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Melissa Kearney Publications

This folder holds the following references to publications, sorted by year and author.

There are 22 references in this bibliography folder.

Kearney, M and Wilson, R (2018).
Male Earnings, Marriageable Men, and Nonmarital Fertility: Evidence from the Fracking Boom
Journal of Economics and Statistics, 100(4):678-690.

Filiz-Ozbay, E, Hyndman, K, Guryan, J, Kearney, MS, and Ozbay, E (2015).
Do Lottery Payments Induce Savings Behavior? Evidence from the Lab
Journal of Public Economics, 126(June 2015):1-24.

Gale, W, Kearney, M, and Orszag, P (2015).
Would a significant increase in the top income tax rate substantially alter income inequality?
Brookings Institution.

Kearney, MS and Levine, P (2015).
Investigating Recent Trends in the U.S. Teen Birth Rates
Journal of Health Economics, 41(May 2015):15-29.

Kearney, MS and Levine, P (2015).
Media Influences on Social Outcomes: The Impact of MTV’s16 and Pregnant on Teen Childbearing
American Economic Review, 105(12):3597-3632.

Kearney, M and Levine, P (2014).
Income Inequality and Early, Non-Marital Childbearing
Journal of Human Resources, 49(1):1-31.

Kearney, MS and Dettling, L (2014).
House Prices and Birth Rates: The Impact of the Real Estate Market on the Decision to Have a Baby
Journal of Public Economics, 110(February 2014):82-100.

Freedman, S, Kearney, M, and Lederman, M (2012).
Product Recalss, Imperfect Information, and Spillover Effects: Lessons from the Consumer Response to the 2007 Toy Recalls
Review of Economics and Statistics, 94(2):499-516.

Kearney, M and Levine, P (2012).
Why is the Teen Birth Rate So High in the United States and Why Does it Matter?
Journal of Economic Perspectives, 26(2):141-63.

Kearney, M, Tufano, P, Hurst, E, and Guryan, J (2012).
Making Savings Fun: An Overview of Prize-Linked Savings
In: Financial Literacy: Implications for Retirement Security and the Financial Marketplace, ed. by Olivia Mitchell, Oxford University Press.

Guryan, J and Kearney, M (2010).
Is Lottery Gambling Addictive?
AEJ: Economic Policy, 2(3):90-110.

Kearney, M (2010).
Teen Pregnancy Prevention
In: Targeting Investments in Youth: Fighting Poverty When Resources Are Limited, ed. by Phillip Levine and David Zimmerman, Princeton University Press.

Kearney, M and Levine, P (2009).
Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Early Childbearing
In: An Economics Perspective on the Problems of Disadvantaged Youth, ed. by Jonathan Gruber, University of Chicago Press.

Kearney, M and Levine, P (2009).
Subsidized Contraception, Fertility, and Sexual Behavior
Review of Economics and Statistics, 91(1):137-151.

Autor, DH, Katz, LF, and Kearney, MS (2008).
Trends in U.S. Wage Inequality: Revising the Revisionists
The Review of Economics and Statistics, 90(2):300-323.

Guryan J and Kearney MS (2008).
Gambling at Lucky Stores: Empirical Evidence from State Lottery Sales
American Economic Review, 98(10):458-473.

Guryan, J, Hurst, E, and Kearney, MS (2008).
Parental Education and Parental Time With Children
Journal of Economic Perspectives, 22(3):23-46.

Kearney, MS and Duggan, M (2007).
The Impact of Child SSI Enrollment on Household Outcomes: Evidence from the SIPP
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 26(4):861-886.

Kearney, MS (2006).
Intergenerational Mobility for Women and Minorities in the United States
In: Future of Children, vol. 16(2).

Kearney, MS (2005).
The Economic Winners and Losers of Legalized Gambling
National Tax Journal, 58:281-302.

Kearney, MS (2005).
State Lotteries and Consumer Behavior
Journal of Public Economics, 89:2269-2299.

Kearney, MS (2004).
Is There an Effect of Incremental Welfare Benefits on Fertility Behavior? A Look at the Family Cap
Journal of Human Resources, 39(2):295-325.

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