Research

Publications

Jones, L.E., K. Milligan, and M. Stabile. (2019). Child cash benefits and family expenditures: Evidence from the National Child Benefit. Canadian Journal of Economics, 52(4), 1433-1463. Harry Johnson Best Paper Award Winner.

Jones, L.E., and K. Michelmore. (2019). Timing is money: Does lump-sum payment of the Earned Income Tax Credit affect savings and debt? Economic Inquiry, 57(3), 1659-1674.

Betz, M. and Jones, L.E. (2018). Wage and employment growth in America’s drug epidemic: Is all growth created equal? American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 100(1), 1357-1374.

Jones, L.E., and K. Michelmore. (2018). The Impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Household Finances. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 37(3), 521-545.

Loibl, C., L.E. Jones and E. Haisley. (2018). Testing strategies to increase saving and retention in Individual Development Account programs. Journal of Economic Psychology, 66, 45-63. doi: 10.1016/j.joep.2018.04.002

Jones, L.E. and N. Ziebarth. (2017). U.S. Child safety seat laws: Are they effective and who complies? Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 36(3): 584-607. doi:10.1002/pam.22004. Vernon Best Article Award Winner

Jones, L.E. and N. Ziebarth. (2015). Successful scientific replication and extension of Levitt (2008): Child seats are still no safer and improper use is life threatening. Journal of Applied Econometrics. doi: 10.1002/jae.2449

Jones, L.E., C. Loibl, and S. Tennyson. (2015). Effects of informational nudges on consumer debt repayment behaviors. Journal of Economic Psychology, 51: 16-33. doi: 10.1016/j.joep.2015.06.009

Currie, J., M. Stabile, and L.E. Jones (2014). Do stimulant medications improve educational and behavioral outcomes for children with ADHD? NBER working paper 19105. Journal of Health Economics, 37: 58-69. doi: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2014.05.002

Jones, L.E., F. Diekmann, and M.T. Batte (2010). Staying in touch through extension: An analysis of farmers’ use of alternative extension products. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 42,2: 229-246.

Working Papers

Betz, M. and L.E. Jones. Do opioid prescriptions lead to fatal car crashes? Revise and Resubmit, American Journal of Health Economics

Jones, L.E., G. Wang and T. Yilmazer. The long-term effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit on health mothers’ health. Under Review.

Abboud, A., M. Betz and L.E. Jones, Shale boom, drug bust: Did the oil and gas boom dampen or exacerbate the drug crisis in American communities?

Jones, L.E. Does childcare affect intergenerational mobility? Evidence from regulations of the childcare industry

Jones, L.E. The effects of culturally intrusive education: Did Canada's residential schools affect health and social outcomes?

Wang, G., L.E. Jones and T. Yilmazer. Medicaid expansion and homeownership among low-income households

Wang, G., L.E. Jones and T. Yilmazer. The Affordable Care Act, marriage penalties, and marital status