Jason Fletcher

University of Wisconsin-Madison
La Follette School of Public Affairs
1225 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706

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NBER Program Affiliations: HE
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of Wisconsin at Madison

NBER Working Papers and Publications

November 2019The Effects of Foreign-Born Peers in US High Schools and Middle Schools
with Jinho Kim, Jenna Nobles, Stephen Ross, Irina Shaorshadze: w26491
Intergenerational Health Mobility: Magnitudes and Importance of Schools and Place
with Katie M. Jajtner: w26442
October 2019Undue Burden Beyond Texas: An Analysis of Abortion Clinic Closures, Births, And Abortions in Wisconsin
with Joanna Venator: w26362
December 2018Multigenerational Effects of Early Life Health Shocks
with C. Justin Cook, Angela Forgues: w25377

Published: C. Justin Cook & Jason M. Fletcher & Angela Forgues, 2019. "Multigenerational Effects of Early-Life Health Shocks," Demography, vol 56(5), pages 1855-1874. citation courtesy of

Intergenerational Mobility in Education: Variation in Geography and Time
with Joel Han: w25324

Published: Jason Fletcher & Joel Han, 2019. "Intergenerational Mobility in Education: Variation in Geography and Time," Journal of Human Capital, vol 13(4), pages 585-634.

June 2017High School Genetic Diversity and Later-life Student Outcomes: Micro-level Evidence from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study
with C. Justin Cook: w23520

Published: C. Justin Cook & Jason M. Fletcher, 2018. "High-school genetic diversity and later-life student outcomes: micro-level evidence from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study," Journal of Economic Growth, vol 23(3), pages 307-339. citation courtesy of

April 2016The Importance of Family Income in the Formation and Evolution of Non-Cognitive Skills in Childhood
with Barbara L. Wolfe: w22168

Published: Jason M. Fletcher & Barbara Wolfe, 2016. "The importance of family income in the formation and evolution of non-cognitive skills in childhood," Economics of Education Review, vol 54, pages 143-154. citation courtesy of

January 2015Understanding Heterogeneity in the Effects of Birth Weight on Adult Cognition and Wages
with C. Justin Cook: w20895

Published: Justin Cook, C. & Fletcher, Jason M., 2015. "Understanding heterogeneity in the effects of birth weight on adult cognition and wages," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 41(C), pages 107-116. citation courtesy of

October 2014Estimating the Value Added of Attending Physicians on Patient Outcomes
with Leora I. Horwitz, Elizabeth Bradley: w20534
July 2013Friends or Family? Revisiting the Effects of High School Popularity on Adult Earnings

Published: Jason Fletcher, 2014. "Friends or family? Revisiting the effects of high school popularity on adult earnings," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(20), pages 2408-2417, July. citation courtesy of

The Consequences of Friendships: Evidence on the Effect of Social Relationships in School on Academic Achievement
with Stephen L. Ross, Yuxiu Zhang: w19215

Published: Jason M. Fletcher & Stephen L. Ross & Yuxiu Zhang, 2020. "The Consequences of Friendships: Evidence on the Effect of Social Relationships in School on Academic Achievement," Journal of Urban Economics, . citation courtesy of

Religion and Risky Health Behaviors among U.S. Adolescents and Adults
with Sanjeev Kumar: w19225

Published: Fletcher, Jason & Kumar, Sanjeev, 2014. "Religion and risky health behaviors among U.S. adolescents and adults," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 104(C), pages 123-140. citation courtesy of

March 2013Religion and Risky Health Behaviors among U.S. Adolescents and Adults
with Sanjeev Kumar
in Economics of Religion and Culture, Daniel Hungerman and Daniel L. Chen, editors
February 2013Estimating Benefits from University-Level Diversity
with Barbara L. Wolfe: w18812
January 2013Tracing the Effects of Guaranteed Admission through the College Process: Evidence from a Policy Discontinuity in the Texas 10% Plan
with Adalbert Mayer: w18721

Published: Jason M. Fletcher & Adalbert Mayer, 2014. "Tracing The Effects Of Guaranteed Admission Through The College Process: Evidence From A Policy Discontinuity In The Texas 10% Plan," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 32(1), pages 169-186, 01. citation courtesy of

The Effects of Childhood ADHD on Adult Labor Market Outcomes

Published: Jason M. Fletcher, 2014. "The Effects Of Childhood Adhd On Adult Labor Market Outcomes," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 23(2), pages 159-181, 02. citation courtesy of

December 2012Increasing Our Understanding of the Health-Income Gradient in Children
with Barbara L. Wolfe: w18639

Published: Jason Fletcher & Barbara Wolfe, 2014. "Increasing Our Understanding Of The Health‐Income Gradient In Children," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 23(4), pages 473-486, 04. citation courtesy of

Do Classmate Effects Fade Out?
with Robert Bifulco, Sun Jung Oh, Stephen L. Ross: w18648

Published: Labour Economics Volume 29, August 2014, Pages 83–90 Cover image Do high school peers have persistent effects on college attainment and other life outcomes? Robert Bifulcoa, , , Jason M. Fletcherb, 1, , Sun Jung Oha, 2, , Stephen L. Rossc, 3,

August 2012Am I my Brother's Keeper? Sibling Spillover Effects: The Case of Developmental Disabilities and Externalizing Behavior
with Nicole L. Hair, Barbara L. Wolfe: w18279
July 2012Estimating the Effects of Friendship Networks on Health Behaviors of Adolescents
with Stephen L. Ross: w18253
Adolescent Depression and Adult Labor Market Outcomes

Published: Jason Fletcher, 2013. "Adolescent Depression and Adult Labor Market Outcomes," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 80(1), pages 26-49, July. citation courtesy of

August 2009Estimating Causal Effects of Early Occupational Choice on Later Health: Evidence Using the PSID
with Jody L. Sindelar: w15256
July 2009Sin Taxes: Do Heterogeneous Responses Undercut Their Value?
with Padmaja Ayyagari, Partha Deb, William T. Gallo, Jody L. Sindelar: w15124
Job Loss: Eat, drink and try to be merry?
with Partha Deb, William T. Gallo, Padmaja Ayyagari, Jody L. Sindelar: w15122
Tobacco Use, Taxation and Self Control in Adolescence
with Partha Deb, Jody L. Sindelar: w15130
Using Genetic Lotteries within Families to Examine the Causal Impact of Poor Health on Academic Achievement
with Steven F. Lehrer: w15148

Published: “Genetic Lotteries within Families.” (With Steven Lehrer) Journal of Health Economics 2011, 30(4): 647-659

June 2009Cumulative Effects of Job Characteristics on Health
with Jody L. Sindelar, Shintaro Yamaguchi: w15121

Published: Jason M. Fletcher & Jody L. Sindelar & Shintaro Yamaguchi, 2011. "Cumulative effects of job characteristics on health," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 20(5), pages 553-570, May. citation courtesy of

March 2008Education and Labor Market Consequences of Teenage Childbearing: Evidence Using the Timing of Pregnancy Outcomes and Community Fixed Effects
with Barbara L. Wolfe: w13847

Published: Jason M. Fletcher & Barbara L. Wolfe, 2009. "Education and Labor Market Consequences of Teenage Childbearing: Evidence Using the Timing of Pregnancy Outcomes and Community Fixed Effects," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 44(2). citation courtesy of

December 2007Impact of First Occupation on Health at Older Ages
with Jody L. Sindelar, Tracy Falba, Patricia Keenan, William T. Gallo: w13715

Published: J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2009 Jan;64(1):118-24. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbn006. Epub 2009 Feb 4. The impact of occupation on self-rated health: cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence from the health and retirement survey. Gueorguieva R, Sindelar JL, Falba TA, Fletcher JM, Keenan P, Wu R, Gallo WT. Source Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520-8034, USA.

October 2007Child Mental Health and Human Capital Accumulation: The Case of ADHD Revisited
with Barbara L. Wolfe: w13474

Published: Fletcher, Jason & Wolfe, Barbara, 2008. "Child mental health and human capital accumulation: The case of ADHD revisited," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 794-800, May. citation courtesy of

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