Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

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Research Output 2001 2019

  • 1363 Citations
  • 32 Article
  • 10 Chapter
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Review article
2019

Understanding recent trends in childhood obesity in the United States

Anderson, P. M., Butcher, K. F. & Schanzenbach, D. W., Jan 1 2019, In : Economics and Human Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Obesity
Obesity
childhood
trend
kindergarten child
2018

CAN BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES PROMOTE WORK?

Schanzenbach, D. W., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 37, 4, p. 903-911 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

incentive
Work incentives

EMPLOYMENT POLICIES SHOULD WORK WITH THE LABOR MARKET: A RESPONSE TO DR. MEAD

Schanzenbach, D. W., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 37, 4, p. 914-916 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

employment policy
labor market
Employment policy
Labour market

Safety net investments in children

Hoynes, H. W. & Schanzenbach, D. W., Mar 1 2018, In : Brookings Papers on Economic Activity. 2018, Spring, p. 89-150 62 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety net
Social safety net
Childhood
Tax credits
Income
15 Citations (Scopus)

School finance reform and the distribution of student achievement

Lafortune, J., Rothstein, J. & Schanzenbach, D. W., Apr 1 2018, In : American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. 10, 2, p. 1-26 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Student achievement
School finance
School districts
Low income
Education
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Adequate (or adipose?) Yearly progress: Assessing the effect of "No Child Left Behind" on children’s obesity

Anderson, P. M., Butcher, K. F. & Schanzenbach, D. W., Jan 1 2017, In : Education Finance and Policy. 12, 1, p. 54-76 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

school
responsibility
way to school
student
health

Is your child ready for kindergarten?

Schanzenbach, D. W. & Larson, S. H., Jan 1 2017, In : Education Next. 17, 3, p. 18-24 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

kindergarten
2016
8 Citations (Scopus)

Beyond income: What else predicts very low food security among children?

Anderson, P. M., Butcher, K. F., Hoynes, H. W. & Schanzenbach, D. W., Apr 1 2016, In : Southern Economic Journal. 82, 4, p. 1078-1105 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Income
Household
Food security
Nutrition
Survey data
13 Citations (Scopus)

First in the class? Age and the education production function

Cascio, E. U. & Schanzenbach, D. W., Jul 1 2016, In : Education Finance and Policy. 11, 3, p. 225-250 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

production function
kindergarten
education
experiment
school
75 Citations (Scopus)

Long-Run impacts of childhood access to the safety net

Hoynes, H., Schanzenbach, D. W. & Almond, D., Apr 1 2016, In : American Economic Review. 106, 4, p. 903-934 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Safety net
Childhood
Economics
Food stamps
Health
1 Citation (Scopus)

Long-term impacts of class size reduction

Schanzenbach, D. W., Apr 28 2016, Class Size: Eastern and Western Perspectives. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 59-79 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

US Food and Nutrition Programs

Hoynes, H. W. & Schanzenbach, D. W., 2016, Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States: Volume I. Moffitt, R. A. (ed.). Chapter 3

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in safety net use during the great recession

Anderson, P. M., Butcher, K. F. & Schanzenbach, D. W., Jan 1 2015, In : American Economic Review. 105, 5, p. 161-165 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public assistance
Income
Poverty
Food assistance
Social welfare

Class Size

Schanzenbach, D. W., Mar 26 2015, International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 751-754 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

class theory
student
evidence
literature

Consumer Credit Trends by Income and Geography in 2001–12

Amromin, G., McGranahan, L. & Schanzenbach, D. W., 2015, In : Chicago Fed Letter. 342, 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Great Recession
Geography
Income
Credit
Consumer credit

Current themes in education policy in the United States

Schanzenbach, D. W., Jun 26 2015, Social Policies in an Age of Austerity: A Comparative Analysis of the US and Korea. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., p. 165-180 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

education

Current Themes in Education Policy in the United States

Schanzenbach, D. W., 2015, Social Policies in an Age of Austerity: A Comparative Analysis of the US and Korea. Scholz, J. K., Moon, H. & Lee, S-H. (eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 165-180 16 p. (Kdi/Ewc on Economic Policy).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

SNAP and Food Consumption

Hoynes, H. W., McGranahan, L. & Schanzenbach, D. W., 2015, SNAP Matters: How Food Stamps Affect Health and Well-Being. Bartfeld, J., Gundersen, C., Smeeding, T. & Ziliak, J. P. (eds.). p. 107-133 27 p. (Studies in Social Inequality).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Food consumption
Food
Household
Neoclassical model
Consumer expenditure
6 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of Chicago's small high school initiative

Barrow, L., Schanzenbach, D. W. & Claessens, A., May 1 2015, In : Journal of Urban Economics. 87, p. 100-113 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

school initiative
student
school
High school
2013
33 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Childhood Investments on Postsecondary Attainment and Degree Completion

Dynarski, S., Hyman, J. & Schanzenbach, D. W., Sep 1 2013, In : Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 32, 4, p. 692-717 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

childhood
evidence
student
experiment
Childhood
31 Citations (Scopus)

The impacts of expanding access to high-quality preschool education

Cascio, E. U. & Schanzenbach, D. W., Jan 1 2013, In : Brookings Papers on Economic Activity. FALL 2013, p. 127-178 52 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Education
Enrollment
Family income
Child care
Expenses
2012

Education and the Poor

Schanzenbach, D. W. & Barrow, L., 2012, Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Poverty,. Jefferson, P. N. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Insights INTO obesity from a behavioral economics perspective: Discussion

Gundersen, C., Schanzenbach, D. W. & Just, D. R., Jan 1 2012, In : American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 94, 2, p. 344-346 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Behavioral Economics
obesity
Obesity
Parents
Economic Models
6 Citations (Scopus)

Limitations of experiments in education research

Schanzenbach, D. W., Mar 1 2012, In : Education Finance and Policy. 7, 2, p. 219-232 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

experiment
education
funding
science
42 Citations (Scopus)

Work incentives and the Food Stamp Program

Hoynes, H. W. & Schanzenbach, D. W., Feb 1 2012, In : Journal of Public Economics. 96, 1-2, p. 151-162 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food Stamp Program
Work incentives
Labor supply
Incentive effect
Extensive margin
2011
315 Citations (Scopus)

How does your kindergarten classroom affect your earnings? Evidence from project star

Chetty, R., Friedman, J. N., Hilger, N., Saez, E., Schanzenbach, D. W. & Yagan, D., Nov 1 2011, In : Quarterly Journal of Economics. 126, 4, p. 1593-1660 68 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Test scores
Attendance
Home ownership
Analysis of variance
Retirement saving
129 Citations (Scopus)

Inside the war on poverty: The impact of food stamps on birth outcomes

Almond, D., Hoynes, H. W. & Schanzenbach, D. W., May 1 2011, In : Review of Economics and Statistics. 93, 2, p. 387-403 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

poverty
food
pregnancy
mortality
income
9 Citations (Scopus)

Is being in school better? The impact of school on children's BMI when starting age is endogenous

Anderson, P. M., Butcher, K. F., Cascio, E. U. & Schanzenbach, D. W., Sep 1 2011, In : Journal of Health Economics. 30, 5, p. 977-986 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weights and Measures
Obesity
Body Weight

Who would be affected by soda taxes?

McGranahan, L. & Schanzenbach, D. W., 2011, In : Chicago Fed Letter. 284, 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

population group
economic theory
taxation
taxes
2010
2 Citations (Scopus)

$320,000 kindergarten teachers

Chetty, R., Friedman, J. N., Hilger, N., Saez, E., Schanzenbach, D. W. & Yagan, D., Jan 1 2010, In : Phi Delta Kappan. 92, 3, p. 22-25 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

kindergarten teacher
kindergarten
classroom
student
teacher

Consequences of SCHIP Expansions for Household Well‐Being

Leininger, L., Levy, H. & Schanzenbach, D., 2010, In : Forum for Health Economics & Policy. 13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

155 Citations (Scopus)

Left behind by design: Proficiency counts and test-based accountability

Neal, D. & Schanzenbach, D. W., May 1 2010, In : Review of Economics and Statistics. 92, 2, p. 263-283 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

responsibility
student
district
reform
teacher
2 Citations (Scopus)

School Policies and Children’s Obesity

Schanzenbach, D. W., Anderson, P. & Butcher, K., 2010, Current Issues in Health Economics. Slottje, D. & Tchernis, R. (eds.). Emerald Group Publishing Limited, p. 1-16 16 p. (Contributions to Economic Analysis; vol. 290).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

school policy
school
expenditures
childhood
food
2 Citations (Scopus)

The economics of class size

Schanzenbach, D. W., Dec 1 2010, International Encyclopedia of Education. Elsevier Ltd., p. 443-449 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Economics
Class size
Student achievement
2009
114 Citations (Scopus)

Consumption responses to in-kind transfers: Evidence from the introduction of the food stamp program

Hoynes, H. W. & Schanzenbach, D. W., Oct 1 2009, In : American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. 1, 4, p. 109-139 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food Stamp Program
In-kind transfers
Food
Food stamps
Prediction
86 Citations (Scopus)

Do school lunches contribute to childhood obesity?

Schanzenbach, D. W., Jan 1 2009, In : Journal of Human Resources. 44, 3, p. 684-709 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Childhood obesity
Obesity
Discontinuity
Income
9 Citations (Scopus)

Selection bias in college admissions test scores

Clark, M., Rothstein, J. & Schanzenbach, D. W., Jun 1 2009, In : Economics of Education Review. 28, 3, p. 295-307 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trend
school
Test scores
Selection bias
College admissions

The Impact of Children's Public Health Insurance Expansions on Educational Outcomes

Levine, P. B. & Schanzenbach, D. W., 2009, In : Forum for Health Economics and Policy. 12, 1, 28 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Insurance
Health Status
Reading
Public Health
Educational Measurement
16 Citations (Scopus)

Time use and food consumption

Bertrand, M. & Schanzenbach, D. W., May 1 2009, In : American Economic Review. 99, 2, p. 170-176 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food consumption
2008

The economic costs of childhood poverty in the United States

Holzer, H. J., Schanzenbach, D. W. & Duncan, G. J., 2008, In : Journal of Children and Poverty. 14, 1, p. 41-61 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

poverty
childhood
gross domestic product
Gross Domestic Product
crime
2007

What Have Researchers Learned from Project STAR?

Schanzenbach, D. W., 2007, In : Brookings Papers on Education Policy. p. 205-228 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

student teacher
production function
experiment
senate
kindergarten
2005
57 Citations (Scopus)

Resource and peer impacts on girls' academic achievement: Evidence from a randomized experiment

Whitmore, D., May 1 2005, In : American Economic Review. 95, 2, p. 199-203 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resources
Randomized experiments
Academic achievement
Peers
2002

Child Disadvantage and Obesity: Is Nurture Trumping Nature?

Schanzenbach, D. W. & Krueger, A., Nov 2002, Bridging the Achievement Gap. Chubb, J. E. & Loveless, T. (eds.). Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2001
233 Citations (Scopus)
Test scores
Experiment
Class size
Attendance
Minorities