Presentations

Speaker Series:

  1. Robert Crosnoe: “Issues of Fit in Policy Intervention”  Nov 14, 2011Click here to view the presentation.
  2. Elliott Tucker-Drob and Paige Harden: “Gene-by-Preschool Interaction on the Development of Early Externalizing Problems”  Dec 20,2011.  Click here to view the presentation.  PowerPoint: Tucker-Drob Dec2011 (pdf)
  3. Jacquelynne Eccles: “Social Contexts and Adolescent Development” Feb 13, 2012 Click here to view the presentation.
  4. Laurence Steinberg: “The Science of Adolescent Brain Development and Public Policy” March 15, 2012. Click here to view presentation. We apologize for the audio problems at the beginning of the presentation.
  5. Sean Reardon: “Left Behind? The Effect of No Child Left Behind on Academic Achievement Gaps” Oct 17, 2012. Click here to view presentation.
  6. Jeffrey Smith: “Are Program Participants Good Evaluators?” May 6, 2013. Click here to view presentation.
  7. Flavio Cunha: “The Production of Human Capital: Endowments, Investments and Fertility” May 22, 2013. Click here to view presentation. 
  8. Jacquelynne Eccles“Social Contexts and Adolescent Development” Feb 8, 2014 Click here to view slides (ppt)
  9. Greg Duncan: “Poverty Reduction and the Developing Brain” Feb 8, 2014 Click here to view slides (ppt) Poverty and the Developing Brain project summary (pdf)
  10. Kenneth Dodge: “Durham Connects program and heterogeneity of treatment effects” April 14, 2014. Click here to view presentation. Click here to view slides (ppt).
  11. Douglas Clements: “Learning trajectories as a conceptual tool to synthesize work from cognitive science, education, and other fields.” May 5, 2014. Click here to view presentation.
  12. Carol McDonald Connor: “Insights on Curriculum, Instruction, and Early Literacy Learning: Student Characteristic by Instruction Interaction Effects on Literacy Outcomes.” October 27, 2014. Click here to view presentation
  13. Dale Farren: “Middle School Math Follow-Up: What Math Competencies Look Like Six Years after a pre-K Math Intrevention.” Nov 3, 2014.
  14. Greg Duncan: “Optimal Preschool Policies for Low-Income Children.” Nov 17, 2014. View Power Point and of interest Heresy 101 Power Point
  15. Greg Duncan: “Fadeout in Human Capital Interventions: Death, Miracles, and Resurrection February 23, 2015 (School of Education) and SREE Conference Opening  Address (March 2015) Click here to view presentation and slides.
  16. Eric Hanushek: “General Education, Vocational Education, and Labor-Market Outcomes Over the Life-Cycle” May 18, 2015 Click here to view presentation
  17. Daniel Bolt: “Vertical scales and the score deceleration problem in measuring student growth” June 1, 2015 Click here to view presentation
  18. Dylan Conger: “The Effect of Tuition Increases on Undocumented College Students’ Attainment” October 6, 2015 Click here to view presentation
  19. Adam Gamoran: ”The Future of Educational Inequality: What Went Wrong, and How Can We Fix It?” January 25, 2016 Click here to view presentation
  20. Jay Belsky: “Beyond Adversity, Vulnerability and Resilience: Individual Differences in Developmental Plasticity” March 7, 2016  Click here to view presentation PDF of slides (for personal viewing only)
  21. Rodrigo Pinto: “Learning from non-compliance: the case of Moving to Opportunity” May 16, 2016 (no video available)
  22. Marianne Bitler“Long Run Effects of Food Assistance and Early Human Capital Programs” . April 18, 2017 (no video available)
  23. Maya Rossin-Slater“What is the Added Value of Preschool? Long-Term Impacts and Interactions with an Infant Health Intervention” May 2, 2017 Click here to view presentation (we apologize for audio problems)  PDF Slides of Presentation

 

Project Member Presentations:

2016

  • Jenkins, J.: University of California Los Angeles Colloquium (February 2016): “Do High Quality Kindergarten and First Grade Classrooms Mitigate Preschool Fadeout?”
  • Hanselman, P.: University of California, Irvine, Center for Demographic and Social Analysis (February 2016): “How schools create inequality: California in the Algebra for All era”
  • Duncan, G.J.: Shaping Student Mindsets: Promoting Academic Attitudes, Persistence and Performance, Learning and the Brain Institute, San Francisco (February 2016): “Malleable Minds: Persistence and Fadeout in the Impacts of Child and Adolescent School Interventions”
  • Sojourner, A.: Advances in Policy Evaluation Conference, Arizona State University, Department of Economics (February 2016): “Childcare and the Development of Early Childhood Skills”
  • Bailey, D. H.: ZiF Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Universität Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany (March 2016). A framework for understanding fadeout and persistence in early childhood educational interventions
  • Hoynes, H.: University of Toronto (March 2016): “Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start”
  • Bitler, M.: University of Cincinnati (March 2016): “Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start”
  • Duncan, G.: Institute for Social Research, School of Social Work, Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan (March 2016). “Persistence and Fadeout in the Impacts of Child and Adolescent Interventions”
  • Miller, E.B.: Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington, D.C. (March 2016): “Spanish instruction in Head Start and Dual Language Learners’ achievement”
  • Hanselman, P.: Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington, D.C. (March 2016): “New Evidence on Self-Affirmation Effects and Theorized Sources of Heterogeneity from Two Cohorts in a Large-Scale Replication”
  • Farkas, G.: Promising Programs to Reduce the Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty: Research on the Early Years of Life, Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin (April 2016): “K-8 Programs to Reduce the Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty: A Review”
  • Bitler, M., Corcoran, S., Domina, T. & Penner, E. (Penner presenting): School Choice and Education Quality: Perspectives from Urban Centers, Occidental College (April 2016): “Teacher Effects on Student Achievement  and Height: A Cautionary Tale”
  • Carpenter, C.: University of Michigan (April 2016). “Effects of State Education Requirements for Substance Use Prevention”
  • Watts, T. W., Clements, D. H., Sarama, J., Wolfe, C. B., Spitler, M. E.., Bailey, D.: Paper presented at the 2016 annual meeting for the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX (April, 2016). “Effects of an early mathematics intervention on stable and time-varying components of mathematics achievement.”
  • Carpenter, C.: University of Tennessee (May 2016). “Effects of State Education Requirements for Substance Use Prevention”
  • Carpenter, C.: Drexel University (May 2016). “Effects of State Education Requirements for Substance Use Prevention”
  • Domina, T., Penner, A., Penner, E. (Penner E. presenting): Center for Education Policy Analysis, Stanford Graduate School of Education (May 2016): “‘Membership Has Its Privileges’: Status Incentives and CategoricalInequality in Education”
  • Duncan, G.: Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow, Children and Families Commission of Orange County, CA (May 2016). “School Readiness”
  • Bailey, D. H.: Cognitive Development: Hommage to Robert S. Siegler, Aix-Marseille Université, Aix-en-Provence, France (June 2016). Correlational data analysis in cognitive development: The primacy of risky tests
  • Carpenter, C.: American Society of Health Economists conference, University of Pennsylvania (June 2016). “Effects of State Education Requirements for Substance Use Prevention”
  • Duncan, G.: General Membership Meeting, California County Superintendents Educational Services Association, Costa Mesa, CA (June 2016). “Children’s Early Mathematics Learning”
  • Duncan, G.: Summer Research Workshop, Institute for Research on Poverty, Madison, WI. Peer Reviewed (June 2016). “Persistence and Fadeout in Intervention Effects”
  • Duncan, G.: University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia (July 2016). “Fadeout and Persistence in Human Capital Programs”
  • Miller, E. B.: Poster presented at the Administration for Children and Families National Research Conference on Early Childhood, Washington, DC (July 2016): “The role of Spanish language instruction for Spanish-speaking DLL families’ child care decisions”
  • Hoynes, H.: University College London (September 2016). “Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start”
  • Bailey, D. H. (presenter), Duncan, G., Watts, T. W., Clements, D. H., & Sarama, J.: Conference of the International Mind, Behavior, and Education Society, Toronto, Canada (September 2016). Risky Business: Correlation and Causation in Longitudinal Studies of Skill Development.
  • Bailey, D. H.: Experimental Psychology Proseminar Series, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. (September 2016). Risky Business: Correlation and Causation in Longitudinal Studies of Skill Development.
  • Duncan, R. J.: Paper presented at the UCI Postdoctoral Symposium, Irvine, CA (September 2016). “A person-centered approach for predicting 5th grade literacy proficiency among low-income children.”
  • Duncan, G.: School of Social Work, Columbia University (September 2016). “Fadeout and Persistence of Impacts from Child and Adolescent Interventions”
  • Duncan, G.: Pre-K Consensus Group, Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C. (October 2016). “Fadeout and Persistent in pre-K programs”
  • Duncan, G.: Committee on Education, University of Chicago, University of Chicago (October 2016). “Fadeout and Persistent in the Effects of Human Capital Interventions”
  • Duncan, G.: Department of Applied Psychology, New York University (October 2016). “Fadeout and persistence in human capital interventions”
  • Jenkins, J.: APPAM Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. (November 2016) “Keeping kids in care: What makes a difference in state CCDF policy?”
  • Duncan, G.: Teachers College, Columbia University (November 2016). “Risky Business: Correlation and Causation in Longitudinal Studies of Skill Development”
  • Duncan, G.: Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management, Washington, DC.(November 2016) “Discussion of “Making Pre-K Count”
  • Duncan, G.: Russell Sage Foundation, New York City, New York (December 2016). “Persistence and fadeout in the impacts of child and adolescent interventions”
  • Hoynes, H.: Tel Aviv University (December 2016). “Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start”

2015

  • Jenkins, J.M.:4th Annual INID Advisory Board Meeting, Laguna Beach (January 2015);Boosting School Readiness with Preschool Curricula”
  • Chaparro, J. and Sojourner, A.: 4th Annual INID Advisory Board Meeting, Laguna Beach (January 2015); “Early Production of Cognitive Skill: Evidence from Randomly-Assigned Childcare Prices and Prenatal Investments”
  • Watts, T.W.: 4th Annual INID Advisory Board Meeting, Laguna Beach (January 2015); “Preschool Academic Interventions and Long-Run Effects: An Instrumental Variables Approach.”
  • Corcoran, S.4th Annual INID Advisory Board Meeting, Laguna Beach (January 2015); “Teacher Effects on Student Achievement and Height: A Cautionary Tale”
  • Hanselman, P: 4th Annual INID Advisory Board Meeting, Laguna Beach (January 2015); “The Effect of Self-affirmation Writing Exercises in a Large-scale Replication: Exploring Different Results of the Same Intervention across Two Student Cohorts”
  • Domina, T: 4th Annual INID Advisory Board Meeting, Laguna Beach (January 2015); “Evaluating the Quality of Universal Algebra Learning (EQUAL)”
  • Lee, K., Rosales, M., Duncan, G.J.: 4th Annual INID Advisory Board Meeting, Laguna Beach (January 2015);”Maternal Age and Child Achievement”
  • Nguyen, T.: 4th Annual INID Advisory Board Meeting, Laguna Beach (January 2015); “Comparing the Effectiveness of Targeted Curricula in Head Start and Public Pre-k Classrooms”
  • Duncan, G.J. & Bailey, D.; 4th Annual INID Advisory Board Meeting, Laguna Beach (January 2015): “Fadeout in Human Capital Interventions”
  • Domina, T.: UNC-Chapel Hill School of Education (January 2015); “Solve for X: Middle School Mathematics in the Algebra for All Era”
  • Domina, T.: University of Georgia Department of Sociology (February 2015); “Solve for X: Middle School Mathematics in the Algebra for All Era”
  • Hoynes, H.: University of Colorado, Denver (Feb 2015); “Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start”
  • Bitler, M.: UC Irvine Applied Micro Lunch (February 2015); “Teacher Effects on Student Achievement and Height: A Cautionary Tale”
  • Penner, E.: Sociology of Education Association, Pacific Grove, (February 2015); “Membership Has Its Privileges: Status Incentives and Categorical Inequality in Schools”
  • Duncan, G.J.; Orange County STEM Conference, Costa Mesa, CA (February 2015); “The Long Reach of Early Math Skills”
  • Duncan, G.J.;  UCI School of Education (February 2015); “Fade-Out in Human Capital Intervention: Death, Miracles and Resurrection”
  • Duncan, G.J. University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN (March 2015): “Optimal Preschool Policies for Low-Income Children”
  • Duncan, G.J: Society for Research in Educational Effectiveness (SREE) Spring Conference, Washington, D.C., Keynote Speaker (March 2015): “Fadeout in Human Capital Interventions: Death, Miracles, and Resurrection  Click here to view presentation and slides.
  • Jenkins, J.M.: Society for Research in Educational Effectiveness (SREE) Spring Conference, Washington, D.C. (March 2015); “Preventing Preschool Fadeout through Instructional Intervention in Kindergarten and First Grade.”
  • Watts, T. W., Nguyen, T., Schenke, K., Duncan, G. J., Clements, D. H., Sarama, J., Wolfe, C. B., & Spitler, M. E.. : Society for Research in Educational Effectiveness (SREE) Spring Conference, Washington, D.C. (March 2015); “Great expectations: The effect of teacher expectations on the mathematics achievement of African American students in a preschool mathematics intervention”
  • Bailey, D. H., Nguyen, T., Jenkins, J. M., Domina, T., Clements, D. H., Sarama, J., Wolfe, C. B., & Spitler, M. E.: Society for Research in Educational Effectiveness, Washington, D.C. (March 2015). Fadeout in an Early Mathematics Intervention: Same Old Schools or Underlying Skills? 
  • Jenkins, J.M.: Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, P.A. (March 2015); “Boosting School Readiness with Preschool Curricula.”
  • Jenkins, J.M. : Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, P.A. (March 2015);“Head Start at ages 3 and 4 versus Head Start followed by state pre-k: Which is more effective?”
  • Miller, E. B.: Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, P.A. (March 2015); “The role of Spanish in Head Start for Dual Language Learners’ achievement.” (Poster)
  • Miller, E. B., Yi, P., & Burchinal, M. : Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, P.A. (March 2015);“Testing for dosage-outcome relationships using the Head Start Impact Study”
  • Penner, A.: Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, P.A. (March 2015); “Membership Has Its Privileges’: Status Incentives and Categorical Inequality in Schools”
  • Penner, A.: University of Wisconsin, Madison CDE Talk (March 2015); “Membership Has Its Privileges’: Status Incentives and Categorical Inequality in Schools”
  • Odgers, C.L.:  Institute of Human Development Seminar Series. University of California Berkeley. Berkeley, CA (March 2015): “Income inequality and the developing child”
  • Penner, A.: Brown University Sociology Colloquium (April 2015); “Membership Has Its Privileges’: Status Incentives and Categorical Inequality in Schools”
  • Jenkins, J.M.:American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, I.L., (April 2015); “Will increasing the kindergarten birthdate cutoff improve student test score outcomes? Evidence from North Carolina.”
  • Watts, T.W. :American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, I.L., (April 2015);”Predicting Adolescent Math Achievement with Preschool Math Skills”
  • Engel, M., Claessens, A., Watts, T. W., & Farkas, G. :American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, I.L., (April 2015);“The misalignment of kindergarten mathematics content”
  • Engel, M., Claessens, A., & Watts, T. W. :American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, I.L., (April 2015);“Rising inequality at school entry: A cross cohort comparison.”
  • Bitler, M.: UC Davis Department of Economics (April 2015); “Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start”
  • Bitler, M: Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo Business School (April 2015); “Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start”
  • Chaparro, J., Sojourner, A (presenting). Northwestern U School of Education and Social Policy, Chicago, IL (April 2015): “Same Program, Different Outcomes: Understanding Differential Effects from Access to Free, High-Quality Early Care”
  • Chaparro, J., Sojourner, A (presenting). Hennepin County Staff Research Seminar, Minneapolis, MN (April 2015): “Same Program, Different Outcomes: Understanding Differential Effects from Access to Free, High-Quality Early Care”
  • Duncan, G.J.: Early Childhood Education and Health Symposium, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (April 2015); “Economic Realities of Early Childhood Programs”
  • Hoynes, H: University of Wisconsin, Institute for Research on Poverty (April 2015): “Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start”
  • Odgers, C.L.: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Colloquium. University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO (April 2015): “Income inequality and child development: New findings and tools”
  • Penner, A.: RC28, Netherlands (May 2015); “Membership Has Its Privileges’: Status Incentives and Categorical Inequality in Schools”
  • Chaparro, J. & Sojourner, A (presenting).; 4th World Meeting of the Society of Labor Economist and the European Association of Labour Economist (SOLE/EALE). Montreal, Canada (June 2015). “Early Production of Cognitive Skill: Evidence from Randomly-Assigned Childcare Prices and Prenatal Investments”
  • Chaparro, J. (presenting), Sojourner, A. 4th World Meeting of the Society of Labor Economist and the European Association of Labour Economist (SOLE/EALE). Montreal, Canada (June 2015).: “Same Program, Different Outcomes: Understanding Differential Effects from Access to Free, High-Quality Early Care”
  • Bitler, M.: University of Wisconsin’s IRP Summer Research Workshop, Madison, Wisconsin (June 2015): “Teacher Effects on Student Achievement and Height: A
    Cautionary Tale”
  • Odgers, C.L.:  Award Address: American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON (August 2015): “Income inequality, violence exposure and the developing child”
  • Chaparro, J, Sojourner, A. & Wiswall, M. (presenting). New York University, Dep of Economics, NY (August 2015) “Child care and the Development of Early Childhood Skills: The value of combining Models and Experiments”
  • Duncan, G.J.: Sustaining Early Childhood Program Gains, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank, Minneapolis, MN (October 2015); “Optimal Early Childhood Education Policies”
  • Chaparro, J., Sojourner, A (presenting). Human Capital Research Collaborative national meeting, Minneapolis, MN (October 2015): “Same Program, Different Outcomes: Understanding Differential Effects from Access to Free, High-Quality Early Care”
  • Chaparro, J, Sojourner, A. & Wiswall, M. (presenting). University of Virginia, Dep. of Economics, Charlottesville, VA (October 2015): “Child care and the Development of Early Childhood Skills: The value of combining Models and Experiments”
  • Chaparro, J, Sojourner, A. & Wiswall, M. (presenting). University of Wisconsin, Dep. of Economics, Madison, WI (November 2015): “Child care and the Development of Early Childhood Skills: The value of combining Models and Experiments”
  • Miller, E. B.: Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM) Annual Meeting, Miami, FL (November 2015); “The role of Spanish in Head Start for Dual Language Learners’ achievement.” (Poster)
  • Carpenter, C (presenting), T. Bruckner, T. Domina, J. Gerlinger, S. Wakefield: Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Miami, FL (November 2015); “Effects of Substance Use Education Requirements”
  • Watts, T. W. (presenting), Duncan, G. J., Clements, D. H., & Sarama, J.: Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Annual Meeting, Miami, FL (November 2015); “What is the long-run impact of learning mathematics during preschool?”
  • Jenkins, J.M. (presenting), Watts, T.W., Magnuson, K., Gershoff, E., Clements, D., & Sarama, J.: Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Annual Meeting, Miami, FL (November 2015); “Do high-quality kindergarten and preschool classrooms mitigate preschool fadeout?”
  • Jenkins, J.: Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM) Annual Meeting, Miami, F.L.  (November 2015) “Preventing Preschool Fadeout through Instructional Intervention in Kindergarten and First Grade.”
  • Auger, A. : Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM) Annual Meeting, Miami, F.L.  (November 2015):  “Distinctions without a difference? Preschool curricula and children’s development”
  • Engel, M. (presenting), Kabourek, S., Claessens, A., Bassok, D., & Watts, T.W.: Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Annual Meeting, Miami, FL (November 2015); “Has kindergarten become too academic? Instruction and children’s development in the first year of school.”
  • Carpenter, C (presenting), T. Bruckner, T. Domina, J. Gerlinger, S. Wakefield: Southern Economic Association (November 2015); “Effects of Substance Use Education Requirements”
  • Duncan, G.J.: University of Queensland (November 2015); “Persistence and Fadeout in the Impacts of Child and Adolescent Interventions”
  • Duncan, G.J.: Department of Education, University of Bath (November 2015); “Fadeout and Persistence in Child and Adolescent Interventions”
  • Duncan, G.J.: Institute for Policy Research Public Lecture, University of Bath (November 2015); “Can Early Education Programs Promote Intergenerational Mobility?”
  • Hoynes, H: University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign (November 2015): “Experimental
    Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start”
  • Chaparro, J., Sojourner, A (presenting). Iowa State U, Dep. of Economics, Ames, IA (November 2015) “Same Program, Different Outcomes: Understanding Differential Effects from Access to Free, High-Quality Early Care”

2014

  • Duncan, G.J. & Lee, K: Advisory Board meeting for the INID Program Project, Laguna Beach, CA (January 2014): “Maternal Age and Child Achievement”
  • Duncan, G.J. The Legacy of the War on Poverty, UC Davis (January 2014): “Early Childhood Education Programs”
  • Sojourner, A: Legislative Leadership U of Minnesota Institute on Child
    Development Research and Policy (February 2014): “Can Intensive Early Childhood Intervention Programs Eliminate Income-Based Cognitive and Achievement Gaps?” (Duncan & Sojourner 2013)
  • Sojourner, A: Human Capital Research Collaborative, U of Minnesota (March 2014); “Early Production of Cognitive Skill: Evidence from Prenatal Investments and Randomly-Assigned Child-Care Prices” (with Juan Chaparro & Greg Duncan)
  • Miller, E: SREE Austin (March 2014); “Spanish-speaking Dual Language Learners’ Participation in Head Start.” Miller_SREE2014
  • Bitler, M.(presenting), Corcoran, S., Domina, T., Penner, E.; SREE Austin  (March 2014): “Teacher Effects on Student Achievement and Height: A Cautionary Tale.”
  • Lee, K.: SREE Austin (March 2014): Links between average middle childhood problem behaviors and adult health
  • Jenkins, J., Farkas, G.Duncan, G., Burchinal, M., Vandell, D.L. (Vandell presenting); SREE Austin (March 2014) Comparing the Effectiveness of Head Start and State Pre-K Using a Propensity-Score Matching Regression Discontinuity Design.
  • Bitler, M., Corcoran, S. (presenting), Domina, T., Penner, E.; AEFP (March 2014): Teacher Effects on Student Achievement and Height: A Cautionary Tale
  • Duncan, G.J.: Innovating to End Urban Poverty, USC School of Public Policy, Presenter, with Kalil, A. (Author), Magnuson, K. (Author), Murnane, R. (Author): “Two policies to boost school readiness”
  • Duncan, G.J.: Santa Clara School District Workshop, San Jose, CA. (May 2014); “The Importance of Early Math Skills”
  • Bitler, M, Hoynes, H.(presenting), Domina, T.; University of Warwick (June 2014): “Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start.”
  • Chaparro, J. & Sojourner, A.: Econometric Society, Minneapolis (June 2014): “Early Production of Cognitive Skill: Evidence from Randomly-Assigned Childcare Prices and Prenatal Investments”
  • Bitler, M.: Head Start National Research Conference, Washington, D.C. (July 2014): “Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start”
  • Miller, E. B.: Head Start National Research Conference, Washington, D.C. (July 2014): “Does Head Start Differentially Benefit Children at Greatest Risk?”
  • Jenkins, J.: Head Start National Research Conference, Washington D.C. (July 2014): “Do curricula make a difference?  Comparing global versus content-specific curricula during preschool.”
  • Domina, T.(presenting), Penner, A. Penner, E.; American Sociological Association Meeting (Aug 2014); “`Membership has its privileges’: Student incentives and stigmatized identities in the accountability era.”
  • Duncan, G.J.: University of Wisconsin (September 2014); “Optimal Preschool Policies for Low-Income Children”
  • Duncan, G.J.: University of Texas at Austin (October 2014);  “Optimal Preschool Policies for Low-Income Children”
  • Duncan. G.J.: Harvard Inequality Seminar, Kennedy School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (October 2014); “Optimal Preschool Policies for Low-Income Children”
  • Duncan, G.J.: Seattle area coalition of school districts, Gates Foundation, Seattle, Teacher workshop on developing math skills in the early grades (October 2014): “The long reach of early math skills”
  • Duncan, G.J.: Seminar, Council of Economic Advisors, Washington, DC, Seminar to Council Members and staff in anticipation of a White House conference on early education (October 2014); “Optimal Preschool Policies for Pre-School Children”, “Optimal Preschool Policies for Pre-School Children”
  • Bailey, D. H. Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego (October 2014). “Underlying trait effects in children’s mathematical development: Implications for understanding fade-out of early childhood intervention effects”
  • Duncan, G.J.: Harvard University (November 2014); “Optimal Preschool Policies for Low-Income Children”
  • Chaparro, J. & Sojourner, A.: Southern Economics Association, Atlanta (November 2014); “Early Production of Cognitive Skill: Evidence from Randomly-Assigned Childcare Prices and Prenatal Investments”
  • Chaparro, J. & Sojourner, A.: Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM) Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, N.M. (November 2014); “Early Production of Cognitive Skill: Evidence from Randomly-Assigned Childcare Prices and Prenatal Investments”
  • Jenkins J.M.: Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM) Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, N.M. (November 2014): “Will increasing the kindergarten birthdate cutoff improve student test score outcomes? Evidence from North Carolina.”
  • Jenkins J.M.: Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM) Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, N.M. (November 2014): “The Comparative Impacts of Different Kinds of Preschool Curricula.”
  • Engel, M. (presenting), Claessens, A., Watts, T. W., & Farkas, G.: Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM) Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, N.M. (November 2014): “The misalignment of kindergarten mathematics content”
  • Engel M. (presenting), Claessens, A., & Watts, T. W.: Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM) Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, N.M. (November 2014): “Rising inequality at school entry: A cross cohort comparison.”
  • Chaparro, J. & Sojourner, A.: 19th Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society (LAMES). Sao Paulo, Brazil (November 2014): “Early Production of Cognitive Skill: Evidence from Randomly-Assigned Childcare Prices and Prenatal Investments.”
  • Hoynes, H.: USC Department of Economics (November 2014): “Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start”
  • Hoynes, H.: UMD Department of Economics (December 2014): “Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start”
  • Domina, T.: NCSU School of Education (December 2014): “Solve for X: Middle School Mathematics in the Algebra for All Era”

2013

  • Bitler, M, Hoynes, H.(presenting), Domina, T.: Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start. Presented at UC Davis (Feb 2013), UCLA (May 2013), University of Texas-Austin (Nov 2013), Rice University (Nov 2013), University of Houston (Nov 2013), Tulane (Dec 2013)
  • Bitler, M.: Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington, D.C., March 2013; Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start (Bitler, M., Domina, T. & Hoynes, H).
  • Penner, E.: Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington D.C., March 2013; Missing Data and Mixed Results: The Effects of Teach for America on
    Student Achievement Revisited
  • Domina, T., Penner, A.(presenting), Penner, E.; Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington D.C., March 2013: `Membership has its privileges’: Student incentives and stigmatized identities in the accountability era.
  • Miller, E.: Society of Research in Child Development, Seattle, April 2013; Do the Effects of Head Start Vary by Parental Pre-academic Stimulation? Results from the Head Start Impact Study.
  • Lee, K. & Vandell, D.L. (presenting) Society of Research in Child Development, Seattle, April 2013. “Personal Characteristics as Moderators of Links between Intensity of Participation in Structured Activities, Unsupervised Time with Peers, and Paid Employment and Adolescents’ Reports of Aggression”
  • Kataoka, S. & Vandell, D.L. (presenting) Society of Research in Child Development, Seattle, April 2013; Oppositional Defiance and Optimism as Moderators of the Relationship between Organized Activity Involvement and Youth Functioning.
  • Auger, A., Pierce, K., Vandell, D.L. (presenting) American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, April 2013; Participation in Out-of-School Settings and Student Academic and Behavioral Outcomes
  • Miller, E.: American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, April 2013; Do the Effects of Head Start Vary by Parental Pre-academic Stimulation? Results from the Head Start Impact Study.
  • Domina, T., Penner, A.(presenting), Penner, E.; American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, April 2013: `Membership has its privileges’: Student incentives and stigmatized identities in the accountability era.
  • Penner, E.: American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, April 2013; Treatment Effect Heterogeneity in Teach For America
  • Lee, K. & Vandell, D.L. (presenting) American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, April 2013; Understanding the Link Between Substance Use and the Interaction of the Individual and the Environment.
  • Li, W. & Vandell, D.L. (presenting) American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, April 2013; Relating Type, Intensity, and Quality of After-School Activities to Later Academic and Behavioral Outcomes.
  • Jenkins, J.: UCI School of Education Brown Bag Series, November, 2013; Comparing the Effectiveness of Head Start and Pre-K Using a Propensity-Score Matching Regression Discontinuity Design.

2012

  • Vandell, D.L.: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ, Jan 2012; “Are there long-term effects of early child care”
  • Burchinal, M: Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, Feb 2012; Past Lessons and Future Directions of Developmental Methodology Keynote Address.Burchinal.2012 (pdf)
  • Weilin, L.: INID Advisory Board Meeting. Laguna Beach, Feb 17, 2012; Heterogeneity of Treatment Effects: Evidence from Head Start Impact Study: INID_Weilin Feb2012
  • Duncan, G.J.: CalTech Conference on Early Math, Pasadena, CA (February 2012): “The Long Reach of Early Math Skills”
  • Duncan, G. & Vandell, D.: Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington D.C., March 2012; “Understanding Variation in the Impacts of Human Capital Interventions on Children and Youth” Duncan Vandell SREE 2012 (pdf)
  • Auger, A. Li, W., Farkas, G., Duncan, G.J., Burchinal, M., & Vandell, D.L. (presenting). Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington D.C., March 2012: Process Dimensions of Child Care Quality and Academic Achievement: An Instrumental Variables Analysis
  • Penner, E.: Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington D.C., March 2012; Distributional Effects of  a School Voucher Program: Evidence from New York City (M. Bitler, T. Domina, E. Penner and H. Hoynes).
  • Domina, T.: Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington D.C., March 2012; Does Detracking Work? Evidence from a Mathematics Curricular Reform (T. Domina, A. Penner, E. Penner, and A.M. Conley).
  • Auger, A. et al: Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington D.C., March 2012; Process Dimensions of Child Care Quality and Academic Achievement: An Instrumental Variables Analysis Auger_SREE_2012 (pdf)
  • Keys, T. et al: Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington D.C., March 2012; Child Care Quality and School Readiness: Quality Effects and Variation by Demographic and Child Characteristics   Keys etal2012_SREE (pdf)
  • Bitler, M.: Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington D.C., March 2012; Quantile Regression: Moving Beyond Mean Impacts (Workshop)
  • Penner, E.: American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, April 2012; Teacher Effects on Achievement and Anthropometrics: A Cautionary Tale (M. Bitler, T. Domina, and E. Penner)
  • Keys, T., Farkas, G, Burchinal, M., Duncan, G.J, Vandell, D.L. (presenting), Li, W., Ruzek, E., & Howes, C. American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, April 2012; Effects of Child Care Quality on Children’s Language and Mathematics Skills at Kindergarten Entry. 
  • Duncan, G.J.: OC Stem Conference, Pasedena, CA (April 2012): “The Long Reach of Early Math Skills”
  • Duncan, G.J.: Optimal Interventions for New York pre-K, The Robin Hood Foundation, New York City (June 2012): “The Long Reach of Early Math Skills”
  • Duncan, G.J.: Educator Conference, Mind Institute, Long Beach, CA (June 2012): “The Long Reach of Early Math Skills”,
  • Duncan, G.J.: Institute of Education Sciences Meeting on Early Math, IES, Washington, DC (August 2012): “Early Predictors of High School Mathematics Achievement”
  • Auger, A. Farkas, G., Duncan, G. J., Burchinal, M., & Vandell, D. L. (presenting): Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management, Baltimore, November, 2012; Child Care Quality and Academic Achievement: Results from PCER.
  • Bitler, M.: University of Wisconsin’s Institute for Research on Poverty Summer Research Workshop on Current Research on the Low-Income Population, June 2012; Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start (Bitler, M., Domina, T. & Hoynes, H).
  • Bitler, M.: NBER Summer Institute, July 2012; Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start (Bitler, M., Domina, T. & Hoynes, H).
  • Sojourner, A: The 4th World Conference on Remedies to Racial & Ethnic Economic Inequalities, Minneapolis, October 2012: Can Intensive Early Childhood Intervention Programs Eliminate Income-Based Cognitive and Achievement Gaps?
  • Bitler, M.: APPAM Fall Research Conference, Baltimore (November 2012); Experimental Evidence on Distributional Effects of Head Start (Bitler, M., Domina, T. & Hoynes, H).
  • Penner, A: APPAM Fall Research Conference, Baltimore (November 2012); Who Benefits from Detracking? A Distributional Analysis (T. Domina, A. Penner, E. Penner, and A.M. Conley).
  • Auger, A. Farkas, G., Duncan, G., Burchinal, M., Vandell, D.L. (presenting); APPAM Fall Research Conference, Baltimore (November 2012). Child care quality and academic achievement: Results from PCER.
  • Duncan, G.J.: School of Education, University of Victoria at Wellington, Wellington, NZ (November 2012): “What Is School Readiness?”
  • Duncan, G.J.: Sir Frank Holmes Lecture, University of Victoria at Wellington, Wellington, NZ (November 2012): “The Long Reach of Early Childhood Poverty”

 2011