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Growing Wealth Gaps in Education Fabian Pfeffer, University of Michigan (2016-6)

Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Home Computers on Academic Achievement among Schoolchildren Robert W. Fairlie and Jonathan Robinson, University of California, Santa Cruz (2013-2)

Percent Plans, Automatic Admissions, and College Enrollment Outcomes Lindsay Daugherty and Francisco (Paco) Martorell, Rand Corporation and Isaac McFarlin, Jr., University of Michigan (2012-18)

Participation in Unemployment Insurance: Differences in Application Rates and Receipt among Applicants by Education and Race and Ethnicity Alix Gould-Werth and H. Luke Shaefer, University of Michigan (2011-28)

Intergenerational Stratification, Child Development and the Black-White Achievement Gap Wei-Jun Jean Yeung, National University of Singapore, Caroline Hodges Persell and Michael Chavez Reilly, New York University

Does Failing a Placement Exam Discourage Underprepared Students from Going to College? Paco Martorell, RAND, Isaac McFarlin Jr., University of Michigan, and Yu Xue, University of Texas - Dallas (2011-14)

Parental Job Loss and Children’s Educational Attainment in Black and White Middle-Class Families (10-06) Ariel Kalil, University of Chicago and Patrick Wightman, University of Michigan (2010-6)

Improving Education and Employment for Disadvantaged Young Men: Proven and Promising Strategies Carolyn J. Heinrich, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Harry J. Holzer, Georgetown University (2010-4)

Young Adults and Higher Education: Barriers and Breakthroughs to Success Thomas Brock, MDRC (2009-14)

Parental Job Loss and Children’s Educational Attainment in Black and White Middle Class Families Ariel Kalil and Patrick Wightman, University of Chicago (2009-02)

Obesity and Developmental Functioning Among Children Aged 2-4 Years John Cawley, C. Katharina Spiess (2008-07)

Birth Weight, Academic Achievement, and Life Chances: A Comparison of Siblings from Childhood into Early Adulthood. Jacob E. Cheadle and Bridget J. Goosby. (2007-22)

Birth Weight, Math, and Reading Achievement Growth: A Multilevel Between-Sibling, Between-Families Approach. Bridget J. Goosby and Jacob E. Cheadle. (2007-21)

Black-White Achievement Gap and Family Wealth. W. Jean Yeung, New York University and Dalton Conley, New York University. (2007-02)

Maternal Work Hours and Adolescents’ School Outcomes Among Low-Income Families in Four Urban Counties. Lisa A. Gennetian, MDRC, and Leonard M. Lopoo, Syracuse University, and Andrew S. London, Syracuse University. (2007-01)

The impact of young motherhood on Education, Employment and Marriage. Bruce Bradbury, University of New South Wales (2006-34)

Can Ethnicity Transcend Race and Poverty? Insights from Source Country Variation in Immigrant Student Achievement Dylan Conger, School of Public Policy and Public Administration, The George Washington University. (2006-23)

Education and Health: Evaluating Theories and Evidence David Cutler, Harvard University, and Adriana Lleras-Muney, Princeton University. (2006-19)

How Educational Inequality Develops George Farkas, Department of Sociology and Population Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University (2006-09)

Do Home Computers Improve Educational Outcomes? Evidence from Matched Current Population Surveys and the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 Daniel O. Beltran, University of California—Santa Cruz, Kuntal K. Das, University of California—Santa Cruz, and Robert W. Fairlie, University of California—Santa Cruz. (2006-05)

Affirmative Action: What Do We Know? Harry J. Holzer, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Urban Institute; David Neumark, Public Policy Institute of California, University of California at Irvine, National Bureau of Economic Research, IZA–Institute for the Study of Labor (2006-03)

Can We Improve Job Retention and Advancement Among Low-Income Working Parents? Harry J. Holzer and Karin Martinson, The Urban Institute, Georgetown University. (2005-10)

The Black-White Test Score Gap: Lessons from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. W. Jean Yeung, Kathryn M. Pfeiffer. New York University. (2005-09)

Single Mothers' Employment Dynamics and Adolescent Well-Being. Ariel Kalil, Ph.D., Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago; Kathleen M. Ziol-Guest, M.P.A., Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago. (2004-10)