Douglas O. Staiger
Department of Economics
HB6106, 301 Rockefeller Hall
Hanover, NH 03755-3514
NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Dartmouth College
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NBER Working Papers and Publications
|September 2018||What Healthcare Teaches Us About Measuring Productivity in Higher Education|
in Productivity in Higher Education, Caroline M. Hoxby and Kevin Stange, editors
|November 2017||Identifying Sources of Inefficiency in Health Care|
with Amitabh Chandra: w24035
|October 2017||School District Reform in Newark: Within- and Between-School Changes in Achievement Growth|
with Mark J. Chin, Thomas J. Kane, Whitney Kozakowski, Beth E. Schueler: w23922
Published: Mark Chin & Thomas J. Kane & Whitney Kozakowski & Beth E. Schueler & Douglas O. Staiger, 2019. "School District Reform in Newark: Within- and Between-School Changes in Achievement Growth," ILR Review, vol 72(2), pages 323-354.
|June 2017||An Evaluation of Bias in Three Measures of Teacher Quality: Value-Added, Classroom Observations, and Student Surveys|
with Andrew Bacher-Hicks, Mark J. Chin, Thomas J. Kane: w23478
|November 2014||Validating Teacher Effect Estimates Using Changes in Teacher Assignments in Los Angeles|
with Andrew Bacher-Hicks, Thomas J. Kane: w20657
|May 2012||Knowledge, Tests, and Fadeout in Educational Interventions|
with Elizabeth U. Cascio: w18038
|September 2011||School Choice, School Quality and Postsecondary Attainment|
with David J. Deming, Justine S. Hastings, Thomas J. Kane: w17438
Published: “School Choice, School Quality and Postsecondary Attainment” (with Tom Kane, Justine Hastings and Doug Staiger). 2014. American Economic Review, 104(3): 991-1014. citation courtesy of
|September 2010||Identifying Provider Prejudice in Healthcare|
with Amitabh Chandra: w16382
|July 2010||Information and Employee Evaluation: Evidence from a Randomized Intervention in Public Schools|
with Jonah E. Rockoff, Thomas J. Kane, Eric S. Taylor: w16240
Published: “Information and Employee Evaluation: Evidence fr om a Randomized Intervention in Public Schools” (with Douglas Staiger, Thomas Kane, and Eric Taylor), American Economic Review, December 2012. citation courtesy of
|April 2009||Technology Diffusion and Productivity Growth in Health Care|
with Jonathan Skinner: w14865
Published: Jonathan Skinner & Douglas Staiger, 2015. "Technology Diffusion and Productivity Growth in Health Care," Review of Economics and Statistics, vol 97(5), pages 951-964. citation courtesy of
|December 2008||Estimating Teacher Impacts on Student Achievement: An Experimental Evaluation|
with Thomas J. Kane: w14607
|National Board Certification and Teacher Effectiveness: Evidence from a Random Assignment Experiment|
with Steven Cantrell, Jon Fullerton, Thomas J. Kane: w14608
|November 2008||Can You Recognize an Effective Teacher When You Recruit One?|
with Jonah E. Rockoff, Brian A. Jacob, Thomas J. Kane: w14485
Published: Jonah E. Rockoff & Brian A. Jacob & Thomas J. Kane & Douglas O. Staiger, 2011. "Can You Recognize an Effective Teacher When You Recruit One?," Education Finance and Policy, MIT Press, vol. 6(1), pages 43-74, January. citation courtesy of
|October 2007||Technology Adoption from Hybrid Corn to Beta-Blockers|
with Jonathan Skinner
in Hard-to-Measure Goods and Services: Essays in Honor of Zvi Griliches, Ernst R. Berndt and Charles R. Hulten, editors
|April 2006||Abortion and Selection|
with Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat, Jonathan Gruber, Phillip B. Levine: w12150
Published: Ananat, Elizabeth, Jonathan Gruber, Phillip Levine, and Douglas Staiger. “Abortion and Selection.” Review of Economics and Statistics 91,1 (2009): 124–136. citation courtesy of
|Preferences and Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in a Public School Choice Lottery|
with Justine S. Hastings, Thomas J. Kane: w12145
|What Does Certification Tell Us About Teacher Effectiveness? Evidence from New York City|
with Thomas J. Kane, Jonah E. Rockoff: w12155
Published: Thomas J. Kane, Jonah E. Rockoff and Douglas O. Staiger. Economics of Education Review Volume 27, Issue 6, December 2008, Pages 615-631 citation courtesy of
|November 2005||Parental Preferences and School Competition: Evidence from a Public School Choice Program|
with Justine S. Hastings, Thomas J. Kane: w11805
|The Effect of Randomized School Admissions on Voter Participation|
with Justine S. Hastings, Thomas J. Kane, Jeffrey M. Weinstein: w11794
Published: Hastings, Justine, Thomas Kane, Douglas Staiger, and Jeffrey Weinstein. “The Effect of Randomized School Admissions on Voter Participation." Journal of Public Economics (June 2007). citation courtesy of
|May 2005||School Quality, Neighborhoods and Housing Prices: The Impacts of school Desegregation|
with Thomas J. Kane, Stephanie K. Riegg: w11347
Published: Thomas J. Kane & Stephanie K. Riegg & Douglas O. Staiger, 2006. "School Quality, Neighborhoods, and Housing Prices," American Law and Economics Review, Oxford University Press, vol. 8(2), pages 183-212.
|April 2005||Technology Adoption From Hybrid Corn to Beta Blockers|
with Jonathan Skinner: w11251
- Culyer, A.J. and J. P. Newhouse (eds.) Handbook of Health Economics. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science, 2000.
- Jonathan Skinner & Douglas Staiger, 2005. "Technology adoption from hybrid corn to beta blockers," Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. citation courtesy of
|October 2004||Testing a Roy Model with Productivity Spillovers: Evidence from the Treatment of Heart Attacks|
with Amitabh Chandra: w10811
Published: Chandra, Amitabh and Douglas Staiger. “Productivity Spillovers in Healthcare: Evidence from the Treatment of Heart Attacks.” Journal of Political Economy (February 2007): 103-140.
|April 2004||Fiscal Shenanigans, Targeted Federal Health Care Funds, and Patient Mortality|
with Katherine Baicker: w10440
Published: Baicker, Katherine and Douglas Staiger. "Fiscal Shenanigans, Targeted Federal Health Care Funds, And Patient Mortality," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2005, v120(1,Feb), 345-386. citation courtesy of
|February 2002||Abortion as Insurance|
with Phillip B. Levine: w8813
|June 2001||Prices, Wages and the U.S. NAIRU in the 1990s|
with James H. Stock, Mark W. Watson: w8320
Published: Krueger, Alan B. and Robert Solow (eds.) The Roaring ‘90s: Can Full Employment Be Sustained. New York: Russell Sage and Century Fund, 2001.
|March 2001||Improving School Accountability Measures|
with Thomas J. Kane: w8156
Published: Kane, Thomas J. and Douglas O. Staiger. "The Promise And Pitfalls Of Using Imprecise School Accountability Measures," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2002, v16(4,Fall), 91-114.
|January 2000||Comparing the Quality of Health Care Providers|
with Mark McClellan
in Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 3, Alan M. Garber, editor
|Comparing Hospital Quality at For-Profit and Not- for-Profit Hospitals|
with Mark B. McClellan
in The Changing Hospital Industry: Comparing For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Institutions, David M. Cutler, editor
|August 1999||Comparing Hospital Quality at For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Hospitals|
with Mark McClellan: w7324
Published: The Changing Hospital Industry: Comparing Not-for-Profit and For-Profit Institutions, Cutler, David M., pp.93-112, (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2000).
|The Quality of Health Care Providers|
with Mark McClellan: w7327
- Mark McClellan & Douglas Staiger, 2000. "Comparing the Quality of Health Care Providers," NBER Chapters, in: Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 3, pages 113-136 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
- McClellan, Mark and Douglas Staiger. "Comparing The Quality Of Health Care Providers," Forum for Health Economics and Policy, 2000, v3, Article 6.
|July 1999||Is There Monopsony in the Labor Market? Evidence from a Natural Experiment|
with Joanne Spetz, Ciaran Phibbs: w7258
Published: Douglas O. Staiger & Joanne Spetz & Ciaran S. Phibbs, 2010.
"Is There Monopsony in the Labor Market? Evidence from a Natural Experiment,"
Journal of Labor Economics,
University of Chicago Press, vol. 28(2), pages 211-236, 04.
citation courtesy of
|Estimating Returns to Schooling When Schooling is Misreported|
with Thomas J. Kane, Cecilia Elena Rouse: w7235
|January 1998||The Covariance Structure of Mortality Rates in Hospitals|
in Inquiries in the Economics of Aging, David A. Wise, editor
|May 1997||Abortion Legalization and Child Living Circumstances: Who is the "Marginal Child?"|
with Jonathan Gruber, Phillip Levine: w6034
Published: J. Gruber & P. Levine & D. Staiger, 1999. "Abortion Legalization and Child Living Circumstances: Who is the "Marginal Child"?," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol 114(1), pages 263-291. citation courtesy of
|January 1997||How Precise Are Estimates of the Natural Rate of Unemployment?|
with James H. Stock, Mark W. Watson
in Reducing Inflation: Motivation and Strategy, Christina D. Romer and David H. Romer, Editors
|June 1996||Roe v. Wade and American Fertility|
with Phillip B. Levine, Thomas J. Kane, David J. Zimmerman: w5615
Published: American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 89, no. 2 (1999): 199-203.
|March 1996||How Precise are Estimates of the Natural Rate of Unemployment?|
with James H. Stock, Mark W. Watson: w5477
Published: Reducing Inflation: Motivation and Strategy, C. Romer and D. Romer(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997)
|January 1994||Instrumental Variables Regression with Weak Instruments|
with James H. Stock: t0151
Published: Econometrica, Vol. 65, no. 3 (May 1997): 557-586.