NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Economics of Education Archive


2012
w18663 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna

Revealed Preferences for Journals: Evidence from Page Limits

w18662 Joshua Angrist
Miikka Rokkanen

Wanna Get Away? RD Identification Away from the Cutoff

w18649 Charles T. Clotfelter
Helen F. Ladd
Jacob L. Vigdor

Algebra for 8th Graders: Evidence on its Effects from 10 North Carolina Districts

w18648 Robert Bifulco
Jason M. Fletcher
Sun Jung Oh
Stephen L. Ross

Do Classmate Effects Fade Out?

w18626 Caroline M. Hoxby
Endowment Management Based on a Positive Model of the University

w18624 C. Kirabo Jackson
Non-Cognitive Ability, Test Scores, and Teacher Quality: Evidence from 9th Grade Teachers in North Carolina

w18605 Daphna Bassok
Maria Fitzpatrick
Susanna Loeb

Does State Preschool Crowd-Out Private Provision? The Impact of Universal Preschool on the Childcare Sector in Oklahoma and Georgia

w18586 Caroline M. Hoxby
Christopher Avery

The Missing "One-Offs": The Hidden Supply of High-Achieving, Low Income Students

w18581 James J. Heckman
Rodrigo Pinto
Peter A. Savelyev

Understanding the Mechanisms through Which an Influential Early Childhood Program Boosted Adult Outcomes

w18576 Thomas Buser
Muriel Niederle
Hessel Oosterbeek

Gender, Competitiveness and Career Choices

w18568 Jason A. Grissom
Demetra Kalogrides
Susanna Loeb

Using Student Test Scores to Measure Principal Performance

w18551 Philip Oreopoulos
Ryan Dunn

Information and College Access: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

w18538 Britta Augsburg
Ralph De Haas
Heike Harmgart
Costas Meghir

The Impacts of Microcredit: Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina

w18535 Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Douglas Almond

Long Run Impacts of Childhood Access to the Safety Net

w18530 Maria D. Fitzpatrick
Damon Jones

Higher Education, Merit-Based Scholarships and Post-Baccalaureate Migration

w18525 Andrew A. Samwick
Donating the Voucher: An Alternative Tax Treatment of Private School Enrollment

w18523 Peter Arcidiacono
Esteban Aucejo
Patrick Coate
V. Joseph Hotz

Affirmative Action and University Fit: Evidence from Proposition 209

w18514 Marika Cabral
Caroline Hoxby

The Hated Property Tax: Salience, Tax Rates, and Tax Revolts

w18493 Elizabeth M. Caucutt
Lance Lochner

Early and Late Human Capital Investments, Borrowing Constraints, and the Family

w18487 Stephen B. Billings
David J. Deming
Jonah E. Rockoff

School Segregation, Educational Attainment and Crime: Evidence from the end of busing in Charlotte-Mecklenburg

w18485 Steven J. Haider
Kathleen M. McGarry

Parental Investments in College and Later Cash Transfers

w18484 Magnus Carlsson
Gordon B. Dahl
Dan-Olof Rooth

The Effect of Schooling on Cognitive Skills

w18475 Gabriella Conti
Andrea Galeotti
Gerrit Mueller
Stephen Pudney

Popularity

w18464 Prashant Bharadwaj
Giacomo De Giorgi
David Hansen
Christopher Neilson

The Gender Gap in Mathematics: Evidence from Low- and Middle-Income Countries

w18457 Judith Scott-Clayton
Peter M. Crosta
Clive R. Belfield

Improving the Targeting of Treatment: Evidence from College Remediation

w18439 Scott A. Imberman
Michael F. Lovenheim

Incentive Strength and Teacher Productivity: Evidence from a Group-Based Teacher Incentive Pay System

w18437 William N. Evans
Craig Garthwaite
Timothy J. Moore

The White/Black Educational Gap, Stalled Progress, and the Long Term Consequences of the Emergence of Crack Cocaine Markets

w18436 Ian Fillmore
Devin G. Pope

The Impact of Time Between Cognitive Tasks on Performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement Exams

w18430 Victor Lavy
Edith Sand

The Friends Factor: How Students' Social Networks Affect Their Academic Achievement and Well-Being?

w18429 Anna Aizer
Flávio Cunha

The Production of Human Capital: Endowments, Investments and Fertility

w18422 Anna Aizer
Laura Stroud
Stephen Buka

Maternal Stress and Child Outcomes: Evidence from Siblings

w18419 Jesse Rothstein
Teacher Quality Policy When Supply Matters

w18412 Justine S. Hastings
Brigitte C. Madrian
William L. Skimmyhorn

Financial Literacy, Financial Education and Economic Outcomes

w18389 Jeffrey R. Brown
Stephen G. Dimmock
Scott Weisbenner

The Supply of and Demand for Charitable Donations to Higher Education

w18369 Victor Lavy
Expanding School Resources and Increasing Time on Task: Effects of a Policy Experiment in Israel on Student Academic Achievement and Behavior

w18343 Stephanie Riegg Cellini
Latika Chaudhary

The Labor Market Returns to a For-Profit College Education

w18341 John Cawley
David Frisvold
Chad Meyerhoefer

The Impact of Physical Education on Obesity among Elementary School Children

w18328 Judith Scott-Clayton
Olga Rodriguez

Development, Discouragement, or Diversion? New Evidence on the Effects of College Remediation

w18327 Jessica Wolpaw Reyes
Lead Policy and Academic Performance: Insights from Massachusetts

w18324 Justine S. Hastings
Christopher A. Neilson
Seth D. Zimmerman

The Effect of School Choice on Intrinsic Motivation and Academic Outcomes

w18302 Adriana Lleras-Muney
Allison Shertzer

Did the Americanization Movement Succeed? An Evaluation of the Effect of English-Only and Compulsory Schools Laws on Immigrants' Education

w18300 Jeffrey Brown
Chichun Fang
Francisco Gomes

Risk and Returns to Education

w18277 Glenn Ellison
Ashley Swanson

Heterogeneity in High Math Achievement Across Schools: Evidence from the American Mathematics Competitions

w18237 Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Steven D. Levitt
John List
Sally Sadoff

Enhancing the Efficacy of Teacher Incentives through Loss Aversion: A Field Experiment

w18201 Kevin Lang
Russell Weinstein

Evaluating Student Outcomes at For-Profit Colleges

w18197 Aimee Chin
N. Meltem Daysal
Scott A. Imberman

Impact of Bilingual Education Programs on Limited English Proficient Students and Their Peers: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Texas

w18196 Michael L. Anderson
The Benefits of College Athletic Success: An Application of the Propensity Score Design with Instrumental Variables

w18189 Hai Fang
Karen N. Eggleston
John A. Rizzo
Scott Rozelle
Richard J. Zeckhauser

The Returns to Education in China: Evidence from the 1986 Compulsory Education Law

w18185 Silke J. Forbes
Nora E. Gordon

When Educators Are the Learners: Private Contracting by Public Schools

w18183 Evan Borkum
Fang He
Leigh L. Linden

The Effects of School Libraries on Language Skills: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in India

w18165 Steven D. Levitt
John A. List
Susanne Neckermann
Sally Sadoff

The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance

w18161 Charles T. Clotfelter
Helen F. Ladd
Jacob L. Vigdor

The Aftermath of Accelerating Algebra: Evidence from a District Policy Initiative

w18150 Claudio Ferraz
Frederico Finan
Diana B. Moreira

Corrupting Learning: Evidence from Missing Federal Education Funds in Brazil

w18145 Costas Meghir
Mårten Palme
Marieke Schnabel

The Effect of Education Policy on Crime: An Intergenerational Perspective

w18129 Suresh Naidu
Suffrage, Schooling, and Sorting in the Post-Bellum U.S. South

w18115 Harounan Kazianga
Dan Levy
Leigh L. Linden
Matt Sloan

The Effects of "Girl-Friendly" Schools: Evidence from the BRIGHT School Construction Program in Burkina Faso

w18100 James J. Heckman
Junjian Yi

Human Capital, Economic Growth, and Inequality in China

w18086 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Katrine V. Løken
Kjell G. Salvanes

Care or Cash? The Effect of Child Care Subsidies on Student Performance

w18075 Michael F. Lovenheim
C. Lockwood Reynolds

The Effect of Housing Wealth on College Choice: Evidence from the Housing Boom

w18068 Rodney J. Andrews
Jing Li
Michael F. Lovenheim

Quantile Treatment Effects of College Quality on Earnings: Evidence from Administrative Data in Texas

w18067 Chiara Franzoni
Giuseppe Scellato
Paula Stephan

Foreign Born Scientists: Mobility Patterns for Sixteen Countries

w18039 Dana Burde
Leigh L. Linden

The Effect of Village-Based Schools: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Afghanistan

w18038 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Douglas O. Staiger

Knowledge, Tests, and Fadeout in Educational Interventions

w18016 Naci H. Mocan
Colin Cannonier

Empowering Women Through Education: Evidence from Sierra Leone

w18010 Donald Boyd
Hamilton Lankford
Susanna Loeb
James Wyckoff

Measuring Test Measurement Error: A General Approach

w17990 Thomas Dee
School Turnarounds: Evidence from the 2009 Stimulus

w17986 Dennis N. Epple
Richard Romano

On The Political Economy Of Educational Vouchers

w17985 Joseph G. Altonji
Erica Blom
Costas Meghir

Heterogeneity in Human Capital Investments: High School Curriculum, College Major, and Careers

w17979 Davide Cantoni
Noam Yuchtman

Medieval Universities, Legal Institutions, and the Commercial Revolution

w17960 Timothy N. Bond
Kevin Lang

The Evolution of the Black-White Test Score Gap in Grades K-3: The Fragility of Results

w17951 Hilary W. Hoynes
Douglas L. Miller
Jessamyn Schaller

Who Suffers During Recessions?

w17939 Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
Michael Kremer

School Governance, Teacher Incentives, and Pupil-Teacher Ratios: Experimental Evidence from Kenyan Primary Schools

w17932 Costas Meghir
Mårten Palme
Emilia Simeonova

Education, Health and Mortality: Evidence from a Social Experiment

w17922 Martha J. Bailey
Brad Hershbein
Amalia R. Miller

The Opt-In Revolution? Contraception and the Gender Gap in Wages

w17892 Benjamin A. Olken
Junko Onishi
Susan Wong

Should Aid Reward Performance? Evidence from a Field Experiment on Health and Education in Indonesia

w17861 Jonathan Meer
Harvey S. Rosen

Does Generosity Beget Generosity? Alumni Giving and Undergraduate Financial Aid

w17859 C. Kirabo Jackson
Do College-Prep Programs Improve Long-Term Outcomes?

w17834 Susan Dynarski
Mark Wiederspan

Student Aid Simplification: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

w17827 Stephanie Riegg Cellini
Claudia Goldin

Does Federal Student Aid Raise Tuition? New Evidence on For-Profit Colleges

w17820 Daron Acemoglu
David Autor

What Does Human Capital Do? A Review of Goldin and Katz's The Race between Education and Technology

w17811 Judith Scott-Clayton
Information Constraints and Financial Aid Policy

w17803 Gregory F. Branch
Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin

Estimating the Effect of Leaders on Public Sector Productivity: The Case of School Principals

w17776 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Ebonya L. Washington

Valuing the Vote: The Redistribution of Voting Rights and State Funds Following the Voting Rights Act of 1965

w17752 Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Richard T. Holden

Multitasking, Learning, and Incentives: A Cautionary Tale

w17744 Judith Scott-Clayton
What Explains Trends in Labor Supply Among U.S. Undergraduates, 1970-2009?

w17730 Eric A. Hanushek
Kuzey Yilmaz

Land Use Controls and the Provision of Education

w17727 Verónica C. Frisancho Robles
Kala Krishna

Affirmative Action in Higher Education in India: Targeting, Catch Up, and Mismatch

w17722 C. Kirabo Jackson
Teacher Quality at the High-School Level: The Importance of Accounting for Tracks

w17720 Scott A. Imberman
Adriana D. Kugler

The Effect of Providing Breakfast on Student Performance: Evidence from an In-Class Breakfast Program


2011
w17713 Douglas Almond
Bhashkar Mazumder
Reyn van Ewijk

Fasting During Pregnancy and Children's Academic Performance

w17710 David J. Deming
Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

The For-Profit Postsecondary School Sector: Nimble Critters or Agile Predators?

w17704 Alexander M. Gelber
Adam Isen

Children's Schooling and Parents' Investment in Children: Evidence from the Head Start Impact Study

w17699 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Jonah E. Rockoff

The Long-Term Impacts of Teachers: Teacher Value-Added and Student Outcomes in Adulthood

w17677 Jason M. Lindo
Isaac D. Swensen
Glen R. Waddell

Are Big-Time Sports a Threat to Student Achievement?

w17646 John P. Papay
Martin R. West
Jon B. Fullerton
Thomas J. Kane

Does Practice-Based Teacher Preparation Increase Student Achievement? Early Evidence from the Boston Teacher Residency

w17637 Jason M. Lindo
Isaac D. Swensen
Glen R. Waddell

Alcohol and Student Performance: Estimating the Effect of Legal Access

w17633 Martha J. Bailey
Susan M. Dynarski

Gains and Gaps: Changing Inequality in U.S. College Entry and Completion

w17632 Will Dobbie
Roland G. Fryer
Jr

Getting Beneath the Veil of Effective Schools: Evidence from New York City

w17610 Jesse Rothstein
Nathan Wozny

Permanent Income and the Black-White Test Score Gap

w17591 Eric A. Hanushek
Susanne Link
Ludger Woessmann

Does School Autonomy Make Sense Everywhere? Panel Estimates from PISA

w17572 Ruben Durante
Giovanna Labartino
Roberto Perotti

Academic Dynasties: Decentralization and Familism in the Italian Academia

w17554 Paul W. Glewwe
Eric A. Hanushek
Sarah D. Humpage
Renato Ravina

School Resources and Educational Outcomes in Developing Countries: A Review of the Literature from 1990 to 2010

w17541 Marianne Bertrand
Jessica Pan

The Trouble with Boys: Social Influences and the Gender Gap in Disruptive Behavior

w17538 Kenneth T. Whelan
Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Kevin F. Hallock
Ronald L. Seeber

Adverse Selection and Incentives in an Early Retirement Program

w17533 Susan Dynarski
Joshua M. Hyman
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Childhood Investments on Postsecondary Attainment and Degree Completion

w17527 Yann Algan
Pierre Cahuc
Andrei Shleifer

Teaching Practices and Social Capital

w17508 Raquel Fernández
Joyce Cheng Wong

The Disappearing Gender Gap: The Impact of Divorce, Wages, and Preferences on Education Choices and Women's Work

w17504 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann
Lei Zhang

General Education, Vocational Education, and Labor-Market Outcomes over the Life-Cycle

w17494 Roland G. Fryer
Jr

Injecting Successful Charter School Strategies into Traditional Public Schools: A Field Experiment in Houston

w17487 Benjamin F. Jones
The Human Capital Stock: A Generalized Approach

w17486 John H. Tyler
If You Build It Will They Come? Teacher Use of Student Performance Data on a Web-Based Tool

w17478 Harold E. Cuffe
William T. Harbaugh
Jason M. Lindo
Giancarlo Musto
Glen R. Waddell

Evidence on the Efficacy of School-Based Incentives for Healthy Living

w17465 Daniel Gottlieb
Kent Smetters

Grade Non-Disclosure

w17438 David J. Deming
Justine S. Hastings
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

School Choice, School Quality and Postsecondary Attainment

w17435 Lance Lochner
Alexander Monge-Naranjo

Credit Constraints in Education

w17412 Peter Nurnberg
Morton Schapiro
David Zimmerman

Educational "Goodwill": Measuring the Intangible Assets at Highly Selective Private Colleges and Universities

w17408 Alan I. Barreca
Jason M. Lindo
Glen R. Waddell

Heaping-Induced Bias in Regression-Discontinuity Designs

w17402 Will Dobbie
Roland G. Fryer
Jr

The Impact of Youth Service on Future Outcomes: Evidence from Teach For America

w17381 Robert W. Fairlie
Florian Hoffmann
Philip Oreopoulos

A Community College Instructor Like Me: Race and Ethnicity Interactions in the Classroom

w17378 James J. Heckman
Integrating Personality Psychology into Economics

w17364 Patrick Bayer
Robert McMillan

Tiebout Sorting and Neighborhood Stratification

w17337 Elisabetta Gentile
Scott A. Imberman

Dressed for Success? The Effect of School Uniforms on Student Achievement and Behavior

w17332 Joshua D. Angrist
Parag A. Pathak
Christopher R. Walters

Explaining Charter School Effectiveness

w17286 Will Dobbie
Roland G. Fryer
Jr.

Exam High Schools and Academic Achievement: Evidence from New York City

w17264 Atila Abdulkadiroglu
Joshua D. Angrist
Parag A. Pathak

The Elite Illusion: Achievement Effects at Boston and New York Exam Schools

w17243 Tara Béteille
Demetra Kalogrides
Susanna Loeb

Stepping Stones: Principal Career Paths and School Outcomes

w17235 Ilyana Kuziemko
Human Capital Spillovers in Families: Do Parents Learn from or Lean on their Children?

w17225 C. Kirabo Jackson
School Competition and Teacher Labor Markets: Evidence from Charter School Entry in North Carolina

w17218 Philippe Belley
Marc Frenette
Lance Lochner

Post-Secondary Attendance by Parental Income in the U.S. and Canada: What Role for Financial Aid Policy?

w17194 Gadi Barlevy
Derek Neal

Pay for Percentile

w17185 Ama Baafra Abeberese
Todd J. Kumler
Leigh L. Linden

Improving Reading Skills by Encouraging Children to Read in School: A Randomized Evaluation of the Sa Aklat Sisikat Reading Program in the Philippines

w17177 Susanna Loeb
Demetra Kalogrides
Tara Béteille

Effective Schools: Teacher Hiring, Assignment, Development, and Retention

w17176 Matthew Ronfeldt
Hamilton Lankford
Susanna Loeb
James Wyckoff

How Teacher Turnover Harms Student Achievement

w17165 Richard Akresh
Eric V. Edmonds

Residential Rivalry and Constraints on the Availability of Child Labor

w17159 Stacy Dale
Alan B. Krueger

Estimating the Return to College Selectivity over the Career Using Administrative Earnings Data

w17120 John P. Papay
Richard J. Murnane
John B. Willett

How Performance Information Affects Human-Capital Investment Decisions: The Impact of Test-Score Labels on Educational Outcomes

w17155 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Nora E. Gordon
Sarah J. Reber

Federal Aid and Equality of Educational Opportunity: Evidence from the Introduction of Title I in the South

w17119 Eric P. Bettinger
Brent J. Evans
Devin G. Pope

Improving College Performance and Retention the Easy Way: Unpacking the ACT Exam

w17112 John P. Papay
John B. Willett
Richard J. Murnane

High-School Exit Examinations and the Schooling Decisions of Teenagers: A Multi-Dimensional Regression-Discontinuity Analysis

w17093 Ran Abramitzky
Victor Lavy

How Responsive is Investment in Schooling to Changes in Redistribution Policies and in Returns

w17089 Sa A. Bui
Steven G. Craig
Scott A. Imberman

Is Gifted Education a Bright Idea? Assessing the Impact of Gifted and Talented Programs on Achievement

w17085 Philip DeCicca
Justin D. Smith

The Long-Run Impacts of Early Childhood Education: Evidence From a Failed Policy Experiment

w17081 John Cawley
Christopher Ruhm

The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors

w17047 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna
Ulrike Malmendier

The Role of Theory in Field Experiments

w17039 Lance Lochner
Enrico Moretti

Estimating and Testing Models with Many Treatment Levels and Limited Instruments

w16973 Daniel M. Hungerman
The Effect of Education on Religion: Evidence from Compulsory Schooling Laws

w16939 Willa Friedman
Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel
Rebecca Thornton

Education as Liberation?

w16914 Ofer Malamud
Cristian Pop-Eleches

School Tracking and Access to Higher Education Among Disadvantaged Groups

w16886 Cristian Pop-Eleches
Miguel Urquiola

Going to a Better School: Effects and Behavioral Responses

w16885 Victor Lavy
What Makes an Effective Teacher? Quasi-Experimental Evidence

w16881 Eric Bettinger
Rachel Baker

The Effects of Student Coaching in College: An Evaluation of a Randomized Experiment in Student Mentoring

w16880 Steve Cicala
Roland G. Fryer
Jr.
Jörg L. Spenkuch

A Roy Model of Social Interactions

w16877 Eric S. Taylor
John H. Tyler

The Effect of Evaluation on Performance: Evidence from Longitudinal Student Achievement Data of Mid-career Teachers

w16876 Wehn-Jyuan Tsai
Jin-Tan Liu
Shin-Yi Chou
Michael Grossman

Intergeneration Transfer of Human Capital: Results from a Natural Experiment in Taiwan

w16873 Patricia M. Anderson
Kristin F. Butcher
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Adequate (or Adipose?) Yearly Progress: Assessing the Effect of "No Child Left Behind" on Children's Obesity

w16869 Todd R. Stinebrickner
Ralph Stinebrickner

Math or Science? Using Longitudinal Expectations Data to Examine the Process of Choosing a College Major

w16865 Scott E. Carrell
Bruce I. Sacerdote
James E. West

From Natural Variation to Optimal Policy? The Lucas Critique Meets Peer Effects

w16856 Victor Lavy
Alexander Zablotsky

Mother's Schooling and Fertility under Low Female Labor Force Participation: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

w16850 Roland G. Fryer
Teacher Incentives and Student Achievement: Evidence from New York City Public Schools

w16846 Michael Baker
Industrial Actions in Schools: Strikes and Student Achievement

w16841 James J. Heckman
The American Family in Black and White: A Post-Racial Strategy for Improving Skills to Promote Equality

w16830 Jishnu Das
Stefan Dercon
James Habyarimana
Pramila Krishnan
Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores

w16822 Mathilde Almlund
Angela Lee Duckworth
James J. Heckman
Tim D. Kautz

Personality Psychology and Economics

w16817 C. Kirabo Jackson
Single-Sex Schools, Student Achievement, and Course Selection: Evidence from Rule-Based Student Assignments in Trinidad and Tobago

w16802 Mimi Engel
Brian A. Jacob

New Evidence on Teacher Labor Supply

w16783 Parag A. Pathak
Tayfun Sönmez

School Admissions Reform in Chicago and England: Comparing Mechanisms by Their Vulnerability to Manipulation

w16751 Bruce D. Meyer
James X. Sullivan

Consumption and Income Poverty over the Business Cycle

w16746 Vilsa E. Curto
Roland G. Fryer
Jr.

Estimating the Returns to Urban Boarding Schools: Evidence from SEED

w16745 Randall Reback
Jonah Rockoff
Heather L. Schwartz

Under Pressure: Job Security, Resource Allocation, and Productivity in Schools Under NCLB

w16722 Lance Lochner
Non-Production Benefits of Education: Crime, Health, and Good Citizenship

w16711 Dalton Conley
Emily Rauscher

The Equal Environments Assumption in the Post-Genomic Age: Using Misclassified Twins to Estimate Bias in Heritability Models

w16710 Derek Neal
The Design of Performance Pay in Education

w16663 Julie Berry Cullen
Mark C. Long
Randall Reback

Jockeying for Position: Strategic High School Choice Under Texas' Top Ten Percent Plan

w16659 Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman
Hope Corman
Dhiman Das

Effects of Welfare Reform on Vocational Education and Training


2010
w16643 Joshua Angrist
Philip Oreopoulos
Tyler Williams

When Opportunity Knocks, Who Answers? New Evidence on College Achievement Awards

w16635 Alain de Janvry
Frederico Finan
Elisabeth Sadoulet

Local Electoral Incentives and Decentralized Program Performance

w16606 Eric A. Hanushek
The Economic Value of Higher Teacher Quality

w16598 C. Kirabo Jackson
Can Higher-Achieving Peers Explain the Benefits to Attending Selective Schools?: Evidence from Trinidad and Tobago

w16581 Philip S. Babcock
John L. Hartman

Networks and Workouts: Treatment Size and Status Specific Peer Effects in a Randomized Field Experiment

w16579 Joseph G. Altonji
Ching-I Huang
Christopher R. Taber

Estimating the Cream Skimming Effect of School Choice

w16575 John Whalley
Chunbing Xing

The Regional Distribution of Skill Premia in Urban China

w16566 Joshua Angrist
Ivan Fernandez-Val

ExtrapoLATE-ing: External Validity and Overidentification in the LATE Framework

w16524 Mariesa A. Herrmann
Jonah E. Rockoff

Worker Absence and Productivity: Evidence from Teaching

w16518 Scott E. Carrell
Mark Hoekstra
James E. West

Is Poor Fitness Contagious? Evidence from Randomly Assigned Friends

w16515 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

How Much Do Educational Outcomes Matter in OECD Countries?

w16499 Bryan S. Graham
Guido W. Imbens
Geert Ridder

Measuring the Effects of Segregation in the Presence of Social Spillovers: A Nonparametric Approach

w16474 Pedro Carneiro
James J. Heckman
Edward J. Vytlacil

Estimating Marginal Returns to Education

w16463 Ofer Malamud
Abigail K. Wozniak

The Impact of College Education on Geographic Mobility: Identifying Education Using Multiple Components of Vietnam Draft Risk

w16449 Pamela Jakiela
Edward Miguel
Vera L. te Velde

You've Earned It: Combining Field and Lab Experiments to Estimate the Impact of Human Capital on Social Preferences

w16434 Leah Platt Boustan
School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries

w16419 Glenn Ellison
How Does the Market Use Citation Data? The Hirsch Index in Economics

w16414 Billie Davis
John Engberg
Dennis N. Epple
Holger Sieg
Ron Zimmer

Evaluating the Gifted Program of an Urban School District using a Modified Regression Discontinuity Design

w16405 Giacomo De Giorgi
Michele Pellizzari
William Gui Woolston

Class Size and Class Heterogeneity

w16381 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Nathaniel Hilger
Emmanuel Saez
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Danny Yagan

How Does Your Kindergarten Classroom Affect Your Earnings? Evidence From Project STAR

w16359 Christopher Avery
The Effects of College Counseling on High-Achieving, Low-Income Students

w16333 Eric P. Bettinger
Paying to Learn: The Effect of Financial Incentives on Elementary School Test Scores

w16330 Scott E. Carrell
Mark Hoekstra
James E. West

Does Drinking Impair College Performance? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Approach

w16320 Efraim Benmelech
Claude Berrebi
Esteban F. Klor

Economic Conditions and the Quality of Suicide Terrorism

w16293 Richard B. Freeman
Stephen Machin
Martina Viarengo

Variation in Educational Outcomes and Policies across Countries and of Schools within Countries

w16281 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

Putting the Co in Education: Timing, Reasons, and Consequences of College Coeducation from 1835 to the Present

w16271 Bruce Ian Carlin
David T. Robinson

What Does Financial Literacy Training Teach Us?

w16250 Chris M. Herbst
Erdal Tekin

The Impact of Child Care Subsidies on Child Well-Being: Evidence from Geographic Variation in the Distance to Social Service Agencies

w16240 Jonah E. Rockoff
Douglas O. Staiger
Thomas J. Kane
Eric S. Taylor

Information and Employee Evaluation: Evidence from a Randomized Intervention in Public Schools

w16239 Jeffrey S. DeSimone
Sadness, Suicidality and Grades

w16238 James J. Heckman
Seong Hyeok Moon
Rodrigo Pinto
Peter A. Savelyev
Adam Yavitz

Analyzing Social Experiments as Implemented: A Reexamination of the Evidence From the HighScope Perry Preschool Program

w16227 Victor Lavy
Do Differences in Schools' Instruction Time Explain International Achievement Gaps? Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries

w16201 Flavio Cunha
James J. Heckman

Investing in Our Young People

w16180 James J. Heckman
Seong Hyeok Moon
Rodrigo Pinto
Peter Savelyev
Adam Yavitz

A New Cost-Benefit and Rate of Return Analysis for the Perry Preschool Program: A Summary

w16140 Parag A. Pathak
Jay Sethuraman

Lotteries in Student Assignment: An Equivalence Result

w16137 David N. Figlio
Deborah Fletcher

Suburbanization, Demographic Change and the Consequences for School Finance

w16097 Sean Corcoran
William N. Evans

Income Inequality, the Median Voter, and the Support for Public Education

w16089 David N. Figlio
Mark Rush
Lu Yin

Is it Live or is it Internet? Experimental Estimates of the Effects of Online Instruction on Student Learning

w16078 Jacob L. Vigdor
Helen F. Ladd

Scaling the Digital Divide: Home Computer Technology and Student Achievement

w16070 Li Feng
David N. Figlio
Tim Sass

School accountability and teacher mobility

w16056 David N. Figlio
Cassandra M.D. Hart

Competitive Effects of Means-Tested School Vouchers

w16064 James J. Heckman
John Eric Humphries
Nicholas S. Mader

The GED

w16062 John A. List
Imran Rasul

Field Experiments in Labor Economics

w16055 David J. Harding
Lisa Gennetian
Christopher Winship
Lisa Sanbonmatsu
Jeffrey R. Kling

Unpacking Neighborhood Influences on Education Outcomes: Setting the Stage for Future Research

w16032 Nicholas Bloom
Carol Propper
Stephan Seiler
John Van Reenen

The Impact of Competition on Management Quality: Evidence from Public Hospitals

w16026 Dalton Conley
Emily Rauscher

Genetic Interactions with Prenatal Social Environment: Effects on Academic and Behavioral Outcomes

w16017 Donald Boyd
Pam Grossman
Karen Hammerness
Hamilton Lankford
Susanna Loeb
Mathew Ronfeldt
James Wyckoff

Recruiting Effective Math Teachers: How Do Math Immersion Teachers Compare?: Evidence from New York City

w16015 Pam Grossman
Susanna Loeb
Julia Cohen
Karen Hammerness
James Wyckoff
Donald Boyd
Hamilton Lankford

Measure for Measure: The relationship between measures of instructional practice in middle school English Language Arts and teachers' value-added scores

w16013 Damon Clark
Heather Royer

The Effect of Education on Adult Health and Mortality: Evidence from Britain

w16004 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

Under Pressure? The Effect of Peers on Outcomes of Young Adults

w16003 Costas Meghir
Steven G. Rivkin

Econometric Methods for Research in Education

w16002 Benjamin Jones
As Science Evolves, How Can Science Policy?

w15990 C. Kirabo Jackson
Match Quality, Worker Productivity, and Worker Mobility: Direct Evidence From Teachers

w15970 Braz Camargo
Ralph Stinebrickner
Todd R. Stinebrickner

Interracial Friendships in College

w15966 Donald Boyd
Hamilton Lankford
Susanna Loeb
Matthew Ronfeldt
James Wyckoff

The Role of Teacher Quality in Retention and Hiring: Using Applications-to-Transfer to Uncover Preferences of Teachers and Schools

w15954 Philip S. Babcock
Mindy Marks

The Falling Time Cost of College: Evidence from Half a Century of Time Use Data

w15949 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

The Economics of International Differences in Educational Achievement

w15943 Ofer Malamud
Breadth vs. Depth: The Timing of Specialization in Higher Education

w15932 Aimee Chin
Chinhui Juhn

Does Reducing College Costs Improve Educational Outcomes for Undocumented Immigrants? Evidence from State Laws Permitting Undocumented Immigrants to Pay In-state Tuition at State Colleges and Universities

w15922 Emily Oster
M. Bryce Millett

Do Call Centers Promote School Enrollment? Evidence from India

w15915 Eric A. Hanushek
Kuzey Yilmaz

Household Location and Schools in Metropolitan Areas with Heterogeneous Suburbs; Tiebout, Alonso, and Government Policy

w15898 Roland G. Fryer
Jr

Financial Incentives and Student Achievement: Evidence from Randomized Trials

w15894 Lance Lochner
Education Policy and Crime

w15892 John Bound
Michael F. Lovenheim
Sarah Turner

Increasing Time to Baccalaureate Degree in the United States

w15889 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux

Recent Developments in Intergenerational Mobility

w15867 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

Sample Selectivity and the Validity of International Student Achievement Tests in Economic Research

w15861 Jeffrey Brown
Stephen G. Dimmock
Jun-Koo Kang
Scott Weisbenner

How University Endowments Respond to Financial Market Shocks: Evidence and Implications

w15827 Douglas Almond
Janet Currie

Human Capital Development Before Age Five

w15816 Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin

Constrained Job Matching: Does Teacher Job Search Harm Disadvantaged Urban Schools?

w15814 Ofer Malamud
Cristian Pop-Eleches

Home Computer Use and the Development of Human Capital

w15812 Graham J. McKee
Steven G. Rivkin
Katharine R.E. Sims

Disruption, Achievement and the Heterogeneous Benefits of Smaller Classes

w15803 Thomas J. Kane
Eric S. Taylor
John H. Tyler
Amy L. Wooten

Identifying Effective Classroom Practices Using Student Achievement Data

w15794 Joshua Angrist
Jörn-Steffen Pischke

The Credibility Revolution in Empirical Economics: How Better Research Design is Taking the Con out of Econometrics

w15786 Liran Einav
Jonathan D. Levin

Empirical Industrial Organization: A Progress Report

w15778 Ryan D. Edwards
Health, Income, and the Timing of Education Among Military Retirees

w15772 Peter Nurnberg
Morton Schapiro
David Zimmerman

Students Choosing Colleges: Understanding the Matriculation Decision at a Highly Selective Private Institution

w15742 James J. Heckman
Bas Jacobs

Policies to Create and Destroy Human Capital in Europe

w15664 Flavio Cunha
James Heckman
Susanne Schennach

Estimating the Technology of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Formation

w15740 Joshua D. Angrist
Susan M. Dynarski
Thomas J. Kane
Parag A. Pathak
Christopher R. Walters

Who Benefits from KIPP?

w15729 Peter Arcidiacono
V. Joseph Hotz
Songman Kang

Modeling College Major Choices using Elicited Measures of Expectations and Counterfactuals

w15728 Betsey Stevenson
Beyond the Classroom: Using Title IX to Measure the Return to High School Sports

w15725 Adam Isen
Betsey Stevenson

Women's Education and Family Behavior: Trends in Marriage, Divorce and Fertility

w15722 C. Kirabo Jackson
The Effects of an Incentive-Based High-School Intervention on College Outcomes

w15715 Brian A. Jacob
Do Principals Fire the Worst Teachers?

w15655 Brian A. Jacob
The Effect of Employment Protection on Worker Effort: Evidence from Public Schooling

w15707 Francine D. Blau
Janet M. Currie
Rachel T.A. Croson
Donna K. Ginther

Can Mentoring Help Female Assistant Professors? Interim Results from a Randomized Trial

w15683 Brian A. Jacob
Tamara Wilder

Educational Expectations and Attainment

w15672 Thomas S Dee
Brian A. Jacob

Rational Ignorance in Education: A Field Experiment in Student Plagiarism


2009
w15606 Ronald G. Ehrenberg
George H. Jakubson
Mirinda L. Martin
Joyce B. Main
Thomas Eisenberg

Do Trustees and Administrators Matter? Diversifying the Faculty Across Gender Lines

w15600 Victor Lavy
Olmo Silva
Felix Weinhardt

The Good, the Bad and the Average: Evidence on the Scale and Nature of Ability Peer Effects in Schools

w15566 John Bound
Michael Lovenheim
Sarah Turner

Why Have College Completion Rates Declined? An Analysis of Changing Student Preparation and Collegiate Resources

w15549 Atila Abdulkadiroglu
Joshua Angrist
Susan Dynarski
Thomas J. Kane
Parag Pathak

Accountability and Flexibility in Public Schools: Evidence from Boston's Charters and Pilots

w15531 Thomas Dee
Brian Jacob

The Impact of No Child Left Behind on Student Achievement

w15522 Ofer Malamud
Discovering One's Talent: Learning from Academic Specialization

w15491 Peter H. Lindert
Revealing Failures in the History of School Finance

w15473 Will Dobbie
Roland G. Fryer
Jr

Are High Quality Schools Enough to Close the Achievement Gap? Evidence from a Social Experiment in Harlem

w15471 James J. Heckman
Seong Hyeok Moon
Rodrigo Pinto
Peter A. Savelyev
Adam Yavitz

The Rate of Return to the High/Scope Perry Preschool Program

w15461 Susan Dynarski
Jonathan Gruber
Danielle Li

Cheaper By the Dozen: Using Sibling Discounts at Catholic Schools to Estimate the Price Elasticity of Private School Attendance

w15446 Caroline M. Hoxby
The Changing Selectivity of American Colleges

w15430 Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Steven D. Levitt

An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics

w15387 David Deming
Susan Dynarski

Into College, Out of Poverty? Policies to Increase the Postsecondary Attainment of the Poor

w15361 Eric P. Bettinger
Bridget Terry Long
Philip Oreopoulos
Lisa Sanbonmatsu

The Role of Simplification and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block FAFSA Experiment

w15339 Philip Oreopoulos
Kjell G. Salvanes

How large are returns to schooling? Hint: Money isn't everything

w15323 Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

Teacher Performance Pay: Experimental Evidence from India

w15299 Shawn Kantor
Alexander Whalley

Do Universities Generate Agglomeration Spillovers? Evidence from Endowment Value Shocks

w15291 Scott Imberman
Adriana D. Kugler
Bruce Sacerdote

Katrina's Children: Evidence on the Structure of Peer Effects from Hurricane Evacuees

w15272 John Bound
Brad Hershbein
Bridget Terry Long

Playing the Admissions Game: Student Reactions to Increasing College Competition

w15238 Glenn Ellison
Ashley Swanson

The Gender Gap in Secondary School Mathematics at High Achievement Levels: Evidence from the American Mathematics Competitions

w15236 Rashmi Barua
Kevin Lang

School Entry, Educational Attainment and Quarter of Birth: A Cautionary Tale of LATE

w15233 James D. Adams
Is the U.S. Losing Its Preeminence in Higher Education?

w15217 Lex Borghans
Frank Cörvers

The Americanization of European Higher Education and Research

w15216 Douglas A. Webber
Ronald G. Ehrenberg

Do Expenditures Other Than Instructional Expenditures Affect Graduation and Persistence Rates in American Higher Education

w15210 Patrick Bajari
Jeremy T. Fox
Kyoo il Kim
Stephen P. Ryan

A Simple Nonparametric Estimator for the Distribution of Random Coefficients

w15202 C. Kirabo Jackson
Elias Bruegmann

Teaching Students and Teaching Each Other: The Importance of Peer Learning for Teachers

w15200 Weili Ding
Steven F. Lehrer

Estimating Treatment Effects from Contaminated Multi-Period Education Experiments: The Dynamic Impacts of Class Size Reductions

w15148 Jason M. Fletcher
Steven F. Lehrer

Using Genetic Lotteries within Families to Examine the Causal Impact of Poor Health on Academic Achievement

w15126 Thomas Dee
Conditional Cash Penalties in Education: Evidence from the Learnfare Experiment

w15112 W. Bentley MacLeod
Miguel Urquiola

Anti-Lemons: School Reputation and Educational Quality

w15080 Yuriy Gorodnichenko
Klara Sabirianova Peter
Dmitriy Stolyarov

Inequality and Volatility Moderation in Russia: Evidence from Micro-Level Panel Data on Consumption and Income

w15078 Kenneth Y. Chay
Jonathan Guryan
Bhashkar Mazumder

Birth Cohort and the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Roles of Access and Health Soon After Birth

w15073 David Galenson
Conceptual Revolutions in Twentieth-Century Art

w15066 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

Schooling, Cognitive Skills, and the Latin American Growth Puzzle

w15057 Rema Hanna
Leigh Linden

Measuring Discrimination in Education

w15037 Jonathan Meer
Harvey S. Rosen

The ABCs of Charitable Solicitation

w14974 Dahlia K. Remler
Elda Pema

Why do Institutions of Higher Education Reward Research While Selling Education?

w14959 Scott E. Carrell
Marianne E. Page
James E. West

Sex and Science: How Professor Gender Perpetuates the Gender Gap

w14951 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Do Investments in Universal Early Education Pay Off? Long-term Effects of Introducing Kindergartens into Public Schools

w14949 Manuela Angelucci
Giacomo De Giorgi
Marcos A. Rangel
Imran Rasul

Family Networks and School Enrolment: Evidence from a Randomized Social Experiment

w14948 Giacomo De Giorgi
Michele Pellizzari
Silvia Redaelli

Be as Careful of the Company You Keep as of the Books You Read: Peer Effects in Education and on the Labor Market

w14945 Carlos Dobkin
Fernando Ferreira

Do School Entry Laws Affect Educational Attainment and Labor Market Outcomes?

w14911 C. Kirabo Jackson
Ability-grouping and Academic Inequality: Evidence From Rule-based Student Assignments

w14885 Peter Arcidiacono
Esteban M. Aucejo
Hanming Fang
Kenneth I. Spenner

Does Affirmative Action Lead to Mismatch? A New Test and Evidence

w14884 Eric D. Gould
Victor Lavy
M. Daniele Paserman

Sixty Years after the Magic Carpet Ride: The Long-Run Effect of the Early Childhood Environment on Social and Economic Outcomes

w14879 Meta Brown
John Karl Scholz
Ananth Seshadri

A New Test of Borrowing Constraints for Education

w14869 Elizabeth Cascio
Nora Gordon
Ethan Lewis
Sarah Reber

Paying for Progress: Conditional Grants and the Desegregation of Southern Schools

w14864 Atila Abdulkadiroglu
Parag A. Pathak
Alvin E. Roth

Strategy-proofness versus Efficiency in Matching with Indifferences: Redesigning the New York City High School Match

w14852 Caroline M. Hoxby
Sonali Murarka

Charter Schools in New York City: Who Enrolls and How They Affect Their Students' Achievement

w14851 Philippe Aghion
Mathias Dewatripont
Caroline M. Hoxby
Andreu Mas-Colell
André Sapir

The Governance and Performance of Research Universities: Evidence from Europe and the U.S.

w14844 Christopher Avery
Jonathan D. Levin

Early Admissions at Selective Colleges

w14842 John Engberg
Dennis Epple
Jason Imbrogno
Holger Sieg
Ron Zimmer

Estimation of Causal Effects in Experiments with Multiple Sources of Noncompliance

w14810 Todd R. Stinebrickner
Ralph Stinebrickner

Learning about Academic Ability and the College Drop-out Decision

w14801 Christopher Blattman
Edward Miguel

Civil War

w14792 John Bound
Sarah Turner
Patrick Walsh

Internationalization of U.S. Doctorate Education

w14780 Jennifer L. Steele
Richard J. Murnane
John B. Willett

Do Financial Incentives Help Low-Performing Schools Attract and Keep Academically Talented Teachers? Evidence from California

w14778 Cory Koedel
Julian Betts

Value-Added to What? How a Ceiling in the Testing Instrument Influences Value-Added Estimation

w14777 Philip Babcock
Julian R. Betts

Reduced-Class Distinctions: Effort, Ability, and the Education Production Function

w14775 Marigee Bacolod
John DiNardo
Mireille Jacobson

Beyond Incentives: Do Schools use Accountability Rewards Productively?

w14723 David S. Lee
Thomas Lemieux

Regression Discontinuity Designs in Economics

w14705 Thomas S. Dee
Stereotype Threat and the Student-Athlete

w14695 Flavio Cunha
James J. Heckman

The Economics and Psychology of Inequality and Human Development

w14671 Phillip B. Levine
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

The Impact of Children's Public Health Insurance Expansions on Educational Outcomes

w14666 Jesse Rothstein
Student sorting and bias in value added estimation: Selection on observables and unobservables

w14633 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

Do Better Schools Lead to More Growth? Cognitive Skills, Economic Outcomes, and Causation


2008
w14618 Clayton Featherstone
Muriel Niederle

Ex Ante Efficiency in School Choice Mechanisms: An Experimental Investigation

w14608 Steven Cantrell
Jon Fullerton
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

National Board Certification and Teacher Effectiveness: Evidence from a Random Assignment Experiment

w14607 Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

Estimating Teacher Impacts on Student Achievement: An Experimental Evaluation

w14570 Brian A. Jacob
Jens Ludwig

The Effects of Housing Assistance on Labor Supply: Evidence from a Voucher Lottery

w14564 Jonah E. Rockoff
Lesley J. Turner

Short Run Impacts of Accountability on School Quality

w14550 Brian Jacob
Jens Ludwig

Improving Educational Outcomes for Poor Children

w14535 Helena Skyt Nielsen
Torben Sørensen
Christopher R. Taber

Estimating the Effect of Student Aid on College Enrollment: Evidence from a Government Grant Policy Reform

w14516 Stephanie Riegg Cellini
Fernando Ferreira
Jesse Rothstein

The Value of School Facilities: Evidence from a Dynamic Regression Discontinuity Design

w14485 Jonah E. Rockoff
Brian A. Jacob
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

Can You Recognize an Effective Teacher When You Recruit One?

w14475 Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
Michael Kremer

Peer Effects, Teacher Incentives, and the Impact of Tracking: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Kenya

w14474 Chris M. Herbst
Erdal Tekin

Child Care Subsidies and Child Development

w14467 Abhijit V. Banerjee
Esther Duflo

The Experimental Approach to Development Economics

w14466 Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman
Hope Corman

Effects of Welfare Reform on Educational Acquisition of Young Adult Women

w14442 Jesse Rothstein
Teacher Quality in Educational Production: Tracking, Decay, and Student Achievement

w14415 Victor Lavy
M. Daniele Paserman
Analia Schlosser

Inside the Black of Box of Ability Peer Effects: Evidence from Variation in the Proportion of Low Achievers in the Classroom

w14385 Bruce Sacerdote
When The Saints Come Marching In: Effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on Student Evacuees

w14367 Bridget Terry Long
Michal Kurlaender

Do Community Colleges provide a Viable Pathway to a Baccalaureate Degree?

w14354 Anna Aizer
Peer Effects and Human Capital Accumulation: the Externalities of ADD

w14340 Isaac Ehrlich
William A. Hamlen Jr.
Yong Yin

Asset Management, Human Capital, and the Market for Risky Assets

w14338 Victor Lavy
Gender Differences in Market Competitiveness in a Real Workplace: Evidence from Performance-based Pay Tournaments among Teachers

w14314 Donald Boyd
Pamela Grossman
Hamilton Lankford
Susanna Loeb
James Wyckoff

Teacher Preparation and Student Achievement

w14277 Matthew Neidell
Jane Waldfogel

Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Peer Effects in Early Education

w14276 Jesse Rothstein
Albert H. Yoon

Affirmative Action in Law School Admissions: What Do Racial Preferences Do?

w14275 Jesse Rothstein
Albert Yoon

Mismatch in Law School

w14274 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

Like Father, Like Son? A Note on the Intergenerational Transmission of IQ Scores

w14261 Jason M. Lindo
Nicholas J. Sanders
Philip Oreopoulos

Ability, Gender, and Performance Standards: Evidence from Academic Probation

w14246 Scott E. Carrell
Mark L. Hoekstra

Externalities in the Classroom: How Children Exposed to Domestic Violence Affect Everyone's Kids

w14213 Lindsay C. Page
Richard J. Murnane
John B. Willett

Trends in the Black-White Achievement Gap:Clarifying the Meaning of Within- and Between-School Achievement Gaps

w14211 Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin

Harming the Best: How Schools Affect the Black-White Achievement Gap

w14194 Juan Carlos Calcagno
Bridget Terry Long

The Impact of Postsecondary Remediation Using a Regression Discontinuity Approach: Addressing Endogenous Sorting and Noncompliance

w14192 Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Lisa Kahn
Steven D. Levitt
Jörg L. Spenkuch

The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents

w14186 John P. Papay
Richard J. Murnane
John B. Willett

The Consequences of High School Exit Examinations for Struggling Low-Income Urban Students: Evidence from Massachusetts

w14176 David Card
Martin Dooley
Abigail Payne

School Competition and Efficiency with Publicly Funded Catholic Schools

w14155 Ofer Malamud
Cristian Pop-Eleches

General Education vs. Vocational Training: Evidence from an Economy in Transition

w14138 Benjamin F. Jones
The Knowledge Trap: Human Capital and Development Reconsidered

w14099 Barbara M. Fraumeni
Marshall B. Reinsdorf
Brooks B. Robinson
Matthew P. Williams

Price and Real Output Measures for the Education Function of Government: Exploratory Estimates for Primary & Secondary Education

w14081 Scott E. Carrell
James E. West

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

w14124 David Deming
Susan Dynarski

The Lengthening of Childhood

w14073 Elizabeth Cascio
Damon Clark
Nora Gordon

Education and the Age Profile of Literacy into Adulthood

w14065 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren
David Sims

The Persistence of Teacher-Induced Learning Gains

w14064 James J. Heckman
Schools, Skills, and Synapses

w14021 Donald Boyd
Hamilton Lankford
Susanna Loeb
Jonah Rockoff
James Wyckoff

The Narrowing Gap in New York City Teacher Qualifications and its Implications for Student Achievement in High-Poverty Schools

w14044 James J. Heckman
John Eric Humphries
Paul A. LaFontaine
Pedro L. Rodriguez

Taking the Easy Way Out: How the GED Testing Program Induces Students to Drop Out

w14032 Scott E. Carrell
Richard L. Fullerton
James E. West

Does Your Cohort Matter? Measuring Peer Effects in College Achievement

w14031 Sharon L. Maccini
Dean Yang

Under the Weather: Health, Schooling, and Economic Consequences of Early-Life Rainfall

w14022 Donald Boyd
Pam Grossman
Hamilton Lankford
Susanna Loeb
James Wyckoff

Who Leaves? Teacher Attrition and Student Achievement

w13997 John Cawley
C. Katharina Spiess

Obesity and Skill Attainment in Early Childhood

w14006 Jeffrey S. DeSimone
The Impact of Employment during School on College Student Academic Performance

w13994 Thomas Dee
Martin West

The Non-Cognitive Returns to Class Size

w13969 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

Too Young to Leave the Nest: The Effects of School Starting Age

w13951 Peter Arcidiacono
Patrick Bayer
Aurel Hizmo

Beyond Signaling and Human Capital: Education and the Revelation of Ability

w13947 Seema Jayachandran
Adriana Lleras-Muney

Life Expectancy and Human Capital Investments: Evidence From Maternal Mortality Declines

w13937 Jonathan Meer
Harvey S. Rosen

The Impact of Athletic Performance on Alumni Giving: An Analysis of Micro Data

w13926 Marianne Bertrand
Rema Hanna
Sendhil Mullainathan

Affirmative Action in Education: Evidence From Engineering College Admissions in India

w13919 Matthias Doepke
Michèle Tertilt

Women's Liberation: What's in It for Men?

w13912 Lance J. Lochner
Alexander Monge-Naranjo

The Nature of Credit Constraints and Human Capital

w13890 Felipe Barrera-Osorio
Marianne Bertrand
Leigh L. Linden
Francisco Perez-Calle

Conditional Cash Transfers in Education Design Features, Peer and Sibling Effects Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Colombia

w13868 Jonah E. Rockoff
Does Mentoring Reduce Turnover and Improve Skills of New Employees? Evidence from Teachers in New York City

w13849 Yao Li
John Whalley
Shunming Zhang
Xiliang Zhao

The Higher Educational Transformation of China and Its Global Implications

w13816 John H. Tyler
Magnus Lofstrom

Is the GED an Effective Route to Postsecondary Education for School Dropouts?

w13810 Lex Borghans
Angela Lee Duckworth
James J. Heckman
Bas ter Weel

The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits

w13801 Susan Dynarski
Judith E. Scott-Clayton

Complexity and Targeting in Federal Student Aid: A Quantitative Analysis

w13791 Richard J. Murnane
Educating Urban Children

w13766 Michael Ostrovsky
Michael Schwarz

Information Disclosure and Unraveling in Matching Markets


2007
w13687 Edward L. Glaeser
Cass R. Sunstein

Extremism and Social Learning

w13681 Cecilia Elena Rouse
Jane Hannaway
Dan Goldhaber
David Figlio

Feeling the Florida Heat? How Low-Performing Schools Respond to Voucher and Accountability Pressure

w13670 James J. Heckman
Paul A. LaFontaine

The American High School Graduation Rate: Trends and Levels

w13663 Elizabeth Cascio
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

First in the Class? Age and the Education Production Function

w13648 Charles T. Clotfelter
Helen F. Ladd
Jacob L. Vigdor

Are Teacher Absences Worth Worrying About in the U.S.?

w13623 Justine S. Hastings
Jeffrey M. Weinstein

Information, School Choice, and Academic Achievement: Evidence from Two Experiments

w13617 Charles T. Clotfelter
Helen F. Ladd
Jacob L. Vigdor

Teacher Credentials and Student Achievement in High School: A Cross-Subject Analysis with Student Fixed Effects

w13609 John Cawley
Feng Liu

Mechanisms for the Association Between Maternal Employment and Child Cognitive Development

w13676 Alejandra Mizala
Miguel Urquiola

School Markets: The Impact of Information Approximating Schools' Effectiveness

w13539 David Cutler
Winnie Fung
Michael Kremer
Monica Singhal
Tom Vogl

Mosquitoes: The Long-term Effects of Malaria Eradication in India

w13534 Robert Moffitt
Estimating Marginal Returns to Higher Education in the UK

w13527 Philippe Belley
Lance Lochner

The Changing Role of Family Income and Ability in Determining Educational Achievement

w13524 Dennis N. Epple
Maria Marta Ferreyra

School Finance Reform: Assessing General Equilibrium Effects

w13514 Brian Jacob
Lars Lefgren

The Effect of Grade Retention on High School Completion

w13474 Jason Fletcher
Barbara L. Wolfe

Child Mental Health and Human Capital Accumulation: The Case of ADHD Revisited

w13443 Julie Berry Cullen
Brian A. Jacob

Is Gaining Access to Selective Elementary Schools Gaining Ground? Evidence From Randomized Lotteries

w13411 Joshua D. Angrist
Stacey H. Chen

Long-term consequences of vietnam-era conscription: schooling, experience, and earnings

w13396 Till Bärnighausen
David E. Bloom

"Conditional scholarships" for HIV/AIDS Health Workers: Educating and Retaining the Workforce to Provide Antiretroviral Treatment in Sub-Saharan Africa

w13356 Raegen T. Miller
Richard J. Murnane
John B. Willett

Do Teacher Absences Impact Student Achievement? Longitudinal Evidence from One Urban School District

w13347 Douglas Almond
Lena Edlund
Mårten Palme

Chernobyl's Subclinical Legacy: Prenatal Exposure to Radioactive Fallout and School Outcomes in Sweden

w13342 Braz Camargo
Todd Stinebrickner
Ralph Stinebrickner

Evidence about the Potential Role for Affirmative Action in Higher Education

w13341 Todd R. Stinebrickner
Ralph Stinebrickner

The Causal Effect of Studying on Academic Performance

w13340 Todd R. Stinebrickner
Ralph Stinebrickner

The Effect of Credit Constraints on the College Drop-Out Decision A Direct Approach Using a New Panel Study

w13336 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

Small Family, Smart Family? Family Size and the IQ Scores of Young Men

w13335 Sun Go
Peter H. Lindert

The Curious Dawn of American Public Schools

w13319 David de la Croix
Matthias Doepke

To Segregate or to Integrate: Education Politics and Democracy

w13303 Miguel Urquiola
Eric Verhoogen

Class Size and Sorting in Market Equilibrium: Theory and Evidence

w13300 Paul Glewwe
Michael Kremer
Sylvie Moulin

Many Children Left Behind? Textbooks and Test Scores in Kenya

w13293 Derek Neal
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Left Behind By Design: Proficiency Counts and Test-Based Accountability

w13292 Victor Lavy
Analía Schlosser

Mechanisms and Impacts of Gender Peer Effects at School

w13279 Elizabeth Cascio
Nora Gordon
Ethan Lewis
Sarah Reber

From Brown to Busing

w13252 Janet Currie
Eric Hanushek
E. Megan Kahn
Matthew Neidell
Steven Rivkin

Does Pollution Increase School Absences?

w13237 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

Older and Wiser? Birth Order and IQ of Young Men

w13236 Patrick Bayer
Fernando Ferreira
Robert McMillan

A Unified Framework for Measuring Preferences for Schools and Neighborhoods

w13225 Alvin E. Roth
Deferred Acceptance Algorithms: History, Theory, Practice, and Open Questions

w13195 James J. Heckman
The Economics, Technology and Neuroscience of Human Capability Formation

w13193 Sarah J. Reber
School Desegregation and Educational Attainment for Blacks

w13192 Sarah J. Reber
From Separate and Unequal to Integrated and Equal? School Desegregation and School Finance in Louisiana

w13184 Robert W. Fogel
Capitalism and Democracy in 2040: Forecasts and Speculations

w13182 Florian Hoffman
Philip Oreopoulos

A Professor Like Me: The Influence of Instructor Gender on College Achievement

w13175 Albert Yung-Hsu Liu
Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Jesenka Mrdjenovic

Diffusion of Common Application Membership and Admissions Outcomes at American Colleges and Universities

w13152 Jonathan Meer
Harvey S. Rosen

Altruism and the Child-Cycle of Alumni Giving

w13117 Jesse Rothstein
Cecilia Elena Rouse

Constrained After College: Student Loans and Early Career Occupational Choices

w13113 Inas Rashad
Sara Markowitz

Incentives in Obesity and Health Insurance

w13070 Una Okonkwo Osili
Bridget Terry Long

Does Female Schooling Reduce Fertility? Evidence from Nigeria

w13039 Guido Imbens
Thomas Lemieux

Regression Discontinuity Designs: A Guide to Practice

w13038 Bruce A. Weinberg
Social Interactions with Endogenous Associations

w13036 Roland G. Fryer
Michael Greenstone

The Causes and Consequences of Attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities

w13022 Jacob L. Vigdor
The Katrina Effect: Was There a Bright Side to the Evacuation of Greater New Orleans?

w13016 James J. Heckman
Dimitriy V. Masterov

The Productivity Argument for Investing in Young Children

w13009 Justine S. Hastings
Jeffrey M. Weinstein

No Child Left Behind: Estimating the Impact on Choices and Student Outcomes

w12995 Justine S. Hastings
Richard Van Weelden
Jeffrey Weinstein

Preferences, Information, and Parental Choice Behavior in Public School Choice

w12988 Jacob Vigdor
Jens Ludwig

Segregation and the Black-White Test Score Gap

w12985 Anders Bjorklund
Markus Jantti
Gary Solon

Nature and Nurture in the Intergenerational Transmission of Socioeconomic Status: Evidence from Swedish Children and Their Biological and Rearing Parents

w12975 Colleen N. Flaherty
The Effect of Tuition Reimbursement on Turnover: A Case Study Analysis

w12960 Eric A. Hanushek
Kuzey Yilmaz

Schools and Location: Tiebout, Alonso, and Government Policy

w12955 Jacob L. Vigdor
Is Urban Decay Bad? Is Urban Revitalization Bad Too?

w12932 Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson
David Pozen

Building Criminal Capital behind Bars: Peer Effects in Juvenile Corrections

w12931 Jeffrey R. Kling
Methodological Frontiers of Public Finance Field Experiments

w12863 Pietro Garibaldi
Francesco Giavazzi
Andrea Ichino
Enrico Rettore

College Cost and Time to Complete a Degree: Evidence from Tuition Discontinuities

w12844 Bruce A. Weinberg
Belton M. Fleisher
Masanori Hashimoto

Evaluating Methods for Evaluating Instruction: The Case of Higher Education

w12840 Flavio Cunha
James Heckman

The Technology of Skill Formation

w12832 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

The Role of School Improvement in Economic Development

w12828 Charles T. Clotfelter
Helen F. Ladd
Jacob L. Vigdor

How and Why do Teacher Credentials Matter for Student Achievement?

w12817 Brian A. Jacob
Test-Based Accountability and Student Achievement: An Investigation of Differential Performance on NAEP and State Assessments


2006
w12790 Joshua Angrist
Daniel Lang
Philip Oreopoulos

Lead Them to Water and Pay Them to Drink: An Experiment with Services and Incentives for College Achievement

w12737 Eric A. Hanushek
Victor Lavy
Kohtaro Hitomi

Do Students Care about School Quality? Determinants of Dropout Behavior in Developing Countries

w12700 Cyrus C. M. Mody
Instruments of Commerce and Knowledge: Probe Microscopy, 1980-2000

w12693 Keith A. Bender
John S. Heywood

Educational Mismatch Among Ph.D.s: Determinants and Consequences

w12691 Donna K. Ginther
Shulamit Kahn

Does Science Promote Women? Evidence from Academia 1973-2001

w12669 Lynne G. Zucker
Michael R. Darby
Jonathan Furner
Robert C. Liu
Hongyan Ma

Minerva Unbound: Knowledge Stocks, Knowledge Flows and New Knowledge Production

w12665 Matthias Doepke
Dirk Krueger

Origins and Consequences of Child Labor Restrictions: A Macroeconomic Perspective

w12664 Eric A. Hanushek
Lei Zhang

Quality-Consistent Estimates of International Returns to Skill

w12652 Eliot A. Jamison
Dean T. Jamison
Eric A. Hanushek

The Effects of Education Quality on Income Growth and Mortality Decline

w12651 Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin

School Quality and the Black-White Achievement Gap

w12628 Colleen Donovan
David N. Figlio
Mark Rush

Cramming: The Effects of School Accountability on College-Bound Students

w12627 David N. Figlio
Lawrence Kenny

Individual Teacher Incentives And Student Performance

w12596 Florian Hoffmann
Philip Oreopoulos

Professor Qualities and Student Achievement

w12553 Jeffrey G. Williamson
Inequality and Schooling Responses to Globalization Forces: Lessons from History

w12472 Philip J. Cook
Rebecca Hutchinson

Smoke Signals: Adolescent Smoking and School Continuation

w12471 Philip J. Cook
Robert MacCoun
Clara Muschkin
Jacob Vigdor

Should Sixth Grade be in Elementary or Middle School? An Analysis of Grade Configuration and Student Behavior

w12424 John Bound
Sarah Turner

Cohort Crowding: How Resources Affect Collegiate Attainment

w12396 Dean Yang
Why Do Migrants Return to Poor Countries? Evidence From Philippine Migrants%u2019 Responses to Exchange Rate Shocks

w12387 Christopher S. Ruebeck
Joseph E. Harrington
Jr.
Robert Moffitt

Handedness and Earnings

w12364 Roland G. Fryer
Jr.

A Model of Social Interactions and Endogenous Poverty Traps

w12352 David M. Cutler
Adriana Lleras-Muney

Education and Health: Evaluating Theories and Evidence

w12329 Justin McCrary
Heather Royer

The Effect of Female Education on Fertility and Infant Health: Evidence from School Entry Policies Using Exact Date of Birth

w12318 James Heckman
Contributions of Zvi Griliches

w12305 Weili Ding
Steven F. Lehrer

Do Peers Affect Student Achievement in China's Secondary Schools?

w12304 Weili Ding
Steven F. Lehrer
J. Niels Rosenquist
Janet Audrain-McGovern

The Impact of Poor Health on Education: New Evidence Using Genetic Markers

w12298 Eric I. Knudsen
James J. Heckman
Judy L. Cameron
Jack P. Shonkoff

Economic, Neurobiological and Behavioral Perspectives on Building America's Future Workforce

w12286 Julie Berry Cullen
Randall Reback

Tinkering Toward Accolades: School Gaming Under a Performance Accountability System

w12285 Charles Clotfelter
Elizabeth Glennie
Helen Ladd
Jacob Vigdor

Would Higher Salaries Keep Teachers in High-Poverty Schools? Evidence from a Policy Intervention in North Carolina

w12251 Zeynep Hansen
Hideo Owan
Jie Pan

The Impact of Group Diversity on Performance and Knowledge Spillover -- An Experiment in a College Classroom

w12227 Susan M. Dynarski
Judith E. Scott-Clayton

The Cost of Complexity in Federal Student Aid: Lessons from Optimal Tax Theory and Behavioral Economics

w12211 Patrick Bayer
Stephen L. Ross

Identifying Individual and Group Effects in the Presence of Sorting: A Neighborhood Effects Application

w12207 Charles T. Clotfelter
Helen F. Ladd
Jacob L. Vigdor

The Academic Achievement Gap in Grades 3 to 8

w12199 Thomas S. Dee
Brian A. Jacob

Do High School Exit Exams Influence Educational Attainment or Labor Market Performance?

w12180 Andreas Ammermueller
Jörn-Steffen Pischke

Peer Effects in European Primary Schools: Evidence from PIRLS

w12176 Jörn-Steffen Pischke
Alan Manning

Comprehensive versus Selective Schooling in England in Wales: What Do We Know?

w12171 Janet Currie
Erdal Tekin

Does Child Abuse Cause Crime?

w12145 Justine S. Hastings
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

Preferences and Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in a Public School Choice Lottery

w12143 Jacob L. Vigdor
The New Promised Land: Black-White Convergence in the American South, 1960-2000

w12139 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz
Ilyana Kuziemko

The Homecoming of American College Women: The Reversal of the College Gender Gap

w12155 Thomas J. Kane
Jonah E. Rockoff
Douglas O. Staiger

What Does Certification Tell Us About Teacher Effectiveness? Evidence from New York City

w12114 John H. Tyler
Jeffrey R. Kling

Prison-Based Education and Re-Entry into the Mainstream Labor Market

w12078 David Card
Jesse Rothstein

Racial Segregation and the Black-White Test Score Gap

w12077 Thomas Lemieux
Post-Secondary Education and Increasing Wage Inequality

w12065 Ronald G. Ehrenberg
George Jakubson
Jeffrey Groen
Eric So
Joseph Price

Inside the Black Box of Doctoral Education: What Program Characteristics Influence Doctoral Students' Attrition and Graduation Probabilities?

w12064 Jeffrey Groen
George Jakubson
Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Scott Condie
Albert Yung-Hsu Liu

Program Design and Student Outcomes in Graduate Education

w12047 Nora Gordon
Brian Knight

The Causes of Political Integration: An Application to School Districts

w12029 Christopher Avery
Caroline Hoxby
Clement Jackson
Kaitlin Burek
Glenn Pope
Mridula Raman

Cost Should Be No Barrier: An Evaluation of the First Year of Harvard's Financial Aid Initiative

w12021 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro

Does Television Rot Your Brain? New Evidence from the Coleman Study

w12018 James J. Heckman
Paul LaFontaine

Bias Corrected Estimates of GED Returns

w12006 James J. Heckman
Jora Stixrud
Sergio Urzua

The Effects of Cognitive and Noncognitive Abilities on Labor Market Outcomes and Social Behavior

w12005 Joshua Angrist
Aimee Chin
Ricardo Godoy

Is Spanish-Only Schooling Responsible for the Puerto Rican Language Gap?

w11970 Christiana Stoddard
Peter Kuhn

Incentives and Effort in the Public Sector: Have U.S. Education Reforms Increased Teachers' Work Hours?

w11969 Victor Lavy
From Forced Busing to Free Choice in Public Schools: Quasi-Experimental Evidence of Individual and General Effects

w11953 Claudia Goldin
The Quiet Revolution that Transformed Women's Employment, Education, and Family

w11936 Charles T. Clotfelter
Helen F. Ladd
Jacob L. Vigdor

Teacher-Student Matching and the Assessment of Teacher Effectiveness

w11909 Lisa Sanbonmatsu
Jeffrey R. Kling
Greg J. Duncan
Jeanne Brooks-Gunn

Neighborhoods and Academic Achievement: Results from the Moving to Opportunity Experiment


2005
w11904 Abhijit Banerjee
Shawn Cole
Esther Duflo
Leigh Linden

Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India

w11880 Esther Duflo
Rema Hanna

Monitoring Works: Getting Teachers to Come to School

w11846 Richard J. Murnane
Richard R. Nelson

Improving the Performance of the Education Sector: The Valuable, Challenging, and Limited Role of Random Assignment Evaluations

w11844 Donald Boyd
Pamela Grossman
Hamilton Lankford
Susanna Loeb
James Wyckoff

How Changes in Entry Requirements Alter the Teacher Workforce and Affect Student Achievement

w11835 Joshua D. Angrist
Victor Lavy
Analia Schlosser

New Evidence on the Causal Link Between the Quantity and Quality of Children

w11813 Patrick Bayer
Robert McMillan

Racial Sorting and Neighborhood Quality

w11812 Susanna Loeb
Margaret Bridges
Bruce Fuller
Russ Rumberger
Daphna Bassok

How Much is Too Much? The Influence of Preschool Centers on Children's Social and Cognitive Development

w11805 Justine S. Hastings
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

Parental Preferences and School Competition: Evidence from a Public School Choice Program

w11802 Patrick Bayer
Robert McMillan

Choice and Competition in Local Education Markets

w11796 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell Salvanes

From the Cradle to the Labor Market? The Effect of Birth Weight on Adult Outcomes

w11794 Justine S. Hastings
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger
Jeffrey M. Weinstein

The Effect of Randomized School Admissions on Voter Participation

w11725 Eric Bettinger
Robert Slonim

Using Experimental Economics to Measure the Effects of a Natural Educational Experiment on Altruism

w11670 Claudia Uribe
Richard J. Murnane
John B. Willett
Marie Andrée Somers

Expanding School Enrollment by Subsidizing Private Schools: Lessons from Bogotá

w11660 Thomas S. Dee
Teachers and the Gender Gaps in Student Achievement

w11636 David Neumark
Donna Rothstein

Do School-To-Work Programs Help the "Forgotten Half"?

w11627 David H. Autor
Lawrence F. Katz
Melissa S. Kearney

Trends in U.S. Wage Inequality: Re-Assessing the Revisionists

w11604 Susan Dynarski
Building the Stock of College-Educated Labor

w11597 David N. Figlio
Cecilia Rouse

Do Accountability and Voucher Threats Improve Low-Performing Schools?

w11582 Michael Grossman
Education and Nonmarket Outcomes

w11569 Raquel Fernández
Alessandra Fogli

Fertility: The Role of Culture and Family Experience

w11568 Mark Duggan
Melissa Schettini Kearney

The Impact of Child SSI Enrollment on Household Outcomes: Evidence from the Survey of Income and Program Participation

w11567 Janet Currie
Enrico Moretti

Biology as Destiny? Short and Long-Run Determinants of Intergenerational Transmission of Birth Weight

w11547 David Card
Is the New Immigration Really So Bad?

w11512 Francine D. Blau
Lawrence M. Kahn

Gender and Assimilation Among Mexican Americans

w11507 Patrick Bayer
Hanming Fang
Robert McMillan

Separate When Equal? Racial Inequality and Residential Segregation

w11494 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren

What Do Parents Value in Education? An Empirical Investigation of Parents' Revealed Preferences for Teachers

w11463 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren

Principals as Agents: Subjective Performance Measurement in Education

w11457 Richard B. Freeman
Does Globalization of the Scientific/Engineering Workforce Threaten U.S. Economic Leadership?

w11445 Alan Krueger
Jesse Rothstein
Sarah Turner

Race, Income, and College in 25 Years: The Continuing Legacy of Segregation and Discrimination

w11437 Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Liang Zhang
Jared Levin

Crafting A Class: The Trade Off Between Merit Scholarships and Enrolling Lower-Income Students

w11394 Orley Ashenfelter
William J. Collins
Albert Yoon

Evaluating the Role of Brown vs. Board of Education in School Equalization, Desegregation, and the Income of African Americans

w11347 Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger
Stephanie K. Riegg

School Quality, Neighborhoods and Housing Prices: The Impacts of school Desegregation

w11331 Flavio Cunha
James J. Heckman
Lance Lochner
Dimitriy V. Masterov

Interpreting the Evidence on Life Cycle Skill Formation

w11325 Eric P. Bettinger
Bridget Terry Long

Addressing the Needs of Under-Prepared Students in Higher Education: Does College Remediation Work?

w11302 Dalton Conley
Rebecca Glauber

Parental Educational Investment and Children's Academic Risk: Estimates of the Impact of Sibship Size and Birth Order from Exogenous Variations in Fertility

w11260 Frank F. Furstenberg
Jr.
David Neumark

School-to-Career and Post-Secondary Education: Evidence from the Philadelphia Educational Longitudinal Study

w11259 James J. Heckman
Edward Vytlacil

Structural Equations, Treatment Effects and Econometric Policy Evaluation

w11258 Federico Echenique
Roland G. Fryer
Jr.

On the Measurement of Segregation

w11252 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Steven G. Rivkin
Gregory F. Branch

Charter School Quality and Parental Decision Making With School Choice

w11216 Caroline M. Hoxby
Competition Among Public Schools: A Reply to Rothstein (2004)

w11215 Jesse Rothstein
Does Competition Among Public Schools Benefit Students and Taxpayers? A Comment on Hoxby (2000)

w11195 David N. Figlio
Names, Expectations and the Black-White Test Score Gap

w11194 David N. Figlio
Testing, Crime and Punishment

w11177 Patricia M. Anderson
Kristin F. Butcher

Reading, Writing and Raisinets: Are School Finances Contributing to Children's Obesity?

w11154 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Daniel M. O'Brien
Steven G. Rivkin

The Market for Teacher Quality

w11142 James J. Heckman
Lessons from the Technology of Skill Formation

w11124 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

Does Educational Tracking Affect Performance and Inequality? Differences-in-Differences Evidence across Countries

w11095 Patrick Bayer
Robert McMillan
Kim Rueben

Residential Segregation in General Equilibrium

w11090 Derek Neal
Why Has Black-White Skill Convergence Stopped?

w11086 Charles T. Clotfelter
Helen F. Ladd
Jacob L. Vigdor

Federal Oversight, Local Control, and the Specter of "Resegregation" in Southern Schools

w11049 Roland G. Fryer
Steven D. Levitt

The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade

w11032 James J. Heckman
Dimitriy V. Masterov

Allander Series: Skill Policies for Scotland

w11024 Flavio Cunha
James J. Heckman
Salvador Navarro

Separating Uncertainty from Heterogeneity in Life Cycle Earnings


2004
w10971 Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel
Rebecca Thornton

Incentives to Learn

w10932 Edward P. Lazear
Speeding, Tax Fraud, and Teaching to the Test

w10931 Ann Dryden Witte
Marisol Trowbridge

The Structure of Early Care and Education in the United States: Historical Evolution and International Comparisons

w10911 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereaux
Kjell Salvanes

Fast Times at Ridgemont High? The Effect of Compulsory Schooling Laws on Teenage Births

w10879 Paul Willen
Igal Hendel
Joel Shapiro

Educational Opportunity and Income Inequality

w10871 Patrick Bayer
Fernando Ferreira
Robert McMillan

Tiebout Sorting, Social Multipliers and the Demand for School Quality

w10844 Eric D. Gould
Victor Lavy
M. Daniele Paserman

Does Immigration Affect the Long-Term Educational Outcomes of Natives? Quasi-Experimental Evidence

w10809 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Stephen G. Donald

The Effect of College Curriculum on Earnings: Accounting for Non-Ignorable Non-Response Bias

w10804 Christian A. L. Hilber
Christopher J. Mayer

Why Do Households Without Children Support Local Public Schools?

w10803 Christopher Avery
Mark Glickman
Caroline Hoxby
Andrew Metrick

A Revealed Preference Ranking of U.S. Colleges and Universities

w10722 Caroline M. Hoxby
Ilyana Kuziemko

Robin Hood and His Not-So-Merry Plan: Capitalization and the Self-Destruction of Texas' School Finance Equalization Plan

w10720 Sandra E. Black
Paul G. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

The More the Merrier? The Effect of Family Composition on Children's Education

w10713 Joshua Angrist
Eric Bettinger
Michael Kremer

Long-Term Consequences of Secondary School Vouchers: Evidence from Administrative Records in Colombia

w10701 Katherine Baicker
Nora Gordon

The Effect of Mandated State Education Spending on Total Local Resources

w10678 Victor Lavy
Do Gender Stereotypes Reduce Girls' Human Capital Outcomes? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

w10670 David Blau
Janet Currie

Preschool, Day Care, and Afterschool Care: Who's Minding the Kids?

w10666 Jesse Rothstein
Good Principals or Good Peers? Parental Valuation of School Characteristics, Tiebout Equilibrium, and the Effects of Inter-district Competition

w10658 Thomas Kane
Evaluating the Impact of the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant Program

w10622 Victor Lavy
Performance Pay and Teachers' Effort, Productivity and Grading Ethics

w10608 Jayanta Bhattacharya
Janet Currie
Steven Haider

Breakfast of Champions? The School Breakfast Program and the Nutrition of Children and Families

w10591 Eric A. Hanushek
Margaret E. Raymond

Does School Accountability Lead to Improved Student Performance?

w10575 Victor Lavy
Analia Schlosser

Targeted Remedial Education for Under-Performing Teenagers: Costs and Benefits

w10554 Richard B. Freeman
Emily Jin
Chia-Yu Shen

Where Do New US-Trained Science-Engineering PhDs come from?

w10513 Lucia Breierova
Esther Duflo

The Impact of Education on Fertility and Child Mortality: Do Fathers Really Matter Less Than Mothers?

w10470 Susan M. Dynarski
Who Benefits from the Education Saving Incentives? Income, Educational Expectations, and the Value of the 529 and Coverdell

w10452 Katherine A. Magnuson
Christopher J. Ruhm
Jane Waldfogel

Does Prekindergarten Improve School Preparation and Performance?

w10435 Janet Currie
Mark Stabile

Child Mental Health and Human Capital Accumulation: The Case of ADHD

w10370 Eric Bettinger
Bridget Terry Long

Do College Instructors Matter? The Effects of Adjuncts and Graduate Assistants on Students' Interests and Success

w10369 Eric Bettinger
Bridget Terry Long

Shape Up or Ship Out: The Effects of Remediation on Students at Four-Year Colleges

w10366 David Card
Alan B. Krueger

Would the Elimination of Affirmative Action Affect Highly Qualified Minority Applicants? Evidence from California and Texas

w10357 Susan M. Dynarski
Tax Policy and Education Policy: Collision or Coordination? A Case Study of the 529 and Coverdell Saving Incentives

w10349 George J. Borjas
Do Foreign Students Crowd Out Native Students from Graduate Programs?

w10315 Cecilia E. Rouse
Alan B. Krueger

Putting Computerized Instruction to the Test: A Randomized Evaluation of a "Scientifically-based" Reading Program

w10242 Eric Bettinger
How Financial Aid Affects Persistence

w10229 Eric A. Hanushek
Some Simple Analytics of School Quality


2003
w10164 Philip Oreopoulos
Marianne E. Page
Ann Huff Stevens

Does Human Capital Transfer from Parent to Child? The Intergenerational Effects of Compulsory Schooling

w10155 Philip Oreopoulos
Do Dropouts Drop Out Too Soon? International Evidence From Changes in School-Leaving Laws

w10118 Kenneth Y. Chay
Patrick J. McEwan
Miguel Urquiola

The Central Role of Noise in Evaluating Interventions that Use Test Scores to Rank Schools

w10113 Julie Berry Cullen
Brian A. Jacob
Steven Levitt

The Effect of School Choice on Student Outcomes: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries

w10091 Janet Currie
Matthew Neidell

Getting Inside the "Black Box" of Head Start Quality: What Matters and What Doesn't?

w10075 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence Katz

Mass Secondary Schooling and the State

w10066 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

Why the Apple Doesn't Fall Far: Understanding Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital

w10060 David Neumark
Donna Rothstein

School-to-Career Programs and Transitions to Employment and Higher Education

w10053 Kenneth Y. Chay
Michael Greenstone

Air Quality, Infant Mortality, and the Clean Air Act of 1970

w10045 Pinka Chatterji
Illicit Drug Use and Educational Attainment

w10008 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Miguel Urquiola

When Schools Compete, How Do They Compete? An Assessment of Chile's Nationwide School Voucher Program

w9958 Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz

The "Virtues" of the Past: Education in the First Hundred Years of the New Republic

w9954 Susanna Loeb
Bruce Fuller
Sharon Lynn Kagan
Bidemi Carrol
Judith Carroll

Child Care in Poor Communities: Early Learning Effects of Type, Quality, and Stability

w9953 Donald Boyd
Hamilton Lankford
Susanna Loeb

The Draw of Home: How Teachers' Preferences for Proximity Disadvantage Urban Schools

w9881 Karsten Hansen
James J. Heckman
Kathleen J. Mullen

The Effect of Schooling and Ability on Achievement Test Scores

w9878 Donald Boyd
Hamilton Lankford
Susanna Loeb
James Wyckoff

Analyzing the Determinants of the Matching Public School Teachers to Jobs: Estimating Compensating Differentials in Imperfect Labor Markets

w9877 James J. Heckman
Xuesong Li

Selection Bias, Comparative Advantage and Heterogeneous Returns to Education

w9876 Michael Kremer
Dan M. Levy

Peer Effects and Alcohol Use Among College Students

w9818 James J. Heckman
Jeffrey A. Smith

The Determinants of Participation in a Social Program: Evidence from a Prototypical Job Training Program

w9799 Dennis Epple
Richard Romano
Holger Sieg

The Practice and Proscription of Affirmative Action in Higher Education:An Equilibrium Analysis

w9770 William J. Collins
Robert A. Margo

Historical Perspectives on Racial Differences in Schooling in the United States

w9766 Alejandra Cox Edwards
Manuelita Ureta

International Migration, Remittances, and Schooling: Evidence from El Salvador

w9720 Bridget Terry Long
Does the Format of a Financial Aid Program Matter? The Effect of State In-Kind Tuition Subsidies

w9703 Thomas J. Kane
A Quasi-Experimental Estimate of the Impact of Financial Aid on College-Going

w9683 George M. Holmes
Jeff DeSimone
Nicholas G. Rupp

Does School Choice Increase School Quality?

w9678 Joshua Graff Zivin
Richard Just
David Zilberman

Risk Aversion, Liability Rules, and Safety

w9671 Paul Glewwe
Nauman Ilias
Michael Kremer

Teacher Incentives

w9653 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren

Are Idle Hands the Devil's Workshop? Incapacitation, Concentration and Juvenile Crime

w9652 Brian A. Jacob
Public Housing, Housing Vouchers and Student Achievement: Evidence from Public Housing Demolitions in Chicago

w9641 Enrico Moretti
Human Capital Externalities in Cities

w9628 Donna K. Ginther
Robert A. Pollak

Does Family Structure Affect Children's Educational Outcomes?

w9627 Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Michael J. Rizzo
George H. Jakubson

Who Bears the Growing Cost of Science at Universities?

w9603 Jeffrey A. Groen
Michelle J. White

In-State versus Out-of State Students: The Divergence of Interest between Public Universities and State Governments

w9588 Thomas S. Dee
Are There Civic Returns to Education?

w9584 Kevin Milligan
Enrico Moretti
Philip Oreopoulos

Does Education Improve Citizenship? Evidence from the U.S. and the U.K.

w9553 Bridget Terry Long
The Impact of Federal Tax Credits for Higher Education Expenses

w9546 Pedro Carneiro
Karsten T. Hansen
James J. Heckman

Estimating Distributions of Treatment Effects with an Application to the Returns to Schooling and Measurement of the Effects of Uncertainty on College

w9545 Joshua D. Angrist
Jonathan Guryan

Does Teacher Testing Raise Teacher Quality? Evidence from State Certification Requirements

w9516 Michael J. Rizzo
Ronald G. Ehrenberg

Resident and Nonresident Tuition and Enrollment at Flagship State Universities

w9505 Jennifer Ma
Education Saving Incentives and Household Saving: Evidence from the 2000 TIAA-CREF Survey of Participant Finances

w9501 Gordon C. Winston
David J. Zimmerman

Peer Effects in Higher Education

w9497 James J. Heckman
Salvador Navarro-Lozano

Using Matching, Instrumental Variables and Control Functions to Estimate Economic Choice Models

w9495 James Heckman
Pedro Carneiro

Human Capital Policy

w9482 Christopher Avery
Caroline M. Hoxby

Do and Should Financial Aid Packages Affect Students' College Choices?

w9476 Amitabh Chandra
Is the Convergence of the Racial Wage Gap Illusory?

w9448 Cameron Howell
Sarah E. Turner

Legacies in Black and White: The Racial Composition of the Legacy Pool

w9418 Alan B. Krueger
Pei Zhu

Another Look at the New York City School Voucher Experiment

w9414 Brian A. Jacob
Steven D. Levitt

Catching Cheating Teachers: The Results of an Unusual Experiment in Implementing Theory

w9413 Brian A. Jacob
Steven D. Levitt

Rotten Apples: An Investigation of the Prevalence and Predictors of Teacher Cheating


2002
w9400 Susan Dynarski
The Consequences of Merit Aid

w9389 Joshua D. Angrist
Victor Lavy

The Effect of High School Matriculation Awards: Evidence from Randomized Trials

w9360 Janet Currie
Enrico Moretti

Mother's Education and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital: Evidence from College Openings and Longitudinal Data

w9358 Joseph G. Altonji
Todd E. Elder
Christopher R. Taber

An Evaluation of Instrumental Variable Strategies for Estimating the Effects of Catholic Schools

w9354 Dennis Epple
Richard Romano

Educational Vouchers and Cream Skimming

w9319 David N. Figlio
Joshua Winicki

Food for Thought: The Effects of School Accountability Plans on School Nutrition

w9310 Sandra E. Black
Amir Sufi

Who Goes to College? Differential Enrollment by Race and Family Background

w9283 Roberton Williams
Prices vs. Quantities vs. Tradable Quantities

w9263 Joshua D. Angrist
Kevin Lang

How Important are Classroom Peer Effects? Evidence from Boston's Metco Program

w9234 Raquel Fernandez
Alessandra Fogli
Claudia Olivetti

Marrying Your Mom: Preference Transmission and Women's Labor and Education Choices

w9228 David M. Linsenmeier
Harvey S. Rosen
Cecilia Elena Rouse

Financial Aid Packages and College Enrollment Decisions: An Econometric Case Study

w9205 Christopher Jepsen
Steven Rivkin

What is the Tradeoff Between Smaller Classes and Teacher Quality?

w9201 Jeffrey A. Frankel
Andrew K. Rose

Is Trade Good or Bad for the Environment? Sorting Out the Causality

w9180 Sean P. Corcoran
William N. Evans
Robert S. Schwab

Changing Labor Market Opportunities for Women and the Quality of Teachers 1957-1992

w9172 H. Naci Mocan
Erdal Tekin

Catholic Schools and Bad Behavior: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis

w9145 Vincent Hogan
Roberto Rigobon

Using Heteroscedasticity to Estimate the Returns to Education

w9136 Mustafa H. Babiker
Gilbert E. Metcalf
John Reilly

Tax Distortions and Global Climate Policy

w9125 Wayne B. Gray
Ronald J. Shadbegian

Optimal Pollution Abatement - Whose Benefits Matter, and How Much?

w9108 Enrico Moretti
Estimating the Social Return to Higher Education: Evidence From Longitudinal and Repeated Cross-Sectional Data

w9090 Austan Goolsbee
Jonathan Guryan

The Impact of Internet Subsidies in Public Schools

w9088 Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Randy A. Ehrenberg
Christopher L. Smith
Liang Zhang

Why Do School District Budget Referenda Fail?

w9074 Alan B. Krueger
Jitka Maleckova

Education, Poverty, Political Violence and Terrorism: Is There a Causal Connection?

w9071 Eric A. Hanushek
The Long Run Importance of School Quality

w9055 Pedro Carneiro
James J. Heckman

The Evidence on Credit Constraints in Post-Secondary Schooling

w9054 Lisa Barrow
Cecilia Elena Rouse

Using Market Valuation to Assess Public School Spending

w9044 Sarah E. Turner
John Bound

Closing the Gap or Widening the Divide: The Effects of the G.I. Bill and World War II on the Educational Outcomes of Black Americans

w8975 Roland G. Fryer
Jr.
Steven D. Levitt

Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School

w8968 Brian A. Jacob
Accountability, Incentives and Behavior: The Impact of High-Stakes Testing in the Chicago Public Schools

w8964 Brian A. Jacob
Where the boys aren't: Non-cognitive skills, returns to school and the gender gap in higher education

w8949 Eric A. Hanushek
Javier A. Luque

Efficiency and Equity in Schools around the World

w8918 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren

Remedial Education and Student Achievement: A Regression-Discontinuity Analysis

w8916 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren

The Impact of Teacher Training on Student Achievement: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from School Reform Efforts in Chicago

w8898 Peter Temin
Teacher Quality and the Future of America

w8875 Alan B. Krueger
Economic Considerations and Class Size

w8873 Caroline M. Hoxby
School Choice and School Productivity (or Could School Choice be a Tide that Lifts All Boats?)

w8861 Daniel B. Klaff
Ronald G. Ehrenberg

Collective Bargaining and Staff Salaries in American Colleges and Universities

w8855 Caroline M. Hoxby
The Cost of Accountability

w8840 Pedro Carneiro
Karsten T. Hansen
James J. Heckman

Removing the Veil of Ignorance in Assessing the Distributional Impacts of Social Policies

w8799 Eric A. Hanushek
Publicly Provided Education

w8741 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Steven G. Rivkin

New Evidence about Brown v. Board of Education: The Complex Effects of School Racial Composition on Achievement


2001
w8599 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Steven G. Rivkin

Why Public Schools Lose Teachers

w8588 Eric Hanushek
Charles Ka Yui Leung
Kuzey Yilmaz

Redistribution through Education and Other Transfer Mechanisms

w8563 Adriana Lleras-Muney
Were Compulsory Attendance and Child Labor Laws Effective? An Analysis from 1915 to 1939

w8502 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Jacob M. Markman
Steven G. Rivkin

Does Peer Ability Affect Student Achievement?

w8479 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Steven G. Rivkin

Disruption versus Tiebout Improvement: The Costs and Benefits of Switching Schools

w8432 Thomas S. Dee
Teachers, Race and Student Achievement in a Randomized Experiment

w8355 Thomas J. Nechyba
Centralization, Fiscal Federalism and Private School Attendance

w8343 Joshua Angrist
Eric Bettinger
Erik Bloom
Elizabeth King
Michael Kremer

Vouchers for Private Schooling in Colombia: Evidence from a Randomized Natural Experiment

w8263 Darius Lakdawalla
The Declining Quality of Teachers


1995
w5164 Thomas J. Kane
Rising Public College Tuition and College Entry: How Well Do Public Subsidies Promote Access to College?


1994
w4784 Victor R. Fuchs
Diane M. Reklis

Mathematical Achievement in Eighth Grade: Interstate and Racial Differences


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