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Teacher Quality

Format: 2018

Working Papers

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.

Books

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

Academic Articles

Missouri's Economic Future Lies with School Reform. Missouri Policy Journal, 6, Spring 2018, 23-38.
The Value of Smarter Teachers: International Evidence on Teacher Cognitive Skills and Student Performance. (with Marc Piopuinik and Simon Wiederhold). Journal of Human Resources, forthcoming.
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, 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.

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