The Choice Movement and the Courts
(with Alfred A. Lindseth). School Choice Advocate , Foundation for Educational Choice. Feb-10

Education and Economic Growth
(with Ludger Woessmann) in Dominic J. Brewer and Patrick J. McEwan (ed.)
Economics of Education (Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2010), pp. 60-67. 2010

Education Production Functions: Developed Countries Evidence
in Dominic J. Brewer and Patrick J. McEwan (ed.). Economics of Education (Amsterdam: Elsevier), pp. 132-136. 2010

A Clearer Picture on Charter Schools
(with author, author and author). Journal, 48(2), Pages xxx-xxx.. Education Next. 11-Jan-10

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, pp. 1-55. 2010

What To Do About NCLB
(with author, author and author). Journal, 48(2), Pages xxx-xxx.. Education Next. 9-Nov-09

Building on No Child Left Behind
Science, 326, pp. 802-803. Nov-09

Does Pollution Increase School Absences?
(with Janet Currie, E. Megan Kahn, Matthew Neidell, and Steve G. Rivkin)
Review of Economics and Statistics, 91(4), pp. 683-694. Nov-09

Court Mandates on School Funding Sharply Decline
(with author, author and author). Journal, 48(2), Pages xxx-xxx.. Education Next. 3-Nov-11

Teacher Deselection
In Dan Goldhaber and Jane Hannaway (ed.). Creating a New Teaching Profession, Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press, pp. 165-180. 2009

Why are Some Environments Better than Others for Charter Schools? Today’s Policy Question
(with author, author and author). Journal, 48(2), Pages xxx-xxx.. Education Next. 8-Oct-09

Judicial Funding Mandates Related to Education Sharply Decline
(with Alfred A. Lindseth)
State Courts Project, Federalist Society. Fall 2009

Many Schools Are Still Inadequate: Now what?
(with Alfred A. Lindseth and Michael A. Rebell)
Education Next, 9(4), pp. 49-56. Fall 2009

The Supreme Court Gets School Funding Right
(with author, author and author). Journal, 48(2), Pages xxx-xxx.. Education Next. 15-Sep-09

An F in Effectiveness
(with Alfred A. Lindseth). Hoover Digest, No. 3, pp. 43-47

New Evidence about Brown v. Board of Education: The Complex Effects of School Racial Composition on Achievement
(with John F. Kain and Steven G. Rivkin)
Journal of Labor Economics, 27(3), pp. 349-383. July 2009

Performance-Based Funding
Defining Ideas, 1, pp. 101-105. 2009

Quality-Consistent Estimates of International Schooling and Skill Gradients
(with Lei Zhang)
Journal of Human Capital, 3(2), pp. 107-143. Summer 2009

California Needs to Make Wiser Use of School Funding
(with Alfred A. Lindseth). San Francisco Chronicle, p. A-15. 17-Jun-09

Schooling, Cognitive Skills, and the Latin American Growth Puzzle
(with Ludger Woessmann)
NBER Working Paper 15066. Jun-09

The Economic Value of Education and Cognitive Skills
In Gary Sykes, Barbara Schneider and David N. Plank (eds.). Handbook of Education Policy Research, New York: Routledge, pp. 39-56. 2009

Harming the Best: How Schools Affect the Black-White Achievement Gap
(with Steven G. Rivkin)
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 29(3), pp. 366-393. Summer 2009

The Effectiveness of Court-Ordered Funding of Schools
(with Alfred A. Lindseth). Education Outlook, No. 6 (Washington, DC: American Enterprise Institute). May-09

Getting Down to Facts: School Finance and Governance in California
(with Susanna Loeb and Anthony Bryk)
Education Finance and Policy, 3(1), pp. 1-19. Winter 2008

The Role of Cognitive Skills in Economic Development
(with Ludger Woessmann)
Journal of Economic Literature 2008, 46(3), pp. 607-668. 2008

Do Students Care about School Quality? Determinants of Dropout Behavior in Developing Countries
(with Victor Lavy and Kohtaro Hitomi)
Journal of Human Capital, 2(1), pp. 69-105. 2008

What Do Cost Functions Tell Us About the Cost of an Adequate Education?
(with Robert Costrell and Susanna Loeb)
Peabody Journal of Education, 83(2), pp. 198-223. 2008

Incentives for Efficiency and Equity in the School System
Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 9 (Special Issue), pp. 5-27. 2008

Education and Economic Growth: It's not Just Going to School but Learning That Matters
(with Dean T. Jamison, Eliot A. Jamison and Ludger Woessmann)
Education Next, 8(2), pp. 62-70. Spring 2008

John Forest Kain (1935-2003)
In Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume (eds.). The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 2008

The Effects of Education Quality on Mortality Decline and Income Growth
(with Eliot A. Jamison and Dean T. Jamison)
Economics of Education Review, 26(2), pp. 772-789. Dec-07

The Single Salary Schedule and Other Issues of Teacher Pay
Peabody Journal of Education, 82(4), pp. 574-586. Oct-07

Getting down to facts: School finance and governance in California
(with Susanna Loeb and Anthony S. Bryk). Institute for Research on Education Policy and Practice, Stanford University. Sep-07

The Alchemy of ‘Costing Out’ an Adequate Education
In Martin R. West and Paul E. Peterson (eds.). School Money Trials: The Legal Pursuit of Educational Adequacy, Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, pp. 77-101. 2007

Some U.S. Evidence on how the Distribution of Educational Outcomes can be Changed
In Ludger Woessmann and Paul E. Peterson (ed.). Schools and the Equal Opportunity Problem, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, pp. 159-190. 2007

Charter School Quality and Parental Decision Making with School Choice
(with John F. Kain, Steven G. Rivkin, and Gregory F. Branch)
Journal of Public Economics, 91(5-6), pp. 823-848. Jun-07

A numbers game: Consultants sell legislatures school studies and collect millions
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Perspective, pp. 93, 98. 17-Jun-07

The Confidence Men: Selling Adequacy, Making Millions
Education Next, 7(3), pp. 73-78. Summer 2007

Pay, Working Conditions, and Teacher Quality
(with Steven G. Rivkin)
Future of Children, 17(1), pp. 69-96. Spring 2007

Milton Friedman’s Unfinished Business
Hoover Digest, No. 1, pp. 42-49. Winter 2007

The Economic Benefits of Improved Teacher Quality
In Nils C. Soquel and Pierre Jaccard (ed.). Governance and Performance of Education Systems, Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, pp. 107-135. 2007

Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 2
(co-editor with Finis Welch). Amsterdam: North Holland, 742 pages. 2006

The Court’s Gift to Spitzer
The New York Sun. 28-Nov-06

Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 1
(co-editor with Finis Welch). Amsterdam: North Holland, 700 pages. 2006

School Resources
In Eric A. Hanushek and Finis Welch (Ed.)
Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 2, Amsterdam: North Holland, pp. 865-908. 2006