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July 2014Improving Educational Outcomes in Developing Countries: Lessons from Rigorous Evaluations
with Richard J. Murnane, Alejandro J. Ganimian: w20284
January 2013U.S High School Graduation Rates: Patterns and Explanations
w18701
June 2011How Performance Information Affects Human-Capital Investment Decisions: The Impact of Test-Score Labels on Educational Outcomes
with John P. Papay, Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett: w17120
High-School Exit Examinations and the Schooling Decisions of Teenagers: A Multi-Dimensional Regression-Discontinuity Analysis
with John P. Papay, John B. Willett, Richard J. Murnane: w17112
March 2009Do Financial Incentives Help Low-Performing Schools Attract and Keep Academically Talented Teachers? Evidence from California
with Jennifer L. Steele, Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett: w14780

Published: Jennifer L. Steele & Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett, 2010. "Do financial incentives help low-performing schools attract and keep academically talented teachers? Evidence from California," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 29(3), pages 451-478. citation courtesy of

August 2008Trends in the Black-White Achievement Gap:Clarifying the Meaning of Within- and Between-School Achievement Gaps
with Lindsay C. Page, Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett: w14213
July 2008The Consequences of High School Exit Examinations for Struggling Low-Income Urban Students: Evidence from Massachusetts
with John P. Papay, Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett: w14186

Published: February 11, 2010, doi: 10.3102/0162373709352530 EDUCATIONAL EVALUATION AND POLICY ANALYSIS March 2010 vol. 32 no. 1 5-23

February 2008Educating Urban Children
w13791

Published: Murnane, R.J. (2008). Educating Urban Children . In R.P Inman (Ed.), Making Cities Work: Prospects and Policies for Urban America . Princeton: Princeton University Press.

August 2007Do Teacher Absences Impact Student Achievement? Longitudinal Evidence from One Urban School District
with Raegen T. Miller, Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett: w13356

Published: Do Teacher Absences Impact Student Achievement? Longitudinal Evidence from One Urban School District Raegen T. Miller, Richard J. Murnane and John B. Willett Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis Vol. 30, No. 2 (Jun., 2008), pp. 181-200 Published by: American Educational Research Association

December 2005Improving the Performance of the Education Sector: The Valuable, Challenging, and Limited Role of Random Assignment Evaluations
with Richard J. Murnane, Richard R. Nelson: w11846

Published: Richard J. Murnane & Richard R. Nelson, 2007. "Improving the Performance of the Education Sector: The Valuable, Challenging, and Limited Role of Random Assignment Evaluations," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 16(5), pages 307-322. citation courtesy of

October 2005Expanding School Enrollment by Subsidizing Private Schools: Lessons from Bogotá
with Claudia Uribe, Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett, Marie Andrée Somers: w11670

Published: Uribe, Claudia, Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett, and Marie-Andrée Somers. "Expanding School Enrollment by Subsidizing Private Schools: Lessons from Bogotá." Comparative Education Review 50, 2 (2006).

June 2001The Skill Content of Recent Technological Change: An Empirical Exploration
with David H. Autor, Frank Levy, Richard J. Murnane: w8337

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September 2000Upstairs, Downstairs: Computer-Skill Complementarity and Computer-Labor Substitution on Two Floors of a Large Bank
with David H. Autor, Frank Levy, Richard Murnane: w7890

Published: Autor, David, Frank Levy and Richard J. Murnane. "Upstairs, Downstairs: Computers And Skills On Two Floors Of A Large Bank," International Labor Relations Review, 2002, v55(3,Apr), 432-447.

June 1999Who Benefits from Obtaining a GED? Evidence from High School and Beyond
with Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett, John H. Tyler: w7172

Published: Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 82, no. 1 (February 2000): 23-37. citation courtesy of

April 1999Do the Cognitive Skills of School Dropouts Matter in the Labor Market?
with John H. Tyler, Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett: w7101

Published: Tyler, John H., Richard J. Murnane and John B. Willett. "Do The Cognitive Skills Of School Dropouts Matter In The Labor Market?," Journal of Human Resources, 2000, v35(4,Fall), 7480754. citation courtesy of

February 1998Estimating the Impact of the GED on the Earnings of Young Dropouts Using a Series of Natural Experiments
with John H. Tyler, Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett: w6391

Quarterly Journal of Economics (May 2000), forthcoming.

April 1997Does Acquisition of a GED Lead to More Training, Post-Secondary Education, and Military Service for School Dropouts?
with Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett, Kathryn Parker Boudett: w5992

Published: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 51, no. 1 (October 1997): 100-116.

May 1995Are Lots of College Graduates Taking High School Jobs? A Reconsiderationof the Evidence
with John Tyler, Richard J. Murnane, Frank Levy: w5127

Published: new title: "Are more college graduates really taking 'high schoo;' jobs? Areconsideration of data is neede to separate anecdotes and misinterpretations from the facts," in Monthly Labor Review, vol.118, no. 12, December 1995pp. 18-27

March 1995The Growing Importance of Cognitive Skills in Wage Determination
with Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett, Frank Levy: w5076

Published: Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. lxxvii, no. 2, may 1995, pp. 251- 266. citation courtesy of

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