Published Articles

Jones, L.E., and K. Michelmore. Forthcoming. The Impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Household
Finances. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management

Loibl, C., L.E. Jones and E. Haisley. (2018). Testing strategies to increase saving and retention in Individual
Development Account programs. Journal of Economic Psychology, 66, 45-63. doi: 10.1016/j.joep.2018.04.002

Jones, L.E., and Ziebarth, N. (2017). US Child Safety Seat Laws: Are they Effective, and Who Complies? Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. doi: 10.1002/pam.22004. IZA working paper #9900. Winner of the 2017 Raymond Vernon Memorial Prize for Best Paper published in JPAM. 

Jones, L.E., C. Loibl, and S. Tennyson. (2015).Effects of informational nudges on consumer debt behavior. Journal of Economic Psychology, 51.  doi: 10.1016/j.joep.2015.06.009

Jones, L.E., and N. Ziebarth. (2015). Successful scientific replication and extension of Levitt (2008): Child seats are still no safer than seat belts. Journal of Applied Econometrics. doi: 10.1002/jae.2449. 

Currie, J., M. Stabile, and L.E. Jones. (2014) Do stimulant medications improve educational and behavioral outcomes for children with ADHD? Journal of Health Economics, 37. doi: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2014.05.002.NBER working paper 19105.

Jones, L.E. Canadian prostitution law: Its history and effects. Forthcoming in S. Cunningham and M. Shah (eds.), Handbook of Prostitution Economics (Oxford University Press: New York).

Jones, L.E., F. Diekmann, and M.T. Batte (2010). Staying in touch through extension: An analysis of farmers’ use of alternative extension products. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 42,2: 229-246.

Working Papers

Michelmore, K. and L.E. Jones. Timing is money: Does lump-sum payment of tax credits induce high-cost borrowing? Under Review.

Jones, L.E. The effects of culturally intrusive education: Did Canada’s residential schools affect health and social outcomes?

Jones, L.E., K. Milligan and M. Stabile. Child cash benefits and family expenditures: Evidence from the National Child Benefit. NBER working paper #21101. Revise and Resubmit.

Research in Progress
Gladstone, J., and Jones, L.E. The impact of regulatory fines on consumers: how do banks respond?