Lisa A. Gennetian

Faculty Fellow of the Center for Child and Family Policy

Chapters in Books

  1. Gennetian, LA; Crosby, DA; Huston, AC Welfare and child-care policy effects on very young children’s child-care experiences ( (January, 2013), pp. 74-100, ISBN 9780203759912 [doi]
  2. Ludwig, J; Duncan, GJ; Gennetian, LA; Katz, LF; Kessler, R; Kling, JR; Sanbonmatsu, L Long-Term Neighborhood Effects on Low-Income Families: Evidence from Moving to Opportunity (2013)
  3. Adam, E; Kessler, R; Gennetian, LA; Duncan, GJ; Congdon, WJ; Katz, LF; Ludwig, J; Sanbonmatsu, L; Yang, F; Kling, JR; Lindau, ST; Marvakov, J; Potter, NA; McDade, TW The Long-Term Effects of Moving to Opportunity on Adult Health and Economic Self-Sufficiency (2012)
  4. Gennetian, LA; Sciandra, M; Sanbonmatsu, L; Ludwig, J; Katz, LF; Duncan, GJ; Kling, JR; Kessler, R The Long-Term Effects of Moving to Opportunity on Youth Outcomes (2012)
  5. Harding, D; Gennetian, L; Winship, C; Sanbonmatsu, L; Kling, J Unpacking neighborhood influences on education outcomes: Setting the stage for future research in Whither Opportunity?: Rising Inequality, Schools, and Children's Life Chances ( (January, 2011), pp. 277-296, ISBN 9780871543721
  6. Gennetian, LA; Sanbonmatsu, L; Ludwig, J An overview of moving to opportunity a random assignment housing mobility study in five U.S. Cities in Neighborhood and Life Chances: How Place Matters in Modern America ( (December, 2010), pp. 163-178, ISBN 9780812242584
  7. Duncan, GJ; Gennetian, L; Morris, P Parental pathways to self-sufficiency and the well-being of younger children in Making the Work-Based Safety Net Work Better: Forward-Looking Policies to Help Low-Income Families ( (December, 2009), pp. 117-148, ISBN 9780871544667
  8. Morris, P; Gennetian, LA; Duncan, GJ; Huston, AC How welfare policies affect child and adolescent school performance: Investigating pathways of inf uence with experimental data in Welfare Reform and its Long-Term Consequences for America's Poor ( (January, 2009), pp. 255-289, ISBN 9780521764254 [doi]
  9. Gennetian, LA; Morris, PA; Bos, JM; Bloom, HS Constructing instrumental variables from experimental data to explore how treatments produce effects in Learning More from Social Experiments: Evolving Analytic Approaches ( (December, 2006), pp. 75-114, ISBN 0871541270
  10. Yoshikawa, H; Morris, P; Gennetian, L; Roy, AL; Gassman-Pines, A; Godfrey, EB Effects of welfare and employment policies on middle-childhood school performance: Do they vary by race/ethnicity and, if so, why? in Developmental Contexts in Middle Childhood: Bridges to Adolescence and Adulthood ( (January, 2006), pp. 370-384, ISBN 0521845572 [doi]
  11. Gennetian, LA; Crosby, DA; Huston, AC Welfare and child-care policy effects on very young children's child-care experiences, edited by Cabrera, NJ; Hutchens, R; Peter, HE ( (January, 2006), pp. 77-100, LAWRENCE ERLBAUM ASSOC PUBL, ISBN 0-8058-5513-0
  12. Gennetian, LA; Redcross, C; Miller, C Welfare reform in rural Minnesota - Experimental findings from the Minnesota family investment program, edited by Weber, BA; Duncan, GJ; Whitener, LA ( (January, 2002), pp. 287-311, W E UPJOHN INST EMPLOYMENT RESEARCH, ISBN 0-88099-239-5
  13. Card, C; Michalopoulos, C; Gennetian, LA; Harknett, K; Robins, PK Le projet d'autosuffisance apres trente-six mois: effets d'un incitatif financier sur l'emloi et le revenu. (2000)

Journal Articles

  1. Fuller, TR; Sciandra, M; Koumans, EH; Boulet, SL; Warner, L; Cox, S; Gennetian, LA A housing mobility program's impacts on teen and young adult parenting., Ssm Population Health, vol. 9 ( (December, 2019), pp. 100451 [doi]
  2. Gennetian, LA; Marti, M; Kennedy, JL; Kim, JH; Duch, H Supporting parent engagement in a school readiness program: Experimental evidence applying insights from behavioral economics, Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, vol. 62 ( (May, 2019), pp. 1-10 [doi]
  3. Hill, Z; Gennetian, LA; Mendez, J A descriptive profile of state Child Care and Development Fund policies in states with high populations of low-income Hispanic children, Early Childhood Research Quarterly, vol. 47 ( (April, 2019), pp. 111-123 [doi]
  4. Gennetian, LA; Rodrigues, C; Hill, HD; Morris, PA Income Level and Volatility by Children's Race and Hispanic Ethnicity, Journal of Marriage and the Family, vol. 81 no. 1 ( (February, 2019), pp. 204-229 [doi]
  5. Gennetian, LA; Rodrigues, C; Hill, HD; Morris, PA Stability of income and school attendance among NYC students of low-income families, Economics of Education Review, vol. 63 ( (April, 2018), pp. 20-30 [doi]
  6. Kessler, RC; Duncan, GJ; Gennetian, LA; Katz, LF; Kling, JR; Sampson, NA; Sanbonmatsu, L; Zaslavsky, AM; Ludwig, J Notice of Retraction and Replacement: Kessler RC, et al. Associations of Housing Mobility Interventions for Children in High-Poverty Neighborhoods With Subsequent Mental Disorders During Adolescence. JAMA. 2014;311(9):937-947., Jama, vol. 316 no. 2 ( (July, 2016), pp. 227-228 [doi]
  7. Gennetian, LA; Seshadri, R; Hess, ND; Winn, AN; Goerge, RM Supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) benefit cycles and student disciplinary infractions, Social Service Review, vol. 90 no. 3 ( (January, 2016), pp. 403-433 [doi]
  8. Gennetian, L; Darling, M; Aber, JL Behavioral economics & developmental science: A new framework to support early childhood interventions, Journal of Applied Research on Children, vol. 7 no. 2 ( (January, 2016)
  9. Rickford, JR; Duncan, GJ; Gennetian, LA; Gou, RY; Greene, R; Katz, LF; Kessler, RC; Kling, JR; Sanbonmatsu, L; Sanchez-Ordoñez, AE; Sciandra, M; Thomas, E; Ludwig, J Neighborhood effects on use of African-American Vernacular English., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 112 no. 38 ( (September, 2015), pp. 11817-11822 [doi]
  10. Gennetian, LA; Wolf, S; Hill, HD; Morris, PA Intrayear household income dynamics and adolescent school behavior., Demography, vol. 52 no. 2 ( (April, 2015), pp. 455-483 [doi]
  11. Gennetian, LA; Shafir, E The persistence of poverty in the context of financial instability: A behavioral perspective, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, vol. 34 no. 4 ( (January, 2015), pp. 904-936 [doi]
  12. Kessler, RC; Duncan, GJ; Gennetian, LA; Katz, LF; Kling, JR; Sampson, NA; Sanbonmatsu, L; Zaslavsky, AM; Ludwig, J Associations of housing mobility interventions for children in high-poverty neighborhoods with subsequent mental disorders during adolescence., Jama, vol. 311 no. 9 ( (March, 2014), pp. 937-948 [doi]
  13. Wolf, S; Gennetian, LA; Morris, PA; Hill, HD Patterns of income instability among low- and middle-income households with children, Family Relations, vol. 63 no. 3 ( (January, 2014), pp. 397-410 [doi]
  14. Sciandra, M; Sanbonmatsu, L; Duncan, GJ; Gennetian, LA; Katz, LF; Kessler, RC; Kling, JR; Ludwig, J Long-term effects of the Moving to Opportunity residential mobility experiment on crime and delinquency., Journal of Experimental Criminology, vol. 9 no. 4 ( (December, 2013) [doi]
  15. Hill, HD; Morris, P; Gennetian, LA; Wolf, S; Tubbs, C The Consequences of Income Instability for Children's Well-Being, Child Development Perspectives, vol. 7 no. 2 ( (June, 2013), pp. 85-90 [doi]
  16. Snell, EK; Castells, N; Duncan, G; Gennetian, L; Magnuson, K; Morris, P Promoting the positive development of boys in high-poverty neighborhoods: Evidence from four anti-poverty experiments, Journal of Research on Adolescence, vol. 23 no. 2 ( (June, 2013), pp. 357-374 [doi]
  17. Ludwig, J; Duncan, GJ; Gennetian, LA; Katz, LF; Kessler, RC; Kling, JR; Sanbonmatsu, L Long-term neighborhood effects on low-income families: Evidence from moving to opportunity, American Economic Review, vol. 103 no. 3 ( (May, 2013), pp. 226-231 [doi]
  18. Ludwig, J; Duncan, GJ; Gennetian, LA; Katz, LF; Kessler, RC; Kling, JR; Sanbonmatsu, L Neighborhood effects on the long-term well-being of low-income adults., Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 337 no. 6101 ( (September, 2012), pp. 1505-1510 [doi]
  19. Hsueh, J; Gennetian, LA Welfare policies and adolescents: exploring the roles of sibling care, maternal work schedules, and economic resources., American Journal of Community Psychology, vol. 48 no. 3-4 ( (December, 2011), pp. 322-340 [doi]
  20. Ludwig, J; Sanbonmatsu, L; Gennetian, L; Adam, E; Duncan, GJ; Katz, LF; Kessler, RC; Kling, JR; Lindau, ST; Whitaker, RC; McDade, TW Neighborhoods, obesity, and diabetes - A randomized social experiment, The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 365 no. 16 ( (October, 2011), pp. 1509-1519 [doi]
  21. Newman, S; Leventhal, T; Gennetian, LA Meeting children's basic needs: Introduction, Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 32 no. 9 ( (September, 2010), pp. 1133-1137 [doi]
  22. Crosby, DA; Dowsett, CJ; Gennetian, LA; Huston, AC A tale of two methods: comparing regression and instrumental variables estimates of the effects of preschool child care type on the subsequent externalizing behavior of children in low-income families., Developmental Psychology, vol. 46 no. 5 ( (September, 2010), pp. 1030-1048 [doi]
  23. Gennetian, LA; Castells, N; Morris, P Meeting the Basic Needs of Children: Does Income Matter?, Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 32 no. 9 ( (September, 2010), pp. 1138-1148 [doi]
  24. Gennetian, LA; Hill, HD; London, AS; Lopoo, LM Maternal employment and the health of low-income young children., Journal of Health Economics, vol. 29 no. 3 ( (May, 2010), pp. 353-363 [doi]
  25. Yoshikawa, H; Gassman-Pines, A; Morris, PA; Gennetian, LA; Godfrey, EB Racial/Ethnic Differences in Effects of Welfare Policies on Early School Readiness and Later Achievement., Applied Developmental Science, vol. 14 no. 3 ( (January, 2010), pp. 137-153 [doi]
  26. Duncan, GJ; Bos, H; Gennetian, LA; Hill, H New Hope: A Thoughtful and Effective Approach to "Make Work Pay", Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy, vol. 4 no. 1 ( (January, 2009), pp. 101-115
  27. Alderson, DP; Gennetian, LA; Dowsett, CJ; Imes, A; Huston, AC Effects of Employment-Based Programs on Families by Prior Levels of Disadvantage., Social Service Review, vol. 82 no. 3 ( (September, 2008), pp. 361-394 [doi]
  28. Dowsett, CJ; Huston, AC; Imes, AE; Gennetian, L Structural and process features in three types of child care for children from high and low income families, Early Childhood Research Quarterly, vol. 23 no. 1 ( (March, 2008), pp. 69-93 [doi]
  29. Gennetian, LA; Magnuson, K; Morris, PA From statistical associations to causation: what developmentalists can learn from instrumental variables techniques coupled with experimental data., Developmental Psychology, vol. 44 no. 2 ( (March, 2008), pp. 381-394 [doi]
  30. Gennetian, LA; Lopoo, LM; London, AS Maternal work hours and adolescents' school outcomes among low-income families in four urban counties., Demography, vol. 45 no. 1 ( (February, 2008), pp. 31-53 [doi]
  31. Gennetian, LA Book Review: Industrial Relations, Politics, and Government: Higher Ground: New Hope for the Working Poor and Their Children, Ilr Review, vol. 61 no. 2 ( (January, 2008), pp. 258-260, SAGE Publications [doi]
  32. Chang, YE; Huston, AC; Crosby, DA; Gennetian, LA The effects of welfare and employment programs on children's participation in Head Start, Economics of Education Review, vol. 26 no. 1 ( (February, 2007), pp. 17-32 [doi]
  33. Cochi Ficano, CK; Gennetian, LA; Morris, PA Child care subsidies and employment behavior among very-low-income populations in three states, Review of Policy Research, vol. 23 no. 3 ( (May, 2006), pp. 681-698 [doi]
  34. Gibson-Davis, CM; Magnuson, K; Gennetian, LA; Duncan, GJ Employment and the risk of domestic abuse among low-income women, Journal of Marriage and the Family, vol. 67 no. 5 ( (December, 2005), pp. 1149-1168 [doi]
  35. Averett, SL; Gennetian, LA; Peters, HE Paternal child care and children's development, Journal of Population Economics, vol. 18 no. 3 ( (September, 2005), pp. 391-414 [doi]
  36. Gennetian, LA One or two parents? Half or step siblings? The effect of family structure on young children's achievement, Journal of Population Economics, vol. 18 no. 3 ( (September, 2005), pp. 415-436 [doi]
  37. Crosby, DA; Gennetian, L; Huston, AC Child care assistance policies can affect the use of center-based care for children in low-income families, Applied Developmental Science, vol. 9 no. 2 ( (April, 2005), pp. 86-106 [doi]
  38. Gennetian, LA; Knox, V The effects of a Minnesota Welfare Reform Program on marital stability six years later, Population Research and Policy Review, vol. 23 no. 5-6 ( (December, 2004), pp. 567-593, Springer Science and Business Media LLC [doi]
  39. Gennetian, LA; Crosby, DA; Huston, AC; Lowe, ED Can child care assistance in welfare and employment programs support the employment of low-income families?, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, vol. 23 no. 4 ( (September, 2004), pp. 723-743 [doi]
  40. Gennetian, LA; Duncan, G; Knox, V; Vargas, W; Clark-Kauffman, E; London, AS How welfare policies affect adolescents' school outcomes: A synthesis of evidence from experimental studies, Journal of Research on Adolescence, vol. 14 no. 4 ( (January, 2004), pp. 399-423 [doi]
  41. Gennetian, LA Welfare Policies and Domestic Abuse Among Single Mothers: Experimental Evidence from Minnesota, Violence Against Women, vol. 9 no. 10 ( (October, 2003), pp. 1171-1190 [doi]
  42. Morris, PA; Gennetian, LA Identifying the Effects of Income on Children's Development Using Experimental Data, Journal of Marriage and the Family, vol. 65 no. 3 ( (August, 2003), pp. 716-729 [doi]
  43. Harknett, K; Gennetian, LA How an earnings supplement can affect union formation among low-income single mothers., Demography, vol. 40 no. 3 ( (August, 2003), pp. 451-478 [doi]
  44. Gennetian, LA; Morris, PA The effects of time limits and make-work-pay strategies on the well-being of children: Experimental evidence from two welfare reform programs, Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 25 no. 1-2 ( (January, 2003), pp. 17-54 [doi]
  45. Gennetian, LA; Miller, C Children and welfare reform: a view from an experimental welfare program in Minnesota., Child Development, vol. 73 no. 2 ( (March, 2002), pp. 601-620 [doi]
  46. Huston, AC; Chang, YE; Gennetian, L Family and individual predictors of child care use by low-income families in different policy contexts, Early Childhood Research Quarterly, vol. 17 no. 4 ( (January, 2002), pp. 441-469 [doi]
  47. Harknett, K; Gennetian, LA How an Earnings Supplement Can Affect the Marital Behaviour of welfare Recipients: Evidence from the Self-Sufficiency Project. (2001)
  48. Averett, SL; Gennetian, LA; Peters, HE Patterns and determinants of paternal child care during a child's first three years of life, Marriage & Family Review, vol. 29 no. 2-3 ( (May, 2000), pp. 115-136 [doi]
  49. Gennetian, LA; Cornia, GA; Danziger, S Child Poverty and Deprivation in the Industrialized Countries, 1945-1995., Ilr Review, vol. 52 no. 3 ( (April, 1999), pp. 484-484, JSTOR [doi]
  50. Gennetian, LA The supply of infants relinquished for adoption: Did access to abortion make a difference?, Economic Inquiry, vol. 37 no. 3 ( (January, 1999), pp. 412-431 [doi]
  51. Gennetian, LA; Haveman, R; Wolfe, B Succeeding Generations: On the Effects of Investments in Children., Ilr Review, vol. 51 no. 1 ( (October, 1997), pp. 139-139, JSTOR [doi]