Petra Todd's Publications

Cunha, Flavio, and Petra E. Todd. "Preface." Journal of Political Economy 123 (2015): 263-265.
Behrman, Jere R., Susan W. Parker, and Petra E. Todd. "Incentives for Students and Parents." In Education Policy in Developing Countries, edited by Paul Glewwe, 137-192. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Todd, Petra E.. Effectiveness of Alternative Strategies for Improving Educational Outcomes in Developing Countries. IDSC Working Paper. Cairo, Egypt: The Egyptian Cabinet Information and Decision Support Center, 2010.
Eeckhout, Jan, Nicola Persico, and Petra E. Todd. "A Theory of Optimal Random Crackdowns." American Economic Review 100 (2010): 1104-1135. Abstract
Behrman, Jere R., Susan W. Parker, and Petra E. Todd. "Medium-Term Impacts of the Oportunidades Conditional Cash Transfer Program on Rural Youth in Mexcio." In Poverty, Inequality, and Policy in Latin America, edited by Stephan Klasen and Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann, 219-270. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009.
Mitchell, Olivia S., Petra E. Todd, and David Bravo. "Learning from the Chilean Experience: The Determinants of Pension Switching." In Overcoming the Saving Slump: How to Increase the Effectiveness of Financial Education and Saving Programs, edited by Annamaria Lusardi, 301-323. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Bravo, David, Sankar Mukhopadhyay, and Petra E. Todd. How Universal School Vouchers Affect Educational and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Chile. PARC Working Paper Series. Philadelphia, PA: Population Aging Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 2008.
De Paula, Aureo, Gil Shapira, and Petra E. Todd. How Beliefs about HIV Status Affect Risky Behaviors: Evidence from Malawi. PARC Working Paper Series. Philadelphia, PA: Population Aging Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 2008.
Todd, Petra E.. "Matching Estimators." In The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, edited by Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume. Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Todd, Petra E., and Kenneth I. Wolpin. "Ex-Ante Evaluation of Social Programs." Annales d'Economie et de Statistique July-December (2008): 263-291. Abstract
Hahn, Jinyong, Petra E. Todd, and Wilbert Van der Klaauw. Evaluating the Effect of an Antidiscrimination Law Using a Regression-Discontinuity Design. NBER working paper. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2008.
Todd, Petra E., James J. Heckman, and III Donohue, John J.. "Legal Activism, Private Philanthropy, and the Schooling of Southern Blacks, 1910-1960." In Analyzing Law’s Reach: Empirical Research on Law and Society, 235-268. Chicago: American Bar Foundation, 2008.
De Paula, Aureo, Gil Shapira, and Petra E. Todd. How Beliefs about HIV Status Affect Risky Behaviors: Evidence from Malawi. PIER Working Paper. Philadelphia, PA: Penn Institute for Economic Research, University of Pennsylvania, 2008.
Todd, Petra E.. "Racial Profiling." In The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, edited by Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume. Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Heckman, James J., Lance J. Lochner, and Petra E. Todd. "Earnings Functions and Rates of Return." Journal of Human Capital 2 (2008): 1-31.
Bravo, David, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Petra E. Todd. Learning from the Chilean Experience: The Determinants of Pension Switching. Pension Research Council Working Paper. Philadelphia, PA: Pension Research Council, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2007.
Todd, Petra E., and Hidehiko Ichimura. "Implementing Nonparametric and Semiparametric Estimators." In Handbook of Econometrics, edited by James J. Heckman and E. Leamer. Vol. 6. Elsevier, 2007.
Todd, Petra E.. "Evaluating Social Programs with Endogenous Program Placement and Self Selection of the Treated." In Handbook of Development Economics, Vol. 4, edited by Paul T. Schultz and John A. Strauss, 3847-3894. Elsevier, 2007.
Behrman, Jere R., David Bravo, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Petra E. Todd. Encuesta de Protección Social 2004: Presentación General y Resultados Principales. Santiago, Chile: Centro de Microdatos, Universidad de Chile, 2006. Report
Todd, Petra E., and Kenneth I. Wolpin. Ex-Ante Evaluation of Social Programs. PIER Working Paper. Philadelphia, PA: Penn Institute for Economic Research, University of Pennsylvania, 2006.
Persico, Nicola, and Petra E. Todd. Using Hit Rates to Test for Racial Bias in Law Enforcement: Vehicle Searches in Wichita. PIER Working Paper. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania, 2005.
Persico, Nicola, and Petra E. Todd. Passenger Profiling, Imperfect Screening, and Airport Security. PIER Working Paper. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania, 2005.
Todd, Petra E., and Nicola Persico. "Passenger Profiling, Imperfect Screening and Airport Security." American Economic Review 95 (2005): 127-131.
Todd, Petra E., and Kenneth I. Wolpin. The Production of Cognitive Achievement in Children: Home, School and Racial Test Score Gaps. PIER Working Paper. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania, 2004.
Behrman, Jere R., Piyali Sengupta, and Petra E. Todd. Progressing through PROGRESSA: An Impact Assessment of Mexico's School Subsidy Experiment. Research Report for IFPRI. Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute, 2002.
Knowles, John, Nicola Persico, and Petra E. Todd. "Racial Bias in Motor Vehicle Searches: Theory and Evidence." Journal of Political Economy 109 (2001): 203-229. Abstract
Todd, Petra E., and Steven Stern. "A Test of Lazear's Mandatory Retirement Model." Research in Labor Economics 19 (2000): 253-273.
Behrman, Jere R., Piyali Sengupta, and Petra E. Todd. The Impact of PROGRESA on Achievement Test Scores in the First Year. Research Report for IFPRI. Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute, 2000.
Behrman, Jere R., and Petra E. Todd. Randomness in the Experimental Samples of PROGRESA. Research Report for IFPRI. Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute, 1999.
Heckman, James J., Anne Layne-Farrar, and Petra E. Todd. "Does Measured School Quality Really Matter? An Examination of the Earnings-Quality Relationship." In Does money matter? The effect of school resources on student achievement and adult success, edited by Gary Burtless, 192-289. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 1996.