Working Papers

13. On Criteria for Evaluating Social Programs (with James J. Heckman). Under review.

12. Guaranteed Employment in Rural India: Richer Households, Poorer Women? Under review.

11. The Lasting Effects of Early Childhood Education on Promoting the Skills and Social Mobility of Disadvantaged African Americans (with James J. Heckman and Victor Ronda). Revised and resubmitted to the Journal of Political Economy.

10. The Dynastic Benefits of Early Childhood Education: Evidence from a Program Targeted to Disadvantaged African Americans (with Frederik H. Bennhoff, Duncan Ermini Leaf, and James J. Heckman). Under review.



9. Pricing Children, Curbing Daughters: Fertility and the Sex-Ratio During China’s One-Child Policy. Accepted to the Journal of Human Resources.

8. Early Childhood Education and Life-cycle Health (with James J. Heckman). 2020. Health Economics. 30:S1.

7. Quantifying the Life-cycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program (with James J. Heckman, Duncan Ermini Leaf, María José Prados). 2020. Journal of Political Economy. 128:7.

6. Early Childhood Education and Crime (with James J. Heckman and Anna L. Ziff). 2019. Infant Mental Health Journal. 40:1.

5. Gender Differences in the Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program (with James J. Heckman and Anna L. Ziff). 2018. European Economic Review. 109.

4. The Price of Fringe Benefits when Formal and Informal Labor Markets Coexist (with David Argente). 2015. IZA Journal of Labor Economics. 3:14.

3. Why Do Formal Credit, Informal Credit, and both Types of Credits Coexist as Consumer Choices? (with Víctor Carreón and Sonia Di Giannatale). 2015. Economics Bulletin. 35:1.

Book Chapters

2. Early Childhood Education (with Sneha Elango, James J. Heckman, and Andrés Hojman). 2016. Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume II. The University of Chicago Press, edited by Robert Moffitt.

1. Social Policy: Targeting Programmes Effectively (with James J. Heckman). 2017. Nature Human Behavior. 1:0019.