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2018
w24594 Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Safety Net Investments in Children
w24567 Bruce D. Meyer
Derek Wu

The Poverty Reduction of Social Security and Means-Tested Transfers
w24573 Han Yu
Naci Mocan

The Impact of High School Curriculum on Confidence, Academic Success, and Mental and Physical Well-Being of University Students
w24530 Kieron Barclay
Torkild Lyngstad
Dalton Conley

The Production of Inequalities within Families and Across Generations: The Intergenerational Effects of Birth Order and Family Size on Educational Attainment
w24537 Jesse Rothstein
Inequality of Educational Opportunity? Schools as Mediators of the Intergenerational Transmission of Income
w24499 Sarah Hamersma
Johanna Catherine Maclean

Insurance Expansions and Children's Use of Substance Use Disorder Treatment
w24515 Ran Abramitzky
Victor Lavy
Santiago Pérez

The Long-Term Spillover Effects of Changes in the Return to Schooling
w24477 Patrick M. Kline
Christopher R. Walters

On Heckits, LATE, and Numerical Equivalence
w24493 David Card
Alessandra Fenizia
David Silver

The Health Effects of Cesarean Delivery for Low-Risk First Births
w24450 Christopher J. Doss
Erin M. Fahle
Susanna Loeb
Benjamin N. York

More than Just a Nudge: Supporting Kindergarten Parents with Differentiated and Personalized Text-Messages
w24452 Jesse K. Anttila-Hughes
Lia C.H. Fernald
Paul J. Gertler
Patrick Krause
Bruce Wydick

Mortality from Nestlé's Marketing of Infant Formula in Low and Middle-Income Countries
w24471 Sean P. Corcoran
Jennifer L. Jennings
Sarah R. Cohodes
Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj

Leveling the Playing Field for High School Choice: Results from a Field Experiment of Informational Interventions
w24428 Susan Dynarski
Daniel Hubbard
Brian Jacob
Silvia Robles

Estimating the Effects of a Large For-Profit Charter School Operator
w24438 Sarah Bana
Kelly Bedard
Maya Rossin-Slater

The Impacts of Paid Family Leave Benefits: Regression Kink Evidence from California Administrative Data
w24440 Janet Currie
Jonas Y. Jin
Molly Schnell

U.S. Employment and Opioids: Is There a Connection?
w24441 Raj Chetty
Nathaniel Hendren
Maggie R. Jones
Sonya R. Porter

Race and Economic Opportunity in the United States: An Intergenerational Perspective
w24408 Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham
Isaac Sorkin
Henry Swift

Bartik Instruments: What, When, Why, and How
w24410 Emilia Simeonova
Janet Currie
Peter Nilsson
Reed Walker

Congestion Pricing, Air Pollution and Children's Health
w24355 Kasey Buckles
Daniel Hungerman
Steven Lugauer

Is Fertility a Leading Economic Indicator?
w24340 David Slusky
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Sunlight and Protection Against Influenza
w24315 Elira Kuka
Na'ama Shenhav
Kevin Shih

Do Human Capital Decisions Respond to the Returns to Education? Evidence from DACA
w24296 Gordon B. Dahl
Anne C. Gielen

Intergenerational Spillovers in Disability Insurance
w24300 Susan Payne Carter
Abigail Wozniak

Making Big Changes: The Impact of Moves on Marriage among U.S. Army Personnel
w24303 Susan W. Parker
Tom Vogl

Do Conditional Cash Transfers Improve Economic Outcomes in the Next Generation? Evidence from Mexico
w24219 Henrik Kleven
Camille Landais
Jakob Egholt Søgaard

Children and Gender Inequality: Evidence from Denmark
w24225 Titus J. Galama
Adriana Lleras-Muney
Hans van Kippersluis

The Effect of Education on Health and Mortality: A Review of Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Evidence.
w24227 Manudeep Bhuller
Gordon B. Dahl
Katrine V. Løken
Magne Mogstad

Intergenerational Effects of Incarceration
w24203 C. Kirabo Jackson
Cora Wigger
Heyu Xiong

Do School Spending Cuts Matter? Evidence from the Great Recession
w24191 Michael Gilraine
Hugh Macartney
Robert McMillan

Education Reform in General Equilibrium: Evidence from California's Class Size Reduction
2017
w24173 V. Joseph Hotz
Per Johansson
Arizo Karimi

Parenthood, Family Friendly Firms, and the Gender Gaps in Early Work Careers
w24140 Matthew Davis
Fernando V. Ferreira

Housing Disease and Public School Finances
w24113 Ramina Sotoudeh
Dalton Conley
Kathleen Mullan Harris

The Influence of Peer Genotypes and Behavior on Smoking Outcomes: Evidence from Add Health
w24114 David Neumark
Peter Shirley

The Long-Run Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Women's Earnings
w24131 Hope Corman
Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman

Evolution of the Infant Health Production Function
w24111 Cynthia (CC) DuBois
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

The Effect of Court-Ordered Hiring Guidelines on Teacher Composition and Student Achievement
w24062 Alexander M. Bell
Raj Chetty
Xavier Jaravel
Neviana Petkova
John Van Reenen

Who Becomes an Inventor in America? The Importance of Exposure to Innovation
w24061 Javier Cano-Urbina
Lance Lochner

The Effect of Education and School Quality on Female Crime
w24028 Victor Lavy
Adi Boiko

Management Quality in Public Education: Superintendent Value-Added, Student Outcomes and Mechanisms
w24003 Alberto Abadie
Susan Athey
Guido W. Imbens
Jeffrey Wooldridge

When Should You Adjust Standard Errors for Clustering?
w23995 Kerry Anne McGeary
Dhaval M. Dave
Brandy J. Lipton
Timothy Roeper

Impact of Comprehensive Smoking Bans on the Health of Infants and Children
w24000 Robert A. Pollak
How Bargaining in Marriage drives Marriage Market Equilibrium
w23971 Martha J. Bailey
Olga Malkova
Zoë M. McLaren

Does Parents' Access to Family Planning Increase Children's Opportunities? Evidence from the War on Poverty and the Early Years of Title X
w23982 Francisco Gallego
Ofer Malamud
Cristian Pop-Eleches

Parental Monitoring and Children's Internet Use: The Role of Information, Control, and Cues
w23983 Anna Chorniy
Janet Currie
Lyudmyla Sonchak

Exploding Asthma and ADHD Caseloads: The Role of Medicaid Managed Care
w23923 Jessamyn Schaller
Lisa Schulkind
Teny Maghakian Shapiro

The Effects of Perceived Disease Risk and Access Costs on Infant Immunization
w23925 Jonathan M.V. Davis
Jonathan Guryan
Kelly Hallberg
Jens Ludwig

The Economics of Scale-Up
w23901 Jaegeum Lim
Jonathan Meer

How Do Peers Influence BMI? Evidence from Randomly Assigned Classrooms in South Korea
w23911 Tomás Rau
Miguel Sarzosa
Sergio S. Urzúa

The Children of the Missed Pill
w23810 Chloe N. East
Sarah Miller
Marianne Page
Laura R. Wherry

Multi-generational Impacts of Childhood Access to the Safety Net: Early Life Exposure to Medicaid and the Next Generation's Health
w23792 Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Meghan Howard Noveck

High-Dosage Tutoring and Reading Achievement: Evidence from New York City
w23793 Anna Raute
Can Financial Incentives Reduce the Baby Gap? Evidence from a Reform in Maternity Leave Benefits
w23803 Zhuang Hao
Benjamin W. Cowan

The Effects of Graduation Requirements on Risky Health Behaviors of High School Students
w23744 Maya Escueta
Vincent Quan
Andre Joshua Nickow
Philip Oreopoulos

Education Technology: An Evidence-Based Review
w23763 Jeffrey C. Schiman
Robert Kaestner
Anthony T. Lo Sasso

Early Childhood Health Shocks and Adult Wellbeing: Evidence from Wartime Britain
w23738 Christopher R. Dobronyi
Philip Oreopoulos
Uros Petronijevic

Goal Setting, Academic Reminders, and College Success: A Large-Scale Field Experiment
w23682 Adam I. Biener
John Cawley
Chad Meyerhoefer

The Medical Care Costs of Youth Obesity: An Instrumental Variables Approach
w23702 Marcella Alsan
The Gendered Spillover Effect of Young Children's Health on Human Capital: Evidence from Turkey
w23714 Sara Markowitz
Kelli A. Komro
Melvin D. Livingston
Otto Lenhart
Alexander C. Wagenaar

Effects of State-Level Earned Income Tax Credit Laws in the U.S. on Maternal Health Behaviors and Infant Health Outcomes
w23718 Amy Finkelstein
Neale Mahoney
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

What Does (Formal) Health Insurance Do, and For Whom?
w23719 John Cawley
Euna Han
Jiyoon (June) Kim
Edward C. Norton

Testing for Peer Effects Using Genetic Data
w23721 Richard Akresh
Sonia Bhalotra
Marinella Leone
Una O. Osili

First and Second Generation Impacts of the Biafran War
w23724 David G. Blanchflower
Andrew Oswald

Do Humans Suffer a Psychological Low in Midlife? Two Approaches (With and Without Controls) in Seven Data Sets.
w23709 Naci H. Mocan
Han Yu

Can Superstition Create a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy? School Outcomes of Dragon Children of China
w23660 Elizabeth Dhuey
David Figlio
Krzysztof Karbownik
Jeffrey Roth

School Starting Age and Cognitive Development
w23661 David N. Figlio
Umut Özek

Unwelcome Guests? The Effects of Refugees on the Educational Outcomes of Incumbent Students
w23634 Stefanie Fischer
Heather Royer
Corey White

The Impacts of Reduced Access to Abortion and Family Planning Services on Abortion, Births, and Contraceptive Purchases
w23604 Lucia Corno
Nicole Hildebrandt
Alessandra Voena

Age of Marriage, Weather Shocks, and the Direction of Marriage Payments
w23610 James J. Heckman
Margaret L. Holland
Kevin K. Makino
Rodrigo Pinto
Maria Rosales-Rueda

An Analysis of the Memphis Nurse-Family Partnership Program
w23618 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Emmanuel Saez
Nicholas Turner
Danny Yagan

Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility
w23619 Hugh Macartney
John D. Singleton

School Boards and Student Segregation
w23622 Diane Alexander
Janet Currie

Is It Who You Are or Where You Live? Residential Segregation and Racial Gaps in Childhood Asthma
w23571 Richard J. Murnane
Sean F. Reardon

Long-Term Trends in Private School Enrollments by Family Income
w23573 Ozkan Eren
Naci Mocan

Juvenile Punishment, High School Graduation and Adult Crime: Evidence from Idiosyncratic Judge Harshness
w23588 Graham Beattie
Jean-William P. Laliberté
Catherine Michaud-Leclerc
Philip Oreopoulos

What Sets College Thrivers and Divers Apart? A Contrast in Study Habits, Attitudes, and Mental Health
w23550 Richard J. Murnane
Marcus R. Waldman
John B. Willett
Maria Soledad Bos
Emiliana Vegas

The Consequences of Educational Voucher Reform in Chile
w23514 Michael Baker
Janet Currie
Hannes Schwandt

Mortality Inequality in Canada and the U.S.: Divergent or Convergent Trends?
w23486 Joshua D. Angrist
Victor Lavy
Jetson Leder-Luis
Adi Shany

Maimonides Rule Redux
w23489 Rucker C. Johnson
C. Kirabo Jackson

Reducing Inequality Through Dynamic Complementarity: Evidence from Head Start and Public School Spending
w23492 Bahadir Dursun
Resul Cesur
Inas Rashad Kelly

The Value of Mandating Maternal Education in a Developing Country
w23498 William N. Evans
Daniel Fitzgerald

The Economic and Social Outcomes of Refugees in the United States: Evidence from the ACS
w23465 Martha J. Bailey
Jason M. Lindo

Access and Use of Contraception and Its Effects on Women's Outcomes in the U.S.
w23471 Bradley Heim
Ithai Lurie
Kosali Simon

Did the Affordable Care Act Young Adult Provision Affect Labor Market Outcomes? Analysis Using Tax Data
w23461 Steven W. Hemelt
Brian Jacob

Differentiated Accountability and Education Production: Evidence from NCLB Waivers
w23478 Andrew Bacher-Hicks
Mark J. Chin
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

An Evaluation of Bias in Three Measures of Teacher Quality: Value-Added, Classroom Observations, and Student Surveys
w23479 Jorge Luis García
James J. Heckman
Duncan Ermini Leaf
María José Prados

Quantifying the Life-cycle Benefits of a Prototypical Early Childhood Program
w23443 Jonathan M.V. Davis
Sara B. Heller

Rethinking the Benefits of Youth Employment Programs: The Heterogeneous Effects of Summer Jobs
w23412 Jorge Luis García
James J. Heckman
Anna L. Ziff

Gender Differences in the Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program
w23403 Adrienne M. Lucas
Nicholas L. Wilson

Can at Scale Drug Provision Improve the Health of the Targeted in Sub-Saharan Africa?
w23408 Melissa S. Kearney
Riley Wilson

Male Earnings, Marriageable Men, and Nonmarital Fertility: Evidence from the Fracking Boom
w23380 Hilary Hoynes
Mark Stabile

How do the U.S and Canadian Social Safety Nets Compare for Women and Children?
w23390 Pietro Biroli
Daniela Del Boca
James J. Heckman
Lynne Pettler Heckman
Yu Kyung. Koh
Sylvi Kuperman
Sidharth Moktan
Chiara D. Pronzato
Anna Ziff

Evaluation of the Reggio Approach to Early Education
w23392 Anna Aizer
Janet Currie

Lead and Juvenile Delinquency: New Evidence from Linked Birth, School and Juvenile Detention Records
w23393 Sandra E. Black
Erik Grönqvist
Björn Öckert

Born to Lead? The Effect of Birth Order on Non-Cognitive Abilities
w23360 Dennis Epple
Richard Romano
Sinan Sarpça
Holger Sieg
Melanie Zaber

Market Power and Price Discrimination in the U.S. Market for Higher Education
w23366 Scott Cunningham
Jason M. Lindo
Caitlin Myers
Andrea Schlosser

How Far Is Too Far? New Evidence on Abortion Clinic Closures, Access, and Abortions
w23372 David S. Jacks
Krishna Pendakur
Hitoshi Shigeoka

Infant Mortality and the Repeal of Federal Prohibition
w23333 Rachel Baker
Eric Bettinger
Brian Jacob
Ioana Marinescu

The Effect of Labor Market Information on Community College Students' Major Choice
w23334 John Cawley
Damien de Walque
Daniel Grossman

The Effect of Stress on Later-Life Health: Evidence from the Vietnam Draft
w23313 Dhaval Dave
Bo Feng
Michael F. Pesko

The Effects of E-Cigarette Minimum Legal Sale Age Laws on Youth Substance Use
w23297 Kai Hong
Kacie Dragan
Sherry Glied

Seeing and Hearing: The Impacts of New York City's Universal Prekindergarten Program on the Health of Low-Income Children
w23259 Michael J. Kottelenberg
Steven F. Lehrer

Does Quebec's Subsidized Child Care Policy Give Boys and Girls an Equal Start?
w23230 Melissa S. Kearney
Phillip B. Levine

The Economics of Non-Marital Childbearing and The "Marriage Premium for Children"
w23239 Sonia R. Bhalotra
Alberto Diaz-Cayeros
Grant Miller
Alfonso Miranda
Atheendar S. Venkataramani

Urban Water Disinfection and Mortality Decline in Developing Countries
w23215 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Does Universal Preschool Hit the Target? Program Access and Preschool Impacts
w23218 Michael L. Anderson
Justin Gallagher
Elizabeth Ramirez Ritchie

School Lunch Quality and Academic Performance
w23171 Daniel I. Rees
Joseph J. Sabia
Laura M. Argys
Joshua Latshaw
Dhaval Dave

With a Little Help from My Friends: The Effects of Naloxone Access and Good Samaritan Laws on Opioid-Related Deaths
w23173 David Autor
David Dorn
Gordon Hanson

When Work Disappears: Manufacturing Decline and the Falling Marriage-Market Value of Young Men
w23178 Benjamin Feigenberg
Steven Rivkin
Rui Yan

Illusory Gains from Chile's Targeted School Voucher Experiment
w23144 Joshua D. Angrist
Jörn-Steffen Pischke

Undergraduate Econometrics Instruction: Through Our Classes, Darkly
w23159 Daniel M. Hungerman
Kevin J. Rinz
Jay Frymark

Beyond the Classroom: The Implications of School Vouchers for Church Finances
w23118 Tiffany Chou
Adam Looney
Tara Watson

Measuring Loan Outcomes at Postsecondary Institutions: Cohort Repayment Rates as an Indicator of Student Success and Institutional Accountability
w23122 Robert Jensen
Nolan H. Miller

Keepin' 'em Down on the Farm: Migration and Strategic Investment in Children's Schooling
w23092 Bradley Heim
Ithai Lurie
Kosali I. Simon

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act Young Adult Provision on Childbearing, Marriage, and Tax Filing Behavior: Evidence from Tax Data
w23107 Christopher S. Carpenter
Emily C. Lawler

Direct and Spillover Effects of Middle School Vaccination Requirements
w23111 Daniel J. Benjamin
Kristen Cooper
Ori Heffetz
Miles S. Kimball

Challenges in Constructing a Survey-Based Well-Being Index
w23062 Sandra E. Black
Sanni Breining
David N. Figlio
Jonathan Guryan
Krzysztof Karbownik
Helena Skyt Nielsen
Jeffrey Roth
Marianne Simonsen

Sibling Spillovers
w23069 Maya Rossin-Slater
Maternity and Family Leave Policy
w23063 Joshua Goodman
The Labor of Division: Returns to Compulsory High School Math Coursework
w23081 Tom Vogl
Aggregating the Fertility Transition: Intergenerational Dynamics in Quality and Quantity
w23038 Sanni N. Breining
Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.
David N. Figlio
Krzysztof Karbownik
Jeffrey Roth

Birth Order and Delinquency: Evidence from Denmark and Florida
w23054 Hope Corman
Dhaval Dave
Ariel Kalil
Nancy E. Reichman

Effects of Maternal Work Incentives on Youth Crime
w23017 Douglas Almond
Janet Currie
Valentina Duque

Childhood Circumstances and Adult Outcomes: Act II
w23020 Leonardo Bursztyn
Georgy Egorov
Robert Jensen

Cool to be Smart or Smart to be Cool? Understanding Peer Pressure in Education

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