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Articles

"Do Youth Employment Programs Work? Evidence from the New Deal" with Anna Aizer, Guido Imbens, Keyoung Lee, Adriana Lleras-Muney; NBER Working Paper #27103. Reject and Resubmit at The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Download Paper.

"Measurement of Socioeconomic Status in the Canadian Census, 1871- 1901" with Nicholas Li and Janki Shah, requested at Historical Methods 

"The Incentive Effects of Cash Transfers to the Poor" with Anna Aizer and Adriana Lleras-Muney, revise and resubmit at AEJ: Applied Economics. Download Paper

"The Enduring Effects of Racial Discrimination on Income and Health: Evidence from American Civil War Veterans" with Trevon Logan and Boriana Miloucheva (2019), forthcoming The Journal of Economic Literature. Download Paper. Featured on VoxEU.

 "Transportation Revolution: The Car in the 1920s" with Joshua Hausman and Paul Rhode, The American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, May 2022. Download Paper.

"Caloric Requirements and Food Consumption Patterns of the Poor" with Nicholas Li, The World Bank Economic Review, July 2020. Download Paper.

"Ideology and Migration After the American Civil War" with Laura Salisbury and Allison Shertzer - The Journal of Economic History, September 2018 Download Paper.

"Patronage Politics and the Development of the Welfare State: Evidence from Confederate Pensions in the U.S. South" with Laura Salisbury - The Journal of Economic History, December 2016. Download Paper.

"The Long Run Impact of Cash Transfers to Poor Families" with Anna Aizer, Joseph Ferrie and Adriana Lleras-Muney, The American Economic Review, April 2016. Download Paper. Corrigendum. Featured on slate.com; New York Times. Mothers' Pension Website.

"Income Effects on Health: Evidence from Union Army Pensions." The Journal of Economic History, June 2015. Download Paper.

Work in Progress

"The Multigenerational Persistence of Welfare Receipt" with Laura Salisbury

“The Emergence of the Modern Welfare System: Evidence from the Mothers’ Pension Program” with Price Fishback, Adriana Lleras-Muney and James Uguccioni

"California and the Car" with Josh Hausman and Paul Rhode

Book Review

"Review of Unprotected Labor: Household Workers, Politics, and Middle Class Reform in New York 1870-1940."  The Journal of Economic History. September 2013: 888-890. Download Review.