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Does Debt Discourage Employment and Payment of Child Support? Evidence from a Natural Experiment
The authors find an inverse relationship between child support debt and a father's earnings and child support payments. Higher arrears are generally associated with lower payments and lower earnings for fathers, although ...
Supplemental Education Services under No Child Left Behind: Who Signs Up, and What Do They Gain?
A federally mandated and funded tutoring program in Milwaukee Public Schools is not necessarily reaching the people who need the help the most, nor is it effective in increasing student achievement. The authors integrate ...
Assessing the Emerging Global Financial Architecture: Measuring the Trilemma’s Configurations over Time
The authors develop a methodology to characterize in an intuitive manner the choices countries have made with respect to the trilemma during the post Bretton-Woods period.
The Benefits and Costs of the Section 8 Housing Subsidy Program: A Framework and First-Year Estimates
The authors provide estimates of the social benefits and costs of the Section 8 housing subsidy program. Their analysis rests on a series of studies in which they estimate the effects of voucher receipt on a variety of ...
Leadership and Reform: Mapping the Causal Pathways of Performance Information Use
The authors examine how leadership fosters performance data and influences the implementation of management reforms. They suggest that transformational leadership has a positive but indirect effect on the use of performance ...
Pitfalls in Measuring Exchange Rate Misalignment: The Yuan and Other Currencies
Using a framework built around the relationship between relative price and relative output levels, the authors find little evidence that the renminbi is undervalued. The misalignment they detected in previous work disappears ...
Private Information and the Monetary Model of Exchange Rates: Evidence from a Novel Data Set
The proposed exchange rate model argues that the failure of the monetary model is principally due to private preference shocks that render the demand for money unstable.
New Estimates of Public Employment and Training Program Net Impacts: A Nonexperimental Evaluation of the Workforce Investment Act Program
Two federal job training programs for adults lead to higher wages in the long run. People with poor work histories who enrolled in training through the Workforce Investment Act's Adult Program initially had lower wages, ...
Third-Party Governance under No Child Left Behind: Accountability and Performance Management Challenges
This study explores how the Milwaukee public school district manages the organizations that provide tutoring and other supplemental educational services required under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. It also examines ...