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Jonathan Guryan

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NBER Working Papers and Publications

October 2017The Economics of Scale-Up
with Jonathan M.V. Davis, Kelly Hallberg, Jens Ludwig: w23925
January 2017Sibling Spillovers
with Sandra E. Black, Sanni Breining, David N. Figlio, Krzysztof Karbownik, Helena Skyt Nielsen, Jeffrey Roth, Marianne Simonsen: w23062
May 2015Thinking, Fast and Slow? Some Field Experiments to Reduce Crime and Dropout in Chicago
with Sara B. Heller, Anuj K. Shah, Jens Ludwig, Sendhil Mullainathan, Harold A. Pollack: w21178

Forthcoming in the Quarterly Journal of Economics citation courtesy of

January 2015Motivation and Incentives in Education: Evidence from a Summer Reading Experiment
with James S. Kim, Kyung Park: w20918

Published: Jonathan Guryan & James S. Kim & Kyung Park, 2016. "Motivation and Incentives in Education: Evidence from a Summer Reading Experiment," Economics of Education Review, . citation courtesy of

November 2014Does Reading During the Summer Build Reading Skills? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in 463 Classrooms
with James S. Kim, David M. Quinn: w20689
October 2014Early Life Environment and Racial Inequality in Education and Earnings in the United States
with Kenneth Y. Chay, Bhashkar Mazumder: w20539
January 2014The (Surprising) Efficacy of Academic and Behavioral Intervention with Disadvantaged Youth: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Chicago
with Philip J. Cook, Kenneth Dodge, George Farkas, Roland G. Fryer, Jr, Jens Ludwig, Susan Mayer, Harold Pollack, Laurence Steinberg: w19862
June 2013Do Lottery Payments Induce Savings Behavior: Evidence from the Lab
with Emel Filiz-Ozbay, Kyle Hyndman, Melissa Schettini Kearney, Erkut Y. Ozbay: w19130

Published: Journal of Public Economics Volume 126, June 2015, Pages 1–24 Cover image Do lottery payments induce savings behavior? Evidence from the lab ☆ Emel Filiz-Ozbaya, Jonathan Guryanb, c, , , Kyle Hyndmand, Melissa Kearneya, c, Erkut Y. Ozbaya citation courtesy of

February 2013The Effects of Poor Neonatal Health on Children's Cognitive Development
with David N. Figlio, Krzysztof Karbownik, Jeffrey Roth: w18846

Published: David Figlio & Jonathan Guryan & Krzysztof Karbownik & Jeffrey Roth, 2014. "The Effects of Poor Neonatal Health on Children's Cognitive Development," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 104(12), pages 3921-55, December. citation courtesy of

June 2011Studying Discrimination: Fundamental Challenges and Recent Progress
with Kerwin Kofi Charles: w17156

Published: Kerwin Kofi Charles & Jonathan Guryan, 2011. "Studying Discrimination: Fundamental Challenges and Recent Progress," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 3(1), pages 479-511, 09. citation courtesy of

January 2011Decreasing Delinquency, Criminal Behavior, and Recidivism by Intervening on Psychological Factors Other than Cognitive Ability: A Review of the Intervention Literature
with Patrick L. Hill, Brent W. Roberts, Jeffrey T. Grogger, Karen Sixkiller: w16698

Published: Decreasing Delinquency, Criminal Behavior, and Recidivism by Intervening on Psychological Factors Other Than Cognitive Ability: A Review of the Intervention Literature, Patrick L. Hill, Brent W. Roberts, Jeffrey T. Grogger, Jonathan Guryan, Karen Sixkiller. in Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs, Cook, Ludwig, and McCrary. 2011

October 2010Making Savers Winners: An Overview of Prize-Linked Savings Products
with Melissa Schettini Kearney, Peter Tufano, Erik Hurst: w16433

Published: Kearney, Melissa S., Peter Tufano, Erik Hurst, and Jonathan Guryan. “Making Savings Fun: An Overview of Prize-Linked Savings,” in ed. Olivia Mitchell and Ammamaria Lusardi, Financial Literacy: Implications for Retirement Security and the Financial Marketplace, Oxford University Press, 2011.

January 2010Decreasing Delinquency, Criminal Behavior, and Recidivism by Intervening on Psychological Factors Other Than Cognitive Ability: A Review of the Intervention Literature
with Patrick L. Hill, Brent W. Roberts, Jeffrey T. Grogger, Karen Sixkiller
in Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs, Philip Cook, Jens Ludwig, Justin McCrary, editors
June 2009Birth Cohort and the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Roles of Access and Health Soon After Birth
with Kenneth Y. Chay, Bhashkar Mazumder: w15078
February 2009Is Lottery Gambling Addictive?
with Melissa Schettini Kearney: w14742

Published: Jonathan Guryan & Melissa S. Kearney, 2010. "Is Lottery Gambling Addictive?," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 2(3), pages 90-110, August. citation courtesy of

May 2008Parental Education and Parental Time With Children
with Erik Hurst, Melissa Schettini Kearney: w13993

Published: Jonathan Guryan & Erik Hurst & Melissa Kearney, 2008. "Parental Education and Parental Time with Children," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 22(3), pages 23-46, Summer. citation courtesy of

December 2007Prejudice and The Economics of Discrimination
with Kerwin Kofi Charles: w13661

Published: Kerwin Kofi Charles & Jonathan Guryan, 2008. "Prejudice and Wages: An Empirical Assessment of Becker's The Economics of Discrimination," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 116(5), pages 773-809, October.

September 2007Peer Effects in the Workplace: Evidence from Random Groupings in Professional Golf Tournaments
with Kory Kroft, Matt Notowidigdo: w13422

Published: Jonathan Guryan & Kory Kroft & Matthew J. Notowidigdo, 2009. "Peer Effects in the Workplace: Evidence from Random Groupings in Professional Golf Tournaments," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 1(4), pages 34-68, October. citation courtesy of

May 2005Lucky Stores, Gambling, and Addiction: Empirical Evidence from State Lottery Sales
with Melissa S. Kearney: w11287

Published: Jonathan Guryan & Melissa S. Kearney, 2008. "Gambling at Lucky Stores: Empirical Evidence from State Lottery Sales," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 98(1), pages 458-73, March.

March 2003Does Teacher Testing Raise Teacher Quality? Evidence from State Certification Requirements
with Joshua D. Angrist: w9545

Published: Angrist, Joshua D. and Jonathan Guryan. "Teacher Testing, Teacher Education, And Teacher Characteristics," American Economic Review, 2004, v94(2,May), 241-246. Also: Angrist, Joshua D. & Guryan, Jonathan. "Does teacher testing raise teacher quality? Evidence from state certification requirements," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 27(5), pages 483-503, October 2008. citation courtesy of

August 2002The Impact of Internet Subsidies in Public Schools
with Austan Goolsbee: w9090

Published: Goolsbee, Austan and Jonathan Guryan. "The Impact Of Internet Subsidies In Public Schools," Review of Economics and Statistics, 2006, v88(2,May), 336-347. citation courtesy of

June 2001Desegregation and Black Dropout Rates
w8345

Published: Guryan, Jonathan. "Desegregation And Black Dropout Rates," American Economic Review, 2004, v94(4,Sep), 919-943. citation courtesy of

May 2001Does Money Matter? Regression-Discontinuity Estimates from Education Finance Reform in Massachusetts
w8269
 
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