- Bert W. Wasserman Department of Economics and Finance
Ted Joyce is a Professor of Economics at Baruch College and the Graduate Center, the City University of New York, and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research’s program in Health Economics. His area of expertise is program evaluation. He has published extensively in the area economic demography and reproductive health policy. His work on abortion policy has appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, The Journal of Political Economy and the Review of Economics and Statistics. Recent research involves the evaluation of classroom formats on student performance at the undergraduate level. Along with his colleagues, Ted conducted a field experiment asking the how much class time mattered to student learning in an internet rich environment. He is also evaluating the effect of an honors college at a large public university on student outcomes by comparing applicants to the honors college who attended versus those who were accepted but attended college elsewhere. Other recent projects include a randomized field experiments to evaluate a breastfeeding intervention among poor and near-poor women. Ted is a co-editor of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.
Altindag, Onur and Theodore Joyce. Forthcoming. “Another Day, Another Visit: Impact of Arkansas’ Mandatory Waiting Period for Women Seeking an Abortion by Demographic Groups.” Journal of Public Economics.
Dench, Daniel, Theodore Joyce, Howard Minkoff. 2022. “U.S. Preterm Birth Rate and Covid-19.” Pediatrics. 149(5): e2021055495. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2021-055495
Dench, Daniel and Theodore Joyce. 2022. “Information and Credible Sanctions in Curbing Online Cheating among Undergraduates: a Field Experiment. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 195:408-427 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2022.01.018
Joyce, Theodore, Robert Kaestner, and Jason Ward. 2020. “The Impact of Parental Involvement Laws on the Abortion Rate of Minors.” Demography 57:323-346.https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-019-00853-8
Dench, Daniel and Theodore Joyce. 2020. “The Earned Income Tax Credit and Infant Health Revisited.” Health Economics. 29(1): 72-84. https://doi.org/10.1002/hec.39720.1002/hec.3972
Jaeger, David A., Theodore Joyce and Robert Kaestner. 2018. “A Cautionary Tale of Evaluating Identifying Assumptions: Did Reality TV Really Cause A Decline in Teenage Childbearing. Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. 38(2), 317-326 https://doi.org/10.1080/07350015.2018.1497510
Joyce, Ted, Remler, Dahlia, Jaeger, David et al. 2017. “On measuring and reducing selection bias with a quasi-doubly randomized preference trial.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 36(2): 438–459.
Joyce, Ted, Crockett, Sean, et al. 2015. “Does Class Time Matter?” Economics of Education
Joyce, Ted, Tan, Ruo-Ding, Zhang, Yuxiu. 2013. “Abortion Before and After Roe.” Journal of Health Economics (3): 804-815.
Joyce, Theodore. 2011. “The Supply-Side Economics of Abortion.” New England Journal of Medicine 365(16):1466-1469.
Joyce, Ted. 2009. “A Simple Test of Abortion and Crime.” Review of Economics and Statistics 91(1):112-123.
Joyce, T., Kaestner, R. and S. Colman. 2006. “Changes in Abortions and Births Following Texas’s Parental Notification Law.” New England Journal of Medicine 354(10): 1031- 1038.
Presidential Award for Excellence in Service, 2012
First Recipient of the Sidney Lirtzman Award for Excellence in Research, Teaching & Service, 2005
Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarship, 1994, 2008
Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2003