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Teacher Quality

Format: 2016

General Audience Articles

Boosting Teacher Effectiveness. Eric A. Hanushek. In Chester E. Finn Jr. and Richard Sousa (ed.), What lies ahead for america's children and their schools, Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 2014, 23-35.
School Leaders Matter: Measuring the impact of effective principals. Gregory F. Branch, Eric A. Hanushek, Steven G. Rivkin. Education Next, 13(1), Winter 2013, pp. 62-69.
The Cost of Ignorance. Eric A. Hanushek. In Norberto Bottani and Daniele Checchi (Ed.), La Sfida Della Valutazione, Bolgna, IT: Società Editrice il Mulino, 2012, pp. 39-46.
Valuing Teachers: How Much is a Good Teacher Worth?. Eric A. Hanushek. Education Next, 11(3), Summer 2011, pp. 40-45.
Paying Teachers Appropriately. Eric A. Hanushek. In Darrel Drury and Justin Baer (ed.), The American Public School Teacher: Past, Present, and Future, (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press), 2011, pp. 109-118.
The Difference is Teacher Quality. Eric A. Hanushek. In Karl Weber (Ed.), Waiting for "Superman": How We Can Save America’s Failing Public Schools. New York: Public Affairs, 2010, pp. 81-100.
An Effective Teacher in Every Classroom: A lofty goal, but how to do it. Kati Haycock, Eric A. Hanushek. Education Next, 10(3), Summer 2010, pp. 46-52.
Teacher Deselection. Eric A. Hanushek. In Dan Goldhaber and Jane Hannaway (Eds.), Creating a New Teaching Profession, Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press, 2009, pp. 165-180.
The Single Salary Schedule and Other Issues of Teacher Pay. Eric A. Hanushek. Peabody Journal of Education, 82(4), October 2007, pp. 574-586.
Pay, Working Conditions, and Teacher Quality. Eric A. Hanushek, Steven G. Rivkin. Future of Children, 17(1), Spring 2007, pp. 69-96.
Teacher Compensation. Eric A. Hanushek. Paul E. Peterson, Reforming Education in Florida, 2006, pp. 149-163.
Teacher Quality. Eric A. Hanushek. In Lance T. Izumi and Williamson M. Evers (ed.), Teacher Quality, (Stanford: Hoover Institution Press), 2002, pp. 1-12.

Notes/Comments

Use of value added in teacher policy measures. Eric A. Hanushek. Focus, 29(2), Fall/Winter 2012-13, pp. 25-26.
Overview of the Symposium on Performance Pay for Teachers. Eric A. Hanushek, Ludger Woessmann. Economics of Education Review, 30(3), June 2011, pp. 391-393.
Developing Value-Added Measures for Teachers and Schools. Eric A. Hanushek, Caroline M. Hoxby. In Koret Task Force on K-12 Education, Reforming Education in Arkansas, (Stanford: Hoover Institution Press), 2005, pp. 99-104.
Rewarding Teachers. Caroline M. Hoxby, Eric A. Hanushek. In Koret Task Force on K1-12 Education, Reforming Education in Arkansas, (Stanford: Hoover Institution Press), 2005, pp. 155-166.
Bringing Educational Measurement into the Age of Newton. C. Eugene Steuerle, Robert H. Meyer, Eric A. Hanushek. Policy Bites, The Urban Institute, October 1991.

Working Papers

Constrained Job Matching: Does Teacher Job Search Harm Disadvantaged Urban Schools?. Eric A. Hanushek, Steven G. Rivkin. NBER Working Paper 15816, National Bureau of Economic Research, March 2010.
The Market for Teacher Quality. Eric A. Hanushek, John F. Kain, Daniel M. O’Brien, Steven G. Rivkin. NBER Working Paper 11154, National Bureau of Economic Research, February 2005.

Books

Schoolhouses, Courthouses, and Statehouses: Solving the Funding-Achievement Puzzle in America's Public Schools. Eric A. Hanushek, Alfred A. Lindseth. Princeton University Press, 2009, 432 pages.

Academic Articles

School human capital and teacher salary policies. Eric A. Hanushek. Journal of Professional Capital and Community, 1(1), 2016, pp. 23-40.
Economics of Education. Eric A. Hanushek. James D. Wright (ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition, Oxford: Elsevier, April 2015, 149-157.
The Distribution of Teacher Quality and Implications for Policy. Eric A. Hanushek, Steven G. Rivkin. Annual Review of Economics, 4, September 2012, pp. 131-157.
The Economic Value of Higher Teacher Quality. Eric A. Hanushek. Economics of Education Review, 30(3), June 2011, pp. 466-479.
The Quality and Distribution of Teachers under the No Child Left Behind Act. Eric A. Hanushek, Steven G. Rivkin. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 24(3), Summer 2010, pp. 133-150.
Generalizations about Using Value-Added Measures of Teacher Quality. Eric A. Hanushek, Steven G. Rivkin. American Economic Review, 100(2), May 2010, pp. 267-271.
Education Production Functions: Developed Countries Evidence. Eric A. Hanushek. In Dominic J. Brewer and Patrick J. McEwan (Ed.), Economics of Education (Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2010), 2010, pp. 132-136.
Teacher Quality. Eric A. Hanushek, Steven G. Rivkin. Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 2, Amsterdam: North Holland, 2006, pp. 1052-1078.
Alternative School Policies and the Benefits of General Cognitive Skills. Eric A. Hanushek. Economics of Education Review, 25(4), August 2006, pp. 447-462.
The Economics of School Quality. Eric A. Hanushek. German Economic Review, 6(3), August 2005, pp. 269-286.
Teachers, Schools, and Academic Achievement. Steven G. Rivkin, Eric A. Hanushek, John F. Kain. Econometrica, 73(2), March 2005, pp. 417-458.
How to Improve the Supply of High Quality Teachers. Eric A. Hanushek, Steven G. Rivkin. Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 2004, 2004, pp. 7-44.
Why Public Schools Lose Teachers. Eric A. Hanushek, John F. Kain, Steven G. Rivkin. The Journal of Human Resources, 39(2), Spring 2004, pp. 326-354.
Does Public School Competition Affect Teacher Quality?. Eric A. Hanushek, Steven G. Rivkin. Caroline Minter Hoxby, The Economics of School Choice, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003, pp. 23-47.
The Failure of Input-based Schooling Policies. Eric A. Hanushek. The Economic Journal, 113, February 2003, pp. 64-98.
Who Chooses to Teach and Why?. Eric A. Hanushek, Richard Pace. Economics of Education Review, 14(2), June 1995, pp. 101-117.
The Trade-off Between Child Quantity and Quality. Eric A. Hanushek. Journal of Political Economy, 100(1), February 1992, pp. 84-117.
The Impact of Differential Expenditures on School Performance. Eric A. Hanushek. Educational Researcher, 18(4), May 1989, pp. 45-51.
The Economics of Schooling: Production and Efficiency in Public Schools. Eric A. Hanushek. Journal of Economic Literature, 49(3), September 1986, pp. 1141-1177.
Teacher Characteristics and Gains in Student Achievement: Estimation Using Micro-Data. Eric A. Hanushek. American Economic Review, 61(2), May 1971, pp. 280-288.
The Value of Teachers in Teaching. Eric A. Hanushek. RM-6362-CC/RC, Santa Monica: The Rand Corporation, 1970.