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Working Papers

2017

  1. Birth Order and Delinquency: Evidence from Denmark and Florida
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2017) Downloads
  2. School Starting Age and Cognitive Development
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Sibling Spillovers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2017) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Unwelcome Guests? The Effects of Refugees on the Educational Outcomes of Incumbent Students
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2016

  1. Cross-Generational Differences in Educational Outcomes in the Second Great Wave of Immigration
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Family Disadvantage and the Gender Gap in Behavioral and Educational Outcomes
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (28)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Inequality Before Birth: The Developmental Consequences of Environmental Toxicants
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Long-Term Orientation and Educational Performance
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2016) Downloads
  5. School Quality and the Gender Gap in Educational Achievement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2016)

2015

  1. Education Research and Administrative Data
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads
    Discussion Paper Series in Economics, Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics (2015) Downloads

    See also Chapter (2016)

2014

  1. A Population Level Study of the Effects of Early Intervention for Autism
    Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Are Tenure Track Professors Better Teachers?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2015)
  2. The Effects of Poor Neonatal Health on Children's Cognitive Development
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2014)

2011

  1. Information Shocks and Social Networks
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Competitive Effects of Means-Tested School Vouchers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2014)
  2. Is it Live or is it Internet? Experimental Estimates of the Effects of Online Instruction on Student Learning
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2013)
  3. School accountability and teacher mobility
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)
  4. Suburbanization, Demographic Change and the Consequences for School Finance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2012)
    Chapter (2010)

2007

  1. Feeling the Florida Heat? How Low-Performing Schools Respond to Voucher and Accountability Pressure
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Education Research Section. Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (8)
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Center for Economic Policy Studies. (2007) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2013)

2006

  1. Cramming: The Effects of School Accountability on College-Bound Students
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Individual Teacher Incentives And Student Performance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2007)

2005

  1. Boys Named Sue: Disruptive Children and their Peers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Education Finance and Policy (2007)
  2. Do Accountability and Voucher Threats Improve Low-Performing Schools?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Education Research Section. (2004) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2006)
  3. Names, Expectations and the Black-White Test Score Gap
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
  4. Testing, Crime and Punishment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2006)

2002

  1. Accountability, Ability and Disability: Gaming the System
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (32)
  2. Food for Thought: The Effects of School Accountability Plans on School Nutrition
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2005)

2000

  1. Competition Between Private and Public Schools: Testing Stratification and Pricing Predictions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2004)
  2. Do High Grading Standards Affect Student Performance?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2004)
  3. Geographic Differences in AFDC and Food Stamp Caseloads in the Welfare Reform Era
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research View citations (1)
  4. School Choice and the Distributional Effects of Ability Tracking: Does Separation Increase Equality?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2002)
  5. Sex, Drugs, and Catholic Schools: Private Schooling and Non-Market Adolescent Behaviors
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in German Economic Review (2012)
  6. What's in a Grade? School Report Cards and House Prices
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)

1999

  1. The Effects of Direct Foreign Investment on Local Communities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Welfare Reform, the Business Cycle, and the Decline in AFDC Caseloads
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research View citations (36)

1998

  1. School Finance Reforms, Tax Limits, and Student Performance: Do Reforms Level-Up or Dumb Down?
    Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University, Department of Economics, Tufts University Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (7)

Undated

  1. Accounting for the Decline in AFDC Caseloads: Welfare Reform or Economic Growth?
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (44)
  2. Asymmetric Policy Interaction among Subnational Governments: Do States Play Welfare Games?
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (3)
  3. School Choice and Student Performance: Are Private Schools Really Better?
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (20)
  4. Welfare Reform and Food Stamp Caseload Dynamics
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (7)

Journal Articles

2017

  1. The Promise of Administrative Data in Education Research
    Education Finance and Policy, 2017, 12, (2), 129-136 Downloads

2016

  1. Accountability in US Education: Applying Lessons from K-12 Experience to Higher Education
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2016, 30, (3), 33-56 Downloads
  2. School Quality and the Gender Gap in Educational Achievement
    American Economic Review, 2016, 106, (5), 289-95 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2015

  1. Are Tenure Track Professors Better Teachers?
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2015, 97, (4), 715-724 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Information Shocks and the Take‐Up of Social Programs
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2015, 34, (4), 781-804 Downloads
  3. School Accountability and School Choice: Effects on Student Selection Across Schools
    National Tax Journal, 2015, 68, (3S), 875-900 Downloads

2014

  1. Competitive Effects of Means-Tested School Vouchers
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2014, 6, (1), 133-56 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. The Effects of Poor Neonatal Health on Children's Cognitive Development
    American Economic Review, 2014, 104, (12), 3921-55 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. Feeling the Florida Heat? How Low-Performing Schools Respond to Voucher and Accountability Pressure
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2013, 5, (2), 251-81 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Is It Live or Is It Internet? Experimental Estimates of the Effects of Online Instruction on Student Learning
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2013, 31, (4), 763 - 784 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2012

  1. Sex, Drugs, and Catholic Schools: Private Schooling and Non-Market Adolescent Behaviors
    German Economic Review, 2012, 13, (4), 385-415 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. Suburbanization, demographic change and the consequences for school finance
    Journal of Public Economics, 2012, 96, (11), 1144-1153 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Chapter (2010)
    Working Paper (2010)
  3. Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower poverty schools
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2012, 72, (2), 104-122 Downloads View citations (29)

2010

  1. Who uses a means-tested scholarship, and what do they choose?
    Economics of Education Review, 2010, 29, (2), 301-317 Downloads View citations (2)

2009

  1. Does prenatal WIC participation improve birth outcomes? New evidence from Florida
    Journal of Public Economics, 2009, 93, (1-2), 235-245 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Public sector performance measurement and stakeholder support
    Journal of Public Economics, 2009, 93, (9-10), 1069-1077 Downloads View citations (10)

2007

  1. Boys Named Sue: Disruptive Children and Their Peers
    Education Finance and Policy, 2007, 2, (4), 376-394 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Individual teacher incentives and student performance
    Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, (5-6), 901-914 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2006

  1. Do accountability and voucher threats improve low-performing schools?
    Journal of Public Economics, 2006, 90, (1-2), 239-255 Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Introducing Education Finance and Policy
    Education Finance and Policy, 2006, 1, (1), 1-2 Downloads
  3. Testing, crime and punishment
    Journal of Public Economics, 2006, 90, (4-5), 837-851 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2005

  1. Food for thought: the effects of school accountability plans on school nutrition
    Journal of Public Economics, 2005, 89, (2-3), 381-394 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2004

  1. Competition between private and public schools: testing stratification and pricing predictions
    Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88, (7-8), 1215-1245 Downloads View citations (58)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. Do high grading standards affect student performance?
    Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88, (9-10), 1815-1834 Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  3. Political economy of the inequality in school spending
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2004, 55, (2), 338-349 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. What's in a Grade? School Report Cards and the Housing Market
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (3), 591-604 Downloads View citations (91)

2003

  1. Food Stamp Caseloads over the Business Cycle
    Southern Economic Journal, 2003, 69, (4), 903-919 View citations (14)

2002

  1. Can Public Schools Buy Better-Qualified Teachers?
    ILR Review, 2002, 55, (4), 686-699 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. School Choice and the Distributional Effects of Ability Tracking: Does Separation Increase Inequality?
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2002, 51, (3), 497-514 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2001

  1. Can Public Policy Affect Private School Cream Skimming?
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2001, 49, (2), 240-266 Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Tax limits and the qualifications of new teachers
    Journal of Public Economics, 2001, 80, (1), 49-71 Downloads View citations (12)
  3. The Local Response to Tax Limitation Measures: Do Local Governments Manipulate Voters to Increase Revenues?
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2001, 44, (1), 233-57 Downloads View citations (11)

2000

  1. Accounting for the Decline in AFDC Caseloads: Welfare Reform or the Economy?
    Journal of Human Resources, 2000, 35, (3), 570-586 Downloads View citations (56)
  2. Political Shirking, Opponent Quality, and Electoral Support
    Public Choice, 2000, 103, (3-4), 271-84 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. The Effects of Foreign Direct Investment on Local Communities
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2000, 48, (2), 338-363 Downloads View citations (15)
  4. The Effects of the Macroeconomy and Welfare Reform on Food Stamp Caseloads
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2000, 82, (3), 635-641 Downloads View citations (8)

1999

  1. Bank Consolidations and Minority Neighborhoods
    Journal of Urban Economics, 1999, 45, (3), 474-489 Downloads
  2. Do States Play Welfare Games?
    Journal of Urban Economics, 1999, 46, (3), 437-454 Downloads View citations (87)
  3. Do Tax and Expenditure Limits Provide a Free Lunch? Evidence on the Link Between Limits and Public Sector Service Quality
    National Tax Journal, 1999, 52, (1), 113-28 Downloads View citations (10)
  4. Economic inequality and the provision of schooling
    Economic Policy Review, 1999, (Sep), 99-110 Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Functional form and the estimated effects of school resources
    Economics of Education Review, 1999, 18, (2), 241-252 Downloads View citations (25)

1998

  1. Short-Term Effects of a 1990s-Era Property Tax Limit: Panel Evidence on Oregon's Measure 5
    National Tax Journal, 1998, 51, (1), 55-70 Downloads
  2. Voting for Protection: Does Direct Foreign Investment Influence Legislator Behavior?
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (4), 1002-14 Downloads View citations (30)

1997

  1. Did the "tax revolt" reduce school performance?
    Journal of Public Economics, 1997, 65, (3), 245-269 Downloads View citations (27)
  2. Teacher salaries and teacher quality
    Economics Letters, 1997, 55, (2), 267-271 Downloads View citations (34)

1995

  1. The Effect of Retirement On Political Shirking: Evidence From Congressional Voting
    Public Finance Review, 1995, 23, (2), 226-241 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The effect of drinking age laws and alcohol-related crashes: Time-series evidence from Wisconsin
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1995, 14, (4), 555-566 Downloads View citations (2)

1994

  1. Trends in the Publication of Empirical Economics
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1994, 8, (3), 179-187 Downloads View citations (13)

Chapters

2016

  1. Education Research and Administrative Data
    Elsevier Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2011

  1. School Accountability
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (11)

2010

  1. Suburbanization, Demographic Change and the Consequences for School Finance
    A chapter in Fiscal Federalism, 2010, pp 1144-1153 View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
    Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2012)

2007

  1. The Behavioral Consequences of Pre-Kindergarten Participation for Disadvantaged Youth
    A chapter in The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth: An Economic Perspective, 2007, pp 15-42 Downloads

2003

  1. Can School Choice and School Accountability Successfully Coexist?
    A chapter in The Economics of School Choice, 2003, pp 49-66 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Fiscal Implications of School Accountability Initiatives
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 17, 2003, pp 1-36 Downloads
 
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