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NBER Papers in Child Welfare


2015
w21409 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Petter Lundborg
Kaveh Majlesi

Poor Little Rich Kids? The Determinants of the Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth

w21402 Hitoshi Shigeoka
School Entry Cutoff Date and the Timing of Births

w21399 Bruce D. Meyer
Wallace K.C. Mok
James X. Sullivan

Household Surveys in Crisis

w21393 Markus Nagler
Marc Piopiunik
Martin R. West

Weak Markets, Strong Teachers: Recession at Career Start and Teacher Effectiveness

w21368 Sandra E. Black
Kalena E. Cortes
Jane Arnold Lincove

Apply Yourself: Racial and Ethnic Differences in College Application

w21361 Pablo Celhay
Paul Gertler
Paula Giovagnoli
Christel Vermeersch

Long Run Effects of Temporary Incentives on Medical Care Productivity

w21360 Stefano DellaVigna
Eliana La Ferrara

Economic and Social Impacts of the Media

w21359 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Ayushi Narayan

Who Needs a Fracking Education? The Educational Response to Low-Skill Biased Technological Change

w21354 Prashant Bharadwaj
Petter Lundborg
Dan-Olof Rooth

Birth Weight in the Long Run

w21353 Prashant Bharadwaj
Petter Lundborg
Dan-Olof Rooth

Health and Unemployment during Macroeconomic Crises

w21340 Hilary W. Hoynes
Ankur J. Patel

Effective Policy for Reducing Inequality? The Earned Income Tax Credit and the Distribution of Income

w21337 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

Healthy(?), Wealthy and Wise: Birth Order and Adult Health

w21332 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Petter Lundborg
Kaveh Majlesi

On the Origins of Risk-Taking

w21324 Rebecca Dizon-Ross
Pascaline Dupas
Jonathan Robinson

Governance and the Effectiveness of Public Health Subsidies

w21311 Benjamin Hansen
Joseph J. Sabia
Daniel I. Rees

Cigarette Taxes and Youth Smoking: Updated Estimates Using YRBS Data

w21302 Renfu Luo
Grant Miller
Scott Rozelle
Sean Sylvia
Marcos Vera-Hernández

Can Bureaucrats Really Be Paid Like CEOs? School Administrator Incentives for Anemia Reduction in Rural China

w21301 Siqi Zheng
Cong Sun
Matthew E. Kahn

Self-Protection Investment Exacerbates Air Pollution Exposure Inequality in Urban China

w21295 Eric A. Hanushek
Jens Ruhose
Ludger Woessmann

Human Capital Quality and Aggregate Income Differences: Development Accounting for U.S. States

w21275 Jason M. Lindo
Analisa Packham

How Much Can Expanding Access to Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives Reduce Teen Birth Rates?

w21240 Prashant Bharadwaj
Mallesh M. Pai
Agne Suziedelyte

Mental Health Stigma

w21232 Dario Cestau
Dennis Epple
Holger Sieg

Admitting Students to Selective Education Programs: Merit, Profiling, and Affirmative Action

w21229 Melissa S. Kearney
Phillip B. Levine

Early Childhood Education by MOOC: Lessons from Sesame Street

w21217 Nathaniel G. Hilger
The Great Escape: Intergenerational Mobility Since 1940

w21209 Mark Duggan
Melissa S. Kearney
Stephanie Rennane

The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Program

w21208 Matthew E. Kahn
Kyle Barron

The Political Economy of State and Local Investment in Pre-K Programs

w21206 Alison Evans Cuellar
Dhaval M. Dave

Causal Effects of Mental Health Treatment on Education Outcomes for Youth in the Justice System

w21184 Michael Geruso
Dean Spears

Neighborhood Sanitation and Infant Mortality

w21178 Sara B. Heller
Anuj K. Shah
Jonathan Guryan
Jens Ludwig
Sendhil Mullainathan
Harold A. Pollack

Thinking, Fast and Slow? Some Field Experiments to Reduce Crime and Dropout in Chicago

w21157 Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Solomon M. Hsiang
Matthew J. Neidell

Temperature and Human Capital in the Short- and Long-Run

w21156 Raj Chetty
Nathaniel Hendren
Lawrence F. Katz

The Effects of Exposure to Better Neighborhoods on Children: New Evidence from the Moving to Opportunity Experiment

w21138 Adriana D. Kugler
Santosh Kumar

Preference for Boys, Family Size and Educational Attainment in India

w21101 Lauren E. Jones
Kevin S. Milligan
Mark Stabile

Child Cash Benefits and Family Expenditures: Evidence from the National Child Benefit

w21071 Robert Collinson
Ingrid Gould Ellen
Jens Ludwig

Low-Income Housing Policy

w21063 Pedro Carneiro
Oswald Koussihouèdé
Nathalie Lahire
Costas Meghir
Corina Mommaerts

Decentralizing Education Resources: School Grants in Senegal

w21057 Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

U.S. Food and Nutrition Programs

w21055 Seth Gershenson
Erdal Tekin

The Effect of Community Traumatic Events on Student Achievement: Evidence from the Beltway Sniper Attacks

w21053 Gary Solon
What Do We Know So Far about Multigenerational Mobility?

w21049 Dhaval M. Dave
Robert Kaestner
George L. Wehby

Does Medicaid Coverage for Pregnant Women Affect Prenatal Health Behaviors?

w21038 James P. Ziliak
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

w21036 Seema Jayachandran
Rohini Pande

Why Are Indian Children So Short?

w21023 Elizabeth M. Caucutt
Lance Lochner
Youngmin Park

Correlation, Consumption, Confusion, or Constraints: Why do Poor Children Perform so Poorly?

w20997 Paul Gertler
Manisha Shah
Maria Laura Alzua
Lisa Cameron
Sebastian Martinez
Sumeet Patil

How Does Health Promotion Work? Evidence From The Dirty Business of Eliminating Open Defecation

w20983 Victor Lavy
Teachers’ Pay for Performance in the Long-Run: Effects on Students’ Educational and Labor Market Outcomes in Adulthood

w20965 Orazio Attanasio
Sarah Cattan
Emla Fitzsimons
Costas Meghir
Marta Rubio-Codina

Estimating the Production Function for Human Capital: Results from a Randomized Control Trial in Colombia

w20929 Laura R. Wherry
Sarah Miller
Robert Kaestner
Bruce D. Meyer

Childhood Medicaid Coverage and Later Life Health Care Utilization

w20918 Jonathan Guryan
James S. Kim
Kyung Park

Motivation and Incentives in Education: Evidence from a Summer Reading Experiment

w20909 Victor Lavy
Edith Sand

On The Origins of Gender Human Capital Gaps: Short and Long Term Consequences of Teachers’ Stereotypical Biases

w20895 C. Justin Cook
Jason M. Fletcher

Understanding Heterogeneity in the Effects of Birth Weight on Adult Cognition and Wages

w20847 C. Kirabo Jackson
Rucker C. Johnson
Claudia Persico

The Effects of School Spending on Educational and Economic Outcomes: Evidence from School Finance Reforms

w20843 Victor Lavy
Long Run Effects of Free School Choice: College Attainment, Employment, Earnings, and Social Outcomes at Adulthood

w20835 David W. Brown
Amanda E. Kowalski
Ithai Z. Lurie

Medicaid as an Investment in Children: What is the Long-Term Impact on Tax Receipts?


2014
w20811 Anirban Basu
Andrew M. Jones
Pedro Rosa Dias

The Roles of Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills in Moderating the Effects of Mixed-Ability Schools on Long-Term Health

w20810 Alexander Gelber
Adam Isen
Judd B. Kessler

The Effects of Youth Employment: Evidence from New York City Summer Youth Employment Program Lotteries

w20802 John P. Papay
Richard J. Murnane
John B. Willett

Income-based Inequality in Educational Outcomes: Learning from State Longitudinal Data Systems

w20800 Joshua Angrist
David Autor
Sally Hudson
Amanda Pallais

Leveling Up: Early Results from a Randomized Evaluation of Post-Secondary Aid

w20792 Atila Abdulkadiroğlu
Joshua D. Angrist
Peter D. Hull
Parag A. Pathak

Charters Without Lotteries: Testing Takeovers in New Orleans and Boston

w20788 Muriel Niederle
Gender

w20784 Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
Michael Kremer

Education, HIV, and Early Fertility: Experimental Evidence from Kenya

w20781 Joseph G. Altonji
Richard K. Mansfield

Group-Average Observables as Controls for Sorting on Unobservables When Estimating Group Treatment Effects: the Case of School and Neighborhood Effects

w20773 Marinho Bertanha
Guido W. Imbens

External Validity in Fuzzy Regression Discontinuity Designs

w20764 Resul Cesur
Bahadir Dursun
Naci Mocan

The Impact of Education on Health and Health Behavior in a Middle-Income, Low-Education Country

w20763 Richard Akresh
German Daniel Caruso
Harsha Thirumurthy

Medium-Term Health Impacts of Shocks Experienced In Utero and After Birth: Evidence from Detailed Geographic Information on War Exposure

w20757 Junjian Yi
James J. Heckman
Junsen Zhang
Gabriella Conti

Early Health Shocks, Intrahousehold Resource Allocation, and Child Outcomes

w20756 Robin L. Lumsdaine
Stephanie J.C. Vermeer

Retirement Timing of Women and the Role of Care Responsibilities for Grandchildren

w20749 Tim Kautz
James J. Heckman
Ron Diris
Bas ter Weel
Lex Borghans

Fostering and Measuring Skills: Improving Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills to Promote Lifetime Success

w20727 Eric A. Hanushek
Marc Piopiunik
Simon Wiederhold

The Value of Smarter Teachers: International Evidence on Teacher Cognitive Skills and Student Performance

w20723 Marie Louise Schultz-Nielsen
Erdal Tekin
Jane Greve

Labor Market Effects of Intrauterine Exposure to Nutritional Deficiency: Evidence from Administrative Data on Muslim Immigrants in Denmark

w20722 Soohyung Lee
Lesley J. Turner
Seokjin Woo
Kyunghee Kim

All or Nothing? The Impact of School and Classroom Gender Composition on Effort and Academic Achievement

w20714 Leonardo Bursztyn
Robert Jensen

How Does Peer Pressure Affect Educational Investments?

w20689 Jonathan Guryan
James S. Kim
David M. Quinn

Does Reading During the Summer Build Reading Skills? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in 463 Classrooms

w20662 Prashant Bharadwaj
Joshua Graff Zivin
Matthew Gibson
Christopher A. Neilson

Gray Matters: Fetal Pollution Exposure and Human Capital Formation

w20659 Benjamin N. York
Susanna Loeb

One Step at a Time: The Effects of an Early Literacy Text Messaging Program for Parents of Preschoolers

w20657 Andrew Bacher-Hicks
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

Validating Teacher Effect Estimates Using Changes in Teacher Assignments in Los Angeles

w20648 Victor Lavy
Avraham Ebenstein
Sefi Roth

The Impact of Short Term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution on Cognitive Performance and Human Capital Formation

w20647 Victor Lavy
Avraham Ebenstein
Sefi Roth

The Long Run Human Capital and Economic Consequences of High-Stakes Examinations

w20609 Adam M. Lavecchia
Heidi Liu
Philip Oreopoulos

Behavioral Economics of Education: Progress and Possibilities

w20599 Nils Wernerfelt
David Slusky
Richard Zeckhauser

Second Trimester Sunlight and Asthma: Evidence from Two Independent Studies

w20586 Grant Miller
Kimberly Singer Babiarz

Family Planning: Program Effects

w20557 Naci Mocan
Luiza Pogorelova

Compulsory Schooling Laws and Formation of Beliefs: Education, Religion and Superstition

w20539 Kenneth Y. Chay
Jonathan Guryan
Bhashkar Mazumder

Early Life Environment and Racial Inequality in Education and Earnings in the United States

w20525 Alice Chen
Emily Oster
Heidi Williams

Why is Infant Mortality Higher in the US than in Europe?

w20509 Bruce Meyer
Nikolas Mittag

Misclassification in Binary Choice Models

w20434 Marianne P. Bitler
Hilary W. Hoynes
Thurston Domina

Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start

w20430 Philip Oreopoulos
Robert S. Brown
Adam M. Lavecchia

Pathways to Education: An Integrated Approach to Helping At-Risk High School Students

w20413 Charles L. Baum
Christopher J. Ruhm

The Changing Benefits of Early Work Experience

w20400 Janet Currie
Ishita Rajani

Within-Mother Estimates of the Effects of WIC on Birth Outcomes in New York City

w20384 Byungkyu Lee
Dalton Conley

Does the Gender of Offspring Affect Parental Political Orientation?

w20380 Seema Jayachandran
The Roots of Gender Inequality in Developing Countries

w20368 Janet Currie
Hannes Schwandt

The 9/11 Dust Cloud and Pregnancy Outcomes: A Reconsideration

w20366 Jessica Wolpaw Reyes
Lead Exposure and Behavior: Effects on Antisocial and Risky Behavior among Children and Adolescents

w20332 D. Mark Anderson
Benjamin Hansen
Daniel I. Rees

Medical Marijuana Laws and Teen Marijuana Use

w20318 Brigitte C. Madrian
Applying Insights from Behavioral Economics to Policy Design

w20308 Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Mary Zaki

Expanding the School Breakfast Program: Impacts on Children's Consumption, Nutrition and Health

w20279 Brian Beach
Joseph Ferrie
Martin Saavedra
Werner Troesken

Typhoid Fever, Water Quality, and Human Capital Formation

w20272 Seema Jayachandran
Fertility Decline and Missing Women

w20214 Matthias Doepke
Fabrizio Zilibotti

Parenting with Style: Altruism and Paternalism in Intergenerational Preference Transmission

w20195 Melissa S. Kearney
Phillip B. Levine

Income Inequality, Social Mobility, and the Decision to Drop Out of High School

w20191 Pierre-André Chiappori
Costas Meghir

Intrahousehold Inequality

w20189 Pierre-André Chiappori
Costas Meghir

Intra-household Welfare

w20164 Brian Jacob
Max Kapustin
Jens Ludwig

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

w20178 Sarah Cohodes
Daniel Grossman
Samuel Kleiner
Michael F. Lovenheim

The Effect of Child Health Insurance Access on Schooling: Evidence from Public Insurance Expansions

w20173 Joshua D. Angrist
Erich Battistin
Daniela Vuri

In a Small Moment: Class Size and Moral Hazard in the Mezzogiorno

w20169 Marianne P. Bitler
Madeline Zavodny

Medicaid: A Review of the Literature

w20166 Ming-Jen Lin
Elaine M. Liu

Does in utero Exposure to Illness Matter? The 1918 Influenza Epidemic in Taiwan as a Natural Experiment

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

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

The Long Term Impact of Cash Transfers to Poor Families

w19979 Sandra Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell Salvanes

Does grief transfer across generations? In-utero deaths and child outcomes

w19971 James J. Heckman
John Eric Humphries
Greg Veramendi
Sergio S. Urzua

Education, Health and Wages

w19940 George Wehby
Breastfeeding and Child Disability: A Comparison of Siblings from the United States

w19925 James J. Heckman
Stefano Mosso

The Economics of Human Development and Social Mobility

w19915 Hugh Macartney
The Dynamic Effects of Educational Accountability

w19881 Alan Barreca
Karen Clay
Joel Tarr

Coal, Smoke, and Death: Bituminous Coal and American Home Heating

w19874 Alberto Bisin
Kyle Hyndman

Present-Bias, Procrastination and Deadlines in a Field Experiment

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

w19858 Adam Isen
Maya Rossin-Slater
W. Reed Walker

Every Breath You Take - Every Dollar You'll Make: The Long-Term Consequences of the Clean Air Act of 1970

w19844 Raj Chetty
Nathaniel Hendren
Patrick Kline
Emmanuel Saez
Nicholas Turner

Is the United States Still a Land of Opportunity? Recent Trends in Intergenerational Mobility

w19843 Raj Chetty
Nathaniel Hendren
Patrick Kline
Emmanuel Saez

Where is the Land of Opportunity? The Geography of Intergenerational Mobility in the United States

w19839 Stephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder
George L. Wehby
Sarah Lewis
Luisa Zuccolo

Alcohol Exposure In Utero and Child Academic Achievement

w19836 Dayanand S. Manoli
Nicholas Turner

Cash-on-Hand & College Enrollment: Evidence from Population Tax Data and Policy Nonlinearities

w19803 David J. Deming
Using School Choice Lotteries to Test Measures of School Effectiveness

w19795 Melissa S. Kearney
Phillip B. Levine

Media Influences on Social Outcomes: The Impact of MTV's 16 and Pregnant on Teen Childbearing

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?


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