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Workplace:Economics Department, College of Business Administration, Central Michigan University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers


  1. The Effect of Degree Attainment on Arrests: Evidence from a Randomized Social Experiment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (2016)


  1. Do More-Schooled Women have Fewer Children and Delay Childbearing? Evidence from a Sample of U.S. Twins
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Population Economics (2014)
  2. Following in Your Father's Footsteps: A Note on the Intergenerational Transmission of Income between Twin Fathers and their Sons
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Mothers Do Matter: New Evidence on the Effect of Parents' Schooling on Children's Schooling Using Swedish Twin Data
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (9)

Journal Articles


  1. Gene-environment interactions between education and body mass: Evidence from the UK and Finland
    Social Science & Medicine, 2017, 195, (C), 12-16 Downloads View citations (1)


  1. Decomposing racial differences in adolescent smoking in the U.S
    Economics & Human Biology, 2016, 22, (C), 161-176 Downloads
  2. The effect of degree attainment on arrests: Evidence from a randomized social experiment
    Economics of Education Review, 2016, 54, (C), 259-273 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)


  1. Schooling has smaller or insignificant effects on adult health in the US than suggested by cross-sectional associations: New estimates using relatively large samples of identical twins
    Social Science & Medicine, 2015, 127, (C), 181-189 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. The intergenerational transmission of schooling: Are mothers really less important than fathers?
    Economics of Education Review, 2015, 47, (C), 100-117 Downloads View citations (6)


  1. Do more-schooled women have fewer children and delay childbearing? Evidence from a sample of US twins
    Journal of Population Economics, 2014, 27, (1), 1-31 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2011)


  1. Does more schooling improve health outcomes and health related behaviors? Evidence from U.K. twins
    Economics of Education Review, 2013, 35, (C), 134-148 Downloads View citations (17)


  1. Returns to Education: Evidence from UK Twins: Comment
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (4), 1629-35 Downloads View citations (5)


  1. Sibling Sex Composition and Educational Outcomes: A Review of Theory and Evidence for the UK
    LABOUR, 2009, 23, (1), 67-96 Downloads View citations (3)
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