Blank
David T. Ellwood

The Clinton Legacy for America's Poor

w8283 Price V. Fishback
William C. Horrace
Shawn Kantor

Do Federal Programs Affect Internal Migration? The Impact of New Deal Expenditures on Mobility During the Great Depression

w8253 Richard Dickens
David T. Ellwood

Whither Poverty in Great Britain and the United States? The Determinants of Changing Poverty and Whether Work Will Work

w8199 Robert I. Lerman
Elaine Sorensen

Child Support: Interaction Between Private and Public Transfers

w8153 Jeffrey Grogger
The Effects of Time Limits and Other Policy Changes on Welfare Use, Work, and Income Among Female-Headed Families

w8078 V. Joseph Hotz
John Karl Scholz

The Earned Income Tax Credit

w8062 Shlomo Yitzhaki
A Public Finance Approach to Assessing Poverty Alleviation


2000
w8007 V. Joseph Hotz
Guido W. Imbens
Jacob A. Klerman

The Long-Term Gains from GAIN: A Re-Analysis of the Impacts of the California GAIN Program

w7975 John Bound
Timothy Waidmann

Accounting for Recent Declines in Employment Rates among the Working-Aged Disabled

w7861 Martin Feldstein
Elena Ranguelova

Accumulated Pension Collars: A Market Approach to Reducing the Risk of Investment-Based Social Security Reform

w7844 Rajeev Dehejia
Was There a Riverside Miracle? A Framework for Evaluating Multi-Site Programs

w7767 Martin Feldstein
Andrew Samwick

Allocating Payroll Tax Revenue to Personal Retirement Accounts to Maintain Social Security Benefits and the Payroll Tax Rate

w7709 Jeff Grogger
Time Limits and Welfare Use

w7667 Janet Currie
Jeffrey Grogger

Medicaid Expansions and Welfare Contractions: Offsetting Effects on Prenatal Care and Infant Health?

w7627 Robert F. Schoeni
Rebecca M. Blank

What has Welfare Reform Accomplished? Impacts on Welfare Participation, Employment, Income, Poverty, and Family Structure

w7599 David Neumark
William Wascher

Using the EITC to Help Poor Families: New Evidence and a Comparision with the Minimum Wage

w7583 Robert J. Lemke
Ann Dryden Witte
Magaly Queralt
Robert Witt

Child Care and the Welfare to Work Transition

w7574 Kathleen McGarry
Guaranteed Income: SSI and the Well-Being of the Elderly Poor

w7522 Phillip B. Levine
David J. Zimmerman

Children's Welfare Exposure and Subsequent Development

w7519 David Neumark
Mark Schweitzer
William Wascher

The Effects of Minimum Wages Throughout the Wage Distribution

w7492 Martin Feldstein
Jeffrey Liebman

The Distributional Effects of an Investment-Based Social Security System

w7491 Bruce D. Meyer
Dan T. Rosenbaum

Making Single Mothers Work: Recent Tax and Welfare Policy and its Effects


1999
w7401 Anne Case
I-Fen Lin
Sara McLanahan

How Hungry is the Selfish Gene?

w7363 Bruce D. Meyer
Dan T. Rosenbaum

Welfare, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and the Labor Supply of Single Mothers

w7353 Jeff Grogger
Charles Michalopoulos

Welfare Dynamics Under Time Limits

w7343 Christina Paxson
Jane Waldfogel

Work, Welfare, and Child Maltreatment

w7240 Thomas J. Nechyba
Social Approval, Values, and AFDC: A Re-Examination of the Illegitimacy Debate

w7188 Hilary Hoynes
The Employment, Earnings, and Income of Less Skilled Workers Over the Business Cycle

w7038 Robert J. Barro
Inequality, Growth, and Investment

w6998 Rebecca M. Blank
David Card
Philip K. Robins

Financial Incentives for Increasing Work and Income Among Low-Income Families

w6995 Robert A. Moffitt
Demographic Change and Public Assistance Expenditures

w6989 Julia Lynn Coronado
Don Fullerton
Thomas Glass

Distributional Impacts of Proposed Changes to the Social Security System

w6954 Rajeev Dehejia
Program Evaluation as a Decision Problem


1998
w6798 Ann Dryden Witte
Magaly Queralt
Tasneem Chipty
Harriet Griesinger

Unintended Consequences? Welfare Reform and the Working Poor

w6793 Christina D. Romer
David H. Romer

Monetary Policy and the Well-Being of the Poor

w6782 Pierre-Richard Agenor
Joshua Aizenman

Volatility and the Welfare Costs of Financial Market Integration

w6732 Thomas Lemieux
W. Bentley MacLeod

Supply Side Hysterisis: The Case of the Canadian Unemployment InsuranceSystem

w6536 David Neumark
Mark Schweitzer
William Wascher

The Effects of Minimum Wages on the Distribution of Family Incomes: A Non-Parametric Analysis

w6527 Esel Y. Yazici
Robert Kaestner

Medicaid Expansions and The Crowding Out of Private Health Insurance

w6489 Cynthia K. Gustafson
Phillip B. Levine

Less-Skilled Workers, Welfare Reform, and the Unemployment Insurance System

w6449 David Card
Philip K. Robins
Winston Lin

Would Financial Incentives for Leaving Welfare Lead Some People to Stay on Welfare Longer? An Experimental Evaluation of 'Entry Effects' in the SSP

w6362 Janet Currie
Duncan Thomas

School Quality and the Longer-Term Effects of Head Start


1997
w6343 Rebecca M. Blank
What Causes Public Assistance Caseloads to Grow?

w6305 Janet Currie
Aaron Yelowitz

Are Public Housing Projects Good for Kids?

w6303 David Neumark
Elizabeth Powers

The Effect of Means-Tested Income Support for the Elderly on Pre-Retirement Saving: Evidence from the SSI Program in the U.S.

w6175 George J. Borjas
Glenn T. Sueyoshi

Ethnicity and the Intergenerational Transmission of Welfare Dependency

w6047 Jeff Grogger
Stephen G. Bronars

The Effect of Welfare Payments on the Marriage and Fertility Behavior of Unwed Mothers: Results from a Twins Experiment

w5988 Richard V. Burkhauser
Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Stephen E. Rhody

Labor Earnings Mobility and Inequality in the United States and Germany During the Growth Years of the 1980s


1996
w5805 Janet Currie
Duncan Thomas

Does Head Start Help Hispanic Children?

w5774 Robert Moffitt
David Ribar
Mark Wilhelm

The Decline of Welfare Benefits in the U.S.: The Role of Wage Inequality

t0203 Steven N. Durlauf
Statistical Mechanics Approaches to Socioeconomic Behavior

w5701 David Card
Philip K. Robins

Do Financial Incentives Encourage Welfare Recipients to Work? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation of the Self-Sufficiency Project

w5655 Patrick J. Bayer
B. Douglas Bernheim
John Karl Scholz

The Effects of Financial Education in the Workplace: Evidence from a Survey of Employers

w5644 Hilary Williamson Hoynes
Work, Welfare, and Family Structure: What Have We Learned?

w5643 Hilary Williamson Hoynes
Local Labor Markets and Welfare Spells: Do Demand Conditions Matter?

w5555 Robert Kaestner
Drug Use and AFDC Participation: Is There a Connection?


1995
w5390 Ann Huff Stevens
Climbing Out of Poverty, Falling Back In: Measuring the Persistence of Poverty over Multiple Spells

w5388 Janet Currie
Do Children of Immigrants Make Differential Use of Public Health Insurance?

w5315 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Daniel T. Slesnick

Unemployment Insurance and Household Welfare: Microeconomic Evidence 1980-93

w5296 Angus Deaton
Christina Paxson

Measuring Poverty Among the Elderly

w5251 Lars E.O. Svensson
Optimal Inflation Targets, `Conservative' Central Banks, and Linear Inflation Contracts

w5250 Kathleen McGarry
Factors Determining Participation of the Elderly in SSI

w5240 Janet Currie
Duncan Thomas

Race, Children's Cognitive Achievement and The Bell Curve

w5230 Sanders Korenman
Christopher Winship

A Reanalysis of The Bell Curve

w5163 David M. Cutler
Edward L. Glaeser

Are Ghettos Good or Bad?

w5158 Nada Eissa
Jeffrey B. Liebman

Labor Supply Response to the Earned Income Tax Credit


1994
w4884 R. Glenn Hubbard
Jonathan Skinner
Stephen P. Zeldes

Precautionary Saving and Social Insurance


1993
w4539 Janet Currie
Welfare and the Well-Being of Children: The Relative Effectiveness of Cash and In-Kind Transfers

w4429 Rebecca M. Blank
Patricia Ruggles

When Do Women Use AFDC & Food Stamps? The Dynamics of Eligibility vs. Participation

w4407 Hilary Hoynes
Welfare Transfers in Two-Parent Families: Labor Supply and Welfare Participation Under AFDC-UP

w4406 Janet Currie
Duncan Thomas

Does Head Start Make a Difference?

w4338 Rebecca M. Blank
Richard B. Freeman

Evaluating the Connection Between Social Protection and Economic Flexib ility


1992
w3964 David M. Cutler
Lawrence F. Katz

Rising Inequality? Changes in the Distribution of Income and Consumption in the 1980s


1991
w3920 Lawrence J. Christiano
Martin Eichenbaum

Identification and the Liquidity Effect of a Monetary Policy Shock

w3878 Rebecca M. Blank
Why Were Poverty Rates So High in the 1980s?

w3832 Janet Currie
Nancy Cole

Does Participation in Transfer Programs During Pregnancy Improve Birth Weight?


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