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NBER Papers in Child Welfare


2016
w22682 Marianne Bitler
Hilary Hoynes
Elira Kuka

Child Poverty, the Great Recession, and the Social Safety Net in the United States

w22681 Lorenzo N. Almada
Rusty Tchernis

Measuring Effects of SNAP on Obesity at the Intensive Margin

w22671 Robert French
Philip Oreopoulos

Applying Behavioral Economics to Public Policy in Canada

w22668 Stuart Gabriel
Owen Hearey
Matthew E. Kahn
Ryan K. Vaughn

Public School Quality Valuation Over the Business Cycle

w22657 Eric A. Hanushek
Guido Schwerdt
Simon Wiederhold
Ludger Woessmann

Coping with Change: International Differences in the Returns to Skills

w22640 Michael Levere
Gayatri Acharya
Prashant Bharadwaj

The Role of Information and Cash Transfers on Early Childhood Development: Evidence from Nepal

w22630 Philip Oreopoulos
Uros Petronijevic

Student Coaching: How Far Can Technology Go?

w22629 Graham Beattie
Jean-William P. Laliberté
Philip Oreopoulos

Thrivers and Divers: Using Non-Academic Measures to Predict College Success and Failure

w22611 Ozkan Eren
Naci Mocan

Emotional Judges and Unlucky Juveniles

w22559 Jane Arnold Lincove
Kalena E. Cortes

Match or Mismatch? Automatic Admissions and College Preferences of Low- and High-Income Students

w22558 Anna Aizer
Janet Currie
Peter Simon
Patrick Vivier

Do Low Levels of Blood Lead Reduce Children's Future Test Scores?

w22549 Simon Halphen Boserup
Wojciech Kopczuk
Claus Thustrup Kreiner

Born with a Silver Spoon? Danish Evidence on Wealth Inequality in Childhood

w22542 Diane Alexander
Janet Currie

Are Publicly Insured Children Less Likely to be Admitted to Hospital than the Privately Insured (and Does it Matter)?

w22541 David Figlio
Paola Giuliano
Umut Özek
Paola Sapienza

Long-Term Orientation and Educational Performance

w22528 Sujata Visaria
Rajeev Dehejia
Melody M. Chao
Anirban Mukhopadhyay

Unintended Consequences of Rewards for Student Attendance: Results from a Field Experiment in Indian Classrooms

w22502 Will S. Dobbie
Roland G. Fryer
Jr

Charter Schools and Labor Market Outcomes

w22474 Katherine Michelmore
Susan Dynarski

The Gap within the Gap: Using Longitudinal Data to Understand Income Differences in Student Achievement

w22472 Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin
Jeffrey C. Schiman

Dynamic Effects of Teacher Turnover on the Quality of Instruction

w22465 Rasmus Landersø
James J. Heckman

The Scandinavian Fantasy: The Sources of Intergenerational Mobility in Denmark and the U.S.

w22464 Emily Oster
Does Disease Cause Vaccination? Disease Outbreaks and Vaccination Response

w22459 Ezra Golberstein
Gilbert Gonzales
Ellen Meara

Economic Conditions and Children's Mental Health

w22456 D. Mark Anderson
Ryan Brown
Kerwin Kofi Charles
Daniel I. Rees

The Effect of Occupational Licensing on Consumer Welfare: Early Midwifery Laws and Maternal Mortality

w22442 Francesco Agostinelli
Matthew Wiswall

Estimating the Technology of Children's Skill Formation

w22441 Francesco Agostinelli
Matthew Wiswall

Identification of Dynamic Latent Factor Models: The Implications of Re-Normalization in a Model of Child Development

w22398 C. Kirabo Jackson
Alexey Makarin

Simplifying Teaching: A Field Experiment with Online "Off-the-Shelf" Lessons

w22394 Marianne Page
Jessamyn Schaller
David Simon

The Effects of Aggregate and Gender-Specific Labor Demand Shocks on Child Health

w22393 Lauren L. Schmitz
Dalton Conley

The Effect of Vietnam-Era Conscription and Genetic Potential for Educational Attainment on Schooling Outcomes

w22390 Julia Chabrier
Sarah Cohodes
Philip Oreopoulos

What Can We Learn from Charter School Lotteries?

w22373 George Wehby
Dhaval Dave
Robert Kaestner

Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant Health

w22347 Eric Bettinger
Oded Gurantz
Laura Kawano
Bruce Sacerdote

The Long Run Impacts of Merit Aid: Evidence from California’s Cal Grant

w22339 James J. Heckman
Chase O. Corbin

Capabilities and Skills

w22323 Marcella Alsan
Marianne Wanamaker

Tuskegee and the Health of Black Men

w22322 Kasey S. Buckles
Daniel M. Hungerman

The Incidental Fertility Effects of School Condom Distribution Programs

w22320 Philip Oreopoulos
Reuben Ford

Keeping College Options Open: A Field Experiment to Help All High School Seniors Through the College Application Process

w22309 Robert A. Pollak
Marriage Market Equilibrium

w22291 James J. Heckman
John Eric Humphries
Gregory Veramendi

Returns to Education: The Causal Effects of Education on Earnings, Health and Smoking

w22267 David Autor
David Figlio
Krzysztof Karbownik
Jeffrey Roth
Melanie Wasserman

Family Disadvantage and the Gender Gap in Behavioral and Educational Outcomes

w22263 Claudia Persico
David Figlio
Jeffrey Roth

Inequality Before Birth: The Developmental Consequences of Environmental Toxicants

w22262 Umut Özek
David N. Figlio

Cross-Generational Differences in Educational Outcomes in the Second Great Wave of Immigration

w22235 Pascaline Dupas
Edward Miguel

Impacts and Determinants of Health Levels in Low-Income Countries

w22233 Jessica Leight
Elaine M. Liu

Maternal Education, Parental Investment and Non-Cognitive Skills in Rural China

w22229 Petra Persson
Maya Rossin-Slater

Family Ruptures, Stress, and the Mental Health of the Next Generation

w22227 Maya Rossin-Slater
Miriam Wüst

Parental Responses to Child Support Obligations: Evidence from Administrative Data

w22226 C. Kirabo Jackson
What Do Test Scores Miss? The Importance of Teacher Effects on Non-Test Score Outcomes

w22222 C. Kirabo Jackson
The Effect of Single-Sex Education on Academic Outcomes and Crime: Fresh Evidence from Low-Performing Schools in Trinidad and Tobago

w22213 Molly Frean
Jonathan Gruber
Benjamin D. Sommers

Premium Subsidies, the Mandate, and Medicaid Expansion: Coverage Effects of the Affordable Care Act

w22199 Janet Currie
Hannes Schwandt

Mortality Inequality: The Good News from a County-Level Approach

w22168 Jason Fletcher
Barbara L. Wolfe

The Importance of Family Income in the Formation and Evolution of Non-Cognitive Skills in Childhood

w22155 Karen Clay
Joshua Lewis
Edson Severnini

Canary in a Coal Mine: Infant Mortality, Property Values, and Tradeoffs Associated with Mid-20th Century Air Pollution

w22130 Roland G. Fryer
Jr

The Production of Human Capital in Developed Countries: Evidence from 196 Randomized Field Experiments

w22126 Michael J. Kottelenberg
Steven F. Lehrer

Targeted or Universal Coverage? Assessing Heterogeneity in the Effects of Universal Childcare

w22112 Ofer Malamud
Cristian Pop-Eleches
Miguel Urquiola

Interactions Between Family and School Environments: Evidence on Dynamic Complementarities?

w22107 Steven D. Levitt
John A. List
Sally Sadoff

The Effect of Performance-Based Incentives on Educational Achievement: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

w22080 Hilary Hoynes
Jesse Rothstein

Tax Policy Toward Low-Income Families

w22078 Shelly Lundberg
Robert A. Pollak
Jenna E. Stearns

Family Inequality: Diverging Patterns in Marriage, Cohabitation, and Childbearing

w22072 Matthias Doepke
Fabian Kindermann

Bargaining over Babies: Theory, Evidence, and Policy Implications

w22049 Taryn Dinkelman
Martine Mariotti

The Long Run Effects of Labor Migration on Human Capital Formation in Communities of Origin

w22030 Michael F. Lovenheim
Randall Reback
Leigh Wedenoja

How Does Access to Health Care Affect Teen Fertility and High School Dropout Rates? Evidence from School-based Health Centers

w22013 Brian Jacob
Susan Dynarski
Kenneth Frank
Barbara Schneider

Are Expectations Alone Enough? Estimating the Effect of a Mandatory College-Prep Curriculum in Michigan

w22011 Julien Lafortune
Jesse Rothstein
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

School Finance Reform and the Distribution of Student Achievement

w22003 Briggs Depew
Ozkan Eren
Naci Mocan

Judges, Juveniles and In-group Bias

w21995 Pierre Azoulay
Ina Ganguli
Joshua S. Graff Zivin

The Mobility of Elite Life Scientists: Professional and Personal Determinants

w21962 Stephen B. Billings
David J. Deming
Stephen L. Ross

Partners in Crime: Schools, Neighborhoods and the Formation of Criminal Networks

w21961 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Jonah Rockoff

Using Lagged Outcomes to Evaluate Bias in Value-Added Models

w21946 Mikael Lindahl
Evelina Lundberg
Mårten Palme
Emilia Simeonova

Parental Influences on Health and Longevity: Lessons from a Large Sample of Adoptees

w21936 Raj Chetty
Nathaniel Hendren
Frina Lin
Jeremy Majerovitz
Benjamin Scuderi

Childhood Environment and Gender Gaps in Adulthood

w21929 John Cawley
Andrew S. Hanks
David R. Just
Brian Wansink

Incentivizing Nutritious Diets: A Field Experiment of Relative Price Changes and How They are Framed

w21922 Melinda Adnot
Thomas Dee
Veronica Katz
James Wyckoff

Teacher Turnover, Teacher Quality, and Student Achievement in DCPS

w21908 David H. Autor
David N. Figlio
Krzysztof Karbownik
Jeffrey Roth
Melanie Wasserman

School Quality and the Gender Gap in Educational Achievement

w21895 Beth E. Schueler
Joshua Goodman
David J. Deming

Can States Take Over and Turn Around School Districts? Evidence from Lawrence, Massachusetts

w21894 Victor Lavy
Analia Schlosser
Adi Shany

Out of Africa: Human Capital Consequences of In Utero Conditions


2015
w21835 Hugh Macartney
Robert McMillan
Uros Petronijevic

Incentive Design in Education: An Empirical Analysis

w21824 Chinhui Juhn
Yona Rubinstein
C. Andrew Zuppann

The Quantity-Quality Trade-off and the Formation of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills

w21809 Richard H. Steckel
Garrett Senney

Historical Origins of a Major Killer: Cardiovascular Disease in the American South

w21806 Joppe de Ree
Karthik Muralidharan
Menno Pradhan
Halsey Rogers

Double for Nothing? Experimental Evidence on the Impact of an Unconditional Teacher Salary Increase on Student Performance in Indonesia

w21770 Eric A. Hanushek
Jens Ruhose
Ludger Woessmann

Economic Gains for U.S. States from Educational Reform

w21766 Sneha Elango
Jorge Luis García
James J. Heckman
Andrés Hojman

Early Childhood Education

w21747 Ann Bartel
Maya Rossin-Slater
Christopher Ruhm
Jenna Stearns
Jane Waldfogel

Paid Family Leave, Fathers’ Leave-Taking, and Leave-Sharing in Dual-Earner Households

w21745 Jessamyn Schaller
Mariana Zerpa

Short-run Effects of Parental Job Loss on Child Health

w21740 Orazio Attanasio
Costas Meghir
Emily Nix

Human Capital Development and Parental Investment in India

w21717 Ingvild Almås
Alex Armand
Orazio Attanasio
Pedro Carneiro

Measuring and Changing Control: Women’s Empowerment and Targeted Transfers

w21687 Daniel M. Hungerman
Kevin Rinz

Where Does Voucher Funding Go? How Large-Scale Subsidy Programs Affect Private-School Revenue, Enrollment, and Prices

w21681 Alan Barreca
Olivier Deschenes
Melanie Guldi

Maybe Next Month? Temperature Shocks, Climate Change, and Dynamic Adjustments in Birth Rates

w21677 Quy-Toan Do
Andrei A. Levchenko
Claudio Raddatz

Comparative Advantage, International Trade, and Fertility

w21676 Bruce D. Meyer
Nikolas Mittag

Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data to Better Measure Income: Implications for Poverty, Program Effectiveness and Holes in the Safety Net

w21663 James Bisbee
Rajeev Dehejia
Cristian Pop-Eleches
Cyrus Samii

Local Instruments, Global Extrapolation: External Validity of the Labor Supply-Fertility Local Average Treatment Effect

w21658 Patrick Kline
Christopher Walters

Evaluating Public Programs with Close Substitutes: The Case of Head Start

w21643 Brian Jacob
When Evidence is Not Enough: Findings from a Randomized Evaluation of Evidence-Based Literacy Instruction (EBLI)

w21631 Miguel Sarzosa
Sergio Urzúa

Bullying among Adolescents: The Role of Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills

w21613 Deokrye Baek
Duha T. Altindag
Naci Mocan

Chinese Yellow Dust and Korean Infant Health

w21610 Thomas S. Dee
Hans Henrik Sievertsen

The Gift of Time? School Starting Age and Mental Health

w21602 Susan E. Mayer
Ariel Kalil
Philip Oreopoulos
Sebastian Gallegos

Using Behavioral Insights to Increase Parental Engagement: The Parents and Children Together (PACT) Intervention

w21592 David N. Figlio
Krzysztof Karbownik
Kjell G. Salvanes

Education Research and Administrative Data

w21571 Michael Baker
Jonathan Gruber
Kevin Milligan

Non-Cognitive Deficits and Young Adult Outcomes: The Long-Run Impacts of a Universal Child Care Program

w21562 Randall Akee
Emilia Simeonova
E. Jane Costello
William Copeland

How Does Household Income Affect Child Personality Traits and Behaviors?

w21555 Chadwick C. Curtis
Steven Lugauer
Nelson C. Mark

Demographics and Aggregate Household Saving in Japan, China, and India

w21545 Jane Greve
Marie Louise Schultz-Nielsen
Erdal Tekin

Fetal Malnutrition And Academic Success: Evidence From Muslim Immigrants In Denmark

w21543 Manisha Shah
Bryce Millett Steinberg

Workfare and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from India

w21523 Dennis Epple
Richard E. Romano
Miguel Urquiola

School Vouchers: A Survey of the Economics Literature

w21510 Resul Cesur
Pınar Mine Güneş
Erdal Tekin
Aydogan Ulker

The Value of Socialized Medicine: The Impact of Universal Primary Healthcare Provision on Birth and Mortality Rates in Turkey

w21483 Norma B. Coe
Gopi Shah Goda
Courtney Harold Van Houtven

Family Spillovers of Long-Term Care Insurance

w21481 Manuela Angelucci
Silvia Prina
Heather Royer
Anya Samek

When Incentives Backfire: Spillover Effects in Food Choice

w21477 Roland G. Fryer
Jr.
Steven D. Levitt
John A. List

Parental Incentives and Early Childhood Achievement: A Field Experiment in Chicago Heights

w21470 Amy Ellen Schwartz
Jacob Leos-Urbel
Matthew Wiswall

Making Summer Matter: The Impact of Youth Employment on Academic Performance

w21465 John Cawley
David Frisvold

The Incidence of Taxes on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: The Case of Berkeley, California

w21459 Rajeev Dehejia
Cristian Pop-Eleches
Cyrus Samii

From Local to Global: External Validity in a Fertility Natural Experiment

w21454 Gabriella Conti
James J. Heckman
Rodrigo Pinto

The Effects of Two Influential Early Childhood Interventions on Health and Healthy Behaviors

w21440 Taryn Dinkelman
Long Run Health Repercussions of Drought Shocks: Evidence from South African Homelands

w21429 Diva Dhar
Tarun Jain
Seema Jayachandran

Intergenerational Transmission of Gender Attitudes: Evidence from India

w21425 Thomas Buchmueller
John C. Ham
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

The Medicaid Program

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 in the United States 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?


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