Lisa A. Gennetian

Pritzker Professor of Early Learning Policy Studies, Sanford School of Public Policy, and 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. Gennetian, LA; Tamis-LeMonda, CS; Frank, MC Advancing Transparency and Openness in Child Development Research: Opportunities, Child Development Perspectives, vol. 14 no. 1 ( (March, 2020), pp. 3-8 [doi]
  2. 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]
  3. 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]
  4. 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]
  5. 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]
  6. Gennetian, LA; Datta, AR; Goerge, R; Zanoni, W; Brandon, R; Witte, A; Krishnamurty, P How Much of Children’s Time in Nonparental Care Coincides with Their Parents’ Time at Work?, Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World, vol. 5 ( (January, 2019), pp. 237802311989484-237802311989484, SAGE Publications [doi]
  7. 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]
  8. 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]
  9. 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]
  10. 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)
  11. 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]
  12. 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]
  13. 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]
  14. 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]
  15. 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]
  16. 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]
  17. 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]
  18. 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]
  19. 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]
  20. 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]
  21. 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]
  22. 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]
  23. 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]
  24. 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]
  25. 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]
  26. 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]
  27. 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]
  28. 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
  29. 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]
  30. 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]
  31. 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]
  32. 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]
  33. 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]
  34. 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]
  35. 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]
  36. 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]
  37. 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]
  38. 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]
  39. 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]
  40. 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]
  41. 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]
  42. 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]
  43. 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]
  44. 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]
  45. 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]
  46. 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]
  47. 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]
  48. 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]
  49. Harknett, K; Gennetian, LA How an Earnings Supplement Can Affect the Marital Behaviour of welfare Recipients: Evidence from the Self-Sufficiency Project. (2001)
  50. 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]
  51. 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]
  52. 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]
  53. 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]