Book Chapters

Book Chapters

  1. “Mechanism experiments for crime policy.” (2013) Lessons from the Economics of Crime. Ed. Philip J. Cook, Stephen Machin, Oliver Marie and Giovanni Mastrobouni. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. pp 67-92. (with J.R. Klin, and S. Mullainathan)
  2. “Using regression discontinuity designs in crime research.” (2013) Experimental Criminology: Prospects for Advancing Science and Public Policy. Ed. Brandon C. Welsh, Anthony A. Braga, and Gerben J.N. Bruinsma. New York: Cambridge University Press. 192-222 (with E.G. Owens)
  3. “Does Head Start do any lasting good?” (2013) Legacies of the War on Poverty. Ed. Martha Bailey and Sheldon Danziger. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 36-65. Also released as NBER Working Paper 17452. (with C. Gibbs and D.L. Miller)
  4. “Housing and urban development policies in the War on Poverty.” (2013) Legacies of the War on Poverty. Ed. Martha Bailey and Sheldon Danziger. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 206-234. (with E.O. Olsen)
  5. “Educational interventions: Their effects on the achievement of poor children.” (2011) Neighborhood and Life Chances: How Place Matters in Modern America. Ed. Harriet B. Newburger, Eugenie L. Birch, and Susan M. Wachter. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 37-40. (with B.A. Jacob)
  6. “The limited impact of the Brady Act: Evaluation and implications.” (2013) Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis. Ed. Daniel W. Webster and Jon S. Vernick. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University, 21-32.
  7. Poverty deconcentration and the prevention of crime.” (2012) The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention. Ed. Brandon C. Welsh and David P. Farrington. New York: Oxford University Press, 189-206. (with J. Burdick-Will)
  8. Economical crime control” (2011) In Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs Ed. Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig, and Justin McCray. Chicago: University of Chicago Press: 1-39. 2011. (with P.J. Cook)
  9. Family income, neighborhood poverty, and crime.” (2011) In Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs. Ed. Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig, and Justin McCray. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 419-459. (with S.B. Heller and B.A. Jacob)
  10. “Converging evidence for neighborhood effects on children’s test scores: An experimental quasi-experimental and observational comparison” (2011) Whither Opportunity: Rising Inequality, Schools, and Children’s Life Chances. Ed. Daniel P. Kessler. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 255-276. (with J. Burdick-Will, S. Raudenbush, R. Sampson, L. Sanbonmatsu, and P. Sharkey)
  11. “Gun Control After Heller: Litigating Against Regulation.” (2011) In Regulation vs. Litigation: Perspectives from Economics and Law. Ed. Daniel P. Kessler. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 103-136. (with P.J. Cook and A. Samaha)
  12. “Leave no (young) child behind: Prioritizing access in early education” (2010) Investing in Young Children: New Directions in Federal Preschool Early Childhood Policy Ed. Ron Haskins and W. Steven Barnett. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution and National Institute for Early Education Research, 49-58. (with D.A. Phillips)
  13. Improving educational outcomes for poor children.” (2009) Changing Poverty. Ed. M. Cancian and Sheldon Danziger. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. (with B. Jacob)
  14. “Success by Ten: Interviewing early, often, and effectively in the education of young children.” (2008) Paths to Prosperity. Ed. Jason Furman and Jason E. Bordoff. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 127-158. (with I. Sawhil)
  15. “Promising Solutions in Housing and the Community” (2006) Deviant Peer Contagion. Ed. Kenneth Dodge, Joan McCord, and Tom Dishion. (with G.J. Duncan)
  16. “Assigning Deviant Youth to minimize Total Harm” (2006) Deviant Peer Contagion. Ed. Kenneth Dodge, Joan McCord, and Tom Dishion. (with P.J. Cook)
  17. “The Effects of MTO on Educational Opportunities in Baltimore: Early Evidence” (2003) Choosing a Better Life. Ed. John Goering and Judith Feins. Washington, D.C.: Urban Institute Press, 153-176. (with G.J. Duncan and H.F. Ladd)
  18. “MTO’s Effects on Children and Parents: Evidence from Baltimore” (2003) Choosing a Better Life. Ed. John Goering and Judith Feins. Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press, 153-176. (with G.J. Duncan and H.F. Ladd)
  19. Pragmatic Gun Policy” (2003) Evaluating Gun Policy. Ed. Jens Ludwig and Philip J. Cook. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 1-40. (with P.J. Cook)
  20. The Effects of Gun Prevalence on Burglary: Deterrence vs. Inducement” (2003) Evaluating Gun Policy. Ed. Jens Ludwig and Philp J. Cook, Washington, DC: Brooking Institution Press, 74-120. (with P.J. Cook)
  21. Do Prison Sentence Enhancements Reduce Gun Crime? The Case of Project Exile” (2003) Evaluating Gun Policy. Ed. Jens Ludwig and Philip J. Cook. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 251-268 (with S. Raphael)
  22. Policing Crime Guns” (2003) Evaluating Gun Policy. Ed. Jens Ludwig and Philip J. Cook. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 217-250. (with J. Cohen)
  23. “The Effects of the Brady Act on Gun Violence” (2003) Guns, Crime, and Punishment in America. Ed. Bernard Harcourt, NY: New York University Press, 283-298.
  24. “Improving Neighborhoods for Poor Children” (2003) On Percent for the Kids: New Policies, Brighter Futures for America’s Children. Ed. Isabel Sawhil. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 67-105. (with P.J. Cook)
  25. “Firearms” (2002) Regulation through Litigation. Ed. W. Kip Viscusi. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 67-105. (with P.J. Cook)
  26. “Problems in the Estimation of School Effects: Insights from Improved Models” (2001) Improving Educational Productivity. Ed. David H. Monk and Herbert J. Walberg. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, 209-230.
  27. Gun Self-Defense and Deterrence” (2000) Crime and Justice: A Review of Research, Volume 27. Ed. Michael Tonry. University of Chicago Press, 363-417.
  28. The Burden of Acting White: Do Black Adolescents Disparage Academic Achievement?” (1998) The Black-White Test Score Gap. Ed. Christopher Jencks and Meredith Phillips. Washington, DC: Brookings Press, 375-400. (with H.F. Ladd)
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