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Details about Melissa Schettini Kearney

Workplace:Department of Economics, University of Maryland, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2013

  1. Do Lottery Payments Induce Savings Behavior: Evidence from the Lab
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. Explaining Recent Trends in the U.S. Teen Birth Rate
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Why is the Teen Birth Rate in the United States so High and Why Does it Matter?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2012)

2011

  1. House Prices and Birth Rates: The Impact of the Real Estate Market on the Decision to Have a Baby
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Income Inequality and Early Non-Marital Childbearing: An Economic Exploration of the "Culture of Despair"
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

2010

  1. Making Savers Winners: An Overview of Prize-Linked Savings Products
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)

2009

  1. Is Lottery Gambling Addictive?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2010)
  2. Product Recalls, Imperfect Information, and Spillover Effects: Lessons from the Consumer Response to the 2007 Toy Recalls
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2012)

2008

  1. Parental Education and Parental Time With Children
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (244)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2008)

2007

  1. Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Early Childbearing
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Chapter (2007)
  2. Subsidized Contraception, Fertility, and Sexual Behavior
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2009)

2006

  1. The Polarization of the U.S. Labor Market
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (225)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2006)

2005

  1. Lucky Stores, Gambling, and Addiction: Empirical Evidence from State Lottery Sales
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Rising Wage Inequality: The Role of Composition and Prices
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (112)
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2005) Downloads View citations (98)
  3. The Economic Winners and Losers of Legalized Gambling
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
  4. The Impact of Child SSI Enrollment on Household Outcomes: Evidence from the Survey of Income and Program Participation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Trends in U. S. Wage Inequality: Re-Assessing the Revisionists
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research Downloads View citations (72)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (111)

2002

  1. Is There an Effect of Incremental Welfare Benefits on Fertility Behavior? A Look at the Family Cap
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2004)
  2. State Lotteries and Consumer Behavior
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2005)

Journal Articles

2012

  1. Product Recalls, Imperfect Information, and Spillover Effects: Lessons from the Consumer Response to the 2007 Toy Recalls
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2012, 94, (2), 499-516 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Why Is the Teen Birth Rate in the United States So High and Why Does It Matter?
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2012, 26, (2), 141-63 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2010

  1. Is Lottery Gambling Addictive?
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2010, 2, (3), 90-110 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2009

  1. Award given by the Vernon Prize Committee for Volume 26 of JPAM
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2009, 28, (2), 328-328 Downloads
  2. Subsidized Contraception, Fertility, and Sexual Behavior
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2009, 91, (1), 137-151 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. Gambling at Lucky Stores: Empirical Evidence from State Lottery Sales
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (1), 458-73 Downloads View citations (34)
  2. Parental Education and Parental Time with Children
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2008, 22, (3), 23-46 Downloads View citations (257)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Trends in U.S. Wage Inequality: Revising the Revisionists
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2008, 90, (2), 300-323 Downloads View citations (502)

2007

  1. The impact of child SSI enrollment on household outcomes
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2007, 26, (4), 861-886 Downloads View citations (14)

2006

  1. The Polarization of the U.S. Labor Market
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (2), 189-194 Downloads View citations (243)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2005

  1. State lotteries and consumer behavior
    Journal of Public Economics, 2005, 89, (11-12), 2269-2299 Downloads View citations (48)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2004

  1. Is There an Effect of Incremental Welfare Benefits on Fertility Behavior?: A Look at the Family Cap
    Journal of Human Resources, 2004, 39, (2) Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

Chapters

2010

  1. Teen Pregnancy Prevention
    A chapter in Targeting Investments in Children: Fighting Poverty When Resources are Limited, 2010, pp 221-247 Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Early Childbearing
    A chapter in The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth: An Economic Perspective, 2007, pp 181-209 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
 
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