ResearchInterests: child and family policy, early childhood education, parental wellbeing and labor market outcomes, economics of gender
Works in Progress
 The effect of targeted public pre-K on the broader child care market in Illinois, in progress.
 Parenthood and health: Measuring the effects of maternity leave, paternity leave, and child care (with Jennifer Heissel), in progress.
Funded by Evidence for Action (E4A) grant, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
 Child care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic: Disparities in providers’ access to financial support and workers’ access to care (with Terri Sabol, Timea Viragh, & Alison Rosengren), in progress.
 Gonzalez, K., Healy, O., Miratrix, L., & Sabol, T.J. (2020). The ups and downs of classroom quality over the preschool year and relations to children’s school readiness. Mimeo November 2020.
 Healy, O., Gonzalez, K., Miratrix, L., & Sabol, T.J. Variation in teacher quality over the preschool year and its implications for early childhood education accountability systems. Mimeo July 2020.