McNeely, C., B. Alemu., W, Lee. & West, I. (2021) Exploring an Unexamined Source of Racial Disparities in Juvenile Court Involvement: Unexcused Absenteeism Policies in U.S. Schools AERA Open 7(1):1–17

Lee, W., C. McNeely., B. Alemu., J. Rosenbaum. & L. Renner. (2020) Can Court Diversion Improve School Attendance among Elementary Students? Evidence from Five School Districts Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness 13(4):625-651

McNeely. C, W. Lee., J. Rosenbaum., B. Alemu & Renner. L. (2019) Long-Term Effects of Truancy Diversion on School Attendance: A Quasi-Experimental Study with Linked Administrative Data. Prevention Science 20(7):996-1008
  • won Research on Adolescence Social Policy Publication Award for Best Article in a Peer-Reviewed Journal, 2020 Society for Research on Adolescence, San Diego [meeting canceled].

Davis, E., W. Lee & A. Sojourner. (2019) Family-Centered Measures of Access to Early Care and Education Early Childhood Research Quarterly 47:472-486 [IZA Working paper version], [UMN News], [Litchfield Independent Review], [The Journal], [Aitkin Independent Age], [Southerminn], [Minnesota Daily], [Washington Post], [Duluth News Tribune]

Myers. S & W. Lee. (2018) Racial Disparities, Homeownership, and Mortgage Lending in the Post-Great Recession Period: the Case of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Area Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy 1(2):47-59

Lee. W., W. Gartner., H. Song., B. Marlowe., J. Choi & B. Jamiyansuren. (2018) Effect of Extrinsic Cues on Willingness to pay of Wine: Evidence from Hong Kong Blind Tasting Experiment British Food Journal 120(11):2582-2598 [BottomLineInc], [ScienceDaily]

Lee, W & W. Gartner. (2015) Effect of Wine Policy on Emerging Cold-Hardy Wine Industry in Northern States Wine Economics and Policy 4(1):35-44

Kaliyan, K., M. Vance, D. Tiffany & W. Lee. (2014) Life Cycle Assessment of Corn Stover Torrefaction Plant Integrated with a Corn Ethanol Plant and a Coal Fired Power Plant Biomass and Bioenergy 63:92-100

Tiffany. D., W. Lee, M. Vance & N. Kaliyan. (2013) Economic analysis of biomass torrefaction plants integrated with corn ethanol plants and coal-fired power plants Advances in Energy Research 1(2):127-146

Policy Reports

Malik, R., Hamm, K., Lee, W., Davis, E & Sojourner, A. The Coronavirus Will Make Child Care Deserts Worse and Exacerbate Inequality Center for American Progress, Washington D.C. 2020 [Technical Appendix], []

McNeely, C., Lee, W. F., Alemu, B., Rosenbaum, J. & Renner, L. M. Evaluation of Ramsey County’s Truancy Intervention Programs: Policy Implications for Court Diversion Programs (Minn-LInK brief No. 37). Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN. Fall 2018

Myers. S., W. Lee & J. Toney. Responsible Banking in the Twin Cities Roy Wilkins Center for Justice and Inequality, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN. August 2015 [StarTribune], [KARE11]

Works in Progress

Lee, W., A. Sojourner & E. Davis. Impacts of early childhood care subsidy designs on the care services market [2019 APPAM Slide]

Lee. W. Effect of Parental Preference for Child Sex on Child Outcomes: Evidence from Korea. [2019 SREE Poster]

Lee. W. Effect of single-sex schools on student outcomes: Quasi-experimental evidence from Seoul.

Alemu, B., McNeely, C., Lee. W. Is being Black unexcused? The relationship between policies guiding the coding of absences and racial disparities in unexcused absences. [Draft]