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Working Papers

2019

  1. How Prevalent Is Downward Rigidity in Nominal Wages? Evidence from Payroll Records in Washington State
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2019) Downloads View citations (1)

2018

  1. Minimum Wage Increases and Individual Employment Trajectories
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. Minimum Wage Increases, Wages, and Low-Wage Employment: Evidence from Seattle
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (22)

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)

2014

  1. The Impact of No Child Left Behind's Accountability Sanctions on School Performance: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from North Carolina
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
  2. When Incentives Matter Too Much: Explaining Significant Responses to Irrelevant Information
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

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)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2015)

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)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (2014)

2008

  1. Is the Melting Pot Still Hot? Explaining the Resurgence of Immigrant Segregation
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (43)
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2005) Downloads View citations (10)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (9)
    Working Papers, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies (2004) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2008)
  2. When Are Ghettos Bad? Lessons from Immigrant Segregation In the United States
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (81)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2008)

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. Is Urban Decay Bad? Is Urban Revitalization Bad Too?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2010)
  4. Segregation and the Black-White Test Score Gap
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
  5. 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)
  6. The Katrina Effect: Was There a Bright Side to the Evacuation of Greater New Orleans?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Journal Article in The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2007)

2006

  1. Do Rising Tides Lift All Prices? Income Inequality and Housing Affordability
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Housing Economics (2008)
  2. Fifty Million Voters Can't Be Wrong: Economic Self-Interest and Redistributive Politics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Should Sixth Grade be in Elementary or Middle School? An Analysis of Grade Configuration and Student Behavior
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  4. Teacher-Student Matching and the Assessment of Teacher Effectiveness
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (137)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2006)
  5. 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)
  6. The New Promised Land: Black-White Convergence in the American South, 1960-2000
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  7. 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)

2004

  1. Liquidity Constraints and Housing Prices: Theory and Evidence from the VA Mortgage
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

1999

  1. The Rise and Decline of the American Ghetto
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (331)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1997) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1999)

Journal Articles

2015

  1. The Aftermath of Accelerating Algebra: Evidence from District Policy Initiatives
    Journal of Human Resources, 2015, 50, (1), 159-188 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2014

  1. SCALING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE: HOME COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY AND STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT
    Economic Inquiry, 2014, 52, (3), 1103-1119 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2011

  1. Representation versus assimilation: How do preferences in college admissions affect social interactions?
    Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95, (1), 1-15 Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95, (1-2), 1-15 (2011) Downloads View citations (21)
  2. 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 (13)

2010

  1. DOES THE RIVER SPILL OVER? ESTIMATING THE ECONOMIC RETURNS TO ATTENDING A RACIALLY DIVERSE COLLEGE
    Economic Inquiry, 2010, 48, (3), 537-557 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Is urban decay bad? Is urban revitalization bad too?
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2010, 68, (3), 277-289 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  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 (17)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2008

  1. Distinguishing Spurious and Real Peer Effects: Evidence from Artificial Societies, Small-Group Experiments, and Real Schoolyards
    Review of Law & Economics, 2008, 4, (3), 695-714 Downloads
  2. Do rising tides lift all prices? Income inequality and housing affordability
    Journal of Housing Economics, 2008, 17, (3), 212-224 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Is the Melting Pot Still Hot? Explaining the Resurgence of Immigrant Segregation
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2008, 90, (3), 478-497 Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  4. Teacher Bonuses and Teacher Retention in Low-Performing Schools
    Public Finance Review, 2008, 36, (1), 63-87 Downloads View citations (2)
  5. The Economic Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2008, 22, (4), 135-54 Downloads View citations (43)
  6. The negative impacts of starting middle school in sixth grade
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2008, 27, (1), 104-121 Downloads View citations (9)
  7. When are ghettos bad? Lessons from immigrant segregation in the United States
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2008, 63, (3), 759-774 Downloads View citations (74)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  8. 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 (41)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2007

  1. Teacher credentials and student achievement: Longitudinal analysis with student fixed effects
    Economics of Education Review, 2007, 26, (6), 673-682 Downloads View citations (87)
  2. The Katrina Effect: Was There a Bright Side to the Evacuation of Greater New Orleans?
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2007, 7, (1), 1-40 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

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. Liquidity constraints and housing prices: Theory and evidence from the VA Mortgage Program
    Journal of Public Economics, 2006, 90, (8-9), 1579-1600 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Teacher-Student Matching and the Assessment of Teacher Effectiveness
    Journal of Human Resources, 2006, 41, (4) Downloads View citations (147)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2005

  1. Do People Value Racial Diversity? Evidence from Nielsen Ratings
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2005, 5, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Downtown America: A History of the Place and the People who Made It. By Alison Isenberg. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004. Pp. xviii, 441. $32.50, cloth; $20.00, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 2005, 65, (1), 274-275 Downloads
  3. Who teaches whom? Race and the distribution of novice teachers
    Economics of Education Review, 2005, 24, (4), 377-392 Downloads View citations (51)

2004

  1. Community Composition and Collective Action: Analyzing Initial Mail Response to the 2000 Census
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2004, 86, (1), 303-312 Downloads View citations (68)
  2. 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 (23)
  3. Other People's Taxes: Nonresident Voters and Statewide Limitation of Local Government
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2004, 47, (2), 453-76 Downloads View citations (7)

2003

  1. Residential segregation and preference misalignment
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2003, 54, (3), 587-609 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Retaking the SAT
    Journal of Human Resources, 2003, 38, (1) Downloads View citations (17)
  3. Thy neighbor's jobs: geography and labor market dynamics
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2003, 33, (6), 663-693 Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. Interpreting ethnic fragmentation effects
    Economics Letters, 2002, 75, (2), 271-276 Downloads View citations (60)
  2. Locations, Outcomes, and Selective Migration
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2002, 84, (4), 751-755 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. The Pursuit of Opportunity: Explaining Selective Black Migration
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2002, 51, (3), 391-417 Downloads View citations (21)

1999

  1. The Rise and Decline of the American Ghetto
    Journal of Political Economy, 1999, 107, (3), 455-506 Downloads View citations (338)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
 
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