Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy

Associate Professor

Evanston, IL

United States

NBER

Research Associate

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

23

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Scholarly Papers (23)

The Effect of Attending a Small Class in the Early Grades on College-Test Taking and Middle School Test Results: Evidence from Project Star

Princeton University, Industrial Relations Section Working Paper No. 427
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Apr 2000
Alan B. Krueger and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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The Effect of Attending a Small Class in the Early Grades on College-Test Taking and Middle School Test Results: Evidence from Project Star

NBER Working Paper No. w7656
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 May 2000 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2001
Alan B. Krueger and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
Downloads 58 (363,513)
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How Does Your Kindergarten Classroom Affect Your Earnings? Evidence from Project Star

NBER Working Paper No. w16381
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 27 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2010
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Brown University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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School Finance Reform and the Distribution of Student Achievement

NBER Working Paper No. w22011
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 22 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2016
Julien Lafortune, Jesse Rothstein and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
Downloads 82 (297,088)
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The Earned Income Tax Credit and Food Consumption Patterns

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2013-14
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Dec 2013
Leslie McGranahan and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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Earned Income Tax Credit, obesity, food expenditures, healthy eating

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Left Behind by Design: Proficiency Counts and Test-Based Accountability

NBER Working Paper No. w13293
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2007
Derek A. Neal and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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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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Childhood Disadvantage and Obesity: Is Nurture Trumping Nature?

NBER Working Paper No. w13479
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2014
Patricia M. Anderson, Kristin F. Butcher and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Wellesley College and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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First in the Class? Age and the Education Production Function

NBER Working Paper No. w13663
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2008
Elizabeth Cascio and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Department of Economics, Dartmouth College and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
Downloads 46 (397,350)
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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
Downloads 38 (427,269)
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Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Childhood Investments on Postsecondary Attainment and Degree Completion

NBER Working Paper No. w17533
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2011
Susan M. Dynarski, Joshua Hyman and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), University of Connecticut - Department of Public Policy and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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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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Adequate (or Adipose?) Yearly Progress: Assessing the Effect of "No Child Left Behind" on Children's Obesity

NBER Working Paper No. w16873
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2014
Patricia M. Anderson, Kristin F. Butcher and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Wellesley College and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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Selection Bias in College Admissions Test Scores

NBER Working Paper No. w14265
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2010
Melissa A. Clark, Jesse Rothstein and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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The Impact of Children's Public Health Insurance Expansions on Educational Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w14671
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2010
Phillip B. Levine and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Wellesley College and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
Downloads 22 (503,939)
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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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The Impact of Chicago's Small High School Initiative

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2014-20
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Lisa Barrow, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach and Amy Claessens
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy and University of Chicago
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K 12, Education, High Schools, Small Schools

The Impact of Chicago's Small High School Initiative

NBER Working Paper No. w18889
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Mar 2013
Lisa Barrow, Amy Claessens and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, University of Chicago and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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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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Is Being in School Better? the Impact of School on Children's BMI When Starting Age is Endogenous

NBER Working Paper No. w16673
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2011
Patricia M. Anderson, Kristin F. Butcher, Elizabeth Cascio and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Wellesley College, Department of Economics, Dartmouth College and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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Expanding the School Breakfast Program: Impacts on Children's Consumption, Nutrition and Health

NBER Working Paper No. w20308
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Jul 2014
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach and Mary Zaki
Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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The Impacts of Expanding Access to High-Quality Preschool Education

NBER Working Paper No. w19735
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
Elizabeth Cascio and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Department of Economics, Dartmouth College and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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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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The Effect of Court-Ordered Hiring Guidelines on Teacher Composition and Student Achievement

NBER Working Paper No. w24111
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2018
Cynthia DuBois and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Northwestern University and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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Do School Lunches Contribute to Childhood Obesity?

Posted: 22 Apr 2010
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy

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school lunch, childhood obesity