Research

Books
 

Coile, Courtney C. and Phillip B. Levine.  Reconsidering Retirement:  How Losses and Layoffs Affect Older Workers.  Washington, DC:  Brookings Institution Press.  2010.

Levine, Phillip B. and David J. Zimmerman (eds.).  Targeting Investments in Children:  Fighting Poverty When Resources are Limited.  Chicago, IL:   University of Chicago Press.  2010.

Levine, Phillip B.  Sex and Consequences:  Abortion, Public Policy, and the Economics of Fertility.  Princeton, NJ:  Princeton University Press.  2004.

Ashenfelter, Orley, Phillip B. Levine, and David J. Zimmerman.  Statistics and Econometrics: Methods and Applications.  New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.  2003.

Journal Articles
 

Kearney, Melissa S. and Phillip B. Levine (forthcoming). "Why is the Teen Birth Rate in the United States so High and Why Does it Matter?" Journal of Economic Perspectives.

Coile, Courtney C. and Phillip B. Levine.  “Recessions, Retirement, and Social Security.”  American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings.  Vol. 101, No. 3 (May 2011).  pp. 23-28.

Coile, Courtney C. and Levine, Phillip B. (2011) "The Market Crash and Mass Layoffs: How the Current Economic Crisis May Affect Retirement," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (Contributions): Vol. 11: Iss. 1, Article 22  (2011).

Levine, Phillip B., Robin McKnight, and Samantha Heep.  “How Effective are Public Policies to Increase Health Insurance Coverage among Young Adults?”  American Economic Journal:  Economic Policy. Vol. 3, No 1. (February 2011).  pp. 129-156.

Levine, Phillip B. and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach.  “The Impact of Children’s Public Health Insurance Expansions on Educational Outcomes.”  Forum for Health Economics and Policy:  Frontiers in Health Policy Research.  Vol. 12: Issue 1, Article 1 (2009).

Ananat, Elizabeth Oltmans, Jonathan Gruber, Phillip B. Levine, and Douglas Staiger.   Abortion and Selection.  Review of Economics and Statistics.  Vol. 91, No. 1 (February 2009).  pp. 124-136.

Kearney, Melissa S. and Phillip B. Levine.  “Subsidized Contraception, Fertility, and Sexual Behavior.”  Review of Economics and Statistics.  Vol. 91, No. 1 (February 2009).  pp. 137-151.

Coile, Courtney C. and Phillip B. Levine.  “Labor Market Shocks and Retirement:  Do Government Programs Matter?”  Journal of Public Economics.  Vol. 91, No. 10 (November 2007).  pp. 1902-1919.

Ananat, Elizabeth Oltmans, Jonathan Gruber, and Phillip B. Levine.   Abortion Legalization and Lifecycle Fertility.  Journal of Human Resources.  Vol. 42, No. 2 (Spring 2007).  pp. 375-397.

Coile, Courtney C. and Phillip B. Levine.  “Bulls, Bears, and Retirement Behavior.”  Industrial and Labor Relations Review.  Vol. 59, No. 3 (April 2006).  pp. 408-429.

Levine, Phillip B.  “Is There any Substance to the Roe Effect?”  Society.  Vol. 42, No. 5 (July/August 2005).  pp. 15-17.

Levine, Phillip B. and David J. Zimmerman.  Children's Welfare Exposure and Subsequent Development. Journal of Public Economics.  Vol. 89, No. 1 (January 2005).  pp. 31-56.

Levine, Phillip B.  “Abortion Policy and the Economics of Fertility.”  Society.  Vol. 41, No. 4 (May/June 2004).  pp. 79-86.

Levine, Phillip B. and Douglas Staiger.  “Abortion Policy and Fertility Outcomes:  The Eastern European Experience.”  Journal of Law and Economics.  Vol. 47, No. 1 (April 2004).  pp. 223-243.

Blanchflower, David G., Phillip B. Levine, and David J. Zimmerman.  Discrimination in the Small Business Credit Market. Review of Economics and Statistics.  Vol. 84, No 4 (November 2003).  pp. 930-943.

Levine, Phillip B.  “Parental Involvement Laws and Fertility Behavior.”  Journal of Health Economics.  Vol. 22, No. 5 (September 2003).  pp. 861-878.

Anderson, Patricia M., Kristin F. Butcher, and Phillip B. Levine.  “Economic Perspectives on Childhood Obesity.”  Chicago Federal Reserve Bank, Economic Perspectives.  Vol. 27, No. 3 (3rd Quarter, 2003).  pp. 30-48.

Anderson, Patricia M., Kristin F. Butcher, and Phillip B. Levine.  AMaternal Employment and Childhood Obesity.  Journal of Health Economics.  Vol. 22, No. 3 (May 2003).  pp. 477-504.

Decker, Cynthia K. Gustafson, and Phillip B. Levine.  ALess-skilled Workers, Welfare Reform, and the Unemployment Insurance System. Research in Labor Economics.  Vol. 20 (2001).  pp. 395-432.

Card, David and Phillip B. Levine.  Extended Benefits and the Duration of UI Spells: Evidence from the New Jersey Extended Benefits Program. Journal of Public Economics. Vol. 78, No. 1 (October 2000), pp. 107-138.

Ashenfelter, Orley and Phillip B. Levine.  Unemployment Insurance Appeals in the State of  Wisconsin:  Who Fights and Who Wins?  Research in Employment Policy.  Volume 2 (2000).  pp. 283-302.

Levine, Phillip B., Olivia S. Mitchell, and John W. Phillips.  AA Benefit of One's Own: Older Women's Retirement Entitlements Under Social Security. Social Security Bulletin.  Vol. 63, No. 3 (2000).  pp. 47-54.

Levine, Phillip B. and David J. Zimmerman.  "An Empirical Analysis of the Welfare Magnet Debate."  Journal of Population Economics.  Vol. 12, No. 3 (1999) pp. 391‑409.

Gruber, Jonathan, Phillip B. Levine, and Douglas Staiger.  "Abortion Legalization and Child Living Circumstances: Who is the Marginal Child? Quarterly Journal of Economics.  February 1999.  pp. 263-292.

Levine, Phillip B., Douglas Staiger, Thomas J. Kane, and David J. Zimmerman.  "Roe v. Wade and American Fertility."  American Journal of Public Health. Vol. 89, No. 2 (February 1999).  pp. 199-203.

Levine, Phillip B. and Diane M. Whitmore.  The Impact of Welfare Reform on the AFDC Caseload.  pp. 24-33 in  National Tax Association Proceedings - 1997.   Washington, DC: National Tax Association, 1998.

Levine, Phillip B., Tara A. Gustafson, and Ann D. Velenchik.  "More Bad News for Smokers?  The Effects of Cigarette Smoking on Labor Market Outcomes."  Industrial and Labor Relations Review, April 1997, pp. 493-509.

Levine, Phillip B, Amy Trainor, and David J. Zimmerman.  "The Effect of State Medicaid Funding Restrictions on Pregnancy, Abortion, and Births," Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 15, No. 5 (October 1996), pp. 555-578.

Levine, Phillip B. and David J. Zimmerman.  "The Benefit of Additional High School Math and Science Classes for Young Men and Women."  Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, April 1995, pp. 137-149.

Levine, Phillip B. and David J. Zimmerman.  "A Comparison of the Sex-Type of Occupational Aspirations and Subsequent Achievement."  Work and Occupations.  February 1995, pp. 73-84.

Card, David and Phillip B. Levine.  "Unemployment Insurance Taxes and the Cyclical and Seasonal Properties of Unemployment."  Journal of Public Economics, January 1994, pp. 1-30.

Levine, Phillip B.  "Spillover Effects Between the Insured and Uninsured Unemployed," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, October 1993, pp. 73-86.

Levine, Phillip B.  "A Comparison of Contemporaneous and Retrospective Measures of Unemployment from the Current Population Survey."  Monthly Labor Review, August 1993, pp. 33-38.

Mitchell, Olivia S., Phillip B. Levine and Silvana Pozzebon.  "Retirement Differences by Industry and Occupation."  The Gerontologist, August 1988, pp. 545-551.

Levine, Phillip B. and Olivia S. Mitchell.  "The Baby Boom's Legacy:  Relative Wages in the 21st Century."  American Economic Review, May 1988, pp. 66-69.
 

Working Papers
 

Kearney, Melissa Schettini and Phillip B. Levine. "Explaining Recent Trends in the U.S. Teen Birth Rate." National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 17964, March 2012.

Kearney, Melissa Schettini and Phillip B. Levine. "Why is the Teen Birth Rate so High in the United States and Why Does it Matter?" National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 17965, March 2012.

Kearney, Melissa Schettini and Phillip B. Levine. "Income Inequality and Early Non-Marital Childbearing:  An Economic Exploration of the 'Culture of Despair.' " National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 17157, June 2011.

Coile, Courtney C. and Phillip B. Levine. "Recessions, Reeling Markets, and Retiree Well-Being."  National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 16066, June 2010.