Barbara Wolfe

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Social Science Bldg

Madison, WI 53706

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

RSSS-economics

Adjunct Professor

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Australia

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Long-Term Consequences of Childhood ADHD on Criminal Activities

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Oct 2009
Jason M. Fletcher and Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs and University of Wisconsin-Madison
Downloads 391 (81,452)
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Mental Illness, ADHD, Crime, Sibling Fixed Effects

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The Health, Earnings Capacity, and Poverty of Single-Mother Families

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 59
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Dec 1999
Barbara Wolfe and Steven Hill
University of Wisconsin-Madison and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Effects of Teenage Fatherhood on Young Adult Outcomes

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Jun 2010
Jason M. Fletcher and Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Teenage Fatherhood

The Effects of Teenage Fatherhood on Young Adult Outcomes

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 50, Issue 1, pp. 182-201, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Jan 2012
Jason M. Fletcher and Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Poverty, Children's Health, and Health Care Utilization

FRBNY Economic Policy Review
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Aug 2007
Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Downloads 121 (250,477)
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income inequality

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Assessing the Maintenance of Savings Sufficiency Over the First Decade of Retirement

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1567
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Human Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Downloads 113 (263,229)
Citation 1

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Extending Health Care Coverage to the Low-Income Population: The Influence of the Wisconsin Badgercare Program on Labor Market Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1546
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Apr 2005
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and World Bank
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health care coverage

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The Human Capital Consequences of Teenage Childbearing: Can We Really Know What They Are?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Jan 2008
Jason M. Fletcher and Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Teenage Childbearing, Human Capital

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Economic Inactivity of Young Adults: An Intergenerational Analysis

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 107
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jan 1999
Robert Haveman and Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Education and Labor Market Consequences of Teenage Childbearing: Evidence Using the Timing of Pregnancy Outcomes and Community Fixed Effects

NBER Working Paper No. w13847
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2008
Jason M. Fletcher and Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Child Mental Health and Human Capital Accumulation: The Case of Adhd Revisited

NBER Working Paper No. w13474
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2007
Jason M. Fletcher and Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Market Work, Wages, and Men's Health

NBER Working Paper No. w3020
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
Robert Haveman, Mark Stone and Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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The Importance of Family Income in the Formation and Evolution of Non-Cognitive Skills in Childhood

NBER Working Paper No. w22168
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Jason Fletcher and Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Disability Status as an Unobservable: Estimates from a Structural Model

NBER Working Paper No. w2831
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2010
Robert Haveman, Fung Mey Huang and Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, Academia Sinica and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Do Newly Retired Workers in the United States Have Sufficient Resources to Maintain Well-Being?

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 249-264, April 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Human Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Federal Reserve Board of Governors
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The Effect of Housing Assistance on Student Achievement: Evidence from Wisconsin

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 19/17
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Aug 2017
University of Oklahoma, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, Department of Educational Policy Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Abt Associates, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Housing Vouchers, Public Housing, Student Achievement, Administrative Data

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Estimating Benefits from University-Level Diversity

NBER Working Paper No. w18812
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Barbara Wolfe and Jason M. Fletcher
University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
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The "Window Problem" in Studies of Children's Attainments: a Methodological Exploration

NBER Working Paper No. t0125
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Oct 2000
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Effect of the Medicaid Program on Welfare Participation and Labor Supply

NBER Working Paper No. w3286
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2010
Robert A. Moffitt and Barbara Wolfe
Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin-Madison
Downloads 17 (581,577)
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Am I My Brother's Keeper? Sibling Spillover Effects: The Case of Developmental Disabilities and Externalizing Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w18279
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Aug 2012
Jason M. Fletcher, Nicole Hair and Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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The Effects of Financial Aid Grant Offers on Postsecondary Educational Outcomes: New Experimental Evidence from the Fund for Wisconsin Scholars

NBER Working Paper No. w26419
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Nov 2019
University of Oklahoma, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Labor and Transfer Income and Older Women's Work: Estimates from the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w2728
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Philip de Jong, Robert Haveman and Barbara Wolfe
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Increasing Our Understanding of the Health-Income Gradient in Children

NBER Working Paper No. w18639
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Jason M. Fletcher and Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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How Developmental Neuroscience Can Help Address the Problem of Child Poverty

NBER Working Paper No. w26842
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Seth Pollak and Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Waisman Institute and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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How Developmental Neuroscience Can Help Address the Problem of Child Poverty

Life Course Centre Working Paper No. 2020-02
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Jun 2020
Seth Pollak and Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Waisman Institute and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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child poverty, brain, development, socioeconomic status

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The Effects of Need-Based Financial Aid on Employment and Earnings: Experimental Evidence from the Fund for Wisconsin Scholars

NBER Working Paper No. w27125
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 May 2020
University of Oklahoma, University of Wisconsin - Madison, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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The Influence of Early Life Health Conditions on Life Course Health

NBER Working Paper No. w27174
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 May 2020
Manuel Flores Mallo and Barbara Wolfe
Universitat Internacional de Catalunya and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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The Influence of Early Life Health Conditions on Life Course Health

Life Course Centre Working Paper No. 2020-11
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 30 Jun 2020
Manuel Flores Mallo and Barbara Wolfe
Universitat Internacional de Catalunya and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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early-life health, mental health, onset of conditions, life course models, SHARE

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The Role of Expectations in Adolescent Schooling Choices: Do Youths Respond to Economic Incentives?

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 43, Issue 3, pp. 467-492, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Robert Haveman, Kathryn Wilson and Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, Kent State University - College of Business Administration and University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Welfare to Work in the U.S.: A Model for Other Developed Nations?

International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 7, Issue 1, 2000
Posted: 01 Sep 2001
Robert Haveman and Barbara Wolfe
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin-Madison

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welfare policy, welfare reform, TANF

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The Changing Economic Status of U.S. Disabled Men: Trends and Their Determinants, 1982-1991

Empirical Economics, Vol. 24, Issue 4, 1999
Posted: 10 Jan 2000
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Human Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Family Medicine and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Biomolecular Chemistry

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