Kenneth Y. Chay

University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics

Assistant Professor of Economics

549 Evans Hall #3880

Berkeley, CA 94720-3880

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Civil Rights, the War on Poverty, and Black-White Convergence in Infant Mortality in the Rural South and Mississippi

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-04
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Douglas Almond, Kenneth Y. Chay and Michael Greenstone
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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desegregation, hospital access, Jim Crow, racial discrimination, Civil Rights Act

Air Quality, Infant Mortality, and the Clean Air Act of 1970

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Mar 2004
Kenneth Y. Chay and Michael Greenstone
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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air pollution, clean air act, infant mortality, environmental regulations, benefits of regulation

Air Quality, Infant Mortality, and the Clean Air Act of 1970

NBER Working Paper No. w10053
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 28 Oct 2003 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2013
Kenneth Y. Chay and Michael Greenstone
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Does Air Quality Matter? Evidence from the Housing Market

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 May 2004
Kenneth Y. Chay and Michael Greenstone
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Benefits of clean air act, valuation of air quality, hedonic methods

Does Air Quality Matter? Evidence from the Housing Market

NBER Working Paper No. w6826
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 07 Jan 1999 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2021
Kenneth Y. Chay and Michael Greenstone
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Does Air Quality Matter? Evidence from the Housing Market

Posted: 29 Mar 2005
Kenneth Y. Chay and Michael Greenstone
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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Birth Cohort and the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Roles of Access and Health Soon After Birth

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2008-20
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 08 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
Kenneth Y. Chay, Jonathan Guryan and Bhashkar Mazumder
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Human Development and Social Policy (HDSP) Program and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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test scores, infant health, black-white differences, post neonatal mortality

Birth Cohort and the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Roles of Access and Health Soon after Birth

NBER Working Paper No. w15078
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 16 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2010
Kenneth Y. Chay, Jonathan Guryan and Bhashkar Mazumder
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Human Development and Social Policy (HDSP) Program and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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The Impact of Air Pollution on Infant Mortality: Evidence from Geographic Variation in Pollution Shocks Induced by a Recession

NBER Working Paper No. w7442
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 14 Feb 2000 Last Revised: 03 May 2021
Kenneth Y. Chay and Michael Greenstone
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Costs of Low Birth Weight

NBER Working Paper No. w10552
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 22 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2010
Douglas Almond, Kenneth Y. Chay and David Lee
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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The Impact of City Contracting Set-Asides on Black Self-Employment and Employment

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Mar 2013
Aaron Chatterji, Kenneth Y. Chay and Robert W. Fairlie
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
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entrepreneurship, affirmative action, self-employment, minorities

The Impact of City Contracting Set-Asides on Black Self-Employment and Employment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4182
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Apr 2013
Aaron Chatterji, Kenneth Y. Chay and Robert W. Fairlie
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
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entrepreneurship, affirmative action, race, self-employment, contracting

The Impact of City Contracting Set-Asides on Black Self-Employment and Employment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7298
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 Mar 2013
Aaron Chatterji, Kenneth Y. Chay and Robert W. Fairlie
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
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contracting, African-American, black, race, self-employment, entrepreneurship, affirmative action

The Impact of City Contracting Set-Asides on Black Self-Employment and Employment

NBER Working Paper No. w18884
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 15 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2021
Aaron Chatterji, Kenneth Y. Chay and Robert W. Fairlie
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
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Early Life Environment and Racial Inequality in Education and Earnings in the United States

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2014-28
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 20 Dec 2014
Kenneth Y. Chay, Jonathan Guryan and Bhashkar Mazumder
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Human Development and Social Policy (HDSP) Program and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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early life, racial inequality, black white, post neonatal mortality

Early Life Environment and Racial Inequality in Education and Earnings in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w20539
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 06 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2021
Kenneth Y. Chay, Jonathan Guryan and Bhashkar Mazumder
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Human Development and Social Policy (HDSP) Program and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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The Central Role of Noise in Evaluating Interventions that Use Test Scores to Rank Schools

NBER Working Paper No. w10118
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2021
Kenneth Y. Chay, Patrick J. McEwan and Miguel S. Urquiola
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Wellesley College, Department of Economics and Columbia University
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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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Identification and Estimation of Dynamic Binary Response Models: Empirical Evidence Using Alternative Approaches

Posted: 07 Jan 2010
Kenneth Y. Chay and Dean Hyslop
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research

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Binary responses, Female welfare participation, Labor participation, SIPP, Random effects models

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Mortality and the Baseball Hall of Fame: An Investigation into the Role of Status in Life Expectancy

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Posted: 07 Jul 2007
University of Alabama at Birmingham -- School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Alabama at Birmingham - School of Public Health

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social status, population health, censoring, regression discontinuity

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The Impact of Federal Civil Rights Policy on Black Economic Progress: Evidence from the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, July 1998
Posted: 11 Jun 1998
Kenneth Y. Chay
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics

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