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Teacher Quality

Format: 2017

General Audience Articles

Education and the Nation's Future. In George P. Shultz (ed.), Blueprint for America, Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 2016, pp. 89-108.
Boosting Teacher Effectiveness. 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. (with Gregory F. Branch and Steven G. Rivkin). Education Next, 13(1), Winter 2013, pp. 62-69.
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.
Valuing Teachers: How Much is a Good Teacher Worth?. Education Next, 11(3), Summer 2011, pp. 40-45.
Paying Teachers Appropriately. 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. 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. (with Kati Haycock) . Education Next, 10(3), Summer 2010, pp. 46-52.
Teacher Deselection. In Dan Goldhaber and Jane Hannaway (ed.), Creating a New Teaching Profession, Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press, 2009, pp. 165-180.
The Single Salary Schedule and Other Issues of Teacher Pay. Peabody Journal of Education, 82(4), October 2007, pp. 574-586.
Pay, Working Conditions, and Teacher Quality. (with Steven G. Rivkin) . Future of Children, 17(1), Spring 2007, pp. 69-96.
Teacher Compensation. in Paul E. Peterson (ed.) . Reforming Education in Florida, 2006, pp. 149-163.
Teacher Quality. In Lance T. Izumi and Williamson M. Evers (ed.), Teacher Quality, (Stanford: Hoover Institution Press), 2002, pp. 1-12.


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

Working Papers

Dynamic Effects of Teacher Turnover on the Quality of Instruction. (with Steven G. Rivkin and Jeffrey C. Schiman) . NBER Working Paper No. 22472, Available Economics of Education Review 55 December 2016, , 132-148.
The Market for Teacher Quality. (with John F. Kain, Daniel M. O'Brien, and Steven G. Rivkin) . NBER Working Paper 11154, National Bureau of Economic Research, February 2005.