NBER Working Papers by Brian Jacob

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May 2014Human Capital Effects of Anti-Poverty Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Housing Voucher Lottery
with Max Kapustin, Jens Ludwig: w20164
January 2013College as Country Club: Do Colleges Cater to Students’ Preferences for Consumption?
with Brian McCall, Kevin M. Stange: w18745
August 2011The Effects of Housing and Neighborhood Conditions on Child Mortality
with Jens Ludwig, Douglas L. Miller: w17369
February 2011New Evidence on Teacher Labor Supply
with Mimi Engel: w16802
February 2010Do Principals Fire the Worst Teachers?
The Effect of Employment Protection on Worker Effort: Evidence from Public Schooling
January 2010Rational Ignorance in Education: A Field Experiment in Student Plagiarism
with Thomas S Dee: w15672
Educational Expectations and Attainment
with Tamara Wilder: w15683
November 2009The Impact of No Child Left Behind on Student Achievement
with Thomas Dee: w15531
December 2008Improving Educational Outcomes for Poor Children
with Jens Ludwig: w14550
The Effects of Housing Assistance on Labor Supply: Evidence from a Voucher Lottery
with Jens Ludwig: w14570
November 2008Can You Recognize an Effective Teacher When You Recruit One?
with Jonah E. Rockoff, Thomas J. Kane, Douglas O. Staiger: w14485
October 2008The Effect of Gun Shows on Gun-Related Deaths: Evidence from California and Texas
with Mark Duggan, Randi Hjalmarsson: w14371
June 2008The Persistence of Teacher-Induced Learning Gains
with Lars Lefgren, David Sims: w14065
October 2007The Impact of Research Grant Funding on Scientific Productivity
with Lars Lefgren: w13519
The Effect of Grade Retention on High School Completion
with Lars Lefgren: w13514
September 2007Is Gaining Access to Selective Elementary Schools Gaining Ground? Evidence From Randomized Lotteries
with Julie Berry Cullen: w13443
January 2007Test-Based Accountability and Student Achievement: An Investigation of Differential Performance on NAEP and State Assessments
May 2006Do High School Exit Exams Influence Educational Attainment or Labor Market Performance?
with Thomas S. Dee: w12199
July 2005What Do Parents Value in Education? An Empirical Investigation of Parents' Revealed Preferences for Teachers
with Lars Lefgren: w11494
Principals as Agents: Subjective Performance Measurement in Education
with Lars Lefgren: w11463
September 2004The Dynamics of Criminal Behavior: Evidence from Weather Shocks
with Brian Jacob, Lars Lefgren, Enrico Moretti: w10739
November 2003The Effect of School Choice on Student Outcomes: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries
with Julie Berry Cullen, Steven Levitt: w10113
April 2003Public Housing, Housing Vouchers and Student Achievement: Evidence from Public Housing Demolitions in Chicago
Are Idle Hands the Devil's Workshop? Incapacitation, Concentration and Juvenile Crime
with Lars Lefgren: w9653
January 2003Rotten Apples: An Investigation of the Prevalence and Predictors of Teacher Cheating
with Steven D. Levitt: w9413
Catching Cheating Teachers: The Results of an Unusual Experiment in Implementing Theory
with Steven D. Levitt: w9414
May 2002Where the boys aren't: Non-cognitive skills, returns to school and the gender gap in higher education
Accountability, Incentives and Behavior: The Impact of High-Stakes Testing in the Chicago Public Schools
Remedial Education and Student Achievement: A Regression-Discontinuity Analysis
with Lars Lefgren: w8918
April 2002The Impact of Teacher Training on Student Achievement: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from School Reform Efforts in Chicago
with Lars Lefgren: w8916
September 2000The Impact of School Choice on Student Outcomes: An Analysis of the Chicago Public Schools
with Julie Berry Cullen, Steven Levitt: w7888

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