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Teacher Quality

Format: 2017

Academic Articles

Dynamic Effects of Teacher Turnover on the Quality of Instruction. (with Steven G. Rivkin and Jeffrey C. Schiman) . Economics of Education Review, 55, December 2016, 132-148.
School human capital and teacher salary policies. Journal of Professional Capital and Community, 1(1), 2016, pp. 23-40.
Economics of Education. In 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. (with Stephen G. Rivkin). Annual Review of Economics, 4, September 2012, pp. 131-157.
The Economic Value of Higher Teacher Quality. Economics of Education Review, 30(3), June 2011, pp. 466-479.
The Quality and Distribution of Teachers under the No Child Left Behind Act. (with Steven G. Rivkin) . Journal of Economic Perspectives, 24(3), Summer 2010, pp. 133-150.
Generalizations about Using Value-Added Measures of Teacher Quality. (with Steven G. Rivkin) . American Economic Review, 100(2), May 2010, pp. 267-271.
Education Production Functions: Developed Countries Evidence. in Dominic J. Brewer and Patrick J. McEwan (ed.). Economics of Education (Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2010), 2010, pp. 132-136.
Teacher Quality. (with Steven G. Rivkin) in Eric A. Hanushek and Finis Welch (ed.) . 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. Economics of Education Review, 25(4), August 2006, pp. 447-462.
The Economics of School Quality. German Economic Review, 6(3), August 2005, pp. 269-286.
Teachers, Schools, and Academic Achievement. (with Steven G. Rivkin and John F. Kain) . Econometrica, 73(2), March 2005, pp. 417-458.
How to Improve the Supply of High Quality Teachers. (with Steven G. Rivkin) . Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 2004, 2004, pp. 7-44.
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.
Does Public School Competition Affect Teacher Quality?. (with Steven G. Rivkin). In Caroline Minter Hoxby (ed.). The Economics of School Choice, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003, pp. 23-47.
The Failure of Input-based Schooling Policies. The Economic Journal, 113, February 2003, pp. 64-98.
Who Chooses to Teach and Why?. (with Richard Pace). . Economics of Education Review, 14(2), June 1995, pp. 101-117.
The Trade-off Between Child Quantity and Quality. Journal of Political Economy, 100(1), February 1992, pp. 84-117.
The Impact of Differential Expenditures on School Performance. Educational Researcher, 18(4), May 1989, pp. 45-51.