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
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
October 2011Injecting Successful Charter School Strategies into Traditional Public Schools: A Field Experiment in Houston
September 2011Racial Disparities in Job Finding and Offered Wages
with Devah Pager, Jörg L. Spenkuch: w17462
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
January 2011Estimating the Returns to Urban Boarding Schools: Evidence from SEED
with Vilsa E. Curto: w16746
December 2010Valuing Identity
with Glenn Loury: w16568
August 2010Racial Inequality in the 21st Century: The Declining Significance of Discrimination
The Importance of Segregation, Discrimination, Peer Dynamics, and Identity in Explaining Trends in the Racial Achievement Gap
April 2010Financial Incentives and Student Achievement: Evidence from Randomized Trials
November 2009Are High Quality Schools Enough to Close the Achievement Gap? Evidence from a Social Experiment in Harlem
with Will Dobbie: w15473
October 2009An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics
with Steven D. Levitt: w15430
July 2008The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents
with Lisa Kahn, Steven D. Levitt, Jörg L. Spenkuch: w14192
October 2007Measuring the Compactness of Political Districting Plans
with Richard T. Holden: w13456
September 2007Hatred and Profits: Getting Under the Hood of the Ku Klux Klan
with Steven D. Levitt: w13417
April 2007The Causes and Consequences of Attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities
with Michael Greenstone: w13036
July 2006A Model of Social Interactions and Endogenous Poverty Traps
April 2006Belief Flipping in a Dynamic Model of Statistical Discrimination
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
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
November 2003Categorical Redistribution in Winner-Take-All Markets
with Glenn C. Loury: w10104
Color-Blind Affirmative Action
with Glenn C. Loury, Tolga Yuret: w10103
September 2003The Causes and Consequences of Distinctively Black Names
with Steven D. Levitt: w9938
August 2003The Economics of 'Acting White'
with David Austen-Smith: w9904
March 2003Categorical Cognition: A Psychological Model of Categories and Identification in Decision Making
with Matthew O. Jackson: w9579
June 2002Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School
with Steven D. Levitt: w8975

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