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Academic Articles

Format: 2021

Academic Articles

Schooling, Educational Achievement, and the Latin American Growth Puzzle . (with Ludger Woessmann). Journal of Development Economics, 99(2), November 2012, pp. 497-512.
The Distribution of Teacher Quality and Implications for Policy. (with Stephen G. Rivkin). Annual Review of Economics, 4, September 2012, pp. 131-157.
The Role of International Assessments of Cognitive Skills in the Analysis of Growth and Development. (with Ludger Woessmann), In Matthias von Davier, Eugenio Gonzalez, Irwin Kirsch, and Kentaro Yamamoto (Ed.). The Role of International Large-Scale Assessments: Perspectives from Technology, Economy, and Educational Research, Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2012, pp. 47-65.
Education quality and economic growth. In Brendan Miniter (ed.), The 4 percent solution: Unleashing the economic growth America needs, New York: Crown Business, 2012, pp. 227-239.
A flawed analysis of unrepresentative state achievement data. Educational Policy, 26(3), May 2012, pp. 360-368.
The Economic Benefit of Educational Reform in the European Union. (with Ludger Woessmann) . CESifo Economic Studies, 58(1), March 2012, pp. 73–109.
Urban education, location, and opportunity in the United States. (with Kuzey Yilmaz). In Nancy Brooks, Kieran Donaghy, and Gerrit-Jan Knaap (ed.). Oxford Handbook of Urban Economics and Planning, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011, pp. 583-615.
Private Schools and Residential Choices: Accessibility, Mobility, and Welfare. (with Sinan Sarpça and Kuzey Yilmaz) . B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (Contributions), 11(1) article 44, 2011, pp. 1-32.
How Much Do Educational Outcomes Matter in OECD Countries?. (with Ludger Woessmann) . Economic Policy, 26(67), July 2011, pp. 427-491.
The Economic Value of Higher Teacher Quality. Economics of Education Review, 30(3), June 2011, pp. 466-479.
Sample Selectivity and the Validity of International Student Achievement Tests in Economic Research. (with Ludger Woessmann) . Economics Letters, 110(2), February 2011, pp. 79-82.
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.
The Quality and Distribution of Teachers under the No Child Left Behind Act. (with Steven G. Rivkin) . Journal of Economic Perspectives, 24(3), Summer 2010, pp. 133-150.
Generalizations about Using Value-Added Measures of Teacher Quality. (with Steven G. Rivkin) . American Economic Review, 100(2), May 2010, pp. 267-271.
Education Production Functions: Developed Countries Evidence. in Dominic J. Brewer and Patrick J. McEwan (ed.). Economics of Education (Amsterdam: Elsevier), 2010, pp. 132-136.
Does Pollution Increase School Absences?. (with Janet Currie, E. Megan Kahn, Matthew Neidell, and Steve G. Rivkin) . Review of Economics and Statistics, 91(4), November 2009, pp. 683-694.
New Evidence about Brown v. Board of Education: The Complex Effects of School Racial Composition on Achievement. (with John F. Kain and Steven G. Rivkin) . Journal of Labor Economics, 27(3), July 2009, pp. 349-383.
Quality-Consistent Estimates of International Schooling and Skill Gradients. (with Lei Zhang) . Journal of Human Capital, 3(2), Summer 2009, pp. 107-143.
The Economic Value of Education and Cognitive Skills. In Gary Sykes, Barbara Schneider and David N. Plank (eds.), Handbook of Education Policy Research, New York: Routledge, 2009, pp. 39-56.
Harming the Best: How Schools Affect the Black-White Achievement Gap. (with Steven G. Rivkin) . Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 29(3), Summer 2009, pp. 366-393.
Getting Down to Facts: School Finance and Governance in California. (with Susanna Loeb and Anthony Bryk) . Education Finance and Policy, 3(1), Winter 2008, pp. 1-19.
The Role of Cognitive Skills in Economic Development. (with Ludger Woessmann) . Journal of Economic Literature 2008, 46(3), 2008, pp. 607-668.
Do Students Care about School Quality? Determinants of Dropout Behavior in Developing Countries. (with Victor Lavy and Kohtaro Hitomi) . Journal of Human Capital, 2(1), 2008, pp. 69-105.
Education Production Functions. In Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume (eds.), The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
What Do Cost Functions Tell Us About the Cost of an Adequate Education?. (with Robert Costrell and Susanna Loeb) . Peabody Journal of Education, 83(2), 2008, pp. 198-223.
Incentives for Efficiency and Equity in the School System. Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 9 (Special Issue), 2008, pp. 5-27.
The Effects of Education Quality on Mortality Decline and Income Growth. (with Eliot A. Jamison and Dean T. Jamison) . Economics of Education Review, 26(2), December 2007, pp. 772-789.
The Alchemy of ‘Costing Out’ an Adequate Education. In Martin R. West and Paul E. Peterson (eds.), School Money Trials: The Legal Pursuit of Educational Adequacy, Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2007, pp. 77-101.
Some U.S. Evidence on how the Distribution of Educational Outcomes can be Changed. In Ludger Woessmann and Paul E. Peterson (ed.), Schools and the Equal Opportunity Problem, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2007, pp. 159-190.
Charter School Quality and Parental Decision Making with School Choice. (with John F. Kain, Steven G. Rivkin, and Gregory F. Branch) . Journal of Public Economics, 91(5-6), June 2007, pp. 823-848.
The Economic Benefits of Improved Teacher Quality. In Nils C. Soquel and Pierre Jaccard (ed.), Governance and Performance of Education Systems, Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2007, pp. 107-135.
Teacher Quality. (with Steven G. Rivkin) in Eric A. Hanushek and Finis Welch (ed.) . Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 2, Amsterdam: North Holland, 2006, pp. 1052-1078.
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.
The Complementarity of Tiebout and Alonso. (with Kuzey Yilmaz) . Journal of Housing Economics, 16(2), August 2006, pp. 243-261.
Alternative School Policies and the Benefits of General Cognitive Skills. Economics of Education Review, 25(4), August 2006, pp. 447-462.
Early Returns from School Accountability. (with Margaret E. Raymond). in Paul E. Peterson (ed.). Generational Change: Closing the Test Score Gap, Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2006, pp. 143-166.
Does Educational Tracking Affect Performance and Inequality? Differences-in-Differences Evidence across Countries. (with Ludger Woessmann) . The Economic Journal, 116(150), March 2006, pp. C63-C76.
More Accountability or More Resources: The US Experience with NCLB. (with Margaret E. Raymond). In Enrico Gori, Daniele Vidoni, Eric A. Hanushek and Charles Glenn (ed.). Institutional Models in Education: Legal Framework and Methodological Aspects for a New Approach to the Problem of School Governance, (Nijmegen, Netherlands: Wolf Legal Publishers), 2006, pg. 69-80.
School Accountability and Student Performance. (with Margaret E. Raymond). Regional Economic Development, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 2(1) , March 2006, pp. 51-61.


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