Research

 In Progress

“The Effects of Pollution on High Stakes Accountability School Grades and Student Achievement” with Claudia Persico (presentations at APPAM 2017, AEFP 2018)

“Where You Lead, I Will Follow: An Examination of Dual-Earner Household Migration”

“Explaining the Retreat from Marriage: Male Economic Prospects and Cultural Change”

Policy Pieces/ White Papers

Sex, Contraception or Abortion: Explaining Class Gaps in Unintended Childbearing, The Brookings Institution, February 2015

Media Mentions:  Vox; The Atlantic; Business Insider; Washington PostWashington Examiner; Think Progress; Jezebel; Family Studies

Improving Children’s Life Chances through Better Family Planning, The Brookings Institution, January 23, 2015

The Character Factor: Measures and Impacts of Drive and Prudence, The Brookings Institution, October 22, 2014

The Impact of Unintended Childbearing on Future Generations, The Brookings Institution, September 12, 2014

Cited in New York Times piece ‘Beyond Marriage’, Sept 14, 2014; 

Reducing Unintended Pregnancies for Low-Income Women, The Hamilton Project, June 19, 2014