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Heller, Sara B., and Judd B. Kessler. "How to Allocate Slots: the Market Design of Summer Youth Employment Programs." In Fair by Design: Economic Design Approaches to Inequality, edited by Scott D. Kominers and Alexander Teytelboym. Oxford University Press, In Press.
2017
Heller, Sara B., Anuj K. Shah, Jonathan Guryan, Jens Ludwig, Sendhil Mullainathan, and Harold A. Pollack. "Thinking, Fast and Slow? Some Field Experiments to Reduce Crime and Dropout in Chicago." The Quarterly Journal of Economics 132 (2017): 1-54.Website
Davis, Jonathan M. V., and Sara B. Heller. "Using Causal Forests to Predict Treatment Heterogeneity: An Application to Summer Jobs." American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings 107 (2017): 546-550.

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2015
Heller, Sara B., Anuj K. Shah, Jonathan Guryan, Jens Ludwig, Sendhil Mullainathan, and Harold A. Pollack. "Thinking, Fast and Slow? Some Field Experiments to Reduce Crime and Dropout in Chicago." NBER Working Paper 21178 (2015).
2014
2013
Heller, Sara B., Harold Pollack, Roseanna Ander, and Jens Ludwig. Preventing Youth Violence and Dropout: A Randomized Field Experiment. NBER Working Paper 19104, 2013.
2011
Heller, Sara B., Brian A. Jacob, and Jens Ludwig. "Family Income, Neighborhood Poverty, and Crime." In Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs, 419-459. University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Ludwig, Jens, Sara B. Heller, Jonathan Guryan, and Thomas Miles. How Can We Know if Juvenile Justice Reforms are Worth the Cost?. Models for Change Knowledge Brief, John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 2011.