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September 2014The Impact of No Child Left Behind's Accountability Sanctions on School Performance: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from North Carolina
with Thomas Ahn, Jacob Vigdor: w20511
July 2014When Incentives Matter Too Much: Explaining Significant Responses to Irrelevant Information
with Thomas Ahn, Jacob L. Vigdor: w20321
December 2012Algebra for 8th Graders: Evidence on its Effects from 10 North Carolina Districts
with Charles T. Clotfelter, Helen F. Ladd, Jacob L. Vigdor: w18649
June 2012The Aftermath of Accelerating Algebra: Evidence from a District Policy Initiative
with Charles T. Clotfelter, Helen F. Ladd, Jacob L. Vigdor: w18161
June 2010Scaling the Digital Divide: Home Computer Technology and Student Achievement
with Jacob L. Vigdor, Helen F. Ladd: w16078
November 2007Are Teacher Absences Worth Worrying About in the U.S.?
with Charles T. Clotfelter, Helen F. Ladd, Jacob L. Vigdor: w13648

Published: Education Finance and Policy Spring 2009, Vol. 4, No. 2, Pages 115-149 Posted Online April 15, 2009. (doi:10.1162/edfp.2009.4.2.115)

Teacher Credentials and Student Achievement in High School: A Cross-Subject Analysis with Student Fixed Effects
with Charles T. Clotfelter, Helen F. Ladd, Jacob L. Vigdor: w13617

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May 2007When Are Ghettos Bad? Lessons from Immigrant Segregation in the United States
with David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser, Jacob L. Vigdor: w13082

Published: Cutler, David M. & Glaeser, Edward L. & Vigdor, Jacob L., 2008. "When are ghettos bad? Lessons from immigrant segregation in the United States," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 63(3), pages 759-774, May. citation courtesy of

April 2007The Katrina Effect: Was There a Bright Side to the Evacuation of Greater New Orleans?
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Published: Vigdor Jacob L, 2007. "The Katrina Effect: Was There a Bright Side to the Evacuation of Greater New Orleans?," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 7(1), pages 1-40, December. citation courtesy of

March 2007Segregation and the Black-White Test Score Gap
with Jacob Vigdor, Jens Ludwig: w12988

Published: Magnuson, K. and J. Waldfogel (eds.) "Steady Gains and Stalled Progress: Inequality and the Black-White Test Score Gap." Russell Sage, 2008.

Is Urban Decay Bad? Is Urban Revitalization Bad Too?
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Published: Vigdor, Jacob. "Is Urban Decay Bad? Is Urban Revitalization Bad Too?" Journal of Urban Economics 68, 3 (November 2010): 277-289. citation courtesy of

January 2007How and Why do Teacher Credentials Matter for Student Achievement?
with Charles T. Clotfelter, Helen F. Ladd, Jacob L. Vigdor: w12828

Published: Clotfelter, Charles T. & Ladd, Helen F. & Vigdor, Jacob L., 2007. "Teacher credentials and student achievement: Longitudinal analysis with student fixed effects," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 26(6), pages 673-682, December.

August 2006Should Sixth Grade be in Elementary or Middle School? An Analysis of Grade Configuration and Student Behavior
with Philip J. Cook, Robert MacCoun, Clara Muschkin, Jacob Vigdor: w12471
July 2006Fifty Million Voters Can't Be Wrong: Economic Self-Interest and Redistributive Politics
w12371
June 2006Do Rising Tides Lift All Prices? Income Inequality and Housing Affordability
with Janna L. Matlack, Jacob L. Vigdor: w12331

Published: Matlack, Janna L. & Vigdor, Jacob L., 2008. "Do rising tides lift all prices? Income inequality and housing affordability," Journal of Housing Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(3), pages 212-224, September. citation courtesy of

Would Higher Salaries Keep Teachers in High-Poverty Schools? Evidence from a Policy Intervention in North Carolina
with Charles Clotfelter, Elizabeth Glennie, Helen Ladd, Jacob Vigdor: w12285

Published: Clotfelter, Charles & Glennie, Elizabeth & Ladd, Helen & Vigdor, Jacob, 2008. "Would higher salaries keep teachers in high-poverty schools? Evidence from a policy intervention in North Carolina," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 92(5-6), pages 1352-1370, June. citation courtesy of

May 2006The Academic Achievement Gap in Grades 3 to 8
with Charles T. Clotfelter, Helen F. Ladd, Jacob L. Vigdor: w12207

Published: Charles T Clotfelter & Helen F Ladd & Jacob L Vigdor, 2009. "The Academic Achievement Gap in Grades 3 to 8," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 91(2), pages 398-419, October. citation courtesy of

April 2006The New Promised Land: Black-White Convergence in the American South, 1960-2000
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January 2006Teacher-Student Matching and the Assessment of Teacher Effectiveness
with Charles T. Clotfelter, Helen F. Ladd, Jacob L. Vigdor: w11936

Published: Charles T. Clotfelter & Helen F. Ladd & Jacob L. Vigdor, 2006. "Teacher-Student Matching and the Assessment of Teacher Effectiveness," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 41(4). citation courtesy of

May 2005Is the Melting Pot Still Hot? Explaining the Resurgence of Immigrant Segregation
with David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser, Jacob L. Vigdor: w11295

Published: David M. Cutler & Edward L. Glaeser & Jacob L. Vigdor, 2008. "Is the Melting Pot Still Hot? Explaining the Resurgence of Immigrant Segregation," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 90(3), pages 478-497, 04. citation courtesy of

January 2005Federal Oversight, Local Control, and the Specter of "Resegregation" in Southern Schools
with Charles T. Clotfelter, Helen F. Ladd, Jacob L. Vigdor: w11086

Published: Charles T. Clotfelter & Jacob L. Vigdor & Helen F. Ladd, 2006. "Federal Oversight, Local Control, and the Specter of "Resegregation" in Southern Schools," American Law and Economics Review, Oxford University Press, vol. 8(2), pages 347-389. citation courtesy of

July 2004Liquidity Constraints and Housing Prices: Theory and Evidence from the VA Mortgage
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Published: Vigdor, Jacob L. "Liquidity Constraints And Housing Prices: Theory And Evidence From The VA Mortgage Program," Journal of Public Economics, 2006, v90(8-9,Sep), 1579-1600.

January 1997The Rise and Decline of the American Ghetto
with David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser, Jacob L. Vigdor: w5881

Published: Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, no. 3 (June 1999): 455-506. citation courtesy of

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