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Child Poverty and Welfare Reform : Stay the Course, (with Sanders Korenman) Civic Report No. 44, Manhattan Institute, December, 2004.
Why Social Security Needs Fundamental Reform, Ohio State Law Journal, Volume 65, No. 1, 2004
The Trust Fund, the Surplus and the Real Social Security Problem, Social Security and its Discontents: Perspectives on Choice, Michael Tanner, ed. CATO Institute, 2004.
The Gender Gap in Wages, Circa 2000, American Economic Review, May, 2003
Gaining Ground, Moving Up: The Change in the Economic Status of Single Mothers Under Welfare Reform, with M. Anne Hill, Manhattan Institute, Civic Report No. 35, March, 2003
Has Welfare Reform Changed Teenage Behavior? (with R.Kaestner, S. Korenman ), Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 22, No.2, 2003
Above the Fray’: the Role of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget” (WITH Susan Tanaka and Arlene Holen) Controlling Public Expenditure: the Changing Roles of Central Budget Agencies-Better Guardians? John Wanna, L. Jensen and J. de Vries, eds. Edward Elgar Press, 2003
Earning Patterns and Changes in Economics and Other Sciences”, (with Nachum Sicherman) Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 23, No. 4, Fall 1997
Lessons for Welfare Reform: An Analysis of the AFDC Caseload and Past Welfare -to-Work Programs (with Dave M. O’Neill) W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Kalamazoo , Michigan , 1997
Federal Funding of R&D in an Era of Budgetary Restraint, (with PhillipWebre), Future of Biomedical Research, Claude Barfield and B. Smith, eds., American Enterprise Institute and the Brookings Institution, AEI Press,1997
Family Endowments and the Achievement of Young Children, (with M. Anne Hill) Journal of Human Resources, Vol. XXIX 4, 1994,
Why the Gender Gap in Wages Narrowed in the 1980s (with Solomon Polachek) Journal of Labor Economics, January 1993
OP-ED Articles :
Where do we Go From Here?, on Social Security, The New York Sun, March 25, 2005 ;
Welfare Reform Worked, June O’Neill, The Wall Street Journal, August 1, 2001
NBER Working Paper #11240, (with Dave M. O’Neill) What Do Wage Differentials Tell Us About Labor Market Discrimination ? (April,2005)
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Sir Antony Fisher International Memorial Award for “Work and Welfare in Massachusetts “, 1991.
Recent grants: Dietrich Weismann, Achelis and Bodman Foundations
John M. Olin Foundation, Manhattan Institute