“How Much Do Public School Teachers Value Their Pension Benefits?” 2015. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. 7(4): 165-188.
“Does State Preschool Crowd-Out Private Provision? The Impact of Universal Pre-Kindergarten on the Childcare Sector in Oklahoma and Georgia” with Daphna Bassok and Susanna Loeb. 2014. Journal of Urban Economics. Vol 83, Pages 18-33.
“How Does Teacher Retirement Affect Student Achievement?” with Michael Lovenheim. 2014. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. Vol 6, No 3, pp.120-154.
“Retiree Health Insurance for Public School Employees: Does it Affect Retirement?” 2014. Journal of Health Economics. Volume 38, Pages 88-98.
“The Early Childhood Care and Education Workforce: Understanding Changes from 1990 through 2010” with Daphna Bassok, Susanna Loeb and Agustina Paglayan. 2013. Education Finance and Policy. Vol 8, No 4, pp. 581-601.
“Revising Our Thinking about the Relationship between Maternal Labor Supply and Preschool.” 2012. Journal of Human Resources. Vol. 47: pp. 583-612.
“What a Difference a Day Makes: Estimating the Effects of Kindergarten on Children’s Test Scores.” with David Grissmer and Sarah Hastedt. 2011. Economics of Education Review. Vol. 30: Issue 2, pp. 269-279.
"Preschoolers Enrolled and Mothers at Work? The Effects of Universal Pre-Kindergarten." 2010. Journal of Labor Economics. Vol 28: No 1, pp. 51-85.
"Starting School at Four: The Effect of Universal Pre-Kindergarten on Children's Academic Achievement," 2008. The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 8: No. 1 (Advances), Article 46. Available at: http://www.bepress.com/bejeap/vol8/iss1/art46.
“Blurring the Boundary: Changes in the Transition from College Participation to Adulthood.” 2007. with Sarah E. Turner, in Sheldon Danziger and Cecilia Rouse (Eds.). The Price of Independence: The Economics of Early Adulthood Initiatives. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.