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Victor Lavy

Department of Economics
University of Warwick
Coventry, CV4 7AL
United Kingdom
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NBER Working Papers and Publications

November 2017Management Quality in Public Education: Superintendent Value-Added, Student Outcomes and Mechanisms
with Adi Boiko: w24028
June 2017Maimonides Rule Redux
with Joshua D. Angrist, Jetson Leder-Luis, Adi Shany: w23486
December 2016Empowering Mothers and Enhancing Early Childhood Investment: Effect on Adults Outcomes and Children Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills
with Giulia Lotti, Zizhong Yan: w22963
January 2016Out of Africa: Human Capital Consequences of In Utero Conditions
with Analia Schlosser, Adi Shany: w21894
February 2015Teachers’ Pay for Performance in the Long-Run: Effects on Students’ Educational and Labor Market Outcomes in Adulthood
w20983
January 2015On The Origins of Gender Human Capital Gaps: Short and Long Term Consequences of Teachers’ Stereotypical Biases
with Edith Sand: w20909
The Long-Term Consequences of Free School Choice
w20843
October 2014The Long Run Human Capital and Economic Consequences of High-Stakes Examinations
with Avraham Ebenstein, Sefi Roth: w20647
The Impact of Short Term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution on Cognitive Performance and Human Capital Formation
with Avraham Ebenstein, Sefi Roth: w20648
September 2013Parental Leave and Children's Schooling Outcomes: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from a Large Parental Leave Reform
with Natalia Danzer: w19452
October 2012The Friends Factor: How Students' Social Networks Affect Their Academic Achievement and Well-Being?
with Edith Sand: w18430
September 2012Expanding School Resources and Increasing Time on Task: Effects of a Policy Experiment in Israel on Student Academic Achievement and Behavior
w18369
May 2011How Responsive is Investment in Schooling to Changes in Redistribution Policies and in Returns
with Ran Abramitzky: w17093

How Responsive is Investment in Schooling to Changes in Redistribution Policies and in Returns?” with Victor Lavy, forthcoming Econometrica [current draft: March 2014] citation courtesy of

March 2011What Makes an Effective Teacher? Quasi-Experimental Evidence
w16885

Published: Victor Lavy, 2016. "What Makes an Effective Teacher? Quasi-Experimental Evidence," CESifo Economic Studies, vol 62(1), pages 88-125.

Mother's Schooling and Fertility under Low Female Labor Force Participation: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
with Alexander Zablotsky: w16856
July 2010Do Differences in Schools' Instruction Time Explain International Achievement Gaps? Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries
w16227

Published: Victor Lavy, 2015. "Do Differences in Schools' Instruction Time Explain International Achievement Gaps? Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries," The Economic Journal, vol 125(588), pages F397-F424.

December 2009The Good, the Bad and the Average: Evidence on the Scale and Nature of Ability Peer Effects in Schools
with Olmo Silva, Felix Weinhardt: w15600

Published: The Good, The Bad and The Average: Evidence on Ability Peer Effects in Schools (with Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt), Journal of Labor Economics, April 2012

April 2009Sixty Years after the Magic Carpet Ride: The Long-Run Effect of the Early Childhood Environment on Social and Economic Outcomes
with Eric D. Gould, M. Daniele Paserman: w14884

Published: Eric D. Gould & Victor Lavy & M. Daniele Paserman, 2011. "Sixty Years after the Magic Carpet Ride: The Long-Run Effect of the Early Childhood Environment on Social and Economic Outcomes," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 78(3), pages 938-973. citation courtesy of

October 2008Inside the Black of Box of Ability Peer Effects: Evidence from Variation in the Proportion of Low Achievers in the Classroom
with M. Daniele Paserman, Analia Schlosser: w14415

Published: Inside the Black Box of Ability Peer Effects: Evidence from Variation in the Proportion of Low Achievers in the Classroom* Victor Lavy1, M. Daniele Paserman2, Analia Schlosser3 Article first published online: 23 AUG 2011 DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0297.2011.02463.x © 2011 The Author(s). The Economic Journal © 2011 Royal Economic Society Issue The Economic Journal The Economic Journal Volume 122, Issue 559, pages 208–237, March 2012

September 2008Gender Differences in Market Competitiveness in a Real Workplace: Evidence from Performance-based Pay Tournaments among Teachers
w14338

Published: Victor Lavy, 2013. "Gender Differences in Market Competitiveness in a Real Workplace: Evidence from Performance‐based Pay Tournaments among Teachers," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 123(569), pages 540-573, 06. citation courtesy of

August 2007Mechanisms and Impacts of Gender Peer Effects at School
with Analía Schlosser: w13292

Published: Victor Lavy & Analia Schlosser, 2011. "Mechanisms and Impacts of Gender Peer Effects at School," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 3(2), pages 1-33, April. citation courtesy of

December 2006Do Students Care about School Quality? Determinants of Dropout Behavior in Developing Countries
with Eric A. Hanushek, Kohtaro Hitomi: w12737

Published: Eric A. Hanushek & Victor Lavy & Kohtaro Hitomi, 2008. "Do Students Care about School Quality? Determinants of Dropout Behavior in Developing Countries," Journal of Human Capital, University of Chicago Press, vol. 2(1), pages 69-105. citation courtesy of

January 2006From Forced Busing to Free Choice in Public Schools: Quasi-Experimental Evidence of Individual and General Effects
w11969
December 2005New Evidence on the Causal Link Between the Quantity and Quality of Children
with Joshua D. Angrist, Analia Schlosser: w11835
October 2004Does Immigration Affect the Long-Term Educational Outcomes of Natives? Quasi-Experimental Evidence
with Eric D. Gould, M. Daniele Paserman: w10844

Published: EricD. Gould & Victor Lavy & M. DanielePaserman, 2009. "Does Immigration Affect the Long-Term Educational Outcomes of Natives? Quasi-Experimental Evidence," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 119(540), pages 1243-1269, October. citation courtesy of

August 2004Do Gender Stereotypes Reduce Girls' Human Capital Outcomes? Evidence from a Natural Experiment
w10678

Published: Lavy, Victor, 2008. "Do gender stereotypes reduce girls' or boys' human capital outcomes? Evidence from a natural experiment," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 92(10-11), pages 2083-2105, October.

July 2004Performance Pay and Teachers' Effort, Productivity and Grading Ethics
w10622

Published: Lavy, Victor. "Performance Pay and Teachers' Effort, Productivity, and Grading Ethics." American Economic Review 99, 5 (2009): 1979-2011. citation courtesy of

June 2004Targeted Remedial Education for Under-Performing Teenagers: Costs and Benefits
with Analia Schlosser: w10575

Published: Lavy, Victor and Analia Schlosser. "Targeted Remedial Education For Underperforming Teenagers: Costs and Benefits," Journal of Labor Economics, 2005, v23(4,Oct), 839-874. citation courtesy of

December 2002The Effect of High School Matriculation Awards: Evidence from Randomized Trials
with Joshua D. Angrist: w9389

Published: Angrist, Josh D. and Victor Lavy. “The Effect of High-Stakes High School Achievement Awards: Evidence from a Group-Randomized Trial." American Economic Review (September 2009).

November 1999New Evidence on Classroom Computers and Pupil Learning
with Joshua Angrist: w7424

Published: The Economic Journal, Vol. 112, no. 482 (October 2002): 735-765 citation courtesy of

November 1998Does Teacher Training Affect Pupil Learning? Evidence from Matched Comparisons in Jerusalem Public Schools
with Joshua D. Angrist: w6781

Published: Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 19, no. 2 (April 2001): 343-369 citation courtesy of

January 1997Using Maimonides' Rule to Estimate the Effect of Class Size on Student Achievement
with Joshua D. Angrist: w5888

Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics (May 1999).

October 1996The Effect of Teen Childbearing and Single Parenthood on Childhood Disabilities and Progress in School
with Joshua D. Angrist: w5807
 
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