ACTIVE WORKING PAPERS

“Health Status of Transgender Adults in the United States,” (with Audrey Thomas), August 2017.

"Supplemental Security Income and Infant Outcomes: Evidence from Birth Weight Eligibility Cutoffs” (with Melanie Guldi, Amelia Hawkins, and Jeffrey Hemmeter), August 2017.

The Comprehensive Wealth of Immigrants and Natives” (with David Love), June 2017 (under review). 

“The Impact of the Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansion on Disability Program Participation,” (with Lara Shore-Sheppard and Tara Watson), January 2017.

“The New Safety Net?  Supplemental Security Income after Welfare Reform,” September 2013. 

“Marriage Markets and Family Formation: The Role of the Vietnam Draft” (with Marianne Bitler), October 2011.

"Growth in the Supplemental Security Income Program for Children: The Role of Local Jurisdictions and Fiscal Incentives” (with Julie Cullen), October 2011.

WORK IN PROGRESS

“The Effect of SNAP and the Broader Safety Net on Mental Health and Food Insecurity,” (with Lara Shore-Sheppard and Tara Watson).

“The Impact of the ACA Medicaid Expansion on Public Program Participation and Labor Market Outcomes of Low-Wage Workers,” (with Lara Shore-Sheppard and Tara Watson).

“Federalizing Benefits: The Introduction of Supplemental Security Income, Caseload Shifting, and Overall Program Participation,” (with Andrew Goodman-Bacon).

LESS ACTIVE WORKING PAPERS

“The Great Recession, Workers with Disabilities and Implications for Retirement Security” (with Purvi Sevak), November 2012. 

“Does Marriage Really Matter? Investments in Prenatal Care and Birth Outcomes” (with Alison Jacknowitz), May 2012.

“Macroeconomic Conditions and Updating of Expectations by Older Americans” (with Purvi Sevak), October 2011. 

“Marriage Delay and Private Savings” (with Purvi Sevak), May 2007. 

“Murphy Brown Revisited: Human Capital, Search, and Nonmarital Childbearing among Educated Women,” March 2007.

"Do Maternal Investments in Human Capital Affect Children’s Academic Achievement?” (with Quinn Moore), March 2007.

“Great Expectations: How Probability Beliefs of Teenagers Affect Life-Altering Decisions” (with Robert J. Willis), October 2005.

"The Tax Reform Act of 1986, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Marital Decisions," 1999.