QC Economics

Economics Faculty

Jennifer Roff, Associate Professor
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Phone 718-997-5036      Fax: 718-997-5466
Office Location: PH 300-J
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Schools Attended:
Ph.d, Johns Hopkins University; B.A., Wesleyan University


Journal Articles:


"What Mom and Dad's Match Means for Junior: Marital Matching and Child Outcomes" (joint with Ryan Edwards), Labour Economics, Volume 40, June 2016, pages 42-56.

"Mothers' Transitions from Welfare to Work and the Well-Being of Preschoolers and Adolescents" (with Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Robert Moffitt, Brenda Lohman, Andrew Cherlin, Rebekah Levine Coley, Laura Pittman, Jennifer Roff, Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal), Science, Volume 299, March 2003.

"A Stackelberg Model of Child Support and Welfare", International Economic Review, Volume 49, May 2008.

"A Model Of Child Support and the Underground Economy" (joint with Julieta Lugo-Gil), Labour Economics, Volume 19, Issue 5, October 2012, pages 668-681.

"Negative Effects of Paternal Age on Children's Neurocognitive Outcomes Can Be Explained By Maternal Education and Number of Siblings" (joint with Ryan Edwards), PloS ONE 5(9): e12157. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0012157, 2010.

"Welfare, Child Support, and Strategic Behavior: Do High Orders and Low Disregards Discourage Child Support Awards?", Journal of Human Resources, Volume 45, Winter 2010, pages 59-86.

Courses I Teach/Have Taught:

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