NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
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Children Archive


2012
w18664 Gabriella Conti
James J. Heckman

The Developmental Approach to Child and Adult Health

w18662 Joshua Angrist
Miikka Rokkanen

Wanna Get Away? RD Identification Away from the Cutoff

w18656 D. Mark Anderson
Resul Cesur
Erdal Tekin

Youth Depression and Future Criminal Behavior

w18648 Robert Bifulco
Jason M. Fletcher
Sun Jung Oh
Stephen L. Ross

Do Classmate Effects Fade Out?

w18639 Jason Fletcher
Barbara L. Wolfe

Increasing Our Understanding of the Health-Income Gradient in Children

w18624 C. Kirabo Jackson
Non-Cognitive Ability, Test Scores, and Teacher Quality: Evidence from 9th Grade Teachers in North Carolina

w18623 Eric V. Edmonds
Maheshwor Shrestha

The Impact of Minimum Age of Employment Regulation on Child Labor and Schooling: Evidence from UNICEF MICS Countries

w18581 James J. Heckman
Rodrigo Pinto
Peter A. Savelyev

Understanding the Mechanisms through Which an Influential Early Childhood Program Boosted Adult Outcomes

w18576 Thomas Buser
Muriel Niederle
Hessel Oosterbeek

Gender, Competitiveness and Career Choices

w18551 Philip Oreopoulos
Ryan Dunn

Information and College Access: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

w18535 Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Douglas Almond

Long Run Impacts of Childhood Access to the Safety Net

w18493 Elizabeth M. Caucutt
Lance Lochner

Early and Late Human Capital Investments, Borrowing Constraints, and the Family

w18466 Gabriella Conti
James J. Heckman

The Economics of Child Well-Being

w18487 Stephen B. Billings
David J. Deming
Jonah E. Rockoff

School Segregation, Educational Attainment and Crime: Evidence from the end of busing in Charlotte-Mecklenburg

w18485 Steven J. Haider
Kathleen M. McGarry

Parental Investments in College and Later Cash Transfers

w18484 Magnus Carlsson
Gordon B. Dahl
Dan-Olof Rooth

The Effect of Schooling on Cognitive Skills

w18475 Gabriella Conti
Andrea Galeotti
Gerrit Mueller
Stephen Pudney

Popularity

w18464 Prashant Bharadwaj
Giacomo De Giorgi
David Hansen
Christopher Neilson

The Gender Gap in Mathematics: Evidence from Low- and Middle-Income Countries

w18439 Scott A. Imberman
Michael F. Lovenheim

Incentive Strength and Teacher Productivity: Evidence from a Group-Based Teacher Incentive Pay System

w18429 Anna Aizer
Flávio Cunha

The Production of Human Capital: Endowments, Investments and Fertility

w18422 Anna Aizer
Laura Stroud
Stephen Buka

Maternal Stress and Child Outcomes: Evidence from Siblings

w18419 Jesse Rothstein
Teacher Quality Policy When Supply Matters

w18371 Janet Currie
Tom Vogl

Early-Life Health and Adult Circumstance in Developing Countries

w18350 Eli Berman
Laurence R. Iannaccone
Giuseppe Ragusa

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

w18341 John Cawley
David Frisvold
Chad Meyerhoefer

The Impact of Physical Education on Obesity among Elementary School Children

w18332 Alexander M. Gelber
Matthew C. Weinzierl

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

w18327 Jessica Wolpaw Reyes
Lead Policy and Academic Performance: Insights from Massachusetts

w18324 Justine S. Hastings
Christopher A. Neilson
Seth D. Zimmerman

The Effect of School Choice on Intrinsic Motivation and Academic Outcomes

w18319 Tom Vogl
Marriage Institutions and Sibling Competition: Evidence from South Asia

w18318 Tom Vogl
Height, Skills, and Labor Market Outcomes in Mexico

w18309 Bruce D. Meyer
Laura R. Wherry

Saving Teens: Using a Policy Discontinuity to Estimate the Effects of Medicaid Eligibility

w18279 Jason Fletcher
Nicole L. Hair
Barbara L. Wolfe

Am I my Brother's Keeper? Sibling Spillover Effects: The Case of Developmental Disabilities and Externalizing Behavior

w18267 Olivier Deschenes
Michael Greenstone
Joseph S. Shapiro

Defensive Investments and the Demand for Air Quality: Evidence from the NOx Budget Program and Ozone Reductions

w18216 Jason M. Fletcher
Adolescent Depression and Adult Labor Market Outcomes

w18206 Hilary W. Hoynes
Douglas L. Miller
David Simon

Income, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Infant Health

w18200 Yaa Akosa Antwi
Asako S. Moriya
Kosali Simon

Effects of Federal Policy to Insure Young Adults: Evidence from the 2010 Affordable Care Act Dependent Coverage Mandate

w18198 Gordon B. Dahl
Katrine V. Løken
Magne Mogstad

Peer Effects in Program Participation

w18197 Aimee Chin
N. Meltem Daysal
Scott A. Imberman

Impact of Bilingual Education Programs on Limited English Proficient Students and Their Peers: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Texas

w18183 Evan Borkum
Fang He
Leigh L. Linden

The Effects of School Libraries on Language Skills: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in India

w18145 Costas Meghir
Mårten Palme
Marieke Schnabel

The Effect of Education Policy on Crime: An Intergenerational Perspective

w18121 James J. Heckman
Tim D. Kautz

Hard Evidence on Soft Skills

w18115 Harounan Kazianga
Dan Levy
Leigh L. Linden
Matt Sloan

The Effects of “Girl-Friendly” Schools: Evidence from the BRIGHT School Construction Program in Burkina Faso

w18100 James J. Heckman
Junjian Yi

Human Capital, Economic Growth, and Inequality in China

w18086 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Katrine V. Løken
Kjell G. Salvanes

Care or Cash? The Effect of Child Care Subsidies on Student Performance

w18070 Janet Currie
Maya Rossin-Slater

Weathering the Storm: Hurricanes and Birth Outcomes

w18039 Dana Burde
Leigh L. Linden

The Effect of Village-Based Schools: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Afghanistan

w18038 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Douglas O. Staiger

Knowledge, Tests, and Fadeout in Educational Interventions

w18016 Naci H. Mocan
Colin Cannonier

Empowering Women Through Education: Evidence from Sierra Leone

w18002 Gabriella Conti
Christopher Hansman
James J. Heckman
Matthew F. X. Novak
Angela Ruggiero
Stephen J. Suomi

Primate Evidence on the Late Health Effects of Early Life Adversity

w17986 Dennis N. Epple
Richard Romano

On The Political Economy Of Educational Vouchers

w17965 Melissa Schettini Kearney
Phillip B. Levine

Why is the Teen Birth Rate in the United States so High and Why Does it Matter?

w17964 Melissa Schettini Kearney
Phillip B. Levine

Explaining Recent Trends in the U.S. Teen Birth Rate

w17960 Timothy N. Bond
Kevin Lang

The Evolution of the Black-White Test Score Gap in Grades K-3: The Fragility of Results

w17951 Hilary W. Hoynes
Douglas L. Miller
Jessamyn Schaller

Who Suffers During Recessions?

w17949 Naci H. Mocan
Duha Tore Altindag

Education, Cognition, Health Knowledge, and Health Behavior

w17943 Jessica Cohen
Pascaline Dupas
Simone G. Schaner

Price Subsidies, Diagnostic Tests, and Targeting of Malaria Treatment: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

w17939 Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
Michael Kremer

School Governance, Teacher Incentives, and Pupil-Teacher Ratios: Experimental Evidence from Kenyan Primary Schools

w17932 Costas Meghir
Mårten Palme
Emilia Simeonova

Education, Health and Mortality: Evidence from a Social Experiment

w17922 Martha J. Bailey
Brad Hershbein
Amalia R. Miller

The Opt-In Revolution? Contraception and the Gender Gap in Wages

w17892 Benjamin A. Olken
Junko Onishi
Susan Wong

Should Aid Reward Performance? Evidence from a Field Experiment on Health and Education in Indonesia

w17859 C. Kirabo Jackson
Do College-Prep Programs Improve Long-Term Outcomes?

w17851 Pascaline Dupas
Sarah Green
Anthony Keats
Jonathan Robinson

Challenges in Banking the Rural Poor: Evidence from Kenya's Western Province

w17834 Susan Dynarski
Mark Wiederspan

Student Aid Simplification: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

w17803 Gregory F. Branch
Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin

Estimating the Effect of Leaders on Public Sector Productivity: The Case of School Principals

w17781 Silvia H. Barcellos
Leandro Carvalho
Adriana Lleras-Muney

Child Gender And Parental Investments In India: Are Boys And Girls Treated Differently?

w17774 Chris M. Herbst
Erdal Tekin

Child Care Subsidies, Maternal Well-Being, and Child-Parent Interactions: Evidence from Three Nationally Representative Datasets

w17730 Eric A. Hanushek
Kuzey Yilmaz

Land Use Controls and the Provision of Education

w17722 C. Kirabo Jackson
Teacher Quality at the High-School Level: The Importance of Accounting for Tracks

w17720 Scott A. Imberman
Adriana D. Kugler

The Effect of Providing Breakfast on Student Performance: Evidence from an In-Class Breakfast Program


2011
w17715 Maya Rossin-Slater
Christopher J. Ruhm
Jane Waldfogel

The Effects of California’s Paid Family Leave Program on Mothers’ Leave-Taking and Subsequent Labor Market Outcomes

w17713 Douglas Almond
Bhashkar Mazumder
Reyn van Ewijk

Fasting During Pregnancy and Children's Academic Performance

w17710 David J. Deming
Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

The For-Profit Postsecondary School Sector: Nimble Critters or Agile Predators?

w17704 Alexander M. Gelber
Adam Isen

Children’s Schooling and Parents’ Investment in Children: Evidence from the Head Start Impact Study

w17702 Esther Duflo
Women’s Empowerment and Economic Development

w17699 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Jonah E. Rockoff

The Long-Term Impacts of Teachers: Teacher Value-Added and Student Outcomes in Adulthood

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

w17676 Douglas Almond
Janet Currie
Mariesa Herrmann

From Infant to Mother: Early Disease Environment and Future Maternal Health

w17667 Marianne Bitler
Hilary W. Hoynes

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

w17633 Martha J. Bailey
Susan M. Dynarski

Gains and Gaps: Changing Inequality in U.S. College Entry and Completion

w17610 Jesse Rothstein
Nathan Wozny

Permanent Income and the Black-White Test Score Gap

w17605 Naci H. Mocan
Bulent Unel

Skill-biased Technological Change, Earnings of Unskilled Workers, and Crime

w17600 John Cawley
Asako S. Moriya
Kosali I. Simon

The Impact of the Macroeconomy on Health Insurance Coverage: Evidence from the Great Recession

w17589 Daniel M. Hungerman
Substitution and Stigma: Evidence on Religious Competition from the Catholic Sex-Abuse Scandal

w17541 Marianne Bertrand
Jessica Pan

The Trouble with Boys: Social Influences and the Gender Gap in Disruptive Behavior

w17533 Susan Dynarski
Joshua M. Hyman
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Childhood Investments on Postsecondary Attainment and Degree Completion

w17507 Deborah A. Cobb-Clark
Erdal Tekin

Fathers and Youth's Delinquent Behavior

w17485 Lisa J. Dettling
Melissa Schettini Kearney

House Prices and Birth Rates: The Impact of the Real Estate Market on the Decision to Have a Baby

w17478 Harold E. Cuffe
William T. Harbaugh
Jason M. Lindo
Giancarlo Musto
Glen R. Waddell

Evidence on the Efficacy of School-Based Incentives for Healthy Living

w17471 Chris M. Herbst
Erdal Tekin

The Geographic Accessibility of Child Care Subsidies and Evidence on the Impact of Subsidy Receipt on Childhood Obesity

w17452 Chloe Gibbs
Jens Ludwig
Douglas L. Miller

Does Head Start Do Any Lasting Good?

w17438 David J. Deming
Justine S. Hastings
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

School Choice, School Quality and Postsecondary Attainment

w17435 Lance Lochner
Alexander Monge-Naranjo

Credit Constraints in Education

w17434 Nicholas J. Sanders
Charles F. Stoecker

Where Have All the Young Men Gone? Using Gender Ratios to Measure Fetal Death Rates

w17426 Susan Busch
Ezra Golberstein
Ellen Meara

The FDA and ABCs: The Unintended Consequences of Antidepressant Warnings on Human Capital

w17381 Robert W. Fairlie
Florian Hoffmann
Philip Oreopoulos

A Community College Instructor Like Me: Race and Ethnicity Interactions in the Classroom

w17378 James J. Heckman
Integrating Personality Psychology into Economics

w17375 Daniel M. Hungerman
Do Religious Proscriptions Matter? Evidence from a Theory-Based Test

w17369 Brian A. Jacob
Jens Ludwig
Douglas L. Miller

The Effects of Housing and Neighborhood Conditions on Child Mortality

w17343 Martha J. Bailey
Reexamining the Impact of Family Planning Programs on U.S. Fertility: Evidence from the War on Poverty and the Early Years of Title X

w17337 Elisabetta Gentile
Scott A. Imberman

Dressed for Success? The Effect of School Uniforms on Student Achievement and Behavior

w17332 Joshua D. Angrist
Parag A. Pathak
Christopher R. Walters

Explaining Charter School Effectiveness

w17286 Will Dobbie
Roland G. Fryer
Jr.

Exam High Schools and Academic Achievement: Evidence from New York City

w17255 Pascaline Dupas
Jonathan Robinson

Why Don't the Poor Save More? Evidence from Health Savings Experiments

w17235 Ilyana Kuziemko
Human Capital Spillovers in Families: Do Parents Learn from or Lean on their Children?

w17225 C. Kirabo Jackson
School Competition and Teacher Labor Markets: Evidence from Charter School Entry in North Carolina

w17222 Christopher R. Knittel
Douglas L. Miller
Nicholas J. Sanders

Caution, Drivers! Children Present: Traffic, Pollution, and Infant Health

w17210 Michael Greenstone
Rema Hanna

Environmental Regulations, Air and Water Pollution, and Infant Mortality in India

w17196 Alberto Bisin
Andrea Moro
Giorgio Topa

The Empirical Content of Models with Multiple Equilibria in Economies with Social Interactions

w17185 Ama Baafra Abeberese
Todd J. Kumler
Leigh L. Linden

Improving Reading Skills by Encouraging Children to Read in School: A Randomized Evaluation of the Sa Aklat Sisikat Reading Program in the Philippines

w17165 Richard Akresh
Eric V. Edmonds

Residential Rivalry and Constraints on the Availability of Child Labor

w17160 Sara Markowitz
E. Kathleen Adams
Patricia M. Dietz
Viji Kannan
Van Tong

Smoking Policies and Birth Outcomes: Estimates From a New Era

w17157 Melissa Schettini Kearney
Phillip B. Levine

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

w17155 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Nora E. Gordon
Sarah J. Reber

Federal Aid and Equality of Educational Opportunity: Evidence from the Introduction of Title I in the South

w17135 Liana E. Fox
Wen-Jui Han
Christopher Ruhm
Jane Waldfogel

Time for Children: Trends in the Employment Patterns of Parents, 1967-2009

w17105 Michael Baker
Kevin S. Milligan

Maternity Leave and Children’s Cognitive and Behavioral Development

w17104 Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat
Anna Gassman-Pines
Dania V. Francis
Christina M. Gibson-Davis

Children Left Behind: The Effects of Statewide Job Loss on Student Achievement

w17098 Alberto F. Alesina
Paola Giuliano
Nathan Nunn

On the Origins of Gender Roles: Women and the Plough

w17093 Ran Abramitzky
Victor Lavy

How Responsive is Investment in Schooling to Changes in Redistribution Policies and in Returns

w17089 Sa A. Bui
Steven G. Craig
Scott A. Imberman

Is Gifted Education a Bright Idea? Assessing the Impact of Gifted and Talented Programs on Achievement

w17088 David Card
Laura Giuliano

Peer Effects and Multiple Equilibria in the Risky Behavior of Friends

w17081 John Cawley
Christopher Ruhm

The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors

w17070 Craig L. Garthwaite
The Doctor Might See You Now: The Supply Side Effects of Public Health Insurance Expansions

w17059 William T. Harbaugh
Naci H. Mocan
Michael S. Visser

Theft and Deterrence

w17047 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna
Ulrike Malmendier

The Role of Theory in Field Experiments

w17039 Lance Lochner
Enrico Moretti

Estimating and Testing Models with Many Treatment Levels and Limited Instruments

w17016 Joseph P. Ferrie
Karen Rolf

Socioeconomic Status in Childhood and Health After Age 70: A New Longitudinal Analysis for the U.S., 1895-2005

w16973 Daniel M. Hungerman
The Effect of Education on Religion: Evidence from Compulsory Schooling Laws

w16935 James J. Heckman
Rodrigo Pinto
Azeem M. Shaikh
Adam Yavitz

Inference with Imperfect Randomization: The Case of the Perry Preschool Program

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

w16917 Lex Borghans
Bart H.H. Golsteyn
James J. Heckman
John Eric Humphries

Identification Problems in Personality Psychology

w16915 Sara Markowitz
Alison Evans Cuellar
Ryan M. Conrad
Michael Grossman

The Effects of Alcohol Policies in Reducing Entry Rates and Time Spent in Foster Care

w16886 Cristian Pop-Eleches
Miguel Urquiola

Going to a Better School: Effects and Behavioral Responses

w16885 Victor Lavy
What Makes an Effective Teacher? Quasi-Experimental Evidence

w16880 Steve Cicala
Roland G. Fryer
Jr.
Jörg L. Spenkuch

A Roy Model of Social Interactions

w16876 Wehn-Jyuan Tsai
Jin-Tan Liu
Shin-Yi Chou
Michael Grossman

Intergeneration Transfer of Human Capital: Results from a Natural Experiment in Taiwan

w16873 Patricia M. Anderson
Kristin F. Butcher
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Adequate (or Adipose?) Yearly Progress: Assessing the Effect of "No Child Left Behind" on Children's Obesity

w16865 Scott E. Carrell
Bruce I. Sacerdote
James E. West

From Natural Variation to Optimal Policy? The Lucas Critique Meets Peer Effects

w16856 Victor Lavy
Alexander Zablotsky

Mother’s Schooling and Fertility under Low Female Labor Force Participation: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

w16844 Janet Currie
Michael Greenstone
Enrico Moretti

Superfund Cleanups and Infant Health

w16841 James J. Heckman
The American Family in Black and White: A Post-Racial Strategy for Improving Skills to Promote Equality

w16830 Jishnu Das
Stefan Dercon
James Habyarimana
Pramila Krishnan
Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores

w16822 Mathilde Almlund
Angela Lee Duckworth
James J. Heckman
Tim D. Kautz

Personality Psychology and Economics

w16817 C. Kirabo Jackson
Single-Sex Schools, Student Achievement, and Course Selection: Evidence from Rule-Based Student Assignments in Trinidad and Tobago

w16802 Mimi Engel
Brian A. Jacob

New Evidence on Teacher Labor Supply

w16798 Janet Currie
Inequality at Birth: Some Causes and Consequences

w16751 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Consumption and Income Poverty over the Business Cycle

w16722 Lance Lochner
Non-Production Benefits of Education: Crime, Health, and Good Citizenship

w16711 Dalton Conley
Emily Rauscher

The Equal Environments Assumption in the Post-Genomic Age: Using Misclassified Twins to Estimate Bias in Heritability Models

w16673 Patricia M. Anderson
Kristin F. Butcher
Elizabeth U. Cascio
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Is Being in School Better? The Impact of School on Children's BMI When Starting Age is Endogenous

w16671 Dalton Conley
Jennifer Heerwig

The War at Home: Effects of Vietnam-Era Military Service on Post-War Household Stability

w16664 Rucker C. Johnson
Long-run Impacts of School Desegregation & School Quality on Adult Attainments

w16663 Julie Berry Cullen
Mark C. Long
Randall Reback

Jockeying for Position: Strategic High School Choice Under Texas' Top Ten Percent Plan


2010
w16643 Joshua Angrist
Philip Oreopoulos
Tyler Williams

When Opportunity Knocks, Who Answers? New Evidence on College Achievement Awards

w16598 C. Kirabo Jackson
Can Higher-Achieving Peers Explain the Benefits to Attending Selective Schools?: Evidence from Trinidad and Tobago

w16603 Mireille Jacobson
Heather Royer

Aftershocks: The Impact of Clinic Violence on Abortion Services

w16579 Joseph G. Altonji
Ching-I Huang
Christopher R. Taber

Estimating the Cream Skimming Effect of School Choice

w16566 Joshua Angrist
Ivan Fernandez-Val

ExtrapoLATE-ing: External Validity and Overidentification in the LATE Framework

w16554 Javier Arias
Oliver Azuara
Pedro Bernal
James J. Heckman
Cajeme Villarreal

Policies To Promote Growth and Economic Efficiency in Mexico

w16517 Peter Arcidiacono
Andrew W. Beauchamp
Marjorie B. McElroy

Terms of Endearment: An Equilibrium Model of Sex and Matching

w16508 Joseph G. Altonji
Sarah Cattan
Iain Ware

Identifying Sibling Influence on Teenage Substance Use

w16504 Marianne Bitler
Hilary W. Hoynes

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

w16499 Bryan S. Graham
Guido W. Imbens
Geert Ridder

Measuring the Effects of Segregation in the Presence of Social Spillovers: A Nonparametric Approach

w16422 Duha Tore Altindag
Colin Cannonier
Naci H. Mocan

The Impact of Education on Health Knowledge

w16414 Billie Davis
John Engberg
Dennis N. Epple
Holger Sieg
Ron Zimmer

Evaluating the Gifted Program of an Urban School District using a Modified Regression Discontinuity Design

w16408 John Cawley
Johanna Catherine Maclean

Unfit for Service: The Implications of Rising Obesity for U.S. Military Recruitment

w16381 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Nathaniel Hilger
Emmanuel Saez
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Danny Yagan

How Does Your Kindergarten Classroom Affect Your Earnings? Evidence From Project STAR

w16306 Eduardo Fajnzylber
V. Joseph Hotz
Seth G. Sanders

An Economic Model of Amniocentesis Choice

w16298 Pascaline Dupas
Short-Run Subsidies and Long-Run Adoption of New Health Products: Evidence from a Field Experiment

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

w16250 Chris M. Herbst
Erdal Tekin

The Impact of Child Care Subsidies on Child Well-Being: Evidence from Geographic Variation in the Distance to Social Service Agencies

w16238 James J. Heckman
Seong Hyeok Moon
Rodrigo Pinto
Peter A. Savelyev
Adam Yavitz

Analyzing Social Experiments as Implemented: A Reexamination of the Evidence From the HighScope Perry Preschool Program

w16227 Victor Lavy
Do Differences in Schools’ Instruction Time Explain International Achievement Gaps? Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries

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?

w16201 Flavio Cunha
James J. Heckman

Investing in Our Young People

w16198 Hilary Williamson Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Work Incentives and the Food Stamp Program

w16180 James J. Heckman
Seong Hyeok Moon
Rodrigo Pinto
Peter Savelyev
Adam Yavitz

A New Cost-Benefit and Rate of Return Analysis for the Perry Preschool Program: A Summary

w16137 David N. Figlio
Deborah Fletcher

Suburbanization, Demographic Change and the Consequences for School Finance

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

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

w16097 Sean Corcoran
William N. Evans

Income Inequality, the Median Voter, and the Support for Public Education

w16089 David N. Figlio
Mark Rush
Lu Yin

Is it Live or is it Internet? Experimental Estimates of the Effects of Online Instruction on Student Learning

w16078 Jacob L. Vigdor
Helen F. Ladd

Scaling the Digital Divide: Home Computer Technology and Student Achievement

w16070 Li Feng
David N. Figlio
Tim Sass

School accountability and teacher mobility

w16056 David N. Figlio
Cassandra M.D. Hart

Competitive Effects of Means-Tested School Vouchers

w16064 James J. Heckman
John Eric Humphries
Nicholas S. Mader

The GED

w16055 David J. Harding
Lisa Gennetian
Christopher Winship
Lisa Sanbonmatsu
Jeffrey R. Kling

Unpacking Neighborhood Influences on Education Outcomes: Setting the Stage for Future Research

w16037 Orley C. Ashenfelter
Karl Storchmann

Measuring the Economic Effect of Global Warming on Viticulture Using Auction, Retail, and Wholesale Prices

w16026 Dalton Conley
Emily Rauscher

Genetic Interactions with Prenatal Social Environment: Effects on Academic and Behavioral Outcomes

w16004 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

Under Pressure? The Effect of Peers on Outcomes of Young Adults

w16003 Costas Meghir
Steven G. Rivkin

Econometric Methods for Research in Education

w15990 C. Kirabo Jackson
Match Quality, Worker Productivity, and Worker Mobility: Direct Evidence From Teachers

w15984 Richard Crump
Gopi Shah Goda
Kevin Mumford

Fertility and the Personal Exemption: Comment

w15949 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

The Economics of International Differences in Educational Achievement

w15946 Andrea Ichino
Loukas Karabarbounis
Enrico Moretti

The Political Economy of Intergenerational Income Mobility

w15932 Aimee Chin
Chinhui Juhn

Does Reducing College Costs Improve Educational Outcomes for Undocumented Immigrants? Evidence from State Laws Permitting Undocumented Immigrants to Pay In-state Tuition at State Colleges and Universities

w15922 Emily Oster
M. Bryce Millett

Do Call Centers Promote School Enrollment? Evidence from India

w15915 Eric A. Hanushek
Kuzey Yilmaz

Household Location and Schools in Metropolitan Areas with Heterogeneous Suburbs; Tiebout, Alonso, and Government Policy

w15894 Lance Lochner
Education Policy and Crime

w15889 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux

Recent Developments in Intergenerational Mobility

w15873 Dalton Conley
Emily Rauscher

The Effect of Daughters on Partisanship

w15840 Anna Aizer
Laura Stroud

Education, Knowledge and the Evolution of Disparities in Health

w15827 Douglas Almond
Janet Currie

Human Capital Development Before Age Five

w15825 Silvie Colman
Theodore J. Joyce

Regulating Abortion: Impact on Patients and Providers in Texas

w15823 Michael Anderson
Carlos Dobkin
Tal Gross

The Effect of Health Insurance Coverage on the Use of Medical Services

w15816 Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin

Constrained Job Matching: Does Teacher Job Search Harm Disadvantaged Urban Schools?

w15814 Ofer Malamud
Cristian Pop-Eleches

Home Computer Use and the Development of Human Capital

w15812 Graham J. McKee
Steven G. Rivkin
Katharine R.E. Sims

Disruption, Achievement and the Heterogeneous Benefits of Smaller Classes

w15798 Douglas Almond
Janet Currie
Emilia Simeonova

Public vs. Private Provision of Charity Care? Evidence from the Expiration of Hill-Burton Requirements in Florida

w15794 Joshua Angrist
Jörn-Steffen Pischke

The Credibility Revolution in Empirical Economics: How Better Research Design is Taking the Con out of Econometrics

w15781 Deliana Kostova
Hana Ross
Evan Blecher
Sara Markowitz

Prices and Cigarette Demand: Evidence from Youth Tobacco Use in Developing Countries

w15664 Flavio Cunha
James Heckman
Susanne Schennach

Estimating the Technology of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Formation

w15740 Joshua D. Angrist
Susan M. Dynarski
Thomas J. Kane
Parag A. Pathak
Christopher R. Walters

Who Benefits from KIPP?

w15729 Peter Arcidiacono
V. Joseph Hotz
Songman Kang

Modeling College Major Choices using Elicited Measures of Expectations and Counterfactuals

w15728 Betsey Stevenson
Beyond the Classroom: Using Title IX to Measure the Return to High School Sports

w15725 Adam Isen
Betsey Stevenson

Women's Education and Family Behavior: Trends in Marriage, Divorce and Fertility

w15722 C. Kirabo Jackson
The Effects of an Incentive-Based High-School Intervention on College Outcomes

w15715 Brian A. Jacob
Do Principals Fire the Worst Teachers?

w15655 Brian A. Jacob
The Effect of Employment Protection on Worker Effort: Evidence from Public Schooling

w15683 Brian A. Jacob
Tamara Wilder

Educational Expectations and Attainment

w15658 Christopher S. Carpenter
Mark F. Stehr

Intended and Unintended Effects of Youth Bicycle Helmet Laws

w15640 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

The Long Reach of Childhood Health and Circumstance: Evidence from the Whitehall II Study

w15637 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

Causes and Consequences of Early Life Health


2009
w15600 Victor Lavy
Olmo Silva
Felix Weinhardt

The Good, the Bad and the Average: Evidence on the Scale and Nature of Ability Peer Effects in Schools

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

w15549 Atila Abdulkadiroglu
Joshua Angrist
Susan Dynarski
Thomas J. Kane
Parag Pathak

Accountability and Flexibility in Public Schools: Evidence from Boston's Charters and Pilots

w15531 Thomas Dee
Brian Jacob

The Impact of No Child Left Behind on Student Achievement

w15488 Robert A. Moffitt
John Karl Scholz

Trends in the Level and Distribution of Income Support

w15480 Ann Huff Stevens
Jessamyn Schaller

Short-run Effects of Parental Job Loss on Children's Academic Achievement

w15473 Will Dobbie
Roland G. Fryer
Jr

Are High Quality Schools Enough to Close the Achievement Gap? Evidence from a Social Experiment in Harlem

w15471 James J. Heckman
Seong Hyeok Moon
Rodrigo Pinto
Peter A. Savelyev
Adam Yavitz

The Rate of Return to the High/Scope Perry Preschool Program

w15461 Susan Dynarski
Jonathan Gruber
Danielle Li

Cheaper By the Dozen: Using Sibling Discounts at Catholic Schools to Estimate the Price Elasticity of Private School Attendance

w15456 Grant Miller
Diana M. Pinto
Marcos Vera-Hernández

Risk Protection, Service Use, and Health Outcomes Under Colombia’s Health Insurance Program for the Poor

w15413 Janet Currie
W. Reed Walker

Traffic Congestion and Infant Health: Evidence from E-ZPass

w15391 Douglas Almond
Lena Edlund
Kevin Milligan

O Sister, Where Art Thou? The Role of Son Preference and Sex Choice: Evidence from Immigrants to Canada

w15387 David Deming
Susan Dynarski

Into College, Out of Poverty? Policies to Increase the Postsecondary Attainment of the Poor

w15380 David A. Weiner
Byron F. Lutz
Jens Ludwig

The Effects of School Desegregation on Crime

w15345 Eric V. Edmonds
Norbert Schady

Poverty Alleviation and Child Labor

w15339 Philip Oreopoulos
Kjell G. Salvanes

How large are returns to schooling? Hint: Money isn't everything

w15323 Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

Teacher Performance Pay: Experimental Evidence from India

w15309 William N. Evans
Craig L. Garthwaite

Estimating Heterogeneity in the Benefits of Medical Treatment Intensity

w15291 Scott Imberman
Adriana D. Kugler
Bruce Sacerdote

Katrina's Children: Evidence on the Structure of Peer Effects from Hurricane Evacuees

w15284 Garey Ramey
Valerie A. Ramey

The Rug Rat Race

w15280 Michael Kremer
Jessica Leino
Edward Miguel
Alix Peterson Zwane

Spring Cleaning: Rural Water Impacts, Valuation and Property Rights Institutions

w15200 Weili Ding
Steven F. Lehrer

Estimating Treatment Effects from Contaminated Multi-Period Education Experiments: The Dynamic Impacts of Class Size Reductions

w15183 Seth M. Freedman
Melissa Schettini Kearney
Mara Lederman

Product Recalls, Imperfect Information, and Spillover Effects: Lessons from the Consumer Response to the 2007 Toy Recalls

w15181 Bruce D. Meyer
Wallace K. C. Mok
James X. Sullivan

The Under-Reporting of Transfers in Household Surveys: Its Nature and Consequences

w15161 Kasey S. Buckles
Melanie E. Guldi
Joseph Price

Changing the Price of Marriage: Evidence from Blood Test Requirements

w15157 Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

The Potato's Contribution to Population and Urbanization: Evidence from an Historical Experiment

w15151 John C. Ham
Xianghong Li
Lara Shore-Sheppard

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

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

w15114 Phillip B. Levine
Robin McKnight
Samantha Heep

Public Policy, Health Insurance and the Transition to Adulthood

w15098 Theodore J. Joyce
Abortion and Crime: A Review

w15078 Kenneth Y. Chay
Jonathan Guryan
Bhashkar Mazumder

Birth Cohort and the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Roles of Access and Health Soon After Birth

w15074 Qingyan Shang
Bruce A. Weinberg

Opting For Families: Recent Trends in the Fertility of Highly Educated Women

w15057 Rema Hanna
Leigh Linden

Measuring Discrimination in Education

w15041 Seema Jayachandran
Ilyana Kuziemko

Why Do Mothers Breastfeed Girls Less Than Boys? Evidence and Implications for Child Health in India

w15007 Chris M. Herbst
Erdal Tekin

Child Care Subsidies and Childhood Obesity

w15005 Richard V. Burkhauser
John Cawley
Maximilian D. Schmeiser

Differences in the U.S. Trends in the Prevalence of Obesity Based on Body Mass Index and Skinfold Thickness

w15000 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

The Impact of the AIDS Pandemic on Health Services in Africa: Evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys

w14973 Nancy Qian
Quantity-Quality and the One Child Policy:The Only-Child Disadvantage in School Enrollment in Rural China

w14958 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo
Maitreesh Ghatak
Jeanne Lafortune

Marry for What: Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

w14951 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Do Investments in Universal Early Education Pay Off? Long-term Effects of Introducing Kindergartens into Public Schools

w14949 Manuela Angelucci
Giacomo De Giorgi
Marcos A. Rangel
Imran Rasul

Family Networks and School Enrolment: Evidence from a Randomized Social Experiment

w14945 Carlos Dobkin
Fernando Ferreira

Do School Entry Laws Affect Educational Attainment and Labor Market Outcomes?

w14924 Robert Kaestner
Adolescent Cognitive and Non-cognitive Correlates of Adult Health

w14917 Xin Meng
Nancy Qian

The Long Term Consequences of Famine on Survivors: Evidence from a Unique Natural Experiment using China's Great Famine

w14884 Eric D. Gould
Victor Lavy
M. Daniele Paserman

Sixty Years after the Magic Carpet Ride: The Long-Run Effect of the Early Childhood Environment on Social and Economic Outcomes

w14879 Meta Brown
John Karl Scholz
Ananth Seshadri

A New Test of Borrowing Constraints for Education

w14869 Elizabeth Cascio
Nora Gordon
Ethan Lewis
Sarah Reber

Paying for Progress: Conditional Grants and the Desegregation of Southern Schools

w14852 Caroline M. Hoxby
Sonali Murarka

Charter Schools in New York City: Who Enrolls and How They Affect Their Students' Achievement

w14842 John Engberg
Dennis Epple
Jason Imbrogno
Holger Sieg
Ron Zimmer

Estimation of Causal Effects in Experiments with Multiple Sources of Noncompliance

w14838 Robert S. Goldfarb
Thomas C. Leonard
Sara Markowitz
Steven Suranovic

Can A Rational Choice Framework Make Sense of Anorexia Nervosa?

w14827 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Five Decades of Consumption and Income Poverty

w14721 Janet Currie
Stefano DellaVigna
Enrico Moretti
Vikram Pathania

The Effect of Fast Food Restaurants on Obesity and Weight Gain

w14707 Pascaline Dupas
Do Teenagers Respond to HIV Risk Information? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya

w14695 Flavio Cunha
James J. Heckman

The Economics and Psychology of Inequality and Human Development

w14693 Pascaline Dupas
Jonathan Robinson

Savings Constraints and Microenterprise Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya

w14660 Wen-Jui Han
Christopher Ruhm
Jane Waldfogel
Elizabeth Washbrook

Public Policies and Women's Employment after Childbearing


2008
w14624 Kevin Milligan
Mark Stabile

Do Child Tax Benefits Affect the Wellbeing of Children? Evidence from Canadian Child Benefit Expansions

w14608 Steven Cantrell
Jon Fullerton
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

National Board Certification and Teacher Effectiveness: Evidence from a Random Assignment Experiment

w14607 Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

Estimating Teacher Impacts on Student Achievement: An Experimental Evaluation

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

w14573 Kasey Buckles
Daniel M. Hungerman

Season of Birth and Later Outcomes: Old Questions, New Answers

w14570 Brian A. Jacob
Jens Ludwig

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

w14550 Brian Jacob
Jens Ludwig

Improving Educational Outcomes for Poor Children

w14536 Richard H. Steckel
Heights and Human Welfare: Recent Developments and New Directions

w14522 Douglas Almond
Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.
Amanda E. Kowalski
Heidi Williams

Estimating Marginal Returns to Medical Care: Evidence from At-Risk Newborns

w14498 Samuel H. Preston
Caroline Sten Hartnett

The Future of American Fertility

w14482 Janet Currie
Mark Stabile
Phongsack Manivong
Leslie L. Roos

Child Health and Young Adult Outcomes

w14475 Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
Michael Kremer

Peer Effects, Teacher Incentives, and the Impact of Tracking: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Kenya

w14474 Chris M. Herbst
Erdal Tekin

Child Care Subsidies and Child Development

w14447 Debopam Bhattacharya
Pascaline Dupas

Inferring Welfare Maximizing Treatment Assignment under Budget Constraints

w14442 Jesse Rothstein
Teacher Quality in Educational Production: Tracking, Decay, and Student Achievement

w14428 Douglas Almond
Bhashkar Mazumder

Health Capital and the Prenatal Environment: The Effect of Maternal Fasting During Pregnancy

w14415 Victor Lavy
M. Daniele Paserman
Analia Schlosser

Inside the Black of Box of Ability Peer Effects: Evidence from Variation in the Proportion of Low Achievers in the Classroom

w14406 Jessica Cohen
Pascaline Dupas

Free Distribution or Cost-Sharing? Evidence from a Malaria Prevention Experiment

w14385 Bruce Sacerdote
When The Saints Come Marching In: Effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on Student Evacuees

w14354 Anna Aizer
Peer Effects and Human Capital Accumulation: the Externalities of ADD

w14352 Janet Currie
Johannes F. Schmieder

Fetal Exposure to Toxic Releases and Infant Health

w14311 Abhijit Banerjee
Rukmini Banerji
Esther Duflo
Rachel Glennerster
Stuti Khemani

Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence From a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India

w14306 Douglas Almond
Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

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

w14279 Timothy Brezina
Erdal Tekin
Volkan Topalli

"Might Not Be a Tomorrow": A Multi-Methods Approach to Anticipated Early Death and Youth Crime

w14277 Matthew Neidell
Jane Waldfogel

Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Peer Effects in Early Education

w14276 Jesse Rothstein
Albert H. Yoon

Affirmative Action in Law School Admissions: What Do Racial Preferences Do?

w14275 Jesse Rothstein
Albert Yoon

Mismatch in Law School

w14274 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

Like Father, Like Son? A Note on the Intergenerational Transmission of IQ Scores

w14261 Jason M. Lindo
Nicholas J. Sanders
Philip Oreopoulos

Ability, Gender, and Performance Standards: Evidence from Academic Probation

w14265 Melissa Clark
Jesse Rothstein
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Selection Bias in College Admissions Test Scores

w14246 Scott E. Carrell
Mark L. Hoekstra

Externalities in the Classroom: How Children Exposed to Domestic Violence Affect Everyone's Kids

w14240 Lisa Barrow
Lisa Markman
Cecilia E. Rouse

Technology's Edge: The Educational Benefits of Computer-Aided Instruction

w14211 Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin

Harming the Best: How Schools Affect the Black-White Achievement Gap

w14209 Matthew J. Neidell
Information, Avoidance Behavior, and Health: The Effect of Ozone on Asthma Hospitalizations

w14196 Janet Currie
Matthew J. Neidell
Johannes Schmieder

Air Pollution and Infant Health: Lessons from New Jersey

w14186 John P. Papay
Richard J. Murnane
John B. Willett

The Consequences of High School Exit Examinations for Struggling Low-Income Urban Students: Evidence from Massachusetts

w14173 Janet Currie
Sandra Decker
Wanchuan Lin

Has Public Health Insurance for Older Children Reduced Disparities in Access to Care and Health Outcomes?

w14156 Pinka Chatterji
Sara Markowitz

Family Leave after Childbirth and the Health of New Mothers

w14118 Tara Watson
Angela Fertig

Minimum Drinking Age Laws and Infant Health Outcomes

w14114 Bruce Sacerdote
James Feyrer

Will the Stork Return to Europe and Japan? Understanding Fertility Within Developed Nations

w14131 Naci H. Mocan
Vengeance

w14124 David Deming
Susan Dynarski

The Lengthening of Childhood

w14065 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren
David Sims

The Persistence of Teacher-Induced Learning Gains

w14064 James J. Heckman
Schools, Skills, and Synapses

w14031 Sharon L. Maccini
Dean Yang

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

w14011 Seema Jayachandran
Air Quality and Early-Life Mortality: Evidence from Indonesia's Wildfires

w13997 John Cawley
C. Katharina Spiess

Obesity and Skill Attainment in Early Childhood

w14007 Anne Case
Christina Paxson
Mahnaz Islam

Making Sense of the Labor Market Height Premium: Evidence From the British Household Panel Survey

w13994 Thomas Dee
Martin West

The Non-Cognitive Returns to Class Size

w13993 Jonathan Guryan
Erik Hurst
Melissa Schettini Kearney

Parental Education and Parental Time With Children

w13987 Janet Currie
Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: Socioeconomic Status, Poor Health in Childhood, and Human Capital Development

w13969 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

Too Young to Leave the Nest: The Effects of School Starting Age

w13947 Seema Jayachandran
Adriana Lleras-Muney

Life Expectancy and Human Capital Investments: Evidence From Maternal Mortality Declines

w13928 Keith Finlay
David Neumark

Is Marriage Always Good for Children? Evidence from Families Affected by Incarceration

w13898 John Komlos
Ariane Breitfelder
Marco Sunder

The Transition to Post-industrial BMI Values Among US Children

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

w13883 Joseph G. Altonji
Prashant Bharadwaj
Fabian Lange

Changes in the Characteristics of American Youth: Implications for Adult Outcomes

w13877 Douglas Almond
Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.

After Midnight: A Regression Discontinuity Design in Length of Postpartum Hospital Stays

w13847 Jason M. Fletcher
Barbara L. Wolfe

Education and Labor Market Consequences of Teenage Childbearing: Evidence Using the Timing of Pregnancy Outcomes and Community Fixed Effects

w13826 Michael Baker
Kevin Milligan

Evidence From Maternity Leave Expansions of the Impact of Maternal Care on Early Child Development

w13810 Lex Borghans
Angela Lee Duckworth
James J. Heckman
Bas ter Weel

The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits

w13793 Christopher Ruebeck
Susan Averett
Howard Bodenhorn

Acting White or Acting Black: Mixed-Race Adolescents' Identity and Behavior

w13773 Anna Aizer
Neighborhood Violence and Urban Youth

w13758 Jonathan Gruber
Covering the Uninsured in the U.S.

w13718 Gordon Dahl
Stefano DellaVigna

Does Movie Violence Increase Violent Crime?

w13717 Kaivan Munshi
Nicholas Wilson

Identity, Parochial Institutions, and Occupational Choice: Linking the Past to the Present in the American Midwest


2007
w13707 Matthias Doepke
Moshe Hazan
Yishay Maoz

The Baby Boom and World War II: A Macroeconomic Analysis

w13700 Alma Cohen
Rajeev Dehejia
Dmitri Romanov

Do Financial Incentives Affect Fertility?

w13697 Wen-Jui Han
Christopher Ruhm
Jane Waldfogel

Parental Leave Policies and Parents' Employment and Leave-Taking

w13680 Larry E. Jones
Alice Schoonbroodt

Complements versus Substitutes and Trends in Fertility Choice in Dynastic Models

w13670 James J. Heckman
Paul A. LaFontaine

The American High School Graduation Rate: Trends and Levels

w13663 Elizabeth Cascio
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

First in the Class? Age and the Education Production Function

w13649 Ashlesha Datar
Arkadipta Ghosh
Neeraj Sood

Mortality Risks, Health Endowments, and Parental Investments in Infancy: Evidence from Rural India

w13623 Justine S. Hastings
Jeffrey M. Weinstein

Information, School Choice, and Academic Achievement: Evidence from Two Experiments

w13609 John Cawley
Feng Liu

Mechanisms for the Association Between Maternal Employment and Child Cognitive Development

w13600 John Cawley
Feng Liu

Maternal Employment and Childhood Obesity: A Search for Mechanisms in Time Use Data

w13539 David Cutler
Winnie Fung
Michael Kremer
Monica Singhal
Tom Vogl

Mosquitoes: The Long-term Effects of Malaria Eradication in India

w13524 Dennis N. Epple
Maria Marta Ferreyra

School Finance Reform: Assessing General Equilibrium Effects

w13514 Brian Jacob
Lars Lefgren

The Effect of Grade Retention on High School Completion

w13495 Anne Case
Diana Lee
Christina Paxson

The Income Gradient in Children's Health: A Comment on Currie, Shields and Wheatley Price

w13494 Anna Aizer
Wages, Violence and Health in the Household

w13492 Anna Aizer
Pedro Dal Bó

Love, Hate and Murder: Commitment Devices in Violent Relationships

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?

w13474 Jason Fletcher
Barbara L. Wolfe

Child Mental Health and Human Capital Accumulation: The Case of ADHD Revisited

w13461 Alex Y. Chen
José Escarce

Family Structure and the Treatment of Childhood Asthma

w13443 Julie Berry Cullen
Brian A. Jacob

Is Gaining Access to Selective Elementary Schools Gaining Ground? Evidence From Randomized Lotteries

w13442 Cally Ardington
Anne Case
Victoria Hosegood

Labor Supply Responses to Large Social Transfers: Longitudinal Evidence from South Africa

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

w13402 Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat
Daniel M. Hungerman

The Power of the Pill for the Next Generation

w13386 MaryBeth Walker
Erdal Tekin
Sally Wallace

Teen Smoking and Birth Outcomes

w13384 Douglas Almond
Lena Edlund
Hongbin Li
Junsen Zhang

Long-Term Effects Of The 1959-1961 China Famine: Mainland China and Hong Kong

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

w13347 Douglas Almond
Lena Edlund
Mårten Palme

Chernobyl's Subclinical Legacy: Prenatal Exposure to Radioactive Fallout and School Outcomes in Sweden

w13343 Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat
The Wrong Side(s) of the Tracks Estimating the Causal Effects of Racial Segregation on City Outcomes

w13336 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

Small Family, Smart Family? Family Size and the IQ Scores of Young Men

w13323 Daniel M. Hungerman
Race and Charitable Church Activity

w13293 Derek Neal
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Left Behind By Design: Proficiency Counts and Test-Based Accountability

w13292 Victor Lavy
Analía Schlosser

Mechanisms and Impacts of Gender Peer Effects at School

w13291 Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.

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

w13279 Elizabeth Cascio
Nora Gordon
Ethan Lewis
Sarah Reber

From Brown to Busing

w13252 Janet Currie
Eric Hanushek
E. Megan Kahn
Matthew Neidell
Steven Rivkin

Does Pollution Increase School Absences?

w13237 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

Older and Wiser? Birth Order and IQ of Young Men

w13217 Janet Currie
Mark Stabile

Mental Health in Childhood and Human Capital

w13178 Olivier Deschênes
Michael Greenstone

Climate Change, Mortality, and Adaptation: Evidence from Annual Fluctuations in Weather in the US

w13188 Michael Baker
Kevin S. Milligan

Maternal employment, breastfeeding, and health: Evidence from maternity leave mandates

w13182 Florian Hoffman
Philip Oreopoulos

A Professor Like Me: The Influence of Instructor Gender on College Achievement

w13117 Jesse Rothstein
Cecilia Elena Rouse

Constrained After College: Student Loans and Early Career Occupational Choices

w13105 John Ameriks
Andrew Caplin
Steven Laufer
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

The Joy of Giving or Assisted Living? Using Strategic Surveys to Separate Bequest and Precautionary Motives

w13097 Jessica Wolpaw Reyes
Environmental Policy as Social Policy? The Impact of Childhood Lead Exposure on Crime

w13045 Melissa S. Kearney
Phillip B. Levine

Subsidized Contraception, Fertility, and Sexual Behavior

w13039 Guido Imbens
Thomas Lemieux

Regression Discontinuity Designs: A Guide to Practice

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

w13016 James J. Heckman
Dimitriy V. Masterov

The Productivity Argument for Investing in Young Children

w13009 Justine S. Hastings
Jeffrey M. Weinstein

No Child Left Behind: Estimating the Impact on Choices and Student Outcomes

w12995 Justine S. Hastings
Richard Van Weelden
Jeffrey Weinstein

Preferences, Information, and Parental Choice Behavior in Public School Choice

w12988 Jacob Vigdor
Jens Ludwig

Segregation and the Black-White Test Score Gap

w12985 Anders Bjorklund
Markus Jantti
Gary Solon

Nature and Nurture in the Intergenerational Transmission of Socioeconomic Status: Evidence from Swedish Children and Their Biological and Rearing Parents

w12973 Jens Ludwig
Deborah A. Phillips

The Benefits and Costs of Head Start

w12966 Carlos Bozzoli
Angus S. Deaton
Climent Quintana-Domeque

Child Mortality, Income and Adult Height

w12944 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Marriage and Divorce: Changes and their Driving Forces

w12932 Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson
David Pozen

Building Criminal Capital behind Bars: Peer Effects in Juvenile Corrections

w12931 Jeffrey R. Kling
Methodological Frontiers of Public Finance Field Experiments

w12926 Eric V. Edmonds
Child Labor

w12906 Jens Ludwig
Dave E. Marcotte
Karen Norberg

Anti-depressants and Suicide

w12895 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo
Gilles Postel-Vinay
Timothy M. Watts

Long Run Health Impacts of Income Shocks: Wine and Phylloxera in 19th Century France

w12892 Dalton Conley
Gordon C. McCord
Jeffrey D. Sachs

Africa's Lagging Demographic Transition: Evidence from Exogenous Impacts of Malaria Ecology and Agricultural Technology

w12884 Eric V. Edmonds
Nina Pavcnik
Petia Topalova

Trade Adjustment and Human Capital Investments: Evidence from Indian Tariff Reform

w12840 Flavio Cunha
James Heckman

The Technology of Skill Formation

w12832 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

The Role of School Improvement in Economic Development

w12830 Li Gan
Guan Gong

Estimating Interdependence Between Health and Education in a Dynamic Model

w12817 Brian A. Jacob
Test-Based Accountability and Student Achievement: An Investigation of Differential Performance on NAEP and State Assessments


2006
w12796 Larry E. Jones
Michele Tertilt

An Economic History of Fertility in the U.S.: 1826-1960

w12790 Joshua Angrist
Daniel Lang
Philip Oreopoulos

Lead Them to Water and Pay Them to Drink: An Experiment with Services and Incentives for College Achievement

t0333 Esther Duflo
Rachel Glennerster
Michael Kremer

Using Randomization in Development Economics Research: A Toolkit

w12754 Hope Corman
Kelly Noonan
Nancy E. Reichman
Ofira Schwartz-Soicher

Crime and Circumstance: The Effects of Infant Health Shocks on Fathers' Criminal Activity

w12737 Eric A. Hanushek
Victor Lavy
Kohtaro Hitomi

Do Students Care about School Quality? Determinants of Dropout Behavior in Developing Countries

w12689 Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Harsha Thirumurthy
Markus Goldstein

AIDS Treatment and Intrahousehold Resource Allocations: Children's Nutrition and Schooling in Kenya

w12665 Matthias Doepke
Dirk Krueger

Origins and Consequences of Child Labor Restrictions: A Macroeconomic Perspective

w12655 Midori Wakabayashi
Charles Y. Horioka

Is the Eldest Son Different? The Residential Choice of Siblings in Japan

w12652 Eliot A. Jamison
Dean T. Jamison
Eric A. Hanushek

The Effects of Education Quality on Income Growth and Mortality Decline

w12651 Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin

School Quality and the Black-White Achievement Gap

w12632 Michael Waldman
Sean Nicholson
Nodir Adilov

Does Television Cause Autism?

w12630 Raj Arunachalam
Trevon D. Logan

On the Heterogeneity of Dowry Motives

w12628 Colleen Donovan
David N. Figlio
Mark Rush

Cramming: The Effects of School Accountability on College-Bound Students

w12627 David N. Figlio
Lawrence Kenny

Individual Teacher Incentives And Student Performance

w12624 Neeraj Kaushal
Qin Gao
Jane Waldfogel

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

w12603 Karen Clay
Werner Troesken
Michael Haines

Lead Pipes and Child Mortality

w12596 Florian Hoffmann
Philip Oreopoulos

Professor Qualities and Student Achievement

t0328 Katharine G. Abraham
Aaron Maitland
Suzanne M. Bianchi

Non-response in the American Time Use Survey: Who Is Missing from the Data and How Much Does It Matter?

w12527 Sara Markowitz
The Effectiveness of Cigarette Regulations in Reducing Cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

w12505 Flavio Cunha
James J. Heckman

A New Framework for the Analysis of Inequality

w12519 Steven D. Levitt
Joseph J. Doyle

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Child Safety Seats and Seat Belts in Protecting Children from Injury

w12507 Michael S. Visser
William T. Harbaugh
Naci H. Mocan

An Experimental Test of Criminal Behavior Among Juveniles and Young Adults

w12478 Janet Currie
W. Bentley MacLeod

First Do No Harm?: Tort Reform and Birth Outcomes

w12472 Philip J. Cook
Rebecca Hutchinson

Smoke Signals: Adolescent Smoking and School Continuation

w12471 Philip J. Cook
Robert MacCoun
Clara Muschkin
Jacob Vigdor

Should Sixth Grade be in Elementary or Middle School? An Analysis of Grade Configuration and Student Behavior

w12466 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

Stature and Status: Height, Ability, and Labor Market Outcomes

w12458 Philip DeCicca
Donald S. Kenkel
Alan D. Mathios
Yoon-Jeong Shin
Jae-Young Lim

Youth Smoking, Cigarette Prices, and Anti-Smoking Sentiment

w12409 Jens Ludwig
Jeffrey R. Kling

Is Crime Contagious?

w12289 Hanming Fang
Michael P. Keane
Dan Silverman

Sources of Advantageous Selection: Evidence from the Medigap Insurance Market

w12286 Julie Berry Cullen
Randall Reback

Tinkering Toward Accolades: School Gaming Under a Performance Accountability System

w12267 Anne Case
Christina Paxson
Tom Vogl

Socioeconomic Status and Health in Childhood: A Comment on Chen, Martin and Matthews (2006)

w12199 Thomas S. Dee
Brian A. Jacob

Do High School Exit Exams Influence Educational Attainment or Labor Market Performance?

w12179 Elizabeth Cascio
Public Preschool and Maternal Labor Supply: Evidence from the Introduction of Kindergartens into American Public Schools

w12171 Janet Currie
Erdal Tekin

Does Child Abuse Cause Crime?

w12150 Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat
Jonathan Gruber
Phillip B. Levine
Douglas Staiger

Abortion and Selection

w12145 Justine S. Hastings
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

Preferences and Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in a Public School Choice Lottery

w12139 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz
Ilyana Kuziemko

The Homecoming of American College Women: The Reversal of the College Gender Gap

w12159 Philip Oreopoulos
Till von Wachter
Andrew Heisz

The Short- and Long-Term Career Effects of Graduating in a Recession: Hysteresis and Heterogeneity in the Market for College Graduates

w12156 Mark Coppejans
Donna Gilleskie
Holger Sieg
Koleman Strumpf

Consumer Demand under Price Uncertainty: Empirical Evidence from the Market for Cigarettes

w12113 Robert Kaestner
Xin Xu

Effects of Title IX and Sports Participation on Girls' Physical Activity and Weight

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

w12078 David Card
Jesse Rothstein

Racial Segregation and the Black-White Test Score Gap

w12056 Howard Bodenhorn
Single Parenthood and Childhood Outcomes in the Mid-Nineteenth Century Urban South

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

w12021 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro

Does Television Rot Your Brain? New Evidence from the Coleman Study

w12019 Naci Mocan
Erdal Tekin

Ugly Criminals

w12018 James J. Heckman
Paul LaFontaine

Bias Corrected Estimates of GED Returns

w12006 James J. Heckman
Jora Stixrud
Sergio Urzua

The Effects of Cognitive and Noncognitive Abilities on Labor Market Outcomes and Social Behavior

w12005 Joshua Angrist
Aimee Chin
Ricardo Godoy

Is Spanish-Only Schooling Responsible for the Puerto Rican Language Gap?

w11998 Phil Oreopoulos
Mark Stabile
Randy Walld
Leslie Roos

Short, Medium, and Long Term Consequences of Poor Infant Health: An Analysis using Siblings and Twins

w11990 Donald S. Kenkel
Dean R. Lillard
Alan D. Mathios

The Roles of High School Completion and GED Receipt in Smoking and Obesity

w11969 Victor Lavy
From Forced Busing to Free Choice in Public Schools: Quasi-Experimental Evidence of Individual and General Effects

w11968 V. Joseph Hotz
John Karl Scholz

Examining the Effect of the Earned Income Tax Credit on the Labor Market Participation of Families on Welfare

w11953 Claudia Goldin
The Quiet Revolution that Transformed Women's Employment, Education, and Family

w11924 Ebonya Washington
Female Socialization: How Daughters Affect Their Legislator Fathers' Voting on Women's Issues

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

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


2005
w11904 Abhijit Banerjee
Shawn Cole
Esther Duflo
Leigh Linden

Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India

w11880 Esther Duflo
Rema Hanna

Monitoring Works: Getting Teachers to Come to School

w11873 V. Joseph Hotz
Mo Xiao

The Impact of Regulations on the Supply and Quality of Care in Child Care Markets

w11872 Lingxin Hao
V. Joseph Hotz
Ginger Z. Jin

Games Parents and Adolescents Play: Risky Behaviors, Parental Reputation, and Strategic Transfers

w11837 Dan T. Rosenbaum
Christopher J. Ruhm

The Cost of Caring for Young Children

w11835 Joshua D. Angrist
Victor Lavy
Analia Schlosser

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

w11832 Michael Baker
Jonathan Gruber
Kevin Milligan

Universal Childcare, Maternal Labor Supply, and Family Well-Being

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

w11805 Justine S. Hastings
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

Parental Preferences and School Competition: Evidence from a Public School Choice Program

w11796 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell Salvanes

From the Cradle to the Labor Market? The Effect of Birth Weight on Adult Outcomes

w11794 Justine S. Hastings
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger
Jeffrey M. Weinstein

The Effect of Randomized School Admissions on Voter Participation

w11790 Michael Greenstone
Justin Gallagher

Does Hazardous Waste Matter? Evidence from the Housing Market and the Superfund Program

w11737 Philip J. Cook
Jens Ludwig
Sudhir Venkatesh
Anthony A. Braga

Underground Gun Markets

w11725 Eric Bettinger
Robert Slonim

Using Experimental Economics to Measure the Effects of a Natural Educational Experiment on Altruism

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

w11660 Thomas S. Dee
Teachers and the Gender Gaps in Student Achievement

w11597 David N. Figlio
Cecilia Rouse

Do Accountability and Voucher Threats Improve Low-Performing Schools?

w11591 Steven D. Levitt
Evidence that Seat Belts are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up

w11587 Philip Oreopoulos
Marianne Page
Ann Huff Stevens

The Intergenerational Effect of Worker Displacement

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

Experimental Analysis of Neighborhood Effects

w11569 Raquel Fernández
Alessandra Fogli

Fertility: The Role of Culture and Family Experience

w11568 Mark Duggan
Melissa Schettini Kearney

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

w11567 Janet Currie
Enrico Moretti

Biology as Destiny? Short and Long-Run Determinants of Intergenerational Transmission of Birth Weight

w11547 David Card
Is the New Immigration Really So Bad?

w11530 Bruce Sacerdote
David Marmaros

How Do Friendships Form?

w11522 Anna Aizer
Sara McLanahan

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

w11512 Francine D. Blau
Lawrence M. Kahn

Gender and Assimilation Among Mexican Americans

w11494 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren

What Do Parents Value in Education? An Empirical Investigation of Parents' Revealed Preferences for Teachers

w11463 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren

Principals as Agents: Subjective Performance Measurement in Education

w11390 Philip J. Cook
Jens Ludwig

Assigning Deviant Youths to Minimize Total Harm

w11385 Paul Gompers
Anna Kovner
Josh Lerner
David Scharfstein

Venture Capital Investment Cycles: The Impact of Public Markets

w11378 Sara Markowitz
Robert Kaestner
Michael Grossman

An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Consumption and Alcohol Policies on Youth Risky Sexual Behaviors

w11337 Pinka Chatterji
Jeff DeSimone

Adolescent Drinking and High School Dropout

w11331 Flavio Cunha
James J. Heckman
Lance Lochner
Dimitriy V. Masterov

Interpreting the Evidence on Life Cycle Skill Formation

w11328 Gordon B. Dahl
Early Teen Marriage and Future Poverty

w11318 Roland G. Fryer
Paul S. Heaton
Steven D. Levitt
Kevin M. Murphy

Measuring the Impact of Crack Cocaine

w11308 Angus Deaton
The Great Escape: A Review Essay on Fogel's 'The Escape from Hunger and Premature Death, 1700-2100'

w11302 Dalton Conley
Rebecca Glauber

Parental Educational Investment and Children's Academic Risk: Estimates of the Impact of Sibship Size and Birth Order from Exogenous Variations in Fertility

w11279 Gordon B. Dahl
Lance Lochner

The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement

w11260 Frank F. Furstenberg
Jr.
David Neumark

School-to-Career and Post-Secondary Education: Evidence from the Philadelphia Educational Longitudinal Study

w11259 James J. Heckman
Edward Vytlacil

Structural Equations, Treatment Effects and Econometric Policy Evaluation

w11252 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Steven G. Rivkin
Gregory F. Branch

Charter School Quality and Parental Decision Making With School Choice

w11238 Erdal Tekin
Sara Markowitz

Suicidal Behavior and the Labor Market Productivity of Young Adults

w11216 Caroline M. Hoxby
Competition Among Public Schools: A Reply to Rothstein (2004)

w11215 Jesse Rothstein
Does Competition Among Public Schools Benefit Students and Taxpayers? A Comment on Hoxby (2000)

w11195 David N. Figlio
Names, Expectations and the Black-White Test Score Gap

w11194 David N. Figlio
Testing, Crime and Punishment

w11177 Patricia M. Anderson
Kristin F. Butcher

Reading, Writing and Raisinets: Are School Finances Contributing to Children's Obesity?

w11135 Michael Baker
Kevin Milligan

How Does Job-Protected Maternity Leave Affect Mothers' Employment and Infant Health?

w11124 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

Does Educational Tracking Affect Performance and Inequality? Differences-in-Differences Evidence across Countries

w11091 Lara D. Shore-Sheppard
Stemming the Tide? The Effect of Expanding Medicaid Eligibility on Health Insurance

w11049 Roland G. Fryer
Steven D. Levitt

The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade

w11035 Jeff DeSimone
Amy M. Wolaver

Drinking and Academic Performance in High School

w11032 James J. Heckman
Dimitriy V. Masterov

Allander Series: Skill Policies for Scotland

w11024 Flavio Cunha
James J. Heckman
Salvador Navarro

Separating Uncertainty from Heterogeneity in Life Cycle Earnings


2004
w10971 Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel
Rebecca Thornton

Incentives to Learn

w10968 Kevin Milligan
Mark Stabile

The Integration of Child Tax Credits and Welfare: Evidence from the National Child Benefit Program

w10949 Michael Grossman
Robert Kaestner
Sara Markowitz

An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Policies on Youth STDs

w10948 Michael Grossman
Individual Behaviors and Substance Use: The Role of Price

w10937 Hyunbae Chun
Jung-Wook Kim
Jason Lee
Randall Morck

Patterns of Comovement: The Role of Information Technology in the U.S. Economy

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

w10911 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereaux
Kjell Salvanes

Fast Times at Ridgemont High? The Effect of Compulsory Schooling Laws on Teenage Births

w10908 Stephen G. Cecchetti
Stefan Krause

Deposit Insurance and External Finance

w10894 Bruce Sacerdote
What Happens When We Randomly Assign Children to Families?

w10890 Isaac Ehrlich
Jinyoung Kim

The Evolution of Income and Fertility Inequalities over the Course of Economic Development: A Human Capital Perspective

w10796 Ted Joyce
Diane Gibson
Silvie Colman

The Changing Association Between Prenatal Participation in WIC and Birth Outcomes in New York City

w10777 Jeffrey R. Kling
Jens Ludwig
Lawrence F. Katz

Neighborhood Effects on Crime for Female and Male Youth: Evidence from a Randomized Housing Voucher Experiment

w10722 Caroline M. Hoxby
Ilyana Kuziemko

Robin Hood and His Not-So-Merry Plan: Capitalization and the Self-Destruction of Texas' School Finance Equalization Plan

w10720 Sandra E. Black
Paul G. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

The More the Merrier? The Effect of Family Composition on Children's Education

w10713 Joshua Angrist
Eric Bettinger
Michael Kremer

Long-Term Consequences of Secondary School Vouchers: Evidence from Administrative Records in Colombia

w10711 Eric A. Hanushek
Charles Ka Yui Leung
Kuzey Yilmaz

Borrowing Constraints, College Aid, and Intergenerational Mobility

w10705 Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat
Jonathan Gruber
Phillip B. Levine

Abortion Legalization and Lifecycle Fertility

w10699 Sanders Korenman
Ted Joyce
Robert Kaestner
Jennifer Walper

What Did the "Illegitimacy Bonus" Reward?

w10691 Christopher J. Ruhm
Maternal Employment and Adolescent Development

w10688 Hope Corman
Kelly Noonan
Nancy E. Reichman
Dhaval Dave

Demand for Illicit Drugs by Pregnant Women

w10678 Victor Lavy
Do Gender Stereotypes Reduce Girls' Human Capital Outcomes? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

w10670 David Blau
Janet Currie

Preschool, Day Care, and Afterschool Care: Who's Minding the Kids?

w10666 Jesse Rothstein
Good Principals or Good Peers? Parental Valuation of School Characteristics, Tiebout Equilibrium, and the Effects of Inter-district Competition

w10658 Thomas Kane
Evaluating the Impact of the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant Program

w10608 Jayanta Bhattacharya
Janet Currie
Steven Haider

Breakfast of Champions? The School Breakfast Program and the Nutrition of Children and Families

w10591 Eric A. Hanushek
Margaret E. Raymond

Does School Accountability Lead to Improved Student Performance?

w10575 Victor Lavy
Analia Schlosser

Targeted Remedial Education for Under-Performing Teenagers: Costs and Benefits

w10564 Ted Joyce
Further Tests of Abortion and Crime

w10552 Douglas Almond
Kenneth Y. Chay
David S. Lee

The Costs of Low Birth Weight

w10513 Lucia Breierova
Esther Duflo

The Impact of Education on Fertility and Child Mortality: Do Fathers Really Matter Less Than Mothers?

w10498 Esther Duflo
Christopher Udry

Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Cote d'Ivoire: Social Norms, Separate Accounts and Consumption Choices

w10488 Janet Currie
The Take Up of Social Benefits

w10478 Lance Lochner
Education, Work, and Crime: A Human Capital Approach

w10470 Susan M. Dynarski
Who Benefits from the Education Saving Incentives? Income, Educational Expectations, and the Value of the 529 and Coverdell

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

w10452 Katherine A. Magnuson
Christopher J. Ruhm
Jane Waldfogel

Does Prekindergarten Improve School Preparation and Performance?

w10445 Anna Aizer
Adriana Lleras-Muney
Mark Stabile

Access to Care, Provider Choice and Racial Disparities

w10435 Janet Currie
Mark Stabile

Child Mental Health and Human Capital Accumulation: The Case of ADHD

w10429 Anna Aizer
Janet Currie
Enrico Moretti

Competition in Imperfect Markets: Does it Help California's Medicaid Mothers?

w10366 David Card
Alan B. Krueger

Would the Elimination of Affirmative Action Affect Highly Qualified Minority Applicants? Evidence from California and Texas

w10357 Susan M. Dynarski
Tax Policy and Education Policy: Collision or Coordination? A Case Study of the 529 and Coverdell Saving Incentives

w10347 Dirk Krueger
Jessica Tjornhom Donohue

On the Distributional Consequences of Child Labor Legislation

w10317 Eric Edmonds
Nina Pavcnik

International Trade and Child Labor: Cross-Country Evidence

w10315 Cecilia E. Rouse
Alan B. Krueger

Putting Computerized Instruction to the Test: A Randomized Evaluation of a "Scientifically-based" Reading Program

w10306 Eric Edmonds
Kristin Mammen
Douglas L. Miller

Rearranging the Family? Income Support and Elderly Living Arrangements in a Low Income Country

w10281 Gordon B. Dahl
Enrico Moretti

The Demand for Sons: Evidence from Divorce, Fertility, and Shotgun Marriage

w10265 Eric V. Edmonds
Does Illiquidity Alter Child Labor and Schooling Decisions? Evidence from Household Responses to Anticipated Cash Transfers in South Africa

w10251 Janet Currie
Matthew Neidell

Air Pollution and Infant Health: What Can We Learn From California's Recent Experience

w10247 Christopher J. Ruhm
How Well Do Parents With Young Children Combine Work and Family Life

w10229 Eric A. Hanushek
Some Simple Analytics of School Quality

w10227 Ann Dryden Witte
Magaly Queralt

What Happens When Child Care Inspections and Complaints Are Made Available on the Internet?

w10214 Ted Joyce
Robert Kaestner
Sanders Korenman
Stanley Henshaw

Family Cap Provisions and Changes in Births and Abortions


2003
w10164 Philip Oreopoulos
Marianne E. Page
Ann Huff Stevens

Does Human Capital Transfer from Parent to Child? The Intergenerational Effects of Compulsory Schooling

w10155 Philip Oreopoulos
Do Dropouts Drop Out Too Soon? International Evidence From Changes in School-Leaving Laws

w10134 Eric V. Edmonds
Does Child Labor Decline with Improving Economic Status?

w10122 Rajeev Dehejia
Adriana Lleras-Muney

The Timing of Births: Is the Health of Infants Counter-Cyclical?

w10113 Julie Berry Cullen
Brian A. Jacob
Steven Levitt

The Effect of School Choice on Student Outcomes: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries

w10091 Janet Currie
Matthew Neidell

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

w10088 Kathleen Beegle
Rajeev Dehejia
Roberta Gatti

Child Labor, Crop Shocks, and Credit Constraints

w10075 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence Katz

Mass Secondary Schooling and the State

w10046 Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Beau Kilmer

Marijuana and Crime: Is there a Connection Beyond Prohibition?

w10034 Robert Kaestner
Elizabeth Tarlov

Changes in the Welfare Caseload and the Health of Low-educated Mothers

w10033 Robert Kaestner
Neeraj Kaushal

Welfare Reform and Health Insurance Coverage of Low-Income Families

w9963 Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Karen E. Ross
Jeanne Ringel

Does Marijuana Use Impair Human Capital Formation?

w9958 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

The "Virtues" of the Past: Education in the First Hundred Years of the New Republic

w9954 Susanna Loeb
Bruce Fuller
Sharon Lynn Kagan
Bidemi Carrol
Judith Carroll

Child Care in Poor Communities: Early Learning Effects of Type, Quality, and Stability

w9952 Alison Evans Cuellar
Sara Markowitz
Anne M. Libby

The Relationships between Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment and Juvenile Crime

w9918 Hope Corman
Nancy E. Reichman
Kelly Noonan

Mothers' and Fathers' Labor Supply in Fragile Families: The Role of Child Health

w9907 Anna Aizer
Jeffrey Grogger

Parental Medicaid Expansions and Health Insurance Coverage

w9881 Karsten Hansen
James J. Heckman
Kathleen J. Mullen

The Effect of Schooling and Ability on Achievement Test Scores

w9877 James J. Heckman
Xuesong Li

Selection Bias, Comparative Advantage and Heterogeneous Returns to Education

w9876 Michael Kremer
Dan M. Levy

Peer Effects and Alcohol Use Among College Students

w9831 Ted Joyce
Andrew Racine

Chip Shots: Association Between the State Children's Health Insurance Programs and Immunization Coverage and Delivery

w9824 H. Naci Mocan
Erdal Tekin

Guns, Drugs and Juvenile Crime: Evidence from a Panel of Siblings and Twins

w9811 Joseph G. Altonji
Ernesto Villanueva

The Marginal Propensity to Spend on Adult Children

w9803 John C. Ham
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

Did Expanding Medicaid Affect Welfare Participation?

w9799 Dennis Epple
Richard Romano
Holger Sieg

The Practice and Proscription of Affirmative Action in Higher Education:An Equilibrium Analysis

w9788 Anne Case
Angela Fertig
Christina Paxson

From Cradle to Grave? The Lasting Impact of Childhood Health and Circumstance

w9769 Robert Kaestner
Won Chan Lee

The Effect of Welfare Reform on Prenatal Care and Birth Weight

w9703 Thomas J. Kane
A Quasi-Experimental Estimate of the Impact of Financial Aid on College-Going

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

w9676 Henry Saffer
Dhaval Dave

Alcohol Advertising and Alcohol Consumption by Adolescents

w9671 Paul Glewwe
Nauman Ilias
Michael Kremer

Teacher Incentives

w9653 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren

Are Idle Hands the Devil's Workshop? Incapacitation, Concentration and Juvenile Crime

w9652 Brian A. Jacob
Public Housing, Housing Vouchers and Student Achievement: Evidence from Public Housing Demolitions in Chicago

w9641 Enrico Moretti
Human Capital Externalities in Cities

w9638 Pinka Chatterji
Dhaval Dave
Robert Kaestner
Sara Markowitz

Alcohol Abuse and Suicide Attempts Among Youth - Correlation or Causation?

w9630 Pinka Chatterji
Kevin Frick

Does Returning to Work After Childbirth Affect Breastfeeding Practices?

w9610 Nancy E. Reichman
Hope Corman
Kelly Noonan

Effects of Child Health on Parents' Relationship Status

w9593 Dora L. Costa
Race and Pregnancy Outcomes in the Twentieth Century: A Long-Term Comparison

w9588 Thomas S. Dee
Are There Civic Returns to Education?

w9553 Bridget Terry Long
The Impact of Federal Tax Credits for Higher Education Expenses

w9549 Werner Troesken
Lead Water Pipes and Infant Mortality in Turn-of-the-Century Massachusetts

w9546 Pedro Carneiro
Karsten T. Hansen
James J. Heckman

Estimating Distributions of Treatment Effects with an Application to the Returns to Schooling and Measurement of the Effects of Uncertainty on College

w9545 Joshua D. Angrist
Jonathan Guryan

Does Teacher Testing Raise Teacher Quality? Evidence from State Certification Requirements

w9497 James J. Heckman
Salvador Navarro-Lozano

Using Matching, Instrumental Variables and Control Functions to Estimate Economic Choice Models

w9495 James Heckman
Pedro Carneiro

Human Capital Policy

w9494 Raphael Desmet
Alain Jousten
Sergio Perelman
Pierre Pestieau

Micro-Simulation of Social Security Reforms in Belgium

w9482 Christopher Avery
Caroline M. Hoxby

Do and Should Financial Aid Packages Affect Students' College Choices?

w9474 Lance Lochner
Individual Perceptions of the Criminal Justice System

w9446 David Cutler
Edward Glaeser
Jesse Shapiro

Why Have Americans Become More Obese?

w9418 Alan B. Krueger
Pei Zhu

Another Look at the New York City School Voucher Experiment

w9414 Brian A. Jacob
Steven D. Levitt

Catching Cheating Teachers: The Results of an Unusual Experiment in Implementing Theory

w9413 Brian A. Jacob
Steven D. Levitt

Rotten Apples: An Investigation of the Prevalence and Predictors of Teacher Cheating


2002
w9406 Theodore Joyce
Robert Kaestner
Sanders Korenman

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

w9400 Susan Dynarski
The Consequences of Merit Aid

w9399 Neil G. Bennett
Hsien-Hen Lu
Younghwan Song

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

w9389 Joshua D. Angrist
Victor Lavy

The Effect of High School Matriculation Awards: Evidence from Randomized Trials

w9360 Janet Currie
Enrico Moretti

Mother's Education and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital: Evidence from College Openings and Longitudinal Data

w9358 Joseph G. Altonji
Todd E. Elder
Christopher R. Taber

An Evaluation of Instrumental Variable Strategies for Estimating the Effects of Catholic Schools

w9357 Ulf-G. Gerdtham
Christopher J. Ruhm

Deaths Rise in Good Economic Times: Evidence From the OECD

w9354 Dennis Epple
Richard Romano

Educational Vouchers and Cream Skimming

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

w9330 Melissa Schettini Kearney
State Lotteries and Consumer Behavior

w9319 David N. Figlio
Joshua Winicki

Food for Thought: The Effects of School Accountability Plans on School Nutrition

w9307 David N. Figlio
Lawrence S. Getzler

Accountability , Ability and Disability: Gaming the System

w9263 Joshua D. Angrist
Kevin Lang

How Important are Classroom Peer Effects? Evidence from Boston's Metco Program

w9245 Greg Coleman
Michael Grossman
Ted Joyce

The Effect of Cigarette Excise Taxes on Smoking Before, During and After Pregnancy

w9244 Michael Grossman
Sara Markowitz

I Did What Last Night?!!! Adolescent Risky Sexual Behaviors and Substance Use

w9228 David M. Linsenmeier
Harvey S. Rosen
Cecilia Elena Rouse

Financial Aid Packages and College Enrollment Decisions: An Econometric Case Study

w9216 Michael Grossman
Robert Kaestner
Sara Markowitz

Get High and Get Stupid: The Effect of Alcohol and Marijuana Use on Teen Sexual Behavior

w9213 Anne Case
Christina Paxson
Joseph Ableidinger

Orphans in Africa

w9209 Anna Aizer
Janet Currie

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

w9180 Sean P. Corcoran
William N. Evans
Robert S. Schwab

Changing Labor Market Opportunities for Women and the Quality of Teachers 1957-1992

w9172 H. Naci Mocan
Erdal Tekin

Catholic Schools and Bad Behavior: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis

w9108 Enrico Moretti
Estimating the Social Return to Higher Education: Evidence From Longitudinal and Repeated Cross-Sectional Data

w9098 Janet Currie
Mark Stabile

Socioeconomic Status and Health: Why is the Relationship Stronger for Older Children?

w9093 Melissa Schettini Kearney
Is There an Effect of Incremental Welfare Benefits on Fertility Behavior? A Look at the Family Cap

w9071 Eric A. Hanushek
The Long Run Importance of School Quality

w9058 David Card
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

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

w9055 Pedro Carneiro
James J. Heckman

The Evidence on Credit Constraints in Post-Secondary Schooling

w9054 Lisa Barrow
Cecilia Elena Rouse

Using Market Valuation to Assess Public School Spending

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

w8984 Charles F. Manski
Joram Mayshar

Private and Social Incentives for Fertility: Israeli Puzzles

w8983 Rebecca M. Blank
Evaluating Welfare Reform in the United States

w8979 D. Lee Heavner
Lance Lochner

Social Networks and the Aggregation on Individual Decisions

w8975 Roland G. Fryer
Jr.
Steven D. Levitt

Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School

w8968 Brian A. Jacob
Accountability, Incentives and Behavior: The Impact of High-Stakes Testing in the Chicago Public Schools

w8964 Brian A. Jacob
Where the boys aren't: Non-cognitive skills, returns to school and the gender gap in higher education

w8949 Eric A. Hanushek
Javier A. Luque

Efficiency and Equity in Schools around the World

w8936 Robert Kaestner
Lisa Dubay
Genevieve Kenney

Medicaid Managed Care and Infant Health: A National Evaluation

w8932 Robert Kaestner
June O'Neill

Has Welfare Reform Changed Teenage Behaviors?

w8918 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren

Remedial Education and Student Achievement: A Regression-Discontinuity Analysis

w8916 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren

The Impact of Teacher Training on Student Achievement: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from School Reform Efforts in Chicago

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

w8875 Alan B. Krueger
Economic Considerations and Class Size

w8873 Caroline M. Hoxby
School Choice and School Productivity (or Could School Choice be a Tide that Lifts All Boats?)

w8872 Jonathan Gruber
Sendhil Mullainathan

Do Cigarette Taxes Make Smokers Happier?

w8855 Caroline M. Hoxby
The Cost of Accountability

w8845 Kevin Milligan
Subsidizing the Stork: New Evidence on Tax Incentives and Fertility

w8844 Brett Katzman
Sara Markowitz
Kerry Anne McGeary

The Impact of Lending, Borrowing, and Anti-Smoking Policies on Cigarette Consumption by Teens

w8843 Dora L. Costa
The Measure of Man and Older Age Mortality: Evidence from the Gould Sample

w8841 Marianne Bertrand
Esther Duflo
Sendhil Mullainathan

How Much Should We Trust Differences-in-Differences Estimates?

w8840 Pedro Carneiro
Karsten T. Hansen
James J. Heckman

Removing the Veil of Ignorance in Assessing the Distributional Impacts of Social Policies

w8836 William J. Collins
Melissa A. Thomasson

Exploring the Racial Gap in Infant Mortality Rates, 1920-1970

w8813 Phillip B. Levine
Douglas Staiger

Abortion as Insurance

w8812 Janet Currie
John Fahr

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

w8810 Sara Markowitz
Pinka Chatterji
Robert Kaestner
Dhaval Dave

Substance Use and Suicidal Behaviors Among Young Adults

w8799 Eric A. Hanushek
Publicly Provided Education

w8792 Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Christopher L. Smith

Within State Transitions from 2-Year to 4-Year Public Institutions

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

w8777 Jonathan Gruber
Botond Koszegi

A Theory of Government Regulation of Addictive Bads: Optimal Tax Levels and Tax Incidence for Cigarette Excise Taxation

w8770 Patricia M. Anderson
Kristin F. Butcher
Phillip B. Levine

Maternal Employment and Overweight Children

w8749 Robert Moffitt
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program

w8741 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Steven G. Rivkin

New Evidence about Brown v. Board of Education: The Complex Effects of School Racial Composition on Achievement

w8730 Robert Moffitt
Economic Effects of Means-Tested Transfers in the U.S.

w8710 Esther Duflo
The Medium Run Effects of Educational Expansion: Evidence from a Large School Construction Program in Indonesia

w8702 Jenny Williams
Frank J. Chaloupka
Henry Wechsler

Are There Differential Effects of Price and Policy on College Students' Drinking Intensity?


2001
w8691 Matthew C. Farrelly
Terry F. Pechacek
Frank J. Chaloupka

The Impact of Tobacco Control Program Expenditures on Aggregate Cigarette Sales: 1981-1998

w8615 Raghabendra Chattopadhyay
Esther Duflo

Women as Policy Makers: Evidence from a India-Wide Randomized Policy Experiment

w8599 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Steven G. Rivkin

Why Public Schools Lose Teachers

w8588 Eric Hanushek
Charles Ka Yui Leung
Kuzey Yilmaz

Redistribution through Education and Other Transfer Mechanisms

w8556 David Cutler
Ellen Meara

Changes in the Age Distribution of Mortality Over the 20th Century

w8519 Derek Neal
The Economics of Family Structure

w8502 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Jacob M. Markman
Steven G. Rivkin

Does Peer Ability Affect Student Achievement?

w8479 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Steven G. Rivkin

Disruption versus Tiebout Improvement: The Costs and Benefits of Switching Schools

w8437 Rebecca M. Blank
David T. Ellwood

The Clinton Legacy for America's Poor

w8432 Thomas S. Dee
Teachers, Race and Student Achievement in a Randomized Experiment

w8401 Jenny Williams
Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Frank J. Chaloupka
Henry Wechsler

Alcohol and Marijuana Use Among College Students: Economic Complements or Substitutes?

w8370 Angus Deaton
Darren Lubotsky

Mortality, Inequality and Race in American Cities and States

w8344 Anne Case
Darren Lubotsky
Christina Paxson

Economic Status and Health in Childhood: The Origins of the Gradient

w8332 John A. Tauras
Frank J. Chaloupka

The Demand for Nicotine Replacement Therapies

w8331 John A. Tauras
Patrick M. O'Malley
Lloyd D. Johnston

Effects of Price and Access Laws on Teenage Smoking Initiation: A National Longitudinal Analysis

w8319 Ted Joyce
Did Legalized Abortion Lower Crime?

w8318 Angus Deaton
Health, Inequality, and Economic Development

w8297 Leora Friedberg
The Impact of Technological Change on Older Workers: Evidence from Data on Computer Use

w8291 H. Naci Mocan
Can Consumers Detect Lemons? Information Asymmetry in the Market for Child Care

w8269 Jonathan Guryan
Does Money Matter? Regression-Discontinuity Estimates from Education Finance Reform in Massachusetts

w8262 Kent Smetters
Jennifer Gravelle

The Exchange Theory of Teenage Smoking and the Counterproductiveness of Moderate Regulation

w8156 Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

Improving School Accountability Measures

w8090 Janet Currie
V. Joseph Hotz

Accidents Will Happen? Unintentional Injury, Maternal Employment, and Child Care Policy

w8063 John C. Ham
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

The Effect of Medicaid Expansions for Low-Income Children on Medicaid Participation and Insurance Coverage: Evidence from the SIPP


2000
w8061 Esther Duflo
Grandmothers and Granddaughters: Old Age Pension and Intra-household Allocation in South Africa

w8056 Anne Case
I-Fen Lin
Sara McLanahan

Understanding Child Support Trends: Economic, Demographic, and Political Contributions

w8055 David N. Figlio
Marianne E. Page

School Choice and the Distributional Effects of Ability Tracking: Does Separation Increase Equality?

w8054 Eliana Garces
Duncan Thomas
Janet Currie

Longer Term Effects of Head Start

w8019 David N. Figlio
Maurice E. Lucas

What's in a Grade? School Report Cards and House Prices

w8018 Paul Glewwe
Michael Kremer
Sylvie Moulin
Eric Zitzewitz

Retrospective vs. Prospective Analyses of School Inputs: The Case of Flip Charts in Kenya

w8008 Lee J. Alston
Andres Gallo

Evolution and Revolution in the Argentine Banking System under Convertibility: The Roles of Crises and Path Dependence

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

w8004 John Donohue
Steven Levitt

The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime

w7999 Charles T. Clotfelter
Interracial Contact in High School Extracurricular Activities

w7989 Jeffrey R. Kling
Interpreting Instrumental Variables Estimates of the Returns to Schooling

w7986 Daron Acemoglu
Jorn-Steffen Pischke

Changes in the Wage Structure, Family Income, and Children's Education

w7985 David N. Figlio
Maurice E. Lucas

Do High Grading Standards Affect Student Performance?

w7977 H. Naci Mocan
Erdal Tekin

Nonprofit Sector and Part-Time Work: An Analysis of Employer-Employee Matched Data of Child Care Workers

w7973 Lawrence F. Katz
Jeffrey R. Kling
Jeffrey B. Liebman

Moving to Opportunity in Boston: Early Results of a Randomized Mobility Experiment

w7968 Jonathan Gruber
Is Making Divorce Easier Bad for Children? The Long Run Implications of Unilateral Divorce

w7956 Dennis Epple
David Figlio
Richard Romano

Competition Between Private and Public Schools: Testing Stratification and Pricing Predictions

w7950 James J. Heckman
Justin L. Tobias
Edward Vytlacil

Simple Estimators for Treatment Parameters in a Latent Variable Framework with an Application to Estimating the Returns to Schooling

w7949 Bruce Sacerdote
The Nature and Nurture of Economic Outcomes

w7938 Daron Acemoglu
Credit Market Imperfections and Persistent Unemployment

w7911 Robert J. Barro
Jong-Wha Lee

International Data on Educational Attainment Updates and Implications

w7888 Julie Berry Cullen
Brian Jacob
Steven Levitt

The Impact of School Choice on Student Outcomes: An Analysis of the Chicago Public Schools

w7875 Julian R. Betts
Jeff Grogger

The Impact of Grading Standards on Student Achievement, Educational Attainment, and Entry-Level Earnings

w7874 Anne Case
I-Fen Lin
Sara McLanahan

Educational Attainment in Blended Families

w7867 Caroline Hoxby
Peer Effects in the Classroom: Learning from Gender and Race Variation

w7866 Caroline Hoxby
Would School Choice Change the Teaching Profession?

w7860 Esther Duflo
Schooling and Labor Market Consequences of School Construction in Indonesia: Evidence from an Unusual Policy Experiment

w7854 Dennis Epple
Elizabeth Newlon
Richard Romano

Ability Tracking, School Competition, and the Distribution of Educational Benefits

w7850 Dennis Epple
Richard Romano

Neighborhood Schools, Choice, and the Distribution of Educational Benefits

w7831 Joseph G. Altonji
Todd E. Elder
Christopher R. Taber

Selection on Observed and Unobserved Variables: Assessing the Effectiveness of Catholic Schools

w7829 Jonathan Gruber
Medicaid

w7820 James Heckman
Edward Vytlacil

Identifying the Role of Cognitive Ability in Explaining the Level of and Change in the Return to Schooling

w7806 David M. Blau
Child Care Subsidy Programs

w7802 Dennis Epple
Richard Romano

Collective Choice and Voluntary Provision of Public Goods

w7781 Jonathan Gruber
Risky Behavior Among Youths: An Economic Analysis

w7780 Jonathan Gruber
Jonathan Zinman

Youth Smoking in the U.S.: Evidence and Implications

w7769 David Card
Estimating the Return to Schooling: Progress on Some Persistent Econometric Problems

w7761 Stephen Cameron
Christopher Taber

Borrowing Constraints and the Returns to Schooling

w7756 Susan Dynarski
Hope for Whom? Financial Aid for the Middle Class and Its Impact on College Attendance

w7754 Caroline M. Hoxby
Benevolent Colluders? The Effects of Antitrust Action on College Financial Aid and Tuition

w7733 David Neumark
Mary Joyce

An Introduction to School-To-Work Programs in the NLSY97: How Prevalent are They, and Which Youths do They Serve?

w7719 David Neumark
Mary Joyce

Evaluating School-To-Work Programs Using the New NLSY

w7713 David M. Cutler
Edward Glaeser
Karen Norberg

Explaining the Rise in Youth Suicide

w7709 Jeff Grogger
Time Limits and Welfare Use

w7703 R. L. Pacula
M. Grossman
F. J. Chaloupka
P. M. O'Malley
L. Johnston
M. C. Farrelly

Marijuana and Youth

w7691 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

Mothers and Others: Who Invests in Children's Health?

w7686 Jay Bhattacharya
Janet Currie

Youths at Nutritional Risk: Malnourished or Misnourished?

w7670 Lingxin Hao
V. Joseph Hotz
Ginger Zhe Jin

Games Daughters and Parents Play: Teenage Childbearing, Parental Reputation, and Strategic Transfers

w7667 Janet Currie
Jeffrey Grogger

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

w7666 Christopher J. Ruhm
Parental Employment and Child Cognitive Development

w7658 David Card
Thomas Lemieux

Dropout and Enrollment Trends in the Post-War Period: What Went Wrong in the 1970s?

w7656 Alan Krueger
Diane Whitmore

The Effect of Attending a Small Class in the Early Grades on College-Test Taking and Middle School Test Results: Evidence from Project STAR

w7655 David Card
Thomas Lemieux

Can Falling Supply Explain the Rising Return to College for Younger Men? A Cohort-Based Analysis

w7627 Robert F. Schoeni
Rebecca M. Blank

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

w7601 Phillip B. Levine
The Sexual Activity and Birth Control Use of American Teenagers

w7585 Roland Benabou
Jean Tirole

Self-Confidence and Social Interactions

w7584 H. Naci Mocan
Stephen C. Billups
Jody Overland

A Dynamic Model of Differential Human Capital and Criminal Activity

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

Child Care and the Welfare to Work Transition

w7555 Leemore Dafny
Jonathan Gruber

Does Public Insurance Improve the Efficiency of Medical Care? Medicaid Expansions and Child Hospitalizations

w7545 Eli Berman
Zaur Rzakhanov

Fertility, Migration, and Altruism

w7530 Michael Kremer
Daniel Chen

Income-distribution Dynamics with Endogenous Fertility

w7522 Phillip B. Levine
David J. Zimmerman

Children's Welfare Exposure and Subsequent Development

w7507 Jonathan Gruber
Botond Koszegi

Is Addiction "Rational"? Theory and Evidence

w7506 Jonathan Gruber
Youth Smoking in the U.S.: Prices and Policies

w7491 Bruce D. Meyer
Dan T. Rosenbaum

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


1999
w7450 Eric A. Hanushek
Julie A. Somers

Schooling, Inequality, and the Impact of Government

w7424 Joshua Angrist
Victor Lavy

New Evidence on Classroom Computers and Pupil Learning

w7422 Susan M. Dynarski
Does Aid Matter? Measuring the Effect of Student Aid on College Attendance and Completion

w7383 Stephen L. Mehay
Rosalie Liccardo Pacula

The Effectiveness of Workplace Drug Prevention Policies: Does 'Zero Tolerance' Work?

w7405 H. Naci Mocan
Daniel I. Rees

Economic Conditions, Deterrence and Juvenile Crime: Evidence from Micro Data

w7401 Anne Case
I-Fen Lin
Sara McLanahan

How Hungry is the Selfish Gene?

w7399 Anne Case
Motohiro Yogo

Does School Quality Matter? Returns to Education and the Characteristics of Schools in South Africa

w7397 V. Joseph Hotz
Seth G. Sanders
Susan Williams McElroy

Teenage Childbearing and Its Life Cycle Consequences: Exploiting a Natural Experiment

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

w7322 Stacy Berg Dale
Alan B. Krueger

Estimating the Payoff to Attending a More Selective College: An Application of Selection on Observables and Unobservables

w7299 David Neumark
William Wascher

A Cross-National Analysis of the Effects of Minimum Wages on Youth Employment

w7289 V. Joseph Hotz
Lixin Xu
Marta Tienda
Avner Ahituv

Are There Returns to the Wages of Young Men from Working While in School?

w7288 James J. Heckman
Policies to Foster Human Capital

w7249 Stephen V. Cameron
James J. Heckman

The Dynamics of Educational Attainment for Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites

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

w7235 Thomas J. Kane
Cecilia Elena Rouse
Douglas Staiger

Estimating Returns to Schooling When Schooling is Misreported

w7227 James Monks
Ronald G. Ehrenberg

The Impact of US News and World Report College Rankings on Admission Outcomes and Pricing Decisions at Selective Private Institutions

w7226 Anne Morrison Piehl
Suzanne J. Cooper
Anthony A. Braga
David M. Kennedy

Testing for Structural Breaks in the Evaluation of Programs

w7225 David M. Blau
H. Naci Mocan

The Supply of Quality in Child Care Centers

w7190 Alan B. Krueger
Mikael Lindahl

Education for Growth in Sweden and the World

w7173 Julie Berry Cullen
The Impact of Fiscal Incentives on Student Disability Rates

w7172 Richard J. Murnane
John B. Willett
John H. Tyler

Who Benefits from Obtaining a GED? Evidence from High School and Beyond

w7099 Rebecca M. Blank
When Can Public Policy Makers Rely on Private Markets? The Effective Provision of Social Services

w7082 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Steven G. Rivkin

Do Higher Salaries Buy Better Teachers?

w7058 Patricia M. Anderson
Philip B. Levine

Child Care and Mothers' Employment Decisions

w6999 Janet Currie
Rosemary Hyson

Is the Impact of Health Shocks Cushioned by Socioeconomic Status? The Case of Low Birthweight

w6974 Kristin F. Butcher
Anne Morrison Piehl

The Role of Deportation in the Incarceration of Immigrants

w6943 Janet Currie
Duncan Thomas

Early Test Scores, Socioeconomic Status and Future Outcomes

w6359 Sara Markowitz
Michael Grossman

Alcohol Regulation and Violence Towards Children

w6887 Robert Kaestner
Theodore Joyce
Andrew Racine

Does Publicly Provided Health Insurance Improve the Health of Low-Income Children in the United States


1998
w6869 Caroline M. Hoxby
The Effects of Class Size and Composition on Student Achievement: New Evidence from Natural Population Variation

w6836 Janet Currie
Patricia Reagan

Distance to Hospitals and Children's Access to Care: Is Being Closer Better, and for Whom?

w6781 Joshua D. Angrist
Victor Lavy

Does Teacher Training Affect Pupil Learning? Evidence from Matched Comparisons in Jerusalem Public Schools

w6769 Karen Norberg
The Effects of Daycare Reconsidered

w6709 Henry S. Farber
Helen Levy

Recent Trends in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Coverage: Are Bad Jobs Getting Worse?

w6691 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Steven G. Rivkin

Teachers, Schools, and Academic Achievement

w6690 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Steven G. Rivkin

Does Special Education Raise Academic Achievement for Students with Disabilities?

w6664 Richard B. Freeman
Jane Waldfogel

Dunning Delinquent Dads: The Effects of Child Support Enforcement on Child Support Receipt by Never Married Women

w6629 Sara Markowitz
Michael Grossman

The Effects of Alcohol Regulation on Physical Child Abuse

w6554 Christopher J. Ruhm
Parental Leave and Child Health

w6493 Tasneem Chipty
Ann Dryden Witte

Effects of Information Provision in an Vertically Differentiated Market

w6391 John H. Tyler
Richard J. Murnane
John B. Willett

Estimating the Impact of the GED on the Earnings of Young Dropouts Using a Series of Natural Experiments

w6388 John Cawley
James Heckman
Edward Vytlacil

Understanding the Role of Cognitive Ability in Accounting for the Recent Rise in the Economic Return to Education

w6385 Stephen V. Cameron
James J. Heckman

Life Cycle Schooling and Dynamic Selection Bias: Models and Evidence for Five Cohorts

w6362 Janet Currie
Duncan Thomas

School Quality and the Longer-Term Effects of Head Start


1997
w6328 H. Naci Mocan
Deborah Viola

The Determinants of Child Care Workers' Wages and Compensation: Sectoral Differences, Human Capital, Race, Insiders and Outsiders

w6305 Janet Currie
Aaron Yelowitz

Are Public Housing Projects Good for Kids?

w6175 George J. Borjas
Glenn T. Sueyoshi

Ethnicity and the Intergenerational Transmission of Welfare Dependency

w6106 Orley Ashenfelter
Cecilia Rouse

Income, Schooling, and Ability: Evidence from a New Sample of Identical Twins

w6078 Francine D. Blau
Lawrence M. Kahn

Gender and Youth Employment Outcomes: The US and West Germany, 1984-91

w6051 Alan B. Krueger
Experimental Estimates of Education Production Functions

w6041 Jonathan Gruber
Aaron Yelowitz

Public Health Insurance and Private Savings

w6034 Jonathan Gruber
Phillip Levine
Douglas Staiger

Abortion Legalization and Child Living Circumstances: Who is the "Marginal Child?"

w5985 Janet Currie
Jonathan Gruber

The Technology of Birth: Health Insurance, Medical Interventions, and Infant Health

w5964 Cecilia Elena Rouse
Private School Vouchers and Student Achievement: An Evaluation of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program


1996
w5831 Jonathan Gruber
Health Insurance for Poor Women and Children in the U.S.: Lessons from the Past Decade

w5807 Joshua D. Angrist
Victor Lavy

The Effect of Teen Childbearing and Single Parenthood on Childhood Disabilities and Progress in School

w5805 Janet Currie
Duncan Thomas

Does Head Start Help Hispanic Children?


1981
w0230 Edward P. Lazear
Robert T. Michael

Family Size and the Distribution of Per Capita Income


1980
w0262 Robert T. Michael
Victor R. Fuchs
Sharon R. Scott

Changes in Household Living Arrangements 1950-76


1979
w0405 Eytan Sheshinski
Yoram Weiss

Inequality Within and Between Families


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