NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Does Professor Quality Matter? Evidence from Random Assignment of Students to Professors

Scott E. Carrell, James E. West

NBER Working Paper No. 14081
Issued in June 2008

---- Acknowledgements -----

Thanks go to USAFA personnel: J. Putnam, D. Stockburger, K. Carson and P. Egleston for assistance in obtaining the data for this project, and to Deb West for many hours entering data from archive. Thanks also go to F. Hoffmann, C. Hoxby, S. Imberman, L. Lefgren, M. Lovenheim, D. Miller, P. Oreopoulos, M. Page, J. Rockoff, and D. Staiger and all seminar participants at the AEFA Meetings, Clemson University, NBER Higher Ed Working Group, Stanford University, and UC Davis for their helpful comments. The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the U.S. Air Force, DoD, or the U.S. Government. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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