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Working Papers

2017

  1. Minimum Wages and the Health of Hispanic Women
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
  2. Taking the CON out of Pennsylvania: Did Hip and Knee Replacement Patients Benefit?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads

2016

  1. The Effects of Minimum Wages on the Health of Working Teenagers
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics Letters (2017)

2015

  1. Prepregnancy Obesity and Birth Outcomes
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
  2. The Effect of Family Size on Education: New Evidence from China's One Child Policy
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Children's Health, Quality of Home Environment, and Non-Cognitive Skills
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The Relationship between Maternal Pre-Pregnancy BMI and Preschool Obesity
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads

2014

  1. Identifying the Causal Effect of Alcohol Abuse on the Perpetration of Intimate Partner Violence by Men Using a Natural Experiment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Southern Economic Journal (2016)
  2. Welfare Reform and Immigrant Fertility
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Population Economics (2016)

2013

  1. The Effect of Sorority Membership on Eating Disorders and Body Mass Index
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads

2012

  1. Immigration, Obesity and Labor Market Outcomes in the UK
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Migration and Development (2012)
  2. Indebted and Overweight: The Link Between Weight and Household Debt
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Is it Necessary to Walk the Talk? The Effects of Maternal Experiences and Communication on the Sexual Behavior of Female Adolescents
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
  4. The Effects of EITC Payment Expansion on Maternal Smoking
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads

2010

  1. Effects of Overweight on Risky Sexual Behavior of Adolescent Girls
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (2013)

2008

  1. Acting White or Acting Black: Mixed-Race Adolescents' Identity and Behavior
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2009)

2003

  1. Unemployment Risk and Compensating Differential in Late-Nineteenth Century New Jersey Manufacturing
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

1993

  1. The Economic Reality of the Beauty Myth
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (1996)

1992

  1. Tax Credits, Labor Supply, and Child Care
    University of Chicago - Economics Research Center, Chicago - Economics Research Center View citations (2)
    Also in University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center View citations (14)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (1997)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Effects of Higher EITC Payments on Children’s Health, Quality of Home Environment, and Noncognitive Skills
    Public Finance Review, 2018, 46, (4), 519-557 Downloads

2017

  1. The Effect of Sorority Membership on Eating Disorders, Body Weight, and Disordered‐Eating Behaviors
    Health Economics, 2017, 26, (7), 875-891 Downloads
  2. The effects of minimum wages on the health of working teenagers
    Applied Economics Letters, 2017, 24, (16), 1127-1130 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2016

  1. Identifying the causal effect of alcohol abuse on the perpetration of intimate partner violence by men using a natural experiment
    Southern Economic Journal, 2016, 82, (3), 697-724 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Welfare reform and immigrant fertility
    Journal of Population Economics, 2016, 29, (3), 757-779 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2014

  1. Can’t We Just Live Together? New Evidence on the Effect of Relationship Status on Health
    Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 2014, 35, (3), 295-312 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Decomposing race and gender differences in underweight and obesity in South Africa
    Economics & Human Biology, 2014, 15, (C), 23-40 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Financial hardship and obesity
    Economics & Human Biology, 2014, 15, (C), 201-212 Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Friends with Health Benefits: Does Individual-level Social Capital Improve Health&quest
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2014, 40, (2), 181-201 Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Obesity and labor market outcomes
    IZA World of Labor, 2014, 32 Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Social Capital and Health: A Concept whose Time has Come
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2014, 40, (2), 146-149 Downloads
  7. The effect of relationship status on health with dynamic health and persistent relationships
    Journal of Health Economics, 2014, 36, (C), 69-83 Downloads View citations (9)
  8. Will daughters walk mom’s talk? The effects of maternal communication about sex on the sexual behavior of female adolescents
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2014, 12, (4), 613-639 Downloads

2013

  1. EFFECTS OF OVERWEIGHT ON RISKY SEXUAL BEHAVIOR OF ADOLESCENT GIRLS
    Economic Inquiry, 2013, 51, (1), 605-619 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. In sickness and in health: an examination of relationship status and health using data from the Canadian National Public Health Survey
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2013, 11, (4), 599-633 Downloads View citations (17)
  3. THE EFFECTS OF EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT PAYMENT EXPANSION ON MATERNAL SMOKING
    Health Economics, 2013, 22, (11), 1344-1359 Downloads View citations (10)

2012

  1. Identification of the Effect of Depression on Risky Sexual Behavior: Exploiting a Natural Experiment
    American Economic Review, 2012, 102, (3), 570-74 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Immigration, obesity and labor market outcomes in the UK
    IZA Journal of Migration and Development, 2012, 1, (1), 1-19 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. Older siblings and adolescent risky behavior: does parenting play a role?
    Journal of Population Economics, 2011, 24, (3), 957-978 Downloads View citations (18)

2010

  1. Obesity among Poor Americans: Is Public Assistance the Problem? Patricia K. Smith. pp. 197. (Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, Tennessee, 2009.), ISBN 978-0-8265-1636-7, paperback
    Economics & Human Biology, 2010, 8, (3), 421-422 Downloads
  2. Race and gender differences in the cognitive effects of childhood overweight
    Applied Economics Letters, 2010, 17, (17), 1673-1679 Downloads View citations (8)

2009

  1. Acting White or Acting Black: Mixed-Race Adolescents' Identity and Behavior
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2009, 9, (1), 1-44 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Childhood overweight in the United States: A quantile regression approach
    Economics & Human Biology, 2009, 7, (3), 387-397 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. The effect of substance use on the delinquent behaviour of adolescents
    Applied Economics Letters, 2009, 16, (17), 1721-1729 Downloads

2008

  1. Birth order and participation in school sports and other extracurricular activities
    Economics of Education Review, 2008, 27, (3), 354-362 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. For better or worse: Relationship status and body mass index
    Economics & Human Biology, 2008, 6, (3), 330-349 Downloads View citations (28)

2006

  1. Birth Order and Risky Adolescent Behavior
    Economic Inquiry, 2006, 44, (2), 215-233 Downloads View citations (19)

2005

  1. Paternal child care and children's development
    Journal of Population Economics, 2005, 18, (3), 391-414 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Unemployment Risk and Compensating Differentials in New Jersey Manufacturing
    Economic Inquiry, 2005, 43, (4), 734-749 Downloads View citations (4)

2004

  1. Race, Ethnicity, and Gender Differences in the Relationship Between Substance Use and Adolescent Sexual Behavior
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2004, 4, (1), 1-34 Downloads View citations (6)

2003

  1. William E. Simon's contribution to tax policy
    Atlantic Economic Journal, 2003, 31, (3), 233-241 Downloads

2002

  1. The impact of government policies and neighborhood characteristics on teenage sexual activity and contraceptive use
    American Journal of Public Health, 2002, 92, (11), 1773-1778 View citations (14)

2001

  1. Does Maternity Leave Induce Births?
    Southern Economic Journal, 2001, 68, (2), 403-417 View citations (11)
  2. Moonlighting: multiple motives and gender differences
    Applied Economics, 2001, 33, (11), 1391-1410 Downloads View citations (26)
  3. New evidence on the relationship between substance use and adolescent sexual behavior
    Journal of Health Economics, 2001, 20, (5), 835-845 Downloads View citations (45)
  4. Racial and Gender Differences in the Returns to 2-Year and 4-Year Degrees
    Education Economics, 2001, 9, (3), 281-292 Downloads
  5. Welfare generosity, pregnancies and abortions among unmarried AFDC recipients
    Journal of Population Economics, 2000, 13, (4), 569-594 Downloads View citations (5)

2000

  1. Female Labor Supply With A Discontinuous, Nonconvex Budget Constraint: Incorporation Of A Part-Time/Full-Time Wage Differential
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2000, 79, (3), 461-470 Downloads View citations (7)

1999

  1. Labor Supply, Disability Benefits and Mental Illness
    Eastern Economic Journal, 1999, 25, (3), 279-288 Downloads View citations (4)

1997

  1. Tax Credits, Labor Supply, And Child Care
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1997, 79, (1), 125-135 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper (1992)

1996

  1. College attendance and the college wage premium: Differences by gender
    Economics of Education Review, 1996, 15, (1), 37-49 Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Discrimination in the Payment of Full-Time Wage Premiums
    ILR Review, 1996, 49, (2), 287-301 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. The Economic Reality of the Beauty Myth
    Journal of Human Resources, 1996, 31, (2), 304-330 Downloads View citations (191)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1995

  1. The Probability of Receiving Benefits at Different Hours of Work
    American Economic Review, 1995, 85, (2), 276-80 Downloads View citations (8)

1994

  1. Addictive Behavior and Public Policy
    Public Finance = Finances publiques, 1994, 49, (Supplement), 244-58

Chapters

2013

  1. Immigrants, wages and obesity: the weight of the evidence
    Chapter 13 in International Handbook on the Economics of Migration, 2013, pp 242-256 Downloads
  2. The economics of Title IX compliance in intercollegiate athletics
    Chapter 9 in Handbook on the Economics of Women in Sports, 2013, pp 175-212 Downloads

2004

  1. Exploring the Effect of Class Size on Student Achievement: What Have We Learned Over the Past Two Decades?
    Chapter 9 in International Handbook on the Economics of Education, 2004 Downloads
 
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