Research in Progress

“Fertility following Natural Disasters in Africa”

“Using Intentions to Predict Fertility”


Education and Employment following Apartheid Protests,” Explorations in Economic History, forthcoming

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