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Equity

Format: 2020

General Audience Articles

The Economic Impacts of Learning Losses. (with Ludger Woessmann). Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2020.
The Achievement Gap Fails to Close: Half Century of testing shows persistent divide between haves and have-nots. (with Paul E. Peterson, Laura M. Talpey, and Ludger Woessmann). Education Next, 19(3), Summer 2019, pp. 8-17.
Achievement Gap. In Denis C. Phillips (ed.), Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy, Los Angeles: SAGE Reference, 2014, pp, 4-7.
How well do we understand achievement gaps?. Focus, 27(2), Winter 2010, pp. 5-12.

Notes/Comments

Can greater access to education be inequitable?. (with Chirantan Chatterjee and Shreekanth Mahendiran). Ideas for India, August 10, 2020.
Unintended consequences to education for all: India’s Right to Education Act. (with Chirantan Chatterjee and Shreekanth Mahendiran). VoxEU, July 23, 2020.
US achievement gaps hold steady in the face of substantial policy initiatives. (with Paul E. Peterson, Laura M. Talpey, and Ludger Woessmann). VOX, April 15, 2015.
The Economic Relevance of Early Childhood Development. In Jörg F. Maas, Simone C. Ehmig, Carolin Seelmann (Ed.), Prepare for Life! Raising Awareness for Early Literacy Education, Stiftung Lesen, Mainz, DE, 2014, pp. 249-253.

Working Papers

The Economic Impacts of Learning Losses. (with Ludger Woessmann). OECD Education Working Paper No. 225, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, September 2020.
Can Greater Access to Education Be Inequitable? New Evidence from India’s Right to Education Act. (with Chirantan Chatterjee and Shreekanth Mahendiran). NBER Working Paper No. 27377, National Bureau of Economic Research, June 2020.
Long-run Trends in the U.S. SES-Achievement Gap. (with Paul E. Peterson, Laura M. Talpey, and Ludger Woessmann). NBER Working Paper No. 26764, National Bureau of Economic Research, February 2020.
The Unwavering SES Achievement Gap: Trends in U.S. Student Performance. (with Paul E. Peterson, Laura M. Talpey, and Ludger Woessmann). NBER Working Paper No. 25648, National Bureau of Economic Research, March 2019.

Books

Schoolhouses, Courthouses, and Statehouses: Solving the Funding-Achievement Puzzle in America's Public Schools. (with Alfred A. Lindseth). Princeton University Press, 2009, 432 pages.
Educational Performance of the Poor: Lessons from Rural Northeast Brazil. (with Ralph W. Harbison). New York: Oxford University Press, 1992, 362 pages.
Education and Race: An Analysis of the Educational Production Process. Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath, 1972, 176 pages.

Academic Articles

Education and the Growth-Equity Trade-off. In Charles Hulten and Valerie Ramey (ed.), Education, Skills and Technical Change: Implications for Future U.S. GDP Growth, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019, pp. 293-312.
Is Location Fate? Distributional Aspects of Schooling. In Gregory K. Ingram and Daphne A. Kenyon (ed.), Education, Land, and Location, Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2014, pp. 25-61.
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.

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