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Working Papers

2017

  1. Illusory Gains from Chile's Targeted School Voucher Experiment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. Decentralized Governance and the Quality of School Leadership
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Dynamic Effects of Teacher Turnover on the Quality of Instruction
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Performance Information and Personnel Decisions in the Public Sector: The Case of School Principals
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2014

  1. The Evolution of Charter School Quality
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)

2013

  1. Instruction Time, Classroom Quality, and Academic Achievement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)

2012

  1. Estimating the Effect of Leaders on Public Sector Productivity: The Case of School Principals
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (26)

2010

  1. Constrained Job Matching: Does Teacher Job Search Harm Disadvantaged Urban Schools?
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Disruption, Achievement and the Heterogeneous Benefits of Smaller Classes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Divergent historical experiences and inequality in academic achievement: the case of Poland
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  4. Econometric Methods for Research in Education
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies (2010) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Chapter (2011)

2008

  1. Harming the Best: How Schools Affect the Black-White Achievement Gap
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (2009)

2007

  1. Does Pollution Increase School Absences?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2009)

2006

  1. School Quality and the Black-White Achievement Gap
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)

2005

  1. Charter School Quality and Parental Decision Making With School Choice
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2005) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2007)
  2. The Market for Teacher Quality
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (93)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2005) Downloads View citations (74)

2002

  1. New Evidence about Brown v. Board of Education: The Complex Effects of School Racial Composition on Achievement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2009)
  2. What is the Tradeoff Between Smaller Classes and Teacher Quality?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (30)

2001

  1. Disruption versus Tiebout Improvement: The Costs and Benefits of Switching Schools
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2004)
  2. Does Peer Ability Affect Student Achievement?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Applied Econometrics (2003)
  3. Why Public Schools Lose Teachers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2004)

1999

  1. Do Higher Salaries Buy Better Teachers?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (53)

1998

  1. Does Special Education Raise Academic Achievement for Students with Disabilities?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Teachers, Schools, and Academic Achievement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (2005)

1996

  1. Aggregation and the Estimated Effects of School Resources
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (183)
    Also in RCER Working Papers, University of Rochester - Center for Economic Research (RCER) (1995) View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (1996)
  2. Understanding the 20th Century Growth in U.S. School Spending
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)

1994

  1. Understanding the 20th Century Explosion in U.S. School Costs
    RCER Working Papers, University of Rochester - Center for Economic Research (RCER) View citations (6)

Journal Articles

2010

  1. Generalizations about Using Value-Added Measures of Teacher Quality
    American Economic Review, 2010, 100, (2), 267-71 Downloads View citations (129)
  2. The Quality and Distribution of Teachers under the No Child Left Behind Act
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2010, 24, (3), 133-50 Downloads View citations (2)

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 (51)
  2. Corrigendum to "Disruption versus Tiebout improvement: The costs and benefits of switching schools" [Journal of Public Economics Volume 88 (2004), pages 1721-1746]
    Journal of Public Economics, 2009, 93, (11-12), 1283-1284 Downloads
  3. Does Pollution Increase School Absences?
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2009, 91, (4), 682-694 Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  4. Harming the best: How schools affect the black-white achievement gap
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2009, 28, (3), 366-393 Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  5. New Evidence about Brown v. Board of Education: The Complex Effects of School Racial Composition on Achievement
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2009, 27, (3), 349-383 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2007

  1. Charter school quality and parental decision making with school choice
    Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, (5-6), 823-848 Downloads View citations (65)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2006

  1. School accountability and student performance - discussion
    Regional Economic Development, 2006, (Mar), 62-63 Downloads

2005

  1. Teachers, Schools, and Academic Achievement
    Econometrica, 2005, 73, (2), 417-458 Downloads View citations (425)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

2004

  1. Disruption versus Tiebout improvement: the costs and benefits of switching schools
    Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88, (9-10), 1721-1746 Downloads View citations (83)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Why Public Schools Lose Teachers
    Journal of Human Resources, 2004, 39, (2) Downloads View citations (108)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2003

  1. A Notion at Risk: Edited by Richard D. Kahlenberg. New York, NY: A Century Foundation Book. 2000. pp. x+356. Price: $15.95 (paper)
    Economics of Education Review, 2003, 22, (6), 643-644 Downloads
  2. Does peer ability affect student achievement?
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2003, 18, (5), 527-544 Downloads View citations (274)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2002

  1. Inferring Program Effects for Special Populations: Does Special Education Raise Achievement for Students with Disabilities?
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2002, 84, (4), 584-599 Downloads View citations (38)

2001

  1. Tiebout sorting, aggregation and the estimation of peer group effects
    Economics of Education Review, 2001, 20, (3), 201-209 Downloads View citations (24)

2000

  1. School Desegregation, Academic Attainment, and Earnings
    Journal of Human Resources, 2000, 35, (2), 333-346 Downloads View citations (28)

1997

  1. Understanding the Twentieth-Century Growth in U.S. School Spending
    Journal of Human Resources, 1997, 32, (1), 35-68 Downloads View citations (23)

1996

  1. Aggregation and the Estimated Effects of School Resources
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1996, 78, (4), 611-27 Downloads View citations (185)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1995

  1. Black/White Differences in Schooling and Employment
    Journal of Human Resources, 1995, 30, (4), 826-852 Downloads View citations (34)

1993

  1. Education and economic growth Some cross-sectional evidence from Brazil
    Journal of Development Economics, 1993, 41, (1), 45-70 Downloads View citations (35)

1992

  1. Improving educational outcomes while controlling costs
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1992, 37, (1), 205-238 Downloads View citations (7)

Chapters

2011

  1. Econometric Methods for Research in Education
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2006

  1. Has School Desegregation Improved Academic and Economic Outcomes for Blacks?
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Teacher Quality
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (50)

2003

  1. Does Public School Competition Affect Teacher Quality?
    A chapter in The Economics of School Choice, 2003, pp 23-48 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. The Role of Special Education in School Choice
    A chapter in The Economics of School Choice, 2003, pp 67-106 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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