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Publications, by date of publication

Published Papers

Stilwell, L., Morales-Gracia, M., Magnuson, K., Gennetian, L. A., Sauval, M., Fox, N. A., ... & Noble, K. G. (2024). Unconditional

Cash and Breastfeeding, Child Care, and Maternal Employment among Families with Young Children Residing in

Poverty. Social Service Review, 98(2), 000-000. https:///doi/10.1086/729364 [PDF]

  

Adams, E. A., Scott, M. E., Amarante, E., Ramirez, C. A., Rowley, S. J., Noble, K. G.,  & Troller-Renfree, S. V. (2024). Fostering inclusion in EEG measures of pediatric brain activity. npj Science of Learning, 9, 27. PMCID: 38565857.  https://doi.org/10.1038/s41539-024-00240-y [PDF]

Halpern-Meekin, S., Gennetian, L. A.., Hoiting, J., Stilwell, L., & Meyer, L. (2024). Monthly unconditional income supplements starting at birth: Experiences among mothers of young children with low incomes in the U.S.. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1–28. https://doi.org/10.1002/pam.22571 [PDF]

 

Troller-Renfree, S. V., Sperber, J. F., Hart, E. R., Costanzo, M. A., Gennetian, L. A., Meyer, J. S., Fox, N. A., & Noble, K. G. (2023). Associations between maternal stress and infant resting brain activity among families residing in poverty in the U.S. Biological Psychology, 184, 108683. NIHMS1940081.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2023.108683 [PDF]

 

Costanzo, M. A., Magnuson, K. A., Gennetian, L. A., Halpern-Meekin, S., Noble, K. G., & Yoshikawa, H. (2023). Contraception use and satisfaction among mothers with low-income: Evidence from the baby’s first years study. Contraception, 110297. PMCID: 37806470. doi:10.1016/j.contraception.2023.110297 [PDF]

Sperber, J. F., Gennetian, L. A., Hart, E. R., Kunin-Batson, A., Magnuson, K., Duncan, G. J., ... & Noble, K. G. (2023). Unconditional Cash Transfers and Maternal Assessments of Children's Health, Nutrition, and Sleep: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Network Open, 6(9), PMCID: PMC10543132. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.35237 [PDF]

Premo, E., Magnuson, K., Lorenzo, N., Fox, N., & Noble, K.G. (2023). Mental health and sleep quality of low-income mothers of one-year-olds during the COVID-19 pandemic. Infant Mental Health Journal. PubMed deposit in process. PMCID: PMC10403317 Available at Wiley Online Library: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/imhj.22074 [PDF]

Gennetian, L.A., S. Halpern-Meekin, L. Meyer, N. Fox, K. Magnuson, K. G. Noble, H. Yoshikawa (2023). Cash to U.S. families at scale: Behavioral insights on implementation from the Baby's First Years Study. In D. Soman, J. Zhao, and S. Datta (Eds.), Using Cash Transfers to Build an Inclusive Society: A Behaviorally Informed Approach. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Available at: https://www.biorgpartnership.com/books  [PDF]. For a two minute video clip, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbPuz8JU2uc&list=PLG8y1Bk481eknlWkwSffbhIgPtXff7ESn&index=3

Troller-Renfree, S., Hart, E., Sperber, J., Fox, N., & Noble, K.G. (2022). Associations among stress and language and socioemotional development in a low-income sample. Development and Psychopathology, 1-9. 2022 May;34(2):597-605. Epub 2022 Mar 8. PMID: 35256040; PMCID: PMC9452599. doi:10.1017/S0954579421001759 [PDF

Troller-Renfree, S.V., Costanzo, M.A., Duncan, G.J., Magnuson, K.A., Gennetian, L.A., Yoshikawa, H., Fox, N.A., Halpern-Meekin, S, and Noble, K.G. (2022). The impact of a poverty reduction intervention on infant brain activity. Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences U S A. 2022 Feb 1;119(5):e2115649119. PMID: 35074878; PMCID: PMC8812534. doi:10.1073/pnas.2115649119 [PDF]

Yoo, P.Y., Duncan, G.J., Magnuson, K., Fox, N. A., Yoshikawa, H., Halpern‑Meekin, S., & Noble, K.G. (2022). Unconditional cash transfers and maternal substance use: findings from a randomized control trial of low-income mothers with infants in the U.S. BMC Public Health. 2022 May 5;22(1):897. PMID: 35513842; PMCID: PMC9070980.

doi: 10.1186/s12889-022-12989-1 [PDF]

 

Troller-Renfree, S.V., Morales, S., Leach, S.C., Bowers, M.E., Debnath, R., Fifer, W.P., Fox, N.A., & Noble, K.G. (2021). Feasibility of Assessing Brain Activity using Mobile, In-home Collection of Electroencephalography: Theory, Methods, and Analysis. Developmental Psychobiology 2021 Sep;63(6): e22128. Epub 2021 Jun 4. PMID: 34087950; PMCID: PMC8478406. doi:10.1002/dev.22128 [PDF]

 

Noble, K.G., Magnuson, K.A., Gennetian, L.A., Duncan, G.J., Yoshikawa, H., Fox, N.A., Halpern-Meekin, S. (2021). Baby’s First Years: Design of a Randomized Controlled Trial of Poverty Reduction in the United States. Pediatrics. 2021 Oct;148(4): e2020049702. Epub 2021 Sep 2. PMID: 34475270; PMCID: PMC8487960. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-049702 [PDF]

 

Rojas, N.M., Yoshikawa, H., Gennetian, L., Rangel,M.L., Melvin, S., Noble, K.G., Duncan, G., Magunson, K. (2020) Exploring the experiences and dynamics of an unconditional cash transfer for low-income mothers: A mixed-methods study, Journal of Children and Poverty. doi:10.1080/10796126.2019.1704161 [PDF]

Working Papers and Preprints

Gennetian, L. A., Maury, M., Stilwell, L., Shah, H., Magnuson, K., Noble, K., ... & Yoshikawa, H. (2024). The Impact of Monthly Unconditional Cash on Food Security, Spending, and Consumption: Three Year Follow-Up Findings from the Baby's First Years Study. Spending, and Consumption: Three Year Follow-Up Findings from the Baby's First Years Study (April 2, 2024). Available at SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4781670 [PDF]

Sperber, Jessica F. and Gennetian, Lisa A. and Hart, Emma R. and Kunin-Batson, Alicia and Magnuson, Katherine  and Duncan, Greg J. and Yoshikawa, Hirokazu and Fox,  Nathan A. and Halpern-Meekin, Sarah and Noble, K.G., The Effect of a U.S. Poverty Reduction Intervention on Maternal Assessments of Young Children’s Health, Nutrition, and Sleep: A Randomized Control Trial (May 26, 2023). Available at MedRxiv: https://medrxiv.org/cgi/content/short/2023.05.25.23290530v1  [PDF]

 

Gennetian, Lisa A. and Duncan, Greg and Fox, Nathan and Magnuson, Katherine and Halpern-Meekin, Sarah and Noble, K.G. and Yoshikawa, Hirokazu, Unconditional Cash and Family Investments in Infants: Evidence from a Large-Scale Cash Transfer Experiment in the U.S (August 2022). NBER Working Paper No. w30379, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4203053 [PDF]

Sauval, Maria and Duncan, Greg and Gennetian, Lisa A. and Magnuson, Katherine and Fox, Nathan and Noble, K.G. and Yoshikawa, Hirokazu, Unconditional Cash Transfers and Maternal Employment: Evidence from the Baby's First Years Study (November 30, 2022). Available at SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4297310 [PDF]

 

Gennetian, L.A., S. Halpern-Meekin, L. Meyer, N. Fox, K. Magnuson, K. G. Noble, H. Yoshikawa (in press). Cash to U.S. families at scale: Behavioral insights on implementation from the Baby's First Years Study. In D. Soman, J. Zhao, and S. Datta (Eds.), Using Cash Transfers to Build an Inclusive Society: A Behaviorally Informed Approach. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Available at SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4286345  [PDF]

Magnuson, K., Yoo, P., Duncan, G., Yoshikawa, H., Trang, K., Gennetian, L., Halpern-Meekin, Sarah and Fox, Nathan and Noble, K.G., Can a Poverty Reduction Intervention Reduce Family Stress Among Families with Infants? An Experimental Analysis. (May 6, 2022). Available at SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4188131 [PDF]

Qualitative Study: Publications

 

Barnes, C. Y., Halpern-Meekin, S., & Hoiting, J. (2024). “They need more programs for the kids:” Low-income mothers' views of government amidst economic precarity and burdensome programs. International Journal of Social Welfare, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijsw.12641 [PDF]

Barnes, C., Halpern-Meekin, S., & Hoiting, J. (2023). "I used to get WIC ... but then I stopped": How WIC participants perceive the value and burdens of maintaining benefits. RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, 9 (5) 32-55. PMCID: 38486832. DOI: https://doi.org/10.7758/RSF.2023.9.5.02 [PDF]

 

Collins, J. M., Halpern-Meekin, S., Harvey, M., & Hoiting, J. (2023). “ If I don't have credit, I don't have anything”: Perspectives on the credit scoring system among mothers with low incomes. Journal of Consumer Affairs, 57(4), 1605–1622. PMCID: 38214004. https://doi.org/10.1111/joca.12561 [PDF] 

Collins, JM, Halpern-Meekin S, Harvey M, Hoiting J. "I Don't Like All Those Fees" Pragmatism About Financial Services Among Low-Income Parents. J Fam Econ Issues. 2022 Nov 5:1-14. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36373018; PMCID: PMC9638425. Available at Springer Link: doi: 10.1007/s10834-022-09873-w [PDF]

Qualitative Study: Additional Publications

Strengthening randomized evaluations with qualitative research: Baby’s First Years household measurement. Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, https://www.povertyactionlab.org/blog/2-18-22/strengthening-randomized-evaluations-qualitative-research-babys-first-years-household 


Strengthening randomized evaluations with qualitative research, part 5: Baby’s First Years. Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, blog. https://www.povertyactionlab.org/blog/11-5-21/strengthening-randomized-evaluations-qualitative-research-part-5-babys-first-years

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