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Workplace:Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2016

  1. Raising the Bar for College Admission: North Carolina’s Increase in Minimum Math Course Requirements
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2015

  1. Public Universities, Equal Opportunity, and the Legacy of Jim Crow: Evidence from North Carolina
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Algebra for 8th Graders: Evidence on its Effects from 10 North Carolina Districts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Aftermath of Accelerating Algebra: Evidence from a District Policy Initiative
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)

2010

  1. Scaling the Digital Divide: Home Computer Technology and Student Achievement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)

2008

  1. Public School Choice and Integration: Evidence from Durham, North Carolina
    Center for Policy Research Working Papers, Center for Policy Research, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
    Also in Working papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics (2008) Downloads View citations (5)

2007

  1. Are Teacher Absences Worth Worrying About in the U.S.?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
  2. How and Why do Teacher Credentials Matter for Student Achievement?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (60)
  3. Teacher Credentials and Student Achievement in High School: A Cross-Subject Analysis with Student Fixed Effects
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2010)

2006

  1. Teacher-Student Matching and the Assessment of Teacher Effectiveness
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (138)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2006)
  2. The Academic Achievement Gap in Grades 3 to 8
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2009)
  3. Would Higher Salaries Keep Teachers in High-Poverty Schools? Evidence from a Policy Intervention in North Carolina
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2008)

2005

  1. Federal Oversight, Local Control, and the Specter of "Resegregation" in Southern Schools
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in American Law and Economics Review (2006)

1998

  1. The Effects of MTO on Educational Opportunities in Baltimore: Early Evidence
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research

1996

  1. School District Responses to Fiscal Constraints
    Working Papers, Duke University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Dallas School Accountability and Incentive Program: An Evaluation of Its Impacts on Student Outcomes
    Working Papers, Duke University, Department of Economics View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (1999)

1987

  1. City Taxes and Property Tax Bases
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)

Journal Articles

2012

  1. Education and Poverty: Confronting the Evidence
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2012, 31, (2), 203-227 View citations (4)

2011

  1. Teacher Mobility, School Segregation, and Pay-Based Policies to Level the Playing Field
    Education Finance and Policy, 2011, 6, (3), 399-438 Downloads View citations (14)

2010

  1. Education Inspectorate Systems in New Zealand and the Netherlands
    Education Finance and Policy, 2010, 5, (3), 378-392 Downloads
  2. Status versus growth: The distributional effects of school accountability policies
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2010, 29, (3), 426-450 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Teacher Credentials and Student Achievement in High School: A Cross-Subject Analysis with Student Fixed Effects
    Journal of Human Resources, 2010, 45, (3) Downloads View citations (86)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2009

  1. Are Teacher Absences Worth Worrying About in the United States?
    Education Finance and Policy, 2009, 4, (2), 115-149 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. The Academic Achievement Gap in Grades 3 to 8
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2009, 91, (2), 398-419 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2008

  1. Commemorating Richard Musgrave (1910-2007)
    FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis, 2008, 64, (2), 145-170 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Handbook of Research in Education Finance and Policy
    Education Finance and Policy, 2008, 3, (1), 149-150 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Reflections on Equity, Adequacy, and Weighted Student Funding
    Education Finance and Policy, 2008, 3, (4), 402-423 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Teacher Bonuses and Teacher Retention in Low-Performing Schools
    Public Finance Review, 2008, 36, (1), 63-87 Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Undergraduate and doctoral education in public policy: What? Why? Why not? Whereto?
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2008, 27, (4), 1009-1026 Downloads
  6. Would higher salaries keep teachers in high-poverty schools? Evidence from a policy intervention in North Carolina
    Journal of Public Economics, 2008, 92, (5-6), 1352-1370 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2007

  1. School choice, racial segregation, and test-score gaps: Evidence from North Carolina's charter school program&ast
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2007, 26, (1), 31-56 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Teacher credentials and student achievement: Longitudinal analysis with student fixed effects
    Economics of Education Review, 2007, 26, (6), 673-682 Downloads View citations (87)

2006

  1. Federal Oversight, Local Control, and the Specter of "Resegregation" in Southern Schools
    American Law and Economics Review, 2006, 8, (2), 347-389 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Teacher-Student Matching and the Assessment of Teacher Effectiveness
    Journal of Human Resources, 2006, 41, (4) Downloads View citations (148)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. The Impacts of Charter Schools on Student Achievement: Evidence from North Carolina
    Education Finance and Policy, 2006, 1, (1), 50-90 Downloads View citations (54)

2005

  1. Public sector management in New Zealand: Lessons and challenges
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2005, 24, (1), 193-196 Downloads
  2. Who teaches whom? Race and the distribution of novice teachers
    Economics of Education Review, 2005, 24, (4), 377-392 Downloads View citations (52)

2004

  1. Do school accountability systems make it more difficult for low-performing schools to attract and retain high-quality teachers?
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2004, 23, (2), 251-271 Downloads View citations (24)

2002

  1. Implementing value-added measures of school effectiveness: getting the incentives right
    Economics of Education Review, 2002, 21, (1), 1-17 Downloads View citations (53)
  2. School Vouchers: A Critical View
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2002, 16, (4), 3-24 Downloads View citations (73)

2001

  1. Intergenerational conflict reconsidered: county demographic structure and the demand for public education
    Economics of Education Review, 2001, 20, (4), 343-357 Downloads View citations (51)
  2. The uneven playing field of school choice: Evidence from new zealand
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2001, 20, (1), 43-64 View citations (20)

1999

  1. The Dallas school accountability and incentive program: an evaluation of its impacts on student outcomes
    Economics of Education Review, 1999, 18, (1), 1-16 Downloads View citations (41)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1998

  1. Evidence on Discrimination in Mortgage Lending
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1998, 12, (2), 41-62 Downloads View citations (112)

1997

  1. Federal Housing Assistance, Residential Relocation, and Educational Opportunities: Evidence from Baltimore
    American Economic Review, 1997, 87, (2), 272-77 Downloads View citations (11)

1996

  1. Biased Ballots? The Impact of Ballot Structure on North Carolina Elections in 1992
    Public Choice, 1996, 87, (3-4), 259-80
  2. The price of federalism by Paul E. Peterson. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution, 1995, 231 pp., $36.95 cloth, $15.95 paper
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1996, 15, (3), 469-472 Downloads

1994

  1. Fiscal impacts of local population growth: A conceptual and empirical analysis
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 1994, 24, (6), 661-686 Downloads View citations (24)

1993

  1. Mayors and Money: Fiscal Policy in New York and Chicago, by Ester R. Fuchs. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1922, 361 pp. Price: $47.50 cloth, $16.95 paper
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1993, 12, (3), 608-611 Downloads
  2. State responses to the TRA86 revenue windfalls: A new test of the flypaper effect
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1993, 12, (1), 82-103 Downloads View citations (26)

1991

  1. Causes and consequences of the changing urban form: Introduction
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 1991, 21, (2), 157-162 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Property tax revaluation and tax levy growth revisited
    Journal of Urban Economics, 1991, 30, (1), 83-99 Downloads View citations (10)

1990

  1. Introduction to symposium on managing local development
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1990, 9, (4), 484-486 Downloads
  2. State Assistance to Local Governments: Changes during the 1980s
    American Economic Review, 1990, 80, (2), 171-75 Downloads View citations (3)

1987

  1. City property taxes: the effects of economic change and competitive pressures
    New England Economic Review, 1987, (Jul), 22-36

1982

  1. Equal Credit Opportunity: Women and Mortgage Credit
    American Economic Review, 1982, 72, (2), 166-70 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Property tax revaluation and tax levy growth
    Journal of Urban Economics, 1982, 11, (1), 73-84 Downloads View citations (17)
  3. Who supports tax limitations: Evidence from massachusetts' proposition 2½
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1982, 2, (2), 256-279 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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