Barbara L. Wolfe

3458 Social Science Building
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI 53706
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NBER Program Affiliations: HE , CH
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of Wisconsin at Madison

NBER Working Papers and Publications

November 2019The Effects of Financial Aid Grant Offers on Postsecondary Educational Outcomes: New Experimental Evidence from the Fund for Wisconsin Scholars
with Deven E. Carlson, Felix Elwert, Nicholas Hillman, Alex Schmidt: w26419
April 2016The Importance of Family Income in the Formation and Evolution of Non-Cognitive Skills in Childhood
with Jason Fletcher: w22168

Published: Jason M. Fletcher & Barbara Wolfe, 2016. "The importance of family income in the formation and evolution of non-cognitive skills in childhood," Economics of Education Review, vol 54, pages 143-154. citation courtesy of

February 2013Estimating Benefits from University-Level Diversity
with Jason Fletcher: w18812
December 2012Increasing Our Understanding of the Health-Income Gradient in Children
with Jason Fletcher: w18639

Published: Jason Fletcher & Barbara Wolfe, 2014. "Increasing Our Understanding Of The Health‐Income Gradient In Children," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 23(4), pages 473-486, 04. citation courtesy of

August 2012Am I my Brother's Keeper? Sibling Spillover Effects: The Case of Developmental Disabilities and Externalizing Behavior
with Jason Fletcher, Nicole L. Hair: w18279
March 2008Education and Labor Market Consequences of Teenage Childbearing: Evidence Using the Timing of Pregnancy Outcomes and Community Fixed Effects
with Jason M. Fletcher: w13847

Published: Jason M. Fletcher & Barbara L. Wolfe, 2009. "Education and Labor Market Consequences of Teenage Childbearing: Evidence Using the Timing of Pregnancy Outcomes and Community Fixed Effects," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 44(2). citation courtesy of

October 2007Child Mental Health and Human Capital Accumulation: The Case of ADHD Revisited
with Jason Fletcher: w13474

Published: Fletcher, Jason & Wolfe, Barbara, 2008. "Child mental health and human capital accumulation: The case of ADHD revisited," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 794-800, May. citation courtesy of

July 1992The "Window Problem" in Studies of Children's Attainments: A Methodological Exploration
with Robert Haveman, Donna Genther, Chong-Bum An: t0125

Published: JASA, sept. 1996.

March 1990The Effect of the Medicaid Program on Welfare Participation and Labor Supply
with Robert Moffitt: w3286


June 1989Market Work, Wages, and Men's Health
with Robert Haveman, Mark Stone: w3020

Published: Journal of Health Economics, vol. 13 (1994) pp. 163-182 citation courtesy of

1989Disability Status as an Unobservable: Estimates From a Structural Model
with Robert Haveman, Fung Mey Huang: w2831
October 1988Labor and Transfer Income and Older Women's Work: Estimates From the United States
with Philip de Jong, Robert Haveman: w2728
1985Income, Inequality, and Uncertainty: Differences between the Disabled and Nondisabled
with Robert H. Haveman
in Horizontal Equity, Uncertainty, and Economic Well-Being, Martin David and Timothy Smeeding, editors
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