Policy Writing

Why Early Childhood Education Matters and Why We Should Pay for ItMilken Institute Review: A Journal of Economic Policy, 20(3): 13-23, Third Quarter 2018.

Public Investments in Child Care.  In The 51%:  Driving Growth through Women’s Economic Participation, eds. Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach and Ryan Nunn. Washington, D.C.:  The Hamilton Project, 123-142, October 2017.  [Featured in this Oct. 2019 Hamilton Project Strategy Paper.]

The Effectiveness of Policies that Promote Labor Force Participation of Women with Children:  A Collection of National Studies (with Steven J. Haider and Helena Skyt Nielsen).  Labour Economics, 36: 64-71, October 2015. [IZA Discussion Paper 9297]

The Promises and Pitfalls of Universal Early EducationIZA World of Labor 2015: 116, January 2015.  [Coverage in The Guardian, Brookings]

Expanding Preschool Access for Disadvantaged Children (with Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach).  Proposal 1 in Policies to Address Poverty in America, eds. Melissa S. Kearney and Benjamin H. Harris.  Washington, D.C.: The Hamilton Project, 19-28, June 2014.