Todd E. Elder

Michigan State University

110 Marshall-Adams Hall

Department of Economics

East Lansing, MI 48824

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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Kindergarten Entrance Age and Children's Achievement: Impacts of State Policies, Family Background, and Peers

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Jul 2006
Todd E. Elder and Darren H. Lubotsky
Michigan State University and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Kindergarten, school enrollment, human capital, grade retention, learning disabilities

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Unexplained Gaps and Oaxaca-Blinder Decompositions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4159
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 May 2009
Todd E. Elder, John Goddeeris and Steven J. Haider
Michigan State University, Michigan State University and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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decompositions, discrimination

Unexplained Gaps and Oaxaca-Blinder Decompositions

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Feb 2009
Todd E. Elder, John Goddeeris and Steven J. Haider
Michigan State University, Michigan State University and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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decompositions, discrimination

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The Importance of Relative Standards in ADHD Diagnoses: Evidence Based on Exact Birth Dates

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Dec 2009
Todd E. Elder
Michigan State University
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ADHD, symptoms, diagnoses, regression discontinuity

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Subjective Survival Probabilities in the Health and Retirement Study: Systematic Biases and Predictive Validity

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2007-159
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Feb 2008
Todd E. Elder
Michigan State University
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Donorcycles: Motorcycle Helmet Laws and the Supply of Organ Donors

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2009
Stacy Dickert-Conlin, Todd E. Elder and Brian Moore
Michigan State University, Michigan State University and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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externality, traffic safety, organ donation

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Suburban Legend: School Cutoff Dates and the Timing of Births

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Feb 2009
Stacy Dickert-Conlin and Todd E. Elder
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and Michigan State University
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Kindergarten cutoff, regression discontinuity, birth timing

Selection on Observed and Unobserved Variables: Assessing the Effectiveness of Catholic Schools

NBER Working Paper No. w7831
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 12 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2005
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Michigan State University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Selection on Observed and Unobserved Variables: Assessing the Effectiveness of Catholic Schools

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 113, pp. 151-184, February 2005
Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Michigan State University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Allocating Scarce Organs: How a Change in Supply Affects Transplant Waiting Lists and Transplant Recipients

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2018
Stacy Dickert-Conlin, Todd E. Elder and Keith Teltser
Michigan State University, Michigan State University and University of Louisville - College of Business - Department of Economics
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Organ Allocation, Transplant Supply, Waiting Lists, Helmet Laws

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A Longitudinal Analysis of Entries and Exits of the Low-Income Elderly to and from the Supplemental Security Income Program

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2007-156
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Feb 2008
Todd E. Elder and Elizabeth T. Powers
Michigan State University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Public Health Insurance and SSI Program Participation Among the Aged

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2006-117
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Feb 2008
Todd E. Elder and Elizabeth T. Powers
Michigan State University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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An Evaluation of Instrumental Variable Strategies for Estimating the Effects of Catholic Schools

NBER Working Paper No. w9358
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Michigan State University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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SSI for the Aged and the Problem of 'Take-Up'

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2004-076
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 13 Feb 2008
Todd E. Elder and Elizabeth T. Powers
Michigan State University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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A Deadly Disparity: A Comprehensive Assessment of the Black-White Infant Mortality Gap

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 24 Oct 2009
Todd E. Elder, John Goddeeris and Steven J. Haider
Michigan State University, Michigan State University and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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Religious Pluralism and the Transmission of Religious Values Through Education

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10569
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Feb 2017
Danny Cohen-Zada and Todd E. Elder
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and Michigan State University
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cultural transmission, school choice, religious pluralism, religious identity

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The Black-White Gap in Non-Cognitive Skills among Elementary School Children

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Nov 2018
Todd E. Elder and Yuqing Zhou
Michigan State University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Anderson School of Management, Students
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School Segregation and Racial Gaps in Special Education Identification

NBER Working Paper No. w25829
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 13 May 2019
Michigan State University, Northwestern University, Michigan State University and American University
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The Role of Neonatal Health in the Incidence of Childhood Disability

NBER Working Paper No. w25828
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 May 2019
Michigan State University, Northwestern University, Michigan State University and American University
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