Published and Forthcoming

“Interactions between Family and School Environments: Access to Abortion and Selective Schools (with Leonard Goff, Cristian Pop-Eleches and Miguel Urquiola). Forthcoming at the Journal of Human Resources. 

“The Effect of Education on Health and Mortality: Evidence from a Schooling Expansion in Romania” (with Andreea Mitrut and Cristian Pop-Eleches). Journal of Human Resources. Vol. 58, No. 2 (2023): 561-592 

“Headstrong Girls and Dependent Boys: Gender differences in the labor market returns to childhood behavior” (joint with Robert Kaestner). Industrial and Labor Relations Review. March (2020)

“Parental Monitoring and Children's Internet Use: The Role of Information, Control, and Cues” (with Francisco Gallego and Cristian Pop-Eleches). Journal of Public Economics Vol. 188 (2020): 1-18 

“Do Children Benefit from Internet Access? Experimental Evidence from Peru” (with Diether Beuermann, Julian Cristia, and Santiago Cueto). Journal of Development Economics Vol. 138 (2019): 41–56. 

“The Impact of College Education on Mortality,” (with Kasey Buckles, Andreas Hagemann, Melinda Morrill, Abigail Wozniak). Journal of Health Economics Vol. 50 (2016): 99-114 

“Is College a Worthwhile Investment?” (with Lisa Barrow). Annual Review of Economics Vol. 7 (2015): 519–55 

“One Laptop Per Child at Home: Short-Term Impacts from a Randomized Experiment in Peru” (with Diether Beuermann, Julian Cristia, Yyannu Cruz-Aguayo, and Santiago Cueto). American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol. 7, No. 2 (2015): 1-29 

“The Impact of Class-Based Affirmative Action on Admission and Academic Outcomes in Israel,” (with Sigal Alon). Economics of Education Review, Vol. 40 (2014): 123-139 

“Self-Selection and International Migration: New Evidence from Mexico,” (with Robert Kaestner). Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 96, No. 1 (2014): 78-91 

“The Impact of College Education on Migration: Evidence from the Vietnam Generation,” (with Abigail Wozniak). Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 47, No. 4 (2012): 913-950 

“School Tracking on Access to Higher Education among Disadvantaged Groups,” (with Cristian Pop-Eleches). Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 95, Nos. 11-12 (2011): 1538-1549 

“Home Computer Use and the Development of Human Capital,” (with Cristian Pop-Eleches). Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 126, No. 2 (2011): 987-1027 

“Discovering One’s Talent: Learning from Academic Specialization,” Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 62, No. 2 (2011): 375-405 

“The Structure of European Higher Education in the Wake of the Bologna Reforms” in American Universities in a Global Market (ed. Charles Clotfelter) Chicago: University of Chicago Press (2010): 205-230 

“General Education vs. Vocational Training: Evidence from an Economy in Transition,” (with Cristian Pop-Eleches). Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 92, No 1 (2010): 43-60 

Working Papers

“Self-, Peer- and Teacher Perceptions under School Tracking” (with Andreea Mitrut, Kiki Pop-Eleches, and Miguel Urquiola). Revise and resubmit at the Review of Economics and Statistics.

“Does Vocational Education Work? Experimental Evidence from Mongolia” (with Erica Field, Leigh Linden, Daniel Rubenson, and Shing Yi Wang)