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Books and Monographs

Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 5. (co-editor with Stephen J. Machin and Ludger Woessmann). Amsterdam: North Holland, 2016.
The Knowledge Capital of Nations: Education and the Economics of Growth. (with Ludger Woessmann). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press262 pages, 2015.
Universal Basic Skills: What countries stand to gain. (with Ludger Woessmann). Paris: OECD Publishing, 110 pages, 2015.
Endangering Prosperity: A Global View of the American School. (with Paul E. Peterson and Ludger Woessmann). Washington, DC: Brookings Press, 147 pages, 2013.
Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 4. (co-editor with Stephen J. Machin and Ludger Woessmann). Amsterdam: North Holland, 708 pages, 2011.
Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 3. (co-editor with Stephen J. Machin and Ludger Woessmann). Amsterdam: North Holland, 616 pages, 2010.
Schoolhouses, Courthouses, and Statehouses: Solving the Funding-Achievement Puzzle in America's Public Schools. (with Alfred A. Lindseth). Princeton University Press, 432 pages, 2009.
Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 2. (co-editor with Finis Welch). Amsterdam: North Holland, 742 pages, 2006.
Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 1. (co-editor with Finis Welch). Amsterdam: North Holland, 700 pages, 2006.
Institutional Models in Education: Legal Framework and Methodological Aspects for a New Approach to the Problem of School Governance. (co-editor with Enrico Gori, Daniele Vidoni and Charles Glenn). Nijmegen, Netherlands: Wolf Legal Publishers, 243 pages, 2006.
The Economics of Schooling and School Quality - Volume I: Labor Markets, Distribution, and Growth. (editor). London: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 976 pages, 2003.
Assessing Policies for Retirement Income: Needs for Data, Research, and Models. (co-editor with Constance F. Citro). Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 256 pages, 1997.
Improving America's Schools: The Role of Incentives. (co-editor with Dale W. Jorgenson). Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 280 pages, 1996.
Assessing Knowledge of Retirement Behavior. (co-editor with Nancy L. Maritato). Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 288 pages, 1996.
Modern Political Economy: Old Topics, New Directions. (co-editor with Jeffrey S. Banks). New York: Cambridge University Press, 283 pages, 1995.
Making Schools Work: Improving Performance and Controlling Costs. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution, 200 pages, 1994.
Educação Rural: Lições do Edurural. (with João Batista F. Gomes Neto, Ralph W. Harbison, and Raimundo Hélio Leite) . São Paulo: Editora da Universidade de São Paulo, 236 pages, 1994.
Educational Performance of the Poor: Lessons from Rural Northeast Brazil. (with Ralph W. Harbison). New York: Oxford University Press, 362 pages, 1992.
Improving Information for Social Policy Decisions: The Uses of Microsimulation Modeling - Volume II: Technical Papers. (co-editor with Constance F. Citro) . Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 368 pages, 1991.
Improving Information for Social Policy Decisions: The Uses of Microsimulation Modeling - Volume I: Review and Recommendations. (co-editor with Constance F. Citro). Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 360 pages, 1991.
Statistical Methods for Social Scientists. (with John E. Jackson). New York: Academic Press, 374 pages, 1977.
Education and Race: An Analysis of the Educational Production Process. Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath, 176 pages, 1972.