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Equity

Format: 2020

Academic Articles

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Disruption versus Tiebout Improvement: The Costs and Benefits of Switching Schools. (with John F. Kain and Steven G. Rivkin) . Journal of Public Economics, 88(9), August 2004, pp. 1722-1746.
Why Public Schools Lose Teachers. (with John F. Kain and Steven G. Rivkin) . The Journal of Human Resources, 39(2), Spring 2004, pp. 326-354.
Redistribution through Education and Other Transfer Mechanisms. (with Charles Ka Yui Leung and Kuzey Yilmaz) . Journal of Monetary Economic, 50(8), November 2003, pp. 1719-1750.
Efficiency and Equity in Schools around the World. (with Javier A. Luque) . Economics of Education Review, 22(5), October 2003, pp. 481-502.
Inferring Program Effects for Specialized Populations: Does Special Education Raise Achievement for Students with Disabilities. (with John F. Kain and Steven G. Rivkin) . Review of Economics and Statistics, 84(4), November 2002, pp. 584-599.
Black-white Achievement Differences and Governmental Interventions. American Economic Review, 91(2), May 2001, pp. 24-28.
Schooling, Inequality, and the Impact of Government. (with Julie A. Somers). In Finis Welch (ed.). The Causes and Consequences of Increasing Inequality, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001, pp. 169-199.
Health and Schooling: Evidence and Policy Implications for Developing Countries. (with João Batista Gomes-Neto, Raimundo Hélio Leite, and Roberto Cláudio Frota-Bezzera) . Economics of Education Review, 16(3), June 1997, pp. 271-282.
Applying Performance Incentives to Schools for Disadvantaged Populations. Education and Urban Society, 29(3), May 1997, pp. 296-316.
The Causes and Consequences of Grade Repetition: Evidence from Brazil. (with João Batista Gomes-Neto) . Economic Development and Cultural Change, 43(1), October 1994, pp. 117-148.
Can Equity Be Separated from Efficiency in School Finance Debates?. In Emily P. Hoffman (ed.), Essays on the Economics of Education, Kalamazoo, MI: Upjohn Institute, 1993, pp. 35-73.
Alternative Poverty Measures and the Allocation of Federal Benefits. (with Roberton Williams). in U.S. Bureau of the Census. Conference on the Measurement of Noncash Benefits, Proceedings, Volume I, Washington, DC: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1986, pp. 104-125.

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