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Martha J. Bailey

University of California, Los Angeles
Department of Economics
Bunche Hall
315 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles

NBER Working Papers and Publications

April 2020The Economic Impact of a High National Minimum Wage: Evidence from the 1966 Fair Labor Standards Act
with John DiNardo, Bryan A. Stuart: w26926
Is the Social Safety Net a Long-Term Investment? Large-Scale Evidence from the Food Stamps Program
with Hilary W. Hoynes, Maya Rossin-Slater, Reed Walker: w26942
October 2019The Long-Term Effects of California’s 2004 Paid Family Leave Act on Women’s Careers: Evidence from U.S. Tax Data
with Tanya S. Byker, Elena Patel, Shanthi Ramnath: w26416
November 2017How Well Do Automated Linking Methods Perform? Lessons from U.S. Historical Data
with Connor Cole, Morgan Henderson, Catherine Massey: w24019
October 2017Does Parents’ Access to Family Planning Increase Children’s Opportunities? Evidence from the War on Poverty and the Early Years of Title X
with Olga Malkova, Zoë M. McLaren: w23971
June 2017Access and Use of Contraception and Its Effects on Women’s Outcomes in the U.S.
with Jason M. Lindo: w23465
October 2014The War on Poverty's Experiment in Public Medicine: Community Health Centers and the Mortality of Older Americans
with Andrew Goodman-Bacon: w20653

Published: Martha J. Bailey & Andrew Goodman-Bacon, 2015. "The War on Poverty's Experiment in Public Medicine: Community Health Centers and the Mortality of Older Americans," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 105(3), pages 1067-1104, March. citation courtesy of

Is There a Case for a "Second Demographic Transition"? Three Distinctive Features of the Post-1960 U.S. Fertility Decline
with Melanie Guldi, Brad J. Hershbein
in Human Capital in History: The American Record, Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo, editors
January 2014How Johnson Fought the War on Poverty: The Economics and Politics of Funding at the Office of Economic Opportunity
with Nicolas J. Duquette: w19860

Published: Bailey, Martha J. & Duquette, Nicolas J., 2014. "How Johnson Fought the War on Poverty: The Economics and Politics of Funding at the Office of Economic Opportunity," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 74(02), pages 351-388, June. citation courtesy of

October 2013Is There A Case for a "Second Demographic Transition"? Three Distinctive Features of the Post-1960 U.S. Fertility Decline
with Melanie E. Guldi, Brad J. Hershbein: w19599
Fifty Years of Family Planning: New Evidence on the Long-Run Effects of Increasing Access to Contraception
w19493

Published: Martha J. Bailey, 2013. "Fifty Years of Family Planning: New Evidence on the Long-Run Effects of Increasing Access to Contraception," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 46(1 (Spring), pages 341-409. citation courtesy of

March 2012The Opt-In Revolution? Contraception and the Gender Gap in Wages
with Brad Hershbein, Amalia R. Miller: w17922

Published: Martha J. Bailey & Brad Hershbein & Amalia R. Miller, 2012. "The Opt-In Revolution? Contraception and the Gender Gap in Wages," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 4(3), pages 225-54, July. citation courtesy of

December 2011Gains and Gaps: Changing Inequality in U.S. College Entry and Completion
with Susan M. Dynarski: w17633

Published: “Inequality in Postsecondary Education” (with Susan Dynarski). In G.J. Duncan and R.J. Murnane (eds.), Whither Opportunity? Rising Inequality, Schools, and Children’s Life Chances. (Russell Sage: New York, New York, September 2011).  Featured in the May 2012 NBER Digest (http://www.nber.org/digest/may12/may12.pdf).

August 2011Reexamining the Impact of Family Planning Programs on U.S. Fertility: Evidence from the War on Poverty and the Early Years of Title X
w17343

Published: Martha J. Bailey, 2012. "Reexamining the Impact of Family Planning Programs on US Fertility: Evidence from the War on Poverty and the Early Years of Title X," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 4(2), pages 62-97, April. citation courtesy of

January 2009"Momma's Got the Pill": How Anthony Comstock and Griswold v. Connecticut Shaped U.S. Childbearing
w14675

Published: "Momma's Got the Pill: How Anthony Comstock and Griswold v. Connecticut Shaped U.S Childbearing," American Economic Review, 100 (1), March 2010: 98-129. citation courtesy of

Did Improvements in Household Technology Cause the Baby Boom? Evidence from Electrification, Appliance Diffusion, and the Amish
with William J. Collins: w14641

Published: Martha J. Bailey & William J. Collins, 2011. "Did Improvements in Household Technology Cause the Baby Boom? Evidence from Electrification, Appliance Diffusion, and the Amish," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 3(2), pages 189-217, April. citation courtesy of

July 2004The Wage Gains of African-American Women in the 1940s
with William J. Collins: w10621

Published: Bailey, Martha J. & Collins, William J., 2006. "The Wage Gains of African-American Women in the 1940s," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 66(03), pages 737-777, September. citation courtesy of

 
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