Kenneth Chay

Department of Economics
Brown University
Box B
Providence, RI 02912
Tel: 401-863-6296

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NBER Program Affiliations: CH , EEE , LS
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Brown University

NBER Working Papers and Publications

October 2014Early Life Environment and Racial Inequality in Education and Earnings in the United States
with Jonathan Guryan, Bhashkar Mazumder: w20539
March 2013The Impact of City Contracting Set-Asides on Black Self-Employment and Employment
with Aaron K. Chatterji, Robert W. Fairlie: w18884

Published: Aaron K. Chatterji & Kenneth Y. Chay & Robert W. Fairlie, 2014. "The Impact of City Contracting Set-Asides on Black Self-Employment and Employment," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 32(3), pages 507 - 561. citation courtesy of

June 2009Birth Cohort and the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Roles of Access and Health Soon After Birth
with Jonathan Guryan, Bhashkar Mazumder: w15078
June 2004The Costs of Low Birth Weight
with Douglas Almond, David S. Lee: w10552

Published: Almond, Douglas, Kenneth Y. Chay and David S. Lee. "The Costs Of Low Birth Weight," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2005, v120(3,Aug), 1031-1083. citation courtesy of

November 2003The Central Role of Noise in Evaluating Interventions that Use Test Scores to Rank Schools
with Patrick J. McEwan, Miguel Urquiola: w10118

Published: Chay, Kenneth Y., Patrick J. McEwan and Miguel Urquiola. "The Central Role Of Noise In Evaluating Interventions That Use Test Score To Rank Schools," American Economic Review, 2005, v95(4,Sep), 1237-1258. citation courtesy of

October 2003Air Quality, Infant Mortality, and the Clean Air Act of 1970
with Michael Greenstone: w10053
December 1999The Impact of Air Pollution on Infant Mortality: Evidence from Geographic Variation in Pollution Shocks Induced by a Recession
with Michael Greenstone: w7442

Published: The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 118, no. 3 (August 2003): 1121-1167 citation courtesy of

December 1998Does Air Quality Matter? Evidence from the Housing Market
with Michael Greenstone: w6826

Published: Kenneth Y. Chay & Michael Greenstone, 2005. "Does Air Quality Matter? Evidence from the Housing Market," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 113(2), pages 376-424, April. citation courtesy of

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