Publications

Publications

Journal Articles

 

  1. Elite Schools and Opting In: Effects of College Selectivity on Career and Family Outcomes
    (with Suqin Ge and Elliott Isaac)
    Journal of Labor Economics, forthcoming.
  2. Do Male Workers Prefer Male Leaders? An Analysis of Principals' Effects on Teacher Retention (with Aliza Husain and David Matsa)
    Journal of Human Resources, forthcoming.
  3. Do Female Officers Improve Law Enforcement Quality? Effects on Crime Reporting and Domestic Violence (with Carmit Segal)
    Review of Economic Studies, October 2019, 86(5): 2220–2247.
  4. Who Votes for Medicaid Expansion? Lessons from Maine's 2017 Referendum (with David A. Matsa)
    Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, August 2019, 44(4): 563–588.
  5. Privacy Protection, Personalized Medicine and Genetic Testing (with Catherine Tucker)
    Management Science, October 2018, 64(10): 4471–4965.
  6. The Effects of Job Relocation on Spousal Careers: Evidence from Military Change of Station Moves (with Jeremy Burke)
    Economic Inquiry, April 2018, 56(2): 1261–1277.
  7. Women Helping Women? Evidence from Private Sector Data on Workplace Hierarchies (with Astrid Kunze)
    Review of Economics and Statistics, December 2017, 99(5): 769–775.
  8. Playing the Fertility Game at Work: An Equilibrium Model of Peer Effects (with Federico CilibertoHelena Skyt Nielsen and Marianne Simonsen)
    International Economic Review, August 2016, 57(3): 827–856.
  9. Electronic Discovery and the Adoption of Information Technology (with Catherine Tucker)
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, May 2014, 30(2): 217–243.
  10. Workforce Reductions at Women-Owned Businesses in the United States (with David A. Matsa)
    Industrial and Labor Relations Review, April 2014, 67(2): 422–452.
  11. Health Information Exchange, System Size and Information Silos (with Catherine Tucker)
    Journal of Health Economics, January 2014, 33(1): 28–42.
  12. Financing of Employer Sponsored Health Insurance Plans Before and After Health Reform: What Consumers Don't Know Won't Hurt Them? (with Christine Eibner and Carole Roan Gresenz)
    International Review of Law and Economics, October 2013, 36:36–47.
  13. A Female Style in Corporate Leadership? Evidence from Quotas (with David A. Matsa)
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, July 2013, 5(3): 136–169.
  14. Active Social Media Management: The Case of Health Care (with Catherine Tucker)
    Information Systems Research, March 2013, 24(1): 52–70.
  15. Does Temporary Affirmative Action Produce Persistent Effects? A Study of Black and Female Employment in Law Enforcement (with Carmit Segal)
    Review of Economics and Statistics, November 2012, 94(4): 1107–1125.
  16. The Opt-In Revolution? Contraception and the Gender Gap in Wages (with Martha J. Bailey and Brad Hershbein)
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, July 2012, 4(3): 225–254.
  17. Intergenerational Effects of Welfare Reform on Educational Attainment (with Lei Zhang)
    Journal of Law and Economics, May 2012, 55(2):437–476.
  18. The Effects of Motherhood Timing on Career Path
    Journal of Population Economics, July 2011, 24(3): 1071–1100.
  19. Encryption and the Loss of Patient Data (with Catherine Tucker)
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Summer 2011, 30(3): 534–556.
  20. Chipping Away at the Glass Ceiling: Gender Spillovers in Corporate Leadership (with David A. Matsa)
    American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, May 2011, 101(3): 635–639.
  21. Can Health Care Information Technology Save Babies? (with Catherine Tucker)
    Journal of Political Economy, April 2011, 119(2): 289–324.
    • Awarded the 2012 Garfield Economic Impact Award and 2011 WHITE Award for the Best Paper on Health IT and Economics
    • Reprinted in The Economics of Digitization, eds. Shane Greenstein, Avi Goldfarb, and Catherine Tucker, 2013, Edward Elgar Publishing.
    • Press mentions include: Fierce EMRiHealthBeat
  22. Did the Airline Tariff Publishing Case Reduce Collusion?
    Journal of Law and Economics, August 2010, 53(3):569–586.
  23. The Effects of Welfare Reform on the Academic Performance of Children in Low-Income Households (with Lei Zhang)
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Fall 2009, 28(4): 577–599.
  24. Privacy Protection and Technology Diffusion: The Case of Electronic Medical Records (with Catherine Tucker)
    Management Science, July 2009 (Lead article), 55(7): 1077–1093.
  25. Motherhood Delay and the Human Capital of the Next Generation
    American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, May 2009, 99(2): 154–58.
    • Extended working paper version on SSRN
  26. The Impact of Midwifery-Promoting Public Policies on Medical Interventions and Health Outcomes
    B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy (Advances), 6(1), 2006, Article 6.
    • Awarded the 2006 Arrow Prize for Junior Economists and the 2003 Marjorie Lozoff Graduate Essay Prize
Book Chapters and Reports
  1. Women and Leadership
    in the Oxford Handbook on Women and the Economy, eds. Susan L. Averett, Laura M. Argys and Saul D. Hoffman. New York: 2018, Oxford University Press.
  2. Frontiers of Health Policy: Digital Data and Personalized Medicine (with Catherine Tucker)
    in Innovation Policy and the Economy, Vol. 17, eds. Shane Greenstein, Josh Lerner and Scott Stern, 2017, NBER and University of Chicago Press.
  3. Marriage Timing, Motherhood Timing, and Women's Wellbeing in Retirement
    in Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health, eds. Kenneth A. Couch, Mary C. Daly and Julie Zissimopoulos, 2013, Stanford University Press.
  4. Compensating Wounded Warriors: An Analysis of Injury, Labor Market Earnings, and Disability Compensation among Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars (with Paul Heaton and David S. Loughran)
    RAND Monograph MG–1166, June 2012.
    • Summarized in the 11th Quadrennial Review of Military Compensation
  5. Analysis of Financial Support to the Surviving Spouses and Children of Casualties in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars (with Paul Heaton and David S. Loughran)
    RAND Technical Report TR–1281, June 2012.
    • Summarized in the 11th Quadrennial Review of Military Compensation
  6. Employer Self-Insurance Decisions and the Implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as Modified by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (ACA) (with Christine Eibner, Federico Girosi, Amado Cordova, Elizabeth A. McGlynn, Nicholas M. Pace, Carter C. Price, Raffaele Vardavas, Carole Roan Gresenz)
    RAND Technical Report TR–971, March 2011.
Comments
  1. Comment on Information Lost by Catherine Mann in Economics of Digitization, eds. Shane Greenstein, Avi Goldfarb, and Catherine Tucker, 2015, NBER and University of Chicago Press.
  2. Comment on Fifty Years of Family Planning: Evidence on the Long-Run Effects of Increasing Access to Contraception by Martha J. Bailey, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Spring 2013.
  3. Comment on Fertility Theories: Can They Explain the Negative Fertility-Income Relationship? by Larry E. Jones, Alice Schoonbroodt and Michele Tertilt in Demography and the Economy, ed. John Shoven, 2011, NBER and University of Chicago Press.