Melissa Kearney
Melissa Kearney
Professor of Economics, University of Maryland
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Trends in US wage inequality: Revising the revisionists
DH Autor, LF Katz, MS Kearney
The Review of economics and statistics 90 (2), 300-323, 2008
The polarization of the US labor market
DH Autor, LF Katz, MS Kearney
American economic review 96 (2), 189-194, 2006
Parental education and parental time with children
J Guryan, E Hurst, M Kearney
Journal of Economic perspectives 22 (3), 23-46, 2008
Why is the teen birth rate in the United States so high and why does it matter?
MS Kearney, PB Levine
Journal of Economic Perspectives 26 (2), 141-166, 2012
Media Influences on Social Outcomes: The Impact of MTV’s 16 and Pregnant on Teen Childbearing
MS Kearney, PB Levine
American Economic Review 105 (12), 3597-3632, 2015
Rising wage inequality: The role of composition and prices
D Autor, LF Katz, MS Kearney
National Bureau of Economic Research, 2005
State lotteries and consumer behavior
MS Kearney
Journal of Public Economics 89 (11-12), 2269-2299, 2005
House prices and birth rates: The impact of the real estate market on the decision to have a baby
LJ Dettling, MS Kearney
Journal of Public Economics 110, 82-100, 2014
Income inequality, social mobility, and the decision to drop out of high school
MS Kearney, PB Levine
National Bureau of Economic Research, 2014
Subsidized contraception, fertility, and sexual behavior
MS Kearney, PB Levine
The review of Economics and Statistics 91 (1), 137-151, 2009
Explaining the decline in the US employment-to-population ratio: A review of the evidence
KG Abraham, MS Kearney
Journal of Economic Literature 58 (3), 585-643, 2020
Is there an effect of incremental welfare benefits on fertility behavior? A look at the family cap
MS Kearney
Journal of Human Resources 39 (2), 295-325, 2004
Male earnings, marriageable men, and nonmarital fertility: Evidence from the fracking boom
MS Kearney, R Wilson
Review of Economics and Statistics 100 (4), 678-690, 2018
Ten economic facts about crime and incarceration in the United States
MS Kearney, BH Harris, E Jácome, L Parker
Hamilton Project, Brookings, 2014
Product recalls, imperfect information, and spillover effects: Lessons from the consumer response to the 2007 toy recalls
S Freedman, M Kearney, M Lederman
Review of Economics and Statistics 94 (2), 499-516, 2012
Income inequality and early nonmarital childbearing
MS Kearney, PB Levine
Journal of Human Resources 49 (1), 1-31, 2014
Gambling at lucky stores: Empirical evidence from state lottery sales
J Guryan, MS Kearney
American Economic Review 98 (1), 458-473, 2008
The economic winners and losers of legalized gambling
MS Kearney
National Tax Journal 58 (2), 281-302, 2005
Major decisions: What graduates earn over their lifetimes
B Hershbein, M Kearney
Washington: Hamilton Project, 2014
Investigating recent trends in the US teen birth rate
MS Kearney, PB Levine
Journal of Health Economics 41, 15-29, 2015
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