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January 2013U.S High School Graduation Rates: Patterns and Explanations
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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
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
February 2008Educating Urban Children
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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
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
October 2005Expanding School Enrollment by Subsidizing Private Schools: Lessons from Bogotá
with Claudia Uribe, Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett, Marie Andrée Somers: w11670
June 2001The Skill Content of Recent Technological Change: An Empirical Exploration
with David H. Autor, Frank Levy, Richard J. Murnane: w8337
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
June 1999Who Benefits from Obtaining a GED? Evidence from High School and Beyond
with Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett, John H. Tyler: w7172
April 1999Do the Cognitive Skills of School Dropouts Matter in the Labor Market?
with John H. Tyler, Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett: w7101
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
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
May 1995Are Lots of College Graduates Taking High School Jobs? A Reconsiderationof the Evidence
with John Tyler, Richard J. Murnane, Frank Levy: w5127
March 1995The Growing Importance of Cognitive Skills in Wage Determination
with Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett, Frank Levy: w5076

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