Research

Publications

Jones, L.E., K. Milligan, and M. Stabile. Forthcoming. Child cash benefits and family expenditures: Evidence from the National Child Benefit. Canadian Journal of Economics.

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

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

Jones, L.E. and J. Gladstone. How do supply-side regulatory penalties impact consumers? The case of financial institutions.

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

Betz, M. and L.E. Jones. Spillover effects of the opioid crisis: Do increased prescriptions lead to increased fatal car crashes?

Jones, L.E. The Effect of Childcare Availability on Intergenerational Income Mobility