Hilary Williamson Hoynes

University of California, Berkeley

Professor of Economics

310 Barrows Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

45

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Scholarly Papers (45)

1.

The Impact of Welfare Reform on Marriage and Divorce

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Working Paper No. 2002-9
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Nov 2002
Marianne P. Bitler, Jonah B. Gelbach, Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Madeline Zavodny
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of California, Berkeley and University of North Florida
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welfare reform, marriage, divorce

What Mean Impacts Miss: Distributional Effects of Welfare Reform Experiments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1728
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Sep 2005
Marianne P. Bitler, Jonah B. Gelbach and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of California, Berkeley
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treatment effect heterogeneity, welfare reform, distributional effects

What Mean Impacts Miss: Distributional Effects of Welfare Reform Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w10121
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2010
Marianne P. Bitler, Jonah B. Gelbach and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 30 (473,782)
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The Impact of Demographics on Housing and Non-Housing Wealth in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w4666
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2009
Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Daniel L. McFadden
University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Poverty in America: Trends and Explanations

NBER Working Paper No. w11681
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Dec 2005
Hilary Williamson Hoynes, Marianne Page and Ann Huff Stevens
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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The Employment, Earnings, and Income of Less Skilled Workers Over the Business Cycle

NBER Working Paper No. w7188
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2010
Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University of California, Berkeley
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Long Run Impacts of Childhood Access to the Safety Net

NBER Working Paper No. w18535
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Nov 2012
Hilary Williamson Hoynes, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach and Douglas Almond
University of California, Berkeley, Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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Universal Basic Income in the Us and Advanced Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w25538
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2019
Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Jesse Rothstein
University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley, The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy
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The Earned Income Tax Credit and the Labor Supply of Married Couples

NBER Working Paper No. w6856
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Jan 1999 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
Nada Eissa and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
Georgetown University and University of California, Berkeley
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Work, Welfare, and Family Structure: What Have We Learned?

NBER Working Paper No. w5644
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 17 May 2010
Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University of California, Berkeley
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Welfare Reform and Health

NBER Working Paper No. w10549
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2004
Marianne P. Bitler, Jonah B. Gelbach and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of California, Berkeley
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Has "In-Work" Benefit Reform Helped the Labour Market?

NBER Working Paper No. w8546
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Oct 2001 Last Revised: 31 May 2010
Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Richard W. Blundell
University of California, Berkeley and UCL
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Another Look at Whether a Rising Tide Lifts All Boats

NBER Working Paper No. w8412
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 06 Aug 2001 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2010
James R. Hines Jr., Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Alan B. Krueger
University of Michigan, University of California, Berkeley and Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section
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Consumption Responses to In-Kind Transfers: Evidence from the Introduction of the Food Stamp Program

NBER Working Paper No. w13025
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 14 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
University of California, Berkeley and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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Welfare Reform and Indirect Impacts on Health

NBER Working Paper No. w12642
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Marianne P. Bitler and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics and University of California, Berkeley
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The Impact of Welfare Reform on Living Arrangements

NBER Working Paper No. w8784
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2010
Marianne P. Bitler, Jonah B. Gelbach and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of California, Berkeley
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16.

Who Suffers During Recessions?

NBER Working Paper No. w17951
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Mar 2012
Hilary Williamson Hoynes, Douglas L. Miller and Jessamyn Schaller
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Inside the War on Poverty: The Impact of Food Stamps on Birth Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w14306
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2010
Douglas Almond, Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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Distributional Impacts of the Self-Sufficiency Project

NBER Working Paper No. w11626
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 May 2006
Marianne P. Bitler, Jonah B. Gelbach and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of California, Berkeley
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Tax Rates and Work Incentives in the Social Security Disability Insurance Program: Current Law and Alternative Reforms

NBER Working Paper No. w6058
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2010
Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Robert A. Moffitt
University of California, Berkeley and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Is a WIC Start a Better Start? Evaluating Wic's Impact on Infant Health Using Program Introduction

NBER Working Paper No. w15589
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2010
Hilary Williamson Hoynes, Marianne Page and Ann Huff Stevens
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Redistribution and Tax Expenditures: The Earned Income Tax Credit

NBER Working Paper No. w14307
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2010
Nada Eissa and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
Georgetown University and University of California, Berkeley
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Immigrants, Welfare Reform, and the U.S. Safety Net

NBER Working Paper No. w17667
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2011
Marianne P. Bitler and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics and University of California, Berkeley
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Welfare Transfers in Two-Parent Families: Labor Supply and Welfare Participation Under Afdc-Up

NBER Working Paper No. w4407
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2010
Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University of California, Berkeley
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Differential Mortality and Wealth Accumulation

NBER Working Paper No. w5126
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2010
Orazio Attanasio and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University College London - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley
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Local Labor Markets and Welfare Spells: Do Demand Conditions Matter?

NBER Working Paper No. w5643
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2010
Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University of California, Berkeley
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Work Incentives and the Food Stamp Program

NBER Working Paper No. w16198
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
University of California, Berkeley and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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Does Welfare Play Any Role in Female Headship Decisions?

NBER Working Paper No. w5149
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2010
Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University of California, Berkeley
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Safety Net Investments in Children

NBER Working Paper No. w24594
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 May 2018
Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
University of California, Berkeley and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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The State of the Safety Net in the Post-Welfare Reform Era

NBER Working Paper No. w16504
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Nov 2010
Marianne P. Bitler and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics and University of California, Berkeley
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Distributional Effects of a School Voucher Program: Evidence from New York City

NBER Working Paper No. w19271
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Marianne P. Bitler, Thurston Domina, Emily Penner and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley
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Effective Policy for Reducing Inequality? The Earned Income Tax Credit and the Distribution of Income

NBER Working Paper No. w21340
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Jul 2015
Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Ankur Patel
University of California, Berkeley and U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis (OTA)
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Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start

NBER Working Paper No. w20434
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Sep 2014
Marianne P. Bitler, Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Thurston Domina
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
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Income, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Infant Health

NBER Working Paper No. w18206
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2012
Hilary Williamson Hoynes, Douglas L. Miller and David Simon
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and University of California, Davis
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Tax Policy Toward Low-Income Families

NBER Working Paper No. w22080
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Mar 2016
Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Jesse Rothstein
University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley, The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy
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The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same? The Safety Net and Poverty in the Great Recession

NBER Working Paper No. w19449
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Sep 2013
Marianne P. Bitler and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics and University of California, Berkeley
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Can Variation in Subgroups' Average Treatment Effects Explain Treatment Effect Heterogeneity? Evidence from a Social Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w20142
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 May 2014
Marianne P. Bitler, Jonah B. Gelbach and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of California, Berkeley
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The Insurance Value of State Tax-and-Transfer Programs

NBER Working Paper No. w16280
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2010
Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Erzo F. P. Luttmer
University of California, Berkeley and Dartmouth College
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Child Poverty, the Great Recession, and the Social Safety Net in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w22682
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
Marianne P. Bitler, Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Elira Kuka
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley and Southern Methodist University (SMU)
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U.S. Food and Nutrition Programs

NBER Working Paper No. w21057
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 30 Mar 2015
Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
University of California, Berkeley and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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Do In-Work Tax Credits Serve as a Safety Net?

NBER Working Paper No. w19785
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2014
Marianne P. Bitler, Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Elira Kuka
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley and Southern Methodist University (SMU)
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Behavioral Responses to Taxes: Lessons from the EITC and Labor Supply

NBER Working Paper No. w11729
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2012
Nada Eissa and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
Georgetown University and University of California, Berkeley
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Local Food Prices, Snap Purchasing Power, and Child Health

NBER Working Paper No. w24762
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 06 Jul 2018
Erin Todd Bronchetti, Garret Chistensen and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
Swarthmore College, University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley
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How Do the U.S and Canadian Social Safety Nets Compare for Women and Children?

NBER Working Paper No. w23380
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 May 2017
Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Mark Stabile
University of California, Berkeley and INSEAD
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A Non-Experimental Analysis of True State Dependence in Monthly Welfare Participation Sequences

American Statistical Association, pp. 9-17, 1999
Posted: 07 Jan 2010
Kenneth Y. Chay, Hilary Williamson Hoynes and Dean Hyslop
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research

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Welfare participation, Empirical evaluation, California, Conditional Logit models, Markov

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Explaining the Fall and Rise in the Tax Cost of Marriage: The Effect of Tax Laws and Demographic Trends, 1984-97

National Tax Journal, Vol. 53, No. 3, Part 2
Posted: 24 Feb 2001
Nada Eissa and Hilary Williamson Hoynes
Georgetown University and University of California, Berkeley

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