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Lisa Gennetian

Associate Research Scientist (IHDSC)

    19972019
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    Research Output 1997 2019

    1999

    The supply of infants relinquished for adoption: Did access to abortion make a difference?

    Gennetian, L., Jan 1 1999, In : Economic Inquiry. 37, 3, p. 412-431 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Abortion
    Fertility
    2000

    Los Angeles Jobs-First GAIN Evaluation: Final Report on a Work-First Program in a Major Urban Center

    Freedman, S., Knab, J., Gennetian, L. & Navarro, D., 2000, New York: MDRC.

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    Patterns and determinants of paternal child care during a child's first three years of life

    Averett, S. L., Gennetian, L. & Peters, H. E., May 23 2000, In : Marriage and Family Review. 29, 2-3, p. 115-136 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    child care
    determinants
    father
    incidence
    gender role

    Reforming Welfare and Rewarding Work: A Summary of the Final Report on the Minnesota Family Investment Program

    Knox, V., Miller, C. & Gennetian, L., 2000, New York: MDRC.

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    Reforming Welfare and Rewarding Work: Final Report on the Minnesota Family Investment Program, Volume 1: Effects on Adults

    Miller, C., Knox, V., Gennetian, L., Hunter, J., Dodoo, M. & Redcross, C., 2000, New York: MDRC.

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    The Self-Sufficiency Project at 36 Months: Effects of a Financial Work Incentive on Employment and Income

    Michalopoulos, C., Card, D., Gennetian, L., Harknett, K. & Robins, P., 2000, Ottawa, Ontario: Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC).

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    2002

    Children and welfare reform: A view from an experimental welfare program in Minnesota

    Gennetian, L. & Miller, C., Mar 1 2002, In : Child Development. 73, 2, p. 601-620 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Child Welfare
    welfare
    reform
    Poverty
    Child Development

    Family and individual predictors of child care use by low-income families in different policy contexts

    Huston, A. C., Chang, Y. E. & Gennetian, L., Jan 1 2002, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 17, 4, p. 441-469 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Child Care
    child care
    low income
    Parents
    parents

    How Welfare and Work Policies for Parents Affect Adolescents

    Gennetian, L., Duncan, G., Knox, V., Vargas, W., Clarke-Kauffman, E. & London, A., 2002, New York: MDRC.

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    Making Child Care Choices: How Welfare and Work Policies Influence Parent’s Child Care Decisions

    Gennetian, L., Huston, D., Crosby, Y., Chang, E., Lowe, E. & Weisner, T., 2002, New York: MDRC.

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    The Effects of Welfare Reform in Rural Minnesota: Evidence from the Minnesota Family Investment Program

    Gennetian, L., Redcross, C. & Miller, C., 2002, Rural Dimensions of Welfare Reform. Weber, B., Duncan, G. & Whitener, L. (eds.). Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Welfare policies matter for children and youth: Lessons for TANF reauthorization

    Morris, P., Knox, V. & Gennetian, L., 2002, New York: MDRC. ( Next Generation Policy Brief)

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    2003

    How an earnings supplement can affect union formation among low-income single mothers

    Harnett, K. & Gennetian, L., Aug 1 2003, In : Demography. 40, 3, p. 451-478 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    cohabitation
    supplement
    low income
    marriage
    labor market

    Identifying the Effects of Income on Children's Development Using Experimental Data

    Morris, P. A. & Gennetian, L., Aug 2003, In : Journal of Marriage and Family. 65, 3, p. 716-729 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    low income
    income
    poverty
    child benefit
    reform program
    reform program
    well-being
    welfare
    evidence
    time

    Welfare Policies and Domestic Abuse Among Single Mothers: Experimental Evidence from Minnesota

    Gennetian, L., Oct 1 2003, In : Violence Against Woman. 9, 10, p. 1171-1190 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    social policy
    abuse
    evidence
    welfare
    welfare recipient
    2004

    Can child care assistance in welfare and employment programs support the employment of low-income families?

    Gennetian, L., Crosby, D. A., Huston, A. C. & Lowe, E. D., Sep 1 2004, In : Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 23, 4, p. 723-743 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    child care
    low income
    assistance
    welfare
    parents

    How welfare policies affect adolescents' school outcomes: A synthesis of evidence from experimental studies

    Gennetian, L., Duncan, G., Knox, V., Vargas, W., Clark-Kauffman, E. & London, A. S., Jan 1 2004, In : Journal of Research on Adolescence. 14, 4, p. 399-423 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    social policy
    Mothers
    adolescent
    Siblings
    school

    How Welfare Reform Can Affect Marriage: Experimental Evidence from Minnesota

    Gennetian, L. & Miller, C., 2004, In : Review of Economics of the Household. 2, 3, p. 275-301

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The Effects of a Minnesota Welfare Program on Marital Stability Six Years Later

    Gennetian, L. & Knox, V., 2004, In : Population Research and Policy Review. 23, p. 567-593

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2005

    Child care assistance policies can affect the use of center-based care for children in low-income families

    Crosby, D. A., Gennetian, L. & Huston, A. C., Apr 1 2005, In : Applied Developmental Science. 9, 2, p. 86-106 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Child Care
    child care
    low income
    assistance
    Single Parent

    Child Care Assistance Policies Can Affect the Use of Formal Care for Children in Low Income Families

    Crosby, D., Gennetian, L. & Huston, A., 2005, In : Applied Developmental Science. 9, 2, p. 86-106

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Employment and the risk of domestic abuse among low-income women

    Gibson-Davis, C. M., Magnuson, K., Gennetian, L. & Duncan, G. J., Dec 1 2005, In : Journal of Marriage and Family. 67, 5, p. 1149-1168 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    low income
    abuse
    welfare
    income
    effect on employment

    One or two parents? Half or step siblings? The effect of family structure on young children's achievement

    Gennetian, L., Sep 1 2005, In : Journal of Population Economics. 18, 3, p. 415-436 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    family structure
    parents
    child well-being
    achievement test
    pricing

    Paternal child care and children's development

    Averett, S. L., Gennetian, L. & Peters, H. E., Sep 1 2005, In : Journal of Population Economics. 18, 3, p. 391-414 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    child care
    father
    emotional development
    day care
    Child development

    Using instrumental variable analysis to learn more from social policy experiments

    Gennetian, L., Morris, P., Bos, J. & Bloom, H., 2005, Learning more from social experiments: Evolving analytic approaches. Bloom, H. (ed.). New York: Russell Sage Foundation

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2006

    Child care subsidies and employment behavior among very-low-income populations in three states

    Cochi Ficano, C. K., Gennetian, L. & Morris, P. A., May 2006, In : Review of Policy Research. 23, 3, p. 681-698 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    employment behavior
    low income population
    child care
    subsidy
    low income

    Constructing instrumental variables from experimental data to explore how treatments produce effects

    Gennetian, L., Morris, P. A., Bos, J. M. & Bloom, H. S., 2006, Learning More from Social Experiments: Evolving Analytic Approaches. Russell Sage Foundation, p. 75-114 40 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    experiment
    parents
    curriculum
    Group
    education

    Does Child Care Assistance Matter? The Effects of Welfare and Employment Policies on Child Care for Very Young Children.

    Gennetian, L., Huston, A. & Crosby, D., 2006, From Welfare to Childcare: What Happens to Young Children When Single Mothers Exchange Welfare for Work?. Cabrera, N., Hutchens, R. & Peters, H. E. (eds.). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlboum Associates

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Effects of welfare and employment policies on middle-childhood school performance: Do they vary by race/ethnicity and, if so, why?

    Yoshikawa, H., Morris, P., Gennetian, L., Roy, A. L., Gassman-Pines, A. & Godfrey, E. B., Jan 1 2006, Developmental Contexts in Middle Childhood: Bridges to Adolescence and Adulthood. Cambridge University Press, p. 370-384 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Policy Making
    Legislation
    Research

    Indicators and policy decisions: The important role of experimental studies

    Morris, P. & Gennetian, L., 2006, Indicator's of children's well being: Unsderstanding the role, the usage and policy influence. Ben-Arieh, A. & George, R. M. (eds.). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, p. 161-172

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2007

    New Hope: Fulfilling America’s Promise to “Make Work Pay” (Hamilton Project Paper)

    Bos, J., Duncan, G. J., Gennetian, L. & Hill, H., 2007, Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution.

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    The effects of welfare and employment programs on children's participation in Head Start

    Chang, Y. E., Huston, A. C., Crosby, D. A. & Gennetian, L., Feb 1 2007, In : Economics of Education Review. 26, 1, p. 17-32 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    welfare
    participation
    low income
    family welfare
    effect on employment

    Welfare and Antipoverty Policy Effects on Children’s Development

    Morris, P. & Gennetian, L., 2007, The Organization and Prevention of Children’s Mental Health Problems. Fitzgerald, H. E., Lester, B. M. & Zuckerman, B. (eds.). Santa Barbara, California: Praeger/Greenwood, (The Crisis in Youth Mental Health: Critical Issues and Effective Programs; vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2008

    Effects of employment-based programs on families by prior levels of disadvantage

    Alderson, D. P., Gennetian, L., Dowsett, C. J., Imes, A. & Huston, A. C., Sep 1 2008, In : Social Service Review. 82, 3, p. 361-393 33 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    effect on employment
    child care
    low income
    single parent family
    employment policy

    Effects of welfare and anti-poverty policies on participant's children

    Duncan, G., Gennetian, L. & Morris, P., 2008, In : Focus. 25, 2, . Madison, WI: Institute for Research on Poverty.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Causality
    Mothers
    Education
    education
    Parenting

    Maternal work hours and adolescents' school outcomes among low-income families in four urban counties

    Gennetian, L., Lopoo, L. M. & London, A. S., Feb 1 2008, In : Demography. 45, 1, p. 31-53 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    low income
    adolescent
    contact behavior
    school
    domestic violence

    Structural and process features in three types of child care for children from high and low income families

    Dowsett, C. J., Huston, A. C., Imes, A. E. & Gennetian, L., Mar 1 2008, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 23, 1, p. 69-93 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Child Care
    child care
    low income
    Caregivers
    caregiver