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Workplace:Department of Economics, University of Warwick, (more information at EDIRC)
Department of Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2013

  1. How Responsive is Investment in Schooling to Changes in Redistributive Policies and in Returns?
    CAGE Online Working Paper Series, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Parental Leave and Children's Schooling Outcomes: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from a Large Parental Leave Reform
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. Expanding School Resources and Increasing Time on Task: Effects of a Policy Experiment in Israel on Student Academic Achievement and Behavior
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CAGE Online Working Paper Series, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) (2012) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The Friends Factor: How Students’ Social Networks Affect Their Academic Achievement and Well-Being?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)

2011

  1. Inside the Black Box of Ability Peer Effects: Evidence from Variation in the Proportion of Low Achievers in the Classroom
    Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2012)
  2. Mother’s Schooling and Fertility under Low Female Labor Force Participation: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
  3. What Makes an Effective Teacher? Quasi-Experimental Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Do Differences in School's Instruction Time Explain International Achievement Gaps in Maths, Science and Language? Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries
    CEE Discussion Papers, Centre for the Economics of Education, LSE Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Do Differences in Schools’ Instruction Time Explain International Achievement Gaps? Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Sixty Years after the Magic Carpet Ride: The Long-Run Effect of the Early Childhood Environment on Social and Economic Outcomes
    Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (2011)

2009

  1. The Good, the Bad and the Average: Evidence on the Scale and Nature of Ability Peer Effects in Schools
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)

2008

  1. Gender Differences in Market Competitiveness in a Real Workplace: Evidence from Performance-based Pay Tournaments among Teachers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Inside the Black of Box of Ability Peer Effects: Evidence from Variation in the Proportion of Low Achievers in the Classroom
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (23)

2007

  1. Mechanisms and Impacts of Gender Peer Effects at School
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2011)

2006

  1. Do Students Care about School Quality? Determinants of Dropout Behavior in Developing Countries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Capital (2008)
  2. From Forced Busing to Free Choice in Public Schools: Quasi-Experimental Evidence of Individual and General Effects
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  3. New Evidence on the Causal Link between the Quantity and Quality of Children
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (39)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (7)

2005

  1. Does Immigration Affect the Long-Term Educational Outcomes of Natives? Quasi-Experimental Evidence
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (26)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2005) Downloads View citations (1)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2009)

2004

  1. Do Gender Stereotypes Reduce Girls' Human Capital Outcomes? Evidence from a Natural Experiment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Performance Pay and Teachers' Effort, Productivity and Grading Ethics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2009)
  3. Targeted Remedial Education for Under-Performing Teenagers: Costs and Benefits
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2004) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2005)
  4. The Effect of High Stakes High School Achievement Awards: Evidence from a School-Centered Randomized Trial
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (7)

2003

  1. Achievement awards for high school matriculation: Evidence from randomized trials
    Natural Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Immigrating to Opportunity: Estimating the Effect of School Quality Using a Natural Experiment on Ethiopians in Israel
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2004)
  3. Paying for Performance: The Effect of Teachers' Financial Incentives on Students' Scholastic Outcomes
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)

2002

  1. The Effect of High School Matriculation Awards: Evidence from Randomized Trials
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (32)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2002) Downloads View citations (46)

2001

  1. New Evidence on Classroom Computers and Pupil Learning
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1999) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2002)

1998

  1. Does Teacher Training Affect Pupil Learning? Evidence from Matched Comparisons in Jerusalem Public Schools
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2001)
  2. Simulation of Multinomial Probit Probabilities and Imputation of Missing Data
    Virginia Economics Online Papers, University of Virginia, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)

1997

  1. Child nutrition, child health, and school enrollment: a longitudinal analysis
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CARESS Working Papres, University of Pennsylvania Center for Analytic Research and Economics in the Social Sciences View citations (7)
  2. Using Maimonides' Rule to Estimate the Effect of Class Size on Student Achievement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (21)

1996

  1. Public Policy and Anthropometric Outcomes in the Cote d'Ivoire
    Working Papers, RAND - Reprint Series View citations (44)
    Also in Working Papers, Yale - Economic Growth Center (1991) View citations (1)
    Working Papers, RAND - Labor and Population Program (1995)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1996)
  2. Quality of Health Care, Survivial and Health Outcomes in Ghana
    Working Papers, RAND - Reprint Series View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (1996)
  3. The Effect of Teen Childbearing and Single Parenthood on Childhood Disabilities and Progress in School
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)

1995

  1. Changing Patterns of Illiteracy in Morocco: Assement Methods Compared
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (2)
  2. Health Care in Jamaica. Quality, Outcomes, and Labor Supply
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (2)
  3. School Quality, Acheivement Bias, and Dropout Behavoiir in Egypt
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (5)
  4. The Impact of the Quality of Health Care on Children's Nutrition and Survival in Ghana
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (5)

1993

  1. Dropping Out of school: Further Evidence on the Role of School Quality in Developing Countries
    RCER Working Papers, University of Rochester - Center for Economic Research (RCER) View citations (2)
  2. Willingness to Pay for the Quality and Intensity of Midical Care; Low- Income Households in Ghana
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (11)

1992

  1. Investment in Human Capital; Schooling Supply Contraints in Rural Ghana
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (3)
  2. Public Policy and Anthropometric Outcomes in Cote d'Ivoire
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (10)

1991

  1. Willingness to Pay For the Quality and Intensity of Medical Care: Evidence from Low Income Households in Ghana
    Berkeley Program on Housing and Urban Policy, Working Paper Series, Berkeley Program on Housing and Urban Policy Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (1991) Downloads View citations (3)
    Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley (1991) View citations (2)

1990

  1. Alleviating transitory food crisis in Africa: international altruism and trade
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Does food aid depress food production? The disincentive dilemma in the African context
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Firms'responses to relative price changes in Cote d'Ivoire: the implications for export subsidies and devaluations
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

Undated

  1. Child Health and Schooling Achievement: Association, Causality and Household Allocations
    CARESS Working Papres, University of Pennsylvania Center for Analytic Research and Economics in the Social Sciences Downloads View citations (17)

Journal Articles

2012

  1. Inside the Black Box of Ability Peer Effects: Evidence from Variation in the Proportion of Low Achievers in the Classroom
    Economic Journal, 2012, 122, (559), 208-237 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. The Good, the Bad, and the Average: Evidence on Ability Peer Effects in Schools
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2012, 30, (2), 367 - 414 Downloads View citations (16)

2011

  1. Corrigendum: Mechanisms and Impacts of Gender Peer Effects at School
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2011, 3, (3), 268-268 Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Mechanisms and Impacts of Gender Peer Effects at School
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2011, 3, (2), 1-33 Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Sixty Years after the Magic Carpet Ride: The Long-Run Effect of the Early Childhood Environment on Social and Economic Outcomes
    Review of Economic Studies, 2011, 78, (3), 938-973 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. Effects of Free Choice Among Public Schools
    Review of Economic Studies, 2010, 77, (3), 1164-1191 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Multiple Experiments for the Causal Link between the Quantity and Quality of Children
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2010, 28, (4), 773-824 Downloads View citations (65)

2009

  1. Does Immigration Affect the Long-Term Educational Outcomes of Natives? Quasi-Experimental Evidence
    Economic Journal, 2009, 119, (540), 1243-1269 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Performance Pay and Teachers' Effort, Productivity, and Grading Ethics
    American Economic Review, 2009, 99, (5), 1979-2011 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. The Effects of High Stakes High School Achievement Awards: Evidence from a Randomized Trial
    American Economic Review, 2009, 99, (4), 1384-1414 Downloads View citations (52)

2008

  1. Do Students Care about School Quality? Determinants of Dropout Behavior in Developing Countries
    Journal of Human Capital, 2008, 2, (1), 69-105 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Do gender stereotypes reduce girls' or boys' human capital outcomes? Evidence from a natural experiment
    Journal of Public Economics, 2008, 92, (10-11), 2083-2105 Downloads View citations (19)
  3. Does Raising the Principal's Wage Improve the School's Outcomes? Quasi-experimental Evidence from an Unusual Policy Experiment in Israel
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2008, 110, (4), 639-662 Downloads View citations (3)

2005

  1. Targeted Remedial Education for Underperforming Teenagers: Costs and Benefits
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2005, 23, (4), 839-874 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2004

  1. Immigrating to Opportunity: Estimating The Effect of School Quality Using a Natural Experiment On Ethiopians in Israel
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2004, 119, (2), 489-526 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2002

  1. Evaluating the Effect of Teachers' Group Performance Incentives on Pupil Achievement
    Journal of Political Economy, 2002, 110, (6), 1286-1317 Downloads View citations (74)
  2. New Evidence on Classroom Computers and Pupil Learning
    Economic Journal, 2002, 112, (482), 735-765 Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2001

  1. Child Health and School Enrollment: A Longitudinal Analysis
    Journal of Human Resources, 2001, 36, (1), 185-205 Downloads View citations (92)
  2. Does Teacher Training Affect Pupil Learning? Evidence from Matched Comparisons in Jerusalem Public Schools
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2001, 19, (2), 343-69 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1999

  1. Using Maimonides' Rule To Estimate The Effect Of Class Size On Scholastic Achievement
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1999, 114, (2), 533-575 Downloads View citations (381)

1998

  1. Disparities between Arabs and Jews in School Resources and Student Achievement in Israel
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1998, 47, (1), 174-92

1997

  1. The Effect of a Change in Language of Instruction on the Returns to Schooling in Morocco
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1997, 15, (1), S48-76 Downloads View citations (42)

1996

  1. Household Responses to Public Health Services: Cost and Quality Tradeoffs
    World Bank Research Observer, 1996, 11, (1), 3-22 View citations (19)
  2. Public policy and anthropometric outcomes in the Cote d'Ivoire
    Journal of Public Economics, 1996, 61, (2), 155-192 Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  3. Quality of health care, survival and health outcomes in Ghana
    Journal of Health Economics, 1996, 15, (3), 333-357 Downloads View citations (74)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  4. School supply constraints and children's educational outcomes in rural Ghana
    Journal of Development Economics, 1996, 51, (2), 291-314 Downloads View citations (43)

1995

  1. Export and output supply functions with endogenous domestic prices
    Journal of International Economics, 1995, 38, (1-2), 119-141 Downloads View citations (3)

1992

  1. Alleviating Transitory Food Crises in Sub-Saharan Africa: International Altruism and Trade
    World Bank Economic Review, 1992, 6, (1), 125-38 View citations (3)

1989

  1. Wage Rigidity: Micro and Macro Evidence on Labor Market Adjustment in the Modern Sector
    World Bank Economic Review, 1989, 3, (1), 97-117 View citations (8)

1988

  1. Aid and growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: The recent experience
    European Economic Review, 1988, 32, (9), 1777-1795 Downloads View citations (32)

1987

  1. Anticipated Development Assistance, Temporary Relief Aid, and
    Economic Journal, 1987, 97, (386), 446-58 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Does Concessionary Aid Lead to Higher Investment Rates in Low-Income Countries?
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1987, 69, (1), 152-56 Downloads View citations (12)

1986

  1. Seasonal fertility cycles in rural Egypt: Behavioral and biological linkages
    Demography, 1986, 23, (1), 13-30 Downloads

1985

  1. Cropping Pattern, Mechanization, Child Labor, and Fertility Behavior in a Farming Economy: Rural Egypt
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1985, 33, (4), 777-91 View citations (24)

1983

  1. Demand for international reserves and exchange-rate intervention policy in an adjustable-peg economy
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1983, 11, (1), 89-101 Downloads View citations (5)

1982

  1. On Sharing the Gains from International Trade: The Political Economy of Oil Consuming Nations and Oil Producing Nations
    International Economic Review, 1982, 23, (3), 711-21 Downloads View citations (1)

1981

  1. On estimating efficiency differentials between the public and private sectors in a developing economy--Iraq
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1981, 5, (3), 235-250 Downloads
  2. Total factor productivity, non-neutral technical change and economic growth: A parametric study of a developing economy
    Journal of Development Economics, 1981, 8, (1), 93-109 Downloads
 
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