Kristin F. Butcher

Wellesley College

Professor of Economics

106 Central Street

Wellesley, MA 02181

United States

http://web.wellesley.edu/web/Acad/Economics

NBER

Research Associate

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

http://www.nber.org/people/kristin_butcher

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

Reading, Writing, and Raisinets: Are School Finances Contributing to Children's Obesity?

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2004-16
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Nov 2004
Patricia M. Anderson and Kristin F. Butcher
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Wellesley College
Downloads 167 (151,349)
Citation 8

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Children's health, school quality, obesity

Reading, Writing and Raisinets: Are School Finances Contributing to Children's Obesity?

NBER Working Paper No. w11177
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Mar 2005
Patricia M. Anderson and Kristin F. Butcher
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Wellesley College
Downloads 45 (354,804)
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Citation 46

Maternal Employment and Overweight Children

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2002-10
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Jan 2003
Kristin F. Butcher, Patricia M. Anderson and Phillip B. Levine
Wellesley College, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Wellesley College
Downloads 129 (188,130)
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Maternal Employment and Overweight Children

NBER Working Paper No. w8770
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Feb 2002
Patricia M. Anderson, Kristin F. Butcher and Phillip B. Levine
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Wellesley College and Wellesley College
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Female Offenders' Use of Social Welfare Programs Before and After Jail and Prison: Does Prison Cause Welfare Dependency?

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2006-13
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Kristin F. Butcher and Robert LaLonde
Wellesley College and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Incarceration, Welfare Reform, Welfare Dependency

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Obesity, Disability, and the Labor Force

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Feb 2008
Kristin F. Butcher and Kyung-Hong Park
Wellesley College and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 104 (199,558)

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obesity, disability, labor force, non-employment, Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure, Government Policy, Regulation, Public Health, Demographic Trends and Forecasts

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Learning Communities for Students in Developmental Math: Impact Studies at Queensborough and Houston Community Colleges

National Center for Postsecondary Research Paper
Number of pages: 166 Posted: 12 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2011
MDRC, Wellesley College, MDRC, MDRC, MDRC and University of Maryland Baltimore County
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Citation 2

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learning communities, community colleges, developmental math, impact analysis, random assignment

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Wage Effects of Unions and Industrial Councils in South Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2520
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kristin F. Butcher and Cecilia E. Rouse
Wellesley College and Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section
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Women and the Phillips Curve: Do Women's and Men's Labor Market Outcomes Differentially Affect Real Wage Growth and Inflation?

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2003-22
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 Jan 2004
Lisa Barrow, Kristin F. Butcher and Katharine Anderson Godwin
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Wellesley College and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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The Immigrant and Native-Born Wage Distributions: Evidence from United States Censuses

NBER Working Paper No. w6630
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Jan 1999 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2010
Kristin F. Butcher and John E. DiNardo
Wellesley College and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Downloads 41 (368,683)
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The Immigrant and Native-Born Wage Distributions: Evidence from United States Censuses

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 56, No. 1, 2002
Posted: 11 Apr 2003
Kristin F. Butcher and John E. DiNardo
Wellesley College and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Abstract:

immigration, wage distribution, inequality

Recent Immigrants: Unexpected Implications for Crime and Incarceration

NBER Working Paper No. w6067
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2010
Kristin F. Butcher and Anne Morrison Piehl
Wellesley College and Rutgers University - Department of Economics
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Recent Immigrants: Unexpected Implications for Crime and Incarceration

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, July 1998
Posted: 25 Sep 1998
Kristin F. Butcher and Anne Morrison Piehl
Wellesley College and Rutgers University - Department of Economics

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Not Working: Demographic Changes, Policy Changes, and the Distribution of Weeks (Not) Worked

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2004-23
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 29 Dec 2004
Lisa Barrow and Kristin F. Butcher
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Wellesley College
Downloads 38 (365,007)
Citation 1

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Disability, unemployment, health, labor force participation

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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
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Wellesley College and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
Downloads 35 (372,009)
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Why are Immigrants' Incarceration Rates so Low? Evidence on Selective Immigration, Deterrence, and Deportation

NBER Working Paper No. w13229
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2010
Kristin F. Butcher and Anne Morrison Piehl
Wellesley College and Rutgers University - Department of Economics
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The Role of Deportation in the Incarceration of Immigrants

NBER Working Paper No. w6974
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Jun 1999
Kristin F. Butcher and Anne Morrison Piehl
Wellesley College and Rutgers University - Department of Economics
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Using Credit Reporting Agency Data to Assess the Link between the Community Reinvestment Act and Consumer Credit Outcomes

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Community Development Discussion Paper, No. 2013-02, September 2013
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Oct 2013
Ana Patricia Munoz and Kristin F. Butcher
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Wellesley College
Downloads 19 (383,074)

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CRA, Community Reinvestment Act, lending, mortgages, credit outcomes, low and moderate income, risk score

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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
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Wellesley College 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
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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Citation 1

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Comparing Apples to Oranges: Differences in Women's and Men's Incarceration and Sentencing Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w23079
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Kristin F. Butcher, Kyung H. Park and Anne Morrison Piehl
Wellesley College, Wellesley College - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Department of Economics
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Wage Effects Of Unions And Industrial Councils In South Africa

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, January 2001
Posted: 17 Aug 2001
Kristin F. Butcher and Cecilia E. Rouse
Wellesley College and Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section

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