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NBER Working Papers by Roland G. Fryer, Jr

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January 2014The (Surprising) Efficacy of Academic and Behavioral Intervention with Disadvantaged Youth: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Chicago
with Philip J. Cook, Kenneth Dodge, George Farkas, Jonathan Guryan, Jens Ludwig, Susan Mayer, Harold Pollack, Laurence Steinberg: w19862
October 2013The Medium-Term Impacts of High-Achieving Charter Schools on Non-Test Score Outcomes
with Will Dobbie: w19581
June 2013Information and Student Achievement: Evidence from a Cellular Phone Experiment
w19113
Updating Beliefs with Ambiguous Evidence: Implications for Polarization
with Philipp Harms, Matthew O. Jackson: w19114
May 2013Two-Armed Restless Bandits with Imperfect Information: Stochastic Control and Indexability
with Philipp Harms: w19043
July 2012Enhancing the Efficacy of Teacher Incentives through Loss Aversion: A Field Experiment
with Steven D. Levitt, John List, Sally Sadoff: w18237
January 2012Multitasking, Learning, and Incentives: A Cautionary Tale
with Richard T. Holden: w17752
December 2011Getting Beneath the Veil of Effective Schools: Evidence from New York City
with Will Dobbie: w17632

Published: Dobbie, Will, and Roland G. Fryer. 2013. "Getting beneath the Veil of Effective Schools: Evidence from New York City." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 5(4): 28-60.

October 2011Injecting Successful Charter School Strategies into Traditional Public Schools: A Field Experiment in Houston
w17494
September 2011Racial Disparities in Job Finding and Offered Wages
with Devah Pager, Jörg L. Spenkuch: w17462

Published: Roland G. Fryer , Jr. & Devah Pager & J�rg L. Spenkuch, 2013. "Racial Disparities in Job Finding and Offered Wages," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 56(3), pages 633 - 689. citation courtesy of

The Impact of Youth Service on Future Outcomes: Evidence from Teach For America
with Will Dobbie: w17402
August 2011Exam High Schools and Academic Achievement: Evidence from New York City
with Will Dobbie: w17286
March 2011A Roy Model of Social Interactions
with Steve Cicala, Jörg L. Spenkuch: w16880
Teacher Incentives and Student Achievement: Evidence from New York City Public Schools
w16850

Teacher Incentives and Student Achievement: Evidence from New York City,” 2008 [forthcoming in Journal of Labor Economics]

January 2011Estimating the Returns to Urban Boarding Schools: Evidence from SEED
with Vilsa E. Curto: w16746

The Potential of Urban Boarding Schools: Evidence from SEED” (with V. Curto) [forthcoming in Journal of Labor Economics]

December 2010Valuing Identity
with Glenn Loury: w16568

Valuing Identity” (with G. Loury) [Available as NBER Working Paper No. 16568], Revised May 2012 [forthcoming in Journal of Political Economy]

August 2010Racial Inequality in the 21st Century: The Declining Significance of Discrimination
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Racial Inequality in the 21st Century: The Declining Significance of Discrimination” [forthcoming in Handbook of Labor Economics, Volume 4]

The Importance of Segregation, Discrimination, Peer Dynamics, and Identity in Explaining Trends in the Racial Achievement Gap
w16257

The Importance of Segregation, Discrimination, Peer Dynamics, and Identity in Explaining Trends in the Racial Achievement Gap,” [forthcoming in Handbook of Social Economics]

April 2010Financial Incentives and Student Achievement: Evidence from Randomized Trials
w15898

Published: Fryer R. Financial Incentives and Student Achievement: Evidence from Randomized Trials. Quarterly Journal of Economics. 2011.

November 2009Are High Quality Schools Enough to Close the Achievement Gap? Evidence from a Social Experiment in Harlem
with Will Dobbie: w15473

Published: Fryer R, Dobbie W. Are High-Quality Schools Enough to Increase Achievement Among the Poor? Evidence from the Harlem Children’s Zone. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. . 2011;3(3).

October 2009An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics
with Steven D. Levitt: w15430

Published: Roland G. Fryer & Steven D. Levitt, 2010. "An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 2(2), pages 210-40, April. citation courtesy of

July 2008The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents
with Lisa Kahn, Steven D. Levitt, Jörg L. Spenkuch: w14192

Published: Roland G. Fryer Jr. & Lisa Kahn & Steven D. Levitt & Jörg L. Spenkuch, 2012. "The Plight of Mixed-Race Adolescents," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 94(3), pages 621-634, August. citation courtesy of

October 2007Measuring the Compactness of Political Districting Plans
with Richard T. Holden: w13456

Published: Roland G. Fryer Jr. & Richard Holden, 2011. "Measuring the Compactness of Political Districting Plans," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 54(3), pages 493 - 535. citation courtesy of

September 2007Hatred and Profits: Getting Under the Hood of the Ku Klux Klan
with Steven D. Levitt: w13417

Published: The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2012) doi: 10.1093/qje/qjs028 First published online: August 30, 2012

April 2007The Causes and Consequences of Attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities
with Michael Greenstone: w13036

Published: Fryer, Roland and Michael Greenstone. "The Changing Consequences of Attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 2, 1 (2010): 116-48.

July 2006A Model of Social Interactions and Endogenous Poverty Traps
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April 2006Belief Flipping in a Dynamic Model of Statistical Discrimination
w12174

Published: Fryer, Ronald G. Jr. "Belief flipping in a dynamic model of statistical discrimination." Journal of Public Economics 91, 5-6 (June 2007): 1151-1166.

March 2006Testing for Racial Differences in the Mental Ability of Young Children
with Steven D. Levitt: w12066
July 2005Affirmative Action and Its Mythology
with Glenn C. Loury: w11464

Published: Fryer, Roland G., Jr. and Glenn C. Loury. "Affirmative Action and Its Mythology," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2005, v19(3,Summer), 147-162. citation courtesy of

May 2005An Empirical Analysis of 'Acting White'
with Paul Torelli: w11334
Measuring the Impact of Crack Cocaine
with Paul S. Heaton, Steven D. Levitt, Kevin M. Murphy: w11318
April 2005On the Measurement of Segregation
with Federico Echenique: w11258
January 2005The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade
with Steven D. Levitt: w11049

Published: Roland G. Fryer & Steven D. Levitt, 2006. "The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade," American Law and Economics Review, Oxford University Press, vol. 8(2), pages 249-281. citation courtesy of

November 2003Categorical Redistribution in Winner-Take-All Markets
with Glenn C. Loury: w10104
Color-Blind Affirmative Action
with Glenn C. Loury, Tolga Yuret: w10103

Published: Fryer, Roland G., Jr., Glenn C. Loury, and Tolga Yuret. "An Economic Analysis of Color-Blind Affirmative Action." Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 24, 2 (October 2008): 319-55.

September 2003The Causes and Consequences of Distinctively Black Names
with Steven D. Levitt: w9938

Published: Roland G. Fryer & Steven D. Levitt, 2004. "The Causes and Consequences of Distinctively Black Names," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 119(3), pages 767-805, August. citation courtesy of

August 2003The Economics of 'Acting White'
with David Austen-Smith: w9904

Published: Fryer, R. and D. Austen-Smith. “An Economic Analysis of ‘Acting White’." The Quarterly Journal of Economics (May 2005).

March 2003Categorical Cognition: A Psychological Model of Categories and Identification in Decision Making
with Matthew O. Jackson: w9579

Published: Fryer, Ronald and M. Jackson. “Categorical Cognition: A Psychological Model of Categories and Identification in Decision Making: An Extended Abstract." Proceedings of the 9th conference on Theoretical Aspects of Rationality and Knowledge (2003): 29-34.

June 2002Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School
with Steven D. Levitt: w8975

Published: Roland G. Fryer & Steven D. Levitt, 2004. "Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 86(2), pages 447-464, 06. citation courtesy of

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