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Lisa Gennetian

Associate Research Scientist (IHDSC)

    19972019
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    Research Output 1997 2019

    Achieving High Effective Response Rates in the Moving to Opportunity Long-Term Study: Strategies and Trade-offs

    Gennetian, L. & al., 2012, Cityscape, 14, 2, p. 57-86.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Child Care
    Child Development
    Hispanic Americans
    child care
    low income

    A housing mobility program's impacts on teen and young adult parenting

    Fuller, T. R., Sciandra, M., Koumans, E. H., Boulet, S. L., Warner, L., Cox, S. & Gennetian, L., Dec 1 2019, In : SSM - Population Health. 9, 100451.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Parenting
    young adult
    Young Adult
    housing
    Parturition

    An overview of moving to opportunity a random assignment housing mobility study in five U.S. Cities

    Gennetian, L., Sanbonmatsu, L. & Ludwig, J., Dec 1 2010, Neighborhood and Life Chances: How Place Matters in Modern America. University of Pennsylvania Press, p. 163-178 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    housing
    assistance
    housing development
    poverty
    urban development

    Associations of housing mobility interventions for children in high-poverty neighborhoods with subsequent mental disorders during adolescence

    Kessler, R. C., Duncan, G. J., Gennetian, L., Katz, L. F., Kling, J. R., Sampson, N. A., Sanbonmatsu, L., Zaslavsky, A. M. & Ludwig, J., Jan 1 2014, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 311, 9, p. 937-947 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Poverty
    Mental Disorders
    Conduct Disorder
    Odds Ratio
    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
    Child Behavior
    Preschool Children
    Child Care
    preschool child
    child care
    Behavioral Economics
    childhood
    science
    economics

    Blog. How the Mental Drain of Poverty Undermines Opportunity

    Gennetian, L., Oct 23 2014, American Psychological Association, Psychological Benefits Society, from the APA Public Interest Directorate.

    Research output: Other contribution

    Blog. Putting a Hispanic Lens on Poverty: What we Learn

    Gennetian, L., Dec 8 2015, Washington, DC : The National Center for Research on Hispanic Families & Children.

    Research output: Other contribution

    Blog. The Surprising Story: The Economic resilience of Low Income Hispanic Households Through the Recession

    Gennetian, L., Feb 23 2016, Washington, DC : The National Center for Research on Hispanic Families & Children.

    Research output: Other contribution

    Boosting Parent Engagement in the Getting Ready for School Intervention Using Insights from Behavioral Economics

    Duch, H. & Gennetian, L., 2018, (Accepted/In press) Family Engagement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Caspe, M., Kennedy, T. & Kennedy, J. (eds.). American Educational Research Association

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

    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

    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

    Child Care in the U.S.

    Gennetian, L. & Datta, R., 2017, The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty. Rycroft, R. (ed.). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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

    Forging a Think Tank Career

    Gennetian, L., 2018, (Accepted/In press) The Compleat Nonacademic. Urban, J. (ed.).

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

    Causality
    Mothers
    Education
    education
    Parenting

    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

    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

    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 policies affect child and adolescent school performance: Investigating pathways of inf uence with experimental data

    Morris, P., Gennetian, L., Duncan, G. J. & Huston, A. C., Jan 1 2009, Welfare Reform and its Long-Term Consequences for America's Poor. Cambridge University Press, p. 255-289 35 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Pathway
    School performance
    Welfare policy
    Experiment
    Poverty

    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

    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

    Income Level and Volatility by Children's Race and Hispanic Ethnicity

    Gennetian, L., Rodrigues, C., Hill, H. D. & Morris, P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Marriage and Family.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    ethnicity
    income
    low income
    Ethnic Groups
    Income

    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)

    Intrayear Household Income Dynamics and Adolescent School Behavior

    Gennetian, L., Wolf, S., Hill, H. D. & Morris, P. A., Apr 1 2015, In : Demography. 52, 2, p. 455-483 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    household income
    adolescent
    income
    school
    expulsion

    Long-term effects of the Moving to Opportunity residential mobility experiment on crime and delinquency

    Sciandra, M., Sanbonmatsu, L., Duncan, G. J., Gennetian, L., Katz, L. F., Kessler, R. C., Kling, J. R. & Ludwig, J., Dec 1 2013, In : Journal of Experimental Criminology. 9, 4, p. 451-489 39 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    delinquency
    offense
    experiment
    criminality
    housing

    Long-term neighborhood effects on low-income families: Evidence from moving to opportunity

    Ludwig, J., Duncan, G. J., Gennetian, L., Katz, L. F., Kessler, R. C., Kling, J. R. & Sanbonmatsu, L., May 1 2013, In : American Economic Review. 103, 3, p. 226-231 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Neighborhood effects
    Low-income families

    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

    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

    Maternal employment and the health of low-income young children

    Gennetian, L., Hill, H. D., London, A. S. & Lopoo, L. M., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Health Economics. 29, 3, p. 353-363 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Mothers
    Health Status
    Insurance Coverage
    Health Insurance
    Longitudinal Studies

    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

    Meeting children's basic needs: Introduction

    Newman, S., Leventhal, T. & Gennetian, L., Sep 1 2010, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 32, 9, p. 1133-1137 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    basic need