RETURNS TO EDUCATION
OTHER MEDIA MENTION
"The Effect of Fertility on Mothers’ Labor Supply over the Last Two Centuries," joint with Daniel Aaronson, Rajeev Dehejia, Andrew Jordan, Cyrus Samii, and Karl Schulze
"Interactions Between Family and School Environments: Evidence on Dynamic
Complementarities?," joint with Ofer Malamud and Miguel Urquiola
"From Local to Global: External Validity in a Fertility Natural Experiment,"
joint with Rajeev Dehejia and Cyrus Samii
Research featured on IGC Blog
"Local Instruments, Global Extrapolation: External Validity of the Labor Supply - Fertility - Local Average Treatment Effect,"
joint with James Bisbee, Rajeev Dehejia and Cyrus Samii (forthcoming in Journal of Labor Economics)
Published Papers by topic
Education and Fertility
"Going to a Better School: Effects and Behavioral Responses,"
joint with Miguel Urquiola (American Economic Review 103(4), 2013)
Tracking and Access to Higher Education Among Disadvantaged Groups,"
joint with Ofer Malamud (Journal of Public Economics 95(11-12), 2011)
"Home Computer Use and the Development of Human Capital," joint with Ofer Malamud (Quarterly Journal of Economics 126(2), 2011)
Research featured in Slate , the New
York Times and Gandul
Education versus Vocational Training: Evidence from an Economy in
Transition," joint with Ofer Malamud (Review of
Economics and Statistics 92(1),2010)
Supply of Birth Control Methods, Education and Fertility: Evidence from
(Journal of Human Resources 45(4),2010)
Research featured in Freakonomics
Impact of a Change in Abortion Regime on Socio-Economic Outcomes of
Children: Evidence from Romania" (Journal of Political Economy 114(4),
Research featured in Freakonomics and The
Health – HIV/AIDS
"The Effect of Absenteeism and Clinic Protocol on Health Outcomes: The Case of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Kenya," joint with Markus
Goldstein, Josh Graff Zivin, Harsha Thirumurthy and James Habyarimana (American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 5(2), 2013)
"The Effects of Home-Based HIV Counseling and Testing on HIV/AIDS Stigma among Individuals and Community Leaders in Western Kenya: Evidence from a Cluster-Randomized Trial," Low C, Pop-Eleches C, Rono W, Plous E, Ndege S, Goldstein M, Thirumurthy H (AIDS Care 25: S1, 2013)
"Differences between self-reported and electronically monitored adherence among patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in a resource-limited setting," Thirumurthy, H, Siripong N, Vreeman R, Pop-Eleches C, Habyarimana J, Sidle J, Siika A, Bangsberg D (AIDS 26(18), 2012)
"Behavioral responses of patients in AIDS treatment programs: sexual behavior in Kenya," joint with Markus Goldstein,
Josh Graff Zivin, James Habyarimana and Harsha Thirumurthy (Forum for Health Economics & Policy 15(2), 2012)
"Mobile phone technologies improve adherence to antiretroviral treatment in resource-limited settings: a randomized controlled trial of text message reminders," Pop-Eleches C, Thirumurthy H, Habyarmina J, Graff Zivin J, Goldstein M, DeWalque D, MacKeen L, Haberer J, Sidle J, Ngare D, Bangsberg D (AIDS 25(6), 2011)
"The Impact of HIV/AIDS and ARV Treatment on Worker Absenteeism: Implications for African Firms," joint with
Bekezela Mbakile and James Habyarimana (Journal of Human Resources 45(4),2010)
"Targeted Government Spending and Political Preferences,"
joint with Grigore Pop-Eleches (Quarterly Journal of Political Science 7(30), 2012)
Filing, Tax Preparers, and Participation in the Earned Income Tax Credit,"
joint with Wojciech Kopczuk (Journal of Public Economics 91(7-8),
Checks and Balances," joint with Rafael La Porta, Florencio
López-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer
(Journal of Political Economy