On Education, Early Childhood, and Parenting


Maloney, Erin A., Benjamin A. Converse, Chloe R. Gibbs, Susan C. Levine, and Sian L. Beilock. "Jump-Starting Early Childhood Education at Home: Early Learning, Parent Motivation, and Public Policy," Perspectives on Psychological Science 10, no. 6 (2015): 727–732.

Gibbs, Chloe, Jens Ludwig, and Douglas L. Miller. “Head Start Origins and Impacts.” In Legacies of the War on Poverty, edited by Martha J. Bailey and Sheldon Danziger, 39–65. New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press, 2013.

Gibbs, Chloe, Jens Ludwig, and Douglas L. Miller. "Does Head Start Do Any Lasting Good?" NBER Working Paper no. 17452, Cambridge, MA, 2011.

“Experimental Evidence on Early Childhood Intervention: The Impact of a Longer School Day,” under review, previous version available at EdPolicyWorks

"Breaking the Cycle? The Intergenerational Effects of an Anti-Poverty Program in Early Childhood" (with Andrew Barr), under review

"Preschool and Children’s Outcomes in Elementary School: Have Patterns Changed Nationwide Between 1998 and 2010?" (with Daphna Bassok and Scott Latham), under review, previous version available at EdPolicyWorks

“New Benefits of Public School Pre-kindergarten Programs: Early School Stability, Grade Promotion, and Exit from ELL Services” (with Dylan Conger, Yuuko Uchikoshi, and Adam Winsler), under review  

"A Promising Alternative: How Making College Free Affects Teens' Risky Behaviors" (with Jennifer Doleac)

“Treatments, Peers, and Treatment Effects in Full-day Kindergarten: Reconciling Experimental and Quasi-experimental Impact Evidence”

"The Impact of Full-day Kindergarten Expansions"


Gibbs, Chloe. “Does Full-day Kindergarten Reduce Achievement Gaps?” University of Wisconsin–Madison, Institute for Research on Poverty Focus Newsletter vol. 33 no. 2, Madison, WI, 2017.

Gibbs, Chloe, Jens Ludwig, Douglas L. Miller, and Na’ama Shenhav. “Short-run Fade-out in Head Start and Implications for Long-run Effectiveness.” University of California, Davis, Center for Poverty Research Policy Brief vol. 4 no. 8, Davis, CA, 2016.