Research in Progress

“Fertility following Natural Disasters in Africa”

“Using Intentions to Predict Fertility”


Education and Employment following Apartheid Protests,” Explorations in Economic History, 77, July 2020, 101329

The Consequences of the 1959-61 Chinese Famine for Educational Attainment” (with Margaret J. Lay), The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 20(2), April 2020

Family Planning and Fertility in South Africa under Apartheid,” European Review of Economic History, 23(3), August 2019, 365-395  |  Blogged at African Economic History Network

Measuring Heterogeneity in Preferences over the Sex of Children,” Journal of Development Economics, 135, November 2018, 199-221  |  Blogged at The World Bank

Do Family Planning Programs Decrease Poverty? Evidence from Public Census Data” (with Martha J. Bailey and Olga Malkova), CESifo Economic Studies, 60(2), June 2014, 312-337  |  Blogged at London School of Economics  |  Cited in The Atlantic

The Young Adults in the Workplace Initiative: An Introduction” (with Deborah M. Galvin and William Schlenger), in Young Adults in the Workplace: A Multisite Initiative of Substance Use Prevention Programs, ed. Jeremy W. Bray, Deborah M. Galvin, and Laurie A. Cluff, RTI Press, March 2011, 1-13