CHRIS M. HERBST
Racial and Ethnic Discrimination in the Labor Market for Child Care
Teachers (with Casey Boyd-Swan).
Child Care Provider Survey
The Demand for Teacher Characteristics in the Market for Child Care:
Evidence from a Field Experiment. IZA Discussion Paper No. 10702
(with Casey Boyd-Swan).
On-line Technical Appendix
The Impact of Quality Rating and Improvement Systems on Families' Child
Care Choices and the Supply of Child Care Labor. IZA Discussion Paper
The Rising Cost of Child Care in the United States: A Reassessment of
the Evidence. IZA Discussion Paper No. 9072.
Universal Child Care, Maternal Employment, and Children's Long-Run
Outcomes: Evidence from the U.S. Lanham Act of 1940. (2017).
of Labor Economics
, 35(2), 519-564.
Are Parental Welfare Work Requirements Good for Disadvantaged
Children? Evidence from Age-of-Youngest-Child Exemptions. (2017).
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management
, 36(2), 327-357.
Offline Effects of Online Connecting: The Impact of Broadband Diffusion
on Teen Fertility Decisions. Forthcoming in
Journal of Population
(with Melanie Guldi).
Happy in the Hood? The Impact of Residential Segregation on
Self-Reported Happiness. (2016).
Journal of Regional Science,
494-521 (with Joanna Lucio).
The Increasing Happiness of U.S. Parents. (2016).
Review of Economics
of the Household,
14(3), 529-551 (with John Ifcher).
The Impact of Child Care Subsidies on Child Development: Evidence from
Geographic Variation in the Distance to Social Service Agencies. (2016).
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management,
35(1), 94-116 (with Erdal
The Earned Income Tax Credit, Mental Health, and Happiness. (2016).
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
, 126, 18-38 (with Casey
Boyd-Swan, John Ifcher, and Homa Zarghamee).
Child Care Subsidies, Maternal Well-Being, and Child-Parent Interactions:
Evidence from Three Nationally Representative Datasets. (2014).
(8), 894-916 (with Erdal Tekin).
The Impact of Non-Parental Child Care on Child Development: Evidence
from the Summer Participation "Dip." (2013).
Journal of Public Economics,
Can We Trust Parental Reports of Child Care Subsidy Receipt? (2013).
Children and Youth Services Review, 35
(6), 984-993 (with Anna Johnson).
Welfare Reform and the Subjective Well-Being of Single Mothers. (2013).
Journal of Population Economics,
Pain at the Pump: Gasoline Prices and Subjective Well-Being. (2012).
Journal of Urban Economics, 72
(2-3), 160-175 (with Casey Boyd-Swan).
Footloose and Fancy Free? Two Decades of Single Mothers' Subjective
Social Service Review
The Geographic Accessibility of Child Care Subsidies and Evidence on the
Impact of Subsidy Receipt on Childhood Obesity. (2012).
Journal of Urban
(1), 37-52 (with Erdal Tekin).
The Earned Income Tax Credit and Abortion. (2011).
‘Paradoxical’ Decline? Another Look at the Relative Reduction in Female
Journal of Economic Psychology, 32
Do Child Care Subsidies Influence Single Mothers’ Decision to Invest in
Human Capital? (2011).
Economics of Education Review, 30
(with Erdal Tekin).
Child Care Subsidies and Childhood Obesity. (2011).
Economics of the Household, 9
(3), 349-378 (with Erdal Tekin).
The Impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Marriage and Divorce:
Evidence From Flow Data. (2011).
Population Research and Policy
Child Care Choices and Childhood Obesity. (2010).
Economic Analysis, 290
(with Resul Cesar and Erdal Tekin).
Child Care Subsidies and Child Development. (2010).
Education Review, 29
(4), 618-638 (with Erdal Tekin).
The Labor Supply Effects of Child Care Costs and Wages in the Presence
of Subsidies and the Earned Income Tax Credit. (2010).
Economics of the Household, 8
The Impact of Local Labor Market Conditions on Work and Welfare
Decisions: Revisiting an Old Question Using New Data. (2010).
Research and Policy Review, 29
(4), 453-479. (with David Stevens).
Do Social Policy Reforms Have Different Impacts on Employment and
Welfare Use As Economic Conditions Change? (2008).
Journal of Policy
Analysis and Management, 27
Who are the Eligible Non-Recipients of Child Care Subsidies? (2008).
Children and Youth Services Review, 30
Public Policy and Residential Segregation: A Critique of Iris Young’s
Strategy of Differentiated Solidarity. (2008).
Philosophy and Public Policy
Close to Home: A Simultaneous Equations Model of the Relationship
Between Child Care Accessibility and Female Labor Force Participation.
Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 29
, 128-151 (with Burt S.