Melanie Guldi 

Published Articles

  1. "Worth the Wait? The Effect of Early Term Birth on Maternal and Infant Health " (with Kasey Buckles) (forthcoming at Journal of Policy Analysis and Management)  IZA working paper 10082 http://ftp.iza.org/dp10082.pdf

  2. "Offline Effects of Online Connecting: The Impact of Broadband Diffusion on Teen Fertility Decisions", Journal of Population Economics, January 2017, 30(1): 69–91. (with Chris Herbst) http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00148-016-0605-0
    earlier version:
    http://ftp.iza.org/dp9076.pdf

  3. "Title IX and the Education of Teen Mothers", Economics of Education Review, Volume 55, December 2016, Pages 103–116. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272775716305234

  4. "Maternal Bed Rest and Infant Health" The American Journal of Health Economics, Summer 2015, Vol. 1, No. 3, Pages 345-373. (with Christine Piette Durrance) http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1162/AJHE_a_00021#.Vi9snHTD_IU

  5. "Recent Evidence on the Broad Benefits of Reproductive Health Policy" Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol 32(4): 888-896, Autumn 2013. (with Martha J. Bailey and Brad J. Hershbein) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pam.21710/full 

  6. "Further Evidence on the Internal Validity of the Early Legal Access Research Design" Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol 32(4): 899-904, Autumn 2013. (with Martha J. Bailey and Brad J. Hershbein) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pam.21716/full

  7. “Saving Babies? Revisiting the effect of very low birth weight classification,” The Quarterly Journal of Economics 126(4), 2011(with Alan I. Barreca, Jason Lindo, and Glen R. Waddell). http://qje.oxfordjournals.org/content/126/4/2117.full.pdf+html  

  8. “Changing the Price of Marriage: Evidence from Blood Test Requirements." Journal of Human Resources, Summer 2011, 46(3): 539–567.  (with Kasey Buckles and Joe Price).https://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_human_resources/v046/46.3.buckles.pdf 

  9. “Fertility Effects of Abortion and Pill Access for Minors” Demography, Volume 45, Number 4, November 2008, pp. 817-827. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1353%2Fdem.0.0026 

  10. “Exchange Rate Exposure: A Nonparametric Approach”, Emerging Markets Review, 12(4): 321-337 (with Uluc Aysun). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1566014111000422 

  11. “Derivatives Market Activity in Emerging Markets and Foreign Exchange Exposure,” Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 47(6), 46-67. (with Uluc Aysun). http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/articles/70607678/derivatives-market-activity-emerging-markets-exchange-rate-exposure

Book Chapters

  1. “Taxes, Transfers, and Women’s Labor Supply in the United States” (forthcoming) in  Handbook on Women and the Economy, Oxford University Press, Edited by Susan L. Averett, Laura M. Argys, and Saul D. Hoffman (with Lucie Schmidt)

  2. "Is There a Case for a 'Second Demographic Transition'? Three Distinctive Features of the Post-1960 U.S. Fertility Decline" in Human Capital in History: The American Record in honor of Claudia Goldin; Leah P. Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo, editors, University of Chicago Press, 2014.  (with Martha J. Bailey and Brad J. Hershbein). http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/H/bo18411047.html 

  3. “A Survey of the Literature on Early Legal Access to the Birth Control Pill and its Influence on Young Women’s Fertility, Education, Career and Labor Supply” in Research Handbook in the Law and Economics of the Family, edited by Lloyd R. Cohen and Joshua D. Wright, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 2011.http://www.elgaronline.com/view/9781848444379.00016.xml 

  4. “Family Background and Children’s Transitions to Adulthood: Across Cohort Differences 1970s through the 1990s” in The Price of Independence: The Economics of Early Adulthood, edited by Sheldon Danziger and Cecilia Rouse, New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2007. (with Marianne Page and Ann Stevens).http://transitions.s410.sureserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/guldi.pdf 

Working Papers

  1. "Body Weight and Internet Access: Evidence from the Rollout of Broadband Providers" (with David Simon and Michael DiNardi) (under review, revisions requested)

  2. "Maybe Next Month? Temperature Shocks and Dynamic Adjustments in Birth Rates " (with Alan Barreca and Olivier Deschenes) http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2676902 (under review)

  3. "Supplemental Security Income, Medicaid, and Child Outcomes: Evidence from Birth Weight Eligibility Cut-Offs" (with Amelia Hawkins, Jeffrey Hemmeter, and Lucie Schmidt)

  4. “Early Legal Access: Laws and Policies Governing Contraceptive Access, 1960-1980. Working Paper” 2011 (with Martha Bailey, Erin Buzuvis, and Allison Davido) Working Paper

Works in Progress

  1. "The Effects of Pregnancy-Related Medicaid Expansions on Maternal, Infant, and Child Health" (with Sarah Hamersma)

  2. “Divorce Laws, Reproductive Control Technology, and Fertility” (with Stéphane Mechoulan)

  3. "Broadband Expansion and Education Outcomes" (with Stéphane Mechoulan)

Other Publications (not refereed)

  1. Barreca, A., Deschanes, O. Guldi, M. (2015).Climate change’s hotter weather could reduce human fertility. November 24, 2015. https://theconversation.com/climate-changes-hotter-weather-could-reduce-human-fertility-50273

  2. Durrance, C.P, Guldi, M. (2015). AJHE NewsBrief: Maternal Bed Rest and Infant Health. American Society of Health Economists Newsletter. Issue 2. http://ashecon.org/2015/12/newsletter/v2015n2i4/