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Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research (MIAESR), Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Melbourne, (more information at EDIRC)
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Working Papers

2013

  1. Estimating Benefits from University Level Diversity
    CEPR Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads
  2. Income and Access to Higher Education: Are High Quality Universities Becoming More or Less Elite? A Longitudinal Analysis of Admissions at UW-Madison
    CEPR Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University Downloads

2012

  1. Am I my Brother's Keeper? Sibling Spillover Effects: The Case of Developmental Disabilities and Externalizing Behavior
    CEPR Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2012) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Health and Wealth in Early Retirement
    CEPR Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University Downloads
  3. Increasing Our Understanding of the Health-Income Gradient in Children
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  4. Long-Term Effects of Public Low-Income Housing Vouchers: Work, Neighborhood, Family Composition and Childcare Usage
    CEPR Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University Downloads
  5. The Importance of Family Income in the Formation and Evolution of Non-Cognitive Skills in Childhood
    CEPR Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University Downloads

2011

  1. Association between Income and the Hippocampus
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Downloads

2008

  1. Education and Labor Market Consequences of Teenage Childbearing: Evidence Using the Timing of Pregnancy Outcomes and Community Fixed Effects
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University (2008) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2009)

2007

  1. Child Mental Health and Human Capital Accumulation: The Case of ADHD Revisited
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2008)

2006

  1. Inequality and Health: Is Housing Crowding the Link?
    Working Papers, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. Assessing the Maintenance of Savings Sufficiency Over the First Decade of Retirement
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in International Tax and Public Finance (2007)
  2. Extending Health Care Coverage to the Low-Income Population: The Influence of the Wisconsin BadgerCare Program on Labor Market Outcomes
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads

1999

  1. Economic Inactivity of Young Adults: An Intergenerational Analysis
    Macroeconomics, EconWPA Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Economics Working Paper Archive, Levy Economics Institute (1994) Downloads View citations (1)

1994

  1. Market Work, Wages, and Men's Health
    Staff General Research Papers, Iowa State University, Department of Economics View citations (19)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1989) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (1994)

1992

  1. The "Window Problem" in Studies of Children's Attainments: A Methodological Exploration
    NBER Technical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty View citations (14)

1991

  1. The Health, Earnings Capacity, and Poverty of Single-Mother Families
    Economics Working Paper Archive, Levy Economics Institute Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty View citations (2)

1990

  1. THE SYNTHESIS ECONOMIC FERTILITY MODEL: A LATENT VARIABLE INVESTIGATION OF SOME CRITICAL ATTRIBUTES
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Population Economics (1992)
  2. The Effect of the Medicaid Program on Welfare Participation and Labor Supply
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (1992)

1989

  1. Disability Status as an Unobservable: Estimates From a Structural Model
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

1988

  1. Labor and Transfer Income and Older Women's Work: Estimates From the United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

Undated

  1. Children's prospects and children's policy
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (1993)
  2. Decreasing Opportunities for Low-Wage Workers: The Role of the Nondiscrimination Law for Employer-Provided Health Insurance
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Do Teens Make Rational Choices? The Case of Teen Nonmarital Childbearing
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (3)
  4. How people with disabilities fare when public policies change
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (1993)
  5. Incentives, Challenges, and Dilemmas of TANF
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (2)
  6. Nonmarket outcomes of schooling
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (5)
  7. Special Education and School Achievement: An Explanatory Analysis
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads
  8. The Changing Economic Status of Disabled Women, 1982–1991: Trends and Their Determinants
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads
  9. The Changing Economic Status of U.S. Disabled Men: Trends and Their Determinants, 1982–1991
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (3)
  10. The Intergenerational Effects of Early Childbearing
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (2)
  11. The effect of health on the work effort of low-income single mothers
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty View citations (17)
  12. The loss of earnings capability from disability/health limitations: Toward a new social indicator
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (2)
  13. Welfare to Work in the U.S.: A Model for Other Nations?
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. Ripple effects of developmental disabilities and mental illness on nondisabled adult siblings
    Social Science & Medicine, 2014, 108, (C), 1-9 Downloads

2013

  1. A Sibling Death in the Family: Common and Consequential
    Demography, 2013, 50, (3), 803-826 Downloads

2012

  1. Long-term earnings and employment effects of housing voucher receipt
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2012, 71, (1), 128-150 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Long-term effects of public low-income housing vouchers on neighborhood quality and household composition
    Journal of Housing Economics, 2012, 21, (2), 101-120 Downloads
  3. THE EFFECTS OF TEENAGE FATHERHOOD ON YOUNG ADULT OUTCOMES
    Economic Inquiry, 2012, 50, (1), 182-201 Downloads
  4. The Income and Health Effects of Tribal Casino Gaming on American Indians
    Demography, 2012, 49, (2), 499-524 Downloads

2011

  1. The benefits and costs of the Section 8 housing subsidy program: A framework and estimates of first‐year effects
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2011, 30, (2), 233-255 Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. US Health Care Reform: A Primer and an Assessment
    CESifo DICE Report, 2010, 8, (3), 53-60 Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Education and Labor Market Consequences of Teenage Childbearing: Evidence Using the Timing of Pregnancy Outcomes and Community Fixed Effects
    Journal of Human Resources, 2009, 44, (2) Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2008

  1. Child mental health and human capital accumulation: The case of ADHD revisited
    Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27, (3), 794-800 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2007

  1. Assessing the maintenance of savings sufficiency over the first decade of retirement
    International Tax and Public Finance, 2007, 14, (4), 481-502 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Do youth nonmarital childbearing choices reflect income and relationship expectations?
    Journal of Population Economics, 2007, 20, (1), 73-100 Downloads View citations (11)

2006

  1. Do Newly Retired Workers in the United States Have Sufficient Resources to Maintain Well-Being?
    Economic Inquiry, 2006, 44, (2), 249-264 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. SCHIP expansion and parental coverage: An evaluation of Wisconsin's BadgerCare
    Journal of Health Economics, 2006, 25, (6), 1170-1192 Downloads View citations (2)

2005

  1. The Role of Expectations in Adolescent Schooling Choices: Do Youths Respond to Economic Incentives?
    Economic Inquiry, 2005, 43, (3), 467-492 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. The devil may be in the details: How the characteristics of SCHIP programs affect take-up
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2005, 24, (3), 499-522 Downloads View citations (7)

2003

  1. Social security, age of retirement, and economic well-being: Intertemporal and demographic patterns among retired-worker beneficiaries
    Demography, 2003, 40, (2), 369-394 Downloads View citations (3)

2002

  1. Incentives, challenges, and dilemmas of TANF: A case study
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2002, 21, (4), 577-586 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Social and nonmarket benefits from education in an advanced economy
    Conference Series ; [Proceedings], 2002, 47, (Jun), 97-142 Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Welfare Reform in the US: Early Evidence of Impacts
    Australian Journal of Labour Economics (AJLE), 2002, 5, (4), 457-470

2001

  1. The role of economic incentives in teenage nonmarital childbearing choices
    Journal of Public Economics, 2001, 81, (3), 473-511 Downloads View citations (25)

2000

  1. Errata
    International Tax and Public Finance, 2000, 7, (3), 369-371 Downloads
  2. Neighborhood Attributes as Determinants of Children's Outcomes: How Robust Are the Relationships?
    Journal of Human Resources, 2000, 35, (4), 603-642 Downloads View citations (47)
  3. Welfare to Work in the U.S.: A Model for Other Developed Nations?
    International Tax and Public Finance, 2000, 7, (1), 95-114 Downloads View citations (8)

1999

  1. Poverty, children's health, and health care utilization
    Economic Policy Review, 1999, (Sep), 9-21 Downloads View citations (1)

1997

  1. Testing the HMO competitive strategy: An analysis of its impact on medical care resources
    Journal of Health Economics, 1997, 16, (3), 261-286 Downloads View citations (12)

1995

  1. The Determinants of Children's Attainments: A Review of Methods and Findings
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1995, 33, (4), 1829-1878 Downloads View citations (336)
  2. The Effect of Health on the Work Effort of Single Mothers
    Journal of Human Resources, 1995, 30, (1), 42-62 Downloads View citations (28)

1994

  1. Market work, wages, and men's health
    Journal of Health Economics, 1994, 13, (2), 163-182 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (1994)

1993

  1. Children's Prospects and Children's Policy
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1993, 7, (4), 153-174 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper
  2. How people with disabilities fare when public policies change
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1993, 12, (2), 251-269 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper
  3. Is dumping socially inefficient?: An analysis of the effect of Medicare's prospective payment system on the utilization of Veterans Affairs inpatient services
    Journal of Public Economics, 1993, 52, (3), 329-344 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Teen Out-of-Wedlock Births and Welfare Receipt: The Role of Childhood Events and Economic Circumstances
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1993, 75, (2), 195-208 Downloads View citations (40)
  5. The Implications of Demographic Changes for Public Finance: An Overview
    Public Finance = Finances publiques, 1993, 48, (Supplement), v-xii
  6. Why changing the U.S. health care system is so difficult
    Social Science & Medicine, 1993, 36, (3), iii-vi Downloads

1992

  1. The Effect of the Medicaid Program on Welfare Participation and Labor Supply
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1992, 74, (4), 615-26 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  2. The Synthesis Economic Fertility Model: A Latent Variable Investigation of Some Critical Attributes
    Journal of Population Economics, 1992, 5, (1), 1-16 View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1991

  1. A New Index to Value In-Kind Benefits
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1991, 37, (4), 387-408 View citations (9)
  2. Childhood events and circumstances influencing high school completion
    Demography, 1991, 28, (1), 133-157 Downloads View citations (30)
  3. Disability Transfers and the Work Decision of Older Men
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1991, 106, (3), 939-49 Downloads View citations (30)

1990

  1. The Economic Well-Being of the Disabled: 1962-84
    Journal of Human Resources, 1990, 25, (1), 32-54 Downloads View citations (9)

1989

  1. Does More Schooling Make Women Better Nourished and Healthier? Adult Sibling Random and Fixed Effects Estimates for Nicaragua
    Journal of Human Resources, 1989, 24, (4), 644-663 Downloads View citations (18)

1988

  1. Labor market behavior of older men: Estimates from a Trichotomous choice model
    Journal of Public Economics, 1988, 36, (2), 153-175 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Nutrients: Impacts and Determinants
    World Bank Economic Review, 1988, 2, (3), 299-320 View citations (10)
  3. Schooling and Earnings Distributions with Endogenous Labour Force Participation, Marital Status and Family Size
    Economica, 1988, 55, (219), 297-316 Downloads View citations (1)

1987

  1. Health status and medical expenditures: More evidence of a link
    Social Science & Medicine, 1987, 25, (8), 883-888 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. How does mother's schooling affect family health, nutrition, medical care usage, and household sanitation?
    Journal of Econometrics, 1987, 36, (1-2), 185-204 Downloads View citations (53)
  3. Investments in schooling in two generations in pre-revolutionary Nicaragua: The roles of family background and school supply
    Journal of Development Economics, 1987, 27, (1-2), 395-419 Downloads View citations (20)
  4. Private Education: Studies in Choice and Public Policy, edited by Daniel C. Levy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986,272 pp. Price: $34.95, cloth
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1987, 7, (2), 384-387 Downloads
  5. Women's schooling and children's health: Are the effects robust with adult sibling control for the women's childhood background?
    Journal of Health Economics, 1987, 6, (3), 239-254 Downloads View citations (23)

1986

  1. Child Quantity and Quality in a Developing Country: Family Background, Endogenous Tastes, and Biological Supply Factors
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1986, 34, (4), 703-20 View citations (4)
  2. Health status and medical expenditures: Is there a link?
    Social Science & Medicine, 1986, 22, (10), 993-999 Downloads View citations (7)

1985

  1. Cutbacks in Disability Transfer Programs
    Evaluation Review, 1985, 9, (3), 263-280 Downloads
  2. Human Capital and Earnings Distribution in a Developing Country: The Case of Prerevolutionary Nicaragua
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1985, 34, (1), 1-29 View citations (3)

1984

  1. A More General Approach to Fertility Determination in a Developing Country: The Importance of Biological Supply Considerations, Endogenous Tastes and Unperceived Jointness
    Economica, 1984, 51, (23), 319-39 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Determinants of Women's Health Status and Health-Care Utilization in a Developing Country: A Latent Variable Approach
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1984, 66, (4), 696-703 Downloads View citations (13)
  3. Disability transfers and early retirement: a casual relationship?
    Journal of Public Economics, 1984, 24, (1), 47-66 Downloads View citations (32)
  4. Income Transfers and Work Effort: The Netherlands and the United States in the 1970s
    Kyklos, 1984, 37, (4), 609-37
  5. Labor force participation and earnings determinants for women in the special conditions of developing countries
    Journal of Development Economics, 1984, 15, (1-3), 259-288 Downloads View citations (11)
  6. Measuring disability and health
    Journal of Health Economics, 1984, 3, (2), 187-193 Downloads View citations (5)
  7. More evidence on nutrition demand: Income seems overrated and women's schooling underemphasized
    Journal of Development Economics, 1984, 14, (1), 105-128 Downloads View citations (48)
  8. Schooling and Economic Well-Being: The Role of Nonmarket Effects
    Journal of Human Resources, 1984, 19, (3), 377-407 Downloads View citations (70)
  9. The Decline in Male Labor Force Participation: Comment
    Journal of Political Economy, 1984, 92, (3), 532-41 Downloads View citations (32)
  10. The Socioeconomic Impact of Schooling in a Developing Country
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1984, 66, (2), 296-303 Downloads View citations (36)
  11. Who is schooled in developing countries? The roles of income, parental schooling, sex, residence and family size
    Economics of Education Review, 1984, 3, (3), 231-245 Downloads View citations (14)

1983

  1. Is Income Overrated in Determining Adequate Nutrition?
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1983, 31, (3), 525-49 View citations (7)
  2. Time Allocation, Market Work, and Changes in Female Health
    American Economic Review, 1983, 73, (2), 134-39 Downloads View citations (2)

1982

  1. Determinants of child mortality, health, and nutrition in a developing country
    Journal of Development Economics, 1982, 11, (2), 163-193 Downloads View citations (30)
  2. The impact of demographic changes on income distribution in a developing country
    Journal of Development Economics, 1982, 11, (3), 355-377 Downloads
  3. What influences children's health?
    Children and Youth Services Review, 1982, 4, (1-2), 193-208 Downloads

1980

  1. Intelligence and Family Size: Another Look
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1980, 62, (2), 241-47 Downloads

1978

  1. A Note on Some Evidence on the Easterlin Hypothesis
    Journal of Political Economy, 1978, 86, (5), 953-58 Downloads View citations (2)

1977

  1. Do Schools Make a Difference?
    American Economic Review, 1977, 67, (4), 639-52 Downloads View citations (155)

1975

  1. Which school resources help learning? Efficiency and equity in Philadelphia public schools
    Business Review, 1975, (Feb), 4-29 Downloads

Chapters

2000

  1. The economics of disability and disability policy
    Chapter 18 in Handbook of Health Economics, 2000, vol. 1, pp 995-1051 Downloads View citations (23)

1985

  1. Income, Inequality, and Uncertainty: Differences between the Disabled and Nondisabled
    A chapter in Horizontal Equity, Uncertainty, and Economic Well-Being, 1985, pp 293-322 Downloads
 
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