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Class Size

Format: 2017

General Audience Articles

Conclusions and Controversies about the Effectiveness of School Resources. FRBNY Economic Policy Review, 4(1), March 1998, pp. 11-28.


Improving Student Achievement: Is Reducing Class Size the Answer?. Policy Brief, Progressive Policy Institute, June 1998.

Academic Articles

The Economics of International Differences in Educational Achievement. (with Ludger Woessmann) in Eric A. Hanushek, Stephen Machin and Ludger Woessmann (ed.). Handbook of the Economics of Education, Vol. 3, Amsterdam: North Holland, 2011, pp. 89-200.
School Resources. In Eric A. Hanushek and Finis Welch (Ed.) , Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 2, Amsterdam: North Holland, 2006, pp. 865-908.
Teachers, Schools, and Academic Achievement. (with Steven G. Rivkin and John F. Kain) . Econometrica, 73(2), March 2005, pp. 417-458.
Efficiency and Equity in Schools around the World. (with Javier A. Luque) . Economics of Education Review, 22(5), October 2003, pp. 481-502.
The Failure of Input-based Schooling Policies. The Economic Journal, 113, February 2003, pp. 64-98.
Evidence, Politics, and the Class Size Debate. In Lawrence Mishel and Richard Rothstein (ed.) , The Class Size Debate, Washington, DC: Economic Policy Institute, 2002, pp. 37-65.
Publicly Provided Education. in Alan J. Auerbach and Martin Feldstein (ed.) . Handbook of Public Economics (Amsterdam: North-Holland, 2002), 2002, pp. 2045-2141.
Smaller Classes, Lower Salaries? The Effects of Class Size on Teacher Labor Markets. (with Javier Luque). In Sabrina W.M. Laine and James G. Ward (ed.). Using What We Know: A Review of the Research on Implementing Class-Size Reduction Initiatives for State and Local Policymakers, Oak Brook, Ill.: North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, 2000, pp. 35-51.
The Evidence on Class Size. in Susan E. Mayer and Paul E. Peterson (ed.) . Earning and learning: How schools matter, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 1999, pp. 131-168.
The Impact of Differential Expenditures on School Performance. Educational Researcher, 18(4), May 1989, pp. 45-51.
The Economics of Schooling: Production and Efficiency in Public Schools. Journal of Economic Literature, 49(3), September 1986, pp. 1141-1177.
Throwing Money at Schools. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1(1), Autumn 1981, pp. 19-41.