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Growth/Economic Impact

Format: 2020

General Audience Articles

Do Smarter Teachers Make Smarter Students? International Evidence on Teacher Cognitive Skills and Student Performance. (with Marc Piopiunik and Simon Wiederhold). Education Next, 19(2) , Spring 2019, pp. 57-64.
Education and the Nation's Future. In George P. Shultz (ed.), Blueprint for America, Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 2016, pp. 89-108.
It Pays to Improve School Quality. (with Jens Ruhose and Ludger Woessmann). Education Next, 16(3) , Summer 2016, pp. 16-24.
The Cost of Ignorance. In Norberto Bottani and Daniele Checchi (Ed.), La Sfida Della Valutazione, Bolgna, IT: Società Editrice il Mulino, 2012, pp. 39-46.
Education and Economic Growth. (with Ludger Woessmann) in Dominic J. Brewer and Patrick J. McEwan (ed.) . Economics of Education (Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2010), 2010, pp. 60-67.
The High Cost of Low Educational Performance: The Long-Run Impact of Improving PISA Outcomes. (with Ludger Woessmann) . Paris: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2010, pp. 1-55.
Teacher Deselection. In Dan Goldhaber and Jane Hannaway (ed.), Creating a New Teaching Profession, Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press, 2009, pp. 165-180.
Education and Economic Growth: It's not Just Going to School but Learning That Matters. (with Dean T. Jamison, ELliot A. Jamison and Ludger Woessmann) . Education Next, 8(2), Spring 2008, pp. 62-70.
Education Quality and Economic Growth. (with Ludger Woessmann) . Washington, DC: World Bank, July 2007, 27 pages.
Economic Outcomes and School Quality. Education Policy Series, Volume 4. Paris: International Institute for Educational Planning and International Academy of Education}, 2005.
Why Quality Matters in Education. Finance and Development, 42(2), June 2005, pp.15-19.
Lost Opportunity. Education Next, 3(2), Spring 2003, pp. 84-87.
The Seeds of Growth. Education Next, 2(3), Fall 2002, pp. 10-17.
The Importance of School Quality. In Paul E. Peterson (ed.), Our Schools and Our Future: Are We Still at Risk?, (Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press), 2002, pp. 141-173.


Too much self-interested choice?. Phi Delta Kappan, October 26, 2018.
Testing with accountability improves student achievement. (with Annika B. Bergbauer and Ludger Woessmann). VOX, September 19, 2018.
Every State’s Economic Future Lies with School Reform. AEI Report, American Enterprise Institute, May 2018.
Student Achievement and Every State's Economic Future. Real Clear Education, April 29, 2016.
Teach the World: Why the UN Sustainable Development Goals Should Focus on Education. (With Ludger Woessmann). Foreign Affairs, August 20, 2015.