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Postal address:School of Economics UCD Belfield Dublin 4 Ireland
Workplace:School of Economics, University College Dublin, (more information at EDIRC)
Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER), Carol Martin Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Kentucky, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. School Tracking and Mental Health
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2019) Downloads

2018

  1. Hazard Model Analysis of Community College Outcomes
    Working Papers, Geary Institute, University College Dublin Downloads
  2. Labor-Market Returns to Higher Vocational Schooling
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2018) Downloads

2017

  1. Second Chance for High School Dropouts? A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of Postsecondary Educational Returns to the GED
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Missouri Downloads
    Also in Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin (2017) Downloads
    GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) (2017) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2017)
  2. Self-Employment, Earnings, and Sexual Orientation
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economics of the Household (2017)

2016

  1. Labor-Market Returns to the GED Using Regression Discontinuity Analysis
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2012) Downloads View citations (1)
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Missouri (2010) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2016)
  2. The Benefits of Alternatives to Conventional College: Labor-Market Returns to Proprietary Schooling
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, Department of Economics, University of Missouri (2016) Downloads View citations (2)

2015

  1. Back to School? Labor-Market Returns to Vocational Postsecondary Education
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Class Size: Does It Matter for Student Achievement?
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in IZA World of Labor (2015)
  3. Second Chance for High-School Dropouts? A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of Postsecondary Educational Returns to General Educational Development Certification
    Working Papers, Geary Institute, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin (2015) Downloads View citations (2)
  4. The Effect of Sharing a Mother Tongue with Peers: Evidence from North Carolina Middle Schools
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Migration and Development (2015)

2014

  1. Are catholic primary schools more effective than public primary schools?
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2014)
  2. Estimating the social value of higher education: willingness to pay for community and technical colleges
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis (2014)
  3. Labor-Market Specialization within Same-Sex and Different-Sex Couples
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society (2015)
  4. The labor-market returns to community college degrees, diplomas, and certificates
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (44)
    Also in Working Papers, School of Economics, University College Dublin (2012) Downloads View citations (6)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2012) Downloads View citations (7)
    Working Papers, Geary Institute, University College Dublin (2012) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2014)

2012

  1. Back to school: An Application of human capital theory for mature workers
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (2012)

2010

  1. Bilingual Education and English Proficiency
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Education Finance and Policy (2010)

2009

  1. Business Incentives and Employment: What Incentives Work and Where?
    Working Papers, University of Kentucky, Institute for Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Does home ownership vary by sexual orientation?
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Regional Science and Urban Economics (2009)
  3. Miles to go before I learn: The effect of travel distance on the mature person's choice of a community college
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2009)

2008

  1. Multinomial Probit Estimates of College Completion at Two-Year and Four-Year Schools
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads

2007

  1. Positive outcomes from poor starts: Predictors of dropping back in
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (2007)

2006

  1. The Effects of Statutory Rape Laws on Nonmarital Teenage Childbearing
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads
  2. The sexual division of labor within households revisited: comparisons of couples and roommates
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (7)

2005

  1. Teacher characteristics and student achievement: evidence from teacher surveys
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2005)

2002

  1. The role of aggregation in estimating the effects of private school competition on student achievement
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2002)
  2. What is the Tradeoff Between Smaller Classes and Teacher Quality?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (30)

Undated

  1. An Empirical Analysis of Same-Sex and Opposite-Sex Couples: Do "Likes" Still Like "Likes" in the '90s?
    IPR working papers, Institute for Policy Resarch at Northwestern University Downloads View citations (5)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. More skilled, better paid: labour-market returns to postsecondary vocational education
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2018, 70, (2), 485-508 Downloads View citations (2)

2017

  1. Second Chance for High School Dropouts? A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of Postsecondary Educational Returns to the GED
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2017, 35, (S1), S273 - S304 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  2. Self-employment, earnings, and sexual orientation
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2017, 15, (1), 287-305 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2016

  1. Labor Market Returns to the GED Using Regression Discontinuity Analysis
    Journal of Political Economy, 2016, 124, (3), 621 - 649 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2015

  1. Class size: Does it matter for student achievement?
    IZA World of Labor, 2015, 190 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. Labor-Market Specialization within Same-Sex and Difference-Sex Couples
    Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, 2015, 54, (1), 109-130 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. The effect of sharing a mother tongue with peers: evidence from North Carolina middle schools
    IZA Journal of Migration and Development, 2015, 4, (1), 1-21 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2014

  1. Are Catholic primary schools more effective than public primary schools?
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2014, 80, (C), 28-38 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Estimating the social value of higher education: willingness to pay for community and technical colleges
    Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 2014, 5, (1), 3-41 Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 2014, 5, (1), 39 (2014) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. The Labor-Market Returns to Community College Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2014, 32, (1), 95 - 121 Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2012

  1. Back to school: An application of human capital theory for mature workers
    Economics of Education Review, 2012, 31, (1), 168-178 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2010

  1. Bilingual Education and English Proficiency
    Education Finance and Policy, 2010, 5, (2), 200-227 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. Class Size Reduction and Student Achievement: The Potential Tradeoff between Teacher Quality and Class Size
    Journal of Human Resources, 2009, 44, (1) Downloads View citations (53)
  2. Does home ownership vary by sexual orientation?
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2009, 39, (3), 307-315 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. Miles to go before I learn: The effect of travel distance on the mature person's choice of a community college
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2009, 65, (1), 64-73 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2008

  1. Multinomial probit estimates of college completion at 2-year and 4-year schools
    Economics Letters, 2008, 98, (2), 155-160 Downloads View citations (7)

2007

  1. Positive outcomes from poor starts: Predictors of dropping back in
    Economics of Education Review, 2007, 26, (5), 588-603 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2006

  1. The Sexual Division of Labor Within Households: Comparisons of Couples to Roommates
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2006, 32, (2), 299-312 Downloads View citations (14)

2005

  1. Teacher characteristics and student achievement: evidence from teacher surveys
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2005, 57, (2), 302-319 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2003

  1. The Effectiveness of Catholic Primary Schooling
    Journal of Human Resources, 2003, 38, (4) Downloads View citations (23)

2002

  1. An empirical analysis of the matching patterns of same-sex and opposite-sex couples
    Demography, 2002, 39, (3), 435-453 Downloads View citations (54)
  2. The role of aggregation in estimating the effects of private school competition on student achievement
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2002, 52, (3), 477-500 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2001

  1. Re-examining the Effects of Parental Characteristics on Educational Attainment for a Minor Child
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 2001, 14, (2), 141-154 Downloads
 
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