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Journal of Policy Analysis and Management

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Volume 39, issue 3, 2020

Does Medicare Coverage Improve Cancer Detection and Mortality Outcomes? pp. 577-604 Downloads
Rebecca M. Myerson, Reginald D. Tucker‐Seeley, Dana Goldman and Darius N. Lakdawalla
The Impact of the Philadelphia Beverage Tax on Prices and Product Availability pp. 605-628 Downloads
John Cawley, David Frisvold, Anna Hill and David Jones
A Reevaluation of the Effects of State and ACA Dependent Coverage Mandates on Health Insurance Coverage pp. 629-663 Downloads
Scott Barkowski, Joanne McLaughlin and Alex Ray
Free Wheel, Free Will! The Effects of Bikeshare Systems on Urban Commuting Patterns in the U.S pp. 664-685 Downloads
Dafeng Xu
Dual‐Credit Courses and the Road to College: Experimental Evidence from Tennessee pp. 686-719 Downloads
Steven W. Hemelt, Nathaniel L. Schwartz and Susan M. Dynarski
Experimental Evidence on the Impacts of Need‐Based Financial Aid: Longitudinal Assessment of the Wisconsin Scholars Grant pp. 720-739 Downloads
Drew M. Anderson, Katharine M. Broton, Sara Goldrick‐Rab and Robert Kelchen
Lessons from New York City's Small Schools of Choice about High School Features that Promote Graduation for Disadvantaged Students pp. 740-771 Downloads
Howard S. Bloom, Rebecca Unterman, Pei Zhu and Sean F. Reardon
Heterogeneous Effects of Early Algebra across California Middle Schools pp. 772-800 Downloads
Andrew McEachin, Thurston Domina and Andrew Penner
Criminal Deterrence: Evidence from an Individual‐Level Analysis of 24/7 Sobriety pp. 801-834 Downloads
Beau Kilmer and Greg Midgette
IMPROVING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PLACE‐BASED POLICIES TO ADDRESS POVERTY AND JOBLESSNESS pp. 835-835 Downloads
Paul Decker
PLACE‐BASED POLICIES: CAN WE DO BETTER THAN ENTERPRISE ZONES? pp. 836-844 Downloads
David Neumark
SMART PLACE‐BASED POLICIES CAN IMPROVE LOCAL LABOR MARKETS pp. 844-851 Downloads
Timothy Bartik
WHAT PLACES SHOULD WE TARGET, AND HOW? pp. 851-854 Downloads
David Neumark
TARGETING JOBS TOWARD THE PEOPLE WHO NEED THEM pp. 854-857 Downloads
Timothy Bartik
Fiscal Therapy: Curing America's Debt Addiction and Investing in the Future by William G. Gale, Cambridge, UK: Oxford University Press, 2019, 352 pp., $29.95(US), hardback pp. 858-862 Downloads
Soomi Lee

Volume 39, issue 2, 2020

Presidential Address: Getting Closer: Embracing the Emotional Aspects of Our Craft to Help Policy Research Matter More pp. 307-314 Downloads
Matthew Stagner
Teacher Skill Development: Evidence from Performance Ratings by Principals pp. 315-347 Downloads
Matthew Kraft, John P. Papay and Olivia L. Chi
Is Early Start a Better Start? Evaluating California State University's Early Start Remediation Policy pp. 348-375 Downloads
Michal Kurlaender, Lester Lusher and Matthew Case
Let Them Eat Lunch: The Impact of Universal Free Meals on Student Performance pp. 376-410 Downloads
Amy Schwartz and Michah W. Rothbart
Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant Health pp. 411-443 Downloads
George L. Wehby, Dhaval Dave and Robert Kaestner
Consequences of an Anti‐Corruption Experiment for Local Government Performance in Brazil pp. 444-468 Downloads
Kendall D. Funk and Erica Owen
Do Deferred Retirement Benefits Retain Government Employees? pp. 469-509 Downloads
Laura D. Quinby
Cherry Picking with Synthetic Controls pp. 510-532 Downloads
Bruno Ferman, Cristine Pinto and Vitor Possebom
WHAT IS THE PROBLEM WITH STUDENT DEBT? pp. 534-540 Downloads
Sara Goldrick‐Rab and Marshall Steinbaum
HOW TO FIX FEDERAL STUDENT LOAN PROGRAMS pp. 540-547 Downloads
Adam Looney and Constantine Yannelis
EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR THE STUDENT DEBT CRISIS REQUIRES AN ACCURATE DIAGNOSIS pp. 548-550 Downloads
Sara Goldrick‐Rab and Marshall Steinbaum
FIX THE SYSTEM, DON'T THROW IT OUT pp. 550-552 Downloads
Adam Looney and Constantine Yannelis
Racism, Latinos and the Public Policy Process, by Henry Flores, Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2019, 191 pp., $57.99 (list) pp. 553-556 Downloads
Felipe Blanco
Valuing Life: Humanizing the Regulatory State, by Cass Sunstein, Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 2014, 248 pp.The Cost‐Benefit Revolution, by Cass Sunstein, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2018, 266 pp pp. 557-559 Downloads
Nicholas Stowell

Volume 39, issue 1, 2020

What Does Free Community College Buy? Early Impacts from the Oregon Promise pp. 11-35 Downloads
Oded Gurantz
How Local Economic Conditions Affect School Finances, Teacher Quality, and Student Achievement: Evidence from the Texas Shale Boom pp. 36-63 Downloads
Joseph Marchand and Jeremy G. Weber
Does Stimulating Physical Activity Affect School Performance? pp. 64-95 Downloads
Bart Golsteyn, Maria W. J. Jansen, Dave H. H. Van Kann and Annelore Verhagen
Who Benefits from Accountability‐Driven School Closure? Evidence from New York City pp. 96-130 Downloads
Robert Bifulco and David J. Schwegman
Do Housing Vouchers Improve Academic Performance? Evidence from New York City pp. 131-158 Downloads
Amy Schwartz, Keren Mertens Horn, Ingrid Gould Ellen and Sarah A. Cordes
Can Light‐Touch College‐Going Interventions Make a Difference? Evidence from a Statewide Experiment in Michigan pp. 159-190 Downloads
Joshua Hyman
The Unexpected Effects of No Pass, No Drive Policies on High School Education pp. 191-217 Downloads
Kendall Kennedy
Donors’ Responses to Profit Incentives in the Social Sector: The Entrepreneurial Orientation Reward and the Profit Penalty pp. 218-242 Downloads
Lewis Faulk, Sheela Pandey, Sanjay K. Pandey and Kristen Scott Kennedy
Nudging Early Reduces Administrative Burden: Three Field Experiments to Improve Code Enforcement pp. 243-265 Downloads
Elizabeth Linos, Lisa T. Quan and Elspeth Kirkman
SHOULD THE U.S. EXPAND IMMIGRATION? pp. 267-274 Downloads
Giovanni Peri
WHY THE UNITED STATES MUST RENEW OPPORTUNITIES TO ACHIEVE THE AMERICAN DREAM IN ORDER TO REFORM IMMIGRATION POLICY pp. 274-279 Downloads
Frank D. Bean
CAN WE GET U.S. CITIZENS TO SUPPORT IMMIGRATION REFORMS? pp. 279-281 Downloads
Giovanni Peri
Foundations of Info‐Metrics: Modeling, Inference, and Imperfect Information, by Amos Golan, New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2018, 488 pp., $49.95 softcover pp. 282-287 Downloads
Bowen Garrett
Interrogating Public Policy Theory: A Political Values Perspective by L. C. Botterill and A. Fenna, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019, 208 pp., $108.00 (web list). See https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/interrogating-public-policy-theory pp. 288-292 Downloads
Anne L. Schneider

Volume 38, issue 4, 2019

The Effects of Accountability Incentives in Early Childhood Education pp. 838-866 Downloads
Daphna Bassok, Thomas Dee and Scott Latham
Teacher Incentives and Student Achievement: Evidence from an Advancement Program pp. 867-890 Downloads
Ozkan Eren
Cost‐Effectiveness of Early Childhood Interventions to Enhance Preschool: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Head Start Centers Enrolling Historically Underserved Populations pp. 891-917 Downloads
David S. Knight, Susan Landry, Tricia A. Zucker, Emily C. Merz, Cathy L. Guttentag and Heather B. Taylor
Evaluating the Effects of Universal Place‐Based Scholarships on Student Outcomes: The Buffalo “Say Yes to Education” Program pp. 918-943 Downloads
Robert Bifulco, Ross Rubenstein and Hosung Sohn
Tightened Immigration Policies and the Self‐Employment Dynamics of Mexican Immigrants pp. 944-977 Downloads
Chunbei Wang
Using the Results from Rigorous Multisite Evaluations to Inform Local Policy Decisions pp. 978-1003 Downloads
Larry L. Orr, Robert B. Olsen, Stephen H. Bell, Ian Schmid, Azim Shivji and Elizabeth A. Stuart
Unmet Need for Workplace Accommodation pp. 1004-1027 Downloads
Nicole Maestas, Kathleen J. Mullen and Stephanie Rennane
THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT'S EFFECTS ON PATIENTS, PROVIDERS, AND THE ECONOMY: WHAT WE'VE LEARNED SO FAR pp. 1028-1052 Downloads
Jonathan Gruber and Benjamin D. Sommers
LET THE SEARCH CONTINUE: CHARTER SCHOOLS AND THE PUBLIC INTEREST pp. 1054-1062 Downloads
Philip M. Gleason
HOW CHARTER SCHOOLS THREATEN THE PUBLIC INTEREST pp. 1063-1071 Downloads
Helen F. Ladd
CHARTER SCHOOLS’ SYSTEMIC EFFECTS pp. 1071-1074 Downloads
Philip M. Gleason
EXPERIMENTATION FALLS SHORT AS A JUSTIFICATION FOR MORE CHARTER SCHOOLS pp. 1074-1076 Downloads
Helen F. Ladd
Administrative Burden: Policymaking by Other Means, by Pamela Herd and Donald P. Moynihan, New York, NY: Russell Sage, 2018, 360 pp., $37.50 (list) pp. 1077-1082 Downloads
Tim Smeeding

Volume 38, issue 3, 2019

School Starting Age and Cognitive Development pp. 538-578 Downloads
Elizabeth Dhuey, David Figlio, Krzysztof Karbownik and Jeffrey Roth
College Guidance for All: A Randomized Experiment in Pre‐College Advising pp. 579-599 Downloads
Eric Bettinger and Brent J. Evans
How Do Summer Youth Employment Programs Improve Criminal Justice Outcomes, and for Whom? pp. 600-628 Downloads
Alicia Modestino
Tribal Gaming and Educational Outcomes in the Next Generation pp. 629-652 Downloads
Owen Thompson
Money Talks: The Environmental Impact of China's Green Credit Policy pp. 653-680 Downloads
Junxiu Sun, Feng Wang, Haitao Yin and Bing Zhang
When Less is More: The Impact of the Regulation on Standard Workweek on Labor Productivity in South Korea pp. 681-705 Downloads
WooRam Park and Yoonsoo Park
Is Information Enough? The Effect of Information about Education Tax Benefits on Student Outcomes pp. 706-731 Downloads
Peter Bergman, Jeffrey Denning and Dayanand Manoli
The Macroeconomic Effects of 2017 Through 2025 Federal Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards pp. 732-763 Downloads
Sanya Carley, Nikolaos Zirogiannis, Denvil Duncan, Saba Siddiki and John D. Graham
THE ABILITY OF OLDER WORKERS WITH IMPAIRMENTS TO ADAPT TO NEW JOBS: CHANGING THE AGE CRITERIA FOR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY INSURANCE pp. 764-786 Downloads
Alexander Strand and Matthew Messel
UNDERSTANDING GUN VIOLENCE: PUBLIC HEALTH VS. PUBLIC POLICY pp. 788-795 Downloads
Philip J Cook and Jens Ludwig
COUNTERPOINT: REDUCING FIREARM VIOLENCE—WHY A PUBLIC HEALTH APPROACH IS HELPFUL pp. 795-801 Downloads
David Hemenway and Matthew Miller
RESPONSE TO COUNTERPOINT: VIOLENCE ITSELF IS A ROOT CAUSE OF VIOLENCE pp. 802-804 Downloads
Philip J Cook and Jens Ludwig
From Chasing Violations to Managing Risks, by Florentin Blanc, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2018, 361 pp., ISBN 978‐1‐78811‐248‐2.Contextualizing Compliance in the Public Sector, by Saba Siddiki, Salvador Espinosa, and Tanya Heikkila (Eds.), New York, NY: Routledge, 2018, 157 pp., ISBN 978‐1‐138‐55237‐1 pp. 805-808 Downloads
Martin Lodge

Volume 38, issue 2, 2019

Presidential Address: Measurement Matters: Policy in Federal Statistics and Data pp. 297-307 Downloads
David S. Johnson
Effective Counter‐Terrorism: Rockets, Iron Dome, and the Israeli Housing Market pp. 308-337 Downloads
Yael Elster, Asaf Zussman and Noam Zussman
Patrolling Public Schools: The Impact of Funding for School Police on Student Discipline and Long‐term Education Outcomes pp. 338-365 Downloads
Emily K. Weisburst
The Effect of Public Insurance Expansions on Substance Use Disorder Treatment: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act pp. 366-393 Downloads
Johanna Maclean and Brendan Saloner
Local Labor Demand and Program Participation Dynamics: Evidence from New York SNAP Administrative Records pp. 394-425 Downloads
Erik Scherpf and Benjamin Cerf
Keeping College Options Open: A Field Experiment to Help all High School Seniors Through the College Application Process pp. 426-454 Downloads
Philip Oreopoulos and Reuben Ford
The Effect of Medical Marijuana Laws on the Health and Labor Supply of Older Adults: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study pp. 455-480 Downloads
Lauren Nicholas and Johanna Maclean
Applying Behavioral Insights to Improve Postsecondary Education Outcomes: A Review of Obama Administration Efforts and Next Steps Under the Trump Administration pp. 481-499 Downloads
Katharine Meyer and Kelly Ochs Rosinger
MAKING THE CASE FOR WRAP‐AROUND REENTRY APPROACHES: CONSIDERING THE EVIDENCE pp. 501-507 Downloads
Janeen Buck Willison
WRAP‐AROUND SERVICES DON'T IMPROVE PRISONER REENTRY OUTCOMES pp. 508-514 Downloads
Jennifer Doleac
RESPONSE TO “WRAP‐AROUND SERVICES DON'T IMPROVE PRISONER REENTRY OUTCOMES” pp. 514-516 Downloads
Janeen Buck Willison
“EVIDENCE‐BASED POLICY” SHOULD REFLECT A HIERARCHY OF EVIDENCE pp. 517-519 Downloads
Jennifer Doleac
BOOK REVIEW OF THE DISASTER RESILIENCY CHALLENGE: TRANSFORMING THEORY TO ACTION The Disaster Resiliency Challenge: Transforming Theory to Action, by James Bohland, Jack Harrald, and Deborah Brosnan, Charles C. Thomas Press, 2018, 248 pages pp. 520-524 Downloads
Giacomo Di Pasquale and Shatha Sbeta

Volume 38, issue 1, 2019

Immigration Enforcement and Children's Living Arrangements pp. 11-40 Downloads
Catalina Amuedo‐Dorantes and Esther Arenas‐Arroyo
How Restricted is the Job Mobility of Skilled Temporary Work Visa Holders? pp. 41-64 Downloads
Jennifer Hunt and Bin Xie
Housing Voucher Take‐Up and Labor Market Impacts pp. 65-98 Downloads
Eric Chyn, Joshua Hyman and Max Kapustin
The Effect of Lower Transaction Costs on Social Security Disability Insurance Application Rates and Participation pp. 99-123 Downloads
Andrew Foote, Michel Grosz and Stephanie Rennane
Salience, Food Security, and SNAP Receipt pp. 124-154 Downloads
Christian A. Gregory and Travis Smith
Did California Paid Family Leave Impact Infant Health? pp. 155-180 Downloads
Ariel Pihl and Gaetano Basso
Mandatory Access Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs and Prescription Drug Abuse pp. 181-209 Downloads
Anca M. Grecu, Dhaval Dave and Henry Saffer
LONGEVITY‐RELATED OPTIONS FOR SOCIAL SECURITY: A MICROSIMULATION APPROACH TO RETIREMENT AGE AND MORTALITY ADJUSTMENTS pp. 210-238 Downloads
Gayle L. Reznik, Kenneth A. Couch, Christopher R. Tamborini and Howard M. Iams
DYNAMIC SCORING OF TAX REFORMS IN THE EUROPEAN UNION pp. 239-262 Downloads
Salvador Barrios, Mathias Dolls, Anamaria Maftei, Andreas Peichl, Sara Riscado, Janos Varga and Christian Wittneben
SHOULD THE CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PROFESSIONAL SPORTS FACILITIES BE SUBSIDIZED? pp. 264-270 Downloads
Brad Humphreys
IS THERE A CASE FOR SUBSIDIZING SPORTS STADIUMS? pp. 271-277 Downloads
Victor Matheson
FACILITY SUBSIDIES REDUX pp. 277-279 Downloads
Brad Humphreys
RESPONSE TO PROFESSOR HUMPHREYS pp. 279-281 Downloads
Victor Matheson
CROSS‐COUNTRY LESSONS ABOUT FRACKING: A REVIEW OF THE SHALE DILEMMA1 The Shale Dilemma: A Global Perspective on Fracking and Shale Development, edited by Shanti Gamper‐Rabindran, Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018, 472 pp., $45.00, hardcover pp. 282-287 Downloads
Heather E. Campbell and Kristoffer E. Wikstrom
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