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Growth/Economic Impact

Format: 2023

General Audience Articles

The Economic Cost of the Pandemic: State by State. Hoover Education Success Initiative, 2023.
The Basic Skills Gap. (with Ludger Woessmann). Finance & Development, 59(2), 2022, pp. 50-53.
The Economic Impacts of Learning Losses. (with Ludger Woessmann). Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2020.
Do Smarter Teachers Make Smarter Students? International Evidence on Teacher Cognitive Skills and Student Performance. (with Marc Piopiunik and Simon Wiederhold). Education Next, 19(2) , Spring 2019, pp. 57-64.
Education and the Nation's Future. In George P. Shultz (ed.), Blueprint for America, Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 2016, pp. 89-108.
It Pays to Improve School Quality. (with Jens Ruhose and Ludger Woessmann). Education Next, 16(3) , Summer 2016, pp. 16-24.
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.
Education and Economic Growth. (with Ludger Woessmann) in Dominic J. Brewer and Patrick J. McEwan (ed.) . Economics of Education (Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2010), 2010, pp. 60-67.
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, 2010, pp. 1-55.
Teacher Deselection. In Dan Goldhaber and Jane Hannaway (ed.), Creating a New Teaching Profession, Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press, 2009, pp. 165-180.
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), Spring 2008, pp. 62-70.
Education Quality and Economic Growth. (with Ludger Woessmann) . Washington, DC: World Bank, July 2007, 27 pages.
Economic Outcomes and School Quality. Education Policy Series, Volume 4. Paris: International Institute for Educational Planning and International Academy of Education}, 2005.
Why Quality Matters in Education. Finance and Development, 42(2), June 2005, pp.15-19.
Lost Opportunity. Education Next, 3(2), Spring 2003, pp. 84-87.
The Seeds of Growth. Education Next, 2(3), Fall 2002, pp. 10-17.
The Importance of School Quality. In Paul E. Peterson (ed.), Our Schools and Our Future: Are We Still at Risk?, (Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press), 2002, pp. 141-173.


A world unprepared: Missing skills for development. VoxEU, (With Ludger Woessmann and Sarah Gust), December 2022.
The real costs of closing schools and what can be done to address them. (with Ludger Woessmann). Teresa and Alexandre Soares dos Santos - Education Initiative, September 29, 2020.