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Workplace:National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)
Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2024

  1. Ban-the-Box Laws: Fair and Effective?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article Ban-the-box laws: Fair and effective?, International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier (2024) Downloads (2024)
  2. Effects of Income on Infant Health: Evidence from the Expanded Child Tax Credit and Pandemic Stimulus Checks
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Wealth at Birth and its Effect on Child Academic Achievement and Behavioral Problems
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2023

  1. Estimating a Theoretically Consistent Human Capital Production Function With an Application to Head Start
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2022

  1. Export Expansion and Investment in Children’s Human Capital: Evidence from the U.S.-Vietnam Bilateral Trade Agreement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Smoking, Selection, and Medical Care Expenditures
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Smoking, selection, and medical care expenditures, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer (2022) Downloads View citations (2) (2022)

2021

  1. Did the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Reduce Readmissions? An Assessment of Prior Evidence and New Estimates
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article Did the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Reduce Readmissions? An Assessment of Prior Evidence and New Estimates, Evaluation Review (2021) Downloads (2021)
  2. Headstrong Girls and Dependent Boys: Gender Differences in the Labor Market Returns to Child Behavior
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article Headstrong Girls and Dependent Boys: Gender Differences in the Labor Market Returns to Child Behavior, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School (2023) Downloads (2023)

2020

  1. Did Hurricane Katrina Reduce Mortality?
    Papers, arXiv.org Downloads
  2. Education and Health Over the Life Cycle
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article Education and health over the life cycle, Economics of Education Review, Elsevier (2020) Downloads View citations (9) (2020)
  3. Effect of Prescription Opioids and Prescription Opioid Control Policies on Infant Health
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Effects of the Minimum Wage on Child Health
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Effects of the Minimum Wage on Child Health, American Journal of Health Economics, University of Chicago Press (2022) Downloads View citations (1) (2022)

2019

  1. Mortality and Socioeconomic Consequences of Prescription Opioids: Evidence from State Policies
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  2. The Impact of Parental Involvement Laws on Minor Abortion
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Tweet Sixteen and Pregnant: Missing Links in the Causal Chain from Reality TV to Fertility
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2018

  1. A Cautionary Tale of Evaluating Identifying Assumptions: Did Reality TV Really Cause a Decline in Teenage Childbearing?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Journal Article A Cautionary Tale of Evaluating Identifying Assumptions: Did Reality TV Really Cause a Decline in Teenage Childbearing?, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, Taylor & Francis Journals (2020) Downloads View citations (18) (2020)
  2. A Test of Supply-side Explanations of Geographic Variation in Health Care Use
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  3. An Assessment of the Forward-Looking Hypothesis of the Demand for Cigarettes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article An Assessment of the Forward‐Looking Hypothesis of the Demand for Cigarettes, Southern Economic Journal, John Wiley & Sons (2018) Downloads (2018)
  4. The ACA Medicaid Expansion in Michigan and Financial Health
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Journal Article The ACA Medicaid Expansion in Michigan and Financial Health, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. (2021) Downloads View citations (9) (2021)

2017

  1. Early Childhood Health Shocks and Adult Wellbeing: Evidence from Wartime Britain
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2016

  1. Does Medicaid Coverage for Pregnant Women Affect Prenatal Health Behaviors?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Does Reality TV Induce Real Effects? On the Questionable Association Between 16 and Pregnant and Teenage Childbearing
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant Health
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2016) Downloads View citations (21)

    See also Journal Article Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant Health, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. (2020) Downloads View citations (17) (2020)
  4. The Effect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansions on Financial Wellbeing
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (37)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (2016) Downloads View citations (24)

2015

  1. Childhood Medicaid Coverage and Later Life Health Care Utilization
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Journal Article Childhood Medicaid Coverage and Later-Life Health Care Utilization, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press (2018) Downloads View citations (22) (2018)
  2. Effects of ACA Medicaid Expansions on Health Insurance Coverage and Labor Supply
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Journal Article Effects of ACA Medicaid Expansions on Health Insurance Coverage and Labor Supply, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. (2017) Downloads View citations (88) (2017)

2014

  1. Effects of Prescription Drug Insurance on Hospitalization and Mortality: Evidence from Medicare Part D
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Journal Article Effects of Prescription Drug Insurance on Hospitalization and Mortality: Evidence from Medicare Part D, Journal of Risk & Insurance, The American Risk and Insurance Association (2019) Downloads View citations (3) (2019)

2013

  1. The Effect of Medicaid Expansions in the Late 1980s and Early 1990s on the Labor Supply of Pregnant Women
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article The Effect of Medicaid Expansions in the Late 1980s and Early 1990s on the Labor Supply of Pregnant Women, American Journal of Health Economics, MIT Press (2015) Downloads View citations (33) (2015)

2012

  1. Do Higher Tobacco Taxes Reduce Adult Smoking? New Evidence of the Effect of Recent Cigarette Tax Increases on Adult Smoking
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Journal Article DO HIGHER TOBACCO TAXES REDUCE ADULT SMOKING? NEW EVIDENCE OF THE EFFECT OF RECENT CIGARETTE TAX INCREASES ON ADULT SMOKING, Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International (2014) Downloads View citations (47) (2014)
  2. Does Seeing the Doctor More Often Keep You Out of the Hospital?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Does seeing the doctor more often keep you out of the hospital?, Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier (2015) Downloads View citations (11) (2015)

2010

  1. Health and Health Insurance Trajectories of Mexicans in the US
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Medicare Part D and its Effect on the Use of Prescription Drugs, Use of Other Health Care Services and Health of the Elderly
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Self-Selection and International Migration: New Evidence from Mexico
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Journal Article Self-Selection and International Migration: New Evidence from Mexico, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press (2014) Downloads View citations (98) (2014)
  4. The Business Cycle and Health Behaviors
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (26)
  5. The Child and Adult Care Food Program: Who is Served and What are Their Nutritional Outcomes?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2009

  1. Adolescent Cognitive and Non-cognitive Correlates of Adult Health
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article Adolescent Cognitive and Noncognitive Correlates of Adult Health, Journal of Human Capital, University of Chicago Press (2011) Downloads View citations (42) (2011)
  2. Effects of Urban Sprawl on Obesity
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Effects of urban sprawl on obesity, Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier (2010) Downloads View citations (37) (2010)
  3. Effects of Weight on Adolescent Educational Attainment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Chapter Effects of Weight on Adolescent Educational Attainment, NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (9) (2011)
  4. Long Term Effects of Minimum Legal Drinking Age Laws on Adult Alcohol Use and Driving Fatalities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Long-Term Effects of Minimum Legal Drinking Age Laws on Adult Alcohol Use and Driving Fatalities, Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press (2011) Downloads View citations (12) (2011)
  5. The Effects of Consumer-Directed Health Plans on Health Care Spending
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article The Effects of Consumer‐Directed Health Plans on Health Care Spending, Journal of Risk & Insurance, The American Risk and Insurance Association (2010) Downloads View citations (15) (2010)

2008

  1. Effects of Weight on Children's Educational Achievement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article Effects of weight on children's educational achievement, Economics of Education Review, Elsevier (2009) Downloads View citations (36) (2009)
  2. Re-examining the Effects of Medicaid Expansions for Pregnant Women
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)

2007

  1. Prescription Drug Insurance and Its Effect on Utilization and Health of the Elderly
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)

2006

  1. Effects of Title IX and Sports Participation on Girls' Physical Activity and Weight
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Chapter Effects of Title IX and Sports Participation on Girls’ Physical Activity and Weight, Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research, Emerald Group Publishing Limited (2006) Downloads (2006)
  2. Health Insurance and Ex Ante Moral Hazard: Evidence from Medicare
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Journal Article Health insurance and ex ante moral hazard: evidence from Medicare, International Journal of Health Economics and Management, Springer (2009) Downloads View citations (89) (2009)
  3. Methodological Issues in the Evaluation of Parental Involvement Laws: Evidence from Texas
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2005

  1. An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Consumption and Alcohol Policies on Youth Risky Sexual Behaviors
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Journal Article An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Consumption and Alcohol Policies on Youth Risky Sexual Behaviors, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2005) Downloads View citations (44) (2005)

2004

  1. An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Policies on Youth STDs
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Chapter An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Policies on Youth Std, Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research, Emerald Group Publishing Limited (2005) Downloads (2005)
  2. Family Cap Provisions and Changes in Births and Abortions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (28)
  3. What Did the "Illegitimacy Bonus" Reward?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article What Did the "Illegitimacy Bonus" Reward?, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter (2006) Downloads (2006)

2003

  1. Alcohol Abuse and Suicide Attempts Among Youth - Correlation or Causation?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Changes in the Welfare Caseload and the Health of Low-educated Mothers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article Changes in the welfare caseload and the health of low-educated mothers, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. (2006) Downloads View citations (22) (2006)
  3. Do Minimum Wages Affect Non-wage Job Attributes? Evidence on Fringe Benefits and Working Conditions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
  4. The Effect of Welfare Reform on Prenatal Care and Birth Weight
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article The effect of welfare reform on prenatal care and birth weight, Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. (2005) Downloads View citations (23) (2005)
  5. Welfare Reform and Health Insurance Coverage of Low-Income Families
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Journal Article Welfare reform and health insurance coverage of low-income families, Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier (2003) Downloads View citations (24) (2003)

2002

  1. Get High and Get Stupid: The Effect of Alcohol and Marijuana Use on Teen Sexual Behavior
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article Get High and Get Stupid: The Effect of Alcohol and Marijuana Use on Teen Sexual Behavior, Review of Economics of the Household, Springer (2004) Downloads View citations (31) (2004)
  2. Has Welfare Reform Changed Teenage Behaviors?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article Has welfare reform changed teenage behaviors?, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. (2003) Downloads View citations (22) (2003)
  3. Medicaid Managed Care and Infant Health: A National Evaluation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Substance Use and Suicidal Behaviors Among Young Adults
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  5. Welfare Reform and Non-Marital Fertility in the 1990s: Evidence from Birth Records
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article Welfare Reform and Non-Marital Fertility in the 1990s: Evidence from Birth Records, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter (2003) Downloads View citations (8) (2003)

2001

  1. Alcohol Taxes and Labor Market Outcomes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article Alcohol taxes and labor market outcomes, Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier (2002) Downloads View citations (29) (2002)
  2. Immigrant and Native Responses to Welfare Reform
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article Immigrant and native responses to welfare reform, Journal of Population Economics, Springer (2005) Downloads View citations (22) (2005)
  3. Migration Consequences of Welfare Reform
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article Migration consequences of welfare reform, Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier (2003) Downloads View citations (28) (2003)

1999

  1. Does Publicly Provided Health Insurance Improve the Health of Low-Income Children in the United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)

1998

  1. Does Drug Use Cause Poverty?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Chapter Does Drug Use Cause Poverty?, NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1999) Downloads View citations (4) (1999)
  2. Effect of Insurance on Infant Health: A Case Study of Low-Income Women in New Jersey
    Working Papers, Princeton University, School of Public and International Affairs, Center for Research on Child Wellbeing. Downloads
  3. Medicaid Expansions and The Crowding Out of Private Health Insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (30)

1996

  1. Are Brothers Really Better? Sibling Sex Composition and Educational Achievement Revisited
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Journal Article Are Brothers Really Better? Sibling Sex Composition and Educational Achievement Revisited, Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press (1997) Downloads View citations (92) (1997)
  2. Drug Use and AFDC Participation: Is There a Connection?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article Drug use and AFDC participation: Is there a connection?, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. (1998) View citations (2) (1998)
  3. The Effect of Maternal Drug Use on Birth Weight: Measurement Error in Binary Variables
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article The Effect of Maternal Drug Use on Birth Weight: Measurement Error in Binary Variables, Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International (1996) View citations (14) (1996)

1995

  1. State Reproductive Policies and Adolescent Pregnancy Resolution: The Case of Parental Involvement Laws
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article State reproductive policies and adolescent pregnancy resolution: The case of parental involvement laws, Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier (1996) Downloads View citations (36) (1996)
  2. The Effects of Cocaine and Marijuana Use on Marriage and Marital Stability
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
  3. The Impact of Child Health and Family Inputs on Child Cognitive Develop-ment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)

1992

  1. The Effect of Illicit Drug Use on the Labor Supply of Young Adults
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article The Effect of Illicit Drug Use on the Labor Supply of Young Adults, Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press (1994) Downloads View citations (37) (1994)

1991

  1. The Effects of Child Health on Marital Status
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)

1990

  1. The Effect of Illicit Drug Use on the Wages of Young Adults
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article The Effect of Illicit Drug Use on the Wages of Young Adults, Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press (1991) Downloads View citations (59) (1991)

Journal Articles

2024

  1. Ban-the-box laws: Fair and effective?
    International Review of Law and Economics, 2024, 78, (C) Downloads
    See also Working Paper Ban-the-Box Laws: Fair and Effective?, NBER Working Papers (2024) Downloads (2024)
  2. Effect of prescription opioid control policies on infant health
    Southern Economic Journal, 2024, 90, (4), 828-877 Downloads

2023

  1. A Critique of " The Birth of a Nation: Media and Racial Hate"
    Econ Journal Watch, 2023, 20, (2), 214–233 Downloads
  2. Effects of prescription opioids on employment, earnings, marriage, disability and mortality: Evidence from state opioid control policies
    Labour Economics, 2023, 82, (C) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Headstrong Girls and Dependent Boys: Gender Differences in the Labor Market Returns to Child Behavior
    ILR Review, 2023, 76, (1), 112-134 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Headstrong Girls and Dependent Boys: Gender Differences in the Labor Market Returns to Child Behavior, NBER Working Papers (2021) Downloads (2021)
  4. Medicaid physician fees and the use of primary care services: evidence from before and after the ACA fee bump
    International Journal of Health Economics and Management, 2023, 23, (4), 609-642 Downloads
  5. Origins of the Opioid Crisis Reexamined
    Econ Journal Watch, 2023, 20, (1), 45–68 Downloads

2022

  1. Effects of the Minimum Wage on Child Health
    American Journal of Health Economics, 2022, 8, (3), 412 - 448 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper Effects of the Minimum Wage on Child Health, NBER Working Papers (2020) Downloads View citations (2) (2020)
  2. Smoking, selection, and medical care expenditures
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2022, 64, (3), 251-285 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Smoking, Selection, and Medical Care Expenditures, NBER Working Papers (2022) Downloads View citations (2) (2022)

2021

  1. Alive and Kicking: Mortality of New Orleans Medicare Enrollees After Hurricane Katrina
    Econ Journal Watch, 2021, 18, (1), 35–51 Downloads
  2. DO SUPPLY‐SIDE FORCES EXPLAIN GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION IN HEALTH CARE USE?
    Economic Inquiry, 2021, 59, (1), 119-139 Downloads
  3. Did the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Reduce Readmissions? An Assessment of Prior Evidence and New Estimates
    Evaluation Review, 2021, 45, (6), 359-411 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Did the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Reduce Readmissions? An Assessment of Prior Evidence and New Estimates, NBER Working Papers (2021) Downloads (2021)
  4. Mortality and Science: A Comment on Two Articles on the Effects of Health Insurance on Mortality
    Econ Journal Watch, 2021, 18, (2), 192–211 Downloads View citations (4)
  5. The ACA Medicaid Expansion in Michigan and Financial Health
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2021, 40, (2), 348-375 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper The ACA Medicaid Expansion in Michigan and Financial Health, NBER Working Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (21) (2018)

2020

  1. A Cautionary Tale of Evaluating Identifying Assumptions: Did Reality TV Really Cause a Decline in Teenage Childbearing?
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 2020, 38, (2), 317-326 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper A Cautionary Tale of Evaluating Identifying Assumptions: Did Reality TV Really Cause a Decline in Teenage Childbearing?, NBER Working Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (22) (2018)
  2. Built environment exposures of adults in the moving to opportunity experiment
    Housing Studies, 2020, 35, (4), 703-719 Downloads
  3. Education and health over the life cycle
    Economics of Education Review, 2020, 76, (C) Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper Education and Health Over the Life Cycle, NBER Working Papers (2020) Downloads View citations (9) (2020)
  4. Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant Health
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2020, 39, (2), 411-443 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant Health, NBER Working Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (21) (2016)
  5. Revisiting the Bracero Guest Worker Reforms: A Comment on Clemens, Lewis, and Postel
    Econ Journal Watch, 2020, 17, (1), 4–17 Downloads View citations (1)
  6. The Impact of Parental Involvement Laws on the Abortion Rate of Minors
    Demography, 2020, 57, (1), 323-346 Downloads View citations (9)
  7. The Moving to Opportunity Experiment: What Do Heterogeneous Estimates of the Effect of Moving Imply About Causes?
    Econ Journal Watch, 2020, 17, (2), 282–298 Downloads

2019

  1. Does public insurance coverage for pregnant women affect prenatal health behaviors?
    Journal of Population Economics, 2019, 32, (2), 419-453 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Effects of Prescription Drug Insurance on Hospitalization and Mortality: Evidence from Medicare Part D
    Journal of Risk & Insurance, 2019, 86, (3), 595-628 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper Effects of Prescription Drug Insurance on Hospitalization and Mortality: Evidence from Medicare Part D, NBER Working Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (17) (2014)
  3. How Health Insurance Improves Financial Health
    Chicago Fed Letter, 2019 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Infant mortality and adult wellbeing: Evidence from wartime Britain
    Labour Economics, 2019, 60, (C), 12-29 Downloads View citations (5)
  5. Is Primary Care A Substitute or Complement for Other Medical Care? Evidence from Medicaid
    Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 2019, 22, (1), 36 Downloads View citations (4)
  6. The geography of family differences and intergenerational mobility
    Journal of Economic Geography, 2019, 19, (3), 589-618 Downloads View citations (9)
  7. Tweet Sixteen and Pregnant: Missing Links in the Causal Chain from Reality TV to Fertility. A replication study of Kearney & Levine (American Economic Review, 2015)
    International Journal for Re-Views in Empirical Economics (IREE), 2019, 3, (2019-1), 1-16 Downloads View citations (1)

2018

  1. An Assessment of the Forward‐Looking Hypothesis of the Demand for Cigarettes
    Southern Economic Journal, 2018, 85, (1), 48-70 Downloads
    See also Working Paper An Assessment of the Forward-Looking Hypothesis of the Demand for Cigarettes, NBER Working Papers (2018) Downloads (2018)
  2. Childhood Medicaid Coverage and Later-Life Health Care Utilization
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2018, 100, (2), 287-302 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper Childhood Medicaid Coverage and Later Life Health Care Utilization, NBER Working Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (23) (2015)
  3. In honor of Michael Grossman
    Southern Economic Journal, 2018, 85, (1), 3-5 Downloads
  4. The effect of the affordable care act Medicaid expansions on financial wellbeing
    Journal of Public Economics, 2018, 163, (C), 99-112 Downloads View citations (57)

2017

  1. Effects of ACA Medicaid Expansions on Health Insurance Coverage and Labor Supply
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2017, 36, (3), 608-642 Downloads View citations (88)
    See also Working Paper Effects of ACA Medicaid Expansions on Health Insurance Coverage and Labor Supply, NBER Working Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (22) (2015)

2016

  1. Do `Skills Beget Skills'? Evidence on the effect of kindergarten entrance age on the evolution of cognitive and non-cognitive skill gaps in childhoodAuthor-Name: Lubotsky, Darren
    Economics of Education Review, 2016, 53, (C), 194-206 Downloads View citations (24)
  2. Health Insurance and Income Inequality
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2016, 30, (2), 53-78 Downloads View citations (9)

2015

  1. Are Foreign-Trained Nurses Perfect Substitutes for U.S.-Trained Nurses?
    ILR Review, 2015, 68, (5), 1102-1125 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Does seeing the doctor more often keep you out of the hospital?
    Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 39, (C), 259-272 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper Does Seeing the Doctor More Often Keep You Out of the Hospital?, NBER Working Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (2) (2012)
  3. The Effect of Medicaid Expansions in the Late 1980s and Early 1990s on the Labor Supply of Pregnant Women
    American Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 1, (2), 165-193 Downloads View citations (33)
    Also in American Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 1, (2), 165-193 (2015) Downloads View citations (32)

    See also Working Paper The Effect of Medicaid Expansions in the Late 1980s and Early 1990s on the Labor Supply of Pregnant Women, NBER Working Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (13) (2013)

2014

  1. Are investments in disease prevention complements? The case of statins and health behaviors
    Journal of Health Economics, 2014, 36, (C), 151-163 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. DO HIGHER TOBACCO TAXES REDUCE ADULT SMOKING? NEW EVIDENCE OF THE EFFECT OF RECENT CIGARETTE TAX INCREASES ON ADULT SMOKING
    Economic Inquiry, 2014, 52, (1), 155-172 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper Do Higher Tobacco Taxes Reduce Adult Smoking? New Evidence of the Effect of Recent Cigarette Tax Increases on Adult Smoking, NBER Working Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (23) (2012)
  3. Self-Selection and International Migration: New Evidence from Mexico
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2014, 96, (1), 78-91 Downloads View citations (98)
    See also Working Paper Self-Selection and International Migration: New Evidence from Mexico, NBER Working Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (29) (2010)
  4. Spatial mobility and environmental effects on obesity
    Economics & Human Biology, 2014, 14, (C), 128-140 Downloads View citations (5)

2013

  1. Acculturation and Health Insurance of Mexicans in the USA
    Review of International Economics, 2013, 21, (2), 233-248 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Low Birth Weight, Small for Gestational Age and Preterm Births before and after the Economic Collapse in Iceland: A Population Based Cohort Study
    PLOS ONE, 2013, 8, (12), 1-9 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. The Grossman model after 40 years: a reply to Peter Zweifel
    The European Journal of Health Economics, 2013, 14, (2), 357-360 Downloads View citations (10)

2012

  1. Effect of immigrant nurses on labor market outcomes of US nurses
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2012, 71, (2), 219-229 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Medicare Part D and Its Effect on the Use of Prescription Drugs and Use of Other Health Care Services of the Elderly
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2012, 31, (2), 253-279 View citations (18)

2011

  1. Adolescent Cognitive and Noncognitive Correlates of Adult Health
    Journal of Human Capital, 2011, 5, (1), 29 - 69 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper Adolescent Cognitive and Non-cognitive Correlates of Adult Health, NBER Working Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (13) (2009)
  2. Long-Term Effects of Minimum Legal Drinking Age Laws on Adult Alcohol Use and Driving Fatalities
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2011, 54, (2), 325 - 363 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper Long Term Effects of Minimum Legal Drinking Age Laws on Adult Alcohol Use and Driving Fatalities, NBER Working Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (2) (2009)

2010

  1. Effects of urban sprawl on obesity
    Journal of Health Economics, 2010, 29, (6), 779-787 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper Effects of Urban Sprawl on Obesity, NBER Working Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (2) (2009)
  2. The Effects of Consumer‐Directed Health Plans on Health Care Spending
    Journal of Risk & Insurance, 2010, 77, (1), 85-103 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper The Effects of Consumer-Directed Health Plans on Health Care Spending, NBER Working Papers (2009) Downloads (2009)
  3. Title IX, Girls’ Sports Participation, and Adult Female Physical Activity and Weight
    Evaluation Review, 2010, 34, (1), 52-78 Downloads View citations (9)

2009

  1. Effects of weight on children's educational achievement
    Economics of Education Review, 2009, 28, (6), 651-661 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper Effects of Weight on Children's Educational Achievement, NBER Working Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (14) (2008)
  2. Health insurance and ex ante moral hazard: evidence from Medicare
    International Journal of Health Economics and Management, 2009, 9, (4), 367-390 Downloads View citations (89)
    See also Working Paper Health Insurance and Ex Ante Moral Hazard: Evidence from Medicare, NBER Working Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (18) (2006)
  3. Stress, Allostatic Load, and Health of Mexican Immigrants*
    Social Science Quarterly, 2009, 90, (5), 1089-1111 Downloads View citations (24)

2008

  1. Medicare reimbursement, nurse staffing, and patient outcomes
    Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27, (2), 339-361 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Misclassification bias and the estimated effect of parental involvement laws on adolescents' reproductive outcomes
    American Journal of Public Health, 2008, 98, (10), 1881-1885 Downloads View citations (9)

2007

  1. Labor Market Effects of September 11th on Arab and Muslim Residents of the United States
    Journal of Human Resources, 2007, 42, (2) Downloads View citations (77)
  2. The effects of maternal employment on child injuries and infectious disease
    Demography, 2007, 44, (2), 307-333 Downloads View citations (23)

2006

  1. Changes in the welfare caseload and the health of low-educated mothers
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2006, 25, (3), 623-643 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper Changes in the Welfare Caseload and the Health of Low-educated Mothers, NBER Working Papers (2003) Downloads View citations (6) (2003)
  2. What Did the "Illegitimacy Bonus" Reward?
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2006, 6, (1), 1-36 Downloads
    See also Working Paper What Did the "Illegitimacy Bonus" Reward?, NBER Working Papers (2004) Downloads (2004)

2005

  1. An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Consumption and Alcohol Policies on Youth Risky Sexual Behaviors
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (2), 263-266 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Consumption and Alcohol Policies on Youth Risky Sexual Behaviors, NBER Working Papers (2005) Downloads View citations (45) (2005)
  2. Erratum to "Alcohol abuse and suicide attempts among youth": [Economics and Human Biology 2 (2) (2004) 159-180]
    Economics & Human Biology, 2005, 3, (1), 164-164 Downloads
  3. Immigrant and native responses to welfare reform
    Journal of Population Economics, 2005, 18, (1), 69-92 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper Immigrant and Native Responses to Welfare Reform, NBER Working Papers (2001) Downloads View citations (7) (2001)
  4. Managed care and infant health: an evaluation of Medicaid in the US
    Social Science & Medicine, 2005, 60, (8), 1815-1833 Downloads View citations (17)
  5. The effect of welfare reform on prenatal care and birth weight
    Health Economics, 2005, 14, (5), 497-511 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper The Effect of Welfare Reform on Prenatal Care and Birth Weight, NBER Working Papers (2003) Downloads View citations (11) (2003)

2004

  1. Alcohol abuse and suicide attempts among youth
    Economics & Human Biology, 2004, 2, (2), 159-180 Downloads View citations (29)
  2. Do Minimum Wages Affect Non-Wage Job Attributes? Evidence on Fringe Benefits
    ILR Review, 2004, 58, (1), 52-70 Downloads View citations (51)
  3. Get High and Get Stupid: The Effect of Alcohol and Marijuana Use on Teen Sexual Behavior
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2004, 2, (4), 413-441 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper Get High and Get Stupid: The Effect of Alcohol and Marijuana Use on Teen Sexual Behavior, NBER Working Papers (2002) Downloads View citations (14) (2002)
  4. Teenage sex, drugs and alcohol use: problems identifying the cause of risky behaviors
    Journal of Health Economics, 2004, 23, (3), 493-503 Downloads View citations (68)

2003

  1. Has welfare reform changed teenage behaviors?
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2003, 22, (2), 225-248 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper Has Welfare Reform Changed Teenage Behaviors?, NBER Working Papers (2002) Downloads View citations (4) (2002)
  2. Migration consequences of welfare reform
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2003, 53, (3), 357-376 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper Migration Consequences of Welfare Reform, NBER Working Papers (2001) Downloads View citations (13) (2001)
  3. Welfare Reform and Non-Marital Fertility in the 1990s: Evidence from Birth Records
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2003, 3, (1), 1-36 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper Welfare Reform and Non-Marital Fertility in the 1990s: Evidence from Birth Records, NBER Working Papers (2002) Downloads View citations (10) (2002)
  4. Welfare reform and health insurance coverage of low-income families
    Journal of Health Economics, 2003, 22, (6), 959-981 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper Welfare Reform and Health Insurance Coverage of Low-Income Families, NBER Working Papers (2003) Downloads View citations (27) (2003)

2002

  1. Alcohol taxes and labor market outcomes
    Journal of Health Economics, 2002, 21, (3), 357-371 Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Working Paper Alcohol Taxes and Labor Market Outcomes, NBER Working Papers (2001) Downloads View citations (13) (2001)
  2. Labor Market Consequences of State Health Insurance Regulation
    ILR Review, 2002, 56, (1), 136-159 Downloads View citations (35)
  3. On the validity of retrospective assessments of pregnancy intention
    Demography, 2002, 39, (1), 199-213 Downloads View citations (22)
  4. Welfare reform and Latinas' use of perinatal health care [3] (multiple letters)
    American Journal of Public Health, 2002, 92, (5), 699-700 View citations (1)

2001

  1. From Welfare to Work: Has Welfare Reform Worked?
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2001, 20, (4), 699-719 Downloads View citations (44)
  2. Medicaid eligibility and the incidence of ambulatory care sensitive hospitalizations for children
    Social Science & Medicine, 2001, 52, (2), 305-313 Downloads View citations (23)
  3. Medical malpractice liability and its effect on prenatal care utilization and infant health
    Journal of Health Economics, 2001, 20, (4), 591-611 Downloads View citations (42)
  4. The Impact of Mandatory Waiting Periods and Parental Consent Laws on the Timing of Abortion and State of Occurrence among Adolescents in Mississippi and South Carolina
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2001, 20, (2), 263-282 Downloads View citations (16)
  5. Welfare reform and the perinatal health and health care use of latino women in California, New York city, and Texas
    American Journal of Public Health, 2001, 91, (11), 1857-1864 View citations (4)

2000

  1. A note on the effect of minimum drinking age laws on youth alcohol consumption
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2000, 18, (3), 315-325 Downloads View citations (19)
  2. The effect of pregnancy intention on child development
    Demography, 2000, 37, (1), 83-94 Downloads View citations (33)

1999

  1. Employment Prospects of Welfare Recipients: Another Look at the Data
    Cato Journal, 1999, 19, (1), 119-141 Downloads
    Also in Cato Journal, 1998, 18, (2), 119-141 (1998) Downloads
  2. The impact of malpractice fears on cesarean section rates
    Journal of Health Economics, 1999, 18, (4), 491-522 Downloads View citations (104)

1998

  1. Drug Use, Culture, and Welfare Incentives: Correlates of Family Structure and Out-of-Wedlock Birth
    Eastern Economic Journal, 1998, 24, (4), 395-416 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Drug use and AFDC participation: Is there a connection?
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1998, 17, (3), 495-520 View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Drug Use and AFDC Participation: Is There a Connection?, NBER Working Papers (1996) Downloads View citations (1) (1996)
  3. The effect of drug use on workplace accidents
    Labour Economics, 1998, 5, (3), 267-294 Downloads View citations (5)

1997

  1. Are Brothers Really Better? Sibling Sex Composition and Educational Achievement Revisited
    Journal of Human Resources, 1997, 32, (2), 250-284 Downloads View citations (92)
    See also Working Paper Are Brothers Really Better? Sibling Sex Composition and Educational Achievement Revisited, NBER Working Papers (1996) Downloads View citations (18) (1996)

1996

  1. State reproductive policies and adolescent pregnancy resolution: The case of parental involvement laws
    Journal of Health Economics, 1996, 15, (5), 579-607 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper State Reproductive Policies and Adolescent Pregnancy Resolution: The Case of Parental Involvement Laws, NBER Working Papers (1995) Downloads View citations (9) (1995)
  2. The Effect of Government-Mandated Benefits on Youth Employment
    ILR Review, 1996, 50, (1), 122-142 Downloads View citations (12)
  3. The Effect of Maternal Drug Use on Birth Weight: Measurement Error in Binary Variables
    Economic Inquiry, 1996, 34, (4), 617-29 View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper The Effect of Maternal Drug Use on Birth Weight: Measurement Error in Binary Variables, NBER Working Papers (1996) Downloads View citations (14) (1996)
  4. The effect of expansions in medicaid income eligibility on abortion
    Demography, 1996, 33, (2), 181-192 Downloads View citations (20)

1995

  1. The Relationship between Regulation and Prices in the Workers' Compensation Insurance Market
    Journal of Regulatory Economics, 1995, 8, (2), 149-66 View citations (3)
  2. Wages, Workers' Compensation Benefits, and Drug Use: Indirect Evidence of the Effect of Drugs on Workplace Accidents
    American Economic Review, 1995, 85, (2), 55-60 Downloads View citations (2)

1994

  1. New Estimates of the Effect of Marijuana and Cocaine Use on Wages
    ILR Review, 1994, 47, (3), 454-470 Downloads View citations (40)
  2. Some Empirical Evidence on the Use of Gender Specific Promotion Rules
    Eastern Economic Journal, 1994, 20, (2), 201-218 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. The Effect of Illicit Drug Use on the Labor Supply of Young Adults
    Journal of Human Resources, 1994, 29, (1), 126-155 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper The Effect of Illicit Drug Use on the Labor Supply of Young Adults, NBER Working Papers (1992) Downloads View citations (8) (1992)

1993

  1. Recent Changes in the Labor Supply Behavior of Married Couples
    Eastern Economic Journal, 1993, 19, (2), 185-208 Downloads

1992

  1. Income inequality as an indicator of discrimination in housing markets
    The Review of Black Political Economy, 1992, 21, (2), 55-80 Downloads
  2. The effects of child health on marital status and family structure
    Demography, 1992, 29, (3), 389-408 Downloads View citations (22)

1991

  1. The Effect of Illicit Drug Use on the Wages of Young Adults
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1991, 9, (4), 381-412 Downloads View citations (59)
    See also Working Paper The Effect of Illicit Drug Use on the Wages of Young Adults, NBER Working Papers (1990) Downloads View citations (3) (1990)

1990

  1. The Effects of Regulation and Competition on the Price of AT&T Intrastate Telephone Service
    Journal of Regulatory Economics, 1990, 2, (4), 363-77 View citations (5)

Chapters

2011

  1. Effects of Weight on Adolescent Educational Attainment
    A chapter in Economic Aspects of Obesity, 2011, pp 283-313 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper Effects of Weight on Adolescent Educational Attainment, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (8) (2009)

2010

  1. Chapter 6 Geographic Dispersion and Internal Migration of Immigrants
    A chapter in Migration and Culture, 2010, pp 137-173 Downloads

2008

  1. Introduction
    A chapter in Beyond Health Insurance: Public Policy to Improve Health, 2008, pp ix-xii Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Welfare Reform and Immigrants: Does the Five-year Ban Matter?
    A chapter in Immigration, 2007, pp 311-347 Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. Effects of Title IX and Sports Participation on Girls’ Physical Activity and Weight
    A chapter in The Economics of Obesity, 2006, pp 79-111 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Effects of Title IX and Sports Participation on Girls' Physical Activity and Weight, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (8) (2006)

2005

  1. An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Policies on Youth Std
    A chapter in Substance Use: Individual Behaviour, Social Interactions, Markets and Politics, 2005, pp 229-256 Downloads
    See also Working Paper An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Policies on Youth STDs, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (7) (2004)

2001

  1. Alcohol and drug use: risk factors for unintended pregnancy
    Chapter 9 in The Economic Analysis of Substance Use and Abuse, 2001, pp 203-238 Downloads

1999

  1. Does Drug Use Cause Poverty?
    A chapter in The Economic Analysis of Substance Use and Abuse: An Integration of Econometric and Behavioral Economic Research, 1999, pp 327-368 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper Does Drug Use Cause Poverty?, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1998) Downloads View citations (5) (1998)

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  1. Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research
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